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Filing a Joint Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Petition

Married couples that face mounting debt can file for joint bankruptcy together for the purpose of discharging the debts that they cannot pay. This is simply known as a joint bankruptcy or joint Chapter 7 bankruptcy. A Bankruptcy Attorney Can … Continue reading

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Five Countries Form Joint Chiefs of Global Tax Enforcement (J5) Alliance

On July 2, 2018, Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs announced an alliance on tax enforcement between the United Kingdom, Canada, the Netherlands, the United States and Australia to combat international tax crime and money laundering. Members include the heads of … Continue reading

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Joint Business Venture and Divorce

Any divorce involves deep emotions, crushing decisions, and complicated relationships that extend beyond the couple itself. When couples are joined in both marriage and a joint business venture, things can get even more complex. In these situations, the counsel of a … Continue reading

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"'No one is disputing how the courts have ruled on this,' john a. powell, a Berkeley law professor with joint appointments in the departments of African-American Studies and Ethnic Studies, told me."

"'What I’m saying is that courts are often wrong.' Powell is tall, with a relaxed sartorial style, and his manner of speaking is soft and serenely confident. Before he became an academic, he was the national legal director of the … Continue reading

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Joint Venture Exception to the Usury Laws

In Junkin v. Golden West Foreclosure Service, Inc. (Jan. 5, 2010) 180 Cal.App.4th 1150, the First District Court of Appeal affirmed the trial courts finding that because the transaction involved was a joint venture, it was exempted from the usury … Continue reading

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