Business Law And Litigation

Proactive Legal Services for Detroit Metro Businesses

It is difficult to find competent legal advice on business issues without bearing the expense of hiring and supporting in-house counsel. Fortunately, there is a better option for business owners in Detroit and beyond: The Kaplan Law Firm in Royal Oak.

Joshua A. Kaplan is a proven business lawyer who can provide you with the counsel and representation you need without having to make a long-term investment in a legal department. No matter what stage your business is in, you can benefit from Mr. Kaplan’s ability to avoid and resolve the legal issues that threaten your bottom line.

Legal Services for Startups and Entrepreneurs

It is absolutely critical to build a strong legal foundation for your business. Mr. Kaplan is available to provide counsel and representation on issues such as:

  • Choosing the appropriate legal entity for your business, such as sole proprietorship, limited liability company (LLC), or corporation.
  • Drafting foundational documents such as articles of incorporation and partnership agreements.
  • Purchasing or leasing commercial property, storage space, and other real estate matters.
  • Drafting and reviewing business contracts such as franchise agreements, employment agreements, vendor and supplier contracts, service contracts, leases, and licensing agreements.
  • Obtaining licenses and permits.

From guiding you through business formation to resolving potential issues as you grow, you can rely on Mr. Kaplan to provide you with the ongoing counsel you need to protect the legal and financial interests of your business.

Outside Counsel Services for Small and Medium Sized Businesses

Mr. Kaplan’s focus on building a strong foundation for new businesses helps avert many issues, but businesses will still encounter situations that require the advice and representation of a knowledgeable attorney. He can help you resolve a wide range of ongoing issues as your needs evolve, including:

  • Negotiating, drafting and reviewing business contracts
  • Uniform commercial code
  • Drafting and reviewing company policies and employee handbook
  • Mergers, acquisitions, and consolidations
  • Purchase and sale of businesses
  • Negotiating, drafting, and reviewing commercial leases
  • Selling your business or transferring ownership
  • Winding down a business

Resolving Disputes Inside and Outside of Court

No business owner wants to end up in court over a legal dispute, devoting their precious resources of time and money to the legal process. Unfortunately, disputes will happen and some of them will need to be litigated in order to protect your interests.

Mr. Kaplan can take the sting out of dispute resolution. He is a skilled negotiator and litigator with a proven ability to resolve issues such as:

  • Contract disputes, including breach of contract
  • Partnership disputes
  • Unfair business competition disputes
  • Real estate disputes
  • Trade secrets disputes

When you work with Mr. Kaplan, you’ll have an attorneys focused on achieving the best possible outcome based on your unique objectives while protecting your bottom line.

Contact the Firm to Discuss the Legal Needs of Your Business

The Kaplan Law Firm has the skills and resources to protect your business interests. Call 248-388-8617 or fill out the firm’s online contact form to schedule your initial consultation.