My wife and I are in the process of purchasing a small business (Vacation and long term property management company) and we need an attorney to help review documents (like Asset Purchase Contract), provide advice & to draft any suggested addendums to the purchase contract. We will be working with a business broker and the preselected closing attorney/escrow attorney. However, since we have never purchased a business before, we just want someone on our side to make sure our legal interests are protected + advise us of things we may want to consider (NOT for the negotiations).
We will also need someone to research the legal requirements of running and operating a Property Management company in the State of Florida, specifically:
-What licenses if any are required for this type of business?
-Is a real estate license required?
-Is a CAM (Community Association Manager) license required?
-Is the way the company we are currently considering purchasing setup, legal? (we can...