Corporate Formation

The Right Business Decisions Cultivate Growth With Clear Direction

Your initial business decisions, the good and the shortsighted, will impact your business’s future. There are many factors requiring careful consideration when starting a formal business endeavor. Burt Langley’s business entity formation attorneys can help you understand the legal implications of each different type of business entity. April Burt provides experienced, comprehensive support to startup business in Western North Carolina.

Every business is as unique as its owner, even if a business model or goal is similar to that of other businesses. At Burt Langley, we can help you meet the legal requirements for forming your business while keeping your goals at the center of the planning process. We will educate you about your options for business structure and assist you in choosing the type of entity that will be most supportive of your objectives.

citycountyplaza copyThere are several types of business entities in North Carolina:

  • Sole Proprietorship
  • C-Corporation
  • S-Corporation
  • Limited Liability Company (LLC)
  • Non-Profit Corporations
  • Professional Corporations

Each type of entity has its own requirements to meet. At Burt Langley, we can help you understand your obligations and assist you in complying with them. They include:

  • Filing the necessary paperwork with state and federal entities.
  • Licensing and regulatory compliance.
  • Financing.
  • Risk management.
  • Drafting partnership agreements, articles of incorporation or organization, by-laws, operating agreements, etc.
  • Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating employment contracts.
  • Real estate issues.

Contact the attorneys at Burt Langley to discuss your options for business formation in Western North Carolina.


April M. Burt is a transactional lawyer. Katherine Langley and Chad Anderson are trial lawyers. These Asheville-based attorneys focus their practice in the areas of business law, employment law, estate planning, and transactional law. They serve clients in the Western North Carolina communities located in Buncombe, Henderson, Haywood, Madison, and surrounding counties.


Burt Langley, PC | 149 S. Lexington Avenue | Asheville, NC 28801 | P: 828-367-7090 | F: 828-318-8899