On my way to the courthouse the other day I received a frantic call from a client. I heard the excitement in his voice. I had to tell him to calm down and explain it to me slowly. After gaining his composure, my client, let’s call him Jerry - you know, to protect the innocent and all that - began telling me of the sweetest deal I would ever hear in my lifetime. Apparently, a friend of his had suddenly decided to sell his business to Jerry for a steal.
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