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Ways to Reduce Risk of Partnership Disputes in Washington DC

By Tobin O’Connor & Ewing |

Many clients come to us once a business dispute has already materialized. This means stress levels are on the rise, and you could be facing expensive legal costs in order to resolve the matter. If you have a partnership, it’s important to meet with a Washington DC business litigation attorney who can help you… Read More »

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Understanding Differences Between Employees and Independent Contractors in Washington DC

By Tobin O’Connor & Ewing |

When it comes to hiring an employee or an independent contractor for your business, it’s important to understand the differences between them so you don’t misclassify them. This could open you up to potential labor law claims. If you have questions about hiring someone for your business, it’s important to speak with a Washington… Read More »

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What are the Differences Between a Void and Voidable Contract?

By Tobin O’Connor & Ewing |

The terms void and voidable are often confused and are sometimes used interchangeably. However, they actually have different meanings, and without knowing the differences, it could lead to legal issues down the line. While void and voidable contracts share some similarities, the differences are major and important to understand. If you need assistance with… Read More »

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Common Legal Problems with Washington DC Employment Contracts

By Tobin O’Connor & Ewing |

Employment contracts can be great for some employers and specific jobs. However, even the best contract can have some legal risks involved in some situations, like a breach of contract for example. If you are a business who is looking to bring on a new employee under an employment contract, it’s important to have… Read More »

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What a Washington DC Estate Planning Attorney Can Do for You

By Tobin O’Connor & Ewing |

No matter your situation, it’s important that you plan ahead and start thinking about preserving your legacy. Some people mistakenly assume that there is no need for an estate planning attorney if you have a small asset portfolio. In truth, some of the biggest disputes and issues can arise with smaller, seemingly non-complex estates…. Read More »

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What does a Personal Representative do During a District of Columbia Probate Administration?

By Tobin O’Connor & Ewing |

The personal representative, also called the executor, is someone who has been appointed to administer the estate of someone who has passed away. They are required to settle all debts and distribute the estate’s assets in the most efficient manner possible. Their main duty is to protect the estate and honor the decedent’s wishes…. Read More »

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Why You Should Never Breach your District of Columbia Contract

By Tobin O’Connor & Ewing |

A contract involves an agreement between multiple parties, which can be other individuals, companies, or legal entities. The contract will require both sides to perform specific conditions, or refrain from performing specific acts. As a business owner in Washington DC, you will be making numerous contracts as part of your day-to-day operations. You may… Read More »

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Reasons a Freelancer May Need a Washington DC Small Business Attorney

By Tobin O’Connor & Ewing |

Running your own business is great, but working as a freelancer also comes with its share of challenges. Whether it’s ensuring you have enough clients to pay the bills, hunting down outstanding payments, or encountering complications at tax time, freelancing is not necessarily easy. Most freelancers are handling every aspect of their business on… Read More »

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New Business Start Ups and Patent Trolls in Washington DC

By Tobin O’Connor & Ewing |

If you are a new business owner, you likely have more than enough on your plate already trying to get everything up and running, and handling all the challenges that come with the day-to-day operations. The last thing you want to think about is someone suing you when you are just starting out, but… Read More »

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Pros and Cons of Starting an LLC

By Tobin O’Connor & Ewing |

An LLC is a limited liability company, which is a hybrid business entity that allows for the tax advantages and flexibility of a partnership with the liability protection afforded by a corporation. In a corporation, owners are called shareholders. With an LLC, they are called members. There is no limit to the number of… Read More »

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