PERSONAL INJURY

If you or a loved one has been injured as a result of negligence, you need to obtain legal advice in order to make a claim. The Law Offices of Nigel Burns provides effective and compassionate attorneys who can guide you through this difficult process and work towards resolving your case and provide compensation for the damages suffered.

In a personal injury matter, there typically are two types of damages; special damages, i.e., economic damages such as medical bills, loss of earnings, property damage and general damages, which are non-economic and are typically known as pain and suffering damages.

Trust Litigation and Probate Litigation

Probate litigation is an area of the law that deals with disputes over the estate of a person who has passed away. Oftentimes estate disputes are handled in probate court. The probate court handles the process of transferring legal title of property from the estate of a person who has passed away to his or her beneficiaries.

While some cases make it through the probate procedure smoothly, disputes often arise. If find yourself involved with in a dispute over the estate of someone who has passed, the best path to assure that your legal rights are protected is through an experienced attorney.

Elder Abuse

Financial exploitation was been called the “crime of the 21st century,” and the fact of the matter is that elders are disproportionately targeted. The best way to fight financial elder abuse is to avoid letting it happen in the first place. However, it does happen, and in California, it happens very often. If you, or a loved one, have been a victim you deserve to have an experienced attorney in your corner who will fight tooth and nail for your rights.

At the Law Offices of Nigel Burns a large area of our practice is dedicated to litigating financial elder abuse cases. Our experienced trial attorneys have a proven track record of getting our clients the results that they deserve and a reputation for fighting for our clients’ rights from the moment we take on a new client’s case all the way through the appeals process.

Civil litigation

If you or a loved one has been injured as a result of negligence, you need to obtain legal advice in order to make a claim. The Law Offices of Nigel Burns provides effective and compassionate attorneys who can guide you through this difficult process and work towards resolving your case and provide compensation for the damages suffered. In a personal injury matter,.

Administrative Hearings

When your professional license is in jeopardy, when you are being investigated by a government agency or administrative board, or when you need to obtain a license or permit, you need an attorney who has significant experience in these specific legal areas who can guide you through this complex process. It is extremely important that you contact an attorney as soon as you become aware of any problems with your existing license or that you need help obtaining a license.

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