What Is Business or Commercial Litigation?
General commercial litigation involves virtually every type of dispute that can arise in the business context, including breach of contract cases, partnership/joint venture disputes, class actions, business torts, civil RICO claims, breach of fiduciary duty allegations, and shareholder issues.
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What Does Florida’s Commercial Litigation Process Look Like?
Parties enter into commercial litigation because they’re unable to resolve their conflicts. A breach of contract, for instance, will not be settled unless the offending party complies with the contract terms. Under these circumstances, the aggrieved party may take legal recourse by hiring a competent commercial attorney. Even in small claims court, commercial litigation often requires the help of an attorney for parties to successfully work through their issues.
What You Will Need
As a client, your commercial litigation attorney should be able to provide you with a thorough evaluation of the facts. You will need to find an attorney with a high level of experience who is familiar with local laws. An attorney with years of hands on experience in such cases will be able to spot issues ahead of time and make the necessary preparations so that when your case comes up, everything will be set to advance your position. The attorney and client work together to evaluate and build the case. The client will then decide whether to move forward and engage in the litigation process.
How a Good Commercial Litigation Attorney Can Help
- A commercial litigation attorney can help you before legal action may be necessary by offering you timely advice that can easily save you from costly litigation later on. Advice on any signed agreement, such as a business contract or partnership agreement could help protect you from future legal disputes.
- A commercial lawyer with knowledge of local, state, and federal laws can also advise you on various regulations you need to comply with, and any licenses you may need. In fact, they can even help you obtain all these licenses.
- There are many lawyers who focus on different aspects of business litigation. Some focus on corporate law while another attorney may only represent parties in real estate cases. Since many commercial litigation cases involve various types of law, it is important to find an attorney with a good handle on different types of laws and regulations.
- The right attorney can help the process move along as fast as possible. This allows you to move past the issue, and get back to normal quickly with what can sometimes be a long legal process. While having to go to court isn’t ideal, you don’t want to be in litigation longer than necessary.
What to Do Now
If you feel that you have a situation that requires a commercial litigation attorney, or if you have questions concerning a potential contract, then contact Burkett Law Office with details you are concerned with. Mr. Burkett has over 35 years of relevant experience in all types of business and commercial litigation matters. He is very knowledgeable with respect to both state and federal laws and regulations, and is able to represent clients in cases with a broad view of legal matters. While representing you in your case, Mr. Burkett will focus on getting the results that matter to you.