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I think you are referring to Gerald madden in N.Calf. he may have some good
insight
    Best Regards,

Thomas Alascio
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Peterson Consulting Group
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Daryl Richardson" <h.d.richardson(--nospam--at)shaw.ca>
To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Sent: Monday, April 21, 2003 3:16 PM
Subject: Re: To Inc., or not to Inc.


> Richard,
>
>         This subject was discussed on this list a year or more ago.  If
you
> go to the archives and read those earlier discussions you'll get some
pretty
> good ideas regarding the major issues.  I forget what the subject title
was;
> but it was slightly different from what you selected above.
>
>         This can be a rewarding endeavour.  Good luck with it.
>
> Regards,
>
> H. Daryl Richardson
>
> richard lewis wrote:
>
> > I am starting up my own structural engineering business in East Texas.
I
> > am trying to decide whether to incorporate or not.  I know I need to
talk
> > to a lawyer and accountant, but I wanted to get some input from some who
> > have been in my shoes before and learned from experience which is the
> > best to do.  I know I am personally liable for my design and the
> > corporate shield would not protect me, but I was thinking of the
> > nonprofessional liability such as a car accident while traveling on
> > business or someone getting hurt while visiting my office.  Is it worth
> > it for these protections?  Also, I know each state has their own laws.
> > Texas has the LLC option and the PC (Professional Company or
Corporation)
> > option.  Any advantage to either?  I believe the PC limits stockholders
> > to professionals, which is good because I think owners of an engineering
> > firm should be professionals.
> >
> > Greatly appreciate any advice!
> >
> > Rich
> >
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