Business Formation

Whether you work in design, manufacturing, technology, sales, professional services, hospitality, or some other field, there is nothing like being able to make a living doing what you love. Owning your own business offers the opportunity to control every aspect of the work you do, and the freedom to create your own future.

Declercq Law Firm, PLLC works with small and mid-size business owners in a variety of industries. Our clients are very good at what they do. We work with them to offer the legal services and support they need to allow them to focus on what they know best: the subject matter of their business.

Emily Declercq is passionate about both business and about helping you succeed. You’re investing in your business; Declercq Law is invested in you. We are here to listen, counsel, guide, problem-solve and plan with you.

Comprehensive Legal Support for Emerging New Jersey and New York Businesses

Attorney Emily Declercq has an MBA as well as a law degree, giving her a unique perspective on the needs of business owners. She understands that the decisions you make when forming your business have a great impact on how that business evolves over time.

Emily helps clients with:

  • Business planning
  • Entity selection
  • Formation of limited liability companies (LLCs), limited liability partnerships (LLPs), professional limited liability companies (PLLCs), corporations, partnerships, and other business entities
  • Registration of business entities
  • Securing an Employer Identification Number (EIN) from the IRS
  • Publication of new business entity for New York businesses
  • Certificates of good standing
  • Annual filings
  • Review and drafting of franchise documents
  • Drafting of bylaws and shareholder agreements
  • Financing
  • Purchase and sale of businesses
  • Business succession planning

Declercq Law is committed to promoting the success of your business, and that means more than just preparing the documents you need to get started. We can help you connect with other professional services and to address common needs that arise during the formation of a business.

We encourage our clients to reach out with their business questions and concerns. We have years of experience working with businesses in a variety of industries, and that has given us insight into issues that commonly arise. We may be able to reassure you that something you’re struggling with is not unique, and help you easily resolve a problem that may have seemed insurmountable. We don’t just want to set you up in business; we want to see you through.

Business Formation Legal Support Designed For Your Needs

When you operate a business, there are always events that you can’t anticipate, but we believe your legal fees shouldn’t be one of them. For clients starting a business, we offer customizable flat-fee options. You can have the legal support that you need to get your business off the ground, with the predictability and transparency that helps you plan.

Please contact us to schedule a consultation; we look forward to working with you.