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March 2017 Archives

Get your business started right with the right advice

Business and commercial law are areas of law that often overlap. If you're opening a business and intend to sell items commercially, then you may need help from an attorney who understands both business and commercial law, for example.

Protect yourself from liability with the right business entity

When you run a business, it's important that you protect yourself and your personal assets. If you decide to have a sole proprietorship, you run the risk of being held liable for anything that goes wrong with your business. That means that if your business goes bankrupt, you may go bankruptcy as well.

You can find a copy of your deed if it's been lost

If you want to sell a home but have lost the deed, don't despair. There are a few steps you can take to find a copy of the deed so that you can begin preparations for the sale. Recorded deeds are part of the public record, which makes it possible for anyone to obtain a copy.

Minnesota residents, business owners face expensive toxin crisis

Property owners in Minnesota may be having problems transferring their homes to new owners in the future thanks to a new set of rules that requires them to test for chemical vapors before the homes can be transferred. A Feb. 25 news report indicated that the vapors are now rising out of the soil throughout Minnesota due to pollution from decades ago. They are being produced by industrial solvents.

Purchasing a timeshare: What you should know

A timeshare is an interesting real estate investment that you might be considering. Before you make the purchase, there are some things you should know about timeshares. These sometimes have problems like difficulties when you want to resell the property or higher-than-expected costs associated with maintenance fees and property taxes.