Due Diligence

Due Diligence How Much Effort is Required to Find the Person You are Suing? In what should have been an otherwise uneventful mortgage foreclosure, the Indiana Court of Appeals recently made clear to parties in lawsuits that they must take some reasonable efforts to...

Indiana’s Cognovit Note Prohibition

    A cognovit clause in a promissory note authorizes the lender to have entered a confession of judgment by the borrower upon the occurrence of an event of default under the promissory note without notice to the borrower.  An example of such a clause is as...

Just Sue ’em!

Although the linked case does not involve a business dispute, the procedural history serves as a cautionary tale to business owners and all other people who think litigation is the magic pill that will quickly cure and resolve a business dispute. In the case of Moore...