With all the information available to us online, you may wonder why you would need a lawyer to help you start a business. A lawyer can help guide you through the start-up process and help you make the best decisions for your business. Choosing a proper business structure is the first step, and one of the most important business decisions you will make. You need to know your options and understand the tax implications as well as liability attached to each option. A lawyer can help you understand your options, allowing you to make the best business decision. Next, you will have to “muck” through the details of setting up your business. A lawyer can guide you through the steps, letting you focus on your business vision and goals. Then you have all the documents to start, open and run your business. A lawyer can help you make the best decisions and create legal documents for the daily operations of you business. The advice you will receive as well as the knowledge you can obtain from a lawyer will help your business run smoother and enable you to make better business decisions in the future. So, even though you may be able to utilize the internet, having a lawyer help you form and mold your business is one of the best business decisions you can make.