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What Is Commercial Law?

Posted by Chris Peterson | Aug 03, 2014 | 0 Comments

What Is Commercial Law?

What Is Commercial LawThe world of business and commerce is more complex than ever before. The Internet, favorable treaties, and other matters have globalized business in a way that would never have been dreamed of previously. In consequence, commercial law has become ever more complicated. For this reason it is important that your business have an ongoing relationship with a strong Conroe commercial lawyer. So, what is Commercial Law?

Commercial Law Defined

Commercial law is a specialized field that includes aspects of consumer transactions, business, and commerce. The relationships between businesses, consumers, and other entities has become led some attorneys to specialize in one area. A Conroe commercial lawyer with Peterson Law Group has a strong understanding of the many areas of this growing field.

Areas Included in Commercial Law

Among the general areas your attorney will handle in relation to commercial law are:

  • Business and corporate law
  • Commercial litigation
  • Construction law
  • Real estate law
  • Consumer protections
  • Environmental law
  • Insurance defense

Each area is governed by its own body of laws. In business law, for instance, your attorney will provide assistance with contractual disputes, intellectual property, shareholder disputes, trade conflicts, commercial real estate, business collections, trade secrets, employment, etc. Your attorney will also help you decide which type of business you should form under by discussing the implications and advantages of each. His assistance in the area of commerce, on the other hand, will involve the entire environment for business. Disputes between corporations, trade agreements, and other issues are a part of this area of commercial law.

The consumer transactions arm of commercial law includes matters that pertain to sale and distribution of goods as well as methods of payment. As mentioned, it is preferable to avoid litigation in most circumstances if an agreement can be reached instead. This saves the parties time and money. Therefore, a commercial lawyer also works in mediation and alternative dispute resolution.

Call Us if You Have a Commercial Law Need If you are a business or a consumer you may need the assistance of a Conroe commercial lawyer at some point. Call Peterson Law Group for the highest standard of legal assistance: 979-703-7014 or 936-337-4681.

About the Author

Chris Peterson

Chris Peterson is the owner of Peterson Law Group. He practices primarily in the areas of wills, trusts and estate planning; probate and trust administration; elder law; and business law. Chris is also the owner of Brazos 1031 Exchange Company.


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