Is your liability waiver actually protecting your business? Now's the time to figure it out. Thank goodness there are people brave enough to operate businesses that involve activities with inherent risk. I love paintball, rock gyms and even just my health club, and my kids love the local indoor trampoline park and rollerskating rink, none of which could operate without the use of proper liability waivers. If you run this type [...]
About Eric HsuEric is an entrepreneur, lawyer, and founder of Clear Focus Law. He devotes his law practice to helping owners buy and sell businesses, develop value-enhancing exit strategies, and protect their businesses using custom-tailored contracts. Using cutting-edge digital tools and an obsessive focus on client experience, he makes top-quality legal advice easily available to small businesses throughout eastern Washington.
You've decided you need a business contract for your service business. After all, you want to make sure you get paid. So you take some liberties in borrowing one from one of your competitors. Or you just Google it and do your best to put one together. Better than nothing right? Wrong. Your bootlegged business contract can definitely be worse than nothing and using it can definitely blow up in your [...]
Picking the right legal advisor for your small business is a critically important decision. Here are some reasons you might have the wrong business lawyer. Hopefully they will also help you on the front end: when you are trying to find the right lawyer for your business. So, in Jeff Foxworthy style, you might have the wrong business lawyer if: 10. The advice you receive is always too conservative. Being naturally risk averse, [...]
Your corporation or LLC's corporate veil (also known as a corporate shield) is its most important feature. Make sure to take care of it so it can take care of you. Everything looked so rosy… So, you’ve hired a lawyer, listened to her advice, and did exactly what she recommended. You formed an LLC, put your company assets in it, and started doing business with the world as your LLC. Everything [...]