When faced with a personal or business legal dispute, understanding the complexities of the matter and how to resolve the dispute can be overwhelming. Finding a trusted attorney to partner with who can offer sound advice and provide extensive legal expertise is essential to a positive outcome. Ted Bendelow of Bendelow Law Office, LLC is a seasoned Litigation Attorney who has provided counsel in Boulder and throughout Northern Colorado for over 40 years.
Litigation is a process should the parties involved not be able to resolve the dispute outside of court. There are several steps involved in litigation with the most common including:
- Pleadings: Each party in a lawsuit is required to file paperwork with the courts. The plaintiff files a complaint and the defendant files a response to the complaint.
- Discovery: Typically the longest step of the litigation process, discovery is the collection of information, from both parties, that pertain to the lawsuit. All information gathered is meant to aid the parties and help their case. Such information can be in the form of documentation, witnesses, petitions, or any other means that exposes facts pertaining to the suit.
- Trial: If the suit cannot be resolved outside of court through mediation or arbitration, the case with then go to trial. At a trial, both parties will argue their case in front of a judge or a jury who will then decide the outcome of the suit.
- Appeal: If the outcome in a trial is opposed by either party in the lawsuit, that party can appeal the decision. An appellate court will review the previous proceedings and come to a decision based on their findings.
Litigation can be very complex, so if you find yourself involved in a lawsuit, it’s imperative to hire a litigation attorney who fully understands the process. Ted Bendelow of Bendelow Law Office, LLC has extensive knowledge of court proceedings, statues, document and filing requirements. Whether an individual or business bringing a dispute or defending against one, he has provided sound representation for parties involved in small contract disagreements to high stakes business disputes. If you live in Boulder, Denver, Longmont or anywhere throughout Northern Colorado and need a professional litigation attorney, call Ted at Bendelow Law Office, LLC today!