Generating revenue and getting paid for providing goods or services to others is the ultimate reason why there is any purpose of doing business. In several instances, other businesses are themselves the customers to whom the goods or services are being provided. Like any professional relationship, conditions are bound to arise in which it becomes challenging for…

Before starting a business in Wisconsin, choose the type of business structure you are going to operate is necessary to limit your exposure to personal liability, mitigate tax implications and ensure that your business is run as effectively as possible. You should make careful considerations that should be made about business organizations. The law of business organizations is…

 An Easy Step by Step Guide by a Business Lawyer for applying for a Small Business Payroll Protection Loan – Includes the Application We wrote last Friday about the Payroll Protection Program (The “PPP”).  Using this program, you can get a deferred payment loan that can be fully forgiven if you maintain your payroll.  The…

Advice from a Business Lawyer on How to Take Advantage of the SBA’s New Program to Keep Your Workers Happy and Turn a Loan Into a Grant Some very good news from Washington today.  Everyone has been pretty focused on the stimulus checks to individuals within the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the…

In every divorce involving children, probably, child support will also be included. Many parents are worried about how they will continue to support themselves and their children after a divorce, particularly since they will essentially run a single income household. If your family is involved in a legal battle involving children, educating yourself and understanding…

WHAT SMALL BUSINESSES NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CORONAVIRUS PAID SICK LEAVE, $20,000 WISCONSIN GRANTS, FAMILY MEDICAL LEAVE ACT EXPANSION AND SELF EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS As a business attorney I’m staying on top of the impacts of COVID-19 or Coronavirus legislation on my business clients.   I wrote up five legal tips Sunday.   Today I have four big…

5 FREE LEGAL TIPS FROM A BUSINESS ATTORNEY TO HELP YOUR COMPANY SURVIVE, AVOID A LAWSUIT, AND GET THE GOVERNMENT HELP IT NEEDS As a business attorney practicing for the last 12 years, I’ve advised clients though recession, natural disaster, and a slew of nasty situations.  Since Thursday, my phone has been ringing off the…

OWI is an acronym for “Operating While Intoxicated” and is the more general term used in Wisconsin, “drunk driving” offense. The terms OWI, DUI, DWI, BAC, and PAC are synonymous and also refer to motor vehicle activities under the influence of a “controlled substance” or “toxicant.” The OWI law of Wisconsin doesn’t quite generalize all…

Insurance companies are trying to wriggle out of paying the full amount of the claim or even deny the claim in full. If your insurance company does not live up to its promise to deliver on your complaint, the only option is to sue them. All states have laws that allow insurance companies to act…

A non-compete agreement between employers and employees in Wisconsin can be used to prevent an employee from engaging in certain activities in a particular geographical area for a period of time after the employee stops working for the employer. Non-compete agreements, often known as covenants or restrictive agreements, are arrangements between employer and employee that…

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