Business Law

July 22, 2016

Contract Terms You Really Should Know

Contracts are seldom easy and pleasant reading. They are typically filled with legal jargon that almost nobody (except business lawyers) truly understands, but there are a few contract terms that consumers need to know: Offer Nearly every contract begins with an offer, which expresses the intent to be bound by […]
May 18, 2016

Settle or Sue – How Do You Know?

Many people assume that personal injury lawsuits frequently go to trial, but the opposite is actually true. According to TheLawDictionary.org, 95-96 percent of personal injury cases are settled before trial. What’s more, 90 percent of the cases that do go to trial don’t end with a favorable result, although the […]
April 7, 2016

Do I Need a Lawyer If I Win the Lottery?

If you hit the jackpot and win the lottery, you’ll never have to worry about money again, right? Wrong. With good money management you could live well for many years, but from the moment you claim your prize, the temptation to squander your winnings will be ever present. One of […]
January 6, 2016

Things to Consider When Drafting a Business Contract

A business contract is a legal agreement between two or more parties that specifies a shared objective. When conducted in the appropriate manner, business contracts are a great way for two companies to work together and gain benefits through the purchase or sale of products and services. Although various types […]
December 29, 2015

What Are the Fundamental Differences Between an LLC and an S-Corp?

If you decide to start a small business, one of the most common decisions you’ll have to make  is how the business will be structured. There are several choices but the most common are  LLC, or  S-Corp? Read on to learn some of the major differences between the two, and […]
March 26, 2015

Things to Consider When Drafting a Business Contract

A business contract is a legal agreement between two or more parties that specifies a shared objective. When conducted in the appropriate manner, business contracts are a great way for two companies to work together and gain benefits through the purchase or sale of products and services. Although various types […]
January 27, 2015

Top 5 Things to Consider When Starting a Business with a Partner

Starting a business with a partner can provide many opportunities for entrepreneurs that they may not have by going solo. They provide a second set of ideas, eyes and resources to help create a successful and thriving business. To make sure this businesses partnership is as successful as possible, here […]
December 11, 2014

O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss Attorneys Can Help with North Dakota Mineral Rights Cases

It is not surprising that the oil boom has brought many changes to North Dakota. The technological advancement of drilling and fracturing in the Bakken area has driven more resident and non-resident mineral owners to sell or lease their rights to oil and gas companies. As a result, there has […]
November 25, 2014

What You Need to Know About Forced Arbitration

If your bank, cell phone provider, employer or other company that you conduct business with violated your rights or cheated you, would you want to retain your ability to take them to court? Many companies are now using fine print to stop you and other consumers from doing so through […]
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