Shrader & Goad
A General Practice Law Firm Serving Central Virginia

Toll Free 888-497-1184

Shrader & Goad
A General Practice Law Firm Serving Central Virginia


Criminal Defense

Traffic Violations

Business & Commercial

Real Estate Law

Local Government
Matters & Disputes 

Business Startups

Delinquent Real Estate
Tax Collections/Auctions
Personal Injury &
Workplace Injury
Elder Law
Family Law
Divorce & Separation
Estate Planning

Business Startup Attorneys In Amherst, Lynchburg, And Nelson

Need Help Starting An LLC, S Corporation Or Other Business Entity? We Can Help.

At Shrader & Goad, our attorneys help prospective business owners and entrepreneurs choose the right business structures for their needs. We advise and assist Central Virginia businesses throughout their life cycles, from the earliest stages of business formation to succession or sale. We advise prospective business owners on the liability features of different corporate structures and help them to complete the legal steps concerning:

  • Limited liability companies (LLCs)
  • S corporations
  • C corporations
  • Partnerships, including general partnerships, limited partnerships, and limited liability partnerships
  • Buy-sell agreements
  • 501(c)(3) corporations
  • Corporate reinstatement
  • Business succession

Trusted Advisers For Your Business At Every Stage Of Development

Our lawyers provide general counsel to new businesses on such matters as developing, reviewing, and defending transactions and contracts; creating legally sound employee policies; and resolving business disputes through litigation and negotiation.

Further, we help businesses to restructure, acquire or sell real property and assets; secure financing for improvements; and complete other adjustments that fluctuations in the business environment demand.

We also assist mature businesses and their owners in developing and executing succession plans. The plans may involve handing over control of a business to family members or other trusted parties, selling assets to new buyers or pursuing other strategies intended to help business owners attain their financial and personal objectives.

Contact Us For More Information

To discuss your options and opportunities with a business startup lawyer in Amherst, Virginia, contact Shrader & Goad. You may reach us online or by calling  434-509-0226, 888-497-1184  toll free.

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Office Location

Post Office Box 428
Amherst, VA 24521

330 South Main Street
Amherst, VA 24521

Phone: 434-509-0226
Toll Free: 888-497-1184
Fax: 434-946-0107
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