Legal Forms for Starting & Running a Small Business

Overview

All the essential forms and step-by-step instructions a small business owner needs to start and run a business!

Like most small business owners, you probably can't afford to hire a lawyer to draft the legal documents you need in the course of your day-to-day business.

Now there's an affordable solution -- Legal Forms for Starting & Running a Small Business, which provides you with over 60 legal forms and ...

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Overview

All the essential forms and step-by-step instructions a small business owner needs to start and run a business!

Like most small business owners, you probably can't afford to hire a lawyer to draft the legal documents you need in the course of your day-to-day business.

Now there's an affordable solution -- Legal Forms for Starting & Running a Small Business, which provides you with over 60 legal forms and documents and all the step-by-step instructions you need to use them.

This collection of essential legal and business documents helps you:

  • create contracts to buy, sell, rent or store goods
  • hire employees and consultants
  • protect your trade secrets
  • create noncompete agreements
  • prepare an LLC operating agreement
  • borrow and lend money
  • buy a business
  • lease commercial space
  • prepare corporate bylaws
  • record minutes of meetings
  • buy real estate
  • and much more

The 6th edition is updated with the latest legal documents, contracts and other forms. Includes all the information and instructions you need to complete and use your forms effectively.

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Editorial Reviews

American Reference Books Annual
"Two things make this work exceptionally valuable. First, the forms and contracts are written in straightforward language.... And, secondly, all of the forms can be found on a CD-ROM that comes with the book."
The Bookwatch
"Balances its wealth of reproducible documents with straightforward 'how-to' instructions and advice..."
Reference & Research Book News
"Provides instructions for completing the contracts required when forming a corporation, borrowing money, buying a business, leasing an office, hiring employees and selling goods."
American Reference Books Annual
Two things make this work exceptionally valuable. First, the forms and contracts are written in straightforward language.... And, secondly, all of the forms can be found on a CD-ROM that comes with the book.
The Bookwatch
Balances its wealth of reproducible documents with straightforward 'how-to' instructions and advice . . .
Reference & Research Book News
Provides instructions for completing the contracts required when forming a corporation, borrowing money, buying a business, leasing an office, hiring employees and selling goods.
American Reference Books Annual
Two things make this work exceptionally valuable. First, the forms and contracts are written in straightforward language.... And, secondly, all of the forms can be found on a CD-ROM that comes with the book.
Reference & Research Book News
Provides instructions for completing the contracts required when forming a corporation, borrowing money, buying a business, leasing an office, hiring employees and selling goods.
The Bookwatch
Balances its wealth of reproducible documents with straightforward 'how-to' instructions and advice...
American Reference Books Annual
Two things make this work exceptionally valuable. First, the forms and contracts are written in straightforward language.... And, secondly, all of the forms can be found on a CD-ROM that comes with the book.
From the Publisher
“Balances its wealth of reproducible documents with straightforward “how-to” instructions and advice...” The Bookwatch
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781413310986
  • Publisher: NOLO
  • Publication date: 2/23/2010
  • Edition description: Sixth Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 482
  • Product dimensions: 8.46 (w) x 10.84 (h) x 1.01 (d)

Meet the Author

Attorney Fred S. Steingold practices law in Ann Arbor, Michigan. An expert on small business law, he represents and advises many small businesses. He is the author of Legal Guide for Starting & Running a Small Business and The Employer's Legal Handbook. His monthly column, "The Legal Advisor," is carried by trade publications across the country.
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Table of Contents

1. Contract Basics
2. Forming Your Business
3. Running Your Corporation
4. Borrowing Money
5. Buying a Business
6. Leasing Space
7. Purchasing Real Estate
8. Buying, Selling, Manufacturing, Renting, and Storing Goods
9. Hiring Employees and Independent Contractors
10. Extending Credit and Getting Paid
Appendixes
Index

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