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Enforceability of Three Year Non-Compete Agreement in Ohio

As dental attorneys in Columbus, Ohio, we advise dentists and dental practices on a variety of matters, including employment issues. We want to ensure that our clients understand the non-compete agreement options available to protect them from unfair competition. A non-compete agreement, commonly referred to as a form of restrictive covenant, is an agreement between […]

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Vince Nardone Discusses Impact of Tax Law Changes on Independent Contractor versus Employee Discussion

As a dental attorney, I advise dentists and dental practices on a variety of business, tax, and legal matters. One of the discussions that I routinely have with dental practice owners and dental associates is the discussion of whether an associate dentist may be treated as an independent contractor versus an employee. Interestingly, that discussion […]

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Dental Practice Sales: Protecting a Selling Doctor’s Goodwill through Non-Compete and Non-Solicitation Covenants in Associate Employment Agreements

The dental attorneys at Nardone Limited are experienced in representing both buying and selling doctors in dental practice purchases and sales. In our previous article found here, we explained why it is important for a dentist who is purchasing a dental practice to ensure that the selling doctor has entered into non-compete and non-solicitation agreements […]

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Dental Services That Can be Provided by a Dental Hygienist or EFDA Through Teledentistry

The attorneys at Nardone Limited strive to keep dental professionals aware of new guidelines and rules that impact dental practices and dental operations.  Our recent article on Ohio Senate Bill 259 (the “Dental Act”) explained the new legislation authorizing licensed dentists in Ohio to perform dental services through teledentistry.  The Dental Act’s teledentistry provisions will […]

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How Can Small Businesses Reimburse Employees for Health Insurance Costs?

As dental attorneys in Columbus, Ohio, Nardone Limited advises dentists and dental practices on a variety of matters, including human resources, taxes, as well as other legal matters that arise. For example, we routinely advise our dental practice owners that their employees are their most valuable asset. Because of this, it is important that dental […]

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Dental Practice Sales: Restrictive Covenants, including Non-Competes, for Associate Dentists as a Condition to Closing

The dental attorneys at Nardone Limited are experienced in representing both buying and selling doctors in dental practice purchases and sales. Most buying doctors recognize the importance of restricting the selling doctor from competing with the practice within a specified distance from the practice location, and from soliciting the practice’s patients and employees. And, most […]

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Estate Planning: Electing a Guardian for Children

The attorneys at Nardone Limited in Columbus, Ohio, routinely assist dentists and other healthcare professionals by drafting and executing estate plans. Estate plans are not just a planning tool for individuals nearing the end of their lives, estate plans are also an important planning piece for young families and for some of life’s less expected […]

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Dental Practices in Ohio and the Impact of Teledentistry

The dental attorneys at Nardone Limited work with dental practices in all aspects of the dental business, including disruptive technology and the impact on dentistry. We have seen technology have some wonderful impacts on the dental field and overall healthcare field. As an example, the healthcare industry, in general, has seen sweeping changes in digitization […]

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Estate Planning: Appointing Executors and Trustees

The attorneys at Nardone Limited in Columbus, Ohio routinely assist dentists and other healthcare professionals in creating and implementing an estate plan. Our firm works with dentists at various stages in their careers and we always advise them that it is never too early or too late to consider having your estate plan drafted or […]

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Dental Practice Sales: Competing Interests Regarding Purchase Price Allocations

The dental attorneys at Nardone Limited are experienced in representing both buying and selling doctors in dental practice purchases and sales. In a dental practice sale, the buying doctor will generally insist that the purchase agreement contain a covenant not to compete, so that the buying doctor can protect his investment in the practice. A […]

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