Are you starting a new enterprise or perhaps seeking advice on an ongoing concern?
Amabile & Burkly, P.C. can provide you with sound counsel.
When starting a business, we can assist in the creation of a corporation or other business entity as well as facilitate the transfer of ownership. With wide experience before municipal boards, we can also provide legal advice and representation when meeting the various filing requirements or appearing before any permitting authorities.
If a conflict arises, our attorneys have the knowledge to skillfully litigate your dispute and resolve the situation in a cost-effective manner.
Areas of business law we can help you with include:
- Incorporation, Limited Liability Companies and Partnerships
- Business Purchase and Sales
Incorporation & Partnerships
Businesses come in many forms and organizational structures. Our attorneys at Amabile & Burkly, P.C. are experienced in assisting clients choose the best format for their business needs.
Corporations can be formed as a tax entity separate from their owners and may also provide a liability shield.
General partnerships and sole proprietorships, while advantageous in certain situations are considered the same as their owners for tax purposes and liability. In particular, partnerships raise liability concerns because the partners can be held liable for the actions of the other partners.
Whether your business is large or small, a sole proprietorship, general partnership, limited liability partnership, corporation or other form of business entity, you need an experienced business law attorney to assist you in creating a successful and long-lasting structure.
Amabile & Burkly, P.C. has many years of experience in assisting businesses from their creation through all stages of development. Call us today for a free, confidential consultation with an experienced business lawyer.
Transactions and contracting are everyday occurrences for many businesses, but they can have profound legal consequences and should not be entered into lightly.
Contracts are legally binding agreements between two or more parties. They can be made expressly or impliedly. Implied contracts raise particular concerns for a business because terms that are not expressed may be unknowingly incorporated into an agreement by operation of law. Without the benefit of a lawyer to help navigate a contract there are real risks for a business.
When one party does not fulfill their part in the contract, it is called a breach. When a contract is breached, the breaching party can be liable for money damages or performance of the contract.
Whether you are trying to create a new contract, bring a claim for breach of a contract or are being sued for breach of a contract, you need a knowledgeable contracts attorney to represent you. An experienced lawyer from Amabile & Burkly, P.C. can protect you and your business from suffering losses, whether they are from a poorly constructed contract or an action for breach.
Business Purchase & Sales
Acquisitions, mergers and sales of businesses are important transactions requiring strategy and consideration. Deciding whether a purchase or sale is appropriate for your business is often a difficult decision demanding good investigation and analysis. Amabile & Burkly, P.C. can counsel you on due diligence and will work tirelessly and expertly to determine whether a merger, purchase or sale is beneficial to you. We will work hard to ensure that the transaction is structured to meet your personal, business and financial needs.
Securing permits in conjunction with a business or real estate venture may require compliance with a number of local, state or federal laws. We can advise you on how best to navigate the often complex path that is presented in the permitting process. Our attorneys at Amabile & Burkly, P.C. have sat on conservation committees, zoning boards, planning boards and other municipal boards and stand ready to assist you.