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Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Apr 24

    News Headlines for Apr 24, 2018

    News Headlines for Apr 24, 2018
    Sears CEO Offers to Buy Kenmore, Other Units – WSJ ,Opinion: Sears CEO Eddie Lampert Looks Like He Is Sucking Company Dry – TheStreet ,Toys ‘R’ Us and Bankruptcy: Death by Disruption, Not Debt | CLS Blue Sky Blog…
  • Apr 24

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Apr 24, 2018

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Apr 24, 2018
    The following list is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed over the past twenty-four hours in selected bankruptcy courts nationwide: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama U.S.…
  • Apr 23

    News Headlines for Apr 23, 2018

    News Headlines for Apr 23, 2018
    Sears is closing 24 stores in 17 states — here’s the list ,North Carolina sweet potato grower-shipper files Chapter 11 ,UW System and UW-Oshkosh Foundation case will move to trial | The Daily Cardinal
Rank this Week: 37

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

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

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Apr 23

    Please support empirical study of decision making in business insolvency

    Please support empirical study of decision making in business insolvency
    Leiden University in the Netherlands has established an impressive strength in insolvency law studies. For example, following his retirement, the eminent Bob Wessels left his massive collection of literature on the subject to a foundation,…
  • Apr 19

    Farewell to Signatures...

    Farewell to Signatures...
    Here's what all of the commentary I've read has overlooked. Signatures are utterly irrelevant to consumers except to the extent that the slow down the transaction. (Ok, they also require those germaphobes among us to touch a shared pen…
  • Apr 17

    Congressional Review Act Confusion: Indirect Auto Lending Guidance Edition (a/k/a The Fast & the Pointless)

    Congressional Review Act Confusion: Indirect Auto Lending Guidance Edition (a/k/a The Fast & the Pointless)
    Part of the legacy of Newt Gingrich and his Contract with America (can I get damages for breach?) is the Congressional Review Act. The CRA creates a mechanism whereby Congress can override an agency rulemaking on a simple majority vote...
Rank this Week: 141

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real…

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real Lawyers, Real Solutions

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

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com
  • Apr 9

    How Cognitive Biases Can Drive You Into Bankruptcy

    How Cognitive Biases Can Drive You Into Bankruptcy
    Are you familiar with the term cognitive bias? A cognitive bias represents an error in reasoning or decision making when you disregard accurate information in favor of your subjective preferences and beliefs. In other words, you exhibit a…
  • Mar 7

    When Consumers Get Notices About A Business’s Bankruptcy — When You Are Suddenly A Creditor.

    When Consumers Get Notices About A Business’s Bankruptcy — When You Are Suddenly A Creditor.
    Consumers who suddenly find themselves listed as a creditor should carefully prepare and file a claim with the bankruptcy court in order to recover lost money.
  • Mar 6

    Are We Seeing a Return to Debtors’ Prisons?

    Are We Seeing a Return to Debtors’ Prisons?
    Some time ago, I posted a video on my YouTube channel posing the question “Can I Go to Jail for Not Paying Credit Card Debt?” The answer to this question is “no” – if you don’t pay your credit card bill,…
Rank this Week: 199

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

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

http://nancyrapoport.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 8

    OK, Blogger. I give up.

    OK, Blogger. I give up.
    You're not letting me update my links, so I'm not posting to this blog any more.
  • Apr 28

    Why the Westin Cincinnati is likely the very worst Westin in the country.

    Why the Westin Cincinnati is likely the very worst Westin in the country.
    How do we count the ways in which the Westin Cincinnati is a very, very bad hotel?First, the good news:  friendly staff and great location.  That, however, is the only good news.1.  Let's start with safety.  There should…
  • Apr 20

    Predicted this in 2012.

    Predicted this in 2012.
    The story on Whittier in the NYT is here.As I said in 2012, "[t]he world doesn’t need as many ABA-accredited law schools as it has already, just as the world has figured out that it doesn’t need as many U.S.-based BigLaw firms as…
Rank this Week: 355

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://www.georgiabankruptcyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 337

Bankruptcy Law Network

Bankruptcy Law Network

Covers bankruptcy and consumer credit.

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com/
  • Apr 9

    How Cognitive Biases Can Drive You Into Bankruptcy

    How Cognitive Biases Can Drive You Into Bankruptcy
    Are you familiar with the term cognitive bias? A cognitive bias represents an error in reasoning or decision making when you disregard accurate information in favor of your subjective preferences and beliefs. In other words, you exhibit a…
  • Mar 7

    When Consumers Get Notices About A Business’s Bankruptcy — When You Are Suddenly A Creditor.

    When Consumers Get Notices About A Business’s Bankruptcy — When You Are Suddenly A Creditor.
    Consumers who suddenly find themselves listed as a creditor should carefully prepare and file a claim with the bankruptcy court in order to recover lost money.
  • Mar 6

    Are We Seeing a Return to Debtors’ Prisons?

    Are We Seeing a Return to Debtors’ Prisons?
    Some time ago, I posted a video on my YouTube channel posing the question “Can I Go to Jail for Not Paying Credit Card Debt?” The answer to this question is “no” – if you don’t pay your credit card bill,…
Rank this Week: 465

Jacksonville Bankruptcy Lawyer…

Jacksonville Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillebankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 20

    Will I owe the IRS forever?

    Will I owe the IRS forever?
    Taxes. No one likes having to file taxes. If you are among the million other Americans who don’t only have to file taxes but also have to pay additional taxes each year, you really do not like taxes. When you get hit with a hefty tax…
  • Apr 12

    What is a Trustee’s Report of No Distribution in a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

    What is a Trustee’s Report of No Distribution in a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?
    In most Chapter 7 Bankruptcy cases, debtors do not have any property or assets the Chapter 7 Trustee can take and then distribute among the debtors’ creditors. Once the trustee completes his or her investigation into the debtor’s…
  • Apr 2

    Are inherited IRAs protected from your creditors in, and outside of, bankruptcy?

    Are inherited IRAs protected from your creditors in, and outside of, bankruptcy?
    When filing for bankruptcy, many consider the IRA (Individual Retirement Arrangement) and 401K exemption as the most well-known of the exemptions. This exemption allows individuals who must file bankruptcy the ability to keep their treasured…
Rank this Week: 1074

Simon Resnik Hayes Bankruptcy Blog

Simon Resnik Hayes Bankruptcy Blog

Features bankruptcy updates & news in Los Angeles.

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

    Claire’s and Remington Filed Pre-packaged Bankruptcie

    Claire’s and Remington Filed Pre-packaged Bankruptcie
    It’s not a term that gets used a lot – prepackaged bankruptcy – but it’s interesting to note that a lot of major companies file for pre-packaged bankruptcy – including Claire’s and Remington. In a…
  • Apr 10

    What To Do If Your Car is Repossessed

    What To Do If Your Car is Repossessed
    A car is not yours until it is fully paid off and if you are unable to make payments, a creditor has the right to repossess it. If your car has been repossessed, there are a number of things you should do. What To Do If Your Car is…
  • Mar 26

    Remington Files for Bankruptcy

    Remington Files for Bankruptcy
    Remington, one of the nation’s oldest gun manufacturers, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy court protection following heavy debts and falling sales. Remington Files for Bankruptcy Remington Outdoor, a maker of shotguns, rifles…
Rank this Week: 873

Mississippi Consumer Help Blog

Mississippi Consumer Help Blog

Covers bankruptcy. By Coxwell Attorneys, PLLC.

http://www.mississippiconsumerhelp.com/
  • Apr 12

    4 ways to keep student loans from taking your tax refund

    4 ways to keep student loans from taking your tax refund
    Here are 4 steps you can take to avoid a having your tax refund taken for a Student Loan default: Get your student loans out of default. After nine months of nonpayment your student loans go in to default status. Making the minimum payments…
  • Apr 11

    How to protect your IRS Tax Refund from Student Loan default

    How to protect your IRS Tax Refund from Student Loan default
    If your tax refund has already been taken you need to request an Offset Refund. If you think your tax refund may be been taken in the future, you need to request an Offset Refund to protect your tax refund from being taken. You can request an…
  • Dec 16

    Can you buy a new or used vehicle while you are in a chapter 13 bankruptcy?

    Can you buy a new or used vehicle while you are in a chapter 13 bankruptcy?
    Yes! First of all, you can buy anything for cash, no permission is needed – but – you need written permission from the court to get a new loan or new credit while you are in a chapter 13 bankruptcy. The court wants to make sure…
Rank this Week: 1110

BankruptcyHQ.com Blog

BankruptcyHQ.com Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt collection.

http://www.bankruptcyhq.com/blog
  • Apr 6

    Unsecured Personal Loans – Find The Best Loan Online

    Unsecured Personal Loans – Find The Best Loan Online
    An unsecured personal loan is a loan with a fixed rate without any collateral, and it can be credited to your checking account once your lender approved the loan request. You are not required to provide any form of security as a guarantee.…
  • Jul 4

    What is Chapter 7

    What is Chapter 7
    Bankruptcy Definition Bankruptcy refers to a legal procedure established under the federal law and enshrined in the United States constitution. It allows people who cannot pay their debts to ignore their legal obligations to repay their…
  • Jul 1

    Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Rule

    Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Rule
    Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Definition Chapter 13 bankruptcy is a type of bankruptcy that allows individuals to draft a repayment plan to pay off all or part of their debts to their creditors. It gives individuals a chance to reorganize their…
Rank this Week: 951

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

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

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

    Taking Advantage of Bankruptcy Liquidation Sale

    Taking Advantage of Bankruptcy Liquidation Sale
    Retailers all around the country are filing for chapter 11 bankruptcy at an unprecedented rate. This mass of bankruptcies has led to a large number of store closings via liquidations. Liquidation scales may seem like a huge savings…
  • Apr 3

    Allowable & Reasonable Expenses in Bankruptcy

    Allowable & Reasonable Expenses in Bankruptcy
    When filing bankruptcy the US Bankruptcy Trustee assigned to your bankruptcy case will examine your income versus expenses. During the course of a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, the court allows for expenses that are considered “reasonably…
  • Mar 28

    Chapter 13 Bankruptcy in Texa

    Chapter 13 Bankruptcy in Texa
    Chapter 13 bankruptcy is quickly becoming one of the most utilized forms of debt relief in Texas. When filing for Chapter 13 bankruptcy protection, your debts are categorized into priority and nonpriority debts, as well as, secured and…
Rank this Week: 852

Scott Law Group

Scott Law Group

Covers bankruptcy, probate estates, and general litigation.

http://scottlawgroup.com/
  • Mar 28

    5 Tips to Make Your 341 Creditors Meeting go Smoothly

    5 Tips to Make Your 341 Creditors Meeting go Smoothly
    The 341 Creditors Meeting will go smoothly if you follow these tips. For most of our clients the 341 Meeting of Creditors is the only time they go to court.  Whether you file a Chapter 7 bankruptcy or Chapter 13 Plan, you will have a…
  • Feb 8

    WHAT YOU SHOULD NOT DO BEFORE FILING FOR BANKRUPTCY

    WHAT YOU SHOULD NOT DO BEFORE FILING FOR BANKRUPTCY
    “Is there anything that I should NOT do before filing bankruptcy?” The answer to that question is YES. There are at least 5 things you shouldn’t do immediately before filing a bankruptcy case. Don't make matters worse. …
  • Oct 23

    How Will Filing Bankruptcy Help Me?

    How Will Filing Bankruptcy Help Me?
    I’m often asked, “How will filing bankruptcy help me?” Can you make creditors quit calling? Can you stop foreclosure of my home?I can do both by filing a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 case for you.
Rank this Week: 1319

Law Office of Goldstein and Clegg,…

Law Office of Goldstein and Clegg, LLC Blog

Covers employment law and bankruptcy.

http://www.goldsteinandclegglaw.com/index.php/blog/
  • Mar 22

    What Is Front Pay Damages?

    What Is Front Pay Damages?
    When a person is wrongfully terminated they often fear for the lack of their income and out of that fear accept a new job paying much less then they previously made. When that happens, the employee has suffered damages in the form of not only…
  • Jan 23

    Top 5 signs you are being sexually harassed at work

    Top 5 signs you are being sexually harassed at work
    You may not even know your the victim of sexual harassment at work, check out the top 5 sign
  • Sep 26

    Does an employer have to provide an alternative position or reassignment as a reasonable accommodation?

    Does an employer have to provide an alternative position or reassignment as a reasonable accommodation?
    When an employee cannot physically perform the essential function of their position, but can perform light sedentary work, an employer needs to consider providing an alternative position to the employee or at least consider placement in a…
Rank this Week: 814

IN THE (RED) - The Business…

IN THE (RED) - The Business Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://bankruptcy.cooley.com/
Rank this Week: 804

713Bankruptcy.Com

713Bankruptcy.Com

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

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

    Evaluate Your Cost-Per-Case & Save Money

    Evaluate Your Cost-Per-Case & Save Money
    Evaluate Your Cost-Per-Case & Save Money From TV ads to word-of-mouth, there are numerous ways to market your law firm to prospective clients. A firm may spend thousands of dollars per year on different marketing channels, all while…
  • Oct 7

    Selling Assets When Considering Bankruptcy

    Selling Assets When Considering Bankruptcy
    Head over to 713training.com to read our latest article.  You will learn tips and tricks to help you  when you prepare bankruptcy petitions. The post Selling Assets When Considering Bankruptcy appeared first on…
  • Jun 29

    Avoid Bankruptcy Cases From Being Closed Without A Discharge

    Avoid Bankruptcy Cases From Being Closed Without A Discharge
    Check out the latest article on 713training.com, written by Attorney/VBA Shannon Doyle of Ebankruptcy Assistants.  Learn some tricks and training on how to avoid having bankruptcy cases closed without a discharge.  For more…
Rank this Week: 1134

Oregon Debt Relief Weblawg

Oregon Debt Relief Weblawg

Covers bankruptcy and federal and state tax matters. By Kent Anderson.

http://www.eugenebankruptcylawyer.com/blog
  • Jan 6

    Tax Relief in Bankruptcy?

    Tax Relief in Bankruptcy?
    The 9th Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel decided a case recently with important consequences for delinquent taxpayers. On December 17, 2015, the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel handed down a decision in United States v. Martin that may advance a…
  • Dec 8

    Oregon Department of Revenue to begin “naming and shaming” delinquent taxpayer

    Oregon Department of Revenue to begin “naming and shaming” delinquent taxpayer
    The power to destroy the reputations of businesses and individual taxpayers should not be taken lightly.
  • Aug 28

    Navigating Self-Directed IRAs: Steer Clear of Tax Penaltie

    Navigating Self-Directed IRAs: Steer Clear of Tax Penaltie
    Truth and Consequences Do an internet search for self-directed IRA and you’ll find a number of promoters promising to give you complete control over your retirement accounts. Those promises may contain a grain truth, but don’t let…
Rank this Week: 1344

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://www.assetprotectionfl.com/
  • Dec 7

    Does Dependent Adult Child Support Head of Household Garnishment Exemption

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

    Can Financial Advisory Fees Be Exempt From Wage Garnishment?

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

    Maximum Amounts Of Administrative Garnishment

    Maximum Amounts Of Administrative Garnishment
    This brief post supplements a post earlier this year concerning federal agency administrative wage garnishments. The earlier post stated that state law garnishment exemptions to do apply to administrative garnishments by federal agencies…
Rank this Week: 995

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: 1063

The Truth About Loan Modification,…

The Truth About Loan Modification, Foreclosure & Bankruptcy

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

http://letbksaveyou.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 977

Bankruptcy Fraud Resource Center

Bankruptcy Fraud Resource Center

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

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

    Illinois farmer's wife sentenced to probation following guilty plea

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

    IRS bankruptcy fraud investigation leads to structuring charge

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

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

    Judicial Conference certifies to House bankruptcy fraud basis for judge's impeachment
    In a previous post (here) we commented that the Judicial Conference of the United States had certified to the House of Representatives that impeachment proceedings may be warranted against U.S. District Judge G. Thomas Porteus (E.D.
Rank this Week: 1050

Bankruptcy Case Law

Bankruptcy Case Law

Features bankruptcy opinions from around the country. By Rachel Lynn Foley.

http://bankruptcycaselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 2

    In re Booker, Case No. 08-42466

    In re Booker, Case No. 08-42466
    Court grants motion to dismiss pursuant to § 707(b)(3) based on totality of the circumstances of Debtors’ financial situation and bad faith. Court discusses standards applicable and the factors to consider under each of the two…
  • Mar 2

    In re Duvall, Case No. 08-20466

    In re Duvall, Case No. 08-20466
    Court found that the state court judgment, which was a default judgment rendered as a sanction for debtor’s failure to comply with discovery orders, was a judgment on the merits and, therefore, the doctrine of collateral estoppel was…
  • Feb 21

    CO General Insurance Company, et al. v. Ajene Edo No. 06-100

    CO General Insurance Company, et al. v. Ajene Edo No. 06-100
    Two questions are presented:1. Whether the Ninth Circuit's construction of "willfully" under section 1681n of FCRA impermissibly permits a finding of willfulness to be based upon nothing more than negligence, gross negligence, or a completely…
Rank this Week: 1123

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 24

    Difficulties Divorcing a Narcissist

    Difficulties Divorcing a Narcissist
    As American writer Jonathan Franzen wrote, “nice people don’t necessarily fall in love with nice people.” If you have been married to a narcissist for any length of time, you are probably painfully aware of this fact.…
  • Apr 1

    Dads In Divorce: Now More Than Just A Wallet

    Dads In Divorce: Now More Than Just A Wallet
    Dads are considered an important part of children’s lives, now more than ever. A shift in society has finally filtered down to the divorce process. No longer is the secondary role of “visiting parent” a guaranteed outcome…
  • Mar 9

    Bad Cops Are Not Held Accountable—And Majority of Police Officers Agree

    Bad Cops Are Not Held Accountable—And Majority of Police Officers Agree
    It has been more than three years since Michael Brown was killed by a police officer in Ferguson, MO, leading to protests which bordered on riots and calls for justice. Since that time there have been similar incidents across the United…
Rank this Week: 2675

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/
  • Apr 24

    Keeping Your Refund in a Washington Bankruptcy

    Keeping Your Refund in a Washington Bankruptcy
    Tax time has come again and many Seattle and Tacoma area bankruptcy filers are wondering whether they are going to be able to eliminate their debt and still keep their tax refund.  Thankfully, the answer is generally yes and here…
  • Apr 23

    National Bankruptcy Firm, Upright Law Sanctioned, Punished for Hurting Consumer

    National Bankruptcy Firm, Upright Law Sanctioned, Punished for Hurting Consumer
    Upright Law Sanctioned, a national bankruptcy firm, operating in both Oregon and Washington,  was recently sanctioned and enjoined by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for for causing “unconscionable” harm to its clients. The…
  • Apr 19

    Who Files Bankruptcy in Oregon and Washington?

    Who Files Bankruptcy in Oregon and Washington?
    I am sure that in both Oregon and Washington anyway, there are still people who think of bankruptcy as the last refuge of the poor, something that you opt for when your income hits rock bottom such that you can no longer service any of your…
Rank this Week: 4373

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Apr 24

    Why You Should Never Change a Tire on a Georgia Freeway

    Why You Should Never Change a Tire on a Georgia Freeway
    The interstates and other highways in Georgia are dangerous places. People who break down or are changing a tire can put themselves in grave danger. An article in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution alluded to the serious risks people who change…
  • Apr 23

    The Penalties for a First Time DUI Offense in Georgia

    The Penalties for a First Time DUI Offense in Georgia
    DUI is a serious offense in Georgia. Even first-time offenders can receive stiff penalties and consequences that can impact their futures. The penalties for a first time DUI offense in Georgia depend on a range of factors. You can face jail…
  • Apr 20

    Hands Free Distracted Driving Bill is Filed in Georgia

    Hands Free Distracted Driving Bill is Filed in Georgia
    Distracted driving is one of the biggest menaces on the roads of Georgia. In early 2018, state legislators discussed a ‘hands-free’ distracted driving bill that would tighten up the rules for cell phone use at the wheel. A study…
Rank this Week: 2702

The MN Bankruptcy Blog

The MN Bankruptcy Blog

Explains the process of MN Bankruptcy, debt consolidation options and other solutions for difficult financial situations. By Kain & Scott, P.A.

http://blog.kainscott.com/blog
  • Apr 23

    Will Bankruptcy Clear All Of My Debt?

    Will Bankruptcy Clear All Of My Debt?
    Technically, the answer to this question is “yes.” However, there may be some debt that you do not want bankruptcy to clear. There’s a significant difference between secured and unsecured debt. Secured debt includes things…
  • Apr 20

    Bankruptcy Basics For Debtors in Minneapoli

    Bankruptcy Basics For Debtors in Minneapoli
    Hi everyone! So you are on line searching for information on the basics of bankruptcy. How does it work? What are the differences between a chapter 7 and a chapter 13? Which bankruptcy looks better on my credit report? These are all great…
  • Apr 19

    WHAT ELSE SHOULD I KNOW ABOUT FILING FOR BANKRUPTCY?

    WHAT ELSE SHOULD I KNOW ABOUT FILING FOR BANKRUPTCY?
    One of the most common questions that I get from clients after we’ve gone through the process of preparing a bankruptcy case for filing at Kain & Scott is “what else should I know?” It’s a perfectly…
Rank this Week: 1702

Kain and Scott Bankruptcy Blog

Kain and Scott Bankruptcy Blog

This blog will thoroughly explain the process of bankruptcy, debt consolidation options and other solutions for difficult financial situations.

http://blog.kainscott.com/blog
  • Apr 23

    Will Bankruptcy Clear All Of My Debt?

    Will Bankruptcy Clear All Of My Debt?
    Technically, the answer to this question is “yes.” However, there may be some debt that you do not want bankruptcy to clear. There’s a significant difference between secured and unsecured debt. Secured debt includes things…
  • Apr 20

    Bankruptcy Basics For Debtors in Minneapoli

    Bankruptcy Basics For Debtors in Minneapoli
    Hi everyone! So you are on line searching for information on the basics of bankruptcy. How does it work? What are the differences between a chapter 7 and a chapter 13? Which bankruptcy looks better on my credit report? These are all great…
  • Apr 19

    WHAT ELSE SHOULD I KNOW ABOUT FILING FOR BANKRUPTCY?

    WHAT ELSE SHOULD I KNOW ABOUT FILING FOR BANKRUPTCY?
    One of the most common questions that I get from clients after we’ve gone through the process of preparing a bankruptcy case for filing at Kain & Scott is “what else should I know?” It’s a perfectly…
Rank this Week: 1835

Bankruptcy Blog

Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt management. By Allmand Law.

https://www.allmandlaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 23

    What You Need to Know About Bankruptcy and Divorce

    What You Need to Know About Bankruptcy and Divorce
    Two of the most devastating and overwhelming situations in life are bankruptcy and divorce. Unfortunately, many people who endure the one are also faced with the other. Filing bankruptcy can indicate financial difficulty, which is a leading…
  • Mar 26

    Why You Need an Attorney When Filing Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

    Why You Need an Attorney When Filing Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
    It can be tempting to seek a bankruptcy without an attorney to avoid legal fees. But you may end up with unnecessary stress and spending an excessive amount of time on your case if you go it alone. If you are considering filing Chapter 7…
  • Mar 20

    7 Things to Avoid When Filing Bankruptcy in Texa

    7 Things to Avoid When Filing Bankruptcy in Texa
    If you are overwhelmed with debt, filing bankruptcy may be a good option for you. It can help you eliminate debt, obtain manageable payments, and address the past so you can plan for the future. A skilled bankruptcy lawyer…
Rank this Week: 3356

Walinski & Associates, P.C. Blog

Walinski & Associates, P.C. Blog

Covers debt collection.

http://www.walinskilaw.com/chicago-collections-lawyer
  • Apr 23

    Debt Collection Tips for Small Business Owner

    Debt Collection Tips for Small Business Owner
    As a small business owner, you likely do not think of yourself as a creditor. However, that is the role you have taken when you allow customers to repay you over time for products or services provided. Collecting debt sometimes requires being…
  • Apr 7

    Law Protects Servicemembers During Vehicle Repossession

    Law Protects Servicemembers During Vehicle Repossession
    Before repossessing a vehicle, an auto lender must confirm whether the owner is a U.S. military member on active duty. The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act includes a section protecting active servicemembers who default on their auto loans.…
  • Mar 22

    Nuances of Business to Business Debt Collection

    Nuances of Business to Business Debt Collection
    Businesses are some of the most lucrative clients for finance companies because they need loans to purchase goods or equipment. A well-timed loan can help a business eventually turn a profit and lead to long-term relationships with…
Rank this Week: 2127

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 23

    The Chasm Between Judges & Bankruptcy Attorneys Over Fee

    The Chasm Between Judges & Bankruptcy Attorneys Over Fee
    Why is there such a gap between consumer attorneys and bankruptcy judges over attorneys fees? It sometimes feels like the bench believes that every dollar a debtor’s lawyer gets is of questionable legitimacy.  Yet the same judges…
  • Apr 19

    Tax Changes & Projected Expense

    Tax Changes & Projected Expense
      At the risk of borrowing trouble, I’m looking ahead to changes to the tax laws that may adversely impact pending Chapter 13 cases. The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act ( probably as appropriately named as the Bankruptcy Abuse and…
  • Mar 30

    Bankruptcy as Means to Keep the House

    Bankruptcy as Means to Keep the House
    There’s nothing like a foreclosure to get homeowners to see a bankruptcy lawyer. They are often not sure just how bankruptcy will accomplish this, but they are resolute that keeping the house is the centerpiece of their bankruptcy. A…
Rank this Week: 4225

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
  • Apr 23

    How to select an Attorney for Your Case

    How to select an Attorney for Your Case
    Whether you want monetary compensation or a solid defense, it’s worth the time and effort to be very selective in whom you choose to represent you.  Advertisements can tell you a lawyer exists, but they cannot tell you the…
  • Apr 6

    Traffic Accident Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Traffic Accident Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
        I was struck by a drunk driver.  My car took the brunt of the damage, and I sustained treatable injuries.  What if I had been running, walking, or riding a bicycle?  Unfortunately, the rate of accidents involving…
  • Mar 23

    Northern Kentucky Lawyers for the Rough Time

    Northern Kentucky Lawyers for the Rough Time
    Within the past week, almost everyone has had one or more major issues to resolve.  An arrest, a divorce, a car accident, a death in the family, a child getting into legal trouble, a business partner stealing money, and so many more…
Rank this Week: 2424

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
  • Apr 22

    Änderungen bei der Quellenbesteuerung treten 2021 in Kraft

    Änderungen bei der Quellenbesteuerung treten 2021 in Kraft
    Gemäss Medienmitteilung hat der Bundesrat beschlossen, dass das am 16. Dezember 2016 verabschiedete Bundesgesetz über die Revision der Quellenbesteuerung des Erwerbseinkommens zusammen mit mehreren darauf basierenden…
  • Mar 30

    BGer 6B_1356/2017: Die Sicherheitsleistung anderer Personen als Privatkläger im Rechtsmittelverfahren

    BGer 6B_1356/2017: Die Sicherheitsleistung anderer Personen als Privatkläger im Rechtsmittelverfahren
    Die erste Instanz verurteilte einen Beschuldigten wegen diversen Wirtschaftsdelikten. Drei weitere Personen, gegen diese aber keine strafrechtlichen Vorwürfe erhoben wurden, wurden als andere Verfahrensbeteiligte i.S.v. Art. 105 Abs. 1…
  • Mar 22

    Neue Steuerabzüge für Hausbesitzer ab 2020

    Neue Steuerabzüge für Hausbesitzer ab 2020
    Am 9. März 2018 hat der Bundesrat an seiner Sitzung die totalrevidierte Liegenschaftskostenverordnung verabschiedet (Vorabdruck hier abrufbar). Die Verordnung konkretisiert die im Zuge der Energiestrategie 2050 beschlossenen neuen…
Rank this Week: 2453

Sader Law Firm Blog

Sader Law Firm Blog

Covers bankruptcy, collections and student loans.

http://www.saderlawfirm.com/blog
  • Apr 21

    Student Loan Programs That Help Veterans and Members of the Military

    Student Loan Programs That Help Veterans and Members of the Military
    Former and present members of the military are highly regarded by lawmakers and the American public. Federal lawmakers have created multiple programs that can help active duty personnel and veterans pursue a higher education. Perhaps most…
  • Apr 18

    Five Mistakes to Avoid Before Filing for Bankruptcy

    Five Mistakes to Avoid Before Filing for Bankruptcy
    Bankruptcy can protect and help borrowers who are struggling with unaffordable debts. However, there are certain pre-filing mistakes that could hurt your chances of benefiting from bankruptcy. Avoid the following mistakes before your…
  • Apr 14

    What Does Not Affect My Credit Scores?

    What Does Not Affect My Credit Scores?
    Previous blogs have discussed why your credit scores can decrease. Unpaid bills, excessive use of credit and identity theft can significantly lower your credit scores. However, there are also factors that do not affect your credit scores.…
Rank this Week: 1838

Bankruptcy - the good, bad and…

Bankruptcy - the good, bad and ugly

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

http://www.dianedrain.com
Rank this Week: 2537

The Page Law Firm Blog

The Page Law Firm Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt relief help. Free consultations.

https://www.pagelawfirm.com/denton-county-lawyer
  • Apr 20

    Choosing Whether to File for Bankruptcy Before or After Divorce

    Choosing Whether to File for Bankruptcy Before or After Divorce
    Divorce and bankruptcy are both legal processes that can help you reconstruct your life. In some cases, people need both divorce and bankruptcy at the same time. In fact, either one can lead to the other: Financial stress can cause conflict…
  • Apr 13

    Discharging Student Debt Through Bankruptcy Is Difficult, But Not Impossible

    Discharging Student Debt Through Bankruptcy Is Difficult, But Not Impossible
    There is a common misconception that filing for bankruptcy will not allow you to discharge your student loan debts. Discharge is not impossible, but it is very difficult. You must file a separate action, called an adversary proceeding, in…
  • Feb 23

    Important Differences Between Secured, Unsecured Creditors during Bankruptcy

    Important Differences Between Secured, Unsecured Creditors during Bankruptcy
    One way to categorize creditors when filing for bankruptcy is as secured or unsecured. The distinction between them can be important for both your creditors and yourself: Secured creditors have a lien on your property that they can use as…
Rank this Week: 1997

Chris Wesner Law Office Blog

Chris Wesner Law Office Blog

Discusses bankruptcy and criminal law.

http://www.chriswesnerlaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 20

    I Just Lost My Job. Should I File for Bankruptcy?

    I Just Lost My Job. Should I File for Bankruptcy?
    Recently, a potential client reached out in distress. Just before Christmas, he lost his job and lucrative income, and wanted to know if he should immediately file for bankruptcy protection. It is not uncommon for a person, who has…
  • Apr 20

    Discover How to File Bankruptcy in Springfield, Ohio

    Discover How to File Bankruptcy in Springfield, Ohio
    Bankruptcy in Springfield, Ohio can be a bit more demanding and strenuous than in other areas of the county because the state grants fewer exemptions. Regardless of this fact, Ohio’s bankruptcy rate is the eighth-highest in the…
  • Apr 20

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy – The Right Remedy for you?

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy – The Right Remedy for you?
    Sometimes a person’s finances get out of control and they soon find themselves in a position where they can no longer afford to pay their debts. Bad things happen to good people all the time. Considering bankruptcy as a means to get…
Rank this Week: 1741

Milavetzlaw Blog

Milavetzlaw Blog

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

http://www.milavetzlaw.com/blog
  • Apr 20

    Invisible injuries from motor vehicle accident

    Invisible injuries from motor vehicle accident
    In the aftermath of a traffic accident, it’s easy to focus on the physical injuries. They’re often obvious to onlookers: the bandages, crutches and perhaps confinement to a wheelchair. But what about the injuries you can’t see – the…
  • Apr 17

    Is My Deck Dreck?

    Is My Deck Dreck?
    Protect yourself from deteriorating decks! The weather is finally getting nicer, baseball season has started, and deck season is fast approaching. Deck maintenance, regular inspections and repair are necessary to ensure that your relaxing…
  • Mar 20

    Keeping personal property separate from marital property

    Keeping personal property separate from marital property
    What is common law property? Minnesota law follows common law property guidelines which essentially states that any property that is acquired by either member during their marriage will be considered their personal property unless the item is…
Rank this Week: 2257

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Covers Florida bankruptcy and foreclosure defense.

http://raygarcialaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 20

    5 Red Flags Your Child is Not Handling Your Divorce Well

    5 Red Flags Your Child is Not Handling Your Divorce Well
    One of the biggest concerns for divorcing parents is that their child or children will not handle the divorce well. Every child is different, and each family unique, and it can be difficult to predict how a child will react to this…
  • Apr 10

    How You Can Pull Yourself Back from the Brink of Bankruptcy

    How You Can Pull Yourself Back from the Brink of Bankruptcy
    Most people will experience some type of financial hardship at some point in their life. If they are unable to pull things together financially, they may be headed toward bankruptcy. While bankruptcy is sometimes the only answer, and can be…
  • Mar 20

    5 Options to Help You Avoid Foreclosure

    5 Options to Help You Avoid Foreclosure
    Falling behind on your mortgage payments can happen to anyone for a wide range of different reasons. If your mortgage company has told you that your home will be foreclosed upon, or you worry that this may happen, it is important to act…
Rank this Week: 3654

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

By the Moran Law Group.

http://www.bankruptcysoapbox.com/
  • Apr 19

    Debt Collector Threats: Which Ones Are Real?

    Debt Collector Threats: Which Ones Are Real?
    “What debt collector threats should people be afraid of?” was the question my friend bankruptcy attorney Cathy Moran asked. To which I replied, “Afraid of? Pretty much none of them!” Because they’re mostly all…
  • Apr 9

    What Litigators Need To Know About Bankruptcy

    What Litigators Need To Know About Bankruptcy
      Civil litigation often decides who owes what to whom.  Bankruptcy law may control what happens thereafter to those who owe.  And to those to whom money is owed. So it behooves litigators to have a good grasp on how…
  • Mar 26

    Second Best Reason To Contribute To Retirement Fund Even If You’re In Debt

    Second Best Reason To Contribute To Retirement Fund Even If You’re In Debt
      We’re not used to applauding those who are second-best.  But I’m going to try. The second-best reason to make regular contributions to your IRA or 401(k) is that even if you file bankruptcy you can continue paying your…
Rank this Week: 2264

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Covers corporate bankruptcy proceedings. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://delawarebankruptcy.foxrothschild.com/
  • Apr 19

    Bertucci’s: Filing Alert & Committee Formation Meeting Notice

    Bertucci’s: Filing Alert & Committee Formation Meeting Notice
    On her The Bottom Line 11 blog, Fox partner Mette Kurth discussed the recent bankruptcy filing of Italian restaurant chain owner and operator Bertucci’s Corporation: Company Overview Bertucci’s  was formerly known…
  • Apr 10

    VER Technologies Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

    VER Technologies Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection
    On April 5, 2018, VER Technologies Holdco LLC, along with eight subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively, “VER”), filed a voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for…
  • Mar 8

    Fallbrook Technologies: Gears to Spheres…with a Bankruptcy Detour

    Fallbrook Technologies: Gears to Spheres…with a Bankruptcy Detour
    On her The Bottom Line 11 blog, Fox partner Mette Kurth discussed the recent bankruptcy filing of mechanical systems startup Fallbrook Technologies: Texas-based Fallbrook Technologies has filed for chapter 11 protection. The…
Rank this Week: 2761

Law Office of Seth L. Hanson Blog

Law Office of Seth L. Hanson Blog

Covers California Bankruptcy.

https://hansonattorney.com/blog
  • Apr 19

    Cost of Living on The Rise

    Cost of Living on The Rise
    If you’ve been in the market for a home or apartment, you may have noticed that prices are on the rise. The Modesto Bee published an article the other day noting that the average apartment in the Modesto area is running $1159 per month.…
  • Apr 17

    Should I File Bankruptcy Before My Divorce?

    Should I File Bankruptcy Before My Divorce?
    Bankruptcy and divorce both deal primarily with your financial assets, so filing for divorce and bankruptcy at the same time may slow down the process for both filings. For example, your assets will become part of the bankruptcy estate upon…
  • Apr 12

    Bankruptcy for Small Business Owner

    Bankruptcy for Small Business Owner
    Bankruptcy can be precarious for small business owners. Many people wonder how their personal bankruptcy will affect their small business. The answer to this question depends upon a number of factors including what kind of bankruptcy…
Rank this Week: 1738

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
  • Apr 16

    Important Tasks an Experienced Personal Injury Lawyer Performs to Prepare a Strong Case

    Important Tasks an Experienced Personal Injury Lawyer Performs to Prepare a Strong Case
    What does an experienced personal injury lawyer in the Bronx do for those who have suffered personal injuries? Many personal injury victims search for answers to this question. They perform a number of important tasks for you. For example:…
  • Apr 5

    The Types of Construction Accidents that Labor Law Attorneys Deal With

    The Types of Construction Accidents that Labor Law Attorneys Deal With
    The life of a construction worker is always at risk on a construction site. Construction site accidents can cut a life short unexpectedly. Those who survive the inevitable may receive injuries that turn their lives upside down.  If you…
  • Mar 28

    A Forklift Tips Over in Brooklyn and Kills a 46-year-Old Construction Worker From Queen

    A Forklift Tips Over in Brooklyn and Kills a 46-year-Old Construction Worker From Queen
    Life is totally unexpected! You never know what is going to a happen in the next five seconds. You may get the best news of your life. You may also be a victim of some tragedy. Accidents can happen anytime and anywhere without warning. In…
Rank this Week: 3093

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 16

    Are Your Student Loans Non-Consumer Debts, Thus Allowing You to File a Chapter 7 Case?

    Are Your Student Loans Non-Consumer Debts, Thus Allowing You to File a Chapter 7 Case?
    A couple months ago we dug into this question, and why it matters. See "Avoiding the Means Test If Your Student Loans are Non-Consumer Debts." It matters because skipping the means test may allow you to file a Chapter 7 "straight bankruptcy"…
  • Jan 29

    Avoiding the Means Test if Your Student Loans Are Non-Consumer Debt

    Avoiding the Means Test if Your Student Loans Are Non-Consumer Debt
    WHY DOES IT MATTER WHETHER OR NOT STUDENT LOANS ARE CONSIDERED CONSUMER DEBTS? Whether your student loans are considered consumer debts may determine whether you can file a Chapter 7 "straight bankruptcy" case. If you have a lot of student…
  • Dec 21

    SBA Loans and the Statute of Limitation

    SBA Loans and the Statute of Limitation
    IS THERE A STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS ON THE COLLECTION OF SBA LOANS? Yes, there is. The U.S. Government has 6 years to sue you under a contract, such as an SBA loan contract. Under a federal statute more than 50 years old the Government can…
Rank this Week: 3160

Fears Nachwati Law Blog

Fears Nachwati Law Blog

Covers personal injury and bankruptcy.

http://fnlawfirm.com/blogs/
  • Apr 13

    What are the Drinking and Driving Legal Limits in Texas?

    What are the Drinking and Driving Legal Limits in Texas?
    For most people, one cocktail, beer, or glass of wine at dinner won’t put them in danger of driving over the legal limit. However, go beyond one drink and the line between sober and over the limit starts to get a bit hazy. This is…
  • Apr 13

    What to Look for in a Family Law Attorney

    What to Look for in a Family Law Attorney
    If you find yourself in a situation related to family law, such as going through a divorce or dealing with child custody and visitation rights, then you will need the help of a family law attorney in Texas. There is no doubt that family law…
  • Apr 13

    The Ins-and-Outs of Texas Accident Law

    The Ins-and-Outs of Texas Accident Law
    Car accidents always happen when you least expect it. It’s usually another normal day as you head to the grocery store or off to the office, when out of nowhere you hear a screech of tires quickly followed by the jarring moment of…
Rank this Week: 3610

Bankruptcy Law Blog

Bankruptcy Law Blog

By the Bankruptcy Group.

http://thebklawoffice.com/blog/
  • Apr 11

    Can You File Bankruptcy if You Are Unemployed in California?

    Can You File Bankruptcy if You Are Unemployed in California?
    If you are a California resident who is struggling financially due to unemployment, it may be time to consider filing for bankruptcy, which can help you get a fresh start by reducing or eliminating many of the debts that you owe. However,…
  • Mar 26

    The Pros and Cons of Debt Consolidation in California

    The Pros and Cons of Debt Consolidation in California
    Debt consolidation is a finance strategy which entails taking all a debtor’s debts, especially high-interest debts, and melding them together into a single monthly payment with preferably a lower interest rate. This may seem like a…
  • Mar 23

    Can Bankruptcy Stop Child Support in California?

    Can Bankruptcy Stop Child Support in California?
    Filing for bankruptcy can discharge (wipe out) various forms of debt, or reorganize the debt into a more manageable payment plan. However, some types of debt cannot be discharged in bankruptcy. For example, in California, filing for…
Rank this Week: 1902

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure law. By Parker DuFresne.

http://www.florida-bankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 10

    How Divorce Impacts Income Taxe

    How Divorce Impacts Income Taxe
    You’re probably not thinking much about your taxes when going through a big life change like divorce. But if you’ve recently been divorced or are going through a divorce, it can actually have a big impact on your taxes. Below are…
  • Apr 3

    Myths About Child Support in Florida

    Myths About Child Support in Florida
    The myths and misconceptions about child support seem to be endless. Different states have different laws regarding child support and some laws are changed over time, which adds to the confusion. That’s why it’s important to be…
  • Mar 19

    Should You Adopt Your Stepchild?

    Should You Adopt Your Stepchild?
    No longer an anomaly, blended families are becoming increasingly common in today’s society. In many households, the stepparent is more involved with a child’s life than the biological parent. He or she may even develop a stronger…
Rank this Week: 3425