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Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 10

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/
  • Sep 22

    Police Misconduct in Bankrupt Cities: Ninth Circuit Update

    Police Misconduct in Bankrupt Cities: Ninth Circuit Update
    "But Chapter 9 has awakened, and we do not presume further disputes over its interpretive and practical complexities will remain long at rest." So says a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Deocampo v....
  • Sep 21

    Is It Time for the CFPB to Regulate Retail Bank Employee Compensation?

    Is It Time for the CFPB to Regulate Retail Bank Employee Compensation?
    It doesn't take a genius to figure out that incentive-based compensation like the type featured in Wells Fargo's current and previous consent orders has the potential to encourage fraud and steering of consumers into inappropriate products in…
  • Sep 21

    Not Wells Fargo's First Rodeo...

    Not Wells Fargo's First Rodeo...
    Over on Twitter, Michael Barr noticed that there's an eerie similarity between Wells Fargo employees team members being incentivized to open up unauthorized deposit and credit card accounts for consumers and another practice that got Wells in…
Rank this Week: 70

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
  • Jul 23

    Ripped Off by Fifth Third Bank?

    Ripped Off by Fifth Third Bank?
    FIFTH THIRD BANK TO PAY $18 million to African-American and Hispanic auto borrowers for lending discrimination and $3 million to credit card customers for deceptive marketing practices. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau “CFPB”…
  • Jul 23

    Have You Been Harassed by Debt Collectors Like Midland Funding or Portfolio Recovery?

    Have You Been Harassed by Debt Collectors Like Midland Funding or Portfolio Recovery?
    Zombie debt buyers – Encore Capital Group (Midland Funding, Asset Acceptance) and Portfolio Recovery Associates – ordered to stop using illegal actions to collect debts. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) found that…
  • Jul 22

    Private Student Loan May Be Discharged in Bankruptcy

    Private Student Loan May Be Discharged in Bankruptcy
    Private Student Loans and Bankruptcy – an evolving tug of war. Just because a school calls a loan a “private student loan” does not mean it is a student loan for bankruptcy purposes.  There are specifics requirements…
Rank this Week: 168

713Bankruptcy.Com

713Bankruptcy.Com

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

http://www.713bankruptcy.com
  • Jun 14

    Evaluate Your Cost-Per-Case & Save Money

    Evaluate Your Cost-Per-Case & Save Money
    Evaluate Your Cost-Per-Case & Save Money From TV ads to word-of-mouth, there are numerous ways to market your law firm to prospective clients. A firm may spend thousands of dollars per year on different marketing channels, all while…
  • Oct 7

    Selling Assets When Considering Bankruptcy

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

    Avoid Bankruptcy Cases From Being Closed Without A Discharge

    Avoid Bankruptcy Cases From Being Closed Without A Discharge
    Check out the latest article on 713training.com, written by Attorney/VBA Shannon Doyle of Ebankruptcy Assistants.  Learn some tricks and training on how to avoid having bankruptcy cases closed without a discharge.  For more…
Rank this Week: 127

Absolute Legal Services, LLC Blog

Absolute Legal Services, LLC Blog

Covers Oklahoma personal injury law.

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

    Oklahoma Approves Videoconferencing in State Court

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

    How ERISA Hurts Your Personal Injury Claim

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

    The “Independent” Medical Exam

    The “Independent” Medical Exam
    Many of our personal injury clients are shocked to discover that the other side wants them to subject to a medical examination during their litigation. Attorneys and courts refer to this as an “independent exam,” because a doctor…
Rank this Week: 122

Tulsa Bankruptcy and Consumer Law

Tulsa Bankruptcy and Consumer Law

By F. Bennett Callicoat.

http://tulsabankruptcyandconsumerlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 3

    The Seven Habits of Highly Unsuccessful People* (a "How To" for Going Broke)

    The Seven Habits of Highly Unsuccessful People* (a "How To" for Going Broke)
    I'm old enough to remember Romper Room -- a kids show on TV back in the dark (as in "black and white") ages.  Romper Room had a regular segment called something like "Do Bee vs. Don't Bee" -- the idea being that you should be a "Do Bee"…
  • Oct 30

    Real Garnishment, Real Life: Can the Bank Really Take My Kid's Money?

    Real Garnishment, Real Life: Can the Bank Really Take My Kid's Money?
    Some clients were in the office and were consulting me about some business debts they'd personally guaranteed from a failed business. Facing the prospect of multiple lawsuits, they wanted to know if a bank could garnish their son's bank…
  • Sep 13

    Help! My Landlord told me to get out by tomorrow!

    Help! My Landlord told me to get out by tomorrow!
    “Help! My landlord has given me 48 hours to leave my apartment and I have no place to go!” Unfortunately, this was a real life plea I received just the other day. The man on the phone told me that he’d had a dispute with his landlord…
Rank this Week: 84

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 23

    Wells Fargo Pulled Off a Massive Scam for Five Years. Here’s How.

    Wells Fargo Pulled Off a Massive Scam for Five Years. Here’s How.
    For at least five years, Wells Fargo was engaged in a practice of secretly opening some 2 million phony credit card and deposit accounts in an effort to put multiple banking products in customers’ hands. That kind of growth strategy was…
  • Jul 14

    Feds Give Up Mortgage Fraud Case Against Countrywide’s Mozilo

    Feds Give Up Mortgage Fraud Case Against Countrywide’s Mozilo
    Prosecutors with the U.S. Justice Department are reportedly giving up their quest to take action against the co-founder of Countrywide Financial Corp. for his alleged role in doling out risky subprime mortgages that played a major role the…
  • Jul 14

    Feds Give Up Mortgage Fraud Case Against Countrywide’s Mozilo

    Feds Give Up Mortgage Fraud Case Against Countrywide’s Mozilo
    Prosecutors with the U.S. Justice Department are reportedly giving up their quest to take action against the co-founder of Countrywide Financial Corp. for his alleged role in doling out risky subprime mortgages that played a major role the…
Rank this Week: 3759

The Law firm of Vaughn & Weber,…

The Law firm of Vaughn & Weber, PLLC

Covers bankruptcy, family law, foreclosure, and real estate law in New York.

http://vaughnweberlaw.com
  • Sep 23

    Hauppauge Traffic Court Facing Lawsuit

    Hauppauge Traffic Court Facing Lawsuit
    The Hauppauge Traffic Court, which is located in the H. Lee Dennison Building, in Hauppauge New York is currently being sued by the Federal Government. This lawsuit, which commenced in 2015 in U.S. District Court alleges that the traffic…
  • Sep 21

    Notice of Claim Requirement

    Notice of Claim Requirement
    NOTICE OF CLAIM REQUIREMENT Before one can bring a lawsuit to collect damages against a city, town, or a public agency in the state of New York, a notice of claim requirement must be satisfied. A claimant has ninety days during which to file…
  • Sep 19

    Loss Mitigation and Loan Modification in Bankruptcy Court

    Loss Mitigation and Loan Modification in Bankruptcy Court
    Bankruptcy Court’s Loss Mitigation Program In 2009, The United States Bankruptcy Court – Eastern District of New York adopted a Loss Mitigation Program which applies in all individual Chapter 7, 11, and 13 cases. The…
Rank this Week: 4372

Tampa Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Tampa Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcy, as well as foreclosure defense. By Christie D. Arkovich, P.A.

http://www.tampabankruptcylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2861

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
  • Sep 23

    Can I Keep My Home and Car When I File for Bankruptcy?

    Can I Keep My Home and Car When I File for Bankruptcy?
    Filing for bankruptcy is never an easy decision. For many people, however, the thing that you question most is whether or not you'll be able to keep the items that are most important to you. Your car, for example, is your source of…
  • Sep 16

    8 Game Day Tips to Help You Save Money

    8 Game Day Tips to Help You Save Money
    With football season now in full swing, there are plenty of opportunities to get in on the fan fun. If you're on a budget, it doesn't mean you have to say on the sidelines.  Whether you're hosting a game day party at home or…
  • Sep 7

    The Company is Bankrupt, but Sports Authority Executives will still get Bonuse

    The Company is Bankrupt, but Sports Authority Executives will still get Bonuse
    Consumer and employee advocates cheered a ruling from U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Mary Walrath earlier this summer that blocked proposed aggregate executive bonuses of $2.85 million earlier this summer. However, the executives had argued that they…
Rank this Week: 2430

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Sep 22

    Beware of the “Obama Student Loan Forgiveness” Scam!

    Beware of the “Obama Student Loan Forgiveness” Scam!
    When starting to consider the repayment of their student loans many students look to Google for any way of getting some student loan forgiveness and many actually come across sites and businesses that offer what is usually termed “Obama…
  • Sep 20

    Social Security and Bankruptcy

    Social Security and Bankruptcy
    The vast majority of individuals who file for bankruptcy protection do so because they are so mired in debt that they feel that they have virtually no other way out and fear that their wages will simply be garnished by court order if they…
  • Sep 13

    “Severing” a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

    “Severing” a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
    When a couple decides to file for bankruptcy together, the attorney they employ must represent both parties at the same time. He cannot do something for one of the Debtors that could hurt the other Debtor. Severing a bankruptcy is a good…
Rank this Week: 3435

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Sep 22

    Beware of the “Obama Student Loan Forgiveness” Scam!

    Beware of the “Obama Student Loan Forgiveness” Scam!
    When starting to consider the repayment of their student loans many students look to Google for any way of getting some student loan forgiveness and many actually come across sites and businesses that offer what is usually termed “Obama…
  • Sep 20

    Social Security and Bankruptcy

    Social Security and Bankruptcy
    The vast majority of individuals who file for bankruptcy protection do so because they are so mired in debt that they feel that they have virtually no other way out and fear that their wages will simply be garnished by court order if they…
  • Sep 13

    “Severing” a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

    “Severing” a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
    When a couple decides to file for bankruptcy together, the attorney they employ must represent both parties at the same time. He cannot do something for one of the Debtors that could hurt the other Debtor. Severing a bankruptcy is a good…
Rank this Week: 2790

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law. By Arnold & Smith, PLLC.

http://www.charlottebankruptcylawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 22

    Surf’s Still Up For PacSun: Retailer Emerges From Bankruptcy With Few Store Closing

    Surf’s Still Up For PacSun: Retailer Emerges From Bankruptcy With Few Store Closing
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What is a small business bankruptcy ?” “Retailer’s dream” isn’t a phrase that one usually thinks about when it comes to bankruptcy. However, the…
  • Sep 20

    Is one type of bankruptcy better than another?

    Is one type of bankruptcy better than another?
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What is Chapter 13 bankruptcy?” If you’re considering filing for bankruptcy one of things you’re likely concerned about is the impact filing can have on your…
  • Sep 15

    What Happens To Your Car During A Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

    What Happens To Your Car During A Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “Can I keep my car if I file bankruptcy?” Knowing whether or not to file for bankruptcy can be a difficult decision. You will likely need to weigh a variety of factors,…
Rank this Week: 1554

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://www.georgiabankruptcyblog.com/
  • Sep 22

    Massachusetts Supreme Court: Black Males May Be Justified In Fleeing From Police

    Massachusetts Supreme Court: Black Males May Be Justified In Fleeing From Police
    No, you have not accidentally stumbled upon the Georgia Criminal Law Blog, and I am not going to change my practice area just yet (though on the slow days I often think about it).  I happen to come across this case today and thought it…
  • Sep 9

    Denial Of Chapter 13 Discharge for Potential Future Debts.

    Denial Of Chapter 13 Discharge for Potential Future Debts.
    One hard and fast rule in Bankruptcy is that debts and claims are “set in stone” as of the petition date, or perhaps post-petition if added to the Chapter 13 plan.  Bankruptcy Courts and Trustees do not normally police…
  • Sep 6

    Balloon Payments Are Allowed In Chapter 13 Plans, Says Judge Carter In Middle District Of Georgia

    Balloon Payments Are Allowed In Chapter 13 Plans, Says Judge Carter In Middle District Of Georgia
    In In re Cochran, Ch. 13 Case No. 15-52314-aec, 2016 WL 4575557 (Bankr. M.D. Georgia, September 1, 2016), the primary issue was “whether a plan that calls for distributions in the form of monthly payments followed by a balloon payment…
Rank this Week: 2431

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Texas bankruptcy news and information.

http://www.bakerassociates.net/bankruptcy-blog/
  • Sep 22

    How Many Types Of Bankruptcy Are There?

    How Many Types Of Bankruptcy Are There?
    In the vast majority of bankruptcy blogs you typically hear talk of the most common bankruptcies. The ones that most people will find themselves involved in if they ever have to face the need for bankruptcy protection are the Chapter 7 and…
  • Sep 20

    What Debts Are Not Resolved Through Bankruptcy?

    What Debts Are Not Resolved Through Bankruptcy?
    Most bankruptcy blogs will tell you very clearly exactly what debts are covered when you finally decide to seek protection through bankruptcy. Very few however will discuss exactly what debts may not be. Unfortunately, there are several types…
  • Sep 15

    The Forms Required for a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

    The Forms Required for a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
    For many, the thought of going bankrupt is a whirlwind of emotions and legal maneuvering. Others feel that they know enough to be able to do the job themselves without the aid of a bankruptcy attorney or help of any kind. Keeping that thought…
Rank this Week: 1444

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/
  • Sep 22

    What is a Bankruptcy Cram Down?

    What is a Bankruptcy Cram Down?
    One of the best benefits of declaring a Chapter 13 bankruptcy in Jacksonville, Florida is the ability to “Cram Down” certain assets such as a car loan, certain real estate debts, or even some personal property. A cram down allows…
  • Sep 15

    Florida Loan and Modification Law Group Found To Be Fraudulent

    Florida Loan and Modification Law Group Found To Be Fraudulent
    Police are currently investigating a loan modification and debt consolidation business in Florida. The owners supposedly presented themselves to clients as attorneys but were not licensed attorneys at all. The Boca Raton company claimed to be…
  • Aug 8

    What to Expect when Filing Bankruptcy?

    What to Expect when Filing Bankruptcy?
    Against common belief, filing bankruptcy can be a very easy process; especially if you are filing a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy. Knowing what to expect when filing bankruptcy as well as hiring an experienced bankruptcy attorney are the keys to…
Rank this Week: 3076

South Carolina Bankruptcy Lawyer…

South Carolina Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy news and information in South Carolina. By Allen Jeffcoat, Dana Wilkinson, Dee Compton, Lex Regoerson, Michael Matthews, Russell A. DeMott and Showell Blades IV.

http://www.sc-bankruptcy-blog.com
  • Sep 21

    Should You File Bankruptcy Before or After Your Divorce?

    Should You File Bankruptcy Before or After Your Divorce?
    It is not at all uncommon for bankruptcy to follow divorce, or vice versa.  A budget that works on two incomes may not work when there is only one, especially if the budget was tight to begin with.  In fact, […] Related…
  • Jul 14

    How to Be a Rock Star Client

    How to Be a Rock Star Client
    Some of my clients are always on my good side. Sometimes clients achieve that status by the grace with which they handle difficult circumstances. Bankruptcy is, by definition, a difficult thing to face. Sometimes its the way they deal with…
  • Mar 24

    A Totally Biased Review of the New Bankruptcy Form

    A Totally Biased Review of the New Bankruptcy Form
    As of December 1, 2015, an entirely new set of official bankruptcy forms became the standard for use by anyone, individual or business, filing for bankruptcy relief.  This is the first major reconfiguration of the bankruptcy forms since…
Rank this Week: 4454

Sader Law Firm Blog

Sader Law Firm Blog

Covers bankruptcy, collections and student loans.

http://www.saderlawfirm.com/blog
  • Sep 21

    Are Bankruptcies Increasing Nationwide?

    Are Bankruptcies Increasing Nationwide?
    A new article in DNS News claims that the number of people who file for bankruptcy in August increased by 1 percent since last year. Bankruptcies filed in August have been in decline since 2010, until now. The article uses bankruptcy AACER…
  • Sep 20

    What are the Best Professions for Student Loan Forgiveness?

    What are the Best Professions for Student Loan Forgiveness?
    Americans owe $1.26 trillion in student loan debt, with the average monthly student loan payment being $351, according to The Center for Microeconomic Data. These payments are even tough for people with well-paying jobs, and the loans can…
  • Sep 19

    Why Wells Fargo is Being Fined Almost $200 Million

    Why Wells Fargo is Being Fined Almost $200 Million
    Banks sometimes receive a bad rap for shady practices like issuing overdraft fees or predatory loans. Imagine if your bank went a step further by opening fake bank and credit card accounts in your name so it could improve sales quotas. The…
Rank this Week: 1736

Southern Lawyer News

Southern Lawyer News

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

http://www.southernlawyer.news/
Rank this Week: 1742

Bankruptcy Blog

Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt management. By Allmand Law.

http://www.allmandlaw.com/Blog.aspx
  • Sep 19

    Personal Bankruptcy and Business Ownership: What You Need to Know

    Personal Bankruptcy and Business Ownership: What You Need to Know
    If you file personal bankruptcy, it can take a significant toll on any business ownership in your name, depending on how the business was legally organized and the type of bankruptcy petition filed with the court. Under United States…
  • Sep 6

    How Does The Automatic Stay Help Those Filing for Bankruptcy?

    How Does The Automatic Stay Help Those Filing for Bankruptcy?
    Filing bankruptcy can be an intimidating decision. But, did you know that there are various tools that can protect you during the process? In fact, one of the most beneficial tools for those filing bankruptcy is the automatic stay. The…
  • Aug 29

    How to Get Rid of Credit Card Debt Through Bankruptcy

    How to Get Rid of Credit Card Debt Through Bankruptcy
    Excessive debt is one of the major reasons why people file for bankruptcy. In many cases, the excessive debt is the result of paying for necessities such as medical bills and vehicle repairs. While there are some exceptions, most credit…
Rank this Week: 3222

Michigan Bankruptcy Blog

Michigan Bankruptcy Blog

Provides case law updates from the Bankruptcy Courts for the Western and Eastern Districts of Michigan. By Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC.

http://www.michbankruptcyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2789

Wisconsin Bankruptcy Blog

Wisconsin Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://wisconsinbankruptcy.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 19

    August Foreclosure Statistic

    August Foreclosure Statistic
    Foreclosure filings in the state of Wisconsin jumped up 27% over July to a four month high last month.  In August, foreclosure filings for Brown County (Green Bay) increased 58%, up almost triple in Calumet and Marinette, more than…
  • Sep 12

    Fundamental Misunderstanding

    Fundamental Misunderstanding
    No one expects the average person without legal training and experience to be an expert on bankruptcy.  I have, however, encountered a number of questions in the past couple of weeks that demonstrated a fundamental misunderstanding of…
  • Sep 6

    Why is my hearing at the airport (and other fun questions about hearing locations)?!

    Why is my hearing at the airport (and other fun questions about hearing locations)?!
    I'm writing this article to address the bewilderment some of my clients have about the fact that their bankruptcy hearing location is at an airport.  Understandably, some of them feel that the bankruptcy process is illegitimate or some…
Rank this Week: 4039

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/
  • Sep 19

    Lucy Kellaway is correct.

    Lucy Kellaway is correct.
    In today's Financial Times piece:If one employee offends against a bank’s vision and values, it is [his or her] fault. If 5,300 do, it is the bank’s. Wells Fargo has proved that its culture is a hopeless safeguard to anything. The…
  • Sep 14

    Urban Meyer is one of my heroes.

    Urban Meyer is one of my heroes.
    And here's why.
  • Aug 10

    Stephen Fry and depression---a great read.

    Stephen Fry and depression---a great read.
    Here.  For those of us who have lived through depression, it's hard to explain to those who haven't.  Thanks to folks like Stephen Fry, the Bloggess, and Hyperbole and a Half, it's possible to get an inkling of this particular…
Rank this Week: 1301

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Covers corporate bankruptcy proceedings. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://delawarebankruptcy.foxrothschild.com/
  • Sep 19

    Bankruptcy Court Denies Motion to Compel Arbitration

    Bankruptcy Court Denies Motion to Compel Arbitration
    In the recent decision of FBI Wind Down Inc. Liquidating Trust, by and through Alan D. Halperin, as Liquidating Trustee, v. Heritage Home Group, LLC, et al., Adv. Pro. No. 15-51899 (CSS) (Bankr. D. Del. Sept. 15, 2016) Judge Sontchi…
  • Sep 15

    Motion to Dismiss Second Amended Complaint – Another AgFeed Opinion

    Motion to Dismiss Second Amended Complaint – Another AgFeed Opinion
    On February 19, 2016, Judge Brendan L. Shannon of the Delaware Bankruptcy Court granted in part the motion of K. Ivan F. Gothner (the “Defendant”) to dismiss a complaint filed by JLL Consultants, the Liquidating Trustee (the…
  • Sep 12

    ADI Liquidation, Inc. Avoidance Actions Filed

    ADI Liquidation, Inc. Avoidance Actions Filed
    On September 7-8, 2016, various debtors in the ADI Liquidation, Inc. (f/k/a AWI Delaware, Inc.), et al. bankruptcy proceeding filed approximately 332 complaints seeking the avoidance and recovery of allegedly preferential and/or fraudulent…
Rank this Week: 1829

Southern California Bankruptcy Law…

Southern California Bankruptcy Law Blog

Covers bankruptcy, foreclosure, mortgage modification and short sales. By Nick Gebelt.

http://www.southerncaliforniabankruptcylawblog.com
  • Sep 18

    Zombie Debt Redux

    Zombie Debt Redux
    In today’s LA Times, Sean Pyles wrote a nice summary of the problem of zombie debt. He began with the observation that when the statute of limitations has passed on debt collection actions, creditors are estopped from suing you to…
  • May 7

    Arguments On SFRs Before The Ninth Circuit

    Arguments On SFRs Before The Ninth Circuit
    I have written several times about discharging income tax debt in bankruptcy.  My most recent post on this topic dealt with the question of whether a return filed after a substitute for return is a return for bankruptcy discharge…
  • Apr 6

    Voluntary Sales And The Homestead Exemption

    Voluntary Sales And The Homestead Exemption
    I have written several times about exempting assets in bankruptcy.  The gist is that in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, the debtor gets to keep all assets that are exempt using the appropriate exemption table, but the Chapter 7 Trustee assigned…
Rank this Week: 3750

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
  • Sep 18

    Creditor Rights Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Creditor Rights Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
    Fessler, Schneider, & Grimme provide efficient, professional representation for our clients. We support local businesses and aggressively defend their rights.  We are committed to providing the finest quality legal services to our…
  • Sep 2

    Family Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, KY

    Family Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, KY
    Everyone plans for the future.  At least, we plan for what appears to be the “big” things, college, retirement, vacations, and so forth.   What we don’t plan for is the unexpected, unwanted, and out of our…
  • Aug 15

    Specialist Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, KY

    Specialist Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, KY
    We all know that doctors specialize, but you may not realize that lawyers specialize as well.   Fessler, Schneider & Grimme have personal injury and family law as two of their specialties. Specialist Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, KY…
Rank this Week: 2293

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 2334

Illinois Business Litigator Blog

Illinois Business Litigator Blog

Covers mortgages, consumer debt, and bankruptcy. By M. Hedayat + Associates, P.C.

http://www.illinoisbusinesslitigationlawyer.com/
  • Sep 16

    Divorce Attorney Fees Nondischargable

    Divorce Attorney Fees Nondischargable
    In May 2013 a Wisconsin Court determined that Trentadue committed “significant over‐trial” and ordered that he contribute $25,000 toward his ex‐wife’s Attorneys' fees. Trentadue filed Bankruptcy. The…
  • Jun 30

    Chapter 13 Case and Plan Not Bad Faith

    Chapter 13 Case and Plan Not Bad Faith
    Richard Olson filed four Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Petitions and Plans in a five year period- the last one on the eve of the foreclosure of his home. The assignee of his original mortgage lender Bank of America objected to confirmation of his…
  • Jun 30

    Chapter 13 Case and Plan Not Bad Faith

    Chapter 13 Case and Plan Not Bad Faith
    Richard Olson filed four Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Petitions and Plans in a five year period- the last one on the eve of the foreclosure of his home. The assignee of his original mortgage lender Bank of America objected to confirmation of his…
Rank this Week: 2598

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

By the Moran Law Group.

http://www.bankruptcysoapbox.com/
  • Sep 16

    Stop Making Quarterly Tax Deposit

    Stop Making Quarterly Tax Deposit
    We never make tax deposits for our small business because we don’t know what we’ll owe. We just wait til the return is prepared and try to pay then, he explained. But, again this year, he couldn’t write a  tax check for…
  • Sep 14

    When You Can’t Make Your Chapter 13 Payment

    When You Can’t Make Your Chapter 13 Payment
      When your wallet’s as flat as this tire and you can’t make your Chapter 13 payments, what do  you do? Chapter 13 promised a chance to reorganize, keep what’s important, and get out of a financial hole. But it…
  • Sep 14

    California Debtors Have Expanded Debt Collection Right

    California Debtors Have Expanded Debt Collection Right
    Debt collectors have noticed the growing understanding of debtors about their rights to fair debt collection. And they aren’t happy. Federal law in the form of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act regulates the conduct of third party…
Rank this Week: 1592

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/
  • Sep 15

    Bankruptcy by the Gallon: Time to Let Go of Old Closed Bankruptcy File

    Bankruptcy by the Gallon: Time to Let Go of Old Closed Bankruptcy File
    I’m not a paperless kind of guy.  Hard copies of everything in a file folder. That’s how I like to do things.  This of course means that I generate a lot of paper, and every few years I run out of storage space.…
  • Jun 11

    Motorcycles, Boats or Horses Can be Toxic to your Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 Minnesota Bankruptcy

    Motorcycles, Boats or Horses Can be Toxic to your Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 Minnesota Bankruptcy
    I recently posted on Google Plus about how certain things tend to be toxic to a possible bankruptcy. The most common one I see is a Harley Davidson. Other items in this category would include boats and horses, especially if they are fancy and…
  • May 14

    One of the Best 25 Bankruptcy Attorneys in Minneapolis?

    One of the Best 25 Bankruptcy Attorneys in Minneapolis?
    Some outfit I have never heard of called “Expertise” has decided that I am one of the best 25 bankruptcy lawyers in Minneapolis.  Perhaps this is an honor, but I’m suspicious.  There’s a bunch of code they…
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Chicago Bankruptcy Blog

Chicago Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://chicago-bankruptcy.blogspot.com/
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Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 9

    Are Doctors Doomed to Divorce?

    Are Doctors Doomed to Divorce?
    Ask anyone about the divorce rate for doctors, and you are likely to hear that doctors do, in fact, get divorced far more often than other professionals—and far more often than the general population. If you happen to be speaking about…
  • Aug 15

    Women Initiate Divorces More than Men Studies Say

    Women Initiate Divorces More than Men Studies Say
    An oft-used joke among comedians goes something like this: “Do you know why more women file for divorce than men? Because women know murder is illegal.” While not all that funny, in fact women do initiate divorces more often than…
  • Jul 18

    Making Summer Timesharing Work

    Making Summer Timesharing Work
    A few short decades ago, blended families were the exception rather than the rule. In today’s society, however, there are possibly more blended families than not. The “rules” for what constitutes a family have been…
Rank this Week: 1815

Bankruptcy Advice Blog

Bankruptcy Advice Blog

Covers bankruptcy in Ontario, Canada. By Bankruptcy Ontario.

http://bankruptcy-ontario.org/bankruptcy-advice/
  • Sep 9

    Can I Start a Small Business while Bankrupt or in a Proposal?

    Can I Start a Small Business while Bankrupt or in a Proposal?
    There are a lot of misconceptions surrounding bankruptcy, consumer proposals, and being self-employed. Informed by rumours, sources for this misinformation are usually third hand accounts: ‘a friend of a friend’. Yet, this…
  • Aug 12

    Your Spouse is Filing For Bankruptcy. Should You File Too?

    Your Spouse is Filing For Bankruptcy. Should You File Too?
    It’s a major concern for couples with debt. Your spouse is exploring bankruptcy as a debt relief option. You’re considering what the impact will be on yourself, and wonder: should I file too? Couples often ask me this and my…
  • Jul 8

    Can I Get Fired For Filing Bankruptcy?

    Can I Get Fired For Filing Bankruptcy?
    Many people fear the word ‘bankruptcy’ and one reason in particular for this fear is the possible effect a bankruptcy may have on your job. The good news is that the bankruptcy rules were designed in such a way to give some a…
Rank this Week: 1557

Texas Bankruptcy Blog

Texas Bankruptcy Blog

By Fears Nachawati Law Firm.

http://www.txbankruptcyblog.com
  • Sep 7

    Fears | Nachawati Represents Tornado Victims Suing Over Their Demolished Home

    Fears | Nachawati Represents Tornado Victims Suing Over Their Demolished Home
    Fears | Nachawati represents the victimized homeowners against Nabors, a demolition company that recklessly tore down the wrong home after the Rowlett tornado. We will hold the company accountable after its refusal to right the wrong. See…
  • Sep 1

    Fears Nachawati Partner to Serve as Mentor to Law School Student

    Fears Nachawati Partner to Serve as Mentor to Law School Student
    Fears Nachawati Law Firm is pleased to announce that founding partner Majed Nachawati has taken a position as a Mentor in the Louis A. Bedford, Jr. Mentorship Program at the University of North Texas Dallas College of Law. The mentorship…
  • Aug 25

    Fears Nachawati Takes on Texas Wrongful Death Case

    Fears Nachawati Takes on Texas Wrongful Death Case
    On August 3, 2016, a Texarkana man was tragically killed in Sabine County, Texas as a result of a motor vehicle accident involving a tractor trailer and an unoccupied vehicle. Jerry Lee Woods, 58, was the driver of a 2006 tractor trailer…
Rank this Week: 3681

Kentucky Bankruptcy Lawyers Blog

Kentucky Bankruptcy Lawyers Blog

Covers Chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcy. By Richard A. Schwartz.

http://www.kentuckybankruptcylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2862

Robert Weed Blog

Robert Weed Blog

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

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

    Why Filing Bankruptcy Stops Payroll Garnishment: Virginia Law

    Why Filing Bankruptcy Stops Payroll Garnishment: Virginia Law
    Why Filing Bankruptcy Stops Payroll Garnishment: Virginia Law, Virginia Form I’m surprised a couple times each month by Virginia employers who don’t know that bankrutpcy stops payroll garnishment. Some employers think they…
  • Aug 27

    Fast Track Debt Relief Violates Virginia Consumer Law

    Fast Track Debt Relief Violates Virginia Consumer Law
    Fast Track Debt Relief Violates Virginia Consumer Protection Law I’m a bankruptcy lawyer, in Woodbridge Virginia. I see a lot of people ripped off by debt settlement scams, before they come to see me. Last month, a judge in Fairfax…
  • Aug 14

    Bankruptcy: The Best Credit Repair for Most People

    Bankruptcy: The Best Credit Repair for Most People
    Bankruptcy is The Best Credit Repair for Most People Is bad credit costing you thousands of dollars every year?  It is, if you are paying more than 5% on your car loan.  People with great credit are paying less than…
Rank this Week: 2301

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Provides bankruptcy information for Northern Virginia.

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

    Why Filing Bankruptcy Stops Payroll Garnishment: Virginia Law

    Why Filing Bankruptcy Stops Payroll Garnishment: Virginia Law
    Why Filing Bankruptcy Stops Payroll Garnishment: Virginia Law, Virginia Form I’m surprised a couple times each month by Virginia employers who don’t know that bankrutpcy stops payroll garnishment. Some employers think they…
  • Aug 27

    Fast Track Debt Relief Violates Virginia Consumer Law

    Fast Track Debt Relief Violates Virginia Consumer Law
    Fast Track Debt Relief Violates Virginia Consumer Protection Law I’m a bankruptcy lawyer, in Woodbridge Virginia. I see a lot of people ripped off by debt settlement scams, before they come to see me. Last month, a judge in Fairfax…
  • Aug 14

    Bankruptcy: The Best Credit Repair for Most People

    Bankruptcy: The Best Credit Repair for Most People
    Bankruptcy is The Best Credit Repair for Most People Is bad credit costing you thousands of dollars every year?  It is, if you are paying more than 5% on your car loan.  People with great credit are paying less than…
Rank this Week: 4491

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
  • Sep 1

    Stop an Eviction in California through Bankruptcy

    Stop an Eviction in California through Bankruptcy
    Filing a bankruptcy stops the eviction process in California, but only if it hasn't gone too far. The topic of today's blog post is how far is too far. A very recent appeals court ruling in a case out of the bankruptcy court in Los Angeles,…
  • Aug 31

    Bankruptcy Solutions for Getting Back Your Repossed Vehicle

    Bankruptcy Solutions for Getting Back Your Repossed Vehicle
    My last blog post detailed two ways under California law that you can get your vehicle back AFTER it's been repossessed. One involves "reinstatement" of the loan—catching up on the missed payments. This option is usually but not always…
  • Aug 30

    Can I Get My Repossessed Vehicle Back in California?

    Can I Get My Repossessed Vehicle Back in California?
    CAN I GET BACK MY VEHICLE UNDER CALIFORNIA LAW WITHOUT BANKRUPTCY? Possibly. Here's what happens after the repossession. Although there is no required priornotice of repossession, after the repossession you are entitled to written…
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Los Angeles Bankruptcy Lawyer…

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Lawyer Blawg

Covers bankruptcy law. By Law Office of Devin Sawdayi.

http://www.losangelesbankruptcylawyerblawg.com/
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Bankruptcy News & Opinion

Bankruptcy News & Opinion

Covers bankruptcy news for people in Texas. By the Schachter Law Firm, P.C.

http://www.shaklaw.com/bankruptcy-news-opinion
Rank this Week: 2724

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/
  • Aug 28

    Get Your License Back with a Chapter 13 – August 2016 Interview

    Get Your License Back with a Chapter 13 – August 2016 Interview
    Katherine: Today, our friend, Tom McAvity, has joined us again and he’s going to share with us something that I had no idea about, that Chapter 13 could do, and I bet it will surprise you, too. Tom, thank you so much for joining us…
  • Aug 28

    Google and Facebook Will Not Run Ads for Pay Day Loan Lender

    Google and Facebook Will Not Run Ads for Pay Day Loan Lender
    Google recently announced that it has stopped taking paid ads for payday loans. Facebook stopped taking payday loans about a year ago. This is a pretty significant development.  While you can still find payday loans online through…
  • Aug 28

    Face-to-Face Bankruptcy Consultation in Your Living Room or Office?

    Face-to-Face Bankruptcy Consultation in Your Living Room or Office?
    I am pleased to report that in addition to meeting with you at one of our five offices, we can now conduct an initial bankruptcy face-to-face consultation with you at your home or office. No need to worry, we aren’t really coming over,…
Rank this Week: 4726

Friedman Iverson Consumer Law Blog

Friedman Iverson Consumer Law Blog

Deals with consumer issues, such as bankruptcy, debt harassment, and “dirty car dealer tricks.”

http://www.friedmaniverson.com/consumer/blog/
  • Aug 24

    How to stop collection calls to your cell phone

    How to stop collection calls to your cell phone
    Few things are more annoying than repeated debt collection calls to your cell phone. Often, these calls are made by an automatic dialer. It’s not unheard of for people to get 10 or more of these robocalls per day. This is…
  • Aug 23

    Debt collectors cannot lie to you

    Debt collectors cannot lie to you
    The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act forbids a debt collector from making any false or misleading statements when they are attempting to collect a debt. If a debt collector lied to you, here’s what you need to know about your rights…
  • Aug 23

    Can a debt collector call me at work?

    Can a debt collector call me at work?
    The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act strictly regulates collection calls while a person is at work. The Act recognizes that you have a right to keep your personal financial information private and that it’s difficult to maintain…
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Blog About Arizona Bankruptcy Law

Blog About Arizona Bankruptcy Law

Focuses on bankruptcy planning, Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 filing options, advice on wage garnishments and repossessions, bankruptcy law and advice for those that are experiencing extreme financial difficulty. By the Bornmann Law Group.

http://bankruptcy-az.com/blog/
  • Aug 23

    What is a 341 meeting of creditors?

    What is a 341 meeting of creditors?
    What is a 341 meeting of creditors? If you wish to file for bankruptcy in Mesa Arizona, it is important to learn everything about the process. Most people have never heard of a 341 meeting of creditors. Let’s take a …
  • Jul 21

    OJ Simpson Lawyer Files For Bankruptcy

    OJ Simpson Lawyer Files For Bankruptcy
    OJ Simpson Lawyer Files For Bankruptcy In the early nineties all over the country, including Arizona, people watched the news on edge as the historic O.J. Simpson case played out. Last month the infamous defense attorney who worked on the…
  • Mar 10

    The Connection between Compulsive Buying Disorder and Bankruptcy Filing

    The Connection between Compulsive Buying Disorder and Bankruptcy Filing
    The Connection between Compulsive Buying Disorder and Bankruptcy Filings Do you consider yourself a shopaholic? Maybe you like to buy shoes, or maybe you just can’t resist the latest tech gadget. Chances are that you actually just enjoy…
Rank this Week: 4408

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Law Monitor

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Law Monitor

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

http://www.losangelesbankruptcylawmonitor.com
  • Aug 21

    Getting From Point A to Point B With Money

    Getting From Point A to Point B With Money
    Taking a trip is exciting. You have a staring place [“Point A”] and a destination [“Point B”]. Along the way, is the “journey.” Getting from Point A to Point B is simple when it’s a road trip because…
  • Jul 10

    Debt Jubilee Brings End To Debt Threat

    Debt Jubilee Brings End To Debt Threat
    In today’s Los Angeles Times, Tom Petruno’s (@tpetruno) article entitled, Debt Threat Looms, again, he warns us of inevitable business cycles and where the economy is headed.  You see, in order for the economy to move full…
  • Jun 16

    Private Loans For Unaccredited School Not Student Debt in Bankruptcy

    Private Loans For Unaccredited School Not Student Debt in Bankruptcy
    I was just talking with a friend of mine the other day, Damon Day; and he was mentioning that he is seeing more and more folks all across the country, who have attended these unaccredited schools and carrying an enormous amount of student…
Rank this Week: 3497

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Covers Florida bankruptcy and foreclosure defense.

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

    Refinancing With HARP Before Its Expiration

    Refinancing With HARP Before Its Expiration
    Many of Americans have what’s known as an “underwater” mortgage, which means they owe more on their mortgage than what their home is worth. If that’s the situation you’re in, the Home Affordable Refinance Program…
  • Aug 10

    Financing Your Home: Understanding The Various Types of Mortgage

    Financing Your Home: Understanding The Various Types of Mortgage
    These days, it’s just about impossible for most people to afford a house without a mortgage. Of course, you can’t just walk into a bank and say “I’d like a mortgage, please” – there are a lot of different…
  • Jul 25

    Mortgage Math: How Your Debt-to-Income Ratio Affects Your Financing

    Mortgage Math: How Your Debt-to-Income Ratio Affects Your Financing
    Mortgage Math: How Your Debt-to-Income Ratio Affects Your Financing There are many factors a lender will consider when they are determining whether you qualify for a mortgage or not. They’ll look at your credit score, how stable your…
Rank this Week: 3623