Goodin Abernathy LLP, established in 1984, one of Indianapolis’ leading personal injury law firms. Our attorneys also represent many types of other cases, serving individuals and businesses with various legal needs.
Business law covers several areas such as legal contracts, insurance, sales, employment law, property issues, buying and selling a business and dealing with employee issues. We can help you with the various aspects including the formation of a new business and any contractual needs your business may have.
Divorce and custody disputes
According to the National Center for Health Statistics (via the CDC), there were more than 850,000 divorces and annulments in the United States in 2010. The attorneys at Goodin Abernathy can help you navigate the legal issues surrounding both divorce and custody disputes, including mediation.
Business contracts are any legal, binding agreement between two or more parties where a service exchange has transpired. A business contract may be for a sale, purchase, lease of business property or premise or a partnership agreement.
Estate and probate law
Probate is the legal process that distributes a person’s assets after their death. For descendants or anyone named in the will to receive their inheritance or items bequeathed, the will must be deemed valid or legal. Probate law relates to any property that is to be distributed pursuant to the terms of a will or by intestate succession.
Encompassing many areas, employment law deals with the legal issues that may arise pertaining to both employer and employee. Some of these issues may include worker rights, discrimination, retaliation, whistle-blower, retirement cases and equal employment opportunity cases.
Real estate law
The attorneys at Goodin Abernathy can help you deal with the various aspects of a real estate transaction including buying and selling property, transfers, rental properties, landlord/tenant problems, title settlements, zoning issues, loans, foreclosures and more.
Corporate and individual representation
Corporations, whether small or large, often need legal representation for contract negotiations and other business issues. Individuals are no different. Goodin Abernathy has the knowledge and attorneys to assist with both corporate and individual representation.
Out of courtroom settlements
Taking a case to court is not always the best solution. Sometimes the mental, emotional and financial toll of a lengthy court case can be avoided by an out of court settlement. An attorney can help advise the best course of action to pursue in your particular case.