Your Office Lease- Not an Afterthought When Buying A Practice

By Mark Shipman & Doug Alexander You just started the initial negotiations on purchasing a dental practice. In addition to discussing the purchase price of the practice, the goodwill, and the equipment, there is a single line on the letter of intent that says you will assume the existing lease agreement or that you will

My Lease May Keep Me From Selling My Business?

By Doug Alexander & Mark Shipman Interestingly, many business owners don’t consider the importance of their lease or leases of business property when it comes to an eventual sale of the business. We see leases take many forms. They run the gamut from a simple handshake to confirm a verbal agreement to an extensive 50-page