Business Law

Businesses and Restraining Orders

Can A Business File A Civil Protection Order? No, because a business is not a person. For more information on why, visit our article on businesses and civil protection orders. If you are a business and you are being harassed and or interfered with, you are not without remedy. Below are a few tips that…

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Why Write Demand Letters and What Do They Do

You never know what you might get until you ask is an old saying and for the most part its true. When an issue comes up, whether you are an individual or a business, you want it resolved and you want it done quickly. It makes no sense to make the process painful, costly, time…

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Starting a New Business

Starting a New Business in Washington | A Business Lawyer’s View on the Issues and the Process. Overview The most common misconception of starting a new business is that a business lawyer is only for Fortune 500 companies and Washington business lawyers only file forms and paperwork anyway.  A good business lawyer and their counsel…

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What Makes a Great Business Lawyer

A Business Lawyer’s View | What makes a Great Business Lawyer. See Patrick’s Linkedin profile As a businessman with over 25 years of real world business experience in starting up, managing, operating, merging, and transitioning businesses, I understand what it takes to make a business successful. That said, I also have a degree in law…

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Why Draft Business Documents

Business in Washington | A Business Lawyer’s View | Why Draft Contracts and Business Documents? Overview As a Seattle based business lawyer who has also ran successful businesses for over 25 years, I know taking people for their word is a great practice.  Many business ideas and relationships develop this way.  That said, verbal agreements…

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