Business Entity Formation
First Things First
You have decided to go into business for yourself. Great! Starting a company is an exciting process that involves working out many details.
Before you start designing your letterhead and corporate logo, it is important that you establish your business’s legal status in the eyes of the law. Creating a legal entity for your company is an essential first step to becoming an operational business.
While operating as a sole proprietor or general partnership is an option, likely you will want to form a limited liability entity. Options to choose from include:
- Limited Liability Company
- Limited Partnership or Limited Liability Partnership
- Not for Profit Corporation
Get Help Starting Your Business
Don’t know the difference between a limited liability company and a corporation? Not sure if you should elect to be taxed as a C-corp or an S-corp? The experienced lawyers at Walker Heye, PLLC will help you choose which entity type is most appropriate for you and will coordinate with your accountant so that you are in the best possible situation come tax time.
Our expert team of attorneys will draft the crucial legal documents every new company needs, such as articles of incorporation, bylaws, operating agreements, buy/sell agreements, employment contracts and employee handbooks. During this entire process, we will coordinate with your professional advisors including your accountant, insurance agent, and banker so that everything is seamlessly integrated.
If you already have an established business, we can help you negotiate contracts, confidentiality agreements, real estate purchase and sale agreements and other documents and agreements essential to the success of your business.
No matter what stage your business is in, having a team of experienced lawyers in your corner is a valuable asset. Our legal team has years of experience in helping clients with business transactions and negotiations.
Contact Walker Heye, PLLC today to talk to a lawyer about the legal needs of your new or existing business.