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23041 Mill Creek Drive

Laguna Hills, CA 92653


Phone: (949) 855-9250

Fax: (949) 380-1128

email: gbeck@beck-christian.com





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Laguna Hills Attorneys Beck & Christian proudly serve the legal needs of closely held companies and their owners. In addition to providing skilled representation during the business formation process and in business transactions, we also act as general counsel to small and medium-sized companies with a special emphasis in the areas of corporate & business law, taxation, and estate planning.


Our experienced lawyers have helped numerous clients begin and grow their companies and are always prepared to go the extra mile to ensure our clients’ success. If we encounter a specific issue that is outside the scope of our law practice, we will not hesitate to refer the matter to a trusted member of our referral network who has proven skills in the field. Although our law firm is smaller than some, no problem is too large. This simple philosophy shouldn’t set us apart, but our clients tell us that it does.


Contact the knowledgeable Laguna Hills Business Lawyers Beck & Christian at (949) 855-9250 to schedule a confidential consultation. You will soon learn how our firm is unique, and why we have earned a reputation for excellence within the Orange County business community.


Serving the Legal Interests of Closely Held CompaniesClosely Held Company Lawyer at Beck & Christian


A closely held company is a private business entity that is owned, operated and controlled by a small group of individuals (shareholders). Unlike publicly traded companies, ownership (stock) in a closely held business is not available to the general public. The vast majority of closely held companies are family businesses.


If you want to form a Closely Held Business, it is vital that you speak to an experienced business lawyer who fully understands the advantages and disadvantages inherent to such a business entity, as well as the best ways to minimize tax liabilities and how to help shareholders establish an effective business succession plan.


Although there are numerous advantages to establishing a closely held company, having a comprehensive shareholder agreement in place is essential in case disputes arise between the shareholders. Beck & Christian handles a wide range of issues for Closely Held Businesses, including:


Drafting, Negotiating & Reviewing Business Formation Contracts

Drafting, Negotiating & Reviewing Shareholder (Buy / Sell) Agreements

Acting as General Counsel on Behalf of the Closely Held Company

Providing Tax Advice to the Business

Defending State & Federal Tax Controversies on behalf of the Business

Establishing Closely Held Business Succession Strategies


Serving the needs of business clients throughout Orange County for more than 30 years, the lawyers at Beck & Christian always make a conscious effort to ensure that our clients’ expectations are met, and go above and beyond to do so.


Contact a Closely Held Company Lawyer at Beck & Christian

Whether you want to form a Closely Held Company, wind down your existing Closely Held Company, or need a knowledgeable law firm to act as General Counsel for your business, Laguna Hills Closely Held Company Lawyers at Beck & Christian have the experience and skill you require. Please fill out our Business Law Case Evaluation Form or call us today at (949) 855-9250.


Laguna Hills Closely Held Company Lawyers