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Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

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

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real…

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real Lawyers, Real Solutions

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

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com
  • Apr 24

    The Reverse Mortgage. What You Need To Know!

    The Reverse Mortgage. What You Need To Know!
    There is a familiar expression:  “The road to Hell is paved with good intentions!” I’d like to think that the individuals that came up with the concept of the reverse mortgage had good intentions.  The reality…
  • Apr 21

    Timing in Bankruptcy Case

    Timing in Bankruptcy Case
    As in lots of things, timing can be everything.  Timing is important in music, comedy, athletics, you name it. Timing can be very important in a bankruptcy case, too.  There can be multiple reasons for filing bankruptcy sooner as…
  • Apr 2

    What is a Medical Bankruptcy?

    What is a Medical Bankruptcy?
    Medical bankruptcy is a made up term.  It is often used by non-lawyers to describe the primary reasons behind their financial downfall.   It is a very real situation but not recognized as a special category of insolvency by the…
Rank this Week: 69

Andrews Law Blog

Andrews Law Blog

Offers tips and advice on bankruptcy, foreclosure avoidance, short sales, tax resolution, as well as business law and other real estate topics. By James Andrews.

http://andrewslawplc.com/Blog/
  • Apr 17

    AZ Crash Statistic

    AZ Crash Statistic
    As personal injury attoneys who handle car accident settlements, we receive a lot of interesting questions about auto accidents. Here are some interesting facts in Arizona: PEAK MONTH FOR ALL CRASHES-OCTOBER PEAK DAY FOR ALL CRASHES-FRIDAYS…
  • Apr 14

    Arizona Accident Statistic

    Arizona Accident Statistic
    PEAK MONTH FOR ALL CRASHES --OCTOBER PEAK DAY FOR ALL CRASHES --FRIDAY PEAK HOUR FOR ALL CRASHES -- 5 PM - 6 PM Continue reading → The post Arizona Accident Statistics appeared first on Andrews Law, PLC.
  • Feb 19

    Compensation for Personal Injury Case

    Compensation for Personal Injury Case
    If we can prove that you will have residual injuries, meaning injuries you will suffer from over a long period of time, it may increase your damages. Continue reading → The post Compensation for Personal Injury Case appeared…
Rank this Week: 70

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://www.georgiabankruptcyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 164

713Bankruptcy.Com

713Bankruptcy.Com

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

http://www.713bankruptcy.com
  • Oct 7

    Selling Assets When Considering Bankruptcy

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

    Avoid Bankruptcy Cases From Being Closed Without A Discharge

    Avoid Bankruptcy Cases From Being Closed Without A Discharge
    Check out the latest article on 713training.com, written by Attorney/VBA Shannon Doyle of Ebankruptcy Assistants.  Learn some tricks and training on how to avoid having bankruptcy cases closed without a discharge.  For more…
  • Dec 15

    Christmas Gift

    Christmas Gift
    Check out the new article on 713Training.com about Christmas gifts in bankruptcy. For more information on Bankruptcy Training check out our training packages at 713training Related PostsLiens and Bankruptcy TrainingDebtor on the Loan,…
Rank this Week: 235

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • May 5

    Why Do You Need Debtor Education?

    Why Do You Need Debtor Education?
    What many Americans do not realize is that after you have filed for a chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy in order for the slate to wiped clean and your debts to be properly discharged you must undergo a mandatory 2 hour Debtor Education…
  • May 3

    Best States for Paying Back Student Loan Debt

    Best States for Paying Back Student Loan Debt
    There has been no shortage of debate in the media and on the election campaign trail with regard to the current levels of student debt. The main topics of discussion have been the interest being charged and whether repayment is even possible…
  • May 3

    An Example Of a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

    An Example Of a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
    For those that are entering into a Chapter 13 bankruptcy they will soon discover that it is far different than what they may have perceived as a bankruptcy. Most people are more familiar with the Chapter 7 bankruptcy which usually expunges…
Rank this Week: 3460

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • May 5

    Why Do You Need Debtor Education?

    Why Do You Need Debtor Education?
    What many Americans do not realize is that after you have filed for a chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy in order for the slate to wiped clean and your debts to be properly discharged you must undergo a mandatory 2 hour Debtor Education…
  • May 3

    Best States for Paying Back Student Loan Debt

    Best States for Paying Back Student Loan Debt
    There has been no shortage of debate in the media and on the election campaign trail with regard to the current levels of student debt. The main topics of discussion have been the interest being charged and whether repayment is even possible…
  • May 3

    An Example Of a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

    An Example Of a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
    For those that are entering into a Chapter 13 bankruptcy they will soon discover that it is far different than what they may have perceived as a bankruptcy. Most people are more familiar with the Chapter 7 bankruptcy which usually expunges…
Rank this Week: 2718

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • May 5

    4 Ways to Improve Your Credit Score This Spring

    4 Ways to Improve Your Credit Score This Spring
    Our office recently posted a reminder to Georgians to remember their finances during their spring cleaning efforts this season. In this same regard, we wish to offer 4 steps that our friends and neighbors can take to improve their credit…
  • Apr 11

    April 15th is Tax Day – Are You Ready?

    April 15th is Tax Day – Are You Ready?
    The Law Office of Michael West knows that for many people, April 15th is one of the most stressful days of the year. Since this is the deadline for filing your family’s federal tax return, which is not a pleasant task, many Georgians…
  • Apr 4

    Spring Cleaning is Here – Don’t Forget your Finances!

    Spring Cleaning is Here – Don’t Forget your Finances!
    At the Law Office of Michael West, we believe that spring cleaning is a great tradition.  It gives everyone a chance to get rid of unnecessary items, organize files, clean up messes, and overall get household matters back in order and on…
Rank this Week: 1494

Friedman Iverson Consumer Law Blog

Friedman Iverson Consumer Law Blog

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

http://www.friedmaniverson.com/consumer/blog/
  • May 5

    Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA): an overview

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

    Conditional delivery: how car dealers use it to scam buyer

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

    Minnesota’s Lemon Law: An Overview

    Minnesota’s Lemon Law: An Overview
    Most people use the term “lemon” to describe any vehicle that has repeated problems. But in Minnesota the “lemon law’ is a statute that protects buyers of new vehicles that have problems that can’t be fixed.…
Rank this Week: 3174

Northern Kentucky Lawyer Blog

Northern Kentucky Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury and accidents, DUI, criminal defense, bank side bankruptcy cases, creditors' rights, divorce and family custody, and estate planning. By Fessler Schneider & Grimme.

http://www.fsgattorneys.com/blog
  • May 5

    Family Issues Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Family Issues Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
    It is very fortunate that I have both a knowledgeable and honest realtor and a wise lawyer. I went house hunting and obeyed the common sense rules: take a friend, look at the whole neighborhood, come at different times of the day,…
  • Apr 27

    Bankruptcy Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Bankruptcy Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
    Your employer downsized, your child needed emergency medical care, your house was destroyed in a natural disaster—these are all real scenarios that push people into needing bankruptcy. Filing bankruptcy will stop the harassment, and…
  • Apr 19

    Personal Injury Attorney wins Prestigious Award

    Personal Injury Attorney wins Prestigious Award
    The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys rates attorneys.   These ratings are based on client satisfaction, demonstrated ethics, professional achievement, and the comments of other attorneys.   David Fessler of…
Rank this Week: 2322

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

By the Moran Law Group.

http://www.bankruptcysoapbox.com/
  • May 5

    Four Factors Drive The Cost Of Bankruptcy

    Four Factors Drive The Cost Of Bankruptcy
    When you’re flat broke and thinking about bankruptcy, cheaper sure looks better. If a lawyer will do your Chapter 7 for $600, what’s the point of paying $1000? Or even $2000? Like answers to many legal questions, it…
  • May 4

    3 Real Reasons Chapter 13 Plans Fail

    3 Real Reasons Chapter 13 Plans Fail
      Two out of three confirmed Chapter 13 cases fail.  Those are cases that met all the tests and got the judge’s OK. And still they crater. That’s a heap of people, deeply in debt, who don’t make it out of debt by…
  • May 3

    When Chapter 20 Bankruptcy Adds Up

    When Chapter 20 Bankruptcy Adds Up
    You can look a long time in the Bankruptcy Code without finding Chapter 20. Chapter 7 is there;  so are Chapters 11 and 13.  But no 20. But you find it in bankruptcy courtrooms and in the arsenal of good bankruptcy lawyers. So,…
Rank this Week: 1616

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

Discusses credit and bankruptcy. By Professors Bob Lawless, Angela Littwin, Katie Porter, John Pottow, Deborah Thorne and Elizabeth Warren.

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • May 5

    The New Reality of Small Debt Collection

    The New Reality of Small Debt Collection
    About 10 years ago, Rich Hynes wrote an intriguing paper on consumer debt collection, asking "where are all the garnishments?" Today, Pro Publica's Paul Kiel is out with an answer: Nebraska and Missouri ... and in the future. Kiel's…
  • Apr 19

    Thoughts on Nortel (from Bob Rasmussen)

    Thoughts on Nortel (from Bob Rasmussen)
    The following post comes to us from Professor Rasmussen at USC: Nortel Bankruptcy Sets a Dangerous Precedent For the Future of Lending Lenders are no fools. They care deeply about the promises they receive in return for the money they...
  • Apr 18

    Puerto Rico: Legislative Update

    Puerto Rico: Legislative Update
    It appears that the House legislation has bogged down. Two or three issues keep coming up, none of which make a whole lot of sense: First, "bailouts." I'm not sure if people making this argument actually believe it or are...
Rank this Week: 649

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • May 5

    Researchers: Most Americans Ill-Prepared for Retirement

    Researchers: Most Americans Ill-Prepared for Retirement
    The majority of Americans are not prepared for retirement. This includes those who are fast approaching retirement age.  Study after study has shown a substantial portion of workers don’t have any pension or savings…
  • Apr 30

    Feds Get a Sweet Deal After Sour Housing Market

    Feds Get a Sweet Deal After Sour Housing Market
    Some 6 million Americans were stripped of their homes during the housing crisis and subsequent economic recession. It was soon apparent that the underlying cause of the crisis were unethical and fraudulent practices by some of the…
  • Apr 15

    WSJ: National Mortgage Settlement Money Mostly Went to Gov’t

    WSJ: National Mortgage Settlement Money Mostly Went to Gov’t
    The biggest banks in the country set in motion the events resulting in the mortgage crisis that would tailspin the nation into an economic depression. Millions of people conned into overpriced and risky mortgages lost their homes to…
Rank this Week: 3785

Illinois Business Litigator Blog

Illinois Business Litigator Blog

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

http://www.illinoisbusinesslitigationlawyer.com/
  • May 5

    Promissory Note Fraud

    Promissory Note Fraud
    This Adversary case filed in a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy relates to promissory note fraud between the debtor and creditor pursuant to 523(a).
  • Apr 14

    Manufacturer Liability

    Manufacturer Liability
    A customer tries to hold the manufacturer of a product liable for its distributor's failure based on the "special relationship" between the distributor and manufacturer, as well as the customer's status as an alleged intended beneficiary of…
  • Apr 7

    ADA Remediation

    ADA Remediation
    This week's post summarizes a recent article from Understanding the ABA, the blog maintained by Attorney William D. Goren. In Understanding the Burden of Proof When ADA Remediation Is at Issue, Goren discusses building and retrofitting…
Rank this Week: 2603

The Insolvency Blog

The Insolvency Blog

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

http://theinsolvencyblog.typepad.com/
  • May 4

    Ultra Petroleum Corp. Files For Bankruptcy in Houston, Texa

    Ultra Petroleum Corp. Files For Bankruptcy in Houston, Texa
    On April 29, 2016, Ultra Petroleum Corp. and certain of its affiliates (collectively, “Ultra Petroleum” or the “Debtors”) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of…
  • May 2

    Midstates Petroleum Company Files For Bankruptcy in Houston, Texa

    Midstates Petroleum Company Files For Bankruptcy in Houston, Texa
    According to the declaration of Midstates’ Chief Financial Officer, Nelson M. Haight (the “Haight Declaration”), Midstates has filed a restructuring support agreement which has been executed by over 74% of each class of Debtors’…
  • Apr 27

    Paladin Energy Corporation Files For Bankruptcy in Dallas, Texa

    Paladin Energy Corporation Files For Bankruptcy in Dallas, Texa
    On April 21, 2016, Paladin Energy Corporation (the “Debtor” or “Paladin”) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division. According to the…
Rank this Week: 3477

Bankruptcy Blog

Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt management. By Allmand Law.

http://www.allmandlaw.com/Blog.aspx
  • May 4

    Credit Card Fraud in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

    Credit Card Fraud in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
    While most credit card debt is dischargeable in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, there are occasions when a judge may require a debtor to repay a lender. The most common reason for judges to require repayment of credit card debt in Chapter 7…
  • Apr 22

    7 Significant Benefits of Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

    7 Significant Benefits of Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
    Chapter 13 bankruptcy is a court-approved repayment plan allows debtors to pay back their debt obligations over a period of three to five years depending on their debt and income levels. The repayment plan allows debtors to make one…
  • Apr 12

    What You Need to Know About Reverse Mortgage

    What You Need to Know About Reverse Mortgage
    Chances are you’ve seen the commercials on television advertising reverse mortgages. From the way they make it sound, reverse mortgages are a simple and straightforward way to eliminate monthly mortgage payments and use the money…
Rank this Week: 3268

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Texas bankruptcy news and information.

http://www.bakerassociates.net/bankruptcy-blog/
  • May 4

    Reverse Mortgage or Bankruptcy?

    Reverse Mortgage or Bankruptcy?
    There are some individuals who have reached their senior years that still have substantial debt. Now they are retired they do not have the funds coming in to pay down these debts and this has left them in a serious financial situation. The…
  • May 1

    Chapter 13 Repayment Plan

    Chapter 13 Repayment Plan
    A Chapter 13 bankruptcy is a pre-approved repayment plan administered by a qualified bankruptcy trustee after a court has determined that an individual qualifies for this type of protection. The repayment plan is designed to allow creditors…
  • Apr 28

    Know Your Rights When Dealing With Debt Collector

    Know Your Rights When Dealing With Debt Collector
    One of the reasons that many individuals end up seeking out bankruptcy help is because of the incessant pressure that they are put under by those that they owe money to. It can be most stressful and overwhelming when creditors are on the hunt…
Rank this Week: 1488

Sader Law Firm Blog

Sader Law Firm Blog

Covers bankruptcy, collections and student loans.

http://www.saderlawfirm.com/blog
  • May 4

    Want to Avoid Online Identity Theft? Do Not Make These Common Mistake

    Want to Avoid Online Identity Theft? Do Not Make These Common Mistake
    Have you ever received an urgent email asking for confidential financial or personal information? If so, you may be one of millions of Americans who has experienced phishing emails. Phishing emails are one of many tactics used by scammers to…
  • May 2

    How to Use Free Student Loan Calculators to Understand Your Monthly Payment

    How to Use Free Student Loan Calculators to Understand Your Monthly Payment
    A recent poll carried out by TSN at the behest of Citizens Bank claims 59 percent of surveyed millennials do not know when they will be able to pay off their student loans. In fact, 15 percent of the people surveyed were unware of their…
  • Apr 27

    Largest Coal Company in the United States Files for Chapter 11

    Largest Coal Company in the United States Files for Chapter 11
    Companies with excessive debts and dwindling profits may benefit from filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. We can use a recent and local example to further discuss how businesses use Chapter 11 bankruptcy to restructure debts and keep their…
Rank this Week: 1802

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 2368

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Covers corporate bankruptcy proceedings. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://delawarebankruptcy.foxrothschild.com/
  • May 2

    BIND Therapeutics, Inc. Files for Chapter 11 Protection

    BIND Therapeutics, Inc. Files for Chapter 11 Protection
    On May 1, 2016, BIND Therapeutics, Inc., and affiliated companies (“Debtors” or “BIND”) voluntarily filed for bankruptcy protection under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code. The filing comes days after the Cambridge,…
  • May 2

    The Statute of Limitations For A Preference Claim

    The Statute of Limitations For A Preference Claim
    Because no recent opinions have been published by the Delaware Bankruptcy Court, I wanted to touch on a subject that is vital in nearly every preference or fraudulent transfer case:  The Statute of Limitations For A Preference Claim A.…
  • Apr 25

    Abengoa Court Enters Order Permitting Debtors to Reject Nonresidential Real Property Lease

    Abengoa Court Enters Order Permitting Debtors to Reject Nonresidential Real Property Lease
    Recently in the Abengoa SA bankruptcy proceeding (click here to review prior post), the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware entered an order permitting Debtors to reject certain nonresidential real property leases (the…
Rank this Week: 1817

Start Fresh Today Bankruptcy Blog

Start Fresh Today Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://blog.startfreshtoday.com/blog
  • May 2

    3 Dos and Don'ts for Promoting Your Law Firm on Social Media

    3 Dos and Don'ts for Promoting Your Law Firm on Social Media
    We know: it's hard to start a social media strategy when your firm is already busy with cases. But the results are worth the effort, especially when it brings in new clients and referrals. How can you make sure you're making the best social…
  • May 2

    3 Dos and Don'ts for Promoting Your Law Firm on Social Media

    3 Dos and Don'ts for Promoting Your Law Firm on Social Media
    We know: it's hard to start a social media strategy when your firm is already busy with cases. But the results are worth the effort, especially when it brings in new clients and referrals. How can you make sure you're making the best social…
  • Apr 29

    A Simple, 3-Point Guide to Marketing Your Bankruptcy Firm

    A Simple, 3-Point Guide to Marketing Your Bankruptcy Firm
    When marketing your bankruptcy firm, it's important to establish a strong base before you begin expanding with new marketing ideas. How can you make sure you're off to a great start? Here are our 3 tips to ensuring a successful marketing…
Rank this Week: 2467

Wisconsin Bankruptcy Blog

Wisconsin Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://wisconsinbankruptcy.blogspot.com/
  • May 2

    Act 376 Passed

    Act 376 Passed
    The legislation I've mentioned in the past and have been tracking (2015 AB 720 / 2015 SB 629) was signed by Governor Scott Walker and published on April 26, 2016, becoming 2015 Wisconsin Act 376.  Accordingly, mortgages executed on or…
  • Apr 18

    AB720 Update - Foreclosure Redemption Period

    AB720 Update - Foreclosure Redemption Period
    Quick status update on AB720, which was discussed previously here.  The bill has passed both the Wisconsin State Assembly and the Wisconsin State Senate.  The bill - among other things - slashes the redemption period of a home in…
  • Apr 16

    Foreclosures Trending Back Up

    Foreclosures Trending Back Up
    Foreclosure filings have been increasing over the past two months.  Statewide, there was an 8.6% increase from January to February, and a 5.8% increase from February to March.  In northeast Wisconsin, a whopping 17.2% jump up in…
Rank this Week: 4064

Law Offices of David M. Offen Blog

Law Offices of David M. Offen Blog

Covers bankruptcy.

http://www.getfreeofbills.com/blog/
  • Apr 30

    8 Steps to Prepare for Filing Bankruptcy

    8 Steps to Prepare for Filing Bankruptcy
    Bankruptcy is an honest way for good people to get out of financial trouble and make a fresh start. However, it is not as simple as going down to the courthouse and filing a petition. Bankruptcy is a fairly complex area of the law, and it is…
  • Mar 27

    What Not to Do Before Filing Bankruptcy

    What Not to Do Before Filing Bankruptcy
    If you have made the decision to file for bankruptcy, you are likely eager to move forward as soon as possible. You know that bankruptcy provides a financial fresh start, and you are in a hurry to put your financial problems behind you.…
  • Feb 18

    How Does Bankruptcy Work? A Beginner’s Guide

    How Does Bankruptcy Work? A Beginner’s Guide
    Many people ask the question of How Does Bankruptcy Work? Filing for bankruptcy is an honest and legal way to get out from under debt. It provides a chance to get a fresh financial start, and is shrouded in a great deal of myth and legend. If…
Rank this Week: 1879

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Lawyer…

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Lawyer Blawg

Covers bankruptcy law. By Law Office of Devin Sawdayi.

http://www.losangelesbankruptcylawyerblawg.com/
  • Apr 30

    Medical Debt Remains a Major Factor in Personal Bankruptcy Filing

    Medical Debt Remains a Major Factor in Personal Bankruptcy Filing
    Medical debt may be the single biggest factor leading to personal bankruptcy in the country. The Affordable Care Act (ACA), which began to take effect in 2014, makes health insurance coverage much more widely available to people. It does not,…
  • Apr 18

    MMA Coach Files Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in Los Angele

    MMA Coach Files Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in Los Angele
    The coach for one of the world’s most well-known mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters filed a voluntary petition for Chapter 7 bankruptcy during the summer of 2015. In re Tarverdyan, No. 2:15-bk-21909, petition (C.D. Cal., Jul. 29, 2015).…
  • Apr 11

    Bankruptcy Judge Denies Hockey Player’s Request to Convert Case to Chapter 7

    Bankruptcy Judge Denies Hockey Player’s Request to Convert Case to Chapter 7
    A bankruptcy judge recently denied a debtor’s request to convert his case from Chapter 11 to Chapter 7, finding that he had not acted in accordance with his fiduciary duties throughout the case. Most individual debtors do not find…
Rank this Week: 2349

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/
  • Apr 29

    What Credit Card Creditors Do In A New Jersey Bankruptcy Case?

    What Credit Card Creditors Do In A New Jersey Bankruptcy Case?
    <h2>NJ. Lawyer Explains What Action Credit Card Creditors Take In A New Jersey Bankruptcy Case.</h2> This blog is limited to banks and other creditors that collect debt on behalf of credit card debt. The term…
  • Mar 26

    Can You Reduce Tax Liens In A New Jersey Bankruptcy?

    Can You Reduce Tax Liens In A New Jersey Bankruptcy?
    <h2>New Jersey Bankruptcy Lawyer Explains How to Reduce Tax Liens In Bankruptcy</h2> I have drafted numerous blogs explaining how tax debt is treated in a New Jersey bankruptcy case. This blog deals with how income tax debt may be…
  • Mar 13

    When Is A Divorce Related Asset A New Jersey Bankruptcy Case Asset?

    When Is A Divorce Related Asset A New Jersey Bankruptcy Case Asset?
    <h2>New Jersey bankruptcy attorney explains how to determine when one spouses asset is considered another spouses bankruptcy asset.</h2> One criteria of a New Jersey chapter 7 bankruptcy filing is the value of the filing…
Rank this Week: 3456

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/
  • Apr 28

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

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

    Why Hiring a Student Loan Attorney is a Good Idea

    Why Hiring a Student Loan Attorney is a Good Idea
    In my continued efforts to help student loan borrowers understand why hiring a student loan attorney is a good idea, I’d like to post some of the cases we are working on this week.  Some of these are a little out of the ordinary…
  • Apr 7

    Getting a Debt Buyer Lawsuit Dismissed

    Getting a Debt Buyer Lawsuit Dismissed
    How many consumers are sued every day by a debt buyer they’ve never heard from in the past?  This is extremely common and presents an excellent defense for those knowledgeable enough to use it. One of the best tools we have as a…
Rank this Week: 3001

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure law. By Parker DuFresne.

http://www.florida-bankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    Attorney Chip Parker Speaks On Article About Financial Fragility In America

    Attorney Chip Parker Speaks On Article About Financial Fragility In America
    Attorney Chip Parker spoke on First Coast Connect Tuesday morning – the topic centered around an article written by Neal Gabler published in The Atlantic. Gabler disclosed in the article that “just like nearly half of…
  • Mar 7

    Bankruptcy, Retirement, and Your Spouse’s Credit

    Bankruptcy, Retirement, and Your Spouse’s Credit
    Bankruptcy is an excellent retirement strategy, especially if you are behind in saving for retirement because your credit card debt is robbing you of your ability to save. Just look at the math: Let’s say you’re about 10…
  • Aug 18

    WHY BANKRUPTCY MAKES SENSE WHEN YOU ARE IN OR NEAR FORECLOSURE?

    WHY BANKRUPTCY MAKES SENSE WHEN YOU ARE IN OR NEAR FORECLOSURE?
    In JACKSONVILLE, foreclosures filings continue to decrease, however there are still thousands of homeowners still struggling with their mortgage companies.…
Rank this Week: 3391

Southern Lawyer News

Southern Lawyer News

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

http://www.southernlawyer.news/
Rank this Week: 1771

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Apr 27

    Why should divorcing couples consider mediation in Florida?

    Why should divorcing couples consider mediation in Florida?
    Mediation is a great way to help you come to an agreement. In a lot of counties in Florida they actually require you to go to mediation before you can ever got to a final hearing. The reason for that is because mediation is a great process…
  • Apr 14

    Amicable Divorce is Possible

    Amicable Divorce is Possible
    Divorce is never easy, though some people seem to breeze through it more unscathed than others. There are a lot of emotions packed into the relationship and these tend to seep out during the divorce process. The result can be a messy,…
  • Apr 10

    Bird Nesting – An Alternative for Harmonious Divorce

    Bird Nesting – An Alternative for Harmonious Divorce
    Bird nesting is a new buzz word making the rounds of modern-thinking parents across the country. Bird nesting isn’t new – but it is becoming more in the mainstream. A bird’s nest divorce is a parenting arrangement between parents that…
Rank this Week: 3340

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law. By Arnold & Smith, PLLC.

http://www.charlottebankruptcylawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 26

    Filing For Bankruptcy When Married

    Filing For Bankruptcy When Married
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “Can I buy a home after bankruptcy?” If you are married you have gotten to experience firsthand how intertwined your life can be with another person. This is true on both a…
  • Apr 21

    Bankruptcy And Small Business Owner

    Bankruptcy And Small Business Owner
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What is a small business bankruptcy ?” Bankruptcy is stressful for anyone who has ever contemplated it. This is even more the case for those who own and operate businesses.…
  • Apr 19

    50 Cent Reaches Deal With His Creditor

    50 Cent Reaches Deal With His Creditor
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What are the pros and cons of bankruptcy?” The rapper 50 Cent has been in the news a lot recently, all related to troubles surrounding his pending bankruptcy petition.…
Rank this Week: 1578

Lemberg Law Blog

Lemberg Law Blog

Covers consumer law.

http://www.stopcollector.com/i/
  • Apr 25

    800-723-3004 | 8007233004 Chase Calling?

    800-723-3004 | 8007233004 Chase Calling?
      Is JP Morgan Chase calling your cell phone from 800-723-3004? Are you wondering why? Lemberg Law is aware of complaints that Chase could be robocalling cellphones repeatedly for debt collection purposes. If you’re not a Chase…
  • Apr 25

    561-488-4950 | 5614884950 Chase Calling?

    561-488-4950 | 5614884950 Chase Calling?
    Are you getting calls from JP Morgan Chase/561-488-4950? Consumers have been concerned about receiving numerous collection calls from Chase from this and other numbers. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has received over than 33,000…
  • Apr 25

    614-422-4215 | 6144224215 Calling?

    614-422-4215 | 6144224215 Calling?
    JP Morgan Chase Bank is one of the largest financial corporations in the U.S., with customers all over the world. They offer everything from consumer checking and savings accounts, to diverse credit card and loan services. Complications that…
Rank this Week: 1791

Bankruptcy Law Network

Bankruptcy Law Network

Covers bankruptcy and consumer credit.

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com/
  • Apr 24

    The Reverse Mortgage. What You Need To Know!

    The Reverse Mortgage. What You Need To Know!
    There is a familiar expression:  “The road to Hell is paved with good intentions!” I’d like to think that the individuals that came up with the concept of the reverse mortgage had good intentions.  The reality…
  • Apr 21

    Timing in Bankruptcy Case

    Timing in Bankruptcy Case
    As in lots of things, timing can be everything.  Timing is important in music, comedy, athletics, you name it. Timing can be very important in a bankruptcy case, too.  There can be multiple reasons for filing bankruptcy sooner as…
  • Apr 2

    What is a Medical Bankruptcy?

    What is a Medical Bankruptcy?
    Medical bankruptcy is a made up term.  It is often used by non-lawyers to describe the primary reasons behind their financial downfall.   It is a very real situation but not recognized as a special category of insolvency by the…
Rank this Week: 3063

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 23

    The Formula for a Successful Relationship

    The Formula for a Successful Relationship
    Most people still believe that this thing called “love” is a mysterious occurrence which happens, like a lightning bolt, out of the blue, with no rhyme or reason. Or, perhaps we want to believe in the mysterious nature of love and…
  • Apr 14

    Cohabitation No Longer a Crime in Florida

    Cohabitation No Longer a Crime in Florida
    Breathe easy you Florida couples who until a week ago lived together illegally while unwed. You will not be facing up 60 days in the county clink and a $500 fine on a second-degree misdemeanor charge for co-habitation while not married. A…
  • Mar 18

    What is Life REALLY Like for Juveniles Behind Bar

    What is Life REALLY Like for Juveniles Behind Bar
    The juvenile justice system was actually developed almost a century ago, in response to the atrocities juveniles were subjected to in adult jails. Unfortunately, as the system developed, and there was widespread overcrowding and lack of…
Rank this Week: 1846

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Provides bankruptcy information for Northern Virginia.

http://robertweed.com/category/blog/
  • Apr 22

    Alice Gets After Bankruptcy Car Loan at 4.76%

    Alice Gets After Bankruptcy Car Loan at 4.76%
    Alice Gets After Bankruptcy Car Loan at 4.76% Alice came to see me in March 2015. She’d just gotten back to work after being out for over a year.  Her financial situation was so bad, she’d been living in a women’s…
  • Mar 25

    Narrow Escape: After-Bankruptcy Mortgage Approved

    Narrow Escape: After-Bankruptcy Mortgage Approved
    Terrance was standing outside my door when I unlocked, Friday last week. Terrance filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy with me, January 2013.  I tell people you can get approved for a mortgage as soon as two years after your bankruptcy…
  • Mar 6

    Global Client Solutions Pays Us $1500.

    Global Client Solutions Pays Us $1500.
    Global Client Solutions got $61.50 from C H and pays up $1500. C H, like many of my bankruptcy clients, tried to “settle” her debts before talking to a bankruptcy lawyer. She paid $1,133.48 to Global Client Solutions as part of a…
Rank this Week: 4523

Robert Weed Blog

Robert Weed Blog

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

http://robertweed.com/category/blog/
  • Apr 22

    Alice Gets After Bankruptcy Car Loan at 4.76%

    Alice Gets After Bankruptcy Car Loan at 4.76%
    Alice Gets After Bankruptcy Car Loan at 4.76% Alice came to see me in March 2015. She’d just gotten back to work after being out for over a year.  Her financial situation was so bad, she’d been living in a women’s…
  • Mar 25

    Narrow Escape: After-Bankruptcy Mortgage Approved

    Narrow Escape: After-Bankruptcy Mortgage Approved
    Terrance was standing outside my door when I unlocked, Friday last week. Terrance filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy with me, January 2013.  I tell people you can get approved for a mortgage as soon as two years after your bankruptcy…
  • Mar 6

    Global Client Solutions Pays Us $1500.

    Global Client Solutions Pays Us $1500.
    Global Client Solutions got $61.50 from C H and pays up $1500. C H, like many of my bankruptcy clients, tried to “settle” her debts before talking to a bankruptcy lawyer. She paid $1,133.48 to Global Client Solutions as part of a…
Rank this Week: 2388

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Covers Florida bankruptcy and foreclosure defense.

http://raygarcialaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 22

    What to Do When Your Tenant Damages the Property

    What to Do When Your Tenant Damages the Property
    Anyone who has ever served as a landlord likely understands that renting out property is rarely a walk in the park. Landlords often get a bad reputation due to a select few who take advantage of their perceived position of power over their…
  • Mar 23

    3 Potential Ways to Terminate a Florida Pre-Construction Contract

    3 Potential Ways to Terminate a Florida Pre-Construction Contract
    Just because you’ve signed a pre-construction contract on a Florida home or condo does not always mean you are completely locked into the transaction. Circumstances in our lives can change in an instant, and as a buyer it may become…
  • Feb 23

    A Step-by-Step Guide to Florida Residential Foreclosure

    A Step-by-Step Guide to Florida Residential Foreclosure
    Almost all foreclosures will of course begin with the homeowner missing payments on their mortgage. Usually, the lender will not take action against you until you have missed three payments. Once this occurs, the official foreclosure process…
Rank this Week: 3666

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

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

http://nancyrapoport.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1322

Kentucky Bankruptcy Lawyers Blog

Kentucky Bankruptcy Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.kentuckybankruptcylawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 19

    Rapper “50 Cent” Submits Repayment Proposal as Part of Ongoing Bankruptcy

    Rapper “50 Cent” Submits Repayment Proposal as Part of Ongoing Bankruptcy
    Musician and rapper Curtis James Jackson III, who goes by the stage name 50 Cent, has submitted a proposal to the bankruptcy court to repay over $23 million in debts that he is attempting to restructure as part of the bankruptcy that he filed…
  • Apr 3

    Federal Bankruptcy Judge Rules that Debtor May Discharge Debts Incurred While Studying for the Bar Exam

    Federal Bankruptcy Judge Rules that Debtor May Discharge Debts Incurred While Studying for the Bar Exam
    A ruling recently released by the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York has declared that a debtor may be able to discharge debts that she incurred to support herself while studying for the bar exam. The…
  • Mar 22

    Criminal Consequences of Committing Fraud During Bankruptcy

    Criminal Consequences of Committing Fraud During Bankruptcy
    Whenever someone decides that it is best for them to file for bankruptcy, they must submit financial statements to the bankruptcy court. The purpose of these statements is to determine the assets and liabilities of the filer, in hopes of…
Rank this Week: 2993

Miami Bankruptcy Attorney Blog

Miami Bankruptcy Attorney Blog

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

http://flbankrupt.com/blog/
  • Apr 19

    Small Business Loans or SBA Loans in Bankruptcy

    Small Business Loans or SBA Loans in Bankruptcy
    I had a recent free consultation come into my office to ask me about small business loans and if they were dischargeable in bankruptcy.  The debtor received an SBA loan on a property when their home was damaged by a hurricane.  Soon…
  • Apr 12

    Will a Dismissed Bankruptcy Show Up on a Credit Report?

    Will a Dismissed Bankruptcy Show Up on a Credit Report?
    One of the most common questions that I get during my free consultation in my Miami Florida office is  whether or not a dismissed bankruptcy will show up on a credit report.    I have recently met with numerous clients who for…
  • Apr 4

    Condo Association foreclosure? Use a Chapter 13 bankruptcy to save your home

    Condo Association foreclosure? Use a Chapter 13 bankruptcy to save your home
    A recent free consultation came into my Miami bankruptcy office to discuss options regarding her Condo Association foreclosure lawsuit filed against her. She did some reading about bankruptcy options but wanted to sit down to discuss how we…
Rank this Week: 3083

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: 2618

NC Bankruptcy Blog

NC Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy issues in North Carolina. By Fabricius & Fabricius PLLC.

http://www.eastwakebankruptcy.com/blog
  • Apr 19

    Due Date and When in a Month to Pay the Chapter 13 Payment

    Due Date and When in a Month to Pay the Chapter 13 Payment
    Coming into chapter 13 bankruptcy, a common experience of individuals is payment due dates and the sometimes harsh consequences that follow from missed due dates. When money has been tight, the experience of a late payment fee and a default…
  • Jun 4

    Skipping the Means Test with Non-consumer Debt

    Skipping the Means Test with Non-consumer Debt
    The chapter 7 means test serves to limit eligibility to file chapter 7 bankruptcy, posing a problem for individuals with household income above the state median income and with expenses that don't fit well into the Congressionally-designed…
  • Aug 4

    In Personal Bankruptcy, What Happens to My Small Business?

    In Personal Bankruptcy, What Happens to My Small Business?
    No two businesses are the same, and this diversity is echoed in the implications the personal bankruptcy of a business owner has on a small business. Nevertheless, several general points can be considered: How the small business is…
Rank this Week: 2776

Ogden Bankruptcy Blog

Ogden Bankruptcy Blog

By Jason Richards.

http://ogdenbankruptcyblog.com/
  • Apr 18

    Undue Hardship of Student Loan

    Undue Hardship of Student Loan
    Many different financial experts predict that student loan debt could be the next financial time-bomb facing the U.S.economy (WSJ, MarketWatch, NPR, Forbes). One particular reason for this, is that the Bankruptcy Code provides…
  • Mar 7

    New Utah laws affecting bankruptcy

    New Utah laws affecting bankruptcy
    The Utah legislature is poised to pass several laws this session that will directly impact bankruptcy cases in Utah. Most people know that bankruptcy cases are governed by federal law (Title 11 of the United States Code).…
  • Nov 2

    The Stigma

    The Stigma
    Every so often I like to re-publish this post. Bankruptcy is a financial tool to get back on your feet. It is provided for in the constitution of our country. Walt Disney Filing for bankruptcy protection is not an easy … Continue…
Rank this Week: 2856

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/
  • Apr 18

    Ninth Circuit Rulings on Equitable Mootness in Transwest and Sunnyslope Impact Third Party Investor

    Ninth Circuit Rulings on Equitable Mootness in Transwest and Sunnyslope Impact Third Party Investor
    The doctrine of equitable mootness provides that Chapter 11 reorganization plans will be deemed moot, and therefore not subject to appellate review, if a plan has been substantially consummated and granting appellate relief would impair the…
  • Jun 1

    Supreme Court Holds that Bankruptcy Courts can Adjudicate Stern Claim

    Supreme Court Holds that Bankruptcy Courts can Adjudicate Stern Claim
    In a 6-3 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court held that bankruptcy courts have the authority to adjudicate Stern claims so long as the litigant parties provide “knowing and voluntary consent.”  This decision in Wellness…
  • Apr 3

    Insolvency-Related Implications for the Oil & Gas Industry in the U.S.

    Insolvency-Related Implications for the Oil &amp; Gas Industry in the U.S.
    Despite the tremendous growth and development of oil and gas resources in recent years, the industry is expected to be a boon for bankruptcy lawyers. This article explores how the current low price environment hurts developers and their…
Rank this Week: 2488

Intellectual Property, Business,…

Intellectual Property, Business, and Bankruptcy Blog

By Assouline & Berlowe.

http://assoulineberlowe.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 2728

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/
  • Apr 14

    Important Changes to the Essential Bankruptcy Number

    Important Changes to the Essential Bankruptcy Number
    I find myself today (April 14, 2016) in the process of updating what seems like way more than half of the numbers on my website. The Department of Justice just issued a major set of changes. I need to incorporate them into a series of…
  • Nov 6

    Consumer Warning from NACBA

    Consumer Warning from NACBA
    Here verbatim is a consumer warning I have been asked to post from the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Lawyers. Telephone-Scam Soliciting Wire Transfers Prompts NACBA and Vermont Attorney General to Issue Consumer Warning Across…
  • Aug 22

    Losing Ground on Payday Loans? Perhaps Bankruptcy is the Answer

    Losing Ground on Payday Loans? Perhaps Bankruptcy is the Answer
    If you’ve been reading my stuff, you know I’ve said this before.  My clients are good people.  Prior to giving up and deciding to come see me, they have tried just about everything and anything to avoid bankruptcy.…
Rank this Week: 3453