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What Should be Included in a Letter of Intent?

By Godfrey Legal |

Buying or selling a business is a huge step for any person. Such a transaction can be huge, costing hundreds of thousands or even millions of dollars. Once you buy a business, there’s no turning back. Once the paperwork is finalized, you can’t change your mind. That’s why those involved in business transactions should… Read More »

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Liquor Licenses in Florida

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If you own a business in Florida, you may be considering selling alcohol. Restaurant, hotels, country clubs, airports, bowling alleys, cruise ships, theaters and even hospitals can sell alcohol as long as they have the appropriate liquor license. If you plan to sell liquor, beer or wine in Florida, you need a state issued… Read More »

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Understanding Copyright and Trademark Laws

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When a company thinks about its assets, its physical assets, such as property, equipment and vehicles, may be the first things that come to mind. However, a business should not overlook its intellectual assets. Intellectual assets can include a variety of things. They may include documents that show processes. They could also include artistic… Read More »

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Former Assistant for Mariah Carey Sued for Violating Non-Disclosure Agreement

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If you’ve ever been asked to sign a non-disclosure agreement, you may think nothing of it. After all, what could actually happen if you don’t abide by it? Well, you could be sued. This is what is happening to a former assistant for pop superstar Mariah Carey. Carey is suing the woman, who was… Read More »

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Sole Proprietorship vs. LLC: Which Should You Choose for Your Company?

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You’ve decided to move forward with your home-based business. Maybe you plan to sell food or gifts. Perhaps you will sell services, such as construction work or writing services. If you are the only one who owns the business, then your first thought may be to go the sole proprietorship route. It’s inexpensive and… Read More »

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Florida Brewing Company Sues Another Over Similar Packaging

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Trademark and copyright infringement are issues that many businesses face. Even if they sell a product that is obviously different from a competitor, they can be sued over their marketing strategies. Using packaging that is similar to that of a competitor can be grounds for a lawsuit. Entrepreneurs want to protect their products and… Read More »

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Commercial Retail Leasing Strong in South Florida

By Godfrey Legal |

Brick and mortar stores often cannot compete with the convenience and pricing of online retailers. As a result, even many top retailers have had to close down in recent years. A dozen retailers went bankrupt in 2018, including Mattress Firm, Rockport, Brookstone, Nine West and Claire’s. However, this has not stopped commercial retail leasing… Read More »

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Buying a Domain Name? Follow These Tips

By Godfrey Legal |

Advertising is the heart of every business, and the best way to advertise nowadays is to have a solid online presence. This involves an attractive website, but the first step is procuring a domain name. You’ve probably had trouble with a company’s website at some point or another. Is it .com or .net? Does… Read More »

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Hairstylist in Violation of Non-Compete Agreement, According to Beauty Spa

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In the past, non-compete agreements were exclusively used in the technology industry as well as for high-paying executive positions. Nowadays, they are used in nearly all industries, even low-paying ones. Hairstylists are even subject to them, and it’s causing a multitude of problems. A health and beauty spa is taking their case to court,… Read More »

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Florida Bar Loses Liquor License After Brawl

By Godfrey Legal |

Many people enjoy having a drink in the evenings and on weekends, especially after a stressful week dealing with work or personal issues. In order to serve alcohol in Florida, an establishment needs to have a liquor license. Getting a liquor license in Florida is challenging because supply is limited. Once you have a… Read More »

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