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Employment issues are not limited to large businesses, small businesses can also have employment issues arise.

EMPLOYMENT LAW FOR THE SMALL BUSINESS OWNER              Whether you are a large or small employer there is universal agreement on one thing:  Nobody likes to deal with employee discipline. Maybe it is because of the potential human conflict involved, or maybe it is because it involve
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The community benefits when local businesses do well in Montgomery County.

  BUSINESS PLANNING AND SUCCESSION              I did a presentation for Crawfordsville Main Street dealing with Non-Tax Aspects of Business Planning.  In my research for that presentation, I came across some very interesting statistics relating to family businesses in the United Stat
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The business of farming requires not only knowledge of farming but also knowledge of operating a business.

NOTICE TO TERMINATE FARM LEASE MUST BE TIMELY AND IN WRITING             I grew up on a farm near Darlington and my Dad was a farmer for most of his adult life.  My Dad and his farming partner operated on a partnership handshake for nearly 20 years and never had a major business dispu
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Careing for your pet after your gone.

ESTATE PLANNING FOR YOUR PET?               Never in a million years did I ever think I would be writing a newspaper article on this topic.  However, this is what I like about the general practice of law in a small town.  You just never know what issues you are going to run into.     
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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT IDENTITY THEFT             Fraud and the stealing of another person’s identity is not a new concern.  However, the complexity of the problem has changed over the years.  It used to be that people stored their personal information in a safe at home or in a f
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Getting your day in Court through Small Claims.

GETTING YOUR DAY IN COURT THROUGH SMALL CLAIMS              I regularly receive phone calls from individuals who think they have been wronged by another person and want to retain an attorney.  We may talk about facts surrounding their potential case, but then the question ultimately a
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Open Door Law

WHAT EXACTLY IS THE OPEN DOOR LAW?              The Indiana Open Door Law (ODL) was passed by the Indiana General Assembly in 1977 with the intent that all public entities give public notice of all meetings and take action in meetings open to everyone.  The rationale behind the ODL is
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We are here to help businesses in Montgomery County

SELECTING A STRUCTURE FOR YOUR NEW BUSINESS               Did you know that small businesses employ over one-half of all private sector employees in the United States?  According to the most recent information I could find through the U.S. Department of Commerce, there are approximate
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Getting Your Date In Court Through Small Claims

I regularly receive phone calls from individuals who think they have been wronged by another person and want to retain an attorney.  We may talk about facts surrounding their potential case, but then the question ultimately arises as to what is the amount of their damages.  In many in
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Record Expungement

Let’s say you have one little criminal conviction plaguing you and stopping you from getting the job you want, getting the keys to the apartment you know would be a perfect fit, or getting into a school to brighten your future. You know you’re not a career criminal, just someone who m
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