Kirkland Small Business Attorneys

Washington Business Formation Law

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The Weitz Law firm is located in Kirkland Wa. We believe that all business is small businesses.

You deserve the same quality of legal service that is available to big business. We are dedicated to providing tailored services to small businesses in Seattle, Bellevue, Kirkland and Redmond.

We specialize in start-up and established small and growing businesses. We offer business consulting services to help you build your business plan, incorporate, determine tax strategy, brand your product, find the services you need and plan for growth.

As Seattle small business lawyers, we are committed to helping small businesses in Kirkland, Bellevue and Seattle areas, succeed and building lifelong relationships with our clients. We understand the challenges you face.

We provide small business the legal services needed to guide you through entity selection, forming a company, and the maze of legal forms, leases, and regulations specific to your industry and goals. We take the time to meet with and understand  your unique needs and work with you to find solutions to the problems standing in the way of your business.

We can help you decide whether to form a business entity, and what type of business entity to form: a Sole Proprietorship operating under a Fictitious Name; a Partnership; a Limited Liability Partnership; a Limited Liability Company; a Professional Association; or a closely-held Corporation.

From our beautiful Kirkland location, we also negotiate, review, draft and revise the contracts and documents that Seattle small businesses need to get organized and operating smoothly, including but not limited to:

  • Articles of Incorporation
  • Articles of Organization
  • Asset Purchase Agreements
  • Commercial Leases
  • Corporate Bylaws
  • Employment Contracts
  • Intellectual Property Licenses and Agreements
  • Non-Compete Agreements
  • Operating Agreements
  • Partnership Agreements
  • Purchases or Sales of Businesses

Business and Corporate Transactions

We draft documents and provide regulatory advice regarding the formation, organization, operation and sale of business entities, sole-proprietorship, joint ventures, corporations, partnerships, limited partnerships, limited liability companies and non-profit organizations. Our clients range from mom & pop restaurants and small retail establishments to large coffee roasters and commercial real estate firms. We provide business documents and legal advice with personal attention. We welcome inquiries from potential clients in need of experienced, dedicated corporate and business law counsel and representation. Contact us to learn how our group of Kirkland business lawyers can help you with your corporate or business legal matters.

We form business entities and negotiate and draft organizational documents for a fixed fee. Additionally, we draft licensing, shareholder and partnership agreements, employment agreements and related organizational documents that are customized for your business needs.

We negotiate and draft letters of intent, asset purchase agreements, stock and unit purchase agreements, merger agreements, partnership agreements, joint venture agreements, and the related documentation related to buying or selling a business. We also perform due diligence investigations associated with business transactions.

Business Litigation

We work with you to find the most efficient and cost-effective means to resolve your dispute. Since the cost of litigation is prohibitive to most small Kirkland to Seattle business owners, we often suggest negotiation, mediation or arbitration before the matter proceeds to litigation. We will help you find the solution that is in your best interest. We counsel clients in a wide variety of commercial and business legal matters including:

  • Breach of contract
  • Partner and shareholder disputes
  • Unfair competition and trade practices
  • Non-compete and non-disclosure matters
  • Breach of fiduciary duty
  • Collections
  • Trademark disputes
  • Copyright infringement

We are also experienced in purchasing and selling businesses, including stock purchases, asset purchases, and commercial real estate.

For more valuable information on small business creation, please see our Washington Small Business Blog.

We are proud to call Kirkland our home. We are easy to get to from both Seattle and Bellevue and are more than happy to talk for free via phone @ (425) 889-9300.