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Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 24

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://www.georgiabankruptcyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 173

Illinois Business Litigator Blog

Illinois Business Litigator Blog

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

http://www.illinoisbusinesslitigationlawyer.com/
  • Jan 29

    Time Barred Claim

    Time Barred Claim
    This case stems from the ill-fated Lincoln-Belmont-Ashland Redevelopment project featured on our Blog before. When a Condominium Association sued the developers based on failure to reveal construction defects, the Courts weighed in on whether…
  • Jan 22

    Favoring Market Value

    Favoring Market Value
    In this case from right in our neighborhood - Joliet, Illinois - the Bankruptcy Court and 7th Circuit agree that using the market value of property instead of its artificially low disposal price in a tax sale reflects the real intent of both…
  • Jan 7

    Summary Judgment in Adversary Case

    Summary Judgment in Adversary Case
    This case in the Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, resulted in a Summary Judgment finding despite the assertion by the Debtor-Defendant of his 5th Amendment Right to be free from…
Rank this Week: 381

Texas Bankruptcy Blog

Texas Bankruptcy Blog

By Fears Nachawati Law Firm.

http://www.txbankruptcyblog.com
  • Jan 14

    Fears | Nachawati Partner is Appointed to Legal Ethics Committee

    Fears | Nachawati Partner is Appointed to Legal Ethics Committee
    We are proud to announce Fears | Nachawati Partner, Majed Nachawati, has recently been appointed to the Legal Ethics Committee by the Dallas Bar Association for the 2016 year. The Legal Ethics Committee is responsible for facilitating and…
  • Nov 24

    Fears | Nachawati Attorneys Selected to 2015 Super Lawyers List

    Fears | Nachawati Attorneys Selected to 2015 Super Lawyers List
    Fears Nachawati Law Firm is proud to announce that Partner Majed Nachawati has been selected to the 2015 Texas Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by receive this honor.…
  • Nov 24

    Fears | Nachawati Attorneys Selected to 2015 Super Lawyers List

    Fears | Nachawati Attorneys Selected to 2015 Super Lawyers List
    Fears Nachawati Law Firm is proud to announce that Partner Majed Nachawati has been selected to the 2015 Texas Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by receive this honor.…
Rank this Week: 216

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: 330

Bankruptcy Litigation Blog

Bankruptcy Litigation Blog

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

http://www.bankruptcylitigationblog.com/
Rank this Week: 298

AZ Bankruptcy Blog

AZ Bankruptcy Blog

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

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

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

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

    Jefferson County sets records in Chapter 9 Bankruptcy

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

    Occupation of Phoenix not going so smoothly

    Occupation of Phoenix not going so smoothly
    Wandering around downtown I came across the fabled Occupy Phoenix movement. It's not going as awkwardly as elsewhere, but it's clearly having issues of its own as a group.
Rank this Week: 278

StayViolation.Com

StayViolation.Com

Covers the automatic stay in bankruptcy proceedings. By Chuck Newton.

http://www.stayviolation.com/
Rank this Week: 466

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
  • Feb 6

    Unsettled Question: Another Court Rules That Bankruptcy Client Worksheets Are Privileged

    Unsettled Question: Another Court Rules That Bankruptcy Client Worksheets Are Privileged
    An unsettled, and even unsettling, question for bankruptcy lawyers and debtors alike is whether client worksheets can be examined by the other side in a contested bankruptcy court hearing.  Does the attorney-client privilege protect such…
  • Feb 2

    Bankruptcy Avoids Judgments That “Cloud” Your Right

    Bankruptcy Avoids Judgments That “Cloud” Your Right
    “Anything that casts a cloud or diminishes the value of of an exemption is suspect and can be avoided.”  Those simple words are important to people facing bankruptcy. The fresh start in bankruptcy is real.  And sometimes…
  • Jan 31

    STUFF YOU KEEP IN BANKRUPTCY

    STUFF YOU KEEP IN BANKRUPTCY
    When you file a bankruptcy, you get to keep property that is considered exempt under the laws of your state. Wow! That’s great: get rid of debts and keep the house, car and whatever… Of course, it’s not quite that easy and…
Rank this Week: 686

Bankruptcy Law Network

Bankruptcy Law Network

Covers bankruptcy and consumer credit.

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

    Unsettled Question: Another Court Rules That Bankruptcy Client Worksheets Are Privileged

    Unsettled Question: Another Court Rules That Bankruptcy Client Worksheets Are Privileged
    An unsettled, and even unsettling, question for bankruptcy lawyers and debtors alike is whether client worksheets can be examined by the other side in a contested bankruptcy court hearing.  Does the attorney-client privilege protect such…
  • Feb 2

    Bankruptcy Avoids Judgments That “Cloud” Your Right

    Bankruptcy Avoids Judgments That “Cloud” Your Right
    “Anything that casts a cloud or diminishes the value of of an exemption is suspect and can be avoided.”  Those simple words are important to people facing bankruptcy. The fresh start in bankruptcy is real.  And sometimes…
  • Jan 31

    STUFF YOU KEEP IN BANKRUPTCY

    STUFF YOU KEEP IN BANKRUPTCY
    When you file a bankruptcy, you get to keep property that is considered exempt under the laws of your state. Wow! That’s great: get rid of debts and keep the house, car and whatever… Of course, it’s not quite that easy and…
Rank this Week: 3100

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Provides bankruptcy information for Northern Virginia.

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

    Delbert Services Can’t Hide Behind Indian Tribe

    Delbert Services Can’t Hide Behind Indian Tribe
    Delbert Services Can’t Hide Behind Indian Tribe law–4th Circuit Delbert Services is a debt collector, collecting bad debts for the internet payday lender, Western Sky. Western Sky has been shut down for a couple years.  Their…
  • Jan 28

    Chapter 13 in Virginia–A New Nightmare

    Chapter 13 in Virginia–A New Nightmare
    Chapter 13 in Virginia–A New Nightmare The Bankruptcy Judge in Norfolk just made chapter 13 in Virginia even more dangerous.  And last night one bankruptcy judge in Alexandria hinted that he agrees.   The issue came up the the…
  • Jan 24

    Woodbridge Bankruptcy Lawyer 100 Five Star Review

    Woodbridge Bankruptcy Lawyer 100 Five Star Review
    Thanks, Woodbridge!  This week brought our one hundredth five star review. I’m Woodbridge bankruptcy lawyer Robert Weed.  And I’m happy to announce we now have one hundred five star reviews from Woodbridge bankruptcy…
Rank this Week: 4473

Robert Weed Blog

Robert Weed Blog

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

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

    Delbert Services Can’t Hide Behind Indian Tribe

    Delbert Services Can’t Hide Behind Indian Tribe
    Delbert Services Can’t Hide Behind Indian Tribe law–4th Circuit Delbert Services is a debt collector, collecting bad debts for the internet payday lender, Western Sky. Western Sky has been shut down for a couple years.  Their…
  • Jan 28

    Chapter 13 in Virginia–A New Nightmare

    Chapter 13 in Virginia–A New Nightmare
    Chapter 13 in Virginia–A New Nightmare The Bankruptcy Judge in Norfolk just made chapter 13 in Virginia even more dangerous.  And last night one bankruptcy judge in Alexandria hinted that he agrees.   The issue came up the the…
  • Jan 24

    Woodbridge Bankruptcy Lawyer 100 Five Star Review

    Woodbridge Bankruptcy Lawyer 100 Five Star Review
    Thanks, Woodbridge!  This week brought our one hundredth five star review. I’m Woodbridge bankruptcy lawyer Robert Weed.  And I’m happy to announce we now have one hundred five star reviews from Woodbridge bankruptcy…
Rank this Week: 2425

Florida Bankruptcy News and…

Florida Bankruptcy News and Current Events

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

http://www.1800debtrelief.com/bankruptcy-news/
  • Feb 5

    What You Need to Know About Taxes after Bankruptcy

    What You Need to Know About Taxes after Bankruptcy
    Filing bankruptcy is a serious decision that can set you free from a lot of unnecessary stress. In fact, it can give you a new lease on life. The phone stops ringing off the hook and trips to the mailbox are no longer met with piles of bills…
  • Feb 5

    Questions to Ask Yourself Before Choosing Debt Consolidation

    Questions to Ask Yourself Before Choosing Debt Consolidation
    Most everyone faces some kind of financial problem during their lifetimes. When debt becomes overwhelming, consumers often try to avoid bankruptcy with alternatives such as debt consolidation. Although this can work for some, it isn’t…
  • Feb 5

    Debt Forgiveness Implications on Taxe

    Debt Forgiveness Implications on Taxe
    When you file your taxes and don’t own any property or have any real debt, things seem pretty easy. You might even wonder why or how people manage to get so upset at tax time. As you start to gain assets, debts, and dependents, taxes…
Rank this Week: 3422

The Insolvency Blog

The Insolvency Blog

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

http://theinsolvencyblog.typepad.com/
  • Feb 5

    Emkey Companies, LLC Files For Bankruptcy in Dallas, Texa

    Emkey Companies, LLC Files For Bankruptcy in Dallas, Texa
    On February 3, 2016, EmKey Companies, LLC and its affiliates (collectively, “EmKey” the “Debtors”) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division.…
  • Feb 4

    Ryckman Creek Resources, LLC Files For Bankruptcy in Delaware

    Ryckman Creek Resources, LLC Files For Bankruptcy in Delaware
    On February 2, 2016, Ryckman Creek Resources, LLC and certain of its affiliates, including Peregrine Midstream Partners, LLC (collectively, “Ryckman” or the “Debtors”) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States…
  • Jan 4

    Swift Energy Company Files For Bankruptcy in Delaware

    Swift Energy Company Files For Bankruptcy in Delaware
    On December 31, 2015, Swift Energy Company and certain of its affiliates (collectively, “Swift” or the “Debtors”) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware in…
Rank this Week: 3675

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
  • Feb 5

    Crane Collapse in NYC

    Crane Collapse in NYC
    Another Crane Collapse in New York City   Today there was yet another crane collapse in New York City. This crane collapse occurred in the Tribeca area of Manhattan and killed at least one person and injured several others. Over the past…
  • Feb 5

    Timothy B. Prakope, Esq.

    Timothy B. Prakope, Esq.
    Mr. Timothy B. Prakope, Esq. Mr. Prakope joined our firm in August 2015 and focuses on personal injury matters. He was trained as a trial attorney and is an aggressive advocate for persons who are injured as a result of someone else’s…
  • Jan 20

    Facebook Tagging Violates Order of Protection

    Facebook Tagging Violates Order of Protection
    Tagging Someone on Facebook Violates Existing Order of Protection At least according to Acting Westchester County Supreme Court Justice Susan Capeci. People v. Gonzalez, 6081M/15. Gonzalez allegedly tagged her victim in Facebook posts.…
Rank this Week: 4508

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/
  • Feb 5

    Still Receiving Calls and Mortgage Statements Even Though You Have an Attorney?

    Still Receiving Calls and Mortgage Statements Even Though You Have an Attorney?
    Communications with a homeowner when a debt collector is aware that the homeowner is represented by counsel is a violation of the FDCPA.  15 U.S.C. 1692c(a)(2).  This includes any mortgage servicer who has acquired a defaulted…
  • Feb 3

    Mandatory Arbitration Clauses Took a Hit on an FDCPA Case — Good for Consumers!

    Mandatory Arbitration Clauses Took a Hit on an FDCPA Case — Good for Consumers!
    While not a Florida case, the Fourth Circuit ruled today that the arbitration provision of Western Sky Payday Loans is unenforceable.  This may be a sign of expanding consumer protections in the future, although it is very early to tell.…
  • Feb 1

    Supreme Court Applies TCPA to Text Messages for Consumer Protection

    Supreme Court Applies TCPA to Text Messages for Consumer Protection
    Last week on January 20, 2016, in Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez, ___ U.S. ___, 2016 WL 22835 (Jan. 20, 2016), the Supreme Court issued several important rulings in a TCPA class action.  These rulings will help consumers in cases where they…
Rank this Week: 3027

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
  • Feb 5

    5 Tips for Acquiring New Bankruptcy Clients This Year

    5 Tips for Acquiring New Bankruptcy Clients This Year
    Regardless of how many clients you may have now, it never hurts to look for new ones. However, that doesn’t mean neglecting the ones you already have. You and your team have to be able to retain your current clients, while still…
  • Jan 28

    Bankruptcy Can Happen to Anyone

    Bankruptcy Can Happen to Anyone
    Filing for bankruptcy can feel incredibly depressing. You might feel as though you've failed. You know that it's going to be a waiting game from here: waiting for your credit to recover; waiting to be eligible for several basic types of…
  • Jan 26

    Top 7 Post-Bankruptcy Lifestyle Change

    Top 7 Post-Bankruptcy Lifestyle Change
    Following bankruptcy, there are a number of changes that you'll have to make to your life. It's not just about the reaction to the bankruptcy; it's also about the wise financial changes you'll have to make over the next few months and years…
Rank this Week: 2499

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

By the Moran Law Group.

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

    Bail Yourself Out Of Payroll Tax Trouble

    Bail Yourself Out Of Payroll Tax Trouble
    Business owners with unpaid payroll taxes are in deep trouble. There’s no corporate shield when it comes to payroll taxes. Even if the employer is a corporation, the corporation’s management is personally liable for the trust…
  • Feb 4

    Bankruptcy Alphabet: Y is for Yoke

    Bankruptcy Alphabet: Y is for Yoke
      Y, in my Bankruptcy Alphabet, stands for Yoke. Debt is a yoke around the neck of a person.  It keeps him harnessed to the weight of past financial decisions and, sometimes, to events over which he had no control. There are times…
  • Feb 3

    What Aesop Knew About Retirement Saving

    What Aesop Knew About Retirement Saving
    Every campaign needs a logo. Make the logo of your financial planning a turtle, rampant. Rampant, you say?  Turtle? In the Middle Ages, knights put their ID’s on their shields in  elaborate heraldry that told…
Rank this Week: 1619

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
  • Feb 4

    BGer 6B_608/2015: Verfolgungsverjährung bereits beim Erlass des Strafbefehls?

    BGer 6B_608/2015: Verfolgungsverjährung bereits beim Erlass des Strafbefehls?
    Übertretungen verjähren hinsichtlich Strafverfolgung und Strafe gem. Art. 109 StGB in drei Jahren. Die Verfolungsverjährung tritt nicht mehr ein, wenn vor Ablauf dieser Frist ein erstinstanzliches Urteil ergangen ist (Art. 97…
  • Jan 31

    BGer 2C_219/2015: Feststellungsurkunde über ausländische Beherrschung

    BGer 2C_219/2015: Feststellungsurkunde über ausländische Beherrschung
    Das Bundesgericht hatte im Urteil 2C_219/2015 vom 20. November 2015 zu prüfen, ob eine notarielle Feststellungsurkunde genügenden Beweis über eine ausländische Beherrschung einer juristischen Person erbringen kann. Die X.…
  • Jan 26

    ALBA-Vereinbarung

    ALBA-Vereinbarung
    Der Bundesrat hat am 20. Januar 2016 der Unterzeichnung der multilateralen Vereinbarung über den Austausch der länderbezogenen Berichterstattung (Multilateral Competent Authority Agreement on the Exchange of Country-by-Country…
Rank this Week: 1569

Small Enough To Fail

Small Enough To Fail

Covers bankruptcy law. By Greenberg Glusker.

http://www.southerncaliforniabankruptcylawyersblog.com/
  • 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…
  • Feb 1

    Greenberg Glusker Guides Imaging3, Inc. Through Multiple Bankruptcy Appeal

    Greenberg Glusker Guides Imaging3, Inc. Through Multiple Bankruptcy Appeal
    Published in the Los Angeles Business Journal on January 18, 2015 Imaging3, Inc., a Burbank-based medical technology developer, emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2013 after the reorganization plan that would convert the company’s…
Rank this Week: 1398

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
  • Feb 4

    What is Form 51 in Workers’ Compensation?

    What is Form 51 in Workers’ Compensation?
    The post What is Form 51 in Workers’ Compensation? appeared first on Bankruptcy Lawyers & Workers' Compensation Attorneys | Duncan Law.
  • Jan 6

    What is a Form MSC1 in a North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Case?

    What is a Form MSC1 in a North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Case?
    The post What is a Form MSC1 in a North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Case? appeared first on Bankruptcy Lawyers & Workers' Compensation Attorneys | Duncan Law.
  • Jan 5

    Attorney for Copyright Protection for Software

    Attorney for Copyright Protection for Software
    This is a page for Dan.   Go here. The post Attorney for Copyright Protection for Software appeared first on Bankruptcy Lawyers & Workers' Compensation Attorneys | Duncan Law.
Rank this Week: 4389

Chicago Bankruptcy Blog

Chicago Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://chicago-bankruptcy.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4176

Nebraska Debt & Bankrtupcy Blog

Nebraska Debt & Bankrtupcy Blog

By Samuel J. Turco Jr.

http://www.nebraskadebtbankruptcyblog.com/
  • Feb 4

    Nebraska Legislature Considering Increase in Property Exemption

    Nebraska Legislature Considering Increase in Property Exemption
    Senator Lyndia Brasch has sponsored a bill in the Nebraska legislature to increase the amount of personal property protected in Nebraska bankruptcy cases. According to Brasch it is necessary to update Nebraska property exemptions to keep pace…
  • Feb 2

    Recovering a Home Lost to Unpaid Real Estate Taxe

    Recovering a Home Lost to Unpaid Real Estate Taxe
    Depriving local governments of tax revenue is like cutting off oxygen to the body–they can’t live without it.  Local governments and schools in Nebraska depend on a steady flow of real estate…
  • Dec 29

    Discharging Private Student Loans: A New Blueprint Emerge

    Discharging Private Student Loans: A New Blueprint Emerge
    The 8th Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel issued a new opinion approving the discharge of 11 of the 15 private student loans owed by Chelsea Conway. (See In re Conway, 8th BAP 2015). The court discharged $76,535 of the $95,499 owed,…
Rank this Week: 1388

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Covers corporate bankruptcy proceedings. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://delawarebankruptcy.foxrothschild.com/
  • Feb 3

    Hancock Fabrics, Inc. Files for Bankruptcy

    Hancock Fabrics, Inc. Files for Bankruptcy
    On February 2, 2016, Hancock Fabrics, Inc. and 6 affiliates filed for relief under chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code.  The cases are jointly administered under Case Number 16-10296 and presided over by Judge Shannon.  The first day…
  • Feb 1

    Objections to Applications Which Include Indemnification for Defense of Fees Sustained

    Objections to Applications Which Include Indemnification for Defense of Fees Sustained
    In the recent opinion of In re Boomerang Inc., et al., Case No. 15-11247 (Bankr. D. Del. Jan. 29, 2016), the Delaware Bankruptcy Court considered the United States Trustee’s (“UST”) objections to…
  • Jan 29

    Money Center of America – Motion to Intervene Granted

    Money Center of America – Motion to Intervene Granted
    In a 16 page opinion released January 28, 2016 in the Casino Caribbean, et al. v. Money Centers of America adversary proceeding (Bank. D. Del. Adv. No. 14-50437), Judge Christopher S. Sontchi of the Delaware Bankruptcy Court granted the…
Rank this Week: 1907

Atlanta Bankruptcy Blog

Atlanta Bankruptcy Blog

Covers Georgia bankruptcy. By Jonathan Ginsberg.

http://www.thebklawyer.com/thebkblog
  • Feb 3

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

    Georgia’s Likely New Pre-Garnishment Notice Not All Good New
    Georgia may soon have a new law governing wage garnishments and bank account levies.  But the news is not all good. You may recall that back in September, 2015, I reported that federal judge Marvin Shoob had issued a ruling that…
  • Jan 5

    How to Qualify for a Car Loan While in Chapter 13

    How to Qualify for a Car Loan While in Chapter 13
    Does Chapter 13 law allow a debtor to purchase a new vehicle while in Chapter 13 and to finance this car or truck purchase? This was the issue I faced recently while representing a client whose car was totaled in an accident. My client was in…
  • Nov 29

    How to Avoid Credit Card Interest, Penalties and Fee

    How to Avoid Credit Card Interest, Penalties and Fee
    Have you ever opened your credit card statement only to find that despite last month’s payment, your unpaid balance has actually increased because of credit card interest, penalties or fees? As a practicing consumer bankruptcy attorney…
Rank this Week: 2484

Sader Law Firm Blog

Sader Law Firm Blog

Covers bankruptcy, collections and student loans.

http://www.saderlawfirm.com/blog
  • Feb 3

    Can Filing for Bankruptcy Discharge IRS Back Taxes?

    Can Filing for Bankruptcy Discharge IRS Back Taxes?
    IRS back taxes (or past due taxes) can create serious financial distress. Back taxes can become costlier over time by accumulating interest and penalties. Fortunately, some income tax debts that meet specific criteria are dischargeable by…
  • Feb 1

    What Is the Difference Between Secured and Unsecured Debt?

    What Is the Difference Between Secured and Unsecured Debt?
    After filing for bankruptcy, secured and unsecured debts will be handled differently. Depending on the personal financial situation of debtors, there are various options to discharge or reduce these debts in Chapter 7 or 13 bankruptcy.…
  • Jan 27

    SCOTUS Says ‘No’ to Student Loan Discharge Case

    SCOTUS Says ‘No’ to Student Loan Discharge Case
    Several weeks ago, we wrote about a very interesting case involving a 57-year-old man burdened with $260,000 in student loans. Mark Tetzlaff’s student loan discharge case was on the cusp of being reviewed by the Supreme Court of the…
Rank this Week: 1793

Michigan Bankruptcy Lawyer Mike…

Michigan Bankruptcy Lawyer Mike Shovan

Covers filing bankruptcy in Michigan.

http://bankruptcy-in-michigan.com/
Rank this Week: 3859

St. Louis Bankruptcy Lawyers Blog

St. Louis Bankruptcy Lawyers Blog

Covers Bankruptcy Law. Published by Brinkman & Alter, LLC

http://www.stlouisbankruptcylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2915

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonbankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 3

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Fraud and Income Tax Evasion

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Fraud and Income Tax Evasion
    This blog has repeatedly reported on what not to do when filing for personal bankruptcy protection and getting a “fresh start” and the reports come down to this:  do not submit false testimony, be honest in your bankruptcy…
  • Jan 13

    Former Worcester Airline Direct Air Executives File Bankruptcy and Charged with Fraud

    Former Worcester Airline Direct Air Executives File Bankruptcy and Charged with Fraud
    Direct Air was a private charter airline that flew out of numerous small airports including Worcester Regional Airport through 2012.  Formally known as Southern Air & Tours, doing business as Myrtle Beach Direct Air & Tours, and…
  • Jan 6

    Massachusetts Attorney General Sues Bankruptcy Collection Firm Lustig, Glaser & Wilson

    Massachusetts Attorney General Sues Bankruptcy Collection Firm Lustig, Glaser & Wilson
    As a Massachusetts bankruptcy lawyer, we help many folks who need to discharge their debts and get a fresh start.  Many debts have already gone to collection.  The collection law firms in Massachusetts include the Waltham firm…
Rank this Week: 3842

Bankruptcy Law Blog

Bankruptcy Law Blog

Covers bankruptcy law, debt counseling, tax resolution, and IRS audit help. By John D. Faucher.

http://johndfaucher.com/blog/
  • Feb 2

    Tax Season is Phishing & Scam Season

    Tax Season is Phishing & Scam Season
    I recently received an email solicitation — purporting to be from the IRS — claiming I was eligible for a refund and asking me to click a link to process my return for the refund. Here’s a copy of it.  It is shamelessly…
  • Jan 19

    If You Sign Your Tax Return, You’re Responsible For It — Even If You Use A Preparer…

    If You Sign Your Tax Return, You’re Responsible For It — Even If You Use A Preparer…
    My client called in a panic. He was being audited, and the IRS wanted to know why he claimed $2,500 in mileage expense on his Schedule C. My client doesn’t own a Schedule C business. The IRS also questioned my client’s $10,000…
  • Jan 12

    The IRS Appeals Officer & Proce

    The IRS Appeals Officer & Proce
    When a taxpayer disagrees with the IRS auditor’s determination, the IRS assigns the matter to an appeals officer. This is a second, new IRS employee that the taxpayer can negotiate with. Importantly, as a taxpayer deals with…
Rank this Week: 1617

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/
  • Feb 2

    Fabulous New Paper: Random Justice in Bankruptcy Trial Court

    Fabulous New Paper: Random Justice in Bankruptcy Trial Court
    I just read a terrific new paper by Gary Neustadter of Santa Clara University Law School, called "Randomly Distributed Trial Court Justice: A Case Study and Siren from the Consumer Bankruptcy World." It presents a monumental…
  • Feb 1

    Contract Law and Ukraine's $3 Billion Debt

    Contract Law and Ukraine's $3 Billion Debt
    The Russian government has announced announced that it plans to initiate legal proceedings against Ukraine by the end of the month to recover the $3 billion in bond debt now in default. It's not yet clear whether the proceedings will...
  • Jan 29

    Initial Thoughts on Venezuela

    Initial Thoughts on Venezuela
    Over at Dealb%k.
Rank this Week: 758

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law. By Arnold & Smith, PLLC.

http://www.charlottebankruptcylawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 2

    3 Common Bankruptcy Myth

    3 Common Bankruptcy Myth
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question “Do I need an attorney to file bankruptcy?”   Bankruptcy is a process many people have heard of, but few know much about. Unfortunately, in cases like this, rumor and…
  • Jan 26

    Will Your Bankruptcy Records Be Made Public?

    Will Your Bankruptcy Records Be Made Public?
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan Stone answers the question “How do I file for bankruptcy?”   Deciding to file for bankruptcy can be an incredibly hard decision-making process. You’re likely stressed about paying bills, worried…
  • Jan 19

    Fire Department That Filed For Bankruptcy Protection Still Putting Out Fire

    Fire Department That Filed For Bankruptcy Protection Still Putting Out Fire
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question “Do I need an attorney to file bankruptcy?”   Most people fear that filing for bankruptcy brings your life (or at least the financial aspects of your life) to a grinding…
Rank this Week: 1430

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Law Monitor

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Law Monitor

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

http://www.losangelesbankruptcylawmonitor.com
  • Feb 2

    File Bankruptcy Without A Lawyer? New, Longer Forms Not Helpful

    File Bankruptcy Without A Lawyer? New, Longer Forms Not Helpful
    Here in the Central District of California, nearly 25% of all bankruptcy filings are made without a lawyer.  Things recently got a little bit easier for this crowd in our courts; allegedly.  This is an important issue with our…
  • Jan 4

    2016 New Year’s Resolutions Infographic

    2016 New Year’s Resolutions Infographic
    Treat your New Year’s resolutions like goals and then take regular action steps each day to help you reach your goals this year. It’s important to write your goals down and then take some action toward those goals.  For…
  • Nov 2

    Pros & Cons: Married Filing Separately

    Pros & Cons: Married Filing Separately
    If you are married and considering Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you have additional issues to think about. To start, you’ll have to decide which option works best for you: filing a joint bankruptcy or an individual bankruptcy…
Rank this Week: 3496

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Covers Florida bankruptcy and foreclosure defense.

http://raygarcialaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 1

    Buying Real Estate in Florida through Probate

    Buying Real Estate in Florida through Probate
    The term “probate property” refers to property that someone inherits upon another’s death. As soon as the administration of an estate is commenced and a Personal Representative is appointed, probate real estate information…
  • Feb 1

    New Closing Rule

    New Closing Rule
    The new settlement/closing rules by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) on residential properties began on October 3, 2015.  Borrowers of residential real estate were given new disclosure forms after that date.  Prior to…
  • Jan 27

    Real Estate Law: Understanding the Appraisal

    Real Estate Law: Understanding the Appraisal
    An appraisal is a professionally judged opinion on the value of something—in this case, a home or some other form of real estate—usually based on the market value. Whether you are looking to obtain a mortgage to buy a home, or you…
Rank this Week: 3759

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Feb 1

    How Can Bankruptcy Help Me Keep My Car?

    How Can Bankruptcy Help Me Keep My Car?
    There are many reasons why Georgian families have turned to the bankruptcy process as a solution to their financial troubles. Some have experienced job losses, surprise bills, or other unplanned for events such as the crash of the housing…
  • Jan 23

    Filing for Bankruptcy as a Senior Citizen

    Filing for Bankruptcy as a Senior Citizen
    It is an unfortunate truth that many Senior Citizens in Georgia have been hit particularly hard by the recent economic recession. Senior Citizens are often living on a very small and fixed income, with little to no opportunities for making…
  • Jan 18

    Bankruptcy and Credit Cards: An Overview

    Bankruptcy and Credit Cards: An Overview
    Due to the recent economic crisis, many Georgians have found that they cannot continue to support their household because their income is not keeping pace with their debts. Many families have seen their credit card balances in particular rise…
Rank this Week: 1473

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Feb 1

    Divorce Essentials – Top Five Things You Need to Know

    Divorce Essentials – Top Five Things You Need to Know
    Divorce Essentials – Top Five Things You Need to Know As the new year begins, many people are returning to their usual routines. Some, though, are looking to start the year with a divorce. And, in reality, the divorce process can take…
  • Jan 29

    Preparing For Divorce – First Steps You Can Take

    Preparing For Divorce – First Steps You Can Take
    Preparing For Divorce – First Steps You Can Take After deciding to divorce from your spouse, you must begin the divorce process. To some, going through a divorce seems difficult at first, since it is unfamiliar territory and appears to…
  • Jan 27

    Tips for Avoiding a Lengthy Divorce

    Tips for Avoiding a Lengthy Divorce
    Tips for Avoiding a Lengthy Divorce Going through a divorce can be stressful, and will likely be especially traumatic when the divorce process takes a long time. A divorce can be easier and less upsetting for everyone involved if the…
Rank this Week: 3351

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
  • Feb 1

    Divorce Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Divorce Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
    The arguments, harsh words, and lack of respect from each spouse toward the other have finally led to the decision to get a divorce. Experienced divorce attorneys, such as Fessler, Schneider, & Grimme, will help you to move beyond the…
  • Jan 22

    Custody Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Custody Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
    Child custody is a complex issue that includes where the child lives, who gives the child protection, care, education, and financial support.   Custody does not become finally resolved until the child is grown, not attending school,…
  • Jan 13

    Estate Needs Attorneys in Ft. Thoma

    Estate Needs Attorneys in Ft. Thoma
    One of the most popular past-times this week is dreaming about what to do with your lottery winnings. You know you most likely will not see a dime from the lottery, but if you do win Fessler, Schneider, & Grimme want you to make some…
Rank this Week: 2290

Wisconsin Bankruptcy Blog

Wisconsin Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://wisconsinbankruptcy.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 1

    Discharging Tax Debts in Bankruptcy

    Discharging Tax Debts in Bankruptcy
    Most people who owe taxes to the government cannot have those tax debts discharged in bankruptcy.  Although most tax debts are non-dischargeable, some actually can be discharged.  And while those dischargeable tax debts are the…
  • Jan 25

    Wisconsin's Foreclosure Redemption Period Cut in Half?

    Wisconsin's Foreclosure Redemption Period Cut in Half?
    IMPORTANT NEWS FOR HOMEOWNERS AT RISK OF FORECLOSUREUnder existing Wisconsin law, residential properties in foreclosure typically get a 6 month redemption period (and 12 months if the mortgage lender is seeking a deficiency balance).…
  • Jan 18

    Utility Reminder

    Utility Reminder
    Wisconsin's winter moratorium laws prohibit your utilities from being shut-off, even if you are delinquent on your utility bill, until April 15, 2016.Case law from 2012 has made it such that a Chapter 128 filing is no longer a guarantee of…
Rank this Week: 4063

Southern Lawyer News

Southern Lawyer News

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

http://www.southernlawyer.news/
Rank this Week: 1762

Law Office of Goldstein and Clegg,…

Law Office of Goldstein and Clegg, LLC Blog

Covers employment law and bankruptcy.

http://www.goldsteinandclegglaw.com/index.php/blog/
  • Jan 29

    Top 10 Kinds of Work-Place Retaliation

    Top 10 Kinds of Work-Place Retaliation
    In Massachusetts most employees can be fired for any reason or no reason at all. However, there is an exception to this rule and that is that your employer can not retaliate against you and fire you as a result of asserting a right that the…
  • Jan 16

    Can you be laid-off without notice?

    Can you be laid-off without notice?
    Losing a job due to no fault of your own is traumatic enough. The financial concern is great, and even if you are laid off and can collect some small portion of unemployment benefits, your family can suffer a serious financial hardship. How…
  • Dec 27

    Can my boss retaliate against me for complaining about my pay?

    Can my boss retaliate against me for complaining about my pay?
    As an employee in Massachusetts, you may be considered an employee at will, and you employer may even be able to fire you for no reason at all, but if they do take adverse actions against you because you complained about your pay or demanded…
Rank this Week: 1207

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: 3030

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Texas bankruptcy news and information.

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

    Credit Negotiations before Bankruptcy

    Credit Negotiations before Bankruptcy
    Quite often individuals that have run into financial problems have become so down trodden by their financial situation that they make no attempts to try and get their finances under control. They feel that it is a hopeless case and get to the…
  • Jan 26

    The Legal Fees Of Bankruptcy

    The Legal Fees Of Bankruptcy
    One of the reasons that many people put off looking at bankruptcy as the option to giving them a fresh financial start is simply because they’re worried about the legal fees that are going to be incurred because of the bankruptcy. Money…
  • Jan 14

    What Is a Business Debt Exemption?

    What Is a Business Debt Exemption?
    It may be that if you are filing for a Chapter 7 bankruptcy for your business that the majority of the debts are business debts and you won’t have to go through the means test in order to qualify. There are several different steps that…
Rank this Week: 1477

Walden & Pfannenstiel Blog

Walden & Pfannenstiel Blog

Covers bankruptcy and estate planning.

http://wplawpractice.com/blog/
  • Jan 27

    Your 2015 Tax Refund Can Eliminate your Debt

    Your 2015 Tax Refund Can Eliminate your Debt
    A New Year is a time to look at the next 12 months with hope and possibility, let our bankruptcy attorneys assist you and have a Happy New Year in 2016.  Every day we see debtors and their households struggling with debt.  The debt…
  • Dec 14

    Attorney Malissa L. Walden Selected for List of Top Rated Lawyers in KS.

    Attorney Malissa L. Walden Selected for List of Top Rated Lawyers in KS.
    A Kansas City based bankruptcy lawyer, Malissa L. Walden, has been named a top attorney in Kansas.   Lenexa, KS December 14, 2015 – The 2015 list of top rated attorneys in KS as published in the November, 2015 issue of KC Magazine…
  • Dec 1

    Is America’s middle class vanishing?

    Is America’s middle class vanishing?
    Is America’s middle class‬ vanishing? “The situation is so bad that Morgan Stanley (MS) says the middle class is “eroding.” Too many people have high debt burdens.”  An interesting article on CNN…
Rank this Week: 2825

Seattle Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Seattle Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bankruptcy-law-seattle.com/symmes-legal-blog/
  • Jan 27

    How Can I Stop A Foreclosure Sale Immediately?

    How Can I Stop A Foreclosure Sale Immediately?
    Receiving a notice of a foreclosure sale is not something that a person usually plans for.  Perhaps you knew this day was coming but due to circumstances out of your control you simply have not been able to get a…Read more…
  • Dec 16

    What Can I Do If A Debt Collector Won’t Stop Collecting Against Me After Filing For Bankruptcy?

    What Can I Do If A Debt Collector Won’t Stop Collecting Against Me After Filing For Bankruptcy?
    What Can I Do If  A Debt Collector Won’t Stop Collecting Against Me After Filing For Bankruptcy? Most debt collectors and debt collection law firms understand that when a consumer files for bankruptcy they are protected by…
  • Dec 15

    Who Is Cach LLC?

    Who Is Cach LLC?
    Who is Cach LLC and why are they suing me?  It’s not surprising that you have never heard of Cach LLC, in fact you are probably reading this article because you have no idea who they are or why they have filed…Read…
Rank this Week: 4624

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure in Florida.

http://laniganpl.com/
  • Jan 27

    Courtroom Lawyer vs. Contracts Lawyer

    Courtroom Lawyer vs. Contracts Lawyer
    A litigation attorney has argued it in front of juries, he’s listened to judges and juries comment about the language that’s been used in various litigation regarding contracts and so he’s much more sensitive to, "all right,…
  • Jan 27

    Does Your Attorney Have Your Case Experience?

    Does Your Attorney Have Your Case Experience?
    Eric Lanigan with Lanigan and Lanigan attorneys in Winter Park Florida talks about hiring an attorney who has the legal background to give your case the knowledge to litigate your case. Does your attorney have your case experience? You'd…
  • Jan 21

    Hire a Litigator for Contract

    Hire a Litigator for Contract
    The reality is, you see the ads that say, “I’ll fight for you,” but the bottom line is you want a litigator who’s a good negotiator; so by definition, they know how to negotiate. And you want them to write that…
Rank this Week: 3663