Need help understanding how Michigan business law works, and whether you should consider hiring a business law attorney?
If you are a business owner– small, medium, or large – or an individual or commercial business owner, our Grand Rapids business lawyers can provide you with representation and service in business law to meet your specific needs, as we understand that every single business’s needs are unique. Our business lawyer will promote the protection of your business, and minimize risk of liability in the event of a claim or dispute.
Many general practice law firms in Grand Rapids have lawyers with business law backgrounds, but not the practical business skills you’ll find at Ledford & Associates. We understand your needs and focus on your goals as we help you start a new business, prepare a contract or negotiate a dispute. Our corporate law attorneys are ready to assist you in every aspect of your business.
Our Services Include
Incorporate a new Michigan company
Entity choice and formation: C corps, S corps, LLCs, LLPs, partnerships, and sole proprietorships
Draft Shareholder and Partnership Agreements
Update an incorporation that you did on your own
Compile a corporate minute book
Contracts and Documents
We draft or review:
Service contracts to use with your clients or customers
Employment contracts for your employees
Joint venture, non-disclosure, confidentiality and other business agreements
Maintaining your Company
Changes to your company’s records e.g. change of directors, address, etc.
Alterations to your company’s share structure
Issue or transfer of shares
Changes to partnerships e.g. new partners, termination of a partner
Trademarking your logo and/or service mark
Buying, Selling Or Merging A Company
We assist with:
Drafting or reviewing a letter of intent
Preparing or reviewing purchase, sale and merger plans and agreements
Conducting due diligence
Buying or selling a Franchise
Preparing closing documents and facilitating the transfer of funds
Incorporate a new professional corporation
Assist with the application to the relevant regulatory body
Ensure company Articles comply with bylaws or statutory requirements
Prepare Practice, Office sharing or Management Agreements
Disputes and Negotiation
Provide advice if you are involved in a dispute related to your business