How to Start Your Own Business
A LAWYER’S PERSPECTIVE
By Michael R. Liss
What does it take to start a business? Guts, yes. Luck, yes.
Perseverance, yes. What are the legal aspects of starting your own business? Do
you know what your lawyer should be doing so that you can help him, keep him on
track, and keep costs down? An overview of all the important areas would be very
helpful, and that is what I propose to cover in this article. Some businesses
will require a few extra items, but this list of eleven will cover most business
Michael R. Liss is a business and franchise attorney
working to help businesses start and succeed. He is a frequent instructor at
area colleges on buying a business, franchising, financing, and the legal issues
which business owners must know. He can be reached toll-free at 888/372-6529.