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Business Law

Our firm advises and represents companies and entrepreneurs with a broad range of business related services.  We advise business owners, entrepreneurs and managers on business law, start-up assistance including the formation of an entity and on the protection of a trademark or license agreement.  We also assist with the process of buying or selling a business.

Business Startup Services

Starting a business requires thorough planning. Our firm assists business owners in the formation of legally sound business entities and helps entrepreneurs devise business strategies that help them achieve their goals. We advise on the business startup and formation process as well as issues related to selection of entity type and jurisdiction, including:

  • Subchapter C-corporation formation
  • Subchapter S-corporation formation
  • Limited liability company (LLC) formation
  • Partnership formation (including LLP)
  • Stock purchases
  • Asset purchases

We also advise on and draft shareholder agreements, membership agreements or partnership agreements as part of the entity formation process.

Preparation and Review of Business Contracts

In consultation with business owners, we review, draft and negotiate contracts related to various business activities, including:

  • Buy-sell agreements
  • Service contracts
  • Releases and waivers
  • Property agreements
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Operating agreements
  • Lease agreements


The Law Office of Eric L. Sappenfield, PLLC is located in the City of Southaven, DeSoto County, and serves the counties of Shelby, Crittenden, Fayette, Marshall, Tipton and Tunica as well as North Mississippi and Shelby County, TN. Licensed title agent for TN & Licensed as attorney in MS



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6858 Swinnea Road, 5 Rutland Place, Southaven, MS 38671
| Phone: 662-349-3436

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