Haverhill, MA, Business Incorporation Lawyer
At the law office of Dennis M. Spurling, P.C., in Haverhill, we bring over 35 years of experience to businesses and individuals in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. As a former accountant, our lawyer understands the financial considerations involved in business formation and business contracts, as well as estate planning and the administration of trusts or probate estates.
Experienced Massachusetts and New Hampshire Business & Estate Attorney
At our law firm, we work with a wide range of commercial entities, from small, family-owned companies to $150 million corporations. Our successful practice is built on a commitment to a high level of personal service and attention, and we take the time to listen carefully to your concerns and to respond promptly to your needs.
Business Formation ◊ Business Contracts ◊ Estate Planning ◊ Probate and Trust Administration
We focus our representation on the following practice areas.
- Business Formation: We help individuals and businesses evaluate the different business entities available and select the type of structure that provides maximum protection with respect to both liability and tax consequences. We prepare and file all documents required to establish a business in compliance with Massachusetts or New Hampshire law, from partnership agreements, articles of incorporation and bylaws, to stock purchase or stock restriction agreements.
- Business Contracts: We negotiate, review and prepare a wide range of commercial agreements, including sales and vendor contracts, employment agreements, licensing or franchise contracts, shareholder agreements, real estate or asset purchase contracts, and consulting agreements. We have worked with companies with commercial contracts in Europe and have contacts with law firms there to help you with your international business.
- Estate Planning: We help individuals and families understand the different estate planning strategies available to govern the distribution of assets upon the death of a loved one. We review and prepare all the documents necessary to set up an estate plan, including wills, trusts, powers of attorney, living wills and health care proxies.
- Probate and Trust Administration: We work with executors, administrators and personal representatives, helping them successfully navigate the probate process and settle the estate of a loved one. We also advise individuals who serve as trustees, counseling them regarding compliance with laws governing the management and distribution of assets in the trust.
Our attorney, Dennis M. Spurling, is also Of Counsel with the law firm of Cleveland, Waters & Bass, in Concord, New Hampshire.