Chances are if you are setting up a small Florida business, the last thing on your mind is a business lawyer. However, you can prevent problems down the road by thinking ahead and in the long run, you can save hundreds of dollars in legal fees and countless hours of headaches.
Many new business owners think that they should take out loans for every little thing they might need or want that relates to their business. Whether it’s new inventory or a company car or fresh signage, they assume that it’s better to take out a loan. Unfortunately, this
A mistake that new businesses or entrepreneurs occasionally make is agreeing to personal guarantee clauses within their contracts without fully and carefully considering the risks. Remember, by forming an LLC or corporation you have a strong, statutory protection against creditors att
My clients and other small business owners often ask me, “What is a trademark and should I pay to get one?” With this installment, I’ll attempt to answer both questions. The first one is easy…the second, not so much. What is a trademark? A trademark is a symbol, word, phrase, logo, or
Free Legal Advice is Worth What You Pay For It I recently gave a talk to a group of small business owners and warned them of the dangers of trusting legal advice (or legal documents) that they find on the internet. It reminded me of an article from David Colby (of Colbylawanno