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Yes, You and Your Business Partner Should Sign a Contract

January 13, 2020

When people enter into a business relationship, contracts are rarely the first thing on anyone’s mind. Rather, the partners are…

Read Delete: What Kind of Leader Are You?

January 13, 2020

The dilemma with developing and teaching leadership is that everyone leads differently for the simple fact that behavior, personality, and…

Fundamental Considerations for Letters of Intent in M&A Transactions

January 12, 2020

A Letter of Intent (“LOI”) – also called a term sheet or memorandum of understanding (“MOU”) – expresses the parties’…

The Monday Morning Minute: Can You Issue A Non-Renewal Notice Without A Legitimate Reason?

January 12, 2020

Access to Rental Housing on a fair and equal basis is a right – and it’s the law. As a property owner, management agent or if you make your living from residential real estate, spend a minute a week to protect yourself from fair housing claims and suits. Check out today’s The Monday Morning Minute.

The Weekly Scenario: ABLE Account vs. Special Needs Trust

January 10, 2020

Question: What is the difference between an ABLE account and a Special Needs Trust?

Saturday Side Hustle: My First Venture – Pickles Part Two

January 10, 2020

Thank you to those of you who sent positive messages last week. I’ve got an offer to help with farmers’…

Looking for an Exit – How About an ESOP?

January 9, 2020

With the steady increase of founders of companies exiting through family and management succession transactions, sales, and other dispositions, an…

Friday Factoid Quiz: Consumer Electronics Brands

January 9, 2020

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the nation’s largest annual convention, provides an early look at the latest technological advancements for the electronic products we love to purchase and use. Last year’s CES attracted more than 175,000 attendees. The 2020 show – the 53rd CES – is being held in Las Vegas from January 7-10. To mark the occasion, test your knowledge of trademarks for these leading brands from the world of consumer electronics:

Want to Sell Your Business? It’s Best to Consider Potential Tax Issues at The Front End Of The Process

January 8, 2020

For owners of small and medium-sized businesses, the prospect of selling their company is an exciting – and potentially life-changing…

The Legal Tea: Why is Lizzo Getting Sued?

January 8, 2020

Back in September, in a since deleted tweet, Lizzo tweeted about a girl stealing her Postmates delivery along with a photograph of the alleged food thief. Almost immediately, the backlash poured in from her followers calling out the singer for publicly putting someone on blast. The next day…