Thought leaders from around the world contribute their perspectives on landmark cases, new legislation, and legal perspectives on new technologies, business practices, and civil procedure.
Julia B. Meister
To resolve family and business disputes including wills, trusts, estates and more, mediation is often a more effective, gentler and cheaper option than litigation.
Disputes among owner, architect, and contractor during any large commercial construction project are inevitable. Here’s what to look out for—and how to resolve such problems quickly and with as little fuss as possible.
What improvements do art buyers want to see in the future when it comes to resolving art disputes?
Martin C. Brook
The Michigan Supreme Court, in a 2002 case, has commented that a “cent or a pepper corn, in legal estimation, would constitute a valuable consideration.” Essentially, this means that courts refrain from evaluating the quality of the deal, i.e., whether it was good or bad for one party.