The Ultimate Guide to Non-Compete Agreements in Florida

The Ultimate Guide to Non-Compete Agreements in Florida Are you wondering about the enforceability of non-compete agreements in Florida? Companies big and small often employ noncompete agreements in order to protect company goodwill, confidential information and current employees. However, the enforceability of these agreements under Florida law depends on a...

The Statute of Frauds in Contract Law

The Statute of Frauds in Contract Law When contract lawyers analyze the statute of frauds, they usually are focused on the specific statute in whatever jurisdiction applies to the particular case. The first question is whether or not the agreement in the case is within the statute of frauds (in...

The Ultimate Guide to Non-Compete Agreements in Ohio

The Ultimate Guide to Non-Compete Agreements in Ohio Companies big and small often employ noncompete agreements in order to protect company goodwill, confidential information and current employees. However, the enforceability of these agreements under Ohio law depends on a variety of factors. Often times, there are also other agreements beyond...

The Difference Between Independent Contractors and Agents

The Difference Between Independent Contractors and Agents From an agency law perspective, independent contractors and agents are different in very meaningful ways. When we look at independent contractors and agents; they are to be treated differently as far as the law is concerned. The distinction between the two relationships focuses...

Are Employers Legally Liable for Employee’s Actions?

Are Employers Liable for Employee Actions? Whether or not an employer is liable for the actions of its employees is essentially an agency liability problem. When looking at agency in the employment context, however, there’s a range of tests and factors that might be involved depending on the jurisdiction. Business...

What is Considered a Legal Partnership?

Is My Business a Partnership? It isn't always clear whether or not your business is a partnership. If you haven't formally reduced your business arrangements to writing and formed a legal entity, things can get tricky. Maybe you’ve heard the age old adage “strength in numbers?” The same is true...

Five Things Every LLC Operating Agreement Should Have

Five Things All LLC Operating Agreements Should Have In our experience as business attorneys, we know all too well that things can and do go very wrong if partners in a business don’t have an operating agreement. While there are many more than 5 reasons you should have an operating...

Piercing the LLC Corporate Veil

Is LLC Liability Really Limited? - Piercing the Corporate Veil Limited Liability Companies are everywhere these days – and for good reason – but what does it mean to say liability is limited? There are a number of instances where the limited liability ‘corporate veil’ is pierced and personal liability...

What is Agency in Business Law?

What is Agency in Business Law? Most corporate attorneys are familiar with the concept of agency. Agency relationships are everywhere in commercial law. Maybe you’ve heard someone discussing being an agent of another. Anytime a person or organization acts through another, agency concepts are probably involved. Speak to a Lawyer today Fill...

How to Get an LLC in Ohio

How To Form an LLC in Ohio An LLC is a business entity that shares elements of a corporation as well as elements of a partnership and are recognized and created under State law. LLC’s are also recognized as partnerships, by default, for federal income tax purposes. They provide unique...

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