How to Hire a Business Lawyer in Miami

When you or your business is facing a legal issue, you need to find a lawyer as soon as possible to ensure that the issue doesn’t get any worse or to mitigate your liability. The right lawyer will help ease your worries and keep you involved in the resolution of the matter. What other things should you keep in mind when you are researching and looking for the right Florida business attorney? Keep these four things in Read More

5 Common Compliance Issues Business Owners Should Avoid

For a business to be considered “compliant,” they have to conform with the rules and regulations set upon their operation and management by federal and state law. Many times, this can be easier said than done because the laws that govern business in the U.S. are vast and varied. As such, with everything else you have to worry about in operating your business, you also have to worry about whether or not you are being Read More

6 Ways an Attorney Can Make Your Business Dreams a Reality

A reliable, trusted attorney helping you throughout your business decisions is an invaluable asset to have. With the right attorney, you not only have a legal representative, you’ll have a mentor, guide, partner, advisor, protector, and more—all in one person. Behind any successful business is a good lawyer insulating it from the lawsuits and issues coming from all directions. It is not always obvious how attorneys Read More

Cashing Out: Understanding the Process Behind Winding Down a Corporation in Florida

There are a variety of reasons why a business would voluntarily close. Maybe an owner became ill or suddenly passed away. Maybe there is no longer a competitive market for the business. Maybe the business or the funds were mismanaged. The reason could be anything and everything. When a business’ owners decide it’s time to close the business, they must take several legal steps in a process called “dissolution.” Read More

Time to Sell? Ask Yourself These 5 Questions First!

If you’re considering selling your business, you may be filled with uncertainties and doubt about the sale. You may have been doing some mental back-and-forth without coming to a conclusion, and that’s normal. It’s not meant to be an easy decision to make, and we understand that! So, before you make any decisions, ask yourself the following questions: 1.  Is there a market for buyers for my company right now? Will Read More

Public Support: What You Need to Know About Crowdfunding

“The unique value of crowdfunding is not money, it is community.” - Ethan Mollick, renowned professor at Wharton GoFundMe, Kickstarter, Indiegogo, and Patreon… You may have heard of these websites and maybe even donated money through one of them, but have you ever wondered how they work, and if they could benefit you and your business? After all, there are many crowdfunding success stories out there. But the Read More

The Pros and Cons of Organizing as an LLC in Florida

When you’re organizing a new business in Florida, there are several entities to choose from, from sole proprietorships and partnerships to corporations and more. One increasingly popular structure is the Limited Liability Company, or LLC. An LLC is a business entity that combines the strong liability protection of a corporation with the flexibility, simplicity, and tax advantages of a partnership. Like all other Read More

A Step-by-Step Guide to the Patent Process

It takes a long time for a patent application to go through the process—21-24 months on average! So why go through the headache of applying for one? What makes it worth it? Well, if your patent application gets approved, you are granted exclusive rights to your invention for 20 years in general. Within those 20 years, you can make money off of your invention, sell the patent, or do whatever you want to do with Read More

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Business

If you’re considering buying a business, this is no doubt an exciting time for you and your future. But, buying a business is complex and there are a lot of things that you need to look out for throughout the process. It’s important that you do everything you can to make sure that you make the best investment possible. In this blog we’ll be talking about some of the most common mistakes people make when buying a Read More

What to Do If Trademark Protection Is Not Available

Trademarks are some of your business’ most valuable assets. If you don’t already know, trademarks are symbols, words, phrases, designs, or marks that are used by business owners to give a recognizable and original identity to their businesses. Because the purpose of a trademark is to distinguish a business and bring recognition to its product for customers, it’s essential that every business owner keep their Read More