Grand Haven, Michigan Business Lawyers

Bruce Rissi
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Grand Haven, MI Business Law Attorney
(616) 842-3030 100 N 3rd St
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Business, Health Care and Personal Injury
Wayne State University
Grand Haven, MI Business Law Lawyer
(616) 846-7100 233 Washington Avenue
Suite 205
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Business and Real Estate
Grand Haven, MI Business Law Lawyer
(616) 847-1000 250 Washington Ave
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Business and Estate Planning
Grand Haven, MI Business Law Lawyer
(616) 842-1661 222 Franklin St
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Business, Real Estate and Tax
Grand Haven, MI Business Law Attorney
(616) 842-3030 100 N 3rd St
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Business
Grand Haven, MI Business Law Attorney
(616) 846-7100 233 Washington Avenue
Suite 205
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Grand Haven, MI Business Law Attorney
(616) 842-3030 100 N 3rd St
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Business, Real Estate and Tax
Grand Haven, MI Business Law Lawyer
(616) 842-1661 222 Franklin St
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Grand Haven, MI Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(616) 842-3030 100 N 3rd St
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Tax
Grand Haven, MI Business Law Attorney
(616) 842-3030 100 N 3rd St
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Business, Real Estate and Tax
Grand Haven, MI Business Law Attorney
(616) 846-4900 509 Franklin St
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Donald Messinger
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Spring Lake, MI Business Law Lawyer with 46 years experience
(616) 846-7600 17190 Van Wagoner Road
Spring Lake, MI 49456
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
DePaul College of Law
I have a broad range of legal service experience including; estate planning with wills, trusts and business plan documents; business transactions and contracts; civil litigation; and a variety of commercial and residential real estate matters.
Andrew Longcore
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Allendale, MI Business Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
PO Box 126
Allendale, MI 49401
Free ConsultationBusiness, Landlord Tenant, Real Estate and Trademarks
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Unlike traditional law firms, I wanted to start a practice that fit with what small businesses needed. They needed a creative problem solver that provided more than generic information and some forms or a high priced law firm that passed work off to an associate. The Business Law Group leverages technology to provide a reasonable solution to your businesses legal needs. We allow you to focus on building your business instead of worrying about doing trying to do our job.
Michael Villar
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Holland, MI Business Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(616) 299-5433 281 N. 120th Ave.
Holland, MI 49024
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
University of Michigan Law School
Mr. Villar graduated from the University of Michigan Law School and went on to hold clerkships for the Honorable George R. Corsiglia in the Allegan Circuit Court and for the Michigan Court of Appeals. Since entering private practice in 1993, Mr. Villar has participated in numerous high visibility cases throughout Southwest Michigan. Mr. Villar has also worked for one of the largest law firms in America, Dorsey & Whitney. Dorsey & Whitney employed over 330 attorneys and had offices in Minneapolis, Los Angeles, New York, Brussels (Belgium), London (England), and Paris (France). While demanding, Dorsey & Whitney prepared Mr. Villar for...
Matthew Piwowar
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Hudsonville, MI Business Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(855) 750-8787 3185 Corporate Grove Dr., Suite C
Hudsonville, MI 49426
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning and Probate
University of Michigan Law School
Estate Planning Attorney – Biography

Matthew V. Piwowar is the founder of Legacy Architects PLLC. His practice focuses on Estate Planning, Trusts and Wills, Special Needs Children, Business Succession, Long-Term Care, and Probate. He has over 27 years of experience advising on estate planning, business law, mergers & acquisitions, finance, and international law. Mr. Piwowar was born in Marquette, MI and grew up in West Michigan. He provides services to his clients statewide, from Grandville and Grand Rapids, south to Three Rivers and Kalamazoo, north to Boyne City and St. Ignace.

Experience

Piwowar’s background includes such transactions as: the sale of a...
Adam Zuwerink
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Zeeland, MI Business Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(616) 834-0262 109 E Main Avenue
#6
Zeeland, MI 49464
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
University of Virginia
Headquartered in Holland / Zeeland, Michigan with a second office in Muskegon, Michigan, West Michigan Law, P.C. was founded by Adam Zuwerink to provide the highest-quality legal services on an efficient and cost-effective basis, focusing on business, real estate and estate planning legal work.
Geoffrey A. Haveman
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Zeeland, MI Business Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(616) 499-7045 9 East Main Ave.
Zeeland, MI 49464
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy and Estate Planning
University of Michigan Law School
Geoffrey has been practicing law in western Michigan now — and previously in the Detroit metro area (and beyond) — since 2005. In that time, he has consulted thousands of clients, and took part in many bankruptcy cases (both Chapter 7 and 13) for individuals and small businesses and helped numerous individuals and small businesses with all their legal needs. In addition, Geoff has volunteered at Freedom House Detroit practicing immigration and asylum law, teaches test preparation classes, and tutors students for standardized tests. Geoff grew up on a dairy farm in western Michigan — in his free time he enjoys...
Mr. Shawn P. Eyestone
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Muskegon, MI Business Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(231) 683-1000 800 East Ellis Road
#511
Muskegon, MI 49441
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning and Real Estate
At Eyestone Law Offices, PLC, we provide practical and affordable solutions for your personal and financial legal issues, such as wills, trusts, estate planning, and asset protection. Many of our clients also own small businesses or closely-held companies, and we help these entrepreneurs reduce risk and maximize profits. Our business, financial and estate planning services are designed to ensure that your life’s work continues to provide for you and your family even after you no longer can. No business and personal situation is the same as another, so before charging you a cent or suggesting any course of action, we make...
Adam J. Sheridan
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Conklin, MI Business Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(616) 304-0987 1706 Coolidge Street
Conklin, MI 49403
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Real Estate and Tax
Marquette University Law School
With over fourteen years' experience in both law firm and large corporate environments, handling local, national, and international transactions of various types, I am able to assist clients in structuring and completing complex transactions while maintaining a personalized focus. Our firm appreciates each opportunity we have to learn a client's needs and provide customized solutions to the client's legal issues. I have substantial experience in real estate, corporate structure and governance, commercial contracts and procurement, mergers and acquisitions, estate and succession planning, taxation planning, and construction.
Fredric Balgooyen
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Muskegon, MI Business Law Lawyer with 52 years experience
(231) 733-2566 McCroskey Law Building
1440 Peck Street
Muskegon, MI 49441
Business, Criminal, Elder and Estate Planning
Balgooyen Law Offices has been a general practice firm in Muskegon County for over 40 years, having represented three municipal governments, several area businesses, and multiple generations of Muskegon families. Fredric F. Balgooyen, sole practitioner, has experience as both a prosecuting and public defense attorney, is a member of the State Bar of Michigan's Criminal Law Section, Probate and Estate Planning Section and Master Lawyer Section. Practice areas include estate planning, Wills & Trusts, Probate and decedent estates, real estate, business law, business planning, commercial and civil litigation, Landlord-Tenant, family law, domestic issues, divorce, child support...
Gerald Peter Nehra
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Muskegon, MI Business Law Lawyer with 49 years experience
(231) 755-3800 1710 Beach St
Muskegon, MI 49441
Free ConsultationBusiness
Jenny L. DeGraves
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Holland, MI Business Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(616) 394-4276 217 East 24th Street, Ste. 201
Holland, MI 49423
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Michigan State University
Mr. Chris Allen Houghtaling
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Muskegon, MI Business Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(231) 722-2222 1189 Peck St
Muskegon, MI 49441
Business, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Valparaiso University School of Law
Rachel L Terpstra
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Norton Shores, MI Business Law Attorney
(231) 747-7160 281 Seminole Road - 2nd Floor
Norton Shores, MI 49444
Business, Divorce and Family
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Jeffery A Jacobson
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Muskegon, MI Business Law Lawyer
(231) 722-5405 601 Terrace Street
Muskegon, MI 49440
Business
Keith L. McEvoy
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Norton Shores, MI Business Law Attorney
(231) 747-7160 281 Seminole Road - 2nd Floor
Norton Shores, MI 49444
Business, Agricultural and Real Estate
Coopersville, MI Business Law Lawyer
(616) 837-0022 700 W Randall St
Coopersville, MI 49404
Business
Muskegon, MI Business Law Lawyer
(231) 722-1621 601 Terrace St
Muskegon, MI 49440
Business, Bankruptcy, Collections and Consumer
Holland, MI Business Law Attorney
(616) 396-9800 85 E 8th St
Holland, MI 49423
Business
Holland, MI Business Law Lawyer
(616) 396-3152 85 E 8th St
Holland, MI 49423
Business and International
Muskegon, MI Business Law Lawyer
(231) 722-1621 601 Terrace St
Muskegon, MI 49440
Business, Health Care and Real Estate
Holland, MI Business Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(616) 396-3152 85 E 8th St
Holland, MI 49423
Business, International and Securities
Holland, MI Business Law Attorney
(616) 396-8860 25 W 8th St
Holland, MI 49423
Business, IP, International and Tax
Jenison, MI Business Law Lawyer
(616) 457-9290 513 Baldwin St
Jenison, MI 49428
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Zeeland, MI Business Law Attorney
(616) 772-1800 600 N Centennial St
Zeeland, MI 49464
Business, Energy and IP
Holland, MI Business Law Attorney
(616) 396-3023 85 E 8th St
Holland, MI 49423
Business, Family, Securities and Tax
Muskegon, MI Business Law Attorney
(231) 722-5406 601 Terrace St
Muskegon, MI 49440
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Health Care
Holland, MI Business Law Lawyer
(616) 786-0084 383 Tiffany Shores Dr
Holland, MI 49424
Business and Arbitration & Mediation
Muskegon, MI Business Law Lawyer
(231) 722-5423 601 Terrace St
Muskegon, MI 49440
Business and Real Estate
Holland, MI Business Law Attorney
(616) 494-8873 235 Central Ave
Holland, MI 49423
Business and Real Estate
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Business lawyers handle a broad spectrum of legal issues that confront companies. For new ventures, a business lawyer can help with business formation decisions, including selecting the proper business form, such a partnership, LLC or corporation, or addressing financial compliance issues when raising capital. In addition, business lawyers can offer advice when reviewing leases, purchase agreements, and other types of contracts. Other issues covered in this practice area include employee compensation and benefits, building relationships with independent contractors and other entities, and compliance with relevant advertising regulations.

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Business judgment rule: a presumption that directors making a business decision, not involving self-interest, act on an informed basis, in good faith and in the honest belief that their actions are in the corporation's best interest.

Pierce the veil: A court no longer affords a shareholder of a corporation the protection of limited liability when the corporation has neglected corporate formalities and intermingled assets between the shareholder and the corporation.