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Why is estate planning so important?

If you have not yet started an Ohio estate plan, it may be because you think that estate planning is something that only wealthy people do. Such is not the case. In fact, many middle-income families have discovered too late that the lack of a good estate plan has caused them many problems and heartaches when a loved one died.

Should you register your trademark?

Whether you are a small business owner or the CEO of a larger corporation, you are most likely concerned with protecting your company’s brand. A trademark is used to represent a company, idea or product through use of an emblem, logo, symbol or sign. Although you are not required to register your trademark with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, there may be benefits to doing so. 

How to ensure your non-compete is enforceable

Whether you are a small business owner or working for a larger corporation, you may be familiar with non-compete agreements and how they can protect your business. Non-compete clauses are created to keep your company’s mission, business agreements and inner workings safe and protected from competing companies. When you hire a new employee, you want to ensure that they will not disclose any of your private company information with other businesses should they quit or become terminated from their position. It is critical that you set up your non-compete arrangement in such a way that it is enforceable and stands up legally in your contract. 

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