Owning a small business in Florida can be exciting. However, finding success also involves a lot of work. Most business owners have invested a lot of time, money and effort to see that their projects grow and expand.

Because of the stakes involved, it’s important for business owners to be prepared in case a threat arises at some point in time. You should know how to address obstacles head-on before they can grow into larger problems. Being able to negotiate your position in contracts is also important so that you can secure provisions that protect your interests.

Common business law issues include choosing the right legal entity for your company, negotiating and reviewing commercial leases, drafting bylaws and negotiating or litigating if a legal dispute arises. To stay on top of all these issues, you will need to have a strong command of business law and be skilled in negotiations, contracts, leases and potentially even litigation.

At the Dickman Law Firm, we represent small businesses with all of their legal needs — from choosing the right entity to litigating disputes. Our lawyers provide legal guidance to clients so that they can avoid some of the common pitfalls that businesses face. By choosing the right legal entity structure, entrepreneurs may protect themselves from personal liability in the event that something goes wrong. Our lawyers also review commercial leases and negotiate more favorable terms for clients. If disputes arise, we resolve them through negotiation or litigate them in arbitration or court. To learn more about laws that affect small businesses, read our small business law page.