#Erwin Law Answers

  • How can I benefit from the new tax laws?

    The recently-enacted tax law changes are substantial, and are already greatly affecting all areas of industry, real estate included.

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  • What do I need to know about international buyers and sellers?

    Whether foreign citizens are buying and selling pied-a-terres, vacation or second, even third homes here in the States, they are, quite clearly, a highly valuable target segment in the luxury home market.

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  • If I file for Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, do I have to repay all my debts?

    To the unfamiliar, a Chapter 13 plan is a cumbersome document that could negatively impact one’s rights. A Chapter 13 plan must treat all of a debtor’s creditors, both secured and unsecured. Treatment, however, does not necessarily mean full payment.

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  • How can I avoid commission conflicts?

    Some commission structures are simple and straightforward. Others, such as continuing commissions on a commercial lease, can be more complicated. But one thing they all have in common – they must be properly written and executed in order to be enforceable.

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  • What’s the best structure for our business?

    #ErwinLawAnswers   Real estate investors and developers are often well versed in assessing properties, analyzing cap rates, zoning issues, property tax concerns and other matters related to real estate due diligence. Yet they often overlook, or give little importance to, the structure of their business and the framework they establish for the ownership of the… Read more »

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  • The ICPA in Practice: Has Section 22.1 Lost its Meaning? 

    We reviewed the matter, and are featured in the ‘Legal Updates’ section of the CAI webpage: http://www.cai-illinois.org/association-disclosures-section-22-1-illinois-condominium-property-act/

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  • Developer Turnover To The Association in New Developments:

    How to affect a smooth transition.

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  • The Chicago Tribune Cites James Erwin

    about funding major improvements for a condominium association.

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  • The Ultimate Do It Yourself Project

    Chicagoland Cooperator article featuring James Erwin of Erwin Law LLC

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Erwin News

  • Meet Our Newest Attorney Antonio D. Flores

    Erwin Law welcomes our newest teammate Antonio D. Flores (Tony), who brings his expertise in the areas of commercial, civil and appellate litigation, contract law and bankruptcy law. Tony earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Notre Dame Law School in May 2013 where he was involved in their Mediation Clinic, and with organizations… Read more »

  • Congratulations to our client, BEx LLC

    Congratulations to our client, BEx LLC, a leading developer of FX trading solutions, on its successful collaboration with Northern Trust.  We’re pleased to have been a part of the legal team that worked to bring this major business advancement deal to fruition. We invite you to contact Erwin Law to discuss how we can help grow your company. Read… Read more »

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