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Copyright Explained: What It Is, What It Means and Where It’s Needed

It’s a pretty well known fact that if you have a website, then at the bare minimum you need to include a copyright notice in the footer of that site.  Any website developer or designer will tell you this and even if you’re new to the online world, it’s a pretty common thing to know.  […]

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4 Common Legal Mistakes That Cost Small Business Owners Thousands of Dollars

As a business owner, you wear a LOT of hats and you have to learn to juggle many different aspects of business.  From creating and selling your products and services, to providing customer service, to creating binge-worthy content, it’s a tough job.  But what makes it even more tough is when you make certain legal […]

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Tired of losing money and time to chargebacks and refunds? This blog guides business owners on how to prevent these financial nightmares effectively.

A Business Owner’s Personal Nightmare: Chargebacks and Refunds (Here’s How To Avoid Them)

Picture this: it’s a normal day in your business owner life – you wake up, pour yourself a cup of coffee, and sit down at your desk to sift through some emails before your day gets busy.  Instead of being met with your typical inbox flood of newsletters and promotions, you’re hit with the nightmare […]

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As a business owner, you’re probably already aware of some of the most common legalities thatyour business needs. Things like your LLC filing, trademarking, privacy policies, contracts and terms and conditionsare commonly known items that you might already have in place. (Psst: if you don’t already have those things in place, I’ve made most of […]

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Hey, friends! Are you thinking of using your name as a trademark? Some of the most famous and valuable trademarks are based on personal names. Funny enough, you may not have the right to use your own name as a trademark! Thankfully, it is possible to trademark your personal name under certain circumstances, so let’s […]

I Named My Business After Myself – Can I Still Get a Trademark?

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Do for yourself in order to show up for others Gentle reminder to myself and all the moms out there–we’ve got to remember to prioritize ourselves in order to show up as our best self for others.   I can’t count the number of times that I’ve moved my doctor’s appointment because the kids had something […]

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Hi, I’m Amber Gilormo!

I believe legal protection shouldn’t be determined by how many years you’ve been in business or how much revenue you’ve earned. All creatives deserve to seamlessly operate their business knowing they’re legally covered. As a practicing attorney and three-time business owner, I understand how complicated and overwhelming the legal world can be. That’s why I created The Boutique Lawyer, an encouraging place where creatives can find legal contract templates that are easy to understand and exciting for clients to sign.

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Have a business of your own?

Then you may need this! This guide breaks down 8 of the biggest legal landmines you could face when selling online so you know how to protect yourself (and your profits).

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