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November 2018 Archives

Business litigation involves alleged copyright infringement

A company responsible for collecting artists' and songwriters' royalties recently decided to sue 12 establishments in various states, including one in Massachusetts, for copyright infringement. According to the company that initiated the business litigation, the establishments were playing the artists' music without paying the artists. Any business owner in Massachusetts who feels that he or she is a victim of copyright infringement can likewise seek justice through the civil court system.

Commercial real estate purchase opportunities appear promising

Research shows that the industry for commercial properties throughout the United States, including in Massachusetts, is skyrocketing. This means that the industry is keeping up with the currently growing economy. As a result, more investors may be interested in going through the real estate purchase process in the near future.

Divorce coaches and attorneys can both help during breakups

Navigating a marital breakup is far from a simple process. In Massachusetts and elsewhere, divorce can be both emotionally and financially challenging to handle. This is why many divorcing individuals are seeking the help of both attorneys and divorce coaches during this type of family law proceeding.

Commercial real estate may draw more investors

During the month of October, the stock market was extremely volatile. As a result, many investors in Massachusetts may feel nervous about continuing to invest in bonds and stocks. Many of these investors may end up turning to commercial real estate instead in the months to come.

Nesting may help to reduce conflict during divorce

Choosing to break up with a spouse is never an easy decision -- or an easy process. However, as hard as it may be for the two spouses to navigate, it can be equally as difficult for the children to endure. This is why some parents who are going through divorce in Massachusetts and elsewhere have decided to try out a living arrangement known as nesting, which offers both pros and cons.

Divorce does come with some positives, too

It is natural for people in Massachusetts and other parts of the United States to want to get married and enjoy lasting marriages. This is because a happy marriage is a core part of the long-pursued American dream. However, at least 40 percent of people end up going through divorce across the nation. Yes, divorce can be tough to navigate, but it also comes with some noteworthy perks.

Supplier files breach of contract suit against Dick's

A company in another state recently claimed that Dick's Sporting Goods abruptly stopped its sale of certain  weapons. In addition, the sporting goods store reportedly refused to accept the company's ammunition deliveries despite having ordered them. As a result, the company has decided to file a breach of contract claim against Dick's. Likewise, companies in Massachusetts that feel that they have been negatively impacted by a breach of contract can seek justice through the civil court system.

Commercial real estate offers promise for investors

Massachusetts investors who have primarily focused on residential real estate may want to switch to nonresidential properties in the near future. This is because commercial real estate features multiple benefits over its residential counterpart. Here are a few of them.

How to plan for receivership in business bankruptcy

Sometimes, a business's liabilities end up outweighing its assets, thus driving the business owner to file for bankruptcy protection. An important role that you may seek to assume during a company's Chapter 11 bankruptcy process is that of a receiver, or a trustee. Here is a glimpse at what the receivership process involves during a business bankruptcy in Massachusetts.

Downsizing taking center stage in commercial real estate

The property industry continues to soar in Massachusetts and elsewhere. However, the demand for large spaces and longer-term office leases is dwindling. Instead, downsizing is taking center stage, which will no doubt impact how investors approach their commercial real estate transactions in the months ahead.

More hospitals filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

Many hospitals across the United States, including in Massachusetts, are experiencing financial difficulties in the modern business landscape. As a result, many of them are filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Companies both large and small can take advantage of this type of bankruptcy filing if they are in dire financial straits and need rapid relief.

Money mistakes can be easy to make following divorce

Dissolving a marital union in Massachusetts can understandably be a harrowing experience. Divorce can certainly be emotionally distressing, but it can also have negative financial impacts. Here are a couple of common money-related mistakes that newly divorced people make and how they can take a toll on their finances.

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