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Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 15

South Florida Attorney Blog

South Florida Attorney Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt. By Van Horn Law Group.

http://blog.vanhornlawgroup.com
  • Jan 18

    How to Survive Debt After Losing a Job

    How to Survive Debt After Losing a Job
    Being in debt after losing a job is not the end of the world.  Just when you think that you’re doing all right, something happens. You think that you can deal with your debt, maybe you’re already paying it down and improving…
  • Jan 12

    Can Bankruptcy Stop an Eviction?

    Can Bankruptcy Stop an Eviction?
    This is one of the top five questions that any bankruptcy attorney is asked. The answer is “Sometimes.” A lot of unscrupulous lawyers will sell bankruptcy services as a way to get out of an eviction proceeding that is already…
  • Jan 10

    Arbitration in Bankruptcy: The Straight Talk

    Arbitration in Bankruptcy: The Straight Talk
    Arbitration has a deservedly bad reputation of forcing vulnerable people into a procedure that is touted as a cheaper alternative to litigation. While this is generally true for the company to which the contract was signed, it is generally…
Rank this Week: 1906

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: 594

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 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…
  • Dec 20

    Recovering from identity theft

    Recovering from identity theft
    Identity theft happens when someone uses your personal information to open new accounts or makes unauthorized charges on your existing accounts. According to the most recent data from the Bureau of Justice Statistics, 17.6 million people were…
  • Dec 15

    Common credit reporting errors: the “mixed file”

    Common credit reporting errors: the “mixed file”
    Unfortunately, many credit reports contain errors. One common type of credit report error is the mixed file. A “mixed file” is a term used to describe a credit report when credit information for one person is placed on the credit…
Rank this Week: 3758

Bankruptcy Blog

Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt management. By Allmand Law.

http://www.allmandlaw.com/Blog.aspx
  • Jan 17

    Four Signs That it's Time to Consider Bankruptcy

    Four Signs That it's Time to Consider Bankruptcy
    Financial troubles can happen to anyone at any time. Even the most financially conscientious individuals can be struck by an unexpected circumstance like an illness or job loss. If you are struggling with debt and are unable to keep up…
  • Jan 9

    Can Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Help Me with Business Debt?

    Can Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Help Me with Business Debt?
    If you own a small business and need help reorganizing your debts, Chapter 13 bankruptcy may be an option to consider. This Chapter can help you develop a repayment structure based on income earnings, type of debt, and expenses you have, …
  • Dec 19

    Bankruptcy, Divorce, and Domestic Support Obligation

    Bankruptcy, Divorce, and Domestic Support Obligation
    Is a private contract made between spouses in a pro se divorce case considered a non-dischargeable domestic support obligation under the United States Bankruptcy Code? Dixon v. Bellard This article is a case summary of late-breaking…
Rank this Week: 3481

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 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…
  • Jan 13

    Start Fresh in 2017: Financial Resolution

    Start Fresh in 2017: Financial Resolution
    The new year is here and if you haven't already, it's time to set your financial goals for 2017! Maybe you are hoping to pay off all of your debt, or perhaps you'd like to start a savings account for a particular purpose. Whatever it is…
  • Jan 2

    3 Reasons to Ditch the Credit Cards in the New Year

    3 Reasons to Ditch the Credit Cards in the New Year
    The new year is a time to start over with a blank slate. It's an ideal time to rid yourself of negativity and give yourself a fresh new outlook on life. Unfortunately, this can be difficult to do with debt hanging over your head. In fact,…
Rank this Week: 2058

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law. By Arnold & Smith, PLLC.

http://www.charlottebankruptcylawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 17

    Can Debt Collectors Use The Bankruptcy System To Collect Expired Debt?

    Can Debt Collectors Use The Bankruptcy System To Collect Expired Debt?
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What are the pros and cons of bankruptcy?” Though many people may not be aware of it, the debt collection industry has exploded in recent years. In the past five to 10 years,…
  • Jan 10

    Former Students Seek To Become Creditors In ITT Bankruptcy Case

    Former Students Seek To Become Creditors In ITT Bankruptcy Case
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What are North Carolina’s exemptions?” We’ve previously discussed the difficult road that individuals have when trying to escape crushing student loan debt.…
  • Jan 5

    Bankruptcy Trustees Increasingly Turn To Social Media For Insight Into Debtor

    Bankruptcy Trustees Increasingly Turn To Social Media For Insight Into Debtor
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “Can I get credit after filing personal bankruptcy?” When a person files for bankruptcy protection one of the first things he or she must do is submit a list of assets and…
Rank this Week: 2673

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: 4854

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Covers corporate bankruptcy proceedings. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://delawarebankruptcy.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jan 17

    ATopTech, Inc. Files for Chapter 11 Protection in Delaware

    ATopTech, Inc. Files for Chapter 11 Protection in Delaware
    ATopTech, Inc. (“ATopTech” or “Debtor”), an electronic design automation software company manufacturing software solutions for engineers to assist them in the physical design of integrated circuits, filed a…
  • Jan 10

    Abeinsa Holding Inc. Obtains Ch. 11 Plan Confirmation

    Abeinsa Holding Inc. Obtains Ch. 11 Plan Confirmation
    In the recent decision of In re: Abeinsa Holding Inc. et al., Del. Bankr. Ct. Dec. 14, 2016), Case No. 1:16-bk-10790, the Honorable Kevin J. Carey confirmed clean energy developer Abeinsa Holding Inc.’s Chapter 11 plan, which is part of…
  • Jan 7

    Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc. Files for Chapter 11 Protection

    Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc. Files for Chapter 11 Protection
    On January 4, 2017, Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc. and its affiliated entities (collectively “Bonanza” or the “Debtors”) filed voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11 in the Bankruptcy Court for the District…
Rank this Week: 1511

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

By the Moran Law Group.

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

    Stupid Moves Before Seeing A Bankruptcy Lawyer

    Stupid Moves Before Seeing A Bankruptcy Lawyer
    Don’t tidy up your financial affairs before consulting a bankruptcy lawyer. You may waste money or lose bankruptcy options when you make last minute changes to your situation. You’ll have the widest set of options for a…
  • Jan 14

    Bankruptcy Alphabet: O Is For Omitted

    Bankruptcy Alphabet: O Is For Omitted
      O stands for Omitted in my Bankruptcy Alphabet.  Whether it’s creditors or assets that are omitted, omissions can create trouble in a bankruptcy filing. So, O could also stand for Oops. When creditors are missing Omitted…
  • Jan 13

    Who Gets Grannie’s Cash – Grannie Or The Bankruptcy Trustee?

    Who Gets Grannie’s Cash – Grannie Or The Bankruptcy Trustee?
    Good intentions go wrong in a hurry when there’s a joint bank account and a bankruptcy. The bankruptcy trustee sees a pile of money in the bank to which the debtor has access. If the debtor can get the money, the trustee contends, so…
Rank this Week: 2706

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
  • Jan 16

    Cancelling and Settling Timeshare Debt

    Cancelling and Settling Timeshare Debt
    Buying into a timeshare can seem like a sensible and affordable way to vacation with friends and family. But what happens if your finances tighten and your timeshare costs are no longer within your budget? With a contractual obligation to…
  • Dec 22

    New Year's Resolution: Get Out of Debt!

    New Year's Resolution: Get Out of Debt!
    Everyone makes New Year’s resolutions to themselves each year but not many people can actually boast that they accomplished them. This year should be the year that is different. If you are in debt, make finding debt relief your New…
  • Dec 20

    Filing for Bankruptcy Due to Medical Debt

    Filing for Bankruptcy Due to Medical Debt
    One of the most common reasons people in New York City fall into financial straits is due to medical debt. Unexpected illnesses and injuries can cause individuals to accrue thousands of dollars’ worth of medical bills, especially…
Rank this Week: 1952

Sader Law Firm Blog

Sader Law Firm Blog

Covers bankruptcy, collections and student loans.

http://www.saderlawfirm.com/blog
  • Jan 16

    Why Is Eligibility for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Denied?

    Why Is Eligibility for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Denied?
    Two weeks ago, we wrote about how some graduates lost their eligibility for the Department of Education’s Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program. The Education Department claimed these graduates did not work for employers that…
  • Jan 11

    Are You an Easy Target for Phishing Scams During Tax Season?

    Are You an Easy Target for Phishing Scams During Tax Season?
    Phishing is one of the most common types of IRS scams. Last year, the IRS reported a 400 percent increase in phishing scams during tax season. These scams involve sending tax filers fake emails to get them to reveal important personal…
  • Jan 9

    Should People with Debt from Medical Bills File for Bankruptcy?

    Should People with Debt from Medical Bills File for Bankruptcy?
    It is widely known that medical bills are a major reason people in the United States file for bankruptcy. Even with the passage of the Affordable Care Act, there are still ways to accumulate excessive medical bills. Depending on the…
Rank this Week: 1628

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://www.georgiabankruptcyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 98

Southern Lawyer News

Southern Lawyer News

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

http://www.southernlawyer.news/
Rank this Week: 1641

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/
  • Jan 16

    Scarcity, Money, and Undocumented Immigrant

    Scarcity, Money, and Undocumented Immigrant
    Scarcity refers to having less than one needs -- time, money, calories when on a diet. For example, not having enough money reduces a person's cognitive capacity as much as missing one full night of sleep. When Scarcity, by Sendhil...
  • Jan 11

    Bankruptcy Filings for 2017 -- Let's Say 767,000

    Bankruptcy Filings for 2017 -- Let's Say 767,000
    According to Epiq Systems, there were 771, 894 total U.S. bankruptcy filings in 2016, a decline of 5.8% from 2015. The overall annual decline in 2015 was 10.0% and was 11.8% in 2014. As I noted yesterday, the rate of...
  • Jan 10

    Bankruptcy Rate Rises in December . . . A Blip and Not a Blip

    Bankruptcy Rate Rises in December . . . A Blip and Not a Blip
    Something happened in the U.S. bankruptcy courts that had not happened since October 2010. The daily filing rate increased on a year-over-year basis. There were 56,394 filings in December 2016 as compared to 53,844 in the previous December.…
Rank this Week: 2593

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/
  • Jan 13

    What is an asset when filing a Bankruptcy?

    What is an asset when filing a Bankruptcy?
    When you file a Jacksonville Bankruptcy, you are required by the United States Bankruptcy Code to list all of your assets in your Bankruptcy Petition. The reason being is to assist the Court, and your appointed Trustee, in figuring out which…
  • Jan 6

    Can I keep my car if I file bankruptcy in Florida?

    Can I keep my car if I file bankruptcy in Florida?
    While it is true that the exemptions allowed in Florida only allow you to keep $1,000.00 of equity in a motor vehicle, most people who file bankruptcy in Jacksonville, Florida get to keep their vehicles. This is because financed or leased…
  • Dec 30

    My Credit Card Debt was Charged-Off, now what?

    My Credit Card Debt was Charged-Off, now what?
    If you fall very far behind on your credit card payments, or any other kind of debt for that matter, your debt might appear as having been charged-off on your credit report. A charge-off occurs when you are at least 180 days behind on your…
Rank this Week: 3292

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
  • 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…
  • Dec 30

    Wishing You a Safe and Happy New Year– your complete legal team in Northern KY

    Wishing You a Safe and Happy New Year– your complete legal team in Northern KY
    Fessler, Schneider, & Grimme Attorneys wish each of you a Happy New Year.  Please drink and drive responsibly, and be alert to other drivers who may not be as responsible as you. Wishing You a Safe and Happy New Year– your…
  • Dec 6

    FESSLER, SCHNEIDER, & GRIMME FAMILY ISSUE ATTORNEYS IN NORTHERN KENTUCKY

    FESSLER, SCHNEIDER, & GRIMME FAMILY ISSUE ATTORNEYS IN NORTHERN KENTUCKY
    It is quickly becoming the holiday season with more parties and events than anyone can attend.  In fact, the surface of our lives begins to look like a whirlwind of fun and activity.  Potentially, this whirlwind is a cover for…
Rank this Week: 2274

Nebraska Debt & Bankrtupcy Blog

Nebraska Debt & Bankrtupcy Blog

By Samuel J. Turco Jr.

http://www.nebraskadebtbankruptcyblog.com/
  • 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…
  • Jan 2

    HAMP Program Expired: Now What?

    HAMP Program Expired: Now What?
    The Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) expired December 31st.  After eight years of assisting underwater homeowners save their homes from foreclosure, the program has now ended. Approximately 10 million homes were lost to…
Rank this Week: 2769

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: 3270

Bankruptcy Advice Blog

Bankruptcy Advice Blog

Covers bankruptcy in Ontario, Canada. By Bankruptcy Ontario.

http://bankruptcy-ontario.org/bankruptcy-advice/
  • 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,…
  • Nov 11

    Are There Different Types Of Bankruptcy In Ontario?

    Are There Different Types Of Bankruptcy In Ontario?
    If you are suffering financial hardship, you could voluntarily seek the services of a licensed insolvency trustee in Ontario and voluntarily assign yourself into personal bankruptcy. Having said that, it might surprise you to learn that…
Rank this Week: 2847

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure in Florida.

http://laniganpl.com/
  • Jan 12

    Florida Attorney Roddy B. Lanigan

    Florida Attorney Roddy B. Lanigan
    Florida Attorney Roddy B. Lanigan Florida Attorney Roddy B. Lanigan grew up actually right down the block from the Lanigan and Lanigan law office right off of Park Avenue in Winter Park. It was very nice growing up here. I had a lot…
  • Dec 29

    Bankruptcy Outlook in Florida 2017

    Bankruptcy Outlook in Florida 2017
    If you’re deciding to file bankruptcy talk with an attorney before you decide to file. Find out how the process works and whether you qualify for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, Chapter 11 bankruptcy or Chapter 13 bankruptcy. You may think that…
  • Jun 22

    Can You Appeal Your Case?

    Can You Appeal Your Case?
    Can You Appeal Your Case? When you have a court case de […]
Rank this Week: 3829

California Litigation Attorney…

California Litigation Attorney Blog

Covers legal news. By Reid & Hellyer.

http://www.rhlaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 3189

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Texas bankruptcy news and information.

http://www.bakerassociates.net/bankruptcy-blog/
  • Jan 12

    Managing Student Loan Debt

    Managing Student Loan Debt
    There is no doubt that Gen X and Millennials now face a greater source of debt than prior generations. The student loan debt problem is a real burden among young adults today. The effects are far reaching, poisoning their take home pay and…
  • Jan 10

    Managing Medical Debt

    Managing Medical Debt
    Medical bills are one of the leading causes of Houston bankruptcy filings. Medical debt plagues the chronically ill and elderly at greater rates than the average family who is also struggling to pay for healthcare premiums and costs. There…
  • Jan 5

    Managing Credit Card Debt

    Managing Credit Card Debt
    40% of all households carry some sort of credit card debt. The average American household debt is around $5,700, and the average for households that continuously carry a balance on their accounts is $16,048. An even more shocking statistic is…
Rank this Week: 2600

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

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

    Swiss-US Privacy Shield

    Swiss-US Privacy Shield
    Gemäss Medienmitteilung vom 11. Januar 2017 hat der Bundesrat in seiner heutigen Sitzung die Einrichtung des Swiss-US Privacy Shields zur Kenntnis genommen. Der Swiss-US Privacy Shield stellt eine weitere Grundlage für die…
  • Dec 29

    ESTV: Gesetzes- und Verordnungsänderungen im Steuer- und Abgabenrecht

    ESTV: Gesetzes- und Verordnungsänderungen im Steuer- und Abgabenrecht
    Die Eidgenössische Steuerverwaltung (ESTV) hat eine Auflistung mit den Gesetzes- und Verordnungsänderungen bei der direkten Bundessteuer, Mehrwertsteuer, Verrechnungssteuer und den Stempelabgaben veröffentlicht. Die wichtigsten…
  • Dec 21

    Vorentwurf zur Totalrevision des Datenschutzgesetzes (VE-DSG) veröffentlicht

    Vorentwurf zur Totalrevision des Datenschutzgesetzes (VE-DSG) veröffentlicht
    Der Bundesrat hat an seiner Sitzung vom 21. Dezember 2016 den Vorentwurf zu einer Totalrevision des Datenschutzgesetzes (VE-DSG) veröffentlicht und in die Vernehmlassung geschickt.Gemäss Medienmitteilung will der Bundesrat u.a. die…
Rank this Week: 2044

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: 2346

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure law. By Parker DuFresne.

http://www.florida-bankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • 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…
  • Nov 8

    Florida Supreme Court Decision to Affect Homeowners in Mortgage Foreclosure Case

    Florida Supreme Court Decision to Affect Homeowners in Mortgage Foreclosure Case
    Case Law Update: Florida Supreme Court Issues Decision in Bartram v. U.S. Bank The Florida Supreme Court ruled in an important decision November 3 that will impact current and future mortgage foreclosure cases. The ruling in Bartram v. U.S.…
  • Apr 28

    Attorney Chip Parker Speaks On Article About Financial Fragility In America

    Attorney Chip Parker Speaks On Article About Financial Fragility In America
    Attorney Chip Parker spoke on First Coast Connect Tuesday morning – the topic centered around an article written by Neal Gabler published in The Atlantic. Gabler disclosed in the article that “just like nearly half of…
Rank this Week: 3604

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: 3363

Bankruptcy Law Network

Bankruptcy Law Network

Covers bankruptcy and consumer credit.

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com/
  • Jan 8

    Bankruptcy Rule 3002.1: An Unlikely New Weapon Against Debtor

    Bankruptcy Rule 3002.1: An Unlikely New Weapon Against Debtor
    It has been five years since Congress and the U.S. Supreme Court enacted Bankruptcy Rule 3002.1.  Hailed as a victory for homeowners against greedy mortgage banks, the rule was designed to force banks to certify to the court that the…
  • Jan 6

    Is Your Car Loan Underwater – What Are Your Options?

    Is Your Car Loan Underwater – What Are Your Options?
    Would you be surprised to discover that your car is underwater? Not underwater in the sense of being wet, but in a financial sense. You are financially underwater with your loan if the fair market value of your vehicle is substantially less…
  • Jan 3

    Filing for Bankruptcy Without a Lawyer

    Filing for Bankruptcy Without a Lawyer
     “Why should I pay money I don’t have to a lawyer to file for bankruptcy? Isn’t it just filling out a few forms!” Countless bankruptcy attorneys have heard words similar to these, not only from potential…
Rank this Week: 2992

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
  • Jan 8

    Bankruptcy Rule 3002.1: An Unlikely New Weapon Against Debtor

    Bankruptcy Rule 3002.1: An Unlikely New Weapon Against Debtor
    It has been five years since Congress and the U.S. Supreme Court enacted Bankruptcy Rule 3002.1.  Hailed as a victory for homeowners against greedy mortgage banks, the rule was designed to force banks to certify to the court that the…
  • Jan 6

    Is Your Car Loan Underwater – What Are Your Options?

    Is Your Car Loan Underwater – What Are Your Options?
    Would you be surprised to discover that your car is underwater? Not underwater in the sense of being wet, but in a financial sense. You are financially underwater with your loan if the fair market value of your vehicle is substantially less…
  • Jan 3

    Filing for Bankruptcy Without a Lawyer

    Filing for Bankruptcy Without a Lawyer
     “Why should I pay money I don’t have to a lawyer to file for bankruptcy? Isn’t it just filling out a few forms!” Countless bankruptcy attorneys have heard words similar to these, not only from potential…
Rank this Week: 81

Walden & Pfannenstiel Blog

Walden & Pfannenstiel Blog

Covers bankruptcy and estate planning.

http://wplawpractice.com/blog/
  • Jan 6

    2017 – A Year Free of Debt

    2017 – A Year Free of Debt
    A New Year is a time to look at the next 12 months with hope and possibility, let our bankruptcy attorneys assist you and have a Happy New Year in 2017.  Every day we see debtors and their households struggling with debt.  The debt…
  • Apr 5

    April 1, 2016 Median Income Levels for Kansas and Missouri Bankruptcy Filer

    April 1, 2016 Median Income Levels for Kansas and Missouri Bankruptcy Filer
    The Means Test looks at your Median Income to determine for which Chapter of Bankruptcy you qualify: Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 As of April 1, 2016 the Median Income Levels changed once again. Median income levels in Kansas and Missouri are up…
  • Jan 27

    Your 2015 Tax Refund Can Eliminate your Debt

    Your 2015 Tax Refund Can Eliminate your Debt
    A New Year is a time to look at the next 12 months with hope and possibility, let our bankruptcy attorneys assist you and have a Happy New Year in 2016.  Every day we see debtors and their households struggling with debt.  The debt…
Rank this Week: 3022

Small Enough To Fail

Small Enough To Fail

Covers bankruptcy law. By Greenberg Glusker.

http://www.southerncaliforniabankruptcylawyersblog.com/
  • 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…
  • Nov 28

    What Might a Trump Administration Mean for Bankruptcy Lawyers?

    What Might a Trump Administration Mean for Bankruptcy Lawyers?
    Inauguration is still about 2 months away, but it is not too early to begin thinking about what the Trump Administration will mean for commercial lawyers in general and bankruptcy lawyers in particular. Bankruptcy Reform? We are not hearing…
Rank this Week: 2790

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • 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…
  • Dec 27

    Qualifying For Chapter 7

    Qualifying For Chapter 7
    A Chapter 7 bankruptcy can offer those struggling with severe debt burdens a fresh start by eliminating debts within a matter of months. Often referred to as a “straight bankruptcy” the court can grant a release of liability from…
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Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • 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…
  • Dec 27

    Qualifying For Chapter 7

    Qualifying For Chapter 7
    A Chapter 7 bankruptcy can offer those struggling with severe debt burdens a fresh start by eliminating debts within a matter of months. Often referred to as a “straight bankruptcy” the court can grant a release of liability from…
Rank this Week: 3119

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • 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…
  • Dec 17

    Obama’s Failure to Mitigate the U.S. Foreclosure Crisi

    Obama’s Failure to Mitigate the U.S. Foreclosure Crisi
    There are a number of commendable accomplishments by President Barack Obama during his eight years in office. These were recently detailed in long-form story called, “My President Was Black,” by Ta-Nehisi Coates of The Atlantic.…
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The Insolvency Blog

The Insolvency Blog

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

http://theinsolvencyblog.typepad.com/
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The Law firm of Vaughn & Weber,…

The Law firm of Vaughn & Weber, PLLC

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

http://vaughnweberlaw.com
  • Jan 4

    Train Derailment

    Train Derailment
    (Image from CBS New York) TRAIN DERAILMENT For the second time within one year, the New York Tri-State area has seen a train derailment due to human error, poor maintenance and otherwise negligent behavior cause serious injuries to patrons…
  • Dec 13

    Construction Accident

    Construction Accident
    Construction Accident The construction industry is a very dangerous industry for trade workers who often put their life and safety on the line when they go to work and risk construction accidents. In large cities such as New York City where…
  • Dec 13

    Congratulations to DUI Attorney Cory Morris, Esq.

    Congratulations to DUI Attorney Cory Morris, Esq.
    Cory Morris named Premier DUI Attorney Cory Morris was named a “Premier DUI Attorney” by the American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys! This is a product of the work ethic and dedication of one of the best young attorneys in…
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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/
  • Jan 3

    I have managed to alienate Blogger.

    I have managed to alienate Blogger.
    After I got hacked, I tried to change my administrative login credentials to my new email address, but Blogger doesn't believe me.  Let's just say it's hard to survive a hacking.
  • Dec 4

    Lessons from being hacked.

    Lessons from being hacked.
    Criminals are smarter than I am.Criminals are more dedicated to their jobs than I am--and I'm pretty darn dedicated.Computers can be used for E-VIL as well as for good.I have very smart, computer-savvy friends.People who have been hacked…
  • Nov 28

    I love the First Amendment (and I can still deplore hateful speech).

    I love the First Amendment (and I can still deplore hateful speech).
    Of course I'm angered and saddened about the increase in hateful speech across campuses (see today's latest story here).  I don't respect the people who say such awful things.  But I respect their right to say them.  Such…
Rank this Week: 1588

Intellectual Property, Business,…

Intellectual Property, Business, and Bankruptcy Blog

By Assouline & Berlowe.

http://assoulineberlowe.wordpress.com/
  • Jan 3

    The Intersection of IP and Technology

    The Intersection of IP and Technology
    Registered Patent Attorney Greg Popowitz recently filmed a CLE focused on Understanding Intellectual Property (IP) and Attorneys’ use of Technology.  Greg discussed the important distinctions between patents, trademarks,…
  • Dec 28

    Labor and Employment Law Annual Update

    Labor and Employment Law Annual Update
    Partner Ellen Leibovitch, Florida Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law, will be speaking at the 17th Labor and Employment Law Annual Update and Certification Review. The annual course, presented by the The Florida Bar…
  • Nov 23

    Federal Stop to New Overtime Rule

    Federal Stop to New Overtime Rule
    Six months ago, Partner and Florida Bar Board Certified Labor and Employment Attorney Ellen Leibovitch wrote to tell you about new overtime regulations that were to go into effect on December 1 (see below). However, on November 22, 2016, a…
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Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Provides bankruptcy information for Northern Virginia.

http://robertweed.com/category/blog/
  • Jan 2

    Trump Republicans and Student Loans: Don’t Follow Obama’s HAMP

    Trump Republicans and Student Loans: Don’t Follow Obama’s HAMP
    Looking Back on HAMP and Forward on Student Loans There’s a good chance that Congress will soon take a look at fastest growing category of consumer debt—student loans. During the 2016 Presidential election, Donald Trump added his…
  • Dec 18

    Can I Cancel My Homeowner Insurance—I’m Moving Out

    Can I Cancel My Homeowner Insurance—I’m Moving Out
    Can I Cancel the Homeowner Insurance—I’m Moving Out Are you giving up your house as part of your bankruptcy? If you are, can you cancel then homeowners insurance? I say, No. You home owners insurance does two big things. First, it…
  • Nov 6

    Legal Alliance, PLLC—Warning Signs of a Stop Foreclosure Scam

    Legal Alliance, PLLC—Warning Signs of a Stop Foreclosure Scam
    Legal Alliance, PLLC—Warning Signs of a Stop Foreclosure Scam. Two people, just this week, brought me letters they got from an outfit calling itself Legal Alliance, PLLC. (One of the two had paid them $2500.) This letter is chock full…
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Robert Weed Blog

Robert Weed Blog

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

http://robertweed.com/category/blog/
  • Jan 2

    Trump Republicans and Student Loans: Don’t Follow Obama’s HAMP

    Trump Republicans and Student Loans: Don’t Follow Obama’s HAMP
    Looking Back on HAMP and Forward on Student Loans There’s a good chance that Congress will soon take a look at fastest growing category of consumer debt—student loans. During the 2016 Presidential election, Donald Trump added his…
  • Dec 18

    Can I Cancel My Homeowner Insurance—I’m Moving Out

    Can I Cancel My Homeowner Insurance—I’m Moving Out
    Can I Cancel the Homeowner Insurance—I’m Moving Out Are you giving up your house as part of your bankruptcy? If you are, can you cancel then homeowners insurance? I say, No. You home owners insurance does two big things. First, it…
  • Nov 6

    Legal Alliance, PLLC—Warning Signs of a Stop Foreclosure Scam

    Legal Alliance, PLLC—Warning Signs of a Stop Foreclosure Scam
    Legal Alliance, PLLC—Warning Signs of a Stop Foreclosure Scam. Two people, just this week, brought me letters they got from an outfit calling itself Legal Alliance, PLLC. (One of the two had paid them $2500.) This letter is chock full…
Rank this Week: 2401

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • 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…
  • Dec 14

    Enjoying Families and Children During the Holiday Season

    Enjoying Families and Children During the Holiday Season
    Once again, the holiday season is upon us. Perhaps you were one of those who navigated Thanksgiving with family so successfully that you are not in the least concerned about Christmas. Or, perhaps you either didn’t see family on…
  • Nov 22

    Guide to Telling Your Children About Divorce

    Guide to Telling Your Children About Divorce
    One of the hardest things parents may have to do is to tell their children they are divorcing. While very young children may not really understand what is happening, the majority of children often feel as though the divorce is their fault.…
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New Jersey Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy, Chapter 7, Chapter 13 and foreclosures. By the Law Offices of Robert Manchel.

http://www.bankruptcylawyer-nj.com/blog/
  • 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…
  • Dec 14

    How A Financed Washer And Dryer Is Treated In A New Jersey Chapter 13

    How A Financed Washer And Dryer Is Treated In A New Jersey Chapter 13
    <h2>New Jersey Lawyer Explains How The Financing On A Washer And Dryer Is Treated In A Chapter 13.</h2> In a New Jersey chapter 13, the debtor must make monthly payments to a chapter 13 trustee. The number of months of the entire…
  • Dec 5

    Can I Keep A Financed Washer and Dryer in a New Jersey Chapter 7?

    Can I Keep A Financed Washer and Dryer in a New Jersey Chapter 7?
    <h2>NJ. Bankruptcy Lawyer Explains When A Person May Keep their Financed Washer and Dryer In A Chapter 7.</h2> Typically, in a New Jersey chapter 7 bankruptcy case, the debtor discharges (eliminates) all unsecured debt. Unsecured…
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Lakeblawg

Lakeblawg

Covers consumer and business bankruptcy, and mortgage foreclosure defense. By Lake Law.

http://www.lakelaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 4406

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

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

    The Importance of Establishing Paternity in Child Custody and Support Case

    The Importance of Establishing Paternity in Child Custody and Support Case
    It seems almost self-evident that children thrive more in homes that have mothers and fathers in place to support and guide them. Ideally, all children would have the chance to live with both parents in a loving environment, but reality is…
  • Dec 18

    When and How a Parent Can Change a Parenting Plan

    When and How a Parent Can Change a Parenting Plan
    Discussing when and how to divide child custody and visitation is one the more contested issues when couples decide to separate and divorce, as it is a topic central to being a good and present parent. Forming compromises that adequately…
  • Dec 16

    The Impact of Domestic Violence on Divorce

    The Impact of Domestic Violence on Divorce
    Living under the specter of domestic violence is one of the most crippling set of circumstances a person can experience. Never knowing what will set off an abuser leaves the victim in a perpetual state of fear that makes taking action almost…
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Wisconsin Bankruptcy Blog

Wisconsin Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://wisconsinbankruptcy.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 19

    Prime Rate

    Prime Rate
    Historically, the prime rate was something that changed several times per year.  That was true until the market crash and recession in 2008 when - in December 2008, the prime rate was adjusted to 3.25% and remained unchanged for over 7…
  • Dec 14

    Source of Fund

    Source of Fund
    There is a misunderstanding among a few people who elect to go through Chapter 13.  I want to emphasize "few" - this is by no means a common misunderstanding.  But I've had to debunk this myth one too many times, so it's time to put…
  • Dec 5

    Trustee Garcia's Financial Management Course

    Trustee Garcia's Financial Management Course
    As a policy, my clients who file for Chapter 13 Bankruptcy are not charged for the second counseling course under the assumption that they will take the free version offered by Trustee Garcia's office.  This policy has been in place…
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