Hacienda Heights Business Litigation and Trial Attorney

Hacienda Heights is an affluent, unincorporated place in Los Angeles County, below the Puente Hills of the San Gabriel Valley. Originally an agricultural town, starting in the 1940’s and accelerating in the 1950’s, suburban residential development transformed Hacienda Heights into a residential or bedroom community. In the 1970s, much of Hacienda Heights, particularly along the northern slopes of Puente Hills, was developed for suburban single-family housing, which attracted younger, more affluent and educated families.

Tony Liu represents clients in the Hacienda Heights and Los Angeles region. Because of his experience as a criminal prosecutor and litigator, he has the expertise needed to protect your business’ interests in a wide range of cases,

  • Disputes among partners or members of limited liability corporations or partnerships (especially those involving high value assets and real estate): Your business may be at risk because of internal disputes that if not handled properly, may grind your business to a halt. Tony Liu can create partnership agreements and corporate by-laws that can address these issues before problems start. If disagreements have already flared and your business is suffering, Tony Liu can protect your rights and help ensure the business continues to run despite ownership disputes.

  • Shareholder disputes: Running a business can be complex, but for a small or medium sized corporation, one thing is very simple for the business to thrive: shareholders need to be on the same page when it comes to important decisions. If your investment in a corporation is hanging in the balance, or it looks like a serious dispute may be brewing, contact Tony Liu. You can discuss the situation and he can discuss your options.

  • Real estate disputes among sellers, buyers, brokers, developers either in breach of contract, fraud (including nondisclosure of material facts about the property) or commission disputes: A business needs a place to “live” and that commercial or industrial property is often leased or purchased. Long term leases or purchases can require substantial investment of resources. A location not ready on time or not meeting contractual commitments can create major headaches for tenants or purchasers and create financial losses. If you’re a party to a real estate dispute, or if you’re involved in a situation where one may happen, Tony Liu can advise you of your rights and responsibilities and help you through the situation.

  • Businesses litigation involving intellectual property infringement, breach of contract, unfair business practices, fraud and other business torts: Your business’ intellectual property may be its most valuable asset and it needs to be protected. Your business’ every day survival may depend on contracts with suppliers, contractors, customers and employees. Tony Liu can make sure those contracts protect your interests and enforce them if they’re breached. If you feel your business is suffering because of a contract with another, he can review it to determine what your options are, including negotiating with the other party an end to the contract.

Attorney Liu represents a number of different types of business clients, including,

  • Businesses based in China and Taiwan entering into joint ventures, and the American companies involved in those ventures: Tony Liu was born in Taiwan and came to the United States when he was 11 years old and has been living here ever since. He is fluent in Mandarin and Taiwanese. Tony Liu understands the culture, perspective, business practices and thinking processes of business owners from Taiwan and China.

  • Foreign investors, especially those from China or Taiwan, who are interested in investing in businesses for the purposes of obtaining investor visas: Tony Liu facilitates the purchase of a business or investment in it, helps with management issues and dispute resolution aspects of investment. He can refer any interested clients to well qualified immigration attorneys to complete necessary immigration forms.

  • Local companies doing business globally (especially in Taiwan or China) or a foreign corporation with an established branch office in the United States: Tony Liu’s experience in the legal aspects of international trade can help businesses on either side of the Pacific.

  • Commercial real estate investors, including individuals, institutions, limited partnerships and limited liability corporations: There are many potential legal issues that can arise with commercial real estate, from the mundane to the complex. Tony Liu can help you prevent legal issues or zealously defend your rights and interests in case issues end up in litigation.

If you do business in Hacienda Heights and have any questions or concerns about legal issues, contact Tony Liu’s office today for a consultation.

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