Selling a Business in California

Gustine Business Attorneys Lawyers, CA

Find the Right Lawyer Now

Selling a business after years of work can be very 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 initial step in selling a business is to either receive an offer or solicit one. In Gustine, 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 imperative and will help determine the proper value for the rights you are selling. A formal contracts will likely be written to solidify the sales agreement. Careful review of this agreement is imperative so that all concerns voiced during negotiations are accurately presented.

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 may also controls what is done with business property. Because the right of control is separable, the buyer of a business in Gustine may not be interested in other rights within the company. Actually, control is normally cheaper to purchase without other rights such as the right to future earnings. Sometimes buyers negotiate to allow those right to remain with the seller. The wide variety of concerns that buyers may have make the negotiations process particularly vital. It's important at the start for each party to make plain their intentions and concerns.

Find a Gustine Lawyer that Specializes in Your Area of Need:

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 lawyer practicing in Gustine 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.

Employment and Labor Law Lawyer
LegalMatch Employment and Labor Law Lawyer Michael G.

Michael G.

MERCED, CA

Employment and Labor Law

Rating (1 users) *****
See Reviews
Business - Litigation Lawyer
LegalMatch Business - Litigation Lawyer David A.

David A.

MERCED, CA

Business - Litigation

Rating (15 users) *****
See Reviews
Business - Transactional Lawyer
LegalMatch Business - Transactional Lawyer Julian C.

Julian C.

Los Angeles West, CA

Business - Transactional

Rating (15 users) *****
See Reviews
Business - Transactional Lawyer
LegalMatch Business - Transactional Lawyer Cynthia F.

Cynthia F.

Los Angeles West, CA

Business - Transactional

Rating (4 users) *****
See Reviews

Need a Business Lawyer?

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