Ohio Builder Contractor Agreements: 3 Things to Include

Home Contractor Agreements

If you have hired (or are in the process of hiring) a contractor to do work to your home or business establishment, there are some important elements that you’ll want to include in your written agreements. Overlooking even one could result in an undesirable situation. Here are three important things that you need to include […]

Ohio Home Renovation Tips: Negotiating with Contractors

Negotiating with Contractors

If you are building a home or hiring a contractor to do renovations to your existing home, you have many important decisions to make – including how to negotiate with the builder or contractor. Consider the following tips when negotiating with a builder/contractor in Ohio: Always Negotiate a Guaranteed Maximum Cost When negotiating with your […]

Ohio Lawsuit Mediation

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Mediation can often be an effective way to resolve a legal issue. However, as with anything, the proper steps must be taken to arrive at a successful mediation outcome. In this post, we’ll explore tips for navigating Ohio lawsuit mediation. Gathering the Necessary Documentation When considering settlement of any case or claim by mediation, you […]

Ohio Deposition Preparation Tips

Ohio Deposition Preparation

It’s important to take the deposition process seriously. In this post, we’ll discuss a few tips for ensuring your deposition goes smoothly. What is a Deposition? A deposition is the sworn testimony of parties that are involved in a lawsuit that has been filed with the court. Depositions typically take place in a law office […]

False Claim of Shoplifting in Ohio

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Have you ever walked into a store and been accused of shoplifting? Even worse, has a store physically confined and interrogated you, then only to throw you out and tell you to never come back? If so, your rights may have been violated. This can be a serious situation, so seeking proper legal counsel is […]

Bad Home Contractors in Ohio: How to Protect Yourself

Bad Home Contractors in Ohio

If you have hired a contractor in Ohio who failed to complete work (or completed a job in a defective manner), you may have a cause of action against this contractor. Some of the causes of action may include: breach of the construction contract, a general claim for negligence (due to the contractor’s failure to […]

Arbitration & Mediation Lawyer: Alternatives to Trial

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My clients often assume that their lawsuit cases will automatically end up in a trial. This is not the case. As courts have an enormous volume of civil cases on the docket, they are utilizing many different methods of resolving their civil cases. Other dispute resolutions include arbitration and mediation. In this post, I’ll explain the differences […]

Essential Supplemental Insurance

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Home and auto owners in the state of Ohio face a number of risks. Some are more well-known than others. Most people are familiar with auto collision risks. Likewise, many Ohioans take steps to protect their homes in the event of fire or theft. But, what about some of the lesser-known risks? At our law […]

How to Prepare for a Deposition

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If you’ve never been in a courtroom before, being asked to give a deposition may make you a little nervous. Understanding what is being asked of you makes it much less intimidating, so this post will include a brief overview of the process and related expectations. What is a Deposition? Essentially, a deposition is a […]

What Should I Do About a Bad Contractor?

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Sometimes even the most experienced consumer can pick the wrong contractor. Failure to perform or poor work by the contractor can leave your home or property in a state of disrepair. When it gets to this point, it’s advisable to seek legal counsel. However, it would be better to avoid the situation altogether. In this […]