Litigation

Civil Litigation Representation Backed by Decades of Experience

Have A Question? Click Here to Ask an AttorneyWhen a civil or business dispute becomes nearly impossible to adequately solve through communication and compromise, it may be necessary to consult and attorney and seek a remedy through the court system. If you, your business or your organization is embroiled in such a dispute, the guidance of a lawyer with diverse courtroom experience can be invaluable.

At the law office of Smith and Miller, Attorneys at Law, in Jefferson, Ohio, our professionals offer clear guidance and effective litigation representation backed by more than 30 years of combined experience. We represent clients in a wide range of civil litigation matters in Ashtabula, Lake, Geauga and Trumbull counties.

Building an Efficient and Effective Strategy

We have several goals acting as your counselors in civil or business litigation. Obviously, helping you reach a desirable outcome, settlement or verdict is a primary focus of our efforts, but we also work to insulate you from future litigation and work to build an efficient approach that minimizes your costs.

Our attorneys look at all aspects of your case, thoroughly prepare your case and keep you involved at all levels. We take on cases involving:

  • Contracts — In conjunction with drafting and reviewing contracts, we assist with the resolution of contract disputes. We handle contract cases involving independent contractors, work orders, construction, promissory notes and asset purchases and sales.
  • Foreclosures — We represent homeowners in foreclosure disputes seeking ways to help renegotiate your mortgage or seek the protections a Chapter 13 bankruptcy my offer.
  • Construction litigation — Our work in this area includes mechanics' liens, sub-contractor disputes, fraud, misrepresentation and companies that fail to complete work. We work in construction cases involving renovation, new building construction, residential matters and commercial claims.
  • Real estate — Along with helping to draft and review purchase agreements, our firm is equipped to take on any litigation arising in the sale or purchase of real estate, including failure to disclose defects in a newly purchased home.

We also are well-equipped and experienced in matters of probate litigation and personal injury litigation.

Review Your Case With Our Office

The guidance of a knowledgeable legal professional can have a dramatic impact on the outcome of your civil or business disputes. Contact our litigation attorneys online or Ashtabula County residents please call 440-576-9155, residents outside of Ashtabula County please call 866-373-0497 to schedule an appointment. Our Jefferson office is conveniently located right across the street from the Ashtabula County Courthouse.