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Santa Barbara Litigation Attorney

Litigation Attorney

We have extensive experience representing clients in the courts in the tri-counties (San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura), as well as handling mediation and arbitrations as a cost effective alternative to litigation.

Business Litigation

  • Collections - Consumer and commercial collections
  • Breach of Contract - Enforcement of performance required under the contract
  • Disputes between Shareholders and Partners - Misappropriation of funds and breach of fiduciary duties
  • Trade Secret Disputes - Injunctive and monetary relief for misappropriation of trade secrets
  • Unfair Business Practices - Disputes pertaining to unlawful, unfair, or fraudulent business acts or practices

Catastrophic Personal Injuries

Serious injuries resulting from automobile accidents, construction accidents, pedestrian accidents, boating accidents, bicycle accidents, and elder abuse

Construction Litigation

  • Collections
    On behalf of contractors, subcontractors, and material suppliers
  • Breach of Contract
    Disputes between the owners, general contractors, subcontractors and material suppliers
  • Negligence
    Defects or cost overruns created by the negligence of architects and engineers
  • Construction Defects
    Including all phases of the construction project
  • Mechanic’s Liens/Stop Notices
    Enforcement of Mechanic’s Liens and Stop Notices on behalf of contractors, subcontractors, and material suppliers

Consumer Class-Actions

Obtaining monetary damages or restitution for consumers suffering a small loss as a result of the improper actions of lenders, mortgage brokers, and businesses

Estates, Wills, and Trust Disputes

Representation of executors, trustees, and beneficiaries in disputes pertaining to the formation and distribution under wills and trusts

Real Estate Disputes

  • Breach of Contract
    Involving purchase and sale agreements, property management, and partition actions
  • Lease Disputes
    Landlord/tenant disputes involving rental agreements for residential and commercial properties
  • Easement and Boundary Disputes
    Encroachments by private property owners
  • Fraudulent Transactions
    Litigation involving the failure to disclose material facts in the purchase of residential and commercial property and the intentional misrepresentation of the condition of residential and commercial property
  • Collections
    Collection of secured and unsecured Promissory Notes
  • Insurance Claims
    Litigation involving denial of insurance claims and insurance loss appraisals