Business and Commercial Law | Why You Need an Attorney

Business and Commercial Law | Why You Need an Attorney

It does not matter whether you are just starting out in business or already have a successfully established operation; if you are a business or commercial business owner, there are times in which you may be faced with legal issues regarding your business. In these types of situations, it is always best to have a skilled attorney on your side. Proudly serving Virginia, Maryland and DC we can give you valuable legal advice regarding your specific situation and help you protect and defend your rights as a business owner.

Why You Need a Business/Commercial Law Attorney
There are many issues that can come up in running a business. These issues can be complicated and difficult to resolve on your own, which is why it is best to have a skilled attorney on your side. Here are some of the most common issues Fairfax business attorneys can help you with:

  • Cases involving internal or external fraud
  • A conspiracy to injure your business
  • Claims regarding the Virginia Consumer Protection Act
  • Tortious Interference
  • Exposing confidential trade secrets
  • Breach of Duty of Loyalty
  • Accounts that are in a collection status
  • Laws regarding retention or negligent hiring tactics
  • The formation of business entities
  • Conversion

If your business has been victimized in any of these scenarios, you should contact an attorney right away.

How an Attorney Can Help
In cases where you are starting up a new business, a knowledgeable attorney will know the state laws and help you get everything in order so it can start off the right way. Your attorney will also be able to advise you on how to protect your company and avoid costly legal issues in the future.

Even if you are facing a court case, business lawyers in Fairfax Virginia will represent you. Often, you will not even be required to step into a courthouse. Your business lawyer will handle all negotiations between parties and represent you in case an agreement is not reached.

Call an Attorney Today
No matter what stage your business is in, a skilled attorney can help. Stephen H. Ratliff, Attorney at Law can help in so many ways. Call for a free consultation to find out more.