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LITIGATION

Dunn, Martin & Miller attorneys routinely handle complex litigation matters and represent individuals and corporations in a wide variety of litigation needs, including the following:

BUSINESS
Breach of contract; fraud; tortious interference; breach of fiduciary duty; corporate governance disputes including causes of action for accounting; employment disputes including IDHR disputes; restrictive covenants; shareholder oppression; shareholder derivative actions; landlord/tenant disputes

 

CONSTRUCTION LAW
Representation of owners, architects, contractors, subcontractors, and material suppliers in construction disputes; drafting, recording, foreclosure, and defense of mechanics liens on private and  public projects; bond claims; breach of contract; quantum meruit; fraud; slander of title

 

CRIMINAL DEFENSE
Felonies; misdemeanors, DUI; traffic; aggravated traffic; ordinance violations

LANDLORD AND TENANT
Breach of lease; forcible entry and detainer actions for rent and possession

 

LOCAL COUNSEL

Appearance as local counsel, litigation support, and assistance for attorneys with cases in the Will County Courthouse, Joliet, Illinois (located across the street), including out-of-states attorneys under Supreme Court  Rule 707 (Pro Hac Vice);

 

PERSONAL INJURY
Representation of significantly injured plaintiffs; wrongful death; automobile injury; premises liability; general negligence

REAL ESTATE

 

Dunn, Martin & Miller attorneys have a long history and wide range of experience in assisting in all types of real estate transactions for individuals, developers and corporations, including:

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS
Closings; contracts; leases; negotiation and drafting for sellers and buyers; commercial, industrial, manufacturing, agricultural, and residential 

LAND USE AND DEVELOPMENT

Representation and consultation in the development process; negotiation and drafting of development documents; negotiation and drafting of construction contracts and documents; annexations; subdivisions; map amendments; special use permits; variances; public hearings and meetings

 

REAL ESTATE LITIGATION
Breach of contract; specific performance; environmental disputes; fraud; trespass; adverse possession; eminent domain; quo warranto

CONSTRUCTION LITIGATION
Representation of owners, architects, contractors, subcontractors, and material suppliers in construction disputes; drafting, recording, foreclosure, and defense of mechanics liens on private and  public projects; bond claims; breach of contract; quantum meruit; fraud; slander of title

CONDO AND HOMEOWNER ASSOCIATIONS
Representation of homeowner and condominium associations; association governance matters including turnover, creation and drafting of bylaws and declarations; enforcement of declarations, covenants and bylaws

PERSONAL

 

Dunn, Martin & Miller attorneys specialize in serving all personal legal needs for individuals and families, including the following: 

FAMILY LAW

Dissolution of marriage; child custody; visitation; modification of support; parentage; adoption

PERSONAL INJURY
Representation of significantly injured plaintiffs; wrongful death; automobile injury; premises liability; general negligence

PROBATE
Drafting of wills; representation of executors and heirs in probate proceedings; estate administration; will contests; guardianship matters for both minors and disabled adults

PERSONAL LAW AND LITIGATION
Contractor disputes; landlord/tenant disputes; breach of contract; mortgage foreclosures

BUSINESS

 

Dunn, Martin & Miller represents businesses that are just getting started and companies that are well established, including corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, sole proprietorships, not-for-profit corporations and homeowners’ associations. Our experienced team of lawyers can help with all aspects of business and corporate law issues, including the following:

TRANSFER AND SALES

Purchase and sale of assets; purchase and sale of stock or membership interests; purchase and sale of business real estate entitlement; licensing approvals for property and business operations

BUSINESS LITIGATION
Breach of contract; fraud; tortious interference; breach of fiduciary duty; corporate governance disputes including causes of action for accounting; employment disputes including IDHR disputes; restrictive covenants; shareholder oppression; shareholder derivative actions; landlord/tenant disputes

STARTING, SELLING, BUYING OR REORGANIZING
​Business formation and organization; buying and selling businesses; assets and property; litigating business disputes

OPERATION AND MANAGEMENT
Bylaws; operating agreements; stockholder agreements; buy/sell agreements; employment contracts and handbooks; vendor and service contracts; commercial leases

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