Lending money? Have a promissory note created first

One of the most frequent issues people face is recovering money they are owed from others. However, there are a few things someone can do before lending money to make collecting a debt less of a headache. A very important and easy thing to do is to create a promissory...

Force Majeure: know your legal options as a tenant during COVID-19

“Force Majeure” occurs when an emergency that is unforeseeable at the time of the contract makes the performance of the contract objectively impossible. Sometimes, a contract contains the Force Majeure clause (“FMC”). Literally “force majeure” translates from French...

Legal Options to Avoid Foreclosure

What is Foreclosure? When buying a home or refinancing during the ownership of the home, a homeowner may take a loan or mortgage out from a lender in order to help pay for the home. However, when the necessary payments on the mortgage aren’t made on time, a lender can...