Convince the Lawyer You come into an attorney's office and you have your story. You have to convince me that I want your case. If you're paying for my time by the hour, sure, that makes it more likel
Usually when I meet with people in my Sonoma County offices in Santa Rosa, one of the first questions they have is, how bad will filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy be for my credit? Will I be able to rent again? Will I be able to buy a car?Of course a bankruptcy stays on your credit...
Call Your Landlord Assume the best. If there's a problem, a friendly call should set the problem right. At this stage you want to stay on good terms with the landlord and get the problem resolved. Bu
Homeowners - The end is near Your house was foreclosed and sold at auction. There's a new owner now and it's not you. It's a bank. At some point what will happen is that you will get a Notice of Poss
Why not a sole proprietorship? It's dirt cheap to run your business as a sole proprietorship. There's no filing fees, no minimum taxes, no paperwork, other than the city business taxes and the like t
Understand Bankruptcy Before deciding whether bankruptcy makes sense, you must understand this simple truth. Bankruptcy is about protecting your property when your debts are overwhelming. If you have
Can you work it out? You have a right to prompt payment of the rent. If the rent is late or not forthcoming, you have a right to possession. But perhaps you can work out an arrangement with your tena