Porter County Lawyer s Affected by Technology Changes in Indiana Courts
After being in the works for nearly ten (10) years, the Indiana Supreme Court announced Wednesday that it will be requiring electronic filing in all appellate cases and in some county superior and circuit courts sometime within the next sixty (60) days. (Read more here: Appellate pleadings, motions to be put online sometime in next 60 days). … Continue reading Porter County Lawyer s Affected by Technology Changes in Indiana CourtsRead More
Home Improvement Fraud in Indiana?
Unfortunately, I have come across a large number of home improvement fraud cases recently with striking similarities. Not only do I find it strange that so many of these home improvement fraud cases are out there, but I find the trend to be alarming. Essentially it goes like this: A homeowner hires a home improvement contractor to … Continue reading Home Improvement Fraud in Indiana?Read More
Bankruptcy – 2013 A Clean Slate, Fresh Start
SFT Lawyers has expanded to now include a bankruptcy practice! Right after the holidays when the bills from Christmas gifts and holiday travel begin arriving in mailboxes nationwide is when most people take a serious look at their finances. With W2’s arriving in the mail to file for tax returns, many people realize for the … Continue reading Bankruptcy – 2013 A Clean Slate, Fresh StartRead More
Mortgage Companies Make Mistakes Too!?
Mortgage companies are comprised of persons like you and me performing for the company and for their family and friends. All employees certainly make mistakes. But if you call a mortgage company and speak with their customer service departments about overpayment of the real estate taxes from their escrow account (which may not be located … Continue reading Mortgage Companies Make Mistakes Too!?Read More
Happy Veteran’s Day from Gordon Etzler & Associates, LLP
We would like to extend a special thank you to all who have served on reserve or active duty in the United States Marine Corps, the United States Army, the United States Navy, the United States Air Force, the United States Coast Guard, or in the many state National Guards throughout our great Nation! SFT … Continue reading Happy Veteran’s Day from Gordon Etzler & Associates, LLPRead More
Courts Should Stop Creditors from Harassing Exempt Debtors
It is a well established moral principle that debtors should be responsible to creditors for financial obligations. It even dates back to Mosaic times, and perhaps even before. That being said, however, Congress as well as state legislatures across the country have limited circumstances in which debtors are liable to creditors, and placed limitations on … Continue reading Courts Should Stop Creditors from Harassing Exempt DebtorsRead More
Real Estate Investment in Today’s Market: A Little Homework, Large Dividends
To stay in the real estate development game today is a challenge that few would have imagined 5 years ago. Demand for new commercial and residential construction was high, financing was readily available, and small and large businesses alike were making deals and making money. What a difference a few years can make. With a … Continue reading Real Estate Investment in Today’s Market: A Little Homework, Large DividendsRead More
Debt Collection Defense is a Way to Avoid Bankruptcy and Get out of Debt
Many people who face the constant stress of harassing phone calls, intimidating collection letters, and court summonses often feel overwhelmed that there is no way out of the constant debt struggle. Collections often result from some negative life changing event beyond the person’s control, whether that is the loss of a job, a divorce, or … Continue reading Debt Collection Defense is a Way to Avoid Bankruptcy and Get out of DebtRead More
Seal Old Conviction Records So Employers Can’t See Them!
The job of criminal defense attorneys in Indiana has long been a frustrating one. Here at SFT Lawyers, LLP, we have seen far too many clients desperate to escape the lingering effects from a youthful mistake. Drug possession, DUI/OWI, and other fairly minor offenses have kept many upstanding citizens from finding employment. But now, that … Continue reading Seal Old Conviction Records So Employers Can’t See Them!Read More
Know Your Rights about Consumer Debt and Collection Agencies
Are you being contacted by collection agencies, constantly harassing you about paying old debts? Are you being hauled into court and being served with summons on a regular basis? I wanted to write this article to help debtors understand that they have recourse against their creditors. I constantly encounter people who are in debt and … Continue reading Know Your Rights about Consumer Debt and Collection AgenciesRead More