The Best Free Legal Advice You’ll Ever Get

What legal advice could save you tens of thousands of dollars and can make or break a legal matter you are involved with?  That advice is very simple, but you would be surprised the number of times that it is ignored.  What is this great legal advice? Read the documents

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Mortgages and Rents – SNDA Agreements

From the borrower’s perspective, there are some special issues which arise with rents on commercial real estate properties in a foreclosure or bankruptcy setting. These issues must be thoroughly analyzed on the front end because cash is king, and continued use of cash to support the upkeep of the properties

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Small Business Owners Remain Pessimistic

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) has collected small business economic trends data since 1973.  The NFIB monthly surveys are available at their excellent website.  The NFIB March report states that the current trends remain on par with the 2008 trends. While the report notes that there is some

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Number 1 Pet Peeve – Client Depositions

As everyone does, I have developed my own list of deposition “pet peeves,” and I’m going to introduce you to them. So, here is my No. 1 pet peeve: clients not listening to and contemplating questions before answering when being deposed. Before every deposition of a client, I have a

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Overall Bankruptcy Filings Continue to Decrease

Overall Bankruptcy Filings Continue to Decrease The American Bankruptcy Institute (“ABI”) recently reported that total bankruptcy filings in the United States decreased 21% in February, 2013, as compared to February, 2012. Consumer filings declined 21% and total business filings declined 29%. The ABI projects that bankruptcy filings will continue to

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