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Springfield Business Formation Lawyers

At Barber, Segatto, Hoffee, Wilke & Cate, we are committed to helping our clients avoid potential problems and overcome complex legal obstacles that may get in the way of their business success.

For over a century, our firm has represented Springfield families and business professionals, assisting them in growth, acquisition and transfers both from generation to generation and through sales of mature businesses. Let us help you today.

Offering More Than A Century Of Experienced Legal Advocacy To Our Business Clients

Our lawyers offer a wealth of litigation and transactional experience selling every type of business, from restaurants to movie theater chains. We have also successfully represented our clients in a wide range of litigation matters involving partners, corporations, shareholders and even government entities embroiled in disputes with local businesses.

Our Springfield business formation attorneys at Barber, Segatto, Hoffee, Wilke & Cate are fully equipped to assist you with your business matters involving:

  • Formation of partnerships, LLCs, S and C corps and other business entities
  • Drafting bylaws, shareholder agreements, buy/sell agreements
  • Contract preparation
  • Minutes
  • Dissolution of partnerships and other entities
  • Business valuations
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Partner disputes
  • Security issues
  • Sales taxes
  • Tax issues with the IRS or Illinois Department of Revenue
  • Tax returns for corporations and other business entities
  • Automobile dealership issues with the secretary of state
  • Opinion letters for mortgagors and local counsel
  • Structured settlement payment rights transfers

With an in-house certified public accountant (CPA) and a tax attorney, our firm has the resources needed to effectively handle tax issues and hearings with the Department of Revenue, as well as offer business valuations.

We work closely with our clients through confidential consultations, learning about their business objectives and helping them take the necessary steps to legally protect their interests. We are committed to vigorously advocating your rights when a satisfying resolution cannot be reached outside of trial.

Contact Our Sangamon County Business Transaction Attorneys Today

We invite you to contact Barber, Segatto, Hoffee, Wilke & Cate at 217-953-4979 or email us to schedule a confidential consultation regarding your business formation, transactions and litigation matters. For the convenience of our clients, we offer office locations in Springfield and Waverly, Illinois. Our law office hours are Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and evening and weekend appointments by request. We accept all major credit cards.