Business Incorporation Lawyers Barrhead Alberta

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Business Incorporation Lawyers: What You Need to Know

You might wonder what business incorporation in Barrhead, Alberta, means and how it might benefit you as an entrepreneur.

The incorporation of a business creates a separate legal entity that has the same rights as a person, such as being able to own property, borrow funds, make contracts, sue, and be sued.

An experienced business incorporation lawyer from Driessen De Rudder Law Office can guide you through this process and advise you on the most suitable option. Having an understanding of the nuances of your industry allows us to assist you in crafting the necessary incorporation documents.

How To Incorporate Your Business

Choosing A Business Name 

It is essential that you give your business a name and register it. This is the name the law will use for your business. It is also possible for your customers to call your business by a different name.

When naming your business, keep these factors in mind:

  • To prevent confusion, ensure it reflects the product or service you offer by the public
  • Consider how you want your business to be viewed
  • Choose something memorable and easy to pronounce

You also need to check whether someone else owns your name as a corporation or as a trademark. This is important because if someone else owns the same name, they can prevent you from using it. Our office is able to do a search at the government registries on your behalf, to ensure that your name is valid.

 

Sending Forms to the Government

The next step is to register your business with the government. This is an important step, as it legitimizes your business and protects you from potential legal issues. You should also make sure to get a business licence and any necessary permits.

It is also essential, with the assistance of a qualified accountant, to decide how many and what types of shares your company will have, who will own them, and who will be its directors.

 

Drafting the Company’s Documents

For your company to be incorporated, you’ll need bylaws, resolutions, consents, subscriptions, and issuances.

These documents provide the necessary evidence that your company is legally formed and operates in accordance with applicable laws.

Whether you’re incorporated or looking to incorporate in Alberta, we can help. We know the legal nuances involved in corporate law, so that we can guide you through the process.

How Driessen De Rudder Law Office Can Help With Businesses

At Driessen De Rudder Law Office, we have experienced lawyers practicing corporate law. We can help you with every aspect of your business, such as:

  • Choosing the proper business structure: Our lawyers advise you on the pros and cons of different types of businesses. We can help you select the best option for your business goals and needs.

  • Drafting articles of incorporation: We can prepare the documents that establish a corporation’s name, address, purpose, capital, and governance. We ensure they are clear, complete, and compliant with the law.

  • Filing the documents with the government: Our lawyers can submit the documents to the appropriate authorities for approval.

  • Protecting your corporation from legal risks: We help you avoid or resolve legal issues arising after your incorporation.

Our Practice Areas Can Benefit Your Business

We provide a range of legal services tailored to your individual needs at Driessen De Rudder Law Office. Here are some of the ways we can help you navigate complex legal and regulatory issues in corporate law, real estate law, and estate law as you embark on your business journey.

Corporate Law

Our firm can assist you with a variety of business law issues, including:

    • Incorporation: Our team can assist you with incorporating your company and drafting your bylaws, shareholder agreements, and articles of incorporation.
    • Contracts: You can rely on us to draft, review, and negotiate contracts on your behalf, including leases, purchase agreements and service agreements.
    • Mergers and acquisitions: Our lawyers can guide you through the legal implications of buying or selling a business, conduct due diligence, and manage the transaction.
    • Venture capital: We can help you secure funding for your business from investors, lenders, or partners.
    • Annual Returns: Yearly filing and drafting of government refund documents to keep you operational.
    • Inter-Provincial Registrations: We can register your business in other provinces in Canada to allow you to operate in multiple jurisdictions.
    • Tax Restructuring: We will work with your accountant to restructure your shares and assets to maximize your current assets and plan for the future and your estate.
    • Trade Names: We can create a trade name your business can operate under.
    • Partnerships: We can create, terminate or transfer partnership interest and partnership agreements.
    • Unanimous Shareholders Agreements: We can draft a custom USA setting out how the shareholders in a corporation are to interact and how they are to deal with the death, disability or the sale of shares for a shareholder.

     

    Real Estate Law

    Our lawyers can assist your business with a variety of real estate law issues, including:

    • Real estate transactions: We can help your business buy and sell residential and commercial properties, conduct title searches, prepare closing documents, and register land transfers.
    • Leases: We can draft, review, and negotiate lease agreements. We can also assist you with zoning issues, construction contracts, and other real estate-related issues.
    • Mortgages: Our team will guide you through the entire mortgage process.

     

    Estate Law

    Our estate law services include:

    • Estate planning: We assist you in planning for the future by preparing business succession plans, corporate restructuring, trusts, powers of attorney, and health care directives.
    • Estate administration: We can help you administer the estate of a deceased person, which involves business assets.

     

    Talk to Our Corporate Lawyers Today

    Our legal advisors are available to help you form a company or other business model and provide the necessary guidance and support, including any legal concerns you might have.

    Our team can help you throughout the process, from selecting the business structure to completing the necessary paperwork.

    Contact Driessen De Rudder Law Office to talk to a skilled lawyer today.

    Driessen De Rudder
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    5017-50 Avenue, Box 4220,
    Barrhead, AB T7N 1A2

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    Driessen De Rudder Law Office is a full-service law firm serving Barrhead, Alberta and surrounding towns.