Discover Why so Many Lancaster County Businesses Rely on Sound Employee Handbooks to Protect Their Company.

By Angela M. Ward, Attorney One of the most powerful tools available to human resource workers and business owners is the employee handbook. Whether they are designed to create a shared sense of purpose, align the workforce, share company missions, or just provide a clear set of answers to common questions, employee handbooks can be an invaluable way to make managing a workforce easier.…

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Business Law – Common Legal Terms Lancaster Businesses and Associations Need to Know

By Angela M. Ward, Attorney Starting a business, association, or private club in Lancaster County carries many challenges, whether it's choosing the right format for organizing a business, understanding the legal parameters of charters, or creating sound employee contracts or membership agreements. Understanding these legal terms and seeking the advice of an experienced business law attorney can ensure that businesses and associations follow legal…

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Don’t Let a Bad Contract Ruin Your Business!

By Angela M. Ward, Attorney Contracts are an essential part of small business life in Lancaster County, whether you are hiring employees, working with vendors, or leasing office space. While you may hope to save money by writing your own contracts or using online resources, that could be a big misstep. It is also a mistake to think you can simply sign on the…

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Why Your Lancaster County Business Needs an Experienced Business Attorney

By Angela M. Ward, Attorney As a business owner, you face many potential legal pitfalls, but with the help of a qualified attorney, many of them are avoidable. A business attorney can protect you by making sure you see the legal ramifications of your business decisions, helping you to draft sound bylaws, contracts, and agreements, and guiding you should a legal issue arise. If…

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5 Key Points to Include in Business Contracts

?By Angela M. Ward Attorney A sound contract is at the heart of every business agreement in Lancaster County and beyond, whether you're a buyer and seller, an employer and employee, a private club owner and member, or partners in a new venture. But while you may think a simple oral agreement with a firm handshake is enough, it is much safer and more…

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Retain a Lancaster Business Attorney to Secure Your Business Contracts or Theirs!

By Angela M. Ward, Attorney As a Lancaster County business attorney, I know that your business is most efficient if you have sound contracts in place. Whether you are buying, selling, renting, merging, leasing, hiring, starting a new job, or starting a new partnership, a sound contract is at the heart of every important business transaction. While many business agreements are sealed with an…

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