Objection: Hearsay

There you are, client on the witness stand, jury in the box, story being told on direct exactly the way you prepared her, things going just swimmingly. And then opposing counsel stands and utters those two lovely words…”Objection, hearsay.”  Huh? That’s ridiculous, you confidently think to yourself, just as you hear the trial judge say, […]

Up Against The Wall(design)

Bankruptcy’s avoiding powers often turn otherwise unexceptional transfers on their heads. But who expected that an unsuspecting business would have to disgorge nine years of honestly earned payments because the customer paid with a check on his LLC? Welcome to the 9th Circuit’s decision in Walldesign. Paid with someone else’s money For nearly a decade,  […]