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Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 73

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 23

    Nortel: More Universalist Than Not

    Nortel: More Universalist Than Not
    The Canadian and US courts have now ruled in the Nortel case. (Disclosure: I served as an expert for the UK pension interests in the case.) The case was already incredibly important because of an agreement among the parties to...
  • May 18

    Postpetition Wages Held by Chapter 13 Trustee Belong to Debtor Upon Conversion

    Postpetition Wages Held by Chapter 13 Trustee Belong to Debtor Upon Conversion
    In case you haven't seen it, the SCOTUS issued its unanimous opinion in Harris today, holding that postpetition wages held by the Chapter 13 trustee at the time a case is converted to Chapter 7 must be returned to the...
  • May 18

    Shareholders in Chapter 11 Case

    Shareholders in Chapter 11 Case
    Now up on Dealb%k.
Rank this Week: 69

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 29

    Harvey Miller: Brilliant Bankruptcy Lawyer, 1933-2015

    Harvey Miller: Brilliant Bankruptcy Lawyer, 1933-2015
    Harvey Miller may be the best bankruptcy practitioner of the last 50 years.  He died this week and the world is a lesser place without him. Miller was the all-star bankruptcy attorney in many of the most important bankruptcies and…
  • Mar 25

    Moving, Bankruptcy AND Planning A Smooth Exit.

    Moving, Bankruptcy AND Planning A Smooth Exit.
    What happens when you surrender a home in bankruptcy?  Must you move the second a bankruptcy is filed?  Do they give you time to move or will your possessions be thrown out on the front lawn for the neighbors to view? When you…
  • Mar 24

    What To Do If You Are a Creditor In a Bankruptcy?

    What To Do If You Are a Creditor In a Bankruptcy?
    Most of the posts on this blog, and in fact on most bankruptcy blogs, focus on the consumer as the bankruptcy debtor.  That makes sense–most bankruptcy cases involve a consumer debtor and a number of institutional creditors,…
Rank this Week: 58

BankruptcyProf Blog

BankruptcyProf Blog

A member of the Law Professor Blogs Network.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/bankruptcyprof_blog/
  • Jan 14

    About BankruptcyProf Blog

    About BankruptcyProf Blog
    If you are interested in serving as an editor of BankruptcyProf Blog for the Law Professor Blogs Network, please contact Paul Caron and Joe Hodnicki by email.
  • Jan 14

    About BankruptcyProf Blog

    About BankruptcyProf Blog
    If you are interested in serving as an editor of BankruptcyProf Blog for the Law Professor Blogs Network, please contact Paul Caron and Joe Hodnicki by email.
  • Jan 3

    NACBA Members of the Month

    NACBA Members of the Month
    I just went to pay my NACBA dues online and discovered that our own Peter Lively is the NACBA member of the month this month and our own Erik Clark was so designated three months ago. So we can say...
Rank this Week: 128

Wisconsin Bankruptcy Blog

Wisconsin Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://wisconsinbankruptcy.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    Cases of Note: Harris v. Vieglahn

    Cases of Note: Harris v. Vieglahn
    Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a decision in Harris v. Viegelahn.Question: Whether funds held by the Trustee at the time of conversion from Chapter 13 to Chapter 7 were to be returned to the Debtor or, alternatively,…
  • May 18

    Can I Lower My Chapter 13 Plan Payments?

    Can I Lower My Chapter 13 Plan Payments?
    So, you've filed Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, made a few payments, but now you feel that your payment is too high.  You want to know if your payment can be lowered.Generally speaking, plan payments are not set in stone.  Just because you…
  • May 11

    Capital Credit Union and Cross-Collateralized Loan

    Capital Credit Union and Cross-Collateralized Loan
    Cross-collateralized loans have been a subject of discussion in the past, but I felt it was worth revisiting.  About a year ago, Pioneer Credit Union merged with Capital Credit Union and ever since then, many Chapter 7 clients have…
Rank this Week: 230

Sonoma County Lawyer Blog

Sonoma County Lawyer Blog

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

http://blog.jamessansonelaw.com/
  • May 19

    The New Frontier: Custody Fights over Embryo

    The New Frontier: Custody Fights over Embryo
    You fall in love, you move in together and instead of having children you decide to create embryos together. It's not the typical storybook progression, is it? So what happens when a live-in couple who share embryos split up? The answer can…
  • May 13

    Girl Returns to Mother Following Abuse by Adoptive Father

    Girl Returns to Mother Following Abuse by Adoptive Father
    When do adoptive parents lose the right to continue to raise the children they adopt? The answer is simple: when they abuse the privilege of raising children. Or in the case of the adoptive parents of a child identified simply as T.H., once…
  • May 5

    Before You Say 'I Do,' Talk to Your Fiancé's Parent

    Before You Say 'I Do,' Talk to Your Fiancé's Parent
    How many people interview their prospective in-laws about homosexuality, climate change, or corporal punishment? I suspect very few people. Yet when a marriage falls apart, and the grandparents come knocking at your door with a summons…
Rank this Week: 269

Bankruptcy Blawg of Ilyse Klavir

Bankruptcy Blawg of Ilyse Klavir

Shares insights about bankruptcy law and practice.

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

    2015 Sample Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Petition Form

    2015 Sample Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Petition Form
    This Sample Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Petition has been revised, improved and updated for 2015. Please see it below for your view and use: Please do not copy the contents of the above Sample Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Petition verbatim. It should be…
  • Mar 20

    2013 Sample Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Petition Form

    2013 Sample Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Petition Form
    I can’t believe that it has been a couple years since I posted my first Sample Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Petition. The Sample Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Petition has been revised, improved and updated for 2013. I continue to see Pro Se Debtors…
  • Jan 15

    2013 Schedule for the Woodland Hills Bankruptcy Court Self-Help Desk

    2013 Schedule for the Woodland Hills Bankruptcy Court Self-Help Desk
    As many of you know, I have volunteered for a number of years at the United States Bankruptcy Court – Central District – San Fernando Valley Division in Woodland Hills at the Bankruptcy “Self-Help Desk.” In 2010, I was…
Rank this Week: 685

St. Louis Bankruptcy Lawyers Blog

St. Louis Bankruptcy Lawyers Blog

Covers Bankruptcy Law. Published by Brinkman & Alter, LLC

http://www.stlouisbankruptcylawyersblog.com/
  • May 21

    How Long Does A St Louis Bankruptcy Stay On My Credit Report?

    How Long Does A St Louis Bankruptcy Stay On My Credit Report?
    $675 FOR A ST LOUIS CHAPTER 7 The short answer is: ten (10) years. But there is a longer answer to this question that most people don’t’ hear. In fact, as soon as they hear “ten years,” they want to run for the hills.…
  • May 19

    Can The Court Ever Deny My St. Louis Bankruptcy?

    Can The Court Ever Deny My St. Louis Bankruptcy?
    $675 ATTORNEY FEES FOR A ST LOUIS CHAPTER 7 Many people mistakenly believe that the court can deny you the opportunity to file a St. Louis bankruptcy. This mistaken belief derives largely from the misinformation that creditors spread like…
  • May 18

    Some Of My Creditors Told Me They Can’t Be Discharged in a St Louis Bankruptcy. Is That True?

    Some Of My Creditors Told Me They Can’t Be Discharged in a St Louis Bankruptcy. Is That True?
    $675 FOR ST LOUIS CHAPTER 7 BANKRUPTCY It depends on which kind of creditors you’re talking about, and which type of St. Louis bankruptcy you are filing. In some cases it is true that the creditor cannot be knocked out. But more often…
Rank this Week: 315

Charleston Bankruptcy Blog

Charleston Bankruptcy Blog

Covers consumer bankruptcy law and information. By Russell DeMott.

http://www.scbankruptcyattorney.com/blog
  • May 17

    How Much Will My Chapter 13 Payments Be?

    How Much Will My Chapter 13 Payments Be?
    Chapter 13 is known as a “payment plan” or “reorganization” bankruptcy for individual debtors. The purpose of a Chapter 13 is to repay as much to creditors as you can over a three to five-year period. The big picture…
  • Mar 14

    South Carolina Median Income Figures effective April 1, 2015

    South Carolina Median Income Figures effective April 1, 2015
    It’s that time of year again. It’s the twice-yearly time when median income figures are announced by the U.S. Trustee’s office. The figures are based on Census Bureau reporting. The figures are important for two main…
  • Mar 14

    South Carolina Median Income Figures effective April 1, 2015

    South Carolina Median Income Figures effective April 1, 2015
    It’s that time of year again. The twice-yearly time when median income figures are announced by the U.S. Trustee’s office. The figures are based on Census Bureau reporting. The figures are important for two main reasons: First,…
Rank this Week: 584

California Bankruptcy Blog

California Bankruptcy Blog

Covers chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcy information. By Southern California Law Advocates, P.C.

http://www.socaladvocates.com/Bankruptcy-Blog.aspx
  • May 13

    Chapter 13 Can Help Your Co-Signer and Protect Them

    Chapter 13 Can Help Your Co-Signer and Protect Them
    WHAT ARE THE SPECIAL CHALLENGES WITH CO-SIGNED DEBTS? Co-signed debts present a number of issues if you are thinking about filing bankruptcy. First, there are risks in paying co-signed debts (or paying money to a co-signer directly) during…
  • Apr 28

    Discriminating in Favor of Co-Signed Debt

    Discriminating in Favor of Co-Signed Debt
    In a recent blog post I said that a Chapter 13 payment Plan can pay a co-signed debt in full, including interest, while paying little or nothing to the other "general unsecured" creditors. The practical benefits of this can be huge if you are…
  • Apr 9

    Can Creditors Pursue Me for Debts of My Deceased Spouse?

    Can Creditors Pursue Me for Debts of My Deceased Spouse?
    Because California is a “community property” state, in general both spouses are legally liable on the debts incurred by either spouse during a marriage. This means that, again in general, after the death of one spouse the…
Rank this Week: 684

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/
  • May 13

    Interesting new scholarship on academic freedom and social media.

    Interesting new scholarship on academic freedom and social media.
    See here.  My buddy Michael LeRoy, who does very cool work, wrote it. 
  • May 4

    The Dave Goldbergs of the world may be rare, but they're out there.

    The Dave Goldbergs of the world may be rare, but they're out there.
    Everything I've read about Dave Goldberg, including this New York Times obituary, indicates that he was an extraordinary person, and my heart goes out to his family.  Equal relationships should be the norm, but I hear that they're…
  • May 1

    Best managerial advice ever.

    Best managerial advice ever.
    There's a great article by Paula Krebs in this week's Chronicle of Higher Education's Vitae section (here).  In it, she talks about the importance of working on difficult issues by first imagining why the person sitting across the table…
Rank this Week: 697

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure in Florida.

http://laniganpl.com/
  • May 7

    Appealing a Court Decision

    Appealing a Court Decision
    I’m Eric Lanigan with Lanigan and Lanigan attorneys in […]
  • Apr 28

    Best White Collar Criminal Lawyer

    Best White Collar Criminal Lawyer
    I’m Eric Lanigan with Lanigan and Lanigan attorneys in […]
  • Mar 27

    Judge Compliments High-Pressure Trial Work

    Judge Compliments High-Pressure Trial Work
    When I was asked to come in and do a trial for some defendants and with only two weeks to prepare for trial, I had to work with the time I was allotted.  Trial preparation for a client’s case is very important. It requires…
Rank this Week: 721

Insolvency Blog

Insolvency Blog

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

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

    European Insolvency Regulation – revised

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

    LASPO Act 2012: insolvency exemption continue

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

    Competition in the insolvency market

    Competition in the insolvency market
    The insolvency market is small and shrinking, 33,000 corporate insolvencies a year will produce something like 20 to 30 cases for each of those who take corporate appointments.  That number of small liquidations is unlikely to make a…
Rank this Week: 429

San Diego Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

San Diego Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers Chapter 7, Chapter 11 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy relief. By the Law Office of Harold D. Thompson.

http://www.sandiegobankruptcylawyerblog.com
  • Oct 5

    Download Our Free Book: The California Guide to Bankruptcy

    Download Our Free Book: The California Guide to Bankruptcy
    As a San Diego Chapter 13 attorney, we know you have questions.  Not sure if bankruptcy is right for you?  Have questions about bankruptcy in California but you don’t know where to find the answers?  If you have ANY…
  • Oct 3

    Don’t Be Fooled By The Loan Modification Process – A San Diego Chapter 13 WILL Help

    Don’t Be Fooled By The Loan Modification Process – A San Diego Chapter 13 WILL Help
    As a San Diego foreclosure lawyer one of the most common mistakes I see homeowners make is trying to do a loan modification BEFORE filing a Chapter 13. This is a mistake.  First, let’s talk a little bit about your particular…
  • Oct 1

    A San Diego Chapter 13 Can Save Your Home

    A San Diego Chapter 13 Can Save Your Home
    As a San Diego Chapter 13 lawyer, I want to explain to you a little bit about the process of saving your home.  But first, let’s talk basics.  Under a San Diego chapter 13 bankruptcy, the debtor sets a repayment plan the the…
Rank this Week: 490

FP Bankruptcy Law Blog

FP Bankruptcy Law Blog

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

http://fpbankruptcylaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 2

    Your Debt to Income Ratio

    Your Debt to Income Ratio
    Debt to income ratio is an important component of your financial health. While there is some disagreement as to how much this ratio actually impacts your credit score, there is no doubt that it impacts your credit worthiness. Lenders will use…
  • Sep 2

    Your Debt to Income Ratio

    Your Debt to Income Ratio
    Debt to income ratio is an important component of your financial health. While there is some disagreement as to how much this ratio actually impacts your credit score, there is no doubt that it impacts your credit worthiness. Lenders will use…
  • Jul 29

    Your Student Loan Shield

    Your Student Loan Shield
    Last week I talked about financial hemorrhaging and how I am seeing more and more clients unable to stop the bleeding. These wounds are being suffered in the ongoing battle between student loan debt collectors and helpless borrowers. This…
Rank this Week: 691

Sonoma County Bankruptcy Lawyer…

Sonoma County Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.richardkoman.com
  • May 2

    Negotiating a lease buyout

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

    Can San Jose require affordable housing? Cal Supremes will decide

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

    California eviction basic

    California eviction basic
    I wrote this step by step for Avvo a while back, called How to Evict a Tenant in California. It’s not just the basic procedures, but also gives a sense of the negotiation and settlement process that is key to working out a good deal. 1…
Rank this Week: 619

McFarland Pyle & Stone Blog

McFarland Pyle & Stone Blog

Covers immigration law, bankruptcy, environmental and commercial law.

http://mpslawoffices.com/blog/
  • Apr 2

    Judge’s Decision Clears Way for Stockton’s Chapter 9 Bankruptcy

    Judge’s Decision Clears Way for Stockton’s Chapter 9 Bankruptcy
    A ruling by Judge Klein of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court (ED California) has allowed the city of Stockton, California to proceed with its chapter 9 bankruptcy case filed last June.
  • Mar 4

    Bankruptcy in the News: Girls Gone Wild Files for Chapter 11

    Bankruptcy in the News: Girls Gone Wild Files for Chapter 11
    Girls Gone Wild, the adult entertainment franchise with the memorable late night infomercials, filed for Chapter 11 protection last Wednesday.
  • Feb 22

    MPS Expands Denver Office, Adds Andrea Vella, Esq

    MPS Expands Denver Office, Adds Andrea Vella, Esq
    The law firm of McFarland Pyle & Stone LLC welcomes Andrea Vella, Esq. to its Denver office! Andrea was born and raised in Colorado. She attended the University of Denver for her undergraduate degree, majoring in International Business.…
Rank this Week: 350

Patton & Southgate Blog

Patton & Southgate Blog

Covers bankruptcy, criminal defense and injury law topics in Northern Kentucky.

http://www.pattonsouthgatelaw.com/topics/
  • Sep 28

    The ABCs of Bankruptcy: A is for Annuitie

    The ABCs of Bankruptcy: A is for Annuitie
    As a bankruptcy debtor's attorney, one of the least welcome surprises is a non-exempt asset. Recently, I had a client come to me to file a bankruptcy with, among other assets, a "retirement annuity".
  • Sep 28

    What is a hung jury and what exactly does it mean?

    What is a hung jury and what exactly does it mean?
    A hung jury is when all twelve members of the jury panel cannot agree on the verdict, as they must under the rules of our judicial system. What it really means is much more difficult to explain
  • Sep 20

    What does full coverage really mean?

    What does full coverage really mean?
    Auto insurance is not a commodity. Buy the cheapest gas, the cheapest couch you can find. Sit down with your insurance agent and get as good a policy as you can reasonably afford.
Rank this Week: 618

California Bankruptcy Lawyer

California Bankruptcy Lawyer

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

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

    What is Obama Home Foreclosure Program?

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

    How Does Home Foreclosure Affect Home Vacancy?

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

    What Is The Process of Home Foreclosure In Sacramento?

    What Is The Process of Home Foreclosure In Sacramento?
    The process of home foreclosure in Sacramento and eviction pre-foreclosure and the formal legal foreclosure process. Completion of all of these steps, which will probably take a few months or so, will lead to the eviction of the previous…
Rank this Week: 622

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

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

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

    Can a Co-Owner Lose a Home in Bankruptcy?

    Can a Co-Owner Lose a Home in Bankruptcy?
    Many times family members are bequeathed a home from their parents. In some cases there is dissention amongst the benefactors as to what should be done with the home. Then one of the new owners goes into bankruptcy, and all of a sudden this…
  • May 20

    What Does a Bankruptcy Hardship Discharge Mean?

    What Does a Bankruptcy Hardship Discharge Mean?
    A hardship discharge is something that can take place in a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy. When this happens it means that the courts have decided to approve an early discharge rather than what was scheduled. In this case the debtor needs to petition…
  • May 13

    Finding a Place to Live After Bankruptcy

    Finding a Place to Live After Bankruptcy
    It is not unusual for many people who have gone through a bankruptcy to give up their home. It may be that they had to relinquish their apartment because of arrears. Or, in some cases even home owners who have no equity in their home will…
Rank this Week: 3604

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

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

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

    Can a Co-Owner Lose a Home in Bankruptcy?

    Can a Co-Owner Lose a Home in Bankruptcy?
    Many times family members are bequeathed a home from their parents. In some cases there is dissention amongst the benefactors as to what should be done with the home. Then one of the new owners goes into bankruptcy, and all of a sudden this…
  • May 20

    What Does a Bankruptcy Hardship Discharge Mean?

    What Does a Bankruptcy Hardship Discharge Mean?
    A hardship discharge is something that can take place in a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy. When this happens it means that the courts have decided to approve an early discharge rather than what was scheduled. In this case the debtor needs to petition…
  • May 13

    Finding a Place to Live After Bankruptcy

    Finding a Place to Live After Bankruptcy
    It is not unusual for many people who have gone through a bankruptcy to give up their home. It may be that they had to relinquish their apartment because of arrears. Or, in some cases even home owners who have no equity in their home will…
Rank this Week: 2978

Law Offices of David M. Offen Blog

Law Offices of David M. Offen Blog

Covers bankruptcy.

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

    Free Report: Questions For Your Philadelphia Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Attorney

    Free Report: Questions For Your Philadelphia Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Attorney
    Thousands upon thousands of people file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy every year. Some feel good about everything that happened, including the attorney they worked with, while others look back and wonder why they made so many mistakes and had so…
  • May 26

    What is Holding you Back from Filing for Bankruptcy?

    What is Holding you Back from Filing for Bankruptcy?
    Even though there may be signs pointing you toward bankruptcy, it is only natural to have some reservations. Even if you understand the benefits, you may not be ready to jump forward just yet. After all, this is a big decision that will have…
  • May 22

    Questions For Your Philadelphia Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Attorney

    Questions For Your Philadelphia Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Attorney
    Questions For Your Philadelphia Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Attorney from David M. Offen Even though you may be excited about the benefits of Chapter 7 bankruptcy, it could be best to hold off on this for the time being Let your attorney guide you…
Rank this Week: 1885

Arizona Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Arizona Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers debt negotiation and Chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcy in Arizona. By Campbell & Coombs, P.C.

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

    BANKRUPTCY AND REBUILDING CREDIT

    BANKRUPTCY AND REBUILDING CREDIT
    Your bankruptcy is over and now you want to start rebuilding your credit. What to do. One of the implications of getting a discharge in bankruptcy is that all of your unsecured debt is gone. Therefore, your debt to income ratio is…
  • May 18

    How Much Does a Bankruptcy Judge Make? Or, More Politely, What is the Salary of a Bankruptcy Judge?

    How Much Does a Bankruptcy Judge Make? Or, More Politely, What is the Salary of a Bankruptcy Judge?
    This is a question we do not get very often, but it is something people like to know. In days gone past federal employees were not paid very well in comparison to other people in the nation’s economy. This has changed over the years. …
  • May 8

    CHAPTER 7 DEBTOR ALLOWED TO DISCHARGE STUDENT LOANS

    CHAPTER 7 DEBTOR ALLOWED TO DISCHARGE STUDENT LOANS
    In February 2015, a healthy and able bodied debtor was able to discharge approximately $119,000.00 in student loans in Nebraska. The Court looked at the totality of the circumstances in the case and specifically at the fact that the only…
Rank this Week: 1143

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law. By Arnold & Smith, PLLC.

http://www.charlottebankruptcylawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1595

Dallas Bankruptcy News

Dallas Bankruptcy News

By Richard G Grant PC.

http://chapter11dallas.com/dallas-bankruptcy-news/
  • May 26

    Supreme Court allows consent to Bankruptcy Court jurisdiction under Stern | May 26, 2015

    Supreme Court allows consent to Bankruptcy Court jurisdiction under Stern | May 26, 2015
    In a much-anticipated decision, the Supreme Court established the parameters of consent to jurisdiction under Stern v. Marshall in Wellness Int’l Network, Ltd. v. Sharif, No. 13-935 Decided May 26, 2015. Syllabus Respondent Richard…
  • May 25

    Delaware Court reviews standard for derivative claim

    Delaware Court reviews standard for derivative claim
    In a detailed May 4, 2015 opinion, the Delaware Chancery Court extensively reviewed the rights of an insolvent company’s creditors to pursue derivative claims against the company’s directors In his May 4, 2015 opinion, Vice…
  • May 22

    Restructuring Community Pays Tribute to Harvey Miller

    Restructuring Community Pays Tribute to Harvey Miller
    In a lunch that became an impromptu memorial service to Harvey Miller, former Lehman Brothers Judge James Peck might have said it best: “Harvey is to bankruptcy what Beyoncé is to pop music. He’s a single name that defines…
Rank this Week: 2669

AmeriTrust Law Group LLC Legal…

AmeriTrust Law Group LLC Legal Blog

Covers bankruptcy, foreclosure, civil litigation, personal injury, and immigration news.

http://www.ameritrustlawgroup.com/legal-blog/
  • May 26

    Former NFL Players Sue NFL for Over-Prescribing Painkiller

    Former NFL Players Sue NFL for Over-Prescribing Painkiller
    The NFL is facing a lawsuit from former NFL players who claim all 32 teams illegally obtained painkillers and pushed them to players to keep them playing through injuries. The lawsuit claims the painkillers were prescribed without any regard…
  • May 18

    Turner Grain Bankruptcy Moves into Chapter 7 Liquidation

    Turner Grain Bankruptcy Moves into Chapter 7 Liquidation
    The contentious bankruptcy of Turner Grain Merchandising Inc. of Brinkley took an important turn on Thursday May 14, 2015 when a federal bankruptcy judge agreed to convert the company’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy into Chapter 7 liquidation.…
  • May 12

    American Eagle Energy Filed Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

    American Eagle Energy Filed Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
    American Eagle Energy filed chapter 11 bankruptcy after falling crude oil prices hurt the Colorado-based company. American Eagle Energy purchases and develops oil across oil fields in Montana and North Dakota. The company missed an interest…
Rank this Week: 1903

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Texas bankruptcy news and information.

http://www.bakerassociates.net/bankruptcy-blog/
  • May 26

    Bankruptcy Exemptions in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

    Bankruptcy Exemptions in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
    Even though you are in a tough financial situation to the point where you have to declare bankruptcy you most likely do have some possessions. These are what you have been struggling to protect as your financial situation became…
  • May 21

    Why Do I Need a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

    Why Do I Need a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?
    It is not unusual at first for many people wanting to go bankrupt to discover that they don’t qualify for a Chapter 7 bankruptcy but instead have to go with the Chapter 13 bankruptcy relief. To them it is simply a payment plan that is…
  • May 19

    Your Credit Score After Bankruptcy

    Your Credit Score After Bankruptcy
    One of the main reasons individuals decide to go bankrupt is because they feel it is going to give them a fresh start and allow them to get back on their feet financially. It is stressful having surmounting debt, and it can be stressful going…
Rank this Week: 2049

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Law Monitor

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Law Monitor

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

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

    Who Needs Student Loan Forgiveness?

    Who Needs Student Loan Forgiveness?
    In a recent Wall Street Journal (“WSJ”) (@WSJBankruptcyBeat) series on the Great Student Loan Debt Debate, several of their examiners discussed what to do about student loans in bankruptcy. Let’s start with the goal of…
  • May 18

    Song About Bills Shows You’re Not Alone

    Song About Bills Shows You’re Not Alone
    With nearly 800,000 bankruptcy filings over the past few years and the folks over at Credit Slips (@CreditSlips) estimating the trend continuing, those that file for bankruptcy protection are truly not alone.  Then, we begin hearing this…
  • May 11

    Credit After Bankrutpcy Just Got a Bit Better

    Credit After Bankrutpcy Just Got a Bit Better
    This just in!  As originally reported in the New York Times and posted through Consumerists’ (@Consumerist) blog, JP Morgan Chase and Bank of America have both agreed to clear debt from credit reports that was discharged in…
Rank this Week: 3687

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 25

    IRS Substitute for Return (SFR) Isn’t Always Nondischargeable

    IRS Substitute for Return (SFR) Isn’t Always Nondischargeable
    Debtors can discharge their taxes in bankruptcy so long as they meet certain tests: the three-year test, the two-year test, the 240-day test and no fraud. I lay it out in the first paragraphs here  and in the last paragraphs here . One…
  • May 19

    When Dealing with the IRS, More Documentation is Better than Le

    When Dealing with the IRS, More Documentation is Better than Le
    There are hundreds of strategies for handling IRS issues. But not all strategies are as effective as others. A car-repair owner got audited and brought his tax-return preparer (Jim) to handle the audit. The preparer said to give the IRS as…
  • Sep 26

    What’s a Taxpayer Thinking, When S/he Tries to Evade a Tax?

    What’s a Taxpayer Thinking, When S/he Tries to Evade a Tax?
    If the government can prove that you “willfully attempted in any manner” to “evade or defeat” a tax, then you cannot discharge that tax debt in bankruptcy. 11 U.S.C. 523(a)(1)(c).   I’ve always seen…
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The Florida Asset Protection Blog

The Florida Asset Protection Blog

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

http://floridaassetprotection.blogs.com/alperlaw/
  • May 25

    Garnishment of Bank Account Opened Outside of Florida

    Garnishment of Bank Account Opened Outside of Florida
    You would think that debtors’ accounts at a national bank such as BOA or Wells Fargo may be garnished in any state where the bank maintains a branch. I expect most Florida courts would agree, and Florida judges would permit …The…
  • May 18

    Administrative Wage Garnishment To Collect Student Loan

    Administrative Wage Garnishment To Collect Student Loan
    A young attorney practicing in northern Florida wrote me to say that his wages were being garnished by the Department of Education to collect his law school student loans. The Department had not filed suit to collect the loan. He …The…
  • May 11

    New York “Separate Entity” Rule And Writs Of Bank Garnishment

    New York “Separate Entity” Rule And Writs Of Bank Garnishment
    One of my client’s recently escaped garnishment of his bank account by New York creditor because of a common law principal in New York known as the “separate entity rule.” The client lived in Virginia and banked at the…
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Kansas Bankruptcy Information

Kansas Bankruptcy Information

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

http://bankruptcykansas.info/
  • May 24

    Means Test Numbers Adjusted

    Means Test Numbers Adjusted
    The formula that is used to measure income for bankruptcy purposes changed again. The numbers were adjusted May 1 and May 15, 2015. Most Kansans fared better on the means test after the new numbers went into effect. In theory, the means…
  • Oct 16

    New Means Test Numbers November 1, 2014

    New Means Test Numbers November 1, 2014
    New means test numbers go into effect for bankruptcy cases filed on or after November 1, 2014. Median income numbers go up for households of one, two and four persons. Oddly, the number goes down for households of three. For…
  • Oct 16

    New Means Test Numbers November 1, 2014

    New Means Test Numbers November 1, 2014
    New means test numbers go into effect for bankruptcy cases filed on or after November 1, 2014. Median income numbers go up for households of one, two and four persons. Oddly, the number goes down for households of three. For…
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Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
  • May 24

    Entscheid FINMA i.S. Sika AG

    Entscheid FINMA i.S. Sika AG
    Mit Verfügung vom 5. Mai 2015 wies der Übernahmeausschuss der FINMA die Beschwerde von William H. Gates III und Melinda French Gates als Trustees des Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust sowie der Cascade Investment, L.L.C.…
  • May 23

    Bundesrat diskutiert Rechtsgrundlagen der Amtshilfepraxis in Steuersachen

    Bundesrat diskutiert Rechtsgrundlagen der Amtshilfepraxis in Steuersachen
    Gemäss Medienmitteilung vom 13. Mai 2015 hat sich der Bundesrat mit der Länderüberprüfung der Schweiz durch das Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes (Global Forum) befasst. Das Global…
  • May 15

    Bundesrat verabschiedet Botschaft zur Teilrevision des Arbeitszeitgesetzes (AZG)

    Bundesrat verabschiedet Botschaft zur Teilrevision des Arbeitszeitgesetzes (AZG)
    Für Arbeitnehmer im öffentlichen Verkehr (d.h. bei Bahnen, Trams, Bussen, Seilbahnen und Schiffen) gilt ein spezielles Arbeitszeitgesetz (AZG; SR 822.21). Am 13. Mai 2015 hat der Bundesrat die Botschaft für eine Teilrevision…
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Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Judge: Banks Broke the Law, Caused Financial Collapse

    Judge: Banks Broke the Law, Caused Financial Collapse
    For years, Wall Street sympathizers have defended actions of bankers in the lead-up to the collapse of the housing market and subsequent financial crisis. While many practices within the financial industry have drawn criticism, under special…
  • May 20

    Report: Wealth Gap Widens as Renting Becomes Norm

    Report: Wealth Gap Widens as Renting Becomes Norm
    In recent months, there has been good news on the housing economy front. Specifically, housing prices are rising once again to levels that reflect their actual value, a sign of overall economic recovery and growth after the Great Recession.…
  • May 15

    Debt Can Spur Depression, New Study Assert

    Debt Can Spur Depression, New Study Assert
    That high interest rate on your credit card could be giving you more than a headache. It could potentially make you clinically depressed. That's the conclusion of a recent study conducted by the researchers at the University of…
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All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • May 24

    Can Trustees Go After Children’s College Tuition Payments?

    Can Trustees Go After Children’s College Tuition Payments?
    A recent trend in bankruptcy law is for trustees, the individuals responsible for collecting money for creditors, to go after tuition payments parents made to their children’s undergraduate institutions. As the trustees see it, the…
  • May 24

    Domestic Violence Injunction vs. No Contact Order

    Domestic Violence Injunction vs. No Contact Order
    Florida Governor Rick Scott recently signed into law Senate Bill 342, further clarifying the specifics of a “no contact order” and what types of communication it prohibits. No contact orders have long been used to protect victims…
  • Apr 27

    When Can I Stop Paying Child Support?

    When Can I Stop Paying Child Support?
    Most parents who divorce or separate realize that one of them will likely be ordered to pay some amount of child support so long as the child is a minor. This is true regardless of whether the residential parent and the child continue to…
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Law Office of Goldstein and Clegg,…

Law Office of Goldstein and Clegg, LLC Blog

Covers employment law and bankruptcy.

http://www.goldsteinandclegglaw.com/index.php/blog/
  • May 22

    Police can’t use your eye movement to determine you’re drunk

    Police can’t use your eye movement to determine you’re drunk
    Often times, a police officer will pull someone over because they suspect that that driver of the car is drunk or at the very least operating the vehicle under the influence of alcohol. Once they pull over the car, they may ask the driver to…
  • May 15

    Does a QWOF show up on an employment criminal background check?

    Does a QWOF show up on an employment criminal background check?
    During the process of applying for a job, there are many stages that a potential employee must go through, including the submission of a resume, interview, and finally reference checks of his or her former supervisors and colleagues. This…
  • Apr 3

    Can I sue my employer for violating the ADA?

    Can I sue my employer for violating the ADA?
    Many people have the ability to work and earn money to support themselves and their families. However, a great portion of the American working population also suffer from physical and or mental impairments that in some case make it difficult…
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Oregon and Washington Bankruptcy…

Oregon and Washington Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://nwdrlf.com/blog/
  • May 22

    My Income Has Gone Up in My Oregon Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

    My Income Has Gone Up in My Oregon Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
    The confirmation order entered in every Oregon Chapter 13 Bankruptcy requires you to report to the Trustee if your actual or projected gross income increases by ten percent. The income figures included in Schedule I of your Bankruptcy…
  • Apr 25

    Oregon Bankruptcy Acce

    Oregon Bankruptcy Acce
    According to a new study, the 2005 revisions to the bankruptcy code may be keeping financially struggling Oregonians out of bankruptcy court, but it hasn’t helped them with their financial suffering. The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and…
  • Apr 19

    Cash for Keys: Getting More Value Out of Home Surrender in Oregon Bankruptcy

    Cash for Keys: Getting More Value Out of Home Surrender in Oregon Bankruptcy
    Once you opt to surrender you home in your Oregon Bankruptcy, you will probably want to stay in the house for as long as you can. All too often we have seen Oregon Bankruptcy clients move out of homes in bankruptcy, thinking the foreclosure…
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On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

By the Moran Law Group.

http://www.bankruptcysoapbox.com/
  • May 22

    When Your Ex Files Bankruptcy

    When Your Ex Files Bankruptcy
    Outrage is the usual reaction when a former spouse who owes you child support or alimony files bankruptcy. It reinforces all those less-than-flattering thoughts you harbor about your ex. But maybe that’s not the right reaction for two…
  • May 14

    2 California Laws Shield Borrower After Foreclosure

    2 California Laws Shield Borrower After Foreclosure
    Facing foreclosure is bad enough; worrying about your exposure afterwards is worse. Breathe deeply. Two provisions of California law shield California homeowners from further collection by a lender who has foreclosed. Understanding…
  • May 4

    All You Need To Know About Bankruptcy Stay & Pending Litigation

    All You Need To Know About Bankruptcy Stay & Pending Litigation
    There’s nothing like a lawsuit to bring on consideration of bankruptcy. If the thought of retreating into bankruptcy doesn’t occur when suit is filed, it often blossoms as the trial date nears. That’s because beleagered…
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Bankruptcy Advice Blog

Bankruptcy Advice Blog

Covers bankruptcy in Ontario, Canada. By Bankruptcy Ontario.

http://bankruptcy-ontario.org/bankruptcy-advice/
  • May 22

    Why You Should Keep Your Bankruptcy Discharge Paper

    Why You Should Keep Your Bankruptcy Discharge Paper
    Once you have completed all of your bankruptcy duties, you receive a discharge certificate that officially releases you from the debts included in your bankruptcy.  You will also receive a final receipts and disbursement summary to…
  • May 8

    Ontario Bankruptcy Exemptions: Tools Of The Trade

    Ontario Bankruptcy Exemptions: Tools Of The Trade
    Bankruptcy can be the beginning of a fresh start and an opportunity to rebuild. If you are in a trade or profession that requires you to provide your own tools or equipment you may wonder how these assets are affected in a bankruptcy. In…
  • Apr 24

    5 Benefits To Filing Bankruptcy: Do They Apply To You?

    5 Benefits To Filing Bankruptcy: Do They Apply To You?
    Money problems happen to many different people for many different reasons.  Too often, debt becomes a cycle and the pressure of paying off all of the debt becomes too much to handle alone.  If you find yourself in the same…
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Small Enough To Fail

Small Enough To Fail

Covers bankruptcy law. By Greenberg Glusker.

http://www.southerncaliforniabankruptcylawyersblog.com/
  • May 21

    Will “Wellness” Make Us Better?

    Will “Wellness” Make Us Better?
    The United States Supreme Court will hand down its decision in the next few weeks in the case of Wellness Int’l Network, Ltd. v. Sharif (“Wellness”), 727 F.3d 751 (7th Cir. 2013) regarding bankruptcy courts’…
  • Apr 27

    As Retail Bankruptcies Rise, Landlords Must Prepare

    As Retail Bankruptcies Rise, Landlords Must Prepare
    Commercial landlords should take notice. Within the last several months, one women’s clothing retailer after another has gone out of business. On Dec. 4, 2014, Philadelphia-based Deb Shops filed Chapter 11. Next came Delia’s,…
  • Apr 22

    Retail Chapter 11 Filings Up, Bucking Bankruptcy Trends In Economic Recovery

    Retail Chapter 11 Filings Up, Bucking Bankruptcy Trends In Economic Recovery
    The economy is humming along and bankruptcy filings are at historic lows.  http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/01/prweb12432257.htm.   Nevertheless, a recent trend in retail may suggest that the times, they are a changing. Radio…
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Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 4566

The Insolvency Blog

The Insolvency Blog

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

http://theinsolvencyblog.typepad.com/
  • May 20

    Oilfield Service Companies File For Bankruptcy in Forth Worth, Texa

    Oilfield Service Companies File For Bankruptcy in Forth Worth, Texa
    On May 17, 2015, Frac Specialists, LLC (“Frac Specialists”), Cement Specialists, LLC (“Cement Specialists”), and Acid Specialists, LLC (“Acid Specialists” and collectively with Frac Specialists and Cement Specialists, the…
  • May 11

    American Eagle Energy Corporation Files For Bankruptcy in Denver, Colorado

    American Eagle Energy Corporation Files For Bankruptcy in Denver, Colorado
    On May 8, 2015, American Eagle Energy Corporation (“American Eagle”) and its wholly-owned subsidiary AMZG, Inc. (collectively, the “Debtors”) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the…
  • May 1

    ERG Resources, LLC Files For Bankruptcy In Dallas, Texa

    ERG Resources, LLC Files For Bankruptcy In Dallas, Texa
    On April 30, 2015, ERG Resources, LLC and certain of its affiliates (collectively, the “Debtors”) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division.…
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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
  • May 20

    DUI cases handled by experienced Ft. Thomas Attorney

    DUI cases handled by experienced Ft. Thomas Attorney
    Yaa, Memorial Day weekend, our first four-day weekend of the summer is finally here! We are looking forward to the first cookouts and time with family and friends. The get togethers will be fun and the outdoor time awesome. The food, the…
  • May 14

    Attorneys in Ft. Thomas Selected by Client

    Attorneys in Ft. Thomas Selected by Client
    Most people are not aware that there are organizations tracking the performance of attorneys. These organizations have the people affected by the attorneys comment on the lawyer’s strengths and weaknesses.   No one is more affected…
  • May 13

    Business Attorneys in Ft. Thoma

    Business Attorneys in Ft. Thoma
    You have a skill, a niche product, a trade, or some other marketable commodity. You have decided that you want to start your own business. Perhaps you have one or two partners helping you start the business. You have all the details worked…
Rank this Week: 2506

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Covers Florida bankruptcy and foreclosure defense.

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

    Four Steps to Prepare for Bankruptcy

    Four Steps to Prepare for Bankruptcy
    Bankruptcy is never an easy decision, but if you have determined it’s your only choice, it is important that you are prepared. There are many steps you can take to ensure the bankruptcy process is as easy and streamlined as possible. If…
  • May 10

    Miami Real Estate: How HAMP Can Help

    Miami Real Estate: How HAMP Can Help
    If you are having difficulty paying your mortgage, or you are upside-down on your mortgage, the Home Affordable Mortgage Program (HAMP) might be able to help. HAMP is a government program that helps people who have increased expenses or…
  • May 6

    HAMP Basic Eligibility Requirements and How To Apply

    HAMP Basic Eligibility Requirements and How To Apply
    Under both Tier 1 and Tier 2, homeowners must meet the following basic HAMP eligibility requirements. You must have taken out the loan before 2009 The property can have no more than 4 units You owe up to $729,750 on your primary residence or…
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Start Fresh Today Bankruptcy Blog

Start Fresh Today Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://blog.startfreshtoday.com/blog
  • May 20

    5 Tips For Getting Your Family “Budget Ready” After Bankruptcy

    5 Tips For Getting Your Family “Budget Ready” After Bankruptcy
    Filing for bankruptcy was probably a big step for you and your family. Wiping out debts has given you the fresh financial start you need. But in order to take advantage of that opportunity you’ll need to get your family “budget…
  • May 15

    5 Reasons Bankruptcy Can Be Good For Your Credit Score

    5 Reasons Bankruptcy Can Be Good For Your Credit Score
    One of the most common reasons people avoid talking to a bankruptcy trustee is that they’re afraid of the impact that declaring bankruptcy will have on their credit report. For those in financial trouble, credit and access to…
  • Apr 30

    NACBA Chicago Had a Good Run, But Before You Say, “Until Next Year…”

    NACBA Chicago Had a Good Run, But Before You Say, “Until Next Year…”
    By now you’re probably back in the office. You may still be playing catch up as you go through emails and return messages…easing back into your routine. But not so fast! After stepping outside of your everyday life and submerging…
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The Thorpe Law Firm, P.A.

The Thorpe Law Firm, P.A.

Covers Florida real estate law, foreclosure defense, bankruptcy, estate planning and family law.

http://www.thorpelawfirm.com/blog/
  • May 19

    Too Poor To File For Bankruptcy?

    Too Poor To File For Bankruptcy?
    In the past, people who were struggling financially had the option of filing for bankruptcy under Chapter 7. While this option still exists, the increased costs of filing for bankruptcy has effectively removed this option from truly poor…
  • May 4

    GM Won’t Face Lawsuits Because of 2009 Bankruptcy

    GM Won’t Face Lawsuits Because of 2009 Bankruptcy
    One unexpected result of the car manufacturer’s 2009 bankruptcy is that now they cannot be held responsible for the ignition malfunction in cars recalled in 2014. The company faced over 130 lawsuits for accidents and vehicle loss. A…
  • Apr 14

    Bankruptcy Fraud in Florida

    Bankruptcy Fraud in Florida
    Though filing bankruptcy comes with fear attached on many occasions after the fear often comes a sigh of relief.  Although a vast majority of bankruptcy cases are lawful and done for legitimate reasons, there are some cases that involve…
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