Business Planning

Do I Need a Business Planning Attorney?

Posted by on Jan 23, 2017 in Business Planning | 0 comments

What Can a Business Planning Attorney Do for Me? People often say that business planning is part art and part science … but it is also, in large part, an understanding of applicable laws. Most “must have” business planning lists include: Defining your brand Controlling expenses Limiting liability All common sense, right? Absolutely! But a great idea, a keen sense for business, and hours of hard work are not enough for success unless you understand the legal underpinnings of each of the “must haves” on this business planning list. Business Planning Attorneys: Defining Your Brand You can spot...

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What We Do.

Posted by on Oct 28, 2015 in Business General Counsel, Business Planning, Estate Planning, Federal Taxes, Litigation, Probate, Tax | 0 comments

We are Ready to Help We are not like the “TV commercial attorneys”.  This is not meant to disparage the personal injury, disability or workers’ compensation attorneys who advertise on television, but we are in a completely different business than those lawyers.  By all means, if you are hurt in an automobile accident, give us a call.  We would be happy to refer you to an attorney who handles those matters.  We, however, will not be the attorneys representing you in those cases. Our Practice Areas So, if we are not suing for injuries, what is it we do as attorneys?  The simple answer is that...

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“It’s Just Boilerplate…”

Posted by on Jan 28, 2015 in Business General Counsel, Business Planning | 0 comments

“I just want the agreement simple…leave out the boilerplate”…or “I’m not worried about that part of the contract, it’s just boilerplate”. If I had a nickel for every time I’ve heard these statements from a client…well, I’d have a lot of nickels.  The problem is that the boilerplate is, more often than not, the part of the contract that resolves disputes between the parties, and the part of the contract that becomes the most important if there is ever litigation between the parties. Asking an attorney to leave out the...

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Want To Be Your Own Boss?

Posted by on May 30, 2014 in Business Planning | 0 comments

A recent article on Entrepreneur.com spells out the three things one should do if you want to be your own boss.  The full article is worth the read if you are considering a move. 3 Things You Must Do Before Becoming Your Own Boss We are here to help The attorneys at Penzien & McBride are available to review your situation and make recommendations regarding your legal situation or challenge.  Our firm practices throughout the State of Michigan but especially in the Macomb, St. Clair and Oakland County areas.  The attorneys can be reached at (586) 464-1900 or by completing our contact...

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Simplify the Small Business Life

Posted by on May 12, 2014 in Business Planning | 0 comments

Great article on Forbes.com about ways to simplify your small business life.  The link to the full article is below. Six Ways To Simplify Small Business Life    We are here to help The attorneys at Penzien & McBride are available to review your situation and make recommendations regarding your legal situation or challenge.  Our firm practices throughout the State of Michigan but especially in the Macomb, St. Clair and Oakland County areas.  The attorneys can be reached at (586) 464-1900 or by completing our contact...

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12 Rules for New Businesses

Posted by on May 3, 2014 in Business General Counsel, Business Planning | 0 comments

Info for New Businesses Below is a recently posted video from Entrepreneur magazine about Mark Cuban’s 12 Rules for a Business Start up. It is certainly good viewing for those who either are starting a new business or if you want to get back to basics for your own business.   We are here to help The attorneys at Penzien & McBride are available to review your situation and make recommendations regarding your legal situation or challenge.  Our firm practices throughout the State of Michigan but especially in the Macomb, St. Clair and Oakland County areas.  The attorneys can be...

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