Berkeley, CA : Nolo, 2003.
1 v. (various pagings) : ill. ; 28 cm.
Which legal form is best for your business?
Structuring a partnership agreement
Creating a corporation
Creating a limited liability company
Developing a buy-sell agreement
Naming your business and products
Licenses and permits
Tax basics for the small business
Raising money for your business
Buying a business
Franchises: how not to get burned
Insuring your business
Negotiating a favorable lease
Employees and independent contractors
The importance of excellent customer relations
Legal requirements for dealing with customers
Cash, credit cards and checks
Extending credit and getting paid
Put it in writing: small business contracts
The financially troubled business
Resolving legal disputes
Representing yourself in small claims court
Lawyers and legal research
Appendix A. [State offices that provide small business start-up help]
Appendix B. Federal Trade Commission offices.