Business Formation & Litigation
When you run a small business, you may have to do a little bit of everything to be successful. But one area you may want professional advice is with the legal formation of your business. Having the proper business form means a whole lot more than what abbreviation follows the name of your business; informed legal advice can help you grow your business.
Our business attorneys have in-depth business law knowledge. We understand the challenges you face, we run our own small business: our law firm. We offer experienced advice for you throughout the life of your business, from how best to form your business to ongoing contract negotiations and real estate transactions.
Form a Business
Milam & Milam, LLC, can advise you on every aspect of your small business. No matter what type of business you own — sole proprietorship, partnership, limited liability company (LLC), or corporation — our attorneys can help protect it and keep it growing.
At Milam & Milam can ensure all legal issues are taken care of, from drafting and filing articles of incorporation and completing the registration with the Secretary of State’s office to securing necessary permits and licenses. We have a great understanding of small business concerns and can help provide legal counsel for:
- Tax liability and planning for your business
- Drafting appropriate contracts that benefit your business interests
- Start-up business planning
- Merger agreements and documentation
Maximize Your Profits
Our attorneys understand the business implications surrounding many transactions. Whether you need to purchase real estate for an expansion, acquire or change a commercial lease, or sell off large-scale business equipment due to cut-backs or closings, we can help.
We know how to analyze transactions and advise of the legal and business ramifications. Our lawyers can help you with the timing of real estate sales taking into account a variety of legal concerns.
Contracts can help ensure your business continues to operate successfully. Our attorneys can draft effective contracts for every aspect of your business. We can also help negotiate contracts and leases as your business goals evolve.
Our lawyers understand that issues can arise or delays occur that can impede the completion of contracts. We can help minimize the legal problems associated with contract disputes, writing effective demand letters, clarifying issues, working to mediate solutions and, when necessary, bringing your dispute to court to resolve the issue.
Protect Your Work
The Intellectual Property group at Milam & Milam provides client consultation, licensing, enforcement, and litigation services on behalf of a diverse group of clients on intellectual property issues, including trademarks, copyrights, unfair competition, trade secrets, and internet law issues.
- Intellectual Property Litigation
The Intellectual Property group provides sophisticated trial practice in trademark, licensing, copyright, unfair competition, trade secret and other forms of intellectual property litigation. The group’s lawyers consist of experienced litigators who aggressively enforce the intellectual property rights of our clients and defend our clients from claims of infringement. The firm has litigated trademark, copyright, unfair competition, trade secret, and patent claims and handles complex litigation effectively and cost-efficiently.
- Trademark Practice
The firm offers a diverse trademark consultation and registration practice, including trademark searching, availability opinions, responding to cease and desist letters, drafting licensing agreements, preparing and developing state and federal trademark registrations, responding to office actions from the Patent and Trademark Office, reviewing the use of trademarks in advertising, and advising clients on the appropriate use of marks.
- Copyright Practice
The firm offers consultation and registration services for clients. The firm advises clients on copyright issues and prepares licensing agreements on their behalf. The group’s lawyers can represent clients in copyright infringement actions in federal courts in Alabama and Florida.
Defend Your Interests
As you know, the business world is highly complicated and difficult to navigate, even when things are running relatively smoothly. Legal disputes within and between businesses make it even more difficult to run your business well. Fortunately, if you or your business is experiencing any legal difficulties, qualified Alabama business litigation assistance is available.
Milam & Milam, LLC, is an cutting edge law firm with a complete team of business attorneys. The depth and diversity of our experience allows us to provide efficient and reliable assistance during nearly any kind of legal complication, from business formation to breach of contract disputes. We are committed to working with you and your company to ensure that your legal rights are fully protected.