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Mary Hanson, MBA, Attorney at Law, has been providing legal services to business owners in a variety of industries since 1978. She handles legal matters such as structuring a new business, planning for the sale of a business, selling a business, buying a business, buying out a co-owner, transfers of stock, and shareholder agreements. She provides advice and guidance on business planning issues.

Ms. Hanson works with her business owner clients to build the best possible businesses, business relationships, contracts, and arrangements between co-owners. Contract matters handled by Ms. Hanson include agreements for suppliers, customers, subcontractors, independent contractors, consulting, sales reps, distribution arrangements, licensing, confidentiality, as well as the purchase or sale of businesses or business assets.

The Business Advisor is a newsletter written and published by Ms. Hanson since 1984. A number of past articles are available here.

Click on links below to access articles written by Mary Hanson.

STRUCTURING A BUSINESS

• Incorporation • C corporations • Co-ownership • LLCs

Read articles on Structuring a Business

CORPORATIONS and LLCS

• Corporate compliance • Corporate meetings and minutes • Corporate dissolutions • LLCs

Read articles on Corporations and LLCs

TRANSFER OF OWNERSHIP

• Purchase or sale of business • Buyout of partner • Transfer of stock

Read articles on Transfer of Ownership

CONTRACTS

• Contract issues • Shareholder agreements

Read articles on Contracts

BUSINESS PLANNING

• Decision making • Exit strategies • Shareholder agreements

Read articles on Business Planning