Own a Small Business? Here’s Why You Need a Business Lawyer:

You’d expect business lawyers to say that every small business owner should have an attorney on their side. But the truth is, a relationship with an experienced business lawyer is a valuable asset for any small business.

Running a business is no easy task.  Every day, you make decisions that could affect your future success – and you’ll want to do your best to make those decisions don’t land you in legal hot water.  You need a skilled business attorney to help protect your rights and interests while keeping you out of trouble.  Following are a few of the many advantages of having a business attorney on retainer:

You’ll Have Better Legal Agreements

Having proper contracts is very important.  While a completely “iron-clad contract” probably doesn’t exist, vague or incomplete language in legal agreements can open the door for customers, creditors or debtors to take advantage of you.  Using a small business lawyer to draft and review your contracts up front can go a long way toward preventing this.

You’ll Avoid Problems and Mistakes

Taking the time to consult with an experienced business attorney before making significant business decisions can help you avoid costly mistakes and save you a great deal of time, money and stress down the road. 

You’ll Have Help with Legal Difficulties 

Like it or not, litigation has become a normal part of the business landscape, and you could find yourself on the receiving end of a lawsuit at any time.  Lawsuits are definitely not the kind of problem that may go away if you ignore them.  If you have a savvy business lawyer on your team, you’ll be prepared to hit the ground running and avoid the problems, such as default judgments against you, that can result from delay.

You’ll Get Guidance During Hard Times

Unforeseen events, such as a sharp downturn in the economy, could put your small business in financial distress.  Navigating through these troubled waters is much easier with the assistance of an experienced business lawyer who understands how to deal with creditors.  Even a temporary insolvency, or the strategic filing of a bankruptcy, doesn’t necessarily mean the end of the road for your business.  With the help of an experienced business lawyer, you can get the guidance you need to make recovery a possibility.

Schedule a Free Business Lawyer Consultation

J.D. Milliner & Associates has many years of experience serving small business owners in Utah, and we have what it takes to help your business prosper.  From helping to structure and negotiate important transactions, and preparing strong contracts to enforce them, to assisting with regulatory compliance and engaging in litigation, our entrepreneurial and business attorneys can assist you with any legal complications that may arise.

With J.D. Milliner & Associates, you can count on high-quality legal services at a competitive rate. We’re here to meet your needs, and we’d love to have you as a client. Come find out why our law firm is a Salt Lake City area leader – contact our office to schedule a complimentary business lawyer consultation today.

NOTE: This article is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as providing legal advice. Use of this site does not create an attorney-client relationship. Contact an attorney to obtain legal advice.

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