How to Preserve Evidence of Internet Defamation

BY Aaron Minc

Anyone and everyone is vulnerable to potentially defamatory online statements and attacks.

What legal actions should I take against my ex business partner?

QUESTION | BY Kimberly Roman | 3 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 12/25/19

I own an e-commerce company which is solely registered under my name. I had an oral business partnership agreement with a partner, which was my former boss. We became close friends and he decided he...

I own 49% of a business and I want out. What options do I have?

QUESTION | BY Jason Livingston | 2 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 12/25/19

My business partner and I own a restaurant in a small town that brings in about 1.2 million per year and approximately 200K in profit. I own 49% of the business. I came into this business 6 years...

Do I owe my old business partner after he abandoned the business 15 years ago?

QUESTION | BY Anonymous User | 1 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 12/25/19

We started a business 23 years ago w/ a friend. He walked out, literally, after being there seven years. We have recently sold the business. Do we owe him for the small money he helped us open with? ...

My business partner left almost 4 years ago but now wants a buyout. What are my options?

QUESTION | BY Lester Brown | 1 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 12/25/19

He never invested any money, I have been the only investor. We have no buyout arrangements, nor did we issue any shares in writing. We have a business that loses an average of 50,000 each year... and...

How to Choose an Attorney Answering Service

BY Adam C. Uzialko

Here's what to look for when choosing an answering service for a legal practice.

How to Build a Business in the Legal Gray Zone

BY Chris Porteous

Industries like cannabis are taking off, but how difficult is it to start a business in a legally gray area like this? Here's how to start.

As a barbershop owner, is it legal to serve complimentary alcoholic beverages to clients in New York?

QUESTION | BY Marcus Hollins | 1 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 12/12/19

My barbershop is located in Rochester, New York. I can't find any information backing whether it is legal or not to service complimentary alcoholic drinks to clients in the state of New York. I've...

How do I create a training course without the worries about infringement?

QUESTION | BY Yolanda Russo | 14 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 12/12/19

I created a product and don't really want to create a course because it is a proprietary information and would not like it to be distributed. So I am sitting on it and not sure what to do. Action...

Surviving Open Enrollment: A Four-Step Health Insurance Guide for Small Businesses

BY Jason Hargraves

Open enrollment is a time of year when employees can choose, drop or change their employer-sponsored health care coverage.

HR Compliance Challenges Small Businesses Face Today

BY Dennis O?Keefe

HR regulations are always evolving, and businesses need to monitor them to stay compliant.

I'm in a 50/50 ownership S Corp and considering leaving. Am I entitled to half of everything including accounts payable?

QUESTION | BY Andrew Harrah | 1 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 11/11/19

I started a small contracting business with a partner a few years ago. We are 50/50 owners and have contributed equally on all aspects. I am considering leaving the company. We have grown from around...

The Importance of Good Employment Law Foundations

BY Chris Porteous

Here's why it's of the utmost importance to lay good employment law foundations if you want to avoid future legal peril.

SBA Loan Default: A Complete Guide for 2020 and Beyond

BY Jason Milleisen

Here's comprehensive guide to all your questions about SBA loan default, forgiveness and the SBA Offer In Compromise.

What Companies Need to Know About #MeToo Internationally

BY Dr. Shan Nair

Over 75 countries have laws in place to combat and prevent sexual harassment in the workplace. Here are some of the most important aspects for employers to consider.

How to Quickly and Easily Make Your Website GDPR Compliant (And Why You Should Immediately)

BY Jared Atchison

Find out how you can easily implement GDPR policies to your website to make it compliant. This article breaks down the basics of the GDPR act, why you should implement it and how to make several...

The Benefits of B-Corporations and the Simple Steps to Achieve Certification

BY Anthony Gold

B-corporations are good for employees and customers, and good for the world. It's a commitment to creating a positive impact with lasting results.

Are trademarks worth the time and money?

QUESTION | BY Barbara Ciosek | 14 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/22/19

I know they are not too expensive, but is getting an official Trademark really worth it or do you have sufficient rights by simply using a name or mark?

From Wine to Winning: A True Story of Standing Up to Litigation Bullies

BY Regan Kelaher

Regan Kelaher has learned a lot in the last two years, and she is sharing the lessons she learned from a legal nightmare.

Can You Patent or Trademark Your Original Recipes?

BY Mona Bushnell

You definitely need to keep your restaurant's recipes secret. Here's how.