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Northern California Bankruptcy…

Northern California Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers Chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcy. By Rust, Armenis & Schwartz.

http://www.northerncaliforniabankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 1

    Social Security Benefits and Bankruptcy

    Social Security Benefits and Bankruptcy
    In Northern California families are continuing to struggle with the economy.
  • Oct 30

    Student Loans and Bankruptcy

    Student Loans and Bankruptcy
    Many individuals in Northern California have significantly reduced their consumer debt in the past several years. This is not the case for those, however, who have student loan debts.
  • Oct 29

    Spendthrift Trust Assets in Bankruptcy

    Spendthrift Trust Assets in Bankruptcy
    Families considering bankruptcy in Northern California often have questions regarding the impact a bankruptcy will have on a family trust.
Rank this Week: 1062

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: 1614

California Consumer & Bankruptcy…

California Consumer & Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers mortgages, foreclosures and bankruptcy. By the Law Office of Linda C. Garrett.

http://www.solanocountyconsumerlawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 8

    Self Employed and Denied a MHA HAMP Loan?

    Self Employed and Denied a MHA HAMP Loan?
    As most of us know by now, while it may appear easy to apply for a loan modification under the Making Home Affordable (MHA) Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP), it's not so easy to get approved
  • Jun 1

    Can Two Creditors Garnish Up to 50% of Your Take-Home Pay?

    Can Two Creditors Garnish Up to 50% of Your Take-Home Pay?
    Usually, when a person is sued by a creditor or is served with a garnishment order, a debtor/employee's first recourse is to contact a bankruptcy attorney, requesting that the attorney file a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy petition on…
  • May 25

    Top 11 Most Common Mistakes Homeowners Make When Applying for a MHA HAMP Loan Modification

    Top 11 Most Common Mistakes Homeowners Make When Applying for a MHA HAMP Loan Modification
    Even now, three years after the Obama Administration introduced the Making Home Affordable Program (MHA) in February 2009 and the first program under the MHA intended to prevent foreclosure, the Home Affordable Modification Program (MHA HAMP)…
Rank this Week: 1358

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: 1518

StayViolation.Com

StayViolation.Com

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

http://www.stayviolation.com/
Rank this Week: 1127

Northern Kentucky Lawyer Blog

Northern Kentucky Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury and accidents, DUI, criminal defense, bank side bankruptcy cases, creditors' rights, divorce and family custody, and estate planning. By Fessler Schneider & Grimme.

http://www.fsgattorneys.com/blog
  • Jul 29

    Possession and Criminal Defense Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Possession and Criminal Defense Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
    During the Alaskan Gold Rush, people used the snow behind the bar for a bathroom. Come Spring disease and death were everywhere. Did the people misusing the snow know better? Probably. Did they recognize and anticipate the results of their…
  • Jul 24

    Fessler Schneider & Grimme contribute to community school

    Fessler Schneider & Grimme contribute to community school
    Today and tomorrow (Friday and Saturday) St. Thomas School will be holding their Summer Festival.   St. Thomas is not only a Blue Ribbon school of excellence it also teaches public service. Last year St. Thomas won the Jefferson…
  • Jul 22

    Win a 50″ Flat Screen at The St. Thomas Summer Festival

    Win a 50″ Flat Screen at The St. Thomas Summer Festival
    Join Fessler, Schneider & Grimme at the St. Thomas Summer Festival (Ft. Thomas) next Friday and Saturday (7/24 – 7/25) for food, drink, music, and lots of fun. Our office has donated a 50-inch flat-screen television to be raffled…
Rank this Week: 2992

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonbankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 29

    Massachusetts Bankruptcy Summer New

    Massachusetts Bankruptcy Summer New
    There will be a new Bankruptcy Judge in the Worcester Bankruptcy Court.  Attorney Christopher J. Panos, formerly of Partridge Snow & Hahn in Boston, will be installed as the judge in Worcester.  Judge Panos will replace Judge…
  • Apr 30

    Bankruptcy Discharge Function of Honesty:  No Rolexe

    Bankruptcy Discharge Function of Honesty:  No Rolexe
    Another case of attempted fraud on the Bankruptcy Court yielded no discharge to a Florida couple.  In this case, a Boca Raton husband and wife filed bankruptcy after the husband’s business began to fail.  An anesthesiologist,…
  • Apr 27

    Why Are National Football League Players Declaring Bankruptcy At High Rates?

    Why Are National Football League Players Declaring Bankruptcy At High Rates?
    In an astonishing new study published by the National Bureau of Economic Research, 16% of retired NFL players declare bankruptcy.  This is within 12 years of retirement.  That’s correct.  In a study of football players…
Rank this Week: 4233

Intellectual Property, Business,…

Intellectual Property, Business, and Bankruptcy Blog

By Assouline & Berlowe.

http://assoulineberlowe.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 3276

Texas Bankruptcy Blog

Texas Bankruptcy Blog

By Fears Nachawati Law Firm.

http://www.txbankruptcyblog.com
  • Jul 28

    Will the Trustee Come to My Home?

    Will the Trustee Come to My Home?
    Debtors commonly ask, “Will the trustee come to my home?” The quick answer is “No.” Well, that’s the correct answer almost always. Just like every other “certain” rule in bankruptcy, there are…
  • Jul 9

    Families Fight to Keep College Tuition from Bankruptcy Trustee

    Families Fight to Keep College Tuition from Bankruptcy Trustee
    As reported by the Wall Street Journal, there is a growing trend among bankruptcy trustees to recover college tuition paid by bankruptcy debtors on behalf of their children. Under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, a trustee can sue to take back money…
  • Jul 2

    Partner Majed Nachawati appointed as Panel Chairman of State Bar of Texas Grievance Committee

    Partner Majed Nachawati appointed as Panel Chairman of State Bar of Texas Grievance Committee
    We are proud to announce that Fears | Nachawati Law Firm Partner, Majed Nachawati, has recently been appointed as Panel Chairman on Panel 2, District 6 Grievance Committee of the State Bar of Texas. This appointment is highly prestigious, as…
Rank this Week: 4013

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law. By Arnold & Smith, PLLC.

http://www.charlottebankruptcylawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 28

    What happens to gift cards after a retailer files bankruptcy?

    What happens to gift cards after a retailer files bankruptcy?
    Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “What is Chapter 11 Bankruptcy?”   Gift cards are increasingly popular choices for birthdays and holidays. After all, you put money…
  • Jun 9

    Federal student loans, shoddy law schools making mess of nascent legal eagles’ finance

    Federal student loans, shoddy law schools making mess of nascent legal eagles’ finance
    Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “Can I get rid of student loans by declaring bankruptcy?”   Does law school cost too much? It does if the law-school graduate does…
  • Jun 4

    High court reaffirms authority of bankruptcy courts to entertain core, non-core claim

    High court reaffirms authority of bankruptcy courts to entertain core, non-core claim
    Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “Do I need an attorney to file bankruptcy?”   Bankruptcy attorneys and experts are cheering a recent decision by the United States…
Rank this Week: 2203

The Florida Asset Protection Blog

The Florida Asset Protection Blog

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

http://floridaassetprotection.blogs.com/alperlaw/
  • Jul 28

    Self-Created Impossibility of Compliance With Bankruptcy Court Order

    Self-Created Impossibility of Compliance With Bankruptcy Court Order
    A federal bankruptcy court ordered a debtor to turn over to a bankruptcy trustee money the debtor had received from a property auction. Although initially admitting he received the money, at a subsequent contempt hearing the debtor said the…
  • Jul 20

    Can IRA Be Sued For As A Recipient of a Fraudulent Transfer?

    Can IRA Be Sued For As A Recipient of a Fraudulent Transfer?
    A new client invested in a ponzi scheme. He withdrew his investment, including a “profit” just before the ponzi scheme collapsed. The SEC appointed a receiver to go after investors who received profits as fraudulent transfers.…
  • Jul 13

    Can Bankruptcy Trustee Waive Debtor’s Attorney Client Privilege To Discover Asset Protection Plan?

    Can Bankruptcy Trustee Waive Debtor’s Attorney Client Privilege To Discover Asset Protection Plan?
    Some asset protection clients eventually file bankruptcy. A bankruptcy trustee’s job is to find and possible reverse the debtor’s prior asset transfers done in the course of asset protection planning. Some trustees have sought…
Rank this Week: 2598

Walden & Pfannenstiel Blog

Walden & Pfannenstiel Blog

Covers bankruptcy and estate planning.

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

    Walden & Pfannenstiel, LLC receives Certificate of Appreciation from KWAA

    Walden & Pfannenstiel, LLC receives Certificate of Appreciation from KWAA
    April 18, 2011 marked the Kick Off of the first ever Food From the Bar Campaign, a statewide food drive, organized by the Kansas Women Attorneys Association to get the legal community to fight hunger in Kansas. Our office has been…
  • Apr 14

    Friends of JCDS Volunteer Day

    Friends of JCDS Volunteer Day
    Friends of JCDS Volunteer Day On Friday we volunteered through the Johnson County Bar Association to help the Friends of JCDS at one of the homes selected to be on their upcoming Homes Tour. It was a beautiful day to be outside doing some…
  • Apr 9

    April 1, 2015 Median Income Levels for Kansas and Missouri Bankruptcy Filer

    April 1, 2015 Median Income Levels for Kansas and Missouri Bankruptcy Filer
    April 1, 2015 Median Income Levels for Kansas and Missouri Bankruptcy Filers The Means Test looks at your Median Income to determine for which Chapter of Bankruptcy you qualify: Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 As of April 1, 2015 the Median Income…
Rank this Week: 3233

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

By the Moran Law Group.

http://www.bankruptcysoapbox.com/
  • Jul 27

    How Much Should You Spend

    How Much Should You Spend
    The expenses your paycheck has to cover go on and on. Each dollar is stretched;  each expense clamors for attention. Too often, the expenses go on long after the available money is gone. What seem like immediate needs squeeze out…
  • Jul 22

    No Discharge Chapter 13 Effective To Strip Lien

    No Discharge Chapter 13 Effective To Strip Lien
    The wait is over; the decision is in. Homeowners in the 9th Circuit can strip off underwater mortgages in Chapter 13 cases even when they aren’t entitled to a bankruptcy discharge, the 9th Circuit BAP has held. Thus, courts have taken…
  • Jul 18

    Can You See The Signs Of A Collection Scam

    Can You See The Signs Of A Collection Scam
      It’s pretty scary when a payday loan turns into an investigation by the Federal Crimes Bureau. Not only was the recipient of the letter  below being  investigated for crimes,  his Social Security number…
Rank this Week: 2245

Wisconsin Bankruptcy Blog

Wisconsin Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://wisconsinbankruptcy.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 27

    Unnecessary Request

    Unnecessary Request
    You filed a Chapter 7 bankruptcy and received your discharge.  A year later, you apply for a loan.  The loan officer asks to see a copy of your discharge order and bankruptcy schedules to verify "what was included".  The loan…
  • Jul 21

    Planning Ahead - Documents Needed for Bankruptcy

    Planning Ahead - Documents Needed for Bankruptcy
    Tip #1 - Don't wait until the last minute to consult with an attorney regarding bankruptcy.  At the very least, reach out to one to explore your options as soon as you realize you're in trouble (when you first begin to miss payments on…
  • Jul 13

    Wise Bankruptcy Filing Strategies - Additional Medical Debt

    Wise Bankruptcy Filing Strategies - Additional Medical Debt
    Q: I have a serious medical condition and have incurred a ton of doctor and hospital bills.  I need bankruptcy protection now, but I also know that I will have more medical bills coming in the next several months or even years.…
Rank this Week: 4933

Alabama Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Alabama Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure law. By Eversole Law LLC.

http://www.alabamabankruptcylawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 26

    Knowing When Bankruptcy May be the Best Option

    Knowing When Bankruptcy May be the Best Option
    Many Americans spend every day thinking about how they are going to come up with enough money to pay their bills. There are a lot of different types of debts, and there are many different creditors. Some people cannot pay their rent. …
  • Jul 26

    Former NBA Star Antoine Walker Files for Bankruptcy

    Former NBA Star Antoine Walker Files for Bankruptcy
    These days, athletes make a tremendous amount of money. Even the lowest paid players in Major League Baseball (MLB) are earning over half a million dollars a year, and the game’s biggest stars are making $20 million to $30 million…
  • Nov 25

    Know Your Rights: Stop Retail Credit Card Bullying

    Know Your Rights: Stop Retail Credit Card Bullying
    We’ve all been there before—approaching the check-out line with purchases and the clerk’s aggressive prompts, “Would you like to save 15 percent by applying for our in-store credit card?” Even if you refuse,…
Rank this Week: 3613

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Jul 26

    How Do I Change My Name?

    How Do I Change My Name?
    There are many reasons to want to change either your first, middle, or last name. Individuals and parents alike may want to change their name or their children’s names due to personal preference, to take a spouse’s name, or to return to…
  • Jul 10

    Appealing a Florida Divorce: What Are My Options?

    Appealing a Florida Divorce: What Are My Options?
    After a divorce, if you or your spouse are not happy with the result, you both have the right to appeal the decision. Legally, appeals determine whether or not the trial court correctly applied to law to the specific facts of the case. If a…
  • Jul 10

    Can I Enforce or Modify My Out of State Divorce in Florida?

    Can I Enforce or Modify My Out of State Divorce in Florida?
    Because divorce is state specific, it is difficult to know how to “transfer” your divorce when you move. If you and your children have moved or relocated after a divorce, paternity, or other family law proceeding has terminated, you…
Rank this Week: 3688

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 2855

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Provides bankruptcy information for Northern Virginia.

http://robertweed.com/category/blog/
  • Jul 25

    Why FCRA and FDCPA Cases in the General District Court

    Why FCRA and FDCPA Cases in the General District Court
    I hate it when companies do illegal stuff to my customers. I’m a personal bankruptcy lawyer. I love being a bankruptcy lawyer, because I can help almost everyone I see.  I love being able to help people get back…
  • Jul 15

    Alexandria Bankruptcy Courthouse at 200 S Washington Street

    Alexandria Bankruptcy Courthouse at 200 S Washington Street
    Here’s the Alexandria VA Bankruptcy Hearing Room and Alexandria Bankruptcy Courthouse. Most people who file bankruptcy never go to the courthouse.  Most people never see the actual bankruptcy judge.  Bankruptcy initial…
  • Jul 15

    Alexandria Bankruptcy Court at 200 S Washington Street

    Alexandria Bankruptcy Court at 200 S Washington Street
    Here’s the Alexandria VA Bankruptcy Hearing Room and Alexandria VA Bankruptcy Courthouse. Most people who file bankruptcy never go to the courthouse and never see the actual bankruptcy judge.  Bankruptcy initial hearings (called…
Rank this Week: 4582

Robert Weed Blog

Robert Weed Blog

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

http://robertweed.com/category/blog/
  • Jul 25

    Why FCRA and FDCPA Cases in the General District Court

    Why FCRA and FDCPA Cases in the General District Court
    I hate it when companies do illegal stuff to my customers. I’m a personal bankruptcy lawyer. I love being a bankruptcy lawyer, because I can help almost everyone I see.  I love being able to help people get back…
  • Jul 15

    Alexandria Bankruptcy Courthouse at 200 S Washington Street

    Alexandria Bankruptcy Courthouse at 200 S Washington Street
    Here’s the Alexandria VA Bankruptcy Hearing Room and Alexandria Bankruptcy Courthouse. Most people who file bankruptcy never go to the courthouse.  Most people never see the actual bankruptcy judge.  Bankruptcy initial…
  • Jul 15

    Alexandria Bankruptcy Court at 200 S Washington Street

    Alexandria Bankruptcy Court at 200 S Washington Street
    Here’s the Alexandria VA Bankruptcy Hearing Room and Alexandria VA Bankruptcy Courthouse. Most people who file bankruptcy never go to the courthouse and never see the actual bankruptcy judge.  Bankruptcy initial hearings (called…
Rank this Week: 2785

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: 2893

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Texas bankruptcy news and information.

http://www.bakerassociates.net/bankruptcy-blog/
  • Jul 24

    How Bankruptcy Can Help You

    How Bankruptcy Can Help You
    Not very many people want to embrace the thought of going bankrupt. In fact it is something that is often mulled over for several weeks or even months before the decision to do so is made. In many cases the putting off of the bankruptcy…
  • Jul 23

    Setting Up Your Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Repayment Plan

    Setting Up Your Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Repayment Plan
    At first some individuals don’t like the fact that they can only qualify for the Chapter 13 Bankruptcy. However, once it is all put into place and they feel the relief that it can bring, they are happy with the choice they made to go…
  • Jul 16

    Why Chapter 13 Bankruptcy ?

    Why Chapter 13 Bankruptcy ?
    Most people believe that they would prefer to go with a Chapter 7 bankruptcy mostly because it gets things done and over with much faster that a Chapter 13. What they don’t realize is that they may be able to hold onto a lot more of…
Rank this Week: 2087

New Jersey Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bankruptcylawyer-nj.com/blog/
  • Jul 24

    Exceptions To Reducing Auto Financing In A New Jersey Bankruptcy Case.

    Exceptions To Reducing Auto Financing In A New Jersey Bankruptcy Case.
    Lawyer In New Jersey Explains The Limitations Of Reducing Auto Finance Payments In New Jersey Bankruptcy Case. A debtor is permitted to reduce the amount that is required to be paid on auto financing in New Jersey, under specific…
  • Jul 20

    How Can I Keep A Car and Pay Less In A New Jersey bankruptcy?

    How Can I Keep A Car and Pay Less In A New Jersey bankruptcy?
    New Jersey Lawyer Explains How Someone Can Reduce Auto Payments In New Jersey Bankruptcy Case. In a New Jersey chapter 13, a debtor may be able to keep their auto by paying less than the total amount that is due on the auto financing. This…
  • Jul 15

    What is the Real Estate Value Process for Modifying a Mortgage In a New Jersey Bankruptcy Case.

    What is the Real Estate Value Process for Modifying a Mortgage In a New Jersey Bankruptcy Case.
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Explains Valuation Process For Mortgage Modification In A New Jersey Bankruptcy Case There are other blogs explaining when and how a mortgage may be modified in a New Jersey bankruptcy case. This blog explains the house…
Rank this Week: 3779

Miami Bankruptcy Attorney Blog

Miami Bankruptcy Attorney Blog

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

http://flbankrupt.com/blog/
  • Jul 24

    What is the Bankruptcy Means Test

    What is the Bankruptcy Means Test
    The easiest explanation of what the Means Test is, is that it is a test that determines what type of bankruptcy a debtor can file, either Chapter 7 or Chapter 13. When filing for bankruptcy a debtor must understand that he or she may not be…
  • Jul 23

    Filing For Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Without an Attorney

    Filing For Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Without an Attorney
    Every week or so I go to Chapter 13 meeting of the creditors in Broward or Miami-Dade County and I wait for my cases to be called. Over and over again I see individual debtors, who filed for Chapter 13 bankruptcy protection, get their cases…
  • Jul 22

    How Long does my Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Period Last

    How Long does my Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Period Last
    An individual seeking to obtain bankruptcy protection has a few options regarding which type of bankruptcy to file. The most common options are either a Chapter 7 bankruptcy or a Chapter 13 bankruptcy. There are pros and cons for filing each…
Rank this Week: 3430

Milavetzlaw Blog

Milavetzlaw Blog

Covers personal injury and bankruptcy law. By Milavetz, Gallop & Milavetz, P.A.

http://www.milavetzlaw.com/blog
  • Jul 23

    Are My Medical Records Confidential?

    Are My Medical Records Confidential?
    What is HIPAA? Why does it exist? How does it affect me? These are questions that run through our heads whenever we step into a doctor’s office or an emergency room, and are asked to sign unfamiliar forms.   Unfortunately, our…
  • Jun 24

    11 Safety Tips for the 4th of July Weekend

    11 Safety Tips for the 4th of July Weekend
    We can’t wait for the 4th of July! Going up to cabins on the lake, making s'mores around a campfire, boating with friends and family, and finishing the night off with a fireworks display. It’s one of the best weekends of the…
  • Jun 11

    Construction Season is Here!

    Construction Season is Here!
    You know how the old joke goes?  Minnesota has two seasons: winter and road construction. While we tend to laugh at this joke, we quickly become serious when it comes time for us to sit in traffic, frustrated at the inconvenience. Most…
Rank this Week: 2208

Law Offices of David M. Offen Blog

Law Offices of David M. Offen Blog

Covers bankruptcy.

http://www.getfreeofbills.com/blog/
  • Jul 23

    Will Bankruptcy Stop Wage Garnishments?

    Will Bankruptcy Stop Wage Garnishments?
    Is somebody, such as a creditor, garnishing your wages? If so, you know how frustrating it can be to watch this happen. By filing for bankruptcy, you may be able to stop the garnishment. Better yet, there is a chance you could recover some of…
  • Jul 21

    Reasons to Choose Chapter 13 over Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

    Reasons to Choose Chapter 13 over Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
    When a person begins to consider bankruptcy, they often spend most their time and energy on Chapter 7. They are familiar with the benefits, including the ability to have some or all of their debt discharged. But did you know there are quite a…
  • Jul 16

    Bankruptcy and your Future: Answer these Question

    Bankruptcy and your Future: Answer these Question
    Now may be the best time for you to file for bankruptcy. But before you decide to move forward, it would be in your best interest to learn more about the pros and cons, as well as the impact it will have on your future. You don’t want…
Rank this Week: 2471

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Covers Florida bankruptcy and foreclosure defense.

http://raygarcialaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 23

    Renters: Protect Your Security Deposit

    Renters: Protect Your Security Deposit
    For landlords, a security deposit can be a great source of protection against renters who might damage their property or skip out early on the lease. However, for renters who maintain their home and fulfill their lease obligations, they can…
  • Jul 10

    3 Things To Consider Before Refinancing Your Mortgage

    3 Things To Consider Before Refinancing Your Mortgage
    Refinancing your home loan can be a massive decision with far-reaching ramifications. The reasons a person might consider refinancing his or her mortgage are considerable. You may have loads of high-interest debt you need to pay off. Maybe…
  • Jun 19

    Five Issues to Consider Before Selling Your Home via Short Sale

    Five Issues to Consider Before Selling Your Home via Short Sale
    If you are having a difficult time paying your mortgage, you might be considering a short sale. A short sale involves selling the home with the proceeds being less than the mortgage due on the property. Often your lender will accept the sale…
Rank this Week: 4056

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Jul 22

    What are Bankruptcy Exemptions in Texa

    What are Bankruptcy Exemptions in Texa
    Once you have decided to go bankrupt probably the first question you will have for your Fort Worth bankruptcy lawyer is what are you going to be able to keep, and what are you going to lose. Every state has their own rules concerning…
  • Jul 8

    What is a Proof of Claim in Bankruptcy?

    What is a Proof of Claim in Bankruptcy?
    While bankruptcies come under Federal Laws, each state has its own specific laws that will also be implemented. It is wise to use the services of a bankruptcy lawyer that is familiar with the laws of the State where the bankruptcy proceedings…
  • Jul 1

    Can I Be Denied Medical Help if I File for Bankruptcy?

    Can I Be Denied Medical Help if I File for Bankruptcy?
    Medical debt plays a big factor in causing many people to file for bankruptcy. It is the type of debt that the individual did not willingly enter into. Often these debts are so huge that the individual who is hit with them just has no way of…
Rank this Week: 3100

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Jul 22

    What are Bankruptcy Exemptions in Texa

    What are Bankruptcy Exemptions in Texa
    Once you have decided to go bankrupt probably the first question you will have for your Fort Worth bankruptcy lawyer is what are you going to be able to keep, and what are you going to lose. Every state has their own rules concerning…
  • Jul 8

    What is a Proof of Claim in Bankruptcy?

    What is a Proof of Claim in Bankruptcy?
    While bankruptcies come under Federal Laws, each state has its own specific laws that will also be implemented. It is wise to use the services of a bankruptcy lawyer that is familiar with the laws of the State where the bankruptcy proceedings…
  • Jul 1

    Can I Be Denied Medical Help if I File for Bankruptcy?

    Can I Be Denied Medical Help if I File for Bankruptcy?
    Medical debt plays a big factor in causing many people to file for bankruptcy. It is the type of debt that the individual did not willingly enter into. Often these debts are so huge that the individual who is hit with them just has no way of…
Rank this Week: 3755

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure law. By Parker DuFresne.

http://www.florida-bankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Bank of America Didn’t Have Answers Court Wanted About Mortgage Procedure

    Bank of America Didn’t Have Answers Court Wanted About Mortgage Procedure
    Our recent win against Bank of America was featured in an article in the Bloomberg BNA’s Bankruptcy Law Report. Our client was awarded over $200k in damages after being falsely accused for more than two years of being in default on…
  • May 11

    Relief for Mortgage Borrowers Is Questioned

    Relief for Mortgage Borrowers Is Questioned
    Last August Bank of America agreed to a record $16.7 billion settlement with the Justice Department over their past mortgage practices. Part of the settlement also requires Bank of America to provide $7 billion in consumer relief over…
  • Nov 17

    Dyck O'Neal Pursues Borrowers with Tainted Foreclosure

    Dyck O'Neal Pursues Borrowers with Tainted Foreclosure
    Our own Chip Parker is discussed in an article written by The New York Times about the unlawful debt collection practices by mortgage finance giants like Fannie Mae. "It's bad enough that Fannie Mae and their collectors are pursuing…
Rank this Week: 3711

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: 3088

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/
  • Jul 21

    Why are the police targeting drivers who are not really drunk?

    Why are the police targeting drivers who are not really drunk?
    Often someone leaves a holiday party or special event and they had two drinks. They feel that they can drive a car home, and in all likelihood their ability to operate a vehicle is not impaired. However, on the way home, they get pulled over,…
  • Jul 12

    What is the Statute of Limitations on Massachusetts Foreclosures?

    What is the Statute of Limitations on Massachusetts Foreclosures?
    If your mortgage lender waits too long after you stop making payments on your mortgage, they may unintentionally give you a huge gift, as they may be barred from conducting a foreclosure sale. More specifically, pursuant to M.G.L. Chapter…
  • Jul 5

    Bankruptcy is not a do it yourself project

    Bankruptcy is not a do it yourself project
    Many people who are struggling with financial hardship make the decision to file a bankruptcy case in order to eliminate their unsecured debt, or to stop a foreclosure. Once they make this decision, they decide that due to their limited…
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Kentucky Bankruptcy Lawyers Blog

Kentucky Bankruptcy Lawyers Blog

Covers Chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcy. By Richard A. Schwartz.

http://www.kentuckybankruptcylawyersblog.com/
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Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
  • Jul 19

    How Much Does It Cost to File Bankruptcy?

    How Much Does It Cost to File Bankruptcy?
    The post How Much Does It Cost to File Bankruptcy? appeared first on Bankruptcy Lawyers & Workers' Compensation Attorneys | Duncan Law.
  • May 21

    Steps for Requesting a Reduction in Your Chapter 13 Plan Payment

    Steps for Requesting a Reduction in Your Chapter 13 Plan Payment
    So you’ve been making your monthly Chapter 13 payment and it hasn’t been easy. There isn’t a lot of wiggle room to begin with but some months have been better than others. Plus, you know you’re on track to save a lot…
  • May 3

    Do I Need An Attorney for My Workers’ Compensation Case?

    Do I Need An Attorney for My Workers’ Compensation Case?
    The post Do I Need An Attorney for My Workers’ Compensation Case? appeared first on Duncan Law.
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Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Jul 19

    What is a Bankruptcy Retainer Agreement?

    What is a Bankruptcy Retainer Agreement?
    If you are reading this post, it is likely that you are thinking about filing for bankruptcy – and you are not alone.  Due to the recent economic crises, many Georgians have made the important to decision to file for bankruptcy in…
  • Jul 19

    Bankruptcy Mills and Why You Should Avoid Them

    Bankruptcy Mills and Why You Should Avoid Them
    If you or a loved one are considering filing for bankruptcy, you have likely spent a good deal of time Googling and otherwise searching the Internet for information on the bankruptcy process and for information on bankruptcy lawyers and law…
  • Jul 7

    How Could the Supreme Court’s Decision on Same-Sex Marriage Affect My Financial Affairs?

    How Could the Supreme Court’s Decision on Same-Sex Marriage Affect My Financial Affairs?
    Last week the U.S. Supreme Court handed down one of the most momentous decisions of our age.  In the case Obergefell v. Hodges, the majority of the court ruled that states could no longer deny same-sex couples the right to marry. …
Rank this Week: 2084

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
  • Jul 17

    10 Ways Bankruptcy Solves Tax Problem

    10 Ways Bankruptcy Solves Tax Problem
    If you owe a lot of income taxes, you may have wondered whether bankruptcy can help you deal with this special kind of debt. There's a good chance that you have misconceptions about whether and how it might help. Hopefully this list will help…
  • Jun 5

    In Bankruptcy, Is Jointly Titled Property Community Property?

    In Bankruptcy, Is Jointly Titled Property Community Property?
    THE COMMUNITY PROPERTY DILEMMA Let's flesh out the question stated in the title: In California, a community property state, if a married couple buys an asset during their marriage in which the deed or other legal indication of ownership…
  • May 13

    Chapter 13 Can Help Your Co-Signer and Protect Them

    Chapter 13 Can Help Your Co-Signer and Protect Them
    WHAT ARE THE SPECIAL CHALLENGES WITH CO-SIGNED DEBTS? Co-signed debts present a number of issues if you are thinking about filing bankruptcy. First, there are risks in paying co-signed debts (or paying money to a co-signer directly) during…
Rank this Week: 3407

Small Enough To Fail

Small Enough To Fail

Covers bankruptcy law. By Greenberg Glusker.

http://www.southerncaliforniabankruptcylawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 17

    50 Cent Files for Bankruptcy, Trades In Da Club for In Da Courthouse

    50 Cent Files for Bankruptcy, Trades In Da Club for In Da Courthouse
    The rapper Curtis James “50 Cent” Jackson III filed a voluntary chapter 11 bankruptcy petition in Connecticut bankruptcy court on Monday, July 13, 2015.  Jackson rose to prominence with songs like In Da Club and P.I.M.P. from…
  • Jun 30

    $5.9 Million in Payments to Golf Channel Declared Out of Bound

    $5.9 Million in Payments to Golf Channel Declared Out of Bound
    The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently issued a decision that should make defendants in Ponzi cases shiver in their boots.  The court said that the defendant, the Golf Channel, had to return nearly $6 million and that it could not…
  • May 27

    “Wellness” Has Made Us Better

    “Wellness” Has Made Us Better
    On Thursday I published a blog article entitled Will “Wellness Make Us Better?, in which I posed the question of whether or not the U.S. Supreme Court would finally rule on whether or not bankruptcy courts can, in Stern type cases,…
Rank this Week: 2039

The Insolvency Blog

The Insolvency Blog

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

http://theinsolvencyblog.typepad.com/
  • Jul 17

    Milagro Exploration, LLC Files For Bankruptcy in Delaware

    Milagro Exploration, LLC Files For Bankruptcy in Delaware
    On July 15, 2015 (the “Petition Date”), Milagro Exploration, LLC, Milagro Holdings, LLC and certain of their subsidiaries and/or affiliates (collectively, the “Debtors”) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States…
  • Jul 15

    Sabine Oil & Gas Corporation Files For Bankruptcy in New York

    Sabine Oil & Gas Corporation Files For Bankruptcy in New York
    On July 15, 2015 (the “Petition Date”), Sabine Oil & Gas Corporation and certain of its affiliates (collectively, the “Debtors”) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern…
  • Jun 19

    Saratoga Resources, Inc. Files For Bankruptcy in Lafayette, Louisiana

    Saratoga Resources, Inc. Files For Bankruptcy in Lafayette, Louisiana
    On June 18, 2015, Saratoga Resources, Inc. (“Saratoga”) and its subsidiaries (collectively and including Saratoga, the “Debtors”) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western…
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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/
  • Jul 17

    The IRS *Never* Phones You As Its First Contact

    The IRS *Never* Phones You As Its First Contact
    My client has several years of unfiled tax returns. Like many people with several years of unfiled tax returns, he’s been putting off working with me. So I hadn’t heard from him for about six months when he called me in a panic.…
  • Jul 14

    Wells Fargo: Worst Bank Ever? Part IV…

    Wells Fargo: Worst Bank Ever? Part IV…
    I’m cheered to see that others out there share my opinion of Wells Fargo Bank. For my prior screeds against this bank, see here, here, and here.  My rants against Wells Fargo may soon have as many volumes as the Harry Potter books.…
  • Jul 6

    US Tax Treatment of Foreign Bank Account

    US Tax Treatment of Foreign Bank Account
    The United States has an unusual tax regime: it taxes its citizens and residents on their worldwide income, not just on what is earned in the United States. The only other country that does this is Eritrea. Can you even find Eritrea on a map?…
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Arizona Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Arizona Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers debt negotiation and Chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcy in Arizona. By Campbell & Coombs, P.C.

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

    The Truth, The Whole Truth, and Nothing But the Truth!

    The Truth, The Whole Truth, and Nothing But the Truth!
    The attorneys in our firm have over 100 combined years of practicing law in the arena of bankruptcy. We’ve heard different stories from prospective clients and we have met with some disturbing proposals. These disturbing proposals…
  • Jun 30

    The Inter-relationship between Annuity Contracts and Bankruptcy Law in Arizona

    The Inter-relationship between Annuity Contracts and Bankruptcy Law in Arizona
    Perhaps you have heard the commercials. Some insurance company offers to put your money into an annuity and give you monthly pay-outs at some point in the future. An annuity contract may be entered into in order to save for the future - for…
  • Jun 23

    HOW LONG MUST ONE WAIT TO QUALIFY FOR A MORTGAGE AFTER BANKRUPTCY

    HOW LONG MUST ONE WAIT TO QUALIFY FOR A MORTGAGE AFTER BANKRUPTCY
    The primary purpose for filing a bankruptcy is to obtain a “fresh start”. That is, to be in a position to move forward without the weight of old unsecured debt dragging down ones ability to move forward. Often, the question is…
Rank this Week: 4367

Michigan Bankruptcy Lawyer Mike…

Michigan Bankruptcy Lawyer Mike Shovan

Covers filing bankruptcy in Michigan.

http://bankruptcy-in-michigan.com/
  • Jul 14

    50 CENT FILES BANKRUPTCY

    50 CENT FILES BANKRUPTCY
    As reported on Yahoo news: Rapper 50 Cent, real name Curtis James Jackson III, has reportedly filed for federal bankruptcy protection. US reports say he filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in an American District Court. This follows a…
  • Jun 3

    Can a Mortgage Lien Be Stripped in a Chapter 7?

    Can a Mortgage Lien Be Stripped in a Chapter 7?
    As reported by Robin Miller of CBAR: A dream is over, as today in Bank of America, N. A. v. Caulkett, Case No. 13-1421 (June 1, 2015) the Supreme Court disallowed the stripping of wholly-unsecured liens in Chapter 7 cases. The court…
  • Apr 18

    When Can You Discharge Taxes in Bankruptcy?

    When Can You Discharge Taxes in Bankruptcy?
    The 5 Rules of Discharging Taxes If the income tax meets all five rules, then the tax debt is dischargeable in EITHER Chapter 7 or Chapter 13. 1. Federal Income Taxes Only: The taxes must be strictly for taxes on income (1040 Income Tax).…
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Friedman Iverson Consumer Law Blog

Friedman Iverson Consumer Law Blog

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

http://www.friedmaniverson.com/consumer/blog/
  • Jul 14

    When Buying a New or Used Car, Watch Out for Mostly Worthless Service Contract

    When Buying a New or Used Car, Watch Out for Mostly Worthless Service Contract
    Buy a new or used car these days and you can expect the salesperson to pressure you to buy a service contract or “extended warranty.” For a fee, which is usually rolled into the financing, these products provide repairs or…
  • May 7

    Bankruptcy trustees are “clawing back” tuition paid for debtors’ kid

    Bankruptcy trustees are “clawing back” tuition paid for debtors’ kid
    According to an article in the Wall Street Journal, Bankruptcy Trustees are using a legal argument called “fraudulent transfer” to take back tuition payments clients have made to their children’s colleges. This can be a…
  • May 5

    5 Tips for Streamlining Your Bankruptcy

    5 Tips for Streamlining Your Bankruptcy
    The number one thing that slows down a bankruptcy case is the speed with which clients can assemble the necessary documents. By following these five tips, you can ensure that your bankruptcy moves quickly, and that you’re…
Rank this Week: 3176

Florida Foreclosure Defense…

Florida Foreclosure Defense Attorney Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure law. By Jason Weaver P.A.

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

    You Got an Offer for a Credit Card in the Mail? With Your Credit? Hooray! (Kind of)

    You Got an Offer for a Credit Card in the Mail? With Your Credit? Hooray! (Kind of)
    So you have not so great credit, and all of the sudden, a magical fantastical offer for a credit card comes in the mail. It says you’ve been pre-approved! Sure, the interest isn’t great, but you haven’t been able to qualify…
  • Jun 26

    Debt Buyers Could Be Charging You Illegal Interest Rate

    Debt Buyers Could Be Charging You Illegal Interest Rate
    So you get a credit card, and you go into default, and before you know it, your interest rate has skyrocketed to like 28%, or something obscene like that. You vaguely remember a movie where a mafia loan shark charged 28%, right before…
  • Jun 8

    Here’s a Fun Credit Quiz

    Here’s a Fun Credit Quiz
    How much do you know about credit and your credit score? Here’s some not so well known information about contesting marks on your credit, and steps you can take right now to improve your credit . And, we’ve done it in a…
Rank this Week: 2299

Harris Firm Blog

Harris Firm Blog

Covers local and national events mainly in the areas of products liability, injury law, bankruptcy, divorce and family law, and some environmental law.

http://www.theharrisfirmllc.com/harrisfirmblog/
  • Jul 12

    Alabama Same Sex Divorce And Legal Precedent

    Alabama Same Sex Divorce And Legal Precedent
    Obergefell v. Hodges Decision On June 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court issued their decision in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges. In a 5-4 ruling, the Court decided that the right to marry is a fundamental right that is…
  • Mar 29

    Answer in Divorce

    Answer in Divorce
    What is the Answer in a Divorce? A divorce is a civil lawsuit filed by one spouse against the other, with the filing spouse requesting certain things from the court. The spouse that files the divorce is called the Plaintiff, and they initiate…
  • Mar 8

    Paternity in Divorce

    Paternity in Divorce
    Paternity in Divorce Sometimes a couple may become separated for years and not file for divorce, existing in separate households, even forming new relationships. If a child is born during such a separation, it is still considered a child of…
Rank this Week: 2214

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/
  • Jul 3

    Why Everything Has to be Disclosed when Filing Bankruptcy

    Why Everything Has to be Disclosed when Filing Bankruptcy
    I recently noticed a familiar name and face in an article in the Star Tribune.  The headline was “Minneapolis Bankruptcy Trustee Smelled a Rat and Got the Goods on Jewelry Store Owner,” an article by reporter Randy Furst.…
  • Jun 10

    What’s the Difference between a Debt and a Lien in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

    What’s the Difference between a Debt and a Lien in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?
    I recently had a conversation with a person who had just received a discharge in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy.  He had also received what he thought was a very weird item from his mortgage company. The mortgage company had sent him a form for…
  • Feb 24

    Bankruptcy is Legal – But is it Moral?

    Bankruptcy is Legal – But is it Moral?
    I usually don’t give much thought to the question of whether filing a bankruptcy is the moral or ethical thing for a person to do.  I decided a long time ago that it  is, at least for my clients in the kind of cases that I…
Rank this Week: 3790

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/
  • Jun 29

    Foreclosure Mediation Program for Oregon Debtor

    Foreclosure Mediation Program for Oregon Debtor
    An Oregon foreclosure mediation program has undeniably helped many debtors find a way to stay in their homes. The program provides Oregonians with a chance to meet with lenders in order to find ways avoid a foreclosure. The latest…
  • Jun 27

    Electronic Chapter 13 Plan Payments to the Portland Chapter 13 Trustee

    Electronic Chapter 13 Plan Payments to the Portland Chapter 13 Trustee
    Probably the worst way for any Portland area Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Debtor to make a monthly payment is out of pocket.  If you have a regular job this isn’t a problem, the payment is just deducted from you wages and you never falls…
  • Jun 21

    Increase in Consumer Debt

    Increase in Consumer Debt
    American consumer debt increased steadily in April as credit-card use surged. At the same time,  education and vehicle debt grew at the slowest pace since July 2012.   While economists typically see a pickup in…
Rank this Week: 4989