Legal Articles: Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., L.P.A.

 







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HTMLHow are Venues for Civil Lawsuits Chosen in Ohio?
Amanda R. Yurechko; Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., L.P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 21, 2016, previously published on June 2, 2016
For the simple fact of convenience, most Ohio plaintiffs prefer the court where their case will be tried to be near them. It is frustrating for plaintiffs to ask witnesses to appear at a trial, or to attend a hearing, across the state. However, the plaintiff's preferred trial court is not always an...

 

HTMLRevisions to Ohio's Foreclosure Procedures Are Coming Soon
Larry R. Rothenberg; Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., L.P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 21, 2016, previously published on June 2, 2016
On May 25, 2016, in an abrupt move to beat the summer recess, the Ohio House and Senate agreed to revisions to the Ohio foreclosure process, and the bill is now pending the Governor's signature.

 

HTMLCity of Aurora Now Requires Registration of Vacant or Foreclosed Properties
Casey B. Hicks; Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., L.P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 16, 2016, previously published on May 19, 2016
Ordinance Number 016-004 was recently enacted in Aurora, Illinois and requires all vacant or foreclosed properties to be registered by the owner with the city. The ordinance defines “owner” broadly; it includes a mortgagee that has instituted foreclosure proceedings against the...

 

HTMLCreditors: What You Should Know About Ohio's Successor Liability Doctrine
Christopher Brian Best; Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., L.P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 6, 2016, previously published on April 26, 2016
A business that dissolves without paying its bills may think it has escaped its obligation to repay creditors. However, under Ohio’s successor liability doctrine, a creditor may seek recovery from a new business that purchased assets from an old business if the new business did not follow...

 

HTMLProperly Winding Up a Business Means Paying the Bills
Andrew C. Voorhees; Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., L.P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 6, 2016, previously published on April 26, 2016
Whether it is time to retire, sell a business or simply close its doors, there are steps that must be taken to comply with Ohio law. Ohio Revised Code § 1701.86 provides the framework for voluntarily dissolving a corporation. It lists the notices and certificates required by the State.

 

HTMLProposed Changes to Ohio Medicaid Eligibility Will Require Wider Use of Miller Trusts
Thomas R. Kendall; Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., L.P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 2, 2016, previously published on May 3, 2016
Income requirements for Medicaid eligibility could be changing thanks to rule amendments proposed by the Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM).

 

HTMLUse It or Lose It When Pursuing Personal Deficiency Judgments
Charles A. Walgreen; Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., L.P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 2, 2016, previously published on April 6, 2016
On June 5, 2015, the First District of the Illinois Appellate Court issued its decision in LSREF2 Nova Investments III, LLC v. Michelle Coleman1, relating to breach-of-note actions following a mortgage foreclosure. The decision impacts how all mortgage lenders in Illinois should pursue personal...

 

HTMLKentucky Supreme Court Permits Limited-Representation Agreements by Debt Settlement Companies
James T. Hart; Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., L.P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 2, 2016, previously published on April 7, 2016
When negotiating resolutions for debtors, most creditors’ attorneys have dealt with debt settlement companies at some point. The number of debt "adjusting," "relief" or "assistance" companies have proliferated in recent years. Many companies have expanded their...

 

HTMLMortgage Servicer Successfully Wields Bona Fide Error Defense Against FDCPA Claim: Would Your Procedures Hold Up, Too?
Larry R. Rothenberg; Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., L.P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 19, 2016, previously published on March 22, 2016
A mortgage servicer servicing loans for another entity is generally subject to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), which imposes liability for communications to a borrower containing false, deceptive or misleading representations. The FDCPA affords a narrow carve-out to the general rule...

 

HTMLCongress Extends Foreclosure Relief for Servicemembers on Active Duty through 2017
Larry R. Rothenberg; Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., L.P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 19, 2016, previously published on March 23, 2016
On March 21, 2016, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the "Foreclosure Relief and Extension for Servicemembers Act of 2015." The original legislation provided servicemembers protection from foreclosure for nine months after their active duty terminated; it was later extended to one...

 


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