Business Law | St. Mary's County
Many factors must be considered when choosing how to organize a
new enterprise. These include the growth objectives of owners, management
considerations, and tax considerations among others. We have the ability to
quickly understand the entrepreneur’s vision and growth with in-depth
experience with the legal, financial, and operational companies in many
industries. This top down and bottom up approach can provide the owner with
guidance and valuable insights at all stages of development.
We can assist after the formation of a business as well.
Services include writing and amending corporate bylaws, documenting corporate
minutes, and assisting in conducting annual meetings or other vital tasks.
The Law Offices of Baldwin, Briscoe & Steinmetz, P.C. is committed to
helping business owners establish, grow, and profit from their
Entity Structuring and Formation
Make sure your business is
structured and formed the right way. We can help you decide on the types of
business you want to form. This could be a sole proprietorship, partnership,
corporation, or limited liability company. We can help you decide management
structures, the role of investors, the amount of personal liability you will
hold, where the revenue will come from, and establish an exit plan.
Is doing business as an LLC the right option for you?
Every business changes over time. As an owner, you want to know that your business matters are taken care
of properly. Business Reorganization could include expanding your
business, buying a new business, or filing for bankruptcy protection. We have
the experience, training and knowledge necessary to assist with all of your business's changing needs.
Businesses and business owners are presented with many opportunities and challenges, both legal and financial. Through its strategic relationships with some of the area's leading wealth management firms, our team can help you manage your assets with an eye towards their preservation and growth. Whether starting a business, setting up a 401(k) plan, selling a business, or planning an exit strategy, the seasoned advisers at Baldwin, Briscoe & Steinmetz, P.C. can help you best look after all your interests - legal and financial.
Make sure your business runs smoothly. Corporate governance
deals with how businesses and companies are controlled. It involves the
relationship between a company’s management and its shareholders and board. We
can assist you in mitigating the potential conflicts of interests between your
Make sure there are no unpleasant
surprises in store for your business. A due diligence investigation is a type
of pre-transaction or pre-employment corporate investigation that tries to
uncover details of a company. This could include management, finances,
performance, mission, history, aims, suppliers, clients, or industry. Due
Diligences are typically performed before a company merger, purchase, or
acquisition. We can ensure there are no hidden liabilities for yourself or your
Make sure you and your business are protected from
unwanted litigation. A properly drafted contract clearly defines the rights and
obligations of all parties involved. We can help you draft, review and
interpret, and revise a broad range of business contracts.
Make sure you know what you are signing. It is
important to review contracts to understand your stated obligations under the
contract. If you are uncertain of your duties and you sign the contract,
you could be held liable for breaching the contract. We can help you review the
contract terms to ensure that your needs will be met and you will not obligate
The Law Offices of Baldwin, Briscoe & Steinmetz, P.C. also offers these services:
Bankruptcy and Foreclosure, Business Law, Civil Litigation, Criminal Defense, Family Law, Government Contracts Law, Intellectual Property, Personal Injury, Real Estate, and Wills, Trusts, & Estates