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Protecting the rights and interests of your business in commercial activities

When your business is involved in commercial activities such as selling goods or services, all types of issues and disputes are likely to arise. At McCarthy & Kroes, we have 25 years of experience representing small businesses in Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties. We use the knowledge and skills we have gained over this time to help your business succeed in commercial transactions. Our commercial business lawyers help you protect your business and negotiate for a beneficial agreement in all types of commercial transactions. Whether you are bargaining for a contract with a vendor or supplier, licensing your intellectual property for sale in commerce, or negotiating a fair commercial lease, our attorneys have the experience to guide you through your commercial business transaction to a beneficial result.

Commercial law in California

Commercial business law governs the rights, relations and conduct of persons and businesses engaged in a broad range of areas. These include business, commerce and consumer transactions, such as contracts, merchandising, trade and the manufacture and sale of consumer goods. This area of law covers most business transactions, including formation and operations, management, accounting and financing, marketing, buying and selling business entities and assets, employment relations and taxes.

The Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), as adopted into the California Commercial Code, governs all types of business and commercial transactions:

  • Banking
  • Bankruptcy
  • Consumer credit
  • Contracts
  • Debtor and creditor matters
  • Landlord-tenant issues
  • Mortgages
  • Negotiable instruments
  • Real estate transactions
  • Sales
  • Secured transactions

Our services in commercial business matters

Our commercial attorneys help local businesses and business owners with a broad range of commercial transactions, agreements and disputes. We assist with vendor and supplier contracts, including negotiation, drafting and reviewing. We also negotiate business arrangements so that you receive the benefit of your bargain in commercial transactions. A business lawyer can assist with all types of commercial business matters:

  • Commercial contracts
  • Commercial lease agreements
  • Commercial disputes
  • Business formation agreements
  • Purchase and sale agreements
  • Loan documents
  • Employment contracts
  • Tax issues

Seek experienced assistance from personable, hardworking attorneys on the Central Coast

For 25 years, our lawyers at McCarthy & Kroes have guided businesses through commercial activities, helping them avoid and resolve disputes through careful advice and counsel in Ventura, Santa Barbara, Santa Maria and San Luis Obispo. To learn more about the many ways our firm can assist with your business and commercial transactions, contact us online at any time or call 805.564.2085.