California Veterinary Practice Attorney

Mahan Law delivers first-rate legal services to veterinary professionals in California. With a team of seasoned veterinary attorneys, our firm provides strategic guidance on a variety of matters, including starting a new practice, buying an existing one, or planning a transition.

Lead attorney Anthony Mahan has extensive experience assisting veterinarians with matters ranging from forming a practice and associate buy-ins to handling real estate transactions and business succession planning. Above all, our firm is committed to helping clients achieve their objectives in the veterinary space. Contact us today to book a consultation. 

Representing Veterinary Professionals In California

At Mahan Law, we provide comprehensive guidance to clients on every aspect of owning and operating a veterinary practice.

Starting a Veterinary Practice 

Starting a veterinary practice in California requires careful consideration and planning. Mahan Law offers strategic advice and objective insights on various aspects of the process, including:

  • Market research and analysis
  • Business entity formation
  • Funding and tax issues
  • Commercial lease negotiation and planning
  • Building and zoning compliance. 

The firm has extensive experience in negotiating and preparing ownership and partnership agreements, commercial leasing, developing employment agreements, policies, and procedures, marketing and advertising, and preparing the necessary legal documents to protect the business from litigation.

Buying a Veterinary Practice

Mahan Law is the ideal legal partner for those seeking to purchase a veterinary practice in California. The firm can help clients navigate all aspects of practice acquisition and will work tirelessly to ensure a seamless transaction. 

We will tap our network of brokers to identify an available veterinary practice and handle all the legwork. Our California veterinary attorneys will:

  • Negotiate with the seller and their attorneys to secure a fair and reasonable purchase price
  • Prepare the Letter of Intent and other transaction documents
  • Perform due diligence to identify any potential issues with the practice
  • Arrange for financing through investors and lenders

Above all, we will work strategically to close the transaction in a timely and efficient manner.

Selling a Veterinary Practice

Mahan Law is the go-to firm for veterinary professionals in California who are considering retirement and selling their practices. Our extensive knowledge of the local market allows us identify potential buyers, both within and outside the state. We collaborate with accountants, brokers, and financial professionals to determine the true value of the practice.

Let us help you plan your strategy and navigate the intricacies of the sale, whether selling to a third party or transitioning the practice through an associate buy-in. Above all, our strategic approach is designed to protect your interests and maximize your return on investment.

Real Estate Advice for Veterinary Professionals

Mahan Law advises clients on all aspects of commercial property transactions, including negotiating and preparing purchase and sales agreements and leases and arranging financing. We also provide guidance on the real estate markets in California to help clients find the perfect location for their veterinary practice.

Civil Litigation

Civil litigation can be challenging for any business, including a veterinary practice. Whether it's a dispute with clients or vendors, partnership disagreements, or enforcement actions by the veterinary board, Mahan Law is here to provide effective representation in arbitration and court proceedings.

Veterinary Consultation and Retainer Plans

Mahan Law offers consultation and retainer plans for veterinary professionals in California. These plans provide a flat fee for all legal services, including:

  • Advice on startups, acquisitions, sales
  • Compliance and risk management
  • Contract drafting
  • Day-to-day legal needs such as phone calls and emails. 

This approach avoids hourly billing and allows for a more predictable legal budget. With our ongoing counsel, you can navigate legal considerations and balance them with business demands and patient care.

Why Mahan Law?

We understand the intricacies of the veterinary space in California and collaborate with other veterinary professionals, including brokers, appraisers, financial professionals, and lenders, to provide comprehensive guidance on all aspects of owning and operating a veterinary practice.

Our commitment to our clients is unwavering, and we take pride in providing strategic advice, objective insights, and cost-effective solutions. Whether you are starting a new practice, buying an existing one, or planning a transition, our experienced veterinary attorney and legal team are here to guide you through every step of the process.

Talk to An Experienced California Veterinary Attorney Today!

Mahan Law provides comprehensive services tailored to the unique needs of veterinary professionals in California. When you work with us, we will work strategically to help you achieve your goals. Contact us today to get started.