Legal Guide for Starting and Running a Small Business

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Most small businesses can't afford to hire a lawyer to draft the documents needed in the course of day-to-day business. This book affords the solution. It provides small business owners with more than 75 legal forms and documents they need to operate a successful business and step-by-step instructions for filling the forms out, including hiring employees, contracting for goods and services, protecting trade secrets, hiring independent contractors, borrowing money, leasing space, settling disputes, collecting unpaid bills and more.

All forms are provided on disk and as tear-outs.

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User Review  - FranklyMyDarling - LibraryThing

I have come across no better small business start-up resource than the 'Nolo Legal Guide for Starting & Running a Small Business'. Other readable books on the topic tend towards generality or fluff. This book answers your questions and the questions you didn't know you had. Read full review

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User Review  - ZechariahStover - LibraryThing

I have found this book to be very helpful. It was an easy read even though it is covering some very technical fields. It does not replace getting advice from a local attorney and CPA but it does give ... Read full review


Storage Contract 830
Hiring Employees and Independent Contractors
Contract with Employee 918

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About the author (1997)

Steingold practices law.

Warner is the publisher and cofounder of Nolo Press. Deciding to make a career out of working to provide better legal services, he helped found what is now known as the self-help law movement.

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