Rosemarie Yusi

Can I serve as my own resident agent?

By: Esqueda Law PLLC In most states, a resident agent (RA) is mandatory in running your Limited Liability Company (LLC). An RA is an individual or entity, either within or external to your establishment, tasked with the responsibility of handling all legal communication between your business and the state.  An important document that must go through the RA …

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Do I Need to Hire a Lawyer for an LLC?

By: Esqueda Law PLLC 3 Occasions When You Should Hire a Lawyer For Your LLC  Essentially, there is no legal requirement or need to hire a lawyer to form your Limited Liability Company (LLC). This is the great flexibility that comes with an LLC. Most states permit you to set up your LLC on your own, and any need for legal advice can simply …

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3 Things you need to know before starting an LLC

By: Esqueda Law PLLC After much consideration of how to structure your business, it seems the popular choice may be to form a Limited Liability Company (LLC). An LLC combines the features of a sole partnership which prevents you from double taxation, with the personal protection of assets that a corporation offers. But like with any …

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What is an LLC?

By: Esqueda Law PLLC  The legal structure of your business can take several different forms. It may fall under the category of sole proprietorships, partnerships, corporations, and LLCs. These entities differ in Ownership and Management, Taxation and Liabilities, and Regulations and Paperwork. Among the various types of entities, a Limited Liability Company (LLC) is a business structure that combines features of sole proprietorship and corporations. It combines …

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What is a resident agent and do you need one?

By: Esqueda Law PLLC The terms resident agent and registered agent are used interchangeably to mean the same thing: A person or company, whose official role is to relay communication of Service of Process between the state and your business. The requirements to be a resident agent are rather straightforward but sometimes we are not so sure. When it comes to hiring a resident …

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Contract templates – How they can help your business?

By: Esqueda Law PLLC 3 Ways Contract Templates Can Help Your Business  While both verbal and written contracts are legally binding, written contracts reduce the possibilities of conflict over one person’s word against the other. Contract templates are ideal in these situations. Contract templates are standardized written forms that can be filled in to suit the specific terms of the arrangement in …

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Registered vs. Unregistered Trademarks

By: Esqueda Law PLLC What is the difference between having a federal trademark and an unregistered trademark? When you create a brand, name, logo, slogan, etc. to use for your business it is automatically intellectual property. Intellectual property is an intangible asset that is a product of creativity, used in commerce.   Common law dictates that …

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