Author Archives: Howard C. Stross

The Personal Guaranty: Five Ways Small Business Owners Can Reduce Their Liability

May 22, 2019 by

Lenders view loans to small businesses, particularly start-ups, as among the riskiest they make, particularly when there is little or no credit history or business revenue on which to base their decision. To lessen their risk, lenders almost always ...

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Will it matter if your LLC has an operating agreement?

May 6, 2019 by

Does it Really Matter if Your LLC Doesn’t have an Operating Agreement?

Yes! Having a limited liability company (LLC) with a properly written operating agreement (“OA”), customized to the members and managers of the LLC, matters a lot!

An ...

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“Do I REALLY need to keep my business records?”

February 25, 2019 by

Whether you are just starting up a new company or have a business that has been in operation for a while, and whether your business is a sole proprietorship, partnership, limited liability company, or corporation, good business recordkeeping is ...

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Florida Retiree Uses an Out-of-State Attorney. The Result: a Failed Trust

January 10, 2019 by

Florida is the number one choice among retirees to call home. Many of our transplants may not want to change the professional relationships they have established over many years.

With estate planning, that is a mistake. Just because a ...

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