Small businesses are the lifeblood of our local economy. We are a small business that is empathetic to the difficult decisions an entrepreneur makes when hanging a shingle. Accordingly, we offer flexible flat-fee pricing plans that allow new CEOs to match the needs of their burgeoning business to the budget. The Cardwell Firm strives to be the trusted resource you seek when any business issue arises. Let us grow with your business startup, and allow us to chaperone you to success.

Flat-Fee Startup Packages are as follows (all packages include a 1-hour consultation with Andrew Cardwell to determine your unique goals and needs; other business documents can be obtained a la carte):

  1. Entrepreneur ($395 + state filing fee (typically $50)): Startup Operating Agreement; Obtain Federal EIN; Registration with MS Secretary of State; MS Department of Revenue Registration (if responsible for sales tax); Review of Commercial Lease or Property Purchase Agreement (if establishing a storefront or office).
  2. Expert ($695 + state filing fee (typically $50)): Entrepreneur Package plus Advanced Operating Agreement; Liability waivers for patrons; Customized Sales or Services Contract Template (client given rights to contract to utilize as needed); Determination and review of appropriate liability insurance policy.
  3. Executive ($995 + state filing fee (typically $50)): Expert Package plus Employee handbook; Non-Compete Agreements; Social Media Policy; Non Disclosure Agreement/Confidentiality Agreement.

In step with our mission to grow with your business, all business startup clients are offered hourly legal services at a discounted rate of $100.00/ per billable hour (50% off) for the first year after formation, for those unforeseen needs and issues that arise outside of the business startup process.

In addition to our flat-fee startup packages, we offer legal services for the following advanced business needs: Mergers & Acquisitions; Strategic entity formation geared towards taking a company public; Form S1 filings before the Securities and Exchange Commission; Letters of Intent to Purchase; Specialized Contracts; Stock Purchase Agreements; Equity Agreements; Joint Venture Agreements; Promissory Notes; Deed of Trust; Leases; Land Deeds. Contact our office today for small business startup attorney Laurel MS