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Is My Entity in Good Standing
September 14, 2011

Is My Nevada Entity in Good Standing?

When you’re applying for a loan, opening a bank account, or doing business with a vendor, you’re often asked whether your company…

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September 10, 2011

Was Your Corporate Status Revoked This Week?

PRESS RELEASE:  On September 8, 2011, the Nevada Secretary of State revoked the corporate status of over 400 businesses whose registered agent, Power…

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Nevada Secretary of State Tackles Corporate Ownership Fraud

PRESS RELEASE: If you formed a Nevada entity as a shell corporation or in order to evade taxes, launder money, or violate…

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Operating Agreement
September 5, 2011

Small Business Horror Story #2: No Operating Agreement and the “Eraser”

I recently met with one member of a two-member LLC with no operating agreement.  We’ll call my client Jane and her partner…

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Nevada Secretary of State Registered Agents
August 23, 2011

Beware of Deceptive Solicitations from “Registered Agents”

Today the Nevada Secretary of State issued a press release warning companies about fraudulent solicitations from companies offering to update your entity…

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Home Based Business
August 21, 2011

Nevada Secretary of State Cracks Down on Home Based Business Exemption to State Business License

The Nevada Secretary of State recently discovered that it’s losing tens of millions of dollars in license revenue because businesses have been…

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August 5, 2011

How to Start a Small Law Firm

When I hung out my shingle, I did it with little guidance.  I’d taken a Law Practice Management class in school from…

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July 26, 2011

Dress for Success – Little Black Dress Club

“I like my money right where I can see it – hanging in my closet.” – Carrie from Sex and the City….

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Commercial Lease Agreement
July 13, 2011

Ten Reasons Your Lawyer Should Review Your Commercial Lease Agreement

Reason #1: Leases are landlord-favored.  They’re written by the landlord. This means every provision the landlord could skew his way, will be…

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Choosing the right professional
June 29, 2011

Taking Advice from the Right Professionals

If you have a toothache, you’re probably not going to go see your dermatologist. If you have back pain, a dentist probably…

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Shady Business Partner
June 8, 2011

Small Business Horror Story #1: Shady Partner + Generic Operating Agreement = Disaster

Whenever I sign a new monthly retainer client, I conduct what I call a “legal checkup” on the business. I review the…

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