Archive for December, 2015

4 Reasons NOT to Lend Money to Family and Friends

Would you loan money to a family member or close friend? I’ll bet you would – in fact, according to ConsumerCredit.com, 93% of respondents to a recent survey would loan money to a family member in need and 66% would float a good friend that’s fallen on hard times. In…






The Power of Small Claims Court

Sometimes we find ourselves cast as David against a corporate Goliath. You might not recognize the battle as such, but believe me, we all unwittingly (or sometimes perhaps knowingly) enter the ring all the time when we sign on the dotted line or even just click on the “accept” box…






Have Faith But Don’t Be Foolish… And For God’s Sake, Tie Up Your Camel

’Tis the season for faith and fellowship, and as a lawyer who spends a lot of time in the trenches working to resolve ugly conflicts, it’s a welcome reprieve. While I’d love to have an unflappable trust in humanity, the thousands of lawsuits I’ve been a party to attest to…