Small Business

Piercing The Corporate Veil – When “Limited Liability” May Not Protect You

The limited liability associated with corporations and LLCs is among the best benefits to running a business as an entity rather than on your own behalf. But if you are not careful, you can lose that limited liability. We’ll explain how that happens in this post and provide tips on how to prevent it. [...]

If You’re Not Using Electronic Signatures, You’re Doing It Wrong!

Electronic signatures are valid in almost all situations. And if you want to make your business (or law firm) run as efficiently as possible, you should use them. In this post we’ll talk about about whether electronic signatures are legal, the benefits to using them, and how you can get started using them today. [...]

How to Decide Whether to Hire an Employee or a Contractor

When hiring for your business you should carefully consider whether you need an employee or independent contractor because the differences are really important. If you hire an employee you will have more control over their work and performance, but you'll pay more to the government and have more administrative work. If you hire a contractor, you lose some [...]

Non-Compete v. Non-Solicitations – Differences You Should Know

Non-compete and non-solicitation terms are often misunderstood. And regardless if you are running a small freelance business or a high-growth startup, you need to understand the differences between these restrictive covenants. Key Differences A non-compete agreement is a restrictive covenant that prevents an employee from terminating her employment and opening or working for a [...]