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What’s the Best Way to Wrap Up or Dissolve Your Business?

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It has been said that all good things must come to an end. That could one day include your business. The end of a business isn’t always a failure; sometimes it’s just time to wrap it up, retire, or move on to new business ventures. But here you are, with an operating business, and… Read More »

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What is a Registered Agent?

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If you have ever looked up a company with the Department of Corporations, or started a company yourself, you’ve probably seen someone or a company designated as a registered agent (RA). The RA seemingly stands alone, aside from officers, board members or others. So who is this “mystery person,” and what’s the RA’s role… Read More »

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Have to Lay Off Employees? Better Comply with the WARN Act

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Let’s say your business comes on hard times, and you have to make the tough choice to lay off a significant amount of employees. It is hard to do, and you don’t want to do it, but at least you can rest assured that because Florida is an at-will employment state, that you can… Read More »

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Oral Modifications Can Change Your Written Contractual Agreements

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So you have a written contract, spelling out all the details of your agreement. That contract is the definitive source on what the parties to the agreement can and cannot do. Barring both of you agreeing, nothing could happen into the future that could change what you’ve written…could it…? In fact, there are situations… Read More »

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Apparent Authority: Who Can Bind Your Company to Contracts?

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Let’s say that you get notice that you are being sued for breach of contract. That sounds odd to you because you never signed any contract at all. And you are right—you didn’t sign the contract that you are being sued for. Someone else did, and by doing so, they bound your company to… Read More »

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Understanding the Communications Decency Act

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If you have an online business, or a business with an online presence, public engagement is vital. Getting people to review your product, getting them debating, and engaging in discussions, can drive online traffic, and thus sales, to your site. But with interaction comes the pervasive problem of monitoring what people say. They could… Read More »

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Need to Hire During a State Declared Emergency? You Can Do it Much Safer Now

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The COVID pandemic shutdowns are, thankfully, behind us, but that doesn’t mean that the state is immune to emergencies. We are still in the midst of hurricane season, and that, as well as any other kind of emergency, can happen at any time. The Problem During Emergencies During emergency situations, businesses face a dilemma,… Read More »

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Is a Letter of Intent Legally Binding?

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Let’s say that you are in discussions with someone else to enter into a contractual agreement. There is no contract yet—in fact, many key terms haven’t even been discussed—but both parties definitely have a clear intention to enter into a contractual relationship at some point. You then are presented with what looks like a… Read More »

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New Law Makes it Harder to Sue for Building Code Violations

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Let’s say that a builder constructs a building or a home. A purchaser buys it, lives in or uses it, and sells it. Perhaps it is bought multiple times. At some point, an owner of the property comes to a realization: something about the way the property was built is not up to applicable… Read More »

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The Benefits of Using a Fictitious Name

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There are many things that go into the name that we give to our business. But one thing that many people often find, is that the name they originally incorporated as, doesn’t necessarily make the best name to market your company under. Others may find that they get so big, and so well known,… Read More »

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