Business Law

Serving Okemos and East Lansing, MI

In central Michigan, the business and corporate law attorneys at the Klug Law Firm in Lansing provide comprehensive advice and representation in business and corporate legal matters. Our services include: entity formation and corporate governance; everyday consulting; long-range planning; assistance in drafting and reviewing contracts and other transactional documents; the sale, purchase, and merger or acquisition of a business; issues regarding shareholders including shareholder oppression; and winding down of a business.

Business Entity Formation and Corporate Governance

Selecting the proper corporate structure for your enterprise has long-term implications regarding a host of issues, including business and personal civil liability, taxation, management and control, business succession and transfer, and other issues. We take the time to understand your business and your long-term goals and objectives so that we can advise and assist you in creating the structure in which your business will thrive. KLF represents clients in the formation, organization, operation, selling, buying and liquidation and dissolution of all manner of businesses, including corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, franchises and DBAs in both Michigan and Florida.

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Sale, Purchase, Merger and Acquisition of Businesses

KLF represents businesses and entities in all aspects of the sale, purchase or merger and acquisition of another business. Our attorneys have represented both sellers and purchasers of businesses. KLF is knowledgeable and experienced with asset purchases and stock purchases of businesses. We have represented businesses through every aspect including preparation of the letter of intent, preparation of the purchase agreement, and the closing documents. Our attorneys are experienced and knowledgeable in regards to the Business Corporation Act to ensure that the proper regulations are complied with in order to sell or purchase a business as well as merge or acquire another business.

KLF has been involved in the acquisition of multimillion dollar business acquisitions. Our attorneys have experience with the acquisition of a vast away of businesses including medical practices, real estate, internet businesses, or many other businesses.

The attorneys at KLG have experience regarding reorganizations of entities. KLF has been involved in complex reorganization to raise up to $10 million in equity from investors.

Business Planning and Consulting

Regardless of your level of sophistication, our team is ready to advise and assist you in any size transaction to make sure any deal you make concludes successfully with your rights protected and your interests promoted. A well-prepared and well-communicated contract is key to the prevention of disputes based on misinterpretation of key terms or perceived inequities. In the event a dispute does arise, our legal team excels in commercial litigation and works to achieve a favorable resolution efficiently and effectively.

KLF provides market and feasibility plans for business and financial planning purposes, and negotiates, drafts and reviews contracts and other documents for your business, including stock redemption agreements, cross purchase agreements, voting stock agreements, buy and sell agreements, and more.

Non-Profit Organization

KLF represents public charities, booster clubs, and other tax exempt organizations under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. In addition, the firm also represents private foundations, including local associations of employees and social clubs, and other tax exempt organizations under Section 501(c)(3), (4) - (7) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Our comprehensive representation of non-profit organizations includes preparing and filing
articles of organizations and assumed name certificates; preparing constitutions, bylaws, minutes and membership certificates; preparing and filing registrations with states as a charitable trust; obtaining state charitable solicitation licenses, tax identification numbers, sales and use tax exemptions, and real and personal property tax exemptions; preparing and maintaining annual reports, Form 990, and others; and guest speaking at organizational meetings on tax exempt related matters.

Experienced Lansing Business Law Attorneys

Since 1977, KLF has been providing Lansing area businesses with quality advice and representation in all business law matters from formation to dissolution and everything in between, including residential and commercial real estate matters. Whether you are an established corporation or are just starting out, contact the Klug Law Firm for professional assistance with your business law needs.