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5 things to know about suing or being sued 5 things to know about suing or being sued Presentation Transcript

  • FIVE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT LAWSUITS GENE ROBERTS ATTORNEY | MEDIATOR ROBERTS LAW FIRM | NORTH TEXAS NEGOTIATIONS
  • Plan for the long haul
  • Plan for the long haul•Time-consuming
  • Plan for the long haul•Time-consuming •12-18 months
  • Plan for the long haul•Time-consuming •12-18 months•Small claims faster
  • Plan for the long haul•Time-consuming •12-18 months•Small claims faster •$10k or less
  • Are your documentsready?
  • Are your documentsready?• Corporate docs in order
  • Are your documentsready?• Corporate docs in order • Bylaws, minutes, resolutions
  • Are your documentsready?• Corporate docs in order • Bylaws, minutes, resolutions• Document retention policies
  • Are your documentsready?• Corporate docs in order • Bylaws, minutes, resolutions• Document retention policies • Emails
  • Are your documentsready?• Corporate docs in order • Bylaws, minutes, resolutions• Document retention policies • Emails• Financials
  • Are your documentsready?• Corporate docs in order • Bylaws, minutes, resolutions• Document retention policies • Emails• Financials• Insurance
  • You are incontrol...kind of
  • You are incontrol...kind of•Attorney is your agent
  • You are incontrol...kind of•Attorney is your agent•Opposing counsel isn’t your friend
  • You are incontrol...kind of•Attorney is your agent•Opposing counsel isn’t your friend•> 1,000 rules of procedure and evidence
  • Consider alternatives
  • Consider alternatives•“Fair” State Fair
  • Consider alternatives•“Fair” State Fair•Mediation
  • Consider alternatives•“Fair” State Fair•Mediation•Settlement counsel
  • After the judgment
  • After the judgment•Collect
  • After the judgment•Collect •Self-help
  • After the judgment•Collect •Self-help •Exemptions
  • After the judgment•Collect •Self-help •Exemptions•Appeal
  • FIVE THINGS TO KNOW
  • FIVE THINGS TO KNOW •Prepare for the long haul •Get your documents ready •You are in control...kind of •Consider alternatives •After the judgment
  • Gene Robertsgene.roberts@therobertsfirm.net 214.800.2693 therobertsfirm.net