Turning a new venture into a successful business requires intense effort and concentration. Regardless of what industry you’re in, handling crucial legal tasks correctly is a key aspect of the startup process. Located in Bel Air, Stark and Keenan, P.A. is an established member of the Harford County business community, and we take pride in assisting the people who launch new ventures throughout the greater Baltimore metro area. We offer a full range of business formation services, including assistance with selecting the right type of legal entity, drafting foundation documents, preparing contracts and obtaining necessary licenses. For all of these tasks, we make sure you understand each relevant option completely so you can get your business off to the right start.
Numerous options exist under state and federal law for business owners seeking to maximize the potential of their operation while protecting their interests. Our attorneys will discuss the unique features of choices such as:
As a longtime member of the Harford County business community, we understand both the law and the particular market pressures that different kinds of companies face. You can rely on us to lead you toward the solution that best suits your goals.
Creating the proper legal entity is only one aspect of establishing a strong business foundation. Our firm helps clients develop internal and external documents that clearly outline rules, rights and obligations. Even when you’re filled with optimism about the launch of your venture, you should take the time to establish bylaws, operating agreements and other corporate guidelines to set a framework that can be followed if problems arise later. If your business has more than one owner, our firm understands how to write appropriate buy-sell agreements so that partners or fellow shareholders are protected if someone with a stake in the business leaves suddenly. As your company moves forward, we also provide comprehensive guidance on service contracts, commercial leases and other contracts that promote the well-being of your operation and avert unnecessary business litigation.
Stark and Keenan, P.A. advises small and large startups on the legal issues associated with Maryland business formation. To schedule an appointment at our Bel Air or Baltimore office, please call or contact us online.