Small Business Disputes


Small Business Disputes Lawyer in Washington, DC

Small businesses are involved in any number of things that can lead to disputes within a business and between businesses. You can proactively work to minimize and avoid many common disputes, but thorough planning is not always enough to evade disputes altogether. When a business dispute in Washington, DC arises and is not adequately addressed, it can seriously impact a business' stability, reputation, and bottom line. You want to address the harm done to your business so you can prevent further damages and recover monetary losses or other relief. You also want to defend against claims that could result in monetary judgments against the business and result in other costly penalties. 

Dispute resolution is immediately necessary so that businesses on either side of the dispute can avoid additional harm. At the Law Office of Alfredo Vasquez, our small business law lawyer in Washington, DC will be an integral part of the process to assert your rights and protect your interests and assets. Contact us today at (202) 525-7710 to schedule a consultation and learn more about effectively preventing business disputes and adequately addressing any that may arise.

Business Litigation in Washington, DC

Business litigation, or commercial litigation, is any legal proceeding arising from a dispute between organizations or other parties over commercial transactions in Washington, DC. The term also typically encompasses negotiation and dispute resolution processes before a matter goes to court. 

Disputes at the center of small business litigation can be both internal to the organization (e.g., a dispute with an employee or between partners) or with external parties (e.g., a dispute with a vendor or client). 

Business litigation attorneys are retained to advise on issues that arise in the course of operating in a business and to represent parties if a dispute arises. 

Common Types of Small Business Disputes in Washington, DC

Below are some of the more common types of disputes that most businesses encounter at some point. 

Breach of Contract

A breach of contract is a business dispute that arises when a contracting party fails to do something under a contract or breaches the terms of the contract. Contracts are a common feature of any business operation and, as such, breaches of contract are also common. They can involve consulting contracts, contracts for goods and services, and partnership agreements. 


Partnership disputes often arise where partners disagree on what's best for the business or how to proceed in relation to a specific issue, like splitting profits. They can also involve a breach of fiduciary duty where one party acts against the interests of the other in breach of a partnership agreement. 

Contact a Small Business Dispute Lawyer in Washington, DC Today 

Litigation is not the only method of resolving a small business dispute. Many parties to a business dispute are able to negotiate and compromise via a settlement process. Sometimes, it may go to arbitration. At the Law Office of Alfredo Vasquez, our small business litigation attorney represents clients who want smart, resourceful solutions to business disputes. 

Contact us today either by filling out the online form or calling us at (202) 525-7710 to schedule a consultation.

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The Law Office of Alfredo Vasquez serves people in Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia, offering clients customized solutions in civil litigation, community associations, real estate litigation, landlord-tenant, and small business disputes.