Business Law

Let our lawyers help you take that first step with confidence. Available for virtual and in person appointments, we bring legal expertise to small businesses in the most convenient and affordable way.

Business Lawyers in Ontario

Axess Law is your go-to small business partner. Our business lawyers understand start ups. We arrange your business name, registration, incorporation, or partnership in less time than you might expect. With our business lawyers by your side, you get documents that stand the legal test if Canada Revenue Agency picks your business to audit. We make it easy to be in business.

Our business incorporation lawyers understand start ups and small businesses from A to Z. We guide you every step of the way. When you have questions like:

  • Should I incorporate?
  • Do I need a lawyer to incorporate in Ontario?
  • How do partnerships work?
  • Someone took my business name — what do I do now?
  • what if I can’t pay debts?
  • How do I stop business fraud?
  • Can I leave my company to my kids?

Types of Business Law Services

Promissory Note​

A promissory note or promissory letter is a legal instrument that details a contractual agreement between two parties. Axess Law business lawyers help you tailor informal loan terms to make lending effortless. We make drafting promissory notes easy and affordable, with the option of both in person and online appointments.

Incorporation

Incorporation refers to the formation of a new company or corporate identity. Axess Law business lawyers make the process uncomplicated. We advise you on provincial vs federal incorporation and explain to you the pros and cons of incorporation. We help your incorporation get done right the first time.

Business Name Registration

Axess Law helps you find a unique business name that sets your company apart. The name you pick must be unlike any others already in existence in Ontario or Canada. Our business lawyers do the legal documentation for you and explain business name registration guidelines for sole proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations.

Minute Book​

Your company’s minute books benefit your corporation by showing banks, credit unions, or other lenders you are organized and creditworthy. Axess Law business lawyers prepare your corporate minute book, making complying with federal and provincial laws and promoting your company’s interests easier.

How It Works

01

Book Your Appointment​

Click on ‘Get Started’ button to receive a quote from us. If you decide to proceed, our customer care team will reach out to you within minutes to discuss the next steps.

02

Meet With The Lawyer

Our business lawyers meet you and arrange your business name, registration, incorporation, or partnership in less time than you might expect.

03

Review Documents

Review and sign the required documents with your lawyer. Depending upon your convenience and location, you can meet your lawyer in person or virtually.

Experience Convenience Like Never Before

Expert Advice

Our team of experienced lawyers gives you expert guidance to make informed decisions.

Virtual Appointment

Our lawyers are available across Ontario to meet you virtually. If you wish to meet in person, we have 5 offices across the GTA and Ottawa.

Extended Business Hours

Our lawyers are available 7 days a week from morning to evening so that you don't have to take time off from work.

Our Services

Legal Fee

Incorporation

$289.99

Promissory Note

$129.99

Minute Book

$299.99

Incorporation and Minute Book

$539.98 (save $50)

Start A Small Business

Axess Law business incorporation lawyers and entrepreneurs understand startups and small businesses from A to Z. When you have questions regarding incorporations or partnerships and need a business lawyer in Toronto or Ottawa, you can trust Axess Law to be open for long, flexible hours. 

Our legal professionals meet you online via virtual video call or in person at any of our 5 Greater Toronto Area locations near you.

Convenient Appointments

Make an appointment by calling +1.877.402.4207 or fill out our online booking form. Axess Law gives you the choice of booking an online or in person appointment. Our lawyers are available 7 days a week, at times convenient for you. We can meet in person, by phone, email, or via a remote video call. In addition to these, there are 5 Axess Law offices located across the Greater Toronto Area – all with onsite parking or easily accessible by public transit.

What Our Customers Say About Us

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Some FAQs

Axess Law’s lawyer fees to incorporate a business or provide legal help with your small business in Ontario or anywhere in Canada are affordable. Our business lawyers arrange your business name, registration, incorporation, or partnership in less time than you might expect. We also offer in-person and online appointments to make your legal experience easier.

We make it easy to be in business.

Going solo? You own the assets, make the decisions, and are liable for the consequences. Your profits are your own and so are your debts. Axess Law helps you determine if a sole proprietorship is viable for you or if you have liabilities that could make incorporation a wiser choice

Civil judges often rely on rescission, which means reversing the fraudulent agreement or transaction, to make it right. They might award you compensatory damages, a financial award to remedy your loss. A court could also give you punitive damages. Punitive damages are an additional monetary award that punishes the fraudster and discourages others from doing the same.

Ontario non-profit corporations that opt for a name change can apply for a supplementary letters patent from Corporations Canada. Axess Law business lawyers can help you. Remember to carry these documents to your appointment:
  • two original signed copies of an application for supplementary letters patent
  • two certified copies of a supporting special resolution of your corporation’s members 
  • a statutory declaration of an authorized officer, sworn before a commissioner for takings oaths, attesting the board of directors and members passed the resolution
  • and a Nuans name search report (two if a bilingual name is requested).
Your minute book documents are available to registered or beneficial shareholders or their agents or legal representatives, directors, officers, and creditors upon request. Keeping your documents in an orderly manner makes this task simpler and avoids government penalties you could be charged for not complying.
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