How an Attorney Can Help When You Are Facing Business Litigation in Richmond, VA

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13 Nov How an Attorney Can Help When You Are Facing Business Litigation in Richmond, VA

If you are in business in Virginia, the possibility always exists that you will find yourself mired in a dispute. This could be with a partner, supplier, creditor, customer, investor or employee. The key to minimizing damage arising from a dispute is to seek early resolution, ideally out of court. If you’re unable to resolve the matter out of court, your next step is to consider litigation.

Reasons to Hire a Business Litigation Attorney

If litigation becomes necessary, you will need representation from an experienced attorney. Effective litigation takes time and skill, so it’s important to hire an attorney who will invest both time and skill in your case. Below are four reasons to hire an attorney to settle your dispute and/or prepare for litigation.

To Protect Your Rights

The law can be complicated, so it is important to get the best advice available. An attorney can explain the law as it applies to your business and offer counsel that’s tailored to your needs. What may seem like a simple decision in the moment could actually have complex legal ramifications for your business.

To Save You Time and Money

Hiring an attorney can seem costly, but getting early representation will actually save you time and money in the long run. It is far simpler to resolve a dispute at the outset rather than later, when the consequences of previous poor decisions can be expensive to resolve.

To Maintain Amicable Relations

Where a dispute is particularly acrimonious, an attorney can help by encouraging you to focus on the main issues, with a view to concluding matters as expeditiously and as amicably as possible. This is important in situations where there is a need to preserve an ongoing relationship.

To Enforce an Injunction

If litigation ends in an injunction, it means the opponent is obliged to take or refrain from a specific action either temporarily or permanently. Once an injunction is obtained, it is effective immediately and must be obeyed until it is discharged by the court. If it is necessary to have the injunction enforced, an attorney can make a motion to the Court to hold the other side in contempt.

If you are involved in a business dispute or facing litigation, it is time to consult a business litigation attorney here at Paullin Law Firm. Email us through our contact form, or call us at 804-423-7423.

How an Attorney Can Help When You Are Facing Business Litigation in Richmond, VA

Sources:

http://www.legalmatch.com/law-library/article/when-mediation-fails.html

http://litigation.findlaw.com/#sthash.amLUAgRi.dpuf

http://www.lawgives.net/blog/10-reasons-to-hire-a-lawyer

http://www.legalmatch.com/law-library/article/types-of-alternative-dispute-resolution-adr.html

https://www.law.cornell.edu/wex/injunction

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The preceding material is for information purposes only. The material is not legal advice and does not create an attorney-client relationship. You should consult an attorney for advice on the particular details of your case. Case results depend upon a variety of factors that are unique to each case. Past case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any future case.