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6 Important Legal Requirements for Starting a Small Business

As a budding entrepreneur, you can’t ignore the legal aspects of starting a small business. You need to ensure that you are authorized to conduct business within your state legally and have all the…


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How to Incorporate Your Business in Texas

Texas has the second-biggest economy in the U.S. (worth $1.9 trillion), behind only California. It also ranks first for its growth aspects, which makes it a favorable state for doing business. Want…


How To Open a Company in Virginia: 9 Steps You Need to Take

Virginia has over 720K small businesses, which make up nearly 99.5% of all businesses in the state.  These companies employ a massive chunk of the population as well. Nearly 47% of the entire working…


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Intellectual property: protecting your most valuable asset

In the modern age, intellectual property assets are usually among the most valuable of a company’s holdings. Thirty years ago, a company might value its physical property, manufacturing equipment,…


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The three most expensive mistakes a new business can make

I was a trial attorney for over a decade before pivoting to a legal practice dedicated to keeping clients out of the courtroom. Though we prevailed in nearly every case, my clients usually found the…