Have you made these small business legal mistakes? If so, you're probably not alone, but since the consequences could be dire maybe it's time you have another look. There are legal pitfalls at every step along the way when putting together and running small businesses and the following article from AllBusiness looks at some of the big ones. See if you can find some mistakes you've made in your ow Read More
Though many small business owners may prefer not to think about it, contracts remain a small business contract is the best way to avoid misunderstandings or worse when providing a very involved service or filling a very large order. Read The Lowdown on Contracts from BusinessTown.com to learn more about what you need to know when preparing or signing contracts involved with your services. Do you Read More
This post from eHow.com looks at some of the necessary legal forms you will need when selling a business. The article by eHow contributing writer Kelcey Lehrich gives an overview of the three main legal documents you will likely need when selling your small business. These include the Bill of Sale, Covenants Not to Compete and the Buy-Sell Agreement. Though certainly much research will be require Read More
This is a very cool story about a legal clinic that provides both experience for law students and legal advice for small businesses who otherwise would not have the money to seek such advice. Though this is the story of one such clinic in a single community it could definitely serve as a blueprint for a movement that could level the playing field for many small businesses that have never had adeq Read More
Like an overcrowded hospital that kicks out a patient before he's completely recovered, policymakers are abandoning small business. Read More
It aims to improve the overall approach to entrepreneurship, to irreversibly anchor the "Think Small first" principle in policy making from regulation to public service, and to promote SMEs' growth by helping them tackle the remaining problems which hamper their development. Read More
This article from Lawyers.com talks about lawsuits and your small business and deals most specifically with the conditions under which you might have to consider bringing suit. Though the article says little about defending your business against a lawsuit but the inner workings of the issue are what are most important here. As the article explains, if you are in business it is likely that at some Read More
This post from CrowdSpring looks at many different aspects of trade names, Trademarks and logos from the perspective of small business. This post deals with an overview of the legal issues connected to each and what is involved for the small business that must deal with them. We would love to see other links to helpful posts and articles containing important legal tips for small business so pleas Read More
Here are 5 tips to finding the perfect small business attorney from FindLaw, an interesting legal resource which publishes a blog entitled "Free Enterprise" dedicated specifically to the legal concerns of small businesses. In this post, we examine a series of issues to take into consideration when trying to identify and then screen possible candidates for your small business attorney. Some of the Read More
Do you think your small business is protected against predatory lending and unscrupulous financial practices? Think again. Many small businesses are being caught in an unfair Catch-22, and the government is not taking action to protect you. If your small business has debt, then the laws that protect consumers from predatory practices may not apply Read More

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