Landlord overreach in commercial lease assignments

| March 17, 2011

First time commercial tenants are often intimidated by the verbiage of commercial leases.  Unlike typical commercial contracts the language is alarmingly one-sided.  Commercial tenants typically do not have the regulatory protections granted to residential tenants.  They are presumed to have greater business acumen than residential tenants and must therefore peruse lease language throughly.  Many landlords […]

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Legal uncertainties triggered by the foreclosure fiasco

| October 2, 2010

With Chase, GMAC, Bank of America and other banks suspending home foreclosures a legal nightmare can be added to the economic devastation caused by the mortgage crisis.  Complaints about the foreclosure process have been building up for a while and the dam finally burst this week.  Having seen at least one client sued for a loan […]

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