Preventative law is a simple, effective way to avoid legal difficulties as you grow your business. However, many business owners don’t even know what this practice is. In this article, we’ll go over the basics of preventative law. We’ll also explain how you can use it to protect your company- both today and in the future.
What is Preventative Law?
Preventative law is the practice of avoiding legal problems in the future. Traditionally, lawyers are hired to help people and businesses deal with issues that have already happened. With preventative law, people and businesses create plans, documents, practices, and strategies that help them avoid lawsuits and operate efficiently.
Keeping Your Business Healthy
A good way to think of preventative law is to think about preventative medicine. Prevention is the key to an overall healthy lifestyle, and practicing preventative care can help you avoid serious health problems down the line. Preventative law is the same thing. Working with a lawyer before you encounter problems is the best way to keep your business healthy, no matter what the future brings.
Common Areas of Practice
Legal prevention is important in many different areas. Of course, these will all vary depending on your business. However, tax planning, asset protection, and investment protection are all important as your business grows. Contract law and employment law are also important for future legal protection. Furthermore, some businesses should think about trademarks, patents, and copyright law. A legal consultation can help you determine which areas of the law should be your main focus.
Choosing Your Attorney
A legal consultation is also a great way to find an attorney who “clicks” with your personality and goals. These appointments are usually no-obligation, which means you can consult with different attorneys until you find the best fit for you. To make the most out of your consultation, come prepared with the necessary documents and talk candidly with the attorney. This will set you up for future success.
Get Started Today
At Edwards Sutarwalla Samani LLP, we understand that an attorney can be the most important hire your business makes. Whether you have an urgent legal matter or are looking to prevent legal issues in the future, our team can help. Call 713-565-1353 to book a consultation today.