Maine Business Representation

The Law Office of Stoddard L. Smith, P.A. offers a range of business services from the initial setup of businesses (including the formation of corporations, LLCs, partnerships and other entities), to ongoing business tax advice, to the implementation of succession plans.  Our attorneys work closely with accountants and tax professionals to provide a focused and informed representation on tax planning matters.  We also represent buyers and sellers in the sale of businesses.


The attorneys work with principals in implementing plans for disability, death and succession through shareholder agreements, buyouts, and various business planning techniques.  We advise clients on the short- and long-term legal concerns of startup entities, and provide ongoing guidance with respect to corporate taxation issues.  By making legal and practical business considerations a top and ongoing priority, the firm ensures our corporate clients see long-term, tangible benefits.


The Law Office of Stoddard L. Smith, P.A., also assists with various business transactional matters including commercial lending, internal legal guidance, corporate maintenance, contract negotiation, and compliance issues.  The firm represents many nonprofit entities and assists with all of their startup and operational needs.

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