Starting a small business can be an exhilarating and fulfilling process. You get to be your own boss, and hopefully build something to pass on to your children and grandchildren. Perhaps you yourself inherited your small business from a relative, and it is a source of pride for your family. While all these aspects of small business ownership are appealing, when a legal issue comes up with your company the burden is entirely on you alone.

It doesn’t have to be this way. Allow the Chicago business attorneys at the Roth Law Group to help you at whatever juncture you’re at with your business.

If you are just starting out, you may be confused about what steps you need to take to establish your business as a legal entity. There is also protocol for how to hire employees in a legal manner. We can advise you through all the right steps. In addition, if you have shareholders or investors you will want to clearly define everyone’s roles and come up with a contract that protects your interests no matter what outcome your business has. This is a crucial step that if skipped can have devastating consequences as your business grows and investors have disagreements. If you have a dispute with your business partner or want to prevent one down the line in Chicago, we are the small business lawyers who can help.