Offering Effective Legal Guidance For Businesses

Our business clients can be found all across southwestern Ohio and beyond. These include sole proprietorships running out of their home, small businesses with five or 10 employees, growing enterprises operating in multiple states. We partner with our clients to help them grow, minimize exposure to liability and solve problems when they arise.

We offer a variety of business law services at Hurley Gunsher, Ltd. Led by business law attorney Dustin R. Hurley, our business law team can help you form a new business, plan for future growth, maintain compliance with current laws or resolve disputes in the courtroom. We can help your business with nearly every type of matter that arises during the business life cycle, and do so at competitive rates. A smart businessperson must wear many hats to build a successful enterprise, but our clients know the value in trusting Hurley Gunsher, Ltd., to handle their legal issues. Hiring a knowledgeable business attorney can be the best decision you make for your business.

Issues We Can Help With

We provide guidance with the following business matters:

  • Business formation: Businesses can launch with a great idea, but it is best to make sure there is a solid foundation to help foster its success.

  • Business purchases and sales: We represent buyers and sellers in matters relating to asset sales and stock sales.
  • Dispute resolution: Plaintiff or defense litigation is sometimes necessary to resolve issues, but sometimes resolutions are reached through mediation or negotiation.
  • Employment matters: Employers face a multitude of challenges related to compliance with laws, potential claims from employees, and losing key employees to competitors.
  • Commercial real estate: We represent buyers and sellers in real estate transactions as well as landlords and tenants in leasing matters.
  • Intellectual property: A business's brand is valuable and needs protection through trademarks, copyrights and patents.
  • Contract drafting and negotiating: An experienced attorney can protect clients from costly mistakes or exposure to liability.
  • Collections and creditors' rights: We help with collection of accounts receivable and judgments. We also provide creditor representation in bankruptcy.
  • Business bankruptcy and debt workouts: Sometimes a business needs to file bankruptcy or restructure to get it moving in the right direction.
  • Succession planning and asset protection: A family business can stay in the family by employing a variety of plans or arrangements, often as a part of an owner's estate plan.

Planning Ahead Makes Business Sense

Every businessperson needs to understand the principles of running a healthy operation. Sometimes they can look after their best interests, but it is often best to consult a knowledgeable business lawyer early in the process to recognize small solvable issues that can potentially turn into major problems. This can be done through a general small-business review or any of the above services.

Contact Us To Discuss Your Business Concerns

Call 513-318-9893 to reach our offices in Middletown and Fairfield to speak with one of our business attorneys. You can also get a prompt response by using our Contact page.

*We are a debt relief agency. We help people file for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code.