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Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 21

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: 3191

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 5

    Reports: New Treasury Secretary Oversaw “Foreclosure Machine”

    Reports: New Treasury Secretary Oversaw “Foreclosure Machine”
    The Miami foreclosure defense lawyers at Jacobs Keeley have not been shy with criticism of the current presidential administration, in particular with regards to a failure to hold big banks and executives accountable for their central role in…
  • Nov 16

    Warren Takes Trump to Task for “Selling Out” Americans With Transition Team Pick

    Warren Takes Trump to Task for “Selling Out” Americans With Transition Team Pick
    Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, in an open letter to U.S. president-elect Donald J. Trump, takes aim at the new administration’s transition team, packed with corporate insiders and lobbyists.  In her letter, Warren said if…
  • Nov 14

    Miami Consumer Protection Watch: Letting Bankers Slide May Have Cost Dems the White House

    Miami Consumer Protection Watch: Letting Bankers Slide May Have Cost Dems the White House
    Many were shocked by Donald Trump’s win on election day. However, it appears there may have been some foreshadowing that was largely ignored by mainstream media outlets. As we take a step back to analyze the anti-establishment, populist…
Rank this Week: 4833

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

By the Moran Law Group.

http://www.bankruptcysoapbox.com/
  • Dec 5

    What’s In Your Mortgage Lender’s Records At Bankruptcy’s End

    What’s In Your Mortgage Lender’s Records At Bankruptcy’s End
      At the end of your Chapter 13 case, you don’t have to wonder where you stand with your mortgage lender. Are you really, fully current with the mortgage? Are there fees and charges that you don’t know about? Are you ready to…
  • Dec 2

    Means Test Cheat Sheet 2: Taxes In Bankruptcy

    Means Test Cheat Sheet 2: Taxes In Bankruptcy
      If the most useful trick for beating the means test involves projecting health care expenses, the second most useful trick involves taxes. Tax troubles drive the filing of a large percentage of bankruptcy cases these days.  It…
  • Dec 1

    Where Do I File My Bankruptcy Case?

    Where Do I File My Bankruptcy Case?
    Remember the kid’s geography game, Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? Clues took players all around the world to stop a gang of thieves. When it’s debt you want to stop, if you’ve moved around in the past two or three…
Rank this Week: 1295

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 2702

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://www.georgiabankruptcyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 169

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/
  • 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…
  • Nov 11

    Why I am frustrated with B of A.

    Why I am frustrated with B of A.
    In October, a B of A ATM ate a check that I was depositing.  I called Customer Service, and B of A  gave me a credit for the check while it was investigating what had happened.  (That was the last good part of this…
Rank this Week: 708

Bankruptcy Law Network

Bankruptcy Law Network

Covers bankruptcy and consumer credit.

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com/
  • Dec 2

    What Happens to My Inheritance in Bankruptcy?

    What Happens to My Inheritance in Bankruptcy?
    Like a lot of things, what will happen to that inheritance in a bankruptcy case depends on the timing.
  • Oct 14

    Eastern District of North Carolina Issues Order in Wake of Hurricane Matthew

    Eastern District of North Carolina Issues Order in Wake of Hurricane Matthew
    The Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina has issued an order establishing some procedures in the wake of the massive flooding in the district. Hurricane Matthew has unleashed unprecedented flooding over many parts of…
  • Jul 15

    Chapter 7 Can Be a Disaster Without a Good Bankruptcy Attorney

    Chapter 7 Can Be a Disaster Without a Good Bankruptcy Attorney
    Chapter 7 is the chapter under the Bankruptcy Code that most consumers file. It is seen as simple, fast, and, by some, “just filling out a few forms.” It isn’t. The picture to the left shows what can happen if you…
Rank this Week: 2942

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
  • Dec 2

    What Happens to My Inheritance in Bankruptcy?

    What Happens to My Inheritance in Bankruptcy?
    Like a lot of things, what will happen to that inheritance in a bankruptcy case depends on the timing.
  • Oct 14

    Eastern District of North Carolina Issues Order in Wake of Hurricane Matthew

    Eastern District of North Carolina Issues Order in Wake of Hurricane Matthew
    The Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina has issued an order establishing some procedures in the wake of the massive flooding in the district. Hurricane Matthew has unleashed unprecedented flooding over many parts of…
  • Jul 15

    Chapter 7 Can Be a Disaster Without a Good Bankruptcy Attorney

    Chapter 7 Can Be a Disaster Without a Good Bankruptcy Attorney
    Chapter 7 is the chapter under the Bankruptcy Code that most consumers file. It is seen as simple, fast, and, by some, “just filling out a few forms.” It isn’t. The picture to the left shows what can happen if you…
Rank this Week: 27

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: 3193

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Dec 1

    The Lesser Known Option to End Marriage: Annulment

    The Lesser Known Option to End Marriage: Annulment
    When married individuals consider ending their marriage divorce is usually the first and only option they explore. This default starting point makes sense when one thinks about the lack of other viable options discussed and/or known by most…
  • Nov 30

    Divorce and Mediation

    Divorce and Mediation
    Given the emotional, financial and legal upheaval divorce creates for most couples, it is easy to understand why divorcing spouses have trouble seeing issues eye-to-eye. Typically, a person’s entire world changes in the wake of divorce,…
  • Nov 27

    Florida Divorce 101

    Florida Divorce 101
    Looking at the almost daily stories about divorce that appear in the news, it seems as if society sees this event as an everyday process that is not worth a lot of conversation. This nonchalant attitude is especially apparent in the large…
Rank this Week: 717

IN THE (RED) - The Business…

IN THE (RED) - The Business Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://bankruptcy.cooley.com/
Rank this Week: 2494

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Dec 1

    Tax Debt and Your Bankruptcy

    Tax Debt and Your Bankruptcy
    Did you know that some debts aren’t eligible for bankruptcy, while others may be eligible but receive special treatment? While it is true that tax debts fit into one of these two categories they can actually be part of both categories,…
  • Nov 29

    Chapter 7 Texas Bankruptcy

    Chapter 7 Texas Bankruptcy
    There is a wealth of information out there about Chapter 7 bankruptcy, but in most cases people don’t take the time to research the basics or consult with a Dallas bankruptcy lawyer about the process. When making such a big financial…
  • Nov 24

    American Apparel Heads to Bankruptcy Again

    American Apparel Heads to Bankruptcy Again
     It’s not uncommon for businesses who file bankruptcy to fall back into it again. That’s precisely what has happened to the Los Angeles based clothing manufacturer, designer and distributor as they file Chapter 11 bankruptcy…
Rank this Week: 3655

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Dec 1

    Tax Debt and Your Bankruptcy

    Tax Debt and Your Bankruptcy
    Did you know that some debts aren’t eligible for bankruptcy, while others may be eligible but receive special treatment? While it is true that tax debts fit into one of these two categories they can actually be part of both categories,…
  • Nov 29

    Chapter 7 Texas Bankruptcy

    Chapter 7 Texas Bankruptcy
    There is a wealth of information out there about Chapter 7 bankruptcy, but in most cases people don’t take the time to research the basics or consult with a Dallas bankruptcy lawyer about the process. When making such a big financial…
  • Nov 24

    American Apparel Heads to Bankruptcy Again

    American Apparel Heads to Bankruptcy Again
     It’s not uncommon for businesses who file bankruptcy to fall back into it again. That’s precisely what has happened to the Los Angeles based clothing manufacturer, designer and distributor as they file Chapter 11 bankruptcy…
Rank this Week: 3065

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Texas bankruptcy news and information.

http://www.bakerassociates.net/bankruptcy-blog/
  • Dec 1

    Dealing With Medical Debt Through Bankruptcy

    Dealing With Medical Debt Through Bankruptcy
    It is estimated that 70 percent of all bankruptcy filings are caused in large part to overwhelming medical debt. Medical debt is one of the most unique forms of debt because it originates from circumstances that are often unavoidable such as…
  • Nov 29

    Business Debt In Chapter 11

    Business Debt In Chapter 11
    As the holiday season approaches many people worry about their holiday shopping budget, but for many small business owners the season could be the difference between going out of business or staying on track for a stronger financial year in…
  • Nov 24

    Finding a Good Houston Bankruptcy Attorney

    Finding a Good Houston Bankruptcy Attorney
    This is a great question, especially from individuals that haven’t had an attorney before or who are considering bankruptcy for the first time. Depending on where you live there can be a number of options when you are seeking the…
Rank this Week: 1803

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Covers corporate bankruptcy proceedings. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://delawarebankruptcy.foxrothschild.com/
  • Nov 30

    Ninth Circuit Requires Debtors to Pay Interest at Default Rate to Cure Default

    Ninth Circuit Requires Debtors to Pay Interest at Default Rate to Cure Default
    In the recent decision of Pacifica L51 LLC v. New Invs., Inc. (In re New Invs., Inc.), 2016 WL 6543520 (9th Cir. Nov. 4, 2016), the Ninth Circuit held that section 1123(d) legislatively overruled Great W. Bank & Tr. v.…
  • Nov 30

    Telephonic Appearances Before Judge Gross Now Through CourtSolutions LLC

    Telephonic Appearances Before Judge Gross Now Through CourtSolutions LLC
    Effective January 2, 2017, all telephonic court appearances before the Honorable Kevin Gross of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware will be through CourtSolutions LLC.  The alert was issued by the Court…
  • Nov 28

    Opinion in Altegrity Reinforces the Position of the Bankruptcy Court on “Claims”

    Opinion in Altegrity Reinforces the Position of the Bankruptcy Court on “Claims”
    On November 28, 2016, Judge Laurie Selber Silverstein of the Delaware Bankruptcy Court ruled on a motion for relief from the automatic stay (we she treated as a motion for relief from the discharge injunction) in the Altegrity…
Rank this Week: 1884

Northern Kentucky Bankruptcy…

Northern Kentucky Bankruptcy Attorneys Blog

Covers Chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcy filings. By Gatlin & Voelker.

http://www.northern-ky-bankruptcy-attorneys.com
  • Nov 30

    Means Test Determination

    Means Test Determination
    An initial analysis to any bankruptcy is whether you legally must file a Chapter 13 versus a Chapter 7 due to your income.  Income determination guidelines are set by the government for each county in the country, with a median…
  • Jun 27

    Hello world!

    Hello world!
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing!
  • Nov 11

    Form 3115 for a Cash to Accrual Method for Small Businesse

    Form 3115 for a Cash to Accrual Method for Small Businesse
    We aim to lead in each practice and area of law we work in. Coming from in-depth understanding of the law and the industry, capitalizing on extensive experience, we provide hands-on advice that speaks the language of our client’s…
Rank this Week: 4892

Sader Law Firm Blog

Sader Law Firm Blog

Covers bankruptcy, collections and student loans.

http://www.saderlawfirm.com/blog
  • Nov 30

    Can Business Owners Retain Control of Their Companies in Chapter 11 Bankruptcy?

    Can Business Owners Retain Control of Their Companies in Chapter 11 Bankruptcy?
    Businesses experiencing extreme financial hardship may be reluctant to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. There are myths and misconceptions about bankruptcy that make this decision even more difficult. Just because your business files for…
  • Nov 28

    What Happens to Cosigners When You Default on Your Student Loans?

    What Happens to Cosigners When You Default on Your Student Loans?
    There are catastrophic financial consequences when you default on your student loans. You may experience wage garnishments and a lower credit. Your income tax returns may be seized. Collection agencies may start calling you several times a…
  • Nov 23

    Why Are So Many People Defaulting on Online Loans?

    Why Are So Many People Defaulting on Online Loans?
    Startups that provide peer-to-peer loans (P2P loans) through online services might be in serious trouble. Delinquencies and defaults on P2P loans are spiraling out of control. According to a recent article in Bloomberg, people are defaulting…
Rank this Week: 2122

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

Discusses credit and bankruptcy. By Professors Bob Lawless, Angela Littwin, Katie Porter, John Pottow, Deborah Thorne and Elizabeth Warren.

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Nov 30

    ABA Journal Blawg 100!

    ABA Journal Blawg 100!
    Credit Slips is honored to have been selected as part of the ABA Journal's Blawg 100, their annual list of the top 100 blogs about law and lawyering. It is our second year in a row for inclusion on the...
  • Nov 28

    Homestead Proceeds in Bankruptcy

    Homestead Proceeds in Bankruptcy
    California's tiered homestead exemption protects a debtor's dwelling to the extent of $75,000, $100,000, or $175,000, depending upon the debtor's status, protects a like amount of proceeds of an execution sale of the homestead for six months…
  • Nov 28

    The CFPB and Behavioral Economic

    The CFPB and Behavioral Economic
    This post is an extended aside from my previous post about David Evans' argument about the CFPB's mindset and institutional incentives. The point isn't critical to Evans' argument, but I'm writing because it really irks me because it shows…
Rank this Week: 952

Start Fresh Today Bankruptcy Blog

Start Fresh Today Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy fiilng, bankruptcy means test, student loans, credit counseling, and debtor education.

http://blog.startfreshtoday.com/blog
  • Nov 30

    Bankruptcy and Divorce: What You Need to Know

    Bankruptcy and Divorce: What You Need to Know
    People file for bankruptcy for many different reasons. Those reasons are often more complex than just being unable to make ends meet.  Usually, there is another life event that is putting stress on household finances. Many times,…
  • Nov 21

    Managing Thanksgiving on a Budget

    Managing Thanksgiving on a Budget
    The cost of putting Thanksgiving dinner on the table can add up fast! From picking out the perfect turkey to feed your entire family to a buffet line of sides to satisfy everyone's favorites, you may find that your budget is quickly stretched…
  • Nov 16

    5 Signs You Should Consider Filing for Bankruptcy

    5 Signs You Should Consider Filing for Bankruptcy
    Filing for bankruptcy can be a scary thought. However, many report that it saved them, gave them a fresh start and relieved their stress. If you're at a crossroads and considering bankruptcy, it's important to recognize the warning…
Rank this Week: 821

Pasadena Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Pasadena Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt settlement. By DCDM Law Group.

http://www.pasadenabankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 29

    home test

    home test
    We Help Businesses and Individuals The experienced lawyers at DCDM Law Group help clients across Southern California with their personal and business needs. This includes protecting their assets from the reach of creditors, whether employing…
  • Aug 5

    Estate Planning

    Estate Planning
    Estate Planning Services Los Angeles With the day-to-day stresses and responsibilities of life, taking the time to make sure that your currently implemented estate planning strategies and instruments accurately reflect your current financial…
  • Apr 26

    Five Wealth Preservation Strategie

    Five Wealth Preservation Strategie
    After the global financial crisis that occurred during the past decade, most people realize that it is not enough to accumulate wealth — it is also necessary to protect your assets. Strategies to preserve wealth are an important part of…
Rank this Week: 3068

Nebraska Debt & Bankrtupcy Blog

Nebraska Debt & Bankrtupcy Blog

By Samuel J. Turco Jr.

http://www.nebraskadebtbankruptcyblog.com/
  • Nov 29

    Wells Fargo Using Arbitration Clause to Dismiss Fake Account Case

    Wells Fargo Using Arbitration Clause to Dismiss Fake Account Case
    Wells Fargo is asking courts to dismiss lawsuits brought by customers for damages caused by fake accounts created by bank employees because of arbitration clauses signed by those customers when they opened bank accounts. A typical…
  • Nov 18

    Why Long-Term Financial Goals Are So Important

    Why Long-Term Financial Goals Are So Important
    Do you know where you want to be in 20 years? What does that picture look like? When facing debt problems, it is very important to envision what you want your financial life to look like in 20 years.  Because when you fail to have a…
  • Nov 1

    Chapter 13 Success Rate Greater Than Credit Counseling Plan

    Chapter 13 Success Rate Greater Than Credit Counseling Plan
    Do Chapter 13 payment plans really work?  How many customers actually finish the plan and become debt free?  How does it stack up to other options like consumer credit repayment plans? If you don’t know how likely a plan of…
Rank this Week: 2000

Wisconsin Bankruptcy Blog

Wisconsin Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://wisconsinbankruptcy.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 29

    Customer Service

    Customer Service
    After filing for bankruptcy, MOST debtors will not be speaking on the phone to MOST of their creditors.  But some will.  And talking to the right person may make the difference between a productive phone call and a hair-pulling…
  • Nov 15

    Chapter 13 Defaults and Second Chance

    Chapter 13 Defaults and Second Chance
    If you're the "TL;DR" type - skip ahead to the bottom of this post - that what's written in red.  Because this post contains very important information.For anyone who has ever filed a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy case, there is an obligation to…
  • Nov 7

    Moving?

    Moving?
    While your bankruptcy case is pending, it is important to keep your attorney apprised of any changes of your contact information.  Not only is it important so that we can keep in touch with you, but so we can also inform the bankruptcy…
Rank this Week: 756

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law. By Arnold & Smith, PLLC.

http://www.charlottebankruptcylawyer-blog.com/
  • Nov 29

    Bankruptcy Residency Requirement

    Bankruptcy Residency Requirement
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What are my alternatives to bankruptcy?” There are many considerations that go into filing for bankruptcy. As we’ve discussed many times before, you have to be sure…
  • Nov 24

    Hockey Star Who Blamed Parents for Bankruptcy Must Turn Over NHL Earnings in Ch. 11 Plan

    Hockey Star Who Blamed Parents for Bankruptcy Must Turn Over NHL Earnings in Ch. 11 Plan
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What is Chapter 11 Bankruptcy?” When you think of the world of professional athletes and their net worth, the term “bankruptcy” is probably not one that comes to…
  • Nov 22

    Does Racial Bias Impact Bankruptcy?

    Does Racial Bias Impact Bankruptcy?
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What is Chapter 13 bankruptcy?” A recent article in Bloomberg discussed something that many people may not be aware of: racial bias may play a role in something as mundane as…
Rank this Week: 1943

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/
  • Nov 29

    Can I use my Tax Refund to file Bankruptcy?

    Can I use my Tax Refund to file Bankruptcy?
    As 2016 comes to an end, the 2017 Tax Season will begin. Federal law requires that all employers provide their employees with their W2s no later than January 31st, so that federal income taxes may be filed by April 18th. Bankrate predicted in…
  • Nov 10

    Mortgage Foreclosure and the Statute of Limitations in Florida

    Mortgage Foreclosure and the Statute of Limitations in Florida
    When the foreclosure crisis began, many Jacksonville Foreclosure Defense Attorney’s argued that a mortgage foreclosure action must be brought within five years after the borrower defaulted on their mortgage payments. However, time and…
  • Oct 26

    Bankruptcy Myth

    Bankruptcy Myth
    As a Jacksonville Bankruptcy Lawyer I have had many clients come to me to file bankruptcy with many misconceptions about bankruptcy. Because of these misconceptions, clients often put off filing bankruptcy until they have absolutely no other…
Rank this Week: 1305

Small Enough To Fail

Small Enough To Fail

Covers bankruptcy law. By Greenberg Glusker.

http://www.southerncaliforniabankruptcylawyersblog.com/
  • 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…
  • Nov 11

    November Surprise? Ninth Circuit Resurrects Post-Default Interest

    November Surprise? Ninth Circuit Resurrects Post-Default Interest
    The additional “default interest” owed when a borrower defaults under a loan agreement is a technical but highly critical part of any lending arrangement. This important “default interest” was the subject of a recent…
  • Nov 7

    Producers Beware: What happens when your movie distributor files bankruptcy? Part 2.

    Producers Beware: What happens when your movie distributor files bankruptcy? Part 2.
    In my blog article on August 9, I focused on some of the issues that licensors need to be aware of as they license IP rights, including the concept of allowing distributors to include “damages only” clauses in the distribution…
Rank this Week: 1242

Bankruptcy Blog

Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt management. By Allmand Law.

http://www.allmandlaw.com/Blog.aspx
  • Nov 28

    Avoid Debt with These Holiday Budgeting Tip

    Avoid Debt with These Holiday Budgeting Tip
    Some people feel as though “the holidays” and “debt” are inextricably bound, and indeed for many, sometimes they can go hand in hand. However, with a little careful planning and some smart spending habits, you…
  • Nov 14

    Debt Settlement vs. Bankruptcy: What's the Difference?

    Debt Settlement vs. Bankruptcy: What's the Difference?
    If you are struggling with overwhelming debts, debt settlement and bankruptcy are two options that can help you regain good financial health. While many people are familiar with the word “bankruptcy,” debt settlement is less…
  • Nov 1

    Why It Is Important to Review Your Credit Report Before Filing Bankruptcy

    Why It Is Important to Review Your Credit Report Before Filing Bankruptcy
    You may hear about why it is important to review your credit report annually to make sure information is current and being reported properly to the credit bureaus. But anyone considering bankruptcy should also review their credit report…
Rank this Week: 3494

The Insolvency Blog

The Insolvency Blog

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

http://theinsolvencyblog.typepad.com/
Rank this Week: 3846

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: 2608

Intellectual Property, Business,…

Intellectual Property, Business, and Bankruptcy Blog

By Assouline & Berlowe.

http://assoulineberlowe.wordpress.com/
  • 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…
  • 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.”…
Rank this Week: 1294

Bankruptcy and Restructuring Blog

Bankruptcy and Restructuring Blog

Offers up-to-date information on bankruptcy, reorganization and creditors' rights. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.bankruptcylawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 847

California Litigation Attorney…

California Litigation Attorney Blog

Covers legal news. By Reid & Hellyer.

http://www.rhlaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 22

    USCIS ANNOUNCES AN INCREASE IN FILING FEES

    USCIS ANNOUNCES AN INCREASE IN FILING FEES
    USCIS ANNOUNCES AN INCREASE IN FILING FEES Effective December 23, 2016, there will be an increase in fees for applications and petitions filed with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Some examples of the fee increase are: An…
  • Nov 7

    How Do I Remove the Conditions on My Residence Based on Marriage?

    How Do I Remove the Conditions on My Residence Based on Marriage?
    If you have been married less than two (2) years by the time you get to the interview on your permanent residency application, and assuming you meet all other requirements, you and your foreign-born children will be granted conditional…
  • Oct 6

    Forming A New Business Entity? Why Seeking The Assistance Of An Attorney Could Save You Headaches In The Future.

    Forming A New Business Entity? Why Seeking The Assistance Of An Attorney Could Save You Headaches In The Future.
    Business transactions or investments often require the formation of an entity. Individuals are tempted to use on-line legal services to obtain the formation at a low price. Are there any benefits to these individuals if they consider meeting…
Rank this Week: 502

Money Law Blog

Money Law Blog

Covers bankruptcy and tax law issues in DC, Maryland and Virginia. By the Law Office of Edward Gonzalez, PC.

http://www.money-lawblog.com/
  • Nov 22

    Cars — the worst purchase you’ll ever make. Here’s why.

    Cars — the worst purchase you’ll ever make. Here’s why.
    The biggest money pit I see when I interview prospects with financial problems is the car — always.  I have even seen people paying half of their disposable income in car payments (plus insurance, tolls, repairs, maintenance,…
  • Nov 6

    Beware: Scammers Targeting Bankruptcy Filer

    Beware: Scammers Targeting Bankruptcy Filer
    Scammers are targeting bankruptcy filers throughout the country by posing as attorneys or law office staff and telling them to immediately wire money to pay a debt. Don't fall for it. One of the best ways to avoid a scam is to stop the…
  • Nov 6

    Beware: Scammers Targeting Bankruptcy Filer

    Beware: Scammers Targeting Bankruptcy Filer
    Scammers are targeting bankruptcy filers throughout the country by posing as attorneys or law office staff and telling them to immediately wire money to pay a debt. Don’t fall for it. One of the best ways to avoid a scam is to stop the…
Rank this Week: 4671

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • 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.…
  • Nov 1

    Wedding Bliss in the Air at Ayo & Iken

    Wedding Bliss in the Air at Ayo & Iken
    Wedding bliss was in the air at our Ayo & Iken Tampa office last week as Attorney Jeana Vogel for the first time in her career presided over nuptial vows for two of her clients. Vogel’s clients, Aleydis Silva Bautista and Kyle…
  • Oct 13

    Same Sex Parental Rights Extended

    Same Sex Parental Rights Extended
    Our New Port Richey Attorney Allison Belcher has won a major victory in the cutting edge legal area of same-sex marriage in Florida by securing parental rights for our client Kristen Ruckey. In an Oct. 11 order, Pasco County Circuit Judge…
Rank this Week: 1909

Southern Lawyer News

Southern Lawyer News

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

http://www.southernlawyer.news/
  • Nov 21

    Will filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy get rid of all of my debts?

    Will filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy get rid of all of my debts?
    No, unfortunately, a Chapter 7 will not get rid of all of your debts. Although there are a number of debts that are dis-chargeable in a Chapter 7; there are also a number of debts that are not dis-chargeable in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Whether…
  • Nov 5

    I have a lot of credit card debt – should I file for bankruptcy?

    I have a lot of credit card debt – should I file for bankruptcy?
    The short answer is “maybe,” depending on exactly how much credit card debt qualifies as “a lot” and any other debts you may have.  To better help answer this question, it is important to understand exactly…
  • Oct 31

    What should I do if I have been hit by an uninsured or underinsured driver in Atlanta Georgia?

    What should I do if I have been hit by an uninsured or underinsured driver in Atlanta Georgia?
    Even if you are the safest driver in history, you can still get into an accident because you share the roads with other vehicles in Atlanta GA. You may never take chances and may always obey all speed limits and traffic laws, but you still…
Rank this Week: 2080

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/
  • Nov 20

    What Pay Check Deductions Are Allowed In A New Jersey Bankruptcy Case?

    What Pay Check Deductions Are Allowed In A New Jersey Bankruptcy Case?
    <h2>NJ. Bankruptcy Lawyer Explains What Pay Check Deductions Are Permitted For a New Jersey Bankruptcy Case</h2> A debtor’s projected household net (after tax) income must be less than their projected necessary and…
  • Nov 9

    What Expenses Are Used In A New Jersey Chapter 7 Bankrutpcy Case?

    What Expenses Are Used In A New Jersey Chapter 7 Bankrutpcy Case?
    <h2>New Jersey Attorney Explains The Expenses That Are Used In A New Jersey Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case</h2> One criteria in a New Jersey chapter 7 bankruptcy case requires the debtor’s projected net household income to be…
  • Nov 2

    What Happens When Use Credit Card Debt To Pay Taxes In NJ. Bankruptcy

    What Happens When Use Credit Card Debt To Pay Taxes In NJ. Bankruptcy
    New Jersey Attorney Explains What Happens To Credit Card Debt That Is Used To Pay Income Taxes In A New Jersey Bankruptcy Case. Typically, in a New Jersey chapter 7 bankruptcy case, unsecured debt is discharged (eliminated). If a debtor…
Rank this Week: 3643

Seattle Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Seattle Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Discusses issues that affect consumer debtors considering filing for chapter 7 or chapter 13 bankruptcy. By Symmes Law Group, PLLC.

http://www.bankruptcy-law-seattle.com/symmes-legal-blog/
  • Nov 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…
  • Nov 12

    Who is West Asset Management?

    Who is West Asset Management?
    Who is West Asset Management and why are they suing me?  It’s not surprising that you have never heard of West Asset Management, in fact you are probably reading this article because you have no idea who they are or…
  • Nov 11

    Who is Portfolio Recovery Associates?

    Who is Portfolio Recovery Associates?
    Who is Portfolio Recovery Associates and why are they suing me?  It’s not surprising that you have never heard of Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC in fact you are probably reading this article because you have no idea…
Rank this Week: 787

Mississippi Consumer Help Blog

Mississippi Consumer Help Blog

Covers bankruptcy. By Coxwell & Associates, PLLC.

http://www.mississippiconsumerhelp.com/
  • Nov 16

    If you wait too long to file a Chapter 7, you might lose your eligibility to do so.

    If you wait too long to file a Chapter 7, you might lose your eligibility to do so.
    I’m speaking mainly to those who know that they need to file a Chapter 7 bankruptcy case.  If you wait until you are back to work for several months and everything is going well again (except for what is now the older debt), you…
  • Nov 15

    I am drowning in medical bills. Help?

    I am drowning in medical bills. Help?
    If you are overwhelmed with medical expenses, you are not alone. I read an article recently where it stated that medical bills and accounts now represent over 50% of debt classified as being in collections status.   That’s…
  • Nov 14

    Can I get back wages that were garnished if I file bankruptcy?

    Can I get back wages that were garnished if I file bankruptcy?
    Yes! You can get back money that was garnished from your wages (if the debt is dischargeable) if you file bankruptcy.  In Mississippi, you can only recover garnished wages were taken within 90 days of your filing for bankruptcy and the…
Rank this Week: 2317

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: 3089

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
  • Nov 14

    DUI Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    DUI Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
    The party was fun and you drank more than you intended.   You drove and were stopped for DWI or DUI.  You should not attempt to defend yourself.  The legal ramifications extend beyond a fine and drivers’ education…
  • Oct 27

    Personal Injury Attorneys Covering You

    Personal Injury Attorneys Covering You
    Accidents don’t happen in convenient locations.  Yet your rights are conveniently  available wherever your accident takes place.  You are a Kentucky resident on a trip to Wisconsin.  The horrible happens– a…
  • Oct 14

    Personal Injury Attorneys of Northern Kentucky

    Personal Injury Attorneys of Northern Kentucky
    Fessler, Schneider, & Grimme specialize in personal injury due to motor vehicle accidents. Our experience has made us effective. Ask our clients. Personal injury cases are handled on a contingency basis, which means you do not pay us…
Rank this Week: 2807

Bankruptcy Advice Blog

Bankruptcy Advice Blog

Covers bankruptcy in Ontario, Canada. By Bankruptcy Ontario.

http://bankruptcy-ontario.org/bankruptcy-advice/
  • 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…
  • Oct 14

    Can I Travel Or Move If I Filed Bankrupty In Ontario?

    Can I Travel Or Move If I Filed Bankrupty In Ontario?
    Bankruptcy. It’s a scary word. I don’t think I have ever met anyone who likes the word ‘bankruptcy’. A lot of that fear and dislike comes from a lack of understanding of what bankruptcy is and how it works. My offices…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2049

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure law. By Parker DuFresne.

http://www.florida-bankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • 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…
  • 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: 3588

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Nov 7

    I am Currently Unemployed – Should I File for Bankruptcy?

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

    Important Bankruptcy Topics: Creditor

    Important Bankruptcy Topics: Creditor
    Many of our Georgian friends and neighbors contact our office on a daily basis to discuss the possibility of filing for bankruptcy.  Filing a bankruptcy case can be an excellent way for an individual or a family to get their debts under…
  • Nov 7

    The “Tricks or Treats” of Filing for Bankruptcy

    The “Tricks or Treats” of Filing for Bankruptcy
    Americans all over the country continue to feel the adverse affects of the economic recession, which has caused hundreds of thousands of our friends and neighbors here in Georgia alone to take on multiple jobs, downsize their homes, or take…
Rank this Week: 1789

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Provides bankruptcy information for Northern Virginia.

http://robertweed.com/category/blog/
  • 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…
  • Oct 22

    Debt Collectors Keep Calling Me At Work

    Debt Collectors Keep Calling Me At Work
    Why do debt collectors keep calling me at work after I tell them to stop? The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act protects you from debt collectors calling your workplace.  But, if you tell them you want them to stop, the debt collectors…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4703

Robert Weed Blog

Robert Weed Blog

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

http://robertweed.com/category/blog/
  • 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…
  • Oct 22

    Debt Collectors Keep Calling Me At Work

    Debt Collectors Keep Calling Me At Work
    Why do debt collectors keep calling me at work after I tell them to stop? The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act protects you from debt collectors calling your workplace.  But, if you tell them you want them to stop, the debt collectors…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2631