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Be Careful About Signing Personal Guarantees
November 05, 2019

Smart entrepreneurs conduct business through separate business entities such as LLCs or corporations in order to enjoy limited liability protection (personally) from debts and obligations of the business. However, the reality of small business…

A Few Tips for Small Business Startups in Virginia
September 19, 2019

Embarking on life as an entrepreneur?  Enjoy the ride, you are in for a memorable experience!  For small business owners, there is never a shortage of important issues to consider, risks to manage, ideas to explore, concepts to learn, and…

Did You Know?
September 13, 2019

Successful business ideas can come from anywhere.  Many popular, widely-used products have very unusual origins.  Take the treadmill for example.  This standard feature of any modern fitness center is actually based on a torture device used…

Tip for Virginia Small Business Owners on the Right Time to Hire a Business Attorney
September 10, 2019

Many entrepreneurs and small business owners will spend hours scouring the Internet searching for answers to the litany of legal questions that arise on a weekly—if not daily—basis in the course of running a business.  The desire to avoid…

Join us on August 8, 2019 at the Richmond SCORE First Step Workshop for Entrepreneurs and Prospective Business Owners
August 05, 2019

Richmond SCORE’s First Step Workshop for Entrepreneurs and Prospective Business Owners is coming up this Thursday, August 8, 2019 from 8:30 am – 4:00 pm. RVA small business attorney Eric Perkins will discuss business entity formations and…

Social Entrepreneur Networking Event Coming Up on Tuesday, May 14 at 5:30 pm
May 06, 2019

Come network with fellow social entrepreneurs and chat about B Corps at Impact Makers in Scott’s Addition on Tuesday, May 14 at 5:30pm - 7:30pm. To register, click here!

RVABizLaw Tip of the Day: A Few Good Things to Know About the Virginia Benefit Corporation
April 18, 2019

Virginia was among the first handful of states to embrace the social entrepreneurship movement by passing a law in 2011 creating a special form of business entity—the benefit corporation. Here are a few good things to know about the Virginia…

#RVABizLaw Tip of the Day: Be Careful About Signing Personal Guarantees
February 01, 2019

Smart entrepreneurs conduct business through separate business entities such as LLCs or corporations in order to enjoy limited liability protection (personally) from debts and obligations of the business.  However, the reality of small business…

Virginia LLC vs S Corp? How About BOTH!
January 09, 2019

A commonly asked question by entrepreneurs and prospective small business owners during initial brainstorming sessions is “Should I go with an LLC or an S corp.?” Well, for many Virginia small businesses, the optimal answer is BOTH.  You…

#RVABizLaw Tip of the Day: Take Advantage of Free Business Mentoring Resources
March 22, 2018

It does not matter whether you are a fledging entrepreneur thinking about starting your first business or an experienced business owner with a staff of 50, having a business mentor or executive coach (they use different titles) can be incredibly…