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Areas of Practice

Business Law
Chariton & Schwager represents their clients in a wide variety of public and private legal issues that govern business for:
- Corporations
- Partnerships
- Limited Liability Companies
- Associations
- Non-profit Organizations and their Boards

Our attorneys provide counsel on issues including:
- Entity Formation
- Bank and Bond Financing Transactions
- Secured Transactions
- Leasing Issues
- Employment Contracts
- Non Compete Agreements
- Confidentiality Agreements
- Tax Matters

Commercial and Residential Real Estate Law
Chariton & Schwager offers professional services with regard to the purchase and/or sale of:
- Commercial and Residential Real Estate Property
- Financing of Commercial and Residential Real Estate Property
- Commercial Leasing
- Tax Assessment Disputes
- Title Insurance

Estate Planning/Administration
Chariton & Schwager offers a wide range of estate planning services,including:
- Wills
- Powers of Attorney
- Trust Agreements
- Entity Selection for Business/Property Ownership and Transfer

Chariton & Schwager also provides estate administration services, including:
- Probate Form Preparation
- Federal and State Inheritance and Estate Tax Returns
- Fiduciary Income Tax Returns

Chariton & Schwager frequently represents clients in complex estate litigation, including:
- Will Contests
- Power of Attorney Disputes

Creditors' Rights
Chariton & Schwager represents secured creditors such as:
- Financial Institutions and Lenders
- Mortgage Loan Servicers
- Publicly Traded and Closely Held Companies
- Municipalities
- Claim Enforcement Individuals for Payment/Recovery of Real Estate and other Collateral

We counsel clients concerning:
- Loan Workouts and Restructuring
- Litigation in State and Federal Courts
- Contested Matters in Bankruptcy or Reorganization

Where possible, Chariton & Schwager uses its experience and computer-based systems of forms and procedures designed to expedite processes and reduce client costs to file suit, obtain judgment and bring matters to successful conclusion. When a client is faced with another party's bankruptcy affecting its rights, Chariton & Schwager is available to advise and assist.

Civil Litigation
Chariton & Schwager represents individuals, corporations and businesses in bringing, defending and pursuing lawsuits. These include:
- Lawsuits Regarding Contractual Matters
- Estate Related Issues
- Enforcement of Creditors' Rights
- Commercial Disputes

Chariton & Schwager aggressively represents clients in the court room and works with clients every step of the way in what, on occasion, can be a long and complicated process.

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