Business Law

Business Law
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Protect Your Business

Owning or operating a business can bring a variety of legal challenges. Many business owners and managers are not sure when to contact an attorney and often wait until they are already in legal trouble. When it comes to your business, preventing legal problems before they happen is a much better approach. By consulting with an experienced business attorney, you can protect your business and plan for the future. We provide dependable legal advice and representation to entrepreneurs, corporations, LLCs, and partnerships.

Business Law Services

Business Start-Ups

Starting a business can bring up a variety of legal issues. Incorporating your business can provide tax benefits and protect your personal assets. We can help you choose the best option for your situation, register your business, and process any required applications and forms.

Partnership Agreements

A partnership agreement can ensure a common understanding among the parties. Agreements should address rules and expectations, contributions and ownership allocations, authority and responsibility, admission and withdrawal provisions, and more. By drafting a partnership agreement upfront, you can prevent legal disputes as your business grows and changes.

Contracts

We can help to assess risk, negotiate contract terms, and draft contracts that will protect your business. We will reduce uncertainty and ensure that contract language is clear, concise, and sensible to prevent legal disputes and build trusted relationships with vendors and customers.

Trademarks

We can help you determine if your idea is eligible for protection and help you complete the application process for trademarks, copyrights, and patents to protect different types of intellectual property including brand names and logos used on goods and services, original artistic or literary work, and inventions.

Contractor Construction Disputes

There may be misunderstandings between the parties due to vague terms within a contract or a breach of contract by the contractor. Construction projects are a common source of headaches and legal issues for businesses. We can help you determine the best plan for resolving the issue.

Landlord/Tenant

We can review your lease upfront to identify any potential issues or concerns. If you have a dispute with the landlord, it is important to contact an attorney early in the process. Commercial leases are very different from residential leases and we understand the nuances, whether you are in a small kiosk, a strip mall, or a large office building.

Clear Explanations and Practical Business Law Advice

The law is complex and constantly changing. If you are confused about any legal aspect of your business, our team of business attorneys can help bring clarity to the situation. We will sit down with you and explain the law and the ramifications in plain and simple terms. And, we will offer sound and practical legal advice so you can make an informed decision. Ultimately, you are in the best position to decide how to run your business and plan for the future. We will become your trusted advisors making sure you have all of the information you need to proceed with confidence.


Schedule Your Complimentary Appointment Today

If you are looking for trusted and reliable legal advice for your business, call us for a complimentary consultation in Ann Arbor at 734-707-9455 or Tecumseh at 517-423-0999.