Most of us have heard the terms “insurance fraud” and “securities fraud.” And we probably all know someone who has been a victim of one form of fraud or another. But what exactly is fraud?

There are many different types of fraud, including mail fraud, wire fraud, fraudu...

When potential clients approach me to discuss their options for resolving legal disputes, filing a lawsuit is often foremost in their minds. As humans, we have a natural tendency to want justice. After all, why should we compromise if we’re in the right?

However, there...

Considerations in Buying and Selling a Business:

Asset Purchase vs. Stock Purchase

If you’re considering buying or selling a business, there are generally two ways to structure your deal. One is an asset purchase, and the other is a stock purchaser. In an asset purchase,...

Employers have a legitimate interest in safeguarding their business and good will. They sometimes seek to protect that interest by requiring employees to sign a covenant not to compete if the employment relationship is ever terminated. In many cases, the risk of losing...

If you’re a business owner looking to limit your personal liability, how do you know which entity is right for you? While there are many entities to choose from these days, including various forms of limited-liability partnerships, in most cases the two entities of cho...

One of the risks of owning property, doing business, or simply living and breathing in today’s world is that you’ll one day be sued and have a judgment entered against you. Don’t get lulled into believing that just because you’ve never been sued, you never will be. Mor...

Over the years, I’ve advised numerous clients about the risks and benefits of lawsuits. Many of my cautionary warnings focus on the emotional and financial toll that accompanies protracted litigation. Some matters take years to resolve, costing tens or even hundreds of...

Limited liability companies (or LLCs) have long been the business entity of choice for many Nevada residents, and for good reason.  LLCs allow significant operational flexibility while simultaneously shielding assets from liability.  However, few are aware that Nevada...

Business owners who have formed a business entity know that the process of doing so can sometimes be complicated and confusing. A formal entity isn’t required to do business in Nevada, but operating without one is financially risky. That’s primarily because legal entit...

In these difficult economic times, too many people are feeling the effects of shrinking retirement accounts, failed investments, and mounting bills.  In such a setting, the sting of seemingly uncollectable debts has become increasingly acute.

These days, many debts go u...

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