Law Office of Jeffrey B. Sams, LLC

Results Driven. Client Focused.

PRACTICE AREAS

COMMERCIAL LITIGATION:  Litigation between businesses and other commercial entities to resolve disputes, all state and federal courts in Ohio, and reference to counsel in other states if needed.

CREDITOR’S RIGHTS AND REMEDIES:  Representation of creditors in the enforcement of their rights against debtors including review and drafting of loan documents, credit applications and guarantees, loan workouts and renegotiations, foreclosures, litigation and collections, and bankruptcy.

DEBT COLLECTION:  All aspects of debt collection including reviewing and drafting credit applications and guarantees, reviewing credit policies and procedures, filing suit and taking judgment, fraudulent transfers, garnishment actions to collect on judgments.

CONSTRUCTION LAW:  Contract interpretation, lien rights and filings, payment disputes, change orders, delay damages, expert location and retention, litigation/arbitration.

LITIGATION/TRIAL PRACTICE: Litigation and trial in all state and federal courts in Ohio.

PROBATE LITIGATION:  Including will contests, asset location and recovery, fiduciary removal, land sales proceedings, creditor bill actions, creditor claims and litigation.

ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION:  Including mediation and arbitration, AAA and others, and also informal alternatives to litigation to see
if a more prompt and cost effective resolution can be achieved.

APPEALS:  Filing of appeals in all Courts in Ohio, including the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Advice regarding appellate issues and merits, review of transcripts and evidence, drafting of briefs and oral arguments.

LANDLORD/TENANT LAW AND EVICTIONS:  Advice and consultation regarding commercial and residential leases, defaults, breaches, damages, statutory and other notices, forcible entry and detainer actions (evictions) including set outs, and the collection of past due rents and other damages.