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    10 Tips to Keep Your Mesa Business Out of Court

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    10 Tips to Keep Your Mesa Business Out of Court When you run a business, you are susceptible to lawsuits, whether you run a small corner shop or a multinational corporation. Working with a seasoned Mesa business lawyer will help…

    Business With Friends

    Business With Friends by Gunderson, Denton & Peterson in Phoenix, AZ

    Business With Friends Thinking about going into business with a friend or family member? The general advice is to avoid it at all costs, but there are also many examples of these types of partnerships that have been…successful. Warner Bros….

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    Deciding on a Business Structure

    Deciding on a business structure for your Phoenix business

    Deciding on a Business Structure A common question from new business owners is “What is the best business structure?” Unfortunately, there is no simple answer that works for everyone. The type of business structure that is best for any business…

    A Rose by Any Other Name Might Not Smell as Sweet: The Process of Choosing and Protecting a Business Name

    Author Brad Denton

    A Rose by Any Other Name Might Not Smell as Sweet: The Process of Choosing and Protecting a Business Name One of the first major decisions a business owner makes is what to name the new company. Can you imagine…

    Structuring Your Business Sale To Avoid An Unexpected Tax Hit

    Structuring Your Business Sale to Avoid An Unexpected Tax Hit by GDP in AZ

    Structuring Your Business Sale To Avoid An Unexpected Tax Hit Selling your business brings a lot of change. This is not a consideration that should be approached lightly. You will almost certainly pay taxes on the sale of your business….

    Eight Questions to Help You Find the Target Market for Your Business

    8 Questions to Help You Find the Target Market For Your Business

    Eight Questions to Help You Find the Target Market for Your Business To help your business succeed, you need to market. To market more effectively, you need to focus your efforts on your target market. To find your target market,…

    Top Mistakes When Launching A Home-Based Business

    Author Brad Denton

    Top Mistakes When Launching A Home-Based Business Launching a home business gives you the advantage of being your own boss, without the extra costs of an outside office. Though it may seem that working from home provides tremendous advantages, the…

    How to Plan Your Arizona Business Plan

    Author Brad Denton

    How to Plan Your Arizona Business Plan One of the first and most important steps in starting an Arizona business is writing your business plan. But the first step in writing your plan is to plan out that plan. That…

    Business Startups: How to Pitch Your Idea to a Venture Capitalist

    How To Pitch Your Phoenix Business Idea To A Venture Capitalist

    Business Startups: How to Pitch Your Idea to a Venture Capitalist For many new entrepreneurs looking to fund their new business, a venture capitalist is the way to go. A venture capitalist is an investor who provides funding for small…

    Six Ingredients to Make Your Startup Business a Success

    Six Ingredients To Make Your Startup Business A Success, by Phoenix Business Lawyer at Gunderson Denton & Peterson

    Six Ingredients to Make Your Startup Business a Success A startup business is a business that is in the early stages of moving from an idea to reality. The structure of the business is starting to form. The startup stage…

    Six Qualities to Look for in a Business Lawyer

    Six Qualities to Look For in a Business Lawyer, by GDP in Phoenix AZ

    Six Qualities to Look for in a Business Lawyer In any business, there may be a time when you need a lawyer. Some business decisions could have some heavy legal ramifications, and a lawyer can help you before you get…

    Three Steps to Choosing a Name for your New Business

    3 Steps To Naming Your New Phoenix AZ Business

    Three Steps to Choosing a Name for your New Business It is perhaps one of the most important steps in starting your own Phoenix business. It’s not drafting a business plan, or even obtaining funding; though of course those are…

    Seven Steps to Developing a Marketing Plan for Your Business

    Seven Steps to Developing a Marketing Plan For Your Business, by Gunderson Denton & Peterson Attorney in Phoenix AZ

    Seven Steps to Developing a Marketing Plan for Your Business If you fail to plan, then you plan to fail. This phrase rings true, especially in business. Marketing your Phoenix business is a big part of being successful, and you…

    How to Protect Your Intellectual Property

    How to Protect Your Intellectual Property

    How to Protect Your Intellectual Property If you own a business, chances are you have intellectual property. Intellectual property, or IP, refers to the ideas and creations that are yours. Unique inventions, images and designs that you have come up…

    Ways to Failure Proof Your Phoenix Business

    How To Failure Proof Your Commercial Business in Phoenix, Arizona

    Ways to Failure Proof Your Phoenix Arizona Business Launching your own Phoenix Arizona business can be exciting. It’s an adventure that not everyone embarks on, and the rewards can be great. But it is not without its risks. There’s all…

    How To Convert An LLC To A Corporation In Arizona

    How To Convert an LLC to a corporation in Arizona

    How To Convert An LLC To A Corporation In Arizona For one reason or another, some Arizona companies find themselves in a position in which they would like to change their business structure from a Limited Liability Company to a…

    Does Your Startup Arizona Business Need a Patent?

    Find Out If Your AZ Startup Business Needs A Patent

    Does Your Startup Arizona Business Need a Patent? There have been a host of high-profile heavy-weight patent battles over the past few years in the corporate world: Apple v. Motorola, Apple v. Samsung, Carnegie Mellon University v. Marvell Technology Group,…

    Non-Compete Agreements in the Sale of a Business

    Non-Compete Agreements in the Sale of a Business The process of buying or selling a business is long and requires attention to detail (see our previous article entitled Using a Letter of Intent to Reduce Risk in the Process of…

    Liability of Owners in Various Business Structures

    Liability of Owners in Various Business Structures One of the first decisions facing a new business owner is what business structure to select. Too often, however, this decision is made with too little information and without a full understanding of…

    Small Businesses Feeling the Impact of the Government Shutdown

    Small Businesses Feeling the Impact of the Government Shutdown, By Gunderson, Denton, & Peterson in Phoenix AZ

    Small Businesses Feeling the Impact of the Government Shutdown The U.S. government has been shut down now for two weeks, and perhaps no one feels it more than the nation’s small businesses.  The longer the shutdown lasts, the greater the…

    Using a Letter of Intent to Reduce Risk in the Process of Purchasing a Business

    Using a Letter of Intent to Reduce Risk in the Process of Purchasing a Business Buying or selling a business is not to be entered into lightly. It is a multi-step process that has inherent risk and, when done correctly,…

    What Does it Take to Make a Binding Contract?

    What Does it Take to Make a Binding Contract? Contracts are the building blocks of business. This article addresses the basics of the necessary “elements” to create a legally binding contract. When boiled down to the bones, there are really…

    Forming a Startup – Important Questions Co-Founders Should Ask First

    Questions To Ask Your AZ Business Expert When Starting A Business

    Forming a Startup – Important Questions Co-Founders Should Ask First Many people have the dream of starting their own business. The thoughts of becoming your own boss and building something from nothing have been key motivating factors that have led…

    An Exit Plan for Your Business

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    An Exit Plan for Your Business Starting a business can be both an exciting and busy time. Many decisions need to be made that can affect the way that the business operates as well as the business’ future. Far too…

    General Business Law at Gunderson, Denton & Peterson, P.C.

    Author Brad Denton

    General Business Law at Gunderson, Denton & Peterson, P.C Brad Denton Discusses General Business Law Video Transcription Brad Denton, Business Lawyer at Gunderson, Denton & Peterson: “You know, many of my clients are business owners and there are a lot…

    Introduction to Gunderson, Denton & Peterson, P.C.

    Introduction to Gunderson, Denton & Peterson, P.C. Introduction to Gunderson, Denton & Peterson, P.C. Video Transcription “At Gunderson, Denton & Peterson, our attorneys have been serving clients in the Phoenix area since 1987. All of our attorneys have worked at…

    How Business Owners Can Minimize The Cost Of Divorce

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    How Business Owners Can Minimize The Cost Of Divorce Resolving the issues involved in any divorce can be costly. When a divorcing couple owns a business and didn’t enter a prenuptial agreement in regards to it, the cost of divorce…

    The difference between a contract that falls under the UCC and one that does not and why it is important to you

    The difference between a contract that falls under the UCC and one that does not and why it is important to you When dealing with contracts, it is important to understand that there are two possible general bodies of law…

    Problems with Decision-Making in an LLC

    Problems with Decision-Making in an LLC Although there are many benefits that a Limited Liability Corporation (LLC) entity may provide for your company, there is inherent potential for problems with decision-making. To avoid problems with decision-making in your LLC, it…

    Finance Options for Your Business

    Finance Options for Your Business Whether creating, restructuring, or expanding your business, there are several options to finance your business. Among these are four major sources: (1) direct financing through a bank, (2) angel investors and venture capitalists, (3) privately…

    Why Should Your Company Not Go Public?

    Reposted from businesslawpost.com – Why Should Your Company Not Go Public? THURSDAY, JUNE 14, 2012 Why Should Your Company Not Go Public? I keep thinking about what happened during the Facebook IPO, – the so much anticipated, talked about IPO….

    How do I buy an existing business?

    Author Brad Denton

    How do I buy an existing business? Crafting a sales agreement that will maximize your return on investment and limit liabilities   Large risks are involved when starting a business. According to the Small Business Administration, only half of new…

    How Business Owners can avoid Personal Liability if others attempt to Pierce the Corporate Veil

    Author Brad Denton

    How Business Owners can avoid Personal Liability if others attempt to Pierce the Corporate Veil Generally, owners of corporations and limited liability companies are not personally liable for business liabilities.  However, under some situations, courts allow creditors to “pierce the…

    LLC Publication Requirement – present and future

    Originally Published – LLC Publication Requirement – present and future THURSDAY, MAY 6, 2010 LLC Publication Requirement – present and future Since 1994 New York has required LLCs (as well as LPs) to publish a notice of formation in two…

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    10 Tips to Keep Your Mesa Business Out of Court

    Business With Friends

    Deciding on a Business Structure

    A Rose by Any Other Name Might Not Smell as Sweet: The Process of Choosing and Protecting a Business Name

    Structuring Your Business Sale To Avoid An Unexpected Tax Hit

    Eight Questions to Help You Find the Target Market for Your Business

    Top Mistakes When Launching A Home-Based Business

    How to Plan Your Arizona Business Plan

    Business Startups: How to Pitch Your Idea to a Venture Capitalist

    Six Ingredients to Make Your Startup Business a Success

    Six Qualities to Look for in a Business Lawyer

    Three Steps to Choosing a Name for your New Business

    Seven Steps to Developing a Marketing Plan for Your Business

    How to Protect Your Intellectual Property

    Ways to Failure Proof Your Phoenix Business

    How To Convert An LLC To A Corporation In Arizona

    Does Your Startup Arizona Business Need a Patent?

    Non-Compete Agreements in the Sale of a Business

    Liability of Owners in Various Business Structures

    Small Businesses Feeling the Impact of the Government Shutdown

    Using a Letter of Intent to Reduce Risk in the Process of Purchasing a Business

    What Does it Take to Make a Binding Contract?

    Forming a Startup – Important Questions Co-Founders Should Ask First

    An Exit Plan for Your Business

    General Business Law at Gunderson, Denton & Peterson, P.C.

    Introduction to Gunderson, Denton & Peterson, P.C.

    How Business Owners Can Minimize The Cost Of Divorce

    The difference between a contract that falls under the UCC and one that does not and why it is important to you

    Problems with Decision-Making in an LLC

    Finance Options for Your Business

    Why Should Your Company Not Go Public?

    How do I buy an existing business?

    How Business Owners can avoid Personal Liability if others attempt to Pierce the Corporate Veil

    LLC Publication Requirement – present and future

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