Selling a Business in California

Desert Hot Springs Business Attorneys Lawyers, CA

Find the Right Lawyer Now

Selling a business after years of work can be extremely profitable. Many businesses are created with the hopes that they will one day be acquired by a larger firm. The process of selling your business can be complex, however. Federal and California laws over mergers, acquisitions, negotiations and securities exchanges may be important in the transaction.

How Do I Sell a Business?

Obviously, the first step in selling a business is to either receive an offer or solicit one. In Desert Hot Springs, purchase agents do more than simply find buyers. They also lend advice about which offers are worthwhile to consider. Preparing financial records to comply with California and Federal law is essential and will help determine the proper value for the rights you are selling. Lastly, an agreement will be reached in the form of a written contract. All parties should review the contract to ensure that it reflects a complete understanding of what the parties have agreed.

What Will I Give Up in the Business?

In selling a business, the buyer gains a right known as "control". Control of a business entitles a party to direct its operations and it can also controls what is done with business property. The right of control can be separated easily from the business, and this often leads the buyers in Desert Hot Springs to be less interested in other rights within the company. In fact, buyers generally leave other rights, such as the right to future earnings, with the sellers so that they can acquire control more cheaply. These particularities make negotiations vital, during which each party should use the opportunity to voice their intentions and concerns.

Find a Desert Hot Springs Lawyer that Specializes in Your Area of Need:

2 Business - Transactional cases posted to LegalMatch lawyers in Desert Hot Springs

Selling a Business Attorneys and Law Firms in the Largest CA Cities

Show California Cities

How Can an Attorney Help?

In selling a business, the seller must meet the requirements of California law. A local attorney practicing in Desert Hot Springs will be able to advise you about your particular sale.

Find the Right Lawyer Now

Breach of Contract Lawyers in Other California Cities and Towns

Top Rated Lawyers

View attorney profiles and see how other LegalMatch users rate attorneys that may respond to your case.

Business - Transactional Lawyer
LegalMatch Business - Transactional Lawyer Daniel W.

Daniel W.

RIVERSIDE, CA

Business - Transactional

Rating (3 users) ****
See Reviews
Criminal Law Lawyer
LegalMatch Criminal Law Lawyer Matthew O.

Matthew O.

RIVERSIDE, CA

Criminal Law

Rating (27 users) *****
See Reviews
Business - Transactional Lawyer
LegalMatch Business - Transactional Lawyer William W.

William W.

CONTRA COSTA, CA

Business - Transactional

Rating (1 users) *****
See Reviews
Business - Transactional Lawyer
LegalMatch Business - Transactional Lawyer Mark W.

Mark W.

CONTRA COSTA, CA

Business - Transactional

Rating (10 users) *****
See Reviews

Need a Business Lawyer?

No obligation - Lawyers compete for your case. Choose your issue & get started now: