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The Most Common Disputes with Commercial Leases

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Navigating the complex world of commercial leases can be difficult, especially when disputes arise. For commercial tenants, property managers, and business owners, understanding common issues that arise in commercial leases is crucial. Let’s take a look at three frequent sources of conflict in commercial leases and tips for resolving them. Common Lease Disputes 1. Rent Increases What’s the Issue? One …

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Why Reviewing Your Contracts with Vendors Once a Year is Crucial to Your Business Success

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As a business owner, one of the essential things you should consider is vendor management. Ensuring you work with trustworthy and reliable vendors can be a challenge. So is ensuring you have good business relationships while managing costs and timelines. That’s why it’s essential to review the contracts you have with vendors once a year. Unfortunately, businesses often overlook this …

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What is the Difference Between an Asset Purchase and a Share or Membership Purchase?

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If you are a business owner interested in purchasing or selling a company, it is essential to understand the different types of transactions available. Two of the most commonly used types are asset purchase and share or membership purchase. While they may seem similar, there are significant differences in how they work and the outcomes they produce. This post will …

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How Does Seller Financing Work When Buying or Selling a Company?

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Buying or selling a company can be a complicated process, and the financing options available can make all the difference. One financing option that’s gaining popularity, especially for small to medium-sized businesses, is seller financing. This arrangement involves the seller financing part or all of the sale price of the business, rather than relying solely on a third-party lender. In …

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Understanding At-Will Employment in New Mexico 

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As a business owner or employee in New Mexico, it’s important to understand what at-will employment means and what rights and obligations come with it. At-will employment is a common type of employment relationship where an employer can terminate an employee at any time, for any reason, and without notice. However, there are some legal limitations on at-will employment in …

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The Importance of Vendor Contracts and the Role of Lawyers in Ensuring Compliance 

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Vendor contracts are essential legal agreements that businesses use to establish relationships with suppliers, service providers, and other external vendors. These contracts set out the terms and conditions of the relationship between the parties involved, including the scope of services, payment, deadlines, confidentiality, and legal obligations. They can also include provisions for dispute resolution, intellectual property, and warranties. As such, …

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A Guide to Contractor Agreements for Business Owners

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If you are a business owner, chances are you’ve heard about contractor agreements. But what exactly is a contractor agreement, and why should you know about them? In this article, we’ll take a look at the basics of contractor agreements and how they can help your business. What is a Contractor Agreement?A contractor agreement is a legally binding document that …

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The Benefits of Having a Good Contract

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Contracts are an essential part of any business. They provide clarity, security, and peace of mind for both parties in a transaction. A good contract can help protect you from liability and financial risk, while also helping you to realize potential opportunities. Here’s why having a good contract is so important to your business. Protecting Your Business With Legal Clarity …

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6 Traps to Avoid When Starting a Business

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Attorney Ian Alden hosts this informative workshop that anyone starting a business should view. From the pitfalls that come from negotiating bad leases, to forming your company incorrectly, Ian’s advice just might keep your business, in business! Watch the video here. Contact  Business Law Southwest today to discuss all of your business law issues. Business Law Southwest. Business law that makes business sense.