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Arlington Heights Business Law Attorney

Experienced Attorneys Helping Business Owners

For many business owners, navigating the complexities of business law can be overwhelming. In addition to ensuring that a business is structured correctly, owners and partners will need to ensure that they are following the correct legal procedures as they address issues related to business contracts, business transactions, and other matters that affect their ongoing operations. The assistance of a skilled business law attorney can be invaluable, and businesses of all sizes and types can benefit from working with legal counsel to ensure that they comply with all applicable laws and are taking the proper measures to protect their interests.

At Dickler, Kahn, Slowikowski & Zavell, Ltd., we provide comprehensive services to help business owners meet their legal needs in all areas related to business law. From corporate formation and governance to contracts, general counsel services, and business mergers, we can provide effective legal representation for both small and large businesses. Our team is knowledgeable about the intricacies involved in business operations, and you can trust us with the complex legal matters that may affect you both now and in the future.

Assistance With Business Law Issues in Chicago and Arlington Heights

Business law is a broad area of the legal system that encompasses many different areas, from corporate formation and governance to contracts and business purchases. Our law firm can provide assistance in all these areas to help businesses navigate their legal needs.

When forming a new business, there are several steps that must be taken to ensure compliance with applicable laws. Our attorneys can assist with the paperwork needed for incorporation or other forms of entity formation, and we can provide guidance on matters such as choosing an appropriate name for the company and filing the required documents with state agencies. We can also provide guidance on corporate governance issues such as board composition, shareholder rights, and fiduciary duties.

Drafting legally binding contracts is essential for any business transaction involving goods or services, as well as other legal relationships. An experienced lawyer can help review existing contracts or draft new ones tailored to meet the specific needs of the parties involved. This includes contract negotiation services to ensure that both sides receive fair terms in an agreement.

Businesses may need ongoing legal advice regarding various aspects of their operations, including regulatory compliance matters related to employment laws or tax regulations; intellectual property protection; dispute resolution; mergers and acquisitions; real estate transactions; financing agreements; bankruptcy proceedings; commercial litigation; and more. Our corporate counsel attorneys offer comprehensive general counsel services that cover these topics and more depending on the particular needs of each client we represent.

Businesses that are looking to buy or sell another business or merge with another company need knowledgeable lawyers who understand how best to structure deals to ensure that everyone gets what they want. Our experienced attorneys will guide clients through every step of the process and negotiate favorable terms while protecting their interests at the same time. We can help craft creative solutions based on the unique circumstances surrounding each transaction.

Corporate Formation and Governance

When forming a new business entity, it is important to have an experienced lawyer who understands the laws governing the business formation process. Our lawyers can help ensure that all paperwork is filed correctly and in accordance with applicable state and federal regulations. We can also advise on corporate governance matters such as board meetings or shareholder rights.

When forming a corporation, LLC, or other type of business entity, there are certain steps that must be taken to ensure compliance with state law. These include filing articles of incorporation with the appropriate government agency, drafting bylaws for the company's internal operations, appointing directors and officers, issuing stock certificates to shareholders, obtaining any necessary licenses or permits from local authorities, registering with relevant tax agencies, and more. Our attorneys can provide guidance throughout this process so that everything is done properly from the start. We can help ensure that all paperwork is filed correctly and in accordance with applicable regulations.

In addition to helping form a business entity correctly from the outset, our attorneys can also provide advice regarding ongoing corporate governance issues, such as annual meeting requirements for shareholders or directors; preparing resolutions; handling disputes between owners; advising on fiduciary duties of officers and directors; implementing procedures for mergers and acquisitions; managing employee relations matters; dealing with investor relations issues; responding to legal inquiries or investigations by regulatory bodies; negotiating contracts related to financing arrangements or other transactions involving third parties, etc.

Having an experienced lawyer available when needed helps protect your business interests over time by ensuring compliance with changing laws and regulations, while providing strategic counsel during times of growth or crisis management situations. Having a legal professional on hand can help ensure that all paperwork is filed correctly and in accordance with applicable state and federal regulations. Our lawyers can also provide advice regarding ongoing corporate governance issues such as annual meeting requirements for shareholders or directors.

Business Contracts

Business contracts are a critical part of any business transaction. They provide the framework for how parties interact while outlining their rights and responsibilities. A qualified business law attorney can help you draft, negotiate, and review contracts to ensure they meet your needs.

When drafting a contract, it is important to consider all aspects of the agreement, including the scope of services or goods being provided, payment terms, delivery dates, warranties or guarantees on products or services rendered, dispute resolution methods in case of disagreement between parties involved in the contract, as well as other potential issues that may arise during the performance of the contract. Our experienced attorneys will be able to identify these issues and advise you on how best to address them within your contractual arrangements.

Negotiating a contract involves discussing each party's interests and finding common ground that both sides can agree upon while still protecting their own interests. It is important to have an experienced negotiator who understands the legal principles at hand when negotiating a business deal so that all parties understand what they are agreeing to before signing off on anything.

Finally, reviewing existing contracts is essential for understanding your obligations under an agreement as well as identifying any potential risks associated with entering into such an arrangement. Our lawyers can review existing documents thoroughly and explain any provisions which could affect you down the line so that you know exactly what you are committing to before signing anything legally binding.

Business contracts are an essential part of any business, and it is important to ensure that they are properly drafted and executed. Our firm offers a range of services to help with the process, from contract drafting to negotiation and beyond.

Corporate & General Counsel Services

Corporate and general counsel services are an invaluable asset to businesses of all sizes. Our attorneys can provide legal advice, draft documents such as contracts or agreements, represent clients in court proceedings, and more. These services help ensure that a business is compliant with the law and is protected against potential litigation.

When you work with us, our attorneys will build an understanding of your industry to ensure that we can help you address the specific issues you may face. We can advise you on how best to structure your business for maximum efficiency while staying within the bounds of all applicable laws. In addition to providing ongoing advice on legal matters, our attorneys can assist with drafting documents such as partnership agreements, employment contracts, non-disclosure agreements (NDAs), buy-sell agreements, shareholder resolutions, loan documents, and more. Having these documents drafted by an experienced lawyer ensures that your business will meet all relevant legal requirements while protecting all parties involved in any transaction or dispute resolution process.

Our attorneys can provide representation in court proceedings if necessary. This includes filing lawsuits against other parties when appropriate or defending clients against claims made by others. In some cases, we may be able to settle disputes out of court without having to go through the lengthy litigation process, which could save time and money for all parties involved in a legal dispute.

Finally, we can provide valuable guidance when it comes time for a company to merge with another entity or dissolve its operations altogether. This includes helping owners understand their rights during mergers/acquisitions as well as navigating the procedures involved in winding up a company should dissolution become necessary at some point down the road.

Business Purchases, Sales, and Mergers

Buying or selling a business is an important decision that requires careful consideration and planning. Our lawyers can provide guidance throughout this process by ensuring that all parties involved understand the laws that affect them, negotiating terms of sale or purchase agreements, reviewing documents for accuracy, and advising on the tax implications of the transaction.

When buying a business or proceeding with a business merger, it is important to understand all aspects of the deal before signing any contracts. Our lawyers will review all relevant documents, such as leases, contracts with suppliers and customers, financial statements, and more to ensure that everything is in order. We can also advise you on any potential liabilities associated with the purchase so that you are aware of them before making your final decision.

Our lawyers can also assist in negotiating terms for all parties involved in a business sale or purchase agreement. This includes drafting language regarding payment structure (such as down payments), warranties about assets being sold/purchased (including intellectual property rights), transfer of title/ownership rights over assets being sold/purchased (if applicable), and indemnification clauses related to future claims against either party after the closing date.

In addition to helping negotiate contract terms between the buyer and seller during a business sale or purchase transaction, our lawyers can also provide guidance on the tax implications associated with these transactions. Depending on how much money was exchanged during the transaction, there may be certain taxes due at the time of closing, which must be taken into account when calculating the total costs associated with completing this type of transaction.

Contact Our Arlington Heights Business Law Attorneys

Business law is a complex field that requires an experienced and knowledgeable attorney to navigate. At our firm, we have the knowledge and experience needed to assist with all aspects of business law, from corporate formation and governance to contracts and general counsel services. We also provide legal representation in business purchases, sales, and mergers. If you need assistance with any aspect of your business's legal needs, contact us today at 847-593-5595 to set up a consultation.

We serve clients in the Chicago area, throughout the state of Illinois, and nationally. We oversee and work with attorneys in other states and specific practice areas to ensure that our clients can accomplish their goals. We can provide assistance where appropriate in cases in other states or federal courts, and we are prepared to oversee or work with local attorneys in these matters.

We have represented clients in multiple areas throughout Illinois, including in Rockford and Winnebago, McHenry, Sangamon, Boone, Grundy, Champaign, Kankakee, Will, Rock Island, and St. Clair Counties. We represent and work with real estate owners, investors, developers, and business owners. We represent companies in litigation involving collections, mechanic's liens, lien foreclosure, and all areas of business. We also represent and deal with national and international clients, helping them address needs ranging from collections to purchasing or selling property or businesses, ensuring that they can do business in these physical areas statewide, nationwide, and internationally.

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