Business & Corporate Law Posts

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 »

Eight most common business mistakes

Owning and operating your own business can be a satisfying and profitable venture. But it’s also one that can lead to personal financial ruin. Read More »

Independent contractors: taxation and liability most common issues

With almost one in ten people jobless in the U.S., unemployed workers are turning to independent contractor work, bringing new opportunities and challenges to American workplaces Read More »

NBA Finals: Two legal moves that changed the sport & made some people rich

With the NBA Final just days away, basketball fans are awaiting the match-up between the Cavaliers and the Warriors. In the meantime: two legal stories behind the NBA—one that made some older people very rich and another that’s earning some kids right out of high school more in one year than some of us will ever accrue in a lifetime. Read More »

Buying or selling a house: what you need to know

If there's anything buyers and sellers of homes have in common it is a need to know their local housing market. “If it’s been a while since you’ve sold a house or looked at houses, you need to be familiar with prices in your market,” said attorney Greg Bonney. It's especially important if you move to a new area. Read More »

Warranties: when must I state the warranty period for my services?

Is it unlawful for me not to state the warranty period for my work when I quote a job for a customer? It doesn’t matter... Read More »