530.823.9736
200 Auburn Folsom Road, Suite 305
Auburn, California 95603
Auburn Courthouse

With over 70 years of combined legal experience, Aronowitz Skidmore Lyon brings to its clients a recognized expertise in both transactional law and litigation in Placer County and throughout California.

Aronowitz Skidmore Lyon represents clients through an array of business and real estate transactions, and also provides dedicated advocates for its clients, whether they are plaintiffs or defendants, across a wide spectrum of disputes. Through experience and utilization of leading edge resources, the Firm provides quality legal services in the areas of real estate, corporate and business law, construction, estate planning and probate litigation. Our attorneys bring years of experience in their respective areas of expertise and are licensed to practice in all California State and Federal courts as well as the United States Supreme Court.

The Firm's philosophy is to provide the highest quality of legal representation in order to achieve our clients' goals in the most efficient and cost-effective manner while at all times being responsive to our clients to achieve consistently
optimal results.

Legal Q&A

My company operates only in California, but we have national suppliers’ contracts that require legal action to be brought in another state. Is this binding?

A clause in a contract that requires litigation in a specific county or state is a Forum Selection Clause. Companies often overlook these clauses tucked away in the miscellaneous section at the end of a contract. In most cases, particularly commercial contracts, the Forum Selection Clause is binding. Litigating in another state can be extremely expensive and potentially fatal to your action, particularly when your witnesses are local. Legal counsel can help you with the several exceptions existing in California.

-Kathleen Córdova Lyon

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