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         Business Services





For thirty years, the Manayunk Law Office has assisted individuals begin and organize commercial activity, manage enterprise growth, transfer assets and wind-down operations.  Following are some of the business services which clients have called upon the Manayunk Law Office for assistance:


  • Business Formation   Following a conversation about your concept, plan and goals, the Manayunk Law Office will offer advice about the type of business entity that will be most suitable based on the tax, liability, management, and operational considerations.  Whether that entity is business corporation, limited liability company, limited liability partnership or limited partnership, the Manayunk Law Office will prepare and file, all necessary documentation to properly form the new organization, including Federal tax forms, articles of incorporation, certificate of organization, certificate of partnership, shareholder agreements, partnership agreements, operating agreements and corporate bylaws.


  • Business Agreements  Following a conversation about the purpose and goals for the transaction, the Manayunk Law Office will effectively negotiate and diligently draft the agreement.  With skill and experience, potential problems can be anticipated and avoided.  It is understood that in all commercial matters, time is of the essence.


  • Code Violations   If your business is cited with a Code Violation, it is important that advice of counsel is sought without delay.  Often, there are grounds to appeal the issuance of the Violation Notice.  If prompt action is not taken, however, the opportunity to raise that appeal may be lost.  The Manayunk Law Office will be a persuasive and effective advocate in the administrative appeal of a municipal Code Violation.


  • Business Transfer   The Manayunk Law Office has gained valuable experience assisting clients with the purchase and sale of commercial enterprises and business assets.  Working closely with you and your tax advisor, the agreement for transfer of a business or its assets will provide fair opportunity for due diligence while anticipating the tax and financial aspects of the transaction.


  • Pennsylvania Liquor License Matters  The Manayunk Law Office has assisted clients efficiently complete the transfer of liquor licenses, from place-to-place, pereson-to-person and change-in-officers. This Law Office also has experiience defending alleged Liquor Code violations, as well as enforcement of liquor license liens, including judicial sale.

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William J. O’Brien II holds a Peer Review Rated status of AV® Preeminent™. An "AV" rating identifies a lawyer as having very high to preeminent legal ability and is the highest reflection of expertise, experience, integrity and overall professional excellence.

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