LLC Minority Member

Part 3 11 Tips Before Becoming an LLC Minority Member

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By Tricia Dunlap Esq. ~4 minute read Part 3 – LLC Education Series:  The Perilous Position of LLC Minority Members  Limited liability companies are highly popular, very flexible business entities.  They are cheaply and easily formed which unfortunately creates the illusion that lawyers aren’t necessary.  Au contraire.  The truth is that LLC’s can be a nasty trap for […]

Fiduciary Duties

Part 5 3 Fiduciary Duties That Make Your LLC Safer

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By Tricia Dunlap Esq. ~2 minute read See more videos and blog posts Part 5 – LLC Education Series  Fiduciary Duties:  The Responsibilities You Never Knew You Had  Good faith and fair dealing.  Loyalty.  Care.  Sometimes these seem like quaint concepts.  A throwback to a kinder era.  In reality, they are implied responsibilities and “fiduciary duties” that can […]

LLC operating Agreements

Part 4 Hotel California: An LLC Operating Agreement Gone Wrong

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By Tricia Dunlap Esq. ~2 minute read Part 4 – LLC Education Series  Hotel California: You Can Checkout but You Can Never Leave Relatively early in my legal career, a new client arrived with a terrible dilemma.  About a decade earlier, he and his buddy decided to invest in real estate. His buddy contributed more money, so my client […]

Data Collection

Be Smart(er) about Data Collection

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Tricia Dunlap, Esq. & Ben Nelson Ben Nelson is an experienced technologist at SingleStone Consulting who has provided custom application development and technical leadership for the public and private sectors.  He is a writer, podcaster, and presenter. ~4 minute read Be Smart(er) about Data Collection In recent years, many businesses have come to perceive data […]

Kareen Edwards, Just Kidding Event Childcare

Bill 10, Give 1 Entrepreneur Spotlight: Kareen Edwards, Just Kidding Event Childcare

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Kareen Edwards is a lifelong teacher with a Ph.D. in education from Virginia Commonwealth University and founder of Just Kidding Event Childcare, based in Richmond, VA. Dunlap Law is proud to celebrate and serve small businesses and entrepreneurs like Kareen with contract review services through our Bill Ten, Give One program.   What inspired you […]

Contract Review Lawyer reviewing papers

5 Reasons Your Business Needs a Contract Review Lawyer

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By Tricia Dunlap (Esq. & CIPP/US) As a business owner, you sign contracts every day. How many times have you thought, “maybe I should have this contract reviewed by a lawyer?” When it comes to important legal documents, hiring a contract review lawyer is money well spent. Consider the costly (and sometimes catastrophic) mistakes that often result when business owners agree to a […]

What is an LLC Operating Agreement

Part 2 An LLC Operating Agreement –  Essential to Success

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Tricia Dunlap Esq. ~4 minute read If your small business is structured as a limited liability company (LLC), then the cornerstone of your success is a well-written and signed operating agreement (OA). Single member LLCs are no exception. This post is #2 in our LLC Education Series:  What Exactly IS a LLC, Anyway?  Operating Agreements – Essential to […]