Commercial Loans and Financing in Bellingham, WA

Helping businesses avoid the pitfalls of borrowing

Obtaining financing is a critical concern for nearly every type of business venture or enterprise. But with the ongoing credit crisis and a substantial increase in predatory lending and other abusive credit practices, it is more important than ever that businesspeople thoroughly understand their loan agreements before signing on the dotted line. A Bellingham commercial loans attorney at Adelstein, Sharpe & Serka LLP can help you take the guesswork out of financing by thoroughly reviewing loan documents to ensure the terms are fair and repayment is workable.

Challenges in procuring business financing

Any new business venture involves some element of risk and procuring financing is no different. But the key to success in business is managing risk and making educated decisions. Our attorneys in Bellingham, WA help our business clients do just that by analyzing their lending terms, business model and market conditions. Our lawyers help you work with potential lenders to reduce your risk of default by securing favorable and realistic terms. With an extensive practice in business entity formation, we can also help you explore alternatives to commercial loans such as raising capital by selling stock.

Helping struggling companies deal with creditors

Of course, as a business law firm we understand that even the best laid plans do not always work out the way you had hoped. That is why we also help our clients with existing creditors work to resolve payment issues during lean times. You can count on a commercial loans lawyer from Adelstein, Sharpe & Serka LLP to work with your creditors in cases of past or impending default to renegotiate terms on your behalf. We use our substantial knowledge of commercial legal issues as well as our reputation in the community — gained over 38 years of service to Bellingham and the surrounding areas — to propose realistic and mutually beneficial terms that lenders are likely to accept.

Get practical advice regarding commercial financing

The attorneys of Adelstein, Sharpe & Serka LLP have been providing practical legal advice to businesses in Washington State for over 38 years. Our business lawyers in Bellingham make it their goal to give our commercial clients a better chance at success by helping them avoid common credit and lending issues and procure financing under fair and workable terms. From our offices in Bellingham, WA, we serve clients throughout Whatcom, Island, Skagit and San Juan counties and British Columbia, providing an alternative to the expensive and impersonal Seattle firms. Contact us today online or by calling 360.671.6565 to schedule a consultation.