Resolve Disagreements and Avoid Disruption with the Help of a Business Lawyer
Conflict is inevitable in any partnership or corporation. While some simple disagreements can be resolved quickly, when a problem involves complex financial matters or legal issues, it makes sense to consult an attorney with experience handling partnership and shareholder disputes. A legal adviser can help parties understand their rights and options and may be able to negotiate a resolution before differences become irreconcilable or business operations are disrupted.
The attorneys at the Law Office of Ralph W. Powers, Jr., P.C. can protect your interests while working to resolve partnership and shareholder disputes efficiently. If litigation becomes necessary, we understand how to pursue your objectives successfully in court.
Handling Disputes That Arise in All Phases of Business
Some disagreements relate to issues at the start of a business or formation of a partnership or corporation. Others arise during operations or at a time of change, such as when one partner wants to exit the business. We are experienced in handling a variety of disputes in Prince George’s County, including those relating to:
- Capital contributions by partners or shareholders
- Partnership agreements
- Issuance of shares
- Trade secrets
- Breach of fiduciary duty
- Confidentiality agreements
- Employment contracts
- Severance agreements
If you need to take emergency steps to stop someone from taking action or issue a preemptive strike in a situation, we can provide the help you need.
Litigation and Other Means of Resolving Partnership and Shareholder Disputes
With more than four decades of experience in the courtroom, we are prepared to fight to protect your rights and interests in all phases of litigation. In many cases, the initiation of a lawsuit is enough to prompt negotiation and quick settlement of a disagreement. In other situations, we may be able to reach an accord through mediation or less formal methods.
Legal Experience You Can Count on to Resolve Partnership and Shareholder Disputes
Whether you believe someone has breached a fiduciary duty or you’re trying to get another partner to take a reasonable approach to dissolution or other matters affecting operations, it is important to address concerns before they mushroom into an even bigger problem. At the Law Office of Ralph W. Powers, Jr., P.C., we are ready with advice and representation to help you reach your goals. Call us today to learn more about how we could help.