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Michigan Bankruptcy Blog

Michigan Bankruptcy Blog

Provides case law updates from the Bankruptcy Courts for the Western and Eastern Districts of Michigan. By Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC.

http://www.michbankruptcyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3048

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law. By Arnold & Smith, PLLC.

http://www.charlottebankruptcylawyer-blog.com/
  • May 19

    Why do so many people fail to complete their Chapter 13 repayment plans?

    Why do so many people fail to complete their Chapter 13 repayment plans?
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What is Chapter 13 bankruptcy?” Most people see filing for bankruptcy protection as a chance to start clean and are often excited to finally begin putting their financial…
  • May 17

    Offers in Compromise Let Individuals Negotiate Tax Debt After Bankruptcy

    Offers in Compromise Let Individuals Negotiate Tax Debt After Bankruptcy
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What are the pros and cons of bankruptcy?” An interesting article recently published by Forbes magazine sent out a necessary reminder to its readers: your tax bill probably…
  • May 12

    Court Rejects Another Student Loan Bankruptcy Claim

    Court Rejects Another Student Loan Bankruptcy Claim
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “Can I get rid of student loans by declaring bankruptcy?” A single mother with two young boys was only briefly able to imagine a future free of her crushing debt burden.…
Rank this Week: 1974

Southern Lawyer News

Southern Lawyer News

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

http://www.southernlawyer.news/
  • May 18

    I’m a Senior Citizen – Should I File for Bankruptcy?

    I’m a Senior Citizen – Should I File for Bankruptcy?
    While many Georgians continue to struggle in the wake of the 2008 Economic Recession, senior citizens may face unique and significant financial hurdles due to circumstances beyond their control.   For many in the elderly population,…
  • May 17

    Do I have to have a job to be able to file for bankruptcy?

    Do I have to have a job to be able to file for bankruptcy?
    When someone goes a long period of time without a job, bankruptcy can be the inevitable result. For most people, it’s hard to stay current on bills without any money coming in. Once debt starts to pile up, it can be hard to get out of…
  • Apr 27

    I was hit by a tractor trailer because it could not stop in time. Can I sue the trucking company or the driver?

    I was hit by a tractor trailer because it could not stop in time. Can I sue the trucking company or the driver?
    Because of their massive size and weight, as well as the speeds at which they travel, tractor trailers or semi-trucks are difficult to bring to a complete stop, especially when needing to do so quickly. One of the most common causes of…
Rank this Week: 2126

Robert Weed Blog

Robert Weed Blog

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

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

    Filing Bankruptcy and Keeping Your Car with Your Credit Union

    Filing Bankruptcy and Keeping Your Car with Your Credit Union
    The Small Print Says Your Credit Union Can Repossess Your Car If You Are Late on Your Credit Cards. When you get a car loan from a credit union, you sign in small print that they can repossess your car if you don’t pay your credit…
  • Apr 22

    Alice Gets After Bankruptcy Car Loan at 4.76%

    Alice Gets After Bankruptcy Car Loan at 4.76%
    Alice Gets After Bankruptcy Car Loan at 4.76% Alice came to see me in March 2015. She’d just gotten back to work after being out for over a year.  Her financial situation was so bad, she’d been living in a women’s…
Rank this Week: 2578

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Provides bankruptcy information for Northern Virginia.

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

    Filing Bankruptcy and Keeping Your Car with Your Credit Union

    Filing Bankruptcy and Keeping Your Car with Your Credit Union
    The Small Print Says Your Credit Union Can Repossess Your Car If You Are Late on Your Credit Cards. When you get a car loan from a credit union, you sign in small print that they can repossess your car if you don’t pay your credit…
  • Apr 22

    Alice Gets After Bankruptcy Car Loan at 4.76%

    Alice Gets After Bankruptcy Car Loan at 4.76%
    Alice Gets After Bankruptcy Car Loan at 4.76% Alice came to see me in March 2015. She’d just gotten back to work after being out for over a year.  Her financial situation was so bad, she’d been living in a women’s…
Rank this Week: 4502

MN Bankruptcy Blog

MN Bankruptcy Blog

Covers Minnesota bankruptcy topics, including Chapter 7, Chapter 13, assets, and the filing process. By David J. Kelly.

http://mn-bankruptcy.com/blog/
  • May 14

    One of the Best 25 Bankruptcy Attorneys in Minneapolis?

    One of the Best 25 Bankruptcy Attorneys in Minneapolis?
    Some outfit I have never heard of called “Expertise” has decided that I am one of the best 25 bankruptcy lawyers in Minneapolis.  Perhaps this is an honor, but I’m suspicious.  There’s a bunch of code they…
  • Apr 14

    Important Changes to the Essential Bankruptcy Number

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

    Consumer Warning from NACBA

    Consumer Warning from NACBA
    Here verbatim is a consumer warning I have been asked to post from the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Lawyers. Telephone-Scam Soliciting Wire Transfers Prompts NACBA and Vermont Attorney General to Issue Consumer Warning Across…
Rank this Week: 3571

Bankruptcy Advice Blog

Bankruptcy Advice Blog

Covers bankruptcy in Ontario, Canada. By Bankruptcy Ontario.

http://bankruptcy-ontario.org/bankruptcy-advice/
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • Apr 8

    Since bankruptcy in Ontario is a legal process, do I need a bankruptcy Lawyer?

    Since bankruptcy in Ontario is a legal process, do I need a bankruptcy Lawyer?
    The bankruptcy process is guided, outlined and governed by the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act which is federal legislation.  This means that most of the process is not something your trustee will dream up – it is passed by the…
Rank this Week: 1967

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • May 11

    3 Things Families Should Know About Student Loan

    3 Things Families Should Know About Student Loan
    Congratulations! If you are reading this, then you likely have a son or daughter who is graduating high school this May and will be going off to college in the Fall. Right now is a wonderful time to celebrate our Georgia grads and wish them…
  • May 5

    4 Ways to Improve Your Credit Score This Spring

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

    April 15th is Tax Day – Are You Ready?

    April 15th is Tax Day – Are You Ready?
    The Law Office of Michael West knows that for many people, April 15th is one of the most stressful days of the year. Since this is the deadline for filing your family’s federal tax return, which is not a pleasant task, many Georgians…
Rank this Week: 1845

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: 4644

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • May 8

    Florida’s Historic Softening of 10 20 Life Law

    Florida’s Historic Softening of 10 20 Life Law
    Beginning July 1, a change will come to the “10-20-Life” mandatory minimum firearm law passed in 1999 during the first Gov. Jeb Bush administration in the wake of out-of-control violent crime statistics. The law currently mandates…
  • Apr 23

    The Formula for a Successful Relationship

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

    Cohabitation No Longer a Crime in Florida

    Cohabitation No Longer a Crime in Florida
    Breathe easy you Florida couples who until a week ago lived together illegally while unwed. You will not be facing up 60 days in the county clink and a $500 fine on a second-degree misdemeanor charge for co-habitation while not married. A…
Rank this Week: 2192

Southern California Bankruptcy Law…

Southern California Bankruptcy Law Blog

Covers bankruptcy, foreclosure, mortgage modification and short sales. By Nick Gebelt.

http://www.southerncaliforniabankruptcylawblog.com
  • May 7

    Arguments On SFRs Before The Ninth Circuit

    Arguments On SFRs Before The Ninth Circuit
    I have written several times about discharging income tax debt in bankruptcy.  My most recent post on this topic dealt with the question of whether a return filed after a substitute for return is a return for bankruptcy discharge…
  • Apr 6

    Voluntary Sales And The Homestead Exemption

    Voluntary Sales And The Homestead Exemption
    I have written several times about exempting assets in bankruptcy.  The gist is that in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, the debtor gets to keep all assets that are exempt using the appropriate exemption table, but the Chapter 7 Trustee assigned…
  • Apr 4

    Fair Debt Collection Practices Act And Bankruptcy: Part II

    Fair Debt Collection Practices Act And Bankruptcy: Part II
    Some time ago I wrote in great detail about a split among the circuits over whether the Bankruptcy Code preempts the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”). The gist of the split is over whether a debtor can simultaneously…
Rank this Week: 3900

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • May 7

    Ocwen Foreclosures Halted for Settlement Compliance Failure

    Ocwen Foreclosures Halted for Settlement Compliance Failure
    Ocwen Financial holds the keys to some 17,500 defaulted home mortgage loans – and can’t continue to foreclose on a single one.  That is true at least for the time being, after the National Mortgage Settlement…
  • May 5

    Researchers: Most Americans Ill-Prepared for Retirement

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

    Feds Get a Sweet Deal After Sour Housing Market

    Feds Get a Sweet Deal After Sour Housing Market
    Some 6 million Americans were stripped of their homes during the housing crisis and subsequent economic recession. It was soon apparent that the underlying cause of the crisis were unethical and fraudulent practices by some of the…
Rank this Week: 4046

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: 2725

Bankruptcy Law Network

Bankruptcy Law Network

Covers bankruptcy and consumer credit.

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

    What Can You Do About a Judgment Lien from an Out-of-Business Creditor

    What Can You Do About a Judgment Lien from an Out-of-Business Creditor
    What can you do about a judgment lien filed against you by a creditor or debt buyer that is now out of business? Law firms like Mann, Bracken that have closed down, filed bankruptcy themselves, or otherwise disappeared still appear as…
  • Apr 24

    The Reverse Mortgage. What You Need To Know!

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

    Timing in Bankruptcy Case

    Timing in Bankruptcy Case
    As in lots of things, timing can be everything.  Timing is important in music, comedy, athletics, you name it. Timing can be very important in a bankruptcy case, too.  There can be multiple reasons for filing bankruptcy sooner as…
Rank this Week: 2898

Friedman Iverson Consumer Law Blog

Friedman Iverson Consumer Law Blog

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

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

    Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA): an overview

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

    Conditional delivery: how car dealers use it to scam buyer

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

    Minnesota’s Lemon Law: An Overview

    Minnesota’s Lemon Law: An Overview
    Most people use the term “lemon” to describe any vehicle that has repeated problems. But in Minnesota the “lemon law’ is a statute that protects buyers of new vehicles that have problems that can’t be fixed.…
Rank this Week: 3727

Illinois Business Litigator Blog

Illinois Business Litigator Blog

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

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

    Promissory Note Fraud

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

    Manufacturer Liability

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

    ADA Remediation

    ADA Remediation
    This week's post summarizes a recent article from Understanding the ABA, the blog maintained by Attorney William D. Goren. In Understanding the Burden of Proof When ADA Remediation Is at Issue, Goren discusses building and retrofitting…
Rank this Week: 2886

Law Offices of David M. Offen Blog

Law Offices of David M. Offen Blog

Covers bankruptcy.

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

    8 Steps to Prepare for Filing Bankruptcy

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

    What Not to Do Before Filing Bankruptcy

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

    How Does Bankruptcy Work? A Beginner’s Guide

    How Does Bankruptcy Work? A Beginner’s Guide
    Many people ask the question of How Does Bankruptcy Work? Filing for bankruptcy is an honest and legal way to get out from under debt. It provides a chance to get a fresh financial start, and is shrouded in a great deal of myth and legend. If…
Rank this Week: 2165

New Jersey Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy, Chapter 7, Chapter 13 and foreclosures. By the Law Offices of Robert Manchel.

http://www.bankruptcylawyer-nj.com/blog/
  • Apr 29

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

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

    Can You Reduce Tax Liens In A New Jersey Bankruptcy?

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

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

    When Is A Divorce Related Asset A New Jersey Bankruptcy Case Asset?
    <h2>New Jersey bankruptcy attorney explains how to determine when one spouses asset is considered another spouses bankruptcy asset.</h2> One criteria of a New Jersey chapter 7 bankruptcy filing is the value of the filing…
Rank this Week: 3619

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure law. By Parker DuFresne.

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

    Attorney Chip Parker Speaks On Article About Financial Fragility In America

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

    Bankruptcy, Retirement, and Your Spouse’s Credit

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

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

    WHY BANKRUPTCY MAKES SENSE WHEN YOU ARE IN OR NEAR FORECLOSURE?
    In JACKSONVILLE, foreclosures filings continue to decrease, however there are still thousands of homeowners still struggling with their mortgage companies.…
Rank this Week: 3559

Lemberg Law Blog

Lemberg Law Blog

Covers consumer law.

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

    800-723-3004 | 8007233004 Chase Calling?

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

    561-488-4950 | 5614884950 Chase Calling?

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

    614-422-4215 | 6144224215 Calling?

    614-422-4215 | 6144224215 Calling?
    JP Morgan Chase Bank is one of the largest financial corporations in the U.S., with customers all over the world. They offer everything from consumer checking and savings accounts, to diverse credit card and loan services. Complications that…
Rank this Week: 2131

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

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

http://nancyrapoport.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1335

Miami Bankruptcy Attorney Blog

Miami Bankruptcy Attorney Blog

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

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

    Small Business Loans or SBA Loans in Bankruptcy

    Small Business Loans or SBA Loans in Bankruptcy
    I had a recent free consultation come into my office to ask me about small business loans and if they were dischargeable in bankruptcy.  The debtor received an SBA loan on a property when their home was damaged by a hurricane.  Soon…
  • Apr 19

    Small Business Loans or SBA Loans in Bankruptcy

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

    Will a Dismissed Bankruptcy Show Up on a Credit Report?

    Will a Dismissed Bankruptcy Show Up on a Credit Report?
    One of the most common questions that I get during my free consultation in my Miami Florida office is  whether or not a dismissed bankruptcy will show up on a credit report.    I have recently met with numerous clients who for…
Rank this Week: 3277

NC Bankruptcy Blog

NC Bankruptcy Blog

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

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

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

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

    Skipping the Means Test with Non-consumer Debt

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

    In Personal Bankruptcy, What Happens to My Small Business?

    In Personal Bankruptcy, What Happens to My Small Business?
    No two businesses are the same, and this diversity is echoed in the implications the personal bankruptcy of a business owner has on a small business. Nevertheless, several general points can be considered: How the small business is…
Rank this Week: 3020

Ogden Bankruptcy Blog

Ogden Bankruptcy Blog

By Jason Richards.

http://ogdenbankruptcyblog.com/
  • Apr 18

    Undue Hardship of Student Loan

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

    New Utah laws affecting bankruptcy

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

    The Stigma

    The Stigma
    Every so often I like to re-publish this post. Bankruptcy is a financial tool to get back on your feet. It is provided for in the constitution of our country. Walt Disney Filing for bankruptcy protection is not an easy … Continue…
Rank this Week: 3093

Charleston Bankruptcy Blog

Charleston Bankruptcy Blog

Covers consumer bankruptcy law and information. By Russell DeMott.

http://www.scbankruptcyattorney.com/blog
  • Apr 10

    Bankruptcy and Taxes: File Your Tax Returns!

    Bankruptcy and Taxes: File Your Tax Returns!
      Tax debt can be discharged through bankruptcy, but you need to understand the rules. The key is filing your returns on time. I spend considerable time in my bankruptcy practice dealing with clients with tax debt. It’s common. And…
  • Jan 24

    Keeping Your Car out of Bankruptcy

    Keeping Your Car out of Bankruptcy
    I frequently hear clients say things like, “I don’t want to file bankruptcy on my car.” You “file on” all debts, but you need to understand what that means. As I tell clients, you must list all your debts when…
  • Aug 23

    Getting Bankruptcy Advice on the Internet

    Getting Bankruptcy Advice on the Internet
    Getting legal advice on the internet can be a difficult–and dangerous. The internet is a good source of information, but it can also be a place to pick up bad advice. Knowing enough to be dangerous Sometimes knowing nothing is a lot…
Rank this Week: 4469

FP Bankruptcy Law Blog

FP Bankruptcy Law Blog

Covers consumer protection matters with a focus on bankruptcy. By Pipitone Law.

http://fpbankruptcylaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 8

    Helping Consumers in Big Sky Country

    Helping Consumers in Big Sky Country
    I am proud to inform you that Pipitone Law is now bi-coastal.  My family and I have recently relocated to Bozeman, Montana and as a result, I will now be serving struggling consumers in Big Sky Country. I will continue to serve clients…
  • Aug 20

    Always a Happy Ending

    Always a Happy Ending
    Recently I had the chance to reevaluate my standing as a bankruptcy lawyer.  I asked myself a few questions about my practice, my goals and what my intentions are as a lawyer. In all honesty, I have been unable to convince myself that I…
  • Aug 20

    Always a Happy Ending

    Always a Happy Ending
    Recently I had the chance to reevaluate my standing as a bankruptcy lawyer.  I asked myself a few questions about my practice, my goals and what my intentions are as a lawyer. In all honesty, I have been unable to convince myself that I…
Rank this Week: 3904

Michigan Bankruptcy Lawyer Mike…

Michigan Bankruptcy Lawyer Mike Shovan

Covers filing bankruptcy in Michigan.

http://bankruptcy-in-michigan.com/
  • Apr 5

    WHY REAFFIRM A MORTGAGE LOAN IN MICHIGAN?

    WHY REAFFIRM A MORTGAGE LOAN IN MICHIGAN?
    Entering into a reaffirmation agreement on a fixed term mortgage is not generally advised.  The vast majority of attorneys will advise their clients not to sign reaffirmation agreements regarding fixed term mortgage loans, unless there…
  • Feb 3

    EXCEPTIONS TO REPORTING 1099-C FORGIVENESS OF INDEBTEDNESS

    EXCEPTIONS TO REPORTING 1099-C FORGIVENESS OF INDEBTEDNESS
    You do not have to report 1009-C income on your current year income tax return for the following types of debts: 1. Debts discharged in bankruptcy. If you filed for bankruptcy protection, do not report the canceled debt as income. ……
  • Oct 20

    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Develop the First Ever Industry-Wide Standards for Student Loan Servicing Companie

    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Develop the First Ever Industry-Wide Standards for Student Loan Servicing Companie
    As reported by DeWayne Sheaffer, President of NEA’s National Council for Higher Education, this past summer the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) listened to the voices of more than 30,000 frustrated Americans, including…
Rank this Week: 4129

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: 2471

Law Office of Goldstein and Clegg,…

Law Office of Goldstein and Clegg, LLC Blog

Covers employment law and bankruptcy.

http://www.goldsteinandclegglaw.com/index.php/blog/
  • Mar 31

    Are Arbitration agreements enforceable in employment and discrimination matters?

    Are Arbitration agreements enforceable in employment and discrimination matters?
    Often times when someone starts a new job, they are made to sign a stack full of papers.  Typically the new employee does not read these documents, and included in them is an agreement that if there is a dispute in work, the employee…
  • Jan 29

    Top 10 Kinds of Work-Place Retaliation

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

    Can you be laid-off without notice?

    Can you be laid-off without notice?
    Losing a job due to no fault of your own is traumatic enough. The financial concern is great, and even if you are laid off and can collect some small portion of unemployment benefits, your family can suffer a serious financial hardship. How…
Rank this Week: 1595

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: 4859

Texas Bankruptcy Blog

Texas Bankruptcy Blog

By Fears Nachawati Law Firm.

http://www.txbankruptcyblog.com
  • Mar 27

    Can I Use My Credit Card in Bankruptcy?

    Can I Use My Credit Card in Bankruptcy?
    The short answer is no.  This is because while you are in bankruptcy you should not be incurring new debt without court permission.  Most of the time a credit card will not issue a card to someone who is in an active bankruptcy…
  • Mar 25

    Chapter 12 Bankruptcy

    Chapter 12 Bankruptcy
    While many people are familiar with chapters, 7, 11, and 13 another chapter that is available is chapter 12.  A chapter 12 is agricultural and is for “family farmers" or "family fishermen." with "regular annual income."   The…
  • Mar 23

    Bankruptcy Filing Fee

    Bankruptcy Filing Fee
    When a debtor files for bankruptcy the court charges a filing fee to file the case.  For a chapter 7 case the courts charge a $245 case filing fee, a $75 miscellaneous administrative fee, and a $15 trustee surcharge.  These fees are…
Rank this Week: 3890

Bankruptcy Law Blog

Bankruptcy Law Blog

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

http://johndfaucher.com/blog/
  • Mar 24

    “Fast” Track? IRS Program Will Slow Down Tax Audits…

    “Fast” Track? IRS Program Will Slow Down Tax Audits…
    The IRS appeals office recently launched its “Fast-Track Settlement” procedure for tax audits. This process allows an appeals officer to look at a tax case before the auditor is done, and the auditor serves as a sort of mediator…
  • Feb 18

    IRS Performs Fewer Tax Audit

    IRS Performs Fewer Tax Audit
    I attended the USC Tax Institute, a gathering of tax geeks in downtown Los Angeles, last month. Among the more accessible topics was a presentation on tax audits given by Ted Meyer, a former territory manager for IRS auditors. In 2014, he…
  • Feb 12

    Tax “Love Gifts”

    Tax “Love Gifts”
    Churches and ministers receive many tax breaks: churches do not need to withhold social security taxes from their ministers’ pay; churches receive income tax-free; and ministers do not pay tax on the cash value of church-provided…
Rank this Week: 1985

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
  • 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…
  • Mar 19

    Five Things You (And Your Attorney) Should Consider When You Are Thinking About Filing Bankruptcy

    Five Things You (And Your Attorney) Should Consider When You Are Thinking About Filing Bankruptcy
    The important things that you should know about filing bankruptcy may not always be the questions that you think to ask.  These are the things your bankruptcy lawyer is thinking about when she advises you, and that are important for…
Rank this Week: 4459

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonbankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • 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.…
  • Mar 11

    Trump, Bankruptcy and How to Negotiate Debt

    Trump, Bankruptcy and How to Negotiate Debt
    Back in September 2015 we wrote a blog article about Donald Trump and his several business bankruptcies.  As we pointed out on that date, and as the Republican candidate hopeful points out whenever he can, these were not personal…
  • Mar 4

    During Tax Preparation Season, Be Careful!

    During Tax Preparation Season, Be Careful!
    It’s that time of the year again.  The IRS requires that everyone that earns above a certain amount must file a tax return.  The rule of thumb is that if you earn above $10,000, you need to file a tax return with the IRS; and…
Rank this Week: 4079

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
  • Mar 16

    What Should I Expect At The End Of My Chapter 13 Case?

    What Should I Expect At The End Of My Chapter 13 Case?
    The post What Should I Expect At The End Of My Chapter 13 Case? appeared first on Bankruptcy Lawyers & Workers' Compensation Attorneys | Duncan Law.
  • Feb 25

    What Is A Form 28C In A North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Case?

    What Is A Form 28C In A North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Case?
    Form 28C in regards to workers’ compensation is entitled “Report of Employer or Carrier/Administrator of Compensation and Medical Compensation Paid Pursuant To a Compromise Settlement Agreement”.  Try saying that three…
  • Feb 21

    Steps to File a Motion to Incur Debt in a Bankruptcy Case

    Steps to File a Motion to Incur Debt in a Bankruptcy Case
    The post Steps to File a Motion to Incur Debt in a Bankruptcy Case appeared first on Bankruptcy Lawyers & Workers' Compensation Attorneys | Duncan Law.
Rank this Week: 4712

Oregon and Washington Bankruptcy…

Oregon and Washington Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://nwdrlf.com/blog/
  • Mar 14

    Tom McAvity: Talks About His Book: “The Benefits of Bankruptcy’ Interview (March 2016)

    Tom McAvity: Talks About His Book: “The Benefits of Bankruptcy’ Interview (March 2016)
    Bert: All right. We are back. My next guest, Tom McAvity. Tom McAvity is a bankruptcy attorney and the author of the bestselling book, “The Benefits of Bankruptcy”. Tom McAvity, welcome to Money for Lunch. Tom: Thank you. Bert:…
  • Nov 24

    New Bankruptcy Forms Under Attack

    New Bankruptcy Forms Under Attack
    As I noted in an earlier post, the paperwork the forms that Oregon and Washington debtors have used to file bankruptcy since the 1980s will be replaced by a new longer set of forms on December 1, 2015. Many critics have noted that the new…
  • Nov 7

    Wells Fargo to Pay for Wrongs to Homeowners in Bankruptcy

    Wells Fargo to Pay for Wrongs to Homeowners in Bankruptcy
    Good news for current and former Oregon and Washington Chapter 13 Bankruptcy filers who saw their mortgage payments rise with little or no notice during the pendency of their Chapter 13 Bankruptcy cases. The U.S. Trustee Program has now…
Rank this Week: 4863

San Diego Bankruptcy Blog

San Diego Bankruptcy Blog

Bankruptcy information for debtors and consumers. By the Law Office of Asaph Abrams.

http://sandiegobankruptcy.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 12

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  • Apr 28

    Canus Lupus in Bankruptcy

    Canus Lupus in Bankruptcy
    The domestic dog, member of the Canus Lupus Species, Canidae Family, Carnivora Order, and Cute-and-Furry Genus represents a matter of interest in bankruptcy.  The Price is Right
  • Apr 22

    Tax Refunds in Bankruptcy

    Tax Refunds in Bankruptcy
    My editor shall double-take at the San Diego bankruptcy attorney's for-once straightforward and  not-cutesy title.*  Well, it's good to try something new. We dread our tax-return filings, though more often than not a rewarding refund…
Rank this Week: 4629

Denver Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Denver Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy, foreclosure and debt collection. By the Law Office of Clark Daniel Dray.

http://www.debtfreecolorado.com/denver-bankruptcy-lawyer-blog/
  • Mar 11

    Heupel Law Closed, Website Down

    Heupel Law Closed, Website Down
    High-volume Denver bankruptcy law firm Heupel Law has closed it doors. As of 7 March 2016,the website for Heupel Law, http://www.heupellaw.com, was offline. Before going offline, the website bore the following message:  Heupel Law…
  • Mar 7

    Heupel Law Closed, Website Down

    Heupel Law Closed, Website Down
    High-volume Denver bankruptcy law firm Heupel Law has closed it doors. As of 7 March 2016,the website for Heupel Law, http://www.heupellaw.com, was offline. Before going offline, the website bore the following message:  Heupel Law…
  • Feb 16

    Two Common Mistakes That Put Your Social Security at Risk

    Two Common Mistakes That Put Your Social Security at Risk
    Under both federal and Colorado law, Social Security is exempt, or safe, from the vast majority of your creditors. For example, if you are sued by a credit card company and they get a judgment against you, they can’t garnish the Social…
Rank this Week: 2985

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/
  • 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 …
  • Nov 16

    Will You Lose Your Tax Return to the Trustee if You Are Filing For Bankruptcy in Mesa?

    Will You Lose Your Tax Return to the Trustee if You Are Filing For Bankruptcy in Mesa?
    Will You Lose Your Tax Return to the Trustee if You Are Filing For Bankruptcy in Mesa? Will You Lose Your Tax Return to the Trustee if You Are Filing For Bankruptcy in Mesa? Here are some helpful tips on …
Rank this Week: 4665

Legal Salad

Legal Salad

Covers new developments and various caveats in bankruptcy law. By the Law Offices of Victoria Maydanik.

http://www.lawyervictoria.com/bankruptcy-attorney-blog/
Rank this Week: 3775

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/
  • Feb 26

    Using Chapter 13 Bankruptcy to get your Repossessed Vehicle Back

    Using Chapter 13 Bankruptcy to get your Repossessed Vehicle Back
    If your vehicle has recently been repossessed, a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy might help you get your vehicle back! Chapter 13 Bankruptcy is a reorganization of your debts, which requires a monthly payment plan for up to 5 years. If you file…
  • Feb 22

    Your Credit Report during Bankruptcy

    Your Credit Report during Bankruptcy
    What your creditors are able to report to the credit bureaus is controlled by the Fair Credit Report Act, also referred to as the FCRA, and requires your creditors to only report information that is accurate and correct. Once you receive your…
  • Feb 10

    How can I make the bank take possession of my home I surrendered through bankruptcy?

    How can I make the bank take possession of my home I surrendered through bankruptcy?
    Many people over the last several years have been forced to file bankruptcy because they faced foreclosure. In many of these bankruptcies, the homeowner chose to surrender their home because it did not make financial sense to try and keep it.…
Rank this Week: 3362

Alabama Bankruptcy Blog

Alabama Bankruptcy Blog

Covers Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy in Alabama, along with debt management and budgeting help. By Richard L. Collins.

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

    5 Things Debt Collectors Are Forbidden To Do

    5 Things Debt Collectors Are Forbidden To Do
    Below I am linking an article by Amy Fontinelle with a good summary of what debt collectors are not supposed to be doing. If you are having these issues with a debt collector, you may have a Fair Debt Collection...
  • Apr 9

    How to Keep Your Stuff in Bankruptcy

    How to Keep Your Stuff in Bankruptcy
    Many of the clients I meet with believe that if they file bankruptcy, they will lose all their stuff, i.e. cars, house, etc. About the same number of clients believe that if they file bankruptcy they can keep the stuff...
  • Feb 1

    Does Bankruptcy in Alabama Stop Collections Harassment from Debt Collectors?

    Does Bankruptcy in Alabama Stop Collections Harassment from Debt Collectors?
    Yes. All collection attempts by creditors are to stop as soon as your bankruptcy is filed. When your bankruptcy is filed the "automatic stay" goes into place. This prohibits debt collectors from making any effort to collect any debt…
Rank this Week: 1548

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: 3321

New Hampshire Lawyer Blog

New Hampshire Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy, workers' compensation and injury law. By Seaton & Lohr.

http://www.nhlawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2078

Small Enough To Fail

Small Enough To Fail

Covers bankruptcy law. By Greenberg Glusker.

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

    11th Circuit Says Assignee Cannot File Bankruptcy for Company

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

    Litigation Funders Find Opportunity in Bankruptcy

    Litigation Funders Find Opportunity in Bankruptcy
    Published in the Daily Journal on January 27, 2016 Greenberg Glusker partner Brian Davidoff, was quoted in a January 27, 2016, article by Daily Journal reporter Steve Creighton on the opportunities for litigation funding of adversary cases in…
  • Feb 1

    Greenberg Glusker Guides Imaging3, Inc. Through Multiple Bankruptcy Appeal

    Greenberg Glusker Guides Imaging3, Inc. Through Multiple Bankruptcy Appeal
    Published in the Los Angeles Business Journal on January 18, 2015 Imaging3, Inc., a Burbank-based medical technology developer, emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2013 after the reorganization plan that would convert the company’s…
Rank this Week: 1798