Do I Need a Lawyer to Write a Will?

Do I Need a Lawyer to Write a Will?

Wondering whether you should hire a lawyer to write your will? Read on to find out when you need an attorney to draft your will, and when you can do it yourself.

by Belle Wong, J.D.
updated September 21, 2020 · 4 min read

Wondering whether you should hire a lawyer to write your will? Read on to find out when you need an attorney to draft your will, and when you can do it yourself.
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Belle Wong, J.D.

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Belle Wong, J.D.

Belle Wong, J.D., is a freelance writer specializing in small business, personal finance, and marketing topics. Connect … Read more

Why It Matters Where You Decide to Incorporate Your Business

Why It Matters Where You Decide to Incorporate Your Business

When you incorporate your business, you will need to choose which state to file in. Learn the factors you should consider when making this important decision.

by Brette Sember, J.D.
updated September 21, 2020 · 5 min read

When you incorporate your business, you will need to choose which state to file in. Learn the factors you should consider when making this important decision.
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Brette Sember, J.D.

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Brette Sember, J.D.

Brette Sember, J.D. practiced law in New York, including divorce, mediation, family law, adoption, probate and estates, … Read more

How to Use a Corporate Resolution

How to Use a Corporate Resolution

Corporate America makes resolutions each year, much like people's New Year resolutions. Learn what a corporate resolution is, how it's used, and why it's important.

by Jonathan Layton, J.D.
updated September 21, 2020 · 3 min read

Corporate America makes resolutions each year, much like people's New Year resolutions. Learn what a corporate resolution is, how it's used, and why it's important.
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Jonathan Layton, J.D.

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Jonathan Layton, J.D.

Jonathan Layton is a graduate of The College of  William and Mary, where he majored in English literature. While in coll… Read more

Industry Disruption: How to Shake Up Your Industry or Product Segment

Industry Disruption: How to Shake Up Your Industry or Product Segment

Becoming an industry disruptor can help you get ahead in a competitive marketplace by giving customers what they really want.

by Katherine Gustafson
updated September 21, 2020 ·  min read

Becoming an industry disruptor can help you get ahead in a competitive marketplace by giving customers what they really want.
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Katherine Gustafson

Katherine Gustafson is a full-time freelance writer specializing in content for mission-driven changemakers such as tech… Read more

Help! FTC Shut Me Down! Now What?

Help! FTC Shut Me Down! Now What?

Worried about a customer's FTC complaint against you? Learn more about the FTC complaint process and what it means for your business.

by Belle Wong, J.D.
updated September 21, 2020 · 6 min read

Worried about a customer's FTC complaint against you? Learn more about the FTC complaint process and what it means for your business.
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Belle Wong, J.D.

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Belle Wong, J.D.

Belle Wong, J.D., is a freelance writer specializing in small business, personal finance, and marketing topics. Connect … Read more

How to Refuse an Inheritance

How to Refuse an Inheritance

Refusing an inheritance isn't complicated, but you must be sure you're making the right decision and also following proper procedure.

by Michelle Kaminsky, Esq.
updated September 21, 2020 · 2 min read

Refusing an inheritance isn't complicated, but you must be sure you're making the right decision and also following proper procedure.
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Michelle Kaminsky, Esq.

Freelance writer and editor Michelle Kaminsky, Esq. has been working with LegalZoom since 2004. She earned a Juris Docto… Read more

When Is a Promissory Note Negotiable?

When Is a Promissory Note Negotiable?

Wondering if a promissory note is negotiable? Read more to learn when a promissory note is negotiable, and how to make a promissory note non-negotiable.

by Belle Wong, J.D.
updated September 21, 2020 · 3 min read

Wondering if a promissory note is negotiable? Read more to learn when a promissory note is negotiable, and how to make a promissory note non-negotiable.
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Belle Wong, J.D.

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Belle Wong, J.D.

Belle Wong, J.D., is a freelance writer specializing in small business, personal finance, and marketing topics. Connect … Read more

When Do I Need a Trademark Lawyer?

When Do I Need a Trademark Lawyer?

You can apply for a registered trademark on your own, but the expense of hiring a trained and licensed trademark lawyer may outweigh the potential pitfalls of going it alone.

by Jonathan Layton, J.D.
updated September 21, 2020 · 4 min read

You can apply for a registered trademark on your own, but the expense of hiring a trained and licensed trademark lawyer may outweigh the potential pitfalls of going it alone.
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Jonathan Layton, J.D.

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Jonathan Layton, J.D.

Jonathan Layton is a graduate of The College of  William and Mary, where he majored in English literature. While in coll… Read more

How to Transition Your Brick and Mortar Business to an Online Entity

How to Transition Your Brick and Mortar Business to an Online Entity

Looking to transition your brick and mortar business to an online operation? Whether you're looking to replace or supplement your in-person business, start the process with these four steps.

by Sandra Beckwith
updated September 21, 2020 · 3 min read

Looking to transition your brick and mortar business to an online operation? Whether you're looking to replace or supplement your in-person business, start the process with these four steps.
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Sandra Beckwith

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Sandra Beckwith

Sandra Beckwith has been writing for traditional and online publications since she sold her first magazine article while… Read more

Living Will vs. Advance Directive

Living Will vs. Advance Directive

Wondering about the differences between a living will and an advance directive? Read more to learn which to use in your estate plan.

by Belle Wong, J.D.
updated September 21, 2020 · 2 min read

Wondering about the differences between a living will and an advance directive? Read more to learn which to use in your estate plan.
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Belle Wong, J.D.

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Belle Wong, J.D.

Belle Wong, J.D., is a freelance writer specializing in small business, personal finance, and marketing topics. Connect … Read more