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WV Small Business Capital Act

Starting a new business is hard, and finding the funding to get that business off the ground can be one of the hardest parts. Recognizing the challenges faced by financing a business in West Virginia (WV), in 2016, the West Virginia Legislature passed the WV Small Business Capital Act (the "Act"), codified at Chapter 32, Article 5 of the West Virginia Code.

Home Damage from Mine Blasting in West Virginia

A 2017 attempt to increase the required distance between production blasting activities and currently or recently occupied structures failed to pass in the West Virginia legislature. House Bill 2087, introduced in February of 2017, proposed to amend and reenact §22-3-22a of the Code of West Virginia relating to blasting activities in order to prevent home damage from mine blasting in West Virginia.

NURSE PRACTITIONER INDEPENDENT PRACTICE IN WV OK FOR SOME APRNS

If you want to learn about West Virginia's nurse practitioner independent practice law, you're in the right place. In 2016, WV joined 21 other states by broadening the legal scope of practice for nurse practitioners, also known as advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs). This opens the door for a qualified APRN to start his or her own independent practice. This blog will discuss applicable law for starting a nurse practitioner independent practice in WV.

Nurse Practitioner Independent Practice OK for Some APRNs in WV

If you want to learn about West Virginia's nurse practitioner independent practice law, you're in the right place. In 2016, West Virginia joined 21 other states by broadening the legal scope of practice for nurse practitioners, also known as advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs). This opens the door for a qualified APRN to start his or her own independent practice.

Maximizing Your Company's Value for Sale: A Critical Component of Business Succession Planning

If you are a small business owner considering succession planning, maximizing your company's value is at the top of your to-do list. This blog is the fifth in a series of six designed to help small business owners make important decisions about business ownership transition. Its focus is on how to maximize the value of your company.

Getting Started on Your Internal Transition: Identifying Potential Successors

Small business owners who have decided to pursue an internal ownership transition often struggle with where to start. This blog is the fourth in a series of six designed to help small business owners ease into the transition process. In this article, we'll focus on identifying potential successors.

Deciding on the Type of Business Ownership Transition: Internal, External, or Closure?

Business succession planning is a process. It takes time to define your goals and structure your plan to best achieve those goals. This blog is the third in a series of six designed to help small business owners make important decisions about business ownership transition.

Defining Your Goals and Starting the Business Succession Planning Process

If you want to know more about business succession planning, you've come to the right place. This blog is the second in a set of six designed to help small business owners understand the importance of the succession planning process. If you missed it, read the first in the series: "Business Succession Planning: The Key to Your Future."

Business Succession Planning: The Key to Your Future

When you are ready to retire, will your business be ready? Many small business owners look forward to retirement-to unplanned days and more time with loved ones-only to learn that their dreams are hindered by a lack of timely business succession planning.

WV Business Divorce: Options When Your Business Relationship Fails

Have you ever heard of a "business divorce"? Everyone knows that a traditional divorce is the official end of a marital relationship. However, the term "divorce" is also being applied to the end of the relationship between business owners in West Virginia (WV), sometimes called a WV business divorce.
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