Nothing in life is as exciting or nerve wracking as those first early days, when your company is something more than an idea but not quite yet a business. It's not unusual for new business owners to be unsure of the next steps to establish their organization as its own legal entity-or to make costly and unnecessary mistakes while they're trying to figure it out.

At Quick Law Group, we've spent years helping future business owners determine the best structure for their business, register their business name, obtain the necessary licenses and permits, protect their...