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!
You have a phenomenal business idea, and you've found someone you think could be a great business partner. What now? The first thing to do is contact a good lawyer. If you don't know a good one, start making inquiries. And if you live in New York, contact our office. Once you have the lawyer ball rolling, you can turn your focus to other steps that will ensure you and your partner have a strong foundation.
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.
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.