Archive by Month: April 2018


By Jack Burch April 25, 2018 Articles

When the principal on a Miller Act project ceases to perform and a demand is made on the surety, the challenges in working out a takeover agreement with the Government begin. In this article we discuss three issues that crop up: 1) the necessity of a declaration of default to the surety’s performance, 2) whether a contracting officer has authority to accept a tender agreement, and 3) how to contest a claim for pre-default liquidated damages.

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Dividing Business Assets When Both Spouses Own the Business

By April 23, 2018 Articles

There are unique challenges that business owners face in a divorce when both spouses own the business. Like personal assets, those related to your business may need to be divided according to existing agreements or decisions made by the courts. Equitable distribution consists of determining the time and manner in which assets were acquired in order to divide them between both parties.

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Dividing Business Assets When One Spouse Owns the Business

By John M. Bovis April 9, 2018 Articles

Dividing assets in a divorce will have a lasting impact on your personal and professional future. Many couples share ownership of a business, making it subject to equitable distribution. But dividing a business when one spouse owns the business may lead to other challenges that both parties need to understand.

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David Harris Co-Authors Article in ABA TIPS Law Journal

By April 2, 2018 News/Events/Seminars

David Harris recently co-authored a summary of recent fidelity and surety cases in the Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal. This is David’s second year contributing to the annual summary. “RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN FIDELITY AND SURETY LAW” Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal, Winter 2018 (53:2). [This article or any portion thereof may not be copied or disseminated in any form or by any means or downloaded or stored in an electronic database or retrieval system without the express written consent of the American Bar Association.]

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