BUSINESS LAW

Business Formation

When starting a new business, picking the business formation is important and affects factors such as tax liability, limited liability, and management. Through consultation, a business lawyer could help clarify your options in deciding which business entity to choose.

Partnership:

  • Partnership Agreement (GP, LP, LLP, LLLP)

  • Registration

  • Statement of Authority

  • Certificate of Limited Partnership (Only for Limited partnerships)

  • Statement of Qualification for Limited Liability Partnership

  • EIN Number

 

Limited Liability Company:

  • Drafting and Filing Articles of Organization

  • Operating Agreement

  • EIN Number

  • Fictitious Name

Corporations (S Corp or C Corp):

  • Articles of Incorporation

  • Bylaws

  • Annual Report

  • EIN Number

 

Business/Corporate Law Issues

 

A wide variety of legal issues may arise while conducting business, such as:

  • Asset Protection

  • Contract Drafting

  • Vendor Agreements

  • Shareholder Agreements

  • Independent Contractor Agreements

  • Employee Agreements

  • Commercial Transactions/Negotiations/Agreements

  • Debt vs. Equity Financing

  • Licensing Agreements

  • Investor Agreement Issues

  • Non-Disclosure Agreements

  • Compliance with Industry regulations

A wide variety of legal issues may cause harm to a business’s assets, reputation, and viability. Confronting these problems without legal counsel may leave you or your business in a perilous position. Set a date for legal consultation to discuss the steps you need to take to address the legal issues you or you business may be facing.