Monthly Archives: March 2012

From Commercial Lender to Residential Landlord: The Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act

On May 20, 2009, the United States Congress enacted the Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act (APTA@) which grants specific rights to residential tenants affected by foreclosure. The PTA is federal law that acts as a minimum requirement for foreclosing lenders … Continue reading

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Mitigating the Risks of Misclassifying Employees as Independent Contractors

Dental practices, medical practices, real estate agencies, and several other industries routinely utilize independent contractors to staff their operations. Whether inadvertently or not, businesses commonly misclassify employees as independent contractors. The independent contractor relationship provides several key benefits to businesses, … Continue reading

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Dispute Resolution Terms in Contracts: A Trial Lawyer’s Perspective

When parties negotiate and draft a contract, litigation is usually the furthest thing on their minds. The substantive terms of the transaction, specifically those related to pricing and performance, warrant most of the attention because the underlying deal is the … Continue reading

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