December 22, 2019
If you have a business or residential property in Hamilton County that experiences flooding that includes sewer effluent, you may have a claim for repairs to damage, and retrofitting your property to prevent future flooding. Master settlement with US EPA In 2002, the US EPA, the State of Ohio, and others brought suit against Hamilton … Continue reading Has a sanitary sewer backup damaged your property?
August 7, 2019
Ohio statutes provide that no person, without privilege to do so, shall knowingly enter or remain on the land of another or recklessly enter or remain on the land of another, where notice against unauthorized access is given by actual communication to the offender or by posting in a manner reasonably calculated to come to … Continue reading Ohio Real Estate Law: Creating a Private Tow Zone
August 3, 2018
One of the many unfortunate outcomes of the subprime mortgage crisis has been that unscrupulous predatory investors scooped up broad portfolios of real estate at very low prices, and then re-sold them in troubled neighborhoods to unqualified buyers on land installment contract. This had the dual effects of victimizing unknowledgeable and unqualified buyers and keeping … Continue reading Finney Law Firm successfully challenges Harbour Portfolio Advisors in land installment contract litigation
March 4, 2018
Someone owes you money. But you have been slow to assign the collection to an attorney for fear of the legal fees and expenses. This concern certainly is well-founded. However, Finney Law Firm (a) has the experience, tools and “attitude” to maximize your return from that activity, and (b) is willing to work with you … Continue reading Ohio commercial litigation: Chasing deadbeats, it’s part of what we do!
January 30, 2018
“Joint and several liability” is a legal concept that provides that each obligor under a contract is fully liable for the obligations under that contract as to the other party to the contract (i.e, the party to whom the joint obligors are obligated). So, in the instance that two or more guarantors sign a guarantee … Continue reading Ohio Commercial Law: Is an obligation “joint and several” if the instrument is silent on the topic?
Through the course of our representation of clients, they often encounter zoning codes which are outdated and properties that are non-conforming, often in vibrant flourishing neighborhoods. This was the case for one client, who desired to seek a use variance for a property in Evanston, a stone’s throw from the burgeoning Walnut Hills neighborhood. The … Continue reading Making a difference: Turning legal work into cheese