Small Business Formation

Business Formation Serving Greater Houston 

Understanding Small Business Formation 

Before a new business ever opens it’s doors, initial steps need to be taken to ensure full compliance with all applicable state and federal business laws. The selection of a business entity in the state and the registration of all required business entity documents are the first steps in the formation of your business. There are several types of entity structures to choose from.

Limited Liability Companies (LLCs) are a popular type of business that has become increasingly preferred by owners in recent years. The LLC combines sole proprietorship or partnership relief and tax liability with the asset and liability protection of a corporation.

Like corporations, LLCs are formed by filing documents with the State of Texas. Our office can advise you on the correct entity structure for your business, assist in drafting operating agreements and bylaws, and file the correct documents with the Secretary of the State of Texas.

Opening a business without creating a business entity exposes you and your personal assets to the liabilities that come with running a business in Harris, Galveston and Brazoria Counties. 

By working with the Law office of John C Caldwell from the very beginning of your business we can help you avoid unnecessary personal asset exposure and liability. Call us today at (361) 348-8483 to set up a free consultation to discuss your business formation needs.


The Small Business Lawyer

A juvenile can be arrested for the same crimes as an adult. In some cases, prosecutors may even seek to have them tried as an adult. As a parent, it is difficult to be objective regarding the future of your child following an arrest.

As with adult criminal offenses, juvenile crimes may include a number of different charges, such as theft, assault, criminal mischief, drug possession and sex offenses.

Contact us to schedule your free consultation today: (361) 348-8483.


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