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Business Law Attorney in Cape Girardeau

Comprehensive Counsel for Missouri Businesses

As a business owner, you have a lot on your plate. Your responsibilities run the gamut from hiring and paying employees to drafting contracts to finalizing transactions. Instead of burdening yourself with the legal aspects of running a business, let a trusted Cape Girardeau business lawyer handle them for you.

Bertrand Law Firm delivers thoughtful and results-driven counsel, always keeping your goals and best interests in mind. Attorney Trae Bertrand takes the time to get to know his clients so that he can deliver truly personalized service.

Call (573) 227-6265 to discuss your case during a free initial consultation.

Business Formation

If you are starting out in business, choosing a business entity is one of the most important decisions you may make. There are several different ways to structure a business varying from sole proprietorship to partnerships and various corporations.

When choosing an entity, there are several factors to consider, including:

  • The need to protect your personal assets from liability incurred by the business
  • Tax considerations
  • How your business will be managed
  • How ownership interests will be transferred

One of the most effective business entities is a limited liability company (LLC). It offers protection for your personal assets and tax advantages. There are also fewer state regulations than for some types of corporations. Trae Bertrand can discuss the benefits of an LLC with you and decide if this is the right approach for your business.

Business Contracts

In the course of your business, you’ll likely encounter contracts between employers and employees, between contractors and subcontractors, and with vendors. Contracts can facilitate buying and selling real estate and personal property and many other transactions. Whether you need a contract drafted or need a Cape Girardeau business lawyer to review a contract before you sign it, Bertrand Law Firm can help.

Business Litigation

No matter how perfectly your contracts are drafted or how well your business is structured, you may still become involved in a business dispute that cannot be resolved without litigation. Bertrand Law Firm focuses on settling disputes as quickly as possible so that your business is not interrupted. Whatever your business needs, Trae Bertrand is committed to always acting in your best interest.

Call Bertrand Law Firm at (573) 227-6265 today.

Highly Recommended

Client Testimonials
  • “Trae is a phenomenal attorney.”

    - Trisha D.
  • “Trae left me feeling at ease and confident about his work.”

    - Brent G.
  • “Look no further than Bertrand Law Firm, LLC in Cape Girardeau Mo.”

    - Jeremy H.
  • “He is straight forward and makes sure to make you a priority.”

    - Jordan G.
  • “He was very helpful!”

    - Kallie T.
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    Trae Bertrand
    Trae Bertrand has been practicing both civil and criminal law for 15 years in Missouri and Illinois and has tried multiple cases before juries throughout southeast Missouri. He maintains a general practice with an emphasis in the areas of personal injury litigation, business litigation, criminal defense, estate planning, and family law.

The Bertrand Law Difference

  • Cape Girardeau Local
  • Compassionate Approach
  • Personalized Service
  • Committed to the Community
  • 15 Years of Experience

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