Business Formation, Succession Planning And Contracts

If you are looking for a sensible results-oriented business lawyer in central Arkansas, you have come to the right place. Our attorneys appreciate your interest. Read on to get an idea about what Rippy, Stepps & Associates can do for you as you prepare to start or expand a business.

Reliable Business Formation Services For Central Arkansas Entrepreneurs

The heart of the American economy is the entrepreneur and the small business model. At Rippy, Stepps & Associates, we assist our clients in understanding, from start to finish, everything that is involved in creating and running their own business. We regularly advise and assist our clients with the following matters:

  • Forming and understanding the differences, benefits and disadvantages of LLCs, S-corporations, C-corporations, partnerships, sole proprietorships and nonprofit corporations
  • Business buy-sell agreements
  • Compensations planning
  • Tax concerns
  • Mergers and acquisitions of existing businesses
  • Other general corporate matters

Business Succession Planning

After spending a working lifetime on creating and developing a business, it can be overwhelming having to decide what to do with business assets when retirement is sneaking around the corner. One of the most rewarding areas of law to practice is helping clients transfer family-owned businesses to children, grandchildren or long-time faithful employees.

Set up a consultation today to discuss whether one of the following business succession options is right for your situation:

  • Family limited partnerships
  • Merger with existing similar business
  • Lump-sum purchase or long-term payout
  • Income and estate tax consequences

Business And Commercial Contracts

Whether a contract is between stakeholders within a business or between a business and customers, suppliers or landlords, sound legal counsel is vital when:

  • Drafting contracts
  • Negotiating contracts
  • Formalizing contracts
  • Enforcing contracts

Rippy, Stepps & Associates can help with all aspects of contractual transactions. Call 501-358-3932 to schedule a consultation with our business law attorneys.