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What Has Changed In The Past Two Years

We are already over the two year mark of when Covid became a household name in our lives and a lot has changed. I thought it would be interesting to share some of the changes with the courts and real estate and how its affected people and will affect them ongoing.

The Title Report: What Might Show Up Unexpectedly

You found a house you love OR you are about to sell your home. Exciting times until your attorney sees the title report. A seller is generally obligated to provide marketable and insurable title. The title report is the document which shows the legal status of that property and...

A Few Common Misconceptions About Hiring An Attorney

This month, I thought I would share some of the common misconceptions or fears that people might have about hiring an attorney.

Small Business, Big Issues

Yes, we all want to believe that if we are in business with family or friends, resolving a potential dispute will be easy. But that is not always the case. While operating on a handshake is good while there is no problem, when you do run into a disagreement, it is vital to make...

Happy Holidays From Sugarman Law

We are just a few weeks shy of the end of 2021. I can’t believe it. A year ago at this time, I had Covid, and here we are, a year later, still dealing with the pandemic.  The way business is done has changed drastically, as I know it has for so many. Some say they like it,...

7 Issues That Can Delay A Closing: Seller’s Side

Last month, we looked at some common issues that delay a closing on the side of the purchaser. Now, we focus on the seller side of the transaction.

7 Issues That Could Delay A Closing: Purchaser’s Side

This month, we are going to focus on some of the common issues I see pop up that could delay a closing on the purchaser’s side in a real estate transaction. Next month, I will dig into the seller’s side, so stay tuned!

Lots of Changes

10 years ago, I gave up caffeine and soda. It wasn’t that hard. You are probably thinking you could never do it. But if it was the right thing for you, I bet you could! Changes seem scary at first, but once you jump in and commit, you might surprise yourself. It’s Fall and with...

Your Rights and Your Responsibilities

This month, I wanted to discuss something we haven’t explored before. When working with an attorney, every client has certain rights and responsibilities. It is important to understand these rights and responsibilities because we are all under a lot of pressure – clients...

The Legal Summer Reading List Part 3: Personal Documents

As we continue our legal summer reading series, this month we delve into documents important to have for your personal life. 1. Power of attorney What is it? This document allows you to appoint an agent to act on your behalf while you are still alive. Why do I need it? This...