Author Archives: Gary Joiner

Raising Financing Through Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding has become a popular way of raising financing. It generally involves using the internet to ask a large number of people to each contribute a small amount of money to support a cause or a project. In some cases, people give money as a donation because they believe in the particular cause or project.… Continue Reading

Private Placement Offerings of Securities

  For entrepreneurs seeking to raise money for a business or investment opportunity, one alternative is to make a private placement offering of securities to potential investors. A private placement offering is a limited offering of securities, such as shares of stock of a corporation or interests in a partnership or limited liability company, which… Continue Reading

Use of Family Limited Partnerships in Estate Planning

  Family limited partnerships can be useful vehicles for accomplishing certain estate planning and asset protection planning goals. Historically, they were often used as an alternative to a corporation for purposes of holding real estate or as an operating vehicle for a family business because they offer limited liability protection of the same type afforded… Continue Reading

Best Form for Your Colorado Business Entity

  Choosing the Best Form for Your Colorado Business Entity In recent years, the number of business entity forms available under Colorado law has doubled, adding limited liability companies (“LLC’s”), limited liability partnerships (“LLP’s”) and limited liability limited partnerships (“LLLP’s”), to the basic group consisting of general partnerships, limited partnerships and corporations. The factors which have… Continue Reading