How a Bankruptcy Attorney Can Help Your Business Prepare for and Overcome a Recession

For many business owners, working with a bankruptcy attorney is often only considered in a worst-case scenario. And while bankruptcy lawyers are certainly experienced in helping companies navigate challenging financial situations, their expertise is not limited solely to formal bankruptcy proceedings. Any business, whether it is facing a decrease in income generation or increasing debts, can benefit from working with a bankruptcy attorney, which becomes especially beneficial if and when an economic recession takes place. Read below to learn more about how a bankruptcy attorney can help your business prepare for a recession. 

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3 Things to Know About the Automatic Stay in a Bankruptcy Case

Bankruptcy is a challenging reality for many businesses, and it is not always easy to understand the intricacies of the bankruptcy process. While bankruptcy may not be the ideal solution for all struggling businesses, there are certain benefits that come with a bankruptcy filing, specifically, the automatic stay. Learn more about the automatic stay and discover how a commercial bankruptcy attorney can help your business return even stronger after bankruptcy

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How to Avoid Bankruptcy: Restructuring and Reorganizing Your Business

Debts build up, cash flow changes, economies rise and fall, and uncertainties increase, and entrepreneurs and business owners may need to reevaluate their financial standing accordingly. However, running into financial trouble does not necessarily mean that a company needs to close shop and declare bankruptcy. Restructuring and reorganization strategies developed by an experienced commercial bankruptcy attorney give business owners more flexibility in finding a solution with their creditors rather than declaring bankruptcy.

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When to Hire a Bankruptcy Litigation Attorney

Business disputes are often unavoidable in today’s competitive economic environment. From disagreements about contracts to issues with investments, these conflicts vary in levels of severity and how costly they are. Business litigation attorneys work collaboratively with companies to address these disputes and produce the best result for their clients. However, the variety of these disputes make it difficult for a business owner to know when to bring in an attorney to handle a conflict. Read below to learn when to hire a business litigation attorney and how the Dallas law firm of Ritter Spencer PLLC can advise companies through business litigation.

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The Difference Between Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

When a company cannot repay its debts in challenging financial circumstances, the business may be forced to declare bankruptcy. However, different types of bankruptcies exist depending on the business type and specific situation. Working with an experienced Dallas law firm that specializes in helping companies succeed, like Ritter Spencer PLLC, can make it easier to determine which type of bankruptcy a company should file to eliminate existing debt and yield a clearer opportunity for future success. Below we explain the differences between Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 bankruptcy for businesses. 

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Can Cannabis Businesses File for Bankruptcy?

After a challenging year for many businesses, small businesses in particular, filing for bankruptcy may be the only viable option left. The Covid-19 pandemic continues to impact a range of markets, and filing for bankruptcy gives honest debtors a chance to rebuild. However, marijuana remains illegal under federal law, and hemp and cannabis businesses are commonly deemed ineligible for this recourse as federal bankruptcy courts cannot support either the possession or sale of illegal assets. 

While no business wants to consider bankruptcy as an option, commercial bankruptcy often provides a valuable lifeline for troubled companies, especially during an economic downturn. But what are some of the alternatives to bankruptcy for cannabis businesses? Have the events of 2020 set any new precedents for bankruptcy in the cannabis industry? Below we take a closer look at some of the options and recent developments for cannabis business owners. 

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3 Reasons to Hire a Bankruptcy Attorney Before a Business is Bankrupt

Organizing finances and adapting to evolving economic situations are constant challenges of running a business. Even companies that feel prepared for a change in their financial status may find themselves on the brink of bankruptcy. With the volatility of the global economy and an unpredictable market, businesses should prepare for the worst and work with a bankruptcy attorney to create a financial plan in case of bankruptcy. Work with the Dallas commercial bankruptcy attorneys at Ritter Spencer PLLC to plan for your company’s future.  

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Five Businesses to Bounce Back After Filing for Bankruptcy

Many businesses fall victim to a combination of factors that lead to the necessary decision to file for bankruptcy. However, doing so does not necessarily mean the business completely fails. In certain instances, and with the right attorneys from the Dallas law firm of Ritter Spencer PLLC, a company may emerge from bankruptcy with a stronger and clearer path to lucrative and lasting success. Specifically, filing for bankruptcy allows a business to reorganize its affairs, debts, and assets to reallocate and restructure the company to make it possible for a business to bounce back. Below we’ve outlined some of the most notable businesses to bounce back from bankruptcy and continue to see success today. 

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How Filing for Bankruptcy Can Help Small Businesses in an Economic Downturn

No company wants to consider bankruptcy, especially during a situation as tumultuous as the coronavirus outbreak. Unfortunately, bankruptcy is a reality for many businesses. Debts can quickly get out of hand when the economy contracts, especially when it does so broadly and unexpectedly. However, the unique legislative and economic environment surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic is providing small businesses with options designed to help them survive this challenging situation. Work with a commercial bankruptcy attorney like the team at Ritter Spencer PLLC to learn more about how filing for bankruptcy may help small businesses survive an economic downturn.

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What Your Small Business Needs to Know About the Paycheck Protection Program

Many small businesses are asking about the Paycheck Protection Program, which is a large part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, or the CARES Act, passed by Congress and signed by the President on March 27, 2020. The Paycheck Protection Program will provide loan assistance to small businesses and is designed similar to a grant program to be paid by the government to keep small businesses operating. The Paycheck Protection Program is essentially free money for small businesses to use to stay afloat and prevent mass layoffs as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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