Business Organizations & Transactions
The business environment has never been more specialized or fraught with obstacles than it is in today's marketplace. To successfully traverse this virtual "minefield" business people from all disciplines must associate themselves with professional partners experienced in navigating the environment. Jamison & Chappel is such a professional partner. Our firm helps clients get off on the right foot by advising and assisting them in planning, forming, or organizing their business entity. Once formed, Jamison & Chappel provides our client companies with a wide range of legal services including acquisitions, sales, preparation and analysis of contracts, trademark and trade name establishment and protection, establishment of franchises, and trade secret protection. We also advise and assist our clients in the often difficult process of winding-up and terminating a business entity.
Representing creditors only, Jamison & Chappel have long represented our clients when those who owe them money declare bankruptcy. A fast moving and complex area of law, more and more clients find it essential to secure proper representation when confronted with this difficult circumstance. Our firm has successfully obtained various types of relief in bankruptcy courts located throughout the state ranging from court orders to allow a creditor to proceed with a real property foreclosure, representing creditors in complicated Chapter 11 plan matters, to ensuring that the creditor's claim is properly filed and classified to ensure the maximum payment.
Jamison & Chappel’s attorneys have significant experience representing contractors, owners, insurance carriers, and sureties in various construction related matters, including defective construction, payment disputes, and public/private construction claims. The firm is particularly well versed in Stop Notices, Mechanic’s Liens, and the extensive statutory requirements intertwined with construction projects. Jamison & Chappel has the resources to zealously represent and resolve construction disputes on behalf of their clientele.
Estate Planning & Probate
Proper estate planning not only puts you in charge of your finances, it can also spare your loved ones of the expense, delay and frustration associated with managing your affairs when you pass away or become disabled.
Real Estate, Zoning & Planning
Real estate transactions, litigation and dispute resolution remains the primary practice area for Jamison & Chappel. Our firm provides the client with step by step assistance and planning for the acquisition, development and disposition of real property assets. By providing proper planning advice and transactional guidance, our clients are able to secure and sell real property with the maximum potential for substantial gain.
For many years our firm has represented clients before state and local agencies on their applications for subdivisions, parcel maps, property splits, conditional use permits, variances, zoning permits, and general plan changes. Similarly, water and riparian rights are critical to owners of real property in the San Joaquin Valley and the neighboring foothill and mountain areas. Securing and enforcing such rights for our clients has long been a priority for our firm.
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