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Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Feb 23

    News Headlines for Feb 23, 2018

    News Headlines for Feb 23, 2018
    Former drinks company Long Blockchain accused of misleading investors ,Fifth Circuit Accepts Direct Appeal Respecting Enforcement of Corporate Restraints Preventing Bankruptcy ,The Role of Technology in Mortgage Lending – Federal…
  • Feb 23

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Feb 23, 2018

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Feb 23, 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.…
  • Feb 22

    News Headlines for Feb 22, 2018

    News Headlines for Feb 22, 2018
    Woodbridge Ponzi Defendant Seeks Toss Of SEC Charges – Law360 ,Vox Media lays off 5% of its staff as the pivot-to-video bloodbath con ,Walmart has big year of e-commerce investments planned ,Tesla Sells $546 Million of Bonds as Buyers…
Rank this Week: 26

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
  • Feb 17

    What is the Automatic Stay and Who Does it Protect?

    What is the Automatic Stay and Who Does it Protect?
    The automatic stay is a powerful tool to protect debtors in bankruptcy cases.
  • Feb 6

    Why Surrendering Your Car or House in a Chapter 13 May Create Unexpected Problem

    Why Surrendering Your Car or House in a Chapter 13 May Create Unexpected Problem
    One of the more powerful tools available to you when you file a personal bankruptcy has to do with your option to cancel an installment contract and surrender secured collateral. This applies to all forms of secured collateral, including such…
  • Nov 6

    How Bankruptcy Exemptions Work

    How Bankruptcy Exemptions Work
    Did you ever wonder if you will lose your property if you file bankruptcy?  Can you keep your home, your car, your household goods?  What about your clothes and jewelry? The part of bankruptcy law that tells us what you can keep…
Rank this Week: 81

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://www.georgiabankruptcyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 190

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/
  • Feb 23

    New Saudi Bankruptcy Law ... A Boon for SMEs?!

    New Saudi Bankruptcy Law ... A Boon for SMEs?!
    Saudi Arabia's King Salman has approved a new bankruptcy law. {Download Saudi BK final 2-2018} Commentators have heralded this new law as a boost to economic reforms, in particular to the SME sector, but I have some serious doubts about...
  • Feb 22

    How S.2155 (the Bank Lobbyist Act) Facilitates Discriminatory Lending

    How S.2155 (the Bank Lobbyist Act) Facilitates Discriminatory Lending
    If you think it's ridiculous that the CDC can't gather data on gun violence, consider the financial regulatory world's equivalent: S.2155, formally known as the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, but better (and…
  • Feb 21

    Bankruptcy Venue Reform -- Yes, Again, But Maybe This Is the Time?

    Bankruptcy Venue Reform -- Yes, Again, But Maybe This Is the Time?
    As many Credit Slips readers will know, chapter 11 venue reform has been an issue for decades. As corporate filers have flocked to the Southern District of New York and the District of Delaware, the real reason some observers say...
Rank this Week: 471

Ogden Bankruptcy Blog

Ogden Bankruptcy Blog

By Jason Richards.

http://ogdenbankruptcyblog.com/
  • Sep 18

    Asset Protection

    Asset Protection
    Asset Protection I have been asked several times recently what steps a person can take to protect their assets. A skilled attorney should be well-versed in the process of asset protection planning. Our office routinely advises small-business…
  • Mar 18

    Is Cheaper Better?

    Is Cheaper Better?
    I had a friend in college who would only drink a particular brand of bottled water. It never ceased to amaze me how much money this girl spent on a product that was readily available, at no cost, almost everywhere … Continue reading…
  • Nov 2

    Bankruptcy Trustee vs. College Kid

    Bankruptcy Trustee vs. College Kid
    There is an ever-increasing trend in bankruptcy practice for court-appointed bankruptcy trustees suing college kids and their parents to recover money paid toward tuition. Under 11 U.S.C. § 548, the trustee may reverse a fraudulent…
Rank this Week: 416

FP Bankruptcy Law Blog

FP Bankruptcy Law Blog

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

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

    Helping Consumers in Big Sky Country

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

    Always a Happy Ending

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

    Always a Happy Ending

    Always a Happy Ending
    Recently I had the chance to reevaluate my standing as a bankruptcy lawyer.  I asked myself a few questions about my practice, my goals and what my intentions are as a lawyer. In all honesty, I have been unable to convince myself that I…
Rank this Week: 451

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
  • Feb 23

    The Only 3 Times Filing Bankruptcy Is Worth It

    The Only 3 Times Filing Bankruptcy Is Worth It
    The post The Only 3 Times Filing Bankruptcy Is Worth It appeared first on Diane L. Drain - Phoenix Bankruptcy & Foreclosure Attorney.
  • Feb 21

    “Life in the Sweatbox” for Strugglers:

    “Life in the Sweatbox” for Strugglers:
    The post “Life in the Sweatbox” for Strugglers: appeared first on Diane L. Drain - Phoenix Bankruptcy & Foreclosure Attorney.
  • Feb 15

    Buying at a Foreclosure May Become a Disaster

    Buying at a Foreclosure May Become a Disaster
    The post Buying at a Foreclosure May Become a Disaster appeared first on Diane L. Drain - Phoenix Bankruptcy & Foreclosure Attorney.
Rank this Week: 899

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 596

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

By the Moran Law Group.

http://www.bankruptcysoapbox.com/
  • Feb 20

    Which Debt Collector Threats Should You Be Afraid Of?

    Which Debt Collector Threats Should You Be Afraid Of?
    Threats are the tools of the trade of debt collectors. Why not? Fear is effective to get people to do stupid things. That’s why debt collectors use it. Pay up or… we’ll send you to collection we’ll sue you…
  • Feb 16

    SuperLawyer

    SuperLawyer
    I’ve been named a SuperLawyer among Bay Area bankruptcy lawyers. That makes 10 years running. It’s flattering, but probably not much more than that. The real measure of my skills is in the clients’ lives whom I’ve…
  • Feb 14

    The Real Causes of Bankruptcy

    The Real Causes of Bankruptcy
    The commentator who equated debt problems with irresponsibility nearly caused me to melt down, right in my office. Irresponsibility, he said! The idea that people who find themselves with bills they can’t pay got in that mess through…
Rank this Week: 575

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Consumer Protection Agency Needs New Leader, Not New Mission

    Consumer Protection Agency Needs New Leader, Not New Mission
    Over the last several months, the authority and drive of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has been eroded piece-by-piece.  Recently, The New York Times reported the agency’s pursuit of predatory payday lenders relaxed…
  • Feb 10

    Miami Debt Defense Attorneys: War on Regulation Only Hurts Consumer

    Miami Debt Defense Attorneys: War on Regulation Only Hurts Consumer
    While Americans are “drowning in debt,” the White House is waging a war on regulation that is ultimately going to push even more consumers into greater debt and higher rates of poverty. Although these plans are touted as part of a…
  • Jan 24

    Judge: Will Not Vacate Foreclosure Ruling Against Bank of America

    Judge: Will Not Vacate Foreclosure Ruling Against Bank of America
    A federal bankruptcy judge who took Bank of America to task for its treatment of homeowners in a foreclosure case refused to rescind his scathing opinion in which he called the bank “heartless” for its conduct, despite the…
Rank this Week: 817

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Feb 14

    New App Aims to Help Parents Post-Divorce

    New App Aims to Help Parents Post-Divorce
    Navigating how to co-parent during and after divorce is one of the biggest stresses single parents have. There is a lot of information that parents need to stay in compliance with the parenting plan, and as a preventative measure in case a…
  • Feb 13

    Evaluating the Different Options to Get Divorced

    Evaluating the Different Options to Get Divorced
    Obtaining a divorce requires a couple to make a series of important decisions that will have long-term impacts on their future, including selecting which process to use to end the marriage. It may seem like the path chosen to arrive at…
  • Feb 9

    Is Posting Information about Your Divorce on Social Media a Good Idea?

    Is Posting Information about Your Divorce on Social Media a Good Idea?
    Many people view their online social media accounts as an extension of themselves, and sometimes without thinking, post information about personal matters that is best left private. Posting about major life events online, and providing all…
Rank this Week: 1010

Fears Nachwati Law Blog

Fears Nachwati Law Blog

Covers personal injury and bankruptcy.

http://fnlawfirm.com/blogs/
  • Feb 9

    How Hazmat Spills from Trucks Cause Numerous Accidents in Houston

    How Hazmat Spills from Trucks Cause Numerous Accidents in Houston
    It’s hard to imagine anything worse than a collision with an 18-wheeler, but a wreck with a truck transporting hazardous materials can be especially devastating, creating chaos far beyond those involved directly in the collision with…
  • Feb 8

    3 Steps to Take After Getting into an Car Wreck in Texa

    3 Steps to Take After Getting into an Car Wreck in Texa
    No one ever wants to find themselves involved a car wreck, but unfortunately the statistical odds aren’t in our favor. Every year there are well over 5 million car accidents across the country, amounting to nearly 15,000 accidents per…
  • Feb 7

    Public Schools Seeking Compensation for Defective Artificial Turf Fields by FieldTurf

    Public Schools Seeking Compensation for Defective Artificial Turf Fields by FieldTurf
    All across the country, sporting organizations and schools have watched as their pricey artificial turf fields deteriorate at a remarkably fast rate. FieldTurf is the leading manufacturer of artificial turf fields and has sold hundreds of…
Rank this Week: 970

The Law firm of Vaughn & Weber,…

The Law firm of Vaughn & Weber, PLLC

Covers bankruptcy, family law, foreclosure, and real estate law in New York.

http://vaughnweberlaw.com
  • Jan 9

    Get the Fair Compensation for Your Slip and Fall Injury

    Get the Fair Compensation for Your Slip and Fall Injury
    A slip and fall injury is common, resulting in serious, life-altering injuries that may end up in wrongful death. Wet floors, construction site’s negligence and unlit stairwells can have catastrophic results. Contact slip and fall…
  • Dec 22

    Labor law attorneys- Fighting for Fair Compensation to Injured Employee

    Labor law attorneys- Fighting for Fair Compensation to Injured Employee
    Accidents are unavoidable and may result in minor injuries to severe ones causing death. These mishaps impact not only injured person, but the whole family suffers from it. If you have suffered an injury at your workplace due to the…
  • Apr 19

    Retaliatory Eviction

    Retaliatory Eviction
    RETALIATORY EVICTION In New York, tenants are protected from retaliatory eviction proceedings by RPAPL 223-b.  This statute states in summary that a landlord cannot commence a summary proceeding to evict a tenant in retaliation or…
Rank this Week: 638

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonbankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 28

    Bankruptcy Lawyers, Integrity, and Jail?

    Bankruptcy Lawyers, Integrity, and Jail?
    Personal bankruptcy lawyers in Massachusetts are entrusted with their clients’ personal information and access to their financial assets.  Some attorneys also have clients’ monies in their Massachusetts IOLTA (Interest On…
  • Jul 10

    Bankruptcy and Attorney Integrity

    Bankruptcy and Attorney Integrity
    How far can an attorney go in seeking relief for his or her client?  Can he draft and file misleading pleadings and argue the wrong law before the Bankruptcy (or any) Court?  Twice? The Bankruptcy Court Rules Against A Deceptive…
  • Jul 10

    Bankruptcy and Attorney Integrity

    Bankruptcy and Attorney Integrity
    How far can an attorney go in seeking relief for his or her client?  Can he draft and file misleading pleadings and argue the wrong law before the Bankruptcy (or any) Court?  Twice? The Bankruptcy Court Rules Against A Deceptive…
Rank this Week: 813

DCDM Bankruptcy Blog

DCDM Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt settlement. By DCDM Law Group.

http://www.dcdmlawgroup.com
  • Aug 5

    Estate Planning

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

    Five Wealth Preservation Strategie

    Five Wealth Preservation Strategie
    After the global financial crisis that occurred during the past decade, most people realize that it is not enough to accumulate wealth — it is also necessary to protect your assets. Strategies to preserve wealth are an important part of…
  • Apr 18

    Avoiding the Estate Tax with an Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust

    Avoiding the Estate Tax with an Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust
    Life insurance policies are a classic estate planning method as the proceeds of the policies will generally go straight to the beneficiary, outside of the probate process. But while providing for loved ones by making them beneficiaries of…
Rank this Week: 905

BankruptcyHQ.com Blog

BankruptcyHQ.com Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt collection.

http://www.bankruptcyhq.com/blog
  • 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…
  • Jul 1

    Who Can File for Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

    Who Can File for Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
    Chapter 13 bankruptcy under the United States Bankruptcy code is also known as a wage earner’s plan. It enables individuals with regular income to develop a plan to repay all or part of their debts. In this chapter of the bankruptcy…
Rank this Week: 760

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: 821

NC Bankruptcy Blog

NC Bankruptcy Blog

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

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

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

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

    Skipping the Means Test with Non-consumer Debt

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

    In Personal Bankruptcy, What Happens to My Small Business?

    In Personal Bankruptcy, What Happens to My Small Business?
    No two businesses are the same, and this diversity is echoed in the implications the personal bankruptcy of a business owner has on a small business. Nevertheless, several general points can be considered: How the small business is…
Rank this Week: 985

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 23

    Expansion of Custody Rights for Deployed Military Member

    Expansion of Custody Rights for Deployed Military Member
    As an effort to widen control military service members being deployed have over issues concerning their children is sailing through the Florida House and Senate, opposition from the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar has emerged.House Bill…
  • Feb 4

    Valentines Day and the Rise in Divorce Case

    Valentines Day and the Rise in Divorce Case
    ABC Action News interviews Attorney Howard Iken about Valentines Day and what it means to the numbers of divorce filings in Florida. Attorney Iken shares statistics of cases filed by Ayo and Iken. Continue reading → The post Valentines…
  • Feb 4

    Ayo and Iken – Florida Family Law Legislative Roundup

    Ayo and Iken – Florida Family Law Legislative Roundup
    A family law bill banning child marriage that seemed to be on its way to an easy ride through the legislature after a unanimous passing in the Florida Senate became a lightning rod for controversy in the House as members took up its sister…
Rank this Week: 2019

Seattle Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Seattle Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Discusses issues that affect consumer debtors considering filing for chapter 7 or chapter 13 bankruptcy. By Symmes Law Group, PLLC.

http://www.bankruptcy-law-seattle.com/symmes-legal-blog/
  • Feb 23

    How Will the New Tax Laws Impact Bankruptcy Filings?

    How Will the New Tax Laws Impact Bankruptcy Filings?
    The new United States tax laws which could impact future bankruptcy filings was signed into law on January 3, 2018. The new law brings with it many changes that will affect consumers as well as businesses. In general, the biggest… Read…
  • Jan 27

    Are Washington State Consumers Headed for Bankruptcy in 2018?

    Are Washington State Consumers Headed for Bankruptcy in 2018?
    With the stock market and the economy at an all-time high, how are Washington state consumers really doing day today and are consumers headed for bankruptcy in 2018? As a Seattle bankruptcy attorney, I have a good idea of how… Read…
  • Jan 8

    How Do I Get Approved For a Loan Modification?

    How Do I Get Approved For a Loan Modification?
    If you have become delinquent on your home mortgage you are probably searching for options for how you can avoid foreclosure, get approved for a loan modification and make your mortgage payments more affordable to keep your home.  If…
Rank this Week: 2937

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
  • Feb 23

    (Video) Are St Paul Minnesota Bankruptcy Records Public?

    (Video) Are St Paul Minnesota Bankruptcy Records Public?
    Yes, bankruptcy records are public information in general. It’s no different than your divorce records or criminal records which are public too. But, when is the last time you went down to Ramsey County and checked out your…
  • Feb 22

    (Video) Can My Minneapolis Bankruptcy Lawyer Get Rid Of My Medical Debt?

    (Video) Can My Minneapolis Bankruptcy Lawyer Get Rid Of My Medical Debt?
    Having a medical problem is awful enough- but just wait until you get home and receive the medical bills. If you didn’t want to die before, you will now. It shouldn’t be this way. You should not have to go bankrupt to protect your…
  • Feb 21

    HOW BANKRUPTCY WORKS - PART 6

    HOW BANKRUPTCY WORKS - PART 6
    For the past six weeks we’ve taken a pretty “deep dive” into the nuts and bolts of bankruptcy. This week, I’ll try to wrap this up with a look at the function of the bankruptcy discharge - the “finish line”…
Rank this Week: 2264

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
  • Feb 23

    (Video) Are St Paul Minnesota Bankruptcy Records Public?

    (Video) Are St Paul Minnesota Bankruptcy Records Public?
    Yes, bankruptcy records are public information in general. It’s no different than your divorce records or criminal records which are public too. But, when is the last time you went down to Ramsey County and checked out your…
  • Feb 22

    (Video) Can My Minneapolis Bankruptcy Lawyer Get Rid Of My Medical Debt?

    (Video) Can My Minneapolis Bankruptcy Lawyer Get Rid Of My Medical Debt?
    Having a medical problem is awful enough- but just wait until you get home and receive the medical bills. If you didn’t want to die before, you will now. It shouldn’t be this way. You should not have to go bankrupt to protect your…
  • Feb 21

    HOW BANKRUPTCY WORKS - PART 6

    HOW BANKRUPTCY WORKS - PART 6
    For the past six weeks we’ve taken a pretty “deep dive” into the nuts and bolts of bankruptcy. This week, I’ll try to wrap this up with a look at the function of the bankruptcy discharge - the “finish line”…
Rank this Week: 1219

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
  • 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…
  • Feb 8

    Passing the Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Means Test

    Passing the Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Means Test
    Before you file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you should first determine whether you will qualify by using the means test. People often think of passing a test as a huge obstacle to achieving their goals. However, a bankruptcy means test is…
  • Jan 31

    Second Bankruptcy and Five Steps to Prevent the Need for It

    Second Bankruptcy and Five Steps to Prevent the Need for It
    Federal bankruptcy law includes waiting periods that determine how soon a person can file for bankruptcy again after the initial filing. The length of the waiting period depends on the type of bankruptcy that was previously filed and what…
Rank this Week: 1468

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
  • Feb 23

    Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
    The road of everyone’s life has bumps and pits.  At any given time the problems in your life may run from minor to very serious.  In any event, Fessler, Schneider, & Grimme can help you resolve the issues.  Their…
  • Jan 29

    Crisis Solving Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, KY

    Crisis Solving Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, KY
    Everyone sees the crises in the world everyday on the news, in Facebook, Twitter, and all social media. What we don’t see are the crises in the lives of our friends, neighbors, and coworkers. People often do not know if they can get…
  • Jan 13

    Personal Injury Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Personal Injury Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
    The roads are terrible and accidents will happen.  Think about this the driver in the other lane just lost control on an ice patch and came across the road.  You and your passengers were injured, your car was totaled.  No one…
Rank this Week: 2596

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Feb 23

    Wearable Fatigue Monitoring Devices Can Police Drowsy Trucker

    Wearable Fatigue Monitoring Devices Can Police Drowsy Trucker
    Fatigue monitoring devices have been used in some industries for years. Recently, pressure has mounted to use the devices on truckers to avoid deadly accidents. A report in Overdrive noted this technology was originally used in mining, an…
  • Feb 22

    Five Leading Causes of Motorcycle Accident

    Five Leading Causes of Motorcycle Accident
    Motorcycles are fun, freeing and usually cheap to ride and maintain.  The downside of riding a motorcycle is the lack of protection compared to driving in a car. In this blog, we look at the leading causes of motorcycle accidents. There…
  • Feb 20

    Georgia Official Faces Moonshine DUI Charge After Alcohol is Found in His Car

    Georgia Official Faces Moonshine DUI Charge After Alcohol is Found in His Car
    Drunk drivers are a serious issue on the highways of Georgia, particularly around the holidays. In November, a state official was charged with a moonshine DUI charge. A report on WSB-TV stated Department of Natural Resources Deputy…
Rank this Week: 2213

Reboot Your Life: Tampa Student…

Reboot Your Life: Tampa Student Loan and Bankruptcy Attorney Blog

Covers bankruptcy. By Christie D. Arkovich, P.A.

http://www.tampabankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 22

    How to Get a Copy of a Long Term Care Insurance Policy?

    How to Get a Copy of a Long Term Care Insurance Policy?
    When a parent reaches the point of needing long term medical or assistive care, sometimes a family member cannot locate the actual policy even if they know a long term care insurance policy exists.  How do you get a copy of the…
  • Feb 20

    Tax on Death and Disability Discharges is Gone . . . For Now.

    Tax on Death and Disability Discharges is Gone . . . For Now.
    One lesser discussed provision of the new tax bill passed at the end of 2017 provides great news for student loan borrowers.  Borrowers who have their loans canceled due to death or disability are no longer taxed for the…
  • Feb 19

    What to Do When You Believe(d) Your Student Loans Were Discharged in a Prior Bankruptcy

    What to Do When You Believe(d) Your Student Loans Were Discharged in a Prior Bankruptcy
    There are a ton of people who believed their student loans were discharged when they loans were simply listed in their bankruptcy.  It may have been years before the private student loan companies started to communicate with the…
Rank this Week: 3084

Richard West Law Office Blog

Richard West Law Office Blog

Covers bankruptcy and the debt relief process.

https://www.debtfreeohio.com/bankruptcy-information/
  • Feb 22

    Can I cram down a primary residence in Ohio Bankruptcy?

    Can I cram down a primary residence in Ohio Bankruptcy?
    A cram down is referred to as the process of reducing the loan balance of a secured debt to match the value of the particular property it is secured by. Cramdowns are utilized in Chapter 13 bankruptcy to reduce the principle of automobiles,…
  • Feb 20

    Dayton Ohio: Bankruptcy Causes Toys-R-Us Store Closure

    Dayton Ohio: Bankruptcy Causes Toys-R-Us Store Closure
    Toys-R-Us filed a voluntary petition for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection with the US Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia on September 18th, 2017. The company, like many struggling retailers, has had a tough time turning a…
  • Feb 14

    Owner Financing To Someone Filing Bankruptcy

    Owner Financing To Someone Filing Bankruptcy
    Owner financing a home to another individual can be a great move for a property owner. You get a monthly payment each month similar to renting, but also retain ownership of the property, including the tax benefits until the home is paid in…
Rank this Week: 1223

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Texas bankruptcy news and information.

http://www.bakerassociates.net/bankruptcy-blog/
  • Feb 22

    Debt Collection Call After Bankruptcy

    Debt Collection Call After Bankruptcy
    One of the major advantages of bankruptcy in Texas is called an automatic stay. The automatic stay in bankruptcy legally prevents (stays) all creditor calls after filing bankruptcy. In fact, it prevents any attempts to collect a debt until…
  • Feb 20

    My Bankruptcy Petition was Rejected

    My Bankruptcy Petition was Rejected
    Can I Refile? Filing for bankruptcy protection is a complex process with many forms and schedules that have to be filled out with 100% accuracy and honesty. Most bankruptcy petitions are filed as a last resort to stave off debt and collection…
  • Feb 14

    Americans Optimistic About Personal Finances in 2018

    Americans Optimistic About Personal Finances in 2018
    In a recent survey, 67% of Americans are hopeful about their personal finances and expect them to improve in the New Year. Only about 10% of the respondents felt that their finances will get worse. A third of respondents claimed that paying…
Rank this Week: 2174

Walinski & Associates, P.C. Blog

Walinski & Associates, P.C. Blog

Covers debt collection.

http://www.walinskilaw.com/chicago-collections-lawyer
  • Feb 21

    Four Ways to Present Reaffirmation Agreements During Bankruptcy

    Four Ways to Present Reaffirmation Agreements During Bankruptcy
    Offering a reaffirmation agreement to a debtor going through Chapter 7 bankruptcy can allow a secured creditor to receive close to full value on debts for real and personal property. As part of a Chapter 7 debt discharge, a secured…
  • Feb 9

    Convenience Fees Not Allowed Without Consent in Debt Agreement

    Convenience Fees Not Allowed Without Consent in Debt Agreement
    Debtors have multiple payment methods they can use to transfer money when repaying debts. Some forms of payment incur additional convenience fees, such as when debtors use credit cards or money orders. Creditors have…
  • Jan 24

    Six Reasons to Object to a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Plan

    Six Reasons to Object to a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Plan
    When facing bankruptcy, some debtors prefer filing for Chapter 13 bankruptcy instead of Chapter 7 bankruptcy. A well-constructed Chapter 13 repayment plan can prevent property foreclosure and repossession while clearing the filer of debt…
Rank this Week: 1102

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Feb 21

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Success Storie

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Success Storie
    Filing for Bankruptcy can cause extreme anxiety and angst, and it’s not surprising. After all, bankruptcy has received a negative reputation as of late due to not only the credit implications but also moral and ethical questions.…
  • Feb 6

    What is Pro Se Bankruptcy?

    What is Pro Se Bankruptcy?
    Pro Se Bankruptcy is the filing for bankruptcy without the assistance of an attorney. Because filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy is a complex process with many forms that need to be filled out correctly, the US Bankruptcy Courts…
  • Feb 4

    How Soon Can I Refile For Chapter 7 after Dismissal?

    How Soon Can I Refile For Chapter 7 after Dismissal?
    When filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy relief, the court assigns a bankruptcy trustee who gives the debtor a number of instructions that they must follow in order to obtain the ultimate goal of a Chapter 7 bankruptcy: discharge of unsecured,…
Rank this Week: 3393

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Feb 21

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Success Storie

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Success Storie
    Filing for Bankruptcy can cause extreme anxiety and angst, and it’s not surprising. After all, bankruptcy has received a negative reputation as of late due to not only the credit implications but also moral and ethical questions.…
  • Feb 6

    What is Pro Se Bankruptcy?

    What is Pro Se Bankruptcy?
    Pro Se Bankruptcy is the filing for bankruptcy without the assistance of an attorney. Because filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy is a complex process with many forms that need to be filled out correctly, the US Bankruptcy Courts…
  • Feb 4

    How Soon Can I Refile For Chapter 7 after Dismissal?

    How Soon Can I Refile For Chapter 7 after Dismissal?
    When filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy relief, the court assigns a bankruptcy trustee who gives the debtor a number of instructions that they must follow in order to obtain the ultimate goal of a Chapter 7 bankruptcy: discharge of unsecured,…
Rank this Week: 2809

Simon Resnik Hayes Bankruptcy Blog

Simon Resnik Hayes Bankruptcy Blog

Features bankruptcy updates & news in Los Angeles.

http://www.simonresnik.com/blog/
  • Feb 21

    New Changes for Student Loan Debt and Bankruptcy?

    New Changes for Student Loan Debt and Bankruptcy?
    It appears the Department of Education might be interested in tweaking the current standards used for determining whether or not student loan debt can be discharged in bankruptcy. What steps the department might take in regards to…
  • Feb 13

    Options for Debt Relief

    Options for Debt Relief
    There’s no doubt that debt is one of the most serious problems facing people across the nation. Being in debt is a hard spot to crawl out from. Everything seems to pile up: payments on credit cards, consumer loans, and student loans…
  • Feb 5

    Holding on to Property During Bankruptcy

    Holding on to Property During Bankruptcy
    Facing bankruptcy can make you unsure of a lot of things. Namely, what will happen to your personal property? Because bankruptcy means you are seeking help to get back on strong financial footing, chances are you will need to forfeit some of…
Rank this Week: 2322

Milavetzlaw Blog

Milavetzlaw Blog

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

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

    Where do most pedestrian accidents occur in Minneapolis?

    Where do most pedestrian accidents occur in Minneapolis?
    It’s no surprise that Minneapolis, our state’s most populous city, has the highest rate of pedestrian accidents. What is surprising, though, is where these accidents take place. The worst intersections for pedestrians aren’t downtown,…
  • Feb 8

    Injured in a car accident while visiting Minnesota?

    Injured in a car accident while visiting Minnesota?
    Minneapolis has become an up-and-coming winter tourist destination – thanks, in part, to Super Bowl LII. If you were in town to support your team or participate in the festivities, you may have encountered firsthand the challenges of…
  • Feb 1

    3 tips for safely navigating Minneapolis on Super Bowl Weekend

    3 tips for safely navigating Minneapolis on Super Bowl Weekend
    The big weekend is finally here. It's been nearly four years in the making. And although Vikings fans may still be reeling from the heartbreaking end to such a hopeful season, there are plenty of reasons to celebrate this groundbreaking...
Rank this Week: 1840

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: 2830

Law Offices of David M. Offen Blog

Law Offices of David M. Offen Blog

Covers bankruptcy.

http://www.getfreeofbills.com/blog/
  • Feb 19

    Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Exemptions from a Philadelphia Bankruptcy Lawyer

    Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Exemptions from a Philadelphia Bankruptcy Lawyer
    As a Philadelphia Bankruptcy Lawyer who has filed well over 10,000 Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Petitions, I have always stressed the importance of knowing your Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Exemptions. The issue of Bankruptcy Exemptions is…
  • Dec 14

    How to file for Bankruptcy Without a Lawyer in Pennsylvania

    How to file for Bankruptcy Without a Lawyer in Pennsylvania
    How to file for Bankruptcy without a Lawyer in Pennsylvania is a question we are often asked. The better answer to that question is you are usually much better off being represented by an experienced bankruptcy lawyer. In fact, by using a…
  • Sep 5

    How to Choose the Right Bankruptcy Lawyer for your Case

    How to Choose the Right Bankruptcy Lawyer for your Case
    Filing for bankruptcy is a big decision and it is important that you know how to choose the right Bankruptcy Lawyer for your case. Although it is an excellent way for honest people to get a financial fresh start, it is still a trying time for…
Rank this Week: 2066

Bankruptcy Law Network

Bankruptcy Law Network

Covers bankruptcy and consumer credit.

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com/
  • Feb 17

    What is the Automatic Stay and Who Does it Protect?

    What is the Automatic Stay and Who Does it Protect?
    The automatic stay is a powerful tool to protect debtors in bankruptcy cases.
  • Feb 6

    Why Surrendering Your Car or House in a Chapter 13 May Create Unexpected Problem

    Why Surrendering Your Car or House in a Chapter 13 May Create Unexpected Problem
    One of the more powerful tools available to you when you file a personal bankruptcy has to do with your option to cancel an installment contract and surrender secured collateral. This applies to all forms of secured collateral, including such…
  • Nov 6

    How Bankruptcy Exemptions Work

    How Bankruptcy Exemptions Work
    Did you ever wonder if you will lose your property if you file bankruptcy?  Can you keep your home, your car, your household goods?  What about your clothes and jewelry? The part of bankruptcy law that tells us what you can keep…
Rank this Week: 2856

Jacksonville Bankruptcy Lawyer…

Jacksonville Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillebankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 16

    Can I keep my investment property if I file bankruptcy?

    Can I keep my investment property if I file bankruptcy?
    Filing bankruptcy with assets can be very stressful. You want to know how filing for bankruptcy will affect those assets before you file so that there are no surprises. One type of asset that you might be concerned about is an investment…
  • Feb 5

    Forbearance Programs after Hurricane Damage and Bankruptcy

    Forbearance Programs after Hurricane Damage and Bankruptcy
    When Texas and Florida, along with several other states along the eastern seaboard of the United States, were hit by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, many mortgage companies offered their borrowers who had been affected by these storms…
  • Jan 30

    How will Bankruptcy affect my ESOP?

    How will Bankruptcy affect my ESOP?
    What is an ESOP? Employee Stock Ownership Plan, better known as an “ESOP,” is a way for employees to have ownership in the company they work for. They are used by several large successful companies because of the various tax…
Rank this Week: 2758

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Covers corporate bankruptcy proceedings. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://delawarebankruptcy.foxrothschild.com/
  • Feb 16

    Only the Financially Distressed May File for Bankruptcy

    Only the Financially Distressed May File for Bankruptcy
    On February 13, 2018, Judge Silverstein of the Delaware Bankruptcy Court granted a motion to dismiss the Rent-A-Wreck of America bankruptcy case (Bankr. D. Del. case 17-11592). Judge Silverstein’s opinion is available here (the…
  • Jan 31

    Preference Actions filed in Hancock Fabric

    Preference Actions filed in Hancock Fabric
    On January 31, 2018, Hancock Fabrics Inc., the post-effective date debtor, filed approximately 68 complaints seeking the avoidance and recovery of allegedly preferential and/or fraudulent transfers under Sections 547, 548 and 550 of the…
  • Jan 30

    Haggen’s Order Holds: Fiduciaries who enter into “foolish” transactions but who are acting in good faith are protected

    Haggen’s Order Holds: Fiduciaries who enter into “foolish” transactions but who are acting in good faith are protected
    On January 22, 2018, in an adversary proceeding arising within the Haggen bankruptcy (Adv. No. 16-51204), Judge Gross of the Delaware Bankruptcy Court issued a ruling against the Plaintiff, denying the relief requested in the complaint…
Rank this Week: 2096

Chris Wesner Law Office Blog

Chris Wesner Law Office Blog

Discusses bankruptcy and criminal law.

http://www.chriswesnerlaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 16

    Ask A Springfield, Ohio Bankruptcy Attorney: What Chapter Is Right For Me?

    Ask A Springfield, Ohio Bankruptcy Attorney: What Chapter Is Right For Me?
    In Ohio and throughout the country, bankruptcy is identified by its chapters, most commonly Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 for consumers, and Chapter 11 for businesses. In fact, the chapters of bankruptcy have become ingrained in our culture, with…
  • Feb 13

    Consult a Troy, Ohio Bankruptcy Attorney for Chapter 13 Need

    Consult a Troy, Ohio Bankruptcy Attorney for Chapter 13 Need
    Chapter 13 Many financial hardships manifest themselves in neglected bills, including income taxes, child support, monthly mortgage payments, among others. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy establishes payment plans so individuals from all…
  • Feb 13

    Why You Need a Lawyer For a OVI in Ohio

    Why You Need a Lawyer For a OVI in Ohio
    Getting pulled over in Ohio and getting arrested for an OVI (operating a vehicle while intoxicated) is a serious offense. Even if it is the first time that you have ever been pulled over, you should consult a lawyer for your case. Here are…
Rank this Week: 1329

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure law. By Parker DuFresne.

http://www.florida-bankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 15

    Should I Get an Attorney to Deal with DCF?

    Should I Get an Attorney to Deal with DCF?
    If you’re being investigated by the Department of Children and Families (DCF), you’re probably wondering if you need a lawyer. While many calls to DCF see no action taken, some may result in serious changes to your family’s…
  • Jan 22

    What to Know About Retirement and Divorce

    What to Know About Retirement and Divorce
    The divorce rate among couples who are over 50 has been rising in the past few decades. On top of the emotional difficulty of divorcing later in life, there’s often a profound financial impact. This is especially true when dealing with…
  • Dec 23

    The Top 6 Myths About Divorce in Florida

    The Top 6 Myths About Divorce in Florida
    There are plenty of divorce-related myths circulating out there. Sometimes, it can be hard to know what to believe. The Jacksonville divorce attorneys at Parker & DuFresne want to help you separate the facts from the fiction. Here are…
Rank this Week: 3344

Money Law Blog

Money Law Blog

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

http://www.money-lawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2936

Bankruptcy Law Blog

Bankruptcy Law Blog

By the Bankruptcy Group.

http://thebklawoffice.com/blog/
  • Feb 14

    Should You File Chapter 7 or 13 Bankruptcy to Clear Medical Debt in CA?

    Should You File Chapter 7 or 13 Bankruptcy to Clear Medical Debt in CA?
    Bankruptcy may be able to help you reduce or erase your medical debt. However, medical debts are handled differently in each type, or “chapter,” of bankruptcy in California. Therefore, it is important to understand how bankruptcy…
  • Nov 29

    What is the Statute of Limitations on Medical Debt in California?

    What is the Statute of Limitations on Medical Debt in California?
    In law, the “statute of limitations” is the deadline for bringing a claim or case. If a creditor wishes to sue a debtor in order to collect a debt, such as a medical bill resulting from a surgery or hospital visit, the creditor…
  • Nov 21

    Can Unmarried Couples File Joint Bankruptcy in California?

    Can Unmarried Couples File Joint Bankruptcy in California?
    According to court records, in 2016 more than 6,300 Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases were filed in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of California, Sacramento Division. The same year, just under 2,150 Chapter 13 cases were filed,…
Rank this Week: 2351

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: 2526

Sader Law Firm Blog

Sader Law Firm Blog

Covers bankruptcy, collections and student loans.

http://www.saderlawfirm.com/blog
  • Feb 14

    Tax Filing Mistakes That Could Delay Your Refund

    Tax Filing Mistakes That Could Delay Your Refund
    Last week’s blog went over smart ways to spend a tax refund. With the average tax refund being at over $2,000, you could set aside money to prepare for an emergency or resolve other financial issues in your life. The IRS will process…
  • Feb 12

    What Other Student Loan Repayment or Forgiveness Options Are Available?

    What Other Student Loan Repayment or Forgiveness Options Are Available?
    Our blog has recently covered several aspects of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program operated by the Department of Education. Recent blogs have informed you on eligibility requirements for PSLF. However, there are additional…
  • Feb 7

    What are Smart Ways to Spend a Tax Refund?

    What are Smart Ways to Spend a Tax Refund?
    The IRS officially launched tax season on January 29. You can file your tax return and possibly receive a refund. According to IRS statistics, the average tax refund was $2,782 in 2017. For many of us who receive refunds, it can be tempting…
Rank this Week: 2242

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/
  • Feb 14

    How taxes can be wiped out in Chapter 13

    How taxes can be wiped out in Chapter 13
    Many of our Chapter 13 clients are struggling with tax debt. Tax debt can be tricky in Chapter 13 bankruptcy, but here are a few advantages and disadvantages you’ll want to know about if you have significant tax debt. 1. Get your tax…
  • Feb 2

    The Bankruptcy Means Test: Is it going to stop me from filing Chapter 7?

    The Bankruptcy Means Test: Is it going to stop me from filing Chapter 7?
    Now updated, this post was originally published in March 2011 The means test is one of the bankruptcy mysteries our clients ask about most often. The means test was created by the 2005 bankruptcy amendments, and was meant to make it harder…
  • Jan 31

    How car dealers fraudulently manipulate the interest rate of a loan

    How car dealers fraudulently manipulate the interest rate of a loan
    Another type of auto fraud related to the vehicle’s financing is when the dealer incorrectly discloses the financial terms of the loan. This dishonest practice is designed to dupe the buyer into thinking that the loan is more favorable…
Rank this Week: 3420