Services

Legal support for Entrepreneurs and professionals.

Areas of Practice

 

Estate planning

Estate planning doesn’t begin and end with a last will and testament. Here at Sammons Law we specialize in drafting living trusts, develop a plan to mitigate or avoid estate taxes, and work to ensure that your life’s savings and assets are safe from your beneficiaries’ creditors after your death. We also assist with preparing Power of Attorney and health care directives. We also assist with probate administration or probate disputes. Help clients define goals and desires regarding wealth transfers and estate planning. This encompasses: Probate, Wills, Trusts, Estates, and most importantly, Asset protection.


COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE

All aspects of lease negotiations and drafting, purchase/sell transactions, zoning and land use. Long term Member of Ohio and Columbus bar associations real estate committees. Real estate partnership/co-owner agreements.



BUSINESS PLANNING AND START UPS

Exit strategies, selling, acquiring, buy/sell agreements with co-owners, family business unique strategic planning, and multi-entity planning.  Formation planning strategies and choice of entity analyses. Employment Agreements, stock ownership and incentive techniques for key personnel.  


COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS

Financial transactions, commercial loan negotiations, business contracts, dealer and representative agreements, franchise agreements, secured transactions, service and sale of goods agreements, upgrade or review of purchase orders, quotes, supply contracts,  and other business forms.  Drafting to minimize litigation and improve litigation scenarios. 



Taxation

As much as you love your accountant, there are some things attorneys who have an expertise in tax law can do that your accountant can’t. Sammons Associates can handle complex, technical and legal issues associated with your tax situation. You also do not have to wait until you are in a bind to reach out to us! We are excellent advisers that can assist with tax questions before they become a problem.


Dispute Resolution and Litigation

Search out and negotiate creative settlement methods. Advise clients regarding mediation and arbitration methods. Business dispute litigation services. Debt collection services.  Construction law disputes.