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Business Planning and Small Business Counsel

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Business planning in California can be daunting. However, G&A’s team of experts can come up with a plan to help protect the asset you have spent the most time building – your business. From choosing the right business entity to managing the minefield of California employment rules to crafting a plan to pass your business on to your family, we help our clients with an open mind, an expert grasp of the law and clear, crisp advice. G&A wants to help your business succeed, thrive and, with the proper planning, survive whatever the future may bring.

G&A’s attorneys are experienced in areas of choice of business formation and entity issues, related financing, corporate and entity governance, shareholder disputes, corporate successorship and anti-competitive practices.

Goyette & Associate’s Business Planning and Small Business Counsel areas of expertise include

Entity Formation

Our team can you with each step in entity creation, from formation to maintenance and administration of corporations, LLC’s, partnerships and more.

Transactional Representation

G&A is experienced in aspects of transactional representation including document review and preparation, compliance, auditing, escrow services and, if necessary, litigation to enforce transactional documents.

Home Resources and Employee Management

G&A can help you with a number of HR and management issues, like employee discipline, administrative appeals, labor commissioner matters, workplace harassment and discrimination issues, DFEH, EEOC and employee compensation matters including wage and hour and overtime issues.

Financing and Banking Related Issues

G&A has extensive experience helping our business clients with equity and debt capital fundraising and banking related matters.

Business Development Strategy, General Advice and Consultation

Paul Q. Goyette has extensive experience in numerous forms of business development strategy. We use the law and the resources of our law firm to help our client’s businesses reach their maximum competitive levels.

Let Goyette & Associates help you set up your business for success.

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G&A’s business practice group is comprised of experienced attorneys and other professionals who assist businesses in meeting their goals by providing sophisticated, but practical advice designed to use the law to help you succeed in business.

Questions? Give G&A a call for your free consultation.


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