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Forming a Business?

Business Organization

Newport News Business Attorneys

When an individual or group of individuals wants to operate a business, it is imperative that they select the proper legal entity. This decision will have a number of lasting implications, and can help lay the foundation for a successful venture. An experienced business lawyer in Newport News, VA can help you properly identify the corporate structure that works best for your situation. Heath, Overbey, Verser & Old, P.L.C. has assisted many people to establish the appropriate business entity.

We understand the advantages and disadvantages of all business entities, including:

  • Limited liability company (LLC)
  • S corporation
  • C corporation
  • Limited partnership
  • General partnership

What type of business entity is right for me?

Determining the best legal entity for your business will depend on a number of different factors. The main goal in any type of business structure involves protecting all members of the business from personal liability. Our law firm will ask a number of detailed questions and will confer with your accountant in order to help determine which structure will best suit your needs. Once we have determined your needs, we will prepare the appropriate documentation to establish your selected entity.

Each structure involves different taxation and business succession questions.

After we have established your legal entity, our firm can continue to provide legal guidance throughout the life of your company. Much of our firm's work involves representing businesses in risk management and litigation. Attorney Len Heath is a graduate of the College of William and Mary's Business School and Law School, and was selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers® in business litigation from 2005 to 2009 and 2011 to 2012. Attorney Heath has a wealth of experience and can offer proactive, efficient counsel.

Contact Heath, Overbey, Verser & Old, P.L.C.

From our office in Newport News, our firm represents businesses throughout Virginia.

Call our office today at (888) 599-4090 and speak to a business formation lawyer about your situation.

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  • Coastal Virginia Mag Top Lawyers
  • Virginia Business Legal Elite
  • Avvo 10.0 Superb Rating
  • Super Lawyers
  • Peer Review Rated AV Preeminent

Our Commitment to Clients

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  • Candid and informative counsel
  • Prompt and personlized communication
  • Creative strategies tailored to your needs
  • Thorough examination and investigation of your legal situation