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Brinkley Law Brings Big Firm REPRESENTATION to Small Businesses

Brinkley Law is dedicated to delivering the highest quality, most cost-effective legal services for the challenges and opportunities your business faces everyday.

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STARTING A BUSINESS

Brinkley Law understands the needs of small businesses and startups. Brinkley Law can help you with everything from forming an entity to creating contracts. Brinkley Law is here for all your business startup legal needs. 

Business Startup packages

INDIANA
LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY

SINGLE-MEMBER LLC

Form your company properly with all necessary steps and documents.

Initial business consultation

Register business name with Secretary of State 

Prepare and file Articles of Organization with Secretary of State 

Prepare Operating Agreement

Prepare and file Form SS-4 (application for employee I.D. number)

INDIANA
LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY
MULTI-MEMBER LLC 

Form your company properly with all necessary steps and documents

Launch your company from stable platform built around members' interest and expectations

Initial business consultation

Register business name with Secretary of State

Prepare and file Articles of Organization with Secretary of State 

Prepare Operating Agreement 

Prepare and file Form SS-4 (application for employer I.D. number)

INDIANA
CORPORATION
INITIAL BUSINESS CONSULTATION

Register business name with Secretary of State

Prepare and file Articles of Incorporation with Secretary of State

Prepare custom form of Shareholder Agreement (if applicable) 

Prepare custom Corporate Bylaws

Prepare and file Form 2553 (Subchapter S election and comparable state form) 

Prepare and file Form SS-4 (application for employer I.D. number)

Prepare custom initial written consents and resolutions for organizational meeting 

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Growing Your Business

Brinkley Law will help you take all of the necessary steps for growing your business, including hiring employees, bringing on partners, buying and selling assets, and more.

HIRING AND FIRING EMPLOYEES
ESSENTIAL EMPLOYMENT DOCUMENTS
COMPLIANCE ISSUES
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PROTECTING YOUR BUSINESS

Brinkley Law offers services for protecting your business, including advising on employment issues, defending lawsuits, filing trademarks and safeguarding your brand, preparing and reviewing contracts, and more. 

Lawsuit Defense
Negotiating, Drafting, and Reviewing Business Contracts
Intellectual Property Protection
Employment and Personnel Policies
Essential Employment Documents
Compliance Issues
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SOCIAL MEDIA

Brinkley Law can help you use social media to promote and grow your business. 

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ADDITIONAL SERVICES

Trademark Registration 

Filing Trademark with single class of goods and services. Flat Rate Includes: phone consultation with attorney, USPTO Trademark Knockout Search, Initial Filing, Reporting and responding to non-refusal Office Actions, Mailing Certificate of Registration, and Docketing post-registration renewal dates.

Lawsuit Answer Drafting 

Includes telephone consultation with attorney, review of lawsuit filed and legal claims, drafting a lawsuit answer for filing, legal advice on filing answers.

Non-Compete Agreement 

A non-compete agreement is an agreement between the employer and employee for the employee to not complete with the employer's business for a specified period of time and within a specified area during the term of employment and following the termination of employment. Many employers require their employees sign non-compete agreements. Flat Rate Includes: phone consultation with attorney, discussion of any specific needs and concerns, custom written non-compete agreement.

Confidentiality/Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) 

If you're entering into business negotiations or otherwise sharing ideas, concepts or confidential business and trade secrets, this agreement protects your confidential or sensitive information from unauthorized disclosure. Flat Rate Includes: phone consultation with attorney, discussion of any specific needs and concerns, custom written agreement.

Demand Letter

When you provide a valuable good or service to someone, you expect them to pay for it. However, businesses are often required to deal with clients who may simply refuse to pay you what you deserve, and force your company to adopt different debt collection practices. One of the most effective ways to collect debt from a client is to send them a demand letter. Flat Rate Includes: phone consultation with attorney, drafting a demand letter, mailing demand letter via certified mail. 

Contract Review

Includes comprehensive review of contract, phone consultation with attorney, letter from attorney with notes on contract, recommendation of alternative provisions. 

Lawsuit Complaint Drafting 

Includes telephone consultation with attorney, review of legal claim, drafting a lawsuit complaint for filing, legal advice on lawsuit filing.

Social Media Influencer Endorsement Agreement

Promoting your business online? Using social media influencers to promote your business raises a number of issues related to compliance, content, platform, and performance. This agreement covers everything you need for hiring a social media influencer to promote your business online. Flat Rate Includes: phone consultation with attorney, discussion of any specific needs and concerns, custom written agreement.

Independent Contractor Agreement/Subcontractor Agreement/Freelance Agreement

If you're hiring someone or being hired to provide services on a project specific basis, this agreement covers the relationship between the business and the independent contractor. Independent Contractors are not employees of the business and are responsible for their own tax liabilities. Flat Rate Includes: phone consultation with attorney, discussion of any specific needs and concerns, custom written agreement.

Employment Agreement

Employment agreements are essential to any business. These often control the employee's pay, terms of employment, grounds for termination, and their ability to work for a competing business at a later time. How well these agreements are prepared can effect their enforceability. Well-drafted employment agreements can help your business avoid liability or disputes that may lead to litigation. Flat Rate Includes: phone consultation with attorney, discussion of any specific needs and concerns, custom written employment agreement.

Schedule a Consultation

Reduced-Rate Phone Consultation (By Phone or Video)

One of a kind personal consultation and planning by phone or video to discuss your legal needs. Flat Rate Includes: discussion of your legal issue, discussion of your legal options, discussion of how Brinkley Law can help, discussion of possible cost.

$250​​​

In-Person Consultation

One of a kind personal consultation and planning at our office to discuss your legal needs. Flat Rate Includes: discussion of your legal issue, discussion of your legal options, discussion of how Brinkley Law can help, discussion of possible cost.

$500