Upton & Hatfield values the health and well-being of our employees, clients, families, and communities. To uphold these values, we have implemented recommendations from the Center for Disease Control by encouraging our employees to work remotely whenever possible. This does not change our commitment to you, and we are still available to handle your legal needs and provide you with the highest quality legal services during these unsettled times. Our offices are open, but for urgent matters only in conformity with state and federal authority recommendations. If you have any questions or concerns, we are ready and available to discuss them with you. We want all of us to stay safe while we work during this temporary situation.

NH Business Formation, Licensing, & Contracts

The lawyers at Upton & Hatfield recognize the business owner’s need for efficient and timely legal services. We provide practical assistance through all stages of a business’s life cycle, from its birth, through its growth and maturity, and to its succession to the next generation of owners or its eventual acquisition.

Among the areas in which we assist businesses of all sizes and industries are:

  • Business formation and choice of entity
  • Regulatory licensing
  • Governance and succession
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Asset protection
  • Employee issues
  • Commercial transactions
  • Contract negotiation and disputes

We represent borrowers, banks, and private lenders in commercial financing transactions, including purchases of businesses and properties and construction projects. Our business lawyers also work with our estate planning colleagues to assist with succession planning for business owners and their families.

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