Realizing Your Business Dreams in Canton, Ohio

If you want to start your own business, or if you want to expand your current business, let us help ensure you and your investments are protected from potential liabilities.

We review your business plans and advise you on issues involved in business formation and maintenance.

We also draft and prepare important formation documents such as Articles of Organization and Operating Agreements for LLCs and Articles of Incorporation and By-Laws for corporations.  Once your business has been established, we continue to help it grow by advising on insurance coverage and corporate compliance issues. 

Helping Business Owners Move Forward

With our extensive experience, the Law Office of Gerald L. Baker in Canton, Ohio, is well prepared to handle business legal issues of any size or complexity.

We work closely with business owners to ensure their business practices are compliant thereby avoiding needless litigation.

We often negotiate and develop contracts, including but not limited to:  Purchase and Sale Agreements for commercial real estate, Asset Purchase Agreements for the sale or purchase of your business, and Partnership Agreements. 

We represent businesses in shareholder disputes and commercial litigation cases. We are seasoned negotiators and litigators and know how to best represent your financial interests, successfully resolving your issues in the boardroom or the courtroom. 

If litigation becomes necessary, we work tirelessly to defend your rights in court and provide the best possible results for your case. 

Protect your business today

We have the ability and experience to help your business succeed with its legal matters, including:

  • Buy-Sell Agreements
  • Non-Compete and Trade Secret Agreements
  • Breach of Contract
  • Sales, Mergers, and Acquisitions and Purchase of Business
  • Commercial and Civil Litigation
  • Oil and Gas Law 
  • Due Diligence 
  • Contract Review and Development
  • Shareholder Disputes

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The Law Office of Gerald L. Baker, is committed to answering your questions about estate planning, elderlaw, probate issues, business law and commercial real estate in Canton and North Canton and throughout Stark County, Carroll County, Tuscarawas County, and Summit County.