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General Civil Litigation

Civil Law & Litigation

Our Richmond, Virginia commercial litigation and business litigation lawyers know that in today’s competitive business environment, a breached contract or failure to pay for goods or services can mean the difference between a business succeeding or failing. Likewise, partnership disputes, shareholder oppression, and a host of business torts can devastate a commercial entity, its management, shareholders, or investors.

Additionally, by the very nature of having a business, many will experience a threat of business litigation or must defend themselves against litigation by a competitor, customer, employee or vendor. Or, many times in this economy, businesses have to file lawsuits to obtain payment for work performed or services rendered, resolve shareholder and corporate governance issues, protect intellectual property rights, ensure that other parties perform their contractual obligations and to seek redress for non-contractual wrongs such as fraud, libel, negligent misrepresentation, slander and unfair business practices.

The commercial litigation attorneys at Ayers & Stolte are well prepared for all these circumstances. We strive for advantageous results before litigation, during discovery and the motions process, throughout settlement negotiations, which may include alternate dispute resolution, and during trial and appeals.
Richmond Civil Litigation Attorneys

Some of the many litigation issues which we can provide our skilled guidance and representation include:

  • Contract and transactional disputes
  • Business torts
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Complex litigation between business entities
  • Breach of fiduciary duty claims
  • Corporate and partnership dispute issues
  • Commercial/business collection issues
  • Construction litigation
  • Real estate related disputes
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Fraud/unfair business practices
  • Lemon law
  • Commercial lease disputes
  • Dispossessory/eviction actions
  • Domestication of Foreign Judgments
  • Shareholder oppression and disputes
  • Shareholder actions and conflicts
  • Misappropriation of assets and corporate theft
  • Officer and Director Liability and self-dealing
  • Negligent management
  • Neglect of duties
  • Disputes over corporate management and control
  • Business dissolutions
  • Breach of non-compete, non-solicit, and trade secret agreements

Our Richmond attorneys will always seek to spare our clients the time and expense of an unnecessary trial by seeking an out of court settlement when appropriate; however, when a trial is necessary, we are prepared and have the experience to deliver successful results in the courtroom. We will always provide you with an honest assessment of your civil or criminal matter and provide you with the competent legal counsel you deserve.

Ayers & Stolte – Resourceful Richmond Civil Litigation

The Richmond civil litigation attorneys at Ayers & Stolte represent clients in Richmond and throughout Virginia in business and commercial law matters through litigation, arbitration, mediation, and negotiation. Our clients include individuals, shareholders, vendors, businesses, and corporations. The Richmond civil law attorneys at Ayers & Stolte have built a reputation for excellence throughout the Virginia business community.

If you need a Richmond Law Firm specializing in civil litigation, including collection litigation, business litigation, construction litigation or mechanic’s liens, call the skilled Richmond civil litigation attorneys at Ayers & Stolte. Either fill out our case review form or call Ayers & Stolte today at (804) 358-4731 for a free, honest case evaluation.