Areas of Practice
Business and corporate law are the areas that constantly change to meet the daily challenges facing the business community. From legal counseling and document preparation to acquisitions, mergers, and divestitures, G & M is your firm of choice. We have experience in the formation of corporations, limited liability companies, limited and general partnerships, and sole proprietorships, as well as business succession planning, dissolution and liquidation of business entities. Our general business services concentrating in matters of stock redemption and buy-sell agreements, employee benefits, stock options and severance packages will work well for you.
The global business community is placing new pressures on business & corporate law. G & M lawyers are experienced in navigating this new terrain. We will assist you with the formation of corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships & sole proprietorships, as well as business succession planning, dissolution & liquidation of business entities.
Our practice areas include:
- Buy-Sell Agreement
- Employee Benefits
- Severance Packages
- Franchise Agreement
- Receivership & Dissolutions
- Acquisitions and Mergers
- Stock Redemption & Options
Expertise in recent statutory amendments affecting the areas of spousal and child support, property division, allocation of parental rights and responsibilities, and companionship rights require a special dedication. The professionals at G & M commit themselves in that special way seeing a case through to its conclusion. You will find your attorney not only extremely competent, but aggressive in asserting your rights. Clients have consistently expressed confidence and satisfaction with our efforts. Our professionals are competent in the financial and tax areas as they apply to contested and uncontested divorces involving professional practices, businesses, real and personal property of significant values. We also are well versed in the rights of grandparents and third parties as to custody and visitation.
We have participated in precedent setting cases in recently evolving areas of shared custody and shared parenting plans, relationship agreements, LGBT issues, protection of unmarried and non-traditional families, and divorce of same sex marriages.
Recent statutory amendments affecting the areas of spousal & child support, property division, allocation of parental rights & parenting schedules require attorneys extremely competent, aggressive in asserting your rights, but also sensitive to the emotional aspects of divorce & family matters, especially involving custody disputes.
Areas of trial experience includes:
- Divorce of Dissolution
- Co-Custody & Shared Parenting
- Relationship Agreements
- Post Decree Modification
- Spousal & Child Support
- Grandparent Rights
- Pre-Nuptial Agreements
Criminal defense and civil litigation involving jury trials, damages or protection of rights require experience and a mastery of courtroom skills − both qualities you will find in abundance at G & M.
Areas of our trial experience include real estate, corporate, breach of contract, protection of trade secrets, unfair competition, enforcement of covenants not to compete, closely held corporate shareholder disputes, employment law, personal injury, professional negligence, collections, and tenant-landlord, among others.
Our attorneys practice smart, result-oriented trial law and are admitted to state and federal trial and appellate courts.
Areas of our civil trial experience include:
- Breach of Contract
- Employment Law
- Civil & Criminal Appeals
- Misdemeanors & Felonies
- Post Conviction Petitions
- Consumer Sales Practices Act
- General Litigation
Personal injury law, including vehicle collisions and wrongful death, animal attacks, and professional negligence (dental, medical and legal) is a constantly changing field requiring knowledge of complex insurance coverage, medical-legal issues, and negligence law. At G & M, each personal injury client receives unique individual attention and up-to-the-minute information that affects his or her cause of action from our dedicated, experienced professionals.
- Vehicle & Pedestrian
- Animal Attacks – Dog Bites
- Dental, Legal and Medical Malpractice
- Debt Assistance
- Employment Severance & Termination
- Covenants Not to Compete & Disclose
- Wrongful Discharge
- LGBT Discrimination
- ADA Failure to Accommodate
- Unemployment Compensation
Real estate transactions usually involve a major investment, whether you are leasing, buying, or selling. In order to best protect yourself and your investment from ill-advised business and tax decisions, it pays to consult your legal counsel right from the start. When we answer your questions and offer advice you know we are working for only one client - you. Services include title searches, mechanics liens, title insurance, and closings.
- Commercial & Residential Leases, Purchase & Sale
- Evictions & Property Management
- Foreclosure Defense
- Construction Disputes & AAA
- Mechanics Liens
Estate Planning & Probate Court
Comprehensive estate planning including the preparation of wills, testamentary trusts, revocable/irrevocable inter vivos living trusts, powers of attorney, and living wills. Representation is available pertaining to all matters in probate court including guardianships and estates.
- Estate Planning & Trusts
- Living & Testamentary Wills
- Estate Administration & Guardianships
- Health Care & General Powers of Attorney
- Name Changes
Our attorneys are experienced with all facets of entertainment. We have worked with producers, recording artists, writers and recording labels in bringing new works to life. Our attorneys understand the importance of having good contracts for these sorts of business ventures, and they are experienced in negotiating and drafting them. We can assist you bring your ideas to fruition.
Disputes among shareholders Of closely-held corporations
Our attorneys are admitted to both Federal and State Bars and are members of the Central Ohio Association for Justice. Our attorneys have extensive experience in working to resolve disputes among shareholders of closely-held corporations. We can work with you to try to resolve these problems short of litigation, or in an alternative dispute resolution scenario. However, our attorneys are also experienced at trying these types of cases before juries. Our objective is to get the best result for you that we can every time we approach one of these cases. We will asses the best strategy, consult with you on how best to implement it, and we will then implement that strategy for you.