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Category Archives: Business Formation


Start Your Partnership Off on the Right Foot

By David Toback |

Starting a new business is exciting. You will be able to set your own work schedule, be your own boss, and work with only people you choose. When entering a business partnership, it may seem like having documentation in place for you and your partner is an unnecessary expense. However, that excitement that you… Read More »


Don’t Make These Mistakes When Starting a New Business

By David Toback |

Starting a new business can be exciting, and still be one of the most stressful things you will ever experience. There are many things to do, and some of those are legal aspects that many people don’t even realize. Because the role of an entrepreneur is often focused on their customer, there are some… Read More »


How a Business Planning Attorney Can Get Your Business Off to a Good Start

By David Toback |

You’ve made the decision to start your own company, downloaded all the do-it-yourself legal forms, and you think you’re ready to go; but are you really? While trying to handle things on your own may be inexpensive and expedient, a lack of legal guidance can result in costly mistakes that damage your business before… Read More »


What Items Need to Be Included in Your Articles of Incorporation?

By David Toback |

When you wish to incorporate your business in the State of Florida, you will be required to file articles of incorporation. This is a document that establishes how your company is formed. While an attorney is not required to do these articles of incorporation for you, an experienced business planning attorney can make sure… Read More »


How a Business Formation Attorney Can Benefit Your New Business

By David Toback |

Starting a new business venture can be intimidating and scary. There are a variety of things to consider including the name of your business, what type of business you need to start, marketing, staffing, and so much more. While hiring an attorney may not be the first thing on your mind, you might want… Read More »

Avoiding Personal Liability for Corporate Wrongs

By David Toback |

Many hear that one of the biggest benefits to forming a company is the avoidance of personal liability. The company is its own legal entity, able to sue and be sued, and when the company makes a legal error and owes money to another, it’s the company that’s liable, and not the owners or… Read More »

Don’t Become an Alter Ego to Your Business

By David Toback |

Many individuals know that corporations, limited liability companies, and other business entities are separate legal entities from people—specifically, their owners, directors, or managers. That’s one of the benefits of opening a corporation, limited liability company, or other business entity. Generally, the company’s assets are not yours, and your assets are not the company’s. There… Read More »

When Can the Corporate Veil Be Pierced?

By David Toback |

One of the many advantages of starting a corporation is the protection that owners get from personal liability. There are differences between the extent and nature of the protections depending on the type of organization you choose (C-corp, LLC, LLLP, etc.), but generally, forming companies is thought of as a smart move from an… Read More »

Hyperbole vs. Binding Promises: When Does One End and the Other Begin?

By David Toback |

If you have a business, being successful often entails marketing yourself to the public. And as we all know, marketing sometimes involves bold statements and perhaps outlandish offers to get the public’s attention. But where does the line between simple advertising statements end and creating an actual enforceable contract begin? Promises vs. Puffery We… Read More »

An Intro to Shareholder Derivative Lawsuits

By David Toback |

If you are a shareholder or member of a company or an LLC, you may have an issue with the way that a company is being run or operated. In fact, you may even believe that you are owed money in the form of distributions, and that you are being deprived of those funds…. Read More »

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