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ACCIDENTS
If you have been involved in an accident which you believe was at least partly the fault of someone else you may be entitled to compensation. Your vehicle may be a total loss or in need of repair. You may need a rental car while your vehicle is being repaired or replaced.  You may be injured, perhaps not able to work.  You may want a referral to an effective, local health care provider who would be willing to be paid after you settle your claim.  You may have questions about insurance, the DMV, or a police report.  And you may desire fair compensation for your injuries and losses.  We can help you with these matters.  Our fees are contingent on your being paid.

BROKER MALPRACTICE
If your insurance agent's or broker’s promises that you have adequate insurance turn out to be false, and you do not have enough insurance to cover your losses, you may be entitled to compensation from the insurance agent or broker, and sometimes from the insurance company.  It is highly unlikely that they will voluntarily admit culpability or compensate you for their mistakes without your having to retain an experienced attorney to vigorously represent your interests.  We have the experience and ability to handle these complicated claims.  Our fees are contingent on your being paid.

BULLYING 
One of the worst experiences in a child’s life is being bullied, intimidated or “picked on” in front of his or her peers at school or on the internet.  While bullying occurs in many places, it is most prevalent in school.  Surveys indicate that as many as half of all schoolchildren are bullied at some time during their school years, and at least 10 % are bullied on a regular basis.  Bullying behavior can be physical, emotional or verbal, by physical assault, intimidation, threats, name-calling, demeaning statements or other harassing behavior.  Cyberbullying is when a person is bullied by someone else via e-mail, cellphone or through the use of social media. Bullying and cyberbullying can result in grave physical and emotional injuries or even death.  Bullies and cyberbullies may be held responsible for their actions.  In some cases, parents, teachers, coaches or other school personnel may be held responsible for failing to prevent foreseeable consequences of bullying.

BUSINESS LAW 
Whether you're a start-up or an established company, a sole proprietor, a family business, a partner, a corporation or a non-profit, you may require the services of an affordable attorney.  We can create or review the necessary papers to form your business, to sell your interest, to enter into a contract, or comply with regulations.  We can also represent you in litigation, through trial or settlement.

COLLECTIONS 
Now more than ever, legal intervention is necessary to collect moneys owed.  If you are owed money we have the experience to collect your money in a timely and cost-effective manner.

CONTRACTS 
A contract is a legally enforceable agreement between two or more parties.  Generally both oral and written contracts are enforceable.  Whether you need a contract written, or enforced, or if you are trying to get out of a contract, we can help explain your options and if necessary recover damages for you or defend you in litigation.

CRIMINAL LAW
If you are charged with a crime you need an aggressive criminal lawyer who will work to get the charges dismissed or reduced, or provide a vigorous defense.  In some cases action can be taken before a case is even filed in order to protect your rights. 

FAMILY LAW 
Going through a divorce is a difficult time.  You may have to deal with child custody and support, visitation, moving out of town or breaches or alleged breaches of custody agreements or support orders.  There may be spousal support issues, property issues and restraining orders.  We can help you through this difficult time in a cost-effective manner.

REAL ESTATE 
When you have a problem involving real estate you need attorneys who are knowledgeable and will fight for you.  Your dispute may be over a sale of property or other ownership or rental issues, your real estate broker, your homeowners association, a boundary line or other neighbor issues.

SCHOOL LAW

Schools have an obligation to educate our children, to keep them safe, treat them fairly and to communicate with us.  Some children have special needs which must be fairly addressed.  Children and parents have rights and may need someone to advocate for them.  In many cases you must act quickly or you may lose your rights.

SLIP AND FALL ACCIDENTS 
You may be injured in a slip-and-fall accident or trip-and-fall accident anywhere at any time.  If such an accident occurs because of an unsafe condition of the property on which it happened, you may be entitled to compensation.  After such an accident you may feel overwhelmed and not know what to do.  You may be unable to work.  You may want a referral to an effective, local health care provider who would be willing to be paid after you settle your claim.  You may be confused about insurance.  And you may desire fair compensation for your injuries and losses.  We can help you with these matters.  Our fees are contingent on your being paid.

TRAFFIC TICKETS
Traffic tickets can carry fines that can reach thousands of dollars, cause your insurance rates to go up or even result in losing your driver’s license if you have had multiple violations.  Have a quality legal team on your side.  This can make all the difference between winning and losing a case.  Let us bring our experience and reputation of honesty, integrity and aggressive representation to resolve your traffic ticket.  In many instances you do not need to appear in court to fight the ticket.
 

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