Business Formation

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Starting a Business With the Right Business Formation

Our Greenville business formation attorneys recognize that new and expanding companies need a law firm that that can utilize its business knowledge and experience to aid in the selection of the most beneficial and appropriate legal structure for its endeavor.  A sound foundation for any business will be rooted in a structure that optimizes chances for growth and economic success while limiting risks of collateral damage to equity holders if difficulties threaten the business.

Our business formation law firm skillfully forms the following business entities:

  • Sole proprietorship
  • Limited liability partnership (LLP)
  • Limited liability company (LLC)
  • C corporation (C Corp)
  • S corporation (S Corp)
  • “Doing Business As” (DBA)
  • Not-for-profit corporation (501)
  • Joint venture
  • Professional corporation (PC)
  • Business succession plans
  • Family limited partnerships (FLP)
  • Limited partnership (LP)

Choice of Entity

The foundation of business success is based on a proper choice of entity form and the effective design of that business structure.  Much like a towering oak with a compromised root system that can be toppled by strong winds, businesses depend on a successful business formation process to cope with adversity in the form of liability to consumers, contract disputes, regulatory challenges, and other commercial issues.  The attorneys of our Greenville business formation law firm bring decades of experience and a proven track record of forming businesses and positioning them for success across a wide range of industries.  We can assist in skillfully crafting essential documents and provide legal advice and representation to newly formed businesses, such as:

  • Buy-sell agreements
  • Sales and purchases of commercial property
  • Operating agreements
  • Liability waivers
  • Contract negotiations
  • Sales contracts
  • Partnership agreements
  • Business formation documents
  • Product and service disclaimers

Startup Businesses

Our law firm can assist with all aspects of translating innovative ideas into viable business opportunities.  We provide legal counsel and help aspiring business owners with all facets of a startup.

  • Entity selection: Whether a more common business structure like a corporation, limited liability company, or partnership offers the best profile of tax features, risk tolerance, and management structure, or an alternative form makes more sense, we work diligently to understand our clients, their business, and the competition.
  • Incorporation procedures or documents: Our skilled team of corporate attorneys in Greenville provide expertise in all aspect of the initial incorporating process, such as explanations to LLC members or stockholders, EIN numbers, initial organization meetings, articles of incorporation, bylaws, information filed with the secretary of state, and opening minutes.
  • Filing: Our South Carolina business formation attorneys will guide you through the entire process of registering with the secretary of state and filing your documents.

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What Our Clients Say

  • We were first time buyers and needed a lot of hand-holding. De Bruin Law Firm made everything easier to follow and got as detailed as we needed. Our home-buying process went without a hitch thanks to our awesome agent and De Bruin Law Firm!

    Blake H. Avatar Blake H.
    6/20/2018
  • Awesome Service, Very helpful people at the DeBruin Lawfirm

    Mitchell B. Avatar Mitchell B.
    5/16/2017
  • Excellent customer service! Our paralegal, Katie, was wonderful with communication and executing all documents for home buying and selling. We will definitely recommend De Bruin Law and use them again. Thanks Katie and kudos to your super staff!

    Eric and Elizabeth

    Eric S. Avatar Eric S.
    9/17/2018
  • I had Mr Aaron De Bruin to represent me on a family case and i thought he did an outstanding job. He made himself easily accessible. He gave me his personal cell phone number so I could call him and reach him at any time. Any questions I had he would answer them in a swift manner. Also before he made any decission he would ruin them by me first. I would recommend The De Bruin Law Firm to anyone i know that needs a lawyer. Thank you Mr. De Bruin.

    Jymel J. Avatar Jymel J.
    12/03/2015
  • They are the Best in the business!

    I would not go to anyone else!

    Johan H. Avatar Johan H.
    8/31/2016
  • Best lawyers in Greenville ,dedicated, hard working and caring.

    Gail H. Avatar Gail H.
    3/20/2017
  • Arron was very professional in handling our legal needs.Great experience. We will certainly recommend this firm to our family and friends.

    Sarah L. Avatar Sarah L.
    3/09/2017
  • This is the company I decided to use in purchasing my house with Veterans United Home Loans. Although I didn't deal with them directly for 95% of the process, the 5% I did have the opportunity to interact with them was very professional. We came in to the office, signed our documents and got out. 10/10 would recommend.

    Tyler L. Avatar Tyler L.
    10/03/2018
  • What a blessing to have such a solid team to advise us on all of our legal matters from personal estate planning to business protection. We are very thankful to have found Aaron and his family and look forward to many years of being represented by such a professional law firm.

    Stephanie M. Avatar Stephanie M.
    1/13/2018
  • What a blessing to have such a solid team to advise us on all of our legal matters from personal estate planning to business protection. We are very thankful to have found Aaron and his family and look forward to many years of being represented by such a professional law firm.

    Saint B. Avatar Saint B.
    1/13/2018

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