When a contract has been breached and it’s clear that performance won’t continue, plaintiff’s counsel needs to consider what damages are recoverable before filing a complaint, and then how to prove them.
Family-owned or controlled businesses make up roughly 90 percent of all American businesses. Unfortunately, only a third of family-owned businesses survive the transition from the first generation of owners to the second. A buy-sell agreement can ensure a successful transition by controlling how an interest in the business can be sold.
Hiring an independent contractor? Make sure to have a contract that will increase the defensibility of the independent contractor relationship—because if you can’t defend it, you will pay dearly.
A home may be a person’s castle, but it can’t always be his or her office. More home-based businesses (including short-term rentals and home food production) means more neighbor disputes. Here’s a look at what constitutes a home business and a checklist to review whenever you’re asked to consider a dispute involving one.