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7 Things to Do Before Creating a Business Partnership - Part 2

Great business partnerships are extremely powerful and all too rare. The good news is, if you want to get into business with someone, we are here to give you the advice you need to succeed! In our last blog, we went through everything you should check before going into business with someone, including credit scores, references, online presence, and personality. If you get through all of those steps and everything looks good, it's time to hire a lawyer from Quatela Hargraves & Chimeri!

WHAT TO KNOW BEFORE YOU SIGN A NON-COMPETE AGREEMENT

If you own a business, you've probably poured yourself into it. You've created jobs and brought value to customers. Many laws exist to protect your business, and our commercial litigation experts are here to guide you through. In our last blog, we discussed restrictive covenants, which are the promises built into contracts. They are made to prevent employees or other companies from acting against companies they work for (or used to work for). As with all things, they are more complex than that simple explanation, but that's no worry when you have experts like us in your corner. Today, we're going to take an in-depth look at one flavor of restrictive covenant: the non-compete agreement.

HOW TO PROTECT YOUR BUSINESS FROM BEING SUED - PART 1

It doesn't matter how big or small your business is: you don't want to get sued. If you have a large business, getting sued drains resources and time. If you have a small business, getting sued can kill it completely. The good news is, there are things you can do to avoid being sued, and if you get sued anyway, we are here to defend you.

RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS 101

Without signed agreements, the world of business would be in a world of trouble. Agreements enable people to trust one another enough to move forward as a team. This trust is essential, and that's why there are consequences when the trust is broken. The thing is, there are hundreds of different legal agreements in the business world, and if it isn't your job to know about them all, you can end up taken advantage of. That is where we come in. At our law firm, we're familiar with business agreements, and we feel privileged to assist businesses in this essential area.

HOW TO PROTECT YOUR BUSINESS FROM BEING SUED - PART 2

Running a business can be risky. At Quatela Hargraves & Chimeri, we understand how much you have on the line. We know that getting sued can spell disaster for you. That is why we offer world-class commercial litigation services. More than that, we work hard to empower business owners to take control of their business's destinies and make smart decisions.

3 QUESTIONS YOU SHOULD ASK WHEN HIRING A BUSINESS LAWYER

Any time you're starting a business or stepping into a new partnership, it's crucial to consult with a business lawyer. Along with these business changes, there are many others that can also require the help of a law office, as we discussed in a previous post.

WHAT IS AN NDA AND WHY DO THEY MATTER?

Many different companies are successful because of the specific product they provide and the ability to keep the makings of said product a secret. This is especially important for tech companies. The ability to control sensitive information, making sure it stays within the company, is critical.

WHEN YOU NEED A LAWYER AS YOU START A BUSINESS

The most common phrase when it comes to retaining a lawyer in the business world is, "If you're already being sued, it's too late." While not completely accurate, there are many times any business owner, whether a start-up or not, is going to need legal services.

QUESTIONS FOR PROSPECTIVE LAWYERS PART 3

If you need a lawyer, your search process is the most important part of the journey. Finding a lawyer who has the skills and experience to handle your case can be very stressful, because you have so much on the line. The good news is, there are great lawyers out there, and if you ask the right questions, you will find them.

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