Analyzing and Planning for the Potential Impact of a Lawsuit

Farr Law Firm’s litigation team has the knowledge and experience to help individuals and businesses identifying and manage potential risks, respond to existing or threatened litigation and pursue resolution both in and out of a courtroom. We help clients analyze the costs and benefits of taking action and also explore various alternatives for resolving a disagreement. Our lawyers develop effective solutions that enable clients to get on with their lives.

Our trial lawyers carefully weigh the potential impact of a lawsuit and develop practical litigation plans that include both trial and settlement strategies. With a thorough analysis of the issues and a comprehensive understanding of Florida law and the rules of courtroom procedure, we find innovative ways and formulate effective arguments to challenge the opposition.

When shareholders or partners in a business find themselves at odds, the resulting dispute can jeopardize the operation and existence of the business. Under these circumstances, our goal is to define objectives, mitigate risk of damage to the business and resolve the disagreement in an equitable manner.

We understand our clients and their businesses. Our clients rely on our experience to solve the complex problems that may arise when a party fails to uphold its part of an agreement or breaches contractual duties. With the variety and number of contracts in which a company engages day in and day out, these types of disputes are common. Our multi-industry knowledge allows us to address a range of disputes relating to contracts such as business acquisitions, employment and non-compete agreements, licensing and distribution agreements, commercial and residential leases and other types of commercial agreements.

Real Property and Construction Disputes, Mortgage Foreclosures and Eminent Domain

Farr Law Firm has extensive experience in prosecuting and defending all types of real property disputes, including construction disputes, mortgage foreclosures, boundary and ownership disputes, community association, land use and eminent domain matters. We design solutions consistent with our clients’ legal and financial goals.

We represent owners, general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, design professionals and lenders in all types of construction disputes involving both residential and commercial projects throughout Florida. We have substantial experience in and offer focused knowledge on the many technical aspects of compliance with Florida’s construction lien statute.

Due to the national mortgage crisis of recent years, mortgage holders and homeowners are uncertain about the future of their interests. Farr Law Firm’s team of foreclosure and trial lawyers advise clients on all aspects of the foreclosure process.

In eminent domain matters, Farr Law Firm represents clients whose property is subject to government acquisition. We protect landowners’ interests and negotiate for adequate and just compensation from the government for the taking of our client’s property.

Farr Law Firm represents clients in challenging appraised values of properties and tax assessments before administrative bodies and in litigation.

Disputes over trusts, wills or guardianship can negatively impact relationships within families. Farr Law Firm’s attorneys strive to obtain a balance between achieving a client’s goals and protecting a client’s rights while remaining sensitive to the family’s dynamics. Our lawyers represent individuals, executors, trustees, partnerships, corporations, banks, other financial institutions, and trust companies, as plaintiffs, defendants and stakeholders, in a variety of probate and fiduciary litigation matters, including:

  • Will and trust contests
  • Litigation between executors or trustees and beneficiaries regarding fiduciary duty disputes
  • Suits to construe wills and trusts
  • Suits to modify trusts
  • Suits to substitute or remove trustees and executors
  • Proceedings to transfer trust administration
  • Tax disputes

In bankruptcy and related proceedings, our goal is to maximize the recovery of financial debts due to creditor clients. Farr Law Firm represents creditors, including banks, financial institutions, lenders and landlords in maximimizing recovery in bankruptcy.

Companies unable to collect payment for services rendered turn to Farr Law Firm to pursue recovery of unpaid accounts. We understand the impact that uncollected debts can have on a business and work swiftly to recover on these defaults. We employ established cost-effective procedures and techniques to quickly resolve these matters and maximize value for our clients.

Property owners, developers and other parties may find it necessary to modify or challenge the modification of existing land uses. Farr Law Firm represents a variety of clients in land use matters. When a conflict occurs between landowners, developers and government entities over zoning or land use,, representation before administrative bodies and litigation may be necessary to protect property rights under Florida law, local land use regulations and federal requirements. Farr Law Firm represents clients in matters involving zoning and comprehensive land use plan approvals, environmental permitting, development plans, vested property rights, and related matters.

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