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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...

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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...

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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...

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2-Minute Tip: Business Sues Customers for One-Star Yelp Review

Posted by on Feb 28, 2017 in General, legal explanations | Comments Off on 2-Minute Tip: Business Sues Customers for One-Star Yelp Review

2-Minute Tip: Business Sues Customers for One-Star Yelp Review

Yelp is probably the most popular customer-review website in the U.S., which can be a great tool for consumers when shopping around, comparing products or services, or just general research on a company. Yelp reviews carry economic might: A Harvard Business School study concluded that a one-star rating INCREASE on Yelp translated to 5-9% increase in revenues for a restaurant. The dark side of the Yelp force also takes the form of the dreaded only one-star- out-of-five-stars review. With 95 million reviews, how could one negative Yelp review...

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2-Minute Tip: $105 Million Judgment Against Business For Improper Internet Sales

Posted by on Feb 22, 2017 in General, legal explanations | Comments Off on 2-Minute Tip: $105 Million Judgment Against Business For Improper Internet Sales

2-Minute Tip: $105 Million Judgment Against Business For Improper Internet Sales

Does your marketing fully disclose your terms and conditions? Are you getting your customer’s consent to Internet transactions? Are you fully disclosing your refund policies? Are you sure? If not, you could end up being in violation of ROSCA too. In this week’s two-minute tip Tisha talks about ROSCA (the Restore Online Shoppers Confidence Act of 2010), how you can avoid violating it, and the hefty penalties one company faced for not being upfront with their customers. Watch the video to find out more. Get the 10 Legal Essentials for Your...

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Just in case you bought something from Proflowers yesterday. . .

Posted by on Feb 15, 2017 in General, legal explanations | Comments Off on Just in case you bought something from Proflowers yesterday. . .

Just in case you bought something from Proflowers yesterday. . .

Do-It-Yourself Is a Big Don’t for ProFlowers It’s the day after Valentine’s Day and one momma was unhappy with her gift from Proflowers. Her son sued and the case turned on the website terms and conditions. Note: No, you haven’t traveled through time and ended up on Earth Day. This 2-minute tip is being reposted from last spring at the request of some of our clients. As such, the sale mentioned in the video expired last spring. However, you can still get the 10 Legal Essentials for Your Retail E-Commerce Website – Checklist...

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2-Minute Tip: How do I Sue Thee? Let Me Count the Ways.

Posted by on Jan 31, 2017 in General, legal explanations | Comments Off on 2-Minute Tip: How do I Sue Thee? Let Me Count the Ways.

2-Minute Tip: How do I Sue Thee?  Let Me Count the Ways.

57% of employees admit to participating in workplace romance. If you’re an employer with 15 or more employees or do business with the government, these workplace romances can open you up to a long list of potential law suits. Find out what they are and what you can do to limit your exposure in this week’s two-minute tip. Click Here to Get Your Love Contract – Special Pricing for the Month of...

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2-Minute Tip: New Year’s Resolution Reset

Posted by on Jan 24, 2017 in General, legal explanations | Comments Off on 2-Minute Tip: New Year’s Resolution Reset

2-Minute Tip: New Year’s Resolution Reset

Did you start 2017 without having all of your plans in place? Have your New Year’s resolutions already started to go astray? Never fear. You have a chance to “reset” and re-align your 2017 plans with the Lunar New Year (aka Chinese New Year) on January 28th. Last year’s forecast was eerily true. Find out what the year of the Fire Rooster predicts for us in this week’s two-minute tip. Get the answers to these questions (and more) in this week’s edition of Tisha’s Two-Minute...

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2-Minute Tip: What to Keep and When to Shred

Posted by on Jan 17, 2017 in General, legal explanations | Comments Off on 2-Minute Tip: What to Keep and When to Shred

2-Minute Tip: What to Keep and When to Shred

Know When to Hold ‘Em, Know When to Shred ‘Em January is the time most of us are packing away last year’s records to make room for this year. As a business owner you’re required by law to keep certain records. If you kept them all forever, you’d eventually need an extra office just for paper, and an extra server for all the electronic records. Keeping everything in perpetuity isn’t a good plan. But when is it safe to destroy them? How long do you legally need to keep all these records? And when is it to your legal advantage to make sure...

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2-Minute Tip: Corporate Compliance Scam – Don’t Fall for It

Posted by on Jan 17, 2017 in General, legal explanations | Comments Off on 2-Minute Tip: Corporate Compliance Scam – Don’t Fall for It

2-Minute Tip: Corporate Compliance Scam – Don’t Fall for It

Have your received an official looking Labor Law Compliance Form from Corporate Compliance Services? These notices have begun making the rounds again for 2017 so we thought it would be a good idea to remind you about this scam. It looks official, but it’s not real. You don’t need to send them (or anyone else) $84 to get what you need to be compliant with the Department of Labor. You can get everything you need for FREE. Find out more in this week’s two-minute tip. Click Here to Go To Elaws Poster...

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