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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...

 

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...

 

HTMLWhat Might the 2016 Election Hold for the Future of the Affordable Care Act?
James C. Warmbrodt; Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., L.P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 14, 2016, previously published on March 11, 2016
The U.S. presidential primary season is in full swing, and, as seen throughout the debates, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) is among the top domestic issues addressed by the presidential candidates as they seek to become the next Commander in Chief. Given the...

 

HTMLThe Cost of Not Having Health Insurance
Jack W. Hinneberg; Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., L.P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 14, 2016, previously published on March 11, 2016
While many would assert that the cost of health insurance has risen in the United States, it can also be said that the cost of not having health insurance has also increased. When the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law in 2010, it brought with it substantial...

 

HTMLHow IRS Form 982 Can Aid Financial Institutions with Debtor Settlements
Nicholas K. Rohner; Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., L.P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 4, 2016, previously published on February 24, 2016
For any financial institution seeking to negotiate with one of its debtors over a lump-sum settlement of the debtor's delinquent, unsecured debt,1 one potential roadblock is IRS Form 1099-C. This form reports the amount of a debtor's debt that is forgiven or canceled, and although a debtor is...

 

HTMLThe Enforceability of "Evergreen Clauses"
Andrew C. Voorhees; Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., L.P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 24, 2016, previously published on February 11, 2016
An increasing presence in contractual transactions is the automatic renewal clause known as the "Evergreen Clause." An Evergreen Clause allows for an agreement to continue for a defined period if the existing agreement is not renegotiated or properly cancelled within a specified time....

 

HTMLThree Year Limitation Period for Taking Civil Action - Beat the Clock
Christopher Brian Best; Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., L.P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 10, 2016, previously published on January 27, 2016
In 1968 the Ohio Supreme Court determined that municipalities may not extend the statute of limitations imposed by the General Assembly. In City of Akron v. Smith, 14 Ohio St. 2d 247 (1968), the city of Akron had a 10 year statute of limitations period for prosecution of an action for failure to...

 

HTMLObtaining a Cognovit Judgment in Ohio Requires Strict Adherence to Statutory Requirements
David Brown; Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., L.P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 10, 2016, previously published on February 3, 2016
Ohio Revised Code § 2323.13 outlines the procedure applicable to reducing a cognovit note to judgment. In order for the trial court to be vested with subject matter jurisdiction, the following three elements are required:

 

HTMLIs Your Municipality Ready for House Bill 5?
Jason Mosbaugh; Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., L.P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 10, 2016, previously published on January 27, 2016
While it may not have been on your mind as the clock struck midnight, the ball dropped and toasts were exchanged; the dawn of 2016 signals the dawn of a new era in Ohio Municipal Tax Policy. House Bill 5 became effective January 1, 2016.

 

HTML2015 State-Level Tax Amnesty Programs Generally Exceed Expectations
Thomas Kendall; Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., L.P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 10, 2016, previously published on January 27, 2016
As government entities large and small struggle to make ends meet within existing revenue structures, collecting existing taxes is especially important. One collection strategy that many governments may have used in the past, or at least considered, is tax amnesty. A well-designed amnesty program...

 


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