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Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 13

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
  • Jan 8

    Bankruptcy Rule 3002.1: An Unlikely New Weapon Against Debtor

    Bankruptcy Rule 3002.1: An Unlikely New Weapon Against Debtor
    It has been five years since Congress and the U.S. Supreme Court enacted Bankruptcy Rule 3002.1.  Hailed as a victory for homeowners against greedy mortgage banks, the rule was designed to force banks to certify to the court that the…
  • Jan 6

    Is Your Car Loan Underwater – What Are Your Options?

    Is Your Car Loan Underwater – What Are Your Options?
    Would you be surprised to discover that your car is underwater? Not underwater in the sense of being wet, but in a financial sense. You are financially underwater with your loan if the fair market value of your vehicle is substantially less…
  • Jan 3

    Filing for Bankruptcy Without a Lawyer

    Filing for Bankruptcy Without a Lawyer
     “Why should I pay money I don’t have to a lawyer to file for bankruptcy? Isn’t it just filling out a few forms!” Countless bankruptcy attorneys have heard words similar to these, not only from potential…
Rank this Week: 53

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://www.georgiabankruptcyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 107

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: 104

713Bankruptcy.Com

713Bankruptcy.Com

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

http://www.713bankruptcy.com
  • Jun 14

    Evaluate Your Cost-Per-Case & Save Money

    Evaluate Your Cost-Per-Case & Save Money
    Evaluate Your Cost-Per-Case & Save Money From TV ads to word-of-mouth, there are numerous ways to market your law firm to prospective clients. A firm may spend thousands of dollars per year on different marketing channels, all while…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 302

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: 299

Sonoma County Bankruptcy Lawyer…

Sonoma County Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers landlord-tenant, bankruptcy, small business and family law. By Richard C. Koman.

http://www.richardkoman.com
  • May 2

    Negotiating a lease buyout

    Negotiating a lease buyout
    It’s not just lawyer sites that advise hiring lawyers. It’s actually a critical step in signing any legal document, to make sure you are being paid adequately and that you’re not waiving rights unnecessarily. Here are some…
  • Sep 20

    Can San Jose require affordable housing? Cal Supremes will decide

    Can San Jose require affordable housing? Cal Supremes will decide
    The California Supreme Court will take on the case of whether San Jose can require developers to include “affordable housing” in new developments, The Mercury News reports. San Jose would require developers to offer 15 percent of…
  • Dec 8

    California eviction basic

    California eviction basic
    I wrote this step by step for Avvo a while back, called How to Evict a Tenant in California. It’s not just the basic procedures, but also gives a sense of the negotiation and settlement process that is key to working out a good deal. 1…
Rank this Week: 345

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: 346

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 8

    What Should I do With My Car if I Owe More Than it’s Worth?

    What Should I do With My Car if I Owe More Than it’s Worth?
    One common issue that I see time and time again at an increasing pace is that consumers owe significantly more to a bank for a car than the car is actually worth.  As it turns out, www.edmunds.com has actual statistics…
  • Nov 19

    What to Expect When Dealing with Debt in 2017 and Beyond?

    What to Expect When Dealing with Debt in 2017 and Beyond?
    What to Expect When Dealing with Debt in 2017 and Beyond? Now that the 2016 election season has concluded and we have for better or worse a new President Elect in Donald Trump I wanted to look at how his… Read more › The post…
  • Nov 12

    Who is West Asset Management?

    Who is West Asset Management?
    Who is West Asset Management and why are they suing me?  It’s not surprising that you have never heard of West Asset Management, in fact you are probably reading this article because you have no idea who they are or…
Rank this Week: 604

Bankruptcy Blog

Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt management. By Allmand Law.

http://www.allmandlaw.com/Blog.aspx
  • Dec 19

    Bankruptcy, Divorce, and Domestic Support Obligation

    Bankruptcy, Divorce, and Domestic Support Obligation
    Is a private contract made between spouses in a pro se divorce case considered a non-dischargeable domestic support obligation under the United States Bankruptcy Code? Dixon v. Bellard This article is a case summary of late-breaking…
  • Dec 14

    Should I File Bankruptcy If I Just Lost My Job?

    Should I File Bankruptcy If I Just Lost My Job?
    Anyone who has lost their job or experienced a significant change in their income earnings may wonder if bankruptcy is an option to consider, especially if they feel they will be unable to make payments on their obligations. While you…
  • Dec 5

    Knowing When to File for Bankruptcy: Questions to Ask Yourself

    Knowing When to File for Bankruptcy: Questions to Ask Yourself
    Tough times happen for all types of people, especially when it comes to finances. Fortunately, the federal government understands that individuals and business owners may find themselves facing insurmountable debt, and as a result,…
Rank this Week: 543

Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

Covers bankruptcy, family law, divorce, DUI, criminal defense and general litigation.

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

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: What You Must Know About “The Means Test”

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: What You Must Know About “The Means Test”
    When going through bankruptcy, most people prefer chapter 7 because it is better able to wipe out debts completely, rather than just restructure them so they can still be repaid. In order to qualify for a chapter 7 bankruptcy, however, you…
  • Jul 15

    Utah Divorce: Understanding the Division of Property

    Utah Divorce: Understanding the Division of Property
    Whenever going through a divorce in Utah, the ideal solution for splitting up assets is to work together to come up with a way to divide everything up that works for both parties. This may be able to be done using a mediator or other…
  • Jul 10

    Don’t Be a Victim of False Domestic Violence Accusation

    Don’t Be a Victim of False Domestic Violence Accusation
    Domestic violence is a serious problem throughout the United States, and Utah is no different. It can be terrifying, and even deadly, which is why the authorities must take any claim of domestic violence very seriously. Sadly, however, some…
Rank this Week: 531

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/
  • Jan 16

    Scarcity, Money, and Undocumented Immigrant

    Scarcity, Money, and Undocumented Immigrant
    Scarcity refers to having less than one needs -- time, money, calories when on a diet. For example, not having enough money reduces a person's cognitive capacity as much as missing one full night of sleep. When Scarcity, by Sendhil...
  • Jan 11

    Bankruptcy Filings for 2017 -- Let's Say 767,000

    Bankruptcy Filings for 2017 -- Let's Say 767,000
    According to Epiq Systems, there were 771, 894 total U.S. bankruptcy filings in 2016, a decline of 5.8% from 2015. The overall annual decline in 2015 was 10.0% and was 11.8% in 2014. As I noted yesterday, the rate of...
  • Jan 10

    Bankruptcy Rate Rises in December . . . A Blip and Not a Blip

    Bankruptcy Rate Rises in December . . . A Blip and Not a Blip
    Something happened in the U.S. bankruptcy courts that had not happened since October 2010. The daily filing rate increased on a year-over-year basis. There were 56,394 filings in December 2016 as compared to 53,844 in the previous December.…
Rank this Week: 636

The Florida Asset Protection Blog

The Florida Asset Protection Blog

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

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

    Does Dependent Adult Child Support Head of Household Garnishment Exemption

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

    Can Financial Advisory Fees Be Exempt From Wage Garnishment?

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

    Maximum Amounts Of Administrative Garnishment

    Maximum Amounts Of Administrative Garnishment
    This brief post supplements a post earlier this year concerning federal agency administrative wage garnishments. The earlier post stated that state law garnishment exemptions to do apply to administrative garnishments by federal agencies…
Rank this Week: 691

The Truth About Loan Modification,…

The Truth About Loan Modification, Foreclosure & Bankruptcy

Recounts tales of horror from the trenches and warn people about banking practices. By R. Grace Rodriguez.

http://letbksaveyou.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 771

Long Island Bankruptcy Blog

Long Island Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy law, practice and procedure. By Craig Robins.

http://longislandbankruptcyblog.com
  • Apr 5

    Hello world!

    Hello world!
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!
  • Apr 5

    Hello world!

    Hello world!
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!
  • Mar 3

    Judge Joel Asarch Passes Away. Funeral to be Monday March 4, 2013

    Judge Joel Asarch Passes Away. Funeral to be Monday March 4, 2013
    Written by Craig D. Robins, Esq. The Honorable Joel Asarch, a very personable Nassau County attorney who had been serving as a Nassau County Supreme Court justice, died of a heart attack this morning at South Nassau Communities Hospital in…
Rank this Week: 790

Jacksonville Bankruptcy Lawyer…

Jacksonville Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure issues in Florida. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvillebankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 13

    What is an asset when filing a Bankruptcy?

    What is an asset when filing a Bankruptcy?
    When you file a Jacksonville Bankruptcy, you are required by the United States Bankruptcy Code to list all of your assets in your Bankruptcy Petition. The reason being is to assist the Court, and your appointed Trustee, in figuring out which…
  • Jan 6

    Can I keep my car if I file bankruptcy in Florida?

    Can I keep my car if I file bankruptcy in Florida?
    While it is true that the exemptions allowed in Florida only allow you to keep $1,000.00 of equity in a motor vehicle, most people who file bankruptcy in Jacksonville, Florida get to keep their vehicles. This is because financed or leased…
  • Dec 30

    My Credit Card Debt was Charged-Off, now what?

    My Credit Card Debt was Charged-Off, now what?
    If you fall very far behind on your credit card payments, or any other kind of debt for that matter, your debt might appear as having been charged-off on your credit report. A charge-off occurs when you are at least 180 days behind on your…
Rank this Week: 1321

Bankruptcy Law Network

Bankruptcy Law Network

Covers bankruptcy and consumer credit.

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com/
  • Jan 8

    Bankruptcy Rule 3002.1: An Unlikely New Weapon Against Debtor

    Bankruptcy Rule 3002.1: An Unlikely New Weapon Against Debtor
    It has been five years since Congress and the U.S. Supreme Court enacted Bankruptcy Rule 3002.1.  Hailed as a victory for homeowners against greedy mortgage banks, the rule was designed to force banks to certify to the court that the…
  • Jan 6

    Is Your Car Loan Underwater – What Are Your Options?

    Is Your Car Loan Underwater – What Are Your Options?
    Would you be surprised to discover that your car is underwater? Not underwater in the sense of being wet, but in a financial sense. You are financially underwater with your loan if the fair market value of your vehicle is substantially less…
  • Jan 3

    Filing for Bankruptcy Without a Lawyer

    Filing for Bankruptcy Without a Lawyer
     “Why should I pay money I don’t have to a lawyer to file for bankruptcy? Isn’t it just filling out a few forms!” Countless bankruptcy attorneys have heard words similar to these, not only from potential…
Rank this Week: 1292

Walden & Pfannenstiel Blog

Walden & Pfannenstiel Blog

Covers bankruptcy and estate planning.

http://wplawpractice.com/blog/
  • Jan 6

    2017 – A Year Free of Debt

    2017 – A Year Free of 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 2017.  Every day we see debtors and their households struggling with debt.  The debt…
  • Apr 5

    April 1, 2016 Median Income Levels for Kansas and Missouri Bankruptcy Filer

    April 1, 2016 Median Income Levels for Kansas and Missouri Bankruptcy Filer
    The Means Test looks at your Median Income to determine for which Chapter of Bankruptcy you qualify: Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 As of April 1, 2016 the Median Income Levels changed once again. Median income levels in Kansas and Missouri are up…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1316

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
  • Jan 4

    Train Derailment

    Train Derailment
    (Image from CBS New York) TRAIN DERAILMENT For the second time within one year, the New York Tri-State area has seen a train derailment due to human error, poor maintenance and otherwise negligent behavior cause serious injuries to patrons…
  • Dec 13

    Construction Accident

    Construction Accident
    Construction Accident The construction industry is a very dangerous industry for trade workers who often put their life and safety on the line when they go to work and risk construction accidents. In large cities such as New York City where…
  • Dec 13

    Congratulations to DUI Attorney Cory Morris, Esq.

    Congratulations to DUI Attorney Cory Morris, Esq.
    Cory Morris named Premier DUI Attorney Cory Morris was named a “Premier DUI Attorney” by the American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys! This is a product of the work ethic and dedication of one of the best young attorneys in…
Rank this Week: 1004

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/
  • Jan 3

    I have managed to alienate Blogger.

    I have managed to alienate Blogger.
    After I got hacked, I tried to change my administrative login credentials to my new email address, but Blogger doesn't believe me.  Let's just say it's hard to survive a hacking.
  • Dec 4

    Lessons from being hacked.

    Lessons from being hacked.
    Criminals are smarter than I am.Criminals are more dedicated to their jobs than I am--and I'm pretty darn dedicated.Computers can be used for E-VIL as well as for good.I have very smart, computer-savvy friends.People who have been hacked…
  • Nov 28

    I love the First Amendment (and I can still deplore hateful speech).

    I love the First Amendment (and I can still deplore hateful speech).
    Of course I'm angered and saddened about the increase in hateful speech across campuses (see today's latest story here).  I don't respect the people who say such awful things.  But I respect their right to say them.  Such…
Rank this Week: 1021

Intellectual Property, Business,…

Intellectual Property, Business, and Bankruptcy Blog

By Assouline & Berlowe.

http://assoulineberlowe.wordpress.com/
  • Jan 3

    The Intersection of IP and Technology

    The Intersection of IP and Technology
    Registered Patent Attorney Greg Popowitz recently filmed a CLE focused on Understanding Intellectual Property (IP) and Attorneys’ use of Technology.  Greg discussed the important distinctions between patents, trademarks,…
  • Dec 28

    Labor and Employment Law Annual Update

    Labor and Employment Law Annual Update
    Partner Ellen Leibovitch, Florida Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law, will be speaking at the 17th Labor and Employment Law Annual Update and Certification Review. The annual course, presented by the The Florida Bar…
  • Nov 23

    Federal Stop to New Overtime Rule

    Federal Stop to New Overtime Rule
    Six months ago, Partner and Florida Bar Board Certified Labor and Employment Attorney Ellen Leibovitch wrote to tell you about new overtime regulations that were to go into effect on December 1 (see below). However, on November 22, 2016, a…
Rank this Week: 1278

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Dec 20

    The Importance of Establishing Paternity in Child Custody and Support Case

    The Importance of Establishing Paternity in Child Custody and Support Case
    It seems almost self-evident that children thrive more in homes that have mothers and fathers in place to support and guide them. Ideally, all children would have the chance to live with both parents in a loving environment, but reality is…
  • Dec 18

    When and How a Parent Can Change a Parenting Plan

    When and How a Parent Can Change a Parenting Plan
    Discussing when and how to divide child custody and visitation is one the more contested issues when couples decide to separate and divorce, as it is a topic central to being a good and present parent. Forming compromises that adequately…
  • Dec 16

    The Impact of Domestic Violence on Divorce

    The Impact of Domestic Violence on Divorce
    Living under the specter of domestic violence is one of the most crippling set of circumstances a person can experience. Never knowing what will set off an abuser leaves the victim in a perpetual state of fear that makes taking action almost…
Rank this Week: 1144

Wisconsin Bankruptcy Blog

Wisconsin Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://wisconsinbankruptcy.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 19

    Prime Rate

    Prime Rate
    Historically, the prime rate was something that changed several times per year.  That was true until the market crash and recession in 2008 when - in December 2008, the prime rate was adjusted to 3.25% and remained unchanged for over 7…
  • Dec 14

    Source of Fund

    Source of Fund
    There is a misunderstanding among a few people who elect to go through Chapter 13.  I want to emphasize "few" - this is by no means a common misunderstanding.  But I've had to debunk this myth one too many times, so it's time to put…
  • Dec 5

    Trustee Garcia's Financial Management Course

    Trustee Garcia's Financial Management Course
    As a policy, my clients who file for Chapter 13 Bankruptcy are not charged for the second counseling course under the assumption that they will take the free version offered by Trustee Garcia's office.  This policy has been in place…
Rank this Week: 1184

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: 1216

A & L, Licker Law Firm Blog

A & L, Licker Law Firm Blog

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

http://www.lickerlawfirm.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1301

Less than the Least

Less than the Least

Covers crime and criminal justice (Stuntz), corporate governance, credit, and bankruptcy (Skeel), the culture wars, politics, literature and the arts, and other topics. By Professors David Skeel and William Stuntz.

https://www.law.upenn.edu/blogs/dskeel/
  • Feb 26

    Less than the Least

    Less than the Least
    This blog nearly didn’t begin.  Right after we first started talking about the blog four years ago, Bill got his cancer diagnosis.   Bill already had endured eight years of excruciating back problems, and…
  • Feb 26

    The Latest on Bill and his Work

    The Latest on Bill and his Work
    Here is a lovely article in the Boston Globe about Bill's rush to finish The Collapse of American Criminal Justice in the final months of his life.Adam Gopnik discusses Bill's book in some detail in the a New Yorker piece...
  • Feb 26

    Odds and Ends--2012

    Odds and Ends--2012
    In case anyone might be interested, here are a few recent op-eds and articles:Op-Eds:A recent op-ed on the mortgage settlements is here.An op-ed from the beginning of the contraception crisis (before the more recent…
Rank this Week: 1167

Bankruptcy Fraud Resource Center

Bankruptcy Fraud Resource Center

Covers news, commentary and analysis on bankruptcy fraud. By Wayne D. Holly.

http://bankruptcyfraud.typepad.com/bankruptcy_fraud_resource/
  • Mar 16

    Illinois farmer's wife sentenced to probation following guilty plea

    Illinois farmer's wife sentenced to probation following guilty plea
    Updating a story we reported here, Margaret Diekemper was sentenced to two years of probation and a $500 fine for her role in a bankruptcy fraud scheme in the Southern District of Illinois following a plea agreement reached with the…
  • Jan 18

    IRS bankruptcy fraud investigation leads to structuring charge

    IRS bankruptcy fraud investigation leads to structuring charge
    According to this Wisconsin State Journal article, Ismail Beciri was charged in the Western District of Wisconsin with four counts of structuring financial transactions to avoid federal reporting requirements after a federal agents searched…
  • Jan 4

    Judicial Conference certifies to House bankruptcy fraud basis for judge's impeachment

    Judicial Conference certifies to House bankruptcy fraud basis for judge's impeachment
    In a previous post (here) we commented that the Judicial Conference of the United States had certified to the House of Representatives that impeachment proceedings may be warranted against U.S. District Judge G. Thomas Porteus (E.D.
Rank this Week: 1386

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
  • Jan 17

    Filing for Bankruptcy Without an Attorney: What You Need to Know

    Filing for Bankruptcy Without an Attorney: What You Need to Know
    Once you've made a decision to file bankruptcy the next thing you'll need to do is find a bankruptcy attorney. Chances are, like most people, you've decided to file bankruptcy because you cannot meet your debts. You may think one smart way…
  • Jan 13

    Start Fresh in 2017: Financial Resolution

    Start Fresh in 2017: Financial Resolution
    The new year is here and if you haven't already, it's time to set your financial goals for 2017! Maybe you are hoping to pay off all of your debt, or perhaps you'd like to start a savings account for a particular purpose. Whatever it is…
  • Jan 2

    3 Reasons to Ditch the Credit Cards in the New Year

    3 Reasons to Ditch the Credit Cards in the New Year
    The new year is a time to start over with a blank slate. It's an ideal time to rid yourself of negativity and give yourself a fresh new outlook on life. Unfortunately, this can be difficult to do with debt hanging over your head. In fact,…
Rank this Week: 2222

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonbankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 17

    Are Insurance Companies Looking Out for Consumers?

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

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

    Is it Legal Malpractice When a Massachusetts Lawyer was Sanctioned for Misrepresentation?
    Do attorneys have an ethical obligation to state the law accurately?  Even if there is an opposing attorney that works for the Bankruptcy Court?  Is it legal malpractice? Given the political season, you might think that it is up to…
  • Mar 23

    How Can Massachusetts Consumers Avoid Harassment from Creditor

    How Can Massachusetts Consumers Avoid Harassment from Creditor
    Many of our bankruptcy clients come to us after the credit card companies file a lawsuit, or start to call them daily. Or, their car is repossessed for failure to make payment and all of a sudden they have a huge deficit bill on their hands.…
Rank this Week: 1638

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law. By Arnold & Smith, PLLC.

http://www.charlottebankruptcylawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 10

    Former Students Seek To Become Creditors In ITT Bankruptcy Case

    Former Students Seek To Become Creditors In ITT Bankruptcy Case
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What are North Carolina’s exemptions?” We’ve previously discussed the difficult road that individuals have when trying to escape crushing student loan debt.…
  • Jan 5

    Bankruptcy Trustees Increasingly Turn To Social Media For Insight Into Debtor

    Bankruptcy Trustees Increasingly Turn To Social Media For Insight Into Debtor
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “Can I get credit after filing personal bankruptcy?” When a person files for bankruptcy protection one of the first things he or she must do is submit a list of assets and…
  • Dec 29

    Some Borrowers Find Loopholes To Escape Student Loan Debt

    Some Borrowers Find Loopholes To Escape Student Loan Debt
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “Can I get rid of student loans by declaring bankruptcy?” A recent article in the Wall Street Journal discussed a tactic used by some debtors to escape what many once thought…
Rank this Week: 1988

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

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

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

    New Year, New Health Insurance Strategie

    New Year, New Health Insurance Strategie
    Do you have a flexible spending account (FSA), or health savings account (HSA) with your health insurance plan? If you do, you are likely not reaping the most benefit from it. Many people don’t even realize what all they can use their…
  • Dec 28

    Financial Freedom in 2017

    Financial Freedom in 2017
    If you are like most people you probably have a few New Year’s resolutions in mind. Now is the perfect time to take action as we roll into a fresh new year to have the life you have dreamed of, and that includes financially. Take these…
  • Dec 27

    Qualifying For Chapter 7

    Qualifying For Chapter 7
    A Chapter 7 bankruptcy can offer those struggling with severe debt burdens a fresh start by eliminating debts within a matter of months. Often referred to as a “straight bankruptcy” the court can grant a release of liability from…
Rank this Week: 1933

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

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

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

    New Year, New Health Insurance Strategie

    New Year, New Health Insurance Strategie
    Do you have a flexible spending account (FSA), or health savings account (HSA) with your health insurance plan? If you do, you are likely not reaping the most benefit from it. Many people don’t even realize what all they can use their…
  • Dec 28

    Financial Freedom in 2017

    Financial Freedom in 2017
    If you are like most people you probably have a few New Year’s resolutions in mind. Now is the perfect time to take action as we roll into a fresh new year to have the life you have dreamed of, and that includes financially. Take these…
  • Dec 27

    Qualifying For Chapter 7

    Qualifying For Chapter 7
    A Chapter 7 bankruptcy can offer those struggling with severe debt burdens a fresh start by eliminating debts within a matter of months. Often referred to as a “straight bankruptcy” the court can grant a release of liability from…
Rank this Week: 2334

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Wall Street Investors-Turned-Landlords Profit From Eviction

    Wall Street Investors-Turned-Landlords Profit From Eviction
    It’s been more than eight years now since the economic crash of 2008. Now, the big mortgage lenders – the same entities that played a huge role in that crisis, the same companies that received sizable bailouts under the Emergency…
  • Dec 21

    Report: Student Debt Crisis Drives Elderly to Poverty

    Report: Student Debt Crisis Drives Elderly to Poverty
    College debt is weighing heavily on tens of thousands of elderly Americans, pushing them into poverty. That’s according to a new report by the Government Accountability Office, which revealed more than 110,000 people over the age of 65…
  • Dec 17

    Obama’s Failure to Mitigate the U.S. Foreclosure Crisi

    Obama’s Failure to Mitigate the U.S. Foreclosure Crisi
    There are a number of commendable accomplishments by President Barack Obama during his eight years in office. These were recently detailed in long-form story called, “My President Was Black,” by Ta-Nehisi Coates of The Atlantic.…
Rank this Week: 1611

Robert Weed Blog

Robert Weed Blog

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

http://robertweed.com/category/blog/
  • Jan 2

    Trump Republicans and Student Loans: Don’t Follow Obama’s HAMP

    Trump Republicans and Student Loans: Don’t Follow Obama’s HAMP
    Looking Back on HAMP and Forward on Student Loans There’s a good chance that Congress will soon take a look at fastest growing category of consumer debt—student loans. During the 2016 Presidential election, Donald Trump added his…
  • Dec 18

    Can I Cancel My Homeowner Insurance—I’m Moving Out

    Can I Cancel My Homeowner Insurance—I’m Moving Out
    Can I Cancel the Homeowner Insurance—I’m Moving Out Are you giving up your house as part of your bankruptcy? If you are, can you cancel then homeowners insurance? I say, No. You home owners insurance does two big things. First, it…
  • Nov 6

    Legal Alliance, PLLC—Warning Signs of a Stop Foreclosure Scam

    Legal Alliance, PLLC—Warning Signs of a Stop Foreclosure Scam
    Legal Alliance, PLLC—Warning Signs of a Stop Foreclosure Scam. Two people, just this week, brought me letters they got from an outfit calling itself Legal Alliance, PLLC. (One of the two had paid them $2500.) This letter is chock full…
Rank this Week: 1852

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 2

    Ayo and Iken 2016 Year in Review

    Ayo and Iken 2016 Year in Review
    It has been a fascinating year for our exciting team of attorneys who have challenged themselves on many fronts for their clients. They have tackled it all from a groundbreaking same-sex marriage case to a heart-wrenching fight for the safety…
  • Dec 14

    Enjoying Families and Children During the Holiday Season

    Enjoying Families and Children During the Holiday Season
    Once again, the holiday season is upon us. Perhaps you were one of those who navigated Thanksgiving with family so successfully that you are not in the least concerned about Christmas. Or, perhaps you either didn’t see family on…
  • Nov 22

    Guide to Telling Your Children About Divorce

    Guide to Telling Your Children About Divorce
    One of the hardest things parents may have to do is to tell their children they are divorcing. While very young children may not really understand what is happening, the majority of children often feel as though the divorce is their fault.…
Rank this Week: 2165

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/
  • Dec 20

    Recovering from identity theft

    Recovering from identity theft
    Identity theft happens when someone uses your personal information to open new accounts or makes unauthorized charges on your existing accounts. According to the most recent data from the Bureau of Justice Statistics, 17.6 million people were…
  • Dec 15

    Common credit reporting errors: the “mixed file”

    Common credit reporting errors: the “mixed file”
    Unfortunately, many credit reports contain errors. One common type of credit report error is the mixed file. A “mixed file” is a term used to describe a credit report when credit information for one person is placed on the credit…
  • Dec 14

    Common credit report errors: what to look for on your report

    Common credit report errors: what to look for on your report
    Your credit report is becoming increasingly important in our data-driven society. Lenders use it to determine your eligibility and terms for all types of credit. Employers may use it to determine whether to hire you. It’s therefore…
Rank this Week: 2169

IN THE (RED) - The Business…

IN THE (RED) - The Business Bankruptcy Blog

Covers business bankruptcy issues and developments. From Cooley Godward Kronish LLP's Bob Eisenbach.

http://bankruptcy.cooley.com/
Rank this Week: 1554

Pasadena Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Pasadena Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt settlement. By DCDM Law Group.

http://www.pasadenabankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 29

    home test

    home test
    We Help Businesses and Individuals The experienced lawyers at DCDM Law Group help clients across Southern California with their personal and business needs. This includes protecting their assets from the reach of creditors, whether employing…
  • Aug 5

    Estate Planning

    Estate Planning
    Estate Planning Services Los Angeles With the day-to-day stresses and responsibilities of life, taking the time to make sure that your currently implemented estate planning strategies and instruments accurately reflect your current financial…
  • Apr 26

    Five Wealth Preservation Strategie

    Five Wealth Preservation Strategie
    After the global financial crisis that occurred during the past decade, most people realize that it is not enough to accumulate wealth — it is also necessary to protect your assets. Strategies to preserve wealth are an important part of…
Rank this Week: 1931

Ogden Bankruptcy Blog

Ogden Bankruptcy Blog

By Jason Richards.

http://ogdenbankruptcyblog.com/
  • Nov 2

    Bankruptcy Trustee vs. College Kid

    Bankruptcy Trustee vs. College Kid
    There is an ever-increasing trend in bankruptcy practice for court-appointed bankruptcy trustees suing college kids and their parents to recover money paid toward tuition. Under 11 U.S.C. § 548, the trustee may reverse a fraudulent…
  • Oct 14

    Bankruptcy and the Book of Mormon

    Bankruptcy and the Book of Mormon
    A Wall Street Journal blog post discussed an interesting bankruptcy case in Illinois. Anna Robinson filed for chapter 7 bankruptcy in 2014. When you file for bankruptcy, all of the property you own becomes property of the bankruptcy…
  • Apr 18

    Undue Hardship of Student Loan

    Undue Hardship of Student Loan
    Many different financial experts predict that student loan debt could be the next financial time-bomb facing the U.S.economy (WSJ, MarketWatch, NPR, Forbes). One particular reason for this, is that the Bankruptcy Code provides…
Rank this Week: 1917

Texas Bankruptcy Blog

Texas Bankruptcy Blog

By Fears Nachawati Law Firm.

http://www.txbankruptcyblog.com
  • Oct 18

    Fears Nachawati Signs Former NFL Star Player Mel Gray in Concussion Related Case

    Fears Nachawati Signs Former NFL Star Player Mel Gray in Concussion Related Case
     Fears Nachawati is proudly representing former NFL players and their families in the tragic cases of CTE and other concussion related injuries. Mel Gray, 12 year NFL veteran of the St. Louis Cardinals, is the newest player to be…
  • Oct 4

    Fears Nachawati Attorney Selected to 2016 Super Lawyers List

    Fears Nachawati Attorney Selected to 2016 Super Lawyers List
     Fears Nachawati Law Firm is proud to announce that Partner Majed Nachawati has been selected to the 2016 Texas Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by receive this honor.…
  • Sep 7

    Fears | Nachawati Represents Tornado Victims Suing Over Their Demolished Home

    Fears | Nachawati Represents Tornado Victims Suing Over Their Demolished Home
    Fears | Nachawati represents the victimized homeowners against Nabors, a demolition company that recklessly tore down the wrong home after the Rowlett tornado. We will hold the company accountable after its refusal to right the wrong. See…
Rank this Week: 2017

California Bankruptcy Blog

California Bankruptcy Blog

Covers chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcy information. By Southern California Law Advocates, P.C.

http://www.socaladvocates.com/Bankruptcy-Blog.aspx
  • Sep 1

    Stop an Eviction in California through Bankruptcy

    Stop an Eviction in California through Bankruptcy
    Filing a bankruptcy stops the eviction process in California, but only if it hasn't gone too far. The topic of today's blog post is how far is too far. A very recent appeals court ruling in a case out of the bankruptcy court in Los Angeles,…
  • Aug 31

    Bankruptcy Solutions for Getting Back Your Repossed Vehicle

    Bankruptcy Solutions for Getting Back Your Repossed Vehicle
    My last blog post detailed two ways under California law that you can get your vehicle back AFTER it's been repossessed. One involves "reinstatement" of the loan—catching up on the missed payments. This option is usually but not always…
  • Aug 30

    Can I Get My Repossessed Vehicle Back in California?

    Can I Get My Repossessed Vehicle Back in California?
    CAN I GET BACK MY VEHICLE UNDER CALIFORNIA LAW WITHOUT BANKRUPTCY? Possibly. Here's what happens after the repossession. Although there is no required priornotice of repossession, after the repossession you are entitled to written…
Rank this Week: 1890

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2301

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: 2053

Insolvency Blog

Insolvency Blog

Covers insolvency and corporat restructuring in the UK, Europe, cross-border and beyond. By Mercer & Hole.

http://www.mercerhole.co.uk/blog/insolvency-blog
  • Mar 5

    European Insolvency Regulation – revised

    European Insolvency Regulation – revised
    The European Insolvency Regulation (Council Regulation (EC) No 1346/2000 of 29 May 2000 on insolvency proceedings) is being revised. In the months since we last reported, the European Council, Parliament and Commission reached agreement on a…
  • Feb 26

    LASPO Act 2012: insolvency exemption continue

    LASPO Act 2012: insolvency exemption continue
    Insolvency office holders conducting litigation can continue to recover CFA uplifts and ATE premiums from losing parties. The government announced today, 26 February 2015, in a Written Statement that the insolvency exemption to sections 44…
  • Feb 23

    Competition in the insolvency market

    Competition in the insolvency market
    The insolvency market is small and shrinking, 33,000 corporate insolvencies a year will produce something like 20 to 30 cases for each of those who take corporate appointments.  That number of small liquidations is unlikely to make a…
Rank this Week: 1567

Nevada Loan Modification Attorney…

Nevada Loan Modification Attorney Malik Ahmad

Covers foreclosures and loan modifications. By Malik Ahmad.

http://lvattorneyma.wordpress.com
  • Sep 24

    Are there limitations on what can be garnished?

    Are there limitations on what can be garnished?
    Are there limitations on what can be garnished? Wage garnishments Exempt earnings are not subject to garnishment. Exempt earnings are those which are not subject to judicial process (including garnishment) according to federal and state law.…
  • Sep 24

    Are there limitations on what can be garnished?

    Are there limitations on what can be garnished?
    Are there limitations on what can be garnished? Wage garnishments Exempt earnings are not subject to garnishment. Exempt earnings are those which are not subject to judicial process (including garnishment) according to federal and state law.…
  • May 3

    How to handle lawsuits filed by lenders for second trust deed in Nevada?

    How to handle lawsuits filed by lenders for second trust deed in Nevada?
    This is a complex topic and should only be left to seasoned attorneys. Our law office, Law Office of Malik W. Ahmad is well situated to handle these kinds of lawsuits and we have successfully settled, or litigated to an acceptable levels all…
Rank this Week: 1448