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Bona Fide Purchasers, Ownership-Title Disputes

Property ownership disputes can be complex, particularly in the context of real estate. It is not uncommon for there to be an improper or defective conveyance of real estate that goes unnoticed, and then there are several subsequent transfers of the same property between different people. For this reason, it is important to record all […]

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Requests to Enforce/Compel Settlement

Most lawsuits are resolved without a trial. Cases usually either settle or result in a judgment/dismissal┬ábefore a contested trial. With cases that result in a settlement, there are often communications between attorneys leading up to the execution of a more formal settlement agreement. There are instances in which an agreement is reached and then one […]

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Failure of Consideration vs. Lack of Consideration: Promissory Notes, Contracts

Promissory notes and contracts are similar in how they are interpreted and how they are to be enforced in court. To prevail on a claim for breach of a promissory note, a plaintiff needs to show (1) that there is a valid promissory note signed by the maker of the note, (2) that there is […]

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