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Choosing the Right Representation – What to look for in a lawyer

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  “You’ll be hearing from my lawyer,” “don’t say another word until you talk to your lawyer,” “I’ll have my lawyer contact you,” – – anyone who’s grown up watching television dramas, or watched or read any of John Grisham’s films or books is familiar with this legal vernacular. But how do you obtain a lawyer, does everyone need a …

SKM Law, Business Litigation Attorneys, Have Changed Their Name to Business Law Southwest

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Albuquerque, NM – August 13, 2013 – The law firm Streubel, Kochersberger and Mortimer LLC has changed the name of the practice to Business Law Southwest LLC, a name they feel better conveys the firm’s expertise in business litigation and their regional presence in New Mexico, Arizona and Texas. The name change is due to the departure of one of …

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Business Break-Ups – Important Tips to Prepare Before the Problem Arises

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New business partners don’t typically think about anything going wrong down the road, however, business and personal disputes are often irreconcilable, and sometimes partners ultimately decide to break up the business. Ideally, businesses and business partners take the necessary steps to plan ahead for dissolution and alleviate much of the stress associated with typical business break-ups.

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Complex Criminal Defense—Computer Crimes and Fraud

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New Mexico news headlines were recently riddled with references to a case involving Governor Martinez’ former campaign manager and a federal indictment for “computer intrusion and false statement charges” that stemmed from the “interception of wire communications intended for others.” The increased use of, access to, and sharing of information has been mirrored by the increase in cyber crimes and …

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Acting In Good Faith

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What it Means for your Business When conducting business dealings and entering into contracts, you expect that the people that you are dealing with will be honest and sincere in their intentions to uphold your agreements. Similar to a breach of contract, when a business or person does not honor their end of the deal, but also misleads the parties …

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Breach of Contract: What Happens Next?

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When you enter into a business contract, you expect to hold up your end of the deal and expect the other party to honor their part, as well. When something goes wrong and the other party isn’t holding up their end of the deal, they have committed a breach of contract. So, what can you do against a business or party …

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Tort Law: Protect Your Business

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Sometimes protecting your business is not as simple as locking your doors at night and setting an alarm. It is not just your physical address that you need to protect—property can be intangible or intellectual. Attacks against those types of property by another business or by an employee can be very damaging to your business practices and reputation. Staying vigilant …

Equity: Dividing it Up Amongst Founders

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You and your partners have the idea, product and resources to finally start the business you always wanted. This is a very exciting time for all of you and there is a lot to do. You have operating agreements, ownership agreements and a lot of details to finalize.