Hundreds of California businesses have used the services of Robert Sanders, selecting the best type of legal entity for their business structure. His practice covers most types of business entities in California, including corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, and joint ventures. Robert Sanders, Esq. also advises many businesses with their annual board of director and shareholder meetings, including meeting formalities and minute preparation.
The California Secretary of State defines a corporation as "a legal entity which exists separately from its owners. While normally limiting the owners from personal liability, taxes are levied on the corporation as well as on the shareholders. The sale of stocks or bonds can generate additional capital and the longevity of the corporation can continue past the death of the owners." He can assist you with filing the Articles of Incorporation for a General Stock Corporation (ARTS-GS), the drafting of corporate bylaws, director meeting minutes, and shareholder meeting minutes.
California Limited Liability Companies
Robert Sanders has formed many limited liability companies on behalf of his clients throughout California. The California Secretary of State has described a LLC in the following way: "generally offers liability protection similar to that of a corporation but is taxed differently. Domestic LLCs may be managed by one or more managers or one or more members. ...(A)n operating agreement among the members as to the affairs of the LLC and the conduct of its business is required." Robert Sanders can assist you with filing the LLC Articles of Organization (LLC-1), and the drafting of the LLC Operating Agreement.
California Partnerships & Joint Ventures
Robert Sanders understands the opportunities and challenges in forming a partnership and joint venture. He has worked with many business owners to successfully navigate the complexities around forming and running a partnership.