The selection of a structure for a business will affect many facets of the business, including management, control, transfer of ownership, tax issues and accounting. It determines how much personal exposure each owner holds through the duration of the business. The decision will also dictate how potential disputes and shareholder or member conflicts will be handled.
At Reitz, Paul & Shorr, we offer guidance in structuring your business. Our customized and sophisticated approach helps you to make decisions that are best for your company. We also assist with business growth and financing decisions.
We are available to assist companies in each step of the planning process, from the formation of the business to a merger, and every decision in between.
Business formation and planning
Organization of documents and agreements
We craft contracts and agreements that protect our clients, both in the current transaction and in the future. Our representation covers:
Compliance with Uniform Commercial Code
Real estate transactions and acquisitions
Business financing and banking considerations
Employment contracts and agreements
The process of selecting a type of entity will be tailored to your business. Based on your objectives, our lawyers will create a structure that positions your business for success and long-term growth.
We can tailor your company documents to limit personal and financial exposure, negative tax consequences, and potential disputes between shareholders and members. In seeking knowledgeable counsel for these decisions now, you save your business the risk and expense of dispute resolution in the future.
We are thorough, preparing your business for all potential issues that may arise. This will include clear contingency measures and legal solutions outlined in advance.
These principals guide the choice of which entity to create, whether it be a Corporation, Limited Liability Company (LLC), or Partnership. After the creation of the entity record book our business entity service includes annual follow up on the entity minute maintenance and annual meetings when necessary.