Author: danburke

What Are Renter-Landlord Rights? 

Renter-Landloard rights
If you are renting an apartment, home or condo, it is important to be aware of your renter and landlord rights and review your lease with a real estate attorney. Knowing the responsibilities of the renter and the landlord can save you trouble in the long run. Discrimination Your application…

3 Red Flags To Look For In A Lease

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Trying to find a new home is hard, but leases can be even harder to navigate. Here are three things to look out for when you are signing a lease. They Won’t Let You Visit The Property If you can’t visit the property before you make your commitment, beware. The…

Commonly Asked Questions Surrounding Wills

A will is an essential legal document to plan for the future. Many people disregard drafting one because they don’t have a lot of wealth, but the amount of wealth doesn’t matter. A will explains how you wish to have your property distributed after death, which can ensure your spouse…

4 Most Common Small Business Legal Mistakes

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Running a small business is rewarding, but it can be disastrous if legal issues get in the way. It is best to take the correct precautions and prepare everything in advance by meeting with a small business lawyer. These are four of the most common small business legal mistakes and…

4 Legal Questions Every Business Owner Should Ask

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Starting a new business can be exciting and nerveracking at the same time. Meeting with a small business lawyer in preparation is the best way to ensure the protection and success of your business. A business lawyer will be able to lay the groundwork for your new business and answer…

What is a Real Estate Purchase Agreement?

Man writing out a real estate purchase agreement
Buying or selling a home is a big deal with a large price tag on it. Like any legal deal, a contract outlining the unique specifications and details must be drawn up and signed by both parties. A real estate purchase agreement, also known as an agreement of sale, is…

What is the attorney-client privilege?

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Honesty and confidentiality are two of the most important words in regards to one’s relationship with their attorney. The attorney-client privilege is to law as HIPPA is to the medical field. Both are in place to protect and respect the privacy of clients and patients. Attorney-client privilege is a legal…

When should a small business hire a lawyer?

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Everything seems to be going great until it’s not, right? If you run your own company, you may have a small business lawyer that you’ve worked with to get your business operating the right way. But do you know what events should have you consider hiring them again? Let’s talk…

3 Questions To Ask A Real Estate Attorney

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If you’ve ever had to hire a lawyer before, you probably know some of the initial questions to ask before deciding which lawyer will work best with you and your case. But if you are in the market for a real estate attorney, some of those questions may differ just…