Orange County Business Lawyer
Orange County Business Lawyer – Litigation & Transaction Lawyer
Contract Negotiation – Contract Drafting & Review
State and federal courts are jam-packed with cases involving business and real estate transactions gone awry. Although no one plans on a breach of contract or another person or business not living up to their part of an agreement, anyone who has a serious decade of participating in “life” or business under their belt will agree that ANY business arrangement or partnership will likely blow up – it’s just a matter of when. So before you proceed on a handshake, a verbal agreement, or a hastily-crafted Word document, invest a few hours to protect yourself and your business from the inevitable.
Preventing Potential Problems – Solving existing ones…
Orange County Business Lawyer, Debra Grimaila, is an experienced trial lawyer who works directly with small businesses and real estate professionals in Orange County and surrounding counties of Southern California providing cost effective, business support services and coming to the aid of those mired in misunderstandings and disputes including:
|Business Litigation . . .||Breach of contract, internal disputes, lawsuit defense|
|Business Transactions . . .||Business formation, contract drafting, Internet terms of sale agreements|
|Real Estate Litigation . . .||Transaction disputes, broker liability, commission disputes, landlord-tenant|
|Commercial Collections . . .||Small business, national accounts, judgment collection|
Have you been served a lawsuit or is a lawsuit imminent?
If you find yourself or your business in a current dispute or lawsuit, as unfortunate as the circumstances are, there are always two sides to every story. That is where I come in. My name is Debra Grimaila and when you call me, for a no cost consultation, you can be sure of one thing – that I am listening. Your adversary in the disagreement or dispute you find yourself in has their story – “their take” on the disagreement, and while they may feel totally victimized, it is my job to hear and understand your side of the story. Then we can make a plan to resolve the situation or create an aggressive defense –or even an offense so as to turn the tables and put them on the defense. Gotcha!
At the Law Office of Debra Grimaila in Irvine, California, it our experience that disputes and litigation (when necessary) is often won or lost in the preparation — the preparation and framing of the real issues — long before it reaches a settlement conference or a courtroom. Frankly? Better lawyers get better results. A competent and aggressive attorney will put in the extra effort to develop creative strategies and efficient solutions to help resolve legal issues sooner and in the best interest of your pocketbook.
2 in 1 Specialist: Real Estate Lawyer & Licensed R.E. Broker
Debra Grimaila is a unique and cost-effective resource to fellow brokers finding themselves under fire for a transaction gone bad, or one or more participants in a real estate deal gone south. Let’s face it, we live in Orange County where real estate is as expensive as anywhere on the planet; where money and equity in everyday transactions will involve tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars – even for a single family home.
Add to the financial stresses, the emotional component that many people invest in their hopes and dreams for a particular piece of property, and you might expect the swords and daggers be pulled out: in today’s world that translates to a war of the bigger checkbook! Both sides are destined to loose. When peoples’ fuses are short; tempers and emotions are running high, doing nothing or allowing a dispute to balloon into an all out war will often cost you dearly and unnecessarily. An affordable legal invoice will be insignificant compared to the financial downside of your situation spiraling totally out-of-control and causing you a bleeding ulcer for the next five years. Better to be proactive. And don’t worry, as a 25-year Real Estate Lawyer/Broker, there probably is not a real estate dispute or lawsuit that Debra hasn’t seen or actually helped to bring to a favorable outcome.
When you have provided a service but have not been paid for your work, you want vengeance. Well darn, while we can’t help you with that, we can help you collect the money that you are duly owed. In fact, Debra Grimaila is a seasoned expert at commercial collections for more than 25-years. Attorney Grimaila views dealing with people who will not pay their just debts as a war, on behalf of her client, that she is intent on winning. As always, when you call us to share your collection problem, Debra will always be straight with you about what she thinks your chances are for collecting the debt.
Why Hire a Lawyer for Collections?
Attorney Debra Grimaila offers creditors something collection agencies cannot: the ability to sue. Collection agencies can make phone calls and send demand letters that will never be opened or end up in a never-to-be-opened pile. But face it, when your debtor gets “the letter” or “the call” from a real lawyer (not a threatened one), your debt becomes the squeaky wheel that suddenly gets pulled off the rear burner with unexpected and renewed interest to take care of it. Many clients who have come to us in years past for a particularly big debt that had remained unpaid for a long time, now regularly have Ms. Grimaila step in – based on time delinquency or significance of the debt. The sooner you get serious, the better for your financial well-being.
You prevailed in court. You received a judgement. You thought all was well. You were wrong! Don’t feel bad, I hear this all the time. You can sit on your judgment for 10 years hoping the other party will attempt to buy or sell a home, or you can have a professional find assets, locate bank accounts, or just turn up the heat. You holding a piece of paper is sometimes not sufficient-enough pressure to get someones’ attention. Ms. Grimaila can change that. Those owing you money might be more responsive if they are losing sleep and feeling constantly anxious that Ms. Grimaila is fast on their heels.
Every Business Person needs a Business Lawyer on Speed Dial
Contact our Orange County, California business law firm online or call 888-866-3620 to arrange a consultation with Debra Grimaila about your business or personal objectives.
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Business Lawyer Debra Grimaila understands that investing some time in getting your contracts in order, handling common legal transactions, or negotiating a lease should be cost-effective. And for those facing a current legal crisis, Ms. Grimaila understands that “winning at all costs” can be an empty victory for a small business attentive to the bottom-line.
Ms. Grimaila strives for smart, workable solutions that keep legal costs low and avoid litigation whenever possible, but as a skilled courtroom litigator and former Arbitrator and Mediator for the Orange County Superior Court has the skill and tenacity it takes to succeed in court if necessary. Debra’s clients get maximum value for every penny spent, without padded hours for unnecessary “additional services.”
Call my office to talk to me personally or to schedule an appointment. My offices are open 9 am – 5 pm, Monday through Friday, and I make every effort to take your phone calls personally from 8 am – 11 pm 7-days a week.
Call (888) 866-3620
|e-Mail Debra Grimaila||Map to Office|
|Call my office to talk to me personally or to schedule an appointment. My offices are open 9 am – 5 pm, Monday through Friday, and I make every effort to take your phone calls personally from 8 am - 11 pm 7-days a week. Call (888) 866-3620|