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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

Bankruptcy Law Network

Covers bankruptcy and consumer credit.

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com/
  • Mar 23

    Sears, Payless and the Future of Retail

    Sears, Payless and the Future of Retail
    News stories this week indicated that Payless Shoes would likely file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy within the week. Stalwart Sears, founded in 1893 and once the country’s largest retailer, stated in its March 2017 SEC filing that,…
  • Mar 7

    Mistakes to Avoid: How to Recognize When and Where You are Exposed Financially

    Mistakes to Avoid: How to Recognize When and Where You are Exposed Financially
    Last month, I wrote a blog post entitled Are You Exposed on this blog where I suggest that most bankruptcies occur when a debtor allows himself to be excessively exposed to external forces. By recognizing and controlling these points of…
  • Feb 28

    Valuing Assets in Bankruptcy–A Cautionary Tale (In re: Worley, 4th Circuit)

    Valuing Assets in Bankruptcy–A Cautionary Tale (In re: Worley, 4th Circuit)
    Today, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that undervaluing your assets in a bankruptcy case can be grounds to deny a debtor a discharge of his debts.  The case is In re:  Worley (link here).  To recap, when a debtor…
Rank this Week: 3569

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
  • Mar 23

    Sears, Payless and the Future of Retail

    Sears, Payless and the Future of Retail
    News stories this week indicated that Payless Shoes would likely file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy within the week. Stalwart Sears, founded in 1893 and once the country’s largest retailer, stated in its March 2017 SEC filing that,…
  • Mar 7

    Mistakes to Avoid: How to Recognize When and Where You are Exposed Financially

    Mistakes to Avoid: How to Recognize When and Where You are Exposed Financially
    Last month, I wrote a blog post entitled Are You Exposed on this blog where I suggest that most bankruptcies occur when a debtor allows himself to be excessively exposed to external forces. By recognizing and controlling these points of…
  • Feb 28

    Valuing Assets in Bankruptcy–A Cautionary Tale (In re: Worley, 4th Circuit)

    Valuing Assets in Bankruptcy–A Cautionary Tale (In re: Worley, 4th Circuit)
    Today, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that undervaluing your assets in a bankruptcy case can be grounds to deny a debtor a discharge of his debts.  The case is In re:  Worley (link here).  To recap, when a debtor…
Rank this Week: 37

Kain and Scott Bankruptcy Blog

Kain and Scott Bankruptcy Blog

This blog will thoroughly explain the process of bankruptcy, debt consolidation options and other solutions for difficult financial situations.

http://blog.kainscott.com/blog
  • Mar 23

    How to Determine If Filing Bankruptcy Is Right For You

    How to Determine If Filing Bankruptcy Is Right For You
    Bankruptcy is a vital financial tool many that Minnesotans turn to each year for debt restructuring and debt elimination. However, it is not right for everyone’s situation. Because of the complexity surrounding bankruptcy law and the…
  • Mar 22

    How to Talk to Kain & Scott’s MN Bankruptcy Lawyers Almost Instantly!

    How to Talk to Kain & Scott’s MN Bankruptcy Lawyers Almost Instantly!
    At Kain & Scott, our firm helps hundreds of Minnesotans each year recover from many different types of unmanageable financial problems. When you’re drowning in debt, you don’t need to continue to struggle. Look to a…
  • Mar 21

    A First Hand Look At Bankruptcy And The Types Of People Who File

    A First Hand Look At Bankruptcy And The Types Of People Who File
    There is a stigma surrounding the topic of bankruptcy that makes it a “hush-hush” topic for many people. More often than not, clients come to the Bankruptcy Lawyers at Kain & Scott after trying their hardest to avoid filing…
Rank this Week: 2692

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
  • Mar 23

    Student Loan Defaults Rising Faster Than Most Expected

    Student Loan Defaults Rising Faster Than Most Expected
    The post Student Loan Defaults Rising Faster Than Most Expected appeared first on Diane L. Drain - Phoenix Bankruptcy & Foreclosure Attorney.
  • Mar 20

    2017 – New Loan Modification Program for FNMA & FREDDIE Mac

    2017 – New Loan Modification Program for FNMA & FREDDIE Mac
    Related Post New Round of Defaults of Mortgages in 2015 and 201... Consumer Financial Protection Bureau finds Payday ... National City Discriminatory Loans Costs $35 Milli... Arizona Real Estate Investors Lose Anti-Deficiency... Reverse…
  • Mar 19

    Nationstar Mortgage to Pay 1.7M For Failure to Report Accurate Loan Data

    Nationstar Mortgage to Pay 1.7M For Failure to Report Accurate Loan Data
    Related Post FHA’s Back to Work Program for Home Buyers CFPB Launches Massive Lawsuit – Debt Collect... 47% of Home Buyers Do Not Compare Mortgage Rates Another Non-Profit Scheme to Steal Homes Fannie Mae Auctions…
Rank this Week: 2266

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

By the Moran Law Group.

http://www.bankruptcysoapbox.com/
  • Mar 23

    5 Basics You Need To Know About Your Mortgage Payment

    5 Basics You Need To Know About Your Mortgage Payment
      Figuring out what you owe on your home loan can be harder than a calculus exam. For most people, their mortgage is their biggest debt.  And their home is their most important asset. Yet, the people accounting for your payments are…
  • Mar 20

    Earthquake In California Law Of Community Property And Title

    Earthquake In California Law Of Community Property And Title
    The ground has shifted under California real property law. The change looms as large as a quake along the San Andreas fault that runs through our neighborhood. The  words on a real property deed no longer mean exactly what they say…
  • Mar 20

    Keep Your Tax Refund Through Your Bankruptcy

    Keep Your Tax Refund Through Your Bankruptcy
    For most of us, finding out that we are getting a sizable tax refund is great news. But if you’ve recently filed a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, hold your celebration. That refund may not be yours. You have a bankruptcy estate When you file…
Rank this Week: 950

South Florida Attorney Blog

South Florida Attorney Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt. By Van Horn Law Group.

http://blog.vanhornlawgroup.com
  • Mar 23

    Facing Sallie Mae or Navient Student Loan Litigation?

    Facing Sallie Mae or Navient Student Loan Litigation?
    It astounds me that a number of people with student loans are still facing student loan litigation because of their Navient or Sallie Mae student loans. You may have heard about the recent government lawsuit alleging that the largest servicer…
  • Mar 21

    How to File for Bankruptcy with No Money?

    How to File for Bankruptcy with No Money?
    Anyone who has ever done a Google search for “how to file for bankruptcy with no money” has no doubt seen the ads offering so-called free bankruptcy filings. As with most things, these are too good to be true. I have often said…
  • Mar 17

    What to Do (and Not Do) When Being Sued for Student Loan

    What to Do (and Not Do) When Being Sued for Student Loan
    A few things have changed since my last article on being sued for student loans. As many of you know – or should – the federal government is suing Navient over its mishandling of student loans. The company handles in excess of…
Rank this Week: 2283

California Litigation Attorney…

California Litigation Attorney Blog

Covers legal news. By Reid & Hellyer.

http://www.rhlaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 3858

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/
  • Mar 22

    Can I remove negative, but accurate, info from my credit report?

    Can I remove negative, but accurate, info from my credit report?
    Generally, you don’t have the right to remove negative accurate information from your credit report. Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, creditors and credit reporting agencies are free to report negative information…
  • Mar 16

    How to get your credit report and credit score

    How to get your credit report and credit score
    Federal law allows you to get one free copy of your credit report from each of the three major credit bureaus (Equifax, Experian, and Trans Union) every 12 months. Use the website AnnualCreditReport.com to get your free copy. This is the only…
  • Mar 8

    Credit denial due to your credit report? What to do next.

    Credit denial due to your credit report? What to do next.
    If  your loan application has been turned down, or if your interest rate is higher than it should be, the first thing you should do is find out why. Under federal law, a lender is required to tell you certain things if it denied your…
Rank this Week: 2105

Sader Law Firm Blog

Sader Law Firm Blog

Covers bankruptcy, collections and student loans.

http://www.saderlawfirm.com/blog
  • Mar 22

    New Report Shows Massive Number of Student Loan Default

    New Report Shows Massive Number of Student Loan Default
    A new report released by the Consumer Federation of America (CFA) shows eight million borrowers failed to make payments on $137 billion in federal student loans for at least nine months during 2016. This is an increase in nonpayment of 14…
  • Mar 20

    Study Finds Past Due Medical Bills Continue to Harm American

    Study Finds Past Due Medical Bills Continue to Harm American
    New research released by the Washington D.C. think tank Urban Institute claims one in four Americans are struggling to pay past due medical bills – even those with health insurance. According to data from the study, people struggling to…
  • Mar 20

    Bankruptcy Myth #4: You Will Lose All Your Assets by Filing for Bankruptcy

    Bankruptcy Myth #4: You Will Lose All Your Assets by Filing for Bankruptcy
    It is commonly (and incorrectly) believed that filing bankruptcy will cause you to lose all your assets. This assumption is incorrect and harmful to people who could benefit from bankruptcy. First, bankruptcy is not for people with no money…
Rank this Week: 2690

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy, debt and foreclosures. By Lee Law Firm, PLLC.

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Mar 22

    Student Loan Debt In Bankruptcy

    Student Loan Debt In Bankruptcy
    Although, other unsecured debts such as your personal loans, medical bills, credit card debts and so on are automatically discharged when a Chapter 13 bankruptcy is filed, your student loan (which is also an unsecured debt) is…
  • Mar 8

    Dallas Fort Worth Spring Break Fun

    Dallas Fort Worth Spring Break Fun
    It’s that time of year when the days begin to get longer and the sun shines hotter. Spring Break is a fun time for families at it signals the school year is wrapping up. Soon summer will be here! Here are some Dallas Fort Worth Spring…
  • Feb 22

    Reputable Tax Deductible Charity Donation

    Reputable Tax Deductible Charity Donation
    Donating to charity is always a positive thing. A separate benefit is a deduction on your tax liability total. As tax filing deadline approaches you may be considering making a donation this year. Unfortunately, not all charities put donation…
Rank this Week: 4311

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy and financial news. By Lee Law Firm, PLLC.

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Mar 22

    Student Loan Debt In Bankruptcy

    Student Loan Debt In Bankruptcy
    Although, other unsecured debts such as your personal loans, medical bills, credit card debts and so on are automatically discharged when a Chapter 13 bankruptcy is filed, your student loan (which is also an unsecured debt) is…
  • Mar 8

    Dallas Fort Worth Spring Break Fun

    Dallas Fort Worth Spring Break Fun
    It’s that time of year when the days begin to get longer and the sun shines hotter. Spring Break is a fun time for families at it signals the school year is wrapping up. Soon summer will be here! Here are some Dallas Fort Worth Spring…
  • Feb 22

    Reputable Tax Deductible Charity Donation

    Reputable Tax Deductible Charity Donation
    Donating to charity is always a positive thing. A separate benefit is a deduction on your tax liability total. As tax filing deadline approaches you may be considering making a donation this year. Unfortunately, not all charities put donation…
Rank this Week: 1996

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/
  • Mar 22

    Jevic

    Jevic
    Third Circuit is reversed. Opinion is here.
  • Mar 18

    Bankruptcy Fees in the Trump Budget

    Bankruptcy Fees in the Trump Budget
    Thanks a tweet to the sharp-eyed Drew Dawson at the University of Miami, I saw this article in Politico that among the surprises in Trump's budget is an increase in bankruptcy filing fees (see item 5). Well, this seemed important...
  • Mar 14

    Scotexit and Allocating the UK's Debt

    Scotexit and Allocating the UK's Debt
    This is a joint post by Mitu Gulati and Mark Weidemaier. Scotland voted 62% in favor of remaining in the EU in last June's Brexit vote. Now, with nationalism on the rise in Britain, Scotland has begun to rethink the...
Rank this Week: 313

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law. By Arnold & Smith, PLLC.

http://www.charlottebankruptcylawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 22

    Trump Proposes Raising Fees On Those Filing For Bankruptcy Protection

    Trump Proposes Raising Fees On Those Filing For Bankruptcy Protection
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What is Chapter 11 Bankruptcy?” Though he may wish it weren’t so, the reality is that one of the many things President Trump is known for is the comfort and frequency…
  • Mar 15

    Important Bankruptcy Limit

    Important Bankruptcy Limit
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “Do I need an attorney to file bankruptcy?” If you’re considering filing for bankruptcy you likely have a number of questions running through your head. Unfortunately,…
  • Mar 8

    Lawmakers Consider Plans To Amend the Bankruptcy Code

    Lawmakers Consider Plans To Amend the Bankruptcy Code
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What are my alternatives to bankruptcy?” As anyone with student loans knows, educational debt can cause serious financial stress for even the thriftiest of individuals. With…
Rank this Week: 3140

Bankruptcy Law Blog

Bankruptcy Law Blog

By the Bankruptcy Group.

http://thebklawoffice.com/blog/
  • Mar 22

    What to Do Before Your Business Files for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in California

    What to Do Before Your Business Files for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in California
    Last month, a California-based adoption agency closed its doors after filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Unfortunately for nearly 2,000 hopeful adoptive parents – many of whom had already sunk tens of thousands of dollars into the…
  • Mar 21

    4 Surprising Sources of Debt That Contribute to California Bankruptcy Case

    4 Surprising Sources of Debt That Contribute to California Bankruptcy Case
    Last month, Medill Reports Chicago covered a surprising source of bankruptcies in Illinois: expensive parking tickets. The report is a good reminder that while medical debt, credit card debt, and mortgage debt are common, the financial…
  • Mar 20

    What Happens if You Commit Bankruptcy Fraud in California?

    What Happens if You Commit Bankruptcy Fraud in California?
    In December, an Irvine-based bankruptcy attorney was disbarred after being convicted of conspiracy to commit bankruptcy fraud. The disbarment makes it clear that actual or attempted bankruptcy fraud can result in dire consequences – but…
Rank this Week: 2467

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 22

    Citibank Ordered to Pay for Illegal Debt Sales and Collection

    Citibank Ordered to Pay for Illegal Debt Sales and Collection
    Illegal debt sales and debt collection practices have landed Citibank in hot water with federal regulators. In two separate actions, regulators ordered the bank to fork over $16 million in consumer relief, pay $3 million to the government in…
  • Mar 1

    Democrats Must Own Bad Obama-Era Financial Policies If They Want to Win

    Democrats Must Own Bad Obama-Era Financial Policies If They Want to Win
    We are now slightly more than a month in to the Trump presidency, and Democrats are already gearing up for the next election, setting their sights on the next mid-term. However, if they want to prevail, they are first going to have to…
  • Feb 6

    Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Bruce Jacobs Seeks to Oust Dem. Party Leader

    Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Bruce Jacobs Seeks to Oust Dem. Party Leader
    Esteemed Miami foreclosure lawyer Bruce Jacobs has been given the go-ahead to proceed with his lawsuit that aims to oust the new Florida Democratic Party Chairman Stephen Bittel.  The lawsuit recently survived a motion to dismiss…
Rank this Week: 733

Intellectual Property, Business,…

Intellectual Property, Business, and Bankruptcy Blog

By Assouline & Berlowe.

http://assoulineberlowe.wordpress.com/
  • Mar 22

    Former U.S. Ambassador Discusses Technology & Miami as Global City

    Former U.S. Ambassador Discusses Technology & Miami as Global City
    Assouline & Berlowe Partner Peter E. Berlowe had the privilege of listening to firm friend Former U.S. Ambassador to Singapore Hon. Kirk Wagar speak last week at Pipeline Workspaces. Ambassador Wagar spoke about opportunities in South and…
  • Jan 3

    The Intersection of IP and Technology

    The Intersection of IP and Technology
    Registered Patent Attorney Greg Popowitz recently filmed a CLE focused on Understanding Intellectual Property (IP) and Attorneys’ use of Technology.  Greg discussed the important distinctions between patents, trademarks,…
  • Dec 28

    Labor and Employment Law Annual Update

    Labor and Employment Law Annual Update
    Partner Ellen Leibovitch, Florida Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law, will be speaking at the 17th Labor and Employment Law Annual Update and Certification Review. The annual course, presented by the The Florida Bar…
Rank this Week: 1752

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Mar 21

    Are There Consequences to Filing for Bankruptcy? An Overview of “What Comes After”

    Are There Consequences to Filing for Bankruptcy? An Overview of “What Comes After”
    When clients come to our office to discuss their bankruptcy options, they often have many questions such as “Should I file Chapter 7 or Chapter 13” and “Can I keep my house and my car?”. These are excellent questions…
  • Mar 21

    I Have a Lot of Tax Debt – Can Bankruptcy Help Me?

    I Have a Lot of Tax Debt – Can Bankruptcy Help Me?
    Benjamin Franklin once famously said that the only certainties in life are death and taxes – and he was right! For many Georgians, the trying economic times which resulted in job loss, decreased income, and overall depressed financial…
  • 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,…
Rank this Week: 3014

Chicago Bankruptcy Blog

Chicago Bankruptcy Blog

Covers chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcy. By Leeders & Associates.

http://chicago-bankruptcy.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 5196

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 2747

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure law. By Parker DuFresne.

http://www.florida-bankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 21

    May I Communicate and Have Visitation with my Child During a Paternity Action?

    May I Communicate and Have Visitation with my Child During a Paternity Action?
    When a man is not named on a child’s birth certificate, a paternity action is needed to determine that the man is the child’s biological father and to establish his rights and responsibilities. A paternity action is the legal…
  • Mar 8

    What are Mandatory Disclosures in a Divorce?

    What are Mandatory Disclosures in a Divorce?
    In a divorce or family law case, people are often concerned that their former spouse or significant other will not be entirely straightforward with their financial information. Through a procedure called mandatory disclosure , the state…
  • Feb 13

    Can I Refuse Visitation if My Ex Refuses to Pay Child Support?

    Can I Refuse Visitation if My Ex Refuses to Pay Child Support?
    Dealing with a former spouse who is not paying their court-ordered share of child support can be an unfortunate hassle. Left with this financial and emotional burden, you may feel like you’ve made every attempt to collect but just…
Rank this Week: 1657

Simon Resnik Hayes Bankruptcy Blog

Simon Resnik Hayes Bankruptcy Blog

Features bankruptcy updates & news in Los Angeles.

http://www.simonresnik.com/blog/
  • Mar 20

    What’s A Second Mortgage? Is it Good or Bad?

    What’s A Second Mortgage? Is it Good or Bad?
    While there are a number of reasons to have or need a second mortgage, they are not always an ideal thing to have. In California’s volatile real estate market, many homeowners have found that their home is worth less than the…
  • Mar 15

    Homeowners Still Falling Prey to Loan Mod Scam

    Homeowners Still Falling Prey to Loan Mod Scam
    Though Los Angeles is no longer in the midst of a foreclosure crisis, thousands of Angelenos are still underwater on their properties and are thus still targets for loan modification scams. Homeowners Still Falling Prey to Loan Mod Scams Just…
  • Mar 7

    General Wireless Operations Filing for Chapter 11

    General Wireless Operations Filing for Chapter 11
    General Wireless Operations, parent company of electronics retailer RadioShack, looks to be filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. This is the second time General has filed for bankruptcy protection. General Wireless Operations Filing…
Rank this Week: 2602

MN Bankruptcy Blog

MN Bankruptcy Blog

Covers Minnesota bankruptcy topics, including Chapter 7, Chapter 13, assets, and the filing process. By David J. Kelly.

http://mn-bankruptcy.com/blog/
  • Mar 18

    Nothing is More Expensive Than A Cheap Bankruptcy Lawyer

    Nothing is More Expensive Than A Cheap Bankruptcy Lawyer
    Recently I had a bankruptcy case where a seemingly small and innocent circumstance turned up after the case was filed. It seemed normal to my client at the time and certainly not dishonest in any way.  It wasn’t illegal, immoral or…
  • Feb 3

    The Minnesota Bankruptcy Responsibility Form

    The Minnesota Bankruptcy Responsibility Form
    In fall of 2010 the bankruptcy judges in the Minnesota were getting upset. Their phones were ringing with calls from people who had questions that should have been answered by their lawyers; but these people were complaining that their…
  • Nov 5

    How Do I Get Started with Filing a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

    How Do I Get Started with Filing a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?
    I am a regular contributor to the “ask a lawyer” feature at avvo.com. Recently I answered “how do I get started with filing a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?” With a few minor edits, my answer was as follows: Step one is…
Rank this Week: 1437

Ogden Bankruptcy Blog

Ogden Bankruptcy Blog

By Jason Richards.

http://ogdenbankruptcyblog.com/
  • Mar 18

    Is Cheaper Better?

    Is Cheaper Better?
    I had a friend in college who would only drink a particular brand of bottled water. It never ceased to amaze me how much money this girl spent on a product that was readily available, at no cost, almost everywhere … Continue reading…
  • Nov 2

    Bankruptcy Trustee vs. College Kid

    Bankruptcy Trustee vs. College Kid
    There is an ever-increasing trend in bankruptcy practice for court-appointed bankruptcy trustees suing college kids and their parents to recover money paid toward tuition. Under 11 U.S.C. § 548, the trustee may reverse a fraudulent…
  • Oct 14

    Bankruptcy and the Book of Mormon

    Bankruptcy and the Book of Mormon
    A Wall Street Journal blog post discussed an interesting bankruptcy case in Illinois. Anna Robinson filed for chapter 7 bankruptcy in 2014. When you file for bankruptcy, all of the property you own becomes property of the bankruptcy…
Rank this Week: 4495

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Covers governance in higher education and in law firms, bankruptcy ethics, popular culture and the law, Enron and other corporate fiascos, and professional responsibility generally. By Nancy Rapoport, a law professor at UNLV's Boyd School of Law.

http://nancyrapoport.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 18

    Well, Jeff now gets to use a Satan emoji to describe me.

    Well, Jeff now gets to use a Satan emoji to describe me.
    Here's why:I was at the Burbank airport earlier this week, returning my rental car, and I heard a running sound.  The next thing I knew, a man (whose weight I've estimated at over 200 lbs--he was a big guy) had tripped, fallen into me,…
  • Mar 5

    How NOT to collect a legal bill.

    How NOT to collect a legal bill.
    We used a friend of ours, Mike Cenatiempo, to update our wills.  Mike used to work at Shannon Gracey, which is now defunct.  We paid our bill in December 2016.  We got a "past due" notice from the defunct Shannon Gracey law…
  • Jan 3

    I have managed to alienate Blogger.

    I have managed to alienate Blogger.
    After I got hacked, I tried to change my administrative login credentials to my new email address, but Blogger doesn't believe me.  Let's just say it's hard to survive a hacking.
Rank this Week: 4295

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/
  • Mar 17

    Who Can File For Bankruptcy In New Jersey

    Who Can File For Bankruptcy In New Jersey
    <h2>NJ. Attorney Explains Who Can File For Bankruptcy Protection.</h2> Virtually anyone can file for bankruptcy protection in New Jersey. Typically, the issue is not if one can file, but rather which bankruptcy chapter is…
  • Mar 3

    Can I Get Rid Of A Personal Loan In A New Jersey Bankruptcy Case

    Can I Get Rid Of A Personal Loan In A New Jersey Bankruptcy Case
    New Jersey Attorney Explains How New Jersey Bankruptcy Deals With A Personal Loan A personal loan is typically referred to as a loan that is not connected to property. In words, the person giving the loan does not ask for an interest or a…
  • Feb 9

    Can I Make Charity Or Religious Donation In A New Jersey Bankruptcy Case?

    Can I Make Charity Or Religious Donation In A New Jersey Bankruptcy Case?
    New Jersey Attorney Explains How A Charitable or Religious Donation or Contribution is Handled in Bankruptcy. In a New Jersey chapter 13 bankruptcy case, the debtor must pay all of their monthly disposable income, after allowable expenses,…
Rank this Week: 1444

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/
Rank this Week: 697

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/
  • Mar 16

    How will my spouse’s bankruptcy affect me?

    How will my spouse’s bankruptcy affect me?
    One thought that many people think about when getting married, is what their future spouse’s credit history is and their ability to obtain new debt. A correlating question is how will their future spouse’s credit history affect…
  • Mar 2

    Bankruptcy News: Personal Injury Claim

    Bankruptcy News: Personal Injury Claim
    When filing for bankruptcy, regardless of what chapter of bankruptcy you are filing, you must disclose in your Petition if you have any pending claims. In laymen’s terms, this means that if you have any reason to file a lawsuit against…
  • Feb 17

    Renting after Bankruptcy in Jacksonville, FL

    Renting after Bankruptcy in Jacksonville, FL
    The first and most important thing to keep in mind when trying to rent after filing bankruptcy is the fact that you having filed bankruptcy, in itself, is not going to completely inhibit you from finding an apartment or home to rent.…
Rank this Week: 4013

Goldbach Law Group Blog

Goldbach Law Group Blog

Covers bankruptcy and employment law.

http://www.goldbachlaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 16

    Time to Dust off That Old Severance Agreement

    Time to Dust off That Old Severance Agreement
    All companies from time to time find themselves in the position of terminating an employee for no cause or dealing with employee layoffs.  During the layoff or no cause layoff companies often turn to their standard separation…
  • Feb 24

    Filing Bankruptcy While on Unemployment

    Filing Bankruptcy While on Unemployment
    People file bankruptcy for a plethora of reasons, however, one of the top reasons people file for bankruptcy is due to a drastic change in their employment or lack thereof. Being unemployed can make paying your debts quite difficult, but…
  • Feb 20

    Should I File Bankruptcy Before Or After My Divorce?

    Should I File Bankruptcy Before Or After My Divorce?
    The decision to file for bankruptcy and the preceding financial trouble can cause many issues on your emotional and physical well being.  For some the financial turmoil can lead to marital trouble and even divorce.  Should you find…
Rank this Week: 2629

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
  • Mar 16

    Bankruptcy Lawyer NYC

    Bankruptcy Lawyer NYC
    Finding a bankruptcy lawyer isn’t a difficult task given the large number of practitioners offering debt relief services in New York City. But you have to stop for a moment and think, do you just want any attorney, or do you want…
  • Mar 14

    Merchant Cash Advance & Business Debt Lawyer

    Merchant Cash Advance &amp; Business Debt Lawyer
    Nearly every day, our office received phone calls from business owners that are desperately looking for a solution to their small-business debts. Whether it be an MCA debt (Merchant Cash Advance), a business loan, a line-of-credit, or…
  • Feb 20

    Stephen Basedow presents Lawline CLE on Bankruptcy Ethic

    Stephen Basedow presents Lawline CLE on Bankruptcy Ethic
    New York, New York: On February 7th, 2017, Stephen Basedow and Michael Riela co-presented Ethical Rules and Pitfalls: What Every Bankruptcy Professional Needs to Know, a CLE program with Lawline. Broadcast live online and recorded at…
Rank this Week: 2311

Andrews Law Blog

Andrews Law Blog

Offers tips and advice on bankruptcy, foreclosure avoidance, short sales, tax resolution, as well as business law and other real estate topics. By James Andrews.

http://andrewslawplc.com/Blog/
Rank this Week: 1145

Small Enough To Fail

Small Enough To Fail

Covers bankruptcy law. By Greenberg Glusker.

http://www.southerncaliforniabankruptcylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3178

Sacramento Bankruptcy and Divorce…

Sacramento Bankruptcy and Divorce Attorneys Blog

By the Law Offices of Matthew D. Roy.

http://www.sacramento-bankruptcy-attorneys-blog.com/
  • Mar 15

    Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Filings in Sacramento Area See Noticeable Slowdown

    Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Filings in Sacramento Area See Noticeable Slowdown
    According to the Eastern District of California that handles all Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy cases in the Sacramento Metropolitan Area, data shows that filings in the region have fallen consistently over the last few years. As we all…
  • Feb 12

    USEFUL CONSIDERATIONS FOR FILING BANKRUPTCY AND DIVORCE SIMULTANEOUSLY

    USEFUL CONSIDERATIONS FOR FILING BANKRUPTCY AND DIVORCE SIMULTANEOUSLY
    Many people going through bankruptcy or divorce in the Sacramento area find that these two distinct legal fields can actually run hand in hand. Often times, financial problems can lead to the breakdown of a marriage, or conversely, the…
  • Feb 12

    USEFUL CONSIDERATIONS FOR FILING BANKRUPTCY AND DIVORCE SIMULTANEOUSLY

    USEFUL CONSIDERATIONS FOR FILING BANKRUPTCY AND DIVORCE SIMULTANEOUSLY
    Many people going through bankruptcy or divorce in the Sacramento area find that these two distinct legal fields can actually run hand in hand. Often times, financial problems can lead to the breakdown of a marriage, or conversely, the…
Rank this Week: 4054

Kentucky Bankruptcy Lawyers Blog

Kentucky Bankruptcy Lawyers Blog

Covers Chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcy. By Richard A. Schwartz.

http://www.kentuckybankruptcylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3870

Bankruptcy Blog

Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt management. By Allmand Law.

http://www.allmandlaw.com/Blog.aspx
  • Mar 13

    If I Owe More Than My House is Worth Can Bankruptcy Help Me?

    If I Owe More Than My House is Worth Can Bankruptcy Help Me?
    Debt and financial problems can make it difficult to keep up with obligations, including the ability to pay a mortgage. For some people, especially those who bought homes the height of the housing market boom, these problems can be…
  • Mar 13

    Should I Answer a Summons if I Plan to File Bankruptcy?

    Should I Answer a Summons if I Plan to File Bankruptcy?
    Problems and finances and debt can lead to numerous challenges and issues to be handled, from foreclosure to utility shutoffs to repossession. In addition to these symptoms of debt, some individuals may also face legal actions for not…
  • Mar 10

    When Can I File Bankruptcy Again if I Filed in the Past?

    When Can I File Bankruptcy Again if I Filed in the Past?
    Bankruptcy is a powerful legal tool that has helped many unfortunate debtors emerge from seemingly insurmountable debt. Because bankruptcy can be an immensely advantageous tool to those experiencing financial difficulties, some…
Rank this Week: 3448

Bankruptcy Advice Blog

Bankruptcy Advice Blog

Covers bankruptcy in Ontario, Canada. By Bankruptcy Ontario.

http://bankruptcy-ontario.org/bankruptcy-advice/
  • Mar 10

    Getting Into Debt Is Easy, Getting Out Of Debt Doesn’t Have To Be Hard

    Getting Into Debt Is Easy, Getting Out Of Debt Doesn’t Have To Be Hard
    Today’s society offers us many opportunities to get “credit”. We have credit cards, lines of credit, overdrafts, tax debts, and payday loans. I placed credit in quotes, because a lot of people mistakenly interchange the…
  • Feb 27

    Surplus Income Limits for Bankruptcy in Ontario in 2017

    Surplus Income Limits for Bankruptcy in Ontario in 2017
    The amount you are required to pay if you declare bankruptcy is based on your income.  The more you earn, the more you are required to pay.  This limit is adjusted each year, and the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy has…
  • Feb 10

    Five Steps to a Successful Bankruptcy

    Five Steps to a Successful Bankruptcy
    If you have never been bankrupt before, the minimum time set by the court to be bankrupt is nine months. This means that the court will either give you relief from your debts or discharge you from them in nine months from the date you declare…
Rank this Week: 3087

Law Offices of David M. Offen Blog

Law Offices of David M. Offen Blog

Covers bankruptcy.

http://www.getfreeofbills.com/blog/
  • Mar 10

    6 Tips for Managing the Emotional Stress of Bankruptcy

    6 Tips for Managing the Emotional Stress of Bankruptcy
    Bankruptcy is an excellent solution for honest people who are in tough financial situations. It provides a fresh start, allowing you to move forward with a clean slate. For many people, the actual process of filing for bankruptcy, with its…
  • Mar 8

    Bankruptcy Considerations for Small Businesse

    Bankruptcy Considerations for Small Businesse
    If you are a small business owner coping with mountains of debt, you might wonder whether bankruptcy is the best option. Small business bankruptcy is more complex than personal bankruptcy, and the repercussions can be different. It is…
  • Feb 27

    Can I Discharge Student Loans in Bankruptcy?

    Can I Discharge Student Loans in Bankruptcy?
    As the price of a college education continues to skyrocket, more and more students are graduating with staggering debt loads. Even minimum monthly payments can be difficult to manage, forcing new graduates to put off buying a home or starting…
Rank this Week: 2392

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
  • Mar 9

    Complete Service Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Complete Service Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
         When we shop for groceries, we like a store that has everything from soup to nuts.  When we shop for clothes, we want everything from underwear to overcoats to be in the same store.  We also want a law firm…
  • Feb 21

    Traffic Defense Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, KY

    Traffic Defense Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, KY
    You, your spouse, or your child was stopped and charged with DUI, DWI, Speeding, or multiple traffic offenses.  You need to have representation.  The fine is the least of your problems. Traffic offenses sounds simple, but many of…
  • Feb 10

    Medical Malpractice Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Medical Malpractice Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
    You had a car accident or an injury at work, and now you are seeing more medical personnel then you ever even dreamed existed.  If there is a medical problem–lack of care, misdiagnosis, errors, omissions, or too early release from…
Rank this Week: 2885

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Texas bankruptcy news and information.

http://www.bakerassociates.net/bankruptcy-blog/
  • Mar 9

    Medical Debt Relief Option

    Medical Debt Relief Option
    Are you struggling with medical bills? You aren’t alone. In fact, it is estimated that nearly 25% of Americans have serious medical debt problems. Over half of those people may go to drastic measures like using their savings to pay it…
  • Mar 7

    Medical Debt Problems Matter

    Medical Debt Problems Matter
    The costs of healthcare go beyond monthly premiums and co-pays. For many people, the out of pocket costs can be overwhelming. Many people are uninsured and many more are simply underinsured. Even those with insurance can still find themselves…
  • Mar 2

    Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Preparation

    Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Preparation
    Debt relief can be complicated. Especially if you have secured debts or priority debts like taxes. Debt relief through bankruptcy may be possible. It is important to understand the Chapter 13 bankruptcy preparation process. Take the time to…
Rank this Week: 2968

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Covers corporate bankruptcy proceedings. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://delawarebankruptcy.foxrothschild.com/
  • Mar 9

    RadioShack – Bankruptcy Round Two

    RadioShack – Bankruptcy Round Two
    Serving as an illustration of the principal that a financial restructuring won’t save a business that has ceased to be frequented by customers, RadioShack has filed for bankruptcy for the second time in as many years.  The…
  • Mar 9

    Cal Dive Offshore Contractors, Inc. Preference Actions Filed

    Cal Dive Offshore Contractors, Inc. Preference Actions Filed
    On March 2, 2017, Cal Dive Offshore Contractors, Inc. (“Cal Dive” or “Debtor”) filed approximately 136 complaints seeking the avoidance and recovery of allegedly preferential and/or fraudulent transfers under…
  • Feb 28

    Money Center Opinion – The Multiple Sovereigns in the United States and Bankruptcy

    Money Center Opinion – The Multiple Sovereigns in the United States and Bankruptcy
    On February 28, 2017, Judge Sontchi of the Delaware Bankruptcy Court issued an opinion (the “Opinion”) in the Money Center of America  bankruptcy – Bankr. D. Del., Case 14-10603.  The Opinion is available…
Rank this Week: 3047

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Mar 8

    Dealing with a Spouse Who Is Intentionally Hiding or Squandering Marital Assets Pending Divorce

    Dealing with a Spouse Who Is Intentionally Hiding or Squandering Marital Assets Pending Divorce
    Married couples spend years building up assets in the hope of gaining financial stability for their family, and this effort often requires many sacrifices to produce the desired results. Consequently, if a couple later divorces, dividing…
  • Mar 6

    Mental Incapacity: The Lesser Known Basis for Divorce

    Mental Incapacity: The Lesser Known Basis for Divorce
    Marriage requires compromise and acceptance of difficult situations if a couple wants it to last, and such sacrifice tends to increase as spouses age. People generally recognize that a spouse will change both physically and psychologically…
  • Mar 1

    Can You Keep the Details of a Divorce Private?

    Can You Keep the Details of a Divorce Private?
    Divorce can leave the participants feeling emotionally and financially vulnerable. These reactions make sense in light of the dramatic changes divorce triggers within a relatively short-period of time – change in residence, change in…
Rank this Week: 344

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/
  • Mar 5

    How Can Bankruptcy Help You Keep Your Home?

    How Can Bankruptcy Help You Keep Your Home?
    How Can Bankruptcy Help You Keep Your Home? Filing for bankruptcy is not something that consumers initially set out to do or are thinking about when purchasing a home.  However if the economic circumstances of a borrower change,…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 466

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Provides bankruptcy information for Northern Virginia.

http://robertweed.com/category/blog/
  • Mar 4

    Tammy Gets A Car Loan at 4.48%

    Tammy Gets A Car Loan at 4.48%
    After Bankruptcy: Tammy Gets A Car Loan at 4.48% The same week that her bankruptcy was discharged, Tammy got a car loan at 4.48%.  Now I sure don’t suggest trying to buy a car the same week your bankruptcy is over. But Tammy had no…
  • Feb 18

    Navy Fed does the Right Thing; Wells Fargo Makes More Excuse

    Navy Fed does the Right Thing; Wells Fargo Makes More Excuse
    After Bankruptcy Mistakes: Navy Fed does the Right Thing; Wells Fargo Makes More Excuses. Everybody makes mistakes. Banks do, too. When you file bankruptcy, the banks you owe money to don’t always do what they are supposed to do. This…
  • Jan 26

    Holly Gets Hired after Bankruptcy and Gets a New Credit Card

    Holly Gets Hired after Bankruptcy and Gets a New Credit Card
    Holly Gets Hired After Bankruptcy and Gets a New Company Credit Card Holly was at the end of her rope. She’d been out of work for two years; she kept getting interviews but no offers; and she was feeding partial payments to her…
Rank this Week: 4200

Robert Weed Blog

Robert Weed Blog

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

http://robertweed.com/category/blog/
  • Mar 4

    Tammy Gets A Car Loan at 4.48%

    Tammy Gets A Car Loan at 4.48%
    After Bankruptcy: Tammy Gets A Car Loan at 4.48% The same week that her bankruptcy was discharged, Tammy got a car loan at 4.48%.  Now I sure don’t suggest trying to buy a car the same week your bankruptcy is over. But Tammy had no…
  • Feb 18

    Navy Fed does the Right Thing; Wells Fargo Makes More Excuse

    Navy Fed does the Right Thing; Wells Fargo Makes More Excuse
    After Bankruptcy Mistakes: Navy Fed does the Right Thing; Wells Fargo Makes More Excuses. Everybody makes mistakes. Banks do, too. When you file bankruptcy, the banks you owe money to don’t always do what they are supposed to do. This…
  • Jan 26

    Holly Gets Hired after Bankruptcy and Gets a New Credit Card

    Holly Gets Hired after Bankruptcy and Gets a New Credit Card
    Holly Gets Hired After Bankruptcy and Gets a New Company Credit Card Holly was at the end of her rope. She’d been out of work for two years; she kept getting interviews but no offers; and she was feeding partial payments to her…
Rank this Week: 2931

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Lawyer…

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Lawyer Blawg

Covers bankruptcy law. By Law Office of Devin Sawdayi.

http://www.losangelesbankruptcylawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 2924