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The Florida Asset Protection Blog

The Florida Asset Protection Blog

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

http://floridaassetprotection.blogs.com/alperlaw/
  • Dec 7

    Does Dependent Adult Child Support Head of Household Garnishment Exemption

    Does Dependent Adult Child Support Head of Household Garnishment Exemption
    An attorney called me about one of their clients who is being forced to file Chapter 7 bankruptcy because his wages were garnished. The attorney said that the client supported an adult child living at home. The attorney asked whether…
  • Nov 30

    Can Financial Advisory Fees Be Exempt From Wage Garnishment?

    Can Financial Advisory Fees Be Exempt From Wage Garnishment?
    Some financial advisers are compensated for managing their clients’ money based upon a percentage of the clients’ securities portfolio. The typical adviser earns annually one percent of assets under management. One such financial…
  • Nov 24

    Maximum Amounts Of Administrative Garnishment

    Maximum Amounts Of Administrative Garnishment
    This brief post supplements a post earlier this year concerning federal agency administrative wage garnishments. The earlier post stated that state law garnishment exemptions to do apply to administrative garnishments by federal agencies…
Rank this Week: 39

Miami Florida Bankruptcy Law

Miami Florida Bankruptcy Law

By Jordan E. Bublick.

http://jbublick.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 15

    Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

    Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
    Bankruptcy Attorney Jordan E. Bublick is a Miami, Florida  has over 25 years of experience in filing Chapter 13 bankruptcy (reorganization of mortgages and other debt) and Chapter 7 Bankruptcy cases (discharge of debt). He has filed over…
  • Nov 6

    For being a loyal customer, we would like…

    For being a loyal customer, we would like to reward you with a $50 gift from CVS. Claim Your Free Gift Here Jordan E. Bublick - Miami Bankruptcy Lawyer - Kendall & Aventura Offices - (305) 891-4055 - www.bublicklaw.com
  • Nov 4

    RE:Your Application

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Rank this Week: 42

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
  • Jul 15

    Chapter 7 Can Be a Disaster Without a Good Bankruptcy Attorney

    Chapter 7 Can Be a Disaster Without a Good Bankruptcy Attorney
    Chapter 7 is the chapter under the Bankruptcy Code that most consumers file. It is seen as simple, fast, and, by some, “just filling out a few forms.” It isn’t. The picture to the left shows what can happen if you…
  • Jul 7

    Defining the Term “Mortgage Arrearage”

    Defining the Term “Mortgage Arrearage”
    Have you wondered what is meant by the term “mortgage arrearage?” As Bankruptcy Law Network member Jonathan Ginsberg explains, a mortgage arrearage simply refers to any missed mortgage payments. If, for example, you did not pay…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 46

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 62

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://www.georgiabankruptcyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 246

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Feds Give Up Mortgage Fraud Case Against Countrywide’s Mozilo

    Feds Give Up Mortgage Fraud Case Against Countrywide’s Mozilo
    Prosecutors with the U.S. Justice Department are reportedly giving up their quest to take action against the co-founder of Countrywide Financial Corp. for his alleged role in doling out risky subprime mortgages that played a major role the…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 312

Bankruptcy Topics

Bankruptcy Topics

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

http://www.douglasbeaton.com
  • Mar 30

    Chapter 13 debt limits increase

    Chapter 13 debt limits increase
    The upper debt limits for going in to Chapter 13 bankruptcy increased as of April 1, 2016. Chapter 13 debtors must have less than $1,184,200 in secured loans in order to qualify for relief. They also must have less than $394,725 in unsecured…
  • Feb 26

    Automatic Massachusetts homesteads limited to $125K

    Automatic Massachusetts homesteads limited to $125K
    Since 2012, homeowners in Massachusetts have had two options for obtaining homestead protection for their residence. First, they can do it “the old way” — by filing a legal declaration of homestead at the county registry of…
  • Sep 25

    The repo man is now inside your dashboard

    The repo man is now inside your dashboard
    The latest wrinkle in auto finance has a nasty edge to it, as lenders are pouncing on new technology that allows them to remotely shut off a borrower’s vehicle if they are only a few days late on a payment. Writing for the New York…
Rank this Week: 237

Absolute Legal Services, LLC Blog

Absolute Legal Services, LLC Blog

Covers Oklahoma personal injury law.

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

    Oklahoma Approves Videoconferencing in State Court

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

    How ERISA Hurts Your Personal Injury Claim

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

    The “Independent” Medical Exam

    The “Independent” Medical Exam
    Many of our personal injury clients are shocked to discover that the other side wants them to subject to a medical examination during their litigation. Attorneys and courts refer to this as an “independent exam,” because a doctor…
Rank this Week: 261

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

By the Moran Law Group.

http://www.bankruptcysoapbox.com/
  • Aug 30

    Three Barriers To Getting Out Of Debt

    Three Barriers To Getting Out Of Debt
    Three emotions, not reasons, keep people from filing bankruptcy and getting out of debt. Emotions keep people mired where they are. Fear Stubbornness Pride While not as sexy as the seven deadly sins,  they still keep my clients…
  • Aug 29

    New Decision Empowers Homeowners Against Mortgage Lender Mistake

    New Decision Empowers Homeowners Against Mortgage Lender Mistake
      Pstt! Homeowners.  Bankruptcy Lawyers. We’ve been handed a new tool for dealing with problems with mortgage lenders. Or maybe the courts are just showing us how to use some tools we’ve accumulated.  Tools to…
  • Aug 25

    What You Need To Know About Reaffirmation

    What You Need To Know About Reaffirmation
    Decisions, decisions. Your bankruptcy filing requires that you state your intentions about reaffirmation right up front. Translated, that means what are you going to do about the car after bankruptcy.  The car on which you still owe…
Rank this Week: 1472

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Covers corporate bankruptcy proceedings. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://delawarebankruptcy.foxrothschild.com/
  • Aug 30

    Easement Held to be an In Rem Property Interest Subject to Section 363 Sale

    Easement Held to be an In Rem Property Interest Subject to Section 363 Sale
    In the decision of In re Metroplex on the Atlantic, LLC, 545 B.R. 786 (Bankr. E.D.N.Y. 2016), the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York held that an easement is an in rem property interest, subject to sale…
  • Aug 26

    Reclamation Claims and Lien Priority

    Reclamation Claims and Lien Priority
    On August 24, 2016, Judge Mary F. Walrath of the Delaware Bankruptcy Court overruling an objection to claim for reclamation.   The decision was issued in the Reichold Holdings US, Inc. Bankruptcy (Case No.…
  • Aug 24

    Motion for Stay Pending Appeal – Denied in District Court

    Motion for Stay Pending Appeal – Denied in District Court
    On August 23, 2016, Judge Sue L. Robinson of the Delaware District Court issued an Order denying an appellant’s motion for stay pending appeal.   The decision was issued in a appeals arising from the Molycorp…
Rank this Week: 1748

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 1677

Southern Lawyer News

Southern Lawyer News

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

http://www.southernlawyer.news/
  • Aug 29

    I was hit by a speeding tractor trailer in Atlanta. Should I sue the driver or the trucking company?

    I was hit by a speeding tractor trailer in Atlanta. Should I sue the driver or the trucking company?
    Speeding on the roads can greatly increase the potential of an accident. If a tractor trailer, 18-wheeler, semi-truck or another large commercial vehicle is driving at dangerous speeds on the freeways and highways of Atlanta, a serious…
  • Aug 22

    Is any of my property exempt from a bankruptcy in Georgia?

    Is any of my property exempt from a bankruptcy in Georgia?
    Yes, some of your property is exempt from bankruptcy in Georgia. Exemptions are laws that protect your assets from creditors and the bankruptcy trustee. In addition to Georgia’s bankruptcy exemptions, there are federal exemptions that…
  • Aug 5

    How Can I Qualify for the Chapter 13 Hardship Discharge?

    How Can I Qualify for the Chapter 13 Hardship Discharge?
    Many of our Georgian friends and neighbors have turned to bankruptcy as a solution to alleviating their mounting debt and constant financial instability.  For households, there are two types of bankruptcy petitions available:…
Rank this Week: 586

Sader Law Firm Blog

Sader Law Firm Blog

Covers bankruptcy, collections and student loans.

http://www.saderlawfirm.com/blog
  • Aug 29

    Want to Save Your Home or Vehicle? We Now Offer a No-Fee ($0) Up Front Chapter 13 Filing!

    Want to Save Your Home or Vehicle? We Now Offer a No-Fee ($0) Up Front Chapter 13 Filing!
    If you are one of millions of Americans who has been hit with a debt avalanche caused by medical bills, student loans, losing your job or divorce, today’s blog on Chapter 13 bankruptcy is for you. This could be the opportunity you have…
  • Aug 25

    Commercial Landlord-Tenant – Three Initial Steps for Landlords to Take When Sued By A Tenant

    Commercial Landlord-Tenant – Three Initial Steps for Landlords to Take When Sued By A Tenant
    There are many reasons why a landlord-tenant relationship can turn sour. Typically, the result is the landlord suing the tenant for unpaid rent or some other breach of the lease agreement. However, often times the tables will turn and the…
  • Aug 24

    Can Individuals File Chapter 11 Bankruptcy?

    Can Individuals File Chapter 11 Bankruptcy?
    Several weeks ago, we wrote about how Gawker Media Group is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy to save the company. Broadcast network Univision has bought Gawker for $135 million. However, this case has taken an interesting turn for other…
Rank this Week: 581

Bankruptcy Blog

Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt management. By Allmand Law.

http://www.allmandlaw.com/Blog.aspx
  • Aug 29

    How to Get Rid of Credit Card Debt Through Bankruptcy

    How to Get Rid of Credit Card Debt Through Bankruptcy
    Excessive debt is one of the major reasons why people file for bankruptcy. In many cases, the excessive debt is the result of paying for necessities such as medical bills and vehicle repairs. While there are some exceptions, most credit…
  • Aug 22

    5 Reasons Why You Should Never Lie to the Bankruptcy Court

    5 Reasons Why You Should Never Lie to the Bankruptcy Court
    There are too many debtors who think they can file bankruptcy protection and feel the court doesn't need to know everything about their finances. The bankruptcy code was established with federal regulations providing a fair option for…
  • Aug 17

    Choosing a Bankruptcy Attorney: Characteristics of Quality Representation

    Choosing a Bankruptcy Attorney: Characteristics of Quality Representation
    Getting the outcome you deserve for your financial situation includes having the right legal representation in your corner. Taking time to choose an experienced bankruptcy attorney may save you headache and frustration down the road,…
Rank this Week: 3295

Wisconsin Bankruptcy Blog

Wisconsin Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://wisconsinbankruptcy.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 29

    Informal Bankruptcy Protection

    Informal Bankruptcy Protection
    When a bankruptcy case is filed with the court, an "automatic stay" kicks in which protects you from most debt collection efforts.  The automatic stay is temporary and applies while the bankruptcy case is pending.  In most cases,…
  • Aug 22

    If I'm bankrupt, how can I afford to hire an attorney for bankruptcy?

    If I'm bankrupt, how can I afford to hire an attorney for bankruptcy?
    Filing for bankruptcy protection without an attorney is a treacherous venture into a legal minefield.  Neither the trustee nor the court can provide you legal advice or counsel, and essentially there is no one involved in the process who…
  • Jul 25

    What should my credit report look like after bankruptcy?

    What should my credit report look like after bankruptcy?
    So you've filed for bankruptcy, gotten a discharge, and pulled your credit report.  What should it look like?  Should it be blank?  Should all of your creditors be on there with a special notation?  What exactly should you…
Rank this Week: 3957

Bankruptcy News & Opinion

Bankruptcy News & Opinion

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

http://www.shaklaw.com/bankruptcy-news-opinion
Rank this Week: 2745

Oregon and Washington Bankruptcy…

Oregon and Washington Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://nwdrlf.com/blog/
  • Aug 28

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

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

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

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

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

    Face-to-Face Bankruptcy Consultation in Your Living Room or Office?
    I am pleased to report that in addition to meeting with you at one of our five offices, we can now conduct an initial bankruptcy face-to-face consultation with you at your home or office. No need to worry, we aren’t really coming over,…
Rank this Week: 4946

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/
  • Aug 28

    ITT Technical Institute Fraud = Discharge of Student Loans?

    ITT Technical Institute Fraud = Discharge of Student Loans?
    On August 26, 2016, the U.S. Department of Education banned ITT Technical Institute from enrolling new students who use federal financial aid.  This is the result of several investigations into their recruiting, marketing and job…
  • Aug 17

    Are You Really Forever Stuck With Your Student Loans?

    Are You Really Forever Stuck With Your Student Loans?
    I just watched yet another attorney’s video from 2013 about how student loans are hardly ever discharged in a bankruptcy unless you are extremely ill.  The ending quote about student loans was “you’re stuck with…
  • Aug 15

    When Debt Collectors Break Bad (I so miss that show)

    When Debt Collectors Break Bad (I so miss that show)
    Useful information can be obtained from the Consent Orders relating to improper debt collection activities obtained by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.  Recent orders applicable to Fred Hanna, Encore Capital Group, Inc., Midland…
Rank this Week: 2907

Robert Weed Blog

Robert Weed Blog

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

http://robertweed.com/category/blog/
  • Aug 27

    Fast Track Debt Relief Violates Virginia Consumer Law

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

    Bankruptcy: The Best Credit Repair for Most People

    Bankruptcy: The Best Credit Repair for Most People
    Bankruptcy is The Best Credit Repair for Most People Is bad credit costing you thousands of dollars every year?  It is, if you are paying more than 5% on your car loan.  People with great credit are paying less than…
  • Jul 8

    Debt Collector Chad Steur Law Refuses to Pay Up

    Debt Collector Chad Steur Law Refuses to Pay Up
    Debt Collector Chad Steur Law Refuses to Pay Up Chad Steur Law, LLC, a debt collector, owes my client, Helen, $2280.58. So far, Steur refuses to pay up.  Before she came to see me, Helen was being harassed by a debt collector, calling…
Rank this Week: 1608

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Provides bankruptcy information for Northern Virginia.

http://robertweed.com/category/blog/
  • Aug 27

    Fast Track Debt Relief Violates Virginia Consumer Law

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

    Bankruptcy: The Best Credit Repair for Most People

    Bankruptcy: The Best Credit Repair for Most People
    Bankruptcy is The Best Credit Repair for Most People Is bad credit costing you thousands of dollars every year?  It is, if you are paying more than 5% on your car loan.  People with great credit are paying less than…
  • Jul 8

    Debt Collector Chad Steur Law Refuses to Pay Up

    Debt Collector Chad Steur Law Refuses to Pay Up
    Debt Collector Chad Steur Law Refuses to Pay Up Chad Steur Law, LLC, a debt collector, owes my client, Helen, $2280.58. So far, Steur refuses to pay up.  Before she came to see me, Helen was being harassed by a debt collector, calling…
Rank this Week: 4519

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
  • Aug 27

    A Bankruptcy Judge Denies $2.85 Million in Sports Authority Executive Bonuse

    A Bankruptcy Judge Denies $2.85 Million in Sports Authority Executive Bonuse
    In March, Sports Authority became the first major retailer of 2016 to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after its restructuring plan failed to revive the company's retail store operations. In May, after it failed to reach a deal with…
  • Aug 24

    Obtaining Your Bankruptcy Certificates: A Quick and Helpful Guide

    Obtaining Your Bankruptcy Certificates: A Quick and Helpful Guide
    Life has a way of throwing curve balls and when it does, it can seriously affect your finances. While most people have the best intentions for paying their bills and taking care of their responsibilities, certain circumstances may arise where…
  • Aug 20

    5 Steps to Recovering After Filing For Bankruptcy

    5 Steps to Recovering After Filing For Bankruptcy
    Filing for bankruptcy is a life-changing decision. After doing so, you may feel like there is no real way to recover from your financial situation. However, recovering from bankruptcy is not impossible, and can even be quite painless if you…
Rank this Week: 2526

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: 2908

Texas Bankruptcy Blog

Texas Bankruptcy Blog

By Fears Nachawati Law Firm.

http://www.txbankruptcyblog.com
  • Aug 25

    Fears Nachawati Takes on Texas Wrongful Death Case

    Fears Nachawati Takes on Texas Wrongful Death Case
    On August 3, 2016, a Texarkana man was tragically killed in Sabine County, Texas as a result of a motor vehicle accident involving a tractor trailer and an unoccupied vehicle. Jerry Lee Woods, 58, was the driver of a 2006 tractor trailer…
  • Aug 18

    Fears Nachawati Partner Nominated to Inn of Court

    Fears Nachawati Partner Nominated to Inn of Court
    Fears | Nachawati Law Firm is proud to announce that founding partner Majed Nachawati 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…
  • Aug 8

    Majed Nachawati Reappointed to the Board of Directors of The Public Justice Foundation

    Majed Nachawati Reappointed to the Board of Directors of The Public Justice Foundation
    Fears | Nachawati Law Firm is proud to announce that founding partner Majed Nachawati has been reappointed to the Board of Directors of The Public Justice Foundation. Public Justice’s mission as a non-profit organization and public…
Rank this Week: 3758

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: 2639

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law. By Arnold & Smith, PLLC.

http://www.charlottebankruptcylawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Are Allegations of Bad Faith Enough to Dismiss a Bankruptcy Case?

    Are Allegations of Bad Faith Enough to Dismiss a Bankruptcy Case?
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “Will I lose my property if I file for bankruptcy?” Not necessarily, according to one cardiologist’s bankruptcy case in Florida this summer.  Despite allegations by…
  • Aug 23

    What States Have the Highest Rate of Bankruptcy?

    What States Have the Highest Rate of Bankruptcy?
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “Can I keep my house if I file bankruptcy?” Bankruptcy is a process that would seem to occur with the same frequency no matter your state or region. After all, people can have…
  • Aug 16

    Repeat filers use bankruptcy protection to evade punishment

    Repeat filers use bankruptcy protection to evade punishment
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “Do I need an attorney to file bankruptcy?” A recent article in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel discussed a strategy used by some landlords in the city to avoid paying fines:…
Rank this Week: 1554

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/
  • Aug 25

    Disarming Holdouts in Sovereign Debt Restructuring

    Disarming Holdouts in Sovereign Debt Restructuring
    The pari passu litigation against Argentina—discussed extensively here on Credit Slips, on FT Alphaville, and elsewhere—caused many people to worry that future government debt restructurings would become more difficult. Some have their…
  • Aug 23

    Police Misconduct in Bankrupt Citie

    Police Misconduct in Bankrupt Citie
    Bankruptcy filings by major cities have reinvigorated attention to municipal bankruptcy. As chapter 9 and its application have become more like chapter 11, a wide range of creditors are being swept into the process. As written before, city…
  • Aug 22

    John Oliver and Consumer Law YouTube Video

    John Oliver and Consumer Law YouTube Video
    I'm trying something new this year. My consumer bankruptcy policy seminar students will read many great articles by many wonderful academics on this blog, as well as others, but this year, their "reading" will also include a great…
Rank this Week: 677

Friedman Iverson Consumer Law Blog

Friedman Iverson Consumer Law Blog

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

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

    How to stop collection calls to your cell phone

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

    Debt collectors cannot lie to you

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

    Can a debt collector call me at work?

    Can a debt collector call me at work?
    The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act strictly regulates collection calls while a person is at work. The Act recognizes that you have a right to keep your personal financial information private and that it’s difficult to maintain…
Rank this Week: 2785

Blog About Arizona Bankruptcy Law

Blog About Arizona Bankruptcy Law

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

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

    What is a 341 meeting of creditors?

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

    OJ Simpson Lawyer Files For Bankruptcy

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

    The Connection between Compulsive Buying Disorder and Bankruptcy Filing

    The Connection between Compulsive Buying Disorder and Bankruptcy Filing
    The Connection between Compulsive Buying Disorder and Bankruptcy Filings Do you consider yourself a shopaholic? Maybe you like to buy shoes, or maybe you just can’t resist the latest tech gadget. Chances are that you actually just enjoy…
Rank this Week: 4447

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: 1727

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Law Monitor

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Law Monitor

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

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

    Getting From Point A to Point B With Money

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

    Debt Jubilee Brings End To Debt Threat

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

    Private Loans For Unaccredited School Not Student Debt in Bankruptcy

    Private Loans For Unaccredited School Not Student Debt in Bankruptcy
    I was just talking with a friend of mine the other day, Damon Day; and he was mentioning that he is seeing more and more folks all across the country, who have attended these unaccredited schools and carrying an enormous amount of student…
Rank this Week: 3552

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Covers Florida bankruptcy and foreclosure defense.

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

    Refinancing With HARP Before Its Expiration

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

    Financing Your Home: Understanding The Various Types of Mortgage

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

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

    Mortgage Math: How Your Debt-to-Income Ratio Affects Your Financing
    Mortgage Math: How Your Debt-to-Income Ratio Affects Your Financing There are many factors a lender will consider when they are determining whether you qualify for a mortgage or not. They’ll look at your credit score, how stable your…
Rank this Week: 3660

Nebraska Debt & Bankrtupcy Blog

Nebraska Debt & Bankrtupcy Blog

By Samuel J. Turco Jr.

http://www.nebraskadebtbankruptcyblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    Riding Through the Chapter 7 Backdoor: A Story of Car Loans in Bankruptcy

    Riding Through the Chapter 7 Backdoor: A Story of Car Loans in Bankruptcy
    There is a lot of chatter going on among Nebraska bankruptcy attorneys about reports of court hearings where debtors are being told they can keep a car even if they choose not to reaffirm the car loan as long as payments are kept current.…
  • Aug 9

    Bankruptcy Attorney Sanctioned for Using DocuSign

    Bankruptcy Attorney Sanctioned for Using DocuSign
    A bankruptcy judge for the Eastern District of California sanctioned attorney Pauldeep Bains for filing a bankruptcy petition signed with digital signatures.  (See In re Mayfield, Case #16-22134). The attorney sent completed…
  • Jul 15

    Digital Signatures in Bankruptcy Case

    Digital Signatures in Bankruptcy Case
    Nebraska is the 16th biggest state in the USA, but we rank 43rd in population density.  In fact, Nebraska has more cows than people by a ratio of 3 to 1. Bankruptcy is a specialized area of laws these days, especially after…
Rank this Week: 1918

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Aug 18

    How Can Divorce Affect Bankruptcy?

    How Can Divorce Affect Bankruptcy?
    While most of us would hope to never be in the position of having to file for bankruptcy protection OR suffer the breakdown of our marriage but sometimes circumstance can lead to the point where both may be happening to us at the same time.…
  • Aug 16

    Tips for Making Your Student Loans More Manageable

    Tips for Making Your Student Loans More Manageable
    The old saying that the only things in life that are guaranteed are death and taxes needs to be revised for the new reality many are facing in the U.S and that is student loans and the debt they entail. No matter what the circumstances,…
  • Aug 11

    How Common Is Bankruptcy Among The Hollywood Elite?

    How Common Is Bankruptcy Among The Hollywood Elite?
    For many people who are contemplating seeking bankruptcy in Texas the mere thought is enough to induce much hand wringing and even tears and of course the shame and embarrassment for being in the situation in the first place. Well, rest…
Rank this Week: 2734

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Aug 18

    How Can Divorce Affect Bankruptcy?

    How Can Divorce Affect Bankruptcy?
    While most of us would hope to never be in the position of having to file for bankruptcy protection OR suffer the breakdown of our marriage but sometimes circumstance can lead to the point where both may be happening to us at the same time.…
  • Aug 16

    Tips for Making Your Student Loans More Manageable

    Tips for Making Your Student Loans More Manageable
    The old saying that the only things in life that are guaranteed are death and taxes needs to be revised for the new reality many are facing in the U.S and that is student loans and the debt they entail. No matter what the circumstances,…
  • Aug 11

    How Common Is Bankruptcy Among The Hollywood Elite?

    How Common Is Bankruptcy Among The Hollywood Elite?
    For many people who are contemplating seeking bankruptcy in Texas the mere thought is enough to induce much hand wringing and even tears and of course the shame and embarrassment for being in the situation in the first place. Well, rest…
Rank this Week: 3473

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Texas bankruptcy news and information.

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

    Bankruptcy and the Transferring of Asset

    Bankruptcy and the Transferring of Asset
    When the possibility of having to seek bankruptcy protection becomes a reality for some individuals, the first thought is to figure out a way saving some of the assets that they have accumulated over the course of time. The want to protect…
  • Aug 16

    Some Great Financial Apps to Help You Increase Financial Security

    Some Great Financial Apps to Help You Increase Financial Security
    The majority of people who end having to seek protection by filing for bankruptcy in Texas do so because they have found themselves in an ever increasing amount of debt that becomes unbearable. While this can be from spending more than one…
  • Aug 12

    Can Your Lifestyle Lead You Into Bankruptcy?

    Can Your Lifestyle Lead You Into Bankruptcy?
    For a large portion of society, the thought of having to seek protection by filing for bankruptcy is something that happens to the other guy and could never happen to me or to us if a couple. It is the guy who lives the largest life who is…
Rank this Week: 2006

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/
  • Aug 17

    Consequences of Filing For Bankruptcy In New Jersey

    Consequences of Filing For Bankruptcy In New Jersey
    New Jersey Attorney Explains The Consequences Of Filing For Bankruptcy Protection In New Jersey The consequences of filing for bankruptcy protection and obtaining a discharge varies based on each person’s: intentions; assets; income;…
  • Aug 16

    Saving An Auto Through A New Jersey Bankruptcy Case

    Saving An Auto Through A New Jersey Bankruptcy Case
    Saving your car from a finance and lease company in a chapter 13 case. A New Jersey chapter 13 bankruptcy case may save an auto from repossession and/or obtain possession, of a repossessed auto, if the auto has not been sold at auction.…
  • Aug 1

    How To Save a House In a New Jersey Chapter 13 Case?

    How To Save a House In a New Jersey Chapter 13 Case?
    SAVING A HOUSE IN A CHAPTER 13 CASE CURING MORTGAGE ARREARS A person may save their house from foreclosure action in a chapter 13 bankruptcy case. The first option is to save a house by curing the mortgage arrears.  This requires the…
Rank this Week: 3466

Dallas Bankruptcy News

Dallas Bankruptcy News

By Richard G Grant PC.

http://chapter11dallas.com/dallas-bankruptcy-news/
Rank this Week: 2302

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
  • Aug 15

    Specialist Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, KY

    Specialist Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, KY
    We all know that doctors specialize, but you may not realize that lawyers specialize as well.   Fessler, Schneider & Grimme have personal injury and family law as two of their specialties. Specialist Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, KY…
  • Aug 4

    Motorcycle Personal Injury Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, Kentucky

    Motorcycle Personal Injury Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, Kentucky
    You are riding a motorcycle and are hit by a car, truck, or another motorcycle.  Hopefully you are not seriously hurt, but definitely you need to see an attorney immediately.  The cost of motorcycle insurance is low, but the…
  • Aug 1

    Juvenile Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, KY

    Juvenile Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, KY
    Juvenile Law deals with three types of child related issues.  The delinquent acts of children, abused or neglected children (status issues), and children in need of services.  Fessler, Schneider, & Grimme (859-291-9075) have…
Rank this Week: 1641

California Litigation Attorney…

California Litigation Attorney Blog

Covers legal news. By Reid & Hellyer.

http://www.rhlaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 15

    Being “Offended” as an Impediment to Settlement

    Being “Offended” as an Impediment to Settlement
    A Mediation Scuttled by Emotions             Recently, I participated in a mediation with a highly-regarded and experienced mediator who was frustrated that the…
  • Aug 10

    UPDATE WRITTEN POLICIES TO COMPLY WITH NEW FEHA REGULATIONS REGARDING HARASSMENT AND DISCRIMINATION

    UPDATE WRITTEN POLICIES TO COMPLY WITH NEW FEHA REGULATIONS REGARDING HARASSMENT AND DISCRIMINATION
    The California State Legislature and various State agencies continue to expand employer responsibilities and duties.  In case you missed it, effective April 1, 2016, (and pursuant to new regulations promulgated by the Fair Employment and…
  • Aug 8

    Employment-Based Immigration.

    Employment-Based Immigration.
    My company is growing but I am unable to find qualified workers to keep up with business demands. Are foreign workers an option? Yes, albeit a qualified yes, given the strict requirements imposed by Congress. Immigration law allows employers…
Rank this Week: 2998

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 15

    Women Initiate Divorces More than Men Studies Say

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

    Making Summer Timesharing Work

    Making Summer Timesharing Work
    A few short decades ago, blended families were the exception rather than the rule. In today’s society, however, there are possibly more blended families than not. The “rules” for what constitutes a family have been…
  • Jun 9

    Ayo and Iken Recap

    Ayo and Iken Recap
    Our Ayo & Iken attorneys have been busy this month. In this recap, we will take you through the many facets of what our attorneys have been up to from New Port Richey to Tampa and Orlando. We have tried cases, handled a difficult criminal…
Rank this Week: 1775

Bankruptcy Advice Blog

Bankruptcy Advice Blog

Covers bankruptcy in Ontario, Canada. By Bankruptcy Ontario.

http://bankruptcy-ontario.org/bankruptcy-advice/
  • Aug 12

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

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

    Can I Get Fired For Filing Bankruptcy?

    Can I Get Fired For Filing Bankruptcy?
    Many people fear the word ‘bankruptcy’ and one reason in particular for this fear is the possible effect a bankruptcy may have on your job. The good news is that the bankruptcy rules were designed in such a way to give some a…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1552

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/
  • Aug 10

    Stephen Fry and depression---a great read.

    Stephen Fry and depression---a great read.
    Here.  For those of us who have lived through depression, it's hard to explain to those who haven't.  Thanks to folks like Stephen Fry, the Bloggess, and Hyperbole and a Half, it's possible to get an inkling of this particular…
  • Jul 24

    Dear Hilton Corporation:

    Dear Hilton Corporation:
    Why is it, that at least one Doubletree, you have set the systems running the televisions (according to the repairperson I met yesterday) to change, at random times, from the channel that I want to watch to the Movie Promo channel, thereby…
  • Jul 24

    Last-minute advice for bar exam takers.

    Last-minute advice for bar exam takers.
    On one of our other blogs (here).
Rank this Week: 1430

The Law firm of Vaughn & Weber,…

The Law firm of Vaughn & Weber, PLLC

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

http://vaughnweberlaw.com
  • Aug 10

    Car Crashes into Nassau County Bus Stop

    Car Crashes into Nassau County Bus Stop
    (Image from ABC7ny.com) Car Crashes into Bus Stop An out of control car caused a Nassau County bus stop crash.  Four people were injured in the crash as reported by News 12 and can be read here.  Faulty equipment and failure to…
  • Aug 8

    Pedestrian Knockdown

    Pedestrian Knockdown
    (Image from Newsday.com) Pedestrian Knockdown A pedestrian knockdown is one type of personal injury case that is growing in number on Long Island.  A pedestrian knockdown is when an individual is struck by a motor vehicle and…
  • Mar 21

    MTA accidents result in Personal Injurie

    MTA accidents result in Personal Injurie
    (Image from ABC7NY.com) MTA Accident Injures Several People It seems like everyday we see terrible MTA bus accidents that involve serious life changing injuries. At least ten people were injured in New York City when an MTA bus smashed into…
Rank this Week: 4400

Small Enough To Fail

Small Enough To Fail

Covers bankruptcy law. By Greenberg Glusker.

http://www.southerncaliforniabankruptcylawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 9

    Producers Beware: What happens when your movie distributor files bankruptcy?

    Producers Beware: What happens when your movie distributor files bankruptcy?
    The Issue There has been written a plethora of articles about Bankruptcy Code §365(n) regarding the rights of parties to license agreements when the licensor files a bankruptcy and rejects a license agreement. Generally, Code Section…
  • Feb 4

    11th Circuit Says Assignee Cannot File Bankruptcy for Company

    11th Circuit Says Assignee Cannot File Bankruptcy for Company
    An “Assignment for the Benefit of Creditors” (an “ABC”) is an alternative to bankruptcy available under California law—as well as the laws of other states.  An ABC is often a more cost-efficient alternative…
  • Feb 2

    Litigation Funders Find Opportunity in Bankruptcy

    Litigation Funders Find Opportunity in Bankruptcy
    Published in the Daily Journal on January 27, 2016 Greenberg Glusker partner Brian Davidoff, was quoted in a January 27, 2016, article by Daily Journal reporter Steve Creighton on the opportunities for litigation funding of adversary cases in…
Rank this Week: 1939

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/
  • Aug 8

    What to Expect when Filing Bankruptcy?

    What to Expect when Filing Bankruptcy?
    Against common belief, filing bankruptcy can be a very easy process; especially if you are filing a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy. Knowing what to expect when filing bankruptcy as well as hiring an experienced bankruptcy attorney are the keys to…
  • Aug 4

    Bankruptcy for a Corporation

    Bankruptcy for a Corporation
    To begin, it is important to point out that there are some very important differences between an individual bankruptcy and a corporation bankruptcy. When a corporation files a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, the corporation WILL NOT receive a…
  • Jul 26

    Is My Child’s Florida Pre-Paid College Fund safe if I file Bankruptcy in Florida?

    Is My Child’s Florida Pre-Paid College Fund safe if I file Bankruptcy in Florida?
    Section 529 of the Internal Revenue Code allows parents to set up education savings accounts for their child’s future college expenses. In Florida, these educational savings accounts are most commonly known as Florida’s Prepaid…
Rank this Week: 3144