Owning a business can be an exciting experience. However, regardless of how cautiously you handle your business operations, encountering disputes and commercial lawsuits may be inevitable. Not only can disputes be expensive, but they can disrupt business operations, reduce productivity, lower morale, and lead to other difficulties. The Law Office of Scott J. Sheldon understands the need to resolve disputes as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible, while still securing the best possible outcome, and we will work with you to accomplish your goals to get you back to focusing on your business. Common types of business disputes that we handle include:
External Business Disputes
- Breach of Contract
- Breach of Warranty
- Unfair Business Practices
- Product Liability
- Tortious Interference
- False Advertising
- Unjust Enrichment
- Civil Fraud, Misrepresentation
Internal Business Disputes
- Shareholder Disputes
- Partnership Disputes
- Breach of Fiduciary Duty
- Business Dissolution
At the Law Office of Scott J. Sheldon, our firm is committed to providing experienced legal services and reliable representation on all legal matters related to business litigation. Our experienced California business litigation attorney can walk you through each step of the litigation process and outline a strategy that can help you move forward. As your legal counsel, our approach is simple — we will examine all of the aspects of your case, explore all legal options available, and determine the best way to protect you and your business from potential debts and liabilities. If you're involved in a business dispute, our team can help settle disputes and offer you the reliable representation you need in any commercial lawsuits.
Our firm is proud to serve clients throughout Rancho Cucamonga, California, as well as the surrounding communities of Upland, Ontario, and Riverside.
Business Litigation Issues that We Can Handle For You
In every business contract, transaction, or agreement, it is expected that all parties involved act in good faith. Unfortunately, commercial disputes usually arise between the parties over the terms and conditions of the contract or agreement. While business disputes may be inevitable, taking proactive measures to address such issues can help minimize damages.
Attorney Scott Sheldon and his experienced legal staff can provide knowledgeable and comprehensive legal representation on various business litigation matters, including all of the following:
Contract disputes often occur when parties to a contract disagree about the terms and conditions of the agreement. Such disputes may include offer and acceptance, errors in the contract, definition of technical terms used in the contract, coercion, or fraud. Thankfully, our firm has extensive experience resolving conflict and protecting business assets. Depending on your unique situation, our business litigation attorney can help resolve such disputes equitably or through other legal remedies.
Unfair Business Practices
California law describes "unfair business practices" as any unlawful, deceptive, fraudulent business act, or misleading advertising used to influence consumers into buying a product or service. According to California's Unfair Competition Law:
"Any person who engages, has engaged, or proposes to engage in unfair competition may be enjoined in any court of competent jurisdiction” and “shall be liable to a civil penalty..."
Mr. Sheldon proudly represents businesses accused of unfair business practices. Attorney Scott Sheldon can assess the unique details of your situation and help you understand all of your options for pursuing legal action for unfair competition in California. We will provide you with the knowledgeable legal guidance and support that you need to help you recover fair financial compensation for any damages you have incurred.