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Steps to Take in Starting a Business

The anticipation and excitement of starting a business can make it hard to focus on everything you need to do to get your new company off the ground. But the steps you take in starting a business are critical to laying a solid legal foundation for a successful beginning and future growth and success. While the nature of your business determines som… Read More
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Common Legal Concerns of Small Businesses

Every small business owner encounters a variety of legal issues during a company’s lifecycle. By understanding some of the common legal concerns for small businesses, an owner can prepare in advance to address many legal problems swiftly and effectively, rather than being blindsided by unexpected issues. Counting on a knowledgeable business law a… Read More
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What Should a Business Contract Include?

If you own a business, you work with business contracts on a daily basis. Agreements with customers and other businesses affect almost everything you do. Having a solid understanding of what a business contract should include can help you make certain that all your agreements are legally enforceable, complete, and protect you to the maximum extent… Read More
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When Do You Need a Business Law Attorney?

Running your own business carries significant responsibility for making decisions and resolving problems. For any company, a business law attorney can sometimes help you navigate issues much more effectively and successfully. If you encounter one of these common legal issues that businesses face, talking with a knowledgeable lawyer can be very bene… Read More
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3 Questions to Ask (and Answer) When You Start an Arizona Business

When you start an Arizona business, you have many issues to address in the process of getting your company off the ground. It’s easy to get caught up in the operational details, lose sight of the big picture, and fail to address longer-term concerns. There are three basic questions that can keep you on the right track as you establish and grow yo… Read More
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What Types of Business Structure Does Arizona Allow?

A business’ legal structure affects many aspects of ownership and operations. Among the most important considerations in choosing a business structure are the legal liability and taxation of the business owner(s). Want to make an informed choice about the best legal structure for your Arizona business? First, know what types of business struc… Read More
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Understanding the Importance of Contracts in Your Small Business

Running a business requires you to sign numerous contracts that address a broad range of issues and significantly affect your operations. Whether a contract relates to providing your goods or services to customers, securing supplies and equipment, leasing facilities, or hiring employees, the terms of the contract establish your legal rights and obl… Read More
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How to Protect the Business Assets of Your LLC

If you established your small business as a Limited Liability Company, you likely chose an LLC because of the benefits of the structure, including liability protection for your personal assets. After your business is up and running, it is important to protect the business assets of your LLC as well. At Peterson Law Offices, we provide business clie… Read More
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Advantages of Starting Your Small Business as an LLC

When you establish a small business, one of your most important decisions is the legal structure of the business. In Arizona, you can choose among a number of legal entity options. For many new small business owners, an LLC or Limited Liability Company is an excellent choice. An LLC has advantages over other structure choices for a business, partic… Read More
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3 Ways an Attorney Can Help Your Arizona Small Business

Whether you’re establishing a new small business or running an existing one in Arizona, a business law attorney can help you keep your company running smoothly. Your lawyer also can make sure you protect your business and personal financial interests for the future. Attorney Shane Peterson explains three ways an attorney can help your Arizona… Read More
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