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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/
  • Jun 22

    Who Determines Household Size for Filing Bankruptcy In Florida?

    Who Determines Household Size for Filing Bankruptcy In Florida?
    The word “household” appears in over a dozen sections of the Bankruptcy Code, but it is not defined in the Code.  Household income and size are extremely important in bankruptcy and determine whether someone qualifies for a…
  • Jun 22

    Revoking Consent to Call Your Cell Phone

    Revoking Consent to Call Your Cell Phone
    Florida, Georgia and Alabama consumers need not worry about a recent case out of the Second Circuit, Reyes v. Lincoln Automotive Financial Services, (2nd Cir. June 22, 2017) that held today that if the contract allows for robocalls, you can…
  • Jun 18

    Real Life Example of Student Loan Garnishment Gone BAD!

    Real Life Example of Student Loan Garnishment Gone BAD!
    “Ten Years of Garnishment Down the Drain”: In this series of Real Life Examples, I would like to highlight a potential client who came to us after ten years of wage garnishment at $400 a month.  They were upset that the loan…
Rank this Week: 783

Bankruptcy and Restructuring Blog

Bankruptcy and Restructuring Blog

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

http://www.bankruptcylawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2770

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Jun 22

    Read Issue #123 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter

    Read Issue #123 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter
    Check out our latest issue (issue #123) of our exclusive bankruptcy & restructuring newsletter, which was just released today. You can find it and sign up to receive future issues directly by email by visiting:…
  • Jun 22

    News Headlines for Jun 22, 2017

    News Headlines for Jun 22, 2017
    Sears Canada preparing to seek creditor protection – source ,Sears Canada Plunges After It’s Said to Near Creditor Protection
  • Jun 22

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Jun 22, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Jun 22, 2017
    The following list is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed over the past twenty-four hours in selected bankruptcy courts nationwide: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama U.S.…
Rank this Week: 18

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Provides bankruptcy information for Northern Virginia.

http://robertweed.com/category/blog/
  • Jun 22

    Supreme Court Knocks a Hole in the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

    Supreme Court Knocks a Hole in the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
    Supreme Court Knocks a Hole in the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act On June 12, 2017, the Supreme Court knocked a hole in consumers’ rights under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. Starting now, debt buyers, like Midland,…
  • Apr 1

    Lowest rate of bankruptcy dismissed in Northern Virginia

    Lowest rate of bankruptcy dismissed in Northern Virginia
    Robert Weed has the best rate of bankruptcy dismissed in Northern Virginia Just finished checking on the number of my law firm bankruptcy cases dismissed the first three months of this year. (“Dismissed” means thrown out; the…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 252

Robert Weed Blog

Robert Weed Blog

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

http://robertweed.com/category/blog/
  • Jun 22

    Supreme Court Knocks a Hole in the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

    Supreme Court Knocks a Hole in the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
    Supreme Court Knocks a Hole in the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act On June 12, 2017, the Supreme Court knocked a hole in consumers’ rights under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. Starting now, debt buyers, like Midland,…
  • Apr 1

    Lowest rate of bankruptcy dismissed in Northern Virginia

    Lowest rate of bankruptcy dismissed in Northern Virginia
    Robert Weed has the best rate of bankruptcy dismissed in Northern Virginia Just finished checking on the number of my law firm bankruptcy cases dismissed the first three months of this year. (“Dismissed” means thrown out; the…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2717

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

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

    Divorcing Later in Life

    Divorcing Later in Life
    With approximately 44 percent of Americans going through a divorce at some point, millions of people in this country must make the often difficult transition from married to single. This adjustment is rarely easy, and the longer a couple is…
  • Jun 20

    What Is Supervised Visitation and When Is It Used?

    What Is Supervised Visitation and When Is It Used?
    When parents separate or divorce, a priority for many is making sure they see their children on a regular basis. Frequent parent/child contact is essential for a healthy relationship and the child’s overall development. Consequently,…
  • Jun 15

    Pregnancy and Divorce

    Pregnancy and Divorce
    When couples find out the woman is pregnant, there is typically cause for celebration and greater intimacy in the relationship. However, this news is not always a good thing. Couples who are struggling with relationship issues may find a…
Rank this Week: 3640

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
  • Jun 22

    What Not To Do During The Bankruptcy Process in Minnesota

    What Not To Do During The Bankruptcy Process in Minnesota
    When you enter into the Bankruptcy Process in Minnesota, or in any state, you should avoid making these common mistakes. Working with a bankruptcy attorney, if you are open and honest and trust your lawyer, will generally ensure you…
  • Jun 21

    Stipulations for Receiving a Chapter 7 or 13 Bankruptcy Discharge

    Stipulations for Receiving a Chapter 7 or 13 Bankruptcy Discharge
    A discharge is a legal term used during bankruptcy and refers to the elimination of your liability from your debts. If you file Chapter 7 your discharge will be granted immediately upon case closing or if you file Chapter 13, your discharge…
  • Jun 20

    How To Qualify For Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Regardless Of Your Income

    How To Qualify For Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Regardless Of Your Income
    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy provides nearly one million debtors each year with the relief they need from overwhelming debt. Whether or not Chapter 7 Bankruptcy is the best option for you depends on a number of considerations. During your initial…
Rank this Week: 2541

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Texas bankruptcy news and information.

http://www.bakerassociates.net/bankruptcy-blog/
  • Jun 21

    Credit Repair Strategie

    Credit Repair Strategie
    Repairing your credit score after a bankruptcy takes both time and sincere effort on your part. You might come across hoards of quick-fix methods for improving your credit score that is most likely to backfire. It is therefore essential for…
  • Jun 19

    Medical Debt Solution

    Medical Debt Solution
    Medical debt is a rising problem in the USA. With the healthcare bill not going anywhere, the prices seem to be surging. Unchecked insurance markets are making a killing at the expense of the sick, even simple 911 ambulance calls go into the…
  • Jun 14

    Financial Advice for Those in Their 20

    Financial Advice for Those in Their 20
    Are you in your 20s and want to secure your financial future? Your choices today will reflect your finances tomorrow. So heed onto our financial advice for those in their 20s and strengthen your assets and savings. Financial Advice for Those…
Rank this Week: 2240

Law Office of Seth L. Hanson Blog

Law Office of Seth L. Hanson Blog

Covers California Bankruptcy.

https://hansonattorney.com/blog
  • Jun 21

    341 Meeting of Creditor

    341 Meeting of Creditor
    Regardless of whether you file for a chapter 7 bankruptcy or a chapter 13, you will be required to attend the 341 hearing or a meeting of the creditors that is convened inside a courtroom but is not technically a court hearing. The 341…
  • Jun 20

    Repairing Credit After Bankruptcy

    Repairing Credit After Bankruptcy
    While a bankruptcy helps you manage your financial crisis better and start afresh with a clean slate, it also damages your credit score greatly. However, this does not imply that your finances have been ruined forever. Nor does it mean that…
  • Jun 19

    Mortgage Loan Debt Solution

    Mortgage Loan Debt Solution
    While we all have at some point faced some kind of financial crunch, it is always a bit frightening to witness your debts spiral out of control. Many people are struggling with a crippling mortgage that seems hard to repay.  A debt…
Rank this Week: 1350

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
  • Jun 21

    Wells Fargo in Trouble Again –

    Wells Fargo in Trouble Again –
    Related Post New Round of Defaults of Mortgages in 2015 and 201... Judges Holding Banks Responsible – Tired of ... Court Finds Wells Fargo Obligated to Follow HAMP The post Wells Fargo in Trouble Again – appeared first on Diane L.…
  • May 20

    Supreme Court Finds Debt Buyers Free to Collect on Stale Debt

    Supreme Court Finds Debt Buyers Free to Collect on Stale Debt
    Related Post The Seamy World of Debt Collecting Credit Card Sold to Debt Collectors CFPB Launches Massive Lawsuit – Debt Collect... Debt Collectors Could Face New Rules The post Supreme Court Finds Debt Buyers Free to Collect on Stale…
  • May 6

    How to Rebuild Your Credit – guest post

    How to Rebuild Your Credit – guest post
    The post How to Rebuild Your Credit – guest post appeared first on Diane L. Drain - Phoenix Bankruptcy & Foreclosure Attorney.
Rank this Week: 2301

Richard West Law Office Blog

Richard West Law Office Blog

Covers bankruptcy and the debt relief process.

https://www.debtfreeohio.com/bankruptcy-information/
  • Jun 21

    Bankruptcy Discharge

    Bankruptcy Discharge
    When you file for a bankruptcy, you are no longer liable for a part or all of your debts, and don’t have to pay your creditors anything. Plus, third parties or debt collectors cannot approach you anymore. The formal term used for this…
  • Jun 19

    Tax Debt in Bankruptcy

    Tax Debt in Bankruptcy
    While most outstanding, unsecured loans are written off or discharged in case of a bankruptcy, tax debt in bankruptcy is not one of them. Taxes are compulsory payments that you make to the government. There are a number of taxes that you pay,…
  • Jun 14

    Stopping Foreclosure with Bankruptcy

    Stopping Foreclosure with Bankruptcy
    If you have been unable to keep up with your home mortgage payments your lender may issue you a notice of foreclosure. You might want to consider filing a petition for bankruptcy. This will allow you to deal with your debt and still be…
Rank this Week: 1628

Sader Law Firm Blog

Sader Law Firm Blog

Covers bankruptcy, collections and student loans.

http://www.saderlawfirm.com/blog
  • Jun 21

    Will Changes to the Three Credit Bureaus Improve My Credit Score?

    Will Changes to the Three Credit Bureaus Improve My Credit Score?
    In the next few months, there will be changes to how your credit scores are calculated by the three major credit bureaus. Specifically, the bureaus will adopt the new VantageScore system. The following information will be treated differently…
  • Jun 20

    Is Chapter 13 Bankruptcy the Best Option to Protect Assets from Creditors?

    Is Chapter 13 Bankruptcy the Best Option to Protect Assets from Creditors?
    There may be several solutions available if you are facing collection actions from creditors over past due debts. Depending on the circumstances, you may be able to settle your debts or negotiate new terms with lenders. However, these options…
  • Jun 19

    How Does Filing Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Affect My Cosigner?

    How Does Filing Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Affect My Cosigner?
    Filing Chapter 13 bankruptcy can help you discharge cumbersome debts and keep important assets. However, if you have cosigners on your debts, it is important to understand how they could be affected if you choose to file for bankruptcy. After…
Rank this Week: 2525

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/
  • Jun 20

    Dodd-Frank's "Abusive" Standard: The Dog that Didn't Bark

    Dodd-Frank's "Abusive" Standard: The Dog that Didn't Bark
    The Trump Treasury Department's Dodd-Frank Act report spends more pages on the CFPB (including mortgage regulation) than on any other issue. There's a whole bunch of blog posts that one could write about the Treasury report, but I want to...
  • Jun 15

    New HMDA Regs Require Banks to Collect Lots of Data...That They Already Have

    New HMDA Regs Require Banks to Collect Lots of Data...That They Already Have
    The Home Mortgage Disclosure Act of 1975 is a key piece of fair lending legislation. It requires mortgage lenders to report data on loan applications and loans funded that enables both government and private groups to monitor lending patterns…
  • Jun 14

    Wells Fargo Fake Accounts and Arbitration

    Wells Fargo Fake Accounts and Arbitration
    Jeff Sovern has an excellent new article about arbitration clauses and class action waivers that uses the Wells Fargo fake account scandal as a test case. He also does a monster job knocking down the Johnston-Zwyicki arbitration study. As…
Rank this Week: 259

The Insolvency Blog

The Insolvency Blog

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

http://theinsolvencyblog.typepad.com/
  • Jun 20

    Lower Courts Interpret U.S. Supreme Court's Jevic Decision

    Lower Courts Interpret U.S. Supreme Court's Jevic Decision
    In Czyzewski v. Jevic Holding Corp., the United States Supreme Court made clear that bankruptcy courts cannot approve structured dismissals that provide for distributions in violation of the Bankruptcy Code’s priority scheme without the…
  • May 4

    U.S. Supreme Court Approves Structured Dismissals in Certain Circumstance

    U.S. Supreme Court Approves Structured Dismissals in Certain Circumstance
    On March 22, 2017, the United States Supreme Court issued its ruling in Czyzewski v. Jevic Holding Corp.,[1] holding 6-2 that bankruptcy courts cannot approve structured dismissals that provide for distributions in violation of the Bankruptcy…
  • Feb 16

    U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Fate of Structured Dismissal

    U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Fate of Structured Dismissal
    Structured dismissals have become an attractive option for debtors in recent years. The outcome of a case pending before the Supreme Court, however, may halt that trend. On December 7, 2016, the United States Supreme Court heard oral…
Rank this Week: 3533

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: 2022

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

By the Moran Law Group.

http://www.bankruptcysoapbox.com/
  • Jun 20

    Bankruptcy Alphabet: D is for Discharge

    Bankruptcy Alphabet: D is for Discharge
    “D” is for discharge in my bankruptcy alphabet. Getting a discharge of debts is the goal of most bankruptcies.  The discharge is the court order, issued at the conclusion of a case, that wipes out the filer’s personal…
  • Jun 19

    When Mortgage Lenders Monkey With Your Loan

    When Mortgage Lenders Monkey With Your Loan
      Spoiler Alert:  As a borrower, you  are an expendable resource in home loan servicing to be exploited for fees and charges. And those who could do something “hear no evil, see no evil, speak no evil”. Meanwhile,…
  • Jun 12

    Bankruptcy Alphabet: F is for First

    Bankruptcy Alphabet: F is for First
    In my Bankruptcy Alphabet, F is for First meeting of creditors. Lots of rumors exist about the first meeting; it garners a level of notoriety that it cannot sustain on closer look. Let’s check it out. The first meeting of creditors is…
Rank this Week: 325

Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

Covers bankruptcy, family law, divorce, DUI, criminal defense and general litigation.

http://arnoldwadsworth.com/blog/
  • Jun 20

    A Brief Introduction to Utah Deficiency Action

    A Brief Introduction to Utah Deficiency Action
    When a lender forecloses on a mortgage and sells the property, it sometimes happens that the sale price does not cover the entire mortgaged amount. For example, you owe the bank $250,000 but the home only sells for $200,000 at auction. The…
  • Jun 15

    What You Need to Know About the Utah Driver’s License Appeal Process Following a DUI Arrest

    What You Need to Know About the Utah Driver’s License Appeal Process Following a DUI Arrest
    Millions of Americans rely on their driver’s license to legally drive to and from work, school, the grocery store, and other destinations. Losing it after a DUI arrest can be inconvenient at best, and life-changing at the worst. The DUI…
  • Jun 10

    6 Illegal Bill Collection Tactics to Watch For

    6 Illegal Bill Collection Tactics to Watch For
    The phone is ringing again, but you don’t pick up because you’re pretty sure who it is: that collection agency that’s been chasing you for overdue credit card or loan payments. You offered to do a payment arrangement, but…
Rank this Week: 3865

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Covers Florida bankruptcy and foreclosure defense.

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

    5 Things to Know About Mortgage Modification

    5 Things to Know About Mortgage Modification
    If you are having trouble making your monthly mortgage payments, you may want to consider seeking a mortgage modification. There are several modification options that mortgage companies can offer, each of which can help you to get caught up…
  • Jun 10

    Selling Your Home: 6 Tips to Help You Maximize the Appraisal

    Selling Your Home: 6 Tips to Help You Maximize the Appraisal
    When getting ready to sell or refinance your home, one of the first things you’ll need to do is have it appraised. An appraisal provides you with the general value of the home, which is then used by banks for approving loans and has a…
  • May 20

    Mediation vs. Arbitration in Construction Dispute

    Mediation vs. Arbitration in Construction Dispute
    When a dispute comes up in a construction project it is important to get it resolved as quickly as possible. Disputes have the potential to cause very significant delays, which are extremely expensive within the construction industry. In…
Rank this Week: 3953

Simon Resnik Hayes Bankruptcy Blog

Simon Resnik Hayes Bankruptcy Blog

Features bankruptcy updates & news in Los Angeles.

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

    Considering a Pre-Packaged Bankruptcy?

    Considering a Pre-Packaged Bankruptcy?
    When a company knows it’s going to need to file for bankruptcy, one of the quickest options available is a pre-packaged bankruptcy. But what is that? Considering a Pre-Packaged Bankruptcy? A Pre-packaged bankruptcy is when a company…
  • Jun 15

    You Can Protect Your Assets During Bankruptcy

    You Can Protect Your Assets During Bankruptcy
    You worked hard for the assets you’ve earned. And sadly, if you’re facing bankruptcy, chances are you’re at risk for losing the assets you’ve worked hard to achieve. Luckily, lawmakers have passed acts that shield…
  • Jun 7

    Taking Forbearance on Student Loan

    Taking Forbearance on Student Loan
    While student loan debt cannot be discharged in bankruptcy, there are other options available to debtors that are struggling to make monthly student loan payments. Deferment and Forbearance Under certain circumstances, a debtor is able to…
Rank this Week: 2519

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 19

    Debt Collectors Catch a Break in Gorsuch’s First U.S. Supreme Court Opinion

    Debt Collectors Catch a Break in Gorsuch’s First U.S. Supreme Court Opinion
    The first U.S. Supreme Court opinion in which Justice Niel Gorsuch wrote may not be of much note for its eloquence. However, you will find it means a great deal to you if you ever have – or ever will be – on the other end of the…
  • Jun 15

    Report: Auto Loan Fraud May Be Nearing Housing Bubble Proportion

    Report: Auto Loan Fraud May Be Nearing Housing Bubble Proportion
    Since 2010, there has been a rapid growth in the U.S. car loan industry. A new report from Bloomberg indicates borrower fraud is soaring, and we may soon near a bursting bubble, similar to what we saw with the housing crisis.  It’s…
  • Jun 13

    Miami Debt Defense Lawyer Defends Federal Debt Protection

    Miami Debt Defense Lawyer Defends Federal Debt Protection
    The establishment of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau came in 2012, following the fallout of the economic crisis set off by the collapse of the housing market and a massive wave of foreclosures.  As our Miami debt defense…
Rank this Week: 5040

Mississippi Consumer Help Blog

Mississippi Consumer Help Blog

Covers bankruptcy. By Coxwell & Associates, PLLC.

http://www.mississippiconsumerhelp.com/
  • Jun 19

    3 Reasons To Move Your Checking Account Before Filing Bankruptcy

    3 Reasons To Move Your Checking Account Before Filing Bankruptcy
    Banks do unexpected things when one of their customers files bankruptcy. Nothing they do is to help you. Even if you think your bank is the greatest, there may be reasons to change banks before you file your bankruptcy case. They May Take the…
  • Jun 15

    I got a letter from the IRS. What should I do?

    I got a letter from the IRS. What should I do?
    Millions of letters are mailed by the IRS each year to taxpayers for many different reasons. If you get a letter from the IRS here are a few suggestions on what to do. Open the letter right away and don’t panic. Most IRS letters will be…
  • Jun 14

    Did you save a copy of your tax return?

    Did you save a copy of your tax return?
    I’m speaking of your actual tax return – the 1040 Form with all schedules and attachments.  Make sure you get an electronic copy or a paper copy of your tax return if you’ve filed electronically.  Starting with…
Rank this Week: 942

Goldbach Law Group Blog

Goldbach Law Group Blog

Covers bankruptcy and employment law.

http://www.goldbachlaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 17

    The Tipping Game in California

    The Tipping Game in California
    Minimum wage is fairly standard and the laws surrounding it are generally laid out and easy to follow.  It’s a whole new ballgame for employers when they have tipped workers to consider.  If you employ servers, bartenders,…
  • Jun 1

    How Mental Health Issues Cost Employer’

    How Mental Health Issues Cost Employer’
    In today’s increasingly busy society your employee’s mental health should be a high priority.  Studies have shown that one out of four employees will experience some form of mental health issues throughout the year, with the…
  • May 30

    Saving Your Business With Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

    Saving Your Business With Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
    Is your small business struggling in this ever changing economy? Are you wondering what your options are? Do you have to liquidate your assets and close the business?  All good questions and the answer to them might just be Chapter…
Rank this Week: 672

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: 3402

Bankruptcy Blog

Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt management. By Allmand Law.

https://www.allmandlaw.com/Blog.aspx
  • Jun 16

    Is Discharged Debt Taxable?

    Is Discharged Debt Taxable?
    One of the most defining aspects of bankruptcy is the discharge of debts that comes at the end of a case. Whether you file under Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 of the U.S. bankruptcy code, you will receive a discharge charge of your debts…
  • Jun 9

    Filing for Bankruptcy? Stop Using Your Credit Card

    Filing for Bankruptcy? Stop Using Your Credit Card
    If you are among the millions of Americans struggling with debt that seems insurmountable, bankruptcy may be the best option for finding relief and a fresh financial head start. If you are considering bankruptcy, you should now that…
  • Jun 2

    To Liquidate or Not Liquidate Your Assets When Considering Bankruptcy

    To Liquidate or Not Liquidate Your Assets When Considering Bankruptcy
    Bankruptcy is a legal process through which people struggling with insurmountable debt can obtain a financial fresh start through a discharge of their debts. Depending on your current financial situation, you may file bankruptcy under a…
Rank this Week: 862

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Covers corporate bankruptcy proceedings. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://delawarebankruptcy.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jun 16

    Preference Actions Filed in Draw Another Circle Bankruptcy

    Preference Actions Filed in Draw Another Circle Bankruptcy
    On June 15, 2017, Curtis R. Smith, as Liquidating Trustee of the Hastings Creditors’ Liquidating Trust, filed approximately 69 complaints seeking the avoidance and recovery of allegedly preferential and/or fraudulent transfers…
  • Jun 16

    The Original Soupman, Inc. Files for Chapter 11 Protection in Delaware

    The Original Soupman, Inc. Files for Chapter 11 Protection in Delaware
    On June 13, 2017, The Original Soupman, Inc. and its affiliates (collectively “Debtors” or “Original Soupman”) commenced voluntary bankruptcy proceedings under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code.  According to…
  • May 31

    PennySaver – Preference Actions Filed

    PennySaver – Preference Actions Filed
    On May 23, 2017, Don A. Beskrone, the chapter 7 trustee for the estate of PennySaver USA Publishing, LLC filed preference actions against 46 defendants.  PennySaver was an iconic company that specialized in the production, printing,…
Rank this Week: 2326

South Florida Attorney Blog

South Florida Attorney Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt. By Van Horn Law Group.

http://blog.vanhornlawgroup.com
  • Jun 16

    Filing Bankruptcy As a Single Mother

    Filing Bankruptcy As a Single Mother
    Q: I think I need to file for bankruptcy, but I’m not sure how to proceed. My husband and I are divorced, and I have just recently lost my job. I am raising two teenagers and I am in over my head with debt. There was a period of over…
  • Jun 13

    Trump to Overhaul Servicing of Student Loan

    Trump to Overhaul Servicing of Student Loan
  • Jun 8

    Retail Bankruptcies Exploding: Here Are Sectors Where It’s Happening

    Retail Bankruptcies Exploding: Here Are Sectors Where It’s Happening
    It’s being called the Retail Apocalypse by analysts as 2017 sees massive spikes in retail bankruptcies. Some are saying that the retail bubble has burst, and the fallout is happening now. Retailers across the country, including big name…
Rank this Week: 2623

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Jun 14

    Bankruptcy and Divorce

    Bankruptcy and Divorce
    Given the fact that money problems is often one of the leading causes for divorce, planning well ahead of time will ensure that both the procedures are carried out in a simple and cost-effective manner. However, deciding whether you should…
  • Jun 7

    Family friendly activities in Dallas TX

    Family friendly activities in Dallas TX
    A highly urbanized city in Texas, Dallas effectively embodies the ethos of the state with the larger than life attitude in both its sculptures as well as the lifestyle of the local people. While the West End is renowned for its rich history,…
  • May 24

    Graduating with student loan debt

    Graduating with student loan debt
    Graduates in our country frequently leave their universities with a hefty student loan debt that is both overwhelming and highly unaffordable, given their meager entry-level salaries. However, there are a few basic tips with which you can…
Rank this Week: 3743

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Jun 14

    Bankruptcy and Divorce

    Bankruptcy and Divorce
    Given the fact that money problems is often one of the leading causes for divorce, planning well ahead of time will ensure that both the procedures are carried out in a simple and cost-effective manner. However, deciding whether you should…
  • Jun 7

    Family friendly activities in Dallas TX

    Family friendly activities in Dallas TX
    A highly urbanized city in Texas, Dallas effectively embodies the ethos of the state with the larger than life attitude in both its sculptures as well as the lifestyle of the local people. While the West End is renowned for its rich history,…
  • May 24

    Graduating with student loan debt

    Graduating with student loan debt
    Graduates in our country frequently leave their universities with a hefty student loan debt that is both overwhelming and highly unaffordable, given their meager entry-level salaries. However, there are a few basic tips with which you can…
Rank this Week: 3139

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 12

    Want a Bad Idea? Stay Together for the Kid

    Want a Bad Idea? Stay Together for the Kid
    Dinnertime is increasingly strained and the kids are pretty sure mom and dad don’t like one another all that much. There’s no small talk going on, no laughing at private jokes, no acknowledgement of one another’s days, even…
  • Apr 19

    15 Signs Your Spouse Has Checked Out of the Marriage

    15 Signs Your Spouse Has Checked Out of the Marriage
    All marriages go through ups and downs and highs and lows. After all, living with another person, meshing your lives together, is not always easy, no matter how much you love one another. Particularly when you have children, you can get so…
  • Feb 1

    New Florida Bill on Custody

    New Florida Bill on Custody
    A bill has been filed Jan. 30 that could bring about a major change in how the state and courts handle the mission of enhancing parenting time-sharing opportunities. Sen. Jeff Brandes, R-St. Petersburg, filed Senate Bill 590, which his office…
Rank this Week: 2351

The Startup Stream

The Startup Stream

By McAvoy & Murphy Law Firm. Covers estate planning, real estate, immigration, bankruptcy, and business.

https://thestartupstream.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 1164

Bankruptcy Law Blog

Bankruptcy Law Blog

By the Bankruptcy Group.

http://thebklawoffice.com/blog/
  • Jun 12

    Exemptions in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in California

    Exemptions in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in California
    Unfortunately, it has become a common misconception that filing for bankruptcy will cause you to lose all of your property. Very seldom is this actually true. In most cases, the people who file bankruptcy in California – also known as…
  • Jun 6

    Can You Put Back Taxes in a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy in California?

    Can You Put Back Taxes in a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy in California?
    We usually think of credit cards and medical bills as the leading culprits behind consumer debt. However, many Californians struggle with an additional source of financial hardship: taxes owed to the IRS. While tax payments can seem…
  • Jun 1

    What Does it Mean When a Business Files for Chapter 11 in California?

    What Does it Mean When a Business Files for Chapter 11 in California?
    Chapter 11 bankruptcy is occasionally used by individuals, but is more commonly utilized by businesses. Though arguably the most complicated form of bankruptcy Chapter 11 has the power to save a failing business from complete financial…
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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
  • Jun 12

    Bankruptcy Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Bankruptcy Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
    Businesses are crippled when they have large numbers of non-paying clients.  Small businesses are usually the first ones hurt.  Small businesses can also become overwhelmed with debt due to all the start up costs coupled with slow…
  • May 15

    Criminal Issues Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Criminal Issues Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
       You have been charged with a crime.  Whether the charge is a misdemeanor or felony,  you need representation.  You need someone who knows the law, can give you sound advice, and has experience. Under the current…
  • May 2

    Personal Injury Attorneys in Fort Thomas, KY

    Personal Injury Attorneys in Fort Thomas, KY
    People put things in their cars for all sorts of reasons—the baby’s toys, cute collectibles, want to decorate their car, etc etc.   What is often overlooked is the great damage to the driver’s real…
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Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
  • Jun 11

    Anpassung des Enteignungsrecht

    Anpassung des Enteignungsrecht
    Gemäss einer Medienmitteilung vom 2. Juni 2017 will der Bundesrat (BR) das geltende Enteignungsgesetz (EntG; SR 711), dass in seinen Grundzügen aus dem Jahre 1930 stammt, revidieren. Der BR schlägt vor, die…
  • Jun 5

    Nationalrat: Rückweisung des Geschäfts über die Beurkundung des Personenstands und Grundbuch an die Rechtskommission

    Nationalrat: Rückweisung des Geschäfts über die Beurkundung des Personenstands und Grundbuch an die Rechtskommission
    Der Nationalrat hat auf Antrag der Rechtskommission hin das Geschäft über die Beurkundung des Personenstands und Grundbuch (s. Geschäft des Bundesrats 14.034) an die diese zurückgewiesen. Die Rechtskommission des…
  • Jun 4

    Grundbuchämter des Kantons Bern - Handbuch

    Grundbuchämter des Kantons Bern - Handbuch
    Die Grundbuchführung im Kanton Bern ist derzeit daran, ein elektronisches Handbuch für den Verkehr mit den Grundbuchämtern und die Grundbuchführung zu erstellen. Seit dem 1. Juni 2017 sind drei neue Artikel verfügbar.…
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Bankruptcy Advice Blog

Bankruptcy Advice Blog

Covers bankruptcy in Ontario, Canada. By Bankruptcy Ontario.

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

    Good Intentions: The Honest But Unfortunate Debtor

    Good Intentions: The Honest But Unfortunate Debtor
    Every two years Licensed Insolvency firm Hoyes, Michalos & Associates Inc. publishes a study on the average insolvent person in Ontario. Their study highlights vulnerable groups who are more prone to becoming insolvent, and identifies…
  • May 12

    Bankruptcy and New Credit

    Bankruptcy and New Credit
    There are two common misconceptions about filing bankruptcy: If you file bankruptcy, you will never get credit again. If you file bankruptcy, you have to wait seven years before applying for new credit. Both of these statements are not true.…
  • Apr 14

    Kick Collection Calls To The Curb and Take Control Of Your Debt

    Kick Collection Calls To The Curb and Take Control Of Your Debt
    It’s 9:00am, you’re just settling into your work day and your cellphone rings. It’s “them” – one of a few collection companies looking for your next payment. It doesn’t really matter how you got here,…
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Bankruptcy Mastery

Bankruptcy Mastery

Covers skill building for lawyers new to the practice of consumer bankruptcy law. By Cathy Moran.

http://www.bankruptcymastery.com
  • Jun 8

    Proofs of Claim, Res Judicata, And A Good Night’s Sleep

    Proofs of Claim, Res Judicata, And A Good Night’s Sleep
    Trouble shared is trouble halved. Brainy Quotes attributes that bit of wisdom to writer Dorothy Sayers.  (Also to Lee Iacocca; take your pick). One of the things that keeps me troubled at night is the preclusive effect of a filed…
  • May 31

    Bankruptcy as Means to Keep the House

    Bankruptcy as Means to Keep the House
    Homeowners  resort to finally seeing a bankruptcy lawyer as the road to keeping a house that’s in foreclosure. They are often not sure just how bankruptcy will accomplish this, but they are resolute that keeping the house is…
  • May 26

    Use All Channels to Educate Bankruptcy Debtor

    Use All Channels to Educate Bankruptcy Debtor
    The skill set of a consumer bankruptcy lawyer must include a healthy dose of  the skills of a teacher. The client has to master any number of legal issues and procedures to make informed decisions about the case.  An effective…
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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/
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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
  • Jun 6

    Attorney Simon Goldenberg Teaches Secrets To Credit Repair

    Attorney Simon Goldenberg Teaches Secrets To Credit Repair
    New York, New York: On May 23rd, 2017, Simon Goldenberg, Esq. presented Credit Repair: A Primer for Lawyers, a Continuing Legal Education program with Lawline. Broadcast live online and recorded at Lawline’s Studio in lower…
  • May 31

    Prohibited Debt Collection Practice

    Prohibited Debt Collection Practice
    Are you receiving phone calls, emails, or other communications from debt collectors? Often the persistence of debt collectors can be annoying and stressful, making your life miserable until you can finally make them stop. In fact,…
  • May 25

    Tips to Help You Get Out of Debt

    Tips to Help You Get Out of Debt
    The one common mistake made by all debtors is that they spend a lot more than they actually have. Student loans, credit card bills, bank loans or loans from other creditors all add to your debt and, if you’re not careful,…
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Bankruptcy Law Network

Bankruptcy Law Network

Covers bankruptcy and consumer credit.

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

    How Bankruptcy Can Solve Your “Too Expensive Car” Problem

    How Bankruptcy Can Solve Your “Too Expensive Car” Problem
    Next to home mortgages, motor vehicle loans are often your most expensive purchase. According to USA Today, the average transaction cost of a new car or truck sold in the U.S. was around $33,500. Lenders are now extending vehicle purchase…
  • May 19

    Why I Prefer Chapter 7 Bankruptcy to Chapter 13 Debt Consolidation

    Why I Prefer Chapter 7 Bankruptcy to Chapter 13 Debt Consolidation
    Most folks considering bankruptcy will consider two options – Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. Sometimes, you have the option of choosing either type of bankruptcy, whereas in other situations you would only be eligible to file either a…
  • Apr 14

    Can I Lower My Car Payment in Bankruptcy?

    Can I Lower My Car Payment in Bankruptcy?
    If you’re having trouble paying your monthly bills—especially that steep car loan— you might be wondering if filing for bankruptcy will lower your existing car payment. It depends on which type of bankruptcy you file, but…
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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
  • Jun 6

    How Bankruptcy Can Solve Your “Too Expensive Car” Problem

    How Bankruptcy Can Solve Your “Too Expensive Car” Problem
    Next to home mortgages, motor vehicle loans are often your most expensive purchase. According to USA Today, the average transaction cost of a new car or truck sold in the U.S. was around $33,500. Lenders are now extending vehicle purchase…
  • May 19

    Why I Prefer Chapter 7 Bankruptcy to Chapter 13 Debt Consolidation

    Why I Prefer Chapter 7 Bankruptcy to Chapter 13 Debt Consolidation
    Most folks considering bankruptcy will consider two options – Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. Sometimes, you have the option of choosing either type of bankruptcy, whereas in other situations you would only be eligible to file either a…
  • Apr 14

    Can I Lower My Car Payment in Bankruptcy?

    Can I Lower My Car Payment in Bankruptcy?
    If you’re having trouble paying your monthly bills—especially that steep car loan— you might be wondering if filing for bankruptcy will lower your existing car payment. It depends on which type of bankruptcy you file, but…
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California Bankruptcy Blog

California Bankruptcy Blog

Covers chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcy information. By Southern California Law Advocates, P.C.

http://www.socaladvocates.com/Bankruptcy-Blog.aspx
  • May 31

    Son's Juvenile Detention Costs Ruled Dischargeable in Chapter 7

    Son's Juvenile Detention Costs Ruled Dischargeable in Chapter 7
    THE FACTS Maria Rivera filed a Chapter 7 case in the Santa Ana Division of the bankruptcy court. She included among her debts $9,905 owed to the Orange County Probation Department for costs related to her son's involuntary juvenile…
  • May 31

    Discharging Student Loans related to ITT Technical Institute's Closing

    Discharging Student Loans related to ITT Technical Institute's Closing
    In early September, ITT Educational Services announced that it was immediately closing all 136 of its ITT Technical Institute branches nationwide. This included 9 in Southern California. As of late August ITT had stopped accepting new…
  • Jan 31

    Can You Claim a Homestead Exemtpion If You Are Not Living in the Home?

    Can You Claim a Homestead Exemtpion If You Are Not Living in the Home?
    The homestead exemption determines how much equity in your home you can protect from your creditors. When you file bankruptcy in California, usually California statutes determine the amount of your homestead exemption. However, in my last…
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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/
  • May 29

    How to Manage Old Debt After Recent Supreme Court Ruling

    How to Manage Old Debt After Recent Supreme Court Ruling
    How to Manage Old Debt After Recent Supreme Court Ruling It’s easier for old debt to haunt American consumers seeking refuge in bankruptcy, thanks to a recent ruling by the Supreme Court in Midland Funding, LLC v. Johnson (2017).…
  • May 3

    Can an Attorney Help You Buy and Sell Real Estate?

    Can an Attorney Help You Buy and Sell Real Estate?
    Can an Attorney Help You Buy and Sell Real Estate? Yes! In fact this can be a way you can save a significant amount of money on your real estate transactions.  I had the opportunity to discuss whether an attorney… Read more…
  • Mar 26

    Confessions of a Seattle Bankruptcy Attorney: 5 Myths About Filing Bankruptcy

    Confessions of a Seattle Bankruptcy Attorney: 5 Myths About Filing Bankruptcy
    Confessions of a Seattle Bankruptcy Attorney: 5 Myths about Filing Bankruptcy In every day life, nobody goes into a business venture or every day life thinking that they will have to someday talk to a Seattle bankruptcy attorney, however…
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Bankruptcy Law Blog

Bankruptcy Law Blog

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

http://johndfaucher.com/blog/
  • May 26

    Could I go to Jail?

    Could I go to Jail?
    My client’s shaking, horrified. She lied on her tax return and worries the IRS will find out when they open the audit.  She thinks she’ll end up in handcuffs if she even talks to the IRS.  She won’t.  …
  • May 17

    IRS Delays Benefit my Client

    IRS Delays Benefit my Client
    The IRS is woefully understaffed: in IRS offices across the country staffing is down 7 to 41% and not one office has seen an increase. Complicated correspondence is not answered timely, or sometimes at all. I have a large collection of…
  • May 14

    IRS Tax Debt Ten-Year Clock

    IRS Tax Debt Ten-Year Clock
    Most people don’t know that the IRS stops trying to collect on tax debt after 10 years. This 10-year clock can be valuable to people who owe back taxes from several years ago. The statute of limitation on collecting tax owed is at 26…
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California Litigation Attorney…

California Litigation Attorney Blog

Covers legal news. By Reid & Hellyer.

http://www.rhlaw.com/blog/
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Bankruptcy Topics

Bankruptcy Topics

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

http://www.douglasbeaton.com
  • May 24

    Midland Funding survives bankruptcy scare in Supreme Court

    Midland Funding survives bankruptcy scare in Supreme Court
    Midland Funding, the giant California-based debt buyer, narrowly escaped judgment in the United States Supreme Court in May 2017, when the nation’s highest justices ruled 5-3 that they couldn’t be sued by a bankrupt debtor for…
  • Mar 30

    Chapter 13 debt limits increase

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

    Automatic Massachusetts homesteads limited to $125K

    Automatic Massachusetts homesteads limited to $125K
    Since 2012, homeowners in Massachusetts have had two options for obtaining homestead protection for their residence. First, they can do it “the old way” — by filing a legal declaration of homestead at the county registry of…
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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/
  • May 24

    Student Loans Might be Dischargeable in 2017

    Student Loans Might be Dischargeable in 2017
    The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention Act of 2005 made student loan debts non-dischargeable through bankruptcy. Why do you ask? The federal student loan program was initially created with the goal of making a college education affordable for all…
  • May 17

    Abby Lee Miller Guilty of Bankruptcy Fraud

    Abby Lee Miller Guilty of Bankruptcy Fraud
    Abby Lee Miller of the famous reality television show “Dance Moms” recently plead guilty to bankruptcy fraud and was sentenced to 1 year and 1 month in a federal prison to be followed by supervised release for another 2 years.…
  • Apr 18

    Homestead Protection for Non-Debtor

    Homestead Protection for Non-Debtor
    Florida’s Bankruptcy Laws offer a very generous Homestead Exemption for those filing bankruptcy here in the Sunshine State. As long as you have owned your homestead property for 1,215 days or more prior to filing bankruptcy, the Florida…
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