There are many legal issues to consider; here are the ones that most frequently cause problems.
Types of law, sources of law, judicial system, jurisdiction, lifecycle of a lawsuit.
Ways to reduce legal costs, retaining an attorney, attorney-client relationship.
Duties to one’s former employer, confidentiality agreements, and non-competition agreements.
Sole proprietorships, general partnerships, limited partnerships, corporations, and limited liability companies.
Introduction to this simple form of business structure, including a brief discussion of the sole proprietorship’s taxation, liability, continuity, risk and control, transferability, and formality.
Introduction to the partnership as a business structure, including formation, taxation, liability, and fiduciary duties of the partners.
Covers limited partnerships, including how they differ from general partnerships and some special issues that they face.
The corporation as a business legal structure. Covers formation, taxation, stock, debt, and preserving limited liability.
A discussion of how individuals may be held liable for the debt of a corporation though piercing of the corporate veil, defective incorporation, and improper signing of documents. Includes case examples.
Some questions to ask when deciding where to incorporate.
Discusses some of Nevada’s perceived advantages compared to Delaware.
The articles on this website are copyrighted material and may not be reproduced,
stored on a computer disk, republished on another website, or distributed in any