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Business, Contracts and Franchises

The lawyers of Kopec, White & Spooner in Springfield, Illinois have longstanding experience in providing trusted and straightforward counsel on business law issues.

The purchase or sale of a business presents a broad spectrum of issues for a small business owner to address. The lawyers of Kopec, White & Spooner can evaluate the circumstances related to the transaction, identify alternatives and make recommendations to optimize the benefits of the transaction for their clients.  Whether the transaction is a sale of the stock of a corporation or a sale of all assets, Kopec, White & Spooner Attorneys at Law have experience in drafting and negotiating the best terms of a Contract for Purchase.  Once the parties have agreed on the terms and provisions of the Contract, then the lawyers of Kopec, White & Spooner can work with their client and the client's professional team of accountants and financial advisers in identifying, conducting and completing due diligence investigations which are appropriate for the transaction.

In addition to those aspects of business representation, the firm features the experience of Mike Kopec, who is one of the few attorneys providing franchise law representation in downstate Illinois.  Mike has experience representing numerous franchisors in Illinois and throughout the U.S.  That representation has included franchise law compliance, preparation of franchise disclosure documents and general corporate and transactional matters.    

Call Kopec, White & Spooner at 217-726-7540 when you need counsel for your business law, contract and franchise law issues.