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Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 15

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real…

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real Lawyers, Real Solutions

Covers bankruptcy, chapter 7, chapter 13, credit reports, foreclosures, and asset protection.

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com
  • Jan 20

    Donald Trump Business Bankruptcies. A Summary.

    Donald Trump Business Bankruptcies. A Summary.
    Did Donald Trump ever file for bankruptcy?  The answer is no, he has not ever filed a personal bankruptcy, but his business interests have sought Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on six occasions. Chapter 11 is a reorganization, normally…
  • Jan 19

    Who gets the diamond when bankruptcy is filed?

    Who gets the diamond when bankruptcy is filed?
    State law and the intent of the parties govern who get the diamond ring when a bankruptcy is filed by the bride.
  • Jan 18

    Will the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act be extended?

    Will the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act be extended?
    The Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act became federal law in 2007. It allowed taxpayers to avoid income taxes on unpaid mortgage debt, including debt reduced through short sale, mortgage modification or foreclosure. The original Act…
Rank this Week: 44

Wisconsin Bankruptcy Blog

Wisconsin Bankruptcy Blog

Provides information on Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy. By Gregory A. Holbus.

http://wisconsinbankruptcy.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 19

    Prime Rate

    Prime Rate
    Historically, the prime rate was something that changed several times per year.  That was true until the market crash and recession in 2008 when - in December 2008, the prime rate was adjusted to 3.25% and remained unchanged for over 7…
  • Dec 14

    Source of Fund

    Source of Fund
    There is a misunderstanding among a few people who elect to go through Chapter 13.  I want to emphasize "few" - this is by no means a common misunderstanding.  But I've had to debunk this myth one too many times, so it's time to put…
  • Dec 5

    Trustee Garcia's Financial Management Course

    Trustee Garcia's Financial Management Course
    As a policy, my clients who file for Chapter 13 Bankruptcy are not charged for the second counseling course under the assumption that they will take the free version offered by Trustee Garcia's office.  This policy has been in place…
Rank this Week: 161

Sonoma County Bankruptcy Lawyer…

Sonoma County Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers landlord-tenant, bankruptcy, small business and family law. By Richard C. Koman.

http://www.richardkoman.com
  • May 2

    Negotiating a lease buyout

    Negotiating a lease buyout
    It’s not just lawyer sites that advise hiring lawyers. It’s actually a critical step in signing any legal document, to make sure you are being paid adequately and that you’re not waiving rights unnecessarily. Here are some…
  • Sep 20

    Can San Jose require affordable housing? Cal Supremes will decide

    Can San Jose require affordable housing? Cal Supremes will decide
    The California Supreme Court will take on the case of whether San Jose can require developers to include “affordable housing” in new developments, The Mercury News reports. San Jose would require developers to offer 15 percent of…
  • Dec 8

    California eviction basic

    California eviction basic
    I wrote this step by step for Avvo a while back, called How to Evict a Tenant in California. It’s not just the basic procedures, but also gives a sense of the negotiation and settlement process that is key to working out a good deal. 1…
Rank this Week: 252

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Resource for Georgia Bankruptcy cases and updates. By Scott B. Riddle.

http://www.georgiabankruptcyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 447

Bankruptcy Topics

Bankruptcy Topics

Covers consumer bankruptcy laws in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. By Doug Beaton.

http://www.douglasbeaton.com
  • Mar 30

    Chapter 13 debt limits increase

    Chapter 13 debt limits increase
    The upper debt limits for going in to Chapter 13 bankruptcy increased as of April 1, 2016. Chapter 13 debtors must have less than $1,184,200 in secured loans in order to qualify for relief. They also must have less than $394,725 in unsecured…
  • Feb 26

    Automatic Massachusetts homesteads limited to $125K

    Automatic Massachusetts homesteads limited to $125K
    Since 2012, homeowners in Massachusetts have had two options for obtaining homestead protection for their residence. First, they can do it “the old way” — by filing a legal declaration of homestead at the county registry of…
  • Sep 25

    The repo man is now inside your dashboard

    The repo man is now inside your dashboard
    The latest wrinkle in auto finance has a nasty edge to it, as lenders are pouncing on new technology that allows them to remotely shut off a borrower’s vehicle if they are only a few days late on a payment. Writing for the New York…
Rank this Week: 388

Miami Florida Bankruptcy Law

Miami Florida Bankruptcy Law

By Jordan E. Bublick.

http://jbublick.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 15

    Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

    Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
    Bankruptcy Attorney Jordan E. Bublick is a Miami, Florida  has over 25 years of experience in filing Chapter 13 bankruptcy (reorganization of mortgages and other debt) and Chapter 7 Bankruptcy cases (discharge of debt). He has filed over…
  • Nov 6

    For being a loyal customer, we would like…

    For being a loyal customer, we would like to reward you with a $50 gift from CVS. Claim Your Free Gift Here Jordan E. Bublick - Miami Bankruptcy Lawyer - Kendall & Aventura Offices - (305) 891-4055 - www.bublicklaw.com
  • Nov 4

    RE:Your Application

    RE:Your Application
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Rank this Week: 499

Machi Law Blog

Machi Law Blog

Covers Texas bankruptcy, personal injury, social security disability information.

http://www.machilaw.com/
  • Mar 1

    Medical Bankruptcies are Here to Stay

    Medical Bankruptcies are Here to Stay
    Don’t expect the Affordable Care Act to solve the medical bankruptcy problem in this country. Unpaid medical bills are the number one cause of bankruptcy filings. The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) may give many more people access to…
  • Feb 18

    Fort Worth Magazine Names Ted Machi a Top Attorney

    Fort Worth Magazine Names Ted Machi a Top Attorney
    Once again Fort Worth, The City’s Magazine has named Ted Machi a “Top Attorney” for 2013.  Top Attorneys are nominated by their peers.  With his 35+ years representing North Texans, Ted Machi is an attorney you can…
  • Feb 14

    Same-Sex Married Couples May File Bankruptcy Jointly

    Same-Sex Married Couples May File Bankruptcy Jointly
    Same-sex married couples should be eligible to file for bankruptcy jointly.  Bankruptcy courts should provide the same federal protections as opposite-sex married couples even if they live in states that do not recognize same-sex…
Rank this Week: 449

Bankruptcy Litigation Blog

Bankruptcy Litigation Blog

Covers the BAPCPA, bankruptcy, circuit splits, code statutory interpretation, and recent case law developments. By the Coleman Law Firm.

http://www.bankruptcylitigationblog.com/
Rank this Week: 423

Long Island Bankruptcy Blog

Long Island Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy law, practice and procedure. By Craig Robins.

http://longislandbankruptcyblog.com
  • Apr 5

    Hello world!

    Hello world!
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!
  • Apr 5

    Hello world!

    Hello world!
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!
  • Mar 3

    Judge Joel Asarch Passes Away. Funeral to be Monday March 4, 2013

    Judge Joel Asarch Passes Away. Funeral to be Monday March 4, 2013
    Written by Craig D. Robins, Esq. The Honorable Joel Asarch, a very personable Nassau County attorney who had been serving as a Nassau County Supreme Court justice, died of a heart attack this morning at South Nassau Communities Hospital in…
Rank this Week: 534

AZ Bankruptcy Blog

AZ Bankruptcy Blog

Focused on Chapter 7 bankruptcy. By Joseph C. McDaniel.

http://www.arizonabankruptcyblog.info/
  • Nov 29

    Important Bankruptcy Recap: Don't Bank where you owe Money!

    Important Bankruptcy Recap: Don't Bank where you owe Money!
    We tell clients this repeatedly. Why mention this? It's simple: If a creditor (like a bank, for instance) has direct access to your bank account (as banks often do), then you can consider your checking balance dumped into the rancor pit as…
  • Nov 18

    Jefferson County sets records in Chapter 9 Bankruptcy

    Jefferson County sets records in Chapter 9 Bankruptcy
    Jefferson County is suffering, a roughly four billion dollar debt they cannot pay is forcing them to take the road many other cities are already debating: Chapter 9 Bankruptcy.
  • Nov 8

    Occupation of Phoenix not going so smoothly

    Occupation of Phoenix not going so smoothly
    Wandering around downtown I came across the fabled Occupy Phoenix movement. It's not going as awkwardly as elsewhere, but it's clearly having issues of its own as a group.
Rank this Week: 409

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

Discusses credit and bankruptcy. By Professors Bob Lawless, Angela Littwin, Katie Porter, John Pottow, Deborah Thorne and Elizabeth Warren.

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Jan 23

    Swindlers and Crooks Doing Backflips: New Balleisen Book on Fraud

    Swindlers and Crooks Doing Backflips: New Balleisen Book on Fraud
    Not a moment too soon, Princeton University Press has just released Fraud: An American History from Barnum to Madoff by historian & Duke University Vice Provost Ed Balleisen. (Some readers might be familiar with his earlier book on…
  • Jan 22

    Paul Blustein's Laid Low, and Some Musings on the Next Crisi

    Paul Blustein's Laid Low, and Some Musings on the Next Crisi
    (This is a joint post by Mark Weidemaier and Mitu Gulati) We jointly teach a class on international debt, focusing on what happens when sovereign governments and the entities they control go bust. We love this class, because we work...
  • Jan 19

    Marblegate and a Dose of Reality for the Trust Indenture Act

    Marblegate and a Dose of Reality for the Trust Indenture Act
    The Second Circuit on Tuesday released its long-awaited opinion on the Trust Indenture Act, Marblegate v. EDMC. Several of us Slipsters have been discussing the case behind the scenes, and others will have (more intelligent) things to say…
Rank this Week: 879

Tampa Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Tampa Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcy, as well as foreclosure defense. By Christie D. Arkovich, P.A.

http://www.tampabankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 19

    CFPB files suit against Navient — hopefully the exposure of their shady practices will help our Florida clients!

    CFPB files suit against Navient — hopefully the exposure of their shady practices will help our Florida clients!
    Do you have Navient as your student loan servicer?  Are you happy with them, do they do a good job?  Most of our clients despise Navient, and much of what Navient does may actually be illegal.  The CFPB filed a lawsuit against…
  • Jan 9

    Help Effect Student Loan Servicer Changes: Join a Class Action

    Help Effect Student Loan Servicer Changes: Join a Class Action
    The CFPB announced in mid 2016 that it was looking more closely at student loan servicers  (companies that collect payments from borrowers) and their role in the increased student loan defaults.  It has announced this as one of…
  • Jan 9

    Help Effect Student Loan Servicer Changes: Join a Class Action

    Help Effect Student Loan Servicer Changes: Join a Class Action
    The CFPB announced in mid 2016 that it was looking more closely at student loan servicers  (companies that collect payments from borrowers) and their role in the increased student loan defaults.  It has announced this as one of…
Rank this Week: 666

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure in Florida.

http://laniganpl.com/
  • Jan 18

    How Long Will It Take?

    How Long Will It Take?
    Eric Lanigan and Roddy Lanigan see clients in their Winter Park Florida law offices to handle a wide range of complex legal situations. How Long Will It Take? Florida attorneys Eric and Roddy Lanigan answer the question: how long will it take…
  • Jan 18

    How Much Will It Cost?

    How Much Will It Cost?
    I try to keep people abreast of in the next month or two or three, this is the activity that we’re going to have going on for sure.” And you know if you take our hourly rate and you multiply it by you know my estimate of this…
  • Jan 12

    Florida Attorney Roddy B. Lanigan

    Florida Attorney Roddy B. Lanigan
    Florida Attorney Roddy B. Lanigan Florida Attorney Roddy B. Lanigan grew up actually right down the block from the Lanigan and Lanigan law office right off of Park Avenue in Winter Park. It was very nice growing up here. I had a lot…
Rank this Week: 1020

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 18

    15 Mistakes Many Women Make in a Divorce

    15 Mistakes Many Women Make in a Divorce
    Some have likened divorce to the psychological equivalent of a triple bypass—painful, complicated, and with a difficult recovery period. Because many of those who go through a divorce are in an intensely emotional state, mistakes can be…
  • Jan 2

    Ayo and Iken 2016 Year in Review

    Ayo and Iken 2016 Year in Review
    It has been a fascinating year for our exciting team of attorneys who have challenged themselves on many fronts for their clients. They have tackled it all from a groundbreaking same-sex marriage case to a heart-wrenching fight for the safety…
  • Dec 14

    Enjoying Families and Children During the Holiday Season

    Enjoying Families and Children During the Holiday Season
    Once again, the holiday season is upon us. Perhaps you were one of those who navigated Thanksgiving with family so successfully that you are not in the least concerned about Christmas. Or, perhaps you either didn’t see family on…
Rank this Week: 1183

Seattle Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Seattle Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Discusses issues that affect consumer debtors considering filing for chapter 7 or chapter 13 bankruptcy. By Symmes Law Group, PLLC.

http://www.bankruptcy-law-seattle.com/symmes-legal-blog/
  • Jan 17

    Do You Feel Threatened By Debt Collectors?

    Do You Feel Threatened By Debt Collectors?
    If you feel threatened by debt collectors you would not be alone.  A recent survey by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) found that 1 in 4 consumers feel threated by debt collectors.  This is not…
  • Jan 8

    What Should I do With My Car if I Owe More Than it’s Worth?

    What Should I do With My Car if I Owe More Than it’s Worth?
    One common issue that I see time and time again at an increasing pace is that consumers owe significantly more to a bank for a car than the car is actually worth.  As it turns out, www.edmunds.com has actual statistics…
  • Nov 19

    What to Expect When Dealing with Debt in 2017 and Beyond?

    What to Expect When Dealing with Debt in 2017 and Beyond?
    What to Expect When Dealing with Debt in 2017 and Beyond? Now that the 2016 election season has concluded and we have for better or worse a new President Elect in Donald Trump I wanted to look at how his… Read more › The post…
Rank this Week: 556

The Law firm of Vaughn & Weber,…

The Law firm of Vaughn & Weber, PLLC

Covers bankruptcy, family law, foreclosure, and real estate law in New York.

http://vaughnweberlaw.com
  • Jan 4

    Train Derailment

    Train Derailment
    (Image from CBS New York) TRAIN DERAILMENT For the second time within one year, the New York Tri-State area has seen a train derailment due to human error, poor maintenance and otherwise negligent behavior cause serious injuries to patrons…
  • Dec 13

    Construction Accident

    Construction Accident
    Construction Accident The construction industry is a very dangerous industry for trade workers who often put their life and safety on the line when they go to work and risk construction accidents. In large cities such as New York City where…
  • Dec 13

    Congratulations to DUI Attorney Cory Morris, Esq.

    Congratulations to DUI Attorney Cory Morris, Esq.
    Cory Morris named Premier DUI Attorney Cory Morris was named a “Premier DUI Attorney” by the American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys! This is a product of the work ethic and dedication of one of the best young attorneys in…
Rank this Week: 634

Lakeblawg

Lakeblawg

Covers consumer and business bankruptcy, and mortgage foreclosure defense. By Lake Law.

http://www.lakelaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 721

Oregon and Washington Bankruptcy…

Oregon and Washington Bankruptcy Blog

Provides bankruptcy information for people living in Oregon and Washington. By the Northwest Debt Relief Law Firm.

http://nwdrlf.com/blog/
  • Aug 28

    Get Your License Back with a Chapter 13 – August 2016 Interview

    Get Your License Back with a Chapter 13 – August 2016 Interview
    Katherine: Today, our friend, Tom McAvity, has joined us again and he’s going to share with us something that I had no idea about, that Chapter 13 could do, and I bet it will surprise you, too. Tom, thank you so much for joining us…
  • Aug 28

    Google and Facebook Will Not Run Ads for Pay Day Loan Lender

    Google and Facebook Will Not Run Ads for Pay Day Loan Lender
    Google recently announced that it has stopped taking paid ads for payday loans. Facebook stopped taking payday loans about a year ago. This is a pretty significant development.  While you can still find payday loans online through…
  • Aug 28

    Face-to-Face Bankruptcy Consultation in Your Living Room or Office?

    Face-to-Face Bankruptcy Consultation in Your Living Room or Office?
    I am pleased to report that in addition to meeting with you at one of our five offices, we can now conduct an initial bankruptcy face-to-face consultation with you at your home or office. No need to worry, we aren’t really coming over,…
Rank this Week: 918

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Law Monitor

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Law Monitor

Covers bankruptcy, debt collection, and foreclosures. By Christine Wilton.

http://www.losangelesbankruptcylawmonitor.com
  • Aug 21

    Getting From Point A to Point B With Money

    Getting From Point A to Point B With Money
    Taking a trip is exciting. You have a staring place [“Point A”] and a destination [“Point B”]. Along the way, is the “journey.” Getting from Point A to Point B is simple when it’s a road trip because…
  • Aug 21

    Getting From Point A to Point B With Money

    Getting From Point A to Point B With Money
    Taking a trip is exciting. You have a staring place [“Point A”] and a destination [“Point B”]. Along the way, is the “journey.” Getting from Point A to Point B is simple when it’s a road trip because…
  • Jul 10

    Debt Jubilee Brings End To Debt Threat

    Debt Jubilee Brings End To Debt Threat
    In today’s Los Angeles Times, Tom Petruno’s (@tpetruno) article entitled, Debt Threat Looms, again, he warns us of inevitable business cycles and where the economy is headed.  You see, in order for the economy to move full…
Rank this Week: 1180

Atlanta Bankruptcy Blog

Atlanta Bankruptcy Blog

Covers Georgia bankruptcy. By Jonathan Ginsberg.

http://www.thebklawyer.com/thebkblog
  • Jul 5

    What is the Secret to Making Your Chapter 13 Plan Work?

    What is the Secret to Making Your Chapter 13 Plan Work?
      After 25+ years representing hardworking but financially struggling men and women in the Atlanta area, I can report to you that the #1 secret to surviving Chapter 13 is living below your means. This can mean you have to make some…
  • Jun 10

    Comedian John Oliver Explains the Debt Buying “Industry” and Zombie Debt

    Comedian John Oliver Explains the Debt Buying “Industry” and Zombie Debt
    Late night comedian John Oliver recently offered his unique and humorous take on the debt buying industry, noting that collection agencies are responsible for more lawsuits than any other type of plaintiff, and that many of these lawsuits…
  • Jun 6

    Relief From Your 72 Month Car Loan

    Relief From Your 72 Month Car Loan
    Financial experts bemoan the “crisis” in student loan debt (over $1.2 trillion as of 2015) and the rising rates of credit card debt ($733 billion as of 2015) but no one seems to be talking about yet another debt bubble – the…
Rank this Week: 639

713Bankruptcy.Com

713Bankruptcy.Com

Covers the preparation of Chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcy petitions. By Victoria Ring.

http://www.713bankruptcy.com
  • Jun 14

    Evaluate Your Cost-Per-Case & Save Money

    Evaluate Your Cost-Per-Case & Save Money
    Evaluate Your Cost-Per-Case & Save Money From TV ads to word-of-mouth, there are numerous ways to market your law firm to prospective clients. A firm may spend thousands of dollars per year on different marketing channels, all while…
  • Oct 7

    Selling Assets When Considering Bankruptcy

    Selling Assets When Considering Bankruptcy
    Head over to 713training.com to read our latest article.  You will learn tips and tricks to help you  when you prepare bankruptcy petitions. The post Selling Assets When Considering Bankruptcy appeared first on…
  • Jun 29

    Avoid Bankruptcy Cases From Being Closed Without A Discharge

    Avoid Bankruptcy Cases From Being Closed Without A Discharge
    Check out the latest article on 713training.com, written by Attorney/VBA Shannon Doyle of Ebankruptcy Assistants.  Learn some tricks and training on how to avoid having bankruptcy cases closed without a discharge.  For more…
Rank this Week: 1003

FP Bankruptcy Law Blog

FP Bankruptcy Law Blog

Covers consumer protection matters with a focus on bankruptcy. By Pipitone Law.

http://fpbankruptcylaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 8

    Helping Consumers in Big Sky Country

    Helping Consumers in Big Sky Country
    I am proud to inform you that Pipitone Law is now bi-coastal.  My family and I have recently relocated to Bozeman, Montana and as a result, I will now be serving struggling consumers in Big Sky Country. I will continue to serve clients…
  • Aug 20

    Always a Happy Ending

    Always a Happy Ending
    Recently I had the chance to reevaluate my standing as a bankruptcy lawyer.  I asked myself a few questions about my practice, my goals and what my intentions are as a lawyer. In all honesty, I have been unable to convince myself that I…
  • Aug 20

    Always a Happy Ending

    Always a Happy Ending
    Recently I had the chance to reevaluate my standing as a bankruptcy lawyer.  I asked myself a few questions about my practice, my goals and what my intentions are as a lawyer. In all honesty, I have been unable to convince myself that I…
Rank this Week: 1164

St. Louis Bankruptcy Lawyers Blog

St. Louis Bankruptcy Lawyers Blog

Covers Bankruptcy Law. Published by Brinkman & Alter, LLC

http://www.stlouisbankruptcylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 561

New York Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

New York Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and bankruptcy alternatives for individuals and businesses. By Starr & Starr, PLLC.

http://www.newyorkbankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 4

    Supreme Court Rules Against Junior Lien Strip Off in Chapter 7

    Supreme Court Rules Against Junior Lien Strip Off in Chapter 7
    Many people in New York and New Jersey have houses that are “underwater” -- meaning the current value of the house is less than the value of the mortgage. In the Supreme Court case of Bank of America, N.A. v. Caulkett, - U.S. - ,…
  • Jun 4

    Supreme Court Rules Against Junior Lien Strip Off in Chapter 7

    Supreme Court Rules Against Junior Lien Strip Off in Chapter 7
    Many people in New York and New Jersey have houses that are “underwater” -- meaning the current value of the house is less than the value of the mortgage. In the Supreme Court case of Bank of America, N.A. v. Caulkett, - U.S. - ,…
  • Jun 4

    Supreme Court Rules Against Junior Lien Strip Off in Chapter 7

    Supreme Court Rules Against Junior Lien Strip Off in Chapter 7
    Many people in New York and New Jersey have houses that are “underwater” — meaning the current value of the house is less than the value of the mortgage. In the Supreme Court case of Bank of America, N.A. v. Caulkett,…
Rank this Week: 809

Riverside County Bankruptcy Lawyer…

Riverside County Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers Bankruptcy, foreclosure, law suits and settlements. Published By The Law Office of Christopher Hewitt

http://www.riversidecountybankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 15

    Overpayment of Unemployment and Bankruptcy EDD and Bankrputcy

    Overpayment of Unemployment and Bankruptcy EDD and Bankrputcy
    You can put overpayments of EDD or Unemployment in to a chapter 7 bankruptcy and discharge the debt. EDD overpayments happen when people are collecting unemployment when possibly working or other issues that allow the EDD to come after you.…
  • Feb 15

    HOA's Bankruptcy Past due Payments Foreclosure

    HOA's Bankruptcy Past due Payments Foreclosure
    I have been seeing more and more people with HOA issues. HOA's can foreclose against a property. HOA attorney's like Fiore Racobs and Power do exclusive HOA work and rack up very large attorney fees on behalf of HOA's when people are in…
  • Feb 15

    Overpayment of Unemployment and Bankruptcy EDD and Bankrputcy

    Overpayment of Unemployment and Bankruptcy EDD and Bankrputcy
    You can put overpayments of EDD or Unemployment in to a chapter 7 bankruptcy and discharge the debt. EDD overpayments happen when people are collecting unemployment when possibly working or other issues that allow the EDD to come after you.…
Rank this Week: 558

Legal Tips & Commentary

Legal Tips & Commentary

Provides legal tips for businesses and consumers in California. By Carl H. Starrett.

http://blog.chs-law.com/
  • Oct 16

    Goodbye Blogger, Hello WordPress.

    Goodbye Blogger, Hello WordPress.
    When I first opened my practice in 2004, I knew that I needed a website to promote my services.  I had heard of blogging and figured that I needed one for my website.  So I started off with Yahoo's over priced web hosting service and a blog…
  • Sep 30

    Why I Am Done With The Chargers for 2010

    Why I Am Done With The Chargers for 2010
    An open letter to the San Diego Chargers:
  • Sep 12

    5 Reasons Why Chapter 13 Bankruptcy is Better Than Debt Settlement

    5 Reasons Why Chapter 13 Bankruptcy is Better Than Debt Settlement
    Not too long ago, I started an advertising campaign on a local radio station. I excitedly tuned into the station and listened for my first "spot" to run. The station's staff had not entered the proper "conflict codes", so they also ran an…
Rank this Week: 835

Northern Kentucky Lawyer Blog

Northern Kentucky Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury and accidents, DUI, criminal defense, bank side bankruptcy cases, creditors' rights, divorce and family custody, and estate planning. By Fessler Schneider & Grimme.

http://www.fsgattorneys.com/blog
  • Jan 23

    Award Winning Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Award Winning Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
       Each year AVVO looks at the comments and ratings of an attorney by his clients. They issue awards to attorneys whose clients highly recommend them.  It is unusual for a firm to win two of these awards in a year, let alone to…
  • Jan 13

    Fessler Schneider & Grimme Family Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Fessler Schneider & Grimme Family Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
      Fessler, Schneider, & Grimme LLP  recognize that families come in all sizes and styles.   We work with your family however you define it.  Whether your need is for wills, deeds, living wills, and power of…
  • Dec 30

    Wishing You a Safe and Happy New Year– your complete legal team in Northern KY

    Wishing You a Safe and Happy New Year– your complete legal team in Northern KY
    Fessler, Schneider, & Grimme Attorneys wish each of you a Happy New Year.  Please drink and drive responsibly, and be alert to other drivers who may not be as responsible as you. Wishing You a Safe and Happy New Year– your…
Rank this Week: 2294

Sader Law Firm Blog

Sader Law Firm Blog

Covers bankruptcy, collections and student loans.

http://www.saderlawfirm.com/blog
  • Jan 23

    College Debt Nightmare: When Your $4,000 Grant Turns into a Loan

    College Debt Nightmare: When Your $4,000 Grant Turns into a Loan
    Two TEACH Grant recipients have filed a lawsuit against the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) for turning their grants into loans over minor paperwork errors. PHEAA is one of several student loan servicers working on…
  • Jan 20

    Want to Get Your Student Loans Out of Default? Our Guide Can Help

    Want to Get Your Student Loans Out of Default? Our Guide Can Help
    More than 44 million Americans owe more than $1.3 trillion in student loans. Unfortunately, some of these borrowers are going to default. According to the Department of Education, the default rate for borrowers who entered repayment between…
  • Jan 18

    Feel Threatened by Debt Collectors? You Are Not Alone

    Feel Threatened by Debt Collectors? You Are Not Alone
    A survey released by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) claims most consumers feel threatened by debt collectors. According to the CFPB director, debt collection harassment generates more complaints than any other consumer issue.…
Rank this Week: 1559

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Jan 22

    Deciding Which Kind of Divorce Is Right for You

    Deciding Which Kind of Divorce Is Right for You
    Any couple together long enough will go through difficult patches of time where one is out of sync with the other, and many discussions end in argument. Most of the time, moving past the rough period intact is possible. However, sometimes the…
  • Jan 20

    Caution – Social Media, Electronic Evidence, and Divorce: Guarding Against Negative Impact

    Caution – Social Media, Electronic Evidence, and Divorce: Guarding Against Negative Impact
    In today’s world of increasing reliance on cloud-based computing, and the ability to obtain almost everything a person needs to live with a few clicks of a mouse, social media is a large and important presence in many people’s lives.…
  • Jan 18

    Can You Undo a Divorce Decree?

    Can You Undo a Divorce Decree?
    Deciding to get divorced usually comes after much deliberation and numerous attempts to save the marriage. Once the decision is made, however, the parties are typically firm in their position that the marriage cannot continue. Nevertheless,…
Rank this Week: 3564

Robert Weed Blog

Robert Weed Blog

News and tips for people in Northern Virginia considering personal bankruptcy.

http://robertweed.com/category/blog/
  • Jan 21

    Short sale tax forgiveness has expired

    Short sale tax forgiveness has expired
    Short sale tax forgiveness has expired. If your house is “under water” you need to read this. The general rule of tax law is that debt forgiveness is income—if I lend you $1,000 and then say you don’t have to pay me…
  • Jan 2

    Trump Republicans and Student Loans: Don’t Follow Obama’s HAMP

    Trump Republicans and Student Loans: Don’t Follow Obama’s HAMP
    Looking Back on HAMP and Forward on Student Loans There’s a good chance that Congress will soon take a look at fastest growing category of consumer debt—student loans. During the 2016 Presidential election, Donald Trump added his…
  • Dec 18

    Can I Cancel My Homeowner Insurance—I’m Moving Out

    Can I Cancel My Homeowner Insurance—I’m Moving Out
    Can I Cancel the Homeowner Insurance—I’m Moving Out Are you giving up your house as part of your bankruptcy? If you are, can you cancel then homeowners insurance? I say, No. You home owners insurance does two big things. First, it…
Rank this Week: 2320

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Provides bankruptcy information for Northern Virginia.

http://robertweed.com/category/blog/
  • Jan 21

    Short sale tax forgiveness has expired

    Short sale tax forgiveness has expired
    Short sale tax forgiveness has expired. If your house is “under water” you need to read this. The general rule of tax law is that debt forgiveness is income—if I lend you $1,000 and then say you don’t have to pay me…
  • Jan 2

    Trump Republicans and Student Loans: Don’t Follow Obama’s HAMP

    Trump Republicans and Student Loans: Don’t Follow Obama’s HAMP
    Looking Back on HAMP and Forward on Student Loans There’s a good chance that Congress will soon take a look at fastest growing category of consumer debt—student loans. During the 2016 Presidential election, Donald Trump added his…
  • Dec 18

    Can I Cancel My Homeowner Insurance—I’m Moving Out

    Can I Cancel My Homeowner Insurance—I’m Moving Out
    Can I Cancel the Homeowner Insurance—I’m Moving Out Are you giving up your house as part of your bankruptcy? If you are, can you cancel then homeowners insurance? I say, No. You home owners insurance does two big things. First, it…
Rank this Week: 4721

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

By the Moran Law Group.

http://www.bankruptcysoapbox.com/
  • Jan 21

    Five Tax Tips For Two Cent

    Five Tax Tips For Two Cent
    Tax season approaches. There’s a surprising degree of overlap between bankruptcy and tax I’ve found over three decades as a bankruptcy lawyer. Here’s my two cents on what I know about taxes.  It’s not a lot, but…
  • Jan 17

    Stupid Moves Before Seeing A Bankruptcy Lawyer

    Stupid Moves Before Seeing A Bankruptcy Lawyer
    Don’t tidy up your financial affairs before consulting a bankruptcy lawyer. You may waste money or lose bankruptcy options when you make last minute changes to your situation. You’ll have the widest set of options for a…
  • Jan 14

    Bankruptcy Alphabet: O Is For Omitted

    Bankruptcy Alphabet: O Is For Omitted
      O stands for Omitted in my Bankruptcy Alphabet.  Whether it’s creditors or assets that are omitted, omissions can create trouble in a bankruptcy filing. So, O could also stand for Oops. When creditors are missing Omitted…
Rank this Week: 2737

New Jersey Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy, Chapter 7, Chapter 13 and foreclosures. By the Law Offices of Robert Manchel.

http://www.bankruptcylawyer-nj.com/blog/
  • Jan 21

    Can I Keep Financed Jewelry In A New Jersey Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Case?

    Can I Keep Financed Jewelry In A New Jersey Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Case?
    Attorney Explains How Financed Jewelry Is Treated In A New Jersey Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Case. Typically, a person will file a chapter 13 bankruptcy case for issues other than jewelry financing. However, when a New Jersey chapter 13 is filed,…
  • Dec 30

    Can I Keep Financed Jewelry In A New Jersey Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case?

    Can I Keep Financed Jewelry In A New Jersey Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case?
    <h2>Bankruptcy Lawyer Explains When A Person May keep Financed Jewelry In A New Jersey Chapter 7 Case</h2> An asset must be protected from the trustee and the financing creditor in a New Jersey chapter 7 bankruptcy case. It is…
  • Dec 14

    How A Financed Washer And Dryer Is Treated In A New Jersey Chapter 13

    How A Financed Washer And Dryer Is Treated In A New Jersey Chapter 13
    <h2>New Jersey Lawyer Explains How The Financing On A Washer And Dryer Is Treated In A Chapter 13.</h2> In a New Jersey chapter 13, the debtor must make monthly payments to a chapter 13 trustee. The number of months of the entire…
Rank this Week: 3655

Bankruptcy Law Network

Bankruptcy Law Network

Covers bankruptcy and consumer credit.

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com/
  • Jan 20

    Donald Trump Business Bankruptcies. A Summary.

    Donald Trump Business Bankruptcies. A Summary.
    Did Donald Trump ever file for bankruptcy?  The answer is no, he has not ever filed a personal bankruptcy, but his business interests have sought Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on six occasions. Chapter 11 is a reorganization, normally…
  • Jan 19

    Who gets the diamond when bankruptcy is filed?

    Who gets the diamond when bankruptcy is filed?
    State law and the intent of the parties govern who get the diamond ring when a bankruptcy is filed by the bride.
  • Jan 18

    Will the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act be extended?

    Will the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act be extended?
    The Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act became federal law in 2007. It allowed taxpayers to avoid income taxes on unpaid mortgage debt, including debt reduced through short sale, mortgage modification or foreclosure. The original Act…
Rank this Week: 2942

New York Debt Relief Blog

New York Debt Relief Blog

Discusses bankruptcy, debt settlement, debt lawsuits, credit repair, and other facets of debt relief. By the Law Office of Simon Goldenberg, PLLC.

http://www.goldenbergfirm.com/Debt-Relief-Blog.aspx
  • Jan 20

    Discharging Social Security Overpayments in Bankruptcy

    Discharging Social Security Overpayments in Bankruptcy
    Many retired or disabled individuals rely on the payments they receive from the Social Security Administration (SSA) to pay for their necessities. Unfortunately, the SSA can make mistakes and actually disburse too much money or even…
  • Jan 16

    Cancelling and Settling Timeshare Debt

    Cancelling and Settling Timeshare Debt
    Buying into a timeshare can seem like a sensible and affordable way to vacation with friends and family. But what happens if your finances tighten and your timeshare costs are no longer within your budget? With a contractual obligation to…
  • Dec 22

    New Year's Resolution: Get Out of Debt!

    New Year's Resolution: Get Out of Debt!
    Everyone makes New Year’s resolutions to themselves each year but not many people can actually boast that they accomplished them. This year should be the year that is different. If you are in debt, make finding debt relief your New…
Rank this Week: 1938

Jacksonville Bankruptcy Lawyer…

Jacksonville Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure issues in Florida. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvillebankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 20

    What to expect at my 341 Hearing in Jacksonville?

    What to expect at my 341 Hearing in Jacksonville?
    Roughly about 30 to 45 days after you file bankruptcy in Jacksonville, Florida, whether it is a Chapter 7 or a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, you will be required to appear at the Meeting of Creditors, a/k/a the 341 Hearing, along with your attorney.…
  • Jan 13

    What is an asset when filing a Bankruptcy?

    What is an asset when filing a Bankruptcy?
    When you file a Jacksonville Bankruptcy, you are required by the United States Bankruptcy Code to list all of your assets in your Bankruptcy Petition. The reason being is to assist the Court, and your appointed Trustee, in figuring out which…
  • Jan 6

    Can I keep my car if I file bankruptcy in Florida?

    Can I keep my car if I file bankruptcy in Florida?
    While it is true that the exemptions allowed in Florida only allow you to keep $1,000.00 of equity in a motor vehicle, most people who file bankruptcy in Jacksonville, Florida get to keep their vehicles. This is because financed or leased…
Rank this Week: 3384

Bankruptcy Blog

Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt management. By Allmand Law.

http://www.allmandlaw.com/Blog.aspx
  • Jan 20

    Foreclosure Rates Decline, But Homeowners in Dallas-Fort Worth Still Face Problem

    Foreclosure Rates Decline, But Homeowners in Dallas-Fort Worth Still Face Problem
    America and the state of Texas experienced incredibly hard times when it came to foreclosures over the past several years. At the height of the mortgage crisis in 2008 to 2009, foreclosure rates surged a nearly unfathomable 80+ percent.…
  • Jan 18

    Business Bankruptcy: Debt Relief Options for Small Businesses and Business Owner

    Business Bankruptcy: Debt Relief Options for Small Businesses and Business Owner
    Owning and operating a business is no easy task – no matter the industry. In fact, statistics show that business owners in certain industries – such as restaurants – face incredibly tough odds when it comes to getting…
  • Jan 17

    Four Signs That it's Time to Consider Bankruptcy

    Four Signs That it's Time to Consider Bankruptcy
    Financial troubles can happen to anyone at any time. Even the most financially conscientious individuals can be struck by an unexpected circumstance like an illness or job loss. If you are struggling with debt and are unable to keep up…
Rank this Week: 3507

South Florida Attorney Blog

South Florida Attorney Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt. By Van Horn Law Group.

http://blog.vanhornlawgroup.com
  • Jan 20

    Retail Store Employees Losing Jobs Need Financial Help

    Retail Store Employees Losing Jobs Need Financial Help
    The retail fallout is still going on, with more closings expected from Macy’s, Kmart, and Sears  just to name a few. Mall stalwarts like The Limited and Claire’s are going out and leaving only darkened storefronts behind.…
  • Jan 18

    How to Survive Debt After Losing a Job

    How to Survive Debt After Losing a Job
    Being in debt after losing a job is not the end of the world.  Just when you think that you’re doing all right, something happens. You think that you can deal with your debt, maybe you’re already paying it down and improving…
  • Jan 12

    Can Bankruptcy Stop an Eviction?

    Can Bankruptcy Stop an Eviction?
    This is one of the top five questions that any bankruptcy attorney is asked. The answer is “Sometimes.” A lot of unscrupulous lawyers will sell bankruptcy services as a way to get out of an eviction proceeding that is already…
Rank this Week: 1762

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Jan 19

    New Year’s Resolution

    New Year’s Resolution
    New Year’s Eve has come and gone and with it came New Years Resolutions! Starting a new year is like starting with a clean slate and is a great time to evaluate your goals. Many people make fitness related goals or career related goals,…
  • Nov 7

    I am Currently Unemployed – Should I File for Bankruptcy?

    I am Currently Unemployed – Should I File for Bankruptcy?
    During the aftermath of the Great Recession, many of our friends and neighbors lost their jobs after several companies downsized or outright closed their doors altogether. Additionally, many of our younger residents are graduating with…
  • Nov 7

    Important Bankruptcy Topics: Creditor

    Important Bankruptcy Topics: Creditor
    Many of our Georgian friends and neighbors contact our office on a daily basis to discuss the possibility of filing for bankruptcy.  Filing a bankruptcy case can be an excellent way for an individual or a family to get their debts under…
Rank this Week: 2604

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Texas bankruptcy news and information.

http://www.bakerassociates.net/bankruptcy-blog/
  • Jan 19

    Simple Tips For Better Credit

    Simple Tips For Better Credit
    The thought of checking your credit can be scary. If you have bad credit you may avoid checking it altogether. This is never a good strategy. Good credit is possible. In order to improve your score, follow these simple tips for better credit.…
  • Jan 17

    Make More Money This Year

    Make More Money This Year
    We all want to make more money this year.  Similarly, we all want to get out of debt or save more money. While you may think you are already doing all you can, chances are you are missing money. Here are a few ways to increase your…
  • Jan 12

    Managing Student Loan Debt

    Managing Student Loan Debt
    There is no doubt that Gen X and Millennials now face a greater source of debt than prior generations. The student loan debt problem is a real burden among young adults today. The effects are far reaching, poisoning their take home pay and…
Rank this Week: 2595

Friedman Iverson Consumer Law Blog

Friedman Iverson Consumer Law Blog

Deals with consumer issues, such as bankruptcy, debt harassment, and “dirty car dealer tricks.”

http://www.friedmaniverson.com/consumer/blog/
  • Jan 18

    Supreme Court tackles case about collection of old debt

    Supreme Court tackles case about collection of old debt
    Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act case involving an old debt that was past the statute of limitations. It’s not often that the Supreme Court hears a FDCPA case, so I…
  • Jan 18

    Supreme Court tackles case about collection of old debt

    Supreme Court tackles case about collection of old debt
    Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act case involving an old debt that was past the statute of limitations. It’s not often that the Supreme Court hears a FDCPA case, so I…
  • Jan 17

    CFPB issues report on consumers’ experiences with debt collector

    CFPB issues report on consumers’ experiences with debt collector
    Last week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a report titled “Consumer Experiences with Debt Collection.” The report was based on survey data collected between December 2014 and March 2015 from consumers who were…
Rank this Week: 3775

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

Swiss blawg covering a broad range of Swiss and international laws.

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
  • Jan 18

    Grundbuchämter des Kantons Bern - Handbuch

    Grundbuchämter des Kantons Bern - Handbuch
    Die Grundbuchführung im Kanton Bern ist derzeit daran, ein elektronisches Handbuch für den Verkehr mit den Grundbuchämtern und die Grundbuchführung zu erstellen. Seit dem 16. Januar 2017 sind drei neue Artikel…
  • Jan 11

    Swiss-US Privacy Shield

    Swiss-US Privacy Shield
    Gemäss Medienmitteilung vom 11. Januar 2017 hat der Bundesrat in seiner heutigen Sitzung die Einrichtung des Swiss-US Privacy Shields zur Kenntnis genommen. Der Swiss-US Privacy Shield stellt eine weitere Grundlage für die…
  • Dec 29

    ESTV: Gesetzes- und Verordnungsänderungen im Steuer- und Abgabenrecht

    ESTV: Gesetzes- und Verordnungsänderungen im Steuer- und Abgabenrecht
    Die Eidgenössische Steuerverwaltung (ESTV) hat eine Auflistung mit den Gesetzes- und Verordnungsänderungen bei der direkten Bundessteuer, Mehrwertsteuer, Verrechnungssteuer und den Stempelabgaben veröffentlicht. Die wichtigsten…
Rank this Week: 2002

Start Fresh Today Bankruptcy Blog

Start Fresh Today Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy fiilng, bankruptcy means test, student loans, credit counseling, and debtor education.

http://blog.startfreshtoday.com/blog
  • Jan 17

    Filing for Bankruptcy Without an Attorney: What You Need to Know

    Filing for Bankruptcy Without an Attorney: What You Need to Know
    Once you've made a decision to file bankruptcy the next thing you'll need to do is find a bankruptcy attorney. Chances are, like most people, you've decided to file bankruptcy because you cannot meet your debts. You may think one smart way…
  • Jan 13

    Start Fresh in 2017: Financial Resolution

    Start Fresh in 2017: Financial Resolution
    The new year is here and if you haven't already, it's time to set your financial goals for 2017! Maybe you are hoping to pay off all of your debt, or perhaps you'd like to start a savings account for a particular purpose. Whatever it is…
  • Jan 2

    3 Reasons to Ditch the Credit Cards in the New Year

    3 Reasons to Ditch the Credit Cards in the New Year
    The new year is a time to start over with a blank slate. It's an ideal time to rid yourself of negativity and give yourself a fresh new outlook on life. Unfortunately, this can be difficult to do with debt hanging over your head. In fact,…
Rank this Week: 2356

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law. By Arnold & Smith, PLLC.

http://www.charlottebankruptcylawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 17

    Can Debt Collectors Use The Bankruptcy System To Collect Expired Debt?

    Can Debt Collectors Use The Bankruptcy System To Collect Expired Debt?
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What are the pros and cons of bankruptcy?” Though many people may not be aware of it, the debt collection industry has exploded in recent years. In the past five to 10 years,…
  • Jan 10

    Former Students Seek To Become Creditors In ITT Bankruptcy Case

    Former Students Seek To Become Creditors In ITT Bankruptcy Case
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What are North Carolina’s exemptions?” We’ve previously discussed the difficult road that individuals have when trying to escape crushing student loan debt.…
  • Jan 5

    Bankruptcy Trustees Increasingly Turn To Social Media For Insight Into Debtor

    Bankruptcy Trustees Increasingly Turn To Social Media For Insight Into Debtor
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “Can I get credit after filing personal bankruptcy?” When a person files for bankruptcy protection one of the first things he or she must do is submit a list of assets and…
Rank this Week: 2681