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Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Apr 22

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Apr 22, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Apr 22, 2017
    Over the past twenty-four hours, here is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinoi
  • Apr 21

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Apr 21, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Apr 21, 2017
    Over the past twenty-four hours, here is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinoi
  • Apr 21

    News Headlines for Apr 21, 2017

    News Headlines for Apr 21, 2017
    hhgregg Gives Notice To HQ Staff As RadioShack Winds Through Bankruptcy Court | Twice ,New Bankruptcy Case Limits Assertion of Post-Bankruptcy Construction Liens | Saul Ewing LLP – JDSupra ,Audio: San Bernardino could end up in…
Rank this Week: 28

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: 25

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://www.georgiabankruptcyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 103

Atlanta Bankruptcy Blog

Atlanta Bankruptcy Blog

Covers Georgia bankruptcy. By Jonathan Ginsberg.

http://www.thebklawyer.com/thebkblog
  • Jul 5

    What is the Secret to Making Your Chapter 13 Plan Work?

    What is the Secret to Making Your Chapter 13 Plan Work?
      After 25+ years representing hardworking but financially struggling men and women in the Atlanta area, I can report to you that the #1 secret to surviving Chapter 13 is living below your means. This can mean you have to make some…
  • Jun 10

    Comedian John Oliver Explains the Debt Buying “Industry” and Zombie Debt

    Comedian John Oliver Explains the Debt Buying “Industry” and Zombie Debt
    Late night comedian John Oliver recently offered his unique and humorous take on the debt buying industry, noting that collection agencies are responsible for more lawsuits than any other type of plaintiff, and that many of these lawsuits…
  • Jun 6

    Relief From Your 72 Month Car Loan

    Relief From Your 72 Month Car Loan
    Financial experts bemoan the “crisis” in student loan debt (over $1.2 trillion as of 2015) and the rising rates of credit card debt ($733 billion as of 2015) but no one seems to be talking about yet another debt bubble – the…
Rank this Week: 191

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: 2500

Bankruptcy - the good, bad and…

Bankruptcy - the good, bad and ugly

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

http://www.dianedrain.com
  • Apr 22

    Despite Dismal Past Failures Congress Unleashes New Tax Debt Collection Policy

    Despite Dismal Past Failures Congress Unleashes New Tax Debt Collection Policy
    The post Despite Dismal Past Failures Congress Unleashes New Tax Debt Collection Policy appeared first on Diane L. Drain - Phoenix Bankruptcy & Foreclosure Attorney.
  • Apr 17

    Bank of America Penalized $45 M for Wrongful Foreclosure

    Bank of America Penalized $45 M for Wrongful Foreclosure
    Related Post New Round of Defaults of Mortgages in 2015 and 201... BofA Gave Staff Bonuses to Foreclose on Homeowners Citigroup to Pay Fannie Mae $968M for Loans What is a Zombie Debt? Banks Are Subverting Bankru... Judges Holding Banks…
  • Apr 16

    What is a Judgment Debtor’s Examination?

    What is a Judgment Debtor’s Examination?
    Related Post Scam Arrest Warrants: Normally You Cannot Be Arres... The post What is a Judgment Debtor’s Examination? appeared first on Diane L. Drain - Phoenix Bankruptcy & Foreclosure Attorney.
Rank this Week: 1472

Andrews Law Blog

Andrews Law Blog

Offers tips and advice on bankruptcy, foreclosure avoidance, short sales, tax resolution, as well as business law and other real estate topics. By James Andrews.

http://andrewslawplc.com/Blog/
Rank this Week: 3547

Kain and Scott Bankruptcy Blog

Kain and Scott Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://blog.kainscott.com/blog
  • Apr 21

    3 Reasons Not To Worry About Your Credit After Bankruptcy in Eden Prairie

    3 Reasons Not To Worry About Your Credit After Bankruptcy in Eden Prairie
    I know- you read this headline and go what? What do you mean don’t worry about my credit after filing bankruptcy? This is what prevents me from filing to begin with. I completely understand the concern our guests have with how will…
  • Apr 20

    Crash Course To Filing Bankruptcy in Crow Wing County, MN

    Crash Course To Filing Bankruptcy in Crow Wing County, MN
    If you’re considering filing bankruptcy and live in Crow Wing County, Minnesota, you’ve come to the right place. The decision to file bankruptcy is life-changing. You want to make sure you have as much information at your…
  • Apr 19

    How to File Bankruptcy in Duluth, Minnesota

    How to File Bankruptcy in Duluth, Minnesota
    So, you’ve made the decision to file for bankruptcy. But you might not know the process of filing for bankruptcy in Duluth or how it works. Things seem to be less intimidating once a person understands the process. Also, understanding…
Rank this Week: 1981

California Litigation Attorney…

California Litigation Attorney Blog

Covers legal news. By Reid & Hellyer.

http://www.rhlaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2998

Trust Matters Most

Trust Matters Most

Covers family law, divorce, bankruptcy, and specific Pennsylvania law changes. By Reese, Samley, Wagenseller, Mecum & Longer, P.C.

http://www.trustmattersmost.com/blog
  • Apr 20

    Real Estate Assessment

    Real Estate Assessment
    What does Reassessment Mean? All property parcels in Lancaster County will receive an updated assessment. This new assessment represents an estimate of your property’s fair market value. The new assessment will be effective as of 1/1/18…
  • Sep 15

    Articles on the Supreme Court case of Watts vs. Manheim Township School District

    Articles on the Supreme Court case of Watts vs. Manheim Township School District
    We wish to acknowledge School Transportation News for an article written on Mr. Reese’s recent Supreme Court win! School Transportation News article As well as, American Bus Sales in Oklahoma for bringing our win to the eyes of those in…
  • Sep 15

    Articles on the Supreme Court case of Watts vs. Manheim Township School District

    Articles on the Supreme Court case of Watts vs. Manheim Township School District
    We wish to acknowledge School Transportation News for an article written on Mr. Reese’s recent Supreme Court win! School Transportation News article As well as, American Bus Sales in Oklahoma for bringing our win to the eyes of those in…
Rank this Week: 2407

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/
  • Apr 20

    Predicted this in 2012.

    Predicted this in 2012.
    The story on Whittier in the NYT is here.As I said in 2012, "[t]he world doesn’t need as many ABA-accredited law schools as it has already, just as the world has figured out that it doesn’t need as many U.S.-based BigLaw firms as…
  • Mar 18

    Well, Jeff now gets to use a Satan emoji to describe me.

    Well, Jeff now gets to use a Satan emoji to describe me.
    Here's why:I was at the Burbank airport earlier this week, returning my rental car, and I heard a running sound.  The next thing I knew, a man (whose weight I've estimated at over 200 lbs--he was a big guy) had tripped, fallen into me,…
  • Mar 5

    How NOT to collect a legal bill.

    How NOT to collect a legal bill.
    We used a friend of ours, Mike Cenatiempo, to update our wills.  Mike used to work at Shannon Gracey, which is now defunct.  We paid our bill in December 2016.  We got a "past due" notice from the defunct Shannon Gracey law…
Rank this Week: 810

Sader Law Firm Blog

Sader Law Firm Blog

Covers bankruptcy, collections and student loans.

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

    How Can You Lower Student Loan Payments?

    How Can You Lower Student Loan Payments?
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has accused student loan servicers of failing to enroll borrowers into income-based repayment programs. As a result, borrowers are paying more than they have to and defaults have increased. You…
  • Apr 19

    What Are Smart Ways to Use Your Tax Refund?

    What Are Smart Ways to Use Your Tax Refund?
    Statistics released by the IRS show the average tax refund is $3,120. Even if you receive less than $1,000, there are still ways to use your tax refund to improve your finances. Save for an emergency: You can use your tax refund to save for…
  • Apr 17

    Debt Problems Part 4: Are There Ways to Stop IRS Collections?

    Debt Problems Part 4: Are There Ways to Stop IRS Collections?
    Past due tax debts have more serious consequences than other types of debts. Unlike most creditors, the IRS can seize your wages without obtaining a judgment. An IRS wage garnishment make your financial situation much worse. However, the IRS…
Rank this Week: 1992

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
  • Apr 19

    Retaliatory Eviction

    Retaliatory Eviction
    RETALIATORY EVICTION In New York, tenants are protected from retaliatory eviction proceedings by RPAPL 223-b.  This statute states in summary that a landlord cannot commence a summary proceeding to evict a tenant in retaliation or…
  • Apr 13

    Punitive Damages for DWI that causes Injury

    Punitive Damages for DWI that causes Injury
    Personal Injury Actions Involving DWI’s May Lead to Punitive Damages Individuals who are injured by a person driving while intoxicated may be entitled to punitive damages in addition to the compensatory damages that awarded.  The…
  • Apr 10

    Industrial Code Violation

    Industrial Code Violation
    INDUSTRIAL CODE VIOLATIONS New York Courts are littered with Labor Law 241(6) claims that hinge on whether the correct industrial codes have been plead and supported with admissible evidence.  For a person injured in a construction…
Rank this Week: 4856

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law. By Arnold & Smith, PLLC.

http://www.charlottebankruptcylawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 19

    Bankruptcy Leads To Emotional Distress Award

    Bankruptcy Leads To Emotional Distress Award
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What are North Carolina’s exemptions?” When you think of emotional distress claims, you understandably think of them in a personal injury context. The term is almost…
  • Apr 12

    Bankruptcy Judge Shortage Real Possibility If Action Isn’t Taken Soon

    Bankruptcy Judge Shortage Real Possibility If Action Isn’t Taken Soon
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What are my alternatives to bankruptcy?” It’s an issue that almost no one pays attention to until you need it: the smooth functioning of the bankruptcy system. Though…
  • Apr 5

    Tax time is also bankruptcy time?

    Tax time is also bankruptcy time?
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “Can I keep my car if I file bankruptcy?” Though no one enjoys the process of filing tax returns, the good news for many is that tax time usually involves a tax refund,…
Rank this Week: 2359

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 19

    15 Signs Your Spouse Has Checked Out of the Marriage

    15 Signs Your Spouse Has Checked Out of the Marriage
    All marriages go through ups and downs and highs and lows. After all, living with another person, meshing your lives together, is not always easy, no matter how much you love one another. Particularly when you have children, you can get so…
  • Feb 1

    New Florida Bill on Custody

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

    15 Mistakes Many Women Make in a Divorce

    15 Mistakes Many Women Make in a Divorce
    Some have likened divorce to the psychological equivalent of a triple bypass—painful, complicated, and with a difficult recovery period. Because many of those who go through a divorce are in an intensely emotional state, mistakes can be…
Rank this Week: 1539

Bankruptcy Law Blog

Bankruptcy Law Blog

By the Bankruptcy Group.

http://thebklawoffice.com/blog/
  • Apr 18

    What Forms Do I Need to File for Bankruptcy in California?

    What Forms Do I Need to File for Bankruptcy in California?
    Each California bankruptcy case formally begins with a document known as the “voluntary bankruptcy petition,” regardless of whether the debtor is filing under Chapter 13 (wage earner’s plan, reorganization) or Chapter 7…
  • Mar 29

    Can Chapter 11 Reduce or Eliminate Debt for Businesses in California?

    Can Chapter 11 Reduce or Eliminate Debt for Businesses in California?
    Last year, California-based clothing retailer Pacific Sunwear, better known by its shortened name PacSun, drastically reduced its debt from $88 million to just $30 million by giving stock to senior lender Golden Gate Capital as part of a…
  • Mar 27

    Can You Stop Foreclosure in Chapter 13 in California?

    Can You Stop Foreclosure in Chapter 13 in California?
    In February, the FBI reported pastor Karl Robinson was sentenced to four years in federal prison for his role in a mortgage rescue scam that falsely promised California homeowners they could stop foreclosure and stay in their houses by paying…
Rank this Week: 1739

Avoidance Action Update Blog

Avoidance Action Update Blog

By A Bayard, P.A. Covers preference actions, fraudulent transfers and everything else under the bankruptcy code's avoidance statutes.

http://avoidanceactionupdate.bayardlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 1914

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/
  • Apr 18

    Homestead Protection for Non-Debtor

    Homestead Protection for Non-Debtor
    Florida’s Bankruptcy Laws offer a very generous Homestead Exemption for those filing bankruptcy here in the Sunshine State. As long as you have owned your homestead property for 1,215 days or more prior to filing bankruptcy, the Florida…
  • Mar 27

    Bankruptcy – Can I cancel My Reaffirmation Agreement?

    Bankruptcy – Can I cancel My Reaffirmation Agreement?
    When you file bankruptcy all, if not most, of your debts are discharged, which means you are no longer responsible for them. A Reaffirmation Agreement is a brand new agreement or contract between you and your creditor in which you voluntarily…
  • Mar 16

    How will my spouse’s bankruptcy affect me?

    How will my spouse’s bankruptcy affect me?
    One thought that many people think about when getting married, is what their future spouse’s credit history is and their ability to obtain new debt. A correlating question is how will their future spouse’s credit history affect…
Rank this Week: 3258

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 4889

New York Debt Relief Blog

New York Debt Relief Blog

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

http://www.goldenbergfirm.com/Debt-Relief-Blog.aspx
  • Apr 17

    What to Do When Being Sued for Outstanding Credit Card Debt

    What to Do When Being Sued for Outstanding Credit Card Debt
    Unlike the federal government, who can garnish your wages if you don’t pay back your loans, private lending companies like credit card companies generally cannot garnish wages without taking legal action. When you receive notice…
  • Apr 12

    A+ BBB Rating Conferred Upon Our New York Law Firm

    A+ BBB Rating Conferred Upon Our New York Law Firm
    In addition to the numerous honors conferred upon the Law Office of Simon Goldenberg PLLC by organizations like Superlawyers, Avvo, and Martindale-Hubbell, we are proud to announce our accreditation by the Better Business Bureau ("BBB")…
  • Apr 3

    Why Hire a Lawyer to Settle Private Student Loans?

    Why Hire a Lawyer to Settle Private Student Loans?
    The cost of attending college has grown exponentially over the past few decades. From 2000 to 2011, the cost of a degree rose 70%, from an average of $10,820 to $18,497. Today, there is more than $1.3 trillion in student loan debt in the…
Rank this Week: 1434

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

By the Moran Law Group.

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

    Filling Out The Bankruptcy Paper

    Filling Out The Bankruptcy Paper
    Filing bankruptcy can make you feel like you are drowning in paper. There’s your paper; there’s the paper your lawyer needs.  And there’s the paper the court insists on. It’s easy to try to skate. To cut corners.…
  • Apr 14

    What You Left Out Of Your Bankruptcy Schedule

    What You Left Out Of Your Bankruptcy Schedule
    One of the first questions a bankruptcy trustee will ask you at the hearing in your bankruptcy case is:  did you read the schedules before you signed them? The obvious, and expected, answer is YES. And if your answer is…
  • Apr 13

    When Your Bank Account Is Seized: California Action Plan

    When Your Bank Account Is Seized: California Action Plan
      Time is short when you get a notice that a creditor has levied your bank account. California has protections that may allow you to recover money that’s been seized. But success in getting your money back depends on prompt action…
Rank this Week: 2374

Simon Resnik Hayes Bankruptcy Blog

Simon Resnik Hayes Bankruptcy Blog

Features bankruptcy updates & news in Los Angeles.

http://www.simonresnik.com/blog/
  • Apr 17

    Three Times To Consider Bankruptcy

    Three Times To Consider Bankruptcy
    When times get tough it’s not unusual for people to consider bankruptcy. There are however instances when it is smart to weigh the pros and cons of filing for bankruptcy. Below we discuss what those instances are and what you can…
  • Apr 13

    How Often Can You Declare Bankruptcy?

    How Often Can You Declare Bankruptcy?
    There are actually no restrictions when it comes to how many bankruptcy cases you are able to file. But if your debts have been discharged in bankruptcy (as is standard), you will need to wait a certain amount of time before you are able to…
  • Apr 4

    Westinghouse Declares Bankruptcy

    Westinghouse Declares Bankruptcy
    U.S. nuclear energy company Westinghouse Electric filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last week but has secured financing as it enters restructuring. Westinghouse Declares Bankruptcy Westinghouse, a subsidiary of Japanese…
Rank this Week: 1961

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/
  • Apr 17

    Thoughts and Frustrations – Jevic

    Thoughts and Frustrations – Jevic
    Over at Dealb%k.
  • Apr 14

    Global Preference

    Global Preference
    An important opinion by one of our most knowledgeable bankruptcy judges, Judge Bernstein in Manhattan, may have reached the right result by the wrong path in deciding if a foreign debtor’s Chapter 7 trustee can avoid a foreign transfer…
  • Apr 14

    Secured Transactions in the Funny Page

    Secured Transactions in the Funny Page
    From the always wonderful Pearls Before Swine, some humor for the secured lending crowd.
Rank this Week: 307

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
  • Apr 15

    Easter Greetings from Fessler, Schneider, and Grimme

    Easter Greetings from Fessler, Schneider, and Grimme
    Easter is not only the most important Christian celebration, it is also a reflection of hope, peace, and renewal.   We wish you all the blessings of the holiday and hope that you have a wonderful time this weekend with family and…
  • Apr 7

    Difficult Cases Attorneys in Ft. Thoma

    Difficult Cases Attorneys in Ft. Thoma
         You are above middle age, you are overweight, you have diminished eyesight or hearing or any combination of these factors.  All of these issues make personal injury cases more difficult, and many lawyers will not…
  • Mar 30

    Problem Solving Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, KY

    Problem Solving Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, KY
    Every one has situations that seem totally overwhelming; the situations probably can be solved by the experienced attorneys at Fessler, Schneider, and Grimme. You and your ex-spouse have been named as heirs of a house.  Both of you want…
Rank this Week: 2117

Bankruptcy Mastery

Bankruptcy Mastery

Covers skill building for lawyers new to the practice of consumer bankruptcy law. By Cathy Moran.

http://www.bankruptcymastery.com
  • Apr 15

    Species are distinguishable by the formidable crown

    Species are distinguishable by the formidable crown
    Species are distinguishable by the formidable crown of horns adorning their head and the numerous spines across their back. Their coloring can be yellowish, gray, or reddish brown depending on the environment they inhabit, and, combined with…
  • Apr 13

    Precious and Few

    Precious and Few
    3 in 1972 with the ballad “Precious and Few.” The tune, a slow dance favorite featuring Geraci’s yearning vocal, went on to sell more than a million copies, earning gold certification from the Recording Industry Association…
  • Apr 13

    Testing for allergies to penicillin

    Testing for allergies to penicillin
    Testing for allergies to penicillin are usually performed with a skin test. The skin is scratched or injected with a small amount of penicillin usually on the forearm or back. If you are allergic to penicillin you will develop a red, raised…
Rank this Week: 5214

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
  • Apr 14

    Can I Lower My Car Payment in Bankruptcy?

    Can I Lower My Car Payment in Bankruptcy?
    If you’re having trouble paying your monthly bills—especially that steep car loan— you might be wondering if filing for bankruptcy will lower your existing car payment. It depends on which type of bankruptcy you file, but…
  • Mar 28

    How Will Bankruptcy Affect My Credit?

    How Will Bankruptcy Affect My Credit?
    One of the major concerns people have when they consider filing for bankruptcy is the damage it will do to their credit. Understandably, they worry that their credit score will plummet and that it will be difficult to restore once…
  • Mar 23

    Sears, Payless and the Future of Retail

    Sears, Payless and the Future of Retail
    News stories this week indicated that Payless Shoes would likely file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy within the week. Stalwart Sears, founded in 1893 and once the country’s largest retailer, stated in its March 2017 SEC filing that,…
Rank this Week: 306

Bankruptcy Law Network

Bankruptcy Law Network

Covers bankruptcy and consumer credit.

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com/
  • Apr 14

    Can I Lower My Car Payment in Bankruptcy?

    Can I Lower My Car Payment in Bankruptcy?
    If you’re having trouble paying your monthly bills—especially that steep car loan— you might be wondering if filing for bankruptcy will lower your existing car payment. It depends on which type of bankruptcy you file, but…
  • Mar 28

    How Will Bankruptcy Affect My Credit?

    How Will Bankruptcy Affect My Credit?
    One of the major concerns people have when they consider filing for bankruptcy is the damage it will do to their credit. Understandably, they worry that their credit score will plummet and that it will be difficult to restore once…
  • Mar 23

    Sears, Payless and the Future of Retail

    Sears, Payless and the Future of Retail
    News stories this week indicated that Payless Shoes would likely file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy within the week. Stalwart Sears, founded in 1893 and once the country’s largest retailer, stated in its March 2017 SEC filing that,…
Rank this Week: 2737

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/
  • Apr 14

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  • Apr 14

    What Happens If I Owe A Debt With Someone Who Filed For Bankruptcy In New Jersey?

    What Happens If I Owe A Debt With Someone Who Filed For Bankruptcy In New Jersey?
    <h2>NJ. Bankruptcy Attorney Explains What Happens To A Person Who Owes A Debt With Someone Who Filed For Bankruptcy Protection in New Jersey.</h2> Two people that owe a joint debt to a New Jersey creditor, are both responsible for…
  • Apr 6

    Will Someone Come To My House If I File For Chapter 7 Bankruptcy In New Jersey?

    Will Someone Come To My House If I File For Chapter 7 Bankruptcy In New Jersey?
    <h2>A New Jersey lawyer Explains If Someone Appears At A Person’s House After Filing  For Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Protection.</h2> The chapter 7 bankruptcy code is created to allow a person a fresh start. In theory, the…
Rank this Week: 3585

Bankruptcy Advice Blog

Bankruptcy Advice Blog

Covers bankruptcy in Ontario, Canada. By Bankruptcy Ontario.

http://bankruptcy-ontario.org/bankruptcy-advice/
  • Apr 14

    Kick Collection Calls To The Curb and Take Control Of Your Debt

    Kick Collection Calls To The Curb and Take Control Of Your Debt
    It’s 9:00am, you’re just settling into your work day and your cellphone rings. It’s “them” – one of a few collection companies looking for your next payment. It doesn’t really matter how you got here,…
  • Mar 10

    Getting Into Debt Is Easy, Getting Out Of Debt Doesn’t Have To Be Hard

    Getting Into Debt Is Easy, Getting Out Of Debt Doesn’t Have To Be Hard
    Today’s society offers us many opportunities to get “credit”. We have credit cards, lines of credit, overdrafts, tax debts, and payday loans. I placed credit in quotes, because a lot of people mistakenly interchange the…
  • Feb 27

    Surplus Income Limits for Bankruptcy in Ontario in 2017

    Surplus Income Limits for Bankruptcy in Ontario in 2017
    The amount you are required to pay if you declare bankruptcy is based on your income.  The more you earn, the more you are required to pay.  This limit is adjusted each year, and the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy has…
Rank this Week: 2354

South Florida Attorney Blog

South Florida Attorney Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt. By Van Horn Law Group.

http://blog.vanhornlawgroup.com
  • Apr 14

    Servicemembers Civil Relief Act and Car Repossession

    Servicemembers Civil Relief Act and Car Repossession
    When it comes to car repossession cases, keep in mind that the car you buy on credit is a co-owned car. You own part of it, and the creditor owns the other part. The creditor owns progressively less as you pay off the loan, and after the loan…
  • Apr 12

    Another Hit to Retail, Payless Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

    Another Hit to Retail, Payless Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
    News of Payless Shoes filing chapter 11 bankruptcy hits Florida hard, with 50 stores being shuttered statewide, and putting hundreds of mostly low-wage people out of work.
  • Apr 10

    How The For-Profit College Scam Work

    How The For-Profit College Scam Work
    I have written extensively about how for-profit colleges cashed in on higher education and vulnerable populations, but NPR has taken the lid off with a new article and interview with Tressie McMillan Cottom. Cottom, a former insider who…
Rank this Week: 1906

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: 3014

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 13

    Federal Bill Targets Class Action Lawsuit, Undercuts Consumer Right

    Federal Bill Targets Class Action Lawsuit, Undercuts Consumer Right
    Tort reform supporters in Congress are fired up, gaining significant traction in recent weeks with a number of proposed measures that could substantially undercut consumer rights.  One of the most troubling bills takes aim at class…
  • Apr 5

    Bank of America Ordered to Pay $46M in Wrongful Foreclosure Case

    Bank of America Ordered to Pay $46M in Wrongful Foreclosure Case
    A federal bankruptcy court judge in California recently ordered Bank of America to pay a stunning $46 in damages after a years-long foreclosure nightmare that literally pushed one couple to the brink of death.  The bulk of that $46…
  • Mar 22

    Citibank Ordered to Pay for Illegal Debt Sales and Collection

    Citibank Ordered to Pay for Illegal Debt Sales and Collection
    Illegal debt sales and debt collection practices have landed Citibank in hot water with federal regulators. In two separate actions, regulators ordered the bank to fork over $16 million in consumer relief, pay $3 million to the government in…
Rank this Week: 4238

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Covers corporate bankruptcy proceedings. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://delawarebankruptcy.foxrothschild.com/
  • Apr 12

    DE Bankruptcy Court Dismisses Preference Complaint Against Former Insider in Part with Prejudice

    DE Bankruptcy Court Dismisses Preference Complaint Against Former Insider in Part with Prejudice
    Not uncommonly, a preference complaint fails to adequately allege that the transfers sought to be recovered by the trustee were made “for or on account of an antecedent debt owed by the debtor before such transfer was made”,…
  • Mar 30

    Affirmative Insurance – Dueling Motions to Dismiss, Denied

    Affirmative Insurance – Dueling Motions to Dismiss, Denied
    In a 33 page decision released March 29, 2017, Judge Sontchi of the Delaware Bankruptcy Court ruled on competing motions to dismiss the remaining claims and counterclaims in an adversary proceeding in the Affirmative Insurance bankruptcy…
  • Mar 30

    Carve-out Provision in DIP Financing Order Did Not Limit Fees to Committee Counsel

    Carve-out Provision in DIP Financing Order Did Not Limit Fees to Committee Counsel
    In the recent decision of In re Molycorp, Inc., 562 B.R. 67 (Bankr. D. Del. 2017), Judge Sontchi held that a carve-out provision in a DIP financing order did not act as an absolute limit on the fees and expenses payable…
Rank this Week: 1635

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure law. By Parker DuFresne.

http://www.florida-bankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 11

    Will Bankruptcy Stop an IRS Garnishment?

    Will Bankruptcy Stop an IRS Garnishment?
    Falling on hard times financially can also lead to falling behind on your taxes. When your tax debt becomes extremely delinquent, the IRS may issue a garnishment on your wages. This garnishment, or levy, allows the IRS to take part of your…
  • Mar 21

    May I Communicate and Have Visitation with my Child During a Paternity Action?

    May I Communicate and Have Visitation with my Child During a Paternity Action?
    When a man is not named on a child’s birth certificate, a paternity action is needed to determine that the man is the child’s biological father and to establish his rights and responsibilities. A paternity action is the legal…
  • Mar 8

    What are Mandatory Disclosures in a Divorce?

    What are Mandatory Disclosures in a Divorce?
    In a divorce or family law case, people are often concerned that their former spouse or significant other will not be entirely straightforward with their financial information. Through a procedure called mandatory disclosure , the state…
Rank this Week: 3513

Nebraska Debt & Bankrtupcy Blog

Nebraska Debt & Bankrtupcy Blog

By Samuel J. Turco Jr.

http://www.nebraskadebtbankruptcyblog.com/
  • Apr 11

    Closing the Business: A Step-By-Step Instruction

    Closing the Business: A Step-By-Step Instruction
    The writing is on the wall and your company must close. Despite throwing everything you had into making the business successful, it’s not working. The funding is depleted. You have drained all your personal resources, emptied the…
  • Feb 20

    Student Loan Discharged Despite Zero Monthly Payment Option

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

    Was your bankruptcy case prepared in India?

    Was your bankruptcy case prepared in India?
    Here is the advertisement spam in today’s inbox: Attorneys Get Started with Team India Published by Actuit India on 20th January 2008 Hire Bankruptcy Petition Preparation Services Since 2008 Actuit has a disciplined team of paralegals…
Rank this Week: 2455

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
  • Apr 10

    Grundbuchämter des Kantons Bern - Handbuch

    Grundbuchämter des Kantons Bern - Handbuch
    Die Grundbuchführung im Kanton Bern ist derzeit daran, ein elektronisches Handbuch für den Verkehr mit den Grundbuchämtern und die Grundbuchführung zu erstellen. Seit dem 6. April 2017 sind drei neue Artikel…
  • Apr 5

    Wohnungsinventare der Gemeinden publiziert

    Wohnungsinventare der Gemeinden publiziert
    Gemäss einer Medienmitteilung vom 31. März 2017 hat das Bundesamt für Raumentwicklung zum ersten Mal die Wohnungsinventare der Gemeinden publiziert. Anhand jener Inventare lässt sich der Anteil der Zweitwohnungen in den…
  • Apr 2

    BGer 6B_1132/2016: Verletzung des Strafzumessungsprinzips im Zusammenhang mit der Beteiligung an einer kriminellen Organisation (Art. 260ter StGB)

    BGer 6B_1132/2016: Verletzung des Strafzumessungsprinzips im Zusammenhang mit der Beteiligung an einer kriminellen Organisation (Art. 260ter StGB)
    Das Bundesgericht bestätigte im Entscheid 6B_1132/2016 vom 7. März 2017 den Schuldspruch gegen eine Person infolge Beteiligung an einer kriminellen Organisation. Es sah die inkriminierten Aktivitäten wie Informationsaustausch,…
Rank this Week: 2516

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: 3027

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Apr 5

    Mortgage Loan Solutions and Bankruptcy Alternative

    Mortgage Loan Solutions and Bankruptcy Alternative
    Filing for bankruptcy in Dallas is not always a welcome option. It damages your credit scores and can put your finances on hold for quite some time. If you are the type of person that would rather not file a chapter 7 or 13, here are a few…
  • Mar 29

    Mortgage Loan Problem

    Mortgage Loan Problem
    Buying a home is like a dream come true for most people. However, not all of us have sufficient capital to make a property purchase on our own finances and end up taking out a home mortgage for the purpose. Here are a few common mortgage loan…
  • Mar 22

    Student Loan Debt In Bankruptcy

    Student Loan Debt In Bankruptcy
    Although, other unsecured debts such as your personal loans, medical bills, credit card debts and so on are automatically discharged when a Chapter 13 bankruptcy is filed, your student loan (which is also an unsecured debt) is…
Rank this Week: 3610

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Apr 5

    Mortgage Loan Solutions and Bankruptcy Alternative

    Mortgage Loan Solutions and Bankruptcy Alternative
    Filing for bankruptcy in Dallas is not always a welcome option. It damages your credit scores and can put your finances on hold for quite some time. If you are the type of person that would rather not file a chapter 7 or 13, here are a few…
  • Mar 29

    Mortgage Loan Problem

    Mortgage Loan Problem
    Buying a home is like a dream come true for most people. However, not all of us have sufficient capital to make a property purchase on our own finances and end up taking out a home mortgage for the purpose. Here are a few common mortgage loan…
  • Mar 22

    Student Loan Debt In Bankruptcy

    Student Loan Debt In Bankruptcy
    Although, other unsecured debts such as your personal loans, medical bills, credit card debts and so on are automatically discharged when a Chapter 13 bankruptcy is filed, your student loan (which is also an unsecured debt) is…
Rank this Week: 2925

Richard West Law Office Blog

Richard West Law Office Blog

Covers bankruptcy and the debt relief process.

https://www.debtfreeohio.com/bankruptcy-information/
  • Apr 5

    Debt Lawsuit Solution

    Debt Lawsuit Solution
    Filing debt lawsuits is a common tool used by lenders like credit card companies to recover the money that you owe them. Once they receive the order to collect, there is a long list of methods that they can use. Collectors, in this case, the…
  • Apr 3

    Creditor Lawsuit

    Creditor Lawsuit
    A creditor lawsuit is one where the lender sues the person in debt for not repaying the amount owed as per a signed agreement. It can happen when you, the person in debt, has some form of asset or source of income that the lender can get…
  • Mar 22

    Dayton Ohio Spring Break Activitie

    Dayton Ohio Spring Break Activitie
    Spring is here, which means one thing. Spring Break is a few days away. Next week is a time for family fun in the sun. Here are some Dayton Ohio Spring Break Activities activities.  We want you to have  fun, but don’t forget…
Rank this Week: 1695

Law Office of Seth L. Hanson Blog

Law Office of Seth L. Hanson Blog

Covers California Bankruptcy.

https://hansonattorney.com/blog
  • Apr 5

    Credit Card Debt Solution

    Credit Card Debt Solution
    While managing your Burgeoning credit card debt might seem like a daunting task, it is always advisable to get it over with now instead of letting it fester to become worse than before. Although there are no instant fixes to getting rid of…
  • Apr 3

    Common Credit Score Problem

    Common Credit Score Problem
    We all encounter some kind of financial contingencies at some point in our lives. It brings us unwarranted anxiety and stress. These financial difficulties often leave a negative imprint of our credit reports as well. Here is a list of some…
  • Mar 22

    Lawsuit Judgments During Bankruptcy

    Lawsuit Judgments During Bankruptcy
    If you are facing a lawsuit and are getting sued, will bankruptcy save you from the debts you will have to pay otherwise? That question has no simple answer. A lot will be dependent on your particular situation. The best way to go about this…
Rank this Week: 1699

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Texas bankruptcy news and information.

http://www.bakerassociates.net/bankruptcy-blog/
  • Apr 5

    Business Debt Relief

    Business Debt Relief
    So your business is facing, or is already in serious financial trouble, you need to consider a few avenues of business debt relief. While debt is not all bad, there is a specific sweet spot within which your debt will keep your business…
  • Apr 4

    Business Debt Problem

    Business Debt Problem
    Dealing with business debt problems is one of the biggest skills a manager or leader can have. For small businesses, there will be only one person handling finance, so debt problems are a big deal. A business may have to shut down if they are…
  • Mar 22

    Payday Loans During Bankruptcy

    Payday Loans During Bankruptcy
    There are many ways in which payday loans are handled in case of a bankruptcy. First, it is vital that you understand that there are two types of bankruptcies; chapter 7 and chapter 13. A chapter 7 is when your assets are sold and you are…
Rank this Week: 1557

Goldbach Law Group Blog

Goldbach Law Group Blog

Covers bankruptcy and employment law.

http://www.goldbachlaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 2

    Eliminating Income Tax Debt in Bankruptcy

    Eliminating Income Tax Debt in Bankruptcy
    As the looming tax deadline approaches and the numbers tally up many Americans are pondering how they will pay by the April 18th deadline.  For some, there is even more to think about… How to pay off back taxes with ……
  • Mar 26

    Employer Responsibilities for Workers Compensation Claim

    Employer Responsibilities for Workers Compensation Claim
    As a California employer one of your top responsibilities is ensuring the safety of your employees.  That being said accidents do happen and work place injuries can be a result of such accidents.  Should an employee become injured…
  • Mar 16

    Time to Dust off That Old Severance Agreement

    Time to Dust off That Old Severance Agreement
    All companies from time to time find themselves in the position of terminating an employee for no cause or dealing with employee layoffs.  During the layoff or no cause layoff companies often turn to their standard separation…
Rank this Week: 1834

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Provides bankruptcy information for Northern Virginia.

http://robertweed.com/category/blog/
  • Apr 1

    Lowest rate of bankruptcy dismissed in Northern Virginia

    Lowest rate of bankruptcy dismissed in Northern Virginia
    Robert Weed has the best rate of bankruptcy dismissed in Northern Virginia Just finished checking on the number of my law firm bankruptcy cases dismissed the first three months of this year. (“Dismissed” means thrown out; the…
  • Mar 4

    Tammy Gets A Car Loan at 4.48%

    Tammy Gets A Car Loan at 4.48%
    After Bankruptcy: Tammy Gets A Car Loan at 4.48% The same week that her bankruptcy was discharged, Tammy got a car loan at 4.48%.  Now I sure don’t suggest trying to buy a car the same week your bankruptcy is over. But Tammy had no…
  • Feb 18

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

    Navy Fed does the Right Thing; Wells Fargo Makes More Excuse
    After Bankruptcy Mistakes: Navy Fed does the Right Thing; Wells Fargo Makes More Excuses. Everybody makes mistakes. Banks do, too. When you file bankruptcy, the banks you owe money to don’t always do what they are supposed to do. This…
Rank this Week: 4655

Robert Weed Blog

Robert Weed Blog

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

http://robertweed.com/category/blog/
  • Apr 1

    Lowest rate of bankruptcy dismissed in Northern Virginia

    Lowest rate of bankruptcy dismissed in Northern Virginia
    Robert Weed has the best rate of bankruptcy dismissed in Northern Virginia Just finished checking on the number of my law firm bankruptcy cases dismissed the first three months of this year. (“Dismissed” means thrown out; the…
  • Mar 4

    Tammy Gets A Car Loan at 4.48%

    Tammy Gets A Car Loan at 4.48%
    After Bankruptcy: Tammy Gets A Car Loan at 4.48% The same week that her bankruptcy was discharged, Tammy got a car loan at 4.48%.  Now I sure don’t suggest trying to buy a car the same week your bankruptcy is over. But Tammy had no…
  • Feb 18

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

    Navy Fed does the Right Thing; Wells Fargo Makes More Excuse
    After Bankruptcy Mistakes: Navy Fed does the Right Thing; Wells Fargo Makes More Excuses. Everybody makes mistakes. Banks do, too. When you file bankruptcy, the banks you owe money to don’t always do what they are supposed to do. This…
Rank this Week: 2539