Whenever a business dispute occurs, it has the potential to disrupt and even do long-term damage to the individuals and businesses involved. Legal disputes can arise due to many factors. Often times the terms of a contract between multiple parties becomes a point of contention. No matter what caused the business dispute it can cause extreme stress on you and your business.
The attorneys at Roth Law Group want to help regardless of the reason, resolution of a dispute can take time away from day-to-day business operations. Disputes can escalate and damage the reputation of a business or individual without proper representation and guidance. Roth Law Group never looks at litigation as being the first option if there are more efficient and cost effective alternatives. The best choice for you might be using Alternative Dispute Resolution to resolve your business dispute.
There are commercial arbitrators available, however, both the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois regularly allow pre-trial settlement conferences once a case has been filed.
You may think that a private arbitrator is too costly, but if you take into consideration the time you will save due to their expedition of the formal litigation, and will save you money in the end. After an action has been filed, most judges will consider holding a pre-trial settlement conference and this can be an excellent way for the parties to get a feel for how the judge feels about a case relatively early in the litigation. This can serve as a wakeup call for both parties and we have had great success with pre-trial settlement conferences in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois as well as the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
If you are in need of general legal counsel or involved in a business dispute in Illinois, contact Roth Law Group to discuss your options. Our lawyers are available at (312) 419-9599 to discuss your Illinois business law concerns.