Business & Corporate Law Posts

The Most Common Fines Assessed Against Small Businesses

When you own a small business, complying with regulations and laws is an essential part of your role. But the responsibility can be overwhelming. Read More »

Business Lawsuits: By the Numbers

If you ever find your business faced with a lawsuit, these numbers may help you make some big-money decisions. Read More »

The Pros and Cons of Going it Alone in Business

If you’re considering starting a business in 2017, here’s a look at the pros and cons of going solo. Read More »

New Year resolutions for business: 6 steps to protect your entity

Whether you’ve been in business for years or you’re just starting up, now is a good time to make sure you’re getting all the personal protections afforded by your corporate structure.  Read More »

A New Year's resolution to keep: managing your business risks

A New Year is not just a good time to make personal resolutions like exercising more frequently and eating better. Read More »

Five tips for choosing a lawyer

Chances are at some point in your life, you'll need a lawyer. It is the nature of the complex world we live in that sometimes we need the guidance of an attorney to protect our interests. Whatever the reason, you want to make sure you get the caliber of representation you deserve.  Read More »

What's in a (business) name?

JFC attorneys are confident that if Susan McDonald named her hair salon “McDonald’s Salon,” she would not run into big tradename problems.  Read More »

The power of mediation: getting parties to settle out of court

When mediation lawyer Brent Smith negotiates a case, he moves from room to room, listening and sharing offers and counter offers. One goal of mediation is faster and less expensive resolutions to legal problems. Read More »

Five steps to take before starting your business

What makes one new business succeed and another fail? It all may come down to what is done long before you open your door, according to attorney Anthony Gingrasso. Read More »

Condos have their own rules

If you purchased a condominium lately, you likely had a stack of documents handed to you. Read More »