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Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 20

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
  • Jun 15

    “How Is My Chapter 13 Plan Payment Determined?”

    “How Is My Chapter 13 Plan Payment Determined?”
    The most important thing my Chapter 13 clients want to know is how much their Chapter 13 Plan payment will be. They ask this question at our initial meeting, before their case is filed, and during the period before their Chapter 13 Plan…
  • Jun 6

    How Chapter 13 Stops a Pending Mortgage Foreclosure

    How Chapter 13 Stops a Pending Mortgage Foreclosure
    Chapter 13 is widely known as the fastest and most effective legal action you can use to stop a foreclosure – even a foreclosure scheduled for the next few days. In this video, I explain how Chapter 13 works and why you can feel…
  • May 6

    What Can You Do About a Judgment Lien from an Out-of-Business Creditor

    What Can You Do About a Judgment Lien from an Out-of-Business Creditor
    What can you do about a judgment lien filed against you by a creditor or debt buyer that is now out of business? Law firms like Mann, Bracken that have closed down, filed bankruptcy themselves, or otherwise disappeared still appear as…
Rank this Week: 67

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://www.georgiabankruptcyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 95

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Jun 28

    Disabled Borrowers and Student Loan

    Disabled Borrowers and Student Loan
    For many U.S students who have been found to suffer from “total and permanent” disabilities, there was some good news recently released by the Department of Education. The Department has sent letters to those who fit the criteria…
  • Jun 23

    Can Filing For Bankruptcy Hurt My Career?

    Can Filing For Bankruptcy Hurt My Career?
    In the past the question of whether or not filing for bankruptcy could impact your career would be a non-starter. Very few job postings would entail the process of a credit check. Unless you were attempting to secure a position in a bank,…
  • Jun 21

    Are Teachers Entitled To Student Loan Forgiveness?

    Are Teachers Entitled To Student Loan Forgiveness?
    Do teachers get the opportunity for student loan forgiveness that others in various industries are unable to access? If you looked particularly at the Texas Education Agency you would believe that to be true. It only applies under certain…
Rank this Week: 175

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

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

http://nancyrapoport.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 200

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/
  • Jun 28

    Harmonizing consumer insolvency law

    Harmonizing consumer insolvency law
    In contrast to the cacophony created by Brexit, EU authorities have been working for several years on a project to move toward greater harmony among the discordant insolvency laws of the Member States. Though the project is focused on…
  • Jun 17

    A few thoughts on Brexit and Restructuring

    A few thoughts on Brexit and Restructuring
    Over at Dealb%k.
  • Jun 13

    Further Thoughts on Puerto Rico v. Franklin California Tax-Free Trust

    Further Thoughts on Puerto Rico v. Franklin California Tax-Free Trust
    The opinion is a good reminder that oral argument impressions don't always carry over to the final written product. In short, both the majority and dissent approach this as a simple matter of statutory construction, and in that regard the...
Rank this Week: 288

Sader Law Firm Blog

Sader Law Firm Blog

Covers bankruptcy, collections and student loans.

http://www.saderlawfirm.com/blog
  • Jun 27

    Can Churches Create Consumer-Friendly Alternatives to Payday Loans?

    Can Churches Create Consumer-Friendly Alternatives to Payday Loans?
    If you are surprised to see the words ‘consumer-friendly’ and ‘payday loans’ in the same sentence, just keep reading, because some communities have devised a way to help people who are in need of quick cash. A church…
  • Jun 22

    Will Filing for Bankruptcy Ruin Your Credit Forever?

    Will Filing for Bankruptcy Ruin Your Credit Forever?
    One of the most common myths about filing for bankruptcy is that it will permanently destroy the credit scores of filers. Fortunately, this myth has no basis in reality. As we have suggested on our blog before, there is no such thing as a…
  • Jun 20

    Can Mandatory Automatic Payments Improve Chapter 13 Completion Rates?

    Can Mandatory Automatic Payments Improve Chapter 13 Completion Rates?
    A recent paper published by Robin R. Randolph suggests Chapter 13 bankruptcy gets a bad reputation because individual districts may lack certain advantages. The paper, titled Chapter 13: Getting to Completion, makes several important…
Rank this Week: 295

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: 231

The Insolvency Blog

The Insolvency Blog

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

http://theinsolvencyblog.typepad.com/
  • Jun 6

    Linc USA Files For Bankruptcy in Houston, TX

    Linc USA Files For Bankruptcy in Houston, TX
    On May 29, 2016, Linc USA GP and certain of its affiliates (collectively, “Linc” or the “Debtors”) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division.…
  • Jun 6

    Warren Resources Files For Bankruptcy in Houston, Texa

    Warren Resources Files For Bankruptcy in Houston, Texa
    On June 2, 2016 Warren Resources, Inc. and certain of its affiliates (collectively, “Warren” or the “Debtors”) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas,…
  • May 23

    Intervention Energy Files For Bankruptcy in Delaware

    Intervention Energy Files For Bankruptcy in Delaware
    On May 20, 2016 Intervention Energy and certain of its affiliates (collectively, “Intervention” or the “Debtors”) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. According…
Rank this Week: 120

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/
  • Jun 3

    Student Loan Nightmare – Looking for Answers in Bankruptcy Court in Tampa, Florida

    Student Loan Nightmare – Looking for Answers in Bankruptcy Court in Tampa, Florida
    ABC Action News ran a story about a Tampa student loan borrower tonight for whom we just filed an adversary lawsuit in bankruptcy court seeking an undue hardship.  Unfortunately he was duped into what is now $164,000 worth of student…
  • Apr 28

    ABC Action News Interviews a client and me about getting full forgiveness of her loans!

    ABC Action News Interviews a client and me about getting full forgiveness of her loans!
    Highlighting a case where we obtained full student loan forgiveness of nearly $70,000 for an elderly client who had helped her son through school, ABC Action News interviewed our client and me today.  The debt collectors wanted $700 a…
  • Apr 22

    Why Hiring a Student Loan Attorney is a Good Idea

    Why Hiring a Student Loan Attorney is a Good Idea
    In my continued efforts to help student loan borrowers understand why hiring a student loan attorney is a good idea, I’d like to post some of the cases we are working on this week.  Some of these are a little out of the ordinary…
Rank this Week: 243

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/
  • May 5

    Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA): an overview

    Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA): an overview
    The Fair Credit Reporting Act is a federal law that regulates consumer credit reporting agencies, such as Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion. The FCRA also regulates those who provide information to the credit reporting agencies and those who…
  • Apr 11

    Conditional delivery: how car dealers use it to scam buyer

    Conditional delivery: how car dealers use it to scam buyer
    If you’ve ever bought a vehicle from a dealer and financed the purchase, chances are you signed something called a conditional delivery agreement. If you read this agreement carefully, it states that the dealer has the right to cancel…
  • Apr 7

    Minnesota’s Lemon Law: An Overview

    Minnesota’s Lemon Law: An Overview
    Most people use the term “lemon” to describe any vehicle that has repeated problems. But in Minnesota the “lemon law’ is a statute that protects buyers of new vehicles that have problems that can’t be fixed.…
Rank this Week: 164

Bankruptcy Litigation Blog

Bankruptcy Litigation Blog

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

http://www.bankruptcylitigationblog.com/
Rank this Week: 233

Long Island Bankruptcy Blog

Long Island Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://longislandbankruptcyblog.com
  • Apr 5

    Hello world!

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

    Hello world!

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

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

    Judge Joel Asarch Passes Away. Funeral to be Monday March 4, 2013
    Written by Craig D. Robins, Esq. The Honorable Joel Asarch, a very personable Nassau County attorney who had been serving as a Nassau County Supreme Court justice, died of a heart attack this morning at South Nassau Communities Hospital in…
Rank this Week: 122

AZ Bankruptcy Blog

AZ Bankruptcy Blog

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

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

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

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

    Jefferson County sets records in Chapter 9 Bankruptcy

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

    Occupation of Phoenix not going so smoothly

    Occupation of Phoenix not going so smoothly
    Wandering around downtown I came across the fabled Occupy Phoenix movement. It's not going as awkwardly as elsewhere, but it's clearly having issues of its own as a group.
Rank this Week: 294

Dallas Bankruptcy News

Dallas Bankruptcy News

By Richard G Grant PC.

http://chapter11dallas.com/dallas-bankruptcy-news/
  • Jun 29

    Supreme Court Will Review Jevic to Rule on Structured Dismissals and Gift Plan

    Supreme Court Will Review Jevic to Rule on Structured Dismissals and Gift Plan
    Supreme Court Will Review Jevic to Rule on Structured Dismissals and Gift Plans The Supreme Court granted certiorari in Czyzewski v. Jevic Holding Corp. to decide whether bankruptcy courts are allowed to dismiss chapter 11 cases when property…
  • Jun 28

    Gawker Media Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection| June 12, 2016

    Gawker Media Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection| June 12, 2016
    Gawker Media Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection| June 12, 2016 Gawker Media and certain affiliates filed for protection under Chapter11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code on June 12, 2016 in the United States Bankruptcy Court for…
  • Nov 23

    Valerie Hartman

    Valerie Hartman
    “Atlanta Connections” 404.386.4969  Int’l/Government Relations – headed numerous int’l Turner team for satellite delivered services IP – licensing and syndication, news source agreements Admitted…
Rank this Week: 2528

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Jun 28

    Disabled Borrowers and Student Loan

    Disabled Borrowers and Student Loan
    For many U.S students who have been found to suffer from “total and permanent” disabilities, there was some good news recently released by the Department of Education. The Department has sent letters to those who fit the criteria…
  • Jun 23

    Can Filing For Bankruptcy Hurt My Career?

    Can Filing For Bankruptcy Hurt My Career?
    In the past the question of whether or not filing for bankruptcy could impact your career would be a non-starter. Very few job postings would entail the process of a credit check. Unless you were attempting to secure a position in a bank,…
  • Jun 21

    Are Teachers Entitled To Student Loan Forgiveness?

    Are Teachers Entitled To Student Loan Forgiveness?
    Do teachers get the opportunity for student loan forgiveness that others in various industries are unable to access? If you looked particularly at the Texas Education Agency you would believe that to be true. It only applies under certain…
Rank this Week: 3452

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Texas bankruptcy news and information.

http://www.bakerassociates.net/bankruptcy-blog/
  • Jun 28

    How Will Bankruptcy Affect Your Personal Finances?

    How Will Bankruptcy Affect Your Personal Finances?
    For most citizens the thought of going bankrupt is a scary and unknown area that conjures up thoughts of having all your possessions seized by the courts and liquidated to appease the creditors waiting in the wings with gleefully maniacal…
  • Jun 23

    What Business Debts Can I Dissolve With Bankruptcy?

    What Business Debts Can I Dissolve With Bankruptcy?
    After much debate and soul searching, you have decided that the only way to move forward in your failing business is to seek protection through bankruptcy. What debts have you incurred while trying to keep the business afloat are actually…
  • Jun 21

    Filing For Bankruptcy as a Couple

    Filing For Bankruptcy as a Couple
    If you and your partner are both considering seeking bankruptcy protection due to unmanageable debt loads there are some things you need to consider before filing. The main question is whether you should file as a couple in a joint petition…
Rank this Week: 1469

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
  • Jun 28

    Famous Filings: Celebrities and Bankruptcy

    Famous Filings: Celebrities and Bankruptcy
    Famous people are not very different than you or I when it comes to managing their finances. This means that bankruptcy is something that can affect people from all walks of life. Even some of the most well known celebrities have had…
  • Jun 24

    Important Things You Need to Know About a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Discharge

    Important Things You Need to Know About a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Discharge
    Filing for bankruptcy can be a stressful process and involve a lot of planning. But taking the time to weigh your options is the best way to understand the process and make the best decision. The first step: understand which bankruptcy filing…
  • Jun 21

    Rebuilding Credit After Bankruptcy: 5 Tips to Improve Your Credit Score

    Rebuilding Credit After Bankruptcy: 5 Tips to Improve Your Credit Score
    Filing for bankruptcy is never an easy decision, and it is one that can have far-reaching consequences for your financial future. However, despite common misconceptions, bankruptcy is not the financial nightmare that many believe it to be.…
Rank this Week: 2455

Florida Bankruptcy News and…

Florida Bankruptcy News and Current Events

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

http://www.1800debtrelief.com/bankruptcy-news/
  • Jun 28

    How to Manage Child Support with Bankruptcy

    How to Manage Child Support with Bankruptcy
    There are a few types of debt that cannot be dismissed when you file bankruptcy. However, that does not mean bankruptcy won’t help you manage those debts. The key to remember is that everything that goes through the court system is a…
  • Jun 27

    How Student Loans Are Handled During Bankruptcy

    How Student Loans Are Handled During Bankruptcy
    One of the biggest debts facing many Americans today is student loan debt. For some, it is even more expensive than a house payment with insurance and taxes included. For others, it is the very thing causing them to be unable to pay other…
  • Jun 26

    Beware the Perils of Wage Garnishment

    Beware the Perils of Wage Garnishment
    When you fall behind on payments, your creditors may try to implement a wage garnishment to get you to pay the debt. Different states have different laws applying to wage garnishments, but all employers must follow federal laws in this…
Rank this Week: 3457

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Covers corporate bankruptcy proceedings. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://delawarebankruptcy.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jun 27

    PacSun – Judge Silverstein Grants Class Certification

    PacSun – Judge Silverstein Grants Class Certification
    On June 22, 2016, Judge Laurie Selber Silverstein of the Delaware Bankruptcy Court ruled on a motion to for class certification in the PacSun bankruptcy, Case No. 16-10882.  In 2011, two plaintiffs filed actions under the California…
  • Jun 26

    Kid Brands Inc. Preference Actions Filed in New Jersey

    Kid Brands Inc. Preference Actions Filed in New Jersey
    On June 16, 2016, the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors (the “Committee”) of Kid Brands Inc., et al. (the “Debtors”), filed approximately 64 complaints seeking the avoidance and recovery of allegedly…
  • Jun 20

    Maxus Energy Corp. Filed For Chapter 11

    Maxus Energy Corp. Filed For Chapter 11
    Yet another company in the energy sector has filed for bankruptcy protection.  On June 17, 2016, Maxus Energy Corporation, and its affiliates (“Debtors”) filed for chapter 11 protection in the United States Bankruptcy Court…
Rank this Week: 1856

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
  • Jun 27

    Mortgage Servicers Cannot Hide Behind Outdated Technology

    Mortgage Servicers Cannot Hide Behind Outdated Technology
    MORTGAGE SERVICERS ARE VIOLATING CFPB RULES DUE TO ONGOING TECHNOLOGY FAILURES AND PROCESS BREAKDOWNS Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released a special report focused on mortgage servicers. The report found that some mortgage…
  • Jun 25

    Bernadette Guzman Barba Sanctioned by Bankruptcy Court

    Bernadette Guzman Barba Sanctioned by Bankruptcy Court
    BANKRUPTCY COURT ORDERS BERNADETTE GUZMAN BARBA TO CEASE PREPARING BANKRUPTCY DOCUMENTS UNTIL REINSTATED  LEGAL DOX BY BERNADETTE, PHOENIX, AZ  – 2:16-mp-00002-DPC BANKRUPTCY COURT: IT IS ORDERED FINDING THERE HAS BEEN A…
  • Jun 12

    Are You a Victim of Zombie Debt Buyers?

    Are You a Victim of Zombie Debt Buyers?
    Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Debt Buyers (HBO) Debt buyers  are an unsupervised group that prey on millions of naive people.  According to this YouTube by John Oliver (please excuse some of his language) American households…
Rank this Week: 1655

Wisconsin Bankruptcy Blog

Wisconsin Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://wisconsinbankruptcy.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    Does paying in my tax refunds shorten my Chapter 13 case? And who gets that money?

    Does paying in my tax refunds shorten my Chapter 13 case? And who gets that money?
    All right, so many (but not all) people who file Chapter 13 Bankruptcy are required to turn over a portion of their tax refunds.  Tax refund policy varies from district to district.  In the Eastern District of Wisconsin, below…
  • Jun 6

    News Item

    News Item
    Just a couple of news items that came across my desk that I thought I would share.  The first is a New York Times article about new laws enacted in Hawaii that criminalize poverty and homelessness.  In Hawaii's defense, the measures…
  • May 31

    Credit Report

    Credit Report
    Due to a change in credit reporting providers and my dissatisfaction with their service and fees, effective immediately, my office will no longer charge clients for credit reports (previously incorporated into the DRS Fee).  We will…
Rank this Week: 4052

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
  • Jun 26

    Unternehmenssteuerreform III – Parlamentarische Schlussabstimmung

    Unternehmenssteuerreform III – Parlamentarische Schlussabstimmung
    Am 17. Juni 2017 fand die Schlussabstimmung des Eidgenössischen Parlaments in Sachen Unternehmenssteuerreform III statt. Damit sind nach mehrmaligem hin und her alle Differenzen bereinigt worden. Die Unternehmenssteuerreform III, welche…
  • Jun 20

    BGer 1C_296/2015: Öffentlichkeitsprinzip im politischen Kontext

    BGer 1C_296/2015: Öffentlichkeitsprinzip im politischen Kontext
    Im Rahmen von Recherchetätigkeiten stellte ein Bundeshausredaktor beim Eidgenössischen Steueramt ein Gesuch um Akteneinsicht. Er war an einer Zusammenstellung einer Liste von Staaten interessiert, die ein Amtshilfegesuch stellten.…
  • Jun 16

    Nationalrat will neue Vorschläge zum elektronischen Zugriff auf das Grundbuch

    Nationalrat will neue Vorschläge zum elektronischen Zugriff auf das Grundbuch
    Der Nationalrat hat am 14. Juni 2016 (s. SDA Mitteilung) die Vorlage des Bundesrats zum elektronischen Zugriff auf das Grundbuch mit 146 zu 24 Stimmen bei 9 Enthaltungen zurückgewiesen. Der Bundesrat muss seine Vorschläge nun…
Rank this Week: 2356

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

By the Moran Law Group.

http://www.bankruptcysoapbox.com/
  • Jun 24

    Do California Seniors Need to File Bankruptcy?

    Do California Seniors Need to File Bankruptcy?
    California, it turns out, is a great place to retire. Not because of the cost of living, certainly.  In spite of the cost of living. Because California exemptions are very generous to those of retirement age. Those exemptions effectively…
  • Jun 21

    Debt Actually Makes You Stupid

    Debt Actually Makes You Stupid
    It’s easy to tell ourselves that getting into debt was stupid. Maybe, maybe not. Lots of debt happens without making bad decisions.  Think of medical bills. Natural disasters.  Divorce. But regardless of how you got in debt,…
  • Jun 20

    Should You Pay Your Creditors Rather Than File Bankruptcy?

    Should You Pay Your Creditors Rather Than File Bankruptcy?
    Is there an alternative to bankruptcy, my clients often ask. Can I realistically avoid filing bankruptcy? A fellow bankruptcy lawyer outlined what it takes to get out of debt without bankruptcy. make more money; spend less on today’s…
Rank this Week: 1610

Intellectual Property, Business,…

Intellectual Property, Business, and Bankruptcy Blog

By Assouline & Berlowe.

http://assoulineberlowe.wordpress.com/
  • Jun 24

    Ellen Leibovitch Named Outstanding Board Member of the Year

    Ellen Leibovitch Named Outstanding Board Member of the Year
    During the South Palm Beach County Bar Association’s 55th annual installation gala on June 4, 2106 at St. Andrews Country Club in Boca Raton, partner Ellen M. Leibovitch was named “Outstanding Board Member of the Year.”…
  • May 24

    Significant Changes to Overtime Regulations!

    Significant Changes to Overtime Regulations!
    Just this week, the Department of Labor (DOL) released its much-anticipated final changes to the overtime regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The new guidelines will go into effect on December 1, 2016, so now is the time…
  • May 18

    Protect Your Tech: Florida Bar CLE Edition

    Protect Your Tech: Florida Bar CLE Edition
      Earlier this month, I had the distinct pleasure to present at the Florida Bar Basic Technology CLE about how businesses, and their lawyers, can protect technology using Intellectual Property.  This was the first time a…
Rank this Week: 2723

Bankruptcy Blog

Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt management. By Allmand Law.

http://www.allmandlaw.com/Blog.aspx
  • Jun 23

    Conduit Mortgage Payments in Chapter 13 Case

    Conduit Mortgage Payments in Chapter 13 Case
    If you are behind on your mortgage and file for Chapter 13 bankruptcy, your plan will have to include your mortgage payments (“conduit mortgage payments”). Prior to the enactment of an order that requires mortgage payments to…
  • Jun 20

    Do I Have to File Bankruptcy with an Attorney?

    Do I Have to File Bankruptcy with an Attorney?
    The bankruptcy code allows debtors the option of representing themselves, also known as a "pro se" debtor. Yet, just because you can file on your own doesn't mean it is always the best idea. In many cases, you should complete the…
  • Jun 13

    7 Bankruptcy Mistakes to Avoid

    7 Bankruptcy Mistakes to Avoid
    Being honest and having the right information when you file bankruptcy can help you avoid mistakes that can complicate your case. Bankruptcy is a privilege that deserves your cooperative attention while working with the court to ensure…
Rank this Week: 3248

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Covers Florida bankruptcy and foreclosure defense.

http://raygarcialaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 23

    5 Common Mistakes Every Renter MUST Avoid

    5 Common Mistakes Every Renter MUST Avoid
    Renting a house or an apartment can be a great option for people in many situations throughout life. It is typically a more affordable option, and comes with far fewer responsibilities than buying a house. Whether you’re planning to…
  • Jun 10

    Bankruptcy Basics: The Difference Between Liquidation & Reorganization

    Bankruptcy Basics: The Difference Between Liquidation & Reorganization
    There are many reasons why people have to declare bankruptcy ranging from over extended credit, loss of income, medical debt, and many others. Deciding to declare bankruptcy is never an easy decision, but if you are going to go through the…
  • May 20

    Understanding the Dischargeability of Student Loans in Bankruptcy

    Understanding the Dischargeability of Student Loans in Bankruptcy
    When signing up for a college education, far too many students don’t give their educational loans a second thought. After they graduate with an average of $35,000 in student loan debt per person (as of 2015), however, it starts to…
Rank this Week: 3652

Miami Bankruptcy Attorney Blog

Miami Bankruptcy Attorney Blog

Covers Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies. By Shmucher Law PL.

http://flbankrupt.com/blog/
  • Jun 22

    Important Steps to Take Before Filing a Miami Bankruptcy

    Important Steps to Take Before Filing a Miami Bankruptcy
    Debtors typically have numerous steps to take before filing for bankruptcy in Miami Florida.  The most important step is to find qualified bankruptcy counsel and schedule a free consultation to see if bankruptcy is an option for you. The…
  • Apr 19

    Small Business Loans or SBA Loans in Bankruptcy

    Small Business Loans or SBA Loans in Bankruptcy
    I had a recent free consultation come into my office to ask me about small business loans and if they were dischargeable in bankruptcy.  The debtor received an SBA loan on a property when their home was damaged by a hurricane.  Soon…
  • Apr 19

    Small Business Loans or SBA Loans in Bankruptcy

    Small Business Loans or SBA Loans in Bankruptcy
    I had a recent free consultation come into my office to ask me about small business loans and if they were dischargeable in bankruptcy.  The debtor received an SBA loan on a property when their home was damaged by a hurricane.  Soon…
Rank this Week: 3078

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure in Florida.

http://laniganpl.com/
  • Jun 22

    Can You Appeal Your Case?

    Can You Appeal Your Case?
    Can You Appeal Your Case? When you have a court case de […]
  • Mar 30

    Hire an Attorney In Person

    Hire an Attorney In Person
    Why E-Mail Consultations Don’t Work When you hire an at […]
  • Mar 28

    Which Bankruptcy Should I File?

    Which Bankruptcy Should I File?
    Yes, filing bankruptcy is a choice but the Chapter of bankruptcy you will file is NOT. Choosing to file bankruptcy is a major decision and should be carefully weighed after talking with an extremely knowledgeable bankruptcy attorney. Before…
Rank this Week: 3628

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Lawyer…

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Lawyer Blawg

Covers bankruptcy law. By Law Office of Devin Sawdayi.

http://www.losangelesbankruptcylawyerblawg.com/
  • Jun 21

    Social Security Administration Seeks to Recoup Overpayments from California Bankruptcy Debtor’s Post-Petition Benefit

    Social Security Administration Seeks to Recoup Overpayments from California Bankruptcy Debtor’s Post-Petition Benefit
    The federal government is perhaps the most tenacious creditor of them all, and it goes to great lengths to recover money it believes it is owed. This applies not only to taxes but also to benefits, such as the Social Security Disability…
  • Jun 7

    Looking Back on Ten Years of “Bankruptcy Reform”

    Looking Back on Ten Years of “Bankruptcy Reform”
    2015 marks the 10-year anniversary of the comprehensive law known as the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act (BAPCPA) of 2005, Pub. L. 109-8, 119 Stat. 23. Supporters of the bill claimed that it would streamline the…
  • May 27

    Child Support and Spousal Support in California Bankruptcy

    Child Support and Spousal Support in California Bankruptcy
    Child support, spousal support, and any other “domestic support obligation” (DSO), as defined by the Bankruptcy Code, are treated differently in a bankruptcy case from most other types of debt. DSOs have the highest priority…
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New Jersey Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy, Chapter 7, Chapter 13 and foreclosures. By the Law Offices of Robert Manchel.

http://www.bankruptcylawyer-nj.com/blog/
  • Jun 21

    Can I Keep A Mobile Home In A New Jersey Bankruptcy Case?

    Can I Keep A Mobile Home In A New Jersey Bankruptcy Case?
    <h2>Bankruptcy lawyer explains how a New Jersey chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcy works, with a debtor that owns a mobile home.</h2> A residence under the bankruptcy code includes real property, which is a house, or personal…
  • Jun 20

    What Happens To A Mobile Home Loan In A New Jersey Bankruptcy Case?

    What Happens To A Mobile Home Loan In A New Jersey Bankruptcy Case?
    <h2>Attorney explains the NJ. Bankruptcy law benefits of a mobile home loan.</h2> Believe it or not the bankruptcy code allows additional benefits for a mobile home loan, in New Jersey, that is not permitted for a house residence…
  • Jun 14

    The Tax Process In A New Jersey Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Case.

    The Tax Process In A New Jersey Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Case.
    New Jersey Attorney Explains The Tax Process Of A Chapter 13 Case I have written extensively in other blogs about how to determine the amount of a debtor’s tax debt, the portion of the tax debt that is dischargeable and the amount that…
Rank this Week: 3449

Chicago Bankruptcy Blog

Chicago Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://chicago-bankruptcy.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 21

    Gov. Rauner: Bankruptcy for CPS Might Be ‘Best Option’

    Gov. Rauner: Bankruptcy for CPS Might Be ‘Best Option’
    Is Bankruptcy right for the Chicago Public Schools?   Governor Rauner thinks it could, despite what the experts and history say.Gov. Rauner: Bankruptcy for CPS Might Be ‘Best Option’: Gov. Bruce Rauner renews talk of possible…
  • May 27

    It's OK to run up debt on credit cards.........

    It's OK to run up debt on credit cards.........
    Goes against common thought, but it is a well reasoned article. The The key here is that study is looking forward at future lifestyle, not the present tough situation. A better job will benefit the individual more in the long run, so it's ok…
  • Feb 4

    Do you have overdue books to go along with…

    Do you have overdue books to go along with that overdue credit card bill? Well avoid the penalties this next two weeks in Chicago!http://www.chicagotribune.com/lifestyles/books/ct-cpl-book-fine-amnesty-0203-20160204-story.html
Rank this Week: 4182

Bankruptcy and Restructuring Blog

Bankruptcy and Restructuring Blog

Offers up-to-date information on bankruptcy, reorganization and creditors' rights. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.bankruptcylawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2475

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/
  • Jun 20

    Term v. Whole Life Insurance in Bankruptcy

    Term v. Whole Life Insurance in Bankruptcy
    Many people who are considering filing for bankruptcy have life insurance policies and do not want to loose them by filing bankruptcy. However, your life insurance policy may not actually be considered a part of your bankruptcy estate or, if…
  • Jun 15

    Can I purchase a vehicle right before filing bankruptcy?

    Can I purchase a vehicle right before filing bankruptcy?
    One major concern clients have when making the difficult decision of whether or not to file for bankruptcy is their primary means of transportation; in other words, their motor vehicle. In most cities in the United States, having a vehicle…
  • Jun 13

    Bankruptcy and Your Inheritance

    Bankruptcy and Your Inheritance
    Inheritance and bankruptcy are two topics that are not commonly thought of at the same time, nor is inheritance even thought of as a consideration when deciding to file bankruptcy. The issue being that if you file for bankruptcy and receive…
Rank this Week: 3111

California Litigation Attorney…

California Litigation Attorney Blog

Covers legal news. By Reid & Hellyer.

http://www.rhlaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 17

    EMPLOYEE CELL PHONE USAGE MAY BE REIMBURSABLE

    EMPLOYEE CELL PHONE USAGE MAY BE REIMBURSABLE
    It promises to be another long, hot summer for employers as the California State Legislature and the courts continue to expand employer responsibilities and duties to employees.  A relatively recent case that hasn’t garnered too…
  • Mar 22

    Rights of Rescission on Contract Entered Into With a Corporation That is Suspended

    Rights of Rescission on Contract Entered Into With a Corporation That is Suspended
    In California, an entity that has been suspended is disqualified from exercising any right, power or privilege as an entity during the time of the suspension. Therefore, the suspended entity lacks the legal ability to enter into a binding and…
  • Mar 4

    Beware of Inadvertent Judicial Admissions, Plaintiff’s Allegation Deemed a Judicial Admission

    Beware of Inadvertent Judicial Admissions, Plaintiff’s Allegation Deemed a Judicial Admission
    Plaintiff homeowner sued a contractor for improper work, alleging (among other things) that the contractor is/was licensed. At trial, plaintiff homeowner’s lawyer demanded that the contractor provide a verified certificate from the…
Rank this Week: 2941

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 17

    $2.5 Million in Punitive Damages Awarded Over Mortgage Credit Report

    $2.5 Million in Punitive Damages Awarded Over Mortgage Credit Report
    A federal jury has just awarded $2.5 million in punitive damages – on top of $6,100 in compensatory damages – to a man who sued Ocwen Loan Servicing and Equifax for allegedly willful violation of the Fair Credit and Reporting…
  • Jun 10

    Report: Loan Servicing Continues to Fail Borrower

    Report: Loan Servicing Continues to Fail Borrower
    Loan servicing is the process by which the borrower – either of a home loan or student loan – entrusts the daily management of that loan repayment to a third party. That third party is supposed to handle the loans on behalf of the…
  • May 7

    Ocwen Foreclosures Halted for Settlement Compliance Failure

    Ocwen Foreclosures Halted for Settlement Compliance Failure
    Ocwen Financial holds the keys to some 17,500 defaulted home mortgage loans – and can’t continue to foreclose on a single one.  That is true at least for the time being, after the National Mortgage Settlement…
Rank this Week: 3776

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: 2984

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law. By Arnold & Smith, PLLC.

http://www.charlottebankruptcylawyer-blog.com/
  • Jun 16

    Court Says Creditors Must Move Quickly In Chapter 13 Bankruptcie

    Court Says Creditors Must Move Quickly In Chapter 13 Bankruptcie
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What is Chapter 13 bankruptcy?” Most people choose to file bankruptcy because they need to lessen their debt burden. A Chapter 13 bankruptcy is one good way of doing that,…
  • Jun 14

    Why Is John Oliver Being Criticized for “Forgiving” $15 Million in Medical Debt?

    Why Is John Oliver Being Criticized for “Forgiving” $15 Million in Medical Debt?
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What are my alternatives to bankruptcy?” Last Week Tonight host John Oliver recently made headlines when he forgave nearly $15 million in medical debt for roughly 9,000…
  • Jun 9

    Was the Man Making Decisions on People’s Freedom a Fraud?

    Was the Man Making Decisions on People’s Freedom a Fraud?
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What is Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?” While earning a salary of over $90,000 as chairman of the Illinois parole board four years ago, Adam Monreal signed numerous sworn documents in…
Rank this Week: 1572

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Law Monitor

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Law Monitor

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

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

    New and Improved Student Loan Bankruptcy Discharge

    New and Improved Student Loan Bankruptcy Discharge
    Getting rid of those pesky, overwhelming student loans in bankruptcy just got a bit easier, thanks to a case in which an attorney won a bid to shed $250,000 in student debt. The case is In re Barrett, No. 14-43516; Barrett v. U.S. Department…
  • Apr 4

    Let’s Make A Deal; Debt Collectors!

    Let’s Make A Deal; Debt Collectors!
    Today we’re going to play a game that I love.  Negotiations with debt collectors! Also known as debt settlement. In the recent Los Angeles Times article, Making a Deal with Debt Collectors, by Liz Weston, she provides such a…
Rank this Week: 3543

Bankruptcy Law Network

Bankruptcy Law Network

Covers bankruptcy and consumer credit.

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com/
  • Jun 15

    “How Is My Chapter 13 Plan Payment Determined?”

    “How Is My Chapter 13 Plan Payment Determined?”
    The most important thing my Chapter 13 clients want to know is how much their Chapter 13 Plan payment will be. They ask this question at our initial meeting, before their case is filed, and during the period before their Chapter 13 Plan…
  • Jun 6

    How Chapter 13 Stops a Pending Mortgage Foreclosure

    How Chapter 13 Stops a Pending Mortgage Foreclosure
    Chapter 13 is widely known as the fastest and most effective legal action you can use to stop a foreclosure – even a foreclosure scheduled for the next few days. In this video, I explain how Chapter 13 works and why you can feel…
  • May 6

    What Can You Do About a Judgment Lien from an Out-of-Business Creditor

    What Can You Do About a Judgment Lien from an Out-of-Business Creditor
    What can you do about a judgment lien filed against you by a creditor or debt buyer that is now out of business? Law firms like Mann, Bracken that have closed down, filed bankruptcy themselves, or otherwise disappeared still appear as…
Rank this Week: 3055

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Jun 14

    Do I REALLY Need a Bankruptcy Lawyer?

    Do I REALLY Need a Bankruptcy Lawyer?
    One of the most frequently asked questions we receive from our Georgian friends and neighbors is, “Do I really need a bankruptcy lawyer?” Since bankruptcy lawyers charge fees to file a client’s bankruptcy case, a person who…
  • Jun 14

    Financial Tips for New Graduate

    Financial Tips for New Graduate
    Congratulations! Whether you just graduated from a Georgia high school, college, law school, or medical school, you should give yourself a big pat on the back for all of your accomplishments and for entering a new and exciting chapter in your…
  • May 11

    3 Things Families Should Know About Student Loan

    3 Things Families Should Know About Student Loan
    Congratulations! If you are reading this, then you likely have a son or daughter who is graduating high school this May and will be going off to college in the Fall. Right now is a wonderful time to celebrate our Georgia grads and wish them…
Rank this Week: 1480

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/
  • 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…
  • Apr 14

    Important Changes to the Essential Bankruptcy Number

    Important Changes to the Essential Bankruptcy Number
    I find myself today (April 14, 2016) in the process of updating what seems like way more than half of the numbers on my website. The Department of Justice just issued a major set of changes. I need to incorporate them into a series of…
Rank this Week: 3394

Atlanta Bankruptcy Blog

Atlanta Bankruptcy Blog

Covers Georgia bankruptcy. By Jonathan Ginsberg.

http://www.thebklawyer.com/thebkblog
  • Jun 10

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

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

    Relief From Your 72 Month Car Loan

    Relief From Your 72 Month Car Loan
    Financial experts bemoan the “crisis” in student loan debt (over $1.2 trillion as of 2015) and the rising rates of credit card debt ($733 billion as of 2015) but no one seems to be talking about yet another debt bubble – the…
  • Feb 3

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

    Georgia’s Likely New Pre-Garnishment Notice Not All Good New
    Georgia may soon have a new law governing wage garnishments and bank account levies.  But the news is not all good. You may recall that back in September, 2015, I reported that federal judge Marvin Shoob had issued a ruling that…
Rank this Week: 2025

Southern Lawyer News

Southern Lawyer News

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

http://www.southernlawyer.news/
Rank this Week: 1757

Bankruptcy Advice Blog

Bankruptcy Advice Blog

Covers bankruptcy in Ontario, Canada. By Bankruptcy Ontario.

http://bankruptcy-ontario.org/bankruptcy-advice/
  • Jun 10

    Credit Counselling Provides Budgeting Tip

    Credit Counselling Provides Budgeting Tip
    Most people who have financial issues do not have a budget and this is a common theme that comes up during the credit counselling sessions every bankrupt has to attend during their bankruptcy. Making a budget is perceived as a difficult and…
  • May 13

    Appearing At A Creditors Meeting in A Bankruptcy

    Appearing At A Creditors Meeting in A Bankruptcy
    One duty of a bankruptcy is to attend a meeting with your creditors if one is required. The statement gives the instant impression that you’d have to go to a board room somewhere and sit in a room with a representative from each of the…
  • May 13

    Appearing At A Creditors Meeting in A Bankruptcy

    Appearing At A Creditors Meeting in A Bankruptcy
    One duty of a bankruptcy is to attend a meeting with your creditors if one is required. The statement gives the instant impression that you’d have to go to a board room somewhere and sit in a room with a representative from each of the…
Rank this Week: 1587