Practice Areas

Our Firm’s Practice Areas Include:

Real Estate: Our real estate practice handles residential closings including residential mortgage loan closings, mortgage refinances and the purchase of residential real estate.  The residential real estate may be existing construction, new construction or vacant land.  We also handle boundary line disputes, commercial real estate closings, commercial property representation for both landlords and tenants, easements, leases, covenant drafting, lien filings, title searches, construction loans, litigation, property transfers, property subdivisions and recombinations, partition actions, foreclosures, condominium conversions, cotenancy agreements and other property related agreements.

 

Construction Law: Our construction law practice includes construction contract drafting and review, lien filings, construction loan closings, contract disputes and litigation, construction defects, and general contractor licensing board claims and representation.

 

Business Law: Our business law practice includes the formation of different entities including corporations, a limited liability company, partnerships, business asset purchases, general business contracts, employment agreements, consulting agreements, severance agreements, and dissolutions.  We work with many clients who are starting a small business.  We also handle business litigation.

 

Wills, Trusts & Estates: Our practice includes simple wills, estate planning with living trusts, revocable trusts, irrevocable trusts, gifting programs, testimonial trusts, special needs trusts, durable power of attorney, health care directives, living wills, estate administration and probate.

 

Personal Injury: Our practice includes the handling of serious personal injury, traffic accidents, and insurance negotiations.

 

Litigation: Our firm litigates in many areas including contract disputes, personal injury claims, real estate disputes, business litigation, mold litigation, lien enforcements, and construction defects.

 

Contract Law: This area is incorporated throughout the practice with general contract drafting and review, disputes, negotiations, and litigation.

 

Franchise Law:  Our practice handles franchise compliance and counseling as well as product and/or identity protection.  We also handle the preparation of franchise documents for start-up franchises.

 

Adoptions & Guardianships: Our adoption practice supports you through this paper and labor intensive procedure.  We are developing a statewide reputation for handling some of the more difficult, non-traditional adoptions for a variety of client families in a wide range of circumstances.  Our firm also handles special proceedings for incompetency petitions and guardianship actions.  We also petition the court in uncontested child custody matters.

 

Condemnations: Our firm handles compensation negotiations and litigation regarding condemnation.

 

Equine Law:  Our firm handles buy/sell agreements, boarding contracts and indemnity agreements.

 

Landlord Tenant Law: Our landlord tenant practice includes residential and commercial lease drafting and review, landlord representation, tenant representation, evictions, lease disputes, and payment collection.

 

Foreclosures: Our firm handles deed of trust and mortgage foreclosures and also provides foreclosure hearing representation for property owners.