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Alternatives to litigating your business dispute

One of the best marketing tools any business has is its reputation. Word of mouth and the community perception of your business go a long way toward bringing customers to your door. You probably work hard to ensure that when people speak about your business, the words are positive and increase your goodwill with the community and other companies.

No matter how hard you try, you could end up in a dispute with a supplier, another company or an employee. Perhaps a customer was not be satisfied with your work for some reason and took you to court over it. As a result, you could face expensive, time-consuming litigation if the issue cannot be resolved amicably. Under these circumstances, you may want to find another way to resolve the dispute that stays out of the public eye and that does not put a strain on your time and financial resources.

Using online will preparation may be a critical error

Money is tight, and your plans for retirement depend on your frugal living. You may be used to looking for bargains and pinching pennies, but you also don't want to end up with a product that is cheap but poor quality.

One way in which you may be considering saving money is in your estate planning. You know you need a will, but the thought of hiring an attorney for such a simple document seems wasteful. So, what about those websites that prepare wills and other legal documents for a fraction of the cost? The truth may surprise you.

Why you need legal representation for a real estate transaction

The process of buying or selling a house in Tennessee is an exciting time, but it can also be one fraught with complications and unexpected pitfalls. Most people see the benefit of securing the assistance of an agent when walking through this process, but it can also be beneficial to have an attorney represent your interests as well, particularly in the closing.

A real estate closing is just the final step in your journey to selling your property or completing a purchase. From the beginning to the very last piece of paperwork that you may have to sign, you could benefit from having an attorney advocating for your interests throughout every step of the process.

Is litigation the best way to deal with breach of contract issues?

Business owners deal with a lot of issues while owning and operating their companies. It is just part of the experience. When problems do arise, figuring out the best ways to handle them can be a bit of a challenge.

One problem that you and other business owners in Tennessee may encounter is figuring out what actions to take when a breach of contract occurs. This issue may involve suppliers, employees or even customers. Regardless of who is on the other end of the deal, you have the right to seek compensation if they fail to hold up their end of the bargain. But what is the best way to do this? Is litigation the best and/or only answer?

What if there was no will?

The sudden loss of your loved one is heartbreaking. The last thing you and your family want to think about is taking care of the practical details of the estate. You are likely stressed if you have been given this responsibility.

If there is no will, or if there is a problem with the will, you are probably facing what is called the probate process. This is a court-supervised process that helps the family of the person who has died organize the details of the deceased's estate.

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