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How Can Real Estate Investors Protect Themselves from Lawsuits?

With the hot housing market, people are buying and selling homes in Wisconsin at an increased rate. The current housing market brings real estate investors, new and seasoned, plenty of opportunities. Investing in real estate can provide you with long-term security and income, or it can lead to financial headaches. Fortunately, there are steps that you can take to...

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What Happens to the Contracts When a Business Is Sold?

As you probably already know, rarely do all variables align perfectly when you’re ready to sell your business. You’re likely going to have lingering obligations, even up to the day you hand over your keys to the new owner. Many of these loose ends come in the form of business contracts. So, What happens to the contracts when a...

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What Happens If You Walk Away from a Commercial Lease?

With the sharp rise in remote work, commercial tenants may have a growing interest in abandoning the traditional office. But what happens if you walk away from a commercial lease depends on the circumstances.  Chapter 704 of Wisconsin’s statutes governs commercial landlord and tenant matters. Tenants who walk away from a commercial lease may have to pay some or...

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Can You Dispute a Business Lease?

You may have grounds to dispute a business lease, depending on the situation. Grounds for disputing a business lease include: Inadequate notice to voting members; Lack of authority to sign the business lease; and Unfavorable lease terms. A business dispute may also arise if those entitled to vote on the lease did not receive a fair opportunity to do...

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What Is the Average Business Dispute Settlement?

The average settlement amount for a business dispute varies depending on the type of dispute and the amount of work you put into reaching a fair settlement. At Mallery s.c., our experienced lawyers regularly guide clients to resolve disputes through business litigation, mediation, and arbitration. It’s no secret that litigation is expensive, even in Wisconsin. One study presented to...

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How Is a Business Dispute Handled When There Is No Operating Agreement?

Starting or joining a business venture is an exciting endeavor. With the hustle and bustle of starting a business, owners may not put together a formal operating agreement. It may not seem necessary at the time, or it may seem too time-consuming or costly.  But if a conflict arises, how is the business dispute handled if there is no...

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