Laws – DeadManEating.com http://www.deadmaneating.com Minding other peoples' business, of course. Mon, 11 Dec 2017 01:04:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.1 What You Should Know About Working With Lawyers http://www.deadmaneating.com/what-you-should-know-about-working-with-lawyers/ http://www.deadmaneating.com/what-you-should-know-about-working-with-lawyers/#comments Thu, 12 Nov 2015 19:00:06 +0000 http://www.deadmaneating.com/?p=15 wyskAmericans don’t like lawyers. Unfortunately, we need them. This is especially true if you own your own business, thanks to complicated laws, government red tape, technology issues and the proliferation of lawsuits.

Why don’t Americans like lawyers? (1) Lawyers are expensive. Depending on your locale, you may pay anywhere from $125 to $250 per hour for an attorney’s services. (2) Lawyers make people uncomfortable, sitting in their high-backed office chairs, behind huge mahogany desks and beneath a dozen framed diplomas. (3) A few lawyers are incompetent, unethical, or both, and thus many people are afraid of being …

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wyskAmericans don’t like lawyers. Unfortunately, we need them. This is especially true if you own your own business, thanks to complicated laws, government red tape, technology issues and the proliferation of lawsuits.

Why don’t Americans like lawyers? (1) Lawyers are expensive. Depending on your locale, you may pay anywhere from $125 to $250 per hour for an attorney’s services. (2) Lawyers make people uncomfortable, sitting in their high-backed office chairs, behind huge mahogany desks and beneath a dozen framed diplomas. (3) A few lawyers are incompetent, unethical, or both, and thus many people are afraid of being …

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Zoning Issues: What You Need To Know http://www.deadmaneating.com/zoning-issues-what-you-need-to-know/ http://www.deadmaneating.com/zoning-issues-what-you-need-to-know/#respond Sat, 07 Nov 2015 23:54:26 +0000 http://www.deadmaneating.com/?p=10 hboAcross the country, millions of home-business owners are forced to lead undercover lives. They are justifiably fearful that if they operate in the open and inform their neighbors or local authorities of their business, they could run up against local zoning laws that prohibit such enterprises.

This was aptly demonstrated during a recent Home-Based Business Expo, at Elgin Community College, near Chicago. About 60 entrepreneurs chose to list only their phone numbers–not addresses–in the Expo’s directory. “Some of them are doing business in ‘no home business’ zoning districts,” said Hilma Nelson, a work-at-home graphic designer who lives …

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hboAcross the country, millions of home-business owners are forced to lead undercover lives. They are justifiably fearful that if they operate in the open and inform their neighbors or local authorities of their business, they could run up against local zoning laws that prohibit such enterprises.

This was aptly demonstrated during a recent Home-Based Business Expo, at Elgin Community College, near Chicago. About 60 entrepreneurs chose to list only their phone numbers–not addresses–in the Expo’s directory. “Some of them are doing business in ‘no home business’ zoning districts,” said Hilma Nelson, a work-at-home graphic designer who lives …

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