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ABA Legal Guide to Small Business, Second Edition

A Random House Publication
ABA Legal Guide to Small Business, Second Edition
Product Code: 2350263
Publication Date: June 2010
ISBN: 978-0-375-72303-2
Page Count: 472
Trim Size: 5 x 8 Paperback
Sponsoring Entities: Division for Public Education
Topics: Business Law, Consumer Law, Public Education
Format: Book - 2350263
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About the Book

Whether dreaming of a start-up or hoping to sell an established small business, all entrepreneurs need legal guidance. This updated edition of the American Bar Association Legal Guide for Small Business contains indispensable information for future and current business owners about founding, running, and selling a small business, including the legal aspects of:
  • Franchise agreements and independent business ideas
  • Financing, insurance, and other first steps
  • Contracts, intellectual property, and liabilities
  • Dealing with employees and customers
  • Understanding and paying business taxes
  • Selling a small business and retirement planning
For more in-depth books on various topics discussed in The American Bar Association Family Legal Guide, Fourth Edition, as well as other titles in the ABA Legal Guide series, visit Division for Public Education's Book Listing.

About the Authors

The American Bar Association and Robert Sprague, Assistant Professor, University of Wyoming College of Business Department of Management & Marketing

The American Bar Association is the nation's leading legal authority and the largest voluntary professional membership organization in the world. With more than 400,000 members, the ABA provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, information about the law, programs to assist lawyers and judges in their work, and initiatives to improve the legal system for the public.

Robert Sprague (JD, MBA) is an Assistant Professor in the University of Wyoming College of Business Department of Management & Marketing, teaching Law for Managers, Business Law for Entrepreneurs, and Commercial Law courses. Professor Sprague previously practiced law, primarily counseling small businesses, and has started and managed small businesses. Professor Sprague has published several articles addressing business-related legal issues.