June 24, 2019

How to Properly File a Lien in Louisiana

Introduction In Louisiana, liens are among the most effective ways for a contractor to get paid.  The Louisiana Private Works Act allows an unpaid contractor, subcontractor, […]
June 20, 2019

Is Your Non-Compete Agreement Enforceable?

Introduction Louisiana courts do not favor non-compete agreements because it is not healthy for a state to keep its people from working. Non-competes in Louisiana are […]
June 18, 2019

When Should I Dissolve My LLC and How Do You Properly Do So?

When should I dissolve my LLC and how do you properly do so? Dissolving your business is governed by your operating agreement or Louisiana law. Either […]
June 18, 2019

Is it Essential that your Business have a Written Operating Agreement?

Is it essential that your business have a written operating agreement? You’ve just started your company, likely a limited liability company (LLC) and you’ve decided to […]
June 18, 2019

Abrupt Closing: Sucré, Post-Katrina Success Story, Closes All Stores: A Reminder That Appearance Isn’t Everything When It Comes to Business

Sucré, well-known for its designer desserts and clean, upscale appearance defied the odds when it opened in 2007 and quickly becoming the go-to confectionery for desserts. […]
June 14, 2019

Are My Business’s Workers Independent Contractors or Employees, and Does Their Classification Matter?

Introduction If you are a business owner, the benefits of labeling a potential employee as an independent contractor are easily known, from reduced payroll taxes to […]
June 14, 2019

Can I Be Held Personally Responsible for Damages Caused by my Construction Company?

Introduction Louisiana has adopted the limited liability act, which allows anyone to create a limited liability company (LLC), which if acted in accordance therewith, can completely […]
June 10, 2019

Contractors: How to get Slow Paying Owners to Pay

Introduction The last few years have been a hectic time in Louisiana Courts when it comes to contractors getting paid on public construction jobs.  Since 2015, […]
June 10, 2019

The Benefits of Operating your Business as a Limited Liability Company

There are a variety of business organizations to consider for your business, including sole proprietorships, partnerships, limited liability companies (LLC), and corporations. With all of these […]

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