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When you set up a new business, it’s important to know the legal steps involved. The laws associated with launching a new business vary by state and can be complex. In Virginia, new business owners must pick a unique name, apply for Virginia licenses and more. Business law can be tricky, so it’s always a good idea to work with an attorney licensed in your state.
So, you’ve been sued. Someone thinks you have done something wrong, and they have hired a lawyer. You have in your hands a complaint and summons, and you’re trying to figure out what to do next. This can be a scary prospect, and it’s definitely not like in the movies. Take a deep breath and know that we are here to help. We’ve made a list of steps you should take if you are being sued. It’s important that you proceed with caution to protect your legal rights.
Are you getting ready to buy a home? We can help! Our law firm has put together a list of five things every potential homebuyer should know but may not think to ask. Buying a home is exciting. But at the same time, it is a large purchase that involves legal documents! Before you commit to a new home, there are many questions you should ask about the property. Doing so can help you avoid fraud and potential legal complication. It is also important to know as much as you can about your future home before making a major financial decision. If there is any doubt about the home or process, we recommend you contact an attorney.
The answer to your question, Do I need a Will, is yes! Anyone over the age of 18 who doesn't want to leave their loved ones a mess to handle while they are grieving needs a Will. A Will is a legal document that lays out what happens to your assets and any minor children after you have passed away. Who will care for them? What happens to your money? Your house? We know it’s not a subject that people want to discuss. The thought of not being around is scary and depressing, but it’s important to have your wishes carried out. You don’t want to leave it up to your state to decide.
The time for a succession plan is not when something happens to affect your business. The time to plan is before anything happens. Imagine finding out that your business partner has suddenly died. The shock and grief alone would be overwhelming. But you also have your company and its employees to consider. Questions start coming up about the company and its future, finances, and ownership. Do you have a plan if tragedy strikes your business? Business succession planning answers the question, what happens now?