Business & Corporate Law Posts

Concealed weapons in private businesses: What are the rules?

If you choose to post a sign prohibiting guns in your private business, your liability as a business owner actually increases Read More »

My ex says she has tenancy rights to my home

My girlfriend of 2 years and I recently split. For the last year, she lived with me. Now she won’t leave, says she has tenancy rights and I should be the one to move Read More »

Students face academic — and legal — consequences when plagiarizing

The wealth of information on the internet makes it easier than ever to become better informed — or at least appear to be. Read More »

An employer's guide to unemployment tax

In its most basic form, unemployment insurance works much the same way as private insurance policies — except it's actually a tax. Read More »

How to break up with a business partner in an LLC

Whatever the reason, when it's time to break up with a business partner in an LLC, it's best to understand what needs to be done from a business and legal perspective Read More »

Need for photo release depends on intent

Understanding photo rights — when you can take them, when you can post or publish them and when you need a release form from the people in them. Read More »

Verbal agreements: most are legally binding but open to interpretation

Technically, most verbal agreements are in fact legally binding. Practically speaking, the problems come if or when you ever need to prove exactly what you and another party agreed to. Read More »

Q&A: Do I need a license for a simple raffle in Wisconsin?

I volunteer with an organization & we’re planning a raffle fundraiser. Someone said we need a license from the state to have our raffle. Is that true? Read More »

Renting out your space via Airbnb? Consider these legal issues first.

Airbnb & VRBO have made it easy for people to rent out their property, but the issue can become sticky for both the property owner and the renter Read More »

Buying vs leasing: understanding the pros and cons

Whether you're starting a new business or growing an existing one, you probably need equipment to get the job done. Read More »