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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
  • May 19

    Why I Prefer Chapter 7 Bankruptcy to Chapter 13 Debt Consolidation

    Why I Prefer Chapter 7 Bankruptcy to Chapter 13 Debt Consolidation
    Most folks considering bankruptcy will consider two options – Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. Sometimes, you have the option of choosing either type of bankruptcy, whereas in other situations you would only be eligible to file either a…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 92

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/
  • May 26

    Taking Online Dispute Resolution To The Next Level

    Taking Online Dispute Resolution To The Next Level
    Yesterday I purchased a travel alarm clock through Amazon. This morning, the manufacturer emailed me with instructions for its use, including a very important point about switching the travel lock button off to activate the clock. The clock…
  • May 18

    Puerto Rico Bankruptcy: More on Audio

    Puerto Rico Bankruptcy: More on Audio
    As my last post mentioned, release of hearing audio recordings does not appear to be standard practice in the District of Puerto Rico district court. But that isn't for lack of authority within that court. Standing Order 8, adopted in...
  • May 15

    Midland Got It Right (Sort Of)

    Midland Got It Right (Sort Of)
    The Supreme Court got it right in Midland Funding LLC v. Johnson, which holds that it is not a violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act to file a proof of claim in a Chapter 13 bankruptcy based on...
Rank this Week: 179

Bankruptcy Topics

Bankruptcy Topics

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

http://www.douglasbeaton.com
  • May 24

    Midland Funding survives bankruptcy scare in Supreme Court

    Midland Funding survives bankruptcy scare in Supreme Court
    Midland Funding, the giant California-based debt buyer, narrowly escaped judgment in the United States Supreme Court in May 2017, when the nation’s highest justices ruled 5-3 that they couldn’t be sued by a bankrupt debtor for…
  • Mar 30

    Chapter 13 debt limits increase

    Chapter 13 debt limits increase
    The upper debt limits for going in to Chapter 13 bankruptcy increased as of April 1, 2016. Chapter 13 debtors must have less than $1,184,200 in secured loans in order to qualify for relief. They also must have less than $394,725 in unsecured…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 213

Mississippi Consumer Help Blog

Mississippi Consumer Help Blog

Covers bankruptcy. By Coxwell & Associates, PLLC.

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

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

    If you wait too long to file a Chapter 7, you might lose your eligibility to do so.
    I’m speaking mainly to those who know that they need to file a Chapter 7 bankruptcy case.  If you wait until you are back to work for several months and everything is going well again (except for what is now the older debt), you…
  • Nov 16

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

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

    I am drowning in medical bills. Help?

    I am drowning in medical bills. Help?
    If you are overwhelmed with medical expenses, you are not alone. I read an article recently where it stated that medical bills and accounts now represent over 50% of debt classified as being in collections status.   That’s…
Rank this Week: 110

Milavetzlaw Blog

Milavetzlaw Blog

Covers personal injury and bankruptcy law. By Milavetz, Gallop & Milavetz, P.A.

http://www.milavetzlaw.com/blog
  • May 27

    IVC Filters, Power Morcellators, Invokana®, and Talcum Powder

    IVC Filters, Power Morcellators, Invokana®, and Talcum Powder
    Our attorneys at Milavetz, Gallop, and Milavetz have recently been investigating several areas of public concern. For more details on any of the areas click on the header or call us at 763-560-0000.IVC (Inferior Vena Cava) Filter Lawsuit:
  • May 17

    SENIORS, STAY SAFE WHILE DRIVING!

    SENIORS, STAY SAFE WHILE DRIVING!
    May is senior citizens' month, and many baby boomers have approached their senior status.  As we age, driving is a skill that we should strive to improve.Most insurance companies offer a discount to senior drivers who take refresher…
  • Mar 17

    Metal on Metal Hip Verdict against Johnson & Johnson

    Metal on Metal Hip Verdict against Johnson & Johnson
    Johnson & Johnson was ordered to pay $502 million to 5 patients who accused the company of hiding flaws in its Pinnacle metal on metal artificial hips that caused the devices to prematurely fail and left patients facing surgeries and…
Rank this Week: 114

Albuquerque Law Blog

Albuquerque Law Blog

Covers bankruptcy and criminal law issues. and By Baca, Findlay, & Dziak, LLC.

http://www.abqlawblog.com/
  • Dec 18

    Long Nights, Legal Cases, and Nootropic

    Long Nights, Legal Cases, and Nootropic
    The following is a post by Eric Balaster a friend of mine, he is the co-founder of Pure Nootropics, where he writes extensively on the subject of nootropics through his company blog. In the law profession, there is down time contrasted with…
  • Jul 24

    Which type of bankruptcy is right for me?

    Which type of bankruptcy is right for me?
    As a New Mexico bankruptcy lawyer, I'm often asked which type of bankruptcy is the best. The real question is which type of bankruptcy is best for the particular individual's situation. Here are a few thoughts about Chapter 7 and Chapter 13…
  • Jul 4

    Battered Woman Syndrome

    Battered Woman Syndrome
    The following is a post by my law partner Keith Findlay. Keith is an Albuquerque divorce lawyer, that handles various family law issues for clients throughout Albuquerque and New Mexico. Women have had and do have in parts of the world…
Rank this Week: 215

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: 116

Clear Counsel Legal Blog

Clear Counsel Legal Blog

Covers legal, current events in Nevada and throughout the country.

http://www.clearcounsel.com/legal-blog/
Rank this Week: 140

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • May 27

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for May 28, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for May 28, 2017
    The following list is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed over the past twenty-four hours in selected bankruptcy courts nationwide: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama U.S.…
  • May 26

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for May 27, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for May 27, 2017
    The following list is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed over the past twenty-four hours in selected bankruptcy courts nationwide: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama U.S.…
  • May 26

    News Headlines for May 26, 2017

    News Headlines for May 26, 2017
    Declaration of Interim Chief Executive Officer of 21st Century Oncology Holdings, Inc. in Support of Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Filings ,Best Buy Rockets To All-Time High On First-Quarter Beat, Higher Guidance ,Regional Brewers Hit Hardest by…
Rank this Week: 694

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
  • May 25

    Tips to Help You Get Out of Debt

    Tips to Help You Get Out of Debt
    The one common mistake made by all debtors is that they spend a lot more than they actually have. Student loans, credit card bills, bank loans or loans from other creditors all add to your debt and, if you’re not careful,…
  • May 22

    FDCPA Lawyers Serving New York City

    FDCPA Lawyers Serving New York City
    The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) was approved in 1977 to protect consumers from abusive debt collection practices and to provide consumers with an avenue for disputing and obtaining validation of debt information in order…
  • May 19

    How to Stop Wage Garnishment in New York

    How to Stop Wage Garnishment in New York
    Order To Show Cause To Vacate Judgment It might be easier to resolve a debt that has not entered garnishment status, but if you’re wages are being seized, it still might not be too late to get help. Depending on the circumstances,…
Rank this Week: 909

Nebraska Debt & Bankrtupcy Blog

Nebraska Debt & Bankrtupcy Blog

By Samuel J. Turco Jr.

http://www.nebraskadebtbankruptcyblog.com/
  • May 8

    National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Become More Local

    National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Become More Local
      I belong to the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA), the only national organization devoted exclusively to serving consumer bankruptcy attorneys and their clients. The NACBA has over 4,000 members located in…
  • 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.…
Rank this Week: 433

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/
  • May 5

    New Jersey EZ Pass Violations, Registration Suspension, Auto Impoundment and Bankruptcy

    New Jersey EZ Pass Violations, Registration Suspension, Auto Impoundment and Bankruptcy
    <h2>Bankruptcy Lawyer Explains How New Jersey EZ Pass Violations And The Threat Of Registration Suspension and Auto Impoundment is Handled in Bankruptcy.</h2> New Jersey residents may not realize that relatively minor EZ Pass…
  • Apr 28

    Common Reasons Why A New Jersey Chapter 7 Case Could Be Denied

    Common Reasons Why A New Jersey Chapter 7 Case Could Be Denied
    <h2>NJ Bankruptcy Lawyer Provides The Most Common Reasons Why A Chapter 7 Case May Be Denied.</h2> The denial or rejection of a NJ. chapter 7 bankruptcy case and/or the trustee unexpectedly selling a debtor’s property is…
  • Apr 24

    Would an NJ.Chapter 13 Trustee Sell My Property?

    Would an NJ.Chapter 13 Trustee Sell My Property?
    <h2>Attorney, Robert Manchel, explains the consequences of owning valuable property and the whether a chapter 13 trustee would sell property. </h2> A chapter 13 case is different than a chapter 7, in that a New Jersey chapter 7…
Rank this Week: 766

Seattle Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Seattle Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bankruptcy-law-seattle.com/symmes-legal-blog/
  • May 3

    Can an Attorney Help You Buy and Sell Real Estate?

    Can an Attorney Help You Buy and Sell Real Estate?
    Can an Attorney Help You Buy and Sell Real Estate? Yes! In fact this can be a way you can save a significant amount of money on your real estate transactions.  I had the opportunity to discuss whether an attorney… Read more…
  • Mar 26

    Confessions of a Seattle Bankruptcy Attorney: 5 Myths About Filing Bankruptcy

    Confessions of a Seattle Bankruptcy Attorney: 5 Myths About Filing Bankruptcy
    Confessions of a Seattle Bankruptcy Attorney: 5 Myths about Filing Bankruptcy In every day life, nobody goes into a business venture or every day life thinking that they will have to someday talk to a Seattle bankruptcy attorney, however…
  • Mar 5

    How Can Bankruptcy Help You Keep Your Home?

    How Can Bankruptcy Help You Keep Your Home?
    How Can Bankruptcy Help You Keep Your Home? Filing for bankruptcy is not something that consumers initially set out to do or are thinking about when purchasing a home.  However if the economic circumstances of a borrower change,…
Rank this Week: 412

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 28

    Why the Westin Cincinnati is likely the very worst Westin in the country.

    Why the Westin Cincinnati is likely the very worst Westin in the country.
    How do we count the ways in which the Westin Cincinnati is a very, very bad hotel?First, the good news:  friendly staff and great location.  That, however, is the only good news.1.  Let's start with safety.  There should…
  • 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,…
Rank this Week: 528

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: 833

Chicago Bankruptcy Blog

Chicago Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://chicago-bankruptcy.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 485

FP Bankruptcy Law Blog

FP Bankruptcy Law Blog

Covers consumer protection matters with a focus on bankruptcy. By Pipitone Law.

http://fpbankruptcylaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 8

    Helping Consumers in Big Sky Country

    Helping Consumers in Big Sky Country
    I am proud to inform you that Pipitone Law is now bi-coastal.  My family and I have recently relocated to Bozeman, Montana and as a result, I will now be serving struggling consumers in Big Sky Country. I will continue to serve clients…
  • Aug 20

    Always a Happy Ending

    Always a Happy Ending
    Recently I had the chance to reevaluate my standing as a bankruptcy lawyer.  I asked myself a few questions about my practice, my goals and what my intentions are as a lawyer. In all honesty, I have been unable to convince myself that I…
  • Aug 20

    Always a Happy Ending

    Always a Happy Ending
    Recently I had the chance to reevaluate my standing as a bankruptcy lawyer.  I asked myself a few questions about my practice, my goals and what my intentions are as a lawyer. In all honesty, I have been unable to convince myself that I…
Rank this Week: 889

St. Louis Bankruptcy Lawyers Blog

St. Louis Bankruptcy Lawyers Blog

Covers Bankruptcy Law. Published by Brinkman & Alter, LLC

http://www.stlouisbankruptcylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 305

New Hampshire Lawyer Blog

New Hampshire Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy, workers' compensation and injury law. By Seaton & Lohr.

http://www.nhlawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 851

Hoboken Bankruptcy Attorney

Hoboken Bankruptcy Attorney

Covers consumer bankruptcy in New Jersey. By Jennifer N. Weil.

http://jenlawyer.com
  • Nov 11

    Avoid using credit cards at the holidays before bankruptcy

    Avoid using credit cards at the holidays before bankruptcy
    Paying for the holidays with credit cards, even at a relatively modest amount, can mean that you will have to pay back those purchases if you file a bankruptcy. The post Avoid using credit cards at the holidays before bankruptcy appeared…
  • Nov 3

    “If Only I’d Gone to See My Bankruptcy Attorney Sooner . . . “

    “If Only I’d Gone to See My Bankruptcy Attorney Sooner . . . “
    These are the words I hate to hear from a new client. The post “If Only I’d Gone to See My Bankruptcy Attorney Sooner . . . “ appeared first on New Jersey Debt Attorney - (201) 676-0722. Related posts:How long does…
  • Oct 5

    Don’t pay “special” creditors before filing bankruptcy

    Don’t pay “special” creditors before filing bankruptcy
    One of the worst ways to hurt one of your creditors is by being nice to him, her, or it. The post Don’t pay “special” creditors before filing bankruptcy appeared first on New Jersey Debt Attorney - (201) 676-0722. Related…
Rank this Week: 749

California Bankruptcy Blog

California Bankruptcy Blog

Features news and commentary on current issues in the law of personal and business bankruptcy. By Macdonald & Associates.

http://www.calbk.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 315

New York Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

New York Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and bankruptcy alternatives for individuals and businesses. By Starr & Starr, PLLC.

http://www.newyorkbankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 4

    Supreme Court Rules Against Junior Lien Strip Off in Chapter 7

    Supreme Court Rules Against Junior Lien Strip Off in Chapter 7
    Many people in New York and New Jersey have houses that are “underwater” -- meaning the current value of the house is less than the value of the mortgage. In the Supreme Court case of Bank of America, N.A. v. Caulkett, - U.S. - ,…
  • Jun 4

    Supreme Court Rules Against Junior Lien Strip Off in Chapter 7

    Supreme Court Rules Against Junior Lien Strip Off in Chapter 7
    Many people in New York and New Jersey have houses that are “underwater” -- meaning the current value of the house is less than the value of the mortgage. In the Supreme Court case of Bank of America, N.A. v. Caulkett, - U.S. - ,…
  • Jun 4

    Supreme Court Rules Against Junior Lien Strip Off in Chapter 7

    Supreme Court Rules Against Junior Lien Strip Off in Chapter 7
    Many people in New York and New Jersey have houses that are “underwater” — meaning the current value of the house is less than the value of the mortgage. In the Supreme Court case of Bank of America, N.A. v. Caulkett,…
Rank this Week: 558

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: 621

St. Louis Bankruptcy Attorney Blog

St. Louis Bankruptcy Attorney Blog

Covers Chapter 7, Chapter 13, Foreclosure, and other consumer bankruptcy issues. By the A & L, Licker Law Firm, LLC.

http://mobankruptcyblog.com/
  • Mar 28

    What Does It Mean To Reaffirm A Debt?

    What Does It Mean To Reaffirm A Debt?
    If you file a Chapter 7 and you have a secured debt, often times a car note or a mortgage, you will be asked by the creditor to reaffirm that debt. What does that mean?  When a Chapter 7 debtor reaffirms a debt they agree to continue…
  • Mar 28

    What Does It Mean To Reaffirm A Debt?

    What Does It Mean To Reaffirm A Debt?
    If you file a Chapter 7 and you have a secured debt, often times a car note or a mortgage, you will be asked by the creditor to reaffirm that debt. What does that mean?  When a Chapter 7 debtor reaffirms a debt they agree to continue…
  • Mar 28

    Following Through On Your Bankruptcy

    Following Through On Your Bankruptcy
    The decision to file or not to file a bankruptcy can be stressful and overwhelming.  Many attorneys offer free consultations to get to know the prospective client’s situation to better be able to counsel them in making a proper,…
Rank this Week: 860

St. Louis Bankruptcy Info

St. Louis Bankruptcy Info

Information about bankruptcy for individuals and businesses in Missouri and Illinois. By A & L, Licker Law Firm, LLC.

http://www.stlbankruptcyinfo.com/
  • Nov 21

    Taxes and Bankruptcy, Can They Be Discharged?

    Taxes and Bankruptcy, Can They Be Discharged?
    To be dischargeable, individual income tax liabilities must meet the following “mechanical” rules of 11 USC §523:(a) A discharge under section 727, 1141, 1228 (a), 1228 (b),…
  • Nov 21

    What is a Discharge?

    What is a Discharge?
    One of the core reasons an individual files bankruptcy is to receive a “discharge.”  While this is an important aspect of bankruptcy, it is not the only purpose of bankruptcy.  There are numerous examples of why an…
  • Nov 15

    Bankruptcy and Credit Scores – How Much Will it Drop?

    Bankruptcy and Credit Scores – How Much Will it Drop?
    One of the biggest fears I have seen from people considering bankruptcy is the impact it will have on their credit score.  Credit plays such an important part of our lives in this day and age, that people fear they will never get credit…
Rank this Week: 780

A & L, Licker Law Firm Blog

A & L, Licker Law Firm Blog

Covers consumer bankruptcy, foreclosure and debt in Missouri and Illinois.

http://www.lickerlawfirm.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 865

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: 469

Bankruptcy Law Blog

Bankruptcy Law Blog

Covers bankruptcy law, debt counseling, tax resolution, and IRS audit help. By John D. Faucher.

http://johndfaucher.com/blog/
  • May 26

    Could I go to Jail?

    Could I go to Jail?
    My client’s shaking, horrified. She lied on her tax return and worries the IRS will find out when they open the audit.  She thinks she’ll end up in handcuffs if she even talks to the IRS.  She won’t.  …
  • May 17

    IRS Delays Benefit my Client

    IRS Delays Benefit my Client
    The IRS is woefully understaffed: in IRS offices across the country staffing is down 7 to 41% and not one office has seen an increase. Complicated correspondence is not answered timely, or sometimes at all. I have a large collection of…
  • May 14

    IRS Tax Debt Ten-Year Clock

    IRS Tax Debt Ten-Year Clock
    Most people don’t know that the IRS stops trying to collect on tax debt after 10 years. This 10-year clock can be valuable to people who owe back taxes from several years ago. The statute of limitation on collecting tax owed is at 26…
Rank this Week: 2325

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
  • May 26

    What Are The Requirements To File Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

    What Are The Requirements To File Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?
    For the past three weeks, I’ve written about the requirements that are needed to file a chapter 7 bankruptcy case, and what is required to receive a chapter 7 discharge. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy is the most common chapter that consumer…
  • May 25

    Need to Get Out of Debt Fast? Consider All Your Option

    Need to Get Out of Debt Fast? Consider All Your Option
    Let’s say you have $50,000 in credit card debt and your situation has gotten to the point where you can’t keep up with your payments. Something has to be done in order for you to take care of your family, get your life back in…
  • May 24

    Best Minneapolis, Minnesota Bankruptcy Lawyer

    Best Minneapolis, Minnesota Bankruptcy Lawyer
    When you file for bankruptcy in Minneapolis, Minnesota, you want the best bankruptcy team by your side. That’s why at Kain & Scott, our legal team is comprised of the Best Bankruptcy Attorneys in Minneapolis who use their…
Rank this Week: 949

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

By the Moran Law Group.

http://www.bankruptcysoapbox.com/
  • May 26

    Myth Of The Corporate Credit Card

    Myth Of The Corporate Credit Card
    Ranking with unicorns, Big Foot, and leprechauns is the myth of the business credit card. Every struggling small business owner who crosses the threshold of my office believes that his corporate credit card is not a personal debt.…
  • May 26

    California Only Middling In Protecting Families From Debt Collector

    California Only Middling In Protecting Families From Debt Collector
    When it comes to protecting working families from debt collectors, California gets only a C, according to a study of state exemption laws conducted by NCLC. No state got an A in the study: Alabama, Delaware, Kentucky and Michigan rated…
  • May 25

    Business Debt No Different To Unpaid Creditor

    Business Debt No Different To Unpaid Creditor
    Business debt can bleed over into an entrepreneur’s personal assets, to the apparent amazement of a recent client. He was aghast that the generous equity in the home he and his wife owned was at risk when his corporate business folded.…
Rank this Week: 2326

Bankruptcy Mastery

Bankruptcy Mastery

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

http://www.bankruptcymastery.com
  • May 26

    Use All Channels to Educate Bankruptcy Debtor

    Use All Channels to Educate Bankruptcy Debtor
    The skill set of a consumer bankruptcy lawyer must include a healthy dose of  the skills of a teacher. The client has to master any number of legal issues and procedures to make informed decisions about the case.  An effective…
  • May 25

    The Change We Need In Consumer Bankruptcy Practice

    The Change We Need In Consumer Bankruptcy Practice
    The American Bankruptcy Institute under the leadership of retired Judge Eugene Wedoff is gathering input for a review of changes needed in consumer bankruptcy law.  I was privileged to offer my thoughts at NACBA’s 25th annual…
  • May 18

    Hammered By Rule 3002.1

    Hammered By Rule 3002.1
    To my mind, Rule 3002.1 is the most powerful, most under-utilized tool in our tool box. And its power is coming to the fore as Chapter 13’s filed in 2011 and 2012 wind to a close. Don’t let your home-owning client leave Chapter 13…
Rank this Week: 4921

South Florida Attorney Blog

South Florida Attorney Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt. By Van Horn Law Group.

http://blog.vanhornlawgroup.com
  • May 26

    Why You Need to Hire a Corporate Bankruptcy Lawyer

    Why You Need to Hire a Corporate Bankruptcy Lawyer
    When you have invested a significant amount of time and effort into business, only to have it fail, it can be a discouraging and very emotional experience. You want to wind up the business in the most responsible manner possible, but…
  • May 24

    Can You Go To Jail For Not Paying Medical Bills?

    Can You Go To Jail For Not Paying Medical Bills?
    Q: I’m freaking out. I have an old hospital bill from 2011. I thought I had paid it off. My insurance covered 80 percent, and I owed $3,000 and change after all was said and done. I no longer have the paperwork, I have a different…
  • May 22

    Student Loan Debt Savior - Nicki Minaj Pays Fans' College Expense

    Student Loan Debt Savior - Nicki Minaj Pays Fans' College Expense
    While some superstars seem to be interested only in showing off only the latest bling or excessive spending, one star shows heart and gives a hand to some struggling fans. Nicki Minaj, a prolific and outspoken Twitter user, recently reached…
Rank this Week: 1264

Bankruptcy Law Blog

Bankruptcy Law Blog

By the Bankruptcy Group.

http://thebklawoffice.com/blog/
  • May 25

    4 of the Largest California Companies to File Chapter 11

    4 of the Largest California Companies to File Chapter 11
    Sunny, star-studded California is an iconic piece of the American dream, a place where entrepreneurs come to transform ideas into realities. While some of the world’s most successful businesses call Hollywood and Silicon Valley home,…
  • May 22

    The Types of Bankruptcy in California: Chapter 7, 11, and 13

    The Types of Bankruptcy in California: Chapter 7, 11, and 13
    Several bankruptcy options may be available to debtors in California. Depending on your disposable income and your reasons for declaring bankruptcy, it may make the most financial sense to file Chapter 7, Chapter 13, or in rare cases, Chapter…
  • May 16

    Can You File Chapter 7 on Back Taxes in California?

    Can You File Chapter 7 on Back Taxes in California?
    It’s that time of year again: tax season. While the 2017 tax filing deadline has already passed, thousands of Californians who applied for extensions are still sorting through their financial paperwork. Some of them – perhaps…
Rank this Week: 1626

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • May 25

    Citigroup Settles Money Laundering Investigation for $100M

    Citigroup Settles Money Laundering Investigation for $100M
    Bank employees at Citigroup had suspicions for years that more than $1 billion in payments being sent over 30 million transactions to Mexico through its Banamex USA division were shady. Despite ample evidence, that generated some 18,000…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 5003

California Litigation Attorney…

California Litigation Attorney Blog

Covers legal news. By Reid & Hellyer.

http://www.rhlaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 3392

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
  • May 25

    BGer 6B_1199/2016: Das ärztliche Berufsgeheimnis im Rahmen einer vertrauensärztlichen Untersuchung zuhanden des Arbeitgeber

    BGer 6B_1199/2016: Das ärztliche Berufsgeheimnis im Rahmen einer vertrauensärztlichen Untersuchung zuhanden des Arbeitgeber
    Das Bundesgericht musste sich im Entscheid 6B_1199/2016 vom 4. Mai 2017 mit dem Berufsgeheimnis im Zusammenhang mit der Erstellung einer vertrauensärztlichen Untersuchung zuhanden des Arbeitgebers befassen. Diese Untersuchung wurde vom…
  • May 23

    Urteil A-4232/2015 des Bundesverwaltungsgerichts (BVGer) i.S. Moneyhouse AG

    Urteil A-4232/2015 des Bundesverwaltungsgerichts (BVGer) i.S. Moneyhouse AG
    Am 11. Mai 2017 wurde das Urteil (A-4232/2015) des Bundesverwaltungsgerichts (BVGer) i.S. Moneyhouse AG veröffentlicht. Die Wirtschaftsauskunftei Moneyhouse wurde vom Eidgenössischen Datenschutz- und Öffentlichkeitsbeauftragten…
  • May 21

    Erbschafts- und Schenkungssteuerplanung

    Erbschafts- und Schenkungssteuerplanung
    In einer Reihe von Beiträgen geht die NZZ dem Thema Finanzen nach der Pensionierung nach. Im letzten Beitrag vom 15. Mai 2017 werden Mittel und Wege aufgezeigt, wie Erbschaftssteuern optimiert werden können. Bei der Steuerplanung…
Rank this Week: 1966

Sader Law Firm Blog

Sader Law Firm Blog

Covers bankruptcy, collections and student loans.

http://www.saderlawfirm.com/blog
  • May 24

    Can A Bad Credit Score Affect My Dating Prospects?

    Can A Bad Credit Score Affect My Dating Prospects?
    America has an unhealthy obsession with credit scores. Many people attach their self-worth or the worth of others to these constantly fluctuating numbers. People even use credit scores to make decisions about their dating lives. According to…
  • May 22

    What Can I Keep After Filing Bankruptcy?

    What Can I Keep After Filing Bankruptcy?
    Bankruptcy attorneys have heard the question “what can I keep after filing bankruptcy?” hundreds, if not thousands, of times. There is a pervasive misconception in our society that bankruptcy will cost you all of your most…
  • May 22

    Which Mistakes Should I Avoid Before and After Filing for Bankruptcy?

    Which Mistakes Should I Avoid Before and After Filing for Bankruptcy?
    Mistakes made before and after filing for bankruptcy may cause you significant hardship. In fact, some mistakes may make you ineligible for debt relief. However, a skilled and dedicated attorney can help you avoid many of the most common…
Rank this Week: 986

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/
  • May 24

    Student Loans Might be Dischargeable in 2017

    Student Loans Might be Dischargeable in 2017
    The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention Act of 2005 made student loan debts non-dischargeable through bankruptcy. Why do you ask? The federal student loan program was initially created with the goal of making a college education affordable for all…
  • May 17

    Abby Lee Miller Guilty of Bankruptcy Fraud

    Abby Lee Miller Guilty of Bankruptcy Fraud
    Abby Lee Miller of the famous reality television show “Dance Moms” recently plead guilty to bankruptcy fraud and was sentenced to 1 year and 1 month in a federal prison to be followed by supervised release for another 2 years.…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3344

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/
  • May 23

    Are You Being Sued For a Deficiency Judgment Following a Short Sale?

    Are You Being Sued For a Deficiency Judgment Following a Short Sale?
    If you closed on a short sale in the last five years and did not obtain a waiver of the unpaid balance owed to the first mortgage holder, you are at risk of now being sued for the difference – called a deficiency balance.  This…
  • May 22

    Help, I’m Being Sued by NCSLT (National Collegiate Student Loan Trust)

    Help, I’m Being Sued by NCSLT (National Collegiate Student Loan Trust)
    What should you do if you are sued by NCSLT for student loans? In recent years, lawsuits brought by the National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts (NCSLT) has become an epidemic. Defending these cases can be fun and rewarding. Often, consumers…
  • May 22

    Consumer Bankruptcy and Tax Debt – How to Discharge your Federal Tax Debt

    Consumer Bankruptcy and Tax Debt – How to Discharge your Federal Tax Debt
    Bankruptcy enables you to write off income taxes more than three-years old. However, bankruptcy cannot get rid of all back taxes. There are many qualifications and stipulations regarding what taxes you can and cannot write off under…
Rank this Week: 3431

Simon Resnik Hayes Bankruptcy Blog

Simon Resnik Hayes Bankruptcy Blog

Features bankruptcy updates & news in Los Angeles.

http://www.simonresnik.com/blog/
  • May 23

    Obama’s Affordable Care Act Kept Medical Bankruptcies Low

    Obama’s Affordable Care Act Kept Medical Bankruptcies Low
    A recent analysis of bankruptcy court data and the results of a questionnaire of 2,000 consumers was published by Consumer Reports. Its findings? The Affordable Care Act may have contributed to a drop in personal bankruptcies as the result fo…
  • May 16

    Bankruptcy and Receiving Social Security

    Bankruptcy and Receiving Social Security
    A common question during bankruptcy is if social security payments will be garnished to pay off creditors. Below we discuss how social security is handled during both Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies. What is Social Security? Before we…
  • May 8

    Navient Faces Class-Action Lawsuit from Borrower

    Navient Faces Class-Action Lawsuit from Borrower
    Student loan servicing giant Navient is facing a class-action lawsuit from its borrowers. Those borrowers are claiming that Navient attempted to collect on loans that had been discharged in bankruptcy. Navient Faces Class-Action Lawsuit from…
Rank this Week: 1273

Bankruptcy Blog

Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt management. By Allmand Law.

http://www.allmandlaw.com/Blog.aspx
  • May 22

    Filing For Divorce During Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Proceeding

    Filing For Divorce During Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Proceeding
    Debt and financial instability can impact all facets of your life, and can play a role in adding stress to an already rocky relationship. As such, it is not uncommon for financial turbulence to complicate a divorce After all, married…
  • May 15

    What To Do If You Miss The 45 Day Deadline For Bankruptcy's Required Personal Financial Management Cla

    What To Do If You Miss The 45 Day Deadline For Bankruptcy's Required Personal Financial Management Cla
    The bankruptcy process entails far more than simply filing a petition and obtaining a discharge of your debts. Among the many steps needed to complete the process, you will be required to take a financial management course and present …
  • May 8

    Do You Make Too Much Money To File For Bankruptcy?

    Do You Make Too Much Money To File For Bankruptcy?
    There are a number of myths and misconceptions surrounding bankruptcy, and many of them can cause consumers to incorrectly believe that bankruptcy is not right for them. Among these types of misconceptions is that bankruptcy can only be…
Rank this Week: 3576

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
  • May 20

    Supreme Court Finds Debt Buyers Free to Collect on Stale Debt

    Supreme Court Finds Debt Buyers Free to Collect on Stale Debt
    Related Post The Seamy World of Debt Collecting Credit Card Sold to Debt Collectors CFPB Launches Massive Lawsuit – Debt Collect... Debt Collectors Could Face New Rules The post Supreme Court Finds Debt Buyers Free to Collect on Stale…
  • May 6

    How to Rebuild Your Credit – guest post

    How to Rebuild Your Credit – guest post
    The post How to Rebuild Your Credit – guest post appeared first on Diane L. Drain - Phoenix Bankruptcy & Foreclosure Attorney.
  • 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.
Rank this Week: 2358

MN Bankruptcy Blog

MN Bankruptcy Blog

Covers Minnesota bankruptcy topics, including Chapter 7, Chapter 13, assets, and the filing process. By David J. Kelly.

http://mn-bankruptcy.com/blog/
  • May 20

    US Households Owe Record Amount – More Than During Recession

    US Households Owe Record Amount – More Than During Recession
    The New York Times and the Associated Press have been reporting new statistics just released by the “New York Fed.” I’m sorry, but I talk Minnesotan and “New York Fed” is not something in my vocabulary.  So…
  • Mar 18

    Nothing is More Expensive Than A Cheap Bankruptcy Lawyer

    Nothing is More Expensive Than A Cheap Bankruptcy Lawyer
    Recently I had a bankruptcy case where a seemingly small and innocent circumstance turned up after the case was filed. It seemed normal to my client at the time and certainly not dishonest in any way.  It wasn’t illegal, immoral or…
  • Feb 3

    The Minnesota Bankruptcy Responsibility Form

    The Minnesota Bankruptcy Responsibility Form
    In fall of 2010 the bankruptcy judges in the Minnesota were getting upset. Their phones were ringing with calls from people who had questions that should have been answered by their lawyers; but these people were complaining that their…
Rank this Week: 3609

Bankruptcy Law Network

Bankruptcy Law Network

Covers bankruptcy and consumer credit.

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com/
  • May 19

    Why I Prefer Chapter 7 Bankruptcy to Chapter 13 Debt Consolidation

    Why I Prefer Chapter 7 Bankruptcy to Chapter 13 Debt Consolidation
    Most folks considering bankruptcy will consider two options – Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. Sometimes, you have the option of choosing either type of bankruptcy, whereas in other situations you would only be eligible to file either a…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2849

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Texas bankruptcy news and information.

http://www.bakerassociates.net/bankruptcy-blog/
  • May 18

    Car Loans In Chapter 13

    Car Loans In Chapter 13
    In a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you have three possible outcomes with regards to car loans. First, you can keep your car and other vehicles and continue paying it off under your repayment plan. Second, you might lose your vehicle if the payment…
  • May 16

    Reaffirmation Agreement

    Reaffirmation Agreement
    In a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you are free of all debts except for tax payments and other necessary payouts like child support. Your secured loans are also removed from you in the sense that they have some kind of backing in the form of…
  • May 11

    Mortgages After Bankruptcy

    Mortgages After Bankruptcy
    Mortgage after bankruptcy is something that no one really hopes to get. You are right in assuming lenders do not like to see a bankruptcy on a credit sheet when offering loans, especially long term, housing loans. It is, however, possible…
Rank this Week: 2194