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Business Law


We provide a wide range of legal services to businesses. We work with you and your other business advisors to determine the best business entity for you, whether it be a corporation, a limited liability company or a partnership. Once that is determined, we will help structure the legal documents so that your primary goals with respect to the management, control, limitation of liability and taxation ARE MET. After those initial steps, we will help with the negotiation and preparation of contracts, employment issues, acquisitions, loan closings and the like.

It is essential that you have the best team of business advisors for your business. Ferguson, Rawls & Raines, PC offers you the best in legal services as part of your team.

1. LLC formation

A limited liability company (LLC) or, more rarely, a company with limited liability (WLL), is a flexible form of business enterprise that blends elements of partnership and corporate structures. It is a legal form of business company, in the law of the vast majority of United States jurisdictions, that provides limited liability to its owners.

2. Commercial

Commercial law (sometimes known as business law) is the body of law that governs business and commercial transactions. It is often considered to be a branch of civil law and deals with issues of both private law and public law.

3. Corporation

Corporate law (also "company" or "corporations" law) is the law of the most dominant kind of business enterprise in the modern world. Corporate law is the study of how shareholders, directors, employees, creditors, and other stakeholders such as consumers, the community and the environment interact with one another under the internal rules of the firm.

4. Business Formation

Frank Rawls
Frank M. Rawls

Frank M. Rawls' primary areas of practice are business and commercial, wills and estate administration, and real estate. After graduating from law school from the University of Virginia in 1977, he has practiced continually with his current law firm. Mr. Rawls was born and reared in Suffolk, Virginia. He received his undergraduate degree, a B.A. in History, from Hampden-Sydney College. Mr. Rawls is a member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the Virginia Trial Lawyers...

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