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Small Business Litigation in Wisconsin

Posted on in Commercial Litigation

 

By Attorney Christopher L. Strohbehn

cstrohbehn@grgblaw.com 

 

Do you own a small business?   Owning a business can be a stressful endeavor for many reasons.   Wisconsin business owners often rely on a “handshake” or someone’s “word” to complete day to day business.  They often do not have the time, or the perhaps the funds to have a lawyer review their contracts, purchase orders or invoices.   Even with the utmost attention to detail, people can make mistakes.   Sometimes events outside of anyone’s control cause delay in deliveries of goods, or the failure to provide services or products at a certain price.  Sometimes contracts are breached when another business owner backs out of a deal or fails to live up to their word.  

 

What do you do when it happens to your business?   What do you do when you find out that your business is being sued?   What do you do when you need to protect your business’s rights?  When these things happen, it is time to consult with an attorney.

 

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When you find your business in a legal dispute you should take a step back.   When your business or livelihood is at stake in a lawsuit it is sometimes hard to take an objective view of the facts.   If someone makes an allegation or accusation against you or your business you want to respond.  You want to defend your business’s integrity and reputation.  Before you escalate the action or rhetoric too much, take a moment and contact a lawyer.  Do not worry about the initial cost.   Many lawyers will talk to you about your business’s problem without an initial fee or charge. 

 

You may find that your business is being sued away from its primary headquarters or place of production.  Whether the litigation be in Milwaukee, Waukesha, Madison or somewhere else across Wisconsin, you will want to contact a lawyer familiar with the locales that you find your business fighting a lawsuit.

 

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When you do reach out, be willing to be open and honest with your lawyer about your issues.  Obviously, you may need to build trust with your lawyer if you have never used one before, but after you take some time talking to one about your business dispute you should hopefully feel better about your grasp of the situation.  

In the end, contacting a lawyer to assist your company is another business decision.   And it is a decision you will feel better about after making the call.  

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