Table of Contents
- Civil Commercial and Business Litigation
- Controlling litigation costs
- Practical difficulties with finding a fair settlement.
- Failure to Reconvey: Quiet Title Without a Quiet Title Action
- No notice of damages sought required in Washington pleadings
- Understanding Civil Litigation
- Four Theories of Recovery for Misrepresentation
- Federal Securities Law Overview
- Unjust Enrichment
- Bankruptcy Litigation
- Churning Legal Fees
- Cost versus Collectability
Civil Commercial and Business Litigation
Tollefsen Law focuses on complex business and commercial litigation. We know that businesses usually do not make money litigating. We know litigation usually take valuable time and resources that you would prefer to use elsewhere. Unlike some law firms that tend to find a way to create large fees before looking for a solution, TL is focused on settlement from the onset of the case. Over 95% of civil cases settle before trial. You can expect an honest assessment of your case when we open your file. You will have an opportunity to fully discuss your case and evaluate all alternatives.
Controlling litigation costs
Litigation can be very expensive. TL works hard on minimizing fees. Hourly rates are reasonable. Expensive downtown offices and marble staircases are avoided.
Litigation plans attempt to achieve maximum result with minimum cost.
Practical difficulties with finding a fair settlement.
Regardless of your motivation to find a quick solution, there are many barriers. If you are the one bringing the action (plaintiff or claimant), the defendant is often unwilling to admit error or that your case has any merit. Plaintiffs should not go forward with litigation unless they are prepared to go to trial. Expecting a defendant to pay a significant amount of money without convincing proof of liability. Don’t expect litigation to be easy for the plaintiff.
It is often difficult to settle as a defendant even if you think you did something wrong. Plaintiffs and their lawyers can have unrealistic expectations.
Experienced civil litigation lawyers can help find a suitable resolution of the dispute while minimizing cost.
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What do you do when a seller fails to reconvey the title to property following payment of the loan, then dies? Failure to reconvey puts a cloud on the title that must be quieted. Quiet title actions can be drawn out and expensive. Is there a way to obtain a quiet title without the quiet title action? This article explores four possible tools for obtaining a quiet title outside a traditional quiet title action.