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Legal Assistance

Just getting a small business up and running means long hours and extended work weeks. But when legal issues loom, an owner may find he's out of time, energy and ideas. The articles in this section are designed to provide the answers to dozens of questions - from how to find the right attorney, to the legalities of business structure, employment regulation and asset protection.

Legal Assistance

  • How to Find the Right Attorney - Hiring a skilled and experienced attorney can be critical to the long-term health and success of your business. Here's how.
  • How a Lawyer Can Protect and Assist Your Business - Don't wait until you need an attorney; be proactive and learn about how an attorney can make all the difference.
  • Understanding Legal Fees - When seeking legal counsel, the key to keeping your costs down while still getting great legal advice is to understand how fees are calculated and how you are billed.

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Asset Protection

  • Avoid Antitrust Violations - Even small businesses can inadvertently violate antitrust laws; learn how to protect yourself and your company.
  • Small Business Insurance - The right business insurance helps you stay competitive, weather unforeseen accidents or events, and overcome catastrophes.