What Are Some of the Differences Between the State and Federal Courts?

NYC Litigation Attorneys There are essentially two different court systems in the United States: the federal courts and the state courts. And while these two court systems share many similarities, there are also important differences. Depending on the circumstances, you may not have an option and will be compelled to use one of these…

Why Do I Need a Written Contract?

Anytime you enter into any business arrangement it is a good idea to have a business lawyer help you draw up or review a written contract. An oral agreement is subject to future differing and competing recollections, is difficult to prove, and sometimes legally unenforceable, so it makes sense to memorialize the agreement in…

The Other Side Breached Your Agreement; Now What?

What Does “Breach of Contract” Mean? Breach of contract is when one of the parties to a legally enforceable agreement fails to perform their obligations in the manner that was promised in the contract. The Steps to Take after a Breach of Contract Has Occurred. Have a Discussion. The other party may not have…

Alternatives to Litigation

Going to court to vindicate your rights and get what you are entitled to is an option, but not necessarily the only option. There are various alternatives to litigation which are worth considering for a variety of reasons. These reasons range from the expense of litigation, the time it takes to have a lawsuit…

When You Have Not Been Paid for the Services You Performed or the Goods You Sold: Now What?

Suing for Non-Payment of Services. You sent several invoices to your customer. You called your customer several times, and you also sent several emails. It looks as if your customer has no intention of paying you for the services performed or the goods you sent. This is when you need to consult a business…