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Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 12

The Insolvency Blog

The Insolvency Blog

Focuses on bankruptcy and reorganization issues. By Thompson & Knight LLP.

http://theinsolvencyblog.typepad.com/
  • May 23

    Intervention Energy Files For Bankruptcy in Delaware

    Intervention Energy Files For Bankruptcy in Delaware
    On May 20, 2016 Intervention Energy and certain of its affiliates (collectively, “Intervention” or the “Debtors”) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. According…
  • May 18

    Sandridge Energy, Inc. Files For Bankruptcy in Houston, Texa

    Sandridge Energy, Inc. Files For Bankruptcy in Houston, Texa
    On May 16, 2016, Sandridge Energy, Inc. and certain of its affiliates (collectively, “Sandridge” or the “Debtors”) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas,…
  • May 18

    Breitburn Energy Partners LP Files For Bankruptcy in New York

    Breitburn Energy Partners LP Files For Bankruptcy in New York
    On May 16, 2016, Breitburn Energy Partners LP and certain of its affiliates (collectively, “Breitburn” or the “Debtors”) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New…
Rank this Week: 3440

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Covers corporate bankruptcy proceedings. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://delawarebankruptcy.foxrothschild.com/
  • May 23

    Leading Edge Logistics – Preference Actions Filed

    Leading Edge Logistics – Preference Actions Filed
    Introduction From May 11 through May 17, Alfred Giuliano, the Chapter 7 Trustee (the “Trustee”) for the bankruptcy estate of Leading Edge Logistics, LLC (the “Debtor”), filed approximately 86 complaints in…
  • May 16

    Another Wave of Standard Register Company Preference Actions Filed

    Another Wave of Standard Register Company Preference Actions Filed
    From May 11 to May 13, 2016, SRC Liquidation, LLC International Holdings, LLC (“Liquidating Debtor”), unleashed yet another wave of preference actions, filing approximately 257 additional complaints seeking the…
  • May 13

    Blocking Directors 101: Fiduciary Duties Apply

    Blocking Directors 101: Fiduciary Duties Apply
    In an Alert published on Wednesday, Audrey Noll examines the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois’ recent ruling in In re Lake Mich. Beach Pottawattamie Resort LLC: Lenders beware: An Illinois…
Rank this Week: 765

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • May 23

    How Obamacare will Effect Personal Bankruptcie

    How Obamacare will Effect Personal Bankruptcie
    In 2015, a Wall Street Journal article entitled “The Future of Personal Bankruptcy in a Post-Obamacare World” written by bankruptcy reporter Katy Stech, examines a 2014 study of bankruptcy in Massachusetts in an attempt to see how…
  • May 23

    Student Loan Debt Relief Coming Soon

    Student Loan Debt Relief Coming Soon
     It’s bad enough that many students end up with a horrendous amount of repayments to make upon their graduation from their schooling. Then on top of this debt they have the interest that goes with it. There is finally some help on…
  • May 19

    What Is The Statement Of Intention?

    What Is The Statement Of Intention?
    There are many forms that will need to be filled out during a bankruptcy. One of these forms is going to be the statement of intention. What this does is outlines for the bankruptcy court as well as your creditors as to what your intentions…
Rank this Week: 3012

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • May 23

    How Obamacare will Effect Personal Bankruptcie

    How Obamacare will Effect Personal Bankruptcie
    In 2015, a Wall Street Journal article entitled “The Future of Personal Bankruptcy in a Post-Obamacare World” written by bankruptcy reporter Katy Stech, examines a 2014 study of bankruptcy in Massachusetts in an attempt to see how…
  • May 23

    Student Loan Debt Relief Coming Soon

    Student Loan Debt Relief Coming Soon
     It’s bad enough that many students end up with a horrendous amount of repayments to make upon their graduation from their schooling. Then on top of this debt they have the interest that goes with it. There is finally some help on…
  • May 19

    What Is The Statement Of Intention?

    What Is The Statement Of Intention?
    There are many forms that will need to be filled out during a bankruptcy. One of these forms is going to be the statement of intention. What this does is outlines for the bankruptcy court as well as your creditors as to what your intentions…
Rank this Week: 3609

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • May 23

    Bankruptcy and Divorce

    Bankruptcy and Divorce
    Financial problems are often a complication that may have added to the stressful causes of a divorce. Divorcing couples who are deeply in debt may wonder whether they should file for bankruptcy before or after they dissolve their marriage.…
  • May 21

    Grounds for Divorce in Florida

    Grounds for Divorce in Florida
    In Florida, as in other states, state law provides for dissolution of marriage between couples. In order to be granted a divorce, the marriage must have suffered an “irretrievable breakdown” or there must be incapacity of one of the…
  • May 19

    Florida Divorce Modifications – How to Make Changes After a Divorce

    Florida Divorce Modifications – How to Make Changes After a Divorce
    Divorce can be a difficult process for families to go through. And, of course, there are many issues to review and resolve – many of which involve child custody and visitation. The finalized divorce will provide a court order that…
Rank this Week: 3501

Sader Law Firm Blog

Sader Law Firm Blog

Covers bankruptcy, collections and student loans.

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

    Google Tells Payday Lenders to Go Away

    Google Tells Payday Lenders to Go Away
    Payday lenders offer ultra-high interest rate, short term loans with a reputation for getting people into hellish financial situations. Google recently announced it would no longer offer advertising for payday lenders with terms of 60 days or…
  • May 23

    Need Cheap Medical Care? Here is Where to Go in Kansas City

    Need Cheap Medical Care? Here is Where to Go in Kansas City
    For people with no health insurance and/or low income, finding medical care can be a daunting process. Expensive treatments and unaffordable medical bills can quickly turn into a financial horror story. People with or without health insurance…
  • May 18

    FCC Wants to End Government Debt Collection Harassment

    FCC Wants to End Government Debt Collection Harassment
    People with past due student loans or other types of government debt have become familiarized with constant robocalls from debt collectors. These calls may come consistently throughout the day on your mobile phone. Fortunately, the FCC has…
Rank this Week: 2107

Florida Bankruptcy News and…

Florida Bankruptcy News and Current Events

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure defense news. Debt Relief Group LLC.

http://www.1800debtrelief.com/bankruptcy-news/
  • May 23

    Can I Get a Loan After I File Bankruptcy?

    Can I Get a Loan After I File Bankruptcy?
    When you feel like you are on the verge of losing everything, the last thing you want to do is think about how much worse it could get. Many people think that they will be unable to get any kind of credit after they file bankruptcy, so they…
  • May 21

    Can I Include My Student Loans in My Bankruptcy?

    Can I Include My Student Loans in My Bankruptcy?
    A bankruptcy lawyer who doesn’t have experience in this area may tell you that you can’t file bankruptcy on student loans. In general, these loans aren’t always dischargeable, and whether they are may depend on the contract…
  • May 19

    Can I File Bankruptcy on Payday Loans?

    Can I File Bankruptcy on Payday Loans?
    When it comes to filing bankruptcy, there are so many rules and regulations that it can be difficult to know what is possible and what isn’t possible. One of the easiest ways to find out if you can file bankruptcy is to gather a list of…
Rank this Week: 3591

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

By the Moran Law Group.

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

    Dividing Debts At Divorce: What You Need To Know

    Dividing Debts At Divorce: What You Need To Know
    The division of the debts of a failed marriage, however carefully crafted at divorce, can be utterly destroyed if one of the former spouses files a Chapter 13 bankruptcy. A Chapter 13 discharge is double barreled.  It will eliminate…
  • May 19

    Bankruptcy alternatives are costly

    Bankruptcy alternatives are costly
    Bankruptcy alternatives often suck. The story of one customer of a debt settlement company sticks with me. Using the “services” of this company, the poster now has six judgments of record and two garnishments in process. The debt…
  • May 17

    Learn Bankruptcy Basics In One Day

    Learn Bankruptcy Basics In One Day
    Walk in registration available for Thursday’s day long training for lawyers and staff new to consumer bankruptcy practice at San Francisco’s Marriott Marquis. NACBA presents a full day of bankruptcy basics starting with a survey…
Rank this Week: 1963

Nebraska Debt & Bankrtupcy Blog

Nebraska Debt & Bankrtupcy Blog

By Samuel J. Turco Jr.

http://www.nebraskadebtbankruptcyblog.com/
  • May 23

    Am I Responsible for the Debts of my Spouse?

    Am I Responsible for the Debts of my Spouse?
    As a general rule, you are not responsible for the debts of your spouse. Also, if you marry someone you do not become obligated to pay the debts they incurred prior to the marriage. But there is one major exception to these rules. You…
  • Apr 5

    Plaintiff’s Attorneys Beware: Your Client’s Bankruptcy Case is About to Sock You Right Between the Eye

    Plaintiff’s Attorneys Beware: Your Client’s Bankruptcy Case is About to Sock You Right Between the Eye
    The more I think about the disastrous  consequences of two recent 8th Circuit Court of Appeals decisions regarding Judicial Estoppel the more alarmed I become. This is a time bomb waiting to go off.  The 8th Circuit has ruled…
  • Apr 2

    Chapter 13 Debtors Lose Right to Recover On Unreported Claim

    Chapter 13 Debtors Lose Right to Recover On Unreported Claim
    In two recent cases the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals has sustained summary judgments against debtors who failed to report claims against third parties that arose after the bankruptcy case was filed. In the case of Jones v. Bob Evans…
Rank this Week: 547

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Texas bankruptcy news and information.

http://www.bakerassociates.net/bankruptcy-blog/
  • May 23

    What Will Happen To My 401(K) In Bankruptcy?

    What Will Happen To My 401(K) In Bankruptcy?
    Once you go bankrupt, the property that you own goes into what is called a bankruptcy estate. Some of your property and assets may be exempt from this but it will depend on the State that you are filing in, as well as, which form of…
  • May 21

    Will Bankruptcy Ruin In My Future?

    Will Bankruptcy Ruin In My Future?
    When individuals get to the state with their finances that they no longer feel in control of them they soon become overwhelmed. They go through many different emotions which include anger, frustration, and sadness, and almost can get to the…
  • May 19

    How to Cooperate As a Bankruptcy Client

    How to Cooperate As a Bankruptcy Client
    The first thing you want to do once you’ve decided that you’re going bankrupt is to find yourself a quality and experienced bankruptcy attorney. Once you have decided on the professional that you are going to use you will now…
Rank this Week: 1840

Wisconsin Bankruptcy Blog

Wisconsin Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://wisconsinbankruptcy.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    Bankruptcy Term

    Bankruptcy Term
    Last week, I was speaking to a client who was in Chapter 13, had fallen on some hard times, and was considering a conversion to Chapter 7.  In attempting to explain the various effects of the conversion (and her other options), a lot of…
  • May 16

    What Bills Do I Pay, and When?

    What Bills Do I Pay, and When?
    What to Pay (& When)Chapter 7 PAY DO NOT PAY BEFORE YOUR BANKRUPTCY CASE IS FILED ·         any secured debts you intend to reaffirm (e.g. mortgages, vehicle loans, and…
  • May 9

    Keeping Record

    Keeping Record
    In recent days, I've had a few clients who have had to shell out a considerable amount of money to pay for copies of documents that they needed for their bankruptcy case.  These are documents that they had already received in the past…
Rank this Week: 4852

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/
  • May 22

    Nortel Avoids (First) Appeal -- U.S. Edition

    Nortel Avoids (First) Appeal -- U.S. Edition
    After extensive briefing and hearings, the U.S. District Court presiding over the appeal (foreign readers: general trial judges in the U.S. federal court system sit in an appellate capacity over the specialized bankruptcy courts) from the…
  • May 22

    PROMESA and the Recovery Act

    PROMESA and the Recovery Act
    It has become something like conventional wisdom that the pending SCOTUS case involving the Recovery Act is no longer relevant. After all, the giant interest payment due July 1 is largely attributable to GO bonds, and the Commonwealth itself…
  • May 19

    PROMESA observation

    PROMESA observation
    After taking a look at titles III and VI of the new draft, some quick observations: After some waffling between drafts, it is now clear that title III cases will be heard by district court judges. The judge for a...
Rank this Week: 2444

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
  • May 22

    Is Bankruptcy The Answer? How To Decide

    Is Bankruptcy The Answer? How To Decide
    Filing bankruptcy is not something anyone makes plans to do in their life. Situations arise, however, that may cause you to consider it. If you have found yourself asking if bankruptcy is the answer to your financial situation, use the…
  • May 20

    4 Tips to Lighten the Load of Student Loan Debt

    4 Tips to Lighten the Load of Student Loan Debt
    When you're fresh out of high school and ready to dive into your chosen course of study, you often think you don't have any choice but to take out student loans in order to make it happen. There's just one problem with that mentality: the…
  • May 19

    Working the #NACBASF Crowd: 5 Networking Tips for Bankruptcy Attorney

    Working the #NACBASF Crowd: 5 Networking Tips for Bankruptcy Attorney
    With the annual NACBA Convention starting today, are you prepared to make important connections? Creating a strong network can help you and your bankruptcy firm improve your business, provide great resources, and strengthen your abilities as…
Rank this Week: 2707

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
  • May 21

    FMH: Empfehlungen für Ärzte zum Umgang mit Social Media

    FMH: Empfehlungen für Ärzte zum Umgang mit Social Media
    Der Berufsverband der Schweizer Ärzteschaft (FMH) hat am 18. Mai 2016 ein fünfseitiges Dokument zum "Umgang mit sozialen Medien - Empfehlungen für Ärztinnen und Ärzte" veröffentlicht.Diese Empfehlungen richten…
  • May 21

    BGer 6B_1061/2014: Entschädigung im Strafverfahren für Stellenverlust?

    BGer 6B_1061/2014: Entschädigung im Strafverfahren für Stellenverlust?
    Bei einem Freispruch hat die beschuldigte Person gem. Art. 429 Abs. 1 lit. b StPO grundsätzlich das Recht auf Entschädigung von wirtschaftlichen Einbussen, die ihr aus der notwendigen Beteiligung am Strafverfahren entstanden sind.…
  • May 16

    BGer 9C_284/2015: Pensionskasse - Begünstigung durch Testament

    BGer 9C_284/2015: Pensionskasse - Begünstigung durch Testament
    In seinem Urteil von Ende April 2016 (9C_284/2015) hat das Bundesgericht (BGer) sich zum Thema geäussert, ob und wie bei unverheirateten Paaren eine Begünstigung des überlebenden Partners mittels Testament bezüglich…
Rank this Week: 2618

Mississippi Consumer Help Blog

Mississippi Consumer Help Blog

Covers bankruptcy. By Coxwell & Associates, PLLC.

http://www.mississippiconsumerhelp.com/
  • May 20

    Things to know before you accept a new credit card

    Things to know before you accept a new credit card
    Before you accept a new credit card, there are a few things you need to know and to consider: Don’t accept too many – Be selective about the cards you choose and don’t have too many at one time. There is rarely a good reason…
  • May 18

    Attended Max Gardner’s Loan Modification Seminar

    Attended Max Gardner’s Loan Modification Seminar
    I attended the Regs X & Z / Loan Modification Seminar held in Shelby, NC this year with my daughter, Rachel. She is in law school and has heard me talk a lot about the mortgage crisis and how much wrongdoing happens every day to good,…
  • May 18

    22nd Annual Mid-South Conference on Bankruptcy Law

    22nd Annual Mid-South Conference on Bankruptcy Law
    I enjoyed speaking at the conference this year to my peers. The only thing I love more than taking a bite out of a banker and save someone’s home is teaching other attorneys how to do the same!  The title of my session was…
Rank this Week: 2219

Matt Berkus Blog

Matt Berkus Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt relief.

http://www.mattberkus.com/blog/
  • May 19

    3 Things Not To Do With Your Tax Refund Prior to Bankruptcy

    3 Things Not To Do With Your Tax Refund Prior to Bankruptcy
    Don’t Waste Your Tax Refund Prior To Bankruptcy. The post 3 Things Not To Do With Your Tax Refund Prior to Bankruptcy appeared first on Matt Berkus.
  • Apr 18

    Good and Bad Uses of Chapter 7 Bankruptcy.

    Good and Bad Uses of Chapter 7 Bankruptcy.
    This post is more for the do it yourself bankruptcy (pro se bankruptcy) crowd. Too many times I receive calls from people who file chapter 7 bankruptcy without an attorney to find out that they really messed up because they didn’t…
  • Apr 8

    Bankruptcy Attorney Malpractice – Why Bankruptcy Malpractice is Rare

    Bankruptcy Attorney Malpractice – Why Bankruptcy Malpractice is Rare
    Bankruptcy attorney malpractice is rare. It is not that bankruptcy attorneys don’t make mistakes and some bankruptcy attorneys really are bad at what they do, but bankruptcy attorney malpractice is practically non-existent. To…
Rank this Week: 3532

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: 3027

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
  • May 18

    Grandparents Rights Attorneys in Ft. Thoma

    Grandparents Rights Attorneys in Ft. Thoma
    Everyday people drive past public buildings and never consider that someone designed those landscapes, someone planted the trees and bushes, and someone takes care of them. Listening to Katie Mills of Merkle Lawn Care, I learned that Merkle…
  • May 11

    Personal Injury Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Personal Injury Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
    The college kids are out of school, the high school kids will be out in about two weeks. Therefore, the number of drivers on the road at any given time is increased—that also increases the number of distracted drivers. Cell phones,…
  • May 5

    Family Issues Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Family Issues Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
    It is very fortunate that I have both a knowledgeable and honest realtor and a wise lawyer. I went house hunting and obeyed the common sense rules: take a friend, look at the whole neighborhood, come at different times of the day,…
Rank this Week: 2593

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Lawyer…

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Lawyer Blawg

Covers bankruptcy law. By Law Office of Devin Sawdayi.

http://www.losangelesbankruptcylawyerblawg.com/
  • May 18

    Ninth Circuit Rules on Bankruptcy Appellate Panel’s Jurisdiction Over Certain Proceeding

    Ninth Circuit Rules on Bankruptcy Appellate Panel’s Jurisdiction Over Certain Proceeding
    The bankruptcy system in the U.S. includes multiple levels of courts, including bankruptcy courts, bankruptcy appellate panels (BAPs), and district courts. Some of these courts have overlapping areas of jurisdiction, while others are excluded…
  • May 9

    California Bankruptcy and the Various Types of Personal Debt

    California Bankruptcy and the Various Types of Personal Debt
    Personal bankruptcy under Chapters 7 and 13 offer ways for people to obtain financial relief when their income is not enough to continue making required payments on their debts. The federal Bankruptcy Code deals with different types of debt…
  • Apr 30

    Medical Debt Remains a Major Factor in Personal Bankruptcy Filing

    Medical Debt Remains a Major Factor in Personal Bankruptcy Filing
    Medical debt may be the single biggest factor leading to personal bankruptcy in the country. The Affordable Care Act (ACA), which began to take effect in 2014, makes health insurance coverage much more widely available to people. It does not,…
Rank this Week: 2635

Southern Lawyer News

Southern Lawyer News

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

http://www.southernlawyer.news/
  • May 18

    I’m a Senior Citizen – Should I File for Bankruptcy?

    I’m a Senior Citizen – Should I File for Bankruptcy?
    While many Georgians continue to struggle in the wake of the 2008 Economic Recession, senior citizens may face unique and significant financial hurdles due to circumstances beyond their control.   For many in the elderly population,…
  • May 17

    Do I have to have a job to be able to file for bankruptcy?

    Do I have to have a job to be able to file for bankruptcy?
    When someone goes a long period of time without a job, bankruptcy can be the inevitable result. For most people, it’s hard to stay current on bills without any money coming in. Once debt starts to pile up, it can be hard to get out of…
  • Apr 27

    I was hit by a tractor trailer because it could not stop in time. Can I sue the trucking company or the driver?

    I was hit by a tractor trailer because it could not stop in time. Can I sue the trucking company or the driver?
    Because of their massive size and weight, as well as the speeds at which they travel, tractor trailers or semi-trucks are difficult to bring to a complete stop, especially when needing to do so quickly. One of the most common causes of…
Rank this Week: 2106

Intellectual Property, Business,…

Intellectual Property, Business, and Bankruptcy Blog

By Assouline & Berlowe.

http://assoulineberlowe.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 981

Milavetzlaw Blog

Milavetzlaw Blog

Covers personal injury and bankruptcy law. By Milavetz, Gallop & Milavetz, P.A.

http://www.milavetzlaw.com/blog
  • May 17

    SENIORS, STAY SAFE WHILE DRIVING!

    SENIORS, STAY SAFE WHILE DRIVING!
    May is senior citizens' month, and many baby boomers have approached their senior status.  As we age, driving is a skill that we should strive to improve.Most insurance companies offer a discount to senior drivers who take refresher…
  • Mar 17

    Metal on Metal Hip Verdict against Johnson & Johnson

    Metal on Metal Hip Verdict against Johnson & Johnson
    Johnson & Johnson was ordered to pay $502 million to 5 patients who accused the company of hiding flaws in its Pinnacle metal on metal artificial hips that caused the devices to prematurely fail and left patients facing surgeries and…
  • Dec 30

    Happy New Year! Now here’s how to stay safe…

    Happy New Year! Now here’s how to stay safe…
    Happy New Year! As everyone heads out to parties and gatherings on the last night of the year, the roads become crowded with travelers and party-goers. New Year’s Eve is one of the most dangerous nights of the year for drivers.
Rank this Week: 1929

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Provides bankruptcy information for Northern Virginia.

http://robertweed.com/category/blog/
  • May 14

    Keep the Car In Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

    Keep the Car In Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
    Keep the Car In Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: What Are your Choices? When you file Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you are “in the drivers seat” with some choices on how to keep the car. One choice is to give it back. One choice is to give it back.…
  • May 14

    Filing Bankruptcy and Keeping Your Car with Your Credit Union

    Filing Bankruptcy and Keeping Your Car with Your Credit Union
    The Small Print Says Your Credit Union Can Repossess Your Car If You Are Late on Your Credit Cards. When you get a car loan from a credit union, you sign in small print that they can repossess your car if you don’t pay your credit…
  • Apr 22

    Alice Gets After Bankruptcy Car Loan at 4.76%

    Alice Gets After Bankruptcy Car Loan at 4.76%
    Alice Gets After Bankruptcy Car Loan at 4.76% Alice came to see me in March 2015. She’d just gotten back to work after being out for over a year.  Her financial situation was so bad, she’d been living in a women’s…
Rank this Week: 4479

Robert Weed Blog

Robert Weed Blog

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

http://robertweed.com/category/blog/
  • May 14

    Keep the Car In Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

    Keep the Car In Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
    Keep the Car In Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: What Are your Choices? When you file Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you are “in the drivers seat” with some choices on how to keep the car. One choice is to give it back. One choice is to give it back.…
  • May 14

    Filing Bankruptcy and Keeping Your Car with Your Credit Union

    Filing Bankruptcy and Keeping Your Car with Your Credit Union
    The Small Print Says Your Credit Union Can Repossess Your Car If You Are Late on Your Credit Cards. When you get a car loan from a credit union, you sign in small print that they can repossess your car if you don’t pay your credit…
  • Apr 22

    Alice Gets After Bankruptcy Car Loan at 4.76%

    Alice Gets After Bankruptcy Car Loan at 4.76%
    Alice Gets After Bankruptcy Car Loan at 4.76% Alice came to see me in March 2015. She’d just gotten back to work after being out for over a year.  Her financial situation was so bad, she’d been living in a women’s…
Rank this Week: 2645

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/
  • May 14

    One of the Best 25 Bankruptcy Attorneys in Minneapolis?

    One of the Best 25 Bankruptcy Attorneys in Minneapolis?
    Some outfit I have never heard of called “Expertise” has decided that I am one of the best 25 bankruptcy lawyers in Minneapolis.  Perhaps this is an honor, but I’m suspicious.  There’s a bunch of code they…
  • Apr 14

    Important Changes to the Essential Bankruptcy Number

    Important Changes to the Essential Bankruptcy Number
    I find myself today (April 14, 2016) in the process of updating what seems like way more than half of the numbers on my website. The Department of Justice just issued a major set of changes. I need to incorporate them into a series of…
  • Nov 6

    Consumer Warning from NACBA

    Consumer Warning from NACBA
    Here verbatim is a consumer warning I have been asked to post from the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Lawyers. Telephone-Scam Soliciting Wire Transfers Prompts NACBA and Vermont Attorney General to Issue Consumer Warning Across…
Rank this Week: 3557

Bankruptcy Advice Blog

Bankruptcy Advice Blog

Covers bankruptcy in Ontario, Canada. By Bankruptcy Ontario.

http://bankruptcy-ontario.org/bankruptcy-advice/
  • May 13

    Appearing At A Creditors Meeting in A Bankruptcy

    Appearing At A Creditors Meeting in A Bankruptcy
    One duty of a bankruptcy is to attend a meeting with your creditors if one is required. The statement gives the instant impression that you’d have to go to a board room somewhere and sit in a room with a representative from each of the…
  • May 13

    Appearing At A Creditors Meeting in A Bankruptcy

    Appearing At A Creditors Meeting in A Bankruptcy
    One duty of a bankruptcy is to attend a meeting with your creditors if one is required. The statement gives the instant impression that you’d have to go to a board room somewhere and sit in a room with a representative from each of the…
  • Apr 8

    Since bankruptcy in Ontario is a legal process, do I need a bankruptcy Lawyer?

    Since bankruptcy in Ontario is a legal process, do I need a bankruptcy Lawyer?
    The bankruptcy process is guided, outlined and governed by the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act which is federal legislation.  This means that most of the process is not something your trustee will dream up – it is passed by the…
Rank this Week: 1939

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: 3090

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • May 11

    3 Things Families Should Know About Student Loan

    3 Things Families Should Know About Student Loan
    Congratulations! If you are reading this, then you likely have a son or daughter who is graduating high school this May and will be going off to college in the Fall. Right now is a wonderful time to celebrate our Georgia grads and wish them…
  • May 5

    4 Ways to Improve Your Credit Score This Spring

    4 Ways to Improve Your Credit Score This Spring
    Our office recently posted a reminder to Georgians to remember their finances during their spring cleaning efforts this season. In this same regard, we wish to offer 4 steps that our friends and neighbors can take to improve their credit…
  • Apr 11

    April 15th is Tax Day – Are You Ready?

    April 15th is Tax Day – Are You Ready?
    The Law Office of Michael West knows that for many people, April 15th is one of the most stressful days of the year. Since this is the deadline for filing your family’s federal tax return, which is not a pleasant task, many Georgians…
Rank this Week: 1846

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law. By Arnold & Smith, PLLC.

http://www.charlottebankruptcylawyer-blog.com/
  • May 10

    Bankruptcy and Divorce: Which Comes First?

    Bankruptcy and Divorce: Which Comes First?
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What are my alternatives to bankruptcy?” Everyone knows that financial problems and marital problems often go hand-in-hand. If you’re suffering from both issues and are…
  • May 5

    Trustee Moves to Reopen ‘Real Housewives’ Star’s Bankruptcy Case

    Trustee Moves to Reopen ‘Real Housewives’ Star’s Bankruptcy Case
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “Will I lose my property if I file for bankruptcy?” When Teresa Giudice’s name has appeared in the press for the last half-decade, it has usually not been uplifting…
  • May 3

    Farmer Released From Prison For Bankruptcy Fraud; Double Murder Remains Unsolved

    Farmer Released From Prison For Bankruptcy Fraud; Double Murder Remains Unsolved
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What is the means test?” A Clinton County, Illinois farmer whose bankruptcy fraud case became intertwined with a double murder in 2007 was released from prison this April to…
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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/
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Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • May 8

    Florida’s Historic Softening of 10 20 Life Law

    Florida’s Historic Softening of 10 20 Life Law
    Beginning July 1, a change will come to the “10-20-Life” mandatory minimum firearm law passed in 1999 during the first Gov. Jeb Bush administration in the wake of out-of-control violent crime statistics. The law currently mandates…
  • Apr 23

    The Formula for a Successful Relationship

    The Formula for a Successful Relationship
    Most people still believe that this thing called “love” is a mysterious occurrence which happens, like a lightning bolt, out of the blue, with no rhyme or reason. Or, perhaps we want to believe in the mysterious nature of love and…
  • Apr 14

    Cohabitation No Longer a Crime in Florida

    Cohabitation No Longer a Crime in Florida
    Breathe easy you Florida couples who until a week ago lived together illegally while unwed. You will not be facing up 60 days in the county clink and a $500 fine on a second-degree misdemeanor charge for co-habitation while not married. A…
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Southern California Bankruptcy Law…

Southern California Bankruptcy Law Blog

Covers bankruptcy, foreclosure, mortgage modification and short sales. By Nick Gebelt.

http://www.southerncaliforniabankruptcylawblog.com
  • May 7

    Arguments On SFRs Before The Ninth Circuit

    Arguments On SFRs Before The Ninth Circuit
    I have written several times about discharging income tax debt in bankruptcy.  My most recent post on this topic dealt with the question of whether a return filed after a substitute for return is a return for bankruptcy discharge…
  • Apr 6

    Voluntary Sales And The Homestead Exemption

    Voluntary Sales And The Homestead Exemption
    I have written several times about exempting assets in bankruptcy.  The gist is that in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, the debtor gets to keep all assets that are exempt using the appropriate exemption table, but the Chapter 7 Trustee assigned…
  • Apr 4

    Fair Debt Collection Practices Act And Bankruptcy: Part II

    Fair Debt Collection Practices Act And Bankruptcy: Part II
    Some time ago I wrote in great detail about a split among the circuits over whether the Bankruptcy Code preempts the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”). The gist of the split is over whether a debtor can simultaneously…
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Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Ocwen Foreclosures Halted for Settlement Compliance Failure

    Ocwen Foreclosures Halted for Settlement Compliance Failure
    Ocwen Financial holds the keys to some 17,500 defaulted home mortgage loans – and can’t continue to foreclose on a single one.  That is true at least for the time being, after the National Mortgage Settlement…
  • May 5

    Researchers: Most Americans Ill-Prepared for Retirement

    Researchers: Most Americans Ill-Prepared for Retirement
    The majority of Americans are not prepared for retirement. This includes those who are fast approaching retirement age.  Study after study has shown a substantial portion of workers don’t have any pension or savings…
  • Apr 30

    Feds Get a Sweet Deal After Sour Housing Market

    Feds Get a Sweet Deal After Sour Housing Market
    Some 6 million Americans were stripped of their homes during the housing crisis and subsequent economic recession. It was soon apparent that the underlying cause of the crisis were unethical and fraudulent practices by some of the…
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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/
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Bankruptcy Law Network

Bankruptcy Law Network

Covers bankruptcy and consumer credit.

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com/
  • May 6

    What Can You Do About a Judgment Lien from an Out-of-Business Creditor

    What Can You Do About a Judgment Lien from an Out-of-Business Creditor
    What can you do about a judgment lien filed against you by a creditor or debt buyer that is now out of business? Law firms like Mann, Bracken that have closed down, filed bankruptcy themselves, or otherwise disappeared still appear as…
  • Apr 24

    The Reverse Mortgage. What You Need To Know!

    The Reverse Mortgage. What You Need To Know!
    There is a familiar expression:  “The road to Hell is paved with good intentions!” I’d like to think that the individuals that came up with the concept of the reverse mortgage had good intentions.  The reality…
  • Apr 21

    Timing in Bankruptcy Case

    Timing in Bankruptcy Case
    As in lots of things, timing can be everything.  Timing is important in music, comedy, athletics, you name it. Timing can be very important in a bankruptcy case, too.  There can be multiple reasons for filing bankruptcy sooner as…
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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
  • May 6

    What Can You Do About a Judgment Lien from an Out-of-Business Creditor

    What Can You Do About a Judgment Lien from an Out-of-Business Creditor
    What can you do about a judgment lien filed against you by a creditor or debt buyer that is now out of business? Law firms like Mann, Bracken that have closed down, filed bankruptcy themselves, or otherwise disappeared still appear as…
  • Apr 24

    The Reverse Mortgage. What You Need To Know!

    The Reverse Mortgage. What You Need To Know!
    There is a familiar expression:  “The road to Hell is paved with good intentions!” I’d like to think that the individuals that came up with the concept of the reverse mortgage had good intentions.  The reality…
  • Apr 21

    Timing in Bankruptcy Case

    Timing in Bankruptcy Case
    As in lots of things, timing can be everything.  Timing is important in music, comedy, athletics, you name it. Timing can be very important in a bankruptcy case, too.  There can be multiple reasons for filing bankruptcy sooner as…
Rank this Week: 68

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/
  • May 5

    Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA): an overview

    Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA): an overview
    The Fair Credit Reporting Act is a federal law that regulates consumer credit reporting agencies, such as Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion. The FCRA also regulates those who provide information to the credit reporting agencies and those who…
  • Apr 11

    Conditional delivery: how car dealers use it to scam buyer

    Conditional delivery: how car dealers use it to scam buyer
    If you’ve ever bought a vehicle from a dealer and financed the purchase, chances are you signed something called a conditional delivery agreement. If you read this agreement carefully, it states that the dealer has the right to cancel…
  • Apr 7

    Minnesota’s Lemon Law: An Overview

    Minnesota’s Lemon Law: An Overview
    Most people use the term “lemon” to describe any vehicle that has repeated problems. But in Minnesota the “lemon law’ is a statute that protects buyers of new vehicles that have problems that can’t be fixed.…
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Illinois Business Litigator Blog

Illinois Business Litigator Blog

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

http://www.illinoisbusinesslitigationlawyer.com/
  • May 5

    Promissory Note Fraud

    Promissory Note Fraud
    This Adversary case filed in a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy relates to promissory note fraud between the debtor and creditor pursuant to 523(a).
  • Apr 14

    Manufacturer Liability

    Manufacturer Liability
    A customer tries to hold the manufacturer of a product liable for its distributor's failure based on the "special relationship" between the distributor and manufacturer, as well as the customer's status as an alleged intended beneficiary of…
  • Apr 7

    ADA Remediation

    ADA Remediation
    This week's post summarizes a recent article from Understanding the ABA, the blog maintained by Attorney William D. Goren. In Understanding the Burden of Proof When ADA Remediation Is at Issue, Goren discusses building and retrofitting…
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Bankruptcy Blog

Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt management. By Allmand Law.

http://www.allmandlaw.com/Blog.aspx
  • May 4

    Credit Card Fraud in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

    Credit Card Fraud in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
    While most credit card debt is dischargeable in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, there are occasions when a judge may require a debtor to repay a lender. The most common reason for judges to require repayment of credit card debt in Chapter 7…
  • Apr 22

    7 Significant Benefits of Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

    7 Significant Benefits of Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
    Chapter 13 bankruptcy is a court-approved repayment plan allows debtors to pay back their debt obligations over a period of three to five years depending on their debt and income levels. The repayment plan allows debtors to make one…
  • Apr 12

    What You Need to Know About Reverse Mortgage

    What You Need to Know About Reverse Mortgage
    Chances are you’ve seen the commercials on television advertising reverse mortgages. From the way they make it sound, reverse mortgages are a simple and straightforward way to eliminate monthly mortgage payments and use the money…
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Law Offices of David M. Offen Blog

Law Offices of David M. Offen Blog

Covers bankruptcy.

http://www.getfreeofbills.com/blog/
  • Apr 30

    8 Steps to Prepare for Filing Bankruptcy

    8 Steps to Prepare for Filing Bankruptcy
    Bankruptcy is an honest way for good people to get out of financial trouble and make a fresh start. However, it is not as simple as going down to the courthouse and filing a petition. Bankruptcy is a fairly complex area of the law, and it is…
  • Mar 27

    What Not to Do Before Filing Bankruptcy

    What Not to Do Before Filing Bankruptcy
    If you have made the decision to file for bankruptcy, you are likely eager to move forward as soon as possible. You know that bankruptcy provides a financial fresh start, and you are in a hurry to put your financial problems behind you.…
  • Feb 18

    How Does Bankruptcy Work? A Beginner’s Guide

    How Does Bankruptcy Work? A Beginner’s Guide
    Many people ask the question of How Does Bankruptcy Work? Filing for bankruptcy is an honest and legal way to get out from under debt. It provides a chance to get a fresh financial start, and is shrouded in a great deal of myth and legend. If…
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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/
  • Apr 29

    What Credit Card Creditors Do In A New Jersey Bankruptcy Case?

    What Credit Card Creditors Do In A New Jersey Bankruptcy Case?
    <h2>NJ. Lawyer Explains What Action Credit Card Creditors Take In A New Jersey Bankruptcy Case.</h2> This blog is limited to banks and other creditors that collect debt on behalf of credit card debt. The term…
  • Mar 26

    Can You Reduce Tax Liens In A New Jersey Bankruptcy?

    Can You Reduce Tax Liens In A New Jersey Bankruptcy?
    <h2>New Jersey Bankruptcy Lawyer Explains How to Reduce Tax Liens In Bankruptcy</h2> I have drafted numerous blogs explaining how tax debt is treated in a New Jersey bankruptcy case. This blog deals with how income tax debt may be…
  • Mar 13

    When Is A Divorce Related Asset A New Jersey Bankruptcy Case Asset?

    When Is A Divorce Related Asset A New Jersey Bankruptcy Case Asset?
    <h2>New Jersey bankruptcy attorney explains how to determine when one spouses asset is considered another spouses bankruptcy asset.</h2> One criteria of a New Jersey chapter 7 bankruptcy filing is the value of the filing…
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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/
  • Apr 28

    ABC Action News Interviews a client and me about getting full forgiveness of her loans!

    ABC Action News Interviews a client and me about getting full forgiveness of her loans!
    Highlighting a case where we obtained full student loan forgiveness of nearly $70,000 for an elderly client who had helped her son through school, ABC Action News interviewed our client and me today.  The debt collectors wanted $700 a…
  • Apr 22

    Why Hiring a Student Loan Attorney is a Good Idea

    Why Hiring a Student Loan Attorney is a Good Idea
    In my continued efforts to help student loan borrowers understand why hiring a student loan attorney is a good idea, I’d like to post some of the cases we are working on this week.  Some of these are a little out of the ordinary…
  • Apr 7

    Getting a Debt Buyer Lawsuit Dismissed

    Getting a Debt Buyer Lawsuit Dismissed
    How many consumers are sued every day by a debt buyer they’ve never heard from in the past?  This is extremely common and presents an excellent defense for those knowledgeable enough to use it. One of the best tools we have as a…
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Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure law. By Parker DuFresne.

http://www.florida-bankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    Attorney Chip Parker Speaks On Article About Financial Fragility In America

    Attorney Chip Parker Speaks On Article About Financial Fragility In America
    Attorney Chip Parker spoke on First Coast Connect Tuesday morning – the topic centered around an article written by Neal Gabler published in The Atlantic. Gabler disclosed in the article that “just like nearly half of…
  • Mar 7

    Bankruptcy, Retirement, and Your Spouse’s Credit

    Bankruptcy, Retirement, and Your Spouse’s Credit
    Bankruptcy is an excellent retirement strategy, especially if you are behind in saving for retirement because your credit card debt is robbing you of your ability to save. Just look at the math: Let’s say you’re about 10…
  • Aug 18

    WHY BANKRUPTCY MAKES SENSE WHEN YOU ARE IN OR NEAR FORECLOSURE?

    WHY BANKRUPTCY MAKES SENSE WHEN YOU ARE IN OR NEAR FORECLOSURE?
    In JACKSONVILLE, foreclosures filings continue to decrease, however there are still thousands of homeowners still struggling with their mortgage companies.…
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Lemberg Law Blog

Lemberg Law Blog

Covers consumer law.

http://www.stopcollector.com/i/
  • Apr 25

    800-723-3004 | 8007233004 Chase Calling?

    800-723-3004 | 8007233004 Chase Calling?
      Is JP Morgan Chase calling your cell phone from 800-723-3004? Are you wondering why? Lemberg Law is aware of complaints that Chase could be robocalling cellphones repeatedly for debt collection purposes. If you’re not a Chase…
  • Apr 25

    561-488-4950 | 5614884950 Chase Calling?

    561-488-4950 | 5614884950 Chase Calling?
    Are you getting calls from JP Morgan Chase/561-488-4950? Consumers have been concerned about receiving numerous collection calls from Chase from this and other numbers. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has received over than 33,000…
  • Apr 25

    614-422-4215 | 6144224215 Calling?

    614-422-4215 | 6144224215 Calling?
    JP Morgan Chase Bank is one of the largest financial corporations in the U.S., with customers all over the world. They offer everything from consumer checking and savings accounts, to diverse credit card and loan services. Complications that…
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