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Entity Formation

From Business Concept to Business Operations

At Mika Meyers, our business and commercial attorneys offer business owners a wealth of experience. We not only help a new venture establish a strong base, but work to develop an on-going relationship that will serve the company's legal needs through all stages of growth.

If you are thinking of purchasing a business, establishing a new company, or going into partnership, an initial consultation with a seasoned business lawyer will be one of the most important investments you make. Contact our office in Grand Rapids, Michigan. An entity-formation lawyer will help you with business planning that will minimize your exposure to taxes and to personal liability. We also have convenient offices in Caledonia and Lowell.

Business Entity Formation Legal Services

Our lawyers will provide counsel regarding the form of your business whether a partnership, S-corporation, C-corporation, limited liability (LLC), or other form of entity. Each form of entity has implications regarding taxes, exposure to personal liability, and operational flexibility.

Licensing and Regulatory Compliance

Depending on the nature of your venture, you may require federal, state, or local licenses and may need to show evidence of compliance with a variety of regulations. We help our clients with all licensing and regulatory compliance issues.


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Commercial Lease Agreements, Employee Handbooks, Supply Contracts

Our commercial attorneys will help you avoid disruptive and expensive disputes, carefully reviewing and drafting the documents that protect you against future litigation.

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