Resolving Cross-Border Disputes Between Businesses

When it comes to commerce, legal and geographic barriers have been falling rapidly and steadily. The internet not only allows business to be conducted across great distances instantaneously, it allows businesses to locate suppliers of products and services they need anyplace on the planet, making it crucial for all San Diego businesses to have an experienced lawyer they trust when problems arise.

Litigation Against California Businesses

For businesses based in other countries, litigating in the United States can be daunting. We have different federal and state court systems, with their own jurisdictional requirements, their own procedures and their own rules of evidence.

No matter how good your attorneys are in your base country, you have an awful lot to gain from partnering with a firm like Contreras Law Firm, which offers extensive knowledge in both federal and state courts. We may even be able to help you avoid litigation by using one of the available alternative dispute resolution procedures such as mediation or arbitration.

If your dispute does find its way into court, you can be sure that our lawyers are ready and able to shepherd you through the lengthy and often complex rules on discovery, including the tricky process of electronic discovery and the very technical issues that may come up concerning privilege.

Litigation Against Foreign Businesses

If your U.S. business has a dispute with someone who is not in California, you need an experienced business law firm, like Contreras Law Firm, to ensure that you make the right decision on the very crucial threshold issues: (1) Who can be sued in a court in California? (2) Should the claim be brought in federal or state court?

Various factors impact how these cases proceed, and your law firm needs to know what to do from the moment you first realize that you may have a serious legal problem. Our team has a deep understanding of the issues present in cross-border disputes and is ready to help you obtain success in your case.

Schedule Your Consultation

Call 619-908-1495 to speak to us at Contreras Law Firm for a free consultation — you don't have to come to our offices to talk to us. We can explain the options that are available to you and discuss what we can do to help you in your specific situation.