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Law Offices of P. Sterling Kerr, P.C.

Business Lawyer | Serving Las Vegas, NV

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702-451-2055

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When a family dispute arises about the distribution of assets after the death of a loved one, it often involves established family rivalries as well as money and personal items. The circumstances under which an estate can be challenged include such concepts as undue influence, third-party influence, dishonesty, and the competence of the deceased family member in making …

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Alterwitz Katz, LLP

Business Lawyer | Las Vegas, NV

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702-735-0061

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The attorneys at Alterwitz Katz, LLP, have more than 50 years of combined experience representing individuals, families, businesses and stakeholders in solving complex legal problems. As a small law firm, we are able to provide clients with direct access to knowledgeable lawyers in the areas of estate planning, estate administration, business law and real estate …

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Clear Counsel Law Group

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702-930-5678

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The Clear Counsel Law Group is a Southern Nevada law firm which focuses on personal injury law, business matters, estate planning, probate, and bankruptcy. Our law firm was founded in 2013 when the attorneys at Barlow / Flake and the attorneys at Richards and Associates joined their firms together in an effort to offer more comprehensive services to their clients. With …

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Shlomo S. Sherman

Business Lawyer | Las Vegas, NV

702-900-2786

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At Shlomo S. Sherman, we are committed to providing our clients with the individualized attention and service they deserve. Our goal is to provide consistent legal representation of uncompromising quality that will satisfy your personal, business and litigation needs.     Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following: Commercial …

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Olympia Law, P.C.

Business Lawyer | Las Vegas, NV

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702-706-8708

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Las Vegas Business Law Information

Are you Involved with Business?

Business law, also referred to as commercial law, refers to the different laws that govern business entities in all types of commerce, including sales, trade and merchandising. Business entities can be any type of business from a sole proprietorship to a partnership or a corporation. Any entrepreneur wanting to start a business in Las Vegas will end up knee deep in many types of business law decisions, which will require different sets of skills.

What Business Law Covers

Business owners are faced with countless business law situations, which can range from starting a business and choosing its legal structure to business finances and taxes. These decisions could make or break your financial future and the stability of your business. A business law firm will be able to guide you through these decisions.

The hiring and firing of employees also falls under business law as does forming the right business partnerships. Creating legally binding contracts is crucial to your business being successful. A business law firm can help you with these situations as well.

What sort of issues can I seek legal help with?

Specialized legal help is available for most legal issues. Each case is unique; seeking legal help is a smart first step toward understanding your legal situation and seeking the best path toward resolution for your case. An experienced lawyer understands the local laws surrounding your case and what your best legal options might be. More importantly, there are certain situations and circumstances - such as being charged with a crime - where you should always seek experienced legal help.

Top Questions to Ask a Lawyer

  • What is the usual process to resolve my case? How long will it take to resolve this?
  • What are likely outcomes of a case like mine? What should I expect?

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.

How will an attorney charge me?

A reputable attorney will be very upfront about how he/she will charge you. The three most common fee structures that attorneys use to charge for their services are:

  • Bill by the hour
  • Contingent fee agreement
  • Flat fee agreement

Depending on your specific legal situation, it's possible that only one type of fee structure is available. For instance, criminal defense attorneys almost always bill by the hour. In a flat fee arrangement, an attorney accepts a one-time payment to help you resolve your issue. With a contingent fee agreement, the client pays little to nothing upfront and the attorney receives a percentage of the money recovered if you win your case.

Common legal terms explained

Plaintiff - a person or party who brings a lawsuit against another person(s) or party/parties in a court of law. Private persons or parties can only file suit in civil court.

Judgment - A decision of the court. Also known as a decree or order. Judgments handed down by the court are usually binding on the parties before the court.

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Court Locations in Las Vegas, NV

Regional Justice Center

200 Lewis Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: (702) 455-4528

Family Courts and Service Center

601 N Pecos Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89155
Phone: (702) 455-2385

City of North Las Vegas Municipal Court

2332 N Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89030
Phone: (702) 633-1130