Artists may view themselves as free spirits who exist beyond the crude demands of business life, but they need protection from fraud, theft, and bad business practices too. No matter what kind of artist you are, you must protect what you make from unethical people who may exploit you or steal your work outright. Also, if you sell your works, you need to understand accounting, contracts, billing, taxes, and copyrights.
If you are an artist, you should consult with a Washington artist attorney to ensure your work is protected, help you copyright or trademark your creations, develop contracts for your work; and address the tax consequences of being an independent contractor.
When searching for the right Washington Artist Lawyer for your needs, the LawInfo Lawyer Directory is the best tool to have. Our directory lists experienced and ethical professionals to help you through your legal issues.
You do not have to limit your search to just Washington. Feel free to expand your search to the surrounding areas and adjacent cities, such as . Expanding your search gives you a larger selection of qualified attorneys to choose from.
For instance, in Washington there are 13 qualified Artist attorneys for you to consider; however, expanding your search by 50 miles will result in 0 qualified Artist attorneys to consider. Expand your search to a 100-mile radius from Washington and you will have 92 qualified Artist Lawyers to review. This increases your ability to find the right attorney for your case.
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