Criminal Defense, Business Litigation, Real Estate, - Former FBI Special Agent Attorney
Other Offices: Bogota
Law Firm OverviewThe Latin America Law Groupís international law attorneys in the Dominican Republic specialize in criminal defense, business law and commercial litigation, divorce and family law, real estate disputes, as well as foreign corporation due diligence. In addition, the Latin America Law Group handles cases of computer forensic analysis, business forensic accounting, and intellectual property litigation.
The Latin America Law Group is a reliable and trustworthy resource for domestic and foreign disputes. With over 38 years of experience, Michael Youngs and the Latin America Law Group are here to help individuals needing assistance with legal issues in the Dominican Republic. We have offices in Miami and New York as well to provide advice to U.S. citizens and Europeans who have legal issues in the Dominican Republic.
Year this Office was Established: 1998
Languages: English, Spanish and Portuguese
Areas of Law
Areas of Law Description
-Business and real estate litigation
If you or your company is involved in litigation relating to a business dispute we can provide you with aggressive representation. Whether the case involves a breach of contract, failure to deliver goods or failure to make payment in a commercial transaction our firm will assign the attorney best suited to defend your position either as a plaintiff or a corporate defendant. Real estate transactions often end in disputes for a variety of issues whether it be pricing, encroachment or failure to pass title. Our firm stands prepared to handle your case and represent you zealously in the local courts.
If you have been charged with a serious local crime whether it be fraud, drug trafficking or computer crimes we can help you resolve the case in the best manner possible. We also represent persons accused of crimes before federal courts throughout the United States. We handle international criminal cases in various countries in Latin America and the Caribbean as well as serious felony charges in the U.S. State Courts. We defend accused individuals facing federal charges in the United States and those who currently reside in foreign countries and are awaiting extradition to the United States. We meet with family members of accused persons both in State and Federal cases both in the United States and abroad. Although most of our clients are U.S. Citizens, many of our clients are from Central and South America as well as the Caribbean who have faced federal or state charges in the United States or third countries. Some of the cawses we have handled in the past include the following offenses:
Bank Fraud and Embezzlement
Fraud By Wire
-DIVORCE disputes and CHILD CUSTODY
We provide the assistance needed by individuals in their legal case relating to contentious child custody battles or divorces as well.
-PERSONAL INJURY in the United States but only catastrophic injuries in foreign countries since the law in Latin America is totally different.
- Car Accidents
It is a common misconception that victims of automobile accidents do not need attorneys. Until the victim of an automobile accident retains an attorney, the insurance company knows that the person they are dealing with is not currently prepared to take his or her case to court and therefore, they are unlikely to offer fair compensation. Do not speak with insurance adjusters or investigators without contacting representatives from our office. Do not sign any releases of liability until you have discussed your case with one of our attorneys. You may be signing a document that prevents you from obtaining compensation for years of suffering due to your injuries and long term rehabilitation.
- Truck Accidents
If you are involved in a truck-car accident you should contact an attorney immediately in order to seek legal protection for you or your family member who has been injured. As always, medical treatment is the most important factor to be considered following an injury accident involving trucks and cars. Also, it is almost always an important precautionary measure following an automobile accident where a car and truck have collided to be taken to the emergency room if you have any kind of pain or discomfort even if it involves neck or back soreness.
- Motorcycle Accidents
Immediate medical attention is the most important factor following a motorcycle accident to determine the condition of the operator and any passengers he or she may have had aboard. However, if a legal claim is to be made in such a case, it is extremely important for the victim or his family members to preserve the evidence in these type of accidents and to contact our firm so that we can use our trained investigators to collect the evidence, medical documents and reports as well as to take photographs of the victims, the motorcycle involved as well as the scene of the event. Also, photographs of the automobile or truck which collided with the motorcycle are essential in order to show the impact involved in the accident.
- Pedestrian Injuries
A member of your family who has been injured in a pedestrian accident can receive the guidance needed to protect your interests by contacting an attorney. Insurance company representatives will attempt to call you in many instances and try and settle the case immediately appearing to be cooperating with you. In fact, although insurance company investigators or agents act as though they wish to help you by paying some of your hospital bills or other medical expenses they are actually only protecting the interests of the insurance company. If you are injured in a pedestrian accident it would be wise to have an advocate who will assist you in defending your right to be indemnified for your injuries.
- Premises Liability
Whether your case involves a slip and fall injury or you or a family member has sustained some other type of injury while on the property of another or in a business situation robbed or otherwise accosted while in the parking lot or parking garage of the company and are injured, you should immediately contact a lawyer for guidance. We are pleased to provide you with a free assessment of your case which may help define your rights and determine if you have a legal case of negligence which could be brought against the owner of a property.
Michael Youngs, Esq.
Business and Industry, Business Formation, Business Law, Business Litigation, Civil Litigation
Alan C. Youngs, Esq.
Accident, Agency and Distributorship, Banking and Finance, Banking Law, Business and Industry
- Federal Bar Association
- National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
- Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI
- American Association for Justice
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