Lead Counsel independently verifies Commercial Litigation attorneys in Portsmouth by conferring with Rhode Island bar associations and conducting annual reviews to confirm that an attorney practices in their advertised practice areas and possesses a valid bar license for the appropriate jurisdictions.
If you are involved in a commercial litigation case, a Portsmouth commercial litigation attorney can help. Whether it’s defending a business or initiating a lawsuit against a business, a skilled commercial litigation attorney can navigate the complexities of the law on your behalf and fight for your rights.
Commercial litigation involves virtually any type of commercial or business dispute that is brought before a court to be litigated. Commercial disputes often include, contract disputes, breaches of fiduciary duty, fraud, and even trade secrets and defamation.
In legal practice, experience matters. An experienced attorney will likely have handled issues similar to yours many, many times. Therefore, after listening to your situation, the attorney should have a reasonable idea of the time line for a case like yours and the likely resolution.
An experienced lawyer should be able to communicate a basic “road map” on how to proceed. The lawyer should be able to walk you through the anticipated process, key considerations, and potential pitfalls to avoid. Once you’ve laid out the facts of your situation to the lawyer, he/she should be able to frame expectations and likely scenarios to help you understand your legal issue.
Personal jurisdiction – Requirement that a particular court have authority over a person, in order to bind that person to the judgment of the court, based on minimum contacts. International Shoe Co v. Washington is a landmark Supreme Court case outlining the scope of a state court’s reach in personal jurisdiction.