Michigan Small Business Attorney
As a proud West Michigan small business, we want you to be empowered to make great business decisions. We are continuously creating more free resources for your business.
We have published books, reports and videos that are meant to answer the most common questions we get and also answer the questions we know you should be asking. Creating strong businesses, creates a strong community.
Are You A Stressed Out Michigan Small Business Owner?
Being a business owner is overwhelming. Most of us go rushing in without knowing what realities there are to being the owner of a business. Do you lay awake at night worrying about what will happen to your business if another recession hits? How are you going to hire right employees to grow your business? Are you current employees happy with their benefits? How can you afford more employee benefits? How can you afford anything if your customers are always paying you late? All these and more seem like constant worries.
On top of the day-to-day worries, you still have to worry about projects getting done and making sure your Michigan business is actually turning a profit at the end of the year. This is a never ending cycle with no end it site. I am sure there are plans and goals that you keep putting off because there just is not enough time, right? Wrong. You have the same time in your day as any great business owner has ever had in their day. You need to stop acting like a small business owner and start treating your business
How Can Your Business Have Its Own In-House Counsel?
Your business is important to you and it should be important to your advisers. The Business Law Group is a not a typical law firm. We were specially designed to serve small and medium size businesses with the services that actually make a difference. Just like a big business with its general counsel or chief legal officer, your business can have the same advantage in the market. While you might not be able to hire a general counselor on a full time basis, you can work with someone on a part time basis. We want to get to know your business from the boardroom to the stock room. We want to understand what your big picture vision for your business is. We want to know what keeps you up at night. We want to create more hours in the day for you.
What Can The Business Law Group Do For You?
You are an expert at running the operations of your business but, like most business owners, you are probably not an expert at what we do. The idea of franchising your business, going through a strategic acquisition, organizing management of the business or being acquired can be overwhelming. The Business Law Group, working as your business' general counsel, can make these foreign concepts less intimidating and much more obtainable. Our goal is to see your Michigan business achieve whatever success you want. We have worked with some of the best businesses in Michigan and we want to work with you.
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Common Michigan Business Law Questions You Have
How do you sell your Michigan business?
Selling a business can seem like a great way to retire or realize all the work you have put into a business. It can also be complicated with a number of intricacies. Its important that you are informed with every decision you make along the way from preparing for the sale to listing the business to choosing a buyer to closing the deal. Request our FREE BOOK that goes into the details about selling a Michigan business.
How to find Michigan business opportunities?
Business opportunities are everywhere but can be hard to find through all the noise. Many Michigan entrepreneurs follow the traditional startup rout and form a new business. Others seek out franchise opportunities or buy an existing business. Whether you want to start from scratch, follow someone else's system or find other business opportunities, a good network can introduce you to the professionals that make a living in whatever area interests you the most.
What is a buy-sell agreement?
If you have more than one owner of you Michigan business you likely need a buy-sell agreement. Certain events can cause havoc on your business. If your business partner dies what happens to his or her share of the business? A buy-sell agreement can provide the answers. Find out more on our Buy-Sell Agreement page.
How to buy a Michigan business?
Buying a business is a relatively straightforward transaction: you pay money and get a business in return. In reality thought, these are investments and there is a lot of risk a buyer takes on. Being able to run comprehensive due diligence on a potential target and limit the downside risks can be the difference between lost time and money and making millions of dollars. Find out more about buying a business HERE.
The Grand Rapids law office of The Business Law Group serves the legal needs of business and individual clients throughout Western Michigan, including Muskegon, Holland, Allendale, Jenison, Walker, Hudsonville, West Olive, Coopersville, Georgetown, Ionia, Lowell, Ravenna, Grand Haven, Wyoming, Kentwood, Grandville, Spring Lake, Zeeland, Rockford, Hastings, Belding,and Standale; and Kent County, Muskegon County, Ottawa County and Allegan County, Michigan (MI).