Number of Forms You'll Need to Complete
Number of Oregon Companies We've Formed
Our Combined Number of Years Working in Law
Most businesses will be set up and ready to operate within about a week. Companies set up under the single founder package will be completed within three business days of when we have all of your information. Businesses with more than one founder sometimes take more time, because co-founders often haven’t addressed all of the legal issues when we meet with them.
Yes. The above lists include every possible document and filing you may need to properly start your new company in the State of Oregon, but if you decide that you won’t need certain documents drafted, just let us know.
No, with one catch (there’s always a catch, isn’t there?): The Oregon Secretary of State charges a $100 filing fee to file the Articles of Incorporation (Corporation) or Articles of Organization (LLC). Other than that, there are no additional fees.
Yes, if you have any outside investors, you will need to have additional documents drafted in order to comply with state and federal securities laws. The above startup packages are only for startups in which all of the founders will materially participate in the company. If you have outside investors, we can discuss with you the exact offering documents that will need to be prepared for your specific startup and we can give you a quote for that work.
Yes, of course, but unless you’ve already started businesses in the past and know all of the specific legal issues to address, you’ll likely be assuming unknown risks at the very start of your new business.
Yes, our firm also assists startups and small businesses with other related legal matters, examples of which are below.