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Commercial And Business Law

The Law Offices of Rhoda Yabes Alvarez, LLC, serves local Honolulu businesses in addition to international corporations with enterprises in Hawaii and the Philippines. As experienced and knowledgeable business counsel, Atty. Rhoda Yabes Alvarez and our staff provide the critical legal information needed to help ensure that commercial ventures achieve their goals. Working closely with our clients, she offers up-to-the-minute advice regarding the regulations that affect initial formation as well as future transactions. Furthermore, her awareness and understanding of the intricate web of regulations impacting international enterprises are especially valuable to clients looking to expand into the Philippines and throughout Hawaii.



The first step to creating a successful business is choosing the right type of entity to form. Atty. Rhoda Yabes Alvarez can assist you in establishing a limited liability corporation (LLC) and limited liability partnerships (LLPs), among other business entities, both here and in the Philippines.

Contracts And Other Corporate Documents

As part of the incorporation process, we will assist you in drafting strong formation documents, such as articles of incorporation and bylaws, so that you can establish the best framework within which to grow your business. We will also draft the contracts and documentation you need to protect your interests today and in the future. Aside from drafting, our firm can also advise you in your transactions, including, for instance, sales, purchases and transfers.

Special Powers Of Attorney And Trust Formation

Business clients frequently consult with us regarding control and/or succession matters. A special power of attorney can give a designated individual decision-making power, and a trust can facilitate the transfer of a business to succeeding generations or an outside party. Using tailored planning techniques, Atty. Rhoda Yabes Alvarez can help you formulate and establish control and transfer strategies.

Residential And Commercial Real Estate

Owning a business often requires you to purchase, sell, or lease property over the course of a business’ lifetime. In order to protect your interests and come away from real estate transactions in the most gainful position possible, it is important to have your sales, purchase, and lease agreements thoroughly evaluated. We are able to guide businesses through various types of real estate transactions.

Seek Qualified, Creative Representation

As an attorney licensed to practice in Hawaii, New York and the Philippines, Atty. Rhoda Yabes Alvarez offers local and international business clients not only comprehensive legal support, but also a unique, fresh perspective. Please reach out to us for more information. Call (808) 589-7380 or contact us online.