Practice Areas 2016-12-19T18:47:39+00:00

Martin Law Office Practice Areas

CONTACT US

Martin Law provides legal representation in the following practice areas:

  • ANIMAL LAW
  • REAL PROPERTY
  • BUSINESS or COMMERCIAL LAW
  • LGBT
  • WILLS, TRUSTS & ESTATES
ANIMAL LAW includes any type of legal action where the focus involves an animal. It is an emerging area of law and encompasses all types of animals such as companion animals, livestock, and animals used in research, entertainment or sports, and ranges from constitutional issues to contracts, property rights, torts, government regulation, corporate compliance and criminal matters.

Examples of animal law include:

• Defending Dog Bites and Dangerous Dog Determinations
• Requesting Reasonable Accommodations for Emotional Support Animals
• Pet Custody Agreements and Pet Trusts
• Veterinary Malpractice
• Wrongful Death or Injury

REAL PROPERTY consists of land and the buildings on it, along with crops and natural resources. Real estate/property ranges from the buying, selling, or renting of land, buildings or housing. Examples of real property include:

 

 

• Landlord/Tenant Issues (residential and commercial)
• Real Estate including Purchase/Sale, Mortgages, Loan Closings, Short Sales
• Timeshare and Vacation Ownership
• Surplus Funds

BUSINESS or COMMERCIAL LAW deals with the formation of business entities and their day-to-day practices. Business law addresses the different kinds of entities such as corporations, LLC’s and partnerships, as well as all aspects of law relevant to business transactions. Examples of business law include:

 

• Business Organizations – formation and governance
• Contracts and Agreements – drafting and review
• Corporate Records
• Collections

LGBT refers to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered persons. Examples of legal issues for LGBT persons include:

 

 

• Domestic Partnership Agreements
• Estate Planning
• Power of Attorney
• Health Care Surrogate and Directives
• Name Changes

WILLS, TRUSTS & ESTATES includes all facets of estate planning and estate administration. Examples include:

 

 

• Wills
• Trusts
• Probate
• Living Will
• Designation of Health Care Surrogate
• Power of Attorney