Choosing a Business Entity: Corporations 

Creating a business entity is a great way to start a business and protect your personal assets. And selecting the right type of entity for your new business is something you should put a lot of thought into. We’ve...

September 30, 2015 By Krigel & Krigel

How is a Non-Compete Different in Kansas & Missouri? (Part Two)

In a previous post we explored some important distinctions regarding non-compete laws in different states. And since we are based in Kansas City, we focused on differences in Kansas and Missouri. You may recall that the enforceability of non-compete...

June 16, 2015 By Krigel & Krigel

Choosing a Business Entity: Limited Liability Companies

Protecting your personal assets from creditors of your business is an important matter. That’s why many business owners form one of several types of business entities. Of course picking the right one can be confusing at times. That’s why...

June 2, 2015 By Krigel & Krigel

Choice of Business Entity Analysis: Partnerships

Creating a business entity is an important part of protecting oneself from liability, establishing a more professional appearance, and more. However, knowing which type of business entity – as well as the details of each – to choose can...

April 28, 2015 By Krigel & Krigel

When is Overtime Pay Required?

Overtime pay is an important consideration for employers nationwide. And it should be; non-exempt employees are eligible to receive one-and-a-half times their regular wage for each hour worked over 40 in a workweek. Of course, for many reasons including...

April 8, 2015 By Krigel & Krigel

Attorney Spotlight: Sandy Krigel

Sandy Krigel founded the beginnings of Krigel & Krigel nearly 40 years ago. Today he assists clients in the areas of corporate/transactional services, litigation, real estate, estate planning, adoption law and assisted reproductive technology law. Read on to learn...

March 10, 2015 By Krigel & Krigel

How is a Non-Compete Different in Kansas & Missouri? (Part One)

Generally seen in the context of employment law, a non-compete agreement is a covenant between an employer and an employee intended to protect the interests of the employer in the event of a separation. A non-compete agreement often prevents...

March 4, 2015 By Krigel & Krigel

Choosing a Business Entity: Sole Proprietor

You may be a sole proprietor and not even realize it. For example, freelance workers who are not employed by anyone but work and earn money for themselves are sole proprietors. It is the simplest type of business structure....

January 20, 2015 By Krigel & Krigel

Attorney Lara Pabst Selected to The Centurions Leadership Program

Krigel & Krigel is excited to announce that Lara Pabst has been selected to The Centurions Leadership Program of The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, the premier training ground for future Kansas City leaders. About The Centurions Leadership...

January 6, 2015 By Krigel & Krigel

Should My Company Become a S-Corporation?

In a recent post we discussed the pros and cons of various legal structures (sole proprietorships, partnerships, LLCs, and corporations) and we mentioned that in certain situations business owners can elect to be taxed as a “S-Corporation.” In this...

December 30, 2014 By Krigel & Krigel