Serving Your Legal Needs in Summerville

At Reeves Law, PA, we provide counsel and representation in a variety of legal practice areas in Summerville, South Carolina. James E. Reeves, has been practicing law since 1993 and he is committed to serving your legal matters with his guidance and support. To schedule a consultation, contact our law firm today.

Residential and Commercial Real Estate Transactions

Reeves Law, PA has extensive experience helping both buyers and sellers in residential and commercial real estate transactions. Buying or selling a home or commercial property can be a daunting and overwhelming experience without proper guidance.

We can help you through all facets of the process, whether it is negotiating the contract, searching the title, explaining various documents from a lender, preparing deeds, notes and mortgages, or conducting the closing. If title issues arise, we can also help you find timely, real world solutions. Let us walk you through the necessary steps for a smooth real estate transaction.

The Probate Process

The death of a loved one can be a difficult time. Reeves Law, PA will guide you through the probate process so that the wishes of your deceased loved one are carried out.

Sometimes this practice area involves probating the Last Will and Testament of your loved one or distributing property based on intestacy statutes when there is no Will. Dealing with creditors and uncooperative family members can lead to further complications in which you will want an experienced law firm working on your behalf.

Planning Your Estate

Having your affairs in order is vitally important in the event of you passing away. Without proper estate planning, your family members and loved ones can be left with the difficult task of attempting to wrap-up your business without clear and enforceable directions.

Furthermore, if you have minor children or adults that need special assistance, a proper plan can specify who will take care of them and make their legal, financial and business decisions until they are able to do so themselves. By making a set plan for your estate following your death, you can greatly assist loved ones that are left behind.

At Reeves Law, PA, we offer assistance for the following legal services

  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Health Care Powers of Attorney/Living Wills
  • General Durable Powers of Attorney
  • Joint Tenants with Rights of Survivorship Deeds

Moving Forward from a Personal Injury

At Reeves Law, PA, we believe that no accident victim should ever be left responsible for losses sustained in an accident that was caused by someone else. With a detailed knowledge of state and federal laws - in addition to his extensive negotiation and litigation experience - attorney James E. Reeves and his associated counsel can offer the guidance needed after being injured or killed due to the negligence or carelessness of another party.

Whether the injury or death is caused by a car accident, pedestrian accident, nursing home negligence, medical malpractice, or an injury at work, Reeves Law, PA can provide counsel or legal representation to you and your loved ones.

General Civil
Litigation Services

Unfortunately, there are times when people find themselves being sued or needing to take some form of legal action to resolve a dispute with another party. Reeves Law, PA can assist in navigating the land mines that civil litigation can bring.

Sometimes these disputes can be resolved through settlement and mediation, and other times a case needs to go to trial. Our law firm works with a number of attorneys with varied experiences in multiple areas of the law to provide you with the resources you need for your case.

Business Law Practices

Reeves Law, PA can assist in providing legal services for many facets of your business. We can help with the formation of your business entity, whether it is a corporation, limited liability company or other form of business. We can also assist with the real estate needs of your business and assist with the purchase or sale of interests in a business.

Organizing your business in the correct legal form plays a part in the smooth and efficient operations of your business. Ultimately, this can help protect your personal assets in the event that your business encounters a problem.

At Reeves Law, PA, We Can

  • Prepare and file initial organizational documents, such as the Articles of Incorporation or Articles of Organization, with the South Carolina Secretary of State.
  • Prepare appropriate governing documents, such as the By-Laws or Operating Agreements.
  • Obtain an Employment Identification Number (EIN) or tax identification number with the IRS.
  • Advise you about the organization and operation of your business.
  • Negotiate and draft contracts, to include purchase and sale agreements.
  • Negotiate and draft leases.
  • Coordinate due diligence examinations and inspections.
  • Negotiate and draft asset purchase agreements, stock purchase agreements and agreements related to the purchase or sale of interests in various business entities, including limited liability companies and partnerships.
  • Draft deeds, easement agreements, options, notes, mortgages, and assignment of leases and rents.
  • Close purchase and loan transactions.
  • Issue title opinions, title commitments and policies.

Counselor at Law

Prior to needing an attorney for negotiations or litigation, our law firm can counsel you as to various areas of the law. You do not need to hire an attorney to handle every matter for you. Sometimes you need assistance in knowing what the law is and how it may impact your particular situation.

For example, you could negotiate a contract yourself, but you may want an attorney to counsel you as to an aspect of contract law that could help you determine a favorable outcome in your situation. Reeves Law, PA does not directly provide legal service in all areas. However, we can counsel or use associated counsel to assist you. We can help you make a referral, or we can stay involved and serve as an associated counsel or an intermediary with another law firm serving as your attorney.

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