BUYING OR SELLING A BUSINESS

Are you thinking about buying or selling a business? The People’s Advocate can discuss the details of a business purchase or sale with you today. We can help to ensure that your purchase or sale of a Florida business goes as smoothly as possible.

Whether you are an investor evaluating opportunities or a current business owner looking to sell, it is important to work with an experienced attorney who can protect your interests. The People’s Advocate is experienced in performing due diligence, researching business assets and debts, and advising buyers and sellers through all phases in the purchase or sale of a business.

It is important for you to understand exactly what’s in a purchase and sale of a business agreement so you will know what to expect, where to negotiate, and why it is so important to call on the expertise of your accountant, your attorney, and your broker.

As with most things in the world of business, the process of buying and selling a business can be very complicated. In fact, there are many methods in which to accomplish the sale of a business as well as lots of practical and legal things to consider.

The People’s Advocate will be able to provide you with a list of important questions to consider while buying or selling a business. We also understand that protecting your trade is extremely important in the process and making sure that you are fully protected in both the buying and selling process.

In all of these cases, whether representing buyers or sellers, the People’s Advocate can help you navigate the transaction, providing advice as to what you need to protect your interests, and documenting the transaction properly.

During your initial consultation we may discuss the complex legal issues related to business acquisitions and sales, including:

  • Commercial real estate transactions and lease agreements
  • Business formation for maximum tax advantages
  • Business financing and refinancing
  • State and federal employment law
  • Contracts and covenants