Practice Areas

Commercial Real Estate: The world of commercial real estate can be complex. The attorneys of Stark & Smith, LLC have experience in the acquisition, development, leasing and disposition of commercial real estate in Indiana and across the country. We represent developers, landlords, tenants, financial institutions and others on all aspects of real estate transactions. We have the experience and expertise to handle all phases of our clients’ projects from acquisition and development, to leasing and financing. We also handle matters for our clients relating to 1031 exchanges.

Our experience includes large and small developers and retailers based both in Indiana and across the country. We pride ourselves on working to bring transactions to a quick and efficient conclusion for our clients while helping our clients to efficiently navigate the often times tricky waters of commercial real estate transactions.

Business Services: The attorneys of Stark & Smith have formed hundreds of entities and represent business owners of all sizes, from family-owned businesses to large national companies. We represent entrepreneurs at all stages of the business cycle – entity selection, formation, capitalization, contract review, sale, mergers and acquisitions and succession planning – and have worked with many clients through several generations of ownership. Our experience and the trust that we have with our clients have made us trusted advisors and often we act as outside general counsel to our clients, meaning that we not only advise them on all aspects of their business, but also lend an ear to concerns and ideas that they may have.

Commercial Lending: Throughout the years, the attorneys of Stark & Smith, LLC has worked with some of the largest commercial lenders and life companies in the United States. Our representation of lenders encompasses documentation, due diligence review and facilitating closings. In addition, we have experience representing lenders in commercial foreclosures and workouts.

Estate Planning and Probate: The attorneys of Stark & Smith. LLC have the experience to lead you through this process and develop a plan that will best protect your family and assets while at the same time expressly representing your wishes for your estate. We also guide our clients through the process of estate administration.