TC Chamber Small Business Finalists

Congratulations to the TC Chamber Small Business Finalists!  The top 10 finalists for the 2018 Small Business of the Year include Bayside Docs Urgent Care, Chronic Care Management, CooLED, Dave's Garage, EXIT Realty Paramount, Fustini's Oils & Vinegars, Preferred Roofing Services, Press on Juice, Superior Physical Therapy and Traverse Area Vacation Rentals. Small businesses can range from sole proprietorships and single member LLCs up to 200 employees and $20 million in revenues, by s...
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What are the core legal documents for small businesses?

Every business entity originates as a set of legal agreements—starting in many cases with the articles of organization or articles of incorporation. As businesses begin to grow, their structural “backbone” of legal agreements begins to expand and develop. Well-structured formation, operational, and governance documents anticipate, control, and guide the organization’s future development and growth. Small business owners are asked for their core legal documents when applying to banks and other...
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How to Resolve Matters Privately?

Swift and confidential resolutions to private legal matters succeed when problems are solved, confidences are preserved, and long-term relationships prevail. State-certified and trained mediators provide a formal structure and process for resolving legal issues by mutual agreement without public litigation. Like cascading steps in a river, facilitative involvement can increase until a matter is resolved though a binding agreement with mutually agreed terms. Proactive legal assessment, private ...
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