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How to Get Your Case into Mediation

My name is Glenn Meier and I am happy to be contributing a series of guest posts for Gina’s blog. These posts are inspired by one of the first posts I ever read on Gina’s blog, a post entitled, “Someone Owes Me Money – What Are My Options?” In that post, Gina doses out her usual serving of good, […]

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Why Business Owners Benefit from Mediation

My name is Glenn Meier and I am happy to be contributing a series of guest posts for Gina’s blog. These posts are inspired by one of the first posts I ever read on Gina’s blog, a post entitled, “Someone Owes Me Money – What Are My Options?” In that post, Gina doses out her usual serving of good, […]

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Someone Owes Me Money – Mediation as an Option

My name is Glenn Meier and I am happy to be contributing a series of guest posts for Gina’s blog. These posts are inspired by one of the first posts I ever read on Gina’s blog, a post entitled, “Someone Owes Me Money – What Are My Options?” In that post, Gina doses out her usual serving of […]

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Tips for Nonprofit Organizations

If you are interested in forming a nonprofit corporation in Nevada, here are some helpful hints. State and Federal: You MUST register your organization both with the State of Nevada and then file with the IRS.  Because your 501(c)3 tax-exempt status comes from the IRS, registering as a nonprofit corporation just with the state doesn’t […]

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How To Choose Your Business Address

How To Choose Your Business Address   I’m Gina Bongiovi, and I’m a lawyer who works with start-ups and small businesses. In this video series, I’m walking you through the steps on how to start a small business in Las Vegas. We already covered naming your business so if you missed that video it’s on […]

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How to Name Your Business

I’m Gina Bongiovi. I’m a lawyer who works with startups and small businesses. In this video, I’m going to discuss how you choose a name for your business. While it may seem like a very easy thing to do, that you just choose your name, it’s actually not. You have to take a lot of […]

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Operating Agreement Checklist

Drafting an operating/partnership/shareholder agreement seems to be my most important but least utilized service.  For whatever reason, business owners are very reluctant to spend the money on a well-drafted operating agreement tailored to their needs when they can download one for free.  If you are a regular visitor to my site, you have read the […]

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How to Start a Business in Las Vegas – Video Series

I’m Gina Bongiovi. I’m a lawyer who works with startups and small businesses. Whether you’re in the startup phase or whether you just have an idea rolling around in your head you might want to turn in to a business one day, you need to know how to start a business in Las Vegas. If […]

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Minority, Woman, and Veteran Owned Businesses

If you’re the majority owner of your business and are a minority, woman, veteran, or any combination of the three, you should consider getting certified. Major companies like big casinos, public utilities, publicly traded companies, and those who deal with government contracts have set-asides in their budgets that they are REQUIRED to spend with minority, […]

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Small Business Horror Story #7: Pre-Packaged Operating Agreements

Here’s what happens when you get your operating agreement from a legal forms company. I just finished helping a client negotiate a buyout.  In English, that means he and his partner stopped longer seeing eye to eye on how to run the business so the partner offered to buy my client’s shares in the company. […]

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