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Business Law and Bankruptcy

Tampa Business Law and Bankruptcy

Engage a reliable commercial lawyer for your Florida business

Westchase Law, P.A. is experienced in forming business entities such as limited liability companies, drafting and negotiating contracts, and handling commercial transactions such as the sale or purchase of a business.

Company formation

We help form businesses in a wide range of industries. Our Tampa law firm counsels you on the type of business structure that will best serve your needs:

  • Corporation
  • Limited liability company
  •  Partnership

When you are ready to start your business, or you are already in business, we help you with legal procedures such as—

  • Writing operating agreements
  • Drafting and negotiating contracts
  • Performing acquisitions
  • Selling your company

Westchase Law, P.A. enjoys helping entrepreneurs grow their dreams into successful businesses.

Commercial litigation

Our law firm represents both plaintiffs and defendants in corporate disputes. We litigate aggressively on behalf of both partners and shareholders:

  • Mishandling of corporate assets
  • Real estate conflicts
  • Statewide commercial collections
  • Complex commercial disputes

Our commercial litigation services include—

  • Pre-suit negotiations
  • Settlement when possible
  • Trial litigation
  • Judgment enforcement

Westchase Law, P.A. believes in using the law as a tool for people who want to exercise their rights to be in business.


Our firm helps individuals and small businesses recover from debt by filing bankruptcy.

Chapter 7 bankruptcy

If you are unable to pay back your debts as an individual or small business owner, our firm may recommend a Chapter 7 bankruptcy.  If you earn less than the median income in Florida, you probably qualify for Chapter 7.  When we file your petition, the bankruptcy court issues an automatic stay to prevent your creditors from making further collection attempts.  Our law firm helps you understand the federal bankruptcy exemptions, which allow you to keep many of your assets. Your other assets will be liquidated to pay back your creditors.  After you receive your bankruptcy discharge, you will be virtually debt-free.

Chapter 13 bankruptcy

If you are an individual who does not qualify for Chapter 7, you may be able to pay back your debts under Chapter 13 bankruptcy.  We work with you to draw up a structured repayment plan which will allow you to pay back your debts over three to five years.  A Chapter 13 bankruptcy can be preferable to Chapter 7 because—

  • You are assured of keeping your house
  • You can keep many more assets than in Chapter 7
  • The court reduces the amount of repayment that your creditors must accept

Westchase Law, P.A. helps you make the best decisions in your bankruptcy claim.

Partner with a talented Tampa lawyer for your business law needs

To get advice from a well-informed attorney about doing business in Florida, please contact Todd Marks at Westchase Law P.A., a private law firm.


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  • Tampa Office
    12029 Whitmarsh Lane
    Tampa, Florida 33626
    Phone: 813-490-5211
    Fax: 813-463-0187
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