My Partner is Stealing Money/Ruining Our Business, Now What? There is almost nothing worse than the feeling that those you should be able to trust most are taking advantage of that trust. Yet, it happens--in family relationships, social relationships, and [...]
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Landlord Lockouts A common question landlords have when tenants fail to pay rent is whether they can do a “lockout.” The answer to that question depends on the situation. First, for residential leases governed by the Arizona Residential Landlord and [...]
Do you have a Harvey Weinstein-like Sex Harasser at your company? Many of us have read about the appalling sex harassment that Harvey Weinstein allegedly committed while he ran his powerful Hollywood company. Could there be such a sexual harasser [...]
Litigation - how does it begin? Litigation always starts with a dispute. The dispute can take a variety of forms. The dispute could arise from claims of breach of contract, defamation, copyright infringement, quiet title, other torts, and many other [...]
The Trump Effect on Employment Laws Regardless of your political preference, having Trump as President of the United States has affected the employment law arena even within the first year. Here are five things that have changed that you should [...]
When to Litigate and When to Settle It is well known within the legal world that most cases settle before they ever get to trial. Generally, less than 3% of civil cases reach a trial verdict. So, around 97% of [...]
What Does It Take to Make a Binding Contract? When you enter into an agreement/relationship with a customer, a vendor, or even an independent contractor, you are making a contract. You need contracts because they serve as legally valid agreements [...]
Should I Ask for a Jury in my Court Case? When it comes to trying your case, there are several critical procedural decisions that you can make to give yourself an advantage. One of those crucial decisions is whether you [...]
A Franchisor’s Short Guide to Social Media Social media marketing is a must for businesses to stay competitive in the market today. More and more franchisors are discovering that social media sites like YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus and even [...]
CHOOSING A FACILITY FOR YOUR FRANCHISE - Part 2 Part 2: Things to Consider Before Signing the Lease Agreement Location is a critical decision you will make as you open a franchise. Before you start looking for a location for [...]