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Forming Strong Business Agreements

Make sure you start your business venture outright by initiating legally sound partnership and shareholder agreements. At Laputka, Bayless, Ecker & Cohn, PC, in Hazleton, we emphasize the formation of strong partnership and shareholder agreements as a way to avoid possible future litigation.

Guiding You Through Establishing A Partnership

In Pennsylvania, a general partnership is formed when two or more persons agree to go into business together. Some responsibilities of general partnerships are:

  • Create and sign a business partnership agreement
  • Make sure a fictitious business name gets filed
  • Get an Employer Identification Number

We will help you avoid possible pitfalls in initiating and organizing your business by walking you through each step of setting up your company.

Setting Up Comprehensive Shareholder Agreements

Shareholder agreements outline the responsibilities that each shareholder has to the others. It also identifies the corporation’s officers, names a method for dispute resolution and requirements for voting privileges. The time spent drafting a comprehensive shareholder agreement will pay off in streamlined operations. New business ventures throughout northeastern Pennsylvania can count on Laputka, Bayless, Ecker & Cohn, PC, to guide them through the process of developing business agreements and completing the steps to start a business.

Find Out More Today

Find out how Laputka, Bayless, Ecker & Cohn, PC, can make a positive impact on your business’s formation. Give us a call today at 570-861-5905 or contact us online to schedule an initial consultation.