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Jan 12

Rights of Contribution

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When multiple parties enter into contracts, or are involved in any sort of accident, people are often quick to assert blame against the others involved. If several roommates on a lease vacate early or owe the landlord damages, they often point fingers at each other and want to pay no more than they must. But what […]

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Dec 09

Delivering Bad News

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Conversations with clients are easy when we are bringing good news. That news, like explaining how to solve problems or the strategies that will save a business, provides hope and comfort. But we cannot succeed all the time. Delivering bad news is far more daunting than delivering hope or reporting on success. I like to […]

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Nov 10

CDC Eviction Moratorium May Help Troubled Renters

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by Mason Higgins The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a joint order effectively halting residential evictions for nonpayment of rent for qualifying tenants. The order goes through the end of this year and joins other federal and state-level moratoriums designed to help keep people from […]

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Sep 30

Happy Early 15th Birthday, BAPCPA!

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“I thought you had to wait six years between Chapter 7 filings.” “What’s credit counseling? I didn’t have to take that the last time I filed.” “What is the means test?” In the last 15 years, we’ve heard these questions and more, and you can thank Congress for this. They passed a law signed by […]

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Sep 22

Bars and Restaurants Could be Facing Fines…

Chapter 11 Bankruptcy , Chapter 13 Bankruptcy , Financial Problems , General Bankruptcy

What will happen when they file bankruptcy? Dane County is warning bars and restaurants that it will soon be imposing fines for violations of its various health code orders imposed in connection with COVID-19.  Already struggling establishments must now enforce limited capacity orders, mask requirements, and social distancing restrictions.  Many find it is difficult to […]

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