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2016 Ohio Asphalt Expo Presentation

Stephanie Union presented at the 2016 Ohio Asphalt Expo on March 30, 2016. Learn more about Stephanie’s presentation. The Asphalt Expo is Ohio’s premiere asphalt pavement event with multiple concurrent educational sessions and trade show and exhibition. The expo attracts a wide variety of audiences across the asphalt paving industry.

Five Steps to Take When Your Customer Files for Bankruptcy

If you find yourself dealing with the bankruptcy of a general contractor for whom you are working or an owner of a project, the tips I shared in this article are applicable to you too. It should also be noted that you would still have lien rights pursuant to state law and the ability to preserve […]

Asserting Your Claim in Bankruptcy

As a creditor, you have the ability to assert certain claims within your customer’s bankruptcy case. One easy way to do that if the case is an asset case is to file a proof of claim. The claim will set forth amounts due from the debtor to you and the grounds from which this amount […]

What the “Automatic Stay” Means to You

The automatic stay, set forth at 11 U.S.C. §362, is one of the most critical hurdles for creditors when their customers file for bankruptcy. The stay is generally immediately effective upon the filing of the debtor’s bankruptcy without the debtor taking any additional action. It prohibits, among other things: The commencement or continuation of a […]