Category Archives: Civil

What Should You Do When a Partnership Dispute Arises?

When facing a partnership or shareholder dispute, it's important to solve the dispute as quickly and discreetly as possible to avoid or minimize your losses. Disputes can also disrupt business operations, so it's also important to solve this dispute to keep things running smoothly and let the parties involved get back to business. There are…
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Settling Landlord and Tenant Disputes

Unfortunately landlord and tenant disputes are all too common and simply come with the territory of renting property, whether it's land, a house, or an apartment. Disagreements occur fairly regularly among landlord and tenants over many different aspects such as rules and regulations, rent increases, responsibility for repairs, security deposits, and early termination of the…
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Solving Disputes Between Business Partners

While litigation should be the last solution to disputes between business partners and should only be pursued when everything else has failed, most disputes often inevitably lead to litigation. Disputes between business partners often ultimately lead to separation and can be compared to a divorce of a couple. The failure of a business relationship, much…
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No Contest Clause

A “no contest clause” is a clause created by the maker of the will, which provides that if a beneficiary under a will challenges the validity of the will in a court proceeding, the beneficiary forfeits the gift provided.  Over the past several years, courts have had to deal with a wide range of issues…
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