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Absolute Legal Services, LLC Blog

Absolute Legal Services, LLC Blog

Covers Oklahoma personal injury law.

http://absolutelawfirm.com/blog/
  • Apr 9

    Oklahoma’s Unfavorable Personal Injury Evidence Code

    Oklahoma’s Unfavorable Personal Injury Evidence Code
    Back in 2011, Oklahoma’s legislators eagerly passed “tort reform” actions to protect Oklahoma’s citizens from higher medical bills. In my opinion, all of the tort reform laws harm Oklahoma’s own…
  • Mar 10

    Asleep and Distracted at the Wheel

    Asleep and Distracted at the Wheel
    Distracted and drowsy drivers cause a significant number of injuries and deaths each year. Don't let yourself be a part of the problem.
  • Feb 20

    So You Want to be a Landlord (or Tenant)

    So You Want to be a Landlord (or Tenant)
    Landlord-tenant law in Oklahoma is pretty “cut-and-dried.” Title 41 of the Oklahoma Statutes outlines the dos and don’ts of the landlord tenant relationship. Our office routinely gets questioned from landlords and from…
Rank this Week: 1817

Philadelphia Bankruptcy Attorney…

Philadelphia Bankruptcy Attorney Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt negotiation. By Dan Mueller.

http://bankruptcylawyerpa.com/blog/
  • Mar 31

    Pennsylvania Median Income Changes for 2014 – More Debtors Qualify for Bankruptcy

    Pennsylvania Median Income Changes for 2014 – More Debtors Qualify for Bankruptcy
    The Pennsylvania median income will increase for most families as of April  1, 2014. As a result, it is likely that more debtors will qualify for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, and fewer Pennsylvanians will be required to take the means test or…
  • Mar 20

    Pennsylvania Median Income Rises in 2013 – Will Affect Bankruptcie

    Pennsylvania Median Income Rises in 2013 – Will Affect Bankruptcie
    The Pennsylvania median income will increase as of April 1, 2013. As a result, it is likely that more debtors will qualify for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, and fewer Pennsylvanians will be required to take the means test or file under Chapter 13.…
  • Nov 9

    Deficiency Judgments After Foreclosure: Bankruptcy And Non-Bankruptcy Solution

    Deficiency Judgments After Foreclosure: Bankruptcy And Non-Bankruptcy Solution
    Deficiency judgments often follow a mortgage foreclosure, leaving the former homeowners on the hook for thousands or even tens of thousands of dollars. Sometimes, because of the common misconception that the sheriff’s sale eliminates the…
Rank this Week: 2084

Small Enough To Fail

Small Enough To Fail

Covers bankruptcy law. By Greenberg Glusker.

http://www.southerncaliforniabankruptcylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2192

Walden & Pfannenstiel Blog

Walden & Pfannenstiel Blog

Covers bankruptcy and estate planning.

http://wplawpractice.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2148

The Interplay Between Bankruptcy…

The Interplay Between Bankruptcy and Divorce Law in Virginia

Explores the effect of a bankruptcy on divorce and other family law matters in Virginia, as well as the effect of a divorce or other family law matter on a bankruptcy. By James H. Wilson, Jr.

http://bankruptcydivorceblawg.com
Rank this Week: 1642

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
  • Mar 13

    Plain Language Requirement for Residential Lease

    Plain Language Requirement for Residential Lease
    There is a plain language requirement for residential leases in New York N.Y. General Obligations Law § 5-702, requires residential leases to be written in plain language. As a landlord you must insure that your…
  • Mar 13

    Police Find Gun in Purse

    Police Find Gun in Purse
    Was the warrantless search legal? FACTS Just before noon on May 23, 2008, police responded to a radio run reporting a burglary in progress at 2255 Barker Avenue in the Bronx, an apartment building participating in Operation Clean Halls, a…
  • Mar 11

    Housing Court Attorney

    Housing Court Attorney
    Court Attorneys in Landlord Tenant Proceedings Court Attorneys play a significant role in landlord tenant proceedings where the Respondent is not represented by counsel.  In the interest of judicial economy, landlord tenant cases…
Rank this Week: 2266

Atlanta Bankruptcy Blog

Atlanta Bankruptcy Blog

Covers Georgia bankruptcy. By Jonathan Ginsberg.

http://www.thebklawyer.com/thebkblog
  • Mar 4

    Bankruptcy Often the Least Desireable Option to Eliminate Student Loan Debt

    Bankruptcy Often the Least Desireable Option to Eliminate Student Loan Debt
    I recently received this email from a prospective client (“Jane”) seeking to have her student loans discharged in bankruptcy.  Do you see the problems with this case? I am permanently disabled due to cognitive decline…
  • Feb 5

    How to Stop a Wage Garnishment in Georgia and Get Your Money Back

    How to Stop a Wage Garnishment in Georgia and Get Your Money Back
    Almost without exception my clients who are subject to wage garnishment in Georgia report that they feel “violated” or “horrified” by discovering that 25% of their take home pay 1 has been seized by a creditor.  I…
  • Jan 27

    Why Must my Chapter 13 Include an Employer Payroll Deduction?

    Why Must my Chapter 13 Include an Employer Payroll Deduction?
    Have you made the decision to file a Chapter 13 bankruptcy?  If so, you should understand that Chapter 13 serves as a bankruptcy court approved and supervised payment plan.  The court approved and supervised part is important…
Rank this Week: 2019

Consumer Bankruptcy Law

Consumer Bankruptcy Law

By Robert S. Brandt.

http://www.brandtlawfirm.com/blog-bankruptcy-virginia/
  • Feb 15

    Which bankruptcy and who must file to stop a foreclosure

    Which bankruptcy and who must file to stop a foreclosure
    In this day and age the internet is abound with articles that advise you that if you want to stop a foreclosure on your home then filing for bankruptcy is an effective way of doing that. As now retired Judge Mitchell of the Alexandria,…
  • Sep 21

    Bank just filed a Motion for Relief from the Automatic Stay. Now what?

    Bank just filed a Motion for Relief from the Automatic Stay. Now what?
    First thing first, what does a motion for relief from the automatic stay actually mean? It means that at this time you are several months behind on your car or mortgage payment and the bank is requesting permission from the bankruptcy court…
  • Sep 7

    AFTER THE BANKRUPTCY, ORDER YOUR CREDIT REPORT

    AFTER THE BANKRUPTCY, ORDER YOUR CREDIT REPORT
    This is a follow up to my previous article titled How To Rebuild Your Credit After Bankruptcy. Step one involves ordering your credit report from all three credit bureaus. The information may be correct on the credit report provided by…
Rank this Week: 2089

Money Law Blog

Money Law Blog

Covers bankruptcy and tax law issues in DC, Maryland and Virginia. By the Law Office of Edward Gonzalez, PC.

http://www.money-lawblog.com/
  • Feb 12

    Beware: Tax Preparer Mistakes Costs Consumers Big-Time

    Beware: Tax Preparer Mistakes Costs Consumers Big-Time
    It happens almost every week. Somebody comes into our office with a serious tax problem -- caused by a shoddy tax preparer, either through incompetence, negligence or sometimes downright fraud. It boggles my mind that there is no regulation…
  • Jan 25

    Getting Sued? Here's One Very Easy Way to Defend.

    Getting Sued? Here's One Very Easy Way to Defend.
    A layperson is often at a disadvantage when defending against a debt collection suit filed by an attorney. The debtor as a defendant does not know the "rules of the game" and sometimes takes the advice or direction of court staff (who by the…
  • Jul 3

    How Do You Know If You Could Be Sued by Your Mortgage Lender on a "Deficiency" After Foreclosure (or Short Sale)

    How Do You Know If You Could Be Sued by Your Mortgage Lender on a "Deficiency" After Foreclosure (or Short Sale)
    A blog post here last month discussed the growing wave of lawsuits by lenders for the balance of mortgage loans left over from foreclosures (and in some cases short sales), known legally as lawsuits for the recovery of "deficiencies." As…
Rank this Week: 1966

Jacksonville Bankruptcy Lawyer…

Jacksonville Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure issues in Florida. By David M. Goldman.

http://www.jacksonvillebankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • May 9

    Dischargeability of Student Loans in Bankruptcy

    Dischargeability of Student Loans in Bankruptcy
    "The most terrifying words in the English language are: I'm from the government and I'm here to help." Ronald Reagan. May 5, 1999, a day to be remembered. Why you ask? Well that was the day that Congress debated for three minutes and…
  • Apr 8

    Jacksonville Pro Bono Bankruptcy: Do they exist?

    Jacksonville Pro Bono Bankruptcy: Do they exist?
    THE SHRINKING WORLD OF PRO BONO BANKRUPTCY SERVICES With the ever-changing funding from Florida and the federal government, Legal Services organizations who provide free legal services for the nation's poor are being subjected to annual…
  • Nov 5

    What can Bankruptcy do for me?

    What can Bankruptcy do for me?
    As a Jacksonville Bankruptcy Attorney I am always being asked numerous questions about Florida Bankruptcies and their effect on individuals you file.
Rank this Week: 2073

McFarland Pyle & Stone Blog

McFarland Pyle & Stone Blog

Covers immigration law, bankruptcy, environmental and commercial law.

http://mpslawoffices.com/blog/
  • Apr 2

    Judge’s Decision Clears Way for Stockton’s Chapter 9 Bankruptcy

    Judge’s Decision Clears Way for Stockton’s Chapter 9 Bankruptcy
    A ruling by Judge Klein of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court (ED California) has allowed the city of Stockton, California to proceed with its chapter 9 bankruptcy case filed last June.
  • Mar 4

    Bankruptcy in the News: Girls Gone Wild Files for Chapter 11

    Bankruptcy in the News: Girls Gone Wild Files for Chapter 11
    Girls Gone Wild, the adult entertainment franchise with the memorable late night infomercials, filed for Chapter 11 protection last Wednesday.
  • Feb 22

    MPS Expands Denver Office, Adds Andrea Vella, Esq

    MPS Expands Denver Office, Adds Andrea Vella, Esq
    The law firm of McFarland Pyle & Stone LLC welcomes Andrea Vella, Esq. to its Denver office! Andrea was born and raised in Colorado. She attended the University of Denver for her undergraduate degree, majoring in International Business.…
Rank this Week: 1994

Financial Freedom Law

Financial Freedom Law

Covers California bankruptcy law. By the Ranchod Law Group.

http://www.california-bankruptcyattorney.com/
  • Jun 11

    Information organization is a key element in achieving full benefits from the “fresh start” of bankruptcy

    Information organization is a key element in achieving full benefits from the “fresh start” of bankruptcy
    What are the Top Three Reasons to Be Able to Locate All Your Financial Documents Before Filing a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?
  • May 15

    Bankruptcy filings rose sharply in the U.S. in February of 2012

    Bankruptcy filings rose sharply in the U.S. in February of 2012
    The American Bankruptcy Institute reports that bankruptcy filings rose sharply in the U.S. in February of 2012, with California filing rising more than any other state.  Although bankruptcy filings were down five percent nationally from…
  • May 12

    Bankruptcy and Medical Issue

    Bankruptcy and Medical Issue
    What is the impact that health issues have on a person’s decision to file for bankruptcy.  Recently I have had more and more clients who have had severe health issues and excessive medical bills.  We have been able to help many clients…
Rank this Week: 2053

California Bankruptcy Lawyer

California Bankruptcy Lawyer

Covers bankruptcy, consumer debt and finance law with a focus on California law. By Scott Sagaria.

http://www.californiabankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 10

    What is Obama Home Foreclosure Program?

    What is Obama Home Foreclosure Program?
    President Obama's home foreclosure program, Making Home Affordable, is a program that provides a number of government-subsidized options for homeowners who are struggling. The goal is for these homeowners to avoid home foreclosure, which…
  • Jul 26

    How Does Home Foreclosure Affect Home Vacancy?

    How Does Home Foreclosure Affect Home Vacancy?
    Home Foreclosures and It's Affects on Home Vacancies Home foreclosure rates have a direct affect on nearby property values through the supply effect. Residents currently living near vacant properties have a sense of mistrust and fear, from…
  • Jul 11

    What Is The Process of Home Foreclosure In Sacramento?

    What Is The Process of Home Foreclosure In Sacramento?
    The process of home foreclosure in Sacramento and eviction pre-foreclosure and the formal legal foreclosure process. Completion of all of these steps, which will probably take a few months or so, will lead to the eviction of the previous…
Rank this Week: 1506

Legal Tips & Commentary

Legal Tips & Commentary

Provides legal tips for businesses and consumers in California. By Carl H. Starrett.

http://blog.chs-law.com/
  • Oct 16

    Goodbye Blogger, Hello WordPress.

    Goodbye Blogger, Hello WordPress.
    When I first opened my practice in 2004, I knew that I needed a website to promote my services.  I had heard of blogging and figured that I needed one for my website.  So I started off with Yahoo's over priced web hosting service and a blog…
  • Sep 30

    Why I Am Done With The Chargers for 2010

    Why I Am Done With The Chargers for 2010
    An open letter to the San Diego Chargers:
  • Sep 12

    5 Reasons Why Chapter 13 Bankruptcy is Better Than Debt Settlement

    5 Reasons Why Chapter 13 Bankruptcy is Better Than Debt Settlement
    Not too long ago, I started an advertising campaign on a local radio station. I excitedly tuned into the station and listened for my first "spot" to run. The station's staff had not entered the proper "conflict codes", so they also ran an…
Rank this Week: 1510

California Foreclosure Blog

California Foreclosure Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure. By Jason S. Buckingham.

http://jasonbuckingham.activerain.com/
  • Jan 6

    New year, new focus: it's job stability, stupid

    New year, new focus: it's job stability, stupid
    Happy (?) New Year everybody. First off, a toast: here's to getting out of the last decade. We had multiple bubble market bursts (lest we forget the dot-com burst of 2000-2001), and the US entered the world of post-terrorism (in)security. I…
  • Jan 6

    New year, new focus: it's job stability, stupid

    New year, new focus: it's job stability, stupid
    Happy (?) New Year everybody. First off, a toast: here's to getting out of the last decade. We had multiple bubble market bursts (lest we forget the dot-com burst of 2000-2001), and the US entered the world of post-terrorism (in)security. I…
  • Jul 21

    Phoenix mini-bubble: (more) market manipulation

    Phoenix mini-bubble: (more) market manipulation
    AP put out a story yesterday about "bidding wars" that are affecting home values in the greater Phoenix area. The article states that in several markets throughout the country, prices on bank-owned homes are being inflated by a combination of…
Rank this Week: 1655

Lakeblawg

Lakeblawg

Covers consumer and business bankruptcy, and mortgage foreclosure defense. By Lake Law.

http://www.lakelaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 17

    Free Lance-Star and Fisker Automotive: Development of the ‘For Cause’ Exception to Credit Bidding

    Free Lance-Star and Fisker Automotive: Development of the ‘For Cause’ Exception to Credit Bidding
    On April 14, 2014, the Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia issued an opinion limiting the credit bid of a party asserting that it held senior secured position in all assets of the debtors. In re The Free …
  • Apr 17

    If My Chapter 13 is Dismissed, Who Gets the Money?

    If My Chapter 13 is Dismissed, Who Gets the Money?
    Recently, the district court for the Northern District of Illinois ruled on one of the important unresolved issues in chapter 13 bankruptcy: If a chapter 13 bankruptcy is dismissed, what happens to money that the chapter 13 trustee…
  • Apr 17

    Do I Need to File My Tax Returns Before Filing for Bankruptcy?

    Do I Need to File My Tax Returns Before Filing for Bankruptcy?
    April 15th is the deadline to file 2013 tax returns with the IRS and your state taxing authority unless you’ve received an extension to file.  But you may notice we ask for several years of tax returns (if you were …
Rank this Week: 4202

Bankruptcy Blog

Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt management. By Allmand Law.

http://allmandlaw.com/bankruptcy-blog
  • Apr 17

    Today In Bankruptcy – 04-17-2014

    Today In Bankruptcy – 04-17-2014
    Bringing you the most up-to-date news, tips and blogs throughout the web. Here’s your Bankruptcy Update for April 17th, 2014 Energy Future Holdings bankruptcy would likely attract bidders for Oncor GM To Ask Bankruptcy Court…
  • Apr 17

    Congress Gets More Pressure from the House to Forgive Student Loans in Bankruptcy

    Congress Gets More Pressure from the House to Forgive Student Loans in Bankruptcy
    More individuals in the House of Representatives are voicing their opinions on why student loan debt should be forgiven in bankruptcy. In recent months more efforts are being made to provide Congress with more insight on how student loan debt…
  • Apr 16

    Virginia Man Sentenced 30 Months in Prison for Wire and Bankruptcy Fraud Charge

    Virginia Man Sentenced 30 Months in Prison for Wire and Bankruptcy Fraud Charge
    A former commercial real estate agent and businessman who pled guilty in 2012 to various federal charges was recently sentenced in court.  Michael Wayne Harding, 59, of Keswick, Virginia pled guilty to one count each of bankruptcy fraud…
Rank this Week: 3910

Bankruptcy Mastery

Bankruptcy Mastery

Covers skill building for lawyers new to the practice of consumer bankruptcy law. By Cathy Moran.

http://www.bankruptcymastery.com
  • Apr 17

    Marital Adjustment: Everything But The Kitchen Sink

    Marital Adjustment: Everything But The Kitchen Sink
    Not every expenditure that benefits the debtor’s household or his family is a household expense. And, if it’s not a household expense, it doesn’t get added to CMI in a single spouse bankruptcy filing. That’s how…
  • Apr 2

    Phantom Creditors In Bankruptcy

    Phantom Creditors In Bankruptcy
    In rem is nifty sounding Latin, the original language of lawyering. It’s defined as an action “against a thing”.  It  concerns the property, rather than the person. In bankruptcy we encounter it most often when a…
  • Mar 26

    Can You Tell A Lien From A Secured Claim?

    Can You Tell A Lien From A Secured Claim?
    The underwater second deed of trust was listed on Schedule F in the debtor’s prior Chapter 13 case as an unsecured claim. Functionally, the lien was without value. But, the debtor, now my client in a subsequent case, took a gentle…
Rank this Week: 4680

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Apr 17

    GM Begs Bankruptcy Court

    GM Begs Bankruptcy Court
    It is no secret that General Motors is in some hot water over the recent recall for faulty ignition switches. After allegations that GM knew about the problem long before their 2009 bankruptcy trial, the company now  must beg the court…
  • Apr 15

    Woman Launches Campaign For Student Loan Help

    Woman Launches Campaign For Student Loan Help
    A young woman has decided to take her student loan debt by the  horns and has come up with an innovative way to help her pursue her career passion.  Where did she turn? The internet. Crowdfunding After racking up thousands to pursue…
  • Apr 10

    Teaching Kids About Student Loan Debt

    Teaching Kids About Student Loan Debt
    In the height of the student loan debt crisis it is becoming more important than ever before to prepare our younger kids for the costs of their college futures. As with any aspect of finance teaching kids about money and debt at a young age…
Rank this Week: 4032

Wisconsin Bankruptcy Blog

Wisconsin Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://wisconsinbankruptcy.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 16

    March 2014 Foreclosure Statistic

    March 2014 Foreclosure Statistic
    Foreclosure cases spiked in two counties relative to the February 2014 numbers.  Brown County saw a 57% increase and Manitowoc County saw a 262% jump.  But it's not too late to save your home.  Call us today to find out how…
  • Apr 14

    Beware of Tax Refund Fraud

    Beware of Tax Refund Fraud
    Last week's news about HeartBleed, identity theft has been a topic on everyone's mind.  But internet hacking software isn't the only way thieves can harm you.  A few weeks ago, one of my pending Chapter 13 cases encountered a slight…
  • Apr 7

    Avoiding Bad Contract

    Avoiding Bad Contract
    Two weeks ago, I was in negotiations with a marketing service provider.  A contract was sent to me for my signature.  I noticed that the contract referenced several 'terms of service' documents that were supposedly available on the…
Rank this Week: 4965

California Bankruptcy Blog

California Bankruptcy Blog

Features news and commentary on current issues in the law of personal and business bankruptcy. By Macdonald & Associates.

http://www.calbk.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3334

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 16

    Unemployment and Your Health

    Unemployment and Your Health
    I have had plenty of clients, friends and family tell me that looking for a job is a full time job in and of itself. Many are unwilling to accept entry into the class of the underemployed.   I can sympathize with this and have seen first…
  • Apr 3

    Don’t be a Lannister

    Don’t be a Lannister
    I am an avid reader and a huge fan of speculative fiction.  In fact, this is not the first time a fantasy novel has inspired an article from me. One of the first (and best) fantasy novels that I read was A Song of Ice and Fire by George…
  • Mar 30

    Pipitone Law has Moved!

    Pipitone Law has Moved!
    Pipitone Law is currently going through some new and exciting changes!  I felt it was time to make my accommodations more comfortable and welcoming for past, present and future clients. I have expanded to a bigger, better and brighter…
Rank this Week: 3723

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
  • Apr 16

    Do I Need Social Media To Enhance My Bankruptcy Firm’s Online Presence?

    Do I Need Social Media To Enhance My Bankruptcy Firm’s Online Presence?
    Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Pinterest, Google Plus, YouTube…Social Media is taking the world by storm. It is now the top Internet activity, even trumping email. Defined by Wikipedia as “the interaction among people in which they…
  • Mar 21

    Student Loans and Bankruptcy: (Almost) Everything You Need to Know

    Student Loans and Bankruptcy: (Almost) Everything You Need to Know
    More than 40 million Americans have student loan debt. That’s more than the total population of over 200 countries - including Canada and Australia! In the last 15 years, student debt has increased more than 500%. Of those 40 million…
  • Mar 19

    Vital Tips To Consider When Filing For Bankruptcy

    Vital Tips To Consider When Filing For Bankruptcy
    People file for bankruptcy protection as a way to end their financial difficulties, begin rebuilding their credit, and make that fresh start with financial stability. As per the American Bankruptcy Institute, bankruptcy serves as a very…
Rank this Week: 3179

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Lawyer…

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Lawyer Blawg

Covers bankruptcy law. By Law Office of Devin Sawdayi.

http://www.losangelesbankruptcylawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 2409

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

By the Moran Law Group.

http://www.bankruptcysoapbox.com/
  • Apr 16

    Stress Awareness: Debt Can Kill

    Stress Awareness: Debt Can Kill
    Money is the single largest source of stress in the US. Other sources of stress are work, the economy, family and relationships.  I can’t offer a remedy for these stressors.  But I have the cure for debt troubles. On…
  • Apr 7

    What You Must Know About Tax Liens After Bankruptcy

    What You Must Know About Tax Liens After Bankruptcy
    You mean the tax liens won’t  go away when I get a bankruptcy discharge? The client was startled that the lien would live on beyond his bankruptcy. So, if all my debt doesn’t go away, what do I get from the bankruptcy…
  • Mar 31

    How To Spot A Fake IRS Officer

    How To Spot A Fake IRS Officer
    Identity thieves are now posing as “helpful” folks from the IRS. These scammers email you with the disturbing news that your tax return has been flagged for further examination. Posing as representing the IRS Taxpayer Advocate…
Rank this Week: 2584

Andrews Law Blog

Andrews Law Blog

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

http://andrewslawplc.com/Blog/
  • Apr 16

    What does an entertainment lawyer do?

    What does an entertainment lawyer do?
    Entertainment law generally involves motion pictures, television, music, publishing, and theatre. These industries have special financial, tax and business considerations that involve many areas of law including copyright, trademark, trade…
  • Apr 8

    Why an Entertainment Attorney or Manager

    Why an Entertainment Attorney or Manager
    This is by no means a comprehensive discussion of the value of an attorney or manager to one's entertainment ventures. However, this is a quick note to one considering whether one is necessary when venturing into the entertainment world. …
  • Apr 8

    Posting Music Online – Entertainment Law

    Posting Music Online – Entertainment Law
    In the aged of digital everything new music artists have an array of formats through which they can distribute their work. They can post it in places such as Soundcloud or make it available for sale online through digital retailers like…
Rank this Week: 4454

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law. By Arnold & Smith, PLLC.

http://www.charlottebankruptcylawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 15

    Lawmakers Urge Congress To Change Student Loan Bankruptcy Law

    Lawmakers Urge Congress To Change Student Loan Bankruptcy Law
    Charlotte Bankruptcy attorney Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “Can I get rid of student loans by declaring bankruptcy?”   In what many hope is a sign of things to come, the Illinois State House recently passed a measure…
  • Apr 10

    Can You Use Credit Cards After Filing For Bankruptcy?

    Can You Use Credit Cards After Filing For Bankruptcy?
    Charlotte Bankruptcy attorney Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “Can I get credit after filing personal bankruptcy?”   Some people wonder what the rules are regarding entering into additional debt after filing for…
  • Apr 8

    Is Your Job At Risk From Filing Bankruptcy?

    Is Your Job At Risk From Filing Bankruptcy?
    Charlotte Bankruptcy attorney Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What is Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?”   A common question for those facing serious financial issues is whether their decision to file bankruptcy could result in the…
Rank this Week: 2637

Slough Law PLC News & Articles

Slough Law PLC News & Articles

Covers bankruptcy and consumer law. By Slough Law.

http://www.northernmichiganbankruptcy.com/blog
Rank this Week: 3362

Alabama Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Alabama Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure law. By Eversole Law LLC.

http://www.alabamabankruptcylawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 14

    Consumer Debt in Alabama: Five Steps to Confronting Your Creditor

    Consumer Debt in Alabama: Five Steps to Confronting Your Creditor
    Debt collectors can be more than aggressive—in some cases they become belligerent, commit repeated harassment, and break the law. To protect your rights, it is important to know when a debt collector has crossed the line. While it is…
  • Apr 6

    Overcoming Student Loans Through Bankruptcy

    Overcoming Student Loans Through Bankruptcy
    Debts that can be discharged through bankruptcy generally include unsecured liabilities such as medical expenses, credit card debt, or utility bills. Even though student loans are technically unsecured, they do not fall under the normal…
  • Mar 28

    Medical Bankruptcy: Not Just for the Uninsured

    Medical Bankruptcy: Not Just for the Uninsured
    The rising costs of health care, high deductibles, and the expense of emergency care are sending both the insured and uninsured into medical bankruptcy. While the Affordable Care Act may give more Americans access to health insurance, it may…
Rank this Week: 4269

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
  • Apr 14

    Illegale Einwanderung: Sanktionen gegen Airlines befürwortet

    Illegale Einwanderung: Sanktionen gegen Airlines befürwortet
    Airlines drohen künftig Bussen, wenn sie Passagiere ohne gültige Reisepapiere in die Schweiz fliegen. Der Ständerat hat am 19. März 2014 als Erstrat Gesetzesänderungen gutgeheissen, mit welchen der Bundesrat die…
  • Apr 12

    Beibehaltung der Lex Friedrich

    Beibehaltung der Lex Friedrich
    Das Bundesgesetz über den Erwerb von Grundstücken durch Personen im Ausland (Lex Friedrich) beinhaltet eine Beschränkung der Erwerbsmöglichkeiten von Schweizer Liegenschaften durch Ausländer. Seit 1997 können…
  • Apr 8

    Die verfassungsmässige Auslegung der Zustellfiktion von Art. 85 Abs. 4 lit. a StPO im Zusammenhang mit der Einsprache gegen einen Strafbefehl

    Die verfassungsmässige Auslegung der Zustellfiktion von Art. 85 Abs. 4 lit. a StPO im Zusammenhang mit der Einsprache gegen einen Strafbefehl
    Die schweizerische Strafprozessordnung sieht in Art. 85 Abs. 4 lit. a vor, dass eine eingeschriebene Postsendung, die nicht abgeholt wurde, am siebten Tag nach der erfolglosen Zustellung als zugestellt gilt. Das Bundesgericht hatte im Urteil…
Rank this Week: 2417

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/
  • Apr 13

    What can you do about wage garnishment?

    What can you do about wage garnishment?
    With a judgment in hand, a creditor can garnish the person’s wages. Typically, a creditor can take 25% of net earnings from each  pay check until the entire debt – plus collection fees – is paid off. What can you do if…
  • Feb 8

    21 things NOT to do at the 341 Meeting of Creditor

    21 things NOT to do at the 341 Meeting of Creditor
    If you file a bankruptcy petition, you will normally be required to attend one court meeting, called 341 Meeting of Creditors.  This meeting is a very important step to getting your debts discharged. 341 Meeting is brief and…
  • Jan 14

    Are you affected by the new California law on collecting old debt?

    Are you affected by the new California law on collecting old debt?
    If you live in California and have old debt – debt that you have not been able to make payments on for the last few years – you may be affected by the new California law regarding debt collection. For many common types of debts…
Rank this Week: 3749

Bankruptcy Advice Blog

Bankruptcy Advice Blog

Covers bankruptcy in Ontario, Canada. By Bankruptcy Ontario.

http://bankruptcy-ontario.org/bankruptcy-advice/
  • Apr 11

    What Happens if You Receive a Gift During Bankruptcy?

    What Happens if You Receive a Gift During Bankruptcy?
    You are in the middle of your bankruptcy and the unexpected happens. You receive a large gift. You don’t remember the trustee telling you about this and you are afraid to call the trustee. What will happen? Your trustee should have…
  • Apr 4

    How Many Times can I Declare Personal Bankruptcy in Ontario?

    How Many Times can I Declare Personal Bankruptcy in Ontario?
    While there is no provincial law that lays down how many times an individual might declare bankruptcy in Ontario, it’s important to note the repercussions with each subsequent filing. It Takes Longer and Costs More Where a so-called…
  • Mar 31

    Surplus Income Limits for Bankruptcy in Ontario in 2014

    Surplus Income Limits for Bankruptcy in Ontario in 2014
    The amount you are required to pay if you declare bankruptcy is based on your income.  The more you earn, the more you are required to pay.  This limit is adjusted each year, and the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy has…
Rank this Week: 2474

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure in Florida.

http://laniganpl.com/
  • Apr 10

    Saving for Student Loan Payment

    Saving for Student Loan Payment
    The most difficult side of student loan debt is the never-ending, non-stop, on-time monthly payments that can emotionally wear down debtors. It would also be far better would be to have each borrower’s payments set automatically as an…
  • Apr 6

    Can Student Loan Debt Be Discharged?

    Can Student Loan Debt Be Discharged?
    According to a 2012 Pew Research Center report, about 40 percent of households of with student loan debt are headed by people under age 35. Because the debtors owe so much to lenders, the dream of owning a home and buying a car are…
  • Mar 27

    Choosing an Experienced Attorney? Include In-Person Meet

    Choosing an Experienced Attorney? Include In-Person Meet
      Click to Listen. Right Click Audio as it’s playing to download to your device.   Choosing the best attorney possible to represent you in a  legal situation is a complicated process. The decision process varies, but…
Rank this Week: 3748

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
  • Apr 10

    Filing Bankruptcy without Your Spouse in California, Part 2

    Filing Bankruptcy without Your Spouse in California, Part 2
    In my last blog post I discussed how, in a community property state like California, property in a marriage is either "community property" or "separate property," and how those types of property are treated if only one spouse files…
  • Apr 9

    Filing Bankruptcy without Your Spouse in California, a Community Property State: Property Issue

    Filing Bankruptcy without Your Spouse in California, a Community Property State: Property Issue
    IF BANKRUPTCY IS A FEDERAL COURT PROCEDURE, WHY DOES CALIFORNIA LAW MATTER? Even though the U.S. Constitution gives the federal government the power "to establish . . . uniform laws on the subject of bankruptcies throughout the United…
  • Mar 6

    Can I Buy a Vehicle During a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

    Can I Buy a Vehicle During a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?
    Chapter 13 "adjustment of debts" is an incredibly good tool for dealing with many situations, often much better than Chapter 7 "straight bankruptcy." If you owe income or property taxes, are behind on child support or your mortgage, have a…
Rank this Week: 3616

Chang Carlin Legal Blog

Chang Carlin Legal Blog

Covers Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy in Illinois.

http://www.changandcarlin.com/_blog/Chang_Carlin_Legal_Blog
  • Apr 9

    Bankruptcy in Post-Recession America – Are Finances Getting Better?

    Bankruptcy in Post-Recession America – Are Finances Getting Better?
    Improved consumer confidence, increased spending, and a strengthening economy greeted Americans at the start of 2014, but were Chicagoans any better off financially than they were a year ago? Looking at bankruptcy statistics from the Federal…
  • Mar 31

    How to Avoid a Tax Audit: Personal Finance Tips for Tax Season

    How to Avoid a Tax Audit: Personal Finance Tips for Tax Season
    The deadline to file your 2013 tax return is April 15, 2014. Many people look forward to filing their taxes each year because they will receive their tax return. When you file your taxes you goal should be to do so accurately to ensure that…
  • Mar 26

    Learn These Essential Real Estate Terms and Avoid Getting Saddled with the House of Your Nightmares!

    Learn These Essential Real Estate Terms and Avoid Getting Saddled with the House of Your Nightmares!
    Proliferation of online real estate listings means everyone feels like a realtor after just a few hours of home searches. However, there's more to understanding the world of real estate than what you'll learn from flipping through photographs…
Rank this Week: 4195

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/
  • Apr 9

    When are you an Independent Contractor or an employee?

    When are you an Independent Contractor or an employee?
    Many companies are trying to save on paying employees by improperly classifying them as independent contractors.  Why do they do this?  If a company hires an Independent contractor, the company does not need to pay various benefits,…
  • Apr 3

    How often does a commissioned employee need to get paid?

    How often does a commissioned employee need to get paid?
    Many people work in an industry where it is very common to get paid based upon performance rather than simply showing up to work. It does not matter how many hours you work, but rather the employee’s compensation is based upon sales and…
  • Mar 10

    Does my employer have to pay me all vacation and sick time when I quit?

    Does my employer have to pay me all vacation and sick time when I quit?
    Often times, when an employee is faced with a hostile work environment, he or she simply can not tolerate the working conditions and feels they have no option but to quit.  Other times, an employee may simply leave a job for another…
Rank this Week: 2602

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Provides bankruptcy information for Northern Virginia.

http://robertweed.com/category/blog/
  • Apr 7

    Recovery Services at 855-633-3603 Scams Ana

    Recovery Services at 855-633-3603 Scams Ana
    Before she came to talk to me about bankruptcy, Ana was scammed out of $200 by Recovery Services. “Recovery Services” called Ana from 855-633-3603 in January and told her she was in trouble for non-payment of a “check”…
  • Apr 4

    Virginia Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

    Virginia Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
    The Bankruptcy Law Office of Robert Weed led all attorneys in Virginia Chapter 7 bankruptcy case filings in 2013. That fact was announced just recently by 722 Redemption Funding, a company that finances cars for people in or just out of…
  • Mar 11

    Madison emails about the Bankruptcy Means Test

    Madison emails about the Bankruptcy Means Test
    Madison did research on the bankruptcy means test.  Then she emails me for help. Hello. I have been doing some research and I believe my husband and I should file for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy but I’ve taken the means test and our…
Rank this Week: 4700

Robert Weed Blog

Robert Weed Blog

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

http://robertweed.com/category/blog/
  • Apr 7

    Recovery Services at 855-633-3603 Scams Ana

    Recovery Services at 855-633-3603 Scams Ana
    Before she came to talk to me about bankruptcy, Ana was scammed out of $200 by Recovery Services. “Recovery Services” called Ana from 855-633-3603 in January and told her she was in trouble for non-payment of a “check”…
  • Apr 4

    Virginia Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

    Virginia Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
    The Bankruptcy Law Office of Robert Weed led all attorneys in Virginia Chapter 7 bankruptcy case filings in 2013. That fact was announced just recently by 722 Redemption Funding, a company that finances cars for people in or just out of…
  • Mar 11

    Madison emails about the Bankruptcy Means Test

    Madison emails about the Bankruptcy Means Test
    Madison did research on the bankruptcy means test.  Then she emails me for help. Hello. I have been doing some research and I believe my husband and I should file for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy but I’ve taken the means test and our…
Rank this Week: 2339

The Thorpe Law Firm, P.A.

The Thorpe Law Firm, P.A.

Covers Florida real estate law, foreclosure defense, bankruptcy, estate planning and family law.

http://www.thorpelawfirm.com/blog/
  • Apr 7

    10 Questions to Ask a Bankruptcy Lawyer

    10 Questions to Ask a Bankruptcy Lawyer
    Obviously when hiring an attorney for any services it is imperative ascertain their qualifications and experience in the field law of you need.  If you are looking for a bankruptcy attorney knowing where to start a conversation with them…
  • Mar 26

    Will My Employer Know if I File for Bankruptcy?

    Will My Employer Know if I File for Bankruptcy?
    Some people become very concerned that filing for bankruptcy will somehow have negative consequences at work. The simple fact of the matter is that your employer doesn’t need to know if you file for bankruptcy and, more often than not…
  • Mar 10

    What will my Credit Score be after Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

    What will my Credit Score be after Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?
    Although, many of our customers ask us this question.  We can’t answer it definitively so instead we will examine the general effect of bankruptcy on your credit score.  The question of whether or not filing bankruptcy will…
Rank this Week: 3075

The Sader Law Firm Blog

The Sader Law Firm Blog

Covers bankruptcy law.

http://blog.saderlawfirm.com/
  • Apr 7

    Car Leases in Bankruptcy

    Car Leases in Bankruptcy
    If you are considering filing bankruptcy you may be concerned about how your car lease will be handled in the bankruptcy. When you file a chapter 7 bankruptcy or a chapter 13 bankruptcy you will either assume or reject your car lease. If you…
  • Mar 20

    Emergency Bankruptcy Filing

    Emergency Bankruptcy Filing
    Sometimes people need to file bankruptcy fast. In those situations, they can file an emergency bankruptcy, which means filing the bare minimum of paperwork up front to get the bankruptcy case filed and complete the remaining paperwork later.…
  • Mar 18

    Converting a Ch. 13 Bankruptcy to a Ch. 7 Bankruptcy

    Converting a Ch. 13 Bankruptcy to a Ch. 7 Bankruptcy
    Occasionally, debtors that have filed for Chapter 13 bankruptcy find it difficult to meet the terms of their Chapter 13 repayment plan. When a major life event occurs such as the loss of a job or death of a spouse, it can make making the…
Rank this Week: 4089

Denver Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Denver Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law. By Taggart Law Offices.

http://www.denverbankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 4

    How can a Chapter 13 save my home from foreclosure?

    How can a Chapter 13 save my home from foreclosure?
    How can a Chapter 13 save my home from foreclosure?   One of the most common and important issues I come across is when my client are behind on their mortgage payments; They often want to save the house from foreclosure and want to know…
  • Mar 26

    How to manage your business expenses to qualify for a Chapter and position for growth.

    How to manage your business expenses to qualify for a Chapter and position for growth.
    This Blog post is about one of my favorite bits of advice for business owners.  Fairly often I come across a business or self-employed person who is generating a decent income but has a lot of debt.  Put another way, they have a…
  • Mar 12

    Can I discharge debt resulting from a personal injury lawsuit in which I was found to be at fault?

    Can I discharge debt resulting from a personal injury lawsuit in which I was found to be at fault?
    If you were involved in a Denver or Vail Valley lawsuit or accident and you were found to be liable you could now be facing the responsibility to pay a large amount of damages; the first question you might have is: Can you discharge debt from…
Rank this Week: 2481

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
  • Apr 4

    Five FAQs About Bankruptcy in South Carolina

    Five FAQs About Bankruptcy in South Carolina
    These are questions I frequently get in my practice, and I’ll note up front that the answer to all of them really is “it depends.”  It depends on your assets, your debts, and your income and expenses, and no two…
  • Apr 25

    Your Bankruptcy Lawyer is Not Your Mother!

    Your Bankruptcy Lawyer is Not Your Mother!
    Written by Upstate bankruptcy lawyer Däna Wilkinson In a lot of ways, like much in life, what you get out of your bankruptcy depends on what you put into it.  Bankruptcy can be a huge benefit.  A Chapter 13 case can help you…
  • Apr 25

    Written by Upstate bankruptcy lawyer…

    Written by Upstate bankruptcy lawyer Däna Wilkinson:  In a lot of ways, like much in life, what you get out of your bankruptcy depends on what you put into it.  Bankruptcy can be a huge benefit.  A Chapter 13 case can help…
Rank this Week: 4771

Invictus legal Group, PLLC

Invictus legal Group, PLLC

Covers Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy. By Kevin C. Johnson.

http://johnsonwilk.net/bankruptcy/bk/
Rank this Week: 3385

The Country Lawyer's Blog

The Country Lawyer's Blog

Covers bankruptcy laws, debt relief, consumer protection and other information to help people remain financially stable. By Gerald Moton.

http://thecountrylawyersblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 4

    Protect Yourself from Malware

    Protect Yourself from Malware
    Computer fraud and malware can only make debt situations worse.Know what is out there in the world of malware to avoid unpleasant encounters with computer viruses, spyware and the likes. Make sure that you're using regularly updated antivirus…
  • Apr 1

    Protect your Home and Valuables with Federal Flood Insurance

    Protect your Home and Valuables with Federal Flood Insurance
    Depending on whether you live in low, medium or high risk areas, an appropriate policy will be recoomended for you at floodsmart.gov All insurers from floodsmart.gov give you uniform rates making it a highly reliable insurance option. Our…
  • Mar 24

    Avoiding Debt Relief Scam

    Avoiding Debt Relief Scam
    Protect yourself from rampant debt relief scams by catching on early warning signs such as robocalls, bogus debt counselors and unrealistic promises of recovery. It is essential that you consult a reputable credit counseling agency or…
Rank this Week: 2639

Southern California Bankruptcy Law…

Southern California Bankruptcy Law Blog

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

http://www.southerncaliforniabankruptcylawblog.com
  • Apr 3

    Preferential Transfers IV: Defenses to Preference Avoidance Actions (Part VIII)

    Preferential Transfers IV: Defenses to Preference Avoidance Actions (Part VIII)
    Here is the eighth defense against preference avoidance actions, the so-called de minimis transfer defense.  This defense has two versions. Defenses To Preference Avoidance Actions, Part VIII: The De Minimis Transfer Defense…
  • Apr 2

    Preferential Transfers IV: Defenses To Preference Avoidance Actions (Part VII)

    Preferential Transfers IV: Defenses To Preference Avoidance Actions (Part VII)
    Here is the sixth defense against preference avoidance actions, the so-called domestic support defense.  This one is short. Defenses To Preference Avoidance Actions, Part VII: The Domestic Support Defense A comparison of the Bankruptcy…
  • Apr 1

    Preferential Transfers IV: Defenses To Preference Avoidance Actions (Part VI)

    Preferential Transfers IV: Defenses To Preference Avoidance Actions (Part VI)
    Here is the sixth defense against preference avoidance actions, the so-called statutory lien defense. Defenses To Preference Avoidance Actions, Part VI: The Statutory Lien Defense Some liens are voluntary, the result of the debtor voluntarily…
Rank this Week: 3736