For those of you looking to make the big move, it can be exciting to find a new home to settle down in. Unfortunately, amidst the high levels of stress that come along with moving to a new place, it can be easy to overlook the possibility of being a victim of a rental scam….
Seasons fly by, and tenants move in and out of your rental property. Now, it’s that time of the year again for you to recruit a new tenant. For any type of demand in the market, interest does not always mean it’s a perfect match. Many prospects will take a tour around your property, assessing the quality and the conditions. Likewise, you would do a similar assessment on these potential tenants to filter and weed out the prickly ones.
Every year, over $89 billion is loaned between friends and families in the US. Has someone asked to borrow money from you? Deciding whether to say yes or no can be a tricky situation. Here are some tips on how to decide and how to recover your debt from a friend or family member.
So you’ve got your business partner, employees, and potential investors to sign your non-disclosure agreement. Great, now all your confidential information is safe and sound, right? Wrong. Getting your NDA signed is only half the challenge of keeping your trade secrets safe. The other half is actually enforcing your NDA. Enforcing an NDA is a hassle that…
Even the most successful nonprofits started small, but simply having an idea is not enough. It’s vitality important to set up a strong foundation and a thorough business plan in the beginning. Nonprofit business plans have several different features and quirks that you’ll need to include to receive funding and having a strong passion to help your community is only a fragment of what it takes to run a not-for-profit organization.
An LLC Operating Agreement is an internal written document among members of a Limited Liability Company (“LLC”). An LLC is a business structure for companies that combines the legal benefits of a corporation with the tax benefits of a partnership or sole proprietorship. Many states do not require Operating Agreements, but the formality is highly encouraged since an Operating Agreement distinguishes the company as an LLC and not a sole proprietorship or partnership.
Major life events like a marriage or divorce may prompt you to change your name, but some people change their names for a variety of personal reasons. Most states allow you to start using a new name without paperwork (i.e. common law name change). If you want banks or government institutions to officially recognize your new name, a court order from your state court is usually required (i.e. court decreed name change) to register your new name.
An Assignment of Partnership Interest is a legal document that transfers the rights to receive benefits from an original business partner (“Assignor”) to a new business partner (“Assignee”).
A Medical Power of Attorney allows you to name a health agent, someone who will make health decisions for you if you cannot. Your health care agent will ensure that your health care providers give you the care you wish to receive. You can also require that your health care agent communicate in any manner with you about any specific proposed health care. For example, you may still be able to communicate by blinking your eyes.
Although the time between the proposal and the vows is hopefully full of joy, what happens to that ring if the engagement is called off? This article will discuss the various ways courts decide who gets to keep the ring and will also discuss various legal options including how a prenuptial agreement can protect your assets if your engagement ends.