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What is the Right Tax Status for Your Company?

In Corporate Formation, LLC Formation, Startups by Larry DonahueLeave a Comment

When confronted with this question, I usually respond with, “Please ask that question to your CPA or Accountant.” After all, a good CPA or Accountant, who understands the needs of your business, is going to be able to make a good recommendation and help you minimize your tax exposure (legally). Read more in this article, Accountants vs. Lawyers: Using the …

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Celebrating KOATS for Kids!

In Business Tips by Sean FriendLeave a Comment

At Business Law Southwest, we are all about giving back to the community. On Dec 11, we invited some of our downtown business neighbors over to join us in gathering up donations.  It was a tremendous success! Learn more about KOATS for Kids here.Find a drop off location near you here. Ready to speak to an Attorney?Contact us or give us …

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Election Year Political Pitfalls for Nonprofits

In Business Tips by Kameron KramerLeave a Comment

With 2020 and the upcoming November Presidential election quickly-approaching, political chatter will definitely be in the air—from co-workers discussing the debates at the water cooler to family members posting their views on Facebook. Although the first amendment protects our rights to express our views as individuals, non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations must be careful, as they cannot legally engage in the same …

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Expungement of a Criminal Record

In White Collar Criminal Defense by Larry Donahue2 Comments

Effective January 1, 2020 A comprehensive new expungement law authorizes courts to limit public access to non-conviction records one year after disposition if no other charges are pending, and to most convictions for felonies, misdemeanors and municipal ordinances after varying waiting periods. Specifically, the law allows for expungement in the following circumstances: Expungement of Criminal Records due to identity theft. …

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Business Law Southwest is a proud sponsor of KOAT 7 KOATs for Kids!

In Business Tips by Sean FriendLeave a Comment

We are excited to announce that Business Law Southwest is a proud sponsor of KOAT 7 KOATs for Kids! If you want to make a donation, we’re located on the sixth floor of the New Mexico Bank and Trust Building in the heart of downtown Albuquerque. Make your coat donation from November 19 to December 20, 2019. Google map: https://goo.gl/maps/nqoVNoABv2ABS8v47 …

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Adverse Possession

In Contracts, Dispute Resolution by Kameron KramerLeave a Comment

When I purchased my home, my neighbor’s hot tub was situated on my property line.  I went ahead and closed on the purchase of my home (20 years ago) with the hot tub sitting on my property and forgot about it.  I am now concerned that when the time comes that I want to sell my house, or my neighbor …

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The Face of Business Law: Sneak Peek

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We’re excited to announce we will be featured in Albuquerque The Magazine The Face of Business Law. What is Albuquerque The Magazine? Albuquerque The Magazine is a popular monthly magazine in the Albuquerque area that features, “outstanding words and photographs, all designed to showcase our most interesting people and places.” Why us? Slingshot Brands are on the cutting edge of …

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Consent & Contracts

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Consent is an important element to a contract.  It is required by both parties that are entering into a contract.   Consent happens when the parties named in the contract acknowledge that they agree with the terms outlined in the contract. While consent is required for a contact to be binding, there are instances when consent or the lack there of, …

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Congratulations, Jake Goldsmith!

In Business Transactions, Corporate Formation, LLC Formation by Sean FriendLeave a Comment

We are pleased to announce the newest member of the Slingshot Team, Jake Goldsmith!   Jake is a graduate of the University of New Mexico School of Law and was admitted into the New Mexico Bar in 2019.  Practice Areas Jake’s practice areas are Business Agreements, Business Formations, Buying and Selling Businesses, Commercial Transactions, Limited Liability Companies (LLC), Mergers & Acquisitions, Non-Compete Agreements, …

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Moving your business to a different state

In Business Transactions, LLC Formation, Startups by Kameron KramerLeave a Comment

When moving to a different state, the process involved in moving your business along with you can be stressful if not completely confusing.  There are many reasons to not merely shut down the existing company and start a new one. You typically have two options, or possibly three options, depending on the state your company is organized in and the …