Bryan Zlimen

3 Tips for Working with a Lawyer

02.26.2015
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How to Get the Most Out of Your Attorney

All small-business owners would be well-advised to consult at least somewhat regularly with an attorney. And indeed, sometimes hiring an attorney becomes not just advisable, but absolutely necessary (if, for example, your company gets sued). Either way, it is extremely likely that at some point you, as a business owner, will hire an attorney. Here are some tips you should keep in mind when working with your attorney, in order to make that lawyer-client relationship as effective as possible.

            (1)        Be organized with your information […]

Getting Your Business Name Right

01.10.2015
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Three Simple Ways to Name Your Business Legally

Business name, DBA, assumed name—it’s all Greek to many people.  But as a small business owner, you can’t afford to ignore the legal niceties when it comes to the names your company uses.  When you do business in Minnesota, you are required to use a registered name for your business.  If you use a name that is not legally associated with your company, you could lose any limited liability protections your business entity may provide.

Here are three easy options for ensuring that your company name complies […]

Lien Rights in Bankruptcy

10.16.2014
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4th Circuit Case Looks at Perfecting Liens During Bankruptcy

Court finds that when a lien right arises pre-petition, the lien can be perfected despite the automatic stay.

http://www.myconstructionexpert.com/blog/subcontractor-claims-can-general-contractor-files-bankruptcy […]

What Happens if I Die Without a Will?

10.14.2014
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Intestate Succession in Minnesota

When a person dies without a valid Will, they are said to have died “intestate.” Because there is no Will to indicate what the deceased person’s intentions were, the estate will be administered according to Minnesota’s intestacy laws.

Who Will Care for My Minor Children?

Generally, the surviving parent will have custody of the children. In cases where there is no surviving parent or the surviving parent is unable to care for the children, the Court will appoint a guardian who will care for the children. Parents who want to […]