Call a San Antonio Business Lawyer When Setting Up Shop Starting a new business is a big undertaking. There is so much to set up, prepare, file and do, especially if you want to set your company up for the utmost success in the long run. Even if you’re an MBA or a long-time executive, starting your own business from the ground up can be difficult – especially given all the legalities that go into it. If you really want to make sure your business is primed for success, your best bet is to enlist a San Antonio business lawyer from the very beginning. A San Antonio business lawyer can help you: Determine what type of business entity to set up – Whether that’s a sole proprietorship, a partnership, a corporation, an LLC or something else, they’ll help you determine the best way to set up your business in the eyes of the law. Draft and file all the paperwork – Once you determine what type of business you’d like to set up, there’s seemingly endless paperwork to file, such as business formation documents, by-laws, articles of incorporation and more. Your attorney can walk you through all of this. Help you structure your business and outline ownership and lines of succession – They can help you outline the structure and ownership of your business, as well as determine lines of succession, should you no longer be around to spearhead the company. Get your contracts and paperwork in order before hiring begins – An attorney can draft your hiring contracts and other employment paperwork before recruitment starts. Ensure your liability is limited both with employees and customers – By helping with your contracts, business documents and taxes, an attorney can limit your company’s liability, which means fewer legal troubles and more money in your pocket in the long run. Help you trademark and copyright elements of your business – An attorney can help you trademark any logos, motto, slogans or anything else proprietary, so they can’t be used by others. Are you preparing to start your own business? Don’t go it alone. Let a San Antonio business lawyer from de la Riva & Associates help. Call today to get started.

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