Legal Advice And Planning Assistance For Businesses At Any Stage
At Wheatley Pritchard & Associates PLLC, we don’t just help individuals and families plan for what comes next, we also work with businesses and business owners. Prior to founding the firm, attorney Maureen Pritchard spent many years providing in-house general counsel for a real estate holding group. She has an in-depth knowledge of and experience in business law, and she believes all business owners deserve the same quality legal counsel that corporations and their shareholders receive.
Whether you are just starting your business or are getting ready to retire, preventing problems through careful planning is almost always smarter and cheaper than hiring an attorney to fix problems that have already happened. Our firm is here to protect your business and help it thrive at every stage of its life cycle.
Thinking Long-Term From The Very Start Of Your Business
Entrepreneurs can easily be overwhelmed by all of the practical and legal considerations associated with starting a new business. Those immediate needs can make it difficult to think about the future. That’s where our firm comes in.
Ms. Pritchard takes the time to get to know you and to learn about what’s important to you. She will then assist you with all of your current business needs with an eye toward your future success. Some of our services include:
- Helping you choose the right business entity
- Explaining the tax implications of whichever entity you choose
- Holding a discussion about how you would eventually like to transfer ownership of the business when you retire or if you become incapacitated
- Preparing all necessary paperwork to establish and register your business
Our firm offers transactional legal services, too. But “transactional” is not the kind of relationship we foster with business clients. We want to be a trusted resource for you as your company grows and develops over time.
The Benefits Of In-House Counsel Without The Price
Every successful business has ongoing legal needs. As your business grows and changes, we can advise you on matters related to:
- Reducing personal and business liability
- Financial and tax planning
- Insurance issues
- Employment matters and employee retention
- Creating, revising and reviewing long-term business plans and strategies
Larger corporations often hire in-house counsel to provide immediate and tailored legal assistance. Most small-business owners cannot afford (and do not need) this level of legal collaboration. Instead, they are looking for a trusted firm that stays up to date on their business and offers ongoing, recurring and ad-hoc legal services. This is exactly what you’ll find at Wheatley Pritchard & Associates PLLC.
We offer flat-fee and hourly billing for clients who only need occasional help with a project. If your business needs ongoing services and advice, however, we also offer recurring automated billing plans. This means you can receive the help you need, when you need it, while paying affordable rates that can be spread out over time.
Contact Us For Thoughtful Advice And Dedicated Service
After working with the attorneys at Wheatley Pritchard & Associates PLLC, our clients often say that we’ve done more than just prepare documents for them. Our attorneys help clients think about what is important to them and how to best protect their business and their family and facilitates the work needed to achieve those goals.
To learn how we can help you, contact Wheatley Pritchard & Associates PLLC to schedule an initial consultation. Our office is located in Long Island City, and we serve clients throughout New York City’s five boroughs and surrounding counties. You can contact us online or call 347-815-1219.