We take pride in our knowledge of, and experience in, the areas in which we practice, and are committed to ensuring that our clients are well-informed and able to make thoughtful decisions regarding their cases. In addition to the shorter pieces published on our blog, our attorneys have authored a number of more detailed and in-depth materials. Some of these client resources are available to download below. Various Client Forms can also be found at the foot of this page to download and complete prior to coming into our offices.
Client Resources & Educational Materials
Corporate Formalities – What are They and Why are They Important? This article provides readers with an understanding of why corporate formalities are so important for a business, and the potential risks of not adhering to them. A brief overview of some of the most important corporate documents to have and maintain is also included.
Checklist – Starting a Business in Virginia. Making the decision to start a new business is relatively simple – what comes next, however, is the hard part. You are faced with myriad choices and decisions regarding every facet of your business, and are responsible for
dealing with and adhering to regulations and rules at the state, federal, and local levels. This checklist details many of the things to consider and steps to take when starting a business in Virginia.
Business Entities 101 eBook. Entrepreneurs and small business owners are masters of their particular domain, but for those just starting out, the process of forming, establishing, and maintaining a new business venture can be incredibly overwhelming – the decisions and questions are seemingly unending! In my practice, I have noticed
that my small business clients often have the same general types of questions, many of which deal with the different legal entities that their new business may take on. As such, I decided to write this eBook in an effort to help entrepreneurs and the new business owner get their future off on the right foot.
I’m Liable For What? Why it’s Important to Think Before Signing ANY Document eBook. How many times have you signed your name to a document, form, invoice, or various pieces of paper, or clicked through a website within the last week? Regardless of who you are, or what you do, there can be little question that you have signed countless documents over time. Have you ever stopped to really consider, though, whether your signature (hard copy or electronic) on a particular document may impose unexpected liability or responsibility on you? While a signatory’s liability may differ depending upon whether the contract or document inures to the benefit of an individual or a business, there are some general liability concerns that everyone should be aware of. This eBook first examines the issues of fine print in a contract, then discusses the validity and use of electronic signatures, and, finally, delves into the details of signatory liability in two broad categories –agreements inuring to the benefit of an individual, and agreements inuring to the benefit of a business.