We Support And Protect Your Business
Darling & Wilson, PC, has served the San Joaquin Central Valley for decades. That includes legal support for local businesses that make up the backbone of our communities. Our business law attorneys provide strategic consulting to start or grow your enterprise and strong representation when legal conflicts arise.
With offices in Bakersfield and Visalia, we counsel businesses and nonprofits of all sizes and all industries throughout the Central Valley. Our experienced litigators will skillfully and fiercely protect your interests in or out of court. Arrange a consultation at 661-325-5075.
Business Consulting Services
Entity selection is integral to business success. Our lawyers can advise on the best fit for your goals, personal liability tolerance, taxation and the nature of your venture, and help with all facets of startup or reorganization. We have experience with:
- C corporations and S corporations
- Limited liability companies (LLCs)
- Limited liability partnerships (LLPs)
- Professional corporations
- General partnerships
- Sole proprietorships
- Joint ventures
- Nonprofit and tax-exempt charitable organizations
In conjunction with business formation, we help draft or negotiate the partnership, operating or shareholder agreements and assist clients with licensing and regulatory compliance.
Beyond startup, Darling & Wilson, PC, provides ongoing consulting for business contracts, purchase or sale of business assets, commercial lease agreements, land development projects and other transactional matters.
Business And Commercial Litigation
While we always strive for early and cost-effective resolution of disputes, we are prepared to go to court to achieve the objective or protect your business. Our trial lawyers have experience with many types of business litigation, including:
- Breach of contract
- Partnership disputes
- Business dissolution
- Commercial lease disputes
- Real estate deals
We will explore all remedies, from demand letters and direct negotiations to representation in arbitration or litigation. Our attorneys have practiced in state and federal courts throughout California, and Joshua Wilson is a certified appellate specialist with a good track record in civil litigation and subsequent appeals.
Building Relationships For Over 65 Years
Our founding attorney, the late Curtis Darling, was recognized as a pillar and a philanthropist in Bakersfield and the surrounding communities we serve. We strive to maintain that trust with our business clients through quality legal work and personalized service. As a boutique firm, we are able to offer individualized attention and tailored solutions.