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Only another business owner can really understand all the excitement and responsibilities that come with owning and operating your own business. While you have control over your own destiny, you are also responsible for many tedious tasks such as tax, employment and legal obligations. The attorneys at Denton Peterson understand what this is like because we do it all as business owners ourselves.
Our Phoenix business lawyers can help you manage the legal complexities of owning a business, from getting started, to minimizing your liability, to bringing a suit against negligent vendors and much more. We have the experience and the expertise to guide you through all the legal issues relevant to your business, and we negotiate, mediate and litigate on your behalf to protect your interests.
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Our team of Phoenix business lawyers and Arizona business litigation attorneys at Denton Peterson, PC is headed by AV Preeminent rated lawyers. This rating is an extremely significant accomplishment, and is a testament to the fact that we are ranked at the highest level of professional excellence. Only lawyers abiding by the highest ethical standards and professional ability receive this AV Preeminent rating, and our Gilbert business lawyers proudly carry this accomplishment.
As owners and representatives of businesses, our business lawyers know the complexities of ownership, and the difficulty of juggling so many different responsibilities. Let an experienced Phoenix & Tempe business lawyer with superior ethical standards handle the complicated aspects of your business, including taxes, protection and liabilities, employment disputes, and ensuring your entity is setup appropriately. With our commitment to keeping your best interests in mind, we will make sure you are on the path to success.
Organizing Your Phoenix Business
The legal entity you choose for your business and its setup are some of the most important decisions you can make. The type of entity you choose and its organization determine how you will be taxed (both personally and for your business), how profits will be shared, the extent of your protection from the actions and liabilities of your business, who can make decisions for the business, and more. If you make the wrong decision about the type and setup of your entity, it could cost you dearly.
An experienced Phoenix business lawyer from Denton Peterson Dunn, PLLC understands how each of the options can affect the day-to-day operations and impact your long-term goals. Your attorney will help you choose the right entity option to meet your goals. Some options include:
- Limited liability company
- Sole proprietorship
Reorganizing Your Business In Phoenix
Many variations of these entities are available, as well, and your business lawyer will help you understand the benefits and disadvantages of each. If your business grows or needs change, our Arizona business attorneys can help you reorganize your business to create the new entity that works best for you.
Our firm also helps companies based outside of Arizona to organize entities in the state or to form franchises here. We can help you apply for trade names and ensure that the proper documents are filed to structure your business.
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As a locally-based law office that has been serving the greater Phoenix area for over 25 years, Denton Peterson Dunn specializes in a wide variety of law practice, including real estate law, business and corporate law, employment law, litigation, collections and business organization and structure. Our Phoenix business lawyers highly prioritize your success, and use our extensive knowledge of business law details to set up your business on the path to success.
Whether you are starting a new business and need professional assistance choosing the appropriate entity, or your business has grown or changed and needs to be restructured, our knowledgeable Scottsdale business lawyers can help. We will walk you through personal liability, how to handle an aggressive lawsuit, applying for trade names, and so much more. Your ultimate success is our goal, and we have the expertise to get you there.
Phoenix Business Filing Services
You have to file many documents with the state and federal authorities to establish your business and maintain it. If you don’t file these documents, or if you file them late, you can face serious penalties. If you file the documents incorrectly, you leave yourself open to penalties and liability. Denton Peterson corporate lawyers can take care of these business filings on your behalf, ensuring that everything that is required is submitted on time and properly. We can help draft, file and amend business documents including but not limited to:
- Articles of Incorporation
- Articles of Dissolution or Termination
- Articles of Amendment
- Certificates of Disclosure
- Annual Reports
- Other Registration Documents
Hiring a Phoenix business lawyer to handle these filings for you can free up valuable time to focus on doing what you know to do best: growing your business. We ensure that you meet all your legal requirements and free you of the burden of having to complete these legal and administrative tasks yourself.
Phoenix Business Litigation Services
Litigation is a common aspect of doing business, unfortunately. At some point, you are likely to find yourself the subject of litigation or in a position that you need to bring litigation against an employee, a negligent supplier, or a partner who defrauded you. You will need an experienced Phoenix litigation lawyer to protect your interests, whether you are the plaintiff or the defendant.
Our attorneys are experienced in litigation from both sides of the aisle. We represent clients in a variety of cases, including contract disputes, torts, matters of corporate governance, real estate transactions and more.
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Phoenix Business Contract Drafting and Review
Creating and reviewing contracts can take up a great deal of your time as a business owner. You must have a contract for everything from a large inventory order to a new employee hire. And if you make even the smallest mistake in wording or leave out even one key phrase or sentence, you could leave yourself vulnerable to serious liability.
By working with an experienced Phoenix corporate lawyer, you can hand this responsibility off to an experienced professional and feel relieved to know that your interests are protected and you have more time to focus on other aspects of running your business. The Denton Peterson attorneys can negotiate, review and draft all types of business contracts on your behalf.
Types Of Phoenix Business Contracts We Handle
Our attorneys carefully consider your needs, and draft and review the details of the contract to ensure that it meets your requirements and does not have any loopholes that could leave you vulnerable to liability. Whether we are writing the contract or reviewing it, we make sure that you have the legal protection you need. Some types of contracts we handle include:
- Partnership Agreements
- Employment Contracts
- Confidentiality Agreements
- Non-compete Agreements
- Sales Contracts
- Buy-sell Agreements
- Financial Contracts
- Supply Contracts
- Real Estate Transactions
- Franchise Agreements
- Sale of Business Documents
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Anyone can start a business, but not everyone can run it successfully. When you choose to work with the Phoenix & Scottsdale business litigation lawyers at Denton Peterson Dunn, PLLC, you can trust that the complexities of running your business will be handled with ease and skill. Whether you are facing a difficult litigation case, creating business contracts, paying taxes, or organizing paperwork to setup your business entity, Denton Peterson is ready to help.