Deeply rooted in the Opelika community with equally deep legal experience.

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Starting A Business?

Launching a business is an exciting time. As an entrepreneur, you’re probably focused on the details of how to get your business off the ground and sell your product or idea. The last thing you want to think about is legal concerns.

Hiring an experienced attorney to assist with starting and operating your business can help alleviate a major stress. Let an experienced lawyer handle your business and commercial law. At Whittelsey & Corley, LLC, we help clients in Opelika, Auburn, Lee County, and the surrounding areas with a wide range of legal concerns, including:

  • Business plans
  • Choosing a business form
  • Contracts
  • Licensing and permits
  • Liability

These are just a few of the concerns when it comes to business law. We have experience working with a variety of businesses, and are deeply knowledgeable about Alabama laws.

Choosing A Business Formation

Among your first steps when starting a business is choosing a legal structure. The form you choose will determine a variety of factors, including certain rules and regulations, business tax and liability. Options for businesses include:

  • Sole proprietorship
  • Partnership
  • Limited Liability Company (LLC)
  • Corporation
  • Nonprofit

Choosing the best option depends on a variety of factors. Our attorneys can explain the differences between different business forms and help you decide which is the best option for you.

We’re Here To Answer Your Business Law Questions

Call us today for a free consultation* at 334-528-0515 or fill out our online form. We’re available to work with you on the legal concerns surrounding your business.

*Consultation fee may be included for some situations, including domestic cases.