Sussex County Business Formation Lawyers

Forming a business involves a lot of moving parts and ingredients. Whether you are forming a business startup or reorganizing an existing business, you want to ensure that your liabilities are covered, tax exposure is minimized and profits can be maximized. Professional planning with seasoned legal counsel can help you avoid bottlenecks and roadblocks involving liabilities, insurance and disputes in the future.

At Morris, Downing & Sherred, LLP, we advise and represent business clients of all industries throughout North Jersey. Based in Newton, we are well-known in Sussex County and surrounding areas for serving restaurateurs, manufacturers, banks, shipping and packaging businesses, mom-and-pop shops, tech startups, agricultural businesses, land developers and much more.

Steps In Forming A Business

Our team of experienced and specialized business formation attorneys helps all types of businesses through all phases of entity formation:

  • Planning
  • Financing
  • Legal structuring
  • Name registration
  • Getting a tax ID number and registering for state and local taxes
  • Obtaining business licenses and permits
  • Employment policies and hiring

If you are reorganizing an existing business or adding new partners or owners, we can help you restructure your business properly. Our lawyers are also extensively experienced in business dissolution and resolving disputes.

What Is The Best Legal Structure For Your Business?

We will help you evaluate which form of ownership is best, accounting for owners, partners, shareholders, investors and other stakeholders as necessary. Each type of formation has different impacts on your taxes, insurance, liabilities and management:

  • Sole proprietorship
  • Partnership
  • Joint venture
  • Limited Liability Company (LLC)
  • Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)
  • S Corporation
  • C Corporation
  • Nonprofit
  • Cooperative

Our attorneys handle all of the legal aspects of your formation, reorganization, merger, acquisition or dissolution. We relieve you of the legal burdens and help you navigate complex business laws at the local, state and federal levels.

Contact Morris, Downing & Sherred, LLP, For Specialized Legal Counsel

Call us at 800-394-2700 toll free or 973-383-2700, or email us to schedule a meeting with one of our business formation attorneys.