Law Offices of
AUGUST J. OBER, IV AND ASSOCIATES

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Areas of Practice
The firm represents people, their families and businesses in cases involving the following:

Personal Injury

  • Automobile accidents
  • Truck accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Chemical exposure
  • Workers' compensation claims
  • Construction accidents
  • Workplace accidents
  • Medical malpractice
  • Aviation accidents
  • Defective products
  • Surgical accidents
  • Birth injuries
  • Nursing home liability
  • Hospital malpractice
  • Legal malpractice
  • Negligence
  • Intentional torts
  • Premises liability
  • Slip and falls
  • Dog bites
  • Animal attacks
  • Sexual abuse
  • Brain injuries
  • Head injuries
  • Paralysis
  • Paraplegia
  • Quadriplegia
  • Catastrophic injuries
  • Wrongful death

 

Wills & Estates

  • Drafting Wills
  • Creating Trusts
  • Asset protection and management
  • Minimizing estate, gift, and transfer taxes
  • Business succession planning
  • Health care decision making
  • Estate and trust administration
  • Guardianship
  • Probate

Criminal & Traffic Offenses

  • White collar crimes and offenses
  • Fraud
  • Sexual assault
  • Drug Offenses
  • Assault and Battery
  • DUI
  • Juvenile delinquency
  • Underage drinking
  • Disorderly conduct
  • Traffic offenses

Business

  • Business Formation (Incorporation, LLCs, LLPs, and Partnerships)
  • Shareholder and partnership agreements
  • Buy/Sell agreement
  • Licensing
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Sales of shares, assets, or divisions
  • Negotiation on behalf of secured and unsecured lenders
  • Executive Compensation Plan development and documentation
  • Licensing, technology transfer, franchise, dealership, and distributorship agreements
  • Business and commercial litigation
  • Negotiating commercial leases
  • General business consulting and counseling

Family Law & Divorce

  • Divorce and domestic relations
  • Equitable distribution of property
  • Child support
  • Spousal support
  • Alimony and Alimony Pendente Lite (APL)
  • Child custody
  • Grandparents and third party custody rights
  • Prenuptial agreements
  • Postnuptial and marital settlement agreements
  • Adoption
  • Termination of parental rights
  • Juvenile law
  • Same Sex Marriage
  • Domestic partner agreements and cohabitation agreements

 

Real Estate

  • Public / private financing
  • Land development
  • Leasing and management agreements
  • Landlord / Tenant negotiations
  • Zoning and land use
  • Eminent domain
  • Condemnation
  • Condominium law
  • Mineral & Gas rights
  • Title examination and insurance
  • Title insurance coverage litigation
  • Acquisitions and disposition
  • Commercial leasing
  • Contract drafting and review
  • Tax assessments / exemptions
  • Residential transactions

 

Employment & Labor Law

  • Employment agreements
  • Severance agreements
  • Benefit plans
  • Employee handbooks
  • Employment discrimination
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) claims
  • Human Relations Commission (HRC) claims
  • Breach of contract
  • Workers' compensation issues
  • Wrongful discharge
  • Sexual harassment
  • Employee benefit disputes
  • Preventive hiring
  • Unfair labor practice charges
  • Pension disputes
  • Wage and hour issues
  • Overtime issues
  • ERISA litigation
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) claims
  • Whistleblower retaliation
  • Collective bargaining negotiations
  • Unfair labor practices claims
  • Employee benefits disputes
  • Labor arbitration

 

Litigation

The above practice areas are only some of the types of cases that fall within the purview of Civil and/or Criminal Litigation.  As a general practice firm we strive to handle all you legal needs, whether personal or business related.

 

Over my years of practice I have established a referral network of skilled attorneys.  If your case involves a legal issue outside of my practice areas, I will be happy to refer you to a worthy and skilled attorney that can assist you.