Business Planning For Now And The Future

The decisions you make when establishing your business can have profound effects later. Making the right decisions now can help protect you and your business from liability, adverse tax consequences and costly disputes.

No matter what stage your business is at, the lawyers at Chandler and Brown, Ltd., can provide you with legal counsel on the issues you are likely to face, including tax planning, asset protection, liability protection and succession planning. Our law office is in St. Paul, and our lawyers serve family- and small-business owners in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Call us at 651-964-6087 for a free initial consultation.

Legal services we provide to business owners include:

  • Choosing a proper business entity. As a sole proprietor you could be personally liable if the business is sued. We can help you establish limited liability companies, limited liability partnerships, corporations, nonprofit organizations and other types of business entities to provide you with the liability protection and tax treatment appropriate for your business.
  • Drafting restriction agreements. If you are going into business with another person, it's important to craft an agreements, including a stock or membership interest restriction agreement, at the beginning of your enterprise. Otherwise, death, divorce or disputes among owners can threaten the direction and ownership of your business.
  • Drafting and revising contracts. A properly crafted contract can ensure that you get everything you think you are getting out of a business transaction.
  • Buying or selling a business. Our lawyers have handled numerous purchases and sales of businesses.
  • Planning for the next generation of ownership. Our lawyers can execute a successful transition of ownership of your business from one generation to the next.

Schedule A Free Consultation About Business Planning

To discuss business planning with an attorney at our law firm, call us at 651-964-6087. You can also reach our office online.

Attorney Pingatore, Attorney Schwager, and Attorney Chandler