September 23, 2020 | Main Office
Dos and Don'ts Before Filing Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy is designed to give you a fresh start. Do it right. Doing it right starts before you file!
September 17, 2020 | Main Office
Honesty in Bankruptcy
As a small business owner in the Boston area you must be scrupulously honest. This applies to all aspects of your business including bankruptcy. Being honest will serve you well. You will get better advice, it will help you with debt relief, avoid fines, and keep you out of jail.
September 02, 2020 | Main Office
"Cramdowns" and Subchapter V
Cramdowns work hand in hand with Subchapter V bankruptcies. Subchapter V of Chapter 11 offers a streamlined process for small businesses going through bankruptcy. Simplifying the process means that filing under Subchapter V significantly reduces the time and money typical bankruptcy takes. A cramdown is a court-imposed reduction of...
August 26, 2020 | Main Office
Bankruptcies: Chapter 11 Subchapter 5 or Chapter 13?
Your debt can be reorganized through Chapter 13 or Chapter 11. Different parameters determine which bankruptcy is right for you. The purpose of these bankruptcy cases is to help the debtors get back on their financial feet. Creditors generally receive...
August 14, 2020 | Main Office
What to Ask Your Prospective Divorce Attorney
You have made the difficult decision to get divorced and it is time to choose a divorce attorney. A very important part of selecting an attorney is the initial consultation. Make sure you ask the right questions at this time to select the attorney and to prepare for the divorce proceedings. You will want to know about the attorney's experience, how the law applies to you, fees, and more. Prepare for your consultation with your questions for the divorce lawyer you will be interviewing. You want the initial consultation to determine whether this is the right attorney for you and your divorce.
August 06, 2020
Can't Make Payroll?
Oh no, you cannot make payroll – the position no business owner wants to be in. Not being able to make payroll comes up for a variety of reasons. Some industries have low seasons, receivables may be down, and of course there are down economies. During this time of Covid-19 and the economic repercussions, some industries have been greatly impacted and there has been a sharp uptick in businesses being unable to pay their employees.
July 31, 2020 | Main Office
Legal Matters 2020 Summer
July 24, 2020
Can The Subchapter V Trustee Be Your Business' Best Friend?
The Trustee in Subchapter V Bankruptcies
Subchapter V of Chapter 11 bankruptcy is an expedited process for small businesses.
Simplifying the process means that filing under Subchapter V significantly reduces the time and money typical bankruptcy takes.
July 20, 2020 | Main Office
Estate Planning for New Parents
Many people put off estate planning until faced with a big life event. The birth of a child is a time when people often start the estate planning process, if they haven't before then. There are three big estate planning steps to take.
July 10, 2020 | Main Office
Choosing the Right Financial Advisor
There are many considerations when choosing a financial advisor or even whether to choose one. While the value of working with a financial advisor varies, keep in mind that average additional investment returns can range from 1.5% to 4% more each year when working with a financial advisor. People who work with financial advisors report greater financial security, confidence and clarity than those who don't.