At Northwest Legal, we can assist you in starting a business. Our business formation services include advice on the advantages and disadvantages of various business structures, from sole proprietorships to partnerships, corporations, and limited liability corporations, as well as drafting and filing all necessary formation and registration documents and agreements. We are dedicated to helping startups grow and succeed and strive to become trusted advisors as they navigate the challenges of today while planning for tomorrow.
An experienced business formation attorney will be well-versed in local, state, and federal laws and regulations for new businesses, and will secure all necessary permits and licenses so that the process is as smooth and efficient as possible. Many of the decisions you make when setting up a new company will have long-term consequences and tax implications.
Our business formation lawyer will not only help get your business off to a strong start, but will ensure that it is well-positioned for any future challenges. Well-drafted contracts, diligent adherence to applicable laws and regulations, and comprehensive risk management are some of the strategies a business formation and operations lawyer can implement.
When setting up a new business, an important consideration is the legal form your company will take. Your options, each of which has its advantages and disadvantages, include:
Succession planning is an important element to your business formation strategy. Our goal is to ensure you are correctly passing on leadership roles, including the ownership of a company, to an employee or group of employees. We help clients ensure that their business continues to run smoothly after its most important employees retire or leave the company.
We assist clients with the steps necessary to close a business, including dissolving the business name and reporting the closure to various state and federal agencies, including the IRS and the Oregon Secretary of State.
Based in Eugene, Northwest Legal assists businesses, families, and individuals in Eugene-Springfield and throughout Oregon. We primarily serve communities in Lane, Benton, Linn, and Douglas Counties, including Albany, Corvallis, Florence, Oakridge and Roseburg, Oregon.
For more information on our Oregon business formation and operations services, we welcome you to contact us at (541) 357-8417 or fill out our online contact form.