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Practices | Business & Franchise

Starting, Buying or Selling Your Business or Franchise


If you are starting up a new business, or buying or selling an existing business, you need an experienced attorney in your corner before you put your name on the dotted line! Many people do not fully grasp the huge potential cost of signing a lease, for example. Often times, signing a short 3 year lease for a 1,500 square foot space creates potential debt of over $100,000.00! There may be many provisions contained in that lease which would make it unwise to sign it - and that is where our office steps in - to review it and point out to you those provsions and whether or not we can negotiate away from them.

Our office has helped many businesses over the years, has solved many problems for them and has provided ongoing representation for them as well.

Among other things, our office can assist you in:

  • Reviewing, drafting, and negotiating commercial leases

  • Providing you with advice as to what type of business entity would be most beneficial to you in starting your business, and why

  • Assist in buying a business or selling your business or franchise by reviewing or drafting the purchase or sale agreement and all companion documents

  • Assistance in reviewing or drafting business contracts

  • Assistance in buying or selling commercial real estate

And so much more!

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