The Firm is experienced in the preparation and negotiation of loan documents and the Firm has represented construction and permanent lenders and borrowers in a wide variety of loans and joint ventures, both real estate and otherwise, mortgage backed financing, and other secured and unsecured transactions. The Firm handles loan “work outs” involving both personal property and real property security in a time efficient and cost productive manner, seeking to maximize the recovery to the lender. Our litigation department is experienced in providing efficient, cost effective results in obtaining and enforcing judgments, attaching debtor’s assets and recovering and disposing of collateral and in selecting all other appropriate secured creditor remedies, including both judicial and nonjudicial foreclosures.
The firm provides expertise in the field of estate planning, probate and trust law, including sophisticated estate planning techniques and related tax matters. The firm also has considerable experience in trust, probate and estate administration, including estate and probate dispute resolution and litigation, and the preparation and audit of federal estate tax and gift tax returns. The firm represents both individuals as well as corporate Trustees and Executors.
The high costs of litigation, coupled with the loss of available judges to try cases, have made mediation and other forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution an important alternative to tradition courtroom litigation.
The firm is proud to provide mediation services to disputants. Both facilitative mediation and evaluative mediation services are available for disputes or litigation arising from environmental, business transactions, or commercial disputes, including lease disputes, business/partnership ownership and operation disputes.