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LLC Management: Who Should Run the Shop?

Determining who will manage the day-to-day affairs of your business is an important decision.

Knowing this from the beginning is important for the success of your business, but also because your Limited Liability Company (LLC) operating agreement demands it. Luckily, LLC operating agreements are very flexible and the management structure can be tailored for your business’s...
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Four Reasons Why Estate Planning Isn’t Just for the 1%

There is a common misconception that estate plans are only for the ultra-rich

- the top 1 % - maybe the top 10%, 20%, or some other arbitrary determination of “enough” money.  In reality, nothing could be further from the truth. People at all income and wealth levels can benefit from a comprehensive estate plan....
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Does the “Corporate Veil” Really Protect Your Personal Assets?

If you’re starting a business, you may have started to do your homework to weigh your options for what kind of business entity you want to create.

You’ve likely considered the tax and non-tax implications for the different types of entities. If so, then you’ve probably also run across information on protections certain business entities afford...
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4 Steps to Ensure the Enforceability of E-Signatures

More and more, transactions between small businesses and their customers, vendors, and service providers occur online rather than on paper.

Yet some feel uneasy about the enforceability of these electronically-signed documents. Is an electronic signature as valid as a conventional handwritten signature?  Under state and federal law, e-signatures are recognized as valid and enforceable: Most states have...
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