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Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 11

Nebraska Debt & Bankrtupcy Blog

Nebraska Debt & Bankrtupcy Blog

By Samuel J. Turco Jr.

http://www.nebraskadebtbankruptcyblog.com/
  • Feb 20

    Student Loan Discharged Despite Zero Monthly Payment Option

    Student Loan Discharged Despite Zero Monthly Payment Option
      The Eight Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel (8th BAP) affirmed the discharge of a $27,000 of federal student loan debt despite the fact that the debtor, Sara Fern, was eligible to pay nothing in an Income Based Repayment (IBR) plan.…
  • Jan 13

    Was your bankruptcy case prepared in India?

    Was your bankruptcy case prepared in India?
    Here is the advertisement spam in today’s inbox: Attorneys Get Started with Team India Published by Actuit India on 20th January 2008 Hire Bankruptcy Petition Preparation Services Since 2008 Actuit has a disciplined team of paralegals…
  • Jan 6

    Must a Debtor’s Attorney Personally Meet With The Client?

    Must a Debtor’s Attorney Personally Meet With The Client?
      UNLV law professor Nancy Rapoport asks a series of questions in her latest article published in www.ConsiderChapter 13.org. To what extent must a debtor’s attorney personally meet with the client prior to filing the petition on…
Rank this Week: 1924

New York Debt Relief Blog

New York Debt Relief Blog

Discusses bankruptcy, debt settlement, debt lawsuits, credit repair, and other facets of debt relief. By the Law Office of Simon Goldenberg, PLLC.

http://www.goldenbergfirm.com/Debt-Relief-Blog.aspx
  • Feb 20

    Stephen Basedow presents Lawline CLE on Bankruptcy Ethic

    Stephen Basedow presents Lawline CLE on Bankruptcy Ethic
    New York, New York: On February 7th, 2017, Stephen Basedow and Michael Riela co-presented Ethical Rules and Pitfalls: What Every Bankruptcy Professional Needs to Know, a CLE program with Lawline. Broadcast live online and recorded at…
  • Feb 10

    Simon Goldenberg Presents CLE on Defending Debt Collection Lawsuit

    Simon Goldenberg Presents CLE on Defending Debt Collection Lawsuit
    New York, New York: On February 6th, 2017, Attorney Simon Goldenberg presented, Defending a Consumer Debt Case, a Continuing Legal Education program with Lawline. Broadcast live online and recorded at Lawline’s Studio in lower…
  • Feb 7

    Lower Payments on Merchant Cash Advance & Business Loan Debt

    Lower Payments on Merchant Cash Advance & Business Loan Debt
    Our debt relief team has experienced an increase in callers from company owners seeking help with unaffordable business debts and struggling to keep up with the large daily, weekly, or monthly payments. With the fear of potentially…
Rank this Week: 2226

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Feb 20

    Appealing a Divorce

    Appealing a Divorce
    The process of divorce can be a long and winding road, especially if children are involved. Consequently, when the divorce decree is finally issued, parties typically feel a sense of relief gained by the knowledge that they can now move…
  • Feb 17

    Traditional vs. Collaborative Divorce: Which Option Is Better for You?

    Traditional vs. Collaborative Divorce: Which Option Is Better for You?
    Deciding to divorce is one of the most difficult and painful decisions most people will ever make. Coming to this conclusion is typically the result of a lot of discussion, personal reflection and failed efforts to improve the relationship.…
  • Feb 15

    Child Custody Decision Guidelines in Florida

    Child Custody Decision Guidelines in Florida
    Parents contemplating divorce often have a much more difficult time deciding whether to end the marriage. Divorce greatly affects children, and is known to leave a negative stamp on a child’s development. Certainly, couples in unhealthy…
Rank this Week: 3584

Sader Law Firm Blog

Sader Law Firm Blog

Covers bankruptcy, collections and student loans.

http://www.saderlawfirm.com/blog
  • Feb 20

    Where Can You Receive Free Tax Preparation in Kansas City?

    Where Can You Receive Free Tax Preparation in Kansas City?
    There is no shame in seeking help to file your state and federal taxes. Our tax laws are complex, intimidating and constantly changing. The penalties for making mistakes may cause you fear and frustration when it comes time to file taxes.…
  • Feb 20

    Should You Be Worried About Identity Theft While Filing Taxes?

    Should You Be Worried About Identity Theft While Filing Taxes?
    Identity thieves make billions of dollars off American tax filers every year. The IRS claimed tax refund fraud would net thieves $21 billion in 2016. Even online tax services supported by the IRS are not always safe. In 2015, the tax filing…
  • Feb 15

    3 Businesses that Thrived After Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

    3 Businesses that Thrived After Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
    Chapter 11 bankruptcy can give businesses a chance to restructure debts, maintain control of operations and become profitable again. The following three examples briefly describe how businesses have pulled themselves back from the brink of…
Rank this Week: 1084

Goldbach Law Group Blog

Goldbach Law Group Blog

Covers bankruptcy and employment law.

http://www.goldbachlaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 20

    Should I File Bankruptcy Before Or After My Divorce?

    Should I File Bankruptcy Before Or After My Divorce?
    The decision to file for bankruptcy and the preceding financial trouble can cause many issues on your emotional and physical well being.  For some the financial turmoil can lead to marital trouble and even divorce.  Should you find…
  • Feb 15

    What is A Reasonable Accommodation in The Workplace?

    What is A Reasonable Accommodation in The Workplace?
    Many small business owners find themselves between a rock and a hard place when trying to perform their duty to accommodate employees with physical disabilities. Trying to follow the letter of the various laws surrounding the issue and…
  • Feb 3

    Hiding Assets & Property in Bankruptcy

    Hiding Assets & Property in Bankruptcy
    When you file for bankruptcy you are essentially requesting that the Court system clear or discharge your current debts.  During the bankruptcy process you will inform the Court of all of your debts as well as all your income and…
Rank this Week: 2251

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 2629

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

By the Moran Law Group.

http://www.bankruptcysoapbox.com/
  • Feb 19

    Making Retirement Saving More Expensive

    Making Retirement Saving More Expensive
    Congress has taken the first step to bar states from sponsoring inexpensive retirement plans for employees. In the name of cutting regulation, H.J. Res. 66 repeals a regulation allowing states to promote retirement savings with plans of their…
  • Feb 17

    Can A Trust Protect You In Bankruptcy?

    Can A Trust Protect You In Bankruptcy?
    Can a trust protect your assets from loss? According to the lawyer advertising and the self-help books, everyone needs a revocable trust. The asset protection industry loves irrevocable trusts to get assets out of your name so your…
  • Feb 14

    How Will Bankruptcy Filers Retire?

    How Will Bankruptcy Filers Retire?
      Contributions to 401(k) retirement  plans during a Chapter 13 are not forbidden, as claimed by a colleague. He paints with far too broad a brush. A better reading of the Parks decision by the 9th Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate…
Rank this Week: 1143

Robert Weed Blog

Robert Weed Blog

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

http://robertweed.com/category/blog/
  • Feb 18

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

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

    Holly Gets Hired after Bankruptcy and Gets a New Credit Card

    Holly Gets Hired after Bankruptcy and Gets a New Credit Card
    Holly Gets Hired After Bankruptcy and Gets a New Company Credit Card Holly was at the end of her rope. She’d been out of work for two years; she kept getting interviews but no offers; and she was feeding partial payments to her…
  • Jan 21

    Short sale tax forgiveness has expired

    Short sale tax forgiveness has expired
    Short sale tax forgiveness has expired. If your house is “under water” you need to read this. The general rule of tax law is that debt forgiveness is income—if I lend you $1,000 and then say you don’t have to pay me…
Rank this Week: 2863

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Provides bankruptcy information for Northern Virginia.

http://robertweed.com/category/blog/
  • Feb 18

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

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

    Holly Gets Hired after Bankruptcy and Gets a New Credit Card

    Holly Gets Hired after Bankruptcy and Gets a New Credit Card
    Holly Gets Hired After Bankruptcy and Gets a New Company Credit Card Holly was at the end of her rope. She’d been out of work for two years; she kept getting interviews but no offers; and she was feeding partial payments to her…
  • Jan 21

    Short sale tax forgiveness has expired

    Short sale tax forgiveness has expired
    Short sale tax forgiveness has expired. If your house is “under water” you need to read this. The general rule of tax law is that debt forgiveness is income—if I lend you $1,000 and then say you don’t have to pay me…
Rank this Week: 4786

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 18

    Stripping PDVSA's Asset

    Stripping PDVSA's Asset
    This is a joint post by Mark Weidemaier and Mitu Gulati In a previous post, we talked about how ordinary corporate-law principles, and especially the rules concerning piercing the corporate veil, might play an important role in any debt…
  • Feb 14

    Jeb Hensarling's Alternative Fact

    Jeb Hensarling's Alternative Fact
    House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas 5th) has an alternative fact problem. In a Wall Street Journal op-ed Hensarling alleged that "Since the CFPB’s advent, the number of banks offering free checking has…
  • Feb 14

    What Would a CFPB Commission Have Done Differently?

    What Would a CFPB Commission Have Done Differently?
    Here’s the question CFPB commission proponents need to be able to answer convincingly: what would the CFPB have done differently over the past five and a half years if it had been a commission, rather than a single director? What...
Rank this Week: 363

Kain and Scott Bankruptcy Blog

Kain and Scott Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://blog.kainscott.com/blog
  • Feb 18

    Why Minnesotans Hire Our Bankruptcy Lawyers in Roseville MN

    Why Minnesotans Hire Our Bankruptcy Lawyers in Roseville MN
    Minnesota is truly unique in many ways! We are at the forefront of technology in many industries including science and medicine yet still rich in agriculture across many small rural communities.  In simpler times our communities were…
  • Feb 17

    3 Ways Our Minneapolis Bankruptcy Lawyers Help You Get Your Life Back

    3 Ways Our Minneapolis Bankruptcy Lawyers Help You Get Your Life Back
    Overwhelming debt can have a serious impact on many aspects of our lives. The longer we continue to struggle with it, the more of a negative effect they can have on us. The stress alone can place serious strain on our health and well-being…
  • Feb 16

    The Only Eagan MN Bankruptcy Lawyers You Should Hire

    The Only Eagan MN Bankruptcy Lawyers You Should Hire
    When I feel down and out, I want someone on my side, going to bat for me, picking up the slack for me, because in the moment, I feel weak, and low energy. When you suffer from overwhelming debt, the last thing you need is an Eagan MN…
Rank this Week: 2042

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/
  • Feb 17

    Renting after Bankruptcy in Jacksonville, FL

    Renting after Bankruptcy in Jacksonville, FL
    The first and most important thing to keep in mind when trying to rent after filing bankruptcy is the fact that you having filed bankruptcy, in itself, is not going to completely inhibit you from finding an apartment or home to rent.…
  • Feb 13

    Bankruptcy: 2004 Examination

    Bankruptcy: 2004 Examination
    Rule 2004 of the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure, notoriously referred to as the 2004 Examination, is usually used by a Bankruptcy Trustee and is similar to a deposition to a few caveats. 2004 Examinations have famously been referred to…
  • Feb 7

    Filing Bankruptcy when owning a Small Business.

    Filing Bankruptcy when owning a Small Business.
    Filing bankruptcy is a very scary process with a lot of unknowns. Throw in owning a small business, and it can be extremely overwhelming. The three most common types of small businesses are sole proprietorships, corporations and limited…
Rank this Week: 3294

The Insolvency Blog

The Insolvency Blog

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

http://theinsolvencyblog.typepad.com/
Rank this Week: 3533

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Texas bankruptcy news and information.

http://www.bakerassociates.net/bankruptcy-blog/
  • Feb 16

    Cashing Fund Accounts To Cover Debt

    Cashing Fund Accounts To Cover Debt
    There are many ways people seek debt relief. Some look for a slow and steady payment plan. Others prefer a consolidation loan. Those that consider more extreme options should be aware. Cashing fund accounts to cover debts can be dangerous.…
  • Feb 14

    Houston Bankruptcy Lawyer Answers Common Debt Question

    Houston Bankruptcy Lawyer Answers Common Debt Question
    Anyone struggling with debt problems knows the stress of making ends meet. Harassing phone calls and threats of foreclosure only make a bad situation worse. You may have heard of the benefits that bankruptcy can bring. In this article, a…
  • Feb 9

    Debt Collection Defenses Stop Scam

    Debt Collection Defenses Stop Scam
    Nearly everyone has experienced a debt collection scam at some point in their adult life. Whether you knew it or not is another story. Since debt collection scams are on the rise people are more vulnerable now than ever. However, debt…
Rank this Week: 2000

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Resource for Georgia Bankruptcy cases and updates. By Scott B. Riddle.

http://www.georgiabankruptcyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 299

Small Enough To Fail

Small Enough To Fail

Covers bankruptcy law. By Greenberg Glusker.

http://www.southerncaliforniabankruptcylawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 15

    What 2017 May Bring for the Restructuring Community

    What 2017 May Bring for the Restructuring Community
    We asked some of our financial advisor colleagues to give us brief read outs on what they felt 2017 has in store for us now that we have gotten beyond the inauguration and into the first weeks of the Trump administration.  Their thoughts…
  • Jan 6

    The Ninth Circuit Loosens the Cap on Landlord Damages in In re Kupfer

    The Ninth Circuit Loosens the Cap on Landlord Damages in In re Kupfer
    Any property owner which has experienced the bankruptcy of a tenant is doubtless keenly aware of the limitation on damages which the Bankruptcy Code imposes on the landlord. A new decision by the Ninth Circuit bolsters the position of…
  • Dec 21

    December 1, 2016 Revisions to the FRBPs: Taking the Bite Out of the Core-Noncore Distinction

    December 1, 2016 Revisions to the FRBPs: Taking the Bite Out of the Core-Noncore Distinction
    On December 1, 2016, something extraordinary happened. No, it was not president-elect Trump visiting another Carrier air conditioning factory in Indianapolis. It was an event that made no headlines and caused no stir.  The Federal Rules…
Rank this Week: 1928

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law. By Arnold & Smith, PLLC.

http://www.charlottebankruptcylawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 15

    Government Financial Assistance And Bankruptcy

    Government Financial Assistance And Bankruptcy
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What is Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?” If you are considering filing for bankruptcy, chances are you’re in the midst of some serious financial difficulties. No one would…
  • Feb 7

    Fantasy Sport and Retail Bankruptcies Remind Buyers To Beware

    Fantasy Sport and Retail Bankruptcies Remind Buyers To Beware
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “Can I get credit after filing personal bankruptcy?” Most consumers never give much thought to the possibility that a store they shop at or a service they use could just up…
  • Jan 31

    State Agency Pushes Hundreds Into Bankruptcy

    State Agency Pushes Hundreds Into Bankruptcy
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “Are my 401k and IRA protected in bankruptcy?” In a horrifying bit of news for residents of Michigan, critics say that a state agency may be responsible for forcing hundreds…
Rank this Week: 1081

Simon Resnik Hayes Bankruptcy Blog

Simon Resnik Hayes Bankruptcy Blog

Features bankruptcy updates & news in Los Angeles.

http://www.simonresnik.com/blog/
  • Feb 14

    When is Bankruptcy a Good Thing?

    When is Bankruptcy a Good Thing?
    You’ve always been told that bankruptcy is a bad thing, and that it can take years to recover. But a lot of times, bankruptcy can be just what you need for financial recovery. When is Bankruptcy a Good Thing? While it’s true that…
  • Feb 7

    Health Care Is Bankrupting The Nation

    Health Care Is Bankrupting The Nation
    We know this: medical bills add up fast. A simple operation can cost a family thousands, and even push them into bankruptcy. In fact, in a study recently released by The Balance.com, health care costs are the #1 cause of bankruptcy for…
  • Jan 31

    Final Chapter for American Apparel

    Final Chapter for American Apparel
    American Apparel has begun the process of laying off its workers following its much-publicized bankruptcy — kicking off its final chapter as the country’s largest garment maker. Final Chapter for American Apparel This last week,…
Rank this Week: 2024

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: 3364

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure law. By Parker DuFresne.

http://www.florida-bankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 13

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

    Can I Refuse Visitation if My Ex Refuses to Pay Child Support?
    Dealing with a former spouse who is not paying their court-ordered share of child support can be an unfortunate hassle. Left with this financial and emotional burden, you may feel like you’ve made every attempt to collect but just…
  • Jan 24

    Can Student Loans Be Discharged in Bankruptcy?

    Can Student Loans Be Discharged in Bankruptcy?
    If the debt from your student loans is overwhelming you, you’re not alone. According to the Institute for College Access & Success, an independent non-profit organization, 68% of students who graduated from both private and public…
  • Jan 11

    How Do I Stop Harassing Phone Calls from Creditors?

    How Do I Stop Harassing Phone Calls from Creditors?
    When you face the unfortunate situation of falling behind on your credit card, mortgage, auto loan or other bills, you may also find you’ve become the victim of debt collection harassment. The goal of this type of harassment is to…
Rank this Week: 3631

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Covers corporate bankruptcy proceedings. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://delawarebankruptcy.foxrothschild.com/
  • Feb 13

    Delaware Bankruptcy Court Issues 2017 Local Rule Amendment

    Delaware Bankruptcy Court Issues 2017 Local Rule Amendment
    Earlier this month, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware (the “Delaware Bankruptcy Court”) released an update to the Local Rules for the United States Bankruptcy Court District of Delaware (Effective…
  • Feb 7

    S.D.N.Y. Bankruptcy Court Dismisses Preference Action Involving International Transfer

    S.D.N.Y. Bankruptcy Court Dismisses Preference Action Involving International Transfer
    In the recent decision of Spizz v. Goldfarb Seligman & Co. (In re Ampal-American Israel Corp.), 2017 WL 75750 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. Jan. 9, 2017), the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed a…
  • Jan 24

    Insurer Allowed to Recoup Premiums Against Insurance Claim

    Insurer Allowed to Recoup Premiums Against Insurance Claim
    In the recent decision of Miller v. Zurich American Ins. Co. (In re WL Homes LLC, et al.), Adv. No. 11-50839 (BLS) (Bankr. Del. Jan. 10, 2017), the Delaware Bankruptcy Court addressed the affirmative defense of recoupment asserted by an…
Rank this Week: 1044

Law Offices of David M. Offen Blog

Law Offices of David M. Offen Blog

Covers bankruptcy.

http://www.getfreeofbills.com/blog/
  • Feb 13

    Philadelphia Bankruptcy filing gets a Drivers License Reinstated

    Philadelphia Bankruptcy filing gets a Drivers License Reinstated
    If person’s drivers license is suspended due to an unpaid judgment please be aware of the following, a Philadelphia Bankruptcy filing gets a drivers license reinstated. This allows a person to drive again. A person came to us wanting to…
  • Jul 31

    Philadelphia Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Filing Allows Homeowners to Recover Home Lost At a Philadelphia Real Estate Tax Sale

    Philadelphia Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Filing Allows Homeowners to Recover Home Lost At a Philadelphia Real Estate Tax Sale
    In three different bankruptcy cases filed in Philadelphia in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the Bankruptcy Court has allowed the homeowner the ability to recover their home if it was lost at a tax…
  • Apr 30

    8 Steps to Prepare for Filing Bankruptcy

    8 Steps to Prepare for Filing Bankruptcy
    Bankruptcy is an honest way for good people to get out of financial trouble and make a fresh start. However, it is not as simple as going down to the courthouse and filing a petition. Bankruptcy is a fairly complex area of the law, and it is…
Rank this Week: 1756

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 10

    Medical Malpractice Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Medical Malpractice Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
    You had a car accident or an injury at work, and now you are seeing more medical personnel then you ever even dreamed existed.  If there is a medical problem–lack of care, misdiagnosis, errors, omissions, or too early release from…
  • Jan 23

    Award Winning Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Award Winning Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
       Each year AVVO looks at the comments and ratings of an attorney by his clients. They issue awards to attorneys whose clients highly recommend them.  It is unusual for a firm to win two of these awards in a year, let alone to…
  • Jan 13

    Fessler Schneider & Grimme Family Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Fessler Schneider & Grimme Family Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
      Fessler, Schneider, & Grimme LLP  recognize that families come in all sizes and styles.   We work with your family however you define it.  Whether your need is for wills, deeds, living wills, and power of…
Rank this Week: 2753

Bankruptcy Advice Blog

Bankruptcy Advice Blog

Covers bankruptcy in Ontario, Canada. By Bankruptcy Ontario.

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

    Five Steps to a Successful Bankruptcy

    Five Steps to a Successful Bankruptcy
    If you have never been bankrupt before, the minimum time set by the court to be bankrupt is nine months. This means that the court will either give you relief from your debts or discharge you from them in nine months from the date you declare…
  • Jan 13

    Should You Declare Bankruptcy This Year?

    Should You Declare Bankruptcy This Year?
    The answer to whether or not you should declare bankruptcy this year varies based on each person’s situation. Most stories are all too familiar. A family or individual accrued too much debt, there were a series unfortunate events…
  • Dec 9

    How Are Funds Distributed To Creditors In Bankruptcy?

    How Are Funds Distributed To Creditors In Bankruptcy?
    Bankruptcy is highly regulated. In addition to the multitude of provisions contained within the Bankruptcy & Insolvency Act, there are numerous complementary pieces of legislation and decades of court cases. At its core, though,…
Rank this Week: 2297

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 9

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

    Can I Make Charity Or Religious Donation In A New Jersey Bankruptcy Case?
    New Jersey Attorney Explains How A Charitable or Religious Donation or Contribution is Handled in Bankruptcy. In a New Jersey chapter 13 bankruptcy case, the debtor must pay all of their monthly disposable income, after allowable expenses,…
  • Jan 21

    Can I Keep Financed Jewelry In A New Jersey Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Case?

    Can I Keep Financed Jewelry In A New Jersey Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Case?
    Attorney Explains How Financed Jewelry Is Treated In A New Jersey Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Case. Typically, a person will file a chapter 13 bankruptcy case for issues other than jewelry financing. However, when a New Jersey chapter 13 is filed,…
  • Dec 30

    Can I Keep Financed Jewelry In A New Jersey Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case?

    Can I Keep Financed Jewelry In A New Jersey Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case?
    <h2>Bankruptcy Lawyer Explains When A Person May keep Financed Jewelry In A New Jersey Chapter 7 Case</h2> An asset must be protected from the trustee and the financing creditor in a New Jersey chapter 7 bankruptcy case. It is…
Rank this Week: 3692

South Florida Attorney Blog

South Florida Attorney Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt. By Van Horn Law Group.

http://blog.vanhornlawgroup.com
  • Feb 9

    How to Handle Harassment from Creditors and Make It Stop

    How to Handle Harassment from Creditors and Make It Stop
    You know the drill – the constant phone calls, letters. Bothering family members, even calling your job. Debt collectors act as if they are a law unto themselves, but I am here to tell you that it’s not true. There are laws that…
  • Feb 7

    When to Wind It Down: Closing Retail Busine

    When to Wind It Down: Closing Retail Busine
    Retail is taking a beating. Over the past three years bankruptcies have accelerated, from mall staples to anchor stores. While others simply continue to close more stores and hope for the best in their online sales. Even Walmart has closed…
  • Feb 3

    How to Tell if Federal Tax Refund Will Be Offset (taken)?

    How to Tell if Federal Tax Refund Will Be Offset (taken)?
    It’s a brand-new year and a brand-new tax season. There are some factors affecting tax returns this year, including a delay in processing refunds of those claiming the earned income tax credit (EITC) and additional child tax credit…
Rank this Week: 2242

California Litigation Attorney…

California Litigation Attorney Blog

Covers legal news. By Reid & Hellyer.

http://www.rhlaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 3188

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Feb 8

    Rapper 50 Cent Debt Free After Completing Bankruptcy

    Rapper 50 Cent Debt Free After Completing Bankruptcy
    You may think that being rich makes you immune to debt. That is simply not true. History has a record of many rich people, including celebrities, that have found themselves over the head in debt. Just a few years ago, rapper Curtis Jackson…
  • Jan 5

    New Year, New Health Insurance Strategie

    New Year, New Health Insurance Strategie
    Do you have a flexible spending account (FSA), or health savings account (HSA) with your health insurance plan? If you do, you are likely not reaping the most benefit from it. Many people don’t even realize what all they can use their…
  • Dec 28

    Financial Freedom in 2017

    Financial Freedom in 2017
    If you are like most people you probably have a few New Year’s resolutions in mind. Now is the perfect time to take action as we roll into a fresh new year to have the life you have dreamed of, and that includes financially. Take these…
Rank this Week: 1116

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Feb 8

    Rapper 50 Cent Debt Free After Completing Bankruptcy

    Rapper 50 Cent Debt Free After Completing Bankruptcy
    You may think that being rich makes you immune to debt. That is simply not true. History has a record of many rich people, including celebrities, that have found themselves over the head in debt. Just a few years ago, rapper Curtis Jackson…
  • Jan 5

    New Year, New Health Insurance Strategie

    New Year, New Health Insurance Strategie
    Do you have a flexible spending account (FSA), or health savings account (HSA) with your health insurance plan? If you do, you are likely not reaping the most benefit from it. Many people don’t even realize what all they can use their…
  • Dec 28

    Financial Freedom in 2017

    Financial Freedom in 2017
    If you are like most people you probably have a few New Year’s resolutions in mind. Now is the perfect time to take action as we roll into a fresh new year to have the life you have dreamed of, and that includes financially. Take these…
Rank this Week: 3712

Bankruptcy Blog

Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt management. By Allmand Law.

http://www.allmandlaw.com/Blog.aspx
  • Feb 6

    What's Holding You Back From Filing For Bankruptcy?

    What's Holding You Back From Filing For Bankruptcy?
    You're getting squeezed by your debtors. There's not an hour that goes by when you don't receive harassing phone calls from collections agencies. Every time you open your mailbox, you are met by a cascade of final demands and urgent…
  • Feb 6

    Why is it Recommended to File Bankruptcy with an Attorney?

    Why is it Recommended to File Bankruptcy with an Attorney?
    When you choose to files for bankruptcy, you can file with a lawyer or "pro se." Many who choose to file without legal representation may opt in doing so in hopes of saving money. However, for those who are not as familiar with the…
  • Feb 6

    What Is a Bankruptcy Trustee and What Is Their Purpose?

    What Is a Bankruptcy Trustee and What Is Their Purpose?
    During Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy proceedings, a trustee is appointed by the federal government to oversee the case. In most cases, a bankruptcy attorney or accountant will serve as the trustee. The trustee plays an important…
Rank this Week: 919

Bankruptcy Law Network

Bankruptcy Law Network

Covers bankruptcy and consumer credit.

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

    Are You Exposed?

    Are You Exposed?
    Does it do any good to think about why you have debt problems? As a bankruptcy lawyer I have represented clients with every type debt problem imaginable and I think is very worthwhile to reflect about how and why you ended up in a…
  • Jan 31

    Payday Loans Are Not “Cash Advances” Under Bankruptcy Law

    Payday Loans Are Not “Cash Advances” Under Bankruptcy Law
    Discharging payday loans in bankruptcy is easier than you may think and easier than the lender may want you to know.
  • Jan 20

    Donald Trump Business Bankruptcies. A Summary.

    Donald Trump Business Bankruptcies. A Summary.
    Did Donald Trump ever file for bankruptcy?  The answer is no, he has not ever filed a personal bankruptcy, but his business interests have sought Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on six occasions. Chapter 11 is a reorganization, normally…
Rank this Week: 2981

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

    Are You Exposed?

    Are You Exposed?
    Does it do any good to think about why you have debt problems? As a bankruptcy lawyer I have represented clients with every type debt problem imaginable and I think is very worthwhile to reflect about how and why you ended up in a…
  • Jan 31

    Payday Loans Are Not “Cash Advances” Under Bankruptcy Law

    Payday Loans Are Not &ldquo;Cash Advances&rdquo; Under Bankruptcy Law
    Discharging payday loans in bankruptcy is easier than you may think and easier than the lender may want you to know.
  • Jan 20

    Donald Trump Business Bankruptcies. A Summary.

    Donald Trump Business Bankruptcies. A Summary.
    Did Donald Trump ever file for bankruptcy?  The answer is no, he has not ever filed a personal bankruptcy, but his business interests have sought Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on six occasions. Chapter 11 is a reorganization, normally…
Rank this Week: 51

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

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

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

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

    Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Bruce Jacobs Seeks to Oust Dem. Party Leader
    Esteemed Miami foreclosure lawyer Bruce Jacobs has been given the go-ahead to proceed with his lawsuit that aims to oust the new Florida Democratic Party Chairman Stephen Bittel.  The lawsuit recently survived a motion to dismiss…
  • Jan 5

    Wall Street Investors-Turned-Landlords Profit From Eviction

    Wall Street Investors-Turned-Landlords Profit From Eviction
    It’s been more than eight years now since the economic crash of 2008. Now, the big mortgage lenders – the same entities that played a huge role in that crisis, the same companies that received sizable bailouts under the Emergency…
  • Dec 21

    Report: Student Debt Crisis Drives Elderly to Poverty

    Report: Student Debt Crisis Drives Elderly to Poverty
    College debt is weighing heavily on tens of thousands of elderly Americans, pushing them into poverty. That’s according to a new report by the Government Accountability Office, which revealed more than 110,000 people over the age of 65…
Rank this Week: 609

Bankruptcy - the good, bad and…

Bankruptcy - the good, bad and ugly

Advice, comments and discussions about consumer bankruptcy. Some of the discussions are for laymen and others for lawyers.

http://www.dianedrain.com
  • Feb 5

    Family Run Business and Bankruptcy

    Family Run Business and Bankruptcy
    The post Family Run Business and Bankruptcy appeared first on Diane L. Drain - Phoenix Bankruptcy & Foreclosure Attorney.
  • Jul 23

    Ripped Off by Fifth Third Bank?

    Ripped Off by Fifth Third Bank?
    FIFTH THIRD BANK TO PAY $18 million to African-American and Hispanic auto borrowers for lending discrimination and $3 million to credit card customers for deceptive marketing practices. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau “CFPB”…
  • Jul 23

    Have You Been Harassed by Debt Collectors Like Midland Funding or Portfolio Recovery?

    Have You Been Harassed by Debt Collectors Like Midland Funding or Portfolio Recovery?
    Zombie debt buyers – Encore Capital Group (Midland Funding, Asset Acceptance) and Portfolio Recovery Associates – ordered to stop using illegal actions to collect debts. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) found that…
Rank this Week: 1066

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/
  • Feb 3

    The Minnesota Bankruptcy Responsibility Form

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

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

    How Do I Get Started with Filing a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?
    I am a regular contributor to the “ask a lawyer” feature at avvo.com. Recently I answered “how do I get started with filing a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?” With a few minor edits, my answer was as follows: Step one is…
  • Sep 15

    Bankruptcy by the Gallon: Time to Let Go of Old Closed Bankruptcy File

    Bankruptcy by the Gallon: Time to Let Go of Old Closed Bankruptcy File
    I’m not a paperless kind of guy.  Hard copies of everything in a file folder. That’s how I like to do things.  This of course means that I generate a lot of paper, and every few years I run out of storage space.…
Rank this Week: 3597

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 1

    New Florida Bill on Custody

    New Florida Bill on Custody
    A bill has been filed Jan. 30 that could bring about a major change in how the state and courts handle the mission of enhancing parenting time-sharing opportunities. Sen. Jeff Brandes, R-St. Petersburg, filed Senate Bill 590, which his office…
  • Jan 18

    15 Mistakes Many Women Make in a Divorce

    15 Mistakes Many Women Make in a Divorce
    Some have likened divorce to the psychological equivalent of a triple bypass—painful, complicated, and with a difficult recovery period. Because many of those who go through a divorce are in an intensely emotional state, mistakes can be…
  • Jan 2

    Ayo and Iken 2016 Year in Review

    Ayo and Iken 2016 Year in Review
    It has been a fascinating year for our exciting team of attorneys who have challenged themselves on many fronts for their clients. They have tackled it all from a groundbreaking same-sex marriage case to a heart-wrenching fight for the safety…
Rank this Week: 1779

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
  • Jan 31

    6 Quick and Clever Ways to Save on Grocerie

    6 Quick and Clever Ways to Save on Grocerie
    If you are currently going through a financial crisis, saving money is probably at the forefront of your mind. After all, we all know that every little bit helps, especially when you are attempting to work your way out of a tough financial…
  • Jan 24

    6 Things You Should NOT Do If You're Considering Bankruptcy

    6 Things You Should NOT Do If You're Considering Bankruptcy
    Perhaps you've found yourself in a difficult financial situation caused by high medical bills and loss of income, or a recent divorce. Your debts are piling up, and there's simply not enough money to pay your creditors what you owe them. If…
  • Jan 17

    Filing for Bankruptcy Without an Attorney: What You Need to Know

    Filing for Bankruptcy Without an Attorney: What You Need to Know
    Once you've made a decision to file bankruptcy the next thing you'll need to do is find a bankruptcy attorney. Chances are, like most people, you've decided to file bankruptcy because you cannot meet your debts. You may think one smart way…
Rank this Week: 2304

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
  • Jan 31

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

    Can You Claim a Homestead Exemtpion If You Are Not Living in the Home?
    The homestead exemption determines how much equity in your home you can protect from your creditors. When you file bankruptcy in California, usually California statutes determine the amount of your homestead exemption. However, in my last…
  • Jan 31

    Increase in Homestead Exemption for Recently Acquired Homes in California

    Increase in Homestead Exemption for Recently Acquired Homes in California
    WHAT ARE PROPERTY "EXEMPTION" LAWS IN BANKRUPTCY? When you file a bankruptcy case, your property and possessions are protected through a set of "exemptions" under California law. "Exemptions" are categories of your assets, usually with…
  • Sep 1

    Stop an Eviction in California through Bankruptcy

    Stop an Eviction in California through Bankruptcy
    Filing a bankruptcy stops the eviction process in California, but only if it hasn't gone too far. The topic of today's blog post is how far is too far. A very recent appeals court ruling in a case out of the bankruptcy court in Los Angeles,…
Rank this Week: 3391

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure in Florida.

http://laniganpl.com/
  • Jan 31

    Only the Lanigans Handle Your Case

    Only the Lanigans Handle Your Case
    When you hire Winter Park Florida attorney Eric Lanigan or attorney Roddy Lanigan of Lanigan and Lanigan, only the Lanigans handle your case. Eric and Roddy work on cases together and they’re the people in charge of the case.…
  • Jan 30

    Florida Law the Lanigans Practice

    Florida Law the Lanigans Practice
    Eric Lanigan's practice areas are predominantly what I would classify as general civil litigation primarily dealing with business issues like: Breach of contract Fraud Embezzlement Real estate Anything business law related We handle just…
  • Jan 27

    Does Your Attorney Have the Experience to Win a Case?

    Does Your Attorney Have the Experience to Win a Case?
    Winter Park Florida attorney Eric Lanigan says that more important that experience is: perseverance. Is your attorney prepared to relentlessly pursue your case? That means never letting go of trying to reach a successful conclusion.
Rank this Week: 3914

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: 3365

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Jan 19

    New Year’s Resolution

    New Year’s Resolution
    New Year’s Eve has come and gone and with it came New Years Resolutions! Starting a new year is like starting with a clean slate and is a great time to evaluate your goals. Many people make fitness related goals or career related goals,…
  • Nov 7

    I am Currently Unemployed – Should I File for Bankruptcy?

    I am Currently Unemployed – Should I File for Bankruptcy?
    During the aftermath of the Great Recession, many of our friends and neighbors lost their jobs after several companies downsized or outright closed their doors altogether. Additionally, many of our younger residents are graduating with…
  • Nov 7

    Important Bankruptcy Topics: Creditor

    Important Bankruptcy Topics: Creditor
    Many of our Georgian friends and neighbors contact our office on a daily basis to discuss the possibility of filing for bankruptcy.  Filing a bankruptcy case can be an excellent way for an individual or a family to get their debts under…
Rank this Week: 2009

Friedman Iverson Consumer Law Blog

Friedman Iverson Consumer Law Blog

Deals with consumer issues, such as bankruptcy, debt harassment, and “dirty car dealer tricks.”

http://www.friedmaniverson.com/consumer/blog/
  • Jan 18

    Supreme Court tackles case about collection of old debt

    Supreme Court tackles case about collection of old debt
    Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act case involving an old debt that was past the statute of limitations. It’s not often that the Supreme Court hears a FDCPA case, so I…
  • Jan 18

    Supreme Court tackles case about collection of old debt

    Supreme Court tackles case about collection of old debt
    Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act case involving an old debt that was past the statute of limitations. It’s not often that the Supreme Court hears a FDCPA case, so I…
  • Jan 17

    CFPB issues report on consumers’ experiences with debt collector

    CFPB issues report on consumers’ experiences with debt collector
    Last week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a report titled “Consumer Experiences with Debt Collection.” The report was based on survey data collected between December 2014 and March 2015 from consumers who were…
Rank this Week: 913

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/
  • Jan 17

    Do You Feel Threatened By Debt Collectors?

    Do You Feel Threatened By Debt Collectors?
    If you feel threatened by debt collectors you would not be alone.  A recent survey by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) found that 1 in 4 consumers feel threated by debt collectors.  This is not…
  • Jan 8

    What Should I do With My Car if I Owe More Than it’s Worth?

    What Should I do With My Car if I Owe More Than it’s Worth?
    One common issue that I see time and time again at an increasing pace is that consumers owe significantly more to a bank for a car than the car is actually worth.  As it turns out, www.edmunds.com has actual statistics…
  • Nov 19

    What to Expect When Dealing with Debt in 2017 and Beyond?

    What to Expect When Dealing with Debt in 2017 and Beyond?
    What to Expect When Dealing with Debt in 2017 and Beyond? Now that the 2016 election season has concluded and we have for better or worse a new President Elect in Donald Trump I wanted to look at how his… Read more › The post…
Rank this Week: 3249

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonbankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 17

    Are Insurance Companies Looking Out for Consumers?

    Are Insurance Companies Looking Out for Consumers?
    Many consumers who have settled insurance claims are perplexed when they hear of other claimants receiving more in settlements for property damage or pain and suffering for their injuries that they did for very similar claims. While not every…
  • Sep 29

    Is it Legal Malpractice When a Massachusetts Lawyer was Sanctioned for Misrepresentation?

    Is it Legal Malpractice When a Massachusetts Lawyer was Sanctioned for Misrepresentation?
    Do attorneys have an ethical obligation to state the law accurately?  Even if there is an opposing attorney that works for the Bankruptcy Court?  Is it legal malpractice? Given the political season, you might think that it is up to…
  • Mar 23

    How Can Massachusetts Consumers Avoid Harassment from Creditor

    How Can Massachusetts Consumers Avoid Harassment from Creditor
    Many of our bankruptcy clients come to us after the credit card companies file a lawsuit, or start to call them daily. Or, their car is repossessed for failure to make payment and all of a sudden they have a huge deficit bill on their hands.…
Rank this Week: 4927