Contested Probate Action

ProbateAttorney: Robinson & Henry

April 18, 2021 – Our Probate Litigation Team received a client who objected to how a loved one’s estate was being administered.

Our team worked with the client and the estate’s personal representative to negotiate a settlement.

DUI Defense – No Jail Time

Criminal DefenseAttorney: Robinson & Henry

April 18, 2021 – An individual came to us facing mandatory jail time after being arrested for a DUI with a blood alcohol content three times the legal limit.

This was the client’s first DUI offense. They pleaded guilty to the DUI, but we successfully negotiated a 30-day home detention sentence rather than jail time. Following the home detention, the individual will be on probation.

Probate & Estate Planning Preparation

Estate Planning & Elder LawAttorney: Jennifer D. Henley

April 18, 2021 – It can be tough for families to approach estate planning and probate matters due to the issues associated with these types of cases, such as long-term illness, finances, and dying. In this matter, a family needed various probate and estate planning actions so a parent could be cared for.

Our compassionate Estate Planning & Probate Team prepared and filed a quitclaim deed for our client. They also created a beneficiary deed for our client’s children and prepared a durable power of attorney. The team also counseled the family on their tax concerns.

The family now has confidence that their loved one will have the proper care.

Reduce Personal Asset Risk

Business RepresentationAttorney: William L. Henry IV

April 17, 2021 – In this matter, a client came to us looking to protect some of their personal assets following a business purchase.

We successfully helped the client reduce their personal guarantee to the bank on the loan that funded the purchase of the business. As a result, our client has some peace of mind that not all of their assets are at risk.

Eviction Defense

Real EstateAttorney: Dylan Becker

April 17, 2021 – Facing eviction, an individual came to us looking for assistance. Our client had reported on the landlord for criminal behavior. As a result, the landlord retaliated against our client with an eviction notice.

We successfully defended the client, and the eviction action was dismissed for being frivolous. Additionally, our client was allowed to file a counterclaim to recover attorney fees from the landlord.

Contract Analysis & Negotiation

Real EstateAttorney: Jennifer D. Henley

April 17, 2021 – A client came to us with a contract problem. The client received a new contract that reflected a different purchase price amount than the previous contract – a larger dollar amount, in fact.

After reviewing the contracts, our lawyers successfully negotiated a new contract that reflected a discounted price.

Roof Repair by HOA

LitigationAttorney: Kristoffer Wathne

April 17, 2021 – When a homeowner pays their dues to the neighborhood Homeowners’ Association, they expect the HOA to fulfill its duties. In this matter, a homeowner came to us because their HOA had failed to do its job.

Our client’s roof suffered severe roof damage, and the HOA was supposed to fix it. However, the HOA board was dragging its feet on the roof repair.

After our HOA Litigation Team sent a demand letter to the HOA on behalf of our client, the HOA took action to replace the roof.

 

Protection Order Request

Family LawAttorney: Mark C. Smith

April 17, 2021 – Many people in a domestic abuse situation find it difficult, for various reasons, to get help. In this case, a client came to us ready to get the help they needed.

Our Family Law Team was eager to facilitate the request for an order of protection with the court, and it was successfully arranged to provide our client some peace of mind.

High-Dollar Real Estate Purchase

Real EstateAttorney: Stephen Whitmore

April 16, 2021 – An individual came to Robinson & Henry for legal guidance on the purchase of a multi-million dollar commercial office building.

Major real estate deals can be lengthy and involve unexpected complications. These types of issues were no match for our Real Estate Team which successfully advised this client through a number of delays and several modifications of the purchase and sale agreement.

 

 

 

Settled Lawsuit for Business Owner

LitigationAttorney: David Hannum

April 16, 2021 – A business owner sought the help of Robinson & Henry’s Litigation Team after being threatened with a federal lawsuit that could have resulted in tens of thousands of dollars in damages.

The lawyers on this case negotiated a settlement for a fraction of what the damages could have been, and they accomplished this without going to court. Avoiding litigation also saved our client time and additional expense.

Past results afford no guarantee of future results; each matter is different and must be judged on its own merits.