The process of starting up a brand new business can be quite daunting, especially if you are a new entrepreneur. You have likely heard that most small businesses fail within their first three years of operation. You can make your business much more likely to succeed by avoiding some of these common mistakes during the

Just about every company has sensitive information it needs to protect. Many times this comes in the form of intellectual property, such as product designs or blueprints, service methods and patents.

It feels like there’s a new high-profile breach showing up in the news every week these days. In such an environment, it’s more important

When you are preparing to purchase another business, the acquisition agreement is a crucial step in the process. Here’s a brief overview of what you can expect out of an acquisition agreement.

Two models of purchase agreements

There are two general models of purchase agreements: an entity purchase agreement and an asset purchase agreement. The

While the clear majority of wills pass through the probate process without much problem, there are some circumstances in which a person (usually an unhappy beneficiary) decides to challenge a will’s validity. There are many reasons why people may decide to challenge a will—and not just because they are bitter about not inheriting what they

Throughout the 2016 campaign, then-candidate Donald Trump repeatedly voiced his distaste for the estate tax, which he and the others who oppose it have taken to calling the “death tax.”  Although no legislation to repeal the tax has been proposed in Congress over the past few months, it certainly seems likely that lawmakers will try