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Business Partnership Liability: What You Need to Know

October 20th, 2019

A general partnership is one of the most common types of small business, largely because it is so easy to set up. With a business partnership, you don’t have to worry about incorporation papers and other legal hurdles. However, you are trading these minor annoyances for something you might not be bargaining for—liability. Here’s what… View Article

Vicarious Liability: What It Is and How to Protect Yourself

October 10th, 2019

Can you be held liable for something that you didn’t actually do yourself? The answer, surprisingly, is yes. If you are an employer or otherwise responsible for another person and that person does something illegal or negligent, you could be held liable alongside them. This is called vicarious liability, and it could affect you and… View Article

Can an Owner of an LLC Be Sued for the LLC’s Actions?

September 20th, 2019

If you are the owner of an LLC that has been accused of unlawful actions, you might be worried about your personal financial status. Although the owner of an LLC doesn’t have the same personal responsibility that one might have with a sole proprietorship, there are still some situations in which the owner can be… View Article

What are the Penalties for Trademark Infringement?

September 10th, 2019

Trademark infringement is one of the lesser talked about white collar crimes, in part because the penalties for trademark infringement are almost nonexistent in the legal world. Still, it is important to understand trademark law, your rights, and how misusing or adopting a registered trademark can affect you personally as well as your business.  What… View Article

What Type of Attorney Do You Need?

August 20th, 2019

When you are facing any type of criminal charges, you should have an attorney working with you on your side to help you through the proceedings. While no lawyer can guarantee that you will not face consequences if you are proven guilty, working with an attorney gives you the best chance of coming through your… View Article

What to Do If You Are Accused of Securities Fraud

August 10th, 2019

Securities fraud is a type of white collar crime that involves the world of investments, primarily stocks, bonds, contracts, and notes. Securities such as these are regulated on both the state and federal levels with a number of regulations that must be followed. When someone ignores these regulations and makes a profit through theft, dishonesty,… View Article

The Four Types of Breach of Contract

July 20th, 2019

Breach of contract is a serious offense that could lead to expensive lawsuits, or if the contract was with a government agency there could be additional legal percussions. Sometimes it is not clear to an individual or company whether or not they are in breach of contract. There are four different types of breaches of… View Article

Why You Need an Attorney When You’re Being Audited

July 10th, 2019

When a company is audited by a government agency of any type, it can lead to big legal issues for the company and its employees. If your company is being audited, you may want to speak to an attorney. Here’s why you should have a lawyer during this process. Protect Yourself from Potential Legal Hazards… View Article

What is Property Crime?

June 20th, 2019

Property crime is one type of crime that can be either white collar crime or blue collar crime. There are many different types of property crime. For the most part, property crime refers to crime that results in damage or theft of money or property. Learn more about property crime and how to defend yourself… View Article

What is the Difference: White Collar Crime Vs. Blue Collar Crime

June 20th, 2019

Have you been told you need to hire an attorney for a white collar crime? Many people are under the impression that white collar crimes are only committed by the wealthy or business elite, yet the real difference between white collar crime and blue collar crime is a matter of perception. Here’s the difference and… View Article

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