What happens if someone sues me or my business as a result of an injury, but they are partially at fault?

Al is driving above the speed limit. Bob runs a red light, and smashes into Al. Al suffers serious injuries as a result of the automobile accident. Al sues Bob. At trial, it is determined that Al was 20% at fault, and Bob was 80% at fault.

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If I am sued, can they take my house?

Adam Keilen Some states recognize real estate ownership in the form of Tenancy by the Entirety (TBE), meaning, a judgment lien can’t be attached to the real property you own…

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Can a Trust own and manage my business?

Adam Keilen Estate Planning and Probate: Wills, Trusts, & Estates. Can a Trust own and manage my business? The short answer – yes, it can; however, there is more to…

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What is intellectual property?

Adam Keilen Intellectual property law provides certain rights for property owners; intellectual property rights protect the "fruits of mental labor." In other words, intellectual property rights protect things such as…

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Offer to Compromise

Adam Keilen How do I send the opposing party an offer to compromise without giving them something to use against me in Court? – Keilen Law, PLC Federal Rule of…

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Certain contracts must be in writing

Adam Keilen Generally, verbal contracts are enforceable, although they are very difficult and expensive to prove. Thus, contracts should always be committed to writing. However, although verbal contracts are valid,…

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Should I get a trust?

Adam Keilen Should I get a Trust? The short answer – it depends. There are several factors to consider; primarily, trusts help clients avoid probate (saving time and money), thereby…

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What is a “Temporary Injunction”?

Adam Keilen Generally, an injunction is a court order requiring a person to do something or stop doing something. A "temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction" is a "temporary injunction",…

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