How Can An Attorney Help With Employment Matters?

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When might your business need the help of an employment lawyer? While it’s a good idea to have one available to answer questions, it’s common for us to be brought in to help with the following types of issues.  Employment Lawyers Help with Discrimination Issues Unfortunately, discrimination and harassment can happen a lot of different […]

What Does a General Counsel Lawyer Do?

“What does a general counsel lawyer do?” This question comes up sometimes when we mention that this is one of the services we offer. Even though this role tends to wear many hats, here are a few ideas of what is often done in this position.  General Counsel Lawyers Review Contracts One of the most […]

Should You Get an LLC for Your Business?

Should you get an LLC for your business? Well, that depends. Here are a few things to think about as you explore your options.  Reason #1 to Get an LLC: Legal Protection The main reason why businesses choose to file for an LLC is for legal protection. In the law’s eyes, an LLC is a […]

What is the Americans with Disabilities Act?

What is the Americans with Disabilities Act? There’s a lot we can say about it, but this article will keep things brief and high level. We’ll talk about three main things: what the act is, who enforces it, and what it means to you.  What is the American Disabilities Act? Often referred to as ADA, […]

Is a Purchase Order a Legal Contract?

The world of purchase orders and contracts can be a bit confusing sometimes. We’ve put together a short article outlining the similarities and differences between the two to help you sort them out.  Purchase Order and Contracts Basics Let’s start by talking about each of these documents. A purchase order is a document from a […]

Do You Need a Lawyer to Review Contracts?

Do you really need a lawyer to review contracts? After all, you’re a smart person and can read it yourself, right? Why spend the money to have an attorney double-check it to make sure everything is aligned?  The short answer is this: by hiring a lawyer, you spend a small amount of money now to […]

The Most Important Parts of a Business Plan

After working with a lot of clients over the years, we’ve determined the most important parts of a business plan. Even though it’s important the whole thing is done well, here are the areas we recommend spending a little extra time on.  Executive Summary This is commonly accepted as the most important part of a […]

Here Are the Laws in California for Time Off During the Holidays

Thanksgiving will be here before we know it and it is important that we get the time we need with our family. This would be a great time to look over what your boss is obligated to as far as being accommodating to requests for vacation time during the holiday season. You should also look […]

4 Ways to Protect Yourself From Business Fraud

Every company is susceptible to fraud. This is largely because there are so many different kinds of fraud. Cybercriminals adapt their ways almost as quickly as cyber security firms make new products and services. It is almost impossible to protect against every type of attack. 1. Secure Your Accounts Have you not made a different […]

Learn 7 Steps to Avoid Business Fraud

All businesses should take the time to mitigate any risks of fraud. Smaller and mid-sized operations are vulnerable to business fraud, and the after effects can be devastating for everyone involved. Business fraud usually falls into three different categories: theft, financial statement fraud, and asset misuse. The vast majority of business fraud schemes are related […]