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  • Non-debtor guarantors can run, but they can’t hide

    As boxer Joe Louis once said, “he can run, but he can’t hide.” Although Louis was referring to his upcoming opponent Billy Conn, the same can said of a personal guarantor of a debt of a bankrupt corporation. A corporate bankruptcy may slow down a creditor’s action against the non-debtor guarantor, but it usually won’t […]

  • JEFFRY QUINN SUED IN NEW ACTION IN NEW YORK COURT FOR MISREPRESENATION

    You can read about the lawsuit here: Jeffry Quinn St. Louis Dispatch Story re: Lawsuit You can view the filed NY Supreme Court complaint here: JMB vs. JASN/QUINN Complaint A complaint filed by the JMB CAPITAL PARTNERS MASTER FUND, L.P., against Jason Industries, Inc., a Nasdaq company.  Jason Industries; NASDAQ: JASN was filed by this office […]

  • THE LAWYERS OF DISTINCTION – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DECEMBER 28, 2016

    The Lawyers of Distinction is pleased to announce that Ronald Richards of Beverly Hills, CA, has been certified as a member. The Lawyers of Distinction is recognized as the fastest growing community of distinguished lawyers in the United States. Membership is limited to the top 10% of attorneys in the United States. Members are accepted […]

  • Sumner Redstone Refuses To Testify At His Competency Trial

    Sumner Redstone Refuses To Testify At His Competency Trial Statement by Pierce O’Donnell At a hearing this afternoon in Los Angeles Probate Court, Sumner Redstone’s lawyers announced that he will not testify at the upcoming trial about his competency.  This fatal admission was forced by our request to take a pretrial videotaped deposition of him […]

  • COURT DENIES SUMNER REDSTONE’S MOTION TO DISMISS PETITION

    Here is a copy of the order denying the petition.  You can download it here. REDSTONERULING022916 This was a significant ruling in this case.  Now, the defense must go to trial.  There are pending motions to unseals more portions of the record set for later in the month.   The ruling spells out the issues […]

  • TODAY’S LEGAL COVERAGE FROM EDEN PLACE LLC VS. SHOLEM PERL

    The fallout from Friday’s opinion has been immediately.  Today’s Daily Journal and Courthouse News Service covered this prominently on their front pages. Here is the Courthouse news article on the front page for today’s paper: Courthouse News Service Here is the Daily Journal Article from Today’s 1-11-16 Daily Journal. Daily Journal 1-11-16

  • THE END OF THE POST UNLAWFUL DETAINER JUDGMENT BANKRUPTCY IN CALIFORNIA

    Finally, after 37 years, the wait is over.   Purchasers at foreclosure sales and Landlords who were both victims of squatters and unscrupulous bankruptcy attorneys no longer have to pay to play.  All creditors and owners can ignore a skeleton filing of a Chapter 7 or 13 after a state court unlawful detainer judgment.   The consequences were severe.  After the Sheriff posts the lock […]

  • BELLAGIO HOTEL’S USE OF A FAMOUS NAME HAS LIMITS

    Recently, the firm handled a trademark infringement action against Tri Star Auto Spa, Inc. who operates Bellagio Car Wash & Express Lube.  www.bellagiocarwash.com.  On December 3, 2015, the district court denied the Plaintiffs motion for reconsideration. Here are the facts: Defendants Tri Star Auto Spa, (“Tri Star”) and Kislev,’s (“Kislev”) filed joint motion to dismiss for lack of personal […]

  • JOE FRANCIS HELD IN CONTEMPT-POTENTIAL PROBATION VIOLATION

    Here are the relevant parts of the order.  You can pull down the entire order below.  It was just released ten minutes ago.    This will most likely trigger a criminal probation violation on Mr. Francis’s state court cases pursuant to Penal Code section 166 for violating a court order.  Plus, the findings are also going to be used […]