Author Archive | Jeffrey C. Doherty

Duties of Stockholders of Close Corporations

Many smaller business owners elect to conduct their enterprise in the form of a corporation or limited liability company.  In doing so, they recognize the benefits this form of entity provides such as limited liability and perpetual existence, among others.  However, what may be underappreciated is the nature of the obligations and duties stockholders of close […]

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Selling a Business

[intro music] Katlyn:  Hello, I’m Katlyn Graham. I’m here with Jeff Doherty, an attorney at MacLean, Holloway, Doherty, Ardiff, and Morse. Jeff specializes in corporate law. Welcome, Jeff. Jeff:  Thank you for having me. Katlyn:  Thanks for joining us. We’re discussing how to sell a business. I know you are very familiar with this process, […]

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How Non compete Agreements Protect Your Business

[background music] Katlyn Graham:  Hello, I’m Katlyn Graham. I’m here with Jeff Doherty, an attorney at MacLean Holloway Doherty Ardiff & Morse. Jeff specializes in corporate law. Welcome Jeff. Jeff Doherty:  Welcome. Thank you. Katlyn:  Thanks for joining us today. Jeff:  Thanks for having me. Katlyn:  We’re discussing non‑compete agreements today, an area that you […]

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Lease Law and Property Lease Agreements

[background music] Katlyn Graham:  Hello, I’m Katlyn Graham. I’m here with Jeff Doherty, an attorney at MacLean, Holloway, Doherty, Ardiff, and Morse. Jeff specializes in corporate law. Welcome, Jeff. Jeff Doherty:  Thanks for having me. Katlyn:  Thanks for joining us. We’re discussing lease law, and property lease agreements today. An area of your expertise, Jeff. […]

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Think Ahead With Your Buy‑Sell Agreements

[background music] Katlyn Graham:  Hello. I’m Katlyn Graham. I’m here with Jeff Doherty, an attorney at MacLean, Holloway, Doherty, Ardiff, and Morse. Jeff specializes in corporate law. Welcome, Jeff. Jeff Doherty:  Thanks for having me. Katlyn:  Thanks for joining us today. We’re discussing buy‑sell agreements. Jeff, what is a buy‑sell agreement? Jeff:  A buy‑sell agreement […]

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Legal Update – CORI Law

On August 6, 2010, Governor Deval Patrick signed into law long-promised amendments to the Massachusetts Criminal Offender Record Information law, commonly referred to as the CORI law.  The amendments are generally effective as of February 6, 2012.  However, the amendments relating to written employment applications become effective on November 4, 2010.  These changes will have […]

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