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Avoiding Business Ownership Disputes

If you are one of two or more owners of a business, what happens when the state of the shared ownership enters a state of unrest or significant change? The consequences of these changes could possibly be severe and life altering for the affected...

November 07, 2018 Business Contracts; Mergers & Acquisitions; New Business Formation

Written by Ronald Gates

Does Your Corporation or Limited Liability Company Protect You?

The whole idea of using a corporation or limited liability company is to provide protection for the owner from the creditors of the corporation or limited liability company. The law says you are not personally liable for your corporate or limited...

October 01, 2013 in New Business Formation

Written by Ronald Gates

Employee Covenants Not to Compete

As a general rule, covenants not to compete in employment contracts are not favored in Virginia and are always strictly construed against the employer. Does this mean that all such covenants aren’t enforceable? No. It does mean, however, that the...

March 23, 2011

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