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Protect Yourself from Unfair Contracts

Our Maryland Business Lawyers Can Help Protect You Against Unfair Contracts As a business owner, you will enter into a number of contracts -- leases, supplier agreements, employment contracts, and more. A contract legally entered into is supposed to protect all[ ... ]

What Is the MD Consumer Protection Act – And How Does It Affect You?

If you live in Maryland and have been the victim of an unscrupulous landlord, service provider, or seller of consumer goods, you have a powerful tool to help you fight back and win restitution: The MD Co[ ... ]

How to Review a Commercial Lease Agreement

It is good to know how to review a commercial lease agreement because it serves as a foundation of your relationship with your tenant. Given the economy, a prospective tenant may want to move into a smaller space. Landlords may be eager to keep or attract tenants, given how[ ... ]

Most Common Types of Business Contracts

What type of business contracts you’ll need depends on your business’s nature, size, and complexity. Contracts are a way to protect your interests. They also clarify what each party is obligated to do and their rights. You may not think a contract is needed un[ ... ]

What Is a Breach of Contract in Real Estate?

Contracts govern a wide variety of situations involving real estate. You must sign a real estate contract when you buy or sell a property. In addition, a rental or lease of property is a contractual relationship between a landlord and a tenant. Like other types of[ ... ]

How Do You Resolve a Partnership Dispute?

How Do You Resolve a Partnership Dispute? This question is one many partners face at one point or another during the life of their partnership. Disputes are inevitable, but they do not have to mean the dissolution of the partnership. There are things you can do[ ... ]

Can an LLC Hire an Independent Contractor?

Startup businesses and small firms frequently find themselves needing more people in the early stages of operations. For limited liability companies (LLCs) with low cash flows and few benefits to offer yet, hiring independent contractors can seem like a good compromise. Bef[ ... ]

Should Your Business Have an Attorney on Retainer?

Owning a business comes with a lot of responsibility. Not only do you have to ensure that the day-to-day operations run smoothly, but you also have to deal with employees, clients, customers, and more. Because of all the issues that may arise, it’s smart to hire[ ... ]

What Is an Action for Partition?

An action for partition is a lawsuit brought by a party (or parties) against another to force the division or sale of real estate. These actions can arise when two or more people co-own property and are in dispute over what to do with it. Sometimes co-owners of homes where[ ... ]

Sole Proprietorship vs. an LLC in Maryland

Whether you’re starting a business or thinking about changing the legal entity owning it, you may want to know the costs and benefits of a sole proprietorship vs. an LLC in Maryland. Is it better to have an LLC or a sole proprietorship? That depends on your priorities. Th[ ... ]