PRACTICE AREAS

BUSINESS LAW

Contracts, Mergers, Business Law

The firm provides counsel to individual and business clients in transactions with federal and state institutions, in negotiating instruments, facilitating loans, handling creditor disputes, foreclosure litigation, regulatory and tax compliance, and insurance claims resolution.

CIVIL LITIGATION

Business Disputes, Personal Injury, Employment Disputes, Medical Malpractice, Elder Abuse

Sands & Associates protects its clients interests in personal injury claims, employment matters (including discrimination, harassment, and wage & hour disputes), business matters, professional negligence, fraud and other unfair practices with persistence, effective counsel and expert knowledge. From business contracts and agreements to real estate matters, malpractice (medical legal, and other fields) and Torts (personal injury, wrongful death), we negotiate settlements and successfully bring cases to trial. 

FAMILY LAW

Marriage, Civil Unions, Domestic Partnerships, Custody Issues

Sands & Associates approaches cases in every area of family law with integrity, sensitivity and discretion. With special expertise in conservatorship issues, Sands & Associates Chairman Ada Sands is frequently appointed by the Los Angeles Superior Court to represent conservatees and wards. We protect our clients legal interests in cases of adoption, pre-marital agreements, divorce, child custody and visitation, paternity actions, child and spousal support, relocation, and valuation and division of assets. With care and foresight, we provide wills, trust and estate planning.

TRUST WILLS & PROBATE

We provide counsel to seniors and their families in trust, estate and tax issues, probate, asset protection, long-term care insurance, social security, disability, veterans and Medicate Benefits, health care directives, nursing home arrangements and other elder law concerns.

Estate Management, Property Management, Conservatorships, Guradianship