The CARES Act’s Paycheck Protection Program Now Offers Much-Needed Relief for Small Businesses

On March 27, 2020, H.R. 748 – the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”) was signed into law, providing essential emergency financial relief to individuals and small businesses impacted by the disruptions caused… Read More
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Coronavirus Stimulus Act Makes Benefits of Small Business Reorganization Act Available to More Businesses for One Year

Coronavirus Stimulus Act Makes Benefits of Small Business Reorganization Act Available to More Businesses for One Year We recently wrote about how the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 (“SBRA”) may help small businesses survive the COVID-… Read More
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Hope in Crisis? The Small Business Reorganization Act May Have Come Just in Time for the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting public health crisis will have devastating effects for countless small businesses, as “social distancing” – undoubtedly the phrase of the year 2020 – has caused dramatic reductions in demand in the airline,… Read More
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Your Ex's Bankruptcy Can…

Your Ex's Bankruptcy Can Cost You Dearly

That money the divorce court awarded you could be in jeopardy if your former spouse decides to file for bankruptcy. Read More
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The Twist and Turns of a…

The Twist and Turns of a Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: How Real Estate Investors Can Be Impacted by a Chapter 11 Filing and How They can Maximize Their Investment If They are Willing to Fight Back

Attorney Iurillo provides an example of how real estate investors can maximize their return on investment even in a tenant's chapter 11 bankruptcy by banding together and using their leverage wisely. Read More
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The Pitfalls of Limited L…

The Pitfalls of Limited Liability Companies – Part I

This series of blogs provides examples of what can go wrong – or right – with LLCs and operating agreements. Part I explains how one doctor made sure he would not be trapped in a soured business relationship. Read More
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Secret No More: Filing Fo…

Secret No More: Filing For Bankruptcy Can Destroy The Attorney-Client Privilege

Entering bankruptcy may force the disclosure of conversations a debtor has had with his or her attorneys before filing for bankruptcy. Read More
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Judgment Debtors Watch Ou…

Judgment Debtors Watch Out! New Case Law Protects Creditors with Foreign Judgments

In a victory for creditors, the Supreme Court of Florida recently ruled, in Patrick v. Hess, 2017 Fla. LEXIS 337 (Fla. Feb. 16, 2017), that foreign judgment creditors have significantly more time to enforce their judgments in Florida if they complete… Read More
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Bankruptcy v. Litigation:…

Bankruptcy v. Litigation: What You Need to Consider

Over the past several years, the number of bankruptcy filings has fluctuated substantially, peaking significantly in 2005 when the Bankruptcy Code was revised and again in 2010 with the recession. With the recovery of the economy, there has been a do… Read More
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When Creditors' Rights Issues Collide With Estate Planning, What Should You Do?

Many times the purpose of estate planning may be directly in conflict with the purpose of asset protection and creditors’ rights. For instance, perhaps gifting by parents to the children over a number of years makes excellent tax advice and address… Read More
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