Sarasota, Bradenton & Venice Business Law & Corporate Law

The Law Office of Matthew Z. Martell, P.A. represents and provides business law legal services for existing divorce and family law clients for their corporations, limited liability companies (LLC), and partnerships at all stages of their development — whether as a start-up, an established business, or in the middle of a corporate reorganization. We advise and counsel existing divorce and family law clients clients on a variety of business-related services including start-up assistance relating to formation of a business entity.  Normally, this is done pre-divorce or pre-litigation or in conjunction with estate planning.

Whether you are starting a new business, selling an existing company, expanding a business, or handling management and operational changes, the Law Office of Matthew Z. Martell, P.A. helps to guide our existing divorce and family law clients clients though all aspects of running their business. We understand our existing business clients’ diverse needs and objectives, and are committed to meeting those needs in a prompt, and professional manner.  Again, this is normally done pre-divorce or pre-suit.

Our business and corporate law services include:

Sarasota, Bradenton, and Venice Corporate Records

The Law Office of Matthew Z. Martell, P.A. provides advice to existing divorce and family law clients clients in a  range of corporate governance issues, including legal and fiduciary duties of corporate officers and directors; management/shareholder duties;  management/employee legal duties, relations, and functions; the corporate secretary’s duties and functions; and related corporate issues affecting the small companies. Normally, this is done pre-divorce or post-divorce; pre-litigation or post-litigation; or in conjunction with estate planning for our clients. Attorney Matthew Z Martell has served as in-house counsel to companies and has advised a range of business clients in matters affecting the efficient functioning of their governing bodies.  One of the easiest ways to pierce the corporate veil is to show a failure to keep and maintain corporate records.  Simply by drafting the appropriate corporate records one or twice a year this threat can be greatly minimized our eliminated.  Let us help you to protect your corporation or company by preparing your corporate records for you.

Sarasota, Bradenton, and Venice Business Reorganization or Corporate Dissolution

The Law Office of Matthew Z. Martell, P.A. assists companies in transition for existing divorce and family law clients. Normally this is done pre-divorce or pre-litigation or for estate planning purposes.  This involves assistance in devising an appropriate corporate structure to facilitate changes that may relate to:

 Our clients have included include real estate companies, real estate investment LLC’s, commercial aviation companies, yacht brokerages, dentist’s offices, restaurants, insurance brokerages, non-profit corporations, auto parts manufacturers, tool and die manufacturers, computer repair companies, website design companies, employee leasing and staffing companies, mortgage brokerages, auto body repair shops, tile and flooring companies, pressure-cleaning businesses, window-washing businesses, dog kennels, and family-owned small businesses.

Sarasota, Bradenton and Venice Business Start-Up Services

Starting a business requires thorough planning. The Law Office of Matthew Z. Martell, P.A. assists existing divorce and family law clients clients who are business owners in the formation of legally sound business entities and help entrepreneurs devise business strategies that help them achieve their goals. Normally, this is done pre-divorce, pre-litigation for asset protection services, or for estate planning purposes. We advise on the business startup and formation process including issues related to selection of entity type and jurisdiction.

The Firm consults with business owners and draft shareholder agreements as part of the entity formation process.