Practice Areas

Business and Commercial Litigation

Litigation involves a significant investment of time and money. Our approach is based upon aggressive solutions and effective case management, which includes keeping our clients informed and involved throughout the litigation process. Our focus is entirely on the client’s goals, their culture, and expectations. Practice areas include:

Breach of Contract
Franchise
Partnership Disputes
Real Estate
Bankruptcy

Estate Planning and Probate

Leake Law provides professional legal advice for the unique needs of any individual, family, or business. Our experience includes the following areas:

Wills
Financial powers of attorney, health care powers of attorney, medical authorizations
Probating a Will
Asset Protection
Planning for tax minimization
Business Planning
Trusts
Living Trusts
NFA Trusts
Supplemental Needs Trusts
Life Insurance Trusts
Grantor Trusts
Charitable Trusts
Family Limited Partnerships

Construction Law

Leake Law provides legal advice to many owners, developers, general contractors, sub-contractors, and other professionals regarding their legal needs. Our attorneys have experience with multi-party construction-related claims, disputes, and litigation, including the following:

Construction defect
Mechanics’ Liens
Risk management
Defaults
Contract review
Contract disputes

Real Estate Law

Leake Law is experienced in helping commercial and residential clients in many types of real estate proceedings and transactions by offering competent legal advice to DFW property owners and developers. We manage legal issues including:

Preparation and review of purchase/sale agreements
Mortgages and foreclosures
Commercial and residential leases
Financing
Title work
Property management

Entity Formation and Business Planning

Starting with initial business formation, the attorneys at Leake Law can help you carefully plan how to make your business work for you. Our team advises you about every stage of a business’ lifecycle, starting with selecting the appropriate legal form and properly filing the necessary documents. This key stage will determine whether you are protected from personal liability for business debts, how you will be taxed, and the ability to add new members or capital.

Corporations
LLC’s
Partnerships
Throughout your business planning, we advise you about:

Financing
Directors’ and officers’ liability
Reorganization
Franchising
Buy-sell agreements
Risk management