Washington Lawyer - Business Law, Construction Law, Liquor Law Attorney, Spokane, WA Law Office Of John Pierce
Business Formation Attorney: incorporation, LLC, Partnerships, and Business Structuring.
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Business Formation

A Business Entity Tailored to Fit Your Needs

How you structure or form your business can impact your income tax, business continuity, and estate plan, as well as the amount of legal liability to which you are exposed. I work closely with individuals, small to mid-sized business owners, and entrepreneurs to form a business entity that customized to the owners' requirements.

Risk is inherent when starting a company, I'll take the time to explain how partnership agreements, articles of incorporation, and bylaws can protect you and your investors from added, unwanted financial liability in the event of insolvency or business failure.

Strengthen your position in the marketplace by building your foundation on a firm, sound legal footing.

Business Entities - What Works Best for You

  • Internet-based businesses
    • C corporations
    • S corporations
    • Non-profit corporations
    • Articles of incorporation
    • Corporate Bylaws
    • Stock Agreements
    • Mergers
    • International and Multinational corporations
  • Limited liability companies (LLC), Limited liability partnerships (LLP), & Partnerships
    • Purchase/sale agreements
    • Member Agreements
    • operating agreements
    • Partnership agreements
    • Fiduciary responsibility
  • Zoning issues
  • OSHA requirements

Asset Protection - How to Protect Your Company and Your Personal Property

The form of a business entity determines its tax liability. A business can deduct certain start-up costs, operating costs, and other expenses from its federal income tax, and understanding how to take advantages of allowances within the law when you start your business can have a long-lasting financial impact. Before you form your business, you need to know what options are available to you, what costs can be deducted, and what can be done on the investment side to further decrease your tax liability.

Bylaws and Articles of Incorporation - Why they Matter

Whether you are starting a business out of your home, starting a new restaurant with a long-time friend, or incorporating an growing manufacturing company, bylaws and articles of incorporation are important for protecting you against legal and financial liability. These documents detail how money is to be handled, who will have authority to withdraw money, and what kind of oversight will be in place to militate against financial mismanagement. Additionally,properly drafted bylaws and articles of incorporation allow you to indemnify yourself or your board when certain kinds of situations arise in the course of business operations.

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Law Office of John Pierce, P.S.e
PO Box 330
Cheney, WA 99004

J. Pierce Law Office
224 Second St., #330
Cheney, WA 99004
T: +1.509.210.0845


Contact me by e-mail at john@lawps.com.

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Spokane Washington lawyer focused on providing personalized legal services, businesess services, and technology consulting services tailored for individuals and small to mid-size businesses.
Practice areas include: Business Law, Business Acquisitions and Sales, Business Formation, Incorporation and Corporate Law, Limited Liability Company Formation, Partnerships, Wine Law, Wine, Beer and Liquor license law, Internet and Technology law, Business Transactions consultation and facilitation with Contracts, Buy-Sell Agreements, Secured Transactions, Commercial Sales, Construction law, Commercial litigation, Real Estate and Property laws, Bankrupcty, Creditor Rights, Intellectual Property, Patents, Trademarks, and general Business Attorney services.