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WDMBI's Expert Advice: Avoiding Legal Business Landmines

  • 318 5th Street | West Des Moines, IA 50265
  • Presented By: West Des Moines Business Incubator
  • Dates: October 9, 2018
  • Location: Gravitate Coworking Valley Junction
  • Phone: 5152078105
  • Start/End Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
  • Event Times: From: 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
  • Price: FREE
  • Overview

    Watch out! You might be near a legal landmine and not even know it. A common approach to legal issues in a startup business is to assume things will work out and then deal with problems if they come up. Legal expert Hope Wood will review 3 major landmines in this lunch and learn so you can make informed decisions and know when to ask for help.

    (1) Creating the business; a partnership is easy to create but difficult to break.  

    (2) Personal liability; you might be a registered business entity, but contracts may be drafted that make you personally liable.    

    (3) Succession planning; simple planning for what happens to the business if something happens to you.