Whether you are an established business or just starting out, at some point you will very likely need legal advice from a Fort Lauderdale small business lawyer. Typical circumstances that arise include the launch of a new partnership or corporation, copyright or trademark issues, the purchase or sale of a business or division, lease agreement negotiations, and any issue relating to business risk and liability.
Before attempting to deal with any of these areas on your own, you should be sure to hire an experienced attorney for expert advice in order to reduce your liability and avoid making a potentially costly mistake.
Your business attorney works for you as an advisor
There are many areas of business law in Florida that are difficult to grasp, even for seasoned business veterans. Your attorney can explain these areas of the law and how they apply to your specific business and can also help you with the agreements that you need to draft.
Essentially, your attorney will also be able to advise you on any Florida law and how it applies to your specific business along with the intricate laws that govern business contracts in the state.
When you are being sued it is too late
Some businesses make the mistake of waiting until they are sued to hire a Fort Lauderdale small business lawyer, but at this point it is usually too late. The right time to hire an attorney is long before this type of scenario. When you hire an attorney early on in your business, there are preventative steps that can be taken to lower your risk of being sued.
Although you certainly can be sued in spite of these steps, you’ll have the peace of mind that your business is operating with the lowest liability possible when you have an attorney guiding you on important business matters.
A skilled business attorney can help you with many parts of your business
Running a business requires assistance in many legal areas, whether it is deciding on the business structure, drafting and negotiating contracts, getting the appropriate zoning and licenses, negotiating commercial real estate deals and much more.
A skilled Fort Lauderdale small business attorney like Mark Schecter can assist you with all of these areas which saves you money and allows you to avoid having to spend money on multiple attorneys.
Mark Schecter can meet with you today and give you advice on any issue that your business may be dealing with. For a consultation, call Schecter Law at (954)-779-7009.