Business

Practice Areas

Leasing

Fritz Legal prepares, reviews, and negotiates leases for both landlords and tenants, including office leases, retail leases, industrial leases, and flex-space leases. Each type of lease has its own particular types of issues that landlords and tenants must consider to ensure that the lease reflects the business needs of both parties. 


Real Property Purchases and Sales

Fritz Legal has substantial experience assisting buyers and sellers with purchasing and selling various types of real estate, including office buildings, shopping centers, and industrial properties.

We assist purchasers of real estate with the choice and formation of the appropriate entity, the drafting and negotiation of the purchase and sale agreement and other documents necessary for closing, reviewing due diligence items, including title, survey, and leases, securing financing, and completing settlement.

We counsel sellers of real estate with the negotiation of the purchase and sale agreement and other documents necessary for closing, responding to title and survey objections, and completing settlement.

Condominium and Homeowners’ Associations

Fritz Legal assists condominium associations and homeowners’ associations with their ongoing needs, including those types of issues that arise from time to time, and periodic review of their declaration, bylaws, and rules and regulations to determine if and when revisions and amendments are necessary or appropriate. We also represent developers of condominium projects, residential and commercial, and homeowners’ associations, and prepare necessary condominium and homeowners’ association documents.

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Business Formation

One aspect of getting a business started is choosing the best form of entity to operate the business. Corporations, limited liability companies, and limited partnerships all offer liability protection to the ultimate owner, and each has its advantages and disadvantages. Fritz Legal provides assistance with helping you choose the type of entity that is the most appropriate in each situation, helps prepare the organizational documents to best fit your needs, and allows you to get your business up and running. 


Financing

Fritz Legal represents lenders and borrowers in mortgage-based loans and asset-based loans, including the preparation and negotiation of loan documents, preparing appropriate company consents, giving legal opinions where required, and assisting with settlement.

Fritz Legal also provides assistance to clients looking to raise money through private placements of securities, preparing offering memoranda, subscription agreements, and other offering documents, as well as making appropriate Regulation D securities filings.


Contracts

Businesses deal with a wide variety of contracts on a regular basis, and Fritz Legal has extensive experience in providing legal assistance to companies with their contract needs. We can help you when you need a contract to be drafted, reviewed, or negotiated, to ensure that the contract reflects your needs and intents, and discussing the various legal provisions in contracts with you to ensure that you understand what you are being asked to sign.


Buying and Selling a Business

Fritz Legal recognizes that selling a business is likely to be a major transaction in your life, and we can provide you with the counseling you need, including the negotiation of the purchase and sale agreement, any on-going employment agreements and non-competition agreements, and other related documents, and assisting with the closing of the sale.If you are planning on buying a business, Fritz Legal can assist you with the preparation and negotiation of the purchase and sale agreement and other documents, the due diligence of the business that you intend to acquire (including reviewing leases and other contracts that would be assumed), and assisting with the closing of the acquisition.