Block, Crouch Keeter, Behm & Sayed, LLP
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LitigationLitigation

Block, Crouch, Keeter, Behm & Sayed attorneys represent individual, business, corporate, and municipal clients throughout the southeastern United States in hearings, mediations, trials, arbitrations, and appeals, before
state and federal courts and various dispute resolution associations and groups. Our attorneys have extensive experience in civil, commercial, condemnation, construction, contract, corporate, criminal, estate and trust, divorce and family law, personal injury, product liability, real property, Homeowners Association (HOA) and zoning and land use litigation.

The goal of our litigation attorneys is to advise and zealously represent our clients in all disputes in all forums, while at the same time seeking to resolve their matters with a minimum of time, risk, and cost to the client.

Articles pertaining to Litigation:
Can the State, County, City, Utilities or Other Entities Take My Property?
An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure: Residential Construction Contracts
Homeowners' Associations = Endless Options
In the Trenches and the Trees
Loose Lips Still Sink Ships: Beware Waiving Protected Information through Electronic Communications

Mediation and ArbitrationFamily Law

Our firm provides a wide range of legal services for families. We prepare pre-marital and separation agreements, assist with adoptions and name changes, and negotiate or litigate family law issues such as divorce, equitable distribution, alimony, child support and custody.
Click here to visit our Family Law page.

Articles pertaining to Family Law:
Broken Engagement: Who Keeps the Ring?
Same Sex Marriage Now Legal in NC: What does it really mean?
Parenting Coordination

Wills, Estate Planning and Estate AdministrationWills, Estate Planning and Estate Administration

Our attorneys help families plan for their future needs by preparing estate plans, wills, living wills, health care powers of attorney, and general powers of attorney. We help clients to obtain a legal guardian when a loved one is no longer competent to manage his or her own affairs. When a loved one dies, we provide estate administration and advise surviving family members in the proper conduct of their personal and business affairs. Visit our Estate Planning page.

Articles pertaining to Estate Planning:
Estate Planning Issues in Blended Families
Which Estate Planning Documents do you really need?
There's a Trust for Every Reason

Business LawBusiness Law

Our firm assists clients in the formation of business entities including for-profit, non-profit, and professional corporations, limited liability companies, and general and limited partnerships. Once established, we assist clients to maintain business records and documentation, offer legal advice in business planning, and provide legal services necessary for the proper operation of our client's business.

Articles pertaining to Business Law:
The Importance of Choosing the Appropriate Business Structure

Property TransactionsProperty Transactions

We represent buyers, sellers, and developers in transactions ranging from purchasing and selling residential lots and homes to representing and advising clients in the planning, financing, constructing, selling, and leasing of commercial property. We handle lien claims, zoning issues, and land use regulatory matters. Our attorneys are approved for all major title insurance companies and lending institutions in our State.

Articles pertaining to Property Transactions:
What to Know before Signing a Lease

Mediation and ArbitrationMediation and Arbitration

Some of our attorneys assist others to resolve disputes through mediation or arbitration to avoid the aggravation and expense of a trial. One of our members is currently an arbitrator with The Arbitration Group and a certified Civil Superior Court Mediator. Another is certified as a Family Financial Mediator and is willing to engage in the collaborative family law process.

Meet our team