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Eviction – Landlord / Tenant – Washington County

A landlord came to Callaghan & Callaghan with an eviction matter. The tenant had failed to pay any rent for a number of months. The first eviction attempt utilizing another law office did not work out. Callaghan & Callaghan picked up the pieces of the case and successfully tried the case before a judge.

Family Law – Washington County

Two parties, a former husband and wife, came to our offices with a unique issue. Due to a clerical error almost ten years ago, one of the parties wages were being garnished. The garnishment had continued for years. Through diligent work with the Family Court Clerk’s office and the Department of Human Services, Callaghan & Callaghan was able to resolve the matter to our client’s benefit.

Employment Law

A new Callaghan & Callaghan client faced a difficult situation with a former employer. The employer filed suit for breaches of an alleged non-compete agreement. After success at a injunction hearing, Callaghan & Callaghan successfully negotiated an extremely favorable resolution.

Zoning – Land Use

Our attorneys helped a client plan, apply, negotiate and advocate for a new local development. The proposal included wide ranging zoning issues. The application attracted attention from municipal leaders, town staff, abutters, and local citizens. Through effective preparation and argument, the proposal won universal approval.

Probate Court

An out of state Callaghan & Callaghan client contacted the firm regarding a very unique probate issue. Our attorneys analyzed the claim and filed a petition in a local probate court to preserve and protect our clients’ interests. Our clients are now in position to rightfully collect a multi-million dollar settlement.

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Personal Injury and Workers Compensation

A long standing Callaghan & Callaghan client suffered personal injuries as the result of a car accident in Warwick. After successfully resolving the Workers Compensation claim, Callaghan & Callaghan filed suit for pain and suffering in the auto accident. The additional claim resulted in a significant payout for our client.

Real Estate Dispute – Regulatory Appeal – Riparian Rights

A new client approached Callaghan & Callaghan with a multi-faceted issue. Years earlier they had constructed a residential boating facility (dock) off their South County property. Unbeknownst to them, the dock had been constructed at an incorrect angle. The error did not arise until their neighbor sought to construct their own dock.