Do I Really Need a Website Legal Disclaimer?

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A website legal disclaimer is an important legal document that is frequently forgotten and often overlooked by many bloggers, coaches, marketers and other online e-sellers. But make no mistake, if you are running an online business than you need legal disclaimer just as much as you need a privacy policy and website terms of service. […]

Why Terms and Conditions for Websites Are So Important

What’s the big deal? Why do I need to concern myself with terms and conditions for my website? This is a common question I get asked by many online entrepreneurs. I mean, I get it. You are just building your business, you are still doing a lot of freelancing and consulting on the side to […]

The Ultimate Guide to Legal Contracts for Your Online Business

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You’ve taken the plunge and started your online business. You are super excited and can’t wait to get things rolling. Building sales funnels. Writing blog posts. Running Facebook ads. Recording your first podcast episodes. Getting your first paying clients. But there’s only one thing you’ve forgotten… How to make sure you aren’t breaking any laws […]

Why Do You Need a Lawyer when You can just “Google It”?

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One of the biggest struggles we face as lawyers, especially in a transactional/consulting-type practice like I have, is making clients understand why they even need a lawyer in the first place. I mean honestly, do you need a lawyer for your online business? We are in this new world of DIY legal, Rocket Lawyer, Legal […]

6 Essential Contracts you must have for your Online Business

6 essential business contracts

Maybe you are dreaming of starting an online business, or maybe you have already started one. Either way, you need to put some simple legal protections in place to keep your business safe. It goes without saying that you should give some serious thought to incorporating your online business, and protecting your intellectual property with […]

Registration for The Entrepreneur’s Law School is Now Open!

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I’m so excited to announce the opening of a new and innovative training program for online entrepreneurs that want to take affirmative steps to protect their business legally but can’t afford the high cost of legal help, and don’t know where else to turn. I’ve called it The Entrepreneur’s Law School. In anticipation of this launch, […]

What’s the #1 Legal Question You Currently Have About Your Business?

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Here at Hawthorn Law, we live for helping online entrepreneurs and small business owners. But in order to help you best, we need to know what your biggest problems and challenges are. Can you please take a minute and tell us what your #1 legal challenge is? Perhaps you don’t know what you don’t know – […]

Business Law Basics… What you Need to Know

I realize that I haven’t blogged in awhile, and for that I am sorry! But I’ve been hard at work on my new book, Business Law Basics, which I’m proud to announce is now LIVE on Amazon! Here’s a few snazzy details of what you will find when you buy this book… Business Law Basics… […]

9 Things You Need to Know to Work from Home in an Online Business

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Recently I’ve been researching possible blog topics and noticed that there is very little legal information out there for people that work from home. And because my law practice works with online entrepreneurs, it dawned on me that many of you probably do actually work from home in your online business. Now, this post was inspired […]