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Startups & Business Formation

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Preparing Startups And Businesses For Success

The choices that a business owner makes before opening the door can have a significant impact on the future health of the venture. Forming a new enterprise requires careful attention to detail in a variety of areas.

The attorneys at help businesses build or restructure their entities with comprehensive legal analysis to set our clients up for success.

Forming A Business From The Ground Up

An important step in starting a business is choosing the appropriate entity. We fully analyze the nature of the business organization and provide knowledgeable advice on the tax treatment that various business forms receive. We help our clients to understand the impact the taxes play in forming a business.

Our lawyers’ experience in business and tax law is well-suited to help our clients effectively:

  • Evaluate the future needs of the business and select the appropriate entity
  • Form an LLC, S-Corporation, Subchapter C-Corporation, partnership or other entity
  • Develop a detailed business plan, which is critical in seeking venture capital
  • Develop corporate governance and business succession plans
  • Build and maintain corporate formalities, including articles of incorporation, LLC operating agreements, partnership agreements and other vital documents
  • Draft business contracts
  • Create employment and business policies to protect the entity

Our startups and business formation practice is aimed at providing knowledgeable legal guidance to allow our clients to get their feet underneath and avoid exposure to litigation into the future. From business registration matters to ongoing concerns, we develop long-term relationships with clients. Many small and medium-sized entities in the San Diego rely on us to serve as outside counsel as the business grows.

Most people who are starting a business want to get moving on their plans and do not want to be hindered by complex legal procedures. However, the legal decisions you make early on can play a major role in determining how things go later.

At the, we strive to make the business formation process straightforward and stress-free for you regardless of the entity you choose. This means we serve both individual entrepreneurs and those embarking on a joint venture. For a free, no-obligation consultation to discuss how we can help you, contact a San Diego business formation lawyer at our firm.

Choosing an Entity and Drafting Key Agreements

The formation of a business entity is the first step toward determining how the business will be managed and controlled, as well as the relationship between it and its owners and investors.

Our experienced business law attorneys can help you explore your options and choose an appropriate California business entity to meet your goals, including

Business formation is not, however, just about choosing an entity and registering with the secretary of state. Many entities require the drafting of articles of incorporation, bylaws, operating agreements and other documents that can have a significant impact going forward.

In addition to these formation documents, we assist new businesses with the drafting of key business contracts, including employment agreements and franchise agreements.

Making Sure Joint Venturers Are Personally Protected

If you are getting involved in a joint venture, it is particularly important to take steps to protect your personal assets and decide how the business or investments will be managed.

Our attorneys can counsel you on how best to pursue your personal goals through appropriate business entity selection and the drafting and negotiation of agreements between co-owners or investors, such as buy-sell or shareholder agreements.

Retain an Experienced California Joint Venture Attorney

We look forward to helping you get your business off the ground with an eye toward its future prosperity and your own personal protection. Contact our California joint venture lawyers to discuss your options.

Arrange A Consultation To Discuss Your Business Plans

For entrepreneurs, startups and California businesses of all sizes, the quality of the legal advice underlying business decisions can have a significant impact on the overall success of the venture. To discuss your business law needs with a knowledgeable lawyer in San Diego, complete our online contact form or call 123-123-1234.

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