Willmar, MN Business Lawyers Provide Dependable Advice for Business Owners and Managers

Helping central Minnesota businesses grow and thrive

Anderson Larson provides sounds business advice for business owners throughout central Minnesota from our office in Willmar. Our experienced business law attorneys fully explain your options for starting a business or converting your existing business to a different structure under Minnesota law. We also help you deal with contract issues, licensing and permitting, buying or selling a business, and myriad other business law concerns.

What types of business structures are available in Minnesota?

One of the most important tasks in the early stages of developing a new business is selecting a business structure. Our attorneys explain the differences between the types of legal business entities recognized under Minnesota law, including:

  • Assumed names/sole proprietorships
  • Minnesota business corporations
  • Minnesota nonprofit corporations
  • Foreign corporations
  • Limited liability companies
  • Limited liability partnerships
  • Limited partnerships

Choosing the right structure for your business depends on a variety of factors, including tax implications, management preferences and reporting requirements. Anderson Larson provides in-depth information and guidance to give your business a solid foundation.

Helping you start a business in Minnesota

Businesses come to life under many different circumstances, but businesses with the best chances of success are those started thoughtfully and carefully. If you are considering starting a business, we can help with each aspect of the process, from planning to funding and permitting. Major steps in the process include:

  • Developing a business plan
  • Selecting your business structure
  • Filing the appropriate document with the state
  • Securing a required tax identification number
  • Applying for necessary permits and licenses
  • Drafting contracts and other necessary documents
  • Developing accounting methods and procedures
  • Hiring employees or independent contractors

Of course, all of these steps may not apply to your business model, and others may need to be considered, such as securing funding through investors or other sources. Anderson Larson draws on more than 130 years’ combined experience to give you reliable advice at every step.

Protecting your investment through business litigation

A variety of business disputes can lead to litigation if a vendor, supplier, employee or customer is unhappy. We have extensive experience litigating business law disputes of all kinds, from contract disputes to employment claims. We understand the value of avoiding protracted litigation, so our skilled attorneys are strong allies at the negotiating table as well. We discuss your litigation needs and explain your options to help you select the right course of action for you and your business.

Schedule a meeting with a business attorney in Willmar, MN for answers to your business law questions

Anderson Larson provides dependable legal representation to clients throughout Kandiyohi, McLeod, Stearns and Meeker counties from our office in Willmar, MN. Our office is across the street from Rice Memorial Hospital, with on-street parking. Call 320-235-4313 today or contact us online to schedule an appointment.