Business

Entity Formation and Transactions:

Whether you’re seeking to start a new business, acquire an ongoing one or incorporate your current trade, Donais Law Offices has the expertise to guide you through the process. Offering straightforward and practical information concerning choice of entity, partnership issue, jurisdictional considerations and more, our attorneys seek to help you get the protection and stability you need to make your company thrive. We also provide assistance with contract reviews, compliance with state and local regulations and other operational aspects of running your business.

  • Business law counseling
  • Entity formation filings
  • Partnership and LLC agreements
  • Corporate articles
  • Contract drafting
  • Annual business reporting
  • Asset purchase agreements
  • Percentage acquisitions

Business Litigation:

Like individuals, companies are sometimes involved in disputes with contractors, suppliers, employees or other parties. Our attorneys understand that the goal is usually to return to normal operation as soon as possible, and we seek to resolve disagreements with a minimum of time, money and stress. Representing both plaintiffs and defendants, Donais Law Offices presents reasonable options for resolution, including negotiation and mediation, and offer experienced advocacy in cases where litigation is the only option.

  • Disputes with customers/suppliers/vendors
  • Employee issues
  • Mechanic’s/materialman’s liens
  • Disputes among owners
  • Regulatory hearings
  • Business partitions/dissolutions
  • Member/partner ejection

Real Estate

Transactions:

Our attorneys provide a wide variety of services concerning all aspects of the purchase, sale, rental, mortgage or division of real estate. Whether residential or commercial, a first home or investment property, we have the experience to guide clients through the entire process, from purchase & sale agreement to financing to closing and beyond. We also have a niche practice for the purchase and sale of campgrounds in NH. Depending on your particular situation, our role can be as limited as reviewing contract language to protect your interests during the sale, or as complete as conducting all facets of the sale on your behalf. If you need a documents drafted, advise on a sale or just have general questions about the transfer process, Donais Law Offices is committed to providing prompt, accurate service and clear options and answers to all your real estate transactions.

  • Transaction review and advice
  • Purchase and sale drafting/review
  • Contract negotiation
  • Deed drafting/review
  • Title searches
  • Subdivisions
  • Mortgage discharges
  • Real estate closings

Litigation:

If your property becomes the subject of a conflict, whether with neighbors, former partners, your town or the State, our attorneys guide clients through all necessary steps through to resolution, from disagreement and negotiation to litigation to enforcement. Focused on providing realistic advise and strong advocacy, we work hard to protect the major investment your real estate represents. Representing both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide variety of disputes, Donais Law Offices has the experience to avoid common pitfalls and to navigate the litigation process to a timely and satisfactory solution.

  • Boundary disputes
  • Easements/rights of way
  • Real estate partitions
  • Condominium/HOA disputes
  • Mortgage enforcement
  • Foreclosures

Estates

Estate Planning:

Meant to secure both your peace of mind as well as your assets, a proper estate plan can ensure that your wishes are followed when you are least able to communicate them. Advance directives govern your preferred end-of- life care and treatment, and testamentary documents (wills/trusts) provide for the distribution of your assets to your family and friends. While navigating the various planning options can be confusing and emotionally taxing, our attorneys work hard to help you understand how these documents work and guide you in choosing the most sensible options for you and your family.

  • Estate plan review
  • Planning counseling
  • Wills
  • Revocable trusts
  • Powers of attorney
  • Medical directives and living wills
  • Guardianship nomination
  • Final disposition

Probate and Estate Administration:

Few events are more traumatic and disruptive than the death of a loved one. Our attorneys understand this difficulty and work diligently to ease the burdens of the probate process. Whether you are a named executor looking for assistance fulfilling your role or a successor trustee seeking direction and advice following the death of a grantor, we can help. Donais Law Offices offers services from simple review-and- advise through full representation and completion of distributions and administration.

  • Probate of wills
  • Intestate (no will) probate
  • Executor/trustee/successor guidance
  • Guardianship
  • Testamentary real estate transfers

General Litigation

In addition to more specialized areas of law, Donais Law Offices provides general litigation services for a variety of issues. We understand that finding an expedient solution to disputes helps preserve resources and relationships and reduces frustration and stress.

When representing plaintiffs, our attorneys work hard to attain the best recovery possible using tested and efficient strategies. When working for defendants, we take a practical approach, balancing liability and the transaction costs of litigation to find the optimal result. Donais Law Offices employs all available tools in advocating for our clients, including creative negotiations, mediation, factual and legal research, and vigorous litigation when necessary. As with all of our services, we strive to maintain regular and clear communication with our clients and ensure that they understand all aspects of their matter.

  • Contractual breach cases
  • Consumer issues/complaints
  • Defense for town/state claims
  • Promissory note enforcement
  • Construction disputes
  • And more!