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Business Formation and Organization

Overview

Conner & Winters routinely offers counsel in the area of business formation and organization.  Our attorneys recognize planning ahead helps to avoid problems and disputes in the future.  We have extensive experience in assisting in the creation of business structures ranging from simple to extremely complex, including corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships and joint ventures.

We provide advice and assistance on a wide variety of business formation and organization matters such as:

  • Selecting the best entity for the client’s needs
  • Preparing formation documents such as certificates of incorporation, certificates of formation and certificates of limited partnership
  • Preparing and filing formation and qualification documents with secretaries of state
  • Preparing governing documents such as bylaws, operating agreements and partnership agreements
  • Preparing shareholder agreements, buy-sell agreements and similar agreements
  • Advising with respect to what constitutes “doing business” under state law
  • Setting up and maintaining stock and other corporate records
  • Registering businesses with state taxing authorities
  • Obtaining employer identification numbers
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