No matter what your issue is, call (314)985-5673 today to talk to somebody that can help.
If you have been injured in an accident, you need an attorney. Proper representation will assure that the insurance company will deal with you in good faith and you will get the settlement you deserve. You need representation that sends the signal to the insurance companies that you are willing to litigate if necessary.
Divorce and Family Law
While getting a divorce or dealing with child support issues can be a highly emotional event, you can't lose sight of the fact that this may be among some of the more important legal issues that you deal with. You need someone that can deal with the issue at hand objectively. Even if there is general consensus and things are essentially uncontested, a dissolution is at it's heart a legal transaction that requires the expertise to make sure it is done correctly. There can be unforeseen circumstances that need to be considered when dealing with these issues. We have handled complex and contested dissolutions to uncontested dissolutions effectively and efficiently, with the right results in a timely manner.
With extensive experience in industries such as information technology, energy, healthcare and finance, we are prepared to assist in any capacity with corporate matters. Whether starting up a new business or dealing with transactional matters in a more complex setting, this office can help make sure that the proper legal due diligence has taken place and your issues are handled in a proficient and expert manner.
Criminal Defense/DWI: If you are facing criminal charges, from a traffic ticket to a more serious charge such as a DWI, you need to be represented. Charges such as these can have an impact on your driving record, insurance coverage, and even your job.
Consumer Bankruptcy and Collections Defense: Back against the wall financially? You need sound legal advice for your options. If there is a legal action against you for a debt you owe, you should consult an attorney. Call us, we can discuss all options, up to and including consumer bankruptcy. For more information go here.
Other Practice Areas:
Collections: If somebody owes you money, either an individual or a business, take the proper legal steps for collecting your money. Please call to discuss the process of making a claim and seeing it through to getting your money.
Landlord/Tenant and Real Estate: As a property owner, you need to be aware of your rights under the laws that govern landlord tenant issues. You need to be aware of what you can - and can't - do as a landlord. Many potential problems can be averted if you have a well written lease, but when dealing with a tenant, there is always a process that needs to be followed, or you can weaken your position and potentially open yourself up to liability. If you are a commercial property owner, there are many other potential pitfalls in dealing with tenants. We have negotiated and drafted numerous commercial leases and have represented both landlords and tenants in a variety of legal issues, including rent and possession, mechanic's liens, evictions, and unlawful dispossession.
Entertainment/Intellectual Property: The heart of entertainment law is intellectual property set to a unique business environment. The Law Offices of Tom Appelbaum supports the local entertainment industry. We have reviewed proposals for project financing and submissions as well as recording contracts for local musicians. We are also involved with industry organizations. If you have any questions with regards to how the law interacts with the creative process, let us help you.