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Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 9

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
  • Feb 13

    Debts Caused By Driving Under the Influence

    Debts Caused By Driving Under the Influence
    CAN I WRITE OFF CLAIMS AGAINST ME FROM A VEHICLE ACCIDENT? When you think of debts to be written off through bankruptcy, you likely think of credit cards, medical bills, vehicle loans, and such—debts of definite amounts of money you…
  • Jan 6

    Recent Credit Card Charges and Cash Advances in Bankruptcy

    Recent Credit Card Charges and Cash Advances in Bankruptcy
    Most debts are discharged—legally, permanently written off—if you file a consumer bankruptcy case. But there are some exceptions. In today's blog post I address one kind of debt that might not be discharged. These are debts you…
  • Dec 1

    After Acquired Interest Not Part of The Bankruptcy Estate

    After Acquired Interest Not Part of The Bankruptcy Estate
    When you file a bankruptcy case, everything you own becomes your "bankruptcy estate." In a large majority of Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases everything in the "estate" is "exempt," meaning that it is protected and you are able to keep it all. Your…
Rank this Week: 3251

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/
  • Feb 12

    The Pros and Cons of Debt Settlement

    The Pros and Cons of Debt Settlement
    For those who are deep in debt, life can be a daily nightmare. Your nerves are constantly on edge and just about the time you think you can sit down and relax, the phone rings and it’s a debt collector on the other end asking for money…
  • Feb 12

    How Bankruptcy Can Help Your Credit

    How Bankruptcy Can Help Your Credit
    If you are considering bankruptcy, you might be worried that it’ll destroy your credit, and you’ll never have an opportunity in the future to buy a home or car. However, if you are in a position to consider bankruptcy, your credit…
  • Feb 10

    Why You Shouldn’t Use Loans to Pay Off Debt

    Why You Shouldn’t Use Loans to Pay Off Debt
    If you find yourself so far in debt that you are considering getting one loan to pay off all or some of your debts, you may want to think again. Using a loan to pay off debts isn’t always the best decision to make, especially if your…
Rank this Week: 3676

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/
  • Feb 12

    Tax “Love Gifts”

    Tax “Love Gifts”
    Churches and ministers receive many tax breaks: churches do not need to withhold social security taxes from their ministers’ pay; churches receive income tax-free; and ministers do not pay tax on the cash value of church-provided…
  • Feb 2

    Tax Season is Phishing & Scam Season

    Tax Season is Phishing & Scam Season
    I recently received an email solicitation — purporting to be from the IRS — claiming I was eligible for a refund and asking me to click a link to process my return for the refund. Here’s a copy of it.  It is shamelessly…
  • Jan 19

    If You Sign Your Tax Return, You’re Responsible For It — Even If You Use A Preparer…

    If You Sign Your Tax Return, You’re Responsible For It — Even If You Use A Preparer…
    My client called in a panic. He was being audited, and the IRS wanted to know why he claimed $2,500 in mileage expense on his Schedule C. My client doesn’t own a Schedule C business. The IRS also questioned my client’s $10,000…
Rank this Week: 2225

California Litigation Attorney…

California Litigation Attorney Blog

Covers legal news. By Reid & Hellyer.

http://www.rhlaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 3334

Tampa Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Tampa Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.tampabankruptcylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1694

Bankruptcy Advice Blog

Bankruptcy Advice Blog

Covers bankruptcy in Ontario, Canada. By Bankruptcy Ontario.

http://bankruptcy-ontario.org/bankruptcy-advice/
  • Feb 12

    Understanding Bankruptcy Fee

    Understanding Bankruptcy Fee
    Bankruptcy is a legal process designed to help the honest, but unfortunate debtor find debt relief. By filing for bankruptcy and completing all of your duties, you can eliminate most of your debts and get the fresh start you need to move…
  • Jan 8

    What Is CRA Looking For In A Consumer Proposal?

    What Is CRA Looking For In A Consumer Proposal?
    Like most creditors, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is willing to consider the acceptance of a consumer proposal. A consumer proposal is the only government legislated program in Canada that allows consumers to put forth a legally…
  • Dec 11

    What Happens If I Change Jobs While I’m Bankrupt?

    What Happens If I Change Jobs While I’m Bankrupt?
    You have taken the big step.  You realized you were having financial difficulties, you visited the trustee and now things are going along quite well. Until you find out that you have a career prospect in another city or even another…
Rank this Week: 2204

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/
  • Feb 11

    Love and Exhaustion in Argentina

    Love and Exhaustion in Argentina
    Further to Mark's post on the settlement negotiations, we now have an order from Judge Griesa that brings more love from New York to Argentina than it has seen in a decade, maybe ever. The order, granted near-instantly on the...
  • Feb 9

    Argentina's Settlement Negotiations and Lifting the Injunction

    Argentina's Settlement Negotiations and Lifting the Injunction
    Argentina faces a complicated task in settling with its remaining holdouts, but there has been recent progress. The country has agreed to settlement terms with a large group of Italian bondholders and, most recently, several US hedge funds.…
  • Feb 2

    Fabulous New Paper: Random Justice in Bankruptcy Trial Court

    Fabulous New Paper: Random Justice in Bankruptcy Trial Court
    I just read a terrific new paper by Gary Neustadter of Santa Clara University Law School, called "Randomly Distributed Trial Court Justice: A Case Study and Siren from the Consumer Bankruptcy World." It presents a monumental…
Rank this Week: 268

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Feb 11

    Collaborative Divorce or Mediation – Which is Best?

    Collaborative Divorce or Mediation – Which is Best?
    Collaborative Divorce or Mediation – Which is Best? Divorce is never an easy time for couples. Very few couples are able to go through divorce without some disagreements. There are plenty of issues to iron out and no matter how well you…
  • Feb 1

    Divorce Essentials – Top Five Things You Need to Know

    Divorce Essentials – Top Five Things You Need to Know
    Divorce Essentials – Top Five Things You Need to Know As the new year begins, many people are returning to their usual routines. Some, though, are looking to start the year with a divorce. And, in reality, the divorce process can take…
  • Jan 29

    Preparing For Divorce – First Steps You Can Take

    Preparing For Divorce – First Steps You Can Take
    Preparing For Divorce – First Steps You Can Take After deciding to divorce from your spouse, you must begin the divorce process. To some, going through a divorce seems difficult at first, since it is unfamiliar territory and appears to…
Rank this Week: 3612

Nebraska Debt & Bankrtupcy Blog

Nebraska Debt & Bankrtupcy Blog

By Samuel J. Turco Jr.

http://www.nebraskadebtbankruptcyblog.com/
  • Feb 11

    Student Loans Discharged for 56 Year Old Lawyer

    Student Loans Discharged for 56 Year Old Lawyer
    In re Barrett, ND California 2016, lawyer debtor The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California issued an interesting ruling that discharged over a quarter millions dollars of federal student loan debt for a…
  • Feb 4

    Nebraska Legislature Considering Increase in Property Exemption

    Nebraska Legislature Considering Increase in Property Exemption
    Senator Lyndia Brasch has sponsored a bill in the Nebraska legislature to increase the amount of personal property protected in Nebraska bankruptcy cases. According to Brasch it is necessary to update Nebraska property exemptions to keep pace…
  • Feb 2

    Recovering a Home Lost to Unpaid Real Estate Taxe

    Recovering a Home Lost to Unpaid Real Estate Taxe
    Depriving local governments of tax revenue is like cutting off oxygen to the body–they can’t live without it.  Local governments and schools in Nebraska depend on a steady flow of real estate…
Rank this Week: 599

St. Louis Bankruptcy Lawyers Blog

St. Louis Bankruptcy Lawyers Blog

Covers Bankruptcy Law. Published by Brinkman & Alter, LLC

http://www.stlouisbankruptcylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3270

Miami Bankruptcy Attorney Blog

Miami Bankruptcy Attorney Blog

Covers Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies. By Shmucher Law PL.

http://flbankrupt.com/blog/
  • Feb 11

    Can you Settle a debt in Miami after Judgment?

    Can you Settle a debt in Miami after Judgment?
    I recently had a client come into my Miami Florida office to file for bankruptcy but I didn’t feel they were a good candidate and instead suggested that they settle their debts.   Clients believed that because they already had a…
  • Jan 7

    Miami Mortgage Modification Through Bankruptcy Success Story

    Miami Mortgage Modification Through Bankruptcy Success Story
    Mortgage Modification Debtors who have attempted to modify their mortgage loans without the assistance of an attorney have realized how difficult the process is. Lenders routinely reject debtors because they have failed to include the correct…
  • Jan 6

    Leased Vehicles in a Fort Lauderdale Bankruptcy

    Leased Vehicles in a Fort Lauderdale Bankruptcy
    In South Florida, numerous individuals lease vehicles rather than purchase.  So, I routinely get asked by my clients what happens to their leased vehicle when they file for bankruptcy.  The answer is that it depends on what you want…
Rank this Week: 3406

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
  • Feb 11

    DUI Defense Attorneys in Ft. Thoma

    DUI Defense Attorneys in Ft. Thoma
    Everyone knows that if a driver’s Blood Alcohol Concentration is .08% the driver is considered guilty of DUI/DWI. Except that formula is too simple, and does not illustrate the variations in the rule. DUI Defense Attorneys in Ft. Thomas…
  • Feb 1

    Divorce Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Divorce Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
    The arguments, harsh words, and lack of respect from each spouse toward the other have finally led to the decision to get a divorce. Experienced divorce attorneys, such as Fessler, Schneider, & Grimme, will help you to move beyond the…
  • Jan 22

    Custody Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Custody Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
    Child custody is a complex issue that includes where the child lives, who gives the child protection, care, education, and financial support.   Custody does not become finally resolved until the child is grown, not attending school,…
Rank this Week: 2929

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

By the Moran Law Group.

http://www.bankruptcysoapbox.com/
  • Feb 11

    What Is Really Scary About Debt Collector

    What Is Really Scary About Debt Collector
    When I tell a client to stop paying credit cards, they look at me as though I’d suggested they jump into shark infested waters. “But they’ll start calling me”, they wail. “I’ll be sent to…
  • Feb 10

    Not Too Late To Strip Mortgage Lien

    Not Too Late To Strip Mortgage Lien
    It’s never too late to value a lien and avoid it in bankruptcy. Even after the Chapter 13 case is done and closed. So says the 9th Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel in Chagolla, decided February 9, 2016. In the absence of…
  • Feb 9

    Avoid Paying Taxes On That 1099 Form, Legally

    Avoid Paying Taxes On That 1099 Form, Legally
    It’s tax time and the mails are full of IRS form 1099. If you managed a short sale of your property; suffered a foreclosure; filed bankruptcy; or settled your debt for less than you owed, you probably got a 1099. Receipt of the form…
Rank this Week: 2186

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
  • Feb 11

    How Is My Credit Score Determined?

    How Is My Credit Score Determined?
    The post How Is My Credit Score Determined? appeared first on Bankruptcy Lawyers & Workers' Compensation Attorneys | Duncan Law.
  • Feb 4

    What is Form 51 in Workers’ Compensation?

    What is Form 51 in Workers’ Compensation?
    The post What is Form 51 in Workers’ Compensation? appeared first on Bankruptcy Lawyers & Workers' Compensation Attorneys | Duncan Law.
  • Jan 6

    What is a Form MSC1 in a North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Case?

    What is a Form MSC1 in a North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Case?
    The post What is a Form MSC1 in a North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Case? appeared first on Bankruptcy Lawyers & Workers' Compensation Attorneys | Duncan Law.
Rank this Week: 4669

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/
Rank this Week: 1625

Kentucky Bankruptcy Lawyers Blog

Kentucky Bankruptcy Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.kentuckybankruptcylawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Bankruptcy, Medical Bills, and the Effects of a Cancer Diagnosi

    Bankruptcy, Medical Bills, and the Effects of a Cancer Diagnosi
    A recent study released by an academic medical journal explains the effect that a cancer diagnosis can have on a patient’s financial situation, and how bankruptcies that are filed immediately after a diagnosis can result in the patient…
  • Jan 28

    Debtor Loses Opportunity to Discharge Nearly $3.5 Million in Debt Because of Poor Record-Keeping

    Debtor Loses Opportunity to Discharge Nearly $3.5 Million in Debt Because of Poor Record-Keeping
    The Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals recently upheld a bankruptcy appellate panel’s decision to affirm a bankruptcy court’s ruling denying a Chapter 7 debtor the discharge of nearly $3.5 million in unsecured debt. The rulings…
  • Jan 13

    Ex-NFL Player Clinton Portis Using Chapter 7 Bankruptcy to Address $5 Million in Debt

    Ex-NFL Player Clinton Portis Using Chapter 7 Bankruptcy to Address $5 Million in Debt
    A national news source has recently reported that ex-NFL running back Clinton Portis has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in order to address $5 million in mostly unsecured debt that he has accumulated since ending his professional football…
Rank this Week: 3228

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
  • Feb 10

    EU-US Privacy Shield

    EU-US Privacy Shield
    Mit Pressemitteilung vom 2. Februar 2016 hat die EU-Kommission die Einigung auf eine Nachfolgerin zur vom EuGH (mit Entscheid C-362/14) für ungültig erklärten Safe Harbor Regelung bekanntgegeben: der EU-US Privacy Shield soll…
  • Feb 4

    BGer 6B_608/2015: Verfolgungsverjährung bereits beim Erlass des Strafbefehls?

    BGer 6B_608/2015: Verfolgungsverjährung bereits beim Erlass des Strafbefehls?
    Übertretungen verjähren hinsichtlich Strafverfolgung und Strafe gem. Art. 109 StGB in drei Jahren. Die Verfolungsverjährung tritt nicht mehr ein, wenn vor Ablauf dieser Frist ein erstinstanzliches Urteil ergangen ist (Art. 97…
  • Jan 31

    BGer 2C_219/2015: Feststellungsurkunde über ausländische Beherrschung

    BGer 2C_219/2015: Feststellungsurkunde über ausländische Beherrschung
    Das Bundesgericht hatte im Urteil 2C_219/2015 vom 20. November 2015 zu prüfen, ob eine notarielle Feststellungsurkunde genügenden Beweis über eine ausländische Beherrschung einer juristischen Person erbringen kann. Die X.…
Rank this Week: 2820

Sader Law Firm Blog

Sader Law Firm Blog

Covers bankruptcy, collections and student loans.

http://www.saderlawfirm.com/blog
  • Feb 10

    Recent Attempts at Legislation that Could Help Student Loan Borrower

    Recent Attempts at Legislation that Could Help Student Loan Borrower
    Both Democrats and Republicans are eager to resolve the student loan crisis, even if the two parties cannot agree on solutions. Recent attempts at legislation might have helped student loan borrowers have an easier time repaying debt. Other…
  • Feb 8

    Bankruptcy Scammers Target Consumers by Pretending to Be Attorney

    Bankruptcy Scammers Target Consumers by Pretending to Be Attorney
    Bankruptcy scams are obnoxious attempts to defraud borrowers who are desperate for financial help. According to the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA), people who have recently filed for bankruptcy or are just…
  • Feb 3

    Can Filing for Bankruptcy Discharge IRS Back Taxes?

    Can Filing for Bankruptcy Discharge IRS Back Taxes?
    IRS back taxes (or past due taxes) can create serious financial distress. Back taxes can become costlier over time by accumulating interest and penalties. Fortunately, some income tax debts that meet specific criteria are dischargeable by…
Rank this Week: 2334

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonbankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Bankruptcy in Massachusetts 10 Years Later

    Bankruptcy in Massachusetts 10 Years Later
    Just over ten years ago, on October 17, 2005, the Bankruptcy Abuse and Consumer Protection Act became law, and amended the federal bankruptcy requirements in many fundamental ways. Folks still call us up and ask about the changes and what the…
  • Feb 3

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Fraud and Income Tax Evasion

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Fraud and Income Tax Evasion
    This blog has repeatedly reported on what not to do when filing for personal bankruptcy protection and getting a “fresh start” and the reports come down to this:  do not submit false testimony, be honest in your bankruptcy…
  • Jan 13

    Former Worcester Airline Direct Air Executives File Bankruptcy and Charged with Fraud

    Former Worcester Airline Direct Air Executives File Bankruptcy and Charged with Fraud
    Direct Air was a private charter airline that flew out of numerous small airports including Worcester Regional Airport through 2012.  Formally known as Southern Air & Tours, doing business as Myrtle Beach Direct Air & Tours, and…
Rank this Week: 4818

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law. By Arnold & Smith, PLLC.

http://www.charlottebankruptcylawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 8

    Questions and Answers Regarding North Carolina Bankruptcy and the Automatic Stay

    Questions and Answers Regarding North Carolina Bankruptcy and the Automatic Stay
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question “Does Bankruptcy stop foreclosure?”   One of the most important aspects of the bankruptcy process, at least for those eager to end the harassing calls from collectors, is…
  • Feb 2

    3 Common Bankruptcy Myth

    3 Common Bankruptcy Myth
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question “Do I need an attorney to file bankruptcy?”   Bankruptcy is a process many people have heard of, but few know much about. Unfortunately, in cases like this, rumor and…
  • Jan 26

    Will Your Bankruptcy Records Be Made Public?

    Will Your Bankruptcy Records Be Made Public?
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan Stone answers the question “How do I file for bankruptcy?”   Deciding to file for bankruptcy can be an incredibly hard decision-making process. You’re likely stressed about paying bills, worried…
Rank this Week: 2195

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Covers corporate bankruptcy proceedings. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://delawarebankruptcy.foxrothschild.com/
  • Feb 8

    Sixth Circuit Rejects Bad Faith Cram Down

    Sixth Circuit Rejects Bad Faith Cram Down
    In the recent decision of Village Green I, GP v. Fed. Nat’l Mortgage Ass’n (In re Village Green I, GP), 2016 WL 325163 (6th Cir. Jan. 27, 2016), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit held that the contrived…
  • Feb 3

    Hancock Fabrics, Inc. Files for Bankruptcy

    Hancock Fabrics, Inc. Files for Bankruptcy
    On February 2, 2016, Hancock Fabrics, Inc. and 6 affiliates filed for relief under chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code.  The cases are jointly administered under Case Number 16-10296 and presided over by Judge Shannon.  The first day…
  • Feb 1

    Objections to Applications Which Include Indemnification for Defense of Fees Sustained

    Objections to Applications Which Include Indemnification for Defense of Fees Sustained
    In the recent opinion of In re Boomerang Inc., et al., Case No. 15-11247 (Bankr. D. Del. Jan. 29, 2016), the Delaware Bankruptcy Court considered the United States Trustee’s (“UST”) objections to…
Rank this Week: 2382

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/
  • Feb 8

    Can I Get Rid Of A Homeowner Association Lien In A New Jersey Bankruptcy?

    Can I Get Rid Of A Homeowner Association Lien In A New Jersey Bankruptcy?
    <h2>Bankruptcy lawyer Explains How A Homeowner Association Lien Is Treated In A New Jersey Bankruptcy Case</h2> There are two types of homeowner association (condominium association) liens in New Jersey. One type is derived from a…
  • Jan 24

    How Can A New Jersey Bankruptcy Filing Help Me?

    How Can A New Jersey Bankruptcy Filing Help Me?
    <h2>New Jersey Attorney Details How Bankruptcy Can Help Someone</h2> New Jersey Bankruptcy law may possibly allow you to achieve the following: stop all creditors’ telephone calls and collection letters; stop bank and…
  • Jan 11

    What Payments Must Be Made In A New Jersey Chapter 13 Case?

    What Payments Must Be Made In A New Jersey Chapter 13 Case?
    <h2>Bankruptcy Attorney Details What Payments Should Be Made And When Payments Should Be Made In A NJ. Chapter 13 Case.</h2> Based on the fact that each debtor’s circumstances are different, please note that the following…
Rank this Week: 3696

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/
  • Feb 8

    Who Is Patenaude & Felix and Why Are they Suing Me?

    Who Is Patenaude &amp; Felix and Why Are they Suing Me?
    Patenaude & Felix is a debt collection law firm based in San Diego, California. The law firm has attorneys licensed in many states, including Washington state, which allows them to file debt collection lawsuits on…
  • Jan 27

    How Can I Stop A Foreclosure Sale Immediately?

    How Can I Stop A Foreclosure Sale Immediately?
    Receiving a notice of a foreclosure sale is not something that a person usually plans for.  Perhaps you knew this day was coming but due to circumstances out of your control you simply have not been able to get a…Read more…
  • Dec 16

    What Can I Do If A Debt Collector Won’t Stop Collecting Against Me After Filing For Bankruptcy?

    What Can I Do If A Debt Collector Won’t Stop Collecting Against Me After Filing For Bankruptcy?
    What Can I Do If  A Debt Collector Won’t Stop Collecting Against Me After Filing For Bankruptcy? Most debt collectors and debt collection law firms understand that when a consumer files for bankruptcy they are protected by…
Rank this Week: 668

Wisconsin Bankruptcy Blog

Wisconsin Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://wisconsinbankruptcy.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 8

    So-Called "Medical Bankruptcy"

    So-Called &quot;Medical Bankruptcy&quot;
    There's no such thing.Medical debts can be discharged in bankruptcy, but there isn't a special type of bankruptcy for only medical bills or a special type for when most of your debts are medical bills.  No special protections,…
  • Feb 1

    Discharging Tax Debts in Bankruptcy

    Discharging Tax Debts in Bankruptcy
    Most people who owe taxes to the government cannot have those tax debts discharged in bankruptcy.  Although most tax debts are non-dischargeable, some actually can be discharged.  And while those dischargeable tax debts are the…
  • Jan 25

    Wisconsin's Foreclosure Redemption Period Cut in Half?

    Wisconsin's Foreclosure Redemption Period Cut in Half?
    IMPORTANT NEWS FOR HOMEOWNERS AT RISK OF FORECLOSUREUnder existing Wisconsin law, residential properties in foreclosure typically get a 6 month redemption period (and 12 months if the mortgage lender is seeking a deficiency balance).…
Rank this Week: 4745

Southern Lawyer News

Southern Lawyer News

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

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

    If I file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, is anyone likely to object?

    If I file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, is anyone likely to object?
      The point of filing a Chapter 7 bankruptcy is to wipe out your debts. In most Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases, debts are discharged at the end of the bankruptcy. In some cases, creditors or the bankruptcy trustee can challenge whether a…
  • Jan 29

    Can I sue if I am involved in an accident in an Uber vehicle? Who do I sue, Uber or the driver?

    Can I sue if I am involved in an accident in an Uber vehicle? Who do I sue, Uber or the driver?
    Any time you choose to ride in a vehicle operated by another driver, you are putting your safety in that individual’s hands. You expect the driver to operate the vehicle in a safe manner and to make wise driving decisions. You are also…
  • Jan 22

    I have a lot of debt. Can I get rid of all of those debts in a bankruptcy?

    I have a lot of debt. Can I get rid of all of those debts in a bankruptcy?
    Many people think of bankruptcy as their golden ticket to freedom. They may be mired in debt with little income and few options, and decide to file for bankruptcy. They may schedule a meeting with a bankruptcy attorney or even choose to file…
Rank this Week: 2309

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
  • Feb 7

    Filing for Bankruptcy? Use This Helpful Checklist

    Filing for Bankruptcy? Use This Helpful Checklist
    Filing for bankruptcy can be overwhelming, complicated, and time-consuming. Being that the process can be stressful, knowing what you should do before filing can help lower the amount of discomfort and uncertainty you may feel. Before…
  • Feb 5

    5 Tips for Acquiring New Bankruptcy Clients This Year

    5 Tips for Acquiring New Bankruptcy Clients This Year
    Regardless of how many clients you may have now, it never hurts to look for new ones. However, that doesn’t mean neglecting the ones you already have. You and your team have to be able to retain your current clients, while still…
  • Jan 28

    Bankruptcy Can Happen to Anyone

    Bankruptcy Can Happen to Anyone
    Filing for bankruptcy can feel incredibly depressing. You might feel as though you've failed. You know that it's going to be a waiting game from here: waiting for your credit to recover; waiting to be eligible for several basic types of…
Rank this Week: 2554

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
  • Feb 6

    Unsettled Question: Another Court Rules That Bankruptcy Client Worksheets Are Privileged

    Unsettled Question: Another Court Rules That Bankruptcy Client Worksheets Are Privileged
    An unsettled, and even unsettling, question for bankruptcy lawyers and debtors alike is whether client worksheets can be examined by the other side in a contested bankruptcy court hearing.  Does the attorney-client privilege protect such…
  • Feb 2

    Bankruptcy Avoids Judgments That “Cloud” Your Right

    Bankruptcy Avoids Judgments That &ldquo;Cloud&rdquo; Your Right
    “Anything that casts a cloud or diminishes the value of of an exemption is suspect and can be avoided.”  Those simple words are important to people facing bankruptcy. The fresh start in bankruptcy is real.  And sometimes…
  • Jan 31

    STUFF YOU KEEP IN BANKRUPTCY

    STUFF YOU KEEP IN BANKRUPTCY
    When you file a bankruptcy, you get to keep property that is considered exempt under the laws of your state. Wow! That’s great: get rid of debts and keep the house, car and whatever… Of course, it’s not quite that easy and…
Rank this Week: 34

Bankruptcy Law Network

Bankruptcy Law Network

Covers bankruptcy and consumer credit.

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

    Unsettled Question: Another Court Rules That Bankruptcy Client Worksheets Are Privileged

    Unsettled Question: Another Court Rules That Bankruptcy Client Worksheets Are Privileged
    An unsettled, and even unsettling, question for bankruptcy lawyers and debtors alike is whether client worksheets can be examined by the other side in a contested bankruptcy court hearing.  Does the attorney-client privilege protect such…
  • Feb 2

    Bankruptcy Avoids Judgments That “Cloud” Your Right

    Bankruptcy Avoids Judgments That “Cloud” Your Right
    “Anything that casts a cloud or diminishes the value of of an exemption is suspect and can be avoided.”  Those simple words are important to people facing bankruptcy. The fresh start in bankruptcy is real.  And sometimes…
  • Jan 31

    STUFF YOU KEEP IN BANKRUPTCY

    STUFF YOU KEEP IN BANKRUPTCY
    When you file a bankruptcy, you get to keep property that is considered exempt under the laws of your state. Wow! That’s great: get rid of debts and keep the house, car and whatever… Of course, it’s not quite that easy and…
Rank this Week: 3391

Robert Weed Blog

Robert Weed Blog

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

http://robertweed.com/category/blog/
  • Feb 6

    Delbert Services Can’t Hide Behind Indian Tribe

    Delbert Services Can’t Hide Behind Indian Tribe
    Delbert Services Can’t Hide Behind Indian Tribe law–4th Circuit Delbert Services is a debt collector, collecting bad debts for the internet payday lender, Western Sky. Western Sky has been shut down for a couple years.  Their…
  • Jan 28

    Chapter 13 in Virginia–A New Nightmare

    Chapter 13 in Virginia–A New Nightmare
    Chapter 13 in Virginia–A New Nightmare The Bankruptcy Judge in Norfolk just made chapter 13 in Virginia even more dangerous.  And last night one bankruptcy judge in Alexandria hinted that he agrees.   The issue came up the the…
  • Jan 24

    Woodbridge Bankruptcy Lawyer 100 Five Star Review

    Woodbridge Bankruptcy Lawyer 100 Five Star Review
    Thanks, Woodbridge!  This week brought our one hundredth five star review. I’m Woodbridge bankruptcy lawyer Robert Weed.  And I’m happy to announce we now have one hundred five star reviews from Woodbridge bankruptcy…
Rank this Week: 2737

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Provides bankruptcy information for Northern Virginia.

http://robertweed.com/category/blog/
  • Feb 6

    Delbert Services Can’t Hide Behind Indian Tribe

    Delbert Services Can’t Hide Behind Indian Tribe
    Delbert Services Can’t Hide Behind Indian Tribe law–4th Circuit Delbert Services is a debt collector, collecting bad debts for the internet payday lender, Western Sky. Western Sky has been shut down for a couple years.  Their…
  • Jan 28

    Chapter 13 in Virginia–A New Nightmare

    Chapter 13 in Virginia–A New Nightmare
    Chapter 13 in Virginia–A New Nightmare The Bankruptcy Judge in Norfolk just made chapter 13 in Virginia even more dangerous.  And last night one bankruptcy judge in Alexandria hinted that he agrees.   The issue came up the the…
  • Jan 24

    Woodbridge Bankruptcy Lawyer 100 Five Star Review

    Woodbridge Bankruptcy Lawyer 100 Five Star Review
    Thanks, Woodbridge!  This week brought our one hundredth five star review. I’m Woodbridge bankruptcy lawyer Robert Weed.  And I’m happy to announce we now have one hundred five star reviews from Woodbridge bankruptcy…
Rank this Week: 4529

The Insolvency Blog

The Insolvency Blog

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

http://theinsolvencyblog.typepad.com/
  • Feb 5

    Emkey Companies, LLC Files For Bankruptcy in Dallas, Texa

    Emkey Companies, LLC Files For Bankruptcy in Dallas, Texa
    On February 3, 2016, EmKey Companies, LLC and its affiliates (collectively, “EmKey” the “Debtors”) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division.…
  • Feb 4

    Ryckman Creek Resources, LLC Files For Bankruptcy in Delaware

    Ryckman Creek Resources, LLC Files For Bankruptcy in Delaware
    On February 2, 2016, Ryckman Creek Resources, LLC and certain of its affiliates, including Peregrine Midstream Partners, LLC (collectively, “Ryckman” or the “Debtors”) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States…
  • Jan 4

    Swift Energy Company Files For Bankruptcy in Delaware

    Swift Energy Company Files For Bankruptcy in Delaware
    On December 31, 2015, Swift Energy Company and certain of its affiliates (collectively, “Swift” or the “Debtors”) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware in…
Rank this Week: 3898

The Law firm of Vaughn & Weber,…

The Law firm of Vaughn & Weber, PLLC

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

http://vaughnweberlaw.com
  • Feb 5

    Crane Collapse in NYC

    Crane Collapse in NYC
    Another Crane Collapse in New York City   Today there was yet another crane collapse in New York City. This crane collapse occurred in the Tribeca area of Manhattan and killed at least one person and injured several others. Over the past…
  • Feb 5

    Timothy B. Prakope, Esq.

    Timothy B. Prakope, Esq.
    Mr. Timothy B. Prakope, Esq. Mr. Prakope joined our firm in August 2015 and focuses on personal injury matters. He was trained as a trial attorney and is an aggressive advocate for persons who are injured as a result of someone else’s…
  • Jan 20

    Facebook Tagging Violates Order of Protection

    Facebook Tagging Violates Order of Protection
    Tagging Someone on Facebook Violates Existing Order of Protection At least according to Acting Westchester County Supreme Court Justice Susan Capeci. People v. Gonzalez, 6081M/15. Gonzalez allegedly tagged her victim in Facebook posts.…
Rank this Week: 1124

Small Enough To Fail

Small Enough To Fail

Covers bankruptcy law. By Greenberg Glusker.

http://www.southerncaliforniabankruptcylawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 4

    11th Circuit Says Assignee Cannot File Bankruptcy for Company

    11th Circuit Says Assignee Cannot File Bankruptcy for Company
    An “Assignment for the Benefit of Creditors” (an “ABC”) is an alternative to bankruptcy available under California law—as well as the laws of other states.  An ABC is often a more cost-efficient alternative…
  • Feb 2

    Litigation Funders Find Opportunity in Bankruptcy

    Litigation Funders Find Opportunity in Bankruptcy
    Published in the Daily Journal on January 27, 2016 Greenberg Glusker partner Brian Davidoff, was quoted in a January 27, 2016, article by Daily Journal reporter Steve Creighton on the opportunities for litigation funding of adversary cases in…
  • Feb 1

    Greenberg Glusker Guides Imaging3, Inc. Through Multiple Bankruptcy Appeal

    Greenberg Glusker Guides Imaging3, Inc. Through Multiple Bankruptcy Appeal
    Published in the Los Angeles Business Journal on January 18, 2015 Imaging3, Inc., a Burbank-based medical technology developer, emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2013 after the reorganization plan that would convert the company’s…
Rank this Week: 2056

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Texas bankruptcy news and information.

http://www.bakerassociates.net/bankruptcy-blog/
  • Feb 4

    The Texas Bankruptcy Exemption

    The Texas Bankruptcy Exemption
    Many people don’t realize that bankruptcies are conducted differently according to the various states. There are federal laws that pertain to bankruptcy as well as state laws. It is important that the individual that is thinking of…
  • Feb 2

    Payday Loans Could Be Leading You To Bankruptcy

    Payday Loans Could Be Leading You To Bankruptcy
    When individuals run into financial difficulty they sometimes panic and make decisions that are not in their best interest. Most often credit card debt or even medical debt can be mounting and there just isn’t enough money from one…
  • Jan 28

    Credit Negotiations before Bankruptcy

    Credit Negotiations before Bankruptcy
    Quite often individuals that have run into financial problems have become so down trodden by their financial situation that they make no attempts to try and get their finances under control. They feel that it is a hopeless case and get to the…
Rank this Week: 2078

Chicago Bankruptcy Blog

Chicago Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://chicago-bankruptcy.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4409

Atlanta Bankruptcy Blog

Atlanta Bankruptcy Blog

Covers Georgia bankruptcy. By Jonathan Ginsberg.

http://www.thebklawyer.com/thebkblog
  • Feb 3

    Georgia’s Likely New Pre-Garnishment Notice Not All Good New

    Georgia’s Likely New Pre-Garnishment Notice Not All Good New
    Georgia may soon have a new law governing wage garnishments and bank account levies.  But the news is not all good. You may recall that back in September, 2015, I reported that federal judge Marvin Shoob had issued a ruling that…
  • Jan 5

    How to Qualify for a Car Loan While in Chapter 13

    How to Qualify for a Car Loan While in Chapter 13
    Does Chapter 13 law allow a debtor to purchase a new vehicle while in Chapter 13 and to finance this car or truck purchase? This was the issue I faced recently while representing a client whose car was totaled in an accident. My client was in…
  • Nov 29

    How to Avoid Credit Card Interest, Penalties and Fee

    How to Avoid Credit Card Interest, Penalties and Fee
    Have you ever opened your credit card statement only to find that despite last month’s payment, your unpaid balance has actually increased because of credit card interest, penalties or fees? As a practicing consumer bankruptcy attorney…
Rank this Week: 2578

Michigan Bankruptcy Lawyer Mike…

Michigan Bankruptcy Lawyer Mike Shovan

Covers filing bankruptcy in Michigan.

http://bankruptcy-in-michigan.com/
Rank this Week: 1699

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Law Monitor

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Law Monitor

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

http://www.losangelesbankruptcylawmonitor.com
  • Feb 2

    File Bankruptcy Without A Lawyer? New, Longer Forms Not Helpful

    File Bankruptcy Without A Lawyer? New, Longer Forms Not Helpful
    Here in the Central District of California, nearly 25% of all bankruptcy filings are made without a lawyer.  Things recently got a little bit easier for this crowd in our courts; allegedly.  This is an important issue with our…
  • Jan 4

    2016 New Year’s Resolutions Infographic

    2016 New Year’s Resolutions Infographic
    Treat your New Year’s resolutions like goals and then take regular action steps each day to help you reach your goals this year. It’s important to write your goals down and then take some action toward those goals.  For…
  • Nov 2

    Pros & Cons: Married Filing Separately

    Pros &amp; Cons: Married Filing Separately
    If you are married and considering Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you have additional issues to think about. To start, you’ll have to decide which option works best for you: filing a joint bankruptcy or an individual bankruptcy…
Rank this Week: 1238

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Covers Florida bankruptcy and foreclosure defense.

http://raygarcialaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 1

    Buying Real Estate in Florida through Probate

    Buying Real Estate in Florida through Probate
    The term “probate property” refers to property that someone inherits upon another’s death. As soon as the administration of an estate is commenced and a Personal Representative is appointed, probate real estate information…
  • Feb 1

    New Closing Rule

    New Closing Rule
    The new settlement/closing rules by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) on residential properties began on October 3, 2015.  Borrowers of residential real estate were given new disclosure forms after that date.  Prior to…
  • Jan 27

    Real Estate Law: Understanding the Appraisal

    Real Estate Law: Understanding the Appraisal
    An appraisal is a professionally judged opinion on the value of something—in this case, a home or some other form of real estate—usually based on the market value. Whether you are looking to obtain a mortgage to buy a home, or you…
Rank this Week: 1290

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Feb 1

    How Can Bankruptcy Help Me Keep My Car?

    How Can Bankruptcy Help Me Keep My Car?
    There are many reasons why Georgian families have turned to the bankruptcy process as a solution to their financial troubles. Some have experienced job losses, surprise bills, or other unplanned for events such as the crash of the housing…
  • Jan 23

    Filing for Bankruptcy as a Senior Citizen

    Filing for Bankruptcy as a Senior Citizen
    It is an unfortunate truth that many Senior Citizens in Georgia have been hit particularly hard by the recent economic recession. Senior Citizens are often living on a very small and fixed income, with little to no opportunities for making…
  • Jan 18

    Bankruptcy and Credit Cards: An Overview

    Bankruptcy and Credit Cards: An Overview
    Due to the recent economic crisis, many Georgians have found that they cannot continue to support their household because their income is not keeping pace with their debts. Many families have seen their credit card balances in particular rise…
Rank this Week: 2116

Illinois Business Litigator Blog

Illinois Business Litigator Blog

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

http://www.illinoisbusinesslitigationlawyer.com/
  • Jan 29

    Time Barred Claim

    Time Barred Claim
    This case stems from the ill-fated Lincoln-Belmont-Ashland Redevelopment project featured on our Blog before. When a Condominium Association sued the developers based on failure to reveal construction defects, the Courts weighed in on whether…
  • Jan 22

    Favoring Market Value

    Favoring Market Value
    In this case from right in our neighborhood - Joliet, Illinois - the Bankruptcy Court and 7th Circuit agree that using the market value of property instead of its artificially low disposal price in a tax sale reflects the real intent of both…
  • Jan 7

    Summary Judgment in Adversary Case

    Summary Judgment in Adversary Case
    This case in the Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, resulted in a Summary Judgment finding despite the assertion by the Debtor-Defendant of his 5th Amendment Right to be free from…
Rank this Week: 3024

Law Office of Goldstein and Clegg,…

Law Office of Goldstein and Clegg, LLC Blog

Covers employment law and bankruptcy.

http://www.goldsteinandclegglaw.com/index.php/blog/
  • Jan 29

    Top 10 Kinds of Work-Place Retaliation

    Top 10 Kinds of Work-Place Retaliation
    In Massachusetts most employees can be fired for any reason or no reason at all. However, there is an exception to this rule and that is that your employer can not retaliate against you and fire you as a result of asserting a right that the…
  • Jan 16

    Can you be laid-off without notice?

    Can you be laid-off without notice?
    Losing a job due to no fault of your own is traumatic enough. The financial concern is great, and even if you are laid off and can collect some small portion of unemployment benefits, your family can suffer a serious financial hardship. How…
  • Dec 27

    Can my boss retaliate against me for complaining about my pay?

    Can my boss retaliate against me for complaining about my pay?
    As an employee in Massachusetts, you may be considered an employee at will, and you employer may even be able to fire you for no reason at all, but if they do take adverse actions against you because you complained about your pay or demanded…
Rank this Week: 1972

Walden & Pfannenstiel Blog

Walden & Pfannenstiel Blog

Covers bankruptcy and estate planning.

http://wplawpractice.com/blog/
  • Jan 27

    Your 2015 Tax Refund Can Eliminate your Debt

    Your 2015 Tax Refund Can Eliminate your Debt
    A New Year is a time to look at the next 12 months with hope and possibility, let our bankruptcy attorneys assist you and have a Happy New Year in 2016.  Every day we see debtors and their households struggling with debt.  The debt…
  • Dec 14

    Attorney Malissa L. Walden Selected for List of Top Rated Lawyers in KS.

    Attorney Malissa L. Walden Selected for List of Top Rated Lawyers in KS.
    A Kansas City based bankruptcy lawyer, Malissa L. Walden, has been named a top attorney in Kansas.   Lenexa, KS December 14, 2015 – The 2015 list of top rated attorneys in KS as published in the November, 2015 issue of KC Magazine…
  • Dec 1

    Is America’s middle class vanishing?

    Is America’s middle class vanishing?
    Is America’s middle class‬ vanishing? “The situation is so bad that Morgan Stanley (MS) says the middle class is “eroding.” Too many people have high debt burdens.”  An interesting article on CNN…
Rank this Week: 3217

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure in Florida.

http://laniganpl.com/
  • Jan 27

    Courtroom Lawyer vs. Contracts Lawyer

    Courtroom Lawyer vs. Contracts Lawyer
    A litigation attorney has argued it in front of juries, he’s listened to judges and juries comment about the language that’s been used in various litigation regarding contracts and so he’s much more sensitive to, "all right,…
  • Jan 27

    Does Your Attorney Have Your Case Experience?

    Does Your Attorney Have Your Case Experience?
    Eric Lanigan with Lanigan and Lanigan attorneys in Winter Park Florida talks about hiring an attorney who has the legal background to give your case the knowledge to litigate your case. Does your attorney have your case experience? You'd…
  • Jan 21

    Hire a Litigator for Contract

    Hire a Litigator for Contract
    The reality is, you see the ads that say, “I’ll fight for you,” but the bottom line is you want a litigator who’s a good negotiator; so by definition, they know how to negotiate. And you want them to write that…
Rank this Week: 3869