Owning a business can impact every area of a person's life. The impact is uniquely felt within a marriage. Married business owners must consider the ways in which their marriage may impact their business and vice versa. Failure to think about how these two significant institutions interact can ha...
The decision to close a business is not to be taken lightly. As you consider closing your doors, keep the following steps in mind.
Blogging seems harmless enough, but you could be making a big mistake if you simply begin blogging without taking care of some crucial legal considerations. Bloggers have a variety of considerations to address in order to effectively and legally set up their blogs. Find out more.
The limited liability company (LLC) is one of the most commonly used business entity types. But as a business grows, it sometimes becomes necessary to consider whether the way the entity is organized best facilitates the company's future growth. Here's what you need to know about corporations.
At the risk of preaching to the choir, you have a trillion things to worry about as the owner of a new business. We understand how easy it is to let some (seemingly minor things) fall through the cracks. Here's what you need to know.
When starting a business, many entrepreneurs jump immediately into day-to-day operations. But failing to keep a written record of the factors that lead to poor business decisions. Here's why you need meeting minutes.
If you’re working on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic, how often have you thought about building a medical care plan for yourself to ensure your wishes are carried out? Read on to find out what you need to do.
No one wants to talk about the possibility of dying, or what will happen to your loved ones after you’re gone. Establishing an estate plan early on and readjusting it as needed throughout your lifetime can help you prepare for the future and leave a legacy for the people you love.
If you are in the process of starting a corporation, there are many important legal documents you must create and abide by to comply with your state's laws and ensure that the corporation will operate efficiently. Corporate bylaws are one of the most critical documents to have in place.
A stay bonus agreement, also referred to as a retention bonus agreement, is a written agreement between a company and a key employee to induce the employee to stay with the company. Find out more about how this pertains to your business.
Where do you find a good plumber? Who can recommend a good Italian restaurant? Who is the best divorce attorney in town? Sometimes these answers are found by asking family, friends, and neighbors, but many people find answers to these questions on social ...
You have probably heard the term promissory note, but do you understand what a promissory note is and when one can and should be used? A promissory note is simply a written promise to repay someone who has loaned you money. More specifically, it sets forth the terms for repayment of a loan on or ...
Whether you want your podcast to be a hobby, side hustle, or primary source of income, there are a handful of important legal steps you need to take so your podcast and any compensation realized through that endeavor are set for the long term.
Visual artists across Westchester County rely on the strength of copyright protections to secure their original artistic works from unauthorized distribution. There are several different ways of registering your copyrighted works with the U.S. Copyright Office. Find out more in this blog.
The statistics on Americans' successfully passing wealth to future generations is grim. Around 70 percent of families' wealth does not reach the second generation. The percentage of millennials with student loan debt is at 45 percent and rising. Between 40 and 50 percent of marriages end in divor...
After filing a trademark application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and getting approval, you must file periodic renewals to show that you are still using your trademarks in commerce. Here's what you need to know.
Contracts are an essential component of effective business management and development. Savvy business owners recognize the value of contracts but often explore ways to reduce the cost of obtaining them. In some instances, business owners attempt to create their own contracts by using templates av...