Business law refers to the laws that govern dealings between people and entities. Business lawyers can assist in preventing problems that can cause legal disputes between people and businesses.
There are several factors that should be examined when deciding what business entity to form. First and foremost, you should determine whether or not your business is qualified to be a particular entity. Other factors to consider include protection from liability, how easy it is to form the entity, and tax benefits and requirements of the entity.
A will is a document that states instructions about what should happen to your property after you die. A will can also include:
Individuals seeking to create a will should be 1.) Of legal age (18) 2.) Must be mentally competent
Escrow or Escrow Agent generally refers to an impartial third party holding on to something of value, such as money or documents, during a transaction, such as buying a house.
Both Wills and Trusts are part of estate planning. Wills plan for your property after death and are signed and witnessed. Similarly, a trust is also a plan for your property but can be executed during and after your lifetime. The benefits of a trust include:
If you own a mobile home and are looking to rent it out or sell it to another party, you may want to seek the guidance of a lawyer. If you are looking to rent out your mobile home, most states require that a lease for the home and space be in writing. A lawyer can assist in making sure you and the tenant are protected.
Litigation is time consuming, costly, and stressful. Until a judge or jury decides the case, you can never be certain of the outcome. Arbitration sometimes involves a panel of arbitrators that take on the role of a judge. Mediation, on the other hand, is generally conducted by a single mediator that is agreed on by both parties. A mediator does not judge the case or make decisions but simply helps to facilitate discussion, and meets with each party and attorneys with the goal of eventual resolution of the dispute.