Business and Nonprofit Start-Ups
You need your business set up fast, and you need it done right. Abrate & Olsen is the Sacramento law firm to do it for you. Mike and Dan are here to assist you every step of the way. We will start with helping you to determine the best business structure and stick with you until the last legal box is checked off. No other local business attorneys will work as hard to make sure your start-up has the correct foundations in place. We do all of this with your profits (and protecting them) in mind. We can help you form any of the following:
Seven of the most generally registered business entities:
- Limited liability company (LLC)
- Limited liability partnership (LLP)
- Sole proprietorship
- C corporation
- S corporation
- Nonprofit organization
- 527 political organizations
- All types of 501(c) nonprofit organizations
Our goal is to help protect you from any and all personal liability. If you know how easy it is to get your personal finances and property taken away in a flash, you need our help to avoid it. If you don’t know, you need to call us right now. Knowing which structure best suits both your business AND personal situations will protect your assets in both for many years to come.
Once we pick the right structure with you, we will help you register with the state and draft all necessary legal documentation needed to maintain and sustain legal status for your business.
Ongoing Business and Nonprofit Services
Whether or not Mike and Dan helped you set up your business, we are happy to help you maintain it. If you find yourself in a series of related conflicts with vendors, other businesses in your field, or customers, it’s time for a review of your practices to stop the bleeding. If that’s never happened to you, we can help you prevent it.
Properly written contracts are the backbone of any good business. Let us make sure yours are ironclad. When disputes arise, your contracts are the first and best defense, whether the dispute arises in Sacramento or elsewhere. Our team of contract specialists can help you build contracts such as:
- Partnership agreements
- Employment contracts
- Independent contractor agreements
- Nondisclosure and noncompete agreements
- Employee handbooks
- Form vendor or client agreements
- Customer liability waivers
- Purchase, sale or merger agreements