eFiling Spreads Throughout Wyoming State Courts

Posted by Clyde Hutchins | Jul 26, 2023 | 0 Comments

eFiling in Wyoming Wyoming District Courts are moving to an electronic filing (eFiling) system hosted by File & ServeXpress. This is an ongoing gradual process. The process is staggered, district by district. It started with the Chancery Court a year and a half ago. The process has moved on to v...

Continue Reading

Colorado Privacy Act

Posted by Clyde Hutchins | Jul 14, 2023 | 0 Comments

The Colorado Privacy Act went into effect on July 1, 2023. The bill creating the law was signed two years earlier in July, 2021. The law mandates that the Colorado Attorney General develop rules under the Act and enforce the Act as part of the Colorado Consumer Protection Act. Over the past coupl...

Continue Reading

Alternatives to Litigation

Posted by Clyde Hutchins | Jul 05, 2023 | 0 Comments

Alternatives to Litigation Many businesses become involved in disputes. Most of these disputes are resolved informally before taking precious time and energy away from the business. However, there are times where it is not possible to resolve a dispute informally.  When a dispute cannot be reso...

Continue Reading

How to prevent business disputes

Posted by Clyde Hutchins | Jun 14, 2023 | 0 Comments

Tips on preventing business disputes Many people come to see me after a dispute has arisen in their business operations. I often try to resolve the dispute through negotiation and if that does not work, litigation. Sometimes I reflect on how the dispute could have been avoided in the first place...

Continue Reading

Seven Years!

Posted by Clyde Hutchins | Jun 13, 2023 | 0 Comments

Harmony Law, LLC has been active for seven years now. Time flies. I still remember my first paying client 7 years ago. Harmony Law has had many types of cases and clients over the past seven years. A constant has been the litigation and business clients. Harmony Law was also heavily engaged in es...

Continue Reading

Handling Internal Business Disputes

Posted by Clyde Hutchins | Jun 12, 2023 | 0 Comments

I often assist with internal business disputes. Today I want to summarize that process. Many thousands of people set up Wyoming and Colorado companies and corporations every month. Some of those companies and corporations end up in disputes between the owners. This can be due to many factors. So...

Continue Reading

First Year of the Chancery Court of Wyoming

Posted by Clyde Hutchins | Jan 12, 2023 | 0 Comments

During the year 2022, the Chancery Court of Wyoming got up and running. I had a good introduction to the Chancery Court as I entered 2 of the 13 cases filed last year. My experience with the Court was good.  Since it is a new court, the docket is not crowded. If you have a business dispute that ...

Continue Reading

Chancery Court Report

Posted by Clyde Hutchins | Oct 06, 2022 | 0 Comments

Earlier this year I entered one of the first cases filed in the Wyoming Chancery Court. The court opened late last year and is moving forward with more and more cases. My experience with Chancery Court showed me that it is a very viable option for those seeking to resolve their business or corpor...

Continue Reading

Irresponsible Steel Building Company

Posted by Clyde Hutchins | Mar 07, 2022 | 0 Comments

I recently obtained a judgment against Colorado Steel Buildings, LTD and its owner, Christian Mendrop. My client paid Colorado Steel Building, LTD in advance for construction of a steel building in Larimer County, Colorado. Colorado Steel Building, LTD did not advance any work towards completing ...

Continue Reading

New Details on the Wyoming Chancery Court

Posted by Clyde Hutchins | Sep 24, 2021 | 0 Comments

As I have mentioned before, Wyoming is developing a Chancery Court. We are getting closer and closer to the opening of the Chancery Court.  The Chancery Court is a new Wyoming court that will resolve business and trust cases on an expedited schedule using bench trials and limited motions practic...

Continue Reading

Consumer Protection Update Published

Posted by Clyde Hutchins | Feb 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

Harmony Law's member, Clyde Hutchins, has been published again in the update to the 2019 REVIEW OF CONSUMER PROTECTION LAW DEVELOPMENTS (SECOND). Mr. Hutchins contributes to that publication with regard to developments in Wyoming consumer protection law. You can find the most recent update at the...

Continue Reading

Wyoming removes due process protection for companies

Posted by Clyde Hutchins | Feb 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

During the Wyoming 2020 Budget Session, the legislature has been considering Senate File 11. As of the date of this post, Senate File 11 has been passed out of the Senate and delivered to the House for consideration. It is expected to be approved by the House and signed by the Governor to become ...

Continue Reading

The ebb and flow of litigation

Posted by Clyde Hutchins | Aug 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

For those who have never been involved in litigation, the first lawsuit can seem overwhelming at times. At other times it can seem like nothing is happening and the case has evaporated. This is all normal. Each civil lawsuit goes through several distinct phases. Each with their own challenges and...

Continue Reading

Wyoming creates a Chancery Court

Posted by Clyde Hutchins | May 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

During the 2019 Legislative Session, Wyoming created a Chancery Court to hear and decide business cases. The new law became effective March 15, 2019. It creates a Court with limited jurisdiction over cases in excess of $50,000 at stake. The business cases include the following areas: Breach o...

Continue Reading

Maintaining anonymity with your LLC in Wyoming

Posted by Clyde Hutchins | Mar 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Maintaining anonymity with your LLC Wyoming law provides some opportunities for anonymity when running a company. However, this anonymity is not absolute. Under Wyoming law, the registered agent of the company is compelled to obtain a list of the entity's directors, officers, limited liability c...

Continue Reading

Work from Home Scams

Posted by Clyde Hutchins | Feb 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Most scams never disappear. They just reappear in different versions and under different names. One of the most far reaching scams is the work at home scam. I am not talking about folks who have legitimate jobs and work from home. There is nothing wrong with that. What I am referring to are the s...

Continue Reading

Utah seems to be the center for online business schemes

Posted by Clyde Hutchins | Oct 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

During my time with the Attorney General's office I noticed that most of the online business schemes originated out of Utah. I do not know why. I surmise that someone was successful with such a scheme many years ago and over time, employees left and started their own schemes. Anyhow, the FTC has...

Continue Reading

  • 1 of 4