A Trusted Adviser In Business Formation Matters

Smart business leaders always look for competitive advantages. If you are starting a business, the type of entity you select will lay the groundwork for creating some of those advantages. Your choice of entity will affect:

  • Tax concerns
  • Liability issues for owners or partners
  • Requirements regarding state and federal compliance
  • Issuance and distribution of stock

Explaining Your Options In Terms You Can Understand

At Pentiuk, Couvreur & Kobiljak, P.C., our lawyers work with startup companies of all sizes to help select the entity that best suits their needs. We will prepare and file the necessary documents for your business formation, explaining in a way that makes it easy to understand the pros and cons of each option. With our experience and knowledge, we have helped form a variety of entities, including:

  • S-corporations
  • C-corporations
  • Sole proprietorships
  • Partnerships and limited partnerships
  • Limited liability company (LLC)
  • Limited liability partnership (LLP)

Ongoing Legal Guidance

Once your company is established, we can help draft, review partnership agreements, employee contracts, bylaws, meeting minutes and a number of other legal documents that will keep your business running.

As your business matures, it may become necessary to change your business structure or ownership. Our experienced attorneys who are well-versed in business law assist in such matters as:

  • Transferring stock or assets to new owners, including providing guidance and drafting the documents to facilitate business succession plans
  • Dissolving the business
  • Valuation of the business
  • Litigation among the owners
  • Expanding the existing business into new entities, formation of holding companies or spinning off divisions into subsidiary entities

Let Us Review Your Business Formation Needs

We welcome the opportunity to review your legal needs as you launch a new business — or whatever stage you are at. Call or use our online contact form to schedule a meeting. We work with clients in greater Detroit, Michigan, and in Illinois from our Chicago office.