Foreclosure is a little bit like gallbladder surgery: you know it exists, you hope you won't have to go through it one day, but there's no reason for you to learn more about it unless it actually might happen. For those that have gone through foreclosure, they would likely take gallbladder surgery any day. In all seriousness, is it essential for homeowners to know that foreclosures are generally classified as being judicial or nonjudicial? The first answer: it mostly depends on what state in which you live. The second answer: the type of foreclosure isn't your choice; it's the lenders'.
If you're a business owner or professional that requires a license, you may be wondering if failing to pay child support can negatively impact your work. You've probably heard that past-due child support payments can be garnished from an individual's income, but can it extend to an LLC bank account? Does the LLC provide any protection from child support actions? Unfortunately, for the individual who owes child support, there is a good chance that failing to pay may jeopardize their professional life and business.
Artists are constantly weary of having their work product used without permission but have been limited to lengthy federal cases when they have found violations. The federal trial system can take a very long time and can be expensive. To make access to justice more readily available Congress recently enacted the CASE Act.
Managing a rental property can be a stressful experience. That experience can be made significantly worse when you have rented to a bad tenant. In damages, destroys, or removes property from the rental unit, a landlord must take swift and well detailed actions if they plan on having the tenant held responsible for their actions.
In recent years the use of housing share rentals has become increasingly popular. The creations of websites like Airbnb and HomeAway have opened a new revenue source to many people. To solidify the standards and ensure that the rentals are safe and monitored the City of Chicago enacted a series of municipal ordinances to address these needs.
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