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Franchise Buyer’s Fraud Claim Bars Seller’s Summary Collection of Note

Introduction It can be easy for a creditor to obtain a judgment against a debtor that has defaulted on payment of a promissory note. Essentially all the creditor must do is produce the signed note and prove nonpayment. But not

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Court gives seller of business assets right to take business back because of buyer fraud

This case has the feeling of a Shakespearean tragedy. Roger and Shirley owned a business, which we will call Seller.  They retired and turned management of Seller over to their son Jeffrey.  Jeffrey ran the business as an officer of

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