Business lawyers and attorneys can advise you on how to properly structure your business, (be it through a sole proprietorship, partnership, joint venture, corporation), on how to deal with disputes that may have arisen during the course of your business operations, or on how to dissolve the business. With respect to the latter, it is worth mentioning that I have and am dealing with a number of business dissolutions here in Toronto (it may be the poor economic times?). There are a number of cases which come up which you may not realize (ie unless you're a lawyer and you are trained on and deal with these things regularly). Typically, these issues include:
* Division of business assets.
* Responsibility for business liabilities – particularly the lease, supplier agreements, employment agreements, and tax obligations.
* Preparing the necessary paperwork (eg bookkeeping, taxes, government forms) to dissolve the business.
* Ensuring … Read More