Author Archives: David Baron

A Real Law Firm Ensures a No-Regret-Property Transaction

When it comes to buying and selling real estate, bringing in an attorney to represent you is not a must. The transaction can be done exclusively between you and the other party, but complications that could lead to several court cases might come up later. Eventually, you would end up spending more than the fee for hiring an attorney at the outset. Continue reading

2 Steps to Use Pre-Litigation Mediation to Close Your Case

You may use pre-litigation mediation in your case when you reach out to the other side in a case, and you will avoid going to court when you have mediated beforehand. This article explains how you may use pre-litigation mediation to close your case before you get to court. You may not resolve the case completely, but you may have a basis for coming to a conclusion when you go to court. Continue reading

Procedures for Letters of Credit

In the past decade, the credit card industry has seen its fair share of reform. In particular, notable changes have occurred regarding credit card transactions. Credit card transactions, both domestic and abroad, require payment. What few people know are the procedures behind them. Letters of credit transactions are made directly by the bank. In return, the seller offers their goods and services. Continue reading

Thinking of Restructuring?

With all personal and business growth comes a change in financial situations. The stress often caused by money worries causes many people and business ventures to lean toward going bankrupt. Often people think this is there only option. Many people wait until last minute before seeking the advice of an attorney. Continue reading

Mediation, Your Voice

What Is Mediation?

Mediation is a process by which a third neutral party assists in delivering an agreement that is mutually acceptable to opposing parties. The process is attended voluntarily. Attorneys without mediation settle cases, so mediation is intended for cases not settled in this manner. Continue reading

What is Arbitration – Binding Vs. Non-Binding?

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) makes use of arbitration to give all the parties involved the opportunity to search for a greater resolution to the situation that will not necessitate them to bring the matter to the court or pay more than needed. The mediation or negotiation is one of the options that ADR suggests whenever there is a conflict, and it does not require the presence of a jury. Continue reading

Settling Wills Through Mediation

Often, parties fight over a will. This dispute escalates because the parties are not able to come to a meeting of the minds over the will’s contents. Certainly, the parties would prefer to handle the will without going to court. Consequently, a mediator is called in to handle the dispute in a timely manner without the hassle of incurring more court cost. Continue reading

Understanding Endorsement in Banking Law

There are different meanings derived from endorsement. However, it is the act of the payee or owner signing his/her name on the back of the bill of exchange, check or other negotiable instruments to make it cashable/payable to another by anyone in the law of negotiable instruments such as securities and checks. Continue reading

How Banks Can Minimize Litigation Exposure

Because of the nature of the banking industry, there is always the potential for banks to face litigation. Lawsuits can bring a host of repercussions that harm a bank’s viability and growth. Therefore, banks need to implement an array of strategies to minimize and mitigate the risks of a lawsuit. Likewise, financial institutions should develop systems to eliminate potential liability before it becomes an issue. Continue reading

What Types of Cases Can Be Contested in Probate?

Many people think of a probate litigation case, as a case that occurs after a person is deceased. That is only partially true as these cases can certainly involve cases involving wills, trusts, estates, asset disputes, joint bank accounts, gifts. There are many cases, however, that occur while a person is still living. Continue reading

What Does A Will Do?

When someone dies, they will want to leave their belongings and their monetary assets to someone they care about. Most people write out a will in case something happens to them. This will allow them to leave what they have to someone that they wish to. Continue reading

Why Construction Disputes Are Better Resolved Through Mediation

Even the best contractors, project managers, and lenders occasionally find themselves in court facing legal problems. You could find yourself disputing the specific facets of a project, the designed price of a job, or even orders that constantly change over the course of a project. A client may dispute the quality of a completed job, or even feel that there were unnecessary delays. The results of any type of legal dispute aren’t pleasant. Continue reading