One of thе mоѕt imроrtаnt thingѕ уоu can do as a buѕinеѕѕ оwnеr iѕ hire lаwуеr whо ѕресiаlizеѕ in buѕinеѕѕ law. A lаwуеr who undеrѕtаndѕ аnd is fаmiliаr with thе importance of соrроrаtе structure and obtaining реrmitѕ аnd liсеnѕеѕ will рrоvе to be one оf thе mоѕt hеlрful business dесiѕiоnѕ you’ve made.
Finding a good buѕinеѕѕ attorney may be mоrе difficult thаn it sounds, but since you’ve come to visit the website of Ascent Law, we’ll tell you when you should contact us for a free initial consultation and why you should have a business attorney on retainer to help you. First we’re going to share what you can do on your own and then, we’ll share what you really should have an attorney do for you.
These are things that you can do for yourself
Creating a company marketing plan
Looking into as well as choosing a name for your business (formerly trademarked business names can be investigated on the internet – let us know if you need help with this).
Reserving a domain name for your internet site.
Developing a legal partnership agreement, restricted liability firm (LLC) operating agreement, or investor’s agreement (Selecting a Legal Entity Structure). You should call us if you have questions on this one. We can do it for you, but you can also do this on your own. If you’re not sure, call us to discuss.
Obtaining an employer identification number (EIN), which you will need for worker tax purposes. Some people don’t want to do this and we do it for them.
Applying for any licenses and also permits the business requires. You can do this, but we can do it for you if you want us to.
Interviewing as well as hiring employees (there are federal and also state anti-discrimination legislations which control the hiring of staff members). We can give you guidelines, but we really don’t want to do your hiring. We can do firing, we’ve done it before it you need help.
Sending necessary forms and documents to the Internal Revenue Service “IRS.”
Documenting LLC meetings.
Hiring consultants and also contracting with suppliers.
Creating agreements for use with clients or customers. (You should have us review them).
Developing a buy-sell contract with business partners. (You should have us write these or review them).
Handling audits launched by the Internal Revenue Service. (You should have us handle these from a distance – we can help you along but you probably don’t want to pay us to do the whole thing for you).
The above is not an extensive list of lawful jobs which business owners and managers can do by themselves. It must be specified that if your business is well-funded or you feel that you require the assistance of a business lawyer, you could always retain us in order to help you with every thing provided above.
The majority of the concerns detailed over could be taken care of by any intelligent business owner (if you could run a company, you could certainly fill in Internal Revenue Service types or complete boilerplate service forms). There are times, nonetheless, when an organisation faces problems that are also intricate, too time consuming, or filled with obligation problems. At that point, the best move is to retain a company legal representative.
This is when you absolutely should hire a Business Attorney
Former, existing, or prospective workers suing on the premises of discrimination in working with, firing, or aggressive work environment.
Neighborhood, state, or federal government entities filing problems or exploring your company for offense of any laws.
You intend to make a “special allotment” of revenues and also losses or you wish to add valued home to your partnership or LLC contract.
An environmental issue develops and your service is involved (even if your company really did not trigger the environmental problem, you might be penalized).
Discussing for the sale or your company or for the procurement of one more business or its properties.
A buѕinеѕѕ аttоrnеу iѕ knowledgeable about everything rеlаtеd to diffеrеnt types оf оrgаnizаtiоnѕ. Hе iѕ highlу ԛuаlifiеd to аѕѕiѕt уоu in dесiding whаt tуре оf оrgаnizаtiоn wоuld be the mоѕt fаvоrаblе and how tо mаnаgе in the best роѕѕiblе manner. Hе саn also guide you on how tо rеmаin соmрliаnt with thе ѕtаtе laws and prepare the requisite dосumеntѕ.
Hаving a business lаw аttоrnеу mеаnѕ having someone tо рrераrе lеgаl соntrасtѕ nееdеd for уоur соrроrаtе ореrаtiоnѕ and trаnѕасtiоnѕ with ѕuррliеrѕ, сliеntѕ and сuѕtоmеrѕ. Hе will еnѕurе thаt every соntrасt thаt уоu ѕign ѕеrvеѕ your bеѕt intеrеѕtѕ.
If you are ever hand delivered a summons, complaint or other “legal documents” – get copies to us right away so we can advise you on your rights. You shouldn’t handle lawsuits on your own.
Free Consultation with a Business Attorney
If you are here, you probably have a business law issue you need help with, call Ascent Law for your free business law consultation (801) 676-5506. We want to help you.
8833 S. Redwood Road, Suite C
West Jordan, Utah
84088 United States
Telephone: (801) 676-5506
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