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Michael Alan Ellis Lawyer

Michael Alan Ellis

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Business, Merger & Acquisition, Commercial Real Estate, Business Organization

As a corporate transactions attorney, I am often in a position, whether in an acquisition setting, a capital raise, or a situation between two partner... (more)

Scott J. Robinson Lawyer

Scott J. Robinson

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Business, Estate, Real Estate, Accident & Injury

Scott J. Robinson joined the firm in 2012 and became a Partner in 2014. His primary practice area is Litigation and he has widespread knowledge of var... (more)

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David Lloyd Harvey Lawyer

David Lloyd Harvey

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Lawsuit & Dispute, Employment, Estate, Civil & Human Rights, Real Estate

David Harvey is Harvey Abens Iosue Co.'s (HAI) founding member and focuses his legal practice in the areas of: Civil Litigation; Estate Planning and P... (more)

Diana Benjamin Hanna Khouri Lawyer

Diana Benjamin Hanna Khouri

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Criminal, Real Estate, Divorce & Family Law, Business, Accident & Injury

Diana Khouri is a lawyer located in Independence, Ohio practicing in criminal law.

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Algis Sirvaitis

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Estate, Income Tax, Real Estate, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Elder Law

Algis Sirvaitis brings a wealth of experience in the law, having practiced in the Cleveland area since 1966. He is well versed in many areas of the la... (more)

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800-648-5280

Edward  Cleary Lawyer

Edward Cleary

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Criminal, Motor Vehicle, Wills & Probate, Business, Commercial Leasing

Edward Cleary is a practicing lawyer in the state of Ohio. Mr. Cleary received his J.D. from the Cleveland State University Cleveland-Marshall College... (more)

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440-331-8844

Jonathan F. Sobel Lawyer

Jonathan F. Sobel

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Real Estate, Divorce & Family Law, Estate, Business, Accident & Injury

Mr. Sobel’s primary practice areas are business litigation and estate planning and trust/probate estate administration. Mr. Sobel represents smal... (more)

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216-595-8222

Amber  Furdal Lawyer

Amber Furdal

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Real Estate, Business, Litigation, Commercial Real Estate

A zealous strategist with an acute attention to detail, Amber strives to provide clients with a tailored blueprint to properly navigate legal challeng... (more)

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800-609-2631

Warner  Mendenhall Lawyer

Warner Mendenhall

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Bankruptcy & Debt, Whistleblower, Criminal, Government, Real Estate
Representing Whistleblowers under the False Claims Act, Representing citizens dealing with gov't

Whatever your case, initial consultations are free of charge. We represent people trying to do the right thing. Our clients include local, state, and ... (more)

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Maurice E. Graham Lawyer

Maurice E. Graham

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Bankruptcy & Debt, Bankruptcy, Consumer Bankruptcy, Credit & Debt, Foreclosure

Maurice Graham has been a practicing personal and business bankruptcy attorney for over ten years and has handled thousands of cases all over Northeas... (more)

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330-253-6264

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ESTOPPEL

(1) A legal principle that prevents a person from asserting or denying something in court that contradicts what has already been established as the truth. equit... (more...)
(1) A legal principle that prevents a person from asserting or denying something in court that contradicts what has already been established as the truth. equitable estoppelA type of estoppel that bars a person from adopting a position in court that contradicts his or her past statements or actions when that contradictory stance would be unfair to another person who relied on the original position. For example, if a landlord agrees to allow a tenant to pay the rent ten days late for six months, it would be unfair to allow the landlord to bring a court action in the fourth month to evict the tenant for being a week late with the rent. The landlord would be estopped from asserting his right to evict the tenant for late payment of rent. Also known as estoppel in pais.estoppel by deedA type of estoppel that prevents a person from denying the truth of anything that he or she stated in a deed, especially regarding who has valid ownership of the property. For example, someone who grants a deed to real estate before he actually owns the property can't later go back and undo the sale for that reason if, say, the new owner strikes oil in the backyard.estoppel by silenceA type of estoppel that prevents a person from asserting something when she had both the duty and the opportunity to speak up earlier, and her silence put another person at a disadvantage. For example, Edwards' Roofing Company has the wrong address and begins ripping the roof from Betty's house by mistake. If Betty sees this but remains silent, she cannot wait until the new roof is installed and then refuse to pay, asserting that the work was done without her agreement.estoppel in paisSee equitable estoppel.promissory estoppelA type of estoppel that prevents a person who made a promise from reneging when someone else has reasonably relied on the promise and will suffer a loss if the promise is broken. For example, Forrest tells Antonio to go ahead and buy a boat without a motor, because he will sell Antonio an old boat motor at a very reasonable price. If Antonio relies on Forrest's promise and buys the motorless boat, Forrest cannot then deny his promise to sell John the motor at the agreed-upon price.(2) A legal doctrine that prevents the relitigation of facts or issues that were previously resolved in court. For example, Alvin loses control of his car and accidentally sideswipes several parked cars. When the first car owner sues Alvin for damages, the court determines that Alvin was legally drunk at the time of the accident. Alvin will not be able to deny this fact in subsequent lawsuits against him. This type of estoppel is most commonly called collateral estoppel.

INVITEE

A business guest, or someone who enters property held open to members of the public, such as a visitor to a museum. Property owners must protect invitees from d... (more...)
A business guest, or someone who enters property held open to members of the public, such as a visitor to a museum. Property owners must protect invitees from dangers on the property. In an example of the perversion of legalese, social guests that you invite into your home are called 'licensees.'

LANDLORD

The owner of any real estate, such as a house, apartment building or land, that is leased or rented to another person, called the tenant.

DOMINANT TENEMENT

Property that carries a right to use a portion of a neighboring property. For example, property that benefits from a beach access trail across another property ... (more...)
Property that carries a right to use a portion of a neighboring property. For example, property that benefits from a beach access trail across another property is the dominant tenement.

LEASE

An oral or written agreement (a contract) between two people concerning the use by one of the property of the other. A person can lease real estate (such as an ... (more...)
An oral or written agreement (a contract) between two people concerning the use by one of the property of the other. A person can lease real estate (such as an apartment or business property) or personal property (such as a car or a boat). A lease should cover basic issues such as when the lease will begin and end, the rent or other costs, how payments should be made, and any restrictions on the use of the property. The property owner is often called the 'lessor,' and the person using the property is called the 'lessee.'

JUS COGENS

Principles of international law so fundamental that no nation may ignore them or attempt to contract out of them through treaties. For example, genocide and par... (more...)
Principles of international law so fundamental that no nation may ignore them or attempt to contract out of them through treaties. For example, genocide and participating in a slave trade are thought to be jus cogens.

NONDISCLOSURE AGREEMENT

A legally binding contract in which a person or business promises to treat specific information as a trade secret and not disclose it to others without proper a... (more...)
A legally binding contract in which a person or business promises to treat specific information as a trade secret and not disclose it to others without proper authorization. Nondisclosure agreements are often used when a business discloses a trade secret to another person or business for such purposes as development, marketing, evaluation or securing financial backing. Although nondisclosure agreements are usually in the form of written contracts, they may also be implied if the context of a business relationship suggests that the parties intended to make an agreement. For example, a business that conducts patent searches for inventors is expected to keep information about the invention secret, even if no written agreement is signed, because the nature of the business is to deal in confidential information.

JUROR

A person who serves on a jury. Lists of potential jurors are obtained from sources such as voter registration rolls and department of motor vehicles' lists. In ... (more...)
A person who serves on a jury. Lists of potential jurors are obtained from sources such as voter registration rolls and department of motor vehicles' lists. In most states, employers are prohibited from discriminating against employees who are called for jury duty--that is, they cannot demote or fire an employee for serving. And a few states require that the employer continue to pay the absent employee. Individuals who are selected to serve on a jury receive from the court a very small fee for their time and sometimes the cost of traveling from home to court.

LEASE OPTION

A contract in which an owner leases her house (usually for one to five years) to a tenant for a specific monthly rent, and which gives the tenant the right to b... (more...)
A contract in which an owner leases her house (usually for one to five years) to a tenant for a specific monthly rent, and which gives the tenant the right to buy the house at the end of the lease period for a price established in advance. A lease option is often a good arrangement for a potential home buyer because it lets him move into a house he may buy without having to come up with a down payment or financing at that time.