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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.

Your Child Is Headed To College – Do They Have A Health Care Proxy or Power of Attorney?

It’s overwhelming when your child, now a legal adult, moves away to college. You are filling out a lot of paperwork – for financial aid, potentially apartment or dorm, or selecting courses. An often overlooked, but vitally important part of the paperwork puzzle are your...

Mortgage Payments Piling Up? Here Are Your Options

A few years ago, I sent out a newsletter about your options when you are experiencing difficulties paying your mortgage. Because of the pandemic this past year, and recent changes in the law, I thought it was a very relevant topic to discuss once again.

Updating Business Policies In The Time of Covid-19

If you’re a business owner, it’s time to clean house (or office as it is) AND build up that house (or office) for maximum efficiency.

Be Prepared: My Recent Experience And Why Plans Must Be In Place

A sentence I didn’t think I would be typing… I had COVID-19 recently. Thankfully, I am now fine. It wasn’t an easy road though, it was tough. This virus is very real and you just never know how it will affect you. I am much better now and throwing myself back into work, but the...