Small Business Transactions
More Americans than ever are starting their own businesses these days. More than half a million new businesses start up each month, strengthening the American dream of self-sufficiency. You are your own boss – and maybe your only employee – so you don’t have the time to deal with the many legal concerns that can keep you from doing what you love. It is tough enough dealing with the day-to-day operations of your business; you don’t need a careless oversight costing you precious time and money.
If you are looking to start your own small business, or if you already own one and need help managing your legal affairs, let the small business attorneys at Raffaele Puppio advise you on your business transactions. We can teach you how to set up a corporation or limited liability company in Delaware County and make sure all your paperwork is done correctly, keeping you from running afoul of state and federal regulations. Once your business is up and running, we can help you handle acquisitions, mergers, property purchases, loans, and other contractual agreements so you can focus on your business.
We know you’re busy, so we handle the due diligence needed to make sure nothing slips through the cracks. We will break down complex legal matters so you can understand exactly what is required. And if any problems surface, we will be there to make sure they are resolved with a minimum of inconvenience and cost.
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