You Need an Attorney to Protect Your Property

You Need an Attorney to Protect Your Property: With the recent news of PIPA (Protection of Intellectual Property Act) and SIPA (Stop Internet Piracy Act) being shelved by the United States Congress, many people may wonder what they can do to protect their intellectual property. Whether you are creating new products or improving on inventions from years past, having an attorney help with your contracts can help. With the America Invents Act of 2011 having been passed last year, the United States has moved from a first to invent to a first to file system. This means that if you...

Having Trouble with your Mortgage Lender?

Has it taken an extremely long amount of time to refinance, to close, or just get a response from your lender? There is a new place where borrowers can file a complaint that many may not know about. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau “began accepting such complaints this month.” One of the aims of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is to “protect consumers from risky loans” and to accomplish the task it looks for “violations of mortgage laws and other issues.” You can also turn to such places as the Better Business Bureau, any number of government agencies, state banking...

Online Protests Force Congress to Rethink Bills

Congress put two controversial bills on the shelf last week. The Stop Online Piracy Act (“SOPA”) and Protect IP Act (“PIPA”) received a lot of attention from the public. Over 13 million people made their voices heard, mostly online, and forced Congress to halt any votes planned for the two bills. Many people viewed the bills as a restriction on the right to free speech and an obstruction to obtaining information online. The problem with many of the targeted websites and the information they allow visitors to obtain is that some of the information, programs, etc., that they have is...

Lending Increases Nationwide

Over the last month, the amount of loans have increased nationwide. Banks are not lending in one area either; they are giving loans out over the entire spectrum of American life. From student loans to car loans and business loans, it looks as though the economy may be getting a kick-start. Loans are not being given out to everyone who comes along however, banks are being cautious with who they award loans to. Banks are lending only to those individuals and those companies they deem worthy risks. Consumers and the like should take this as a good sign. Rather than...

Protect Yourself When Starting a Company

You can protect yourself from creditors and other legal hassles when starting a company and we can help. When you are ready to create a company, you can use what many refer to as a nominee director. A nominee director is a person other than you who allows the use of their name on the documents needed to create a company. Using a nominee director can help you “avert or slow lawsuits” and help to avoid other “costly legal situations.” It can slow a creditor’s progress when attempting to link you to the company because your name will not be...

Foreign Nationals get Great Deals on Cars in US

Foreign Nationals get Great Deals on Cars in U.S: Will you or someone you know be moving to the United States and need a car? Whether you are moving to the United States or just visiting you can get a great deal on a car. One-way to get hold of a deal on a car is to contact ExpatRide. ExpatRide is a company that helps people with deals when they buy or lease a car. There is no car make or model that it out of reach. So long as your finances can match up with the payments for the...

Boyer Law Obtains 5 year Canadian E-2 Visa

We are pleased to announce that we have been able to obtain an E-2 visa out of Canada for our clients. They decided that they would like to purchase a restaurant business and live in Florida. We requested our clients to submit a list of documents and negotiated the purchase agreement of the business as well as compiling their investor visa’s petition. When dealing with such a project, you need to keep in mind that there are two important aspects: i) The first phase is the businesses deal with financial and legal requirements such as purchase price, licensure, zoning, etc.,...

Cut Down on Closing Costs

Cut Down on Closing Costs: Buying a home can be stressful, time consuming, and put a little pressure on your pocket, so don’t let a lending company put even more pressure on your wallet for unnecessary closing costs. Many lending companies will have costs built into their contracts that are unnecessary or just downright redundant and you do not want to pay for the same thing twice. For example, some companies will charge an origination fee and an application fee. How to Cut Down on Closing Costs Essentially, those are the same thing and if you truly plan on purchasing a mortgage...

International Waters Domestic Nightmare

International Waters Domestic Nightmare: When traveling on a cruise line over international waters it is important to remember that United States laws may not apply. Each country has its own laws of the sea and if something happens while on international waters, it can be difficult to determine which law to apply. A 15-year-old girl and her family from Iowa are going through that nightmare right now. While aboard a Royal Caribbean Cruise over the Christmas holiday, a boy the girl’s age persuaded her to leave a teen club aboard the ship. When the girl left the club, she found...

Supply and Demand do not Apply

Basic economics will teach you that when supply is up demand will be down and when demand is up supply will be down. This is not the case when it comes to the availability of affordable housing provided from November statistics. Apparently the number of available houses is up and so it the number of home sales. With mortgage rates being at almost record lows, homebuyers who have not been able to afford homes the past few years are able to get out there and sign contracts. There is really no end in sight in the near future. As more...