If you want to build a business from the ground up, and don’t know where to begin, start by visualizing 3 columns. These marble pillars, if skillfully carved from of good material, can support an empire and stand the test of time. They are based in these three disciplines: STRATEGIC FINANCIAL LEGAL STRATEGIC: I won’t tell you how to make a business plan in this blog. But I will tell you it’s the first thing
When you set out to start a new business you’ll need to decide early in the game if you wish to proceed as a sole proprietor or as a fictitious entity such as a LLC, S Corp, C Corp, or Partnership. If you go the sole proprietor route you won’t be operating under a corporate shield. Notwithstanding, you may have a dba (“doing business as”) name for your enterprise rather than your actual name. As
The Pour-Over Will is an essential element of your Living Trust. If you have a Living Trust why do you need a Will? All of your property that can be titled in the name of a person or entity, such as cars and real estate, can be put in your trust by naming the trust as owner on the title. All of your property which cannot be titled, or property with titles that you forget


A Family Trust for the Family Business Career Satisfaction Contract Negotiation Tip 001 - Beware of Arbitration Clauses Contract Negotiation Tip 002 - Forum Selection Clauses & the Homecourt Advantage Contract Negotiation Tip 003 – Choice of Law Clauses Contract Negotiation Tip 004 – Mediation Clauses & the Art of Deception Contract Negotiation Tip 005 | Liquidated Damages – Keep it Real Contract Negotiation Tip 006 | Pin Down the Party Representative Contract Negotiation Tip 007 | Dispute Resolution Clauses and the Art of War Contract Negotiation Tip 008 | Name the Proper Party to Avoid the Slip Contract Negotiation Tip 009 | Fee Shifting Provisions & Pyrrhic Victory Contract Negotiation Tip 10 | The Zen of Contract Drafting Cost Control – Can Legal Fees be Accurately Forecasted? Danger & Opportunity – Digital Disruption in the Legal Profession Do Your Medical Bills Seem Too High? A Patient Advocate May be Able Help How to be Smart About Being Different How Will Your Minor Children be Cared For if You Die Early? Secondment vs. Big Law Starting a New Business? Choose the Right Entity Surviving the Litigation Pressure Cooker The Living Trust Source | Litigation Division | The Supreme Art of War The Pour-Over Will is an essential element of your Living Trust The Three Pillars of A Start-up Business Time to Cut Free of the Billable Hour Video Killed the Radio Star - Artificial Intelligence and the Law Profession What Does a Good Estate Plan Look Like? What Does a Good Living Trust Look Like? The Essential Elements | Part 2 of a 10 Part Series