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Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Bank of America Mortgage Meltdown Liability Stands at $91 Billion

    Bank of America Mortgage Meltdown Liability Stands at $91 Billion
    It's been six years since the housing crisis and subsequent Great Recession reared their ugly heads, ultimately revealing extensive banking and mortgage servicing abuses that led us down that path in the first place. In that time, one of the…
  • Nov 18

    Report: Banks Don't Suffer in Settlements Meant to Punish

    Report: Banks Don't Suffer in Settlements Meant to Punish
    Although virtually no one involved in the Wall Street wrongdoing that led our nation toward a Great Recession has ever set foot inside a jail cell, there are those who point instead to the numerous, multi-billion settlement offers government…
  • Nov 18

    Rolling Stone Spotlights JP Morgan Chase Whistleblower

    Rolling Stone Spotlights JP Morgan Chase Whistleblower
    Alayne Fleischmann was a former due diligence manager at JP Morgan Chase when she learned the bank was committing a reported massive criminal securities fraud back in 2006-2008. Her tenure at the company ended in a lay-off soon after she…
Rank this Week: 1461

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/
  • Nov 21

    Some Bibles Are More Exemptable Than Other

    Some Bibles Are More Exemptable Than Other
    I wonder how many Bankruptcy professors have posed a hypothetical about the exemption of a rare Bible worth lots of money? Well, a federal District Court in Illinois had to answer the question for real. The Illinois person property…
  • Nov 20

    Rent Control in New York and Bankruptcy

    Rent Control in New York and Bankruptcy
    Following up on my prior post, the New York Court of Appeals has ruled that a rent stabilized appartment is a public benefit, rather than an asset.
  • Nov 20

    Detroit's Bankruptcy: The Conversation

    Detroit's Bankruptcy: The Conversation
    Readers who have not otherwise received notice in the twittersphere may be interested in this commentary at The Conversation.
Rank this Week: 691

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

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

    BREAKING NEWS! The President Extends Deportation Relief: Do You Qualify?

    BREAKING NEWS! The President Extends Deportation Relief: Do You Qualify?
    Last night, the President finally announced his administration’s eagerly anticipated and hoped for plans to extend deportation relief to a greater segment of the undocumented foreign national population. President Obama has intimated…
  • Nov 10

    The Powers and Limitations of Filing for Bankruptcy

    The Powers and Limitations of Filing for Bankruptcy
    Filing for bankruptcy is a critical decision that many Georgians have decided to make due to their personal and financial circumstances. Because filing for bankruptcy has the potential to affect your life for years to come, it is of the…
  • Oct 24

    If I File Bankruptcy, Am I Liable for My Business’s Debts?

    If I File Bankruptcy, Am I Liable for My Business’s Debts?
    The great state of Georgia is home to many equally great small and medium-sized businesses.  Georgian residents are true entrepreneurs and several of our friends and neighbors have enjoyed great success with their businesses all across…
Rank this Week: 3290

Illinois Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Illinois Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.illinoisbankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 21

    The Feel of Real Kashwere

    The Feel of Real Kashwere
    Diversity jurisdiction brought this complex commercial case before the 7th Circuit, which applied Illinois law to a series of trademark and business questions. At issue was whether the developer of chenille fabric under the tradename…
  • Nov 20

    When Lien Strips Attack!

    When Lien Strips Attack!
    As a Bankruptcy lawyer I can't count how many times people have asked why Courts won't reduce their mortgage debt to match the deflated value of their home, or why they should pay anything on that second mortgage, line of credit, or HELOC,…
  • Nov 18

    Detroit – Back From The Brink

    Detroit – Back From The Brink
    The Judge tasked with managing the largest municipal Bankruptcy in American history cleared Detroit to emerge from its Chapter 9 reorganization and ended a series of hard-fought battle between creditors, citizens, employees, and pension…
Rank this Week: 4431

Bankruptcy Advice Blog

Bankruptcy Advice Blog

Covers bankruptcy in Ontario, Canada. By Bankruptcy Ontario.

http://bankruptcy-ontario.org/bankruptcy-advice/
  • Nov 21

    Will My Bankruptcy Trustee Garnish My Wages?

    Will My Bankruptcy Trustee Garnish My Wages?
    Bankruptcy does require than you make monthly payments which are part of the cost of declaring bankruptcy in Ontario. You will make arrangements with your bankruptcy trustee about how often you will make these payments (monthly, bi-weekly…
  • Nov 7

    Can You Leave The Country During Your Bankruptcy?

    Can You Leave The Country During Your Bankruptcy?
    There is no legal restriction preventing you from leaving the country if you have filed a bankruptcy in Ontario.  However, there are numerous situations where you are required to be physically present.  The inability to attend in…
  • Oct 24

    Can a Bankruptcy Trustee Oppose my Discharge?

    Can a Bankruptcy Trustee Oppose my Discharge?
    Yes, it is possible for a bankruptcy trustee to oppose your bankruptcy discharge. Your discharge could also be opposed by either a creditor or the Superintendent of Bankruptcy. Most oppositions to a bankruptcy discharge in Ontario happen…
Rank this Week: 2958

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 20

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure in Florida.

http://laniganpl.com/
  • Nov 20

    Research Your Florida Real Estate Investment

    Research Your Florida Real Estate Investment
    Research Florida Real Estate Investments When you decide to invest in Florida real estate you have to do research first. Whether you want to buy a commercial property, rental property, pre-construction or property that will be flipped, only…
  • Nov 12

    How to Benefit from Buying Off Plan Florida Real Estate

    How to Benefit from Buying Off Plan Florida Real Estate
    I’m Eric Lanigan with Lanigan and Lanigan Attorneys in Winter Park. I’m going to talk just for a minute about buying off plan Florida real estate or pre-construction. Now like so many other things in life, it can be great or it…
  • Nov 12

    Tips for Buying Florida Real Estate from Oversea

    Tips for Buying Florida Real Estate from Oversea
    I’m Eric Lanigan with Lanigan and Lanigan Attorneys in Winter Park Florida. We often take certain things about real estate transactions for granted, yet I often forget when a foreign investor comes in the whole thing is foreign to them…
Rank this Week: 2831

MN Bankruptcy Blog

MN Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://mn-bankruptcy.com/blog/
  • Nov 20

    Questions Your Bankruptcy Trustee will Ask at the Meeting of Creditor

    Questions Your Bankruptcy Trustee will Ask at the Meeting of Creditor
    In most of my discussions with clients, the focus is on getting the bankruptcy petition filed.  Sometimes I am surprised to be asked by a client whether he or she will have to go to court.  This question always surprises me, because…
  • Oct 10

    Cheap Bankruptcy Attorney – only $99 to File?

    Cheap Bankruptcy Attorney – only $99 to File?
    A lot of the advertising about attorney fees for bankruptcy is misleading. Today I checked on a lawyer who says he’ll file for an attorney fee of $99 and found it untrue. While looking at Google earlier today I noticed an ad that said…
  • Oct 7

    Close any Extra Bank Accounts Before you File Personal Bankruptcy

    Close any Extra Bank Accounts Before you File Personal Bankruptcy
    When it comes to what bank accounts you have open at the time of filing a personal bankruptcy, the adage “keep it simple” certainly applies.  In either a Chapter 7 bankruptcy or a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, the trustee is going…
Rank this Week: 2134

Texas Bankruptcy Blog

Texas Bankruptcy Blog

By Fears Nachawati Law Firm.

http://www.txbankruptcyblog.com
  • Nov 20

    Big Banks Prey on the Poor

    Big Banks Prey on the Poor
     Experience demands that man is the only animal which devours his own kind, for I can apply no milder term to the general prey of the rich on the poor.                      …
  • Nov 18

    What the Bankruptcy Trustee Will Not Tell You

    What the Bankruptcy Trustee Will Not Tell You
    While the bankruptcy process expects a debtor to “spill the beans” about his finances, there is no reciprocal obligation to help a debtor reorganize before, during or after bankruptcy. The bankruptcy trustee is ethically (and…
  • Nov 17

    Night of the Living Debts!

    Night of the Living Debts!
    You may think that your bankruptcy case will discharge all pre-bankruptcy financial obligations and stop all future debt collection cold. You may think that these debts are dead and buried, never to rise again. That’s the power of the…
Rank this Week: 1068

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law. By Arnold & Smith, PLLC.

http://www.charlottebankruptcylawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1030

Bankruptcy Blog

Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt management. By Allmand Law.

http://allmandlaw.com/bankruptcy-blog
  • Nov 20

    How to Get Rid of Credit Card Debt Through Bankruptcy

    How to Get Rid of Credit Card Debt Through Bankruptcy
    Excessive debt is one of the major reasons why people file for bankruptcy. In many cases, the excessive debt is the result of paying for necessities such as medical bills and vehicle repairs. While there are some exceptions, most credit…
  • Oct 13

    Can I Sell Some of My Assets Before Filing Bankruptcy?

    Can I Sell Some of My Assets Before Filing Bankruptcy?
    The idea behind bankruptcy is to assist a person in resolving debt and learning better financial management. Being able to start again is not just about leaving the past behind, it also requires a person to protect their remaining assets. The…
  • Sep 30

    Can You File Bankruptcy While in the Military?

    Can You File Bankruptcy While in the Military?
    While serving in the military, individuals have the same rights as regular civilians to file bankruptcy protection in order to save their valuable assets. However, individuals should keep in mind that certain high-ranking positions require…
Rank this Week: 2103

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/
  • Nov 20

    Private Student Loans May Now Offer Modification Plan

    Private Student Loans May Now Offer Modification Plan
    Private student loan debt is probably the worst debt that a person can have.  This is because banks that offer private student loans are not obligated to offer any sort of helpful repayment plans like the government backed loans…
  • Nov 16

    Should I Sign a Bankruptcy Reaffirmation Agreement?

    Should I Sign a Bankruptcy Reaffirmation Agreement?
    Many debtors who decide to file for chapter 7 or chapter 13 bankruptcy often have vehicle loans with a bank. This means that the auto loan is secured by their vehicle and if you stop making the payments, the bank…Read more ›
  • Oct 15

    How Does the Bankrutpcy Process Work?

    How Does the Bankrutpcy Process Work?
    One of the most common questions that I get is How does the bankruptcy process work? To answer this question I have created a short video explaining how we handle cases and what you can expect when you schedule a…Read more ›
Rank this Week: 2075

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

By the Moran Law Group.

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

    Ten Essential Nuggets For Creditors in Bankruptcy Notice

    Ten Essential Nuggets For Creditors in Bankruptcy Notice
    You’re looking at bankruptcy official form B9. It arrived in your mail because someone has filed bankruptcy and listed you on the schedules of a newly filed bankruptcy case. Most likely, the debtor owes you money or you have an…
  • Nov 17

    Will A Second Bankruptcy Really Protect?

    Will A Second Bankruptcy Really Protect?
      Getting immediate protection from your creditors heads the list of goals for most bankruptcy filers. But, if this isn’t your first bankruptcy case, do you get that protection? What the automatic stay does The Automatic Stay (or…
  • Nov 14

    The Killer Rule That Zaps Private Student Loan

    The Killer Rule That Zaps Private Student Loan
    Got private student loans? I’ve got good news and bad news. Bad news first. Private Student Loans Inflexible Private student loans have no built in mechanisms for deferment and forbearances, like government-backed loans do. There…
Rank this Week: 3109

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Texas bankruptcy news and information.

http://www.bakerassociates.net/bankruptcy-blog/
  • Nov 20

    Banks Not Honoring Bankruptcy?

    Banks Not Honoring Bankruptcy?
    Bankruptcy, which long had a social stigma, has finally begun to be recognized as a legitimate way for an unlucky businessman or woman to protect what little assets they have left and start with a clean slate. It is a boon for borrowers who…
  • Nov 18

    Money Management in the Improving Economy

    Money Management in the Improving Economy
    Since roughly 2008, the U.S. economy has been struggling in a big way. There have been mild economic booms and crashes throughout the past 6 years, but on the whole, unemployment has been high, job availability has been low, and poverty…
  • Nov 13

    Combating the Stigmas of Bankruptcy

    Combating the Stigmas of Bankruptcy
    For many people eligible for bankruptcy, the associated stigma keeps them from filing – and from receiving much-needed financial relief. Although the stigma varies depending on each individual case, it’s important to weigh the…
Rank this Week: 3257

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Covers corporate bankruptcy proceedings. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://delawarebankruptcy.foxrothschild.com/
  • Nov 19

    Quantum Foods Preference Actions Update

    Quantum Foods Preference Actions Update
    In a prior post, we discussed the commencement of approximately 72 preference actions filed in the Quantum Foods bankruptcy proceeding by the Creditors Committee.  In the preference actions at issue, the Creditors Committee seeks to…
  • Nov 17

    Unitek Global Services Files a Prepack Chapter 11 Bankruptcy in Delaware

    Unitek Global Services Files a Prepack Chapter 11 Bankruptcy in Delaware
    Unitek Global Services, Inc. (“Unitek” or the “Debtor”) filed for bankruptcy under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code on November 3, 2014 in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware. According to…
  • Nov 16

    NOLs – A Recoverable Transfer?

    NOLs – A Recoverable Transfer?
    In a 27 page opinion released October 23, 2014 in the Conex Holdings case (Bank. D. Del. 11-10501), Judge Sontchi of the Delaware Bankruptcy Court provided his analysis of the ability of a debtor to recover the value of NOLs used by its…
Rank this Week: 3175

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 3505

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

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

http://nancyrapoport.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 299

Hoboken Bankruptcy Attorney

Hoboken Bankruptcy Attorney

Covers consumer bankruptcy in New Jersey. By Jennifer N. Weil.

http://jenlawyer.com
  • Nov 19

    Taxes and bankruptcy – debunking a myth

    Taxes and bankruptcy – debunking a myth
    No wonder people think "bankruptcy can't help me with my tax debt." The post Taxes and bankruptcy – debunking a myth appeared first on New Jersey Debt Attorney - (201) 676-0722. Related posts:THE Goal of Bankruptcy: Discharge of Your…
  • Nov 17

    “Automatic” Protection from Your Creditor

    “Automatic” Protection from Your Creditor
    Many bankruptcy attorney ads say: "Stop garnishments." "Stop foreclosures." "Stop repossessions." So bankruptcy stops all those bad things. But is it as good as it sounds? How does it really work? The post “Automatic” Protection…
  • Nov 12

    THE Goal of Bankruptcy: Discharge of Your Debt

    THE Goal of Bankruptcy: Discharge of Your Debt
    Most--but not all--debts are written off, or "discharged," in a bankruptcy case. Is there a simple way to know what will and what will not be discharged? The post THE Goal of Bankruptcy: Discharge of Your Debts appeared first on New Jersey…
Rank this Week: 4035

Miami Florida Bankruptcy Law

Miami Florida Bankruptcy Law

By Jordan E. Bublick.

http://jbublick.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 18

    When Not to File for Bankruptcy - 13 More Example

    When Not to File for Bankruptcy - 13 More Example
    1. Urban Legend - doing it inappropriately because "everybody at work did it"2. Foreclosures - to discharge a potential mortgage deficiency on your home - the mortgage lender may never bring it3. Exemptions - recently moved to Florida from…
  • Nov 18

    Cert Granted on Chapter 7 Lien Stripping Issue

    Cert Granted on Chapter 7 Lien Stripping Issue
    Yesterday the U.S. Supreme Court granted Bank of America, N.A.'s writ of certiorari which will allow it to address the issue of lien stripping in chapter 7 cases. The numerous recent appellate decisions out of the 11th Circuit have been…
  • Nov 17

    Unsecured Debt in Chapter 13: How Much Must You Pay?

    Unsecured Debt in Chapter 13: How Much Must You Pay?
    The amount you are required to pay back to your general unsecured creditors in a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Case depends on various factors.  It can range from only a few pennies on the dollar to a 100% of the debt. The amount…
Rank this Week: 590

Sonoma County Lawyer Blog

Sonoma County Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy, family law, and landlord-tenant law. By the Law Offices of James V. Sansone.

http://blog.jamessansonelaw.com/
  • Nov 18

    Premarital Agreement Disregarded in Divorce Case

    Premarital Agreement Disregarded in Divorce Case
    International marriages, when a divorce follows, can turn into messy divorces with surprising outcomes. Consider this case. After marrying in the Ukraine in 2004, Richard Villar and Olga moved to Alaska with the woman's daughter, Linda. As…
  • Oct 28

    When You Risk Losing Your Children, You Need An Experienced Dependency Lawyer

    When You Risk Losing Your Children, You Need An Experienced Dependency Lawyer
    How far would you go to keep your children? Would you hire an attorney? Would you appeal any decision that separated you from your kids? The answer is obvious, right? Every parent would do whatever it took to keep their children with…
  • Oct 21

    U.S. Supreme Court Hands Another Win to Gay Marriage Activist

    U.S. Supreme Court Hands Another Win to Gay Marriage Activist
    The same-sex marriage battle tipped in the favor of gay and lesbian couples last week. On October 7, 2014, the Supreme Court refused to hear same-sex marriage decisions appealed from the lower courts. Those courts had ruled in favor of gay…
Rank this Week: 3691

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Nov 18

    What You Should Know about Universal Default

    What You Should Know about Universal Default
    When you decide to apply for a credit card, there’s a lot of fine print to read through. You’ll find information on the promotional time period, APR, annual fees, and more – but you might miss the information about universal…
  • Nov 11

    Credit Card Company Trick

    Credit Card Company Trick
    If you’re in the process of making a large purchase – like a new memory foam mattress, a laptop computer, or a flat screen TV – the retailer may offer financing options. If you’re financing a big purchase, it’s…
  • Nov 5

    When Bankruptcy’s Not Enough

    When Bankruptcy’s Not Enough
    Many companies file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy when they get into deep financial trouble, and if they are successful, they can start over with a relatively clean slate. However, if they don’t make changes to the business model, they will…
Rank this Week: 2162

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Nov 18

    What You Should Know about Universal Default

    What You Should Know about Universal Default
    When you decide to apply for a credit card, there’s a lot of fine print to read through. You’ll find information on the promotional time period, APR, annual fees, and more – but you might miss the information about universal…
  • Nov 11

    Credit Card Company Trick

    Credit Card Company Trick
    If you’re in the process of making a large purchase – like a new memory foam mattress, a laptop computer, or a flat screen TV – the retailer may offer financing options. If you’re financing a big purchase, it’s…
  • Nov 5

    When Bankruptcy’s Not Enough

    When Bankruptcy’s Not Enough
    Many companies file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy when they get into deep financial trouble, and if they are successful, they can start over with a relatively clean slate. However, if they don’t make changes to the business model, they will…
Rank this Week: 4450

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure law. By Parker DuFresne.

http://www.florida-bankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 17

    Dyck O'Neal Pursues Borrowers with Tainted Foreclosure

    Dyck O'Neal Pursues Borrowers with Tainted Foreclosure
    Our own Chip Parker is discussed in an article written by The New York Times about the unlawful debt collection practices by mortgage finance giants like Fannie Mae. "It's bad enough that Fannie Mae and their collectors are pursuing…
  • Nov 4

    Have You Had Problems With Your Mortgage Loan Since the Servicing Was Transferred from Bank of America to Carrington Mortgage Services?

    Have You Had Problems With Your Mortgage Loan Since the Servicing Was Transferred from Bank of America to Carrington Mortgage Services?
    The servicing of thousands of mortgage loans recently transferred from Bank of America, National Association to Carrington Mortgage Services, LLC. The accounts transferred were part of a Taylor, Bean & Whitaker junk loan portfolio that…
  • Oct 22

    POST FORECLOSURE HELL

    POST FORECLOSURE HELL
    "Post Foreclosure Hell" describes the latest gift to Americans from the banks, FANNIE MAE and FREDDIE MAC. After the massive bail-outs by the American taxpayer, the banks, FANNIE and FREDDIE are now using "deficiency judgments" to collect on…
Rank this Week: 2970

Wisconsin Bankruptcy Blog

Wisconsin Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://wisconsinbankruptcy.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 17

    Notorious Banks and Lender

    Notorious Banks and Lender
    Although there are some basic rules that all creditors are supposed to follow when a bankruptcy case is filed, many banks and lenders have different procedures and interpretations of the rules.  Sometimes, differing procedures have…
  • Nov 10

    Chapter 14?

    Chapter 14?
    This is an older story that I simply never got around to writing (and was in no rush to write it since the legislation has been stalled for nearly a year).  Since the legislation isn't dead yet, and could very well be revived in the next…
  • Nov 3

    Form Modernization Update

    Form Modernization Update
    Implementation of the proposed National Model Chapter 13 Plan has been pushed back another year - with an expected roll out date of December 2016 (2 years from now).  As near as I can tell, the proposed rule change that would shorten the…
Rank this Week: 1608

The Florida Asset Protection Blog

The Florida Asset Protection Blog

Covers bankruptcy planning, creditor rights, fraudulent conveyances, homestead protections and offshore planning. By Jonathan Alper.

http://floridaassetprotection.blogs.com/alperlaw/
  • Nov 17

    Does Asset Appreciation After A Fraudulent Transfer Affect Transferee?

    Does Asset Appreciation After A Fraudulent Transfer Affect Transferee?
    The fraudulent transfer statutes give the creditor the right to sue the transferee for the value of the asset transferred. A creditor may get a judgment against the initial transferee who receives the asset. One of my clients asked me…
  • Nov 11

    Court Says Company Issuance of New Stock To Dilute Debtor’s Shares is Fraudulent Transfer

    Court Says Company Issuance of New Stock To Dilute Debtor’s Shares is Fraudulent Transfer
    A creditor may have the Sheriff levy upon stock in a corporation held in the debtor’s name. One debtor thought he could effectively protect his stock by causing the corporation to issues substantial amounts of new stock to his wife…
  • Nov 5

    Exemption Waiver Not Applicable To Tenants By Entireties Protection

    Exemption Waiver Not Applicable To Tenants By Entireties Protection
    One of clients borrowed money from a private lender at high interest rates and very strict repayment terms. The loan documents included a provision stating that in the event of a loan default and a money judgment for repayment that…
Rank this Week: 697

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Law Monitor

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Law Monitor

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

http://www.losangelesbankruptcylawmonitor.com
  • Nov 17

    They Went Broke and Lived Happily Ever After

    They Went Broke and Lived Happily Ever After
    I’ve been wondering recently about how my clients are doing long after their bankruptcy case ends and the debt is gone.  Then, I happened upon Bryan Fears’  (@fearsnachawati) article, File Bankruptcy and Live Longer and…
  • Nov 10

    Time-Barred Debt Collections and FDCPA

    Time-Barred Debt Collections and FDCPA
    “Tick-tock” goes the clock on a creditor’s legal ability to collect on a debt owed.  Known as the Statute of Limitations, state laws that vary in each state, limits the time a creditor has to file a law suit to collect…
  • Nov 3

    California Homeowner’s Guide To Stop Foreclosure

    California Homeowner’s Guide To Stop Foreclosure
    Buying a house is the single most expensive purchase we make during our lives.  It’s stressful and time consuming to go through the escrow process to get those keys.  Then, there is the time and cost of maintaining that home…
Rank this Week: 442

Nebraska Debt & Bankrtupcy Blog

Nebraska Debt & Bankrtupcy Blog

By Samuel J. Turco Jr.

http://www.nebraskadebtbankruptcyblog.com/
  • Nov 17

    10 Reasons Her Student Loans Will Not Be Discharged

    10 Reasons Her Student Loans Will Not Be Discharged
    The 8th Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel denied Kathryn Nielen's application to discharge her student loans, and the result, although discouraging in many respects, is not all that surprising. (Nielsen vs. ACS Inc, No. 13-6034, 8th BAP…
  • Oct 21

    How to Vacate a Default Judgment

    How to Vacate a Default Judgment
    I recently met a client who first learned that she had been sued when she received a post card in the mail from the court indicating that a default judgment had been entered against her.  Frequently I meet clients who first learn of a…
  • Oct 4

    Homeowners May Sue Banks for Denial of Loan Modification

    Homeowners May Sue Banks for Denial of Loan Modification
      The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that a homeowner has a private right of action to sue their mortgage lender when the bank fails to properly process the application.  Topchain v JPMorgan Chase, No. 13-2128 (8th Cir.…
Rank this Week: 1511

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: 3909

713Bankruptcy.Com

713Bankruptcy.Com

Covers the preparation of Chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcy petitions. By Victoria Ring.

http://www.713bankruptcy.com
  • Nov 14

    Debtor on the Loan, But Not The Owner?

    Debtor on the Loan, But Not The Owner?
    Here is a link to a recent article on 713training.com. http://www.713training.com/blog/debtor-on-loan-but-not-the-owner/ In the article we answer a students question that they sent in an E-mail.  If you ever have questions please feel…
  • Oct 15

    Liens and Bankruptcy Training

    Liens and Bankruptcy Training
    Check out this Bankruptcy Training article about Liens on Schedule D of the Bankruptcy Petition. http://www.713training.com/pages/Articles.html Related PostsChapter 7 or Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?The post Liens and Bankruptcy Training appeared…
  • Sep 27

    Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

    Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?
    At 713Training.com we often get asked questions about determining if a client should file a chapter 7 or a chapter 13 bankruptcy.  From our experience we have concluded that there are many factors that may effect what chapter a client…
Rank this Week: 814

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: 1245

The Sader Law Firm Blog

The Sader Law Firm Blog

Covers bankruptcy law.

http://blog.saderlawfirm.com/
  • Nov 14

    What is a Bankruptcy Meeting of Creditors?

    What is a Bankruptcy Meeting of Creditors?
    Between 21 and 40 days after you file your Chapter 7 bankruptcy petition, the bankruptcy trustee will schedule a Meeting of Creditors, also called a 341 meeting. All of your creditors are given notice of the meeting date, time and place. They…
  • Nov 11

    Stop Collections with Bankruptcy Automatic Stay

    Stop Collections with Bankruptcy Automatic Stay
    If you cower when the phone rings for fear it is a creditor, or tuck the mail away unopened because you are avoiding creditors, it may be the time for you to file for bankruptcy. The day that you file your bankruptcy petition, either under…
  • Nov 7

    Reminder: Bankruptcy Stops Foreclosure Proce

    Reminder: Bankruptcy Stops Foreclosure Proce
    The bills are mounting up and creditors are calling. You skip a mortgage payment to try and catch up. Before you know it, you have missed three mortgage payments and you receive a “Notice of Default” and your home may be entering…
Rank this Week: 4539

Alabama Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Alabama Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure law. By Eversole Law LLC.

http://www.alabamabankruptcylawyer-blog.com/
  • Nov 14

    Legal Shifts: Students Seek Bankruptcy Help

    Legal Shifts: Students Seek Bankruptcy Help
    Unmanageable and overwhelming debt plagues millions of individuals and families throughout the U.S. This problem is compounded by high unemployment rates and other factors that impact a family’s financial security—including…
  • Nov 4

    Credit Card Debt and Peer-to-Peer Lending

    Credit Card Debt and Peer-to-Peer Lending
    Americans are strapped with all forms of debt—medical bills, utilities, student loans and tax debt. The most overwhelming form of debt involves credit cards. With high interest, fees and surcharges, debtors may get deep into debt,…
  • Oct 31

    Predatory Lending in the Auto Industry

    Predatory Lending in the Auto Industry
    Since the 2008 mortgage crisis, legislators, consumer watch groups, and other advocates for low-income borrowers have been paying closer attention to predatory lending techniques. While most attention has been paid to lending in the housing…
Rank this Week: 2486

Harris Firm Blog

Harris Firm Blog

Covers local and national events mainly in the areas of products liability, injury law, bankruptcy, divorce and family law, and some environmental law.

http://www.theharrisfirmllc.com/harrisfirmblog/
  • Nov 13

    Do It Yourself Divorce Part Two

    Do It Yourself Divorce Part Two
    Do It Yourself Uncontested Divorce in Alabama Part Two The Divorce Documents:  Clauses and Language The first document that is filed in any divorce case, whether contested or uncontested, is the Complaint.  In the Complaint, you…
  • Nov 5

    DoItYourselfDivorcePart1

    DoItYourselfDivorcePart1
    Do It Yourself Uncontested Divorce in Alabama Part One This is a series of blogs on what to look out for when you purchase uncontested divorce documents online from a national document preparation company and to generally describe the divorce…
  • Oct 13

    MeetingoftheCreditorsQuestion

    MeetingoftheCreditorsQuestion
    Potential Meeting of the Creditor Questions When you file a bankruptcy, whether Chapter 7 or Chapter 13, you will have to go to something called a Meeting of the Creditors.  At this hearing, the Trustee in your case will ask you a few…
Rank this Week: 3093

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonbankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 13

    Bankruptcy Fraud

    Bankruptcy Fraud
    We have written about bankruptcy fraud, Chapter 7 fraud, and filing bankruptcy petitions with misinformation or fraudulent information in the past.  The federal bankruptcy court is likely to find out.  The United States…
  • Nov 7

    Credit Scores and Bankruptcy

    Credit Scores and Bankruptcy
    “Credit” from the Latin credere means “to trust.”  It is unquestionable that your credit score is critical these days.  Employers are increasingly requiring permission to secure your credit score before…
  • Oct 24

    Bankruptcy and the Massachusetts Election

    Bankruptcy and the Massachusetts Election
    We’re not advocating for any candidate…and there are no Massachusetts bankruptcy ballot initiative. So we thought we’d take this timely opportunity to point out that after a bankruptcy you can do (almost) anything. Even run…
Rank this Week: 1454

Matt Berkus Blog

Matt Berkus Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt relief.

http://www.mattberkus.com/blog/
  • Nov 13

    Change Your Perception of Value, The $7 to $1 Rule

    Change Your Perception of Value, The $7 to $1 Rule
    If you change your perception of value, you can change your life in so many positive ways. Imagine if you will that a Starbuck’s Venti Pumpkin Spice, Double Whip, Latte cost you $35 instead of $5 (with tax).  What if that Chipotle…
  • Nov 6

    Do You Need Bankruptcy? 60 Day Debt Free Challenge

    Do You Need Bankruptcy? 60 Day Debt Free Challenge
    Do you know if you need bankruptcy? Are you willing to admit to yourself that you need bankruptcy? No one wants to file bankruptcy. However, debt ruins lives, not bankruptcy. The first step to deciding to file bankruptcy is recognizing that…
  • Oct 23

    How to Go To College for Free, or Almost Free

    How to Go To College for Free, or Almost Free
    Is it possible to go to college for free. If you do it right, you can attend college in the U.S. for free, or nearly free. Student loans are increasingly becoming a financial death sentence, especially for the student’s parents. Nearly…
Rank this Week: 3162

Bankruptcy Mastery

Bankruptcy Mastery

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

http://www.bankruptcymastery.com
  • Nov 13

    All You Need To Know To Help Clients With Tax Trouble

    All You Need To Know To Help Clients With Tax Trouble
    Everything you need to know about taxes in bankruptcy, plus a bit more, in a virtual workshop. This NACBA webinar  November 20 and 21st will do far more than scratch the surface of the possibilities and pitfalls when your bankruptcy…
  • Sep 30

    When Laws Collide, You Need The Right Word

    When Laws Collide, You Need The Right Word
    As lawyers, words are our stock in trade. If we want to describe, explain, or persuade, we need to use the right word. The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter – ’tis the difference…
  • Aug 7

    Picking Your Chapter 11 Teammate

    Picking Your Chapter 11 Teammate
    Professionals in Chapter 11 have to be “disinterested“;  make sure they are also capable. In two recent cases, the estate has employed professionals connected to the debtor in his pre filing past. It’s often the case…
Rank this Week: 2571

The Thorpe Law Firm, P.A.

The Thorpe Law Firm, P.A.

Covers Florida real estate law, foreclosure defense, bankruptcy, estate planning and family law.

http://www.thorpelawfirm.com/blog/
  • Nov 11

    Settlement Pending in Detroit Bankruptcy Case

    Settlement Pending in Detroit Bankruptcy Case
    Judge Steven Rhodes began hearing final arguments on the Detroit bankruptcy case on October 27. At that time, the judge said he would deliver a decision on November 7 to either reject or approve the city’s plan. If that schedule…
  • Oct 28

    GT Advanced Technologies – Apple Sapphire Manufacturing Partner – Files Bankruptcy

    GT Advanced Technologies – Apple Sapphire Manufacturing Partner – Files Bankruptcy
    GT Advanced Technologies Inc. (GTAT) has filed for bankruptcy seeking Chapter 11 protection by the court. GTAT is a sapphire manufacturing company that recently received a huge pre-payment from the Apple corporation in the amount of $578…
  • Oct 5

    Bankruptcy Court Holds Secured Creditors Can Be “Crammed Down” With Below-Market Replacement Note

    Bankruptcy Court Holds Secured Creditors Can Be “Crammed Down” With Below-Market Replacement Note
    On 26 August, 2014, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in New York State’s Southern District held in the case of MPM Silicones, LLC that it was acceptable for secured creditors to be “crammed down” in chapter 11 bankruptcy plans…
Rank this Week: 3575

San Antonio Debt Settlement Blog

San Antonio Debt Settlement Blog

Offers information for people struggling with debt and considering bankruptcy. By Rick Flume.

http://www.flumelaw.com/San-Antonio-Bankruptcy-Blog.aspx
  • Nov 11

    Comcast Seeks Control of Network Lost in Bankruptcy Ruling

    Comcast Seeks Control of Network Lost in Bankruptcy Ruling
    Comcast, the largest cable and broadband provider in the world, is appealing a decision made by a bankruptcy court that would allow the company to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy without repaying a $100 million loan. The company seeks…
  • Oct 30

    Credit Card Debt

    Credit Card Debt
    Getting Credit Card Debt Discharged Through Bankruptcy Credit card debt is a type of unsecured debt, meaning that there is no collateral attached to it. Unlike auto loan providers and mortgage lenders, credit card companies cannot…
  • Oct 16

    Student Loan Debt

    Student Loan Debt
    San Antonio Bankruptcy Lawyer Offering Assistance According to news reports, national student loan debt has surpassed the $1 trillion mark. More and more individuals find themselves with student loan payments that amount to hundreds or…
Rank this Week: 2309

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
  • Nov 11

    Debts Owed on Your Checking and Savings Account

    Debts Owed on Your Checking and Savings Account
    Special issues arise if you owe money to a bank or other financial institution on a checking or savings account because of a negative balance on that account. We'll explore some of the important issues here. DEBTS OWED ON YOUR DEPOSIT…
  • Nov 5

    What Can You Do If you Paid a Relative Money Before Filing for Bankruptcy?

    What Can You Do If you Paid a Relative Money Before Filing for Bankruptcy?
    If you have made a payment to a relative or friend for a debt then it may be treated as a preference. To learn more about preferences go to:Should I Pay Relatives Money I Owe Them Before Filing Bankruptcy? The most straightforward way to…
  • Nov 5

    Should I Pay Relatives Money I Owe Them Before Filing Bankruptcy?

    Should I Pay Relatives Money I Owe Them Before Filing Bankruptcy?
    Prior to filing for bankruptcy you should avoid paying relatives and friends any money owed to them. Paying them any money owed prior to filing for bankruptcy can be treated as a "preference". WHAT'S A "PREFERENCE"? It's a payment you…
Rank this Week: 3915

Ogden Bankruptcy Blog

Ogden Bankruptcy Blog

By Jason Richards.

http://ogdenbankruptcyblog.com/
  • Nov 11

    The New Mafia

    The New Mafia
    The Salt Lake Tribune reported yesterday that payday loans in Utah now average 466 percent annual interest, according to a new report issued by the Commissioner of Financial Institutions for the State of Utah. The report said the…
  • Oct 16

    Asset Protection

    Asset Protection
    Asset Protection I have been asked several times recently what steps a person can take to protect their assets in the unlikely event that they will need to file for bankruptcy in the future. A skilled bankruptcy attorney should be ……
  • Sep 17

    Bankruptcy for Millionaire

    Bankruptcy for Millionaire
    Last year, David Adkins, more famously known as Sinbad, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in California. Sinbad’s case, in my view, completely underscores the unfairness of the 2005 amendments to the bankruptcy code known as the Bankruptcy…
Rank this Week: 4389

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
  • Nov 11

    The Numbers Are In! Bankruptcy Stats That May Surprise You [Infographic]

    The Numbers Are In! Bankruptcy Stats That May Surprise You [Infographic]
    On October 28, 2014, the Administrative Office of U.S. Courts released the bankruptcy cases filed in federal courts from the 12-month period ending September 30, 2014. During this time, the number of bankruptcy cases filed were the lowest…
  • Oct 30

    Discounted 3-Source Credit Reports Now Offered By Start Fresh Today

    Discounted 3-Source Credit Reports Now Offered By Start Fresh Today
    The Start Fresh Today team is delighted to announce that we now offer discounted true 3-source credit reports. All within a free account, bankruptcy attorneys can access bankruptcy certificates and a variety of due diligence products at new…
  • Sep 6

    Bankruptcy Attorneys: 5 Ways to Leverage Your Brand to Boost Your Firm

    Bankruptcy Attorneys: 5 Ways to Leverage Your Brand to Boost Your Firm
    Previously only celebrities, top executives, and technology gurus engaged in professional branding. Today with the prolific use of the Internet and social media, a professional brand is an essential part of legal career success, and at the…
Rank this Week: 2469

Atlanta Bankruptcy Blog

Atlanta Bankruptcy Blog

Covers Georgia bankruptcy. By Jonathan Ginsberg.

http://www.thebklawyer.com/thebkblog
  • Nov 10

    How Soon After Bankruptcy Will You Qualify for a Mortgage?

    How Soon After Bankruptcy Will You Qualify for a Mortgage?
    One of the most difficult decisions for a bankruptcy filer involves surrendering a home. Nobody wants to take this step, but sometimes there is just no choice. Home ownership involves not only a mortgage payment, but it also includes repair…
  • Oct 9

    Free Budgeting Resources to Help You Recover from Bankruptcy

    Free Budgeting Resources to Help You Recover from Bankruptcy
    One of the issues that many of my bankruptcy clients have in common has to do with lack of budgeting. Most of us have a general idea about our income and expenses but very few people sit down and write out a formal budget. When preparing a…
  • Jul 15

    Giant Collection Law Firm Sued by Government for Deceptive Practice

    Giant Collection Law Firm Sued by Government for Deceptive Practice
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (a federal agency) has filed a lawsuit in federal district court against Frederick J. Hanna & Associates and its three principal partners for operating a “collection lawsuit mill” that…
Rank this Week: 1453

California Bankruptcy Blog

California Bankruptcy Blog

Features news and commentary on current issues in the law of personal and business bankruptcy. By Macdonald & Associates.

http://www.calbk.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 10

    Major Pitfalls in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case

    Major Pitfalls in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case
    Check out Iain A. Macdonald's program presented at the State Bar of California's Annual Meeting in 2012:FIFTEEN MAJOR PITFALLS IN CHAPTER 7 BANKRUPTCY CASESThese tips are essential for businesses, general counsel and litigators considering or…
  • Oct 14

    Now Available Online: Hidden Liens, Tax Lien Traps and Things You Never Knew About the UCC

    Now Available Online: Hidden Liens, Tax Lien Traps and Things You Never Knew About the UCC
    On October 7, 2014, Reno Fernandez hosted a continuing legal education program for the State Bar of California's Business Law Section covering certain special liens and bankruptcy, including inchoate liens, tax liens and the scope…
  • Oct 10

    ABC's: Winding Up for the Wind Down

    ABC's: Winding Up for the Wind Down
    Reno Fernandez is proud to host this upcoming program on assignments for the benefit of creditors ("ABC's") for the Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section of the Bar Association of San Francisco at noon this Tuesday, October 14, 2014, at the…
Rank this Week: 1947

IN THE (RED) - The Business…

IN THE (RED) - The Business Bankruptcy Blog

Covers business bankruptcy issues and developments. From Cooley Godward Kronish LLP's Bob Eisenbach.

http://bankruptcy.cooley.com/
Rank this Week: 1651

Slough Law PLC News & Articles

Slough Law PLC News & Articles

Covers bankruptcy and consumer law. By Slough Law.

http://www.northernmichiganbankruptcy.com/blog
Rank this Week: 4771