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May 24, 2016

A “liquidated damages” clause in your business contract is a legal tool that can be very advantageous.  

April 20, 2016

“DBA” stands for “Doing Business As”, and can be abbreviated DBA, dba, d.b.a. or d/b/a. It is also known as an assumed name, fictitious name, or trade name. An individual or a business entity can obtain one or more DBAs.

By Amanda Wyzykiewicz on February 29, 2016

If you are a small business owner, you’ll be sure to benefit from the recent extension of the Section 179 expense deduction.

By Diane Tiveron on February 22, 2016

So you’ve gone through the trouble of getting a judgment against someone who owes you money for whatever reason: because you’ve loaned money that wasn’t repaid, because a poor job was done in constructing the addition on your home or because you were caused injury and there was no insurance to cover it.  Your troubles are over right?  Think again.

October 19, 2015

Banks, credit card companies and other businesses use credit scores to estimate how likely you are to pay back money you borrow. A higher score makes it easier to qualify for a loan or lower interest rates. Many scores range from 300-850 but each company may use different ranges.

September 17, 2015

When making any kind of financial decision, it can be easy to get overwhelmed. You can save yourself from regret later by following the acronym SAVED:

September 8, 2015

The law provides a number of general rules that govern contracts and dictate when and where lawsuits or arbitration proceedings may be brought when they are based on a breach of contract.  However, the parties to a contract can specify certain parameters which will trump the general rules.  Here are five strategic clauses that one should consider including in a contract to control when, where, and how a claim for breach of contract may be brought:

June 25, 2015

Whether you are just opening your doors, or have a well-established restaurant, you can agree that the legal and regulatory requirements of running your business are a big part of day-to-day operations.

June 25, 2015

Whether you are just opening your doors, or have a well-established restaurant, you can agree that the legal and regulatory requirements of running your business are a big part of day-to-day operations. 

April 21, 2015

New York State has over $13 billion in lost money. Lost money is private money that has been unclaimed. Banks, insurance companies, corporations and the courts are among the many organizations required by law to report dormant accounts to the State Comptroller.

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