Answering Business Transaction Questions

Business transactions can be complex whether you are facing your first or 10th. Having a skilled attorney on your side can ease your burden. At The Smith Firm, we can provide you with solutions as well as answers to your more difficult questions.

Call 503-342-2623 to learn more about how The Smith Firm can help you. We serve business clients in Portland, throughout Oregon and in southwest Washington.

Answering All Of Your Business Transaction Questions In Oregon

At our law firm, we receive many questions regarding business transactions, including:

  • What are business transactions? As a practice area, business transactions cover a wide range of topics. From contracts to mergers and acquisitions to business formation to purchasing property, our firm must stand ready to handle a broad range of cases for our Washington clients.
  • Do I always need to pursue litigation? Certainly not always. Traditional courtroom litigation typically becomes a reality only if a dispute arises during the transaction. Anything from a boundary dispute to a quiet title action might halt a transaction in favor of getting a judge's ruling on a specific matter.
  • What are mediation and arbitration? Mediation is a process where the parties meet with a third-party neutral mediator who attempts to help either side come to a solution to their case without having to go to trial. Arbitration is where both parties agree to have a neutral arbitrator decide the outcome of their matter after hearing both sides. This avoids the costs and time associated with a trial.
  • Is it complicated to pursue business expansion? Business expansion can mean different things across different organizations. From purchasing property and constructing new buildings to hiring a larger workforce to run a new product line, you might face unforeseen complications. Working with a skilled attorney throughout the process can help you avoid problems.
  • Do I need an attorney when buying a franchise? While purchasing a franchise might seem contractually straightforward, there might be considerations you are not seeing. An attorney can do a historical analysis on the property you have selected to uncover environmental concerns or challenges previous owners have faced. In short, it is wise to consult with a lawyer who can help you avoid unnecessary problems.

Schedule A Consultation To Discuss Your Matter With Us

Didn't find the answer to your questions here? Schedule a confidential consultation at our West Linn or Portland offices. We will carefully examine your complex situation and provide the legal guidance and representation you need. Call us at 503-342-2623 or 866-986-6312. We can also be reached by email.