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Category: Business Formation

Starting a Business? To Increase Profits, Hire General Counsel Immediately

Starting a Business? To Increase Profits, Hire General Counsel Immediately There are a million things to think about when starting a business. From structuring your business to defining your audience, paying staff, creating employee handbooks, remaining compliant, through lead generation and sales, starting a business is certainly a big undertaking. So it’s vital that you […]

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The 10 Best Tips to Avoiding Business Ownership Disputes

Business disputes can be costly and, in some instances, can be catastrophic for the owners of all types of businesses.  Whether you operate business as a corporation, limited liability company, partnership or other business entity, these 10 tips for avoiding a partnership or shareholder dispute can help your business run smoothly for decades! Have a […]

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Cause of Non Performance In Force Majeure Contract Disputes

A force majeure clause in a contract may excuse a party’s performance if there is an unpreventable occurrence that disrupts contract performance. The COVID-19 pandemic may be such an occurrence as well as many of COVID-19’s affects. For any of these events to trigger force majeure, however, they must be the actual cause of non-performance. […]

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Pursuing and Defending COVID-19 Claims and Lawsuits

With the COVID-19 outbreak spreading across the globe and causing untold health and economic damage prompting legal action by businesses, consumers, workers, homeowners and many others.  These so-called “coronavirus lawsuits” will come in all shapes and sizes.  Some legitimate, some frivolous.  From breach of contract claims to commercial frustration to employment and wrongful termination cases, […]

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What are the Different Types of Construction Contracts?

This article will help to describe and explain the different types of construction contracts. Construction law aims to protect both builders and buyers or developers as they enter into agreements to improve real property. Whether you are building a structure from scratch or improving an existing structure, construction projects typically involve significant amounts of money […]

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Pros and Cons of Sole Proprietorships

This article discusses the Pros and Cons of Sole Proprietorship. Orange County business lawyers help you to decide what type of business structure is the right one for your particular situation. You have different options regarding how you structure the business that you are operating and the decision you make regarding what type of business […]

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What are Shareholders’ Legal Responsibilities to Each Other?

A shareholder is a person who has an ownership interest in a company. The extent of the ownership interest depends upon the amount of stock in circulation and the amount of stock owned by an individual investor. A publicly traded company may have thousands or millions of shares, each owned by small investors. Minority shareholders may have […]

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Incorporating in California v. Nevada

Incorporating in California v. Nevada Choosing to establish a business as a formal legal entity is a big decision. Business owners have several different types of business entities to choose from, along with deciding which state they should form their entity in. When entrepreneurs in California make the decision to form a corporation, they often ask […]

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Which Type of Business Entity Is Best for My Business?

Americans have long been known for their entrepreneurial spirit. If you are an entrepreneur who is planning to start a small business, you will need to make a number of important decisions before the business officially opens its doors. One of those decisions is which type of legal structure is best for your business. The […]

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How Business Lawyers Help You Incorporate

Business lawyers at Brown & Charbonneau, LLP can provide you with invaluable assistance in determining if you should incorporate your business. If you decide that incorporation is the right approach to structure your business entity properly, our dedicated and experienced legal team can guide you through every step of the incorporation process.  Choosing the right business structure […]

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