Areas of Practice
Easement and boundary disputes, commercial and residential purchase and sale transactions and related disputes, partition actions, trespass, property damage, nuisance, landlord/tenant law, premises liability, Subdivision Map Act and water rights disputes.
Transaction counsel, formation of partnerships, corporations and limited liability companies, and generation of employer handbooks.
Probates, Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning
We handle probates start to finish, draft wills, trusts and trust amendments, and assist with trust administration. We advise clients on variety of estate planning devices available to them and make recommendations based on their unique asset portfolio. We draft powers of attorney and advanced health care directives, and litigate claims based on elder abuse, fraud, deceit, undue influence, and alleged breaches of fiduciary duties by executors, probate administrators and trustees.
Governmental Entity Claims & Defense
We provide counsel for clients faced with alleged violations of County land use ordinances, Williamson Act enforcement and compliance actions, and can provide zealous advocacy on your behalf before local boards and governmental entities, including city and county planning commissions and the County Board of Supervisors.
General Civil Litigation
We litigate breach of contract claims, disputes between co-owners of real or personal property, and all related disputes between individuals and entities. We frequently represent clients in mediations to resolve disputes as an alternative to, and during, costly litigation.
Personal Transactional Work
Drafting and review of land deeds, contracts, use agreements, liability waivers, settlements and related legal documents. We provide superior counsel to our clients to determine the best form of written agreement suited to their particular needs.
"Neal Latt is an attorney of the highest integrity. He helped to extricate me from a very difficult situation, with the loss of an expensive property at stake. His capacity for thinking through every step, analyzing behavior, coming up with solutions and anticipating outcomes is superior. Neal has a strong moral compass and plays fair, which was very important to me. I really feel that he put his heart and soul into my case. I am very grateful for his services and will recommend him to anyone in need."
- Nancy, May 2018
350 E Street, Suite 308
Eureka, CA 95501
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