Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co.http://www.weltman.com/?t=39&format=xml&stylesheet=rss&directive=0&records=15en-us23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0800firmwisehttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssAmendments to Wisconsin Foreclosure Law Shorten Redemption Periods and Modify Procedures for Abandoned Propertieshttp://www.weltman.com/?t=40&an=63764&format=xml&p=7735Significant changes have been made to redemption periods for Wisconsin non-commercial mortgages executed on or after April 27, 2016, in addition to modifications to the procedures for the sale of abandoned properties. The impacted area of state law went into effect on the same date in 2016 through enactment of 2015 Wisconsin Act 376.Advisories23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0800http://www.weltman.com/?t=40&an=63764&format=xml&p=7735Lending Institution Hit with $375,000 Penalty for Violating Federal Bankruptcy Rulehttp://www.weltman.com/?t=40&an=61459&format=xml&p=7735According to Federal Bankruptcy Rule 3002.1, holders of secured claims on a Chapter 13 debtor's primary residence are required to file a detailed notice with the court for recovery of all post-petition fees, expenses and charges it seeks to recover from the debtor. The purpose of this requirement is "to promote further transparency and more emphatically safeguard debtors' fresh starts."Advisories07 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0800http://www.weltman.com/?t=40&an=61459&format=xml&p=7735Seven Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA Attorneys Named to the 2017 List of Ohio Super Lawyers & Rising Starshttp://www.weltman.com/?t=40&an=61437&format=xml&p=7735Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA, a full-service creditors’ rights law firm, is pleased to announce that seven of the firm’s attorneys have been named to the 2017 lists of Ohio Super Lawyers and Ohio Rising Stars.Firm News05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0800http://www.weltman.com/?t=40&an=61437&format=xml&p=7735Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA Shareholder Selected to Serve on Chester Township Board of Zoning Appealshttp://www.weltman.com/?t=40&an=61070&format=xml&p=7735Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA, a full-service creditors' rights law firm, congratulates Shareholder Charles G. Pona for being selected to serve on the Chester Township Board of Zoning Appeals as an alternate board member.Firm News10 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0800http://www.weltman.com/?t=40&an=61070&format=xml&p=7735Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA Shareholder Stuart A. Best Elected to Board of Directors for Children's Leukemia Foundation of Michiganhttp://www.weltman.com/?t=40&an=60800&format=xml&p=7735Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA, a full-service creditors' rights law firm, is pleased to announce that Shareholder Stuart A. Best has been elected to serve as a member of the board of directors for the Children's Leukemia Foundation of Michigan.Firm News03 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0800http://www.weltman.com/?t=40&an=60800&format=xml&p=7735Lenders May Recover Excess Bid Money Following Michigan Appellate Court Decisionhttp://www.weltman.com/?t=40&an=60455&format=xml&p=7735Typically when a property is entering foreclosure, it is sold at auction at a sheriff's sale. Lending institutions, such as banks, hope to recover money lost when the borrower stopped making payments on their mortgage. Usually the lender will set the opening bid at either the balance of the loan, or the fair market value of the property, whichever is less.Advisories25 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0800http://www.weltman.com/?t=40&an=60455&format=xml&p=7735Mindful Planning and Management Can Yield Municipality Internship Program Successhttp://www.weltman.com/?t=40&an=60332&format=xml&p=7735Student interns are becoming increasingly popular at all levels of government. Hiring an intern sounds like a win-win situation - the municipality gets an enthusiastic, educated and engaged worker for little-to-no expense, while a student gains the chance to explore a potential career field in a meaningful way. However, local government officials should proceed cautiously when deciding whether or not to hire an intern.Articles18 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0800http://www.weltman.com/?t=40&an=60332&format=xml&p=7735How to Protect Attorney-Fee Invoice Information Under Ohio's Public Records Acthttp://www.weltman.com/?t=40&an=60333&format=xml&p=7735Public offices, such as city government and police, often retain outside legal counsel for advice and representation. After a firm submits its invoice to the public office for payment, the invoice, in part, becomes a public record. As with all public records, the invoice is subject to release if someone requests to look at it under Ohio’s Public Records Act, as outlined in Ohio Revised Code 149.43.Articles18 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0800http://www.weltman.com/?t=40&an=60333&format=xml&p=7735Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA Extends "Green Certified" Firm Statushttp://www.weltman.com/?t=40&an=59947&format=xml&p=7735Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA (WWR), a full-service creditors' rights law firm, is pleased to announce its continued recognition by the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association (CMBA) as a "Green Certified" firm.Firm News29 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0800http://www.weltman.com/?t=40&an=59947&format=xml&p=7735Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA Welcomes Attorney John B. Bauer in Columbushttp://www.weltman.com/?t=40&an=59864&format=xml&p=7735Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA, a full-service creditors' rights law firm, welcomes John B. Bauer to its Columbus, Ohio office. As an attorney in the Consumer Collection Group, Mr. Bauer will handle general consumer collection matters in Ohio.Firm News27 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0800http://www.weltman.com/?t=40&an=59864&format=xml&p=7735