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Credit Slips

Credit Slips

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

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Feb 11

    Love and Exhaustion in Argentina

    Love and Exhaustion in Argentina
    Further to Mark's post on the settlement negotiations, we now have an order from Judge Griesa that brings more love from New York to Argentina than it has seen in a decade, maybe ever. The order, granted near-instantly on the...
  • Feb 9

    Argentina's Settlement Negotiations and Lifting the Injunction

    Argentina's Settlement Negotiations and Lifting the Injunction
    Argentina faces a complicated task in settling with its remaining holdouts, but there has been recent progress. The country has agreed to settlement terms with a large group of Italian bondholders and, most recently, several US hedge funds.…
  • Feb 2

    Fabulous New Paper: Random Justice in Bankruptcy Trial Court

    Fabulous New Paper: Random Justice in Bankruptcy Trial Court
    I just read a terrific new paper by Gary Neustadter of Santa Clara University Law School, called "Randomly Distributed Trial Court Justice: A Case Study and Siren from the Consumer Bankruptcy World." It presents a monumental…
Rank this Week: 76

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real…

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real Lawyers, Real Solutions

Covers bankruptcy, chapter 7, chapter 13, credit reports, foreclosures, and asset protection.

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

    Unsettled Question: Another Court Rules That Bankruptcy Client Worksheets Are Privileged

    Unsettled Question: Another Court Rules That Bankruptcy Client Worksheets Are Privileged
    An unsettled, and even unsettling, question for bankruptcy lawyers and debtors alike is whether client worksheets can be examined by the other side in a contested bankruptcy court hearing.  Does the attorney-client privilege protect such…
  • Feb 2

    Bankruptcy Avoids Judgments That “Cloud” Your Right

    Bankruptcy Avoids Judgments That “Cloud” Your Right
    “Anything that casts a cloud or diminishes the value of of an exemption is suspect and can be avoided.”  Those simple words are important to people facing bankruptcy. The fresh start in bankruptcy is real.  And sometimes…
  • Jan 31

    STUFF YOU KEEP IN BANKRUPTCY

    STUFF YOU KEEP IN BANKRUPTCY
    When you file a bankruptcy, you get to keep property that is considered exempt under the laws of your state. Wow! That’s great: get rid of debts and keep the house, car and whatever… Of course, it’s not quite that easy and…
Rank this Week: 85

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 134

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://www.georgiabankruptcyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 202

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

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

http://nancyrapoport.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 308

The Florida Asset Protection Blog

The Florida Asset Protection Blog

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

http://floridaassetprotection.blogs.com/alperlaw/
  • Dec 7

    Does Dependent Adult Child Support Head of Household Garnishment Exemption

    Does Dependent Adult Child Support Head of Household Garnishment Exemption
    An attorney called me about one of their clients who is being forced to file Chapter 7 bankruptcy because his wages were garnished. The attorney said that the client supported an adult child living at home. The attorney asked whether…
  • Nov 30

    Can Financial Advisory Fees Be Exempt From Wage Garnishment?

    Can Financial Advisory Fees Be Exempt From Wage Garnishment?
    Some financial advisers are compensated for managing their clients’ money based upon a percentage of the clients’ securities portfolio. The typical adviser earns annually one percent of assets under management. One such financial…
  • Nov 24

    Maximum Amounts Of Administrative Garnishment

    Maximum Amounts Of Administrative Garnishment
    This brief post supplements a post earlier this year concerning federal agency administrative wage garnishments. The earlier post stated that state law garnishment exemptions to do apply to administrative garnishments by federal agencies…
Rank this Week: 346

AZ Bankruptcy Blog

AZ Bankruptcy Blog

Focused on Chapter 7 bankruptcy. By Joseph C. McDaniel.

http://www.arizonabankruptcyblog.info/
  • Nov 29

    Important Bankruptcy Recap: Don't Bank where you owe Money!

    Important Bankruptcy Recap: Don't Bank where you owe Money!
    We tell clients this repeatedly. Why mention this? It's simple: If a creditor (like a bank, for instance) has direct access to your bank account (as banks often do), then you can consider your checking balance dumped into the rancor pit as…
  • Nov 18

    Jefferson County sets records in Chapter 9 Bankruptcy

    Jefferson County sets records in Chapter 9 Bankruptcy
    Jefferson County is suffering, a roughly four billion dollar debt they cannot pay is forcing them to take the road many other cities are already debating: Chapter 9 Bankruptcy.
  • Nov 8

    Occupation of Phoenix not going so smoothly

    Occupation of Phoenix not going so smoothly
    Wandering around downtown I came across the fabled Occupy Phoenix movement. It's not going as awkwardly as elsewhere, but it's clearly having issues of its own as a group.
Rank this Week: 443

Atlanta Bankruptcy Blog

Atlanta Bankruptcy Blog

Covers Georgia bankruptcy. By Jonathan Ginsberg.

http://www.thebklawyer.com/thebkblog
  • Feb 3

    Georgia’s Likely New Pre-Garnishment Notice Not All Good New

    Georgia’s Likely New Pre-Garnishment Notice Not All Good New
    Georgia may soon have a new law governing wage garnishments and bank account levies.  But the news is not all good. You may recall that back in September, 2015, I reported that federal judge Marvin Shoob had issued a ruling that…
  • Jan 5

    How to Qualify for a Car Loan While in Chapter 13

    How to Qualify for a Car Loan While in Chapter 13
    Does Chapter 13 law allow a debtor to purchase a new vehicle while in Chapter 13 and to finance this car or truck purchase? This was the issue I faced recently while representing a client whose car was totaled in an accident. My client was in…
  • Nov 29

    How to Avoid Credit Card Interest, Penalties and Fee

    How to Avoid Credit Card Interest, Penalties and Fee
    Have you ever opened your credit card statement only to find that despite last month’s payment, your unpaid balance has actually increased because of credit card interest, penalties or fees? As a practicing consumer bankruptcy attorney…
Rank this Week: 569

Miami Florida Bankruptcy Law

Miami Florida Bankruptcy Law

By Jordan E. Bublick.

http://jbublick.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 15

    Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

    Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
    Bankruptcy Attorney Jordan E. Bublick is a Miami, Florida  has over 25 years of experience in filing Chapter 13 bankruptcy (reorganization of mortgages and other debt) and Chapter 7 Bankruptcy cases (discharge of debt). He has filed over…
  • Nov 6

    For being a loyal customer, we would like…

    For being a loyal customer, we would like to reward you with a $50 gift from CVS. Claim Your Free Gift Here Jordan E. Bublick - Miami Bankruptcy Lawyer - Kendall & Aventura Offices - (305) 891-4055 - www.bublicklaw.com
  • Nov 4

    RE:Your Application

    RE:Your Application
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Rank this Week: 709

Bankruptcy Litigation Blog

Bankruptcy Litigation Blog

Covers the BAPCPA, bankruptcy, circuit splits, code statutory interpretation, and recent case law developments. By the Coleman Law Firm.

http://www.bankruptcylitigationblog.com/
Rank this Week: 713

Florida Bankruptcy News and…

Florida Bankruptcy News and Current Events

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure defense news. Debt Relief Group LLC.

http://www.1800debtrelief.com/bankruptcy-news/
  • Feb 10

    Why You Shouldn’t Use Loans to Pay Off Debt

    Why You Shouldn’t Use Loans to Pay Off Debt
    If you find yourself so far in debt that you are considering getting one loan to pay off all or some of your debts, you may want to think again. Using a loan to pay off debts isn’t always the best decision to make, especially if your…
  • Feb 10

    The Advantages of Having a Debt Lawyer on Your Side

    The Advantages of Having a Debt Lawyer on Your Side
    Debt is a heavy burden to bear, especially by yourself. Some people get so stressed out that they simply add to the already existing debt and forget about trying to develop or establish a decent credit rating altogether. In such cases, the…
  • Feb 10

    Filing Bankruptcy on Student Loans: You Have Option

    Filing Bankruptcy on Student Loans: You Have Option
    There are a couple of things that people believe you can’t include in a bankruptcy. In general, these debts aren’t normally discharged in bankruptcy, but there are exceptions. Our attorneys have the experience and skill to help…
Rank this Week: 758

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonbankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Bankruptcy in Massachusetts 10 Years Later

    Bankruptcy in Massachusetts 10 Years Later
    Just over ten years ago, on October 17, 2005, the Bankruptcy Abuse and Consumer Protection Act became law, and amended the federal bankruptcy requirements in many fundamental ways. Folks still call us up and ask about the changes and what the…
  • Feb 3

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Fraud and Income Tax Evasion

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Fraud and Income Tax Evasion
    This blog has repeatedly reported on what not to do when filing for personal bankruptcy protection and getting a “fresh start” and the reports come down to this:  do not submit false testimony, be honest in your bankruptcy…
  • Jan 13

    Former Worcester Airline Direct Air Executives File Bankruptcy and Charged with Fraud

    Former Worcester Airline Direct Air Executives File Bankruptcy and Charged with Fraud
    Direct Air was a private charter airline that flew out of numerous small airports including Worcester Regional Airport through 2012.  Formally known as Southern Air & Tours, doing business as Myrtle Beach Direct Air & Tours, and…
Rank this Week: 825

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 12

    Miami Debt Defense: What’s Allowed on Your Credit Report?

    Miami Debt Defense: What’s Allowed on Your Credit Report?
    Credit reports have a huge influence on so many aspects of our lives – from our mortgage rate to our ability to secure a loan to various job prospects. So it’s important to understand how ratings are formulated, how to improve…
  • Jan 8

    FTC: Company to Pay $100 Million for Violating Consumer Protection Order

    FTC: Company to Pay $100 Million for Violating Consumer Protection Order
    A company that promises to protect consumers from identity theft has been accused of violating a federal court order that requires it to keep those promises and refrain from deceptive advertising. The case against LifeLock dates back several…
  • Jan 6

    Senate Passes Bill to Ban Customer Anti-Speech Clause

    Senate Passes Bill to Ban Customer Anti-Speech Clause
    The U.S. Senate recently took one major step toward protecting the rights of consumers and the integrity of capitalism in the 21st Century with its passage of the Consumer Review Freedom Act (S. 2044, H.R. 2110). The bill targets so-called…
Rank this Week: 833

California Bankruptcy Lawyer

California Bankruptcy Lawyer

Covers bankruptcy, consumer debt and finance law with a focus on California law. By Scott Sagaria.

http://www.californiabankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 10

    What is Obama Home Foreclosure Program?

    What is Obama Home Foreclosure Program?
    President Obama's home foreclosure program, Making Home Affordable, is a program that provides a number of government-subsidized options for homeowners who are struggling. The goal is for these homeowners to avoid home foreclosure, which…
  • Jul 26

    How Does Home Foreclosure Affect Home Vacancy?

    How Does Home Foreclosure Affect Home Vacancy?
    Home Foreclosures and It's Affects on Home Vacancies Home foreclosure rates have a direct affect on nearby property values through the supply effect. Residents currently living near vacant properties have a sense of mistrust and fear, from…
  • Jul 11

    What Is The Process of Home Foreclosure In Sacramento?

    What Is The Process of Home Foreclosure In Sacramento?
    The process of home foreclosure in Sacramento and eviction pre-foreclosure and the formal legal foreclosure process. Completion of all of these steps, which will probably take a few months or so, will lead to the eviction of the previous…
Rank this Week: 862

Bankruptcy Topics

Bankruptcy Topics

Covers consumer bankruptcy laws in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. By Doug Beaton.

http://www.douglasbeaton.com
  • Feb 26

    Automatic Massachusetts homesteads limited to $125K

    Automatic Massachusetts homesteads limited to $125K
    Since 2012, homeowners in Massachusetts have had two options for obtaining homestead protection for their residence. First, they can do it “the old way” — by filing a legal declaration of homestead at the county registry of…
  • Sep 25

    The repo man is now inside your dashboard

    The repo man is now inside your dashboard
    The latest wrinkle in auto finance has a nasty edge to it, as lenders are pouncing on new technology that allows them to remotely shut off a borrower’s vehicle if they are only a few days late on a payment. Writing for the New York…
  • Sep 16

    Debt collectors know when to pounce on you — how one does it

    Debt collectors know when to pounce on you — how one does it
    One of the nation’s largest debt collectors,Portfolio Recovery Associates, has been in the news lately, and this article exposes a hard truth about the collections system: Debt collectors know when your finances improve. Because debt…
Rank this Week: 916

Bankruptcy Blog

Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt management. By Allmand Law.

http://www.allmandlaw.com/Blog.aspx
  • Jan 26

    Lindsay Allmand Achieves Paralegal Board Certification by the TBLS

    Lindsay Allmand Achieves Paralegal Board Certification by the TBLS
    Allmand Law Firm, PLLC is pleased to announce that Lindsay Allmand has received Paralegal Board Certification by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, with a focus in Consumer Bankruptcy. Together with her husband, Reed Allmand, who…
  • Jan 14

    Falling Oil Prices Linked to Rises in Texas Foreclosure Rate

    Falling Oil Prices Linked to Rises in Texas Foreclosure Rate
    According to an article published by CNN money, plummeting oil prices may be related to problems with housing markets in Texas, Oklahoma, and North Dakota. While the national rate of foreclosure filings has dropped to a nine-year low,…
  • Jan 5

    How Much is Post-Holiday Debt Costing You?

    How Much is Post-Holiday Debt Costing You?
    Now that the holidays are over, many people must now make plans to deal with the new debt they have accumulated. In fact, consumer credit agencies report a 25 percent spike in people seeking help in the first couple of months of the…
Rank this Week: 993

Bankruptcy Fraud Resource Center

Bankruptcy Fraud Resource Center

Covers news, commentary and analysis on bankruptcy fraud. By Wayne D. Holly.

http://bankruptcyfraud.typepad.com/bankruptcy_fraud_resource/
  • Mar 16

    Illinois farmer's wife sentenced to probation following guilty plea

    Illinois farmer's wife sentenced to probation following guilty plea
    Updating a story we reported here, Margaret Diekemper was sentenced to two years of probation and a $500 fine for her role in a bankruptcy fraud scheme in the Southern District of Illinois following a plea agreement reached with the…
  • Jan 18

    IRS bankruptcy fraud investigation leads to structuring charge

    IRS bankruptcy fraud investigation leads to structuring charge
    According to this Wisconsin State Journal article, Ismail Beciri was charged in the Western District of Wisconsin with four counts of structuring financial transactions to avoid federal reporting requirements after a federal agents searched…
  • Jan 4

    Judicial Conference certifies to House bankruptcy fraud basis for judge's impeachment

    Judicial Conference certifies to House bankruptcy fraud basis for judge's impeachment
    In a previous post (here) we commented that the Judicial Conference of the United States had certified to the House of Representatives that impeachment proceedings may be warranted against U.S. District Judge G. Thomas Porteus (E.D.
Rank this Week: 1022

713Bankruptcy.Com

713Bankruptcy.Com

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

http://www.713bankruptcy.com
  • Oct 7

    Selling Assets When Considering Bankruptcy

    Selling Assets When Considering Bankruptcy
    Head over to 713training.com to read our latest article.  You will learn tips and tricks to help you  when you prepare bankruptcy petitions. The post Selling Assets When Considering Bankruptcy appeared first on…
  • Jun 29

    Avoid Bankruptcy Cases From Being Closed Without A Discharge

    Avoid Bankruptcy Cases From Being Closed Without A Discharge
    Check out the latest article on 713training.com, written by Attorney/VBA Shannon Doyle of Ebankruptcy Assistants.  Learn some tricks and training on how to avoid having bankruptcy cases closed without a discharge.  For more…
  • Dec 15

    Christmas Gift

    Christmas Gift
    Check out the new article on 713Training.com about Christmas gifts in bankruptcy. For more information on Bankruptcy Training check out our training packages at 713training Related PostsLiens and Bankruptcy TrainingDebtor on the Loan,…
Rank this Week: 1040

Ogden Bankruptcy Blog

Ogden Bankruptcy Blog

By Jason Richards.

http://ogdenbankruptcyblog.com/
  • Nov 2

    The Stigma

    The Stigma
    Every so often I like to re-publish this post. Bankruptcy is a financial tool to get back on your feet. It is provided for in the constitution of our country. Walt Disney Filing for bankruptcy protection is not an easy … Continue…
  • Oct 26

    Bankruptcy Fraud and Tween Dancing

    Bankruptcy Fraud and Tween Dancing
    Abbey Lee Miller, star of Lifetime show “Dance Moms” was recently indicted on charges of bankruptcy fraud. Based on the show description- I’m not surprised that I’ve never heard of it: According to Wikipedia,…
  • Aug 3

    “…You can’t get a dolla outta me!” 50 Cent

    “…You can’t get a dolla outta me!” 50 Cent
    My favorite early 2000’s rapper 50 Cent is all over the news with his bankruptcy filing. Here’s the short of it: 50 Cent, born Curtis Jackson III, posted a 13-minute sex tape of a woman named Lastonia Leviston in an attempt…
Rank this Week: 1061

Long Island Bankruptcy Blog

Long Island Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy law, practice and procedure. By Craig Robins.

http://longislandbankruptcyblog.com
  • Apr 5

    Hello world!

    Hello world!
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!
  • Apr 5

    Hello world!

    Hello world!
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!
  • Mar 3

    Judge Joel Asarch Passes Away. Funeral to be Monday March 4, 2013

    Judge Joel Asarch Passes Away. Funeral to be Monday March 4, 2013
    Written by Craig D. Robins, Esq. The Honorable Joel Asarch, a very personable Nassau County attorney who had been serving as a Nassau County Supreme Court justice, died of a heart attack this morning at South Nassau Communities Hospital in…
Rank this Week: 1063

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: 1114

Sonoma County Bankruptcy Lawyer…

Sonoma County Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers landlord-tenant, bankruptcy, small business and family law. By Richard C. Koman.

http://www.richardkoman.com
  • May 2

    Negotiating a lease buyout

    Negotiating a lease buyout
    It’s not just lawyer sites that advise hiring lawyers. It’s actually a critical step in signing any legal document, to make sure you are being paid adequately and that you’re not waiving rights unnecessarily. Here are some…
  • Sep 20

    Can San Jose require affordable housing? Cal Supremes will decide

    Can San Jose require affordable housing? Cal Supremes will decide
    The California Supreme Court will take on the case of whether San Jose can require developers to include “affordable housing” in new developments, The Mercury News reports. San Jose would require developers to offer 15 percent of…
  • Dec 8

    California eviction basic

    California eviction basic
    I wrote this step by step for Avvo a while back, called How to Evict a Tenant in California. It’s not just the basic procedures, but also gives a sense of the negotiation and settlement process that is key to working out a good deal. 1…
Rank this Week: 1174

StayViolation.Com

StayViolation.Com

Covers the automatic stay in bankruptcy proceedings. By Chuck Newton.

http://www.stayviolation.com/
Rank this Week: 1209

The Interplay Between Bankruptcy…

The Interplay Between Bankruptcy and Divorce Law in Virginia

Explores the effect of a bankruptcy on divorce and other family law matters in Virginia, as well as the effect of a divorce or other family law matter on a bankruptcy. By James H. Wilson, Jr.

http://bankruptcydivorceblawg.com
Rank this Week: 1298

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure in Florida.

http://laniganpl.com/
  • Jan 27

    Courtroom Lawyer vs. Contracts Lawyer

    Courtroom Lawyer vs. Contracts Lawyer
    A litigation attorney has argued it in front of juries, he’s listened to judges and juries comment about the language that’s been used in various litigation regarding contracts and so he’s much more sensitive to, "all right,…
  • Jan 27

    Does Your Attorney Have Your Case Experience?

    Does Your Attorney Have Your Case Experience?
    Eric Lanigan with Lanigan and Lanigan attorneys in Winter Park Florida talks about hiring an attorney who has the legal background to give your case the knowledge to litigate your case. Does your attorney have your case experience? You'd…
  • Jan 21

    Hire a Litigator for Contract

    Hire a Litigator for Contract
    The reality is, you see the ads that say, “I’ll fight for you,” but the bottom line is you want a litigator who’s a good negotiator; so by definition, they know how to negotiate. And you want them to write that…
Rank this Week: 1299

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
  • Feb 5

    Crane Collapse in NYC

    Crane Collapse in NYC
    Another Crane Collapse in New York City   Today there was yet another crane collapse in New York City. This crane collapse occurred in the Tribeca area of Manhattan and killed at least one person and injured several others. Over the past…
  • Feb 5

    Timothy B. Prakope, Esq.

    Timothy B. Prakope, Esq.
    Mr. Timothy B. Prakope, Esq. Mr. Prakope joined our firm in August 2015 and focuses on personal injury matters. He was trained as a trial attorney and is an aggressive advocate for persons who are injured as a result of someone else’s…
  • Jan 20

    Facebook Tagging Violates Order of Protection

    Facebook Tagging Violates Order of Protection
    Tagging Someone on Facebook Violates Existing Order of Protection At least according to Acting Westchester County Supreme Court Justice Susan Capeci. People v. Gonzalez, 6081M/15. Gonzalez allegedly tagged her victim in Facebook posts.…
Rank this Week: 1342

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/
  • Nov 24

    New Bankruptcy Forms Under Attack

    New Bankruptcy Forms Under Attack
    As I noted in an earlier post, the paperwork the forms that Oregon and Washington debtors have used to file bankruptcy since the 1980s will be replaced by a new longer set of forms on December 1, 2015. Many critics have noted that the new…
  • Nov 7

    Wells Fargo to Pay for Wrongs to Homeowners in Bankruptcy

    Wells Fargo to Pay for Wrongs to Homeowners in Bankruptcy
    Good news for current and former Oregon and Washington Chapter 13 Bankruptcy filers who saw their mortgage payments rise with little or no notice during the pendency of their Chapter 13 Bankruptcy cases. The U.S. Trustee Program has now…
  • Oct 24

    Practical Improvement to Automatic Stay for Oregon and Washington Debtor

    Practical Improvement to Automatic Stay for Oregon and Washington Debtor
    The Ninth Circuit  has now held that a debtor who sues for damages with respect to a violation of the automatic stay may recover the reasonable fees it incurs prosecuting the action, even after the stay violation is cured. The Section…
Rank this Week: 1357

Bankruptcy Law Network

Bankruptcy Law Network

Covers bankruptcy and consumer credit.

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

    Unsettled Question: Another Court Rules That Bankruptcy Client Worksheets Are Privileged

    Unsettled Question: Another Court Rules That Bankruptcy Client Worksheets Are Privileged
    An unsettled, and even unsettling, question for bankruptcy lawyers and debtors alike is whether client worksheets can be examined by the other side in a contested bankruptcy court hearing.  Does the attorney-client privilege protect such…
  • Feb 2

    Bankruptcy Avoids Judgments That “Cloud” Your Right

    Bankruptcy Avoids Judgments That “Cloud” Your Right
    “Anything that casts a cloud or diminishes the value of of an exemption is suspect and can be avoided.”  Those simple words are important to people facing bankruptcy. The fresh start in bankruptcy is real.  And sometimes…
  • Jan 31

    STUFF YOU KEEP IN BANKRUPTCY

    STUFF YOU KEEP IN BANKRUPTCY
    When you file a bankruptcy, you get to keep property that is considered exempt under the laws of your state. Wow! That’s great: get rid of debts and keep the house, car and whatever… Of course, it’s not quite that easy and…
Rank this Week: 1376

The Truth About Loan Modification,…

The Truth About Loan Modification, Foreclosure & Bankruptcy

Recounts tales of horror from the trenches and warn people about banking practices. By R. Grace Rodriguez.

http://letbksaveyou.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1393

Insolvency Blog

Insolvency Blog

Covers insolvency and corporat restructuring in the UK, Europe, cross-border and beyond. By Mercer & Hole.

http://www.mercerhole.co.uk/blog/insolvency-blog
  • Mar 5

    European Insolvency Regulation – revised

    European Insolvency Regulation – revised
    The European Insolvency Regulation (Council Regulation (EC) No 1346/2000 of 29 May 2000 on insolvency proceedings) is being revised. In the months since we last reported, the European Council, Parliament and Commission reached agreement on a…
  • Feb 26

    LASPO Act 2012: insolvency exemption continue

    LASPO Act 2012: insolvency exemption continue
    Insolvency office holders conducting litigation can continue to recover CFA uplifts and ATE premiums from losing parties. The government announced today, 26 February 2015, in a Written Statement that the insolvency exemption to sections 44…
  • Feb 23

    Competition in the insolvency market

    Competition in the insolvency market
    The insolvency market is small and shrinking, 33,000 corporate insolvencies a year will produce something like 20 to 30 cases for each of those who take corporate appointments.  That number of small liquidations is unlikely to make a…
Rank this Week: 1420

Absolute Legal Services, LLC Blog

Absolute Legal Services, LLC Blog

Covers Oklahoma personal injury law.

http://absolutelawfirm.com/blog/
  • Jun 27

    Oklahoma Approves Videoconferencing in State Court

    Oklahoma Approves Videoconferencing in State Court
    There’s a new pilot program being started by Oklahoma’s court system that involves the use of videoconferencing for proceedings. I’m not sure how many other states use videoconferencing in their courts, but this is…
  • Jun 3

    How ERISA Hurts Your Personal Injury Claim

    How ERISA Hurts Your Personal Injury Claim
    ERISA is a big, confusing piece of legislation designed to protect companies who provide health insurance and retirement plans. Overall, I don’t have any problems with ERISA, except when I have to deal with health insurance plans.…
  • Jun 2

    The “Independent” Medical Exam

    The “Independent” Medical Exam
    Many of our personal injury clients are shocked to discover that the other side wants them to subject to a medical examination during their litigation. Attorneys and courts refer to this as an “independent exam,” because a doctor…
Rank this Week: 1445

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
  • Feb 11

    How Is My Credit Score Determined?

    How Is My Credit Score Determined?
    The post How Is My Credit Score Determined? appeared first on Bankruptcy Lawyers & Workers' Compensation Attorneys | Duncan Law.
  • Feb 4

    What is Form 51 in Workers’ Compensation?

    What is Form 51 in Workers’ Compensation?
    The post What is Form 51 in Workers’ Compensation? appeared first on Bankruptcy Lawyers & Workers' Compensation Attorneys | Duncan Law.
  • Jan 6

    What is a Form MSC1 in a North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Case?

    What is a Form MSC1 in a North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Case?
    The post What is a Form MSC1 in a North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Case? appeared first on Bankruptcy Lawyers & Workers' Compensation Attorneys | Duncan Law.
Rank this Week: 1466

Texas Bankruptcy Blog

Texas Bankruptcy Blog

By Fears Nachawati Law Firm.

http://www.txbankruptcyblog.com
  • Jan 14

    Fears | Nachawati Partner is Appointed to Legal Ethics Committee

    Fears | Nachawati Partner is Appointed to Legal Ethics Committee
    We are proud to announce Fears | Nachawati Partner, Majed Nachawati, has recently been appointed to the Legal Ethics Committee by the Dallas Bar Association for the 2016 year. The Legal Ethics Committee is responsible for facilitating and…
  • Nov 24

    Fears | Nachawati Attorneys Selected to 2015 Super Lawyers List

    Fears | Nachawati Attorneys Selected to 2015 Super Lawyers List
    Fears Nachawati Law Firm is proud to announce that Partner Majed Nachawati has been selected to the 2015 Texas Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by receive this honor.…
  • Nov 24

    Fears | Nachawati Attorneys Selected to 2015 Super Lawyers List

    Fears | Nachawati Attorneys Selected to 2015 Super Lawyers List
    Fears Nachawati Law Firm is proud to announce that Partner Majed Nachawati has been selected to the 2015 Texas Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by receive this honor.…
Rank this Week: 1501

California Foreclosure Blog

California Foreclosure Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure. By Jason S. Buckingham.

http://jasonbuckingham.activerain.com/
  • Jan 6

    New year, new focus: it's job stability, stupid

    New year, new focus: it's job stability, stupid
    Happy (?) New Year everybody. First off, a toast: here's to getting out of the last decade. We had multiple bubble market bursts (lest we forget the dot-com burst of 2000-2001), and the US entered the world of post-terrorism (in)security. I…
  • Jan 6

    New year, new focus: it's job stability, stupid

    New year, new focus: it's job stability, stupid
    Happy (?) New Year everybody. First off, a toast: here's to getting out of the last decade. We had multiple bubble market bursts (lest we forget the dot-com burst of 2000-2001), and the US entered the world of post-terrorism (in)security. I…
  • Jul 21

    Phoenix mini-bubble: (more) market manipulation

    Phoenix mini-bubble: (more) market manipulation
    AP put out a story yesterday about "bidding wars" that are affecting home values in the greater Phoenix area. The article states that in several markets throughout the country, prices on bank-owned homes are being inflated by a combination of…
Rank this Week: 1509

Nevada Loan Modification Attorney…

Nevada Loan Modification Attorney Malik Ahmad

Covers foreclosures and loan modifications. By Malik Ahmad.

http://lvattorneyma.wordpress.com
  • Sep 24

    Are there limitations on what can be garnished?

    Are there limitations on what can be garnished?
    Are there limitations on what can be garnished? Wage garnishments Exempt earnings are not subject to garnishment. Exempt earnings are those which are not subject to judicial process (including garnishment) according to federal and state law.…
  • Sep 24

    Are there limitations on what can be garnished?

    Are there limitations on what can be garnished?
    Are there limitations on what can be garnished? Wage garnishments Exempt earnings are not subject to garnishment. Exempt earnings are those which are not subject to judicial process (including garnishment) according to federal and state law.…
  • May 3

    How to handle lawsuits filed by lenders for second trust deed in Nevada?

    How to handle lawsuits filed by lenders for second trust deed in Nevada?
    This is a complex topic and should only be left to seasoned attorneys. Our law office, Law Office of Malik W. Ahmad is well situated to handle these kinds of lawsuits and we have successfully settled, or litigated to an acceptable levels all…
Rank this Week: 1562

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Law Monitor

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Law Monitor

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

http://www.losangelesbankruptcylawmonitor.com
  • Feb 2

    File Bankruptcy Without A Lawyer? New, Longer Forms Not Helpful

    File Bankruptcy Without A Lawyer? New, Longer Forms Not Helpful
    Here in the Central District of California, nearly 25% of all bankruptcy filings are made without a lawyer.  Things recently got a little bit easier for this crowd in our courts; allegedly.  This is an important issue with our…
  • Jan 4

    2016 New Year’s Resolutions Infographic

    2016 New Year’s Resolutions Infographic
    Treat your New Year’s resolutions like goals and then take regular action steps each day to help you reach your goals this year. It’s important to write your goals down and then take some action toward those goals.  For…
  • Nov 2

    Pros & Cons: Married Filing Separately

    Pros & Cons: Married Filing Separately
    If you are married and considering Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you have additional issues to think about. To start, you’ll have to decide which option works best for you: filing a joint bankruptcy or an individual bankruptcy…
Rank this Week: 1590

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/
  • Jun 1

    Supreme Court Holds that Bankruptcy Courts can Adjudicate Stern Claim

    Supreme Court Holds that Bankruptcy Courts can Adjudicate Stern Claim
    In a 6-3 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court held that bankruptcy courts have the authority to adjudicate Stern claims so long as the litigant parties provide “knowing and voluntary consent.”  This decision in Wellness…
  • Apr 3

    Insolvency-Related Implications for the Oil & Gas Industry in the U.S.

    Insolvency-Related Implications for the Oil & Gas Industry in the U.S.
    Despite the tremendous growth and development of oil and gas resources in recent years, the industry is expected to be a boon for bankruptcy lawyers. This article explores how the current low price environment hurts developers and their…
  • Mar 23

    CFPB Issues Compliance Bulletin On Confidentiality of Supervisory Information

    CFPB Issues Compliance Bulletin On Confidentiality of Supervisory Information
    On January 27, 2015, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) issued a compliance bulletin reminding supervised financial institutions (including large depository institutions, credit unions and their affiliates, certain…
Rank this Week: 1602

Mt Pleasant Bankruptcy Blog

Mt Pleasant Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy, foreclosures, and the securitization of consumer debt. By Traywick Law offices.

http://www.scarolinabankruptcylaw.com/Mount-Pleasant-Bankruptcy-Blog.aspx
  • Aug 7

    Why Won't My Contractor Fix My House Under Warranty?

    Why Won't My Contractor Fix My House Under Warranty?
    A brand spanking new house is a wonderful thing. Every part of it is new, from the roof ridge all the way down to the foundation. Nobody else has ever lived in it, so every personal first (first party thrown in it, first child born into it,…
  • Aug 2

    How to Protect Yourself Against False Credit Bureau Reporting

    How to Protect Yourself Against False Credit Bureau Reporting
    Traywick Law Offices was delighted to find that an Oregon jury dealt a blow for the public good, putting Equifax and the rest of the credit bureau industry on notice by rendering a $186,000,000 verdict to a woman whom Equifax had put through…
  • Feb 15

    Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

    Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
    Debt Collectors are out of control. These are some of the foulest human beings walking the planet. And they routinely breach your rights. Below the fold is the entire text of the Federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. If you suspect…
Rank this Week: 1613

Sonoma County Lawyer Blog

Sonoma County Lawyer Blog

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

http://blog.jamessansonelaw.com/
  • Jan 26

    Gay Adoption Battle Continues to Brew in Alabama and the Problem with SwanLuv

    Gay Adoption Battle Continues to Brew in Alabama and the Problem with SwanLuv
    An Alabama Supreme Court made a huge mistake. The court refused to recognize parental rights to a lesbian woman who had already adopted the children in a neighboring state. In fact, the woman at the center of this case, V.L, adopted the…
  • Jan 12

    Maternal Grandparents Help Kids Sue Father After Mother's Death

    Maternal Grandparents Help Kids Sue Father After Mother's Death
    Can minor children sue the surviving father over an estate after the mother is killed in a car accident? After a district court appointed a retired judge as Guardian Ad Litem for his children, Michael Soule filed an appeal to Supreme Court…
  • Dec 22

    Same-sex equality in the courts takes another step forward

    Same-sex equality in the courts takes another step forward
    The fight for same-sex equality in the arena of family law recently took a giant step forward. A Utah judge who earlier decided to remove a foster baby from its same-sex foster parents decided to amend his decision and return the child to…
Rank this Week: 1660

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/
  • Feb 8

    Tax Intercept Time: What To Do About Your Student Loans in Default

    Tax Intercept Time: What To Do About Your Student Loans in Default
     Unfortunately, student loan borrowers in default on federal loans are experiencing tax intercepts around this time of year, sometimes for the first time ever.  Some tips:  1) if we can cure the default before your taxes are…
  • Feb 5

    Still Receiving Calls and Mortgage Statements Even Though You Have an Attorney?

    Still Receiving Calls and Mortgage Statements Even Though You Have an Attorney?
    Communications with a homeowner when a debt collector is aware that the homeowner is represented by counsel is a violation of the FDCPA.  15 U.S.C. 1692c(a)(2).  This includes any mortgage servicer who has acquired a defaulted…
  • Feb 3

    Mandatory Arbitration Clauses Took a Hit on an FDCPA Case — Good for Consumers!

    Mandatory Arbitration Clauses Took a Hit on an FDCPA Case — Good for Consumers!
    While not a Florida case, the Fourth Circuit ruled today that the arbitration provision of Western Sky Payday Loans is unenforceable.  This may be a sign of expanding consumer protections in the future, although it is very early to tell.…
Rank this Week: 1698

Kansas Bankruptcy Information

Kansas Bankruptcy Information

Covers Chapter 7 and 13 bankrupcies, foreclosures, and bankruptcy trustees. By Mark Neis and Jill Michaux.

http://bankruptcykansas.info/
  • Oct 19

    Kansas Bankruptcy Means Test Changes November 1 – Mixed Message

    Kansas Bankruptcy Means Test Changes November 1 – Mixed Message
    Up for Some, Down for Others Median income figures used for the Kansas bankruptcy means test change again on November 1, 2015. There is a mixed message. Median income for one earner and a household of two goes down while the median income for…
  • May 27

    tax transcript

    tax transcript
    UPDATE: 5/27/2015. IRS has closed this service due to theft of 104,000 accounts. The IRS has issued a IRS statement about this breach of security. The IRS announced a new service today that allows direct download of at transcripts called Get…
  • May 24

    Means Test Numbers Adjusted

    Means Test Numbers Adjusted
    The formula that is used to measure income for bankruptcy purposes changed again. The numbers were adjusted May 1 and May 15, 2015. Most Kansans fared better on the means test after the new numbers went into effect. In theory, the means…
Rank this Week: 1734

Legal Tips & Commentary

Legal Tips & Commentary

Provides legal tips for businesses and consumers in California. By Carl H. Starrett.

http://blog.chs-law.com/
  • Oct 16

    Goodbye Blogger, Hello WordPress.

    Goodbye Blogger, Hello WordPress.
    When I first opened my practice in 2004, I knew that I needed a website to promote my services.  I had heard of blogging and figured that I needed one for my website.  So I started off with Yahoo's over priced web hosting service and a blog…
  • Sep 30

    Why I Am Done With The Chargers for 2010

    Why I Am Done With The Chargers for 2010
    An open letter to the San Diego Chargers:
  • Sep 12

    5 Reasons Why Chapter 13 Bankruptcy is Better Than Debt Settlement

    5 Reasons Why Chapter 13 Bankruptcy is Better Than Debt Settlement
    Not too long ago, I started an advertising campaign on a local radio station. I excitedly tuned into the station and listened for my first "spot" to run. The station's staff had not entered the proper "conflict codes", so they also ran an…
Rank this Week: 1768

Lakeblawg

Lakeblawg

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

http://www.lakelaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1792

Wisconsin Bankruptcy Blog

Wisconsin Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://wisconsinbankruptcy.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 8

    So-Called "Medical Bankruptcy"

    So-Called "Medical Bankruptcy"
    There's no such thing.Medical debts can be discharged in bankruptcy, but there isn't a special type of bankruptcy for only medical bills or a special type for when most of your debts are medical bills.  No special protections,…
  • Feb 1

    Discharging Tax Debts in Bankruptcy

    Discharging Tax Debts in Bankruptcy
    Most people who owe taxes to the government cannot have those tax debts discharged in bankruptcy.  Although most tax debts are non-dischargeable, some actually can be discharged.  And while those dischargeable tax debts are the…
  • Jan 25

    Wisconsin's Foreclosure Redemption Period Cut in Half?

    Wisconsin's Foreclosure Redemption Period Cut in Half?
    IMPORTANT NEWS FOR HOMEOWNERS AT RISK OF FORECLOSUREUnder existing Wisconsin law, residential properties in foreclosure typically get a 6 month redemption period (and 12 months if the mortgage lender is seeking a deficiency balance).…
Rank this Week: 1816

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Jan 27

    Can You Avoid Bankruptcy?

    Can You Avoid Bankruptcy?
    When individuals are running into financial difficulties they begin to think of ways that they may be able to avoid going bankrupt. Whether they are able to accomplish this or not will all depend on their financial circumstances. There are a…
  • Jan 20

    Avoiding Illegal Asset Transfers Regarding Bankruptcy

    Avoiding Illegal Asset Transfers Regarding Bankruptcy
    Most often when individuals are thinking about going bankrupt they are highly concerned about the assets that they own that they may lose through a bankruptcy action. Sometimes they are in such a panic state that they will take steps to…
  • Jan 13

    The Positive Aspects of Bankruptcy

    The Positive Aspects of Bankruptcy
     Just the word bankruptcy alone causes a lot of dread in many people. It causes a lot of negative emotions and for this reason many put off taking advantage of this form of debt relief. There has been so much pressure most likely from…
Rank this Week: 1879