Jack P. Cranley, Attorney at Law

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Counsel From an Experienced Small Business & Real Estate Attorney in Glen Carbon, Illinois

Starting a business? Need representation in an employment case? Action Law Center helps with attorneys that offer effective representation for all your business law needs. Owning a business is hard work and navigating the laws associated with owning a business is often difficult. That’s why we offer advice on an extensive array of topics related to business and employment law. Whether you’re establishing a new LLC or being sued by a former employee, contact us to protect your business. We offer representation in the following areas:

Business Formation – Understanding Business Law

Our law office continues to provide expert law services to those in the Metro-East and surrounding St. Louis area. We offer select services for business start-up assistance to help you establish your business entity.

How to Begin Registration of your New Business

When you choose legal entities for your business it can impact how your business continues to be governed and the tax situations that come with it. Here are some business entities that could be formed with the help of our office:
  • Subchapter C-corporation
  • Subchapter S-corporation
  • Nonprofit corporation
  • Limited liability company (LLC)
  • Partnership
  • Sole proprietorship
If you are forming a business, our lawyers can handle your entire process, including:
  • Corporate Policies & Procedures
  • Licensing, Trademarks, and Copyrights
  • Ownership Structure
  • Business Planning
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Contract Review, Drafting, and Negotiation Assistance

The office of Jack. P Cranley focuses on providing the best possible services for those in the Glen Carbon, Illinois area and surrounding communities. We proudly assist in many areas that include business law, estate planning, family matters and more. We are confident and organized when it comes to handling a wide variety of contracts, paperwork and other personal matters during the duration of your case. Here are a few examples:
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Loan & Refinancing Contracts

If you are seeking a lawyer to review loan and refinancing contracts and assist you in negotiating for more favorable terms if that’s what you seek. Regardless of your need, we promise to advocate for your best interests.

Real Estate

If you are preparing to sell property or begin renting, our office can draft and review your contract to ensure that your business/property and other assets are protected. We will deeply explain how liability can help or break your business.

Sales Contracts

By having a strong sales contract, it can help limit and protect your business’s liability. This will also provide strong reassurance to your perspective buyers. Our office can draft up a general sales contract to assist you in the coverage of most transactions and other sales services. – These can be updated and reevaluated as needed.

Vendor Contracts

Many businesses rely on their vendors. The relationship you have with your vendor are important, making it essential to have a strong and clear contract with your vendors from the beginning. As we sit together to draft up your vendor contract we can assure you that we will keep the interests of bother parties in mind to ensure that you both are happy during the duration of your business partnership.
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Employment Contracts

When you hire a new employee, it’s important that they have a full understanding of the rules and expectations of your business. That’s why we can assist you in developing a strong employment contract as well as non-complete and non-disclosure agreements.

Real Estate Law: Sale, Purchase, and Leasing Land Use

Real Estate Law

Whether you’re buying or selling or renting or leasing, it’s good to know a qualified attorney that can answer your questions and provide representation in your legal proceedings. We represent clients in all aspects of real estate; whether you’re an established business with legal questions about buying your first commercial property, or you’re a landlord that needs assistance with contract or tenant issues.

Real Estate Law Services

  • Buying Real Estate
  • Selling Real Estate
  • Renting Real Estate
  • Leasing Real Estate
  • Transactional Due Diligence
  • Litigation
  • Real Estate Contracts
  • Real Estate Financing
  • Landlord/Tenant Disputes
  • Breach of Contract
  • Mediation
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Buying or Selling a Business


Whether You're buying a business with an asset purchase agreement or a membership interest purchase agreement, we will help guide you through every step of making an offer, due diligence, and closing.


If you are thinking of selling your business, we can assist with the letter of intent or term sheet, the stock sale agreement, the allocation of purchase price and tax implications, and responding to due diligence requests.


Regardless of whether you are the acquiring party or the seller, we can help you navigate corporate actions and approvals, purchase price and capital structure, intellectual property transfers, and ultimately drafting and negotiating your agreement and plan of merger.