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Launch (and operate) your company with clear answers to your legal and accounting questions.

Your attorney and CPA will be extended members of your team. Email them as needed and check-in monthly via Zoom.

Working with Start.law will give you the advice and tools you need to achieve your goals. We’ll help you launch your business. Protect your ideas. Succeed on your terms.

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launch

launch

Our flat-fee Launch Plan starts with attorney and CPA consultations. From there we'll draft and file the appropriate documents to form your company. This plan works for both U.S. and Non-Resident Founders.

grow

grow

Many questions arise as your company grows. We're here to answer them. With this plan, you can register trademark(s), hire contractors, and discuss legal strategy with your attorney, easily.

raise

raise

Being prepared for due diligence is key to a successful funding round. We'll make sure your legal and financial documents are in order so your company is ready for investor review.

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Forms For Employees, Consultants & Interns

The classification of employee, independent contractor, or intern comes with significant tax and liability ramifications. While an agreement alone will not eliminate the risk of misclassification, it definitely helps.  Here are the correct forms to use with each hire.

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What Business Entity Is Best For Startups

We hate to give a lawyer answer, but . . . it depends. Are you selling cookies or software? Do you think you'll be seeking venture capital down the line? How many people are starting the business?

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Terms For An Advisor Agreement

It is best practice to have a written 'Advisor Agreement' or 'Advisor Letter'. This will manage the expectations of both parties, clearly define the terms of any equity grant, and protect your company. Here's what to include.

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