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Bankruptcy Law Network - Real…

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real Lawyers, Real Solutions

Covers bankruptcy, chapter 7, chapter 13, credit reports, foreclosures, and asset protection.

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com
  • Jun 6

    How Bankruptcy Can Solve Your “Too Expensive Car” Problem

    How Bankruptcy Can Solve Your “Too Expensive Car” Problem
    Next to home mortgages, motor vehicle loans are often your most expensive purchase. According to USA Today, the average transaction cost of a new car or truck sold in the U.S. was around $33,500. Lenders are now extending vehicle purchase…
  • May 19

    Why I Prefer Chapter 7 Bankruptcy to Chapter 13 Debt Consolidation

    Why I Prefer Chapter 7 Bankruptcy to Chapter 13 Debt Consolidation
    Most folks considering bankruptcy will consider two options – Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. Sometimes, you have the option of choosing either type of bankruptcy, whereas in other situations you would only be eligible to file either a…
  • Apr 14

    Can I Lower My Car Payment in Bankruptcy?

    Can I Lower My Car Payment in Bankruptcy?
    If you’re having trouble paying your monthly bills—especially that steep car loan— you might be wondering if filing for bankruptcy will lower your existing car payment. It depends on which type of bankruptcy you file, but…
Rank this Week: 30

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 21

    Student Loan Debt Could be Erased by Missing Paperwork

    Student Loan Debt Could be Erased by Missing Paperwork
    Private student loan debts – possibly tens of thousands of them, worth $5 billion – could be wiped away completely unless creditors start producing the proper paperwork. In a series of events that mirror that of the 2008 housing…
  • Jul 19

    Closing the Income Inequality Gap with Antitrust Law Enforcement

    Closing the Income Inequality Gap with Antitrust Law Enforcement
    It’s well-established that free and open markets are the foundation of a vibrant economy. When competition is aggressive among open-market sellers, both businesses and individuals are supposed to benefit from higher quality services and…
  • Jun 27

    Report: Strong Consumer Protections Benefit American

    Report: Strong Consumer Protections Benefit American
    In the wake of the economic crisis largely fueled by weak financial regulations and poor consumer protections, the federal government enacted the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. It was part of the Dodd-Frank Consumer Protection Act,…
Rank this Week: 271

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Jul 20

    Did Sprint Cause RadioShack’s Recent Bankruptcy?

    Did Sprint Cause RadioShack’s Recent Bankruptcy?
    The long and painful demise of RadioShack has gained much media coverage over the past few years. This downward spiral began in 2015 when RadioShack filed for bankruptcy to reorganize the company’s debt, which included co-branding…
  • Jul 12

    Selecting a Suitable Credit Card

    Selecting a Suitable Credit Card
    Wondering which credit card to sign up for?  The answer depends on your particular needs, credit score, spending habits, card features and other factors. If you understand your options and ask the right questions, you can easily come to…
  • Jul 5

    Key Tips for Managing Your Finance

    Key Tips for Managing Your Finance
    So you want to improve your finances? Managing them wisely is the clue. Here is some advice that you can act on to strengthen your situation. Get paid a worthy amount or never spend your complete income Simple as it may seem, many of you…
Rank this Week: 317

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Jul 19

    Divorcing without Conflict

    Divorcing without Conflict
    Separating divorce from the notions of courtroom disputes and drawn-out litigation is hard to do. As this depiction is really the only one that is written about or appears on television. Obviously, if a couple chooses to divorce, the…
  • Jul 11

    The Impact of Drug Use on Divorce

    The Impact of Drug Use on Divorce
    The number of issues that can potentially end a marriage are wide and vast, but one issue is particularly known to wreak havoc on all relationships – drug and alcohol abuse. Individuals caught in the cycle of addiction can pose a safety…
  • Jul 7

    How Unwed Fathers Gain Custody Rights Over a Child

    How Unwed Fathers Gain Custody Rights Over a Child
    Learning that one is about to become a parent is an exciting and nerve-racking time. Anticipating the child and thinking of all the hopes and dreams a parent may have is a very emotional experience, but if the parent is an unwed father, the…
Rank this Week: 397

Bankruptcy Law Network

Bankruptcy Law Network

Covers bankruptcy and consumer credit.

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com/
  • Jun 6

    How Bankruptcy Can Solve Your “Too Expensive Car” Problem

    How Bankruptcy Can Solve Your “Too Expensive Car” Problem
    Next to home mortgages, motor vehicle loans are often your most expensive purchase. According to USA Today, the average transaction cost of a new car or truck sold in the U.S. was around $33,500. Lenders are now extending vehicle purchase…
  • May 19

    Why I Prefer Chapter 7 Bankruptcy to Chapter 13 Debt Consolidation

    Why I Prefer Chapter 7 Bankruptcy to Chapter 13 Debt Consolidation
    Most folks considering bankruptcy will consider two options – Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. Sometimes, you have the option of choosing either type of bankruptcy, whereas in other situations you would only be eligible to file either a…
  • Apr 14

    Can I Lower My Car Payment in Bankruptcy?

    Can I Lower My Car Payment in Bankruptcy?
    If you’re having trouble paying your monthly bills—especially that steep car loan— you might be wondering if filing for bankruptcy will lower your existing car payment. It depends on which type of bankruptcy you file, but…
Rank this Week: 435

A & L, Licker Law Firm Blog

A & L, Licker Law Firm Blog

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

http://www.lickerlawfirm.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 415

Kain and Scott Bankruptcy Blog

Kain and Scott Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://blog.kainscott.com/blog
  • Jul 22

    Escape Debt Danger With The Best Bankruptcy Lawyers in Woodbury, MN

    Escape Debt Danger With The Best Bankruptcy Lawyers in Woodbury, MN
    Does your debt make you feel like you are walking on a tightrope without a safety net? Are you in constant danger of falling further behind on your bills as you struggle living paycheck-to-paycheck?
  • Jul 21

    How A Bankruptcy Can Stop Foreclosure Proceeding

    How A Bankruptcy Can Stop Foreclosure Proceeding
    In Minnesota, the foreclosure process takes a pretty long time. The average non-judicial (most common) Minnesota foreclosure lasts anywhere from 9 to 12 months, sometimes even longer! When faced with foreclosure, a homeowner has a few options…
  • Jul 19

    What Debt Consolidation Programs Conveniently Forget to Tell You

    What Debt Consolidation Programs Conveniently Forget to Tell You
    When you meet or discuss with a debt consolidation company they may not explain the “fine print” associated with their programs. At first glance debt consolidation programs seem appealing but before you sign the dotted line, make…
Rank this Week: 1871

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Jul 22

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Jul 22, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Jul 22, 2017
    The following list is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed over the past twenty-four hours in selected bankruptcy courts nationwide: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama U.S.…
  • Jul 21

    Read Issue #135 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter

    Read Issue #135 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter
    Check out our latest issue (issue #135) of our exclusive bankruptcy & restructuring newsletter, which was just released today. You can find it and sign up to receive future issues directly by email by visiting:…
  • Jul 21

    News Headlines for Jul 21, 2017

    News Headlines for Jul 21, 2017
    The fate of Lake Tahoe’s Cal Neva is still being determined ,Could Supreme Court Case on Debt Recharacterization Provide a Pathway Out of the Stern v. Marshall Maze? | Kelley Drye & Warren LLP – JDSupra ,The Decline of…
Rank this Week: 4102

Fears Nachwati Law Blog

Fears Nachwati Law Blog

Covers personal injury and bankruptcy.

http://fnlawfirm.com/blogs/
  • Jul 21

    Partner Bryan Fears Nominated to American Inn of Court

    Partner Bryan Fears Nominated to American Inn of Court
    Fears | Nachawati Law Firm is proud to announce that founding partner Bryan Fears has been nominated to become a member of the William “Mac” Taylor, Jr. American Inn of Court. The American Inns of Court is an association of…
  • Jul 21

    Partner Majed Nachawati reappointed as Panel Chairman of State Bar of Texas Grievance Committee

    Partner Majed Nachawati reappointed as Panel Chairman of State Bar of Texas Grievance Committee
    We are proud to announce that Fears | Nachawati Law Firm founding partner, Majed Nachawati, has been reappointed as Panel Chairman on Panel 2, District 6 Grievance Committee of the State Bar of Texas for a second term. This prestigious…
  • Jul 6

    6 Things to Know When Filing a Personal Injury Lawsuit

    6 Things to Know When Filing a Personal Injury Lawsuit
    It’s a process and as the saying goes – good things take time. A little bit of patience can lead to a much bigger return. Many companies will offer the minimum settlement, and after facing medical bills and lost wages, it’s…
Rank this Week: 3714

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Lawyer…

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Lawyer Blawg

Covers bankruptcy law. By Law Office of Devin Sawdayi.

http://www.losangelesbankruptcylawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 2305

Bankruptcy Blog

Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt management. By Allmand Law.

https://www.allmandlaw.com/Blog.aspx
  • Jul 21

    How Does Bankruptcy Affect My Credit?

    How Does Bankruptcy Affect My Credit?
    Bankruptcy is a legal process designed to help individuals who are struggling with insurmountable debt, not to punish or mar them in their financial future. Although there are many myths and misconceptions about how bankruptcy impacts…
  • Jul 19

    Texas Bankruptcy Exemption

    Texas Bankruptcy Exemption
    Considering filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy in Texas? You may have several questions about how the process works and how it will affect your financial future. Many people assume that filing for bankruptcy will cost them…
  • Jul 17

    Who is Paid First in a Bankruptcy Case?

    Who is Paid First in a Bankruptcy Case?
    Bankruptcy and discharges of debt are a great benefit for people facing tough financial times, but bankruptcy also allows many creditors to get paid as well. Both Chapter 7 bankruptcy (liquidation bankruptcy) and Chapter 13 bankruptcy…
Rank this Week: 3313

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

By the Moran Law Group.

http://www.bankruptcysoapbox.com/
  • Jul 21

    Does THIS Violate My Bankruptcy Discharge?

    Does THIS Violate My Bankruptcy Discharge?
    The bankruptcy discharge is the goal of bankruptcy. Having been through the financial wringer, debtors hope for a tranquil and prosperous life after bankruptcy. Then, life intervenes. A debt buyer calls demanding payment Discharged debt…
  • Jul 18

    10 Top Tricks Of The Lending Industry

    10 Top Tricks Of The Lending Industry
      The tricks of the lending trade are limited only by the imagination of the lender. And they’re all conceived with one end in mind — big profits, not helping you. And, unlike Pinocchio’s ever-growing nose,  the…
  • Jul 17

    All Star Soapbox Posts For 2017

    All Star Soapbox Posts For 2017
    We’re half way through the year here on the Bankruptcy Soapbox.  Let’s take an All Star break and single out the best performing posts so far this year. Strikingly, the team is all veterans.  Not a single post written in…
Rank this Week: 2607

South Florida Attorney Blog

South Florida Attorney Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt. By Van Horn Law Group.

http://blog.vanhornlawgroup.com
  • Jul 21

    Being Sued by Midland Funding – Who Are They?

    Being Sued by Midland Funding – Who Are They?
    Q: I don't know why I'm being sued by Midland funding. I just received a notice that they have a judgment against me, and when I checked my credit report a judgment appears to have been granted back in January. The problem is that I have not…
  • Jul 19

    Women Hold the Most Student Loan Debt

    Women Hold the Most Student Loan Debt
    A recent article in the Boston Globe highlights just how much of the nation’s staggering student loan debt is held by women. The article notes that $1.3 billion in student loans is outstanding, though since the time the article was…
  • Jul 17

    Is Filing Bankruptcy Bad in Florida?

    Is Filing Bankruptcy Bad in Florida?
    When people come to the office, burdened with debt, this is one of the questions I hear the most often. There is a societal stigma associated with debt and bankruptcy, with people thinking that bankruptcy means they’re a deadbeat, or…
Rank this Week: 1456

The Interplay Between Bankruptcy…

The Interplay Between Bankruptcy and Divorce Law in Virginia

Explores the effect of a bankruptcy on divorce and other family law matters in Virginia, as well as the effect of a divorce or other family law matter on a bankruptcy. By James H. Wilson, Jr.

http://bankruptcydivorceblawg.com
Rank this Week: 4023

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 20

    Typical Foreclosure and bankruptcy con artist scam

    Typical Foreclosure and bankruptcy con artist scam
    Related Post Excess Sale Proceeds (after a trustee’s sale... The post Typical Foreclosure and bankruptcy con artist scam appeared first on Diane L. Drain - Phoenix Bankruptcy & Foreclosure Attorney.
  • Jul 18

    Collection of Private Student Loans Tossed Out of Court

    Collection of Private Student Loans Tossed Out of Court
    The post Collection of Private Student Loans Tossed Out of Court appeared first on Diane L. Drain - Phoenix Bankruptcy & Foreclosure Attorney.
  • Jul 16

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    Related Post Nationstar Mortgage to Pay 1.7M For Failure to Rep... Do Not Fall For A Law Firm’s “6-minute... Stories From a Bankruptcy Attorney – the goo... The post Untitled_16 appeared first on Diane L. Drain - Phoenix…
Rank this Week: 1379

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Jul 20

    Did Sprint Cause RadioShack’s Recent Bankruptcy?

    Did Sprint Cause RadioShack’s Recent Bankruptcy?
    The long and painful demise of RadioShack has gained much media coverage over the past few years. This downward spiral began in 2015 when RadioShack filed for bankruptcy to reorganize the company’s debt, which included co-branding…
  • Jul 12

    Selecting a Suitable Credit Card

    Selecting a Suitable Credit Card
    Wondering which credit card to sign up for?  The answer depends on your particular needs, credit score, spending habits, card features and other factors. If you understand your options and ask the right questions, you can easily come to…
  • Jul 5

    Key Tips for Managing Your Finance

    Key Tips for Managing Your Finance
    So you want to improve your finances? Managing them wisely is the clue. Here is some advice that you can act on to strengthen your situation. Get paid a worthy amount or never spend your complete income Simple as it may seem, many of you…
Rank this Week: 2911

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Covers corporate bankruptcy proceedings. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://delawarebankruptcy.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jul 20

    Derivative Complaints by Creditors Against Chapter 7 Trustees – They Don’t Tend to Go Very Far

    Derivative Complaints by Creditors Against Chapter 7 Trustees – They Don’t Tend to Go Very Far
    In a decision signed July 17, 2017 in the Our Alchemy, LLC bankruptcy (case 16-11596), Judge Gross of the Delaware Bankruptcy Court granted a trustee’s partial motion to dismiss a complaint, holding that a creditor cannot assert general…
  • Jul 9

    F-Squared Investment Management – Avoidance Actions Filed

    F-Squared Investment Management – Avoidance Actions Filed
    On July 6-7, 2017, Craig Jalbert, in his capacity as Trustee for F2 Liquidating Trust, filed approximately 187 complaints seeking the avoidance and recovery of allegedly preferential and/or fraudulent transfers under Sections 547, 548 and 550…
  • Jun 29

    GFES Liquidation Trust – Motion to Abate – Denied

    GFES Liquidation Trust – Motion to Abate – Denied
    We have previously posted about a couple major milestones for Green Field Energy – here Green Field Energy Files for Bankruptcy Protection in Delaware and here: Green Field Energy Services – Preference Actions Filed.…
Rank this Week: 1535

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Jul 20

    Drugged Driving May Have Been a Factor in Fatal Newnan Crash

    Drugged Driving May Have Been a Factor in Fatal Newnan Crash
    We hear a lot about drunk driving, but drugged driving is also a major factor in crashes in Georgia. It may have been the cause of a fatal Newnan crash. In a recent crash in Newnan, state patrol officers said drugs were suspected as a factor.…
  • Jul 18

    Who Can Be Sued After a Commercial Vehicle Crash in Georgia?

    Who Can Be Sued After a Commercial Vehicle Crash in Georgia?
    If you are hit and hurt by a car in Georgia, liability is usually straightforward if the other driver is to blame. You file a claim against his or her insurance company. It’s more complicated after a commercial vehicle crash. If you are…
  • Jul 14

    List of Former Football Players Who Committed Suicide After a Brain Injury Continues to Grow

    List of Former Football Players Who Committed Suicide After a Brain Injury Continues to Grow
    Former football players who kill themselves after suffering from brain injuries continue to make headlines and have resulted in lawsuits. There has even been a movie devoted to suicide after a brain injury. These players were diagnosed with…
Rank this Week: 2448

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Covers Florida bankruptcy and foreclosure defense.

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

    Understanding Florida’s Foreclosure Rescue Fraud Prevention Act (FFRFPA)

    Understanding Florida’s Foreclosure Rescue Fraud Prevention Act (FFRFPA)
    Given the high number of foreclosures that take place in Florida, it is really no surprise that there are many people who try to take advantage of the situation. One of the ways that this can happen is through fraudulent foreclosure rescue…
  • Jul 10

    Short Sales: What are They and How Do They Work?

    Short Sales: What are They and How Do They Work?
    If you are ‘underwater’ on your mortgage, meaning you owe more than it is worth, it can be a difficult situation to overcome. If you’re falling behind on your payments, and believe a foreclosure may be in your future, you do…
  • Jun 20

    5 Things to Know About Mortgage Modification

    5 Things to Know About Mortgage Modification
    If you are having trouble making your monthly mortgage payments, you may want to consider seeking a mortgage modification. There are several modification options that mortgage companies can offer, each of which can help you to get caught up…
Rank this Week: 3692

Sader Law Firm Blog

Sader Law Firm Blog

Covers bankruptcy, collections and student loans.

http://www.saderlawfirm.com/blog
  • Jul 19

    Bradley D. McCormack Helps Client Discharge $19,000 in Debt by Winning Adversary Proceeding

    Bradley D. McCormack Helps Client Discharge $19,000 in Debt by Winning Adversary Proceeding
    One of our attorneys, Bradley D. McCormack, recently helped a client discharge thousands of dollars in debt during a complicated Chapter 7 bankruptcy case. After our client had filed his bankruptcy paperwork, his ex-girlfriend alleged that he…
  • Jul 17

    Why Many Civil Judgments and Tax Liens Have Dropped from Credit Report

    Why Many Civil Judgments and Tax Liens Have Dropped from Credit Report
    As of July 1st, the three credit reporting agencies (TransUnion, Experian and Equifax) will no longer include civil judgments and tax liens on credit reports unless they contain accurate identifying information for affected consumers. Unless…
  • Jul 12

    The Sader Law Firm Writes Article for Primerus Paradigm Magazine

    The Sader Law Firm Writes Article for Primerus Paradigm Magazine
    Kansas City bankruptcy attorneys Neil S. Sader and Michael J. Wambolt have written an article for the Spring 2017 edition of Primerus Paradigm magazine. The article, titled “For Federal Student Loan Debt, What You Owe Is Less Important…
Rank this Week: 1838

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/
  • Jul 19

    An Explanation for the Low Bankruptcy Rates: Debt

    An Explanation for the Low Bankruptcy Rates: Debt
    Yesterday, I noted the U.S. bankruptcy filing rate of 2.38 per 1,000 persons is at historic lows. The next question is always why. In this post, I am going to try to walk through an explanation in four graphs. The...
  • Jul 18

    Bankruptcy Filings Holding Steady for the First Half of 2017

    Bankruptcy Filings Holding Steady for the First Half of 2017
    Using data from Epiq Systems, we appear to be on track for 774,000 bankruptcy filings for the 2017 calendar year. That would basically be the same rate of filings as in 2016 when total filings were just under 772,000. This...
  • Jul 18

    Eleven Year

    Eleven Year
    The number eleven has a lot of significance in the bankruptcy world. The Bankruptcy Code is, of course, title 11 of the United States Code. There is chapter 11. And, within chapter 11, one can make the eleven-eleven election under...
Rank this Week: 557

Bankruptcy Law Blog

Bankruptcy Law Blog

By the Bankruptcy Group.

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

    Can You Keep Your Car During Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in Sacramento, CA?

    Can You Keep Your Car During Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in Sacramento, CA?
    According to recent statistics, over 3,500 people filed for bankruptcy in Sacramento bankruptcy court during May 2017. Most of them – over 2,600 people – filed for Chapter 7, which is the most common type of bankruptcy in…
  • Jun 28

    The Risks of Filing for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy without an Attorney in California

    The Risks of Filing for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy without an Attorney in California
    It is perfectly legal to file Chapter 7 bankruptcy in California without a lawyer. However, while nothing in the U.S. Bankruptcy Code will prevent you from filing bankruptcy without legal representation, it is financially unwise to declare…
  • Jun 26

    What Happens to Employees When a Company Files Chapter 11 in Sacramento, CA?

    What Happens to Employees When a Company Files Chapter 11 in Sacramento, CA?
    Chapter 11 bankruptcy, which is also known as “reorganization bankruptcy,” is commonly used by C corporations, S corporations, limited liability companies (LLCs), and partnerships in California. Chapter 11 can also be filed by…
Rank this Week: 1947

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: 2908

Simon Resnik Hayes Bankruptcy Blog

Simon Resnik Hayes Bankruptcy Blog

Features bankruptcy updates & news in Los Angeles.

http://www.simonresnik.com/blog/
  • Jul 18

    Chapter 7 Brings Bad News to Bride

    Chapter 7 Brings Bad News to Bride
    If you’re a bride who ordered her dress through Alfred Angelo Bridal you might have just a little more reason to be “bridezilla.” The dressmaker filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy liquidation last Friday. Chapter 7 Brings Bad…
  • Jul 13

    True Religion Files Chapter 11

    True Religion Files Chapter 11
    True Religion Brand Jeans has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection but plans to continue to operate its business uninterrupted. True Religion Files Chapter 11 True Religion, the Los Angeles-based maker of stylized jeans and apparel…
  • Jul 7

    What You Need to Know Before You File

    What You Need to Know Before You File
    Understanding the following aspects of bankruptcy will help you be more prepared to take the next step. Bankruptcy is Not Quick Chapter 7 bankruptcy case lasts an average of four months. A Chapter 13 bankruptcy plan lasts for three to five…
Rank this Week: 1851

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Texas bankruptcy news and information.

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

    Hire an Attorney for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

    Hire an Attorney for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
    Some individuals are able to successfully file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy without an attorney. The primary reasons for individuals choosing not to be represented by a bankruptcy attorney when filing for Chapter 7 are the inability to afford…
  • Jul 11

    Spotting a Debt Relief Scam

    Spotting a Debt Relief Scam
    Individuals drowning in debt look for a life preserver in many forms, and sometimes it can result in a costly mistake. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), warns consumers to be weary of debt relief and credit repair scams that can target…
  • Jul 4

    Bankruptcy Filing Timing

    Bankruptcy Filing Timing
    You want to file a bankruptcy but cannot decide when.  At times, you may be better off delaying because you may get to keep your property. Or, maybe you could deal with debt in some other way, and not announce bankruptcy.…
Rank this Week: 2399

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/
  • Jul 16

    Have You Arbitrarily Been Denied Public Service Loan Forgiveness?

    Have You Arbitrarily Been Denied Public Service Loan Forgiveness?
    We’ve been spending quite of bit of time lately researching all the ins and outs of Public Service Loan Forgiveness (“PSLF”).  One of the issues that has caught our attention is the failure to communicate to FFEL…
  • Jul 11

    Deadline July 12 to Submit Comments to DeVos to Prevent Fraud by For-Profit School

    Deadline July 12 to Submit Comments to DeVos to Prevent Fraud by For-Profit School
    If you have a few minutes to add your comments, every little bit helps. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has announced that the U.S. Education Department is reconsidering rules adopted last year to protect students and to prevent fraud by…
  • Jul 7

    How Much Debt is Too Much?

    How Much Debt is Too Much?
    I ran across a pretty helpful newsletter the other day with good tips about how to manage your debt.  It’s called The Dollar Stretcher.  At this link, there is a pretty helpful guide as to determining how much debt may be too…
Rank this Week: 3172

Kentucky Bankruptcy Lawyers Blog

Kentucky Bankruptcy Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.kentuckybankruptcylawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 14

    Failure to List Home Results in Revocation of Discharge 15 Months Later

    Failure to List Home Results in Revocation of Discharge 15 Months Later
    In a recent case, a federal appellate court considered whether a trustee could revoke a debtor’s discharge 15 months after the discharge was granted. When the debtor filed a Chapter 7 bankruptcy claim, he did not list his own home as an…
  • Jun 26

    Court Allows Grace Period for Chapter 13 Debtors to Cure Remaining Debt

    Court Allows Grace Period for Chapter 13 Debtors to Cure Remaining Debt
    In a recent case, a federal appeals court determined that the Bankruptcy Code allows a bankruptcy court to grant a short grace period after the expiration of a Chapter 13 debtor’s payment plan to complete the payment of a debt. In the…
  • Jun 16

    Recent Case Determines Debtor’s Tax “Returns” Are Not Dischargeable Due to Late Filing

    Recent Case Determines Debtor’s Tax “Returns” Are Not Dischargeable Due to Late Filing
    In a recent case, a federal court of appeals considered whether a debtor’s tax debt from his late-filed tax “returns” was dischargeable in his later bankruptcy petition. The debtor had failed to file his federal tax…
Rank this Week: 3175

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure law. By Parker DuFresne.

http://www.florida-bankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 14

    How is Child Support Calculated in Florida

    How is Child Support Calculated in Florida
    Child support can be a difficult and emotional issue to navigate. The main purpose of child support is to ensure that the needs of children of divorced parents are being met. If you’re going through a divorce you may be confused about…
  • Jun 19

    Can A Creditor Other Than My Mortgage Company Take My Home?

    Can A Creditor Other Than My Mortgage Company Take My Home?
    If you have fallen behind on paying your bills, you may be wondering if you could lose your home. When facing financial turmoil, this is naturally what folks fear most. Fortunately, your home is safe from any creditors who do not have a…
  • Jun 5

    How Assets Get Divided in a Divorce in Florida

    How Assets Get Divided in a Divorce in Florida
    Dividing assets in a divorce can be a very difficult process. Things become even more complex when there are significant assets involved or if the couple divorcing is at all hostile. Since all states have different laws regarding the division…
Rank this Week: 3437

Bankruptcy Advice Blog

Bankruptcy Advice Blog

Covers bankruptcy in Ontario, Canada. By Bankruptcy Ontario.

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

    Should I File? Senior, Pension Income & Credit Card Debt

    Should I File? Senior, Pension Income & Credit Card Debt
    The number of retired people earning a pension income, carrying credit cards, and line of credit debts is growing significantly. Unfortunately a fixed pension income can only go so far.  When you pile debt payments (including…
  • Jun 9

    Good Intentions: The Honest But Unfortunate Debtor

    Good Intentions: The Honest But Unfortunate Debtor
    Every two years Licensed Insolvency firm Hoyes, Michalos & Associates Inc. publishes a study on the average insolvent person in Ontario. Their study highlights vulnerable groups who are more prone to becoming insolvent, and identifies…
  • May 12

    Bankruptcy and New Credit

    Bankruptcy and New Credit
    There are two common misconceptions about filing bankruptcy: If you file bankruptcy, you will never get credit again. If you file bankruptcy, you have to wait seven years before applying for new credit. Both of these statements are not true.…
Rank this Week: 2353

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 2507

Bankruptcy Mastery

Bankruptcy Mastery

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

http://www.bankruptcymastery.com
  • Jul 11

    Bankruptcy & Divorce: A Disruption In The Force

    Bankruptcy & Divorce: A Disruption In The Force
    When bankruptcy law and family law intersect, the result can be liberating or disruptive, depending on the timing of a bankruptcy filing and the goals of  the parties. An infinite number of combinations lead to infinite different…
  • Jun 23

    Unfair Loan Modification Practices Rejected By 9th Circuit

    Unfair Loan Modification Practices Rejected By 9th Circuit
      Promising a loan modification and failing to deliver, after pocketing trial mod payments, isn’t fair, said the 9th Circuit in Oskoui. And if it isn’t fair, it can be actionable under California’s Unfair Competition…
  • Jun 8

    Proofs of Claim, Res Judicata, And A Good Night’s Sleep

    Proofs of Claim, Res Judicata, And A Good Night’s Sleep
    Trouble shared is trouble halved. Brainy Quotes attributes that bit of wisdom to writer Dorothy Sayers.  (Also to Lee Iacocca; take your pick). One of the things that keeps me troubled at night is the preclusive effect of a filed…
Rank this Week: 4919

Richard West Law Office Blog

Richard West Law Office Blog

Covers bankruptcy and the debt relief process.

https://www.debtfreeohio.com/bankruptcy-information/
  • Jul 10

    Bankruptcy Petition Preparer Problem

    Bankruptcy Petition Preparer Problem
    In looking for advice and services in preparation for a bankruptcy filing, you may have come across advertisements or solicitations from a bankruptcy petition preparer, and noticed that these individuals are somewhat cheaper in cost than…
  • Jul 4

    Debts That Are Not Dischargeable

    Debts That Are Not Dischargeable
    So you want to file a bankruptcy case, and get rid of your debts? Chances are, it may always be discharged, which can happen in broadly two scenarios. One: certain kinds of debts are not dischargeable; two: a debt may not be discharged…
  • Jul 2

    Can I Skip Credit Counseling in Bankruptcy?

    Can I Skip Credit Counseling in Bankruptcy?
    There are two parts to every bankruptcy that takes place in the United States, per the Bankruptcy code: an “entry” credit counseling to be completed prior to filing bankruptcy in Dayton, and an “exit” credit counseling…
Rank this Week: 1753

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/
  • Jul 10

    Named in Top 25 Minneapolis Bankruptcy Lawyers Second Year in a Row

    Named in Top 25 Minneapolis Bankruptcy Lawyers Second Year in a Row
    In 2016 when I was first contacted by Expertise.com I was very skeptical, as evidenced by what I posted here at that time.  I have received all sorts of scam emails from one outfit or another which try to get attention by announcing that…
  • May 20

    US Households Owe Record Amount – More Than During Recession

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

    Nothing is More Expensive Than A Cheap Bankruptcy Lawyer

    Nothing is More Expensive Than A Cheap Bankruptcy Lawyer
    Recently I had a bankruptcy case where a seemingly small and innocent circumstance turned up after the case was filed. It seemed normal to my client at the time and certainly not dishonest in any way.  It wasn’t illegal, immoral or…
Rank this Week: 3403

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law issues. By the Law Office of Neil Burns.

http://www.bostonbankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 10

    Bankruptcy and Attorney Integrity

    Bankruptcy and Attorney Integrity
    How far can an attorney go in seeking relief for his or her client?  Can he draft and file misleading pleadings and argue the wrong law before the Bankruptcy (or any) Court?  Twice? The Bankruptcy Court Rules Against A Deceptive…
  • Jan 17

    Are Insurance Companies Looking Out for Consumers?

    Are Insurance Companies Looking Out for Consumers?
    Many consumers who have settled insurance claims are perplexed when they hear of other claimants receiving more in settlements for property damage or pain and suffering for their injuries that they did for very similar claims. While not every…
  • Sep 29

    Is it Legal Malpractice When a Massachusetts Lawyer was Sanctioned for Misrepresentation?

    Is it Legal Malpractice When a Massachusetts Lawyer was Sanctioned for Misrepresentation?
    Do attorneys have an ethical obligation to state the law accurately?  Even if there is an opposing attorney that works for the Bankruptcy Court?  Is it legal malpractice? Given the political season, you might think that it is up to…
Rank this Week: 4039

Law Office of Seth L. Hanson Blog

Law Office of Seth L. Hanson Blog

Covers California Bankruptcy.

https://hansonattorney.com/blog
  • Jul 6

    Avoid Bankruptcy Fraud

    Avoid Bankruptcy Fraud
    Bankruptcy, when used in its proper manner as intended by law, can free an individual from a debt burden that they are unable to pay. This can be obtained through either a payment plan in Chapter 13 bankruptcy or through Chapter 7 bankruptcy.…
  • Jul 3

    Priority Claims in Bankruptcy

    Priority Claims in Bankruptcy
    In bankruptcy a claim is a written request filed with the court by a creditor to pay a debt owed in the bankruptcy case. A priority claim moves to the front of the line when it comes to repayment, either in a Chapter 7 asset case or in…
  • Jun 21

    341 Meeting of Creditor

    341 Meeting of Creditor
    Regardless of whether you file for a chapter 7 bankruptcy or a chapter 13, you will be required to attend the 341 hearing or a meeting of the creditors that is convened inside a courtroom but is not technically a court hearing. The 341…
Rank this Week: 1751

California Litigation Attorney…

California Litigation Attorney Blog

Covers legal news. By Reid & Hellyer.

http://www.rhlaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2958

Robert Weed Blog

Robert Weed Blog

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

http://robertweed.com/category/blog/
  • Jul 6

    Bankruptcy and Gumption

    Bankruptcy and Gumption
    Bankruptcy and Gumption Most people come to talk to me about bankruptcy have been putting it off for years. People want to protect their “good credit” when all they are really doing is piling up bad credit. People worry that…
  • Jun 22

    Supreme Court Knocks a Hole in the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

    Supreme Court Knocks a Hole in the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
    Supreme Court Knocks a Hole in the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act On June 12, 2017, the Supreme Court knocked a hole in consumers’ rights under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. Starting now, debt buyers, like Midland,…
  • Apr 1

    Lowest rate of bankruptcy dismissed in Northern Virginia

    Lowest rate of bankruptcy dismissed in Northern Virginia
    Robert Weed has the best rate of bankruptcy dismissed in Northern Virginia Just finished checking on the number of my law firm bankruptcy cases dismissed the first three months of this year. (“Dismissed” means thrown out; the…
Rank this Week: 2111

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Provides bankruptcy information for Northern Virginia.

http://robertweed.com/category/blog/
  • Jul 6

    Bankruptcy and Gumption

    Bankruptcy and Gumption
    Bankruptcy and Gumption Most people come to talk to me about bankruptcy have been putting it off for years. People want to protect their “good credit” when all they are really doing is piling up bad credit. People worry that…
  • Jun 22

    Supreme Court Knocks a Hole in the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

    Supreme Court Knocks a Hole in the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
    Supreme Court Knocks a Hole in the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act On June 12, 2017, the Supreme Court knocked a hole in consumers’ rights under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. Starting now, debt buyers, like Midland,…
  • Apr 1

    Lowest rate of bankruptcy dismissed in Northern Virginia

    Lowest rate of bankruptcy dismissed in Northern Virginia
    Robert Weed has the best rate of bankruptcy dismissed in Northern Virginia Just finished checking on the number of my law firm bankruptcy cases dismissed the first three months of this year. (“Dismissed” means thrown out; the…
Rank this Week: 4697

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
  • Jul 6

    Why You Should Not Delay Filing for Bankruptcy

    Why You Should Not Delay Filing for Bankruptcy
    As a bankruptcy lawyer I want to help my clients resolve their financial situation and eliminate their debts. One of the largest frustrations I encounter is when a client can't use the bankruptcy laws nearly as well because of actions he or…
  • Jun 26

    Creditor Reporting of Late Payments During Chapter 13 Does Not Violate Automatic Stay

    Creditor Reporting of Late Payments During Chapter 13 Does Not Violate Automatic Stay
    WHAT IS THE "AUTOMATIC STAY"? The "automatic stay" is one of the most valuable benefits of filing bankruptcy. This law makes just about every act of a creditor to collect a debt illegal once you file a bankruptcy case. See Section 362 of the…
  • May 31

    Son's Juvenile Detention Costs Ruled Dischargeable in Chapter 7

    Son's Juvenile Detention Costs Ruled Dischargeable in Chapter 7
    THE FACTS Maria Rivera filed a Chapter 7 case in the Santa Ana Division of the bankruptcy court. She included among her debts $9,905 owed to the Orange County Probation Department for costs related to her son's involuntary juvenile…
Rank this Week: 2976

Bankruptcy Topics

Bankruptcy Topics

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

http://www.douglasbeaton.com
  • Jul 6

    New rules on credit reports may leave them looking skimpier — and less accurate

    New rules on credit reports may leave them looking skimpier — and less accurate
    Starting July 1, 2017, important rules for credit reporting agencies have changed, and the changes may have a big impact on both the curious consumer who just wants to check his score, and the debtor seriously thinking about filing for…
  • May 24

    Midland Funding survives bankruptcy scare in Supreme Court

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

    Chapter 13 debt limits increase

    Chapter 13 debt limits increase
    The upper debt limits for going in to Chapter 13 bankruptcy increased as of April 1, 2016. Chapter 13 debtors must have less than $1,184,200 in secured loans in order to qualify for relief. They also must have less than $394,725 in unsecured…
Rank this Week: 4983

Seattle Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Seattle Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bankruptcy-law-seattle.com/symmes-legal-blog/
  • Jul 2

    Who is National Collegiate Student Loan Trust?

    Who is National Collegiate Student Loan Trust?
    Who is National Collegiate Student Loan Trust and why are they suing me?  It’s not surprising that you have never heard of National Collegiate Student Loan Trust, in fact you are probably reading this article because you have no…
  • May 29

    How to Manage Old Debt After Recent Supreme Court Ruling

    How to Manage Old Debt After Recent Supreme Court Ruling
    How to Manage Old Debt After Recent Supreme Court Ruling It’s easier for old debt to haunt American consumers seeking refuge in bankruptcy, thanks to a recent ruling by the Supreme Court in Midland Funding, LLC v. Johnson (2017).…
  • May 3

    Can an Attorney Help You Buy and Sell Real Estate?

    Can an Attorney Help You Buy and Sell Real Estate?
    Can an Attorney Help You Buy and Sell Real Estate? Yes! In fact this can be a way you can save a significant amount of money on your real estate transactions.  I had the opportunity to discuss whether an attorney… Read more…
Rank this Week: 3828

New York Debt Relief Blog

New York Debt Relief Blog

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

http://www.goldenbergfirm.com/Debt-Relief-Blog.aspx
  • Jun 30

    Weltman Weinberg & Reis Law Firm Sued For Debt Collection Violation

    Weltman Weinberg & Reis Law Firm Sued For Debt Collection Violation
    On April 17, 2017 the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") filed a lawsuit in a federal district court against Weltman, Weinberg, & Reis Co., LPA, a debt collection law firm which has operates in several states, including…
  • Jun 6

    Attorney Simon Goldenberg Teaches Secrets To Credit Repair

    Attorney Simon Goldenberg Teaches Secrets To Credit Repair
    New York, New York: On May 23rd, 2017, Simon Goldenberg, Esq. presented Credit Repair: A Primer for Lawyers, a Continuing Legal Education program with Lawline. Broadcast live online and recorded at Lawline’s Studio in lower…
  • May 31

    Prohibited Debt Collection Practice

    Prohibited Debt Collection Practice
    Are you receiving phone calls, emails, or other communications from debt collectors? Often the persistence of debt collectors can be annoying and stressful, making your life miserable until you can finally make them stop. In fact,…
Rank this Week: 1503

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
  • Jun 29

    Family Attorneys of Northern KY

    Family Attorneys of Northern KY
       We are getting ready to celebrate the signing of the Declaration of Independence that led to the founding of our country.  There were many brave people involved in the War for Independence and many more brave people involved…
  • Jun 12

    Bankruptcy Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Bankruptcy Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
    Businesses are crippled when they have large numbers of non-paying clients.  Small businesses are usually the first ones hurt.  Small businesses can also become overwhelmed with debt due to all the start up costs coupled with slow…
  • May 15

    Criminal Issues Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Criminal Issues Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
       You have been charged with a crime.  Whether the charge is a misdemeanor or felony,  you need representation.  You need someone who knows the law, can give you sound advice, and has experience. Under the current…
Rank this Week: 2022

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: 2285

The Insolvency Blog

The Insolvency Blog

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

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

    Lower Courts Interpret U.S. Supreme Court's Jevic Decision

    Lower Courts Interpret U.S. Supreme Court's Jevic Decision
    In Czyzewski v. Jevic Holding Corp., the United States Supreme Court made clear that bankruptcy courts cannot approve structured dismissals that provide for distributions in violation of the Bankruptcy Code’s priority scheme without the…
  • May 4

    U.S. Supreme Court Approves Structured Dismissals in Certain Circumstance

    U.S. Supreme Court Approves Structured Dismissals in Certain Circumstance
    On March 22, 2017, the United States Supreme Court issued its ruling in Czyzewski v. Jevic Holding Corp.,[1] holding 6-2 that bankruptcy courts cannot approve structured dismissals that provide for distributions in violation of the Bankruptcy…
  • Feb 16

    U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Fate of Structured Dismissal

    U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Fate of Structured Dismissal
    Structured dismissals have become an attractive option for debtors in recent years. The outcome of a case pending before the Supreme Court, however, may halt that trend. On December 7, 2016, the United States Supreme Court heard oral…
Rank this Week: 3331