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Can you Afford to be your Child’s Mortgage Lender?

In response to growing inflation and other economic pressures, the Federal Reserve recently raised its key benchmark interest rate by 75-basis points, the largest single increase since 1994. This has predictably increased mortgage rates from 3.0% in October 2021 to upwards of 6.5% today (a

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Copyright Small Claims Board Opens Today

The Copyright Claims Board (CCB) is a tribunal within the Copyright Office that will hear copyright disputes involving claims up to $30,000. Created by the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement (CASE) Act of 2020, the CCB was envisioned as an alternative to federal court, and

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Ways To Manage Your Risk In Commercial Real Estate Contracts

Every time your company enters into a contract or agreement, there is potential risk. Times are changing and so should your contracts. Most owners and/or leaders sign standard forms every day without fully understanding what they are signing. This has the possibility of leading to

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WEBINAR REPPLAY: HOA Spring Legal Updates

The Hellmuth & Johnson HOA practice group delivered our annual Spring Seminar on May 21st at 9:00 am. Topics include: Open and Closed Board Meetings: A Refresher Course Association Records and the Supreme Court Decision in Harkins v. Grant Park Association Annual Meetings Presenters include:

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Is a Reverse Mortgage Right for You?

Reverse mortgages are increasing in popularity with seniors who have equity in their homes and want to supplement their income. The only reverse mortgage insured by the U.S. Federal Government is called a Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM), and is only available through an FHA-approved

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