Category: Small Business Attorney

3 Reasons a San Diego Sole Proprietor Still Needs a Business Lawyer

3 Reasons a San Diego Sole Proprietor Still Needs a Business Lawyer

If you run your own business, you may not think of hiring a business lawyer as being high on your priority list. But there are several reasons you should want to get in touch with a San Diego business attorney who specializes in small businesses. Here are three of those reasons. #1 Get Advice on Business […]

A Checklist for Business Agreement Success

A Checklist for Business Agreement Success

When you are reviewing a business agreement or contract, having a checklist of items to consider can help you to ensure that you are not signing anything to your detriment. Here are 7 things you always want to consider when dealing with a business contract or agreement of any type.   Terms and Conditions – You need to know exactly what […]

4 Important Types of Business Contracts

4 Important Types of Business Contracts

If you run your own company, you no doubt recognize the importance of quality contracts for many business dealings. We’re going to take a closer look at four of the most important types of business contracts and why you should enlist the help of a business lawyer before you sign anything.   Employment Contracts – If you […]

The 4 Steps Involved in Business Contract Preparation

The 4 Steps Involved in Business Contract Preparation

Business contracts and agreements are an important aspect of running your own small company. However, signing something that hasn’t been prepared properly can have detrimental effects and may even run you out of business. Let’s consider the 4 stages of business contract preparation and see how you can avoid being taken advantage of. Drafting – […]

3 Benefits of a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA)

A non-disclosure agreement (NDA) is also sometimes referred to as a confidentiality agreement. This business contract helps to protect confidential information that may have to pass between individuals for the sake of a business arrangement. Depending on the guidelines set forth in the NDA, both parties commit not to disclose confidential business information to any […]

2017 Update – New California Laws that Affect Small Businesses

The National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB) has recently reviewed a slew of new legislation that may affect small business owners in the state of California. They called the report “The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly” and it outlines some beneficial new laws along with a few that may cause complications for small business […]

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Intellectual Property & Patents: Protecting Yourself During a Joint Venture Agreement

What is the difference between a joint venture and a partnership? How can you protect your intellectual property and patents if you decide to enter into a joint venture agreement? Here are some suggestions for small business owners who want to take this step. Joint Venture Agreements Vs. Partnership Agreements A partnership is a type […]

Play 16, “Maybe You Shouldn’t Incorporate.”

Play 16, “Maybe You Shouldn’t Incorporate.”

Welcome to another week’s Play from my Small Business Legal Playbook. I hope the tips are helpful to you and your business, as these Plays are specially designed to give you a little insight on the legal side of running a small business. Today’s Play, Play 16, “Maybe You Shouldn’t Incorporate” is the final Play […]

Play 15, “Franchise – Franchising Your Business.”

Play 15, “Franchise – Franchising Your Business.”

Welcome to another week’s Play from my Small Business Legal Playbook. I hope the tips are helpful to you and your business, as these Plays are specially designed to give you a little insight on the legal side of running a small business. Today’s Play, “Franchise – Franchising Your Business” involves something several of my […]