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New Jersey Business & Commercial Law

New York Business & Commercial Law

Business clients require legal counsel in a wide variety of situations including relocation, expansion, retention of a key employee, collection of accounts or the acquisition of a significant assets. Ambiguities in business agreements and relationships often create conflict requiring the sound advice of legal counsel. When establishing, expanding or acquiring a business, due diligence, both financial and legal, will likely avoid future problems.

Commercial Transactions

The Law Offices of George Christopoulos, P.C. advocates preventive legal procedures. Business owners are advised to discuss plans before implementation; written agreements rather than verbal understandings are essential to avoid disputes. We provide assistance to all types of businesses, from start-ups to existing, successful companies, in connection with a variety of commercial transactions:

 

  • Business formation
  • Buy-outs of co-owners
  • Leasing
  • Acquisition of real estate
  • Business Agreements of all types – partnerships, shareholder agreements, operating agreements, independent contract agreements and sales representative agreements to name a few.
  • Purchases and sales agreements

Commercial Litigation

Mediation and arbitration are alternatives to litigation. When appropriate, these alternate dispute resolution procedures may save time, money, and promote resolution. However, facts and circumstances often arise requiring that disputes be litigated in a court of law. Through years of business law experience,  the Law Offices of George Christopoulos, P.C. has acquired the necessary flexibility and finesse to advise business clients which dispute resolution method best suits its clients’ needs. We utilize our expertise to resolve disputes in a wide range of commercial and business issues:

  • Breach of Contract
  • Disputes between co-owners
  • Business dissolution
  • Construction litigation
  • Debtor and creditor claims
  • Enforcement of judgments
  • Restrictive covenants and agreements not to compete
  • Sales of goods
  • Landlord and tenant disputes

Commercial Real Estate

The acquisition of business and commercial property requires a sound understanding of the market, zoning restrictions and financing. At  the Law Offices of George Christopoulos, P.C., our attorneys review and draft contracts, loan documents, leases and other agreements in many different types of transactions including:

  • Acquisition
  • Development
  • Leasing
  • Sale
  • Financing
  • Utilization of commercial and industrial property
  • Offers, purchase and sales agreements
  • Title examination
  • Loan agreements