Business & Commercial

Business & Commercial Law

Whether you’re starting a Michigan small business – or have already one – there are a variety of procedural requirements and strategic issues to consider under Michigan law.

Did you know that small businesses have generated over 65% of the net new jobs since 1995?

How to Form a New Corporate Entity

In its simplest form, forming a new business can be relatively simple.

1. Verify with the State of Michigan name availability:

Name Availability Search

2. Complete and File your articles of incorporation or organization with the State of Michigan

Business Entity Forms

3. Obtain your Federal Employer Identification Number (EIN) with the United States Internal Revenue Service

EIN Apply online

However, as the phrase goes, “the devil is in the details”.

While many sites will allow you to form and incorporate your new business for a small fee, most will not provide you the legal guidance and strategy to determine if this is the best course of action for you particular situation.

Not sure what corporate entity type is right for you?

A small business is only as strong as its foundation. Having an attorney to consult and guide you through this process can be invaluable.

Already have a corporate structure in place and have questions about business succession planning? We can help.

Are you ready to take on new partners or investors? Or perhaps your business needs to remove existing partners from your corporate structure?

Need help with a breach of contract or potential lawsuit?

As a small business owner himself, Attorney Dominic Silvestri has been helping business owners for over 10 years to become successful business owners