Practice Areas Overview
For over 35 years, Cochran Law Firm, P.C. has provided legal advice and counsel to Arizona real estate professionals and businesses. The firm has statewide experience handling real estate transactions and negotiations, real estate sales, business formations, and commercial bankruptcies. Please learn more about the firm's areas of expertise below, and contact our offices in Phoenix for a complimentary consultation if you have a real estate or business concern.
Commercial Real Estate Transactions
Cochran Law Firm, P.C. has significant experience representing Arizona businesses in commercial real estate transactions, including the negotiation, drafting, and review of purchase and sale agreements and commercial leases. The firm appreciates the significance of real estate transactions, recognizing that our clients are likely entering into a long-term and binding agreement, involving a significant amount of money. Therefore, the firm works diligently to achieve the most favorable terms possible for our clients.
Purchase & Sale of Commercial Real Estate
The firm has handled numerous commercial real estate purchases and sales on behalf of buyers and sellers, including purchases and sales involving apartment complexes, office buildings, retail centers, subdivisions, and medical offices in Phoenix and throughout Arizona. Providing advice and counsel from initial planning through closing, the firm assists during the negotiation, contract, due diligence, and financing stages of real estate deals.
With experience representing both lenders and borrowers in commercial lending transactions, Cochran Law Firm, P.C. is exceptionally qualified to handle the legal details of commercial loans. For lenders, the firm drafts promissory notes, deeds of trust, and other security agreements, making sure that our client has obtained the necessary security interest in the borrower's collateral. For borrowers, the firm provides assistance with loan documents and opinion letters, and represents borrowers in lender workouts, loan modifications, and commercial lease negotiations.
Business Entity Selection & Formation
Cochran Law Firm, P.C. has extensive experience helping entrepreneurs establish and incorporate businesses in Arizona, including LLCs and corporations, as well as subchapter S or C election. The firm assists clients in selecting the corporate structure that best suits the business' needs and goals, looking at factors such as size, ease of operability, tax implications, and future objectives. Once a business entity is chosen, the firm guides clients through formation, preparing and filing necessary documents with the state on behalf of the business.
For clients who need assistance filing a Chapter 7 or Chapter 11 bankruptcy, Cochran Law Firm, P.C. has experience guiding businesses or creditors through the bankruptcy process. The firm will work to facilitate the filing process, while ensuring that clients receive every protection and benefit available to them under commercial bankruptcy law.