Pages Navigation Menu

Business & Employment Law

Blog

2-Minute Tip: Why Lawyers Are So Expensive

Posted by on May 23, 2017 in General, legal explanations | 0 comments

2-Minute Tip: Why Lawyers Are So Expensive

You work hard for your money. Is it worth the price to have your legal situation reviewed by a lawyer? Have you ever asked your lawyer: “Can you just skim this document and tell me if it’s okay to sign?” In this week’s two-minute tip, Tisha explains the effect of skimming a document using chopped cashews. Yes, cashews. You’ll be amazed at what a difference a comma can...

read more

2-Minute Tip: Do These Jeans Make Me Look Fat?

Posted by on May 9, 2017 in General, legal explanations | 0 comments

2-Minute Tip: Do These Jeans Make Me Look Fat?

I found this stack of jeans that no longer fit. Do these jeans make me look fat? Absolutely. The last time they fit with any level of comfort was, like, a decade ago. And, I’m not exaggerating when I say a decade ago! So why ask the question? Here’s the bigger question: What do these jeans have to do with your business? Watch the video to find out.

read more

2-Minute Tip: It Only Takes 10 Seconds to Protect Yourself from Credit Fraud

Posted by on May 3, 2017 in General, legal explanations | 0 comments

2-Minute Tip: It Only Takes 10 Seconds to Protect Yourself from Credit Fraud

All of those pre-screened, pre-approved credit offers you get in the mail may not be damaging your credit score, but each one is an opportunity for an identity thief to tap the valuable credit score you’ve spent years accumulating. In this week’s two-minute tip, Tisha shows you how you can protect yourself and turn off these offers for a full five years in only 10 seconds. Seriously – It only takes 10...

read more

2-Minute Tip: Essential Advice for Trade Secret Protection

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017 in General, legal explanations | 0 comments

2-Minute Tip: Essential Advice for Trade Secret Protection

Last week we told you about the valuable asset your company has in the form of proprietary information and trade secrets. In this week’s two-minute tip Tisha takes it one step further by explaining how one man inadvertently gave away his trade secrets by not taking the proper steps to protect himself. Click Here to Let Us Know You’d Like More Information on Protecting Your Trade...

read more

2-Minute Tip: Is Your Customer List a Trade Secret?

Posted by on Apr 20, 2017 in General, legal explanations | 0 comments

2-Minute Tip: Is Your Customer List a Trade Secret?

On average, it costs seven times as much to acquire a new customer as it does to sell to an existing one. By that measurement your customer list is certainly a valuable asset, but is it a trade secret? The definitive answer is – maybe. Find out what does and doesn’t make your list a trade secret in this week’s two-minute tip. We’re offering this week’s video for you two different ways: One of them is our standard two-minute tip. The other is for our Star Trek fans out there. Watch your preferred version below: Click Here to Let Us...

read more

2-Minute Tip: How to Get Free Help For Your Business

Posted by on Apr 12, 2017 in General, legal explanations | 0 comments

2-Minute Tip: How to Get Free Help For Your Business

Summer is coming up so now is a good time to start thinking about getting some free summer help for your business. That’s right – FREE! No matter what type of business you have, you can create an unpaid internship program. Unpaid internships can be a great benefit to your business, but you need to make sure you set the program up correctly or you could end up in a world of trouble with the IRS, the Department of Labor, and various local and state agencies. Watch this week’s two-minute tip to find out what you need to know before you set-up an...

read more

2-Minute Tip: How Severance Agreements Are Like Baseball

Posted by on Apr 5, 2017 in General, legal explanations | 0 comments

2-Minute Tip: How Severance Agreements Are Like Baseball

Do you understand how severance agreements work in the law? Are you sure? A properly drafted severance agreement doesn’t stop an employee from filing a claim, but it could stop them from winning the case. Confused? Tisha breaks it down for you in this week’s two-minute tip by comparing your severance agreement to America’s favorite pastime.

read more

2-Minute Tip: What To Do After You Made a Six Figure Mistake

Posted by on Mar 28, 2017 in General, legal explanations | Comments Off on 2-Minute Tip: What To Do After You Made a Six Figure Mistake

2-Minute Tip: What To Do After You Made a Six Figure Mistake

Do you make sure you understand what you’re signing before you sign it? Have you ever signed an agreement only to discover, after it was too late, that it didn’t say what you thought it did? In this week’s two-minute tip, Tisha discusses the common problem of thinking you signed a contract to buy a vehicle when it said a lease (and the additional problem of still owning thousands of...

read more

2-Minute Tip: Why 2 lbs of Bacon Is Not Good for You and Your Business

Posted by on Mar 14, 2017 in General, legal explanations | Comments Off on 2-Minute Tip: Why 2 lbs of Bacon Is Not Good for You and Your Business

2-Minute Tip: Why 2 lbs of Bacon Is Not Good for You and Your Business

You may owe fiduciary duties to your corporation or LLC, even if you are the only owner. A fiduciary duty is the responsibility of every director and officer of your company. So what does it mean to have a fiduciary duty to your company? It’s all about doing what’s in the best interest for your business. Watch the video below to learn more details. P.S. The knife in the video is an authentic ulu, which is a favorite in my kitchen! Get the Fiduciary Duties Document Reference in the...

read more

2-Minute Tip: Using Text Messages to Win Your Court Case

Posted by on Mar 7, 2017 in General, legal explanations | Comments Off on 2-Minute Tip: Using Text Messages to Win Your Court Case

2-Minute Tip: Using Text Messages to Win Your Court Case

If you’re having a dispute with someone and communicating with them via text message, can those texts be used as evidence in a court of law? The answer is yes. . . and no. Text messages aren’t automatically admissible in court. Steps must be taken to properly preserve the texts as evidence or they won’t be allowed to be presented in your case. In this week’s two-minute tip Tisha explains how you can preserve your texts so they can be used in a court of law. Watch the video below to learn...

read more