Martindale-Hubbell preeminent 2019
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Silicon Valley Business and Real Estate Lawyers

In a landscape of innovative, often explosive business growth, the business and real estate attorneys at Nopar & Associates have been providing business and real estate law services for over 35 years to our clients. Our San Jose real estate lawyers have served clients in and around San Francisco Bay Area localities such as Palo Alto, Menlo Park and Redwood City on the Peninsula down to San Jose and areas such as Los Altos, Saratoga and Los Gatos, to name a few.

Nopar & Associates has achieved an AV-Preeminent rating* under Martindale-Hubbell's peer review rating system for legal ability and ethical standards. This rating reflects confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary, and attests that other lawyers and judges rank our firm’s attorneys as having attained the highest levels of professional skill and integrity.

At Nopar & Associates, our San Jose real estate attorneys are committed to providing the highest caliber legal services while responding quickly, efficiently and economically to the needs of our clients. Our attorneys are highly regarded for providing aggressive, results-oriented representation and have extensive experience in business law, real estate law, franchise law, real estate transactions, business transactions, business litigation and real estate litigation.

Real Estate Law

The firm’s real estate practice includes both litigation and transactional matters. Our real estate attorneys have expertise in handling a broad range of transactions, including purchases and sales, entity formation, private lending and financing transactions, transfers of title, leases, 1031 exchanges and construction contracts.

Our real estate litigation and dispute resolution capabilities encompass not only breach of contract, fraud, misrepresentation, non-disclosure and other common disputes, but broker and agent liability, breach of fiduciary duties, partition actions, escrow and earnest money disputes, and easement and boundary disputes. We also have significant experience in handling disputes between co-owners and between family members, including tenancies in common and matters where money for a down payment has been provided to a family member in exchange for a promised interest in a property or in the proceeds from the sale of a property. Our experienced San Jose real estate attorneys understand real estate, and are well versed in the often complex legal, business, personal and family issues that real estate clients encounter. We take pride in our ability to provide clients with a hands-on approach to devise and achieve desired results as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Business Law

We have represented numerous start-up businesses in the Bay Area and Silicon Valley areas surrounding Palo Alto, California and San Jose while supporting established firms in maintaining their competitive edge. Our business attorneys have particular expertise in mergers & acquisitions, including business purchases and sales ranging from modest transactions to transactions valued at over $20 million. Each of the firm’s senior business attorneys has a strong finance and accounting background, and has a solid understanding of how legal matters can impact a company’s bottom line as well as a keen awareness of tax consequences.

Our business and corporate law practice includes licensing agreements (including trademark, trade name, software and other intellectual property rights), executive compensation and employment contracts, stock option plans and stock purchase plans, joint venture agreements, trade secrets, technology licensing, commercial and industrial lease agreements, purchases and sales of commercial real estate, entity formation, venture financing, mergers and acquisitions, and purchases and sales of businesses.

Franchise Law

We have extensive experience in franchise law, including transactional matters such as franchise registration, purchases and sales of franchises, preparation and review of franchise agreements and franchise disclosure documents, and lease review and negotiation. We also have substantial experience and expertise in franchise litigation and dispute resolution, including territorial disputes, encroachment and exclusivity issues, renewal/non-renewal/termination of franchises, and post-termination issues.

We invite you to learn more about our firm. Review the information provided on this site or contact us to schedule a consultation.

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At Nopar & Associates, our attorneys are among the most experienced in the Bay Area, and have established a reputation for providing the highest caliber legal services to our clients.

Send us a message through the contact form or call us at 650-328-7300 or 408-288-6800.