Howard County Civil Litigation Lawyer

howard county civil litigation law

Litigation (or the threat thereof) is a fact of life for many individuals and business owners. Even owners who have protected their personal assets by forming a corporation or LLC may be at risk of litigation. 

Whether you’re being sued or you want to sue, the worst thing you can do is ignore the problem at hand, especially if you’ve been served with court papers. Ignoring a lawsuit doesn’t make it go away, and you may face further ramifications by letting it fall to the wayside. On the other hand, if you want to file a lawsuit you need to do so before the statute of limitations (deadline) arrives.

For these and many other reasons, it’s in your best interest to hire an experienced civil litigation attorney. Coover Law Firm, LLC responds quickly to any threat of litigation to protect your rights and resolve the matter in your best interests at the soonest possible point in time. Let us handle your legal matter so you can get back to running your business or, for families and individuals, reinvigorating your priorities in life.

For more information, call our Howard County civil litigation law firm at (410) 995-1100.

Practice Areas

Our civil litigation practice covers all manner of business, commercial, and family disputes for plaintiffs and defendants in Howard County and surrounding counties in Maryland. We have experience working with everyone from individuals to families to corporations. Our services include: 

Breach of Contract

Every business transaction involves a contract, whether oral or written, express or implied. Given the multitude of transactions that occur daily with customers, employees, contractors, vendors, and suppliers, contract disputes are bound to arise. When they do, you need an experienced litigator who knows the steps to take to resolve the dispute quickly and satisfactorily.

Business Torts

We represent plaintiffs and defendants in business litigation involving the full range of business torts, including allegations of unfair business practices or unfair competition, deceptive trade practices, and consumer fraud.

Partner and Shareholder Disputes

Mr. Coover represents parties in shareholder derivative suits, director and officer representation, and other corporate governance litigation. When a dispute arises in a partnership or other joint venture, it can be especially important to resolve the dispute in a way that preserves important, lasting business relationships. 

Coover Law Firm is equally at home at the negotiation table or mediation as we are in a courtroom or arbitration, working to resolve such disputes amicably yet effectively.

Divorce and Post-Divorce

Few divorces are handled without some kind of dispute, but when the dispute turns into a conflict for which mediation won’t help, civil litigation may be the best course of action. Coover Law Firm will work to obtain the best result in your case, be it during or after the divorce when the issues of child support and child custody are introduced.

Land Use

Land use litigation is a broad category involving disputes arising from zoning decisions, permit denials, and more. Issues with land use can easily become convoluted, but Coover Law Firm has the experience to handle these cases resourcefully, equally able to represent plaintiffs as well as defendants. The firm will make every effort to prevail in courtroom proceedings.

Comprehensive Civil Litigation Law Firm in Howard County

Attorney Fred Coover has knowledge and experience in many areas of civil litigation, including business law, divorce and post divorce, custody, commercial real estate, residential boundary disputes, and much more. Mr. Coover is equipped with the skills and courtroom experience to handle any civil matter as both plaintiff and defense counsel. When your legal needs may involve litigation, hire an attorney with the knowledge, skills, and the ability to look out for your interests and provide excellent representation. 

In Columbia, Howard County, and surrounding communities, call on Coover Law Firm at (410) 995-1100 for help.

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