I’m Going Into Business With My Best Friend. Do We Really Need a Partnership Agreement?

I’m Going Into Business With My Best Friend. Do We Really Need a Partnership Agreement?

Alicia Dearn

Alicia Dearn

CEO + Trial Lawyer at Bellatrix PC
Ms. Dearn gives sharp and insightful legal counsel to entrepreneurs and employers so they can advance their businesses fearlessly. She fixes legal problems.
Alicia Dearn
I had a law partner for 3 months. She and I were not friends before we partnered, actually, but we became fast friends once we decided to do business together. About a month later, she joined my law firm. It was temporary, though. Within a couple months, we disagreed...
Partnership Agreements

Partnership Agreements

Alicia Dearn

Alicia Dearn

CEO + Trial Lawyer at Bellatrix PC
Ms. Dearn gives sharp and insightful legal counsel to entrepreneurs and employers so they can advance their businesses fearlessly. She fixes legal problems.
Alicia Dearn
PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENTS While written partnership agreements are not mandated by law, you are strongly urged to create one prior to opening your doors for business.  While you may have a positive relationship with your fellow partners and clients now, you never know...
Sale of Business

Sale of Business

Alicia Dearn

Alicia Dearn

CEO + Trial Lawyer at Bellatrix PC
Ms. Dearn gives sharp and insightful legal counsel to entrepreneurs and employers so they can advance their businesses fearlessly. She fixes legal problems.
Alicia Dearn
SALE OF BUSINESS In certain circumstances, selling a business can prove to be a lucrative and beneficial exit strategy. It can also be a lengthy and complicated procedure. Before you embark on this challenging process, it is critical to consult with an experienced...
Limited Liability Companies (LLCs) Attorney

Limited Liability Companies (LLCs) Attorney

Alicia Dearn

Alicia Dearn

CEO + Trial Lawyer at Bellatrix PC
Ms. Dearn gives sharp and insightful legal counsel to entrepreneurs and employers so they can advance their businesses fearlessly. She fixes legal problems.
Alicia Dearn
LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES (LLC) Congratulations on making the decision to start your own business! As you already know, one critical aspects of business formation is deciding which legal structure your entity will assume, i.e., a limited liability company or...
Mechanic’s Lien Lawyer

Mechanic’s Lien Lawyer

Alicia Dearn

Alicia Dearn

CEO + Trial Lawyer at Bellatrix PC
Ms. Dearn gives sharp and insightful legal counsel to entrepreneurs and employers so they can advance their businesses fearlessly. She fixes legal problems.
Alicia Dearn
MECHANIC'S LIEN LAWYER Mechanic’s liens are designed to help certain types of professionals who have rendered services to a property owner and not received payment recover fair compensation.  However, while mechanics liens can be an effective and reliable method...
Non-Disclosure Agreement

Non-Disclosure Agreement

Alicia Dearn

Alicia Dearn

CEO + Trial Lawyer at Bellatrix PC
Ms. Dearn gives sharp and insightful legal counsel to entrepreneurs and employers so they can advance their businesses fearlessly. She fixes legal problems.
Alicia Dearn
NON-DISCLOSURE AGREEMENTS Non-disclosure agreements are called by many different names: NDAs, confidentiality agreements, confidential disclosure agreements, and proprietary information agreements, among other terms. Regardless of the terminology or type of business...
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