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Registered Agent vs. Resident Agent: Understanding the Distinction for Business Owners

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When navigating the intricate world of business formation and compliance, terminology can often become a hurdle. Among the various roles and responsibilities that must be addressed, the concepts of a “Registered Agent” and a “Resident Agent” frequently emerge, leading to confusion among entrepreneurs and business owners. Are they interchangeable terms, or do they signify different roles? This blog post aims …

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The Critical Importance of Keeping Your Operating Agreement Updated

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In the dynamic world of entrepreneurship, an operating agreement serves as the constitutional backbone of a Limited Liability Company (LLC). It’s an essential document that details the ownership structure, operating procedures, and outlines how critical decisions are made within your business. But what many small business owners may overlook is the significance of keeping this foundational document up to date. …

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How to Register a Business in New Mexico: A Step-by-Step Guide for Entrepreneurs

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Opening a business can be an exciting venture, but it’s filled with legalities that can turn daunting if you’re not prepared. In New Mexico, as in other states, registering your business is a crucial step towards legality and legitimacy. This guide targets small business owners, budding entrepreneurs, and anyone who’s considering the professional assistance of a lawyer during their business …

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Understanding Corporate Bylaws and Their Significance for Your Business

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For the budding entrepreneur or the seasoned small business owner, the navigational charts of the business world can often seem filled with legal jargon and documentation. Among such essential documents are the often-overlooked yet critical corporate bylaws, the internal map that guides a company’s operations and governance. This post shines a light on what corporate bylaws are and why they’re …

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BLSW Explains the Corporate Transparency Act at The NMDOT Conference

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On February 28, 2024 NMDOT Star held their 2024 Conference. Attorney Larry Donahue hosted the “Wednesday Webinar” discussing The Corporate Transparency Act and You. Starting on January 1, 2024 a new law went into effect that requires a significant amount of the US Companies to report Beneficial Ownership Information to the US Government via FinCen. Failure to report their businesses …

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Navigating Commercial Leases: Top 5 Considerations for Entrepreneurs and Business Owners

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When venturing into the world of commercial real estate, signing a lease can be one of the most significant commitments an entrepreneur makes. Unlike residential leases, commercial agreements come with their own set of complexities and negotiation nuances that, if not carefully addressed, could lead to unforeseen challenges down the line. As a business owner, it’s imperative to approach this …

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Navigating the Skies: A Layperson’s Guide to Aviation Law

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The world of aviation is a meticulously controlled zone. For every graceful takeoff and smooth landing, there are thousands of regulations in place governing everything from aircraft manufacturing to pilot’s training. This intricate web of rules and guidelines is known as aviation law, and understanding it is crucial for aviation industry professionals, government officials, and even the common traveler who …

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Attorney Christina Cavaleri Talks About The Ever Changing Financial and Legal Landscape

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If you are in the Albuquerque area on February 13th, 2024- you will not want to miss this valuable Seminar! How have changes in the Financial and Legal Landscape impacted your retirement plans? What financial and legal strategies you can you use to protect your nest egg?Come join us at the Holiday Park Community Center in Albuquerque, NM, USA on Tue …