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Business formation

Starting a new venture can be exciting and rewarding for entrepreneurs but can be risky.  It is important to consider the pros and cons of different forms that you can choose for the new venture.  Some forms include but not limited to; a sole proprietorship, a corporation, a professional corporation, a general corporation, a limited partnership, a limited liability partnership, a limited liability company, and finally a professional limited liability company.  Based in Providence, Rhode Island business formation lawyers at Barsom Law Group can assist you in all stages in the formation of your business. Read More

Mergers and acquisitions

Mergers and Acquisitions can entail many complexities and entail a need for multiple negotiations and the drafting of many documents.  It may be necessary to obtain shareholder approval and conduct substantial due diligence regarding existing liabilities and assets, depending on the merger or acquisition involved.  In other cases, it is necessary to develop contracts in connection with the IP of each business involved. Read More

Business dissolution

To determine the necessary steps for a wind up, it’s important to know the reasons for the dissolution and the form of the business.  In certain situations, a court order may involuntarily dissolve a business.  However, there could be a host of other reasons that the partners or members of a company decide to dissolve it.  Many times, the operating agreement will dictate the specific procedure that should be followed when a business is voluntarily dissolved. Read More

General counsel service

A business may not have the financial resources for a full time in house legal counsel but will require services from an experienced, knowledgeable lawyer from time to time.  These businesses have a need for advice and counseling on a range of legal issues including employment, regulatory, contracts and forms, corporate governance, business transactions, intellectual property and litigation. At Barsom Law Group, we offer a specialized solution to small and mid sized businesses in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and New Hampshire.  Read More

Partnership disputes

Generally, partners should create an operating agreement or partnership agreement when they create a business.  The agreement can outline the partners rights and responsibilities with regards to the business and the partners.  An effective agreement will provide for a mechanism that can resolve disputes and determine whether all of the partners have the right to an accounting and to inspect the books.  The operating agreement will generally govern any dispute. Read More

Business litigation

Business litigation can ensue from a wide range of issues that may affect a business including but not limited to; breach of contract, business torts, intellectual property issues, breach of fiduciary duties, breach of warranty, unfair and deceptive trade practice, insurance matters, partnership and shareholder disputes, and real estate law.  At Barsom Law Group in Providence, Rhode Island business litigation attorney George Barsom can assist you with any dispute that may arise. Read More

Corporate transactions

The business lawyers at Barsom Law Group offer a range of business solutions, whether your maintaining current business or are considering a new venture, buying a business or selling a business, having sound legal representation will have an impact on your future success. The lawyers at Barsom Law Group advise businesses on a wide of transactional matters. At Barsom Law Group we will help you with various corporate transaction laws and help you to cover the requirements. Read More

breach of contract

Rhode Island and Massachusetts of all sizes face challenges in the form of commercial disputes.  These disagreements among businesses can become complex, time consuming, and require significant resources to resolve amicably.Contracts are voluntary and legally enforceable promises between two or more parties to perform legal acts in exchange for consideration.Certain contracts need to be in writing in order to be enforceable such as contracts for the sale of land, for services not performed within a year, and for the payment of the debt of another party. Read More

capitalization, investment and ownership

Businesses of all sizes often need capital to operate, scale up or invest in new processes or technology.  Capital can come in the form of equity, selling shares in the business, or debt, short or long term financing.  Most of these businesses’ investment offerings are except from the Securities and Exchange Commission.  However, to be exempt and maintain compliance, the business will need to make certain filings and disclosures at the State and Federal level.
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We serve Immigration Law and Personal Injury clients in all of Rhode Island and Massachusetts and all of the following localities: Providence County including East Providence, Cumberland, Pawtucket, Cranston, Johnston, Providence, Smithfield and Woonsocket; Kent County including Warwick and East Greenwich; Newport County including Newport,Washington County including North Kingston and Narragansett; Bristol County including, Barrington, Warren, Bristol, Swansea, Seekonk, Rehoboth, Dartmouth, Fall River and New Bedford; Plymouth County including Brockton, Plymouth and Duxbury; Barnstable county including, Falmouth, and Hyannis; Suffolk County including, Boston, Revere, and Jamaica Plain; Middlesex county including Cambridge, Lowell, Framingham, Newton, Malden, Somerville and Waltham; Norfolk County including Quincy and Dedham; Essex county including Lawrence, Lynn, and Andover;  Worcester County including Worcester, Fitchburg, and Leominster.