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What is the difference between S Corp and LLC?
QUESTION | BY Dom Juraszek | 8 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 06/22/14

Hi there, my friend is looking to start an s corp. What is the difference between setting up an S Corp or LLC? Also, if she is in a co op apartment is she better of getting a P.O. Box and not...

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How can I get out of a book contract?
QUESTION | BY Rusty Nugent | 3 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/15/14

I am signed to a publisher in America and they said in their advertisements that they pay their authors. I have gotten checks for $2. I want out of the contract. How could I bring this up to them?

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Legal Verbiage Question. What does the following mean?
QUESTION | BY Sheila Anderzunas | 4 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/14/14

(c) The involvement of Lessee or its assets in any transaction, or series of transactions (by way of merger, sale, acquisition, financing, transfer, leveraged buy-out or otherwise), whether or not a...

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How to structure tithing with business growth?
QUESTION | BY David Lapedis | 3 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 04/19/14

Hi, I want to do a creative arrangement with clients. I want to help them build their business in exchange for 10% of the gross revenue increase they make while working with me. Is there a...

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How to create a vesting schedule for an LLC?
QUESTION | BY Stephen Beacham | 8 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 04/11/14

I've recently partnered with some individuals in a business venture and we've all agreed we want a vesting schedule for equity in the company. Meaning when one of us works less then our share goes...

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What legal groundwork is needed to sell a franchise area in VA?
QUESTION | BY Emma Palmerton | 4 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 03/27/14

I work with a podiatrist who specializes in treating toenail fungus (NovoNail, LLC - www.novonail.com). We are looking to sell the Charlottesville area to an entrepreneur interested in opening up a...

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How much of provisionally patented invention must I disclose without a CDA to interest an investor enough to sign one?
QUESTION | BY Steve Reichenstein | 10 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 03/23/14

IP: Methods & materials identified to store energy for sustainable electric generators.

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Can anyone provide an example of a sound SaaS (Software as a Service) contract?
QUESTION | BY Brian Biddulph-Krentar | 5 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 02/14/14
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How can I shield myself from being sued?
QUESTION | BY Alberto Sfolcini | 8 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 02/04/14

Hello, I wrote a software and I distribute it for free for personal and educational purposes. This software permits you to execute orders (buy and sell) through a broker. The software has a...

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I have an idea, should I start by looking for a patent lawyer?
QUESTION | BY Chris Mills | 31 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 01/26/14
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Trademark or Register, or both? What are the differences and advantages?
QUESTION | BY Farzad Wafapoor | 7 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 08/29/13

Any thoughts?

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Does anyone know of software to track option/stock grants?
QUESTION | BY Mary-Alice Miller | 3 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 06/03/13

Looking for something out there that goes beyond a simple Excel spreadsheet.

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What terms should be included in a sweat equity agreement?
QUESTION | BY Anonymous User | 4 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 04/24/13
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What Challenges are Small Business Owners having?
QUESTION | BY Geoff Unruh | 12 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 01/02/13
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Should we work with an attorney or an accountant to incorporate in Massachusetts?
QUESTION | BY Bryan C. | 3 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 11/02/12

What about sites like LegalZoom? Or, Intuit's MyCorporation?

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LLCs: What liabilities do registered agents have?
QUESTION | BY Stephen Fiedler | 3 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 04/09/12