Our office is in Fishers, Indiana, in Hamilton County, on the northeast side of the Indianapolis – Marion County metropolitan area. We are conveniently located in Fishers Office Suites, in the Nickel Plate District of the Town Center. Less than half a mile from the 116th Street exit of Interstate 69, our office is easily accessible from Noblesville, Carmel, Anderson, Geist, and surrounding areas. However, we serve clients from all over Indiana.
Do you think your business is too small to need legal services, or that you can't afford legal advice? Most of our business clients are small businesses, and we understand that money is sometimes tight, especially when they are just starting up. However, as we often tell our clients, we believe that every business needs at least three professional advisors: a certified public accountant, an insurance broker, and, of course, an attorney experienced in working with businesses. We like to think that we understand the needs of small businesses, in part because we happen to be a small business ourselves, and we believe it is not only prudent but also good business to start out with a sound legal foundation and to stay that way. Our Business Law Division can help with:
- Limited Liability Companies
- Partnerships including limited partnerships
- Corporate Governance
- Business Transactions of all sorts, including:
We serve not only businesses but also nonprofit organizations. The head of our Business Law Division, Michael Smith, began working with nonprofit organizations over fifteen years ago when he worked as in-house counsel for a large corporation and organized a pro bono program for its law division. Most of our nonprofit clients are educational, scientific, religious, or charitable organizations that are tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. However, we also serve civic leagues and social welfare organizations that are exempt under Section 501(c)(4); business leagues or chambers of commerce that are exempt under Section 501(c)(6); social and recreational clubs that are exempt under Section 501(c)(7); and others.
We can provide a wide range of the legal needs of nonprofit organizations, including articles of incorporation, bylaws, and applications for Internal Revenue Service recognition of tax exempt status. In addition, we can help existing organizations comply with regulations to protect their tax exempt status and to protect the organization and its officers and directors from unnecessary exposure to legal liability.
So whether you are an owner of an existing business, an entrepreneur thinking of starting a new business, an officer or director of a nonprofit organization, or someone with a passion for helping people looking to start a new nonprofit organization, please get to know us by looking around our website. And feel free to contact us for an appointment for an initial consultation to discuss how we might be able to help you.
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