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Battery back-up also helps prevent other costly problems.
Owners, buyers, lessors and prospective tenants of commercial property can go a long way in avoiding disputes and costly litigation with real estate brokers by taking a simple precaution - memorialize any agreement or understanding with the broker by putting it in writing.
Generally in a litigation, if the facts are in dispute, a trial is required, but the case can be tried only after an often lengthy and costly process of pleading, discovery, motion practice and waiting for the case to rise to the top of the court's trial docket.