Practice Areas Overview
We believe every client is our most important client. We will provide you with personal and competent representation to ensure that your legal rights are protected. Based in Columbia, the Foster Law Office is a general practice firm assisting clients throughout the State of South Carolina in an array of areas including personal injury, real estate law, family law and divorce, business law, and probate and estate planning matters. Our experience also extends to handling other civil litigation matters. Regardless of the legal issue with which you need assistance, we are here to help. contact us today to schedule a consultation regarding your situation.
Personal Injury & Wrongful Death
If you or someone you love has been injured, you have recourse and you need a compassionate and effective lawyer to advocate on your behalf to make sure your rights are protected and that you are compensated for your loss. We are able to handle virtually any type of personal injury case, including wrongful death, motor vehicle accidents, aviation accidents, medical malpractice, products liability, toxic torts and contamination illnesses, construction site injuries, nursing home abuse, premises liability, and medication errors. Please give us a call and schedule a time to meet with one of our lawyers so that we can discuss your case and help you. We do not charge an initial consultation fees for personal injury cases.
South Carolina law requires that an attorney be present at all commercial and residential real estate closings. In addition to helping with closings, our work with real estate matters encompasses preparation of deeds, pour-over trusts, and handling any litigation that arises.
Family Law and Divorce
We understand that divorce, custody and other issues related to your family can be the most difficult and emotional experiences a person may face. We represent clients in divorce, child custody, child or spousal support, property division, sexual abuse, alimony, and agreement modification cases. We have a particular focus in handling complex Family Court litigation matters, including cases involving large estates and significant assets, or complicated custody disputes. In addition to being skilled litigators who will aggressively defend your interests in court, we pride ourselves on being able to amicably resolve many domestic matters through mediation and settlement negotiations." If you retain us to represent your interests, we will do so in a civil and ethical manner. We will not run up legal expenses for our own gain. We will provide you competent counsel and steer you efficiently through the legal system so that you receive best result possible and all of your legal rights are protected.
Business Transactions and Litigation
We assist individuals and businesses with the full scope of their transactional and litigation needs. Our transactional practice encompasses entity formation, contract drafting and negotiation, and real estate agreements. On the litigation side, we have a wealth of experience in partnership disputes, contract disputes, corporate dissolution matters, and real estate disputes.
Probate and Estate Planning
Wills, trusts, living wills, health care powers of attorney, and financial powers of attorney are all important estate planning documents that can help ensure your wishes are carried out, and in many cases help your family avoid probate altogether. We also handle probate administration and any litigation that arises during the probate process, such as will contests, beneficiary disputes and allegations of breach of a fiduciary duty.
Other Civil Litigation Matters
In addition to the primary areas of practice described above, we handle a diverse range of general civil litigation matters, including construction litigation, breach of trust, breach of contract, and intentional torts, such as defamation, abuse of process, false imprisonment, and malicious prosecution. Our attorneys and attentive staff have the experience and expertise to take on even the most complex cases and are committed to seeing them through to a successful conclusion.