Category Archives: Business

Contracts during COVID-19

COVID-19 Contract Issues

These times are nearly unprecedented. And, definitely unprecedented with a society as mobile and technology enabled as we are today. Our society and, especially, businesses are held together by a seamless web of contracts. The relationships we have for services and products are underpinned by our understanding of a contract (verbal or written). An unprecedented […]

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MEDICAL DECISIONS & COVID – 19 “Coronavirus”

Frequently Asked Question How do I appoint somebody to make medical decisions on my behalf if I am incapacitated by COVID – 19? The document you need to execute is called a Health Care Power of Attorney (HCPOA).  This document appoints an agent of your choosing to make medical decisions on your behalf should you […]

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Don’t Get Trademark Scammed!

Recently, our firm received what appeared to be a “contract” or “bill” for services for which we had not solicited. The company, called Intellectual Property Services, which is based out of the Czech Republic sent a “contract” demanding payment of $2,356 as a “registration fee” for one of our registered trademarks. The “contract” included information […]

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Business Liability Protection

  Attorney John Szymankiewicz feels that an attorney should be a partner in the growth of your business. John believes protecting your assets while helping to facilitate your growth is the best form of practicing a successful business law practice. John aims to provide as much value value as possible by taking your questions about […]

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Top 4 Ways a DWI Charge Can Affect Your Career

1.  Suspended License If you are convicted of Driving While Impaired in North Carolina your license will be suspended for a minimum of 12 months. If your license is suspended and you don’t get a limited driving privilege for driving to/from work (NC does allow this exemption under certain circumstances) then you’re either taking a […]

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