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Attorneys in Grand Rapids, MI

Our Grand Rapids business lawyers have years of experience in a wide range of practice areas. When you need an experienced attorney to handle your unique legal needs, we can help.

We’re always happy to answer any questions you might have about your case. If you need a lawyer in Grand Rapids, MI, please contact Schnelker, Rassi, & McConnell at (616) 828-1195.

Legal Practice Areas Grand Rapids Mi Lawyers

Business & Corporate

At Schnelker, Rassi, & McConnell, our attorneys recognize that each business is unique. We specialize in helping business owners and key executives nurture their business every step of the way, from the beginnings of a new idea to companies with generations of history.

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Mergers & Acquisitions

At Schnelker, Rassi, & McConnell, our mergers and acquisitions attorneys take a practical approach to transactions, seeking ways to help our clients get the deal done on time and within their budgets.

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Real Estate Law

Ironically, before you open for business, you often must close. If you are a real estate developer, broker, or other real estate professional, you know what we mean. Closing isn’t just half the battle; it is sometimes the bulk of the war.

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Lake Michigan Property

When investing in lakefront property, you don’t want to leave anything to chance. Our Lake Michigan waterfront property experience is rivaled by few law firms in the West Michigan area.

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Disputes are a common, and often mismanaged, cost of doing business. Our litigation attorneys realize the impact that protracted litigation can have on business productivity, and will actively seek ways to provide a vigorous and efficient resolution to business disputes.

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Family Law

Perhaps nothing is more personal to a client than the involvement of his or her family in the legal system. At a minimum, you deserve an attorney who can guide you through the family law process with compassion and care.

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Estate Planning

“Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” – Warren Buffett
Proper estate planning allows you to take control of your estate, eliminating unwanted governmental involvement, minimizing the potential for disputes, setting up the next generation for success, and granting you peace of mind.

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Business Succession

“A leader’s lasting value is measured by succession.” – John C. Maxwell
There comes a time in every entrepreneur’s life when you need to plan toward handing over the reins. Maybe retirement is on the horizon, or maybe the business has reached a point where day to day operations should no longer be completely dependent upon you individually.

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Franchise Law

Franchising, when done right, can result in widespread brand recognition for your business and aggressive growth. However, many business owners are unsure of the steps needed in order to franchise their business model.

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Family Office Representation

When it comes to your family’s financial security, you should trust only the best. Liquidity events like business sales and transfers of generational wealth can create families with wealth that exceeds the value of many private companies.

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Start-Up Representation

“The secret to getting ahead is getting started.” – Mark Twain
If you own a start-up, you’ll know that there are a myriad of legal issues to sort out while you get your business up and running. It can be hard to juggle these technical facets while pursuing rapid growth and channeling innovation. Our start-up attorneys can help you navigate this process and establish the framework you need to bring your vision to life.

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Investor Representation

Have you been approached to make an active or passive investment in a privately operating business or start-up? If so, the structure of that investment should be reviewed before you write that check or wire the funds.

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Grand Rapids, MI Attorneys & Counselors

Our attorneys and counselors are focused on delivering the legal services required of the 21st-century business, its owners, and executives.

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