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Manufactured home lien: forget perfection, you need to have a lien in the first place

  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 25 2015

A chapter 7 trustee sought to avoid a credit union’s security interest in a manufactured home by asserting his strong arm powers as a hypothetical

Philadelphia reduces requirements for certifications for continued real estate tax exemptions

  • Cozen O'Connor
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  • USA
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  • March 25 2015

The Philadelphia Office of Property Assessment (OPA) recently mailed notices to each owner of property listed as tax exempt on the OPA's records

Take my home, please: in wake of court decision, N.C. General Assembly seeks to repeal "Map Act"

  • Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 25 2015

The MAP Act -- also known as Chapter 136, Article 2E of the General Statutes of North Carolina -- allows the N.C.D.O.T., local governments or other

Seventh Circuit says finding of intent must be explicit for preclusive effect in non-dischargeability action

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 24 2015

The Bankruptcy Code exempts from discharge those debts arising from willful and malicious injuries caused by the debtor. 11 U.S.C. 523(a)(6

Maine high court to litigious Saco RV park owner: let there be Frisbee golf

  • Verrill Dana LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 24 2015

To the delight of Frisbee golfers across southern Maine, the Maine Supreme Court has affirmed the Saco Planning Board's approval of a Frisbee golf

Florida Statute Chapter 558: changes are brewing

  • Jimerson & Cobb P.A.
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  • USA
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  • March 23 2015

Florida Statute Chapter 558 was adopted to serve as an alternative method to resolve construction and design disputes in order to reduce the need for

Iowa’s highest court: damage by rainwater is damage by rain

  • Cozen O'Connor
  • -
  • USA
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  • March 23 2015

Last July, we posted that an intermediate level appellate court in Iowa had held that a policy excluding loss “caused by rain” did not bar coverage

USGS increase of Texas's earthquake risk level: commercial real estate and insurance implications

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 23 2015

Before 2008, the greater Dallas Fort Worth area, known as the Fort Worth Basin, was almost entirely void of seismic activity. Between 1950 and 2008

Chicago affordable housing ordinance passes: key provisions, key requirements

  • DLA Piper LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 23 2015

Chicago's City Council has approved an amendment to the existing affordable housing ordinance (the 2015 ARO) which will change, and in most cases

Why community associations cannot afford to ignore lender foreclosure actions part II

  • Jimerson & Cobb P.A.
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  • USA
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  • March 20 2015

This blog post is Part II in a series of posts discussing why community associations cannot afford to ignore lender foreclosure actions. The