Negotiating with a Bank: Why do I have to Provide My Financials?

Negotiating with a Bank: Why do I have to Provide My Financials?   The attorneys in my Firm represent clients against banks and other creditors on a regular basis. Whether it’s in a civil lawsuit, a foreclosure case, a situation which has not yet reached the litigation stage, or a post-judgment matter, negotiations just about… Read more »

Summary Judgment

Motions for summary judgment can result in a case being immediately won or lost, and thus are incredibly important. Attorney Jason McGrath explains motions for summary judgment and summary judgments themselves based on his 19 years of experience as a trial attorney.   McGrath & Spielberger, PLLC provides legal services in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina,… Read more »

Tax Rates on Ordinary Income for Businesses

Tax Rates on Ordinary Income for Businesses When you decide to start a business venture, there are a myriad of things to consider.  We regularly assist small business owners, especially start-up businesses, walking them through the steps that need to be taken in order to make the business official and legal.  There are many ways… Read more »

Mortgage Loans: Recourse versus Non-Recourse and Foreclosure Related Deficiency Judgments

Mortgage Loans: Recourse versus Non-Recourse and Foreclosure-Related Deficiency Judgments As attorneys who handle real estate loan closings, mortgage loan disputes, mortgage loan loss mitigation matters, and foreclosure cases, we are frequently asked questions about recourse versus non-recourse loans, foreclosure-related deficiency balances and related legal judgments, and similar issues. The intent of this short article is… Read more »

Responding to a Lawsuit Complaint

Based on his 19 years as a trial lawyer, Attorney Jason McGrath provides some fundamental and important information with regard to responding to a lawsuit after a defendant has been served with a summons and complaint by a plaintiff. His comments are more specific to North Carolina lawsuits, but have a general application nationwide. McGrath… Read more »

Attorney Termination of an Attorney-Client Relationship in North Carolina

Attorney Termination of an Attorney-Client Relationship in North Carolina This topic came up again at yesterday’s Mecklenburg County Bar Solo & Small Firm Section meeting, and I thought I would this publicize the below email exchange between myself and the North Carolina State Bar (ethics counsel). The below is not intended to be a comprehensive… Read more »

Employment Tax Considerations in Starting a Business

Employment Tax Considerations in Starting a Business When you decide to start a business venture, there are a myriad of things to consider.  We regularly assist small business owners, especially start-up businesses, walking them through the steps that need to be taken in order to make the business official and legal.  There are many ways… Read more »

Tax Consequences of Distributions in a Business

Tax Consequences of Distributions in a Business When you decide to start a business venture, there are a myriad of things to consider.  We regularly assist small business owners, especially start-up businesses, walking them through the steps that need to be taken in order to make the business official and legal.  There are many ways… Read more »

Basis Limitations and the Deductibility of Losses for a Business under the Internal Revenue Code

Basis Limitations and the Deductibility of Losses for a Business under the Internal Revenue Code When you decide to start a business venture, there are a myriad of things to consider.  We regularly assist small business owners, especially start-up businesses, walking them through the steps that need to be taken in order to make the… Read more »

The Tax Implications of Allocations of Income or Loss Items in a Business

The Tax Implications of Allocations of Income or Loss Items in a Business When you decide to start a business venture, there are a myriad of things to consider.  We regularly assist small business owners, especially start-up businesses, walking them through the steps that need to be taken in order to make the business official… Read more »