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Chicago, IL
17 Yrs Experience
Licensed in IL
The John Marshall Law School

I am a business law attorney with over 10 years’ experience and a strong background in information technology. I am a graduate of the University of California Berkeley, a member of the Illinois bar and a licensed lawyer (Solicitor) of England and Wales. I actively partner directly with my clients or indirectly, as Of Counsel, to boutique law firms to streamline business practices and manage legal risks by focusing on essentials such as - business contracts, corporate structure, employment/independent contractor agreements, website terms and policies, IP, technology, and commercial related agreements as well as business risk and compliance guidance.

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Albert M.

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Woodbury, NJ
21 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NJ
Rutgers School of Law - Camden

I am a New Jersey licensed attorney and I have been in practice for over nineteen years. My practice mainly consists of representing public entities (municipalities, school boards, etc) and businesses, both small and large. In that capacity, much of work consists of drafting, reviewing and revising contracts.

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Jose P.

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San Antonio, Dallas
24 Yrs Experience
Licensed in TX
University of Pennsylvania

I am a corporate lawyer with expertise working with small businesses, venture capital and healthcare. Previously, I worked at large law firms, as well as head attorney for companies. I graduated from Harvard College and University of Pennsylvania Law School. I speak 5 languages (Spanish, French, Italian and Russian, plus English), visited over 60 countries, and used to compete in salsa dancing!

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Briana C.

Founder, Branch Legal LLC
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Boston, MA
12 Yrs Experience
Licensed in CA, MA, NY
Columbia University School of Law

Legal services cost too much, and are often of low quality. I have devoted my law practice to providing the best work at the most affordable price—in everything from defending small businesses against patent trolls to advising multinational corporations on regulatory compliance to steering couples through a divorce.

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Sean D.

Business Attorney
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Elkridge, Maryland
26 Yrs Experience
Licensed in MD
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law

Accomplished and results-driven business attorney with extensive experience in commercial real estate / project finance, commercial transactions, and entity formations, that possesses a winning blend of subject matter expertise, skill in client relationship management, and practical experience. Leverages a unique mix of legal, strategic, and analytical expertise that consistently meets and surpasses client expectations. Specialties: Commercial Real Estate Law, Contract Negotiation, Entity Formation, Joint Ventures, Procurement, Lease/Buy/Sell Transactions, Business Consultations, Team Leadership, and Economic Development

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Jonathan D.

Principal
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Miami
6 Yrs Experience
Licensed in FL
Florida International University School of Law

Miami-based duly licensed attorney and customs broker with significant experience in various types of supply chain business agreements, as well as experience in entertainment law.

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Promissory Note

Connecticut

Asked on Jun 11, 2023

Promissory note termination options?

I recently signed a promissory note with a lender for a loan. I am now concerned that I may not be able to make the payments and am looking for options to terminate the promissory note if necessary. I need to know what my options are, as well as any potential consequences, regarding terminating the promissory note.

Thomas L.

Answered Jun 30, 2023

Contact the lender and request a resolution of your loan, that is, some terminating reduction. The lender is under no duty to assist you, and can sue you for the unpaid balance, get a judgment and then seize your property (bank accounts, cars, etc) to get the note repaid.

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Release of Liability

Pennsylvania

Asked on Jul 7, 2023

Do I have a leg to stand on as a co-signer for my grandson's student loans?

I co-signed for my grandson's student loans. He defaulted on the Sallie Mae loans so my credit rating dropped form 825 down to 625! I picked up the payments in order to stop the fall of my credit. He promised to pay but I have not seen a penny. Also I have a parent loan I didn't know about that my daughter signed me up for so I'm paying that. My question is, do I have a leg to stand on with this fiasco. I will mention that I am going on 84 years old on a fixed income so this is a burden especially since the rest of his federal loans will need to be paid starting ion October because the pandemic forgiveness will be stopped.

Angela H.

Answered Jul 11, 2023

Depending on the circumstances, if certain payment requisites have been made, one can petition to have a cosigner released from the account.

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