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Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 28

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
  • Dec 7

    Resistance is Futile… Or so the Creditors Think.

    Resistance is Futile… Or so the Creditors Think.
    All the games, parent-teacher conferences, and parent-child dances you missed because you had to work overtime to pay for the gifts while keeping food on the table WILL make a lasting impression. Only time will tell whether that lasting…
  • Dec 6

    Your Chapter 13 Is Filed, You Still Have Work To Do

    Your Chapter 13 Is Filed, You Still Have Work To Do
    Much has been written on this site and others about the information you need to gather to help your lawyer prepare your Chapter 13 case. You have also learned about mistakes to avoid during the weeks and months prior to your Chapter 13…
  • Dec 2

    What Happens to My Inheritance in Bankruptcy?

    What Happens to My Inheritance in Bankruptcy?
    Like a lot of things, what will happen to that inheritance in a bankruptcy case depends on the timing.
Rank this Week: 37

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: 69

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: 114

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/
  • Dec 6

    Jevic and the Supreme

    Jevic and the Supreme
    My own conflicted thoughts on Jevic, over at Dealb%k.
  • Nov 30

    ABA Journal Blawg 100!

    ABA Journal Blawg 100!
    Credit Slips is honored to have been selected as part of the ABA Journal's Blawg 100, their annual list of the top 100 blogs about law and lawyering. It is our second year in a row for inclusion on the...
  • Nov 28

    Homestead Proceeds in Bankruptcy

    Homestead Proceeds in Bankruptcy
    California's tiered homestead exemption protects a debtor's dwelling to the extent of $75,000, $100,000, or $175,000, depending upon the debtor's status, protects a like amount of proceeds of an execution sale of the homestead for six months…
Rank this Week: 150

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://www.georgiabankruptcyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 305

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: 430

Insolvency Blog

Insolvency Blog

Covers insolvency and corporat restructuring in the UK, Europe, cross-border and beyond. By Mercer & Hole.

http://www.mercerhole.co.uk/blog/insolvency-blog
  • Mar 5

    European Insolvency Regulation – revised

    European Insolvency Regulation – revised
    The European Insolvency Regulation (Council Regulation (EC) No 1346/2000 of 29 May 2000 on insolvency proceedings) is being revised. In the months since we last reported, the European Council, Parliament and Commission reached agreement on a…
  • Feb 26

    LASPO Act 2012: insolvency exemption continue

    LASPO Act 2012: insolvency exemption continue
    Insolvency office holders conducting litigation can continue to recover CFA uplifts and ATE premiums from losing parties. The government announced today, 26 February 2015, in a Written Statement that the insolvency exemption to sections 44…
  • Feb 23

    Competition in the insolvency market

    Competition in the insolvency market
    The insolvency market is small and shrinking, 33,000 corporate insolvencies a year will produce something like 20 to 30 cases for each of those who take corporate appointments.  That number of small liquidations is unlikely to make a…
Rank this Week: 458

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: 387

Bankruptcy and Restructuring Blog

Bankruptcy and Restructuring Blog

Offers up-to-date information on bankruptcy, reorganization and creditors' rights. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.bankruptcylawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 508

Illinois Business Litigator Blog

Illinois Business Litigator Blog

Covers mortgages, consumer debt, and bankruptcy. By M. Hedayat + Associates, P.C.

http://www.illinoisbusinesslitigationlawyer.com/
  • Sep 16

    Divorce Attorney Fees Nondischargable

    Divorce Attorney Fees Nondischargable
    In May 2013 a Wisconsin Court determined that Trentadue committed “significant over‐trial” and ordered that he contribute $25,000 toward his ex‐wife’s Attorneys' fees. Trentadue filed Bankruptcy. The…
  • Jun 30

    Chapter 13 Case and Plan Not Bad Faith

    Chapter 13 Case and Plan Not Bad Faith
    Richard Olson filed four Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Petitions and Plans in a five year period- the last one on the eve of the foreclosure of his home. The assignee of his original mortgage lender Bank of America objected to confirmation of his…
  • Jun 30

    Chapter 13 Case and Plan Not Bad Faith

    Chapter 13 Case and Plan Not Bad Faith
    Richard Olson filed four Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Petitions and Plans in a five year period- the last one on the eve of the foreclosure of his home. The assignee of his original mortgage lender Bank of America objected to confirmation of his…
Rank this Week: 558

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: 578

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: 727

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Dec 9

    Key Terms Everyone Getting Divorced Should Know

    Key Terms Everyone Getting Divorced Should Know
    Making the decision to divorce a spouse is one of the largest, hardest, and most far-reaching acts a person can make in their life. The impact of divorce goes far beyond the couple, especially if they have children, and extends to family and…
  • Dec 1

    The Lesser Known Option to End Marriage: Annulment

    The Lesser Known Option to End Marriage: Annulment
    When married individuals consider ending their marriage divorce is usually the first and only option they explore. This default starting point makes sense when one thinks about the lack of other viable options discussed and/or known by most…
  • Nov 30

    Divorce and Mediation

    Divorce and Mediation
    Given the emotional, financial and legal upheaval divorce creates for most couples, it is easy to understand why divorcing spouses have trouble seeing issues eye-to-eye. Typically, a person’s entire world changes in the wake of divorce,…
Rank this Week: 1301

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

By the Moran Law Group.

http://www.bankruptcysoapbox.com/
  • Dec 8

    Three Reasons To Divorce Your Bank Before Bankruptcy

    Three Reasons To Divorce Your Bank Before Bankruptcy
      Banks do funny things when a customer files bankruptcy. Only many are not so funny. Whether your relationship with your bank has been good or not, there may be grounds for divorce before you file your bankruptcy case. Or at least…
  • Dec 8

    Keep Your Tax Refund Despite Filing Bankruptcy

    Keep Your Tax Refund Despite Filing Bankruptcy
    Usually, we’re touting pre bankruptcy planning:  know what’s exempt, what debts will survive bankruptcy, and arrange your affairs to lose as little as possible to a bankruptcy trustee. There’s one bit of tax and…
  • Dec 7

    Little Guys, Big Banks, And The Quest For Change

    Little Guys, Big Banks, And The Quest For Change
      I didn’t expect insight on our national political upheaval at a bar association holiday luncheon. But the more I think, the more I believe bankruptcy specialist Norma Hammes hit on something in her remarks. In consumer…
Rank this Week: 1203

Wisconsin Bankruptcy Blog

Wisconsin Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://wisconsinbankruptcy.blogspot.com/
  • 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…
  • Nov 29

    Customer Service

    Customer Service
    After filing for bankruptcy, MOST debtors will not be speaking on the phone to MOST of their creditors.  But some will.  And talking to the right person may make the difference between a productive phone call and a hair-pulling…
  • Nov 15

    Chapter 13 Defaults and Second Chance

    Chapter 13 Defaults and Second Chance
    If you're the "TL;DR" type - skip ahead to the bottom of this post - that what's written in red.  Because this post contains very important information.For anyone who has ever filed a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy case, there is an obligation to…
Rank this Week: 1111

Intellectual Property, Business,…

Intellectual Property, Business, and Bankruptcy Blog

By Assouline & Berlowe.

http://assoulineberlowe.wordpress.com/
  • Nov 23

    Federal Stop to New Overtime Rule

    Federal Stop to New Overtime Rule
    Six months ago, Partner and Florida Bar Board Certified Labor and Employment Attorney Ellen Leibovitch wrote to tell you about new overtime regulations that were to go into effect on December 1 (see below). However, on November 22, 2016, a…
  • Sep 29

    New Overtime Regulations Impacting You

    New Overtime Regulations Impacting You
        Board Certified Labor and Employment Partner Ellen Leibovitch will be speaking on October 20, 2016 about important changes to the overtime regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that will go into effect on…
  • Jun 24

    Ellen Leibovitch Named Outstanding Board Member of the Year

    Ellen Leibovitch Named Outstanding Board Member of the Year
    During the South Palm Beach County Bar Association’s 55th annual installation gala on June 4, 2106 at St. Andrews Country Club in Boca Raton, partner Ellen M. Leibovitch was named “Outstanding Board Member of the Year.”…
Rank this Week: 1238

Michigan Bankruptcy Blog

Michigan Bankruptcy Blog

Provides case law updates from the Bankruptcy Courts for the Western and Eastern Districts of Michigan. By Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC.

http://www.michbankruptcyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1300

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law issues. By the Law Office of Neil Burns.

http://www.bostonbankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 29

    Is it Legal Malpractice When a Massachusetts Lawyer was Sanctioned for Misrepresentation?

    Is it Legal Malpractice When a Massachusetts Lawyer was Sanctioned for Misrepresentation?
    Do attorneys have an ethical obligation to state the law accurately?  Even if there is an opposing attorney that works for the Bankruptcy Court?  Is it legal malpractice? Given the political season, you might think that it is up to…
  • Mar 23

    How Can Massachusetts Consumers Avoid Harassment from Creditor

    How Can Massachusetts Consumers Avoid Harassment from Creditor
    Many of our bankruptcy clients come to us after the credit card companies file a lawsuit, or start to call them daily. Or, their car is repossessed for failure to make payment and all of a sudden they have a huge deficit bill on their hands.…
  • Mar 11

    Trump, Bankruptcy and How to Negotiate Debt

    Trump, Bankruptcy and How to Negotiate Debt
    Back in September 2015 we wrote a blog article about Donald Trump and his several business bankruptcies.  As we pointed out on that date, and as the Republican candidate hopeful points out whenever he can, these were not personal…
Rank this Week: 1121

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Covers Florida bankruptcy and foreclosure defense.

http://raygarcialaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 20

    A Brief Introduction to Florida TRIM Notice

    A Brief Introduction to Florida TRIM Notice
    If you’re a property owner in Florida, you should pay close attention to your TRIM (“Truth in Millage”) Notice. The notice is typically sent out in August and aims to forecast the value of your real estate property as of…
  • Sep 10

    What Could Go Wrong?: The Dangers of Purchasing a Home Without Legal Guidance

    What Could Go Wrong?: The Dangers of Purchasing a Home Without Legal Guidance
    Home ownership is a serious undertaking with a long list of potential perils. While many home buyers don’t think to involve a lawyer until after a deal is made, you actually run several risks when you purchase a home without legal…
  • Aug 20

    Refinancing With HARP Before Its Expiration

    Refinancing With HARP Before Its Expiration
    Many of Americans have what’s known as an “underwater” mortgage, which means they owe more on their mortgage than what their home is worth. If that’s the situation you’re in, the Home Affordable Refinance Program…
Rank this Week: 1202

Dallas Bankruptcy News

Dallas Bankruptcy News

By Richard G Grant PC.

http://chapter11dallas.com/dallas-bankruptcy-news/
Rank this Week: 1322

Bankruptcy - the good, bad and…

Bankruptcy - the good, bad and ugly

Advice, comments and discussions about consumer bankruptcy. Some of the discussions are for laymen and others for lawyers.

http://www.dianedrain.com
  • Jul 23

    Ripped Off by Fifth Third Bank?

    Ripped Off by Fifth Third Bank?
    FIFTH THIRD BANK TO PAY $18 million to African-American and Hispanic auto borrowers for lending discrimination and $3 million to credit card customers for deceptive marketing practices. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau “CFPB”…
  • Jul 23

    Have You Been Harassed by Debt Collectors Like Midland Funding or Portfolio Recovery?

    Have You Been Harassed by Debt Collectors Like Midland Funding or Portfolio Recovery?
    Zombie debt buyers – Encore Capital Group (Midland Funding, Asset Acceptance) and Portfolio Recovery Associates – ordered to stop using illegal actions to collect debts. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) found that…
  • Jul 22

    Private Student Loan May Be Discharged in Bankruptcy

    Private Student Loan May Be Discharged in Bankruptcy
    Private Student Loans and Bankruptcy – an evolving tug of war. Just because a school calls a loan a “private student loan” does not mean it is a student loan for bankruptcy purposes.  There are specifics requirements…
Rank this Week: 1215

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 798

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: 1127

Bankruptcy Law Blog

Bankruptcy Law Blog

Covers bankruptcy law, debt counseling, tax resolution, and IRS audit help. By John D. Faucher.

http://johndfaucher.com/blog/
  • Mar 24

    “Fast” Track? IRS Program Will Slow Down Tax Audits…

    “Fast” Track? IRS Program Will Slow Down Tax Audits…
    The IRS appeals office recently launched its “Fast-Track Settlement” procedure for tax audits. This process allows an appeals officer to look at a tax case before the auditor is done, and the auditor serves as a sort of mediator…
  • Feb 18

    IRS Performs Fewer Tax Audit

    IRS Performs Fewer Tax Audit
    I attended the USC Tax Institute, a gathering of tax geeks in downtown Los Angeles, last month. Among the more accessible topics was a presentation on tax audits given by Ted Meyer, a former territory manager for IRS auditors. In 2014, he…
  • Feb 12

    Tax “Love Gifts”

    Tax “Love Gifts”
    Churches and ministers receive many tax breaks: churches do not need to withhold social security taxes from their ministers’ pay; churches receive income tax-free; and ministers do not pay tax on the cash value of church-provided…
Rank this Week: 1195

Bay Area Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Bay Area Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Features analysis and commentary on consumer bankruptcy. By the Law Offices of Jon G. Brooks.

http://www.bayareabankruptcylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1196

Absolute Legal Services, LLC Blog

Absolute Legal Services, LLC Blog

Covers Oklahoma personal injury law.

http://absolutelawfirm.com/blog/
  • Jun 27

    Oklahoma Approves Videoconferencing in State Court

    Oklahoma Approves Videoconferencing in State Court
    There’s a new pilot program being started by Oklahoma’s court system that involves the use of videoconferencing for proceedings. I’m not sure how many other states use videoconferencing in their courts, but this is…
  • Jun 3

    How ERISA Hurts Your Personal Injury Claim

    How ERISA Hurts Your Personal Injury Claim
    ERISA is a big, confusing piece of legislation designed to protect companies who provide health insurance and retirement plans. Overall, I don’t have any problems with ERISA, except when I have to deal with health insurance plans.…
  • Jun 2

    The “Independent” Medical Exam

    The “Independent” Medical Exam
    Many of our personal injury clients are shocked to discover that the other side wants them to subject to a medical examination during their litigation. Attorneys and courts refer to this as an “independent exam,” because a doctor…
Rank this Week: 1128

The Truth About Loan Modification,…

The Truth About Loan Modification, Foreclosure & Bankruptcy

Recounts tales of horror from the trenches and warn people about banking practices. By R. Grace Rodriguez.

http://letbksaveyou.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1040

Bankruptcy Beach

Bankruptcy Beach

Covers bankruptcy from a creditor's point of view, focusing on developments in California and the Ninth Circuit. By Dean T. Kirby, Jr.

http://www.bankruptcybeach.com/
  • Feb 23

    Can't We All Just Even Give Up?

    Can't We All Just Even Give Up?
    Bankruptcy Judge Wallace of the Central District of California (Riverside Division), recently entered a Memorandum Decision which declined to approve the settlement of a dischargeability action filed by a finance company against a pro se…
  • Feb 12

    The Salazar Saga Continue

    The Salazar Saga Continue
     
  • Feb 12

    Would You Buy a Used Car From This Man?

    Would You Buy a Used Car From This Man?
    A recent unpublished decision by Bankuptcy Judge Mann of the Southern District of California is a good quick resource for briefing dischargeability actions in her courtroom.  In Whited v. Galindo, 2012 WL 345942 (Feb. 1, 2012), S.D. Cal.…
Rank this Week: 878

California Foreclosure Blog

California Foreclosure Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure. By Jason S. Buckingham.

http://jasonbuckingham.activerain.com/
  • Jan 6

    New year, new focus: it's job stability, stupid

    New year, new focus: it's job stability, stupid
    Happy (?) New Year everybody. First off, a toast: here's to getting out of the last decade. We had multiple bubble market bursts (lest we forget the dot-com burst of 2000-2001), and the US entered the world of post-terrorism (in)security. I…
  • Jan 6

    New year, new focus: it's job stability, stupid

    New year, new focus: it's job stability, stupid
    Happy (?) New Year everybody. First off, a toast: here's to getting out of the last decade. We had multiple bubble market bursts (lest we forget the dot-com burst of 2000-2001), and the US entered the world of post-terrorism (in)security. I…
  • Jul 21

    Phoenix mini-bubble: (more) market manipulation

    Phoenix mini-bubble: (more) market manipulation
    AP put out a story yesterday about "bidding wars" that are affecting home values in the greater Phoenix area. The article states that in several markets throughout the country, prices on bank-owned homes are being inflated by a combination of…
Rank this Week: 866

Bankruptcy Advice Blog

Bankruptcy Advice Blog

Covers bankruptcy in Ontario, Canada. By Bankruptcy Ontario.

http://bankruptcy-ontario.org/bankruptcy-advice/
  • Dec 9

    How Are Funds Distributed To Creditors In Bankruptcy?

    How Are Funds Distributed To Creditors In Bankruptcy?
    Bankruptcy is highly regulated. In addition to the multitude of provisions contained within the Bankruptcy & Insolvency Act, there are numerous complementary pieces of legislation and decades of court cases. At its core, though,…
  • Nov 11

    Are There Different Types Of Bankruptcy In Ontario?

    Are There Different Types Of Bankruptcy In Ontario?
    If you are suffering financial hardship, you could voluntarily seek the services of a licensed insolvency trustee in Ontario and voluntarily assign yourself into personal bankruptcy. Having said that, it might surprise you to learn that…
  • Oct 14

    Can I Travel Or Move If I Filed Bankrupty In Ontario?

    Can I Travel Or Move If I Filed Bankrupty In Ontario?
    Bankruptcy. It’s a scary word. I don’t think I have ever met anyone who likes the word ‘bankruptcy’. A lot of that fear and dislike comes from a lack of understanding of what bankruptcy is and how it works. My offices…
Rank this Week: 2487

Northern Kentucky Bankruptcy…

Northern Kentucky Bankruptcy Attorneys Blog

Covers Chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcy filings. By Gatlin & Voelker.

http://www.northern-ky-bankruptcy-attorneys.com
  • Dec 8

    Can I Keep My House and/or Car in A Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

    Can I Keep My House and/or Car in A Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
    The simple answer is yes, many times people say I do not want to file on my house/car.  Bankruptcy law requires that you list all your debts, which includes your mortgage and car payments.  A Chapter 7 bankruptcy also include a…
  • Nov 30

    Means Test Determination

    Means Test Determination
    An initial analysis to any bankruptcy is whether you legally must file a Chapter 13 versus a Chapter 7 due to your income.  Income determination guidelines are set by the government for each county in the country, with a median…
  • Jun 27

    Hello world!

    Hello world!
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing!
Rank this Week: 4909

Sader Law Firm Blog

Sader Law Firm Blog

Covers bankruptcy, collections and student loans.

http://www.saderlawfirm.com/blog
  • Dec 8

    CREDIT AFTER BANKRUPTCY By, Brad McCormack

    CREDIT AFTER BANKRUPTCY By, Brad McCormack
    When clients first come to us for help there are many important things weighing on their mind – keeping a house, better terms on a car, facing a lawsuit.  These are all serious and necessary questions to discuss with your attorney…
  • Dec 7

    Should We Restore Normal Bankruptcy Protections to End the Student Loan Crisis?

    Should We Restore Normal Bankruptcy Protections to End the Student Loan Crisis?
    Americans owe more than $1.3 trillion in federal and private student loans. On average, the class of 2016 has accumulated $37,172 in higher education debt. This figure rises every year. Once the lending system became backed by the federal…
  • Dec 6

    THREE COMMON CONCERNS OF NEW CLIENTS By, Jonah Lock

    THREE COMMON CONCERNS OF NEW CLIENTS By, Jonah Lock
    Finding yourself in the midst of a dispute that requires a resort to litigation and the hiring of an attorney can be a stressful time. This rings true for everyone from the individual to the business owner. These issues can often be the most…
Rank this Week: 1683

Southern Lawyer News

Southern Lawyer News

Covers bankruptcy and injury law. By Holston & Huntley, LLC.

http://www.southernlawyer.news/
  • Dec 8

    Bus Accidents in Atlanta Georgia

    Bus Accidents in Atlanta Georgia
    Generally, riding on a bus is a fairly safe method of transportation. The size of the bus typically protects passengers in the event the bus is in an accident with a smaller vehicle. However, in some cases a lapse in the judgment of a bus…
  • Nov 21

    Will filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy get rid of all of my debts?

    Will filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy get rid of all of my debts?
    No, unfortunately, a Chapter 7 will not get rid of all of your debts. Although there are a number of debts that are dis-chargeable in a Chapter 7; there are also a number of debts that are not dis-chargeable in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Whether…
  • Nov 5

    I have a lot of credit card debt – should I file for bankruptcy?

    I have a lot of credit card debt – should I file for bankruptcy?
    The short answer is “maybe,” depending on exactly how much credit card debt qualifies as “a lot” and any other debts you may have.  To better help answer this question, it is important to understand exactly…
Rank this Week: 1659

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Texas bankruptcy news and information.

http://www.bakerassociates.net/bankruptcy-blog/
  • Dec 8

    Common Bankruptcy Mistakes That Cost You

    Common Bankruptcy Mistakes That Cost You
    People drowning in debt are often plagued by a feeling of desperation. Desperate to avoid calls from credit collectors. Desperate to avoid the pitfalls of missed payments. Desperate to get out of debt. And desperate to stop feeling guilty.…
  • Dec 6

    What Is An Involuntary Business Bankruptcy ?

    What Is An Involuntary Business Bankruptcy ?
    The term “bankruptcy” is often met with enough fear, and adding the word “involuntary” makes it almost seem like it is forced. In a sense, it is; but, that doesn’t always mean a bad thing. In fact, filing for…
  • Dec 1

    Dealing With Medical Debt Through Bankruptcy

    Dealing With Medical Debt Through Bankruptcy
    It is estimated that 70 percent of all bankruptcy filings are caused in large part to overwhelming medical debt. Medical debt is one of the most unique forms of debt because it originates from circumstances that are often unavoidable such as…
Rank this Week: 1468

Bankruptcy Law Network

Bankruptcy Law Network

Covers bankruptcy and consumer credit.

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com/
  • Dec 7

    Resistance is Futile… Or so the Creditors Think.

    Resistance is Futile… Or so the Creditors Think.
    All the games, parent-teacher conferences, and parent-child dances you missed because you had to work overtime to pay for the gifts while keeping food on the table WILL make a lasting impression. Only time will tell whether that lasting…
  • Dec 6

    Your Chapter 13 Is Filed, You Still Have Work To Do

    Your Chapter 13 Is Filed, You Still Have Work To Do
    Much has been written on this site and others about the information you need to gather to help your lawyer prepare your Chapter 13 case. You have also learned about mistakes to avoid during the weeks and months prior to your Chapter 13…
  • Dec 2

    What Happens to My Inheritance in Bankruptcy?

    What Happens to My Inheritance in Bankruptcy?
    Like a lot of things, what will happen to that inheritance in a bankruptcy case depends on the timing.
Rank this Week: 2947

Denver Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Denver Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy, foreclosure and debt collection. By the Law Office of Clark Daniel Dray.

http://www.debtfreecolorado.com/denver-bankruptcy-lawyer-blog/
  • Dec 7

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Timeline

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Timeline
    Chapter 7 bankruptcy may seem intimidating, but as you can tell from the following infographic, the steps that go into successfully completing your case are pretty straightforward. The post Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Timeline appeared first on…
  • Nov 2

    Bankruptcy and Your Credit Report – Frequently Asked Question

    Bankruptcy and Your Credit Report – Frequently Asked Question
    How Does a Bankruptcy Affect my Credit Score? If you’ve been doing a great job making payments on your debts, bankruptcy will have a significant impact on your credit score in the short term. However, by the time you start…
  • Oct 15

    Bankruptcy Means Test Median Income by State – After Nov 1, 2016

    Bankruptcy Means Test Median Income by State – After Nov 1, 2016
    Your household income is an important element in determining whether you are eligible for a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy and calculating the payment amount and duration of a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy repayment plan. The bankruptcy means test…
Rank this Week: 3002

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
  • Dec 7

    Holiday Shopping During Tough Financial Time

    Holiday Shopping During Tough Financial Time
    The winter holidays are coming up quickly, and it's time to begin preparations. If you are in a tough spot financially, and especially if you are near the brink of bankruptcy, spending tons of money on holiday shopping is the last thing you…
  • Nov 30

    Bankruptcy and Divorce: What You Need to Know

    Bankruptcy and Divorce: What You Need to Know
    People file for bankruptcy for many different reasons. Those reasons are often more complex than just being unable to make ends meet.  Usually, there is another life event that is putting stress on household finances. Many times,…
  • Nov 21

    Managing Thanksgiving on a Budget

    Managing Thanksgiving on a Budget
    The cost of putting Thanksgiving dinner on the table can add up fast! From picking out the perfect turkey to feed your entire family to a buffet line of sides to satisfy everyone's favorites, you may find that your budget is quickly stretched…
Rank this Week: 2304

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/
  • Dec 7

    Collectors are liable for emotional distress caused by illegal collection tactic

    Collectors are liable for emotional distress caused by illegal collection tactic
    The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act prohibits debt collectors from using false, misleading, abusive, and harassing tactics to collect debts. Under the FDCPA, any person who has been subjected to illegal debt collection practices may…
  • Aug 24

    How to stop collection calls to your cell phone

    How to stop collection calls to your cell phone
    Few things are more annoying than repeated debt collection calls to your cell phone. Often, these calls are made by an automatic dialer. It’s not unheard of for people to get 10 or more of these robocalls per day. This is…
  • Aug 23

    Debt collectors cannot lie to you

    Debt collectors cannot lie to you
    The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act forbids a debt collector from making any false or misleading statements when they are attempting to collect a debt. If a debt collector lied to you, here’s what you need to know about your rights…
Rank this Week: 3027

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy, foreclosure and mortgage mediation. By Jacobs Keeley, PLLC.

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 7

    Wells Fargo Using Forced Arbitration to Kill Sham Account Lawsuit

    Wells Fargo Using Forced Arbitration to Kill Sham Account Lawsuit
    In the wake of Wells Fargo’s most recent scandal, in which the financial firm was caught red-handed creating two million fraudulent accounts by customers, the bank promised it would clean up its act. It promised to change its practices…
  • Dec 5

    Reports: New Treasury Secretary Oversaw “Foreclosure Machine”

    Reports: New Treasury Secretary Oversaw “Foreclosure Machine”
    The Miami foreclosure defense lawyers at Jacobs Keeley have not been shy with criticism of the current presidential administration, in particular with regards to a failure to hold big banks and executives accountable for their central role in…
  • Nov 16

    Warren Takes Trump to Task for “Selling Out” Americans With Transition Team Pick

    Warren Takes Trump to Task for “Selling Out” Americans With Transition Team Pick
    Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, in an open letter to U.S. president-elect Donald J. Trump, takes aim at the new administration’s transition team, packed with corporate insiders and lobbyists.  In her letter, Warren said if…
Rank this Week: 4133

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
  • Dec 6

    FESSLER, SCHNEIDER, & GRIMME FAMILY ISSUE ATTORNEYS IN NORTHERN KENTUCKY

    FESSLER, SCHNEIDER, & GRIMME FAMILY ISSUE ATTORNEYS IN NORTHERN KENTUCKY
    It is quickly becoming the holiday season with more parties and events than anyone can attend.  In fact, the surface of our lives begins to look like a whirlwind of fun and activity.  Potentially, this whirlwind is a cover for…
  • Nov 14

    DUI Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    DUI Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
    The party was fun and you drank more than you intended.   You drove and were stopped for DWI or DUI.  You should not attempt to defend yourself.  The legal ramifications extend beyond a fine and drivers’ education…
  • Oct 27

    Personal Injury Attorneys Covering You

    Personal Injury Attorneys Covering You
    Accidents don’t happen in convenient locations.  Yet your rights are conveniently  available wherever your accident takes place.  You are a Kentucky resident on a trip to Wisconsin.  The horrible happens– a…
Rank this Week: 2132

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law. By Arnold & Smith, PLLC.

http://www.charlottebankruptcylawyer-blog.com/
  • Dec 6

    What happens to pawned property in a bankruptcy?

    What happens to pawned property in a bankruptcy?
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “Can I keep my car if I file bankruptcy?” If you’re in the midst of tough financial times, it isn’t surprising that you might have to consider alternative ways of…
  • Nov 29

    Bankruptcy Residency Requirement

    Bankruptcy Residency Requirement
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What are my alternatives to bankruptcy?” There are many considerations that go into filing for bankruptcy. As we’ve discussed many times before, you have to be sure…
  • Nov 24

    Hockey Star Who Blamed Parents for Bankruptcy Must Turn Over NHL Earnings in Ch. 11 Plan

    Hockey Star Who Blamed Parents for Bankruptcy Must Turn Over NHL Earnings in Ch. 11 Plan
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What is Chapter 11 Bankruptcy?” When you think of the world of professional athletes and their net worth, the term “bankruptcy” is probably not one that comes to…
Rank this Week: 2543

California Litigation Attorney…

California Litigation Attorney Blog

Covers legal news. By Reid & Hellyer.

http://www.rhlaw.com/blog/
  • Dec 5

    Amended Unlawful Detainer Complaint Cannot Allege a Post-Filing Three-Day Notice

    Amended Unlawful Detainer Complaint Cannot Allege a Post-Filing Three-Day Notice
    Unlawful detainer law is filled with pitfalls for the unwary. For example, if the landlord realizes after the unlawful detainer complaint has been filed that its three day notice is invalid, can it simply serve a new three day notice, then…
  • Dec 5

    Amended Unlawful Detainer Complaint Cannot Allege a Post-Filing Three-Day Notice Served

    Amended Unlawful Detainer Complaint Cannot Allege a Post-Filing Three-Day Notice Served
    Unlawful detainer law is filled with pitfalls for the unwary. For example, if the landlord realizes after the unlawful detainer complaint has been filed that its three day notice is invalid, can it simply serve a new three day notice, then…
  • Nov 22

    USCIS ANNOUNCES AN INCREASE IN FILING FEES

    USCIS ANNOUNCES AN INCREASE IN FILING FEES
    USCIS ANNOUNCES AN INCREASE IN FILING FEES Effective December 23, 2016, there will be an increase in fees for applications and petitions filed with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Some examples of the fee increase are: An…
Rank this Week: 3235

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Covers corporate bankruptcy proceedings. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://delawarebankruptcy.foxrothschild.com/
  • Dec 5

    Limitless Mobile, LLC Files for Chapter 11 Protection

    Limitless Mobile, LLC Files for Chapter 11 Protection
    On December 2, 2016, Limitless Mobile, LLC (“Limitless” or the “Debtor”) filed a chapter 11 voluntary petition in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.  The Debtor was formed in 2013 to…
  • Nov 30

    Ninth Circuit Requires Debtors to Pay Interest at Default Rate to Cure Default

    Ninth Circuit Requires Debtors to Pay Interest at Default Rate to Cure Default
    In the recent decision of Pacifica L51 LLC v. New Invs., Inc. (In re New Invs., Inc.), 2016 WL 6543520 (9th Cir. Nov. 4, 2016), the Ninth Circuit held that section 1123(d) legislatively overruled Great W. Bank & Tr. v.…
  • Nov 30

    Telephonic Appearances Before Judge Gross Now Through CourtSolutions LLC

    Telephonic Appearances Before Judge Gross Now Through CourtSolutions LLC
    Effective January 2, 2017, all telephonic court appearances before the Honorable Kevin Gross of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware will be through CourtSolutions LLC.  The alert was issued by the Court…
Rank this Week: 1379

Bankruptcy Blog

Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt management. By Allmand Law.

http://www.allmandlaw.com/Blog.aspx
  • Dec 5

    Knowing When to File for Bankruptcy: Questions to Ask Yourself

    Knowing When to File for Bankruptcy: Questions to Ask Yourself
    Tough times happen for all types of people, especially when it comes to finances. Fortunately, the federal government understands that individuals and business owners may find themselves facing insurmountable debt, and as a result,…
  • Nov 28

    Avoid Debt with These Holiday Budgeting Tip

    Avoid Debt with These Holiday Budgeting Tip
    Some people feel as though “the holidays” and “debt” are inextricably bound, and indeed for many, sometimes they can go hand in hand. However, with a little careful planning and some smart spending habits, you…
  • Nov 14

    Debt Settlement vs. Bankruptcy: What's the Difference?

    Debt Settlement vs. Bankruptcy: What's the Difference?
    If you are struggling with overwhelming debts, debt settlement and bankruptcy are two options that can help you regain good financial health. While many people are familiar with the word “bankruptcy,” debt settlement is less…
Rank this Week: 3485