Bankruptcy Benefits

The Advantages of Bankruptcy When people discuss bankruptcy, it’s almost always with a negative connotation. They see it as a failure, as something to lament. But what about its advantages? When handled properly, it can be the first step along the path to financial success. Wouldn’t the greater failure be to not declare bankruptcy, and…


Divorce Options in New Mexico – Part 2

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This post is part of a two part series on divorce options in New Mexico. If you haven’t already read part 1, I recommend you do so first. Divorce Options Continued Option 3: Divorce Mediation Divorce mediation is another method of divorce that avoids the time and expense of court proceedings. In a mediated divorce,…


Divorce Options in New Mexico – Part 1

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No Fault Divorce In New Mexico, we have what is known as unilateral no fault divorce. This means that anyone who wants a divorce can get one, no matter what their reason is or if their spouse also wants the divorce. As long as one party sees irreconcilable differences, the divorce will proceed. It is…


Bankruptcy Chapters Explained – Part 2

This post is part of a two part series on bankruptcy chapters. If you haven’t already read part 1, I reccomend you do so before continuing. Chapter 11 — Continued The main advantage of Chapter 11 is that no trustee is appointed. Rather, the filer maintains control of their assets or their business throughout the…


Bankruptcy Chapters Explained – Part 1

Bankruptcy isn’t something anyone wants to go through However, it can be a stepping stone to a future of financial success when handled properly. Bankruptcy is a complex process. Bankruptcies are handled by a federal court known as the bankruptcy court, and filed under a particular chapter of the bankruptcy code. The most common types…


Business Disputes – What You Need to Know

Business Disputes In today’s fast paced, complex global business environment, business disputes are an unfortunate, but often unavoidable, fact of life. All managers dread business disputes, especially those with the potential to end in litigation. When a business dispute arises, taking the right steps is critical – in some cases, the future of the company…


Injury Claims – What You Need to Know

Personal injury lawsuits are one of the most common types of lawsuits in the American court system. There are many different types of injury claims. They may result from car accidents, slip and fall incidents, dog bites, defective or dangerous consumer products, medical malpractice incidents, or other types of injuries. The foundational aspect of personal injury…


Contract Disputes in the Construction Industry – Part 2

Contract Disputes – Delays, Damages, and Recovery When it comes to project delays that incur additional cost, there are two categories: excusable and inexcusable delays. Generally speaking, only inexcusable delays will allow an owner to recover damages from a contractor, or a contractor from a subcontractor. Let’s look at the difference between excusable and inexcusable…