The hotel industry can present unique legal issues that require a hotel law attorney. At Girling Law PLLC, we have experienced lawyers who are familiar with the legal issues faced by hotel owners and managers. We will listen to your situation, review your legal documents, and provide you with an honest legal opinion about your issues. Call us today at (817) 864-8228 to find out how we can help you.
Legal Issues in Hotel Law
Hotel-related legal issues can be complex. They often involve an array of legal areas, including real estate, finance, employment, and regulatory and administrative issues. You may have to deal with state statutes and federal laws, as well as government regulations. Our hotel law attorney can help you with the following:
- Acquisitions and dispositions
- Financing businesses
- Hotel franchise review and negotiations
- Employment contracts and issues
- Land ownership and leasing
- Construction loans
- Small business creation
We can also handle other legal issues related to hotel development and ownership. Our hotel law attorney can guide you through the process of acquiring, financing, and managing a hotel from the beginning.
Dealing With Hotel Acquisitions and Dispositions
Buying and selling hotel property can involve many legal processes. For example, you may have to negotiate with multiple parties, including the franchise owner, property seller, contractors, and suppliers. You may also have to work within a strict timeline or hold others to specific deadlines. Transactions involving large sums of money may require legal documentation. Our hotel law attorney can stand beside you as you acquire or dispose of a hotel and the land and supplies involved.
You deserve to understand every step of the legal process involving your hotel acquisition or disposition. We will evaluate your circumstances and guide you through the legal process. Our hotel law attorney will explain each step as well as your options.
Financing Hotel Acquisition, Expansion, and Development
When dealing with financial issues, hotels must consider issues involving acquisition as well as development. You may need to negotiate loan terms or investor relations. We can help you understand the terms and limitations of each type of financing opportunity. From small business loans to seeking financial support from investors, we can guide you through the process.
We can help you with the following:
- Construction loans
- Small business financing
- Conventional financing
- Commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS)
- Franchise loans
- Real estate financing
- Commercial lenders
- Private financing
Hotel Franchise Review and Negotiations
Establishing a hotel brand can be complicated. Therefore, if you choose to enter into a franchise agreement and develop a relationship with a franchise, you may seek legal advice to review contracts and manage negotiations. Our hotel law attorney will keep your best interests in mind while dealing with franchise issues for you. Large franchises often have powerful attorneys, and you deserve the same legal protection on your side.
Managing and Developing a Hotel
Once you acquire a hotel, you must face legal issues in managing and developing it. You may have to engage with government agencies, health departments, and regulatory entities. Hotel facilities such as restaurants, swimming pools, gyms, and spas must be licensed and regulated. Although you may have a savvy business mind, your legal knowledge may be lacking in these areas. However, we can help. We will address hotel management and development concerns before they become legal issues.
Small Business Creation for Hotels
When dealing with business issues, it is usually beneficial to incorporate your hotel. This provides the limitation to your liability and the ability to take advantage of tax benefits and financing options. Our hotel law attorney can help you with both the creation of your small business and the management of all business issues.
Hotel-Related Contract Issues
Many contracts involve legal language that can create confusion and uncertainty. Our hotel law attorney can help you with the following types of contracts:
- Government compliance
All your hotel management needs likely require contracts that may need development and negotiation. We can help you with contract writing, as well as defense and renegotiation.
When developing and managing a hotel, you must consider how to best serve your customers and clients. The hospitality business involves providing services to others while managing the internal affairs of the business. When customers and clients perceive inadequacies, claims may arise. Our hotel law attorney can help you manage any claims that may arise against your business. We will evaluate the situation as well as any claims against you to develop a strong defense on your behalf.
A Hotel Law Attorney Can Help You
Whether you are dealing with a new or existing hotel, you likely have many legal issues. We can answer your questions and guide you through legal processes. We will keep you informed of your rights while maintaining your responsibilities and duties as a hotel owner or manager. Contact our hotel law attorney today at Girling Law PLLC at (817) 864-8228.