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The Fine Print

LeFebvre Law's blog exploring legal issues related to the small business community, entrepreneurs, contractors, the construction industry, along with occasional pieces about futurism, the commercial space industry and space law, and other emergent technologies and novel legal fields. "Always read The Fine Print!"

The Fine Print

LeFebvre Law's blog exploring legal issues related to the small business community, entrepreneurs, contractors, the construction industry, along with occasional pieces about futurism, the commercial space industry and space law, and other emergent technologies and novel legal fields. "Always read The Fine Print!"

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Employment Law Recent News August 3, 2016

Cybersecurity and Your Small Business – Written Information Security Policy

If you have been following the media, no doubt you are aware of the many cyber attacks that seem to be occurring with an ever greater frequency. Individuals, hostile nations, and even unscrupulous competitors are testing the limits of information security, and the takeaway is even large corporations and the U.S. Government are not taking […]

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General Recent News July 27, 2016

Pokémon GO, Trespass and Liability

It is impossible to miss the phenomenon that is Pokémon GO. The augmented reality app featuring Nintendo’s digital critters roaming real neighborhoods and locals has taken the mobile game world by storm, and currently boasts more daily users than Twitter. But did you consider that this game might actually expose your small business to liability? The […]

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Employment Law Uncategorized December 22, 2015

Billing Management

As a small business, getting paid on time is integral to your success and liquidity.  Having an efficient billing and management system in place can improve your rate of collecting on invoices both new and outstanding. Enter into an Agreement Doing business with a handshake can result in a lot of headaches in the event […]

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Employment Law July 16, 2015

Unpaid Internships

Unpaid Interns Many people, especially in my own profession of law, utilize college students or graduate students looking to gain experience in lieu of pay as unpaid interns. These businesses give the student an opportunity to get hands-on, real world experience and the business gets a little help around the office without the burden of […]

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When to Hire a Debt Collection Attorney

When to Consider Hiring a Debt Collection Attorney As any small business owner is aware, getting paid for goods provided or services rendered is essential to keeping your business running. But all too often, people and businesses fail to meet their obligations. So what does a small business owner do when those clients fail to […]

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Employment Law May 18, 2015

Independent Contractor Versus Employee

The primary reason a small business owner would prefer to utilize an independent contractor rather than hire an employee is to cut down on expenses, especially the tax burden. An employer’s tax liability is contingent upon the status of their workers. When a worker is classified as an employee, the employer must pay certain taxes, […]

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Employment Law May 14, 2015

Picking An Entity – Considerations for the Small Business Owner

We tend to form entities for small businesses, and as such, the choice generally boils down to whether to form an S Corp or an LLC. There are certainly other entities, but these are the two that usually meet the needs of the small business owner and will be our focus here today. When you […]