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Protecting small business interests with strong contracts

A small business owner would be wise to take every step necessary to protect the legal and financial interests of his or her Oregon company. One way to do this is with strong contracts that outline the role, rights and responsibilities of employees. A thoughtful and carefully drafted contract can go a long way in avoiding costly and stressful legal disputes. 

Important steps in the business formation process

When an entrepreneur decides that it is the right time to launch his or her business, it can be an exciting time, full of hope and expectation for the future. While having a good idea is a good place to start, there are specific steps that a person must navigate during the business formation process. There is much more involved than simply opening up shop or launching a Facebook page.

Separate family from business in a family-owned operation

When it comes to starting a business, you might think that including your family members is the best way to go. While your loved ones may be on board with sacrificing financially for a limited time to help bring your dreams to fruition, the ability to leave your work at the office can be tough on your home life.

Skip the business formation process by buying a business

Starting a business is an exciting step for hopeful Oregon entrepreneurs, but that is not always the optimal way forward. Instead of navigating the entire business formation process from the very beginning, it may be possible, and even optimal, to buy an existing business. There are certain steps a person will want to take if he or she is looking to buy an established company. 

Tips for success in the small business formation stage

Starting a small business is an exciting step for an Oregon entrepreneur. During this process, there are several important legal and financial factors to consider that will impact business operations going forward. The choices made during the business formation process are critical to the future of a company, and it can be beneficial for an owner to think carefully about all options before moving forward. 

Specific types of contracts for specific types of employees

Oregon business owners understand there are various challenges associated with running a successful company. One of those challenges is dealing with the legal requirements that business owners have to address in order to protect the interests of their companies. This includes drafting strong and enforceable employee contracts. 

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