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Does An Out Of State Attorney Need Local Counsel For Nevada Arbitration?

Hi, I’m Jerry Carter with the Sierra Crest Business Law Group. If you’re watching this video, you are an attorney from somewhere other than Nevada, who needs to come to Nevada to participate in an arbitration, on behalf of one of your clients. And a question that we get, from time to time, is does […]

Should I Represent Myself In Court?

Are you a business owner facing a lawsuit in a court other than a small claims court? Today, we are going to talk about a question I often hear: “Should you try to represent yourself or your business in court?” At Sierra Crest Business Law Group, we have talked with several business owners recently that […]
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Settling A Court Case Versus Going To Court

I’m Jerry Carter with the Sierra Crest Business Law Group. One question clients come to me with is the question of whether it’s better to settle a business dispute or disagreement, or whether it’s better to take the dispute to court. Obviously, the answer to that question depends on many different variables and circumstances.  Today […]
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Nevada Business Partner Disputes

At Sierra Crest Business Law Group, we guide small business owners over rocky legal terrain so they can protect and grow their companies. What I want to talk about today are some questions we get from business owners who have partners. These are business owners who think they may have a problem with their partnership […]

Washoe County Business Court Determines that a Contract’s Mandatory Arbitration Clause Does Not Preclude a Lawsuit Seeking a Preliminary Injunction

By Jerry Carter. The Washoe County Business Court entered an Order Denying Motion to Dismiss a lawsuit involving a contract requiring mandatory arbitration. A mining company with operations in Nevada filed suit against an electrical utility company. The mining company also sought a preliminary injunction. Both parties agreed that their dispute is governed by an Interconnection Agreement […]

Which Costs Less: Arbitration or Litigation?

By Jerry Carter. has published a study comparing the cost of arbitration with the cost of litigation using outside counsel on an hourly fee basis.  Perhaps surprisingly, this study concludes that litigation in court was less expensive for the cases studied. Unfortunately, few details are provided regarding the cases studied.  Nevertheless, the conclusions of […]

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