Christine Mathias

Attorney

Christine Mathias is a legal editor at Nolo specializing in business formation. Christine has a B.A. from Portland State University, a J.D. from Penn State Dickinson School of Law, and a M.L.I.S. from the Simmons School of Library and Information Science. She is an active member of the California State Bar and an inactive member of the Vermont Bar Association.  Her experience includes working as a law librarian at the University of San Diego and the San Diego County Law Library, directing several nonprofits, and practicing as an attorney in Vermont and California. Christine operates a law practice based in Joshua Tree, California, with a focus on small businesses and nonprofits.


Articles By Christine Mathias

What Is a DBA?
You do not need to form a new company to change your business name -- you can register a DBA.
How to Open a Marijuana Dispensary in California
Know the rules -- the cannabis industry is highly regulated and requires more licenses than most businesses.
How to Start a Business in Wyoming
Here’s an overview of the key steps you’ll need to take to start your own business in Wyoming.
How to Start a Business in New York
From licenses and permits to taxes and insurance, learn what you need to do to start a business in New York.
Start Your Own Business in North Dakota
From licenses and permits to taxes and insurance, learn what you need to do to start a business in North Dakota.
Start Your Own Business in Washington
From licenses and permits to taxes and insurance, learn what you need to do to start a business in Washington.
How to Start a Business in Oregon
From licenses and permits to taxes and insurance, learn what you need to do to start a business in Oregon.
How to Start a Business in North Carolina
From licenses and permits to taxes and insurance, learn what you need to do to start a business in North Carolina.
How to Start a Business in New Mexico
From licenses and permits to taxes and insurance, learn what you need to do to start a business in New Mexico.
What Is the 501(c)(3) Determination Letter?
The 501(c)(3) determination letter is proof of your organization's tax-exempt status.