Areas of Practice
In general, the probate process involves collecting the decedent's assets, liquidating liabilities, paying necessary taxes, and distributing property to heirs.
End of life decisions can be complicated. Clients are guided through the process of using various end-of-life tools, such as wills, powers of attorney, and physicians directives, to make estate planning less complicated for loved ones. Also, our firm offers probate services when a loved one dies – whether a will must be probated or heirs must be identified. Our firm provides the services necessary to distribute and finalize a loved one’s estate.
Civil Litigation happens when two or more parties become tangled in a legal dispute seeking money or another specific remedy. They must head to the courtroom for trial so a judge or jury can decide the matter instead.
The Firm represents clients, both plaintiffs and defendants alike, in civil cases such as contract disputes, property disputes, and collection matters, just to name a few. In doing so, the Firm manages all phases of the litigation process, including the initial case evaluation and investigation; preparation of pleadings; research of up-to-date case law; discovery matters and disputes; trial preparation; settlement; and trial.
A guardianship is a legal relationship created when a person or institution named in a will or assigned by the court, to take care of minor children or incapacitated adults.
When you have a family member who can no longer take care of himself or herself, either because of a special need or age-related disability, our firm can help you navigate the confusing and sometimes frustrating process of obtaining guardianship for that individual. Claudia Lanese Garcia’s professional background and personal experience give her a balanced approach to give you the best legal advice and guidance in guardianship matters.
An experienced real estate attorney, Claudia Lanese Garcia is equipped to prepare and review documents relating to real estates such as purchase agreements, mortgage documents, title documents, and transfer documents.
Our Firm provides services in representing clients in the purchase and sale of real property; commercial and residential lease agreements; construction contracts; evictions; and foreclosures. Claudia Lanese Garcia has experience representing banks and financial institutions in lending, collections, and foreclosures. She has worked with landlords, tenants, homeowners, contractors, business owners and more to help them with their real estate needs.
Business organization law refers to the numerous ways a business may be legally formed under state laws. In addition to incorporating as a corporation, businesses may also be formed as partnerships, limited liability companies, Corporations, and other business forms.
Our Firm can assist you in creating a business organization that fits your needs. Claudia Lanese Garcia provides legal advice and counsel in choosing the most appropriate corporate structure to protect a client’s assets and limit her liability.
Family law is a practice area concerned with legal issues involving family relationships, such as adoption, divorce, and child custody.
Our Firm assists clients during some of the most stressful and trying times in their lives, which involve the safety and well-being of their children, grandchildren, and family. Claudia Lanese Garcia understands what is at stake and has dedicated herself to helping her clients preserve and protect what they value most.
Our firm handles a variety of family law matters including divorces, child custody disputes, child support matters, and adoptions. Our goal is to protect our clients’ well-being. Claudia Lanese Garcia is an experienced and compassionate attorney, Who is willing to take the time to navigate you through what is often a complicated and emotional process.