Forming a corporate entity these days is a quick and simple task and is one that most anyone can perform online in minutes. However, do you understand “how to act” like a corporate entity? If not, then you may ultimately lose the protection that you were initially seeking! Keep in mind that the major benefit of a corporate entity is to shield one’s personal assets from business dealings and failure to act as a corporate entity yields the risk of having your personal assets attacked.
Counseling first requires detailed knowledge, on our part, of all aspects of your business plan. Our experience has intimate and first-hand knowledge of many struggles that business owners face on a daily basis. After we acquire the knowledge about your company and industry, we will be able to make informed decisions as to the correct path for you. Perhaps the right entity is an LLC, an S-Corporation, or even a Limited Partnership?
Once we are able to determine the best path to ensure your success, and our firm and counsel you on a choice of entity, partnership and shareholder agreements, contract analysis and negotiation, franchising, and liability protection. As part of our corporate practice, we routinely draft:
- Articles of Corporation or Certificates of Organization
- Franchising Agreements
- Partnership Agreements
- Operating Agreements
- Minutes of corporate meetings
As your business develops, so will your need for more strategic corporate planning.
Attorney Zimmaro has significant experience representing both business and individuals in breach of contract actions, employment-related disputes, compensation disputes, shareholder/partner disputes, and personal and commercial real estate litigation.