Have you heard of the term contract boilerplate? Even if you haven’t, it’s included in almost every contract. So you are familiar with it, even if you don’t know exactly what it is. When I first started practicing law, I read The Sense of Style by Stephen Pinker*, which is part style guide, part how […]
Discover why I don’t offer a legal to-do list and what you should do instead. Prioritize your legal projects based on your business goals.
It can be stressful to think about having a contract with a friend. Here’s an email you can use to start the conversation.
You know my goal around here is to help you add ease to the legalese. (I can’t believe I’ve been doing it for more than a decade now!) And for that entire time, my advice about how to keep your LLC legit hasn’t changed–until this year. When on January 1, 2024, a new law went […]
Unlock the mysteries of the public domain without legal jargon. In this guide for creatives, discover how to use, adapt, and create freely.
Does your LLC need a “real” business bank account? Or can you just get away with a personal bank account where you only keep the LLC’s money? Watch this video to learn!
When is it a good (or bad) idea to have multiple projects, brands, or businesses in the same LLC? The short version is is it’s okay when you are fine with them impacting each other. Watch the video to learn more.
Are you ready to leave Etsy, Facebook Marketplace, or another third-party platform behind and launch your own e-commerce website? Then this post is for you! Below, we cover what’s involved in legally launching an e-commerce website. So you can confidently launching knowing all your legal ducks are in a row The seven steps to legally […]
In this comprehensive guide, you’ll learn what legal documents you should have for your creative business and how to easily organize them.
Art licensing can be a profitable revenue stream. But before you sign, read this to understand what your art licensing agreement contains.
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Are you unsure how to sign a contract for your LLC? Who is allowed to sign? What should the signature line look like? By the end of this video and post, you’ll know: Watch the short version | Read the long version Watch Video Links Read Once you become an LLC there are lots of […]