GDPR is Coming!

 

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) goes into effect in just a few weeks on May 25, 2018.

GDPR is a data protection and privacy law that aims to protect the data of all individuals within the European Union. You may be wondering why this would be a concern for a US-based company, especially […]

By | March 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on GDPR is Coming!

Can a Single Member LLC be Converted to a Multiple Member LLC?

Many new business owners opt to form single member limited liability companies as opposed to operating as a sole proprietor.  This is typically done to protect their personal assets from business-related liabilities. When a single member limited liability company is formed, the owner is referred to as the single member […]

By | June 9th, 2017|Business Formations, Business Law|Comments Off on Can a Single Member LLC be Converted to a Multiple Member LLC?

Business Formation: Where do I organize my business?

Once you have decided to start a business, you must decide where you will organize your business. For most prospective business owners, the first thought is to organize or form their business in their home state or even the state where the business is in. While doing that is certainly an option, it is […]

By | January 21st, 2017|Business Formations, Business Law, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Business Formation: Where do I organize my business?

So, you want to start your own business?

Deciding to start your own business is a significant decision. There are countless things to consider.  Do I have the time to operate my own business? Do I have the capital to start a business?  Just plain and simply, can I successfully operate a business?  The answers to […]

By | January 19th, 2017|Business Formations, Business Law|Comments Off on So, you want to start your own business?

How well have you planned for your future?

Usually, when this question is asked, most people respond with information about their retirement funds. While that is a great response and a great start, there is more to planning for the future. As we all know about the uncertainties of social security benefits, having a retirement fund is a major step in preparing for […]

By | December 14th, 2016|Estate Planning|Comments Off on How well have you planned for your future?

Plan for the Inevitable: Avoid the “Prince” Drama

The entertainer Prince passed away earlier this year. A will was not located. As a result, the family has been at odds, and claims from potential children and relatives have emerged. This could have been avoided with a will. Without a will, the assets of the decedent are subject to state intestacy laws. Each state […]

By | December 14th, 2016|Estate Planning|Comments Off on Plan for the Inevitable: Avoid the “Prince” Drama

Understanding your Rights Consumer Debt and the Statute of Limitations

Each state has time limits under the Statute of Limitations that govern when a creditor/lender can sue a borrower for a debt. Some consumers mistakingly believe that this automatically means that the creditor can no longer seek to collect the debt. It does not mean that. It means that a creditor cannot obtain a judgment […]

By | December 14th, 2016|Consumer Protection Laws|Comments Off on Understanding your Rights Consumer Debt and the Statute of Limitations

Getting Rid of an Unwanted Houseguest — or are they a Tenant

Do you know the difference between a tenant and a guest? Well, there is a big difference—especially when you are attempting to get someone to leave your home. If you have agreed to allow someone to reside in your home in return for an agreed-upon amount of money, or with the understanding that they pay […]

By | December 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Getting Rid of an Unwanted Houseguest — or are they a Tenant