Litigation is when a party brings a proceeding, claim or lawsuit against you. A proceeding, claim or lawsuit may end up in arbitration, mediation or a court room. Depending on your circumstances, it can be any of the following or all of the above.
When litigation ensues, a defendant should strongly consider hiring attorneys with experience in the subject matter of the lawsuit. Typically, lawsuits resulting from unpaid secured and unsecured debt falls under consumer rights and contracts law. For a consumer rights lawsuit, an attorney should know and understand the Rosenthal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act and corresponding federal laws. For a breach of contract lawsuit, an attorney should understand when a contract is void or enforceable.
Our firm has experience assisting local and national clients in consumer rights and contracts matters. Therefore, we can defend you if you have been or will be sued by someone or something.