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January 2018 Archives

Be smart about expectations when selling your business

Morristown, NJ, has a wide array of businesses, including everything from mom-and-pop shops to major corporate enterprises. From time to time, those businesses are sold, which involves contracts that adhere to New Jersey business law. There are some important things to know for those who are considering selling their businesses.

Tragic crash kills couple

One of the most important things that residents of Morristown, NJ, can do is be careful on the roads. Those who are careful, however, should proceed with the knowledge that some others won't be, and correspondingly watch the actions of the vehicles around them. All it takes is one poor decision by the driver of one vehicle to have a crash that results in personal injury or even death.

Drinking and driving leads to death

The busy roads of Morristown, New Jersey, have a lot of vehicles traveling at high speeds seven days a week. Inevitably, this results in some accidents. When a person is hurt in one of those accidents, he or she can talk with an experienced attorney about a personal injury case that will help them to get the funds they need to cover their medical bills, loss of income, and pain and suffering. If a person dies in an accident, a personal injury case against those at fault in the accident can be started by the family members of the person who was killed.

New Jersey, where getting your own gas is illegal

At the beginning of this year, Oregon passed a new law allowing rural counties, a county with less than 40,000 inhabitants to have self-service gas pumps. New Jersey is the only state that is still entirely staffed with attendants to pump gas for drivers. Even though New Jersey is hanging on tight to right to have someone else fill their tanks that could change with the introduction of a new bill.

What happens when you have to fire a friend?

You are an entrepreneur with a drive for success. You make the decision to start your own business and go out on your own. As funding is tight and the future is uncertain, you hire a friend from college who seems to have the right skills. Or maybe you and this friend decide to be business partners.

Get a good deal when getting a lease for office space

In, Morristown, NJ, business transactions happen every day, including the signing of commercial leases for office space. Those leases are governed by contract and business law and can be an object of contention between lessors and lessees. The potential for issues makes it critical that all involved parties are clear about what they want upfront.

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