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When you file for protection from your creditors with Chapter 13 or Chapter 7 bankruptcy, one very important responsibility you have is to keep your attorney updated on your current contact information. I cannot tell you how many times this has become a problem for us in our practice. The maximum you can be in a Chapter 13 bankruptcy is five years.
Do you want to spend more of your time practicing law and less time repeating necessary but boring tasks? Hiring a virtual assistant can help you reduce your personal workload in a cost-effective way. Virtual assistants can do the tasks you don’t want to do (but need to). and often they can bring their own expertise to the table to help you optimize your practice.
Suppliers are not ill advised. When they have a contractor execute a credit application so the contractor can procure materials on credit, they generally include a personal guarantee in the credit application. This way they have both the company that ordered the materials and the personal guarantor jointly and severally liable in the event they are not paid for the materials.
California Family Law Consults for Lawyers and Non-Lawyer Mediators I (and more recently Michael C. Peterson) have for a number of years made myself available to provide detailed second legal opinions involving a wide range of California family law and divorce topics. Early on these typically were requested by self-represented family law litigants, by non-lawyer parties who ...
Robert L. Gavin, and Daniel J. Hogan, North Dakota Developments LLC — Housing Fraud May 20, 2015 North Dakota Developments LLC, Robert L. Gavin, and Daniel J. Hogan Allegedly Took Part in Fraudulent Practices Regarding Bakken Oil Field Housing Developments North Dakota Developments LLC (NDD), Robert L. Gavin, and Daniel J.
Anthony Spagnolo, III—Opening Customer Accounts Without Authorization May 16, 2015 Anthony Spagnolo, III Allegedly Opened Accounts on Behalf of Eight Customers and Initiated Trades in Said Accounts Without Proper Authorization Anthony Spagnolo, III allegedly opened accounts on behalf of eight customers without their authorization, and initiated trades in said accounts without their authoriza.
Oil and Gas Company and Its Founder Charged with Fraud Posted on Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 4:43 PM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: The SEC filed suit against Texas businessman Brian J. Polito and his company GC Resources, LLC for defrauding investors through the sale of interests in oil and gas wells that the company never owned. According to the SEC, Brian J.
John Michael Bannon- Customer Fund Conversion May 13, 2015 John Michael Bannon Allegedly Converted $74,000 in Customer Funds John Michael Bannon, during April of 2015, allegedly converted at least $74,000 in customer funds, and FINRA has been investigating said allegations, according to a recent FINRA Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent (AWC).
As our viewers are aware, we filed suit against Lower Merion Township regarding its illegal firearm ordinance on March 20, 2015 and its request for a Stay was denied on May 14, 2015. In litigating this matter, on April 30, 2015, I filed a Right to Know Law (RTKL) request seeking documents in the Township’s possession relating to Section 109-16, since the Township filed Preli ...
Stifel Broker Lanis Dale Noble—Churning, Breach of Fiduciary Duty Allegations May 11, 2015 Lanis Dale Noble, Formerly of Stifel Nicolaus, Allegedly Churned and Engaged in Breach of Fiduciary Duty Lanis Dale Noble, formerly of Stifel Nicolaus, allegedly engaged in churning and breach of fiduciary duty, amongst other charges, according to a recently disclosed FINRA dispute resolution document.
Raymond Daniel Schmidt—Borrowing Money from Clients May 9, 2015 Raymond Daniel Schmidt, Ex-LPL Broker, Allegedly Borrowed Money from Clients Raymond D. Schmidt allegedly borrowed money from clients, which is a violation of securities regulations and against many securities brokerage firms’ policies, according to recent documents from FINRA.
RBC—Failure to Establish Adequate Supervisory Systems May 8, 2015 RBC Allegedly Failed to Establish Adequate Supervisory Systems Regarding Reverse Convertibles Which Incurred $1.1 Million in Customer Losses RBC, between 2008 and 2012, allegedly failed to have supervisory systems in place and procedures reasonably designed to ensure compliance with applicable securities laws an ...
Christopher A. Novinger, Brady J. Speers, NFS Group– Fraudulent Life Settlement Sales – Pending Investigation May 6, 2015 Christopher A. Novinger, Brady J. Speers, and Their NFS Group Allegedly Sold Fraudulent Life Settlement Interests to Investors as Part of So-Called Retirement Planning Scheme Christopher A. Novinger, Brady J.
Lenders can join the growing ranks of financial professionals utilizing Docket Alarm to enhance their businesses. Not merely for attorneys, Docket Alarm’s search and analytics platform help lenders easily conduct due diligence and even automate due diligence tasks. This is most beneficial when information on a potential borrower is scarce.
When you bring a pet into your family, the decision comes with a responsibility and a liability. Dogs and cats have always been favorite pets; however, there are also various other pets that are favored. These include birds, snakes, other reptiles, primates, rats, and larger cats. When you decide to own a pet, the decision comes with a responsibility and a liability.
If your child suffered a serious injury due to the medical malpractice of a midwife, our law firm may be able to help you. While obstetrician-gynecologists (OB/GYNs) remain the go-to professionals for child delivery in America, the use of midwives is a growing trend. Studies show that while midwives only delivered 2.3 percent of all American births in 1989, by 2008 that number had grown to 7.
Investment Schemes Targeting Retirees May 5, 2015 More and More Financial Schemes Targeting Seniors and Retirees As more and more baby boomers enter their retirement years and the economy remains flat, a growing number of reports are surfacing that more and more financial schemes are targeting seniors.
In 2009, General Motors (GM) filed for reorganization bankruptcy1 under Chapter 11 of the United States Code and the case was widely considered to be one of the largest bankruptcies filed by a corporation ever filed under Chapter 11. As part of the reorganization, a “New GM” was formed and a judge relieved the new corporate entity of any liability that existed in relation to the old company.