When you or your business finds youself facing a potential lawsuit, Shinners & Cook is here to help. Our experienced litigation attorneys understand how to start up, maintain, and sell or transfer a business to avoid conflict. If conflicts do arise, we can develop the most effective conflict resolution and litigation strategy while also taking into account the complexity of your business interests. We work hard to fully understand the opposition to prepare a case designed to reach a conclusion that is most beneficial to our clients.
In many instances, disputes can be resolved before having to resort to expensive litigation. From informal mediation, arbitration, or to simply negotiating a resolution with an opposing party, we can assist our clients in avoiding lengthy and costly litigation while also preventing the loss of a workable relation between the parties.
Commercial litigation presents complex issues and relationships that do not exist in other disputes. Conflicts may arise between family members, business partners, old friends, or important customers. Your livelihood, professional reputation, and financial future could depend on the outcome. Our litigators understand the complexities often present in commercial disputes. We can help you address the big picture, as well as resolve the issue at hand.
From stockholder derivative suits, to employment situations, or breaches of contract, our team at Shinners & Cook represents your needs. We begin with pre-lawsuit conflict resolution and, if needed, take your dispute to litigation.
We assist our clients with business, real estate, and estate planning disputes. We also offer advice in a number of other important areas, non-criminal traffic violations, employment matters, Liquor Control Commission violations and administrative procedures. In some instances, the best course of action involves consultation with a legal specialist. Our familiarity with a wide range of attorneys and law firms insures that your case is handled by legal experts well-qualified to address your needs.
Sometimes Trustees or Personal Representatives treat Beneficiaries unfairly. Other times, Beneficiaries place undue pressure on the Trustees or Personal Representatives. In either case, we provide legal representation ensuring that the estate or trust runs smoothly. Once issues are resolved, our probate department can oversee the continuing administration of the estate or trust to keep new problems in check.
Conflicts in purchase agreements
Other problems relating to the purchase, sale, and ownership of real estate
Real Estate disputes can create special challenges because the subject of the dispute – real property – is fixed and unique. We provide our clients with the best possible representation by staying on the cutting-edge of real estate law and litigation matters including zoning, development rights, construction, and other real property matters.
How will you develop a litigation strategy that takes into account all my business interests?
What are the risks inherent to litigation?
What are the benefits and risks of resolving conflicts without resorting to litigation?
What are the potential ramifications of litigation on my other business interests?
What are my options?
If you have questions about any litigation-related matters, please contact us.