John McCracken shares insights with other lawyers

John McCracken recently presented at a continuing legal education seminar hosted by United States Arbitration & Mediation.  John spoke about the unique circumstances and challenges attorneys face in mediating estate and trust disputes and identified practices that attorneys can employ to overcome them. The key topics of John’s presentation included 1) recognizing the range of… Continue reading

John McCracken recently presented at a continuing legal education seminar hosted by United States Arbitration & Mediation.  John spoke about the unique circumstances and challenges attorneys face in mediating estate and trust disputes and identified practices that attorneys can employ to overcome them.

The key topics of John’s presentation included 1) recognizing the range of emotions clients face when litigating estate disputes, 2) the advantages of mediating estate disputes, 3) preparing for mediation, and 4) evaluating the financial and tax consequences of settlement structures.

John is a partner with the law firm Goldenberg Heller & Antognoli, P.C. in Edwardsville, Illinois. In addition to his estate and trust litigation practice, he represents clients throughout Southwestern Illinois and Missouri in a wide variety of business and personal litigation and transactional matters.  You may contact John at 618-656-5150.

Settle Contract Issues with St. Louis Commercial Business Litigation

Business contracts are designed to protect both parties in the event of a dispute, but unfortunately, sometimes a dispute can’t be prevented. When two or more parties cannot agree, the contract that was designed to state the rules of engagement may become open to interpretation. This is why it is crucial to employ an experienced… Continue reading

Business contracts are designed to protect both parties in the event of a dispute, but unfortunately, sometimes a dispute can’t be prevented. When two or more parties cannot agree, the contract that was designed to state the rules of engagement may become open to interpretation. This is why it is crucial to employ an experienced St. Louis commercial business litigation attorney to go over contract disputes, explain the law, and lay out your options. The future of your business may depend on their legal expertise. Read on to learn more about how to settle contract disputes with the help of a business litigator.

First and foremost, a business litigator is there to help you solve any issues in a timely manner. The longer a contract dispute goes on, the less productive a business becomes. If you feel like you’re not getting anywhere by negotiating on your own with another party, then it makes sense to invest the time and money to hire a business litigator. Often the presence of a third party legal expert is enough to help both parties listen to one another and come to an agreement.

If you’re feeling particularly proactive, you can even anticipate and avoid future contract disputes by hiring a business litigator at the outset to review all contracts and single out potential issues. This is also a wonderful opportunity for any party to discuss misgivings they may be holding back due to the lack of a third party presence. The best kind of contract issue is the one that never happens due to proper planning and open communication.

If you are in the middle of an ongoing contract dispute and need legal advice, get in touch with the attorneys at Goldenberg Heller & Antognoli, P.C. Our team of legal experts is well versed in the issues surrounding St. Louis commercial business litigation and will advocate on your behalf for a speedy and fair resolution to your difficulties. Give us a call today at 800.782.8492 to find out more.