If you own a business and you don’t have a business law attorney in your corner, you might end up regretting it. Just because you haven’t been in the position to need one yet, doesn’t mean you won’t. Take a look at four circumstances you may find yourself where you need an attorney specializing in business law.
Every business must deal with contracts in some capacity, but are yours really protecting you, your business, and its assets? If you aren’t sure, you might want to speak to an attorney, so you don’t find yourself in a position of vulnerability when it comes to your contracts.
Even if you have an accountant who manages your taxes, you could still find yourself liable if those taxes have inaccuracies. An accountant may not be able to help you with a legal tax issue, but an attorney can.
Online business and e-commerce create a whole new set of legal challenges for businesses. If you aren’t in the know, you could wind up paying the price for not following state and federal laws regarding online business.
4: Intellectual Property
Anything you create, build, or design, including your products and even your brand, are your intellectual property. With access to all of your information online, it’s easier than ever for scammers to try to steal that property. Only a good attorney can help you protect yourself and your intellectual property and represent you should legal action be necessary.
Before you find yourself in any circumstances that could leave your business open to liability or exposed to legal consequences, talk to the business law attorneys who know how to protect it. Contact the team at McCutchen McLean, LLC for a consultation.