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Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 16

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

By the Moran Law Group.

http://www.bankruptcysoapbox.com/
  • Sep 30

    Glimmer of Hope For Change In Student Loan Dischargeability

    Glimmer of Hope For Change In Student Loan Dischargeability
    A small opening in the legal barrier to discharging student loans in bankruptcy has appeared in a case called Roth. To discharge a student loan in bankruptcy, the borrower must show that repayment of the loan would cause he and his dependents…
  • Sep 16

    Stop Making Quarterly Tax Deposit

    Stop Making Quarterly Tax Deposit
    We never make tax deposits for our small business because we don’t know what we’ll owe. We just wait til the return is prepared and try to pay then, he explained. But, again this year, he couldn’t write a  tax check for…
  • Sep 14

    When You Can’t Make Your Chapter 13 Payment

    When You Can’t Make Your Chapter 13 Payment
      When your wallet’s as flat as this tire and you can’t make your Chapter 13 payments, what do  you do? Chapter 13 promised a chance to reorganize, keep what’s important, and get out of a financial hole. But it…
Rank this Week: 1915

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Sep 29

    Even The Famous Can Be Forced Into Bankruptcy!

    Even The Famous Can Be Forced Into Bankruptcy!
    Most of us have heard stories of the celebrities who are so broke they cannot pay for the mansions and the cars or the maids and the gardeners any longer. It happens much more often than we think and we only hear about it when the person is…
  • Sep 27

    Do Presidential Candidates Have Plan For Student Loan Debt?

    Do Presidential Candidates Have Plan For Student Loan Debt?
    With the election cycle in full swing, there are many students who are desperately trying to determine which candidate will do the most for them with regard to student loan debt should they be voted into the highest office in the free world.…
  • Sep 22

    Beware of the “Obama Student Loan Forgiveness” Scam!

    Beware of the “Obama Student Loan Forgiveness” Scam!
    When starting to consider the repayment of their student loans many students look to Google for any way of getting some student loan forgiveness and many actually come across sites and businesses that offer what is usually termed “Obama…
Rank this Week: 2990

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Sep 29

    Even The Famous Can Be Forced Into Bankruptcy!

    Even The Famous Can Be Forced Into Bankruptcy!
    Most of us have heard stories of the celebrities who are so broke they cannot pay for the mansions and the cars or the maids and the gardeners any longer. It happens much more often than we think and we only hear about it when the person is…
  • Sep 27

    Do Presidential Candidates Have Plan For Student Loan Debt?

    Do Presidential Candidates Have Plan For Student Loan Debt?
    With the election cycle in full swing, there are many students who are desperately trying to determine which candidate will do the most for them with regard to student loan debt should they be voted into the highest office in the free world.…
  • Sep 22

    Beware of the “Obama Student Loan Forgiveness” Scam!

    Beware of the “Obama Student Loan Forgiveness” Scam!
    When starting to consider the repayment of their student loans many students look to Google for any way of getting some student loan forgiveness and many actually come across sites and businesses that offer what is usually termed “Obama…
Rank this Week: 3579

Intellectual Property, Business,…

Intellectual Property, Business, and Bankruptcy Blog

By Assouline & Berlowe.

http://assoulineberlowe.wordpress.com/
  • Sep 29

    New Overtime Regulations Impacting You

    New Overtime Regulations Impacting You
        Board Certified Labor and Employment Partner Ellen Leibovitch will be speaking on October 20, 2016 about important changes to the overtime regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that will go into effect on…
  • Jun 24

    Ellen Leibovitch Named Outstanding Board Member of the Year

    Ellen Leibovitch Named Outstanding Board Member of the Year
    During the South Palm Beach County Bar Association’s 55th annual installation gala on June 4, 2106 at St. Andrews Country Club in Boca Raton, partner Ellen M. Leibovitch was named “Outstanding Board Member of the Year.”…
  • May 24

    Significant Changes to Overtime Regulations!

    Significant Changes to Overtime Regulations!
    Just this week, the Department of Labor (DOL) released its much-anticipated final changes to the overtime regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The new guidelines will go into effect on December 1, 2016, so now is the time…
Rank this Week: 2903

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 29

    What Happens Now? – Same Sex Marriage & Divorce

    What Happens Now? – Same Sex Marriage & Divorce
    It is easy enough for congress to pass laws. More difficult, but still relatively easy is the process by which the courts interpret those laws. The process of interpretation is the way we have arrived in the current state of affairs for gay…
  • Sep 9

    Are Doctors Doomed to Divorce?

    Are Doctors Doomed to Divorce?
    Ask anyone about the divorce rate for doctors, and you are likely to hear that doctors do, in fact, get divorced far more often than other professionals—and far more often than the general population. If you happen to be speaking about…
  • Aug 15

    Women Initiate Divorces More than Men Studies Say

    Women Initiate Divorces More than Men Studies Say
    An oft-used joke among comedians goes something like this: “Do you know why more women file for divorce than men? Because women know murder is illegal.” While not all that funny, in fact women do initiate divorces more often than…
Rank this Week: 946

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Texas bankruptcy news and information.

http://www.bakerassociates.net/bankruptcy-blog/
  • Sep 29

    Home Equity and Bankruptcy

    Home Equity and Bankruptcy
    Many times people that are forced into seeking bankruptcy protection due to an overload of personal or business debt have at least some equity in the family home. Home Equity refers to the difference in what you owe on a loan for…
  • Sep 27

    What Happens To The Family Bible During Bankruptcy?

    What Happens To The Family Bible During Bankruptcy?
    In many Chapter 7 bankruptcy proceedings the debtor will be allowed to keep a wide variety of things that are exempt from the proceedings. These include but are not limited to clothing and household furnishings and in some cases certain…
  • Sep 22

    How Many Types Of Bankruptcy Are There?

    How Many Types Of Bankruptcy Are There?
    In the vast majority of bankruptcy blogs you typically hear talk of the most common bankruptcies. The ones that most people will find themselves involved in if they ever have to face the need for bankruptcy protection are the Chapter 7 and…
Rank this Week: 1788

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonbankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • 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.…
  • Mar 11

    Trump, Bankruptcy and How to Negotiate Debt

    Trump, Bankruptcy and How to Negotiate Debt
    Back in September 2015 we wrote a blog article about Donald Trump and his several business bankruptcies.  As we pointed out on that date, and as the Republican candidate hopeful points out whenever he can, these were not personal…
Rank this Week: 4037

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
  • Sep 28

    Einführung digitaler Zustellungsplattform durch FINMA

    Einführung digitaler Zustellungsplattform durch FINMA
    Die Eidgenössische Finanzmarktaufsicht FINMA hat am 16. September 2016 ihre digitale Zustellungsplattform in Betrieb genommen. Diese ermöglicht es den Beaufsichtigten und Prüfgesellschaften alle bis anhin per Post zugestellten…
  • Sep 26

    Weisungen „Anforderungen an Anlagestiftungen“

    Weisungen „Anforderungen an Anlagestiftungen“
    Die Oberaufsichtskommission Berufliche Vorsorge („OAK BV“) hat per 1. September 2016 die Weisungen „Anforderungen an Anlagestiftungen“ in Kraft gesetzt. Die Weisungen halten die Praxis der OAK BV betreffend die…
  • Sep 24

    BGer 4A_647/2015: Zeitpunkt der Erklärung der Herabsetzung des Mietzinses gem. Art. 259d OR

    BGer 4A_647/2015: Zeitpunkt der Erklärung der Herabsetzung des Mietzinses gem. Art. 259d OR
    Liegt ein Mangel in der Mietsache vor, kann der Mieter gegenüber dem Vermieter gem. Art. 259d OR erklären, dass er den Mietzins herabsetzt. Das Bundesgericht hatte sich zur Frage zu äussern, zu welchem Zeitpunkt diese…
Rank this Week: 2590

Sader Law Firm Blog

Sader Law Firm Blog

Covers bankruptcy, collections and student loans.

http://www.saderlawfirm.com/blog
  • Sep 28

    Why Do 60 Percent of Former NBA Players File for Bankruptcy?

    Why Do 60 Percent of Former NBA Players File for Bankruptcy?
    Former Los Angeles Clippers forward Darius Miles is attracting national attention because he filed for bankruptcy. Over the course of his career, Miles earned $62 million, appeared in several Hollywood films and secured shoe endorsements. His…
  • Sep 26

    Why Some Former ITT Students Are Refusing to Pay Back Their Loan

    Why Some Former ITT Students Are Refusing to Pay Back Their Loan
    ITT closed its doors last month, leaving thousands of students in a very difficult situation. Credits obtained at ITT typically will not transfer to other institutions, meaning students may be unable to finish their educations. Many of these…
  • Sep 21

    Are Bankruptcies Increasing Nationwide?

    Are Bankruptcies Increasing Nationwide?
    A new article in DNS News claims that the number of people who file for bankruptcy in August increased by 1 percent since last year. Bankruptcies filed in August have been in decline since 2010, until now. The article uses bankruptcy AACER…
Rank this Week: 2061

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
  • Sep 28

    Am I Living Beyond My Means? — 5 Warning Sign

    Am I Living Beyond My Means? — 5 Warning Sign
    In today's overindulgent world, it can be very easy to fall in the trap of living beyond your means. ”You only live once“ and ”You deserve it“ are phrases you likely find yourself hearing on a regular basis, and with…
  • Sep 23

    Can I Keep My Home and Car When I File for Bankruptcy?

    Can I Keep My Home and Car When I File for Bankruptcy?
    Filing for bankruptcy is never an easy decision. For many people, however, the thing that you question most is whether or not you'll be able to keep the items that are most important to you. Your car, for example, is your source of…
  • Sep 16

    8 Game Day Tips to Help You Save Money

    8 Game Day Tips to Help You Save Money
    With football season now in full swing, there are plenty of opportunities to get in on the fan fun. If you're on a budget, it doesn't mean you have to say on the sidelines.  Whether you're hosting a game day party at home or…
Rank this Week: 761

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law. By Arnold & Smith, PLLC.

http://www.charlottebankruptcylawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 28

    Debts You Just Can’t Shake

    Debts You Just Can’t Shake
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “Can I get rid of student loans by declaring bankruptcy?” The reason most people feel forced to consider filing for bankruptcy is because their debts increase to unsustainable…
  • Sep 22

    Surf’s Still Up For PacSun: Retailer Emerges From Bankruptcy With Few Store Closing

    Surf’s Still Up For PacSun: Retailer Emerges From Bankruptcy With Few Store Closing
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What is a small business bankruptcy ?” “Retailer’s dream” isn’t a phrase that one usually thinks about when it comes to bankruptcy. However, the…
  • Sep 20

    Is one type of bankruptcy better than another?

    Is one type of bankruptcy better than another?
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What is Chapter 13 bankruptcy?” If you’re considering filing for bankruptcy one of things you’re likely concerned about is the impact filing can have on your…
Rank this Week: 1874

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Sep 27

    3 Ways to Rebuild Your Credit After Filing for Bankruptcy

    3 Ways to Rebuild Your Credit After Filing for Bankruptcy
    In these difficult economic times, many Georgians have found that the best choice for them and their families is to file for bankruptcy in order to come out from under their household debts. Speak to your bankruptcy lawyer to see if…
  • Sep 26

    3 Things To Do Before Meeting with a Bankruptcy Attorney

    3 Things To Do Before Meeting with a Bankruptcy Attorney
    The prospect of filing for bankruptcy can be very intimidating, scary, and stressful – especially if you are going to do it on your own. Because the bankruptcy process can be very confusing, it is highly recommended that most Georgians…
  • Aug 1

    Don’t Put Off Till Tomorrow What You Should Do Today! The Repercussions of Delaying a Bankruptcy Filing

    Don’t Put Off Till Tomorrow What You Should Do Today! The Repercussions of Delaying a Bankruptcy Filing
    Filing for bankruptcy can be a very difficult and stressful process for many Georgian families who are in a constant state of worry because they cannot meet their monthly bills. Because the decision to “take the bankruptcy plunge”…
Rank this Week: 514

Blog About Arizona Bankruptcy Law

Blog About Arizona Bankruptcy Law

Focuses on bankruptcy planning, Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 filing options, advice on wage garnishments and repossessions, bankruptcy law and advice for those that are experiencing extreme financial difficulty. By the Bornmann Law Group.

http://bankruptcy-az.com/blog/
  • Sep 27

    Can Filing my Tax Returns Late Affect My Bankruptcy?

    Can Filing my Tax Returns Late Affect My Bankruptcy?
    Can Filing my Tax Returns Late Affect My Bankruptcy? Filing for bankruptcy in Glendale is not an easy thing to decide. But getting your finances back in order is the best way to getting your life back on track. There …
  • Aug 23

    What is a 341 meeting of creditors?

    What is a 341 meeting of creditors?
    What is a 341 meeting of creditors? If you wish to file for bankruptcy in Mesa Arizona, it is important to learn everything about the process. Most people have never heard of a 341 meeting of creditors. Let’s take a …
  • Jul 21

    OJ Simpson Lawyer Files For Bankruptcy

    OJ Simpson Lawyer Files For Bankruptcy
    OJ Simpson Lawyer Files For Bankruptcy In the early nineties all over the country, including Arizona, people watched the news on edge as the historic O.J. Simpson case played out. Last month the infamous defense attorney who worked on the…
Rank this Week: 4666

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 27

    Wells Fargo Claws Back $41M of CEO During Inquiry Period

    Wells Fargo Claws Back $41M of CEO During Inquiry Period
    Amid sharp criticism of its actions during the alleged sham accounts scandal – specifically the inaction to it – the board for Wells Fargo is clawing back some $41 million from its embattled CEO and chairman John Strumpf. That…
  • Sep 23

    Wells Fargo Pulled Off a Massive Scam for Five Years. Here’s How.

    Wells Fargo Pulled Off a Massive Scam for Five Years. Here’s How.
    For at least five years, Wells Fargo was engaged in a practice of secretly opening some 2 million phony credit card and deposit accounts in an effort to put multiple banking products in customers’ hands. That kind of growth strategy was…
  • Jul 14

    Feds Give Up Mortgage Fraud Case Against Countrywide’s Mozilo

    Feds Give Up Mortgage Fraud Case Against Countrywide’s Mozilo
    Prosecutors with the U.S. Justice Department are reportedly giving up their quest to take action against the co-founder of Countrywide Financial Corp. for his alleged role in doling out risky subprime mortgages that played a major role the…
Rank this Week: 578

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/
  • Sep 27

    Are Consumer Protection Regulations Harming the Middle Class?

    Are Consumer Protection Regulations Harming the Middle Class?
    A new paper by Franceso D'Acunto and Albert Rossi, both at the University of Maryland's Department of Finance, contends that the Dodd-Frank Act resulted in "a substantial redistribution of credit from middle-class households to wealthy…
  • Sep 26

    Premier Cru American Express Billing Disputes and the Deceptive Nature of TILA Section 170

    Premier Cru American Express Billing Disputes and the Deceptive Nature of TILA Section 170
    I'm not an oenophile. But some folks are, and some of them spend very large amounts of money on wine, even without knowing how it tastes. Not surprisingly, this is a market vulnerable to fraud. One fraud varietal is simply...
  • Sep 24

    Venezuela

    Venezuela
    John Dizard has a useful, and clearly written, piece on the lay of the land in this morning's FT. What puzzles me is why PDVSA, the national oil company, has not done a UK scheme of arrangement or a US...
Rank this Week: 928

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://www.georgiabankruptcyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 126

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Covers corporate bankruptcy proceedings. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://delawarebankruptcy.foxrothschild.com/
  • Sep 27

    Bankrutpcy Code Section 303(i) Does Not Preempt State Law Claims by Non-Debtor

    Bankrutpcy Code Section 303(i) Does Not Preempt State Law Claims by Non-Debtor
    In Rosenberg v. DVI Receivables XVII, LLC, 2016 WL 4501675 (3d Cir. August 29, 2016), the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit held that Section 303(i) of the United States Bankruptcy Code does not preempt state law…
  • Sep 26

    NJOY and Delivery Agent Formation Meetings Scheduled

    NJOY and Delivery Agent Formation Meetings Scheduled
    It isn’t only the athletic-wear retailers going through bankruptcy (Sports Authority and Golfsmith), but retailers on the other end of the athletic spectrum – think t.v. and tobacco. Delivery Agent, a company which has…
  • Sep 19

    Bankruptcy Court Denies Motion to Compel Arbitration

    Bankruptcy Court Denies Motion to Compel Arbitration
    In the recent decision of FBI Wind Down Inc. Liquidating Trust, by and through Alan D. Halperin, as Liquidating Trustee, v. Heritage Home Group, LLC, et al., Adv. Pro. No. 15-51899 (CSS) (Bankr. D. Del. Sept. 15, 2016) Judge Sontchi…
Rank this Week: 2090

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/
  • Sep 26

    Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) – Auto-Dialer Uncertainty

    Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) – Auto-Dialer Uncertainty
    Were you aware that when you tell a bill collector (including a student loan collector) to stop calling your cell phone, they must do so immediately?  Well usually.  It depends upon the type of telephone system the collector is…
  • Sep 23

    The Witch is Dead!!! ACICS, the Accreditor for Both ITT and Corinthian Just had its Own Recognition Revoked!

    The Witch is Dead!!! ACICS, the Accreditor for Both ITT and Corinthian Just had its Own Recognition Revoked!
    This is great news!!  Many of us have been complaining about the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (“ACICS”) for the past year.  This is the accreditor for both Corinthian and ITT.  Both…
  • Sep 22

    Transparency for Student Loan

    Transparency for Student Loan
    Earlier this week I wrote about the transparency of costs of education and how private for-profit institutions are likely going to have to change their marketing to comply with stricter oversight by the CFPB and the accreditation agency for…
Rank this Week: 694

Law Office of Goldstein and Clegg,…

Law Office of Goldstein and Clegg, LLC Blog

Covers employment law and bankruptcy.

http://www.goldsteinandclegglaw.com/index.php/blog/
  • Sep 26

    Does an employer have to provide an alternative position or reassignment as a reasonable accommodation?

    Does an employer have to provide an alternative position or reassignment as a reasonable accommodation?
    When an employee cannot physically perform the essential function of their position, but can perform light sedentary work, an employer needs to consider providing an alternative position to the employee or at least consider placement in a…
  • Mar 31

    Are Arbitration agreements enforceable in employment and discrimination matters?

    Are Arbitration agreements enforceable in employment and discrimination matters?
    Often times when someone starts a new job, they are made to sign a stack full of papers.  Typically the new employee does not read these documents, and included in them is an agreement that if there is a dispute in work, the employee…
  • Jan 29

    Top 10 Kinds of Work-Place Retaliation

    Top 10 Kinds of Work-Place Retaliation
    In Massachusetts most employees can be fired for any reason or no reason at all. However, there is an exception to this rule and that is that your employer can not retaliate against you and fire you as a result of asserting a right that the…
Rank this Week: 1597

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Provides bankruptcy information for Northern Virginia.

http://robertweed.com/category/blog/
  • Sep 24

    Bankruptcy: Best Plan or Best Guess?

    Bankruptcy: Best Plan or Best Guess?
    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: Best Plan or Best Guess? Donnell’s Chapter 7 bankruptcy got discharged this month. We have about 30 to 40 bankruptcies discharged—that means approved and done—every month. But Donnell’s was…
  • Sep 1

    Why Filing Bankruptcy Stops Payroll Garnishment: Virginia Law

    Why Filing Bankruptcy Stops Payroll Garnishment: Virginia Law
    Why Filing Bankruptcy Stops Payroll Garnishment: Virginia Law, Virginia Form I’m surprised a couple times each month by Virginia employers who don’t know that bankrutpcy stops payroll garnishment. Some employers think they…
  • Aug 27

    Fast Track Debt Relief Violates Virginia Consumer Law

    Fast Track Debt Relief Violates Virginia Consumer Law
    Fast Track Debt Relief Violates Virginia Consumer Protection Law I’m a bankruptcy lawyer, in Woodbridge Virginia. I see a lot of people ripped off by debt settlement scams, before they come to see me. Last month, a judge in Fairfax…
Rank this Week: 4461

Robert Weed Blog

Robert Weed Blog

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

http://robertweed.com/category/blog/
  • Sep 24

    Bankruptcy: Best Plan or Best Guess?

    Bankruptcy: Best Plan or Best Guess?
    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: Best Plan or Best Guess? Donnell’s Chapter 7 bankruptcy got discharged this month. We have about 30 to 40 bankruptcies discharged—that means approved and done—every month. But Donnell’s was…
  • Sep 1

    Why Filing Bankruptcy Stops Payroll Garnishment: Virginia Law

    Why Filing Bankruptcy Stops Payroll Garnishment: Virginia Law
    Why Filing Bankruptcy Stops Payroll Garnishment: Virginia Law, Virginia Form I’m surprised a couple times each month by Virginia employers who don’t know that bankrutpcy stops payroll garnishment. Some employers think they…
  • Aug 27

    Fast Track Debt Relief Violates Virginia Consumer Law

    Fast Track Debt Relief Violates Virginia Consumer Law
    Fast Track Debt Relief Violates Virginia Consumer Protection Law I’m a bankruptcy lawyer, in Woodbridge Virginia. I see a lot of people ripped off by debt settlement scams, before they come to see me. Last month, a judge in Fairfax…
Rank this Week: 2607

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/
  • Sep 24

    How Many Times Can I File Bankruptcy?

    How Many Times Can I File Bankruptcy?
    One of the most popular questions potential debtors want to know is how often they can file bankruptcy.  What potential debtors should be asking is, “how many times can I file for bankruptcy AND receive a bankruptcy…
  • Aug 4

    How Will Home Loan Modifications Be Approved in the Future?

    How Will Home Loan Modifications Be Approved in the Future?
    With the expiration of the federal loan modification programs Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) and Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) expiring at the end of 2016, how will loan modifications be approved in the future? The…
  • Jul 15

    10 Things You Need to Know If You Have A Civil Judgment Entered Against You

    10 Things You Need to Know If You Have A Civil Judgment Entered Against You
    Quite often I receive frantic phone calls from consumers stating that a civil judgment has been entered against them and now they want to know what their options are.  So what exactly does it mean when a civil judgment is… Read…
Rank this Week: 4568

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
  • Sep 23

    Hauppauge Traffic Court Facing Lawsuit

    Hauppauge Traffic Court Facing Lawsuit
    The Hauppauge Traffic Court, which is located in the H. Lee Dennison Building, in Hauppauge New York is currently being sued by the Federal Government. This lawsuit, which commenced in 2015 in U.S. District Court alleges that the traffic…
  • Sep 21

    Notice of Claim Requirement

    Notice of Claim Requirement
    NOTICE OF CLAIM REQUIREMENT Before one can bring a lawsuit to collect damages against a city, town, or a public agency in the state of New York, a notice of claim requirement must be satisfied. A claimant has ninety days during which to file…
  • Sep 19

    Loss Mitigation and Loan Modification in Bankruptcy Court

    Loss Mitigation and Loan Modification in Bankruptcy Court
    Bankruptcy Court’s Loss Mitigation Program In 2009, The United States Bankruptcy Court – Eastern District of New York adopted a Loss Mitigation Program which applies in all individual Chapter 7, 11, and 13 cases. The…
Rank this Week: 999

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/
  • Sep 22

    What is a Bankruptcy Cram Down?

    What is a Bankruptcy Cram Down?
    One of the best benefits of declaring a Chapter 13 bankruptcy in Jacksonville, Florida is the ability to “Cram Down” certain assets such as a car loan, certain real estate debts, or even some personal property. A cram down allows…
  • Sep 15

    Florida Loan and Modification Law Group Found To Be Fraudulent

    Florida Loan and Modification Law Group Found To Be Fraudulent
    Police are currently investigating a loan modification and debt consolidation business in Florida. The owners supposedly presented themselves to clients as attorneys but were not licensed attorneys at all. The Boca Raton company claimed to be…
  • Aug 8

    What to Expect when Filing Bankruptcy?

    What to Expect when Filing Bankruptcy?
    Against common belief, filing bankruptcy can be a very easy process; especially if you are filing a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy. Knowing what to expect when filing bankruptcy as well as hiring an experienced bankruptcy attorney are the keys to…
Rank this Week: 3257

South Carolina Bankruptcy Lawyer…

South Carolina Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy news and information in South Carolina. By Allen Jeffcoat, Dana Wilkinson, Dee Compton, Lex Regoerson, Michael Matthews, Russell A. DeMott and Showell Blades IV.

http://www.sc-bankruptcy-blog.com
  • Sep 21

    Should You File Bankruptcy Before or After Your Divorce?

    Should You File Bankruptcy Before or After Your Divorce?
    It is not at all uncommon for bankruptcy to follow divorce, or vice versa.  A budget that works on two incomes may not work when there is only one, especially if the budget was tight to begin with.  In fact, […] Related…
  • Jul 14

    How to Be a Rock Star Client

    How to Be a Rock Star Client
    Some of my clients are always on my good side. Sometimes clients achieve that status by the grace with which they handle difficult circumstances. Bankruptcy is, by definition, a difficult thing to face. Sometimes its the way they deal with…
  • Mar 24

    A Totally Biased Review of the New Bankruptcy Form

    A Totally Biased Review of the New Bankruptcy Form
    As of December 1, 2015, an entirely new set of official bankruptcy forms became the standard for use by anyone, individual or business, filing for bankruptcy relief.  This is the first major reconfiguration of the bankruptcy forms since…
Rank this Week: 4449

Southern Lawyer News

Southern Lawyer News

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

http://www.southernlawyer.news/
Rank this Week: 2058

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Covers Florida bankruptcy and foreclosure defense.

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

    A Brief Introduction to Florida TRIM Notice

    A Brief Introduction to Florida TRIM Notice
    If you’re a property owner in Florida, you should pay close attention to your TRIM (“Truth in Millage”) Notice. The notice is typically sent out in August and aims to forecast the value of your real estate property as of…
  • Sep 10

    What Could Go Wrong?: The Dangers of Purchasing a Home Without Legal Guidance

    What Could Go Wrong?: The Dangers of Purchasing a Home Without Legal Guidance
    Home ownership is a serious undertaking with a long list of potential perils. While many home buyers don’t think to involve a lawyer until after a deal is made, you actually run several risks when you purchase a home without legal…
  • Aug 20

    Refinancing With HARP Before Its Expiration

    Refinancing With HARP Before Its Expiration
    Many of Americans have what’s known as an “underwater” mortgage, which means they owe more on their mortgage than what their home is worth. If that’s the situation you’re in, the Home Affordable Refinance Program…
Rank this Week: 3766

Bankruptcy Blog

Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt management. By Allmand Law.

http://www.allmandlaw.com/Blog.aspx
  • Sep 19

    Personal Bankruptcy and Business Ownership: What You Need to Know

    Personal Bankruptcy and Business Ownership: What You Need to Know
    If you file personal bankruptcy, it can take a significant toll on any business ownership in your name, depending on how the business was legally organized and the type of bankruptcy petition filed with the court. Under United States…
  • Sep 6

    How Does The Automatic Stay Help Those Filing for Bankruptcy?

    How Does The Automatic Stay Help Those Filing for Bankruptcy?
    Filing bankruptcy can be an intimidating decision. But, did you know that there are various tools that can protect you during the process? In fact, one of the most beneficial tools for those filing bankruptcy is the automatic stay. The…
  • Aug 29

    How to Get Rid of Credit Card Debt Through Bankruptcy

    How to Get Rid of Credit Card Debt Through Bankruptcy
    Excessive debt is one of the major reasons why people file for bankruptcy. In many cases, the excessive debt is the result of paying for necessities such as medical bills and vehicle repairs. While there are some exceptions, most credit…
Rank this Week: 3392

Michigan Bankruptcy Blog

Michigan Bankruptcy Blog

Provides case law updates from the Bankruptcy Courts for the Western and Eastern Districts of Michigan. By Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC.

http://www.michbankruptcyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2901

Wisconsin Bankruptcy Blog

Wisconsin Bankruptcy Blog

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

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

    August Foreclosure Statistic

    August Foreclosure Statistic
    Foreclosure filings in the state of Wisconsin jumped up 27% over July to a four month high last month.  In August, foreclosure filings for Brown County (Green Bay) increased 58%, up almost triple in Calumet and Marinette, more than…
  • Sep 12

    Fundamental Misunderstanding

    Fundamental Misunderstanding
    No one expects the average person without legal training and experience to be an expert on bankruptcy.  I have, however, encountered a number of questions in the past couple of weeks that demonstrated a fundamental misunderstanding of…
  • Sep 6

    Why is my hearing at the airport (and other fun questions about hearing locations)?!

    Why is my hearing at the airport (and other fun questions about hearing locations)?!
    I'm writing this article to address the bewilderment some of my clients have about the fact that their bankruptcy hearing location is at an airport.  Understandably, some of them feel that the bankruptcy process is illegitimate or some…
Rank this Week: 4776

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/
  • Sep 19

    Lucy Kellaway is correct.

    Lucy Kellaway is correct.
    In today's Financial Times piece:If one employee offends against a bank’s vision and values, it is [his or her] fault. If 5,300 do, it is the bank’s. Wells Fargo has proved that its culture is a hopeless safeguard to anything. The…
  • Sep 14

    Urban Meyer is one of my heroes.

    Urban Meyer is one of my heroes.
    And here's why.
  • Aug 10

    Stephen Fry and depression---a great read.

    Stephen Fry and depression---a great read.
    Here.  For those of us who have lived through depression, it's hard to explain to those who haven't.  Thanks to folks like Stephen Fry, the Bloggess, and Hyperbole and a Half, it's possible to get an inkling of this particular…
Rank this Week: 1430

Southern California Bankruptcy Law…

Southern California Bankruptcy Law Blog

Covers bankruptcy, foreclosure, mortgage modification and short sales. By Nick Gebelt.

http://www.southerncaliforniabankruptcylawblog.com
  • Sep 18

    Zombie Debt Redux

    Zombie Debt Redux
    In today’s LA Times, Sean Pyles wrote a nice summary of the problem of zombie debt. He began with the observation that when the statute of limitations has passed on debt collection actions, creditors are estopped from suing you to…
  • May 7

    Arguments On SFRs Before The Ninth Circuit

    Arguments On SFRs Before The Ninth Circuit
    I have written several times about discharging income tax debt in bankruptcy.  My most recent post on this topic dealt with the question of whether a return filed after a substitute for return is a return for bankruptcy discharge…
  • Apr 6

    Voluntary Sales And The Homestead Exemption

    Voluntary Sales And The Homestead Exemption
    I have written several times about exempting assets in bankruptcy.  The gist is that in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, the debtor gets to keep all assets that are exempt using the appropriate exemption table, but the Chapter 7 Trustee assigned…
Rank this Week: 3861

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
  • Sep 18

    Creditor Rights Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Creditor Rights Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
    Fessler, Schneider, & Grimme provide efficient, professional representation for our clients. We support local businesses and aggressively defend their rights.  We are committed to providing the finest quality legal services to our…
  • Sep 2

    Family Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, KY

    Family Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, KY
    Everyone plans for the future.  At least, we plan for what appears to be the “big” things, college, retirement, vacations, and so forth.   What we don’t plan for is the unexpected, unwanted, and out of our…
  • Aug 15

    Specialist Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, KY

    Specialist Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, KY
    We all know that doctors specialize, but you may not realize that lawyers specialize as well.   Fessler, Schneider & Grimme have personal injury and family law as two of their specialties. Specialist Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, KY…
Rank this Week: 2543

Illinois Business Litigator Blog

Illinois Business Litigator Blog

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

http://www.illinoisbusinesslitigationlawyer.com/
  • Sep 16

    Divorce Attorney Fees Nondischargable

    Divorce Attorney Fees Nondischargable
    In May 2013 a Wisconsin Court determined that Trentadue committed “significant over‐trial” and ordered that he contribute $25,000 toward his ex‐wife’s Attorneys' fees. Trentadue filed Bankruptcy. The…
  • Jun 30

    Chapter 13 Case and Plan Not Bad Faith

    Chapter 13 Case and Plan Not Bad Faith
    Richard Olson filed four Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Petitions and Plans in a five year period- the last one on the eve of the foreclosure of his home. The assignee of his original mortgage lender Bank of America objected to confirmation of his…
  • Jun 30

    Chapter 13 Case and Plan Not Bad Faith

    Chapter 13 Case and Plan Not Bad Faith
    Richard Olson filed four Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Petitions and Plans in a five year period- the last one on the eve of the foreclosure of his home. The assignee of his original mortgage lender Bank of America objected to confirmation of his…
Rank this Week: 583

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/
  • 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.…
  • Jun 11

    Motorcycles, Boats or Horses Can be Toxic to your Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 Minnesota Bankruptcy

    Motorcycles, Boats or Horses Can be Toxic to your Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 Minnesota Bankruptcy
    I recently posted on Google Plus about how certain things tend to be toxic to a possible bankruptcy. The most common one I see is a Harley Davidson. Other items in this category would include boats and horses, especially if they are fancy and…
  • May 14

    One of the Best 25 Bankruptcy Attorneys in Minneapolis?

    One of the Best 25 Bankruptcy Attorneys in Minneapolis?
    Some outfit I have never heard of called “Expertise” has decided that I am one of the best 25 bankruptcy lawyers in Minneapolis.  Perhaps this is an honor, but I’m suspicious.  There’s a bunch of code they…
Rank this Week: 3525

Chicago Bankruptcy Blog

Chicago Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://chicago-bankruptcy.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4366

Bankruptcy Advice Blog

Bankruptcy Advice Blog

Covers bankruptcy in Ontario, Canada. By Bankruptcy Ontario.

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

    Can I Start a Small Business while Bankrupt or in a Proposal?

    Can I Start a Small Business while Bankrupt or in a Proposal?
    There are a lot of misconceptions surrounding bankruptcy, consumer proposals, and being self-employed. Informed by rumours, sources for this misinformation are usually third hand accounts: ‘a friend of a friend’. Yet, this…
  • Aug 12

    Your Spouse is Filing For Bankruptcy. Should You File Too?

    Your Spouse is Filing For Bankruptcy. Should You File Too?
    It’s a major concern for couples with debt. Your spouse is exploring bankruptcy as a debt relief option. You’re considering what the impact will be on yourself, and wonder: should I file too? Couples often ask me this and my…
  • Jul 8

    Can I Get Fired For Filing Bankruptcy?

    Can I Get Fired For Filing Bankruptcy?
    Many people fear the word ‘bankruptcy’ and one reason in particular for this fear is the possible effect a bankruptcy may have on your job. The good news is that the bankruptcy rules were designed in such a way to give some a…
Rank this Week: 1803

Texas Bankruptcy Blog

Texas Bankruptcy Blog

By Fears Nachawati Law Firm.

http://www.txbankruptcyblog.com
  • Sep 7

    Fears | Nachawati Represents Tornado Victims Suing Over Their Demolished Home

    Fears | Nachawati Represents Tornado Victims Suing Over Their Demolished Home
    Fears | Nachawati represents the victimized homeowners against Nabors, a demolition company that recklessly tore down the wrong home after the Rowlett tornado. We will hold the company accountable after its refusal to right the wrong. See…
  • Sep 1

    Fears Nachawati Partner to Serve as Mentor to Law School Student

    Fears Nachawati Partner to Serve as Mentor to Law School Student
    Fears Nachawati Law Firm is pleased to announce that founding partner Majed Nachawati has taken a position as a Mentor in the Louis A. Bedford, Jr. Mentorship Program at the University of North Texas Dallas College of Law. The mentorship…
  • Aug 25

    Fears Nachawati Takes on Texas Wrongful Death Case

    Fears Nachawati Takes on Texas Wrongful Death Case
    On August 3, 2016, a Texarkana man was tragically killed in Sabine County, Texas as a result of a motor vehicle accident involving a tractor trailer and an unoccupied vehicle. Jerry Lee Woods, 58, was the driver of a 2006 tractor trailer…
Rank this Week: 3839

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: 3049

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
  • 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,…
  • Aug 31

    Bankruptcy Solutions for Getting Back Your Repossed Vehicle

    Bankruptcy Solutions for Getting Back Your Repossed Vehicle
    My last blog post detailed two ways under California law that you can get your vehicle back AFTER it's been repossessed. One involves "reinstatement" of the loan—catching up on the missed payments. This option is usually but not always…
  • Aug 30

    Can I Get My Repossessed Vehicle Back in California?

    Can I Get My Repossessed Vehicle Back in California?
    CAN I GET BACK MY VEHICLE UNDER CALIFORNIA LAW WITHOUT BANKRUPTCY? Possibly. Here's what happens after the repossession. Although there is no required priornotice of repossession, after the repossession you are entitled to written…
Rank this Week: 3057

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: 2572

Bankruptcy News & Opinion

Bankruptcy News & Opinion

Covers bankruptcy news for people in Texas. By the Schachter Law Firm, P.C.

http://www.shaklaw.com/bankruptcy-news-opinion
Rank this Week: 2916

Oregon and Washington Bankruptcy…

Oregon and Washington Bankruptcy Blog

Provides bankruptcy information for people living in Oregon and Washington. By the Northwest Debt Relief Law Firm.

http://nwdrlf.com/blog/
  • Aug 28

    Get Your License Back with a Chapter 13 – August 2016 Interview

    Get Your License Back with a Chapter 13 – August 2016 Interview
    Katherine: Today, our friend, Tom McAvity, has joined us again and he’s going to share with us something that I had no idea about, that Chapter 13 could do, and I bet it will surprise you, too. Tom, thank you so much for joining us…
  • Aug 28

    Google and Facebook Will Not Run Ads for Pay Day Loan Lender

    Google and Facebook Will Not Run Ads for Pay Day Loan Lender
    Google recently announced that it has stopped taking paid ads for payday loans. Facebook stopped taking payday loans about a year ago. This is a pretty significant development.  While you can still find payday loans online through…
  • Aug 28

    Face-to-Face Bankruptcy Consultation in Your Living Room or Office?

    Face-to-Face Bankruptcy Consultation in Your Living Room or Office?
    I am pleased to report that in addition to meeting with you at one of our five offices, we can now conduct an initial bankruptcy face-to-face consultation with you at your home or office. No need to worry, we aren’t really coming over,…
Rank this Week: 4866

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/
  • Aug 24

    How to stop collection calls to your cell phone

    How to stop collection calls to your cell phone
    Few things are more annoying than repeated debt collection calls to your cell phone. Often, these calls are made by an automatic dialer. It’s not unheard of for people to get 10 or more of these robocalls per day. This is…
  • Aug 23

    Debt collectors cannot lie to you

    Debt collectors cannot lie to you
    The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act forbids a debt collector from making any false or misleading statements when they are attempting to collect a debt. If a debt collector lied to you, here’s what you need to know about your rights…
  • Aug 23

    Can a debt collector call me at work?

    Can a debt collector call me at work?
    The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act strictly regulates collection calls while a person is at work. The Act recognizes that you have a right to keep your personal financial information private and that it’s difficult to maintain…
Rank this Week: 1001