can i live in a different state than my llc

A core skill set of any business person is deciding how to invest the time and resources of a business. Balancing risk assessment and return on investment follows closely behind.  To memorialize these activities, businesses rely on contracts. Contracts are the backbone of commercial activity. When a contract is breached, a new set of considerations arise—the first being whether...

firing someone who is pregnant

Please note this blog post is written for employers, although we understand it may be of interest to employees as well. At this time, our firm only represents business owners and employers. If you need assistance with a legal matter as an employee, please consult a firm that represents employees. As a business owner or officer, you know that...

arbitration attorney

How useful a lawyer can be to your business depends on how you use them. The common view is that lawyers are expensive annoyances that are a “necessary evil” in doing business. However, in this guide, we will show you how to best utilize a business lawyer and the top five reasons why they are particularly important in the...

disadvantages of corporation

The good news is you are reading this because you have given serious thought to the legal form of your business. The law offers multiple entity options through which you can operate your business, and choosing the right one now will help you avoid a disruptive and costly conversion in the future. The bad news is that the classic...

can you put a business into a trust

The vast majority of business owners use either a corporation or limited liability company (LLC) as the vehicle to operate their business. Because both corporations and LLC extend limited liability and are separate from their owners, they are good business choices. However, business trusts, although a lesser-known option, are an equally good choice.  Business trusts fill some unique needs...

contract for goods and services

A sale of goods contract is one of the most important agreements a business owner can enter into. You may be writing a contract so you can offer your goods and services to customers. Or maybe you’re reviewing a new contract as you make a major purchase. In either situation, understanding what language to include (or keep out) can...

converting s corp to llc

Not so long ago, the go-to model for businesses was the corporation, and more specifically the C corporation. Savvy business owners may have elected the S corporation to add the pass-through tax benefits of a partnership to the limited liability of corporations. These days the go-to business model is the limited liability company (LLC). It unites a partnership-like tax...

limited liability partnership florida

Starting your own business is an exciting venture. However, before you really dive in, one of the first things you need to do is decide on what type of business entity you want to form.  “Choosing the right form of business entity is one of the first important decisions business owners must make.” Business Attorney Kristi Benson Common entity...

is it legal to dock pay for mistakes

Please note this blog post is written for employers, although we understand it may be of interest to employees as well. At this time, our firm only represents business owners and employers. If you need assistance with a legal matter as an employee, please consult a firm that represents employees. It can be very frustrating when your employee makes...

how to file a lien against a business

When businesses fail to live up to their financial obligations, those who do business with them can get hurt. Whether you are a vendor supplying the business with materials on credit, or a commercial real estate owner leasing the building within which said business operates, Florida law provides you recourse to get your money back—or at least get some...