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The Different Forms of Bullying (and what to do about it)

When it comes to bullying, it is helpful to understand how the term is defined—not every mean, rude, or offensive act constitutes bullying (as a legal matter)—and that bullying comes in different forms.  Misuse of the term diminishes the plight of victims and desensitizes the public to the magnitude and severity of the problem. Common […]

Perkins Law Scholarship Recipient Announced

One of the highlights at Perkins Law every fall is the announcement of scholarship recipients at the Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing.  For the fifth year in a row, Perkins Law has sponsored a scholarship to help a deserving nursing student on his or her path to a professional career in nursing.  With the […]

Does Your Nonprofit Organization Need to Refile Form 1023-EZ?

QUESTION: A newly formed nonprofit organization filed IRS Form 1023-EZ to seek recognition of its exempt status under Section 501(c)(3).  The IRS approved the filing and issued a determination letter recognizing the organization’s tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Very soon thereafter, the organization recruited a few new board members, and […]

November Nonprofit Spotlight: Comfort Zone Camp

Each month Perkins Law spotlights a local nonprofit doing inspiring work in the central Virginia area, and the featured nonprofit for November 2022 is Comfort Zone Camp. Perkins Law salutes Comfort Zone Camp for its mission to transform the lives of children who have experienced the death of a parent, sibling, primary caregiver, or significant […]

October Nonprofit Spotlight: Heart Havens

Each month Perkins Law spotlights a local nonprofit doing inspiring work in the central Virginia area, and the featured nonprofit for October 2022 is Heart Havens. Perkins Law salutes Heart Havens for its mission to for its mission to provide residential support to adults with a developmental disability.

SCORE’s Fall Workshop Series Presents – How to Start Your Own Small Business

If you are thinking about starting your own business then consider signing up for SCORE’s upcoming LIVE 3-evening online workshop “How to Start Your Own Business” featuring local experts, including RVA’s small business attorney Eric Perkins on October 20th. This workshop will include presentations by local professionals and subject matter experts in business law, bookkeeping, insurance, finance, marketing and […]

Selling Your Small Business? What’s Next For You?

Selling your business is an exciting and rewarding conclusion to an entrepreneurial adventure that has perhaps consumed much of your adult life.  A significant part of your sense of identity and self-worth might be closely associated the business that you are now about to transfer to someone else.  As you consider how you will respond […]