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Remember that case that took place so many lives ago? The one you thought was a thing of the past? Perhaps you didn’t receive the proper notices, or didn’t receive notification of a final judgment. Well, it has a nasty tendency to resurface at the most…
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Did you enter into a contract to later feel duped? You agreed to the terms yet feel you were pressured by the other party? If you signed of your own free will, it will be difficult to claim duress. Most courts will not find coercion simply because you now…
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Due to the complex structure of these real estate deals, we highly recommend that you get a lawyer to draft/review the contract documents prior to signing. As the saying goes, pay now, or pay much more later. In future posts, we will review pros and cons…
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It’s time for the yearly check up. So, what’s in your wallet? Or more aptly, in your credit reports? Improve Your Credit Score! As of 2015, according to FICO, the national average credit score in the U.S. is 630. Credit scores can go up to 900 and a score…
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Budget Planning for Lawsuit

What is a glass of water worth? $1? $100? It depends on whether I’m in the desert or in the city. Lawyers are often asked to quote “the price” for a case. Most lawyers are unable to quote an absolute price since not all pieces are within the lawyer’s…
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My house catches on fire. Firefighters arrive on the scene. I begin arguing with them as they instruct me on how to get out. Am I being reasonable? Am I overcome by panic? Know about fires so I doubt the advice? Clients hire attorneys to provide guidance.…
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Risky Business - Co-signing a Loan (especially a mortgage loan)

Just say no. If you can avoid it, don’t. If you must, then you deserve to be fully versed on all the risks. This is one where there is barely any advantage and a lot of exposure. PROs Can potentially help build your credit if payments are made timely.…
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Keep Calm - Staying Sane During Litigation

Let’s examine some Don’ts for keeping cool, calm and collected during a legal battle. These are true whether you have a lawyer or not. If you have a lawyer, the primary objective is to get out of the lawyer’s way! It is to your advantage that your lawyer…
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Bracing Yourself for Litigation

Many enjoy the shenanigans of TV character Saul Goodman (S’all Good Man). He is infamous for encouraging litigation with wisdom such as “Who can you sue?; Sue ‘Em Now!”  So, someone has heeded Saul’s advice, or perhaps litigation is unavoidable. How do…
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