Business Formation Lawyers
Orange County, Los Angeles County and Riverside County with Irvine, Glendale, and Riverside Offices
Starting a new business can be daunting. There are many requirements to consider and documents to complete before you even begin. At Grant’s Law Firm, our attorneys have helped many new business owners get started in Southern California.
When forming a new company, you will need to choose from among a number of business entities. It is important to select the one that best protects your business and business assets. There are many options. Depending on your business goals and the type of company, you can select from entities such as:
- Sole proprietorships
- S and C corporations
- General and limited partnership
- Limited liability companies
- Joint ventures
- Strategic partnering relationships
- Professional corporations
- Unincorporated associations
Helping you choose the correct business entity
We will advise about the benefits and drawbacks of each business entity and how it might affect your business operations and goals. We will talk about changes you expect to implement in the future. We evaluate how you may wish to exit the business. We use all this information when recommending the best business entity for your needs now and in the future.
Preparing and filing the required documentation
We will help you take the steps needed to form the business entity. We will prepare the needed documentation. We will make sure that the many required steps are completed and the papers filed correctly. We will draft documents such as by-laws, buy-sell agreements, partnership agreements and operating agreements. We will help you issue ownership interests in the business.
Comprehensive business start-up services
Our legal services include much more than document preparation. We will give you the information you need to understand the operational requirements for your type of entity. For instance, if you choose a corporation as your business entity, we will help you with initial shareholder and board of director meetings. We can help you to select the proper names or words and phrases that can be protected and are available to you for branding and marketing purposes for your business. We will also integrate pre-formation agreements, conduct trademark or trade name searches, domain name searches, consult on executive and employee issues. We can help you to select the proper names or words and phrases that can be protected and are available to you for branding and marketing purposes for your business.
To start planning for your new business, contact a Riverside County, Orange County, or Los Angeles County business formation attorney for an initial consultation. Call (888) 937-7555.