151 West Main Street
Canton, GA 30114

770-479-2020 | info@ballingerlaw.com


Business Law Matters in Canton

Keep your business healthy with help from the Law Office of Eric A. Ballinger

In today's business world you need a skilled attorney by your side. Our firm provides you with our 18 years of broad legal knowledge to draw from and garner solid advice. Should your business face litigation, our extensive courtroom experience gives you an edge that others are hard pressed to match.

Business law issues in Cherokee, Cobb, Pickens, Gilmer and Forsyth Counties


Whether or not to incorporate your business is a tough question and one that Eric A. Ballinger and his staff can help you answer. We know the ins and outs of establishing corporate entities. Whether you need to establish a corporation, limited liability company, a partnership or a sole proprietorship, we can advise you on the entity that will best protect your business and its investors and help you navigate establishing and maintaining a business entity.


Protecting your interests in contractual negotiations is critical to ensuring the health of any business. Having the advice of a lawyer who has extensive courtroom experience with contract cases can make the difference a binding agreement and a document not worth the paper on which it is printed. Our knowledge of contracts involving employment, service agreements, asset purchase, commercial leases, real estate purchase, promissory notes and liens is unmatched. The Law Office of Eric A. Ballinger has the experience to know where the pitfalls lie and can give you an in-depth analysis as to how contractual provisions are interpreted by the courts in Georgia.

Buy/Sell Agreements

If you decide to buy or sell a business, you need an attorney who is experienced in navigating this complex arena. Before the letter for intent is signed and before you start due diligence, you need the advice of a strong attorney to ensure that your business and your interests are protected throughout the entire process. With the right advice, you can make sound business decisions before you make a deal. With strong representation, you ensure your position is not compromised. Attorney Ballinger represents both buyers and sellers in the transition of many local businesses and advocated across the table with attorneys from multi-national corporations.


If your business is involved in a lawsuit, you need an experienced courtroom trial lawyer in your corner. For 18 years, the Law Office of Eric A. Ballinger has represented businesses in Cherokee County before the courts in Georgia. Skilled advocacy starts before anybody steps foot in the courtroom. From the beginning, pretrial preparation, investigation and discovery ensures the best results in court. Not all cases go to trial, but the best prepared cases get the best settlements. In the event your case goes to trial, an aggressive trial lawyer is the best bet to insure the rights of your business are protected. Since 1993, Attorney Ballinger has successfully argued cases all the way to the Supreme Court of Georgia, protecting the rights of his clients.

Our firm handles all aspects of business law, including:

  • Sole proprietorships
  • Professional corporations
  • Nonprofits
  • General partnerships
  • Limited partnerships
  • Articles of incorporation
  • Bylaws
  • Partnership agreements
  • Operating agreements

Help when you are ready to start a business or need to resolve a business dispute in Canton

Contact the Law Office of Eric A. Ballinger at 770-479-2020 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday or use our contact us page.