Jane Haskins

Jane Haskins, Esq.

Jane has written hundreds of articles aimed at educating the public about the legal system, especially the legal aspects of starting and running a small business. She has more than 20 years of experience as a practicing attorney, focusing on helping small business owners with startup and contract issues. View her work on LinkedIn.

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How to get an uncontested divorce in Texas

If you've already resolved your divorce issues, you can get an uncontested divorce in Texas. Find out how, and why it's important to get legal advice.

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10 questions to ask a spousal support lawyer

A lawyer can help you navigate stressful spousal support issues, from court procedures to negotiations. Here's what to ask at your first appointment.

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What is a postnup? 5 ways they’re better than prenups

A postnuptial agreement works similarly to a prenup but is signed after the wedding. Here's how to know if a postnup is right for you and your…

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What is a BOI Report? Understanding beneficial ownership information reporting

Many LLCs will be required to file a Beneficial Ownership Information Report. Learn the reason for these new reports, who needs to file one, and how…

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Understanding beneficial ownership report essentials

Starting in 2024, many small businesses must file a Beneficial Ownership Information Report with the federal government. Learn whether you need to…

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The Corporate Transparency Act: What you need to know

Many small businesses will need to report information about their 'beneficial owners' to the federal government starting in 2024. Our guide explains…

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The complete guide to create a series LLC

A series LLC allows business owners to consolidate multiple business activities under one umbrella LLC, while keeping those activities separate for…

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What is an EIN and does your business need one?

Most new businesses need a federal employer identification number (EIN) from the IRS. Without an EIN, you can't run payroll, pay taxes, or even open…

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Common limited liability company or LLC FAQs

A limited liability company, or LLC, is a type of business structure that offers the liability protection of a corporation with more flexibility…

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What happens when you file a claim against a probated estate?

You may be able to collect the debt from someone who has passed away by making a claim against the person's estate.

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