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If you’re a small business owner, you may be concerned that finding proper corporate legal services will be an risky and expensive proposition.  This is why are first goal before earning your business is to earn your confidence.

Corporate Law in Florida

Corporate law in Florida concerns the proper structuring, negotiating and managing of your organization’s legal concerns.  

Your business entity (corporation or LLC) should be created and managed so that it maximizes your Florida asset protection and tax planning objectives.

This is why it is critical to understand your business concerns and true objectives.  On a basic level, you need a business entity that limits both personal and corporate liability, limits tax liability and is functional in the real world.  Shortcuts in business formation and management can result in dire consequences in our litigious society.

We want to be a part of your business team and make sure that you business records are kep in compliance with Florida law and this is why we offer a plan we call “Maintaining Your Future”.   Our annual program includes:

  • Acting as your Florida Registered Agent:  Primary duties include providing a required Florida address; receiving Service of Process; acting as mailing contact for the Secretary of State and other regulatory agencies.
  • Annual Minutes:  Prepares required annual minutes for your business.
  • Annual Report:  Files your required annual report with the State of Florida, including any amendments you may want to make.
  • Annual Analysis:  Meets with you annually to determine any legal changes you may need to make.

Of course, your Florida business planning should extend well beyond the formation process.

You need expert Florida corporate legal advice for your contract review, insurance planning, asset protection, employment issues and the sale or purchase of a business.

Have you considered what will happen to your Florida business and your loved ones if you die or become disabled?

Major life events can threaten the ability of even a solid business to continue operating AND can be especially complicated if there are partners in the business.  This kind of planning is part of your Florida estate plan and AND is called a Florida business succession plan.  It is critical to manage these concerns properly in advance using legal means such as a Florida buy sell agreement order to protect your business and those most important to you.  After all, your life’s work and your loved ones are depending on your good judgment…

Have you asked the right questions to protect your business?  The first step in formulating a great business planning strategy is education.

Contact us today to get started OR for a complimentary review of your Florida business formation OR your business succession plan (subject to conditions).


The Gibbs Law Office is a Florida estate planning law firm that provides complete Estate Planning, Business Planning, Asset Protection, Elder and Medicaid Planning, Real Estate, Probate and Trust Administration legal services throughout the greater Fort Myers, North Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Estero, Bonita Springs and Naples geographic areas and most legal services are available statewide in Florida.

The Gibbs Law Office was founded in January 2009 upon the commitment to provide client-centered legal services.