What Are the Types of Buy-Sell Agreements?

Written By: Brandy Miller | August 15, 2017 | No Comments

Buy-sell agreements require one party to purchase a specific ownership interest in the company and require the other party to sell an ownership interest. Buy-sell agreements protect businesses from divorce, death, disability and other possible issues. If you own a company, you may want to establish a buy-sell agreement to protect your business and your…

What Are Some Pros and Cons of Purchasing a Franchise?

Written By: Brandy Miller | August 1, 2017 | No Comments

For entrepreneurs who don’t want to reinvent the wheel, purchasing a franchise can seem like a great option. Franchises often advertise themselves as businesses that take the guesswork out of setting up a new company. By buying into a franchise, you’re buying into an established brand and business rather than having to create a company…

5 Steps to Establishing a Corporation

Written By: Brandy Miller | July 15, 2017 | No Comments

If your business is ready to incorporate so you can reap all the advantages of a corporation, here are five steps you want to follow to make the transition process simpler and more efficient: Contact a Corporation Lawyer Near Reading, PA or Near Your Office Location First. Even if you are very certain you are…

Developing Your Brand Is Essential

Written By: Brandy Miller | July 12, 2017 | No Comments

This week’s theme is “Brand”.  Every company has a brand, whether you are aware of it or not.  When people see your name or your company’s name, and they have any opinion about it at all, that’s your “brand”.  This word of mouth reputation is essential to developing and keeping a successful business. This is…

What Should You Do to Get out of a Commercial Business Lease

Written By: Brandy Miller | July 1, 2017 | No Comments

When you signed your commercial lease, you may have expected to stay at the property for a specific period of time. Many things can happen in the course of business, though. The property may not be as beneficial for your business as you expected or your company may not take off as much as you…

Getting Off On A Technicality Not A Technicality

Written By: Brandy Miller | June 15, 2017 | No Comments

We’ve all heard of criminal defendants “getting off on a technicality”.  Most of our society sees that as unfair, as a dangerous criminal getting to go free because of some meaningless legal procedural rule.  Still others believe if they hire a good enough lawyer, they will be able to get off on a technicality and…

HMO FOR LEGAL SERVICES

Written By: Brandy Miller | April 27, 2017 | No Comments

The cost of legal services is of great concern for the legal community.  The cost of trying a case is prohibitive for far too many people, leaving many people without a realistic chance to get a fair day in Court for all kinds of disputes.  This is a problem for our country, but the problem…

Should a General Power of Attorney (POA) Be Part of My Estate Plan?

Written By: Brandy Miller | April 13, 2017 | No Comments

Should a General Power of Attorney (POA) Be Part of My Estate Plan? If someone is incapacitated due to old age or injuries sustained in an accident, he or she may not be able to create an estate plan. In order to ensure that your last wishes will be carried out exactly as you want,…

Image Does Matter

Written By: Brandy Miller | April 5, 2017 | No Comments

The Business Weekly had an interesting theme last week- dress for success. It made me think about how true it is that image does matter. I can recall starting out as a young attorney owning my own law firm, and the number one obstacle I had was convincing potential clients that I could do a…

When a Person is Considered Unfit to Create a Will?

Written By: Brandy Miller | March 30, 2017 | No Comments

Trying to decide whether a person is unfit to create a will can be an extremely delicate, emotional and uncomfortable process. It can also be very tricky. In order to make this determination, the help of experts such as psychologists, psychiatrists and doctors will very likely be necessary. Here is some information on some of…