Preventative Law, like preventative medicine, is usually more effective, less stressful, and less costly than emergency approaches in the face of crisis and often after the fact. Thus, we focus on maintaining optimal conditions by anticipating problematic issues, addressing problems proactively rather than reactively, and negotiating from a win-win orientation in preference to ego-engaged conflict.
Establishing mutually beneficial relations creates long-term value, minimizes distrust and opportunism, and improves quality of life for everyone. Expectation of adversarial posturing can be gradually retired when each side works to understand and accommodate the legitimate needs of the other side, whether in the context of transactions, personal injury, estate planning, property disputes, etc.
Plan B, or resorting to the "big stick" in ... Read more