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 ...

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Fair Debt Collection Practice Act - Violations

Posted by Clyde Hutchins | Sep 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Sometimes people fall behind in paying their bills. When the debts go unpaid, creditors seek recovery of the debt . . . plus interest. It is not pleasant. Although debts are required to be repaid, and debt collectors may legally attempt to recover the debt, there are limits to the behavior of...

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Two Years of consumer law blogs

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

Interesting Statistics: I started writing about consumer law issues on this website two years ago. I posted an interesting summary last year. I thought it would be interesting to update that with a new annual review. Here are some interesting numbers from the past year for my website and blog: ...

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Don't let yourself be pressured into a roofing contract

Posted by Clyde Hutchins | Jul 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Be careful about your roofing contract This time of year sees frequent hail storms in northern Colorado and Wyoming. Already this year, there was a significant hail storm on May 23rd, and then again on June 18th and 19th. Hail storms often cause damage to roofs. In the wake of any significant h...

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Why Harmony Law does not use Facebook

Posted by Clyde Hutchins | May 01, 2018 | 0 Comments

Why Harmony Law does not use Facebook There was a time when Facebook seemed like a viable method for reaching the public. It came to pass that Facebook started aggressively censoring content on its platform. This is unacceptable in a free society. It is contrary to the highest principals of Western Civilization. Facebook has essentially turned into the enemy of free people everywhere.

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