Willcox, Buyck & Williams, P.A.
— A Corporate Law Firm
For 125 years, Willcox, Buyck & Williams, P.A. has been a leading law firm in South Carolina, serving well-satisfied customers in Florence, Myrtle Beach, and surrounding counties with skill and integrity. We are well-prepared to handle your personal and business legal matters and are committed to giving you the individualized attention you deserve.
The organizational structure that underlies your business formation will be of great importance in determining whether or not your enterprise succeeds. For this reason, our attorneys will put a great deal of thought into helping you decide whether you should create your company as a:
- General partnership
- Limited liability company (LLC)
- Corporation C or S
- Charitable corporation
Of course, your input in terms of your desires, needs and goals will be the primary determining factor in selecting the kind of business entity you should create. We will not only clarify your options, but prepare all required documents and do all necessary filing with the appropriate authorities to get your business startup underway.
- Business formation
- Business organization
- Sales and purchases
- Acquisitions and mergers
- Employment matters
- Securities and capitalization issues
- Regulatory compliance
- Business disputes and litigation
- Shareholder matters
- Negligence defense against personal injury claims
As your business and corporate lawyers we are able to provide dependable advice every step of the way, from helping you to decide which structure will best suit your vision, to assessing not only which organizing principle will be most profitable, but also which will protect you and your heirs from negative tax consequences and liability exposure.
We will be there as your business grows to guide you through strategic planning, ensuring that you keep current in terms of complying with federal and state law, and representing you, either through litigation or through alternative dispute resolution, in any employment or business disputes that arise. Equally adept at negotiation and litigation, we always try the former first to save you time and money. If it becomes necessary, however, we have the well-honed courtroom tactics to win at trial.
Our talented attorneys do not only defend individual entrepreneurs. We also have a great deal of experience representing banks, drivers in personal injury cases, and even railroad companies. In addition, we frequently deal with insurance difficulties, product liability, civil rights of employees, wrongful termination, complex tax issues, and unfair trade practices.
Don’t make the mistake of believing that your case is too complex for our attorneys to handle. After all, our firm has been extricating individuals and businesses from legal entanglements for over a century. As a matter of fact, Willcox, Buyck & Williams has a track record that includes successfully participating in some of the most trailblazing courtroom cases in South Carolina history.
As mentioned, our legal talents extend far beyond the parameters of business matters, which means that in almost all cases you and your loved ones need only deal with one law practice. Our knowledge and skills extend to the following:
Estate Planning — We will help you create wills, trusts, health care powers of attorney, and durable powers of attorney. We will also give you cutting-edge wealth management advice, always with an eye toward minimizing your tax burdens and protecting your family.
Federal Criminal Defense — If you or a member of your family experiences the trauma of being accused of a white collar crime such as securities fraud, embezzlement, Medicare fraud/ Medicaid fraud or bank fraud, we are here to provide you with excellent criminal defense.
Personal Injury — At Willcox , Buyck & Williams, we are well aware of the emotional and financial, as well as physical, pain caused by personal injury. If another’s negligence is responsible for harm you have endured, whether due to a traffic accident or another cause, we will fight aggressively to win you the compensation you deserve.
Social Security — We are available to assist you in receiving the Social Security benefits you are entitled to, having paid into them during your working years.
Real Estate — Our savvy real estate attorneys work in both residential and commercial real estate, dealing comfortably with:
- Eminent domain
- Title insurance
- Contracts and closings
- Contract disputes
- Real estate syndication
- Construction loans
- Equity and refinance loans
Funeral Law — A death in your family should always be handled by professionals with care and respect. We will represent you in any case in which a funeral home or crematorium has been negligent, adding to your grief.
Opportunity Zones — In South Carolina we are proud of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, sponsored by Sen. Tim Scott because this Act encouraged investors to put their money into low income communities throughout the country. At The Willcox Law Firm we are eager to show you how beneficial such invests can be for you as well as the community at large.