Construction Project Dispute Resolution Options

August 30th, 2012|Business|

A construction project will inevitably go through some if not many changes that could bring about a need for dispute resolution.  A lot can happen between the time you sign a contract and the [...]

Can A Color Be Protected By Trademark?

August 30th, 2012|Business|

A trademark will protect many things, but can it protect a color? This question was posed in a lawsuit filed against Yves Saint Laurent America, Inc. by Christian Louboutin.  Louboutin is a French shoe [...]

What Type of Entity Is Right For Your North Carolina Corporation?

August 30th, 2012|Business|

Once you decide to start a North Carolina corporation, one of the first things you will have to determine is the type of entity for your business structure.  There are several typical entities you [...]

How an Attorney Can Assist Your North Carolina Corporation

August 30th, 2012|Business|

Starting a North Carolina corporation can be a confusing process. These days, there are numerous books and online resources that are intended to help individuals with “do-it-yourself incorporation”. While do-it-yourself incorporation may seem like [...]

3 Ways Your North Carolina Business Name Can Support Your Advertising

August 30th, 2012|Business|

Advertising is one of the most important parts of growing a North Carolina business.  Advertising tells the public that you exist, you have a product or service that they want, and why customers should [...]

The Facts About Contracts

August 29th, 2012|Business|

A business settles and finalizes its deals with contracts.  These are the written documents that represent a business’s risk management and are signed to prevent future business litigation.  Contracts are used for deals like [...]

Critical Steps To Forming Your North Carolina Corporation

August 29th, 2012|Business|

In North Carolina and other states across the country, a business will usually form a corporation to protect itself and its owners against claims and lawsuits.  By definition a corporation is a legal entity [...]

10 Essential Elements of Common Commercial Leases in North Carolina

August 29th, 2012|Business|

Commercial leases in Western North Carolina are frequently used to rent an office of warehouse.  Most people are pretty familiar with the concept of leasing; most people experience leases when they rent an apartment [...]

Is Incorporation Right For Your North Carolina Business

August 29th, 2012|Business|

If you are a North Carolina business owner, you may be considering the incorporation of your company. Whether you are a sole proprietor or a large business with multiple employees, you are eligible to [...]

Dissolution Of Your North Carolina Corporation Or Business

August 29th, 2012|Business|

Dissolution of a company means you are permanently closing your North Carolina corporation or LLC.  If properly closed, you officially end the existence of your company and are no longer required to pay or [...]

6 Easy Steps To A North Carolina Green Business

August 29th, 2012|Business|

Starting or operating a green business in Asheville, North Carolina  is easier than you may think.  It not only helps the environment but saves you money by conserving resources and cutting down on waste.  [...]

What You Should Know About Lawsuits and Civil Litigation

August 29th, 2012|Business|

Litigation is the term for any lawsuit brought before a court.  The term civil means that the lawsuit is brought by the party injured and not the state.  This generally means that a wrong [...]