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Don't derail your new business by overlooking something as simple as a trademark search.

Legally, there's a lot to do when starting a company -- so make sure you know how to protect both your business and yourself. From hiring the right lawyer to choosing a business structure, doing your legal due diligence upfront can save you serious cash (and a pile of paperwork, too!).

Is Your Unpaid Internship Program a Good Idea? 6 Legal Considerations

Unpaid internship opportunities can be great for interns and employers — assuming they don’t violate the Department of Labor guidelines.

How to Know When You Need a Contract

Do you really need a legal agreement for every business relationship you enter into? Lawyer Rachel Rodgers offers her insights.

Is Your Business “Partnership” as Solid as You Think?

Co-founders and “partners” beware: without a formal agreement, you may not have the same rights to your company’s future that you think you do.

Problems in the Family Business? 15 Founders Offer Advice

Working with family members — whether they’re the boss or you are — can lead to some sticky office situations. Fifteen founders weigh in on how to deal (or how to avoid it altogether).