Business Break-Ups

November 30th, 2015|Articles, Business|

Business and marriage are very similar – the combined effort of individuals who share the same goal and want to support each other to achieve that goal. And as marriage and business often share the [...]

Navigating Contracts and Contract Litigation in Western North Carolina

November 30th, 2015|Articles, Business|

“The aforementioned client agrees to the terms stated on Page 11, line 25 – 28, and will not seek retribution after the date agreed to on Page 4 unless qualifications met on Page 13 are [...]

Serving as a Corporate Registered Agent

November 16th, 2015|Articles, Business|

An incorporated business is recognized by the law as a person with rights and responsibilities. A human being has multiple organs that all have different functions with the common goal of keeping the human alive. [...]

5 Things You Need to Consider When Forming a Business in North Carolina

November 16th, 2015|Articles, Business|

After years of being in charge of the desserts at family functions and friend gatherings, you’ve finally decided that you want to create your own business selling all the delicious baked goods you’ve perfected. Armed [...]

No More Personal Exemptions for North Carolina Workers

December 5th, 2013|Business|

The New Year brings new requirements for businesses located in North Carolina. Effective January 1, 2014, North Carolina taxpayers may no longer claim a personal exemption on their taxes for themselves, their spouse, their [...]

Breach of Warranty

November 7th, 2012|Business|

A warranty is an express or implied representation of fact that is upheld by law against the person who offered it. Product liability law addresses three kinds of warranties on the basis of a [...]

What Every Contractor Should Know About Getting Paid

September 17th, 2012|Business|

In today’s economic climate contractors and design professionals are finding it more and more difficult to get paid for the work they do.

Trademark and Copyright Infringement Information For North Carolina Business Owners

August 30th, 2012|Business|

Trademark and copyright infringement can threaten a product’s market and is a serious offense in North Carolina and the rest of the country.  Trademark and copyright infringers will usually deny any wrongdoing.  If you [...]

How Mechanic’s Liens Assist North Carolina Contractors

August 30th, 2012|Business|

North Carolina contractors who provide labor, services or supplies to improve real property are eligible for a “mechanic’s lien”.  This includes electricians, plumbers and carpenters -- just about anyone hired to work on real [...]

Building Codes and Your North Carolina Corporation

August 30th, 2012|Business|

If you currently maintain or plan to build a commercial location for your North Carolina corporation, it’s important to be aware of building codes.  Building codes are the local or state laws that set [...]

Starting A Food Truck Business In Asheville

August 30th, 2012|Business|

Business is booming in the Asheville food truck industry.  It took a little while (about a year) for Asheville City Council to approve the downtown vending.   But as of Friday, March 2 food truck [...]

Tips For Addressing A Construction Defect Or Other Work Project Problems

August 30th, 2012|Business|

When faced with a construction defect or other problem in one of your buildings or real estate projects, it's important to know the facts.  Construction defects can cause serious financial and physical damages to [...]