Federal Government Proposes Huge Overhaul of Debt Collection Industry

The federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently proposed a significant overhaul of the multibillion dollar debt-collection industry.  The regulations are intended by the CFPB to provide more rights to consumers, while making it much tougher on debt collectors.  Some of the proposed regulations include restricting collectors from calling numerous times a day, and requiring […]

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Christian Donovan Becomes Shareholder at LNL

Luper Neidenthal & Logan is proud to announce that Christian Donovan has become a shareholder of the firm.  Christian’s practice primarily focuses on real estate, lending, and business transactions.  As part of his real estate practice, Christian handles transactions involving the purchase, sale and leasing of residential, industrial, and commercial real estate.  Christian serves as […]

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Supreme Court Clarifies Non-Dischargeability for Actual Fraud

In the recent case of Husky International v. Ritz, the U.S. Supreme Court clarified non-dischargeability for “actual fraud” under Sec. 523(a)(2)( A) of the bankruptcy  code.  The Supreme Court interpreted the term “actual fraud” to encompass fraudulent conveyance schemes, even when those schemes do not involve a false representation. For further information, contact your bankruptcy […]

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Bankruptcy Court Denies Conversion: Big Win for Creditors in Jack Johnson’s Chapter 11 Case

Attorney Christian Donovan helped secure a victory for creditors in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy case of Columbus Blue Jackets hockey player Jack Johnson. Judge Hoffman of the Southern District of Ohio Bankruptcy Court issued a decision on February 26, 2016, denying Jack Johnson’s Motion to Convert from Chapter 11 to Chapter 7. Jack Johnson filed […]

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Understanding the Value of Registering a Trademark

If you have a distinctive name, logo, or slogan and you sell goods or services across state lines or over the internet, chances are that you should be thinking about registering your trademark with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Why you might ask? By registering your trademark you impart others with constructive notice […]

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Estate Planning is Not Just for the Wealthy

There is a common misconception among the public that estate planning is only for the wealthy; that cannot be further from the truth. Estate planning is commonly linked with tax planning, but with Ohio estate taxes eliminated and Federal estate exemptions exceeding $5 million, utilizing estate planning for taxes is less common these days. In […]

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LNL Sponsors Annual Habitat Ohio Event

LNL took a substantial step forward this fall in the expansion of its relationship with Habitat for Humanity all over the state of Ohio. LNL is looking to leverage its depth and expertise to the benefit of all 55 Ohio Habitat Chapters and the communities they serve. Brett Renzenbrink, Managing Attorney of LNL’s Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky […]

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