Understanding North Carolina Worker’s Compensation Benefits

Understanding North Carolina Worker's Compensation Benefits

If you’re injured on the job, the financial strain that comes from either needing medical treatment or being unable to work for an extended period of time can cause unnecessary stress.  Fortunately, in North Carolina, workers’ compensation benefits are designed to provide financial assistance to employees who are injured on the job. Our firm helps…

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Why the LLC Structure is a Great Option for New Businesses

When starting a small business, choosing the right legal structure is an important decision that can have long-term implications. While there are various options available, Limited Liability Companies (LLCs) have gained significant popularity among small business owners.  In this blog post, we will explore the reasons why LLCs are generally preferred for small businesses. From…

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5 Reasons Your New Business Should Have a Law Firm on Retainer

Starting a new business can be an exciting venture, but it also comes with a variety of potential legal challenges and risks. From drafting employment agreements and company handbooks to navigating legal actions like wrongful termination claims, having a trusted law firm on retainer can be invaluable. In this blog post, we will explore the…

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Using a Law Firm as Your LLC’s Registered Agent

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When starting a business or LLC, one critical decision you must make is choosing a registered agent. A registered agent is a designated individual or an entity, such as a law firm, that receives service of process notices, government correspondence, and compliance-related documents on behalf of the company. While you can be your own registered…

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Operating Agreements for Single Member and Multi-Member LLCs

Operating Agreements for Single Member and Multi-Member LLCs

When starting a Limited Liability Company (LLC), whether as a single member or with multiple members, it is crucial to have a comprehensive operating agreement in place. An operating agreement is a legal document that outlines the internal workings, rights, and responsibilities of the LLC and its members. In this blog post, we will delve…

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5 Reasons Forming an LLC for Your New Business is Important

Starting a new business is an exciting endeavor, but it also requires careful consideration of the legal structure that will best support your venture. One option that stands out for its advantages is forming a Limited Liability Company (LLC). In this blog post, we will explore why it is crucial for a new business to…

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What Executive Order 158 Means for Businesses and Job Seekers in NC

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North Carolina’s Governor Cooper recently signed Executive Order 158, which will implement fair chance policies at state agencies. The Order, effective November 1, 2020, will increase employment opportunities for people with criminal records. The Order removes criminal history questions from state employment applications and prohibits inquiries into an individual’s criminal history during the initial stages…

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Returning to the workplace after COVID-19: what you need to know

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The COVID-19 pandemic brought some Charlotte business to a halt, while forcing others to change the way they operate – whether allowing employees to work from home, implementing safety and social distancing measures, or providing curbside and delivery-only services.  North Carolina’s Governor Cooper recently released a three-phased plan for reopening the state, and plans allow…

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Cybercrime & COVID-19: How to Protect Your Business

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The FBI has reported a rise in reports of cybercrime since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Compared to the months before the pandemic began, reports have quadrupled. At the beginning of April, The US National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC) warned businesses that cybercriminals could be targeting a company’s intellectual property, company secrets, and…

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