Portland-area business owners have a lot to think about

The Portland area is known for having a lot of creative people who are willing to be adventurous and try their ideas out in the world of business. However great the idea may be, however, it can be very easy for an aspiring businessman to get lost in all the legal details involved with starting and running a company.

For instance, a beginning entrepreneur first has to decide what sort of business structure she wants to set up. In some cases, a partnership or limited liability company might be the best route, while other situations make a corporation a better choice for organizing one's business.

Once a businesswoman decides which type of organization is best, she may still have to go about setting up the business properly, which means dealing with a lot of paperwork. On a related point, the business may also need to file paperwork with the appropriate taxing and other regulatory authorities.

A Portland businessman cannot rest once he has business started, however. Running a business will mean frequent encounters with the nitty gritty details of the law. For instance, the owner will likely need to consider, and review, real estate agreements no matter whether he decides to rent or buy property for the business. Likewise, if he needs to hire employees or take on partners, employment and other contracts will be required.

Finally, although no one wants this to happen, businesses do often wind up in disputes before both courts and administrative agencies. Disputes of this nature are both time consuming and legally complicated.

At our law office, we help businesses of all types handle the legal details so their owners can focus on growing and turning a profit, hopefully while doing something they love.

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