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30 Things You Can Do With A Law Degree

Not everyone who goes to law school, gets a law degree and even passes the bar wants to practice law. Some do it for the education and the skills law school can teach...

 
 

Avoiding Problems When Using Electronic Signatures

Although the benefits of signing documents electronically heavily outweigh the potential disadvantages involved in this process, individuals choosing to use an electronic signature service should be aware of the following pitfalls that may...

 
 

How To Find a Pro Bono Attorney

There’s so much legal advice on the Internet that it’s easy to forget how many people struggle to be able to afford it. And when people below the poverty line face genuine, difficult...

 
 

What To Do When Your Driver’s License Has Been…

“License and registration please.” These words can be unnerving enough during a routine traffic stop. But consider how these words feel when you’re driving with a suspended license. They probably sound like impending...

 

Archive for Business Law

Working Beyond Your Means

1.   Character as Destiny: Sometimes That’s Not Good Ralph Waldo Emerson — who wrote the essays Self Reliance and  Compensation, among others — might have loved my law firm Clients, who  tend...

Copyright Termination Right: A Powerful Right For Co…

Ever since I was a law student learning about copyright law, particularly, the provision that gives an author the right to terminate his or her transfer of copyright in a work (the “Copyright...

Piercing the Corporate Veil – Alter Ego Liabil…

The following is a relatively completely list of factors that may be considered by a court in piercing the corporate veil (i.e. finding alter ego liability) where an individual may be held liable...

Can I Use My Competitor’s Trademark as a Keyword f…

So, you may have a website and you want to drive traffic – potential customers – to your site. One of the ways that you do that is by designating “keywords”. These are...

Setting Up New Business in Ethiopia

Located in the horn of Africa, Ethiopia is the largest country in the Easter sub-region next to the Republic of Sudan of over 1.14 million square kilometers of land area about 13.2 million...

5 Common Debt Solutions Scams

The reason you choose to enroll with a debt solutions company is to get out of debt.  However, if you choose the wrong company your debt problems could get worse.  Recently, some states...

5 Reasons You Should Use a Trademark Attorney for Yo…

As a trademark attorney and the founder of Gerben Law Firm and TrademarkArmor.com, every day I hear from clients whose trademarks have been rejected by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).  Many...

What is an LLC?

A limited liability company (LLC) is a form of business organization set up to offer liability protection to its members. When difficulties arise, LLC members may lose their investments in the company, but...

Why should you have a formal partnership dissolution…

If you have a business partnership with one or more persons and someone wants to leave the partnership, a formal agreement is truly necessary to protect everyone involved. The technical term for this...

When is a limited liability partnership agreement ne…

As with a general partnership, a limited liability partnership requires an agreement so that each partner’s role, protections and expectations are clearly defined. The limited liability partnership (LLP) has been an ever-growing form...