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Steps to Forming a Successful Business Partnership

Forming a partnership can be advantageous in many ways. Joining with a partner means you get the benefit of their strengths and skills which may be different from your own. A partnership, however, is only as successful as the partnership relationship itself. Working with others can be challenging, so help set...

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Charitable Giving and Estate Planning

Many of us have a cause or charity that is near and dear to our heart. When you begin thinking about estate planning and how you want your assets distributed, you may want to consider the inclusion of charitable giving in your plans. Even if that has not crossed your mind...

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You Should Be Having These Estate Planning Conversations

Death. Planning for death. What will happen after a death. These are not generally topics of conversation people gravitated towards. It can feel dark. It can bring up difficult feelings. It can also be critical to protecting a future you want for your loved ones and your legacy. In talking about and...

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Bylaws for Start-Ups

As the founder of a business start-up, it can be so easy to get wrapped up in the excitement of kicking off your new business idea. The energy will be flowing and you will want to sprint forward as fast as possible. Before you launch yourself forward, make sure you have...

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Contract Disputes

What’s an Adhesion Contract?

There are many legal tools employed by businesses intended to make the running of the business smoother while still providing the business with legal protections. An adhesion contract is one such tool. You have likely signed an adhesion contract even without knowing it was an adhesion contract you were signing. A contract...

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Why Put a Power of Attorney in Place?

A really vital part of estate planning is planning not for death, but incapacitation. Yes, neither make for pleasant conversation, but these are issues that we must all confront if we are to put plans in place to protect our wishes and our goals for the future. It does not matter how...

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What to Include in Your Advance Health Care Directives

We all have the right to determine what type of health care we want to receive or not receive. Sometimes, however, due to injury, illness, or simply the aging process, we run the risk of our healthcare wishes not being honored because we have not adequately communicated them and memorialized them in...

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