Business & Corporate Law Posts

International business: you need more than just a handshake

Business once was done with just a handshake, a symbol of trust. In the international market—and really any market—it is far better today to have a strong contract. Read More »


Starting a business: what do I need to know about permits, licenses and sales tax?

I’m starting my own small business providing carpentry and drywall services. Read More »


Noncompete agreements: a form of business insurance

It's ironic that one of your business's greatest assets can also be one of its greatest threats. Read More »


Solid employee policy is key to tapping power of social media in workplace

Depending on your perspective, social media may be either the biggest productivity drain or the greatest promotional opportunity since the Internet found its way to the workplace a decade ago. Read More »


When advertising, follow the golden rule

Many businesses and individuals rely on advertising to let the world know what they have to offer. Read More »


Avoid common business insurance mistakes

Business owners work hard to grow their enterprises, investing countless hours, intense labor and careful attention to assure success. Read More »


Four steps to buying or selling a business

Buying or selling a business may be one of the biggest career and personal decisions you'll ever make.  Read More »


Getting out of timeshare contracts

"My wife and I bought a timeshare a few years ago and it’s just not what we expected or want. We’ve been trying to sell it now for a few months and then hired a company to help us, but we’ve had no interest from anyone. How can we get out?" Read More »


Landlord-Tenant Law Part 2: Rights and Responsibilities of Tenants

In a college town like La Crosse, Wis., it’s no surprise that one of every two residents lives in a rental property. Read More »


Landlord-Tenant Law Part 1: Rights and Responsibilities of Landlords

In a college town like La Crosse, Wis., it’s no surprise that one of every two residents lives in a rental property. Read More »