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Business Organizations

What We Do

  • ADVICE TO CLIENTS
    Advise clients about the best form of organization (corporation, limited liability company or partnership) to meet their needs.
  • DECISION-MAKING
    Assist in the decision-making process necessary to form a new business.
  • CORPORATIONS AND LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES
    Formation and organization of small business corporations and limited liability companies, articles of incorporation, articles of organization, bylaws, LLC Member Operating Agreements.
  • PARTNERSHIPS
    Draft partnership agreements for general partnerships, limited partnerships and limited liability partnerships.
  • “S” CORPORATIONS AND “C” CORPORATIONS
    Prepare and file applications to do business as a foreign corporation in all states.
  • FOREIGN CORPORATIONS
    Assist clients in determining the best tax status (“S” Corporation, “C” Corporation or Partnership Treatment) for their organizations under federal and state laws.
  • ASSUMED NAMES
    Prepare and file notices of assumed names.
  • DOCUMENT PREPARATION
    Prepare the documents necessary to form a new business organization, including articles of incorporation, articles of organization and partnership agreements. Prepare bylaws, operating agreements, corporate minutes and other records concerning the proceedings of business organizations.
  • MAINTENANCE OF REQUIRED FILINGS
    Track and maintain reports required by state and local governments, including reports to continue corporate existence, to continue status as a foreign corporation and to continue the use of assumed names.
  • TAX FORMS
    Prepare and file applications for Employer Identification Numbers and applications for “S” Corporation election.
  • TAX ADVICE
    Advise clients concerning problems involving income taxation, payroll taxation and estate taxation.
  • GOVERNANCE AND OPERATIONAL ISSUES
    Advise clients on the legal requirements for maintaining and operating sophisticated businesses entities.
  • CONTRACT PREPARATION
    Assist in preparing contracts for employment, purchase or sale of a business, purchase of real estate and other commercial transactions.
  • BUY-SELL AGREEMENTS
    Prepare buy-sell agreements between owners, sellers and buyers of small businesses to provide for the orderly disposition of an owner’s interest in the event of death, disability or disputes.
  • DISPUTE RESOLUTION
    Resolve disputes with governmental entities, taxing authorities and tort or other claimants.
  • OPINIONS OF COUNSEL
    Prepare opinions of counsel for the sale of a business and for the borrowing of funds for the business.
  • CAPITAL
    Assist in finding and the acquisition of capital for the new enterprise; provide documentation, including bills of sale, deeds and subscription agreements, to document and transfer capital to the new business entity.
  • BUSINESS PLANS
    Assist in the preparation of business plans for submission to financial institutions and others who may provide capital to the new enterprise.