Forming a corporation or business often requires the help of an attorney as the process can be complex and confusing, and it is crucial to a corporation’s future success that it be set up correctly. Business lawyer Dwayne L. Brown can guide you through the necessary steps involved the formation of all types of businesses.
- Sole Proprietorship
- A sole proprietorship is a type of business entity owned and run by one individual and in which there is no legal distinction between the owner and the business.
- A partnership is a business owned by two or more people. In most forms of partnerships, each partner has unlimited liability for the debts incurred by the business. Three common types of partnerships are general, limited and limited liability partnerships.
- A limited liability company (LLC) is a type of business that mixes elements of partnership and corporate structures.
- An S corporation is a type of business entity that is not taxed directly, but is taxed through its shareholders.
- A C corporation is one that is taxed apart from its owners or shareholders. Many of the companies in the United States are classified as this type of business.
- This is the tax-designation given to organizations of associations that are nonprofit and are tax-exempt.
Mergers & Acquisitions (M&As)
The phrase mergers and acquisitions refers to the buying, selling, dividing or combining of different companies. The legal ramifications and processes involved with any of these actions can be intricate. Business and corporate lawyer Dwayne L. Brown can assist you and your business as you work your way through them.
The issues related to corporate governance can be complex, as relationships between managers, partners, shareholders, boards and others often lead to conflicts and disagreements. Attorney Dwayne L. Brown can help your business mitigate and navigate problems that may arise.