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Business Debt Collection Ideas PLP Law Attorney

How a Business Can Improve Debt Collection

One of the most frustrating areas of maintaining a successful business is collecting on receivables. It has been said that “a sale to a customer is no more than a gift, until the payment for it has been collected and gets deposited in the bank.” Many businesses learn this truth the hard way, generating great sales and revenue, but suffering from terrible cash flow because payments due are not forthcoming in a timely manner.

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Selling Your Business – The Confidentiality Agreement

Protect Your Small Business with a Contracts AttorneyEast Bay Contracts Attorney Discusses

You spend years building a successful business, but at some point the time comes to sell it. Given all the emotion involved in making that move, it pays to plan ahead to protect your investment as you move through the selling process. One key move: Talk to your business attorney about drafting a strong confidentiality agreement (sometimes called a non-disclosure agreement, or “NDA”) to use with every prospective buyer, their employees and their advisors. The non-disclosure agreement should be drafted and signed before disclosing confidential or proprietary information to the potential buyer. Continue reading

Minimize Business Partnership Disputes

East Bay Small Business Attorney Has Experience In These Matters

East-Bay-Small-Business-Partners-Shake-On-Contract-AgreementSome of the best business partnerships go stale with one wrong move. Close friends become enemies; tight-knit families become distant relatives. This is the risk you take when you go into business with friends or family. However, when you take the right steps upfront, you can minimize the possibility of future disputes. Continue reading

Buying An Oakland Business? Don’t Overlook the Letter of Intent

Advice From An Experienced Oakland Business Attorney

Oakland Business Attorney Night ShotExperienced entrepreneurs know that it can be better to purchase an established business instead of starting one from the ground up. The San Francisco Bay Area’s strong economy also makes metropolitan areas like Oakland a smart purchase location. But like any business venture, the purchasing process must undergo strategic steps so that buyers and sellers reach fair, negotiated and intended legal terms at the end of the transaction. The Letter of Intent (LOI), insignificant as it may seem, must be crafted and delivered carefully for the business agreement to continue without mishaps. When it is time to draft a LOI, consult a contracts attorney and consider the following: Continue reading

I Would Definitively Recommend Mark

“Mark has always taken the time to answer all my questions and gone over contracts I have asked him to review. Mark is very proactive to check up and make sure I am following up with pre-lim filings on my construction projects. I would definitively recommend Mark.”

John Aufdermauer, Aufdermauer Enterprises