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Business Formations and Transactions

For many years FENLEY & BATE has provided a variety of legal services related to the formation and operation of the businesses of its clients.

Services include the analysis and choice of the form of entity appropriate for your specific needs, preparation and filing the legal instruments necessary to properly form your business and set up its governance, and advising you with respect to the daily affairs of your business. Our lawyers are experienced in guiding clients through issues related to the purchase and sale of businesses, including the purchase and sale of assets and stock. We can provide assistance in negotiating and documenting commercial loans related to acquisition of assets and securing operating capital, structuring transactions related to the sale of your products and services and developing instruments necessary to create valid and enforceable contracts.

FENLEY & BATE has extensive experience in handling real estate transactions from the perspective of both buyer and seller from offer through consummation. We can provide assistance from preparation of an enforceable agreement for sale, documenting the transfer, acquiring and documenting financing through owners or institutional lenders, to issuance of title insurance, including the examination of title, and preparation of instruments necessary to cure title objections. In conjunction with Title and Abstract companies, we assist in closing transactions.

FENLEY & BATE can assist in negotiation and preparation of commercial and residential leases for landlords and tenants, and lending transactions secured by liens against real estate.

Practicing Lawyers

Constance Tucker Slocomb, J.D., C.P.A.