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How Can A Lawyer Help Protect My Business?

Hiring a business lawyer is one of the best decisions you can make if you own a business. It is a proactive step that keeps your business assets and interests shielded from potential disaster. How Can A Business Lawyer Help Me? The intricacies of business law are often complex. To help keep you protected, hiring […]

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3 Common Reasons to Consult an Attorney for Your Small Business

Owning a small business comes can be a dream come true. Not only is a successful small business a personal achievement, it can also provide you with the independence to run a company how you want to. However, owning a small business also comes with a unique set of risks that can leave you legally […]

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Do I Need a Business Lawyer for my Houma LA business?

From incorporation to sales contracts, you may need a business lawyer to help your entity run smoothly. Legal issues can arise if you do not form your business properly, adhere to state laws or simply form a contract that is not legally binding. In short, every business can run more effectively and securely if they […]

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How Can a Power of Attorney Help Me?

There are many situations where a power of attorney can come in handy and in some cases they are even required. A power of attorney gives authority to an individual to act on your behalf in financial or legal situations. However, we should note that not all power of attorneys are the same. Some are […]

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How Do I Know I Have a Good Attorney?

At the Thibodaux, Louisiana offices of Waitz and Downer, we offer numerous legal services. While we are well known for our personal injury law, we also handle business, real estate, social security, and estate law. We are also working tirelessly to help clients and businesses that were impacted by the BP oil spill. Besides, our […]

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Why Do I Need a Small Business Attorney?

So you are thinking about starting a small business? A small business attorney at the offices of Waitz and Downer can help with that. Even if you have a small business started, having an attorney is beneficial for many reasons. 1.    Starting a Small Business Depending on what type of small business entity you are […]

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How Common Are Default Judgments?

Before we get into how common default judgments are and what causes them, let’s start with what a default judgement is.   A default judgement is when one of the parties either the defendant or plaintiff doesn’t show up for an appearance or file an answer to the initial pleading, and the court makes the […]

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Most Common Legal and Ethical Issues in Business

When you run a business you know that things can always get a little complicated. In fact, you know that it can be a LOT complicated. There’s a lot to manage between what you want and your employees, partners and even the law. But litigation and other legal issues can really be a pain. Here’s […]

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6 Tips to Help You Choose a Business Lawyer That’s Right For You

When you are starting a new business or revamping an old one – finding a new business lawyer may be the last thing on your mind. It’s a pain, it’s hard and it’s no fun. But there are a few tips to help you choose the perfect business lawyer that’s right for you – if […]

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5 Legal Issues Your Business Could Face

Running a business is complex, demanding and rewarding. You need to make sure that your business is compliant on many legal levels. Over 50% of small businesses face legal problems over the course of their existence. It is your responsibility as a business owner to be aware of all the legal issues your business could […]

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