Small Business Services

S.D. Merritt & Associates represents small to medium sized closely held companies, executives and business owners. We assist clients with choice of entity considerations, drafting and filing of entity documents, business governance, negotiation of business transactions, tax planning and advice, and general business counsel.

Formation of Business Organizations

  • Limited Liability Companies
  • Corporations
  • Partnerships

Drafting of Entity Documents

  • Articles of Organization or Incorporation
  • Bylaws
  • Partnership Agreements
  • LLC Operating Agreements
  • Shareholder Agreements
  • Buy-Sell Agreements

General Business Counsel

  • Negotiation of business transactions
  • Purchase and Sale Agreements
  • Business governance
  • Tax planning and advice


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