Houston Civil Litigation Lawyers
Dispute Resolution & Appeals
The Law Office of Henry A. Jakob, PLLC offers a comprehensive range of Houston civil litigation options for individual and commercial clients in Sugar Land, Galveston, Missouri City and surrounding communities. These services complement our business planning, consumer law, corporate law and commercial litigation services. The civil litigation matters that we can address include dispute resolution, appeals, litigation – but are not limited to – the following:
- Debt settlement and related matters
- Personal injury
- Alimony and related matters
- Other disputes between private parties
Attorney Henry Jakob has extensive experience in these practice areas and are committed to advocating forcefully on their clients’ behalf, regardless of the nature of the case and the advised course of action. Our lawyers excel in such civil litigation actions as:
It is not always necessary to take a legal dispute to trial. In fact, the majority of disputes between individuals and commercial entities are settled outside of a trial setting.
Attorney Henry Jakob has extensive non-trial dispute resolution experience. Depending on the nature of the case and the needs of the client, our attorneys may recommend arbitration or mediation.
Arbitration is a form of dispute resolution in which an impartial third party weighs arguments from the aggrieved parties and arrives at a binding, enforceable decision. Arbitrators typically have extensive legal experience and are often retired lawyers or judges.
Mediation also involves an impartial third party and two or more aggrieved parties. Unlike arbitration, the outcome is not typically binding on those involved. Instead, the mediator brokers negotiations or discussions between the other parties in an effort to arrive at a voluntary resolution that precludes further legal action.
Although dispute resolution options like arbitration and mediation are suitable in many settings, some disputes cannot be solved through these means. When a case must be aired before a court of law, our seasoned trial law professionals guide the client through every step of the process and provide forceful, personalized representation that maximizes the likelihood of a favorable outcome. We also have extensive experience in the area of judgment enforcement, which sometimes become necessary when a party’s post-trial actions suggest that they do not feel bound by the outcome of their case.
Our aggressive client advocacy does not stop with a single unfavorable ruling or outcome. In the event that a client wishes to pursue an appeal of an adverse judgment, we advise on the merits of this action and guide them through the entire appeals process. With admission to practice in the various federal districts of Texas and select other jurisdictions throughout the United States, we offer unmatched attention and versatility for clients engaged in legal appeals.