Business Organization & Planning
Business Organization & Planning
Weaver & Fitzpatrick, P.A. have 50 years of combined experience in business transactional and organizational law.
We draw from our extensive experience representing businesses of all sizes and a multitude of different industries and marketplaces to provide business law advice and representation that is efficient, pragmatic and cost-effective.
We represent business clients in numerous industries and marketplaces including construction, sub-contracting, software development, restaurants, healthcare, retail, professional practices, sports physiology and training, commercial and residential real estate investing, commercial and residential real estate leasing, education, and consulting.
Our business transactional law and business organizational law practices offer comprehensive business legal advice and representation in all aspects of your business for the entire business lifecycle from start-up or business acquisition, to operations, stock and asset transactions, to sale of business, dissolution, and winding-up. We will provide legal solutions for all of your business challenges to help you protect your business investment, achieve efficiency, improve your operations, and comply with regulations. We will help you organize or acquire your business, plan for your growth and expansion, and formulate your succession or exit strategy.
As part of our business law practice we will advise and guide you on your choice of business and ownership structure, draft the appropriate business organizational documents, business contracts and agreements to form or acquire your business, prepare human resources and employment documentation and polices, draft sales and services contracts, subcontracts, licensing agreements, and other documents required for your business operations. Beginning with your purchase of an existing business or your formation of a new business, we will provide business law advice that is customized for your particular industry to help you manage liability and minimize your risk from the inception of business operations and throughout your ownership of the business.
When appropriate, the business transactional law practice of Weaver & Fitzpatrick, P.A. will include estate planning advice, services, and documentation to plan and implement the smooth transfer of ownership and control of your business and ensure its future continuity.
The following are examples of the types of agreements our business law practice prepares for our clients:
- Articles of Incorporation.
- Shareholder agreements.
- Buy-Sell agreements.
- Articles of Organization.
- Operating Agreements.
- Partnership agreements.
- Employment contracts.
- Non-compete and non-solicitation agreements.
- Confidential disclosure and non-disclosure agreements.
- Asset purchase agreements.
- Stock purchase agreements .
- Joint venture agreements.
- Software licensing agreements.
- Business formation and organization.
- Employee stock option and equity incentive programs.
- Vendor contracts.
- Sales and contracts with customers and end-users.
- Purchase or sale of businesses.
- Wholly-owned subsidiaries.
- Divestitures and reorganizations.
- Transition and succession planning.
- Software licensing.