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Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 23

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real…

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real Lawyers, Real Solutions

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

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

    Chapter 7 Can Be a Disaster Without a Good Bankruptcy Attorney

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

    Defining the Term “Mortgage Arrearage”

    Defining the Term “Mortgage Arrearage”
    Have you wondered what is meant by the term “mortgage arrearage?” As Bankruptcy Law Network member Jonathan Ginsberg explains, a mortgage arrearage simply refers to any missed mortgage payments. If, for example, you did not pay…
  • Jun 15

    “How Is My Chapter 13 Plan Payment Determined?”

    “How Is My Chapter 13 Plan Payment Determined?”
    The most important thing my Chapter 13 clients want to know is how much their Chapter 13 Plan payment will be. They ask this question at our initial meeting, before their case is filed, and during the period before their Chapter 13 Plan…
Rank this Week: 67

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://www.georgiabankruptcyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 205

The Insolvency Blog

The Insolvency Blog

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

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

    Linc USA Files For Bankruptcy in Houston, TX

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

    Warren Resources Files For Bankruptcy in Houston, Texa

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

    Intervention Energy Files For Bankruptcy in Delaware

    Intervention Energy Files For Bankruptcy in Delaware
    On May 20, 2016 Intervention Energy and certain of its affiliates (collectively, “Intervention” or the “Debtors”) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. According…
Rank this Week: 192

Bankruptcy Topics

Bankruptcy Topics

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

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

    Chapter 13 debt limits increase

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

    Automatic Massachusetts homesteads limited to $125K

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

    The repo man is now inside your dashboard

    The repo man is now inside your dashboard
    The latest wrinkle in auto finance has a nasty edge to it, as lenders are pouncing on new technology that allows them to remotely shut off a borrower’s vehicle if they are only a few days late on a payment. Writing for the New York…
Rank this Week: 330

Riverside County Bankruptcy Lawyer…

Riverside County Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers Bankruptcy, foreclosure, law suits and settlements. Published By The Law Office of Christopher Hewitt

http://www.riversidecountybankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 15

    Overpayment of Unemployment and Bankruptcy EDD and Bankrputcy

    Overpayment of Unemployment and Bankruptcy EDD and Bankrputcy
    You can put overpayments of EDD or Unemployment in to a chapter 7 bankruptcy and discharge the debt. EDD overpayments happen when people are collecting unemployment when possibly working or other issues that allow the EDD to come after you.…
  • Feb 15

    HOA's Bankruptcy Past due Payments Foreclosure

    HOA's Bankruptcy Past due Payments Foreclosure
    I have been seeing more and more people with HOA issues. HOA's can foreclose against a property. HOA attorney's like Fiore Racobs and Power do exclusive HOA work and rack up very large attorney fees on behalf of HOA's when people are in…
  • Sep 18

    With house prices rising in California you want an experienced bankruptcy attorney to understand how to protect your asset

    With house prices rising in California you want an experienced bankruptcy attorney to understand how to protect your asset
    California has had some decent growth in property values lately with the lowering of interest rates, investors buying homes, and some people trying to get into a hot market before interest rates go up. This has been somewhat a good thing for…
Rank this Week: 344

Miami Bankruptcy Attorney Blog

Miami Bankruptcy Attorney Blog

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

http://flbankrupt.com/blog/
  • Jul 25

    Is my Miami Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Plan for Three or Five Years?

    Is my Miami Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Plan for Three or Five Years?
    When potential new clients come to see me to discuss chapter 13 options they typically have done some reading online about the process.  One of the biggest misconceptions that clients get confused is how long the lifespan of a Chapter 13…
  • Jul 20

    Miami Bankruptcy Dismissed – Can I refile?

    Miami Bankruptcy Dismissed – Can I refile?
    So you’ve filed for bankruptcy and your case gets dismissed for one reason or another, can you refile?  I get this question on a regular basis from debtors who usually file a Chapter 13 bankruptcy.  Here is a basic…
  • Jun 22

    Important Steps to Take Before Filing a Miami Bankruptcy

    Important Steps to Take Before Filing a Miami Bankruptcy
    Debtors typically have numerous steps to take before filing for bankruptcy in Miami Florida.  The most important step is to find qualified bankruptcy counsel and schedule a free consultation to see if bankruptcy is an option for you. The…
Rank this Week: 3097

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Jul 25

    Three Valuable Lessons You Can Learn From Celebrity Divorce

    Three Valuable Lessons You Can Learn From Celebrity Divorce
    Celebrities are in the limelight, but they are just like regular people when it comes to relationships. Many celebrity marriages end in divorce, and when they do the process may involve airing their dirty laundry in public. The reality is,…
  • Jul 23

    Becoming a Better Parent

    Becoming a Better Parent
    Parenting is never easy. Children don’t come with an instruction guide, yet parents are expected to instinctively know how to care for all of their children’s physical, emotional, and financial needs. Unfortunately, divorce can…
  • Jul 21

    Trial Separation – Is it an Option in Florida?

    Trial Separation – Is it an Option in Florida?
    The decision to divorce isn’t always an easy one. Sometimes, couples may want some time apart to help them decide whether they want to continue the marriage or move on. In Florida, there is no legal separation. However, couples can still…
Rank this Week: 3341

Sader Law Firm Blog

Sader Law Firm Blog

Covers bankruptcy, collections and student loans.

http://www.saderlawfirm.com/blog
  • Jul 25

    Can Setting Up a Health Savings Account Prevent Medical Debt?

    Can Setting Up a Health Savings Account Prevent Medical Debt?
    Last week, we discussed how health insurance plans with high deductibles can cause painful medical bills under the right circumstances. Dave’s story is a reminder of why it is important to plan carefully when selecting your health…
  • Jul 20

    Do Income-Based Student Loan Repayment Programs Have Weaknesses?

    Do Income-Based Student Loan Repayment Programs Have Weaknesses?
    Our blog has discussed income-based student loan repayment programs on several occasions. Income-based repayment plans are helpful, but they are not always perfect. These plans require borrowers to make monthly payments based on a percentage…
  • Jul 18

    Is Your Health Insurance Policy Putting You at Risk for Medical Debt?

    Is Your Health Insurance Policy Putting You at Risk for Medical Debt?
    Health insurance policies with high deductibles are causing many people to accumulate excessive medical debt. Unfortunately, health insurance deductibles have increased by 67 percent since 2010. Deductibles are the amount policyholders must…
Rank this Week: 1801

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Covers Florida bankruptcy and foreclosure defense.

http://raygarcialaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 25

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

    Mortgage Math: How Your Debt-to-Income Ratio Affects Your Financing
    Mortgage Math: How Your Debt-to-Income Ratio Affects Your Financing There are many factors a lender will consider when they are determining whether you qualify for a mortgage or not. They’ll look at your credit score, how stable your…
  • Jul 10

    Understanding Florida Landlord Security Deposit Obligation

    Understanding Florida Landlord Security Deposit Obligation
    Anyone who’s ever looked for property to rent in Florida before knows that most leases require you to send your landlord a security deposit. But when you transfer over that deposit to your landlord, where does the money actually go?…
  • Jun 23

    5 Common Mistakes Every Renter MUST Avoid

    5 Common Mistakes Every Renter MUST Avoid
    Renting a house or an apartment can be a great option for people in many situations throughout life. It is typically a more affordable option, and comes with far fewer responsibilities than buying a house. Whether you’re planning to…
Rank this Week: 3664

Wisconsin Bankruptcy Blog

Wisconsin Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://wisconsinbankruptcy.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 25

    What should my credit report look like after bankruptcy?

    What should my credit report look like after bankruptcy?
    So you've filed for bankruptcy, gotten a discharge, and pulled your credit report.  What should it look like?  Should it be blank?  Should all of your creditors be on there with a special notation?  What exactly should you…
  • Jul 11

    7 Year Myth

    7 Year Myth
    Quite often, clients believe that a bankruptcy case will only remain on their credit report for 7 years and/or that 7 years is the period of time someone must wait before filing another bankruptcy case.Neither is true.A bankruptcy remains on…
  • Jul 4

    Unfiled Claims in Chapter 13

    Unfiled Claims in Chapter 13
    No creditor who doesn't file a proof of claim will be paid by a Chapter 13 Trustee.Let me repeat that...No creditor who doesn't file a proof of claim will be paid by a Chapter 13 Trustee.What does that mean?Let's say John Doe has 4 credit…
Rank this Week: 3967

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/
  • Jul 25

    Uncovering the Truth About Filing Bankruptcy

    Uncovering the Truth About Filing Bankruptcy
    It’s certainly true that not many people have the end goal of filing bankruptcy. However, sometimes it is better for you, your family, and your credit score to do so. One thing that often stops people from taking this step is that they…
  • Jul 24

    Best Practices for Establishing Credit

    Best Practices for Establishing Credit
    Depending on how old you are, you may have a skewed view of how the credit system works. Some people were brought up to avoid debt at all costs. Others were raised to understand that debt is the road to success when managed properly. Either…
  • Jul 23

    Fees and Expenses Associated with Chapter 7

    Fees and Expenses Associated with Chapter 7
    It can be difficult to both explain and even understand the cost of filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy. There will generally be attorney’s fees, filing fees, and some additional costs associated with the bankruptcy proceedings. There may also…
Rank this Week: 3440

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

By the Moran Law Group.

http://www.bankruptcysoapbox.com/
  • Jul 25

    When to file bankruptcy

    When to file bankruptcy
      Should I wait until all of my savings are gone to file bankruptcy?, the caller asked. And he didn’t mean, until my net worth is greatly reduced; he meant, until my bank balance is zero. One has to admire the resolve of…
  • Jul 24

    Semantics Rant

    Semantics Rant
    Doug Jacobs’ post answering the question “do I have to file on all of my debts”, pushes my semantics button. Doug was, in all innocence, paraphrasing clients, who imagine that bankruptcy represents a choice by the debtor of…
  • Jul 21

    Inclusion in bankruptcy doesn’t equal discharged

    Inclusion in bankruptcy doesn’t equal discharged
    One of the petty struggles I have with clients is convincing them that they need to include all of their debts in bankruptcy. Sometimes, they will tell me they don’t want to include their car loan in the case because they “need…
Rank this Week: 1626

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/
  • Jul 25

    Debt buyer lawsuit: What you need to know.

    Debt buyer lawsuit: What you need to know.
    A debt buyer lawsuit is a collection lawsuit brought by a company that bought the debt after it went into default. It’s a completely different animal than a collection lawsuit brought directly by the original creditor. What is a debt…
  • Jul 22

    How to answer a collection lawsuit in Minnesota

    How to answer a collection lawsuit in Minnesota
    Before I explain how to answer a collection lawsuit, it’s important to understand that Minnesota is a unique state because a lawsuit is started by serving the defendant. It is not required to be filed with a court at the beginning…
  • Jul 21

    Sued by a debt collector? Avoid these defenses.

    Sued by a debt collector? Avoid these defenses.
    When you’re sued by a debt collector, you must respond to the lawsuit with an answer within 20 days or a default judgment will be entered against you. A default judgment often leads to bank garnishments, wage garnishments, and…
Rank this Week: 3577

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
  • Jul 25

    Why You Need an Experienced Bankruptcy Attorney

    Why You Need an Experienced Bankruptcy Attorney
    Consumers who are considering filing for bankruptcy may believe they can do it on their own without the help of a bankruptcy attorney. This is can be a risky perception, particularly if you are considering filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy…
  • Jul 21

    Summer Barbecue Tips: Keeping Costs Down

    Summer Barbecue Tips: Keeping Costs Down
    Summer is definitely a time of added expenses. With the kids out of school, finding  ways to entertain and feed them on a budget can be tricky. Everyone loves a backyard Bar-B-Que! Here are some cost saving tips to help get the…
  • Jul 19

    5 Easy Ways to Earn Additional Income This Summer

    5 Easy Ways to Earn Additional Income This Summer
    The long, lazy days of summer loom ahead. Not everyone, however, has the luxury of kicking back and enjoying them. Whether you're a student hoping to get a jump on income for the next semester or a hardworking professional who needs a little…
Rank this Week: 2466

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Covers corporate bankruptcy proceedings. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://delawarebankruptcy.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jul 24

    Appalachian Conventional Production Comp Files Chapter 7 Liquidation

    Appalachian Conventional Production Comp Files Chapter 7 Liquidation
    On July 13, 2016, Appalachian Conventional Production Comp (“Appalachian” or “Debtor”) filed a Chapter 7 liquidation in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.  According to the…
  • Jul 21

    Qui Tam Motions and Settlement

    Qui Tam Motions and Settlement
    John O’Toole writes: On July 13, 2016, Judge Kevin J. Carey denied a former shareholder’s (the “Movant”) Motion to Proceed Qui Tam (the “Motion”) against the chapter 11 debtors (the “Debtors”)…
  • Jul 18

    Executive’s Unpaid Stock-Based Compensation Considered an Equity Security by the Court

    Executive’s Unpaid Stock-Based Compensation Considered an Equity Security by the Court
    On July 18, 2016, Judge Walrath issued a concise written opinion ruling upon whether an executive’s claim for unpaid stock-based compensation was an equity security or rather a general unsecured claim against the…
Rank this Week: 1870

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/
  • Jul 24

    Dear Hilton Corporation:

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

    Last-minute advice for bar exam takers.

    Last-minute advice for bar exam takers.
    On one of our other blogs (here).
  • Jul 11

    Why I quit LVAC and switched to Lifetime Fitness, and why I'm really happy about the switch.

    Why I quit LVAC and switched to Lifetime Fitness, and why I'm really happy about the switch.
    There's nothing wrong with LVAC.  It's a nice gym, and it's reasonably priced.  But I love Lifetime Fitness, even though there's a huge price differential.  So why did I switch?The fundamental reason has to do with my chosen…
Rank this Week: 1226

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
  • Jul 24

    Europäischer Datenschutzbeauftragter veröffentlicht Leitfaden für EU-Organe und Einrichtungen zum Umgang mit Whistleblowern

    Europäischer Datenschutzbeauftragter veröffentlicht Leitfaden für EU-Organe und Einrichtungen zum Umgang mit Whistleblowern
    Der Europäische Datenschutzbeauftragte (EDSB) veröffentlichte am 18. Juli 2016 einen Leitfaden mit Verfahrensregeln zum Umgang mit externen sowie internen Whistleblowern („Guidelines on processing personal information within a…
  • Jul 23

    Tax Freedom Days 2015

    Tax Freedom Days 2015
    Die Eidgenössische Steuerverwaltung (ESTV) hat am 13. Juli 2016 die sog. Tax Freedom Days für die Einkommenssteuern von Bund, Kanton und Gemeinde für das Jahr 2015 publiziert. Die Tax Freedom Days zeigen auf, wie lange jemand…
  • Jul 13

    EU-U.S. Privacy Shield ab 1. August 2016 anwendbar

    EU-U.S. Privacy Shield ab 1. August 2016 anwendbar
    Am 12. Juli 2016 hat die EU-Kommission die EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Regelung (Adäquanzerklärung/Angemessenheitsbeschluss) in Kraft gesetzt. Ab 1. August 2016 wird die Bekanntgabe personenbezogener Daten zwischen den USA und der EU auf…
Rank this Week: 2372

Bankruptcy - the good, bad and…

Bankruptcy - the good, bad and ugly

Advice, comments and discussions about consumer bankruptcy. Some of the discussions are for laymen and others for lawyers.

http://www.dianedrain.com
  • Jul 23

    Ripped Off by Fifth Third Bank?

    Ripped Off by Fifth Third Bank?
    FIFTH THIRD BANK TO PAY $18 million to African-American and Hispanic auto borrowers for lending discrimination and $3 million to credit card customers for deceptive marketing practices. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau “CFPB”…
  • Jul 23

    Have You Been Harassed by Debt Collectors Like Midland Funding or Portfolio Recovery?

    Have You Been Harassed by Debt Collectors Like Midland Funding or Portfolio Recovery?
    Zombie debt buyers – Encore Capital Group (Midland Funding, Asset Acceptance) and Portfolio Recovery Associates – ordered to stop using illegal actions to collect debts. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) found that…
  • Jul 22

    Private Student Loan May Be Discharged in Bankruptcy

    Private Student Loan May Be Discharged in Bankruptcy
    Private Student Loans and Bankruptcy – an evolving tug of war. Just because a school calls a loan a “private student loan” does not mean it is a student loan for bankruptcy purposes.  There are specifics requirements…
Rank this Week: 1663

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
  • Jul 23

    Fessler Schneider Grimme Divorce Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, KY

    Fessler Schneider Grimme Divorce Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, KY
    In today’s world one of the realities is that people who began as a happily married couple may find that their relationship has unraveled.  Different needs, different interests, conflicting schedules, finances, and a million other…
  • Jul 15

    DUI Defense Attorneys in Ft. Thomas Kentucky

    DUI Defense Attorneys in Ft. Thomas Kentucky
    Speeding, seat belts not fastened, or driving under the influence (DUI DWI), these are charges that we frequently think of the “other guy” getting. Until it happens to you. You go to a party, a family get together, or an…
  • Jun 29

    Fessler Schneider & Grimme wish you a happy holiday

    Fessler Schneider & Grimme wish you a happy holiday
    To our families and friends   Everyone at Fessler, Schneider & Grimme wishes you a happy Fourth of July. Celebrate the signing of the Declaration of Independence some 240 years ago! Celebrate being a citizen of the USA!!!! Enjoy a…
Rank this Week: 2324

Tampa Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Tampa Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcy, as well as foreclosure defense. By Christie D. Arkovich, P.A.

http://www.tampabankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 23

    How to Become Debt Free by the Holidays?

    How to Become Debt Free by the Holidays?
    Do you realize that if you are constantly robbing Peter to pay Paul and cannot ever get ahead, you could be debt free by the holidays if you qualify for a Chapter 7.  Many clients who come to see us have been struggling with debt for a…
  • Jul 21

    Thanks Q-105 for the lunch and goodies for our gang today!!

    Thanks Q-105 for the lunch and goodies for our gang today!!
    Left to Right:  Angie, Mary, Tracy, Christie, Barbara and Kat Happy Kat! The post Thanks Q-105 for the lunch and goodies for our gang today!! appeared first on Tampa Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog.
  • Jul 19

    Are You a Debt Slave? Check Out This Huffington Post Article on Private Student Loans.

    Are You a Debt Slave? Check Out This Huffington Post Article on Private Student Loans.
    Are you a slave to your private student loans?  We have client after client coming to see us with huge private student loans that are not going away, despite years of throwing money at them.  In fact, in most cases, the balances are…
Rank this Week: 2946

Blog About Arizona Bankruptcy Law

Blog About Arizona Bankruptcy Law

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

http://bankruptcy-az.com/blog/
  • Jul 21

    OJ Simpson Lawyer Files For Bankruptcy

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

    The Connection between Compulsive Buying Disorder and Bankruptcy Filing

    The Connection between Compulsive Buying Disorder and Bankruptcy Filing
    The Connection between Compulsive Buying Disorder and Bankruptcy Filings Do you consider yourself a shopaholic? Maybe you like to buy shoes, or maybe you just can’t resist the latest tech gadget. Chances are that you actually just enjoy…
  • Dec 23

    Top Tips on How to Prepare for Filing for A Mesa Bankruptcy

    Top Tips on How to Prepare for Filing for A Mesa Bankruptcy
    Top Tips on How to Prepare for Filing for a Mesa Bankruptcy If you are trying to file for bankruptcy yourself without consulting an attorney — which is almost never advised — there are many more things you can do …
Rank this Week: 4395

Bankruptcy and Restructuring Blog

Bankruptcy and Restructuring Blog

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

http://www.bankruptcylawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2483

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 4449

Bankruptcy Blog

Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt management. By Allmand Law.

http://www.allmandlaw.com/Blog.aspx
  • Jul 18

    Timelines You Should Know When Filing Bankruptcy

    Timelines You Should Know When Filing Bankruptcy
    One factor that can make a difference in how your bankruptcy case proceeds is meeting necessary deadlines. There are a number of timelines related to your case that play a big role in helping achieve the outcome you want. While there may…
  • Jul 11

    Divorce and Bankruptcy: Can They Both Be Filed at the Same Time?

    Divorce and Bankruptcy: Can They Both Be Filed at the Same Time?
    When you and your spouse are coming to terms with your marriage and finances, you may have questions regarding divorce and bankruptcy. Depending on your situation, you may be recommended to complete one before the other. Or, you may be…
  • Jul 5

    Do Bankruptcy Laws Vary From One State to Another?

    Do Bankruptcy Laws Vary From One State to Another?
    Bankruptcy laws do not vary from one state to another. Meaning, laws are the same for all states. However, when you file bankruptcy each state may have different median income amounts you need to meet in order to qualify. Exemptions you…
Rank this Week: 3256

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

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

    Making Summer Timesharing Work

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

    Ayo and Iken Recap

    Ayo and Iken Recap
    Our Ayo & Iken attorneys have been busy this month. In this recap, we will take you through the many facets of what our attorneys have been up to from New Port Richey to Tampa and Orlando. We have tried cases, handled a difficult criminal…
  • Jun 1

    US Military Fails to Financially Protect Spouse

    US Military Fails to Financially Protect Spouse
    Ayo & Iken Tampa Attorney Jeana Vogel has taken on a divorce case that offers a stark reminder of the sacrifice spouses of military personnel make and the risks they can take financially should their marriages dissolve overseas. Our…
Rank this Week: 1848

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

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

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Jul 18

    The Big 1-0

    The Big 1-0
    Today is the tenth anniversary of the launch of Credit Slips. We started the blog in the middle of a big research project as an exercise in team building We also thought the blog might be a place where we...
  • Jul 15

    GM & Ignition Switche

    GM & Ignition Switche
    My take on the Second Circuit's opinion – which Levitin has also written about (and I agree with him that the used car analysis is a bit "off") – is over on Dealb%k. In short, I think that GM mostly...
  • Jul 14

    Thoughts on the GM Ignition Switch Opinion

    Thoughts on the GM Ignition Switch Opinion
    The Second Circuit handed down its much-anticipated decision on the GM successor liability claims. Bottom line is that most, if not all, of the various claims against New GM are not barred by the Sale Order because of lack of...
Rank this Week: 574

Southern Lawyer News

Southern Lawyer News

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

http://www.southernlawyer.news/
Rank this Week: 1778

Bankruptcy Law Network

Bankruptcy Law Network

Covers bankruptcy and consumer credit.

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

    Chapter 7 Can Be a Disaster Without a Good Bankruptcy Attorney

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

    Defining the Term “Mortgage Arrearage”

    Defining the Term “Mortgage Arrearage”
    Have you wondered what is meant by the term “mortgage arrearage?” As Bankruptcy Law Network member Jonathan Ginsberg explains, a mortgage arrearage simply refers to any missed mortgage payments. If, for example, you did not pay…
  • Jun 15

    “How Is My Chapter 13 Plan Payment Determined?”

    “How Is My Chapter 13 Plan Payment Determined?”
    The most important thing my Chapter 13 clients want to know is how much their Chapter 13 Plan payment will be. They ask this question at our initial meeting, before their case is filed, and during the period before their Chapter 13 Plan…
Rank this Week: 3075

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/
Rank this Week: 4682

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Jul 15

    Is Bankruptcy Protection Guaranteed?

    Is Bankruptcy Protection Guaranteed?
    The vast majority of people in society today believe that if you initiate bankruptcy protection proceedings then you are fully entitled to that protection. That is not however, always the case. There is a chance that the Court hearing your…
  • Jul 13

    Where Is All That Student Loan Money Going?

    Where Is All That Student Loan Money Going?
    With the huge amount of discussion generated by the ongoing student loan crisis across the U.S., we wondered exactly how things have changed over the years and exactly where the bulk of the $1.2 TRILLION in student loan debt was going. The…
  • Jul 8

    Avoiding Creditor Lawsuit

    Avoiding Creditor Lawsuit
    One thing to understand when faced with a rising debt load and a shrinking income is to be very clear that your creditors do have the ability to seek recourse from the courts if a debt goes unpaid and there is no negotiating done on your…
Rank this Week: 2816

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Jul 15

    Is Bankruptcy Protection Guaranteed?

    Is Bankruptcy Protection Guaranteed?
    The vast majority of people in society today believe that if you initiate bankruptcy protection proceedings then you are fully entitled to that protection. That is not however, always the case. There is a chance that the Court hearing your…
  • Jul 13

    Where Is All That Student Loan Money Going?

    Where Is All That Student Loan Money Going?
    With the huge amount of discussion generated by the ongoing student loan crisis across the U.S., we wondered exactly how things have changed over the years and exactly where the bulk of the $1.2 TRILLION in student loan debt was going. The…
  • Jul 8

    Avoiding Creditor Lawsuit

    Avoiding Creditor Lawsuit
    One thing to understand when faced with a rising debt load and a shrinking income is to be very clear that your creditors do have the ability to seek recourse from the courts if a debt goes unpaid and there is no negotiating done on your…
Rank this Week: 3460

Nebraska Debt & Bankrtupcy Blog

Nebraska Debt & Bankrtupcy Blog

By Samuel J. Turco Jr.

http://www.nebraskadebtbankruptcyblog.com/
  • Jul 15

    Digital Signatures in Bankruptcy Case

    Digital Signatures in Bankruptcy Case
    Nebraska is the 16th biggest state in the USA, but we rank 43rd in population density.  In fact, Nebraska has more cows than people by a ratio of 3 to 1. Bankruptcy is a specialized area of laws these days, especially after…
  • May 26

    Discrimination Claim Lost when Bankruptcy Schedules Not Amended

    Discrimination Claim Lost when Bankruptcy Schedules Not Amended
    A few weeks ago I wrote an article to warn plaintiff attorneys to be careful to ensure that their clients who have previously filed bankruptcy to ensure that all claims they have against third parties are reported on the bankruptcy…
  • May 23

    Am I Responsible for the Debts of my Spouse?

    Am I Responsible for the Debts of my Spouse?
    As a general rule, you are not responsible for the debts of your spouse. Also, if you marry someone you do not become obligated to pay the debts they incurred prior to the marriage. But there is one major exception to these rules. You…
Rank this Week: 1392

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Texas bankruptcy news and information.

http://www.bakerassociates.net/bankruptcy-blog/
  • Jul 15

    Does My Child Support Obligation End With Bankruptcy?

    Does My Child Support Obligation End With Bankruptcy?
    Many people are under the firm impression that by seeking bankruptcy protection they are simply exonerated from any and all debts that have incurred. This is a fallacy that remains very strong even today. There are many types of debt that…
  • Jul 13

    Can You Go On Spending Spree before Bankruptcy?

    Can You Go On Spending Spree before Bankruptcy?
    Bankruptcy proceedings, like many things that are misunderstood, are replete with myths and urban legends that are simply figments of someone’s over active imaginations, yet have gained a strong hold in the folklore surrounding the…
  • Jul 8

    Understanding What Exactly Is a Secured Debt

    Understanding What Exactly Is a Secured Debt
    For many people the notion is that a debt is a debt and there is nothing to distinguish between one creditor and another, but this is an assumption that is incorrect. There are distinctly different types of debt and debtors. There are some…
Rank this Week: 1484

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/
  • Jul 14

    What Are Some Benefits of a New Jersey Bankruptcy Case?

    What Are Some Benefits of a New Jersey Bankruptcy Case?
    Immediately upon a bankruptcy filing of any chapter, the Automatic Stay Provision of the bankruptcy code applies, thereby protecting the debtor from the creditors’ collection efforts. This means that no matter what type of bankruptcy…
  • Jul 7

    What Happens to Welfare And Social Security Debt Benefits In A New Jersey Bankruptcy Case?

    What Happens to Welfare And Social Security Debt Benefits In A New Jersey Bankruptcy Case?
    <h2>Lawyer explains how welfare and social security debt and benefits are treated in a New Jersey bankruptcy case.</h2> In many instances, New Jersey debtors have debts owed to state or federal governmental agencies, that arise…
  • Jun 21

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

    Can I Keep A Mobile Home In A New Jersey Bankruptcy Case?
    <h2>Bankruptcy lawyer explains how a New Jersey chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcy works, with a debtor that owns a mobile home.</h2> A residence under the bankruptcy code includes real property, which is a house, or personal…
Rank this Week: 3450

South Carolina Bankruptcy Lawyer…

South Carolina Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy news and information in South Carolina. By Allen Jeffcoat, Dana Wilkinson, Dee Compton, Lex Regoerson, Michael Matthews, Russell A. DeMott and Showell Blades IV.

http://www.sc-bankruptcy-blog.com
  • Jul 14

    How to Be a Rock Star Client

    How to Be a Rock Star Client
    Some of my clients are always on my good side. Sometimes clients achieve that status by the grace with which they handle difficult circumstances. Bankruptcy is, by definition, a difficult thing to face. Sometimes its the way they deal with…
  • Mar 24

    A Totally Biased Review of the New Bankruptcy Form

    A Totally Biased Review of the New Bankruptcy Form
    As of December 1, 2015, an entirely new set of official bankruptcy forms became the standard for use by anyone, individual or business, filing for bankruptcy relief.  This is the first major reconfiguration of the bankruptcy forms since…
  • Apr 7

    Will Bankruptcy Affect Your Kids’ Education?

    Will Bankruptcy Affect Your Kids&rsquo; Education?
    One of the frequent questions I get from my clients concerns their ability to help their kids through college.  They wonder whether filing bankruptcy will limit access to scholarships, grants, or student loans, for themselves or for…
Rank this Week: 4469

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law. By Arnold & Smith, PLLC.

http://www.charlottebankruptcylawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 14

    Qualifying for a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

    Qualifying for a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What is Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?” Those without previous knowledge may not realize that Chapter 7 bankruptcy isn’t something that is automatically available to everyone.…
  • Jul 12

    When bankruptcy isn’t enough to eliminate debt

    When bankruptcy isn’t enough to eliminate debt
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What is Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?” Erin Andrews was recently in the news for her successful lawsuit against her stalker and a Nashville hotel where a video of her undressing was…
  • Jul 5

    Twinkies and the benefits of Chapter 11

    Twinkies and the benefits of Chapter 11
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What is Chapter 11 Bankruptcy?” No one thinks bankruptcy is ideal, whether we’re talking on the personal or corporate level. In the case of a commercial bankruptcy,…
Rank this Week: 1594

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Feds Give Up Mortgage Fraud Case Against Countrywide’s Mozilo

    Feds Give Up Mortgage Fraud Case Against Countrywide’s Mozilo
    Prosecutors with the U.S. Justice Department are reportedly giving up their quest to take action against the co-founder of Countrywide Financial Corp. for his alleged role in doling out risky subprime mortgages that played a major role the…
  • Jun 17

    $2.5 Million in Punitive Damages Awarded Over Mortgage Credit Report

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

    Report: Loan Servicing Continues to Fail Borrower

    Report: Loan Servicing Continues to Fail Borrower
    Loan servicing is the process by which the borrower – either of a home loan or student loan – entrusts the daily management of that loan repayment to a third party. That third party is supposed to handle the loans on behalf of the…
Rank this Week: 3843

California Litigation Attorney…

California Litigation Attorney Blog

Covers legal news. By Reid & Hellyer.

http://www.rhlaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 12

    Immigration Law: An Overview for Every Practitioner

    Immigration Law: An Overview for Every Practitioner
    There is a common misconception that the practice of immigration law is limited to individuals seeking to immigrate to the United States via a U.S. citizen spouse or child. The reality, however, is that the practice of immigration law is much…
  • Jul 5

    Corrective Deed of Trust in California- Is It Enforceable?

    Corrective Deed of Trust in California- Is It Enforceable?
    Title insurers often discover defects in transactions after escrow has closed. When this occurs, they regularly request that parties to a real estate transaction execute “corrective” trust deeds or grant deeds.…
  • Jun 29

    First American Title Company Wires $513K to Fraudsters; Sues Realtor

    First American Title Company Wires $513K to Fraudsters; Sues Realtor
    After falling victim to a well-known scam in which fraudulent wire instructions are sent by email, First American Title Company sued the Realtor who recommended its escrow services.
Rank this Week: 2957

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Law Monitor

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Law Monitor

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

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

    Debt Jubilee Brings End To Debt Threat

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

    Private Loans For Unaccredited School Not Student Debt in Bankruptcy

    Private Loans For Unaccredited School Not Student Debt in Bankruptcy
    I was just talking with a friend of mine the other day, Damon Day; and he was mentioning that he is seeing more and more folks all across the country, who have attended these unaccredited schools and carrying an enormous amount of student…
  • May 26

    New and Improved Student Loan Bankruptcy Discharge

    New and Improved Student Loan Bankruptcy Discharge
    Getting rid of those pesky, overwhelming student loans in bankruptcy just got a bit easier, thanks to a case in which an attorney won a bid to shed $250,000 in student debt. The case is In re Barrett, No. 14-43516; Barrett v. U.S. Department…
Rank this Week: 3546

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Lawyer…

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Lawyer Blawg

Covers bankruptcy law. By Law Office of Devin Sawdayi.

http://www.losangelesbankruptcylawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 2352

Robert Weed Blog

Robert Weed Blog

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

http://robertweed.com/category/blog/
  • Jul 8

    Debt Collector Chad Steur Law Refuses to Pay Up

    Debt Collector Chad Steur Law Refuses to Pay Up
    Debt Collector Chad Steur Law Refuses to Pay Up Chad Steur Law, LLC, a debt collector, owes my client, Helen, $2280.58. So far, Steur refuses to pay up.  Before she came to see me, Helen was being harassed by a debt collector, calling…
  • May 14

    Keep the Car In Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

    Keep the Car In Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
    Keep the Car In Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: What Are your Choices? When you file Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you are “in the drivers seat” with some choices on how to keep the car. One choice is to give it back. One choice is to give it back.…
  • May 14

    Keep the Car In Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

    Keep the Car In Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
    Keep the Car In Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: What Are your Choices? When you file Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you are “in the drivers seat” with some choices on how to keep the car. One choice is to give it back. One choice is to give it back.…
Rank this Week: 2390

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Provides bankruptcy information for Northern Virginia.

http://robertweed.com/category/blog/
  • Jul 8

    Debt Collector Chad Steur Law Refuses to Pay Up

    Debt Collector Chad Steur Law Refuses to Pay Up
    Debt Collector Chad Steur Law Refuses to Pay Up Chad Steur Law, LLC, a debt collector, owes my client, Helen, $2280.58. So far, Steur refuses to pay up.  Before she came to see me, Helen was being harassed by a debt collector, calling…
  • May 14

    Keep the Car In Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

    Keep the Car In Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
    Keep the Car In Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: What Are your Choices? When you file Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you are “in the drivers seat” with some choices on how to keep the car. One choice is to give it back. One choice is to give it back.…
  • May 14

    Keep the Car In Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

    Keep the Car In Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
    Keep the Car In Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: What Are your Choices? When you file Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you are “in the drivers seat” with some choices on how to keep the car. One choice is to give it back. One choice is to give it back.…
Rank this Week: 4517

Bankruptcy Advice Blog

Bankruptcy Advice Blog

Covers bankruptcy in Ontario, Canada. By Bankruptcy Ontario.

http://bankruptcy-ontario.org/bankruptcy-advice/
  • Jul 8

    Can I Get Fired For Filing Bankruptcy?

    Can I Get Fired For Filing Bankruptcy?
    Many people fear the word ‘bankruptcy’ and one reason in particular for this fear is the possible effect a bankruptcy may have on your job. The good news is that the bankruptcy rules were designed in such a way to give some a…
  • Jun 10

    Credit Counselling Provides Budgeting Tip

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

    Appearing At A Creditors Meeting in A Bankruptcy

    Appearing At A Creditors Meeting in A Bankruptcy
    One duty of a bankruptcy is to attend a meeting with your creditors if one is required. The statement gives the instant impression that you’d have to go to a board room somewhere and sit in a room with a representative from each of the…
Rank this Week: 1601

Dallas Bankruptcy News

Dallas Bankruptcy News

By Richard G Grant PC.

http://chapter11dallas.com/dallas-bankruptcy-news/
  • Jul 7

    Triangle USA Petroleum Corporation Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection | June 30, 2016

    Triangle USA Petroleum Corporation Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection | June 30, 2016
    Triangle USA Petroleum Corporation Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection | June 30, 2016 Triangle USA Petroleum Corporation, a direct and wholly owned subsidiary of Triangle Petroleum Corporation (“TPC”), and affiliates filed…
  • Jul 5

    Hercules Offshore Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection | June 6, 2016

    Hercules Offshore Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection | June 6, 2016
    Hercules Offshore Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection | June 6, 2016 Hercules Offshore and certain of its affiliates filed for protection under Chapter11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code on June 6, 2016 in the United States…
  • Jun 29

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

    Supreme Court Will Review Jevic to Rule on Structured Dismissals and Gift Plan
    Supreme Court Will Review Jevic to Rule on Structured Dismissals and Gift Plans The Supreme Court granted certiorari in Czyzewski v. Jevic Holding Corp. to decide whether bankruptcy courts are allowed to dismiss chapter 11 cases when property…
Rank this Week: 2543