SATURDAY, JAN. 5
 
OWNERSHIP OPTIONS: Legal and tax implications of sole proprietorships, partnerships and incorporation. Presented by LegalCorps. Advance registration required. 10 a.m.-noon Free. Ridgedale Library, 12601 Ridgedale Dr., Minnetonka. 612-543-8000.
 
TUESDAY, JAN. 8
 
LEGALCORPS CONSULTATION: Confidential legal advice from volunteer attorneys. 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Free. Minneapolis Central Library, 300 Nicollet Mall, Mpls. 612-543-8000. SCORE CONSULTATION: Bring your small-business idea/problem for free one-on-one confidential counseling. 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Minneapolis Central Library, 300 Nicollet Mall, Mpls.; 1-4 p.m., Ridgedale Library, 12601 Ridgedale Dr., Minnetonka. THURSDAY, JAN. 10 SESSION ON FEDERAL CONTRACTS: "Competing as a Small Business for Federal Contracts." Advance registration required. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Lurie Besikof Lapidus & Co., 2501 Wayzata Blvd., Mpls. 612-259-6586.