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Family Law

We represent clients in a variety of family matters, including divorces, custody disputes, alimony and child support hearings, post-judgment modifications and enforcements as well as in drafting prenuptial agreements. We understand the divorce process and work with and for our clients.

-Divorces
-Custody Disputes
-Alimony
-Child Support
-Valuations
-Property Distribution
-Post-Judgment Modifications and Enforcements
-Prenuptial Agreements
-Representation of Minor Children
-Litigation
-Mediation


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Personal Injury

We represent clients who have been injured by the fault of others, whether by a motor vehicle accident, a slip and fall accident, a dog bite or a liquor related injury. We understand the stress our clients endure as a result of their accidents and injuries. We work hard, through settlement negotiations and trials, to recover just compensation for medical bills, permanent injuries, loss of earnings and lifestyle changes.

-Motor Vehicle
-Slip and Fall
-Malpractice
-Dog Bite
-Liquor Related Injury
-Defective Products
-Dangerous Drugs
-Litigation


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Real Estate

We represent residential and commercial clients in a variety of real estate transactions, including purchases, sales, refinances and lease agreements.

-Residential
-Commercial
-Purchase
-Sale
-Refinance
-Leases
-Land Use & Zoning
-IRC §1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges


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Workers' Compensation

We represent clients who have been injured as a result of an injury at work. We understand the workers' compensation process and workers' compensation laws.

-Hearings
-Medical Expenses
-Lost Wages
-Statutory Compensation


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Criminal Defense

We represent clients in a variety of criminal matters, including: traffic and motor vehicle violations, drunk driving (DUI, DWI), domestic violence matters and misdemeanors. If you have been charged with a crime, you have the right to an attorney. Contact us immediately and let us help you defend your rights.

-Traffic and Motor Vehicle Violations
-Drunk Driving (DUI, DWI)
-Domestic Violence
-Misdemeanors
-Litigation


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Trusts & Estates

We represent clients in the areas of estate planning, including drafting wills, trusts, guardianships, powers of attorney, advanced health care directives and living wills. We also handle the administration of estates and any related probate litigation.

-Wills
-Trusts
-Guardianship
-Power of Attorney
-Advanced Health Care Directives
-Living Wills
-Administration of Estates
-Probate Litigation


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Social Security Disability

We are available to assist and represent our client's in every aspect of the Social Security process, from filling out the paperwork to handling appeals. We follow our client's case and provide updated records and reports. We handle all aspects of the hearing including but not limited to preparing our client's for the hearing, having witnesses present, presenting evidence and giving opening and closing statements.


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Landlord-Tenant

We represent clients in a variety of landlord-tenant matters, including drafting leases and litigating summary process cases involving eviction and recovery of rent.

-Leases
-Summary Process Litigation
-Eviction
-Recovery of Rent
-Housing Violations


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Alternative Dispute Resolution

Litigation isn't always the best solution. That's why, when feasible, we explore alternative means to resolve disputes, including negotiation, arbitration, mediation or a variation of these methods.

-Negotiation
-Arbitration
-Mediation


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