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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
  • Jun 6

    Why Nothing Good Comes from Pro Se Bankruptcy Filing

    Why Nothing Good Comes from Pro Se Bankruptcy Filing
    I have been a personal bankruptcy lawyer in Atlanta for more than 30 years and one of the trends that I have seen over all these years has been that personal bankruptcy is more complicated and confusing now than it is ever been in the...
  • 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.
Rank this Week: 32

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Jun 2

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Jun 2, 2018

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Jun 2, 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.…
  • Jun 1

    News Headlines for Jun 1, 2018

    News Headlines for Jun 1, 2018
    Yes, Sears is likely to collapse, but its biggest stakeholder will be just fine – MarketWatch ,Sears Is Closing More Stores as Sales Shrink For 26th Quarter in a Row – WSJ ,Trump to Grant Lifeline to Money-Losing Coal Power Plants…
  • Jun 1

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Jun 1, 2018

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Jun 1, 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.…
Rank this Week: 35

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/
  • Jun 14

    CFPB Enforcement Paralyzed

    CFPB Enforcement Paralyzed
    Normally we say that a law is as strong as its enforcement. On February 7, however, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau raised questions about the enduring strength of the consumer financial laws in its third Request for Information…
  • Jun 14

    Savings Plans and Chapter 13

    Savings Plans and Chapter 13
    David Jones, Chief US Bankruptcy Judge of the Southern District of Texas, has just posted a nifty empirical study of the effects of savings plans on the success of Chapter 13 filings. And, yes, part of the cool study is...
  • Jun 14

    Dunning at the Drive-Thru

    Dunning at the Drive-Thru
    The CFPB announced the first new enforcement action since Mulvaneyshchina. It's a settlement with an installment lender, Security Group, Inc. (d/b/a under a lot of different names) over unfair debt collection practices. We now know just how…
Rank this Week: 297

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://www.georgiabankruptcyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 237

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Texas bankruptcy news and information.

http://www.bakerassociates.net/bankruptcy-blog/
  • Jun 13

    Reasons Not to Fear Bankruptcy

    Reasons Not to Fear Bankruptcy
    Debt problems can cause many a sleepless night. So why then is there so much fear surrounding bankruptcy? Unwarranted fear of bankruptcy causing worse problems is, in many situations, misplaced and unhelpful. At worst, the fear of bankruptcy…
  • Jun 6

    Property Included in Bankruptcy Estate

    Property Included in Bankruptcy Estate
    What property will become part of your bankruptcy estate is governed by 11 U.S. Code § 541, commonly referred to as Section 541 of the Bankruptcy Code. When you file for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you’ll disclose all…
  • May 23

    What to Expect from Pre-Bankruptcy Credit Counseling

    What to Expect from Pre-Bankruptcy Credit Counseling
    Before filing for bankruptcy, debtors are required to complete a mandatory, credit counseling course. The credit counseling course must be a non-profit and officially approved by the US Bankruptcy Court. If you file your bankruptcy petition…
Rank this Week: 442

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Covers corporate bankruptcy proceedings. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://delawarebankruptcy.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jun 7

    Fox To Merge with Shaw Fishman, Adding to Presence in Wilmington

    Fox To Merge with Shaw Fishman, Adding to Presence in Wilmington
    Fox Rothschild is pleased to announce that, effective June 11, it will merge with Shaw Fishman Glantz & Towbin LLC, a 23-attorney firm with robust practices in bankruptcy, commercial litigation and real estate. The merger with the…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 326

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: 313

Bankruptcy Mastery

Bankruptcy Mastery

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

http://www.bankruptcymastery.com
  • Jun 16

    Rescuing A Troubled Chapter 13: The Unseen Threat

    Rescuing A Troubled Chapter 13: The Unseen Threat
    We all get sucked in, at some time, to trying to rescue a Chapter 13 bankruptcy case gone bad. Make sure that you don’t let a bad situation get worse. Get your arms around §109(g). When only a do-over will do, don’t wait…
  • Jun 7

    Start with problem, not procedure

    Start with problem, not procedure
    The new bankruptcy lawyer sent me an email. What do I file when there’s an objection to my client’s amended Chapter 13 plan:  notice a hearing? file a demurer? In her case, the form of the “objection” suggested…
  • Jun 6

    What Debts to Include in Bankruptcy

    What Debts to Include in Bankruptcy
      Bankruptcy lawyers know that all debts need to be scheduled.  Clients think or hope that they get to pick and choose. Every effective bankruptcy lawyer needs a line, a phrase, or a story to squelch the client’s instinct to…
Rank this Week: 718

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
  • Jun 15

    Preventing or Defending a Preference Challenge by the Bankruptcy Trustee

    Preventing or Defending a Preference Challenge by the Bankruptcy Trustee
    Preventing or Defending a Preference Challenge by the Bankruptcy Trustee Dealing with a trustee's preference challenge can be one of the more frustrating aspects of your bankruptcy case. Most cases don'tinvolve preferences, partly because…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 978

Debt Relief Blog

Debt Relief Blog

Covers bankruptcy and other debt relief options, along with insights and commentary on student loans and other major regulatory updates. By the Law Office of Simon Goldenberg, PLLC .

http://www.goldenbergfirm.com/Debt-Relief-Blog.aspx
  • Jun 13

    How Can I Get Help with Student Loan Debt?

    How Can I Get Help with Student Loan Debt?
    Student loan debt haunts countless individuals, often making them feel trapped. Many are generally unaware that there are actually ways for some of these debts to be settled, canceled, or discharged, which can ultimately provide the…
  • Jun 13

    How Can I Get Help with Student Loan Debt in New Jersey?

    How Can I Get Help with Student Loan Debt in New Jersey?
    Student loan debt haunts countless individuals, often making them feel trapped. Many are generally unaware that there are actually some ways for these debts to be canceled or discharged, which can ultimately provide the financial relief…
  • Jun 1

    How Do I Know if I Need to File for Bankruptcy?

    How Do I Know if I Need to File for Bankruptcy?
    If you are struggling to pay off your debts and can never seem to make a dent in them, you might be wondering if you need to file for bankruptcy. For many, the word itself inspires some fear and uncertainty, but the fact is that…
Rank this Week: 986

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: 984

Bankruptcy Blog

Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt management. By Allmand Law.

https://www.allmandlaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 12

    How to Rebuild Credit After Bankruptcy

    How to Rebuild Credit After Bankruptcy
    To rebuild credit after bankruptcy, you need to have a plan. That plan has to be better than the one that landed you into bankruptcy in the first place. Sure, it’s a huge relief to have all that debt off your shoulders, but the…
  • May 22

    What Is the Role of the Bankruptcy Trustee in Chapter 13?

    What Is the Role of the Bankruptcy Trustee in Chapter 13?
    When you file Chapter 13 bankruptcy, this allows you to reorganize your debt and repay your creditors over a three to five year plan. An appointed bankruptcy trustee will oversee the administration of the repayment plan. Below, Reed Allmand…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 897

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: 1056

Fears Nachwati Law Blog

Fears Nachwati Law Blog

Covers personal injury and bankruptcy.

http://fnlawfirm.com/blogs/
  • Jun 11

    Fears Nachawati Law Firm Submits Complaint Against Pharmaceutical Companies on Behalf of Stephens County, Texa

    Fears Nachawati Law Firm Submits Complaint Against Pharmaceutical Companies on Behalf of Stephens County, Texa
    On behalf of the citizens of Stephens County, Texas, Fears Nachawati Law Firm is taking action to hold big pharmaceuticals companies responsible for deceptive marketing practices that have contributed to the growing opioid addiction crisis.…
  • Jun 8

    What is a Morcellator?

    What is a Morcellator?
    A morcellator is a tool or instrument used during surgery and for decades, it has been frequently used in gynecologic surgery, and more recently, in kidney and spleen surgeries across genders. In the 1990’s, the first electric…
  • Jun 8

    Understanding the Dangers of Roundup and Ensuing Litigation

    Understanding the Dangers of Roundup and Ensuing Litigation
    The popular herbicide, Roundup, was introduced by Monsanto in 1974 and over the course of nearly 35 years, it has grown into the world’s most popular weed killer. Roundup is widely used by farmers, homeowners and landscaping…
Rank this Week: 511

Matt Berkus Blog

Matt Berkus Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt relief.

http://www.mattberkus.com/blog/
  • May 28

    Can Bankruptcy Take My Student Loan Money?

    Can Bankruptcy Take My Student Loan Money?
    This question is easy, but SEO requires me to write at least 300 words. You need to file bankruptcy, but you are in school living off of your student loan money. What happens to student loan money in a bankruptcy? In more technical terms, are…
  • May 18

    Can You Buy a Car During Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

    Can You Buy a Car During Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?
    Chapter 13 Bankruptcies are three to five-year payment plans. Inevitably, life happens. You are in chapter 13 bankruptcy and need a new car. Can you buy, that is finance, a car during your chapter 13 bankruptcy? The short answer to whether…
  • May 18

    What Is Bankruptcy? Really, What Is It?

    What Is Bankruptcy? Really, What Is It?
    As bankruptcy attorneys, we live bankruptcy day in and day out. We sometimes forget to address the basic questions. Aside from a vague understanding of the definition of the word ‘bankruptcy,’ most people don’t know what it…
Rank this Week: 804

Avoidance Action Update Blog

Avoidance Action Update Blog

By A Bayard, P.A. Covers preference actions, fraudulent transfers and everything else under the bankruptcy code's avoidance statutes.

http://avoidanceactionupdate.bayardlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 1038

Mississippi Consumer Help Blog

Mississippi Consumer Help Blog

Covers bankruptcy. By Coxwell Attorneys, PLLC.

http://www.mississippiconsumerhelp.com/
  • May 8

    10 Things you should not do before filing bankruptcy

    10 Things you should not do before filing bankruptcy
    I have listed some of the mistakes people make right before they file bankruptcy. People do these things because of mistaken information they got from someone else. Talk with your bankruptcy lawyer and ask questions. Your lawyer can protect…
  • May 7

    Should you file a Chapter 7 or a Chapter 13?

    Should you file a Chapter 7 or a Chapter 13?
    A chapter 13 bankruptcy can do everything a chapter 7 can do and more. A chapter 13 has  extra tools for special debts. A chapter 13 takes 3-5 years to complete and costs more than a Chapter 7 in the long run. Which one you should file…
  • May 5

    Why you should breakup with your Bank before filing bankruptcy

    Why you should breakup with your Bank before filing bankruptcy
    No matter how much you love your bank, there are a lot of good reasons to leave them if you are going to file bankruptcy.  If you don’t want to leave them, you might want to keep your money somewhere else temporarily. Reason…
Rank this Week: 979

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: 805

Atlanta Bankruptcy Blog

Atlanta Bankruptcy Blog

Covers Georgia bankruptcy. By Jonathan Ginsberg.

http://www.thebklawyer.com/thebkblog
  • Mar 27

    Do You Want to Give Money You Don’t Owe to a Credit Card Company?

    Do You Want to Give Money You Don’t Owe to a Credit Card Company?
    This is not a trick question. I received this letter today from American Express regarding the balance owed by one of my Chapter 13 bankruptcy clients whose case was dismissed.  The letter acknowledges that because of the age of the…
  • Mar 15

    Can You File Bankruptcy if You Have Been the Victim of Identity Theft?

    Can You File Bankruptcy if You Have Been the Victim of Identity Theft?
    If you have been a victim of identity theft, you can file bankruptcy but you need to be prepared for potential complications. Identity theft is a big problem in 2018 and a number of large retailers and even credit bureaus have been hacked.…
  • Jan 8

    How the Georgia “Wildcard” Exemption Can Save You Thousands When You File Bankruptcy

    How the Georgia “Wildcard” Exemption Can Save You Thousands When You File Bankruptcy
    When you file either a Chapter 7 or a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you are allowed to declare certain property as “exempt.” Exempt property does not count as an asset for bankruptcy calculations. This is why you will not have to give up…
Rank this Week: 554

Bankruptcy and Restructuring Blog

Bankruptcy and Restructuring Blog

Offers up-to-date information on bankruptcy, reorganization and creditors' rights. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.bankruptcylawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 587

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: 517

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: 592

Invictus legal Group, PLLC

Invictus legal Group, PLLC

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

http://johnsonwilk.net/bankruptcy/bk/
Rank this Week: 1029

A & L, Licker Law Firm Blog

A & L, Licker Law Firm Blog

Covers consumer bankruptcy, foreclosure and debt in Missouri and Illinois.

http://www.lickerlawfirm.com/blog/
  • Sep 1

    Student Loan Lawsuit

    Student Loan Lawsuit
    We meet people almost every day that have large student loan payments.  Unfortunately, as we have discussed in the past, most student loans are not dischargeable.  While the payments can be made through a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy,…
  • Feb 22

    Bankruptcy and Continuing Medical Care

    Bankruptcy and Continuing Medical Care
    When considering filing for bankruptcy there are a number of factors to evaluate. Many of our clients are facing serious financial and emotional losses, perhaps even including foreclosure of a home or repossession of a vehicle. We can help…
  • Feb 12

    Why Can the Trustee Require me to Turn over my Income Tax Refund?

    Why Can the Trustee Require me to Turn over my Income Tax Refund?
    Often we receive inquiries as to why the trustee in a chapter 7 bankruptcy case is requesting a debtor's income tax refund.  The client will call and state that they received word that their trustee filed a notice stating he is taking an…
Rank this Week: 1057

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
  • Jun 17

    WHAT TO DO WHEN YOUR CHAPTER 13 PLAN DOESN’T “WORK” ANYMORE PART 3

    WHAT TO DO WHEN YOUR CHAPTER 13 PLAN DOESN’T “WORK” ANYMORE PART 3
    In my last two blogs I’ve written about a common problem with chapter 13: a client’s financial situation has changed during the time the chapter 13 case is pending, and making a monthly chapter 13 payment to the trustee,…
  • Jun 16

    The Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Process in Minnesota

    The Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Process in Minnesota
    In many ways, federal and state laws outside bankruptcy are very pro-creditor. For example, a moneylender in Minnesota may begin the auto repossession process after just one late payment. Most creditors will try to work something out with the…
  • Jun 15

    The Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Proce

    The Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Proce
    Since the early 1800s, the Supreme Court has consistently held that bankruptcy is designed to give honest but unfortunate debtors a fresh start. Many notable individuals and businesses, from Henry Ford in the early 1900s to General Motors in…
Rank this Week: 1598

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
  • Jun 17

    WHAT TO DO WHEN YOUR CHAPTER 13 PLAN DOESN’T “WORK” ANYMORE PART 3

    WHAT TO DO WHEN YOUR CHAPTER 13 PLAN DOESN’T “WORK” ANYMORE PART 3
    In my last two blogs I’ve written about a common problem with chapter 13: a client’s financial situation has changed during the time the chapter 13 case is pending, and making a monthly chapter 13 payment to the trustee,…
  • Jun 16

    The Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Process in Minnesota

    The Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Process in Minnesota
    In many ways, federal and state laws outside bankruptcy are very pro-creditor. For example, a moneylender in Minnesota may begin the auto repossession process after just one late payment. Most creditors will try to work something out with the…
  • Jun 15

    The Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Proce

    The Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Proce
    Since the early 1800s, the Supreme Court has consistently held that bankruptcy is designed to give honest but unfortunate debtors a fresh start. Many notable individuals and businesses, from Henry Ford in the early 1900s to General Motors in…
Rank this Week: 1334

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 16

    Claudia Blackwell for Judge

    Claudia Blackwell for Judge
    ST. PETERSBURG – It is with great pride and excitement that the law firm of Ayo & Iken is supporting our St. Petersburg-based Attorney Claudia Elizabeth Blackwell in her campaign for election as Circuit Court judge in…
  • Jun 16

    Protected: Claudia Blackwell for Judge

    Protected: Claudia Blackwell for Judge
    There is no excerpt because this is a protected post. The post Protected: Claudia Blackwell for Judge appeared first on Ayo and Iken.
  • May 27

    How to Catch a Sex Predator—Sex Sting Operations Uncovered

    How to Catch a Sex Predator—Sex Sting Operations Uncovered
    In 2017, Florida police arrested 277 people in a sex sting operation. Those arrested included pharmacists, police officers and doctors. The sex sting operation, known as “Operation No Tricks, No Treats,” ran from October 10th to…
Rank this Week: 2202

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
  • Jun 15

    Personal Injury and Criminal Defense Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Personal Injury and Criminal Defense Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
  • May 18

    Family Law Child Custody Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Family Law Child Custody Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
    There is nothing more difficult for a family to go through than a divorce. But perhaps even more heartbreaking is the separation and distance placed between parents and children over the issue and decision of child custody arrangements…
  • May 14

    Family Attorneys of Northern Kentucky

    Family Attorneys of Northern Kentucky
    Over the past couple of decades, we have been very pleased to see people become far more aware of the importance of having a will, a power of attorney, and a living will.  People used to act as if nothing was going to happen to them and…
Rank this Week: 2584

Bankruptcy Topics

Bankruptcy Topics

Covers consumer bankruptcy laws in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. By Doug Beaton.

http://www.douglasbeaton.com
  • Jun 15

    Don’t panic is you see zeros on your credit report after bankruptcy

    Don’t panic is you see zeros on your credit report after bankruptcy
    Clients often call me months or years after their bankruptcies are finished with a version of the same complaint: “I just checked my credit report, and my [car loan, mortgage, etc.] shows a zero balance. Plus, the payments I’m…
  • Jun 14

    What would you need to stop a foreclosure sale on your house?

    What would you need to stop a foreclosure sale on your house?
    If a foreclosure sale has been scheduled on a property you own, and the auction date is looming, and you are thinking about filing a bankruptcy case to stop the sale, what exactly will it take to get the sale postponed? Maybe not as much as…
  • Jun 13

    How to protect your tax refund when you file bankruptcy

    How to protect your tax refund when you file bankruptcy
    Expecting a tax refund from the IRS or Massachusetts DOR? Thinking about filing a bankruptcy case to get rid of debt? Fine — but take a minute to think about how the two are related. Tax refunds are hidden assets in bankruptcy cases.…
Rank this Week: 4185

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Jun 15

    The Process of Stepparent Adoption in Georgia

    The Process of Stepparent Adoption in Georgia
    A stepparent can play an important role in the development of a child, particularly if the child is young. In some cases, stepparent adoption may be an avenue worth pursuing. However, the success of this process will often depend on the…
  • Jun 13

    Five Things You Should Do After a Georgia Car Wreck

    Five Things You Should Do After a Georgia Car Wreck
    In the aftermath of a Georgia car wreck, many people are shocked and confused about what to do. Although most of us will be involved in a wreck at some point in our lives, few of us are prepared for it. However, our actions in the hours and…
  • Jun 11

    The Difference Between Marital Assets and Separate Assets in Georgia Divorce Law

    The Difference Between Marital Assets and Separate Assets in Georgia Divorce Law
    The division of property during a divorce in Georgia focuses on marital assets and separate assets. Georgia is not alone in this approach. However, it’s not always easy to distinguish whether an asset should be classified as separate or…
Rank this Week: 2178

Sader Law Firm Blog

Sader Law Firm Blog

Covers bankruptcy, collections and student loans.

http://www.saderlawfirm.com/blog
  • Jun 15

    3 Things That Happen to Your Tax Returns During a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

    3 Things That Happen to Your Tax Returns During a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
    This is syndicated content that was originally published on AVVO.com by Attorney Christopher J. Cusack of Sader Law Firm. A common question people have when filing for Chapter 13 bankruptcy is: “What’s going to happen to my…
  • Jun 14

    Mechanic’s Lien Defense – Move It or Lose It!

    Mechanic’s Lien Defense – Move It or Lose It!
    This is syndicated content that was originally published on AVVO.com by Attorney Michael J. Wambolt of Sader Law Firm. Spring and summer kick off home improvement season here in Missouri and around the country. History shows a correlation…
  • Jun 11

    If You Lose Your Job, Filing for Bankruptcy Can Help

    If You Lose Your Job, Filing for Bankruptcy Can Help
    Most of us have monthly payments on credit cards, rent, mortgages, student loans or vehicles. When you lose your job, you may be suddenly unable to afford these payments. This is especially true if you cannot access unemployment benefits or…
Rank this Week: 1340

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

By the Moran Law Group.

http://www.bankruptcysoapbox.com/
  • Jun 15

    Life And Death of Debt In California

    Life And Death of Debt In California
    CPR has its place when human life is involved. Human life is precious. But if what’s dying is the legal right to collect a debt, not so fast. You don’t want to breathe new life into an old debt that is legally dead. Yet you can do…
  • Jun 4

    Life After Bankruptcy: What’s It Really Like?

    Life After Bankruptcy: What’s It Really Like?
    What’s life really like after bankruptcy? Everyone suffering through financial difficulties wants to know whether filing bankruptcy just trades one form of pain for another. Will you be shut out of the American dream forever?…
  • Jun 2

    5 Things To Do When You Have Been Sued

    5 Things To Do When You Have Been Sued
    The ring on the doorbell was a process server. Bingo!  You’ve been sued. Now what? Breathe deeply and work your way through this five step check list.  Then I’ll suggest some options. Scout the territory 1. Look at the…
Rank this Week: 1945

New York Debt Relief Blog

New York Debt Relief Blog

Discusses bankruptcy, debt settlement, debt lawsuits, credit repair, and other facets of debt relief. By the Law Office of Simon Goldenberg, PLLC.

http://www.goldenbergfirm.com/Debt-Relief-Blog.aspx
  • Jun 13

    How Can I Get Help with Student Loan Debt?

    How Can I Get Help with Student Loan Debt?
    Student loan debt haunts countless individuals, often making them feel trapped. Many are generally unaware that there are actually ways for some of these debts to be settled, canceled, or discharged, which can ultimately provide the…
  • Jun 13

    How Can I Get Help with Student Loan Debt in New Jersey?

    How Can I Get Help with Student Loan Debt in New Jersey?
    Student loan debt haunts countless individuals, often making them feel trapped. Many are generally unaware that there are actually some ways for these debts to be canceled or discharged, which can ultimately provide the financial relief…
  • Jun 1

    How Do I Know if I Need to File for Bankruptcy?

    How Do I Know if I Need to File for Bankruptcy?
    If you are struggling to pay off your debts and can never seem to make a dent in them, you might be wondering if you need to file for bankruptcy. For many, the word itself inspires some fear and uncertainty, but the fact is that…
Rank this Week: 2556

Simon Resnik Hayes Bankruptcy Blog

Simon Resnik Hayes Bankruptcy Blog

Features bankruptcy updates & news in Los Angeles.

http://www.simonresnik.com/blog/
  • Jun 13

    Can You Get a Personal Loan After Bankrutpcy?

    Can You Get a Personal Loan After Bankrutpcy?
    Most people facing bankrutpcy – and there are a lot (according to the American Bankruptcy Institute close to 766,700 individuals and businesses filed for bankruptcy in 2017) – fear that they’ll be unable to ever secure a…
  • May 22

    Filing an Emergency Bankruptcy Petition

    Filing an Emergency Bankruptcy Petition
    Being in debt can be an overwhelming experience that can feel insurmountable and impossible. But those debt situations can become dire when you are faced with foreclosure, repossession, wage garnishment, eviction or other creditor…
  • May 8

    What is an Unlawful Detainer?

    What is an Unlawful Detainer?
    You own a property owner or a landlord and some tenants have been unable to pay. As a result, you are forced into an unlawful detainer proceeding, also known as an eviction. But what are your legal rights and what are the next steps for this…
Rank this Week: 1412

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
Rank this Week: 2916

Nebraska Debt & Bankrtupcy Blog

Nebraska Debt & Bankrtupcy Blog

By Samuel J. Turco Jr.

http://www.nebraskadebtbankruptcyblog.com/
  • Jun 11

    Gage County Loses Court Appeal–Moves Closer to Chapter 9 Bankruptcy

    Gage County Loses Court Appeal–Moves Closer to Chapter 9 Bankruptcy
    The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals has turned away an appeal of a $28.1 million dollar judgment awarded to 6 plaintiffs (commonly referred to as the Beatrice Six) for damages imposed by a federal jury for a reckless investigation and…
  • Apr 28

    Do you need financial therapy?

    Do you need financial therapy?
    Money is a complicated topic. It is often very obvious what a person must do to improve their financial situation, but getting someone to change their financial habits and attitudes is hard. Good financial advice seems to go in one ear and…
  • Feb 10

    Digital Signatures Allowed in Nebraska Bankruptcy Court

    Digital Signatures Allowed in Nebraska Bankruptcy Court
    Nebraska becomes the first bankruptcy court in the nation to allow debtors to sign bankruptcy petitions digitally. An amendment to Nebraska Rule of Bankruptcy Procedulre 9011-1 became effective February 5 allowing attorney to use services…
Rank this Week: 1871

Bankruptcy Truth Blog

Bankruptcy Truth Blog

By Walker & Walker Law Offices PLLC.

http://bankruptcytruth.com/blog
  • Jun 11

    Minnesota Changes Bankruptcy Laws to Protect Health Savings Accounts (HSAs)

    Minnesota Changes Bankruptcy Laws to Protect Health Savings Accounts (HSAs)
    The Minnesota legislature recently passed a law to make the first $25,000 that a person has in a Health Savings Account or HSA exempt from bankruptcy and exempt from judgment creditors or debt collectors who are trying to collect.  This…
  • Feb 1

    New Year, New You?

    New Year, New You?
    Now you’ve recovered form the festive period, then perhaps you’ve already decided what you’re going to focus on this year, and have decided what New Year, New You means for you this year. What are your goals? Maybe New Year,…
  • Feb 1

    New Year, New You?

    New Year, New You?
    Now you’ve recovered form the festive period, then perhaps you’ve already decided what you’re going to focus on this year, and have decided what New Year, New You means for you this year. What are your goals? Maybe New Year,…
Rank this Week: 2152

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Jun 11

    Must-Have Financial iPhone App

    Must-Have Financial iPhone App
    Anyone who has successfully made it through a Texas bankruptcy or credit counseling knows that a budget is absolutely essential to eliminating and avoiding debilitating debt. Keeping a budget can be extremely difficult for many people, but…
  • Jun 6

    Proposed Changes to Student Loans in Bankruptcy

    Proposed Changes to Student Loans in Bankruptcy
    Student loan debt is extremely difficult to wipe out in bankruptcy, even for an experienced Dallas bankruptcy attorney. Even though student loan debt is technically unsecured, non-priority debt (the kind that gets eliminated in bankruptcy),…
  • May 23

    Some Student Loans can be Discharged in Bankruptcy

    Some Student Loans can be Discharged in Bankruptcy
    Student Loan debt in America is the highest it’s ever been with debts owing $1.3 trillion in outstanding student loan debt, affecting 44 million borrowers. With student debt now ranking 2nd among overall consumer debt in the US,…
Rank this Week: 3486

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Jun 11

    Must-Have Financial iPhone App

    Must-Have Financial iPhone App
    Anyone who has successfully made it through a Texas bankruptcy or credit counseling knows that a budget is absolutely essential to eliminating and avoiding debilitating debt. Keeping a budget can be extremely difficult for many people, but…
  • Jun 6

    Proposed Changes to Student Loans in Bankruptcy

    Proposed Changes to Student Loans in Bankruptcy
    Student loan debt is extremely difficult to wipe out in bankruptcy, even for an experienced Dallas bankruptcy attorney. Even though student loan debt is technically unsecured, non-priority debt (the kind that gets eliminated in bankruptcy),…
  • May 23

    Some Student Loans can be Discharged in Bankruptcy

    Some Student Loans can be Discharged in Bankruptcy
    Student Loan debt in America is the highest it’s ever been with debts owing $1.3 trillion in outstanding student loan debt, affecting 44 million borrowers. With student debt now ranking 2nd among overall consumer debt in the US,…
Rank this Week: 3297

Richard West Law Office Blog

Richard West Law Office Blog

Covers bankruptcy and the debt relief process.

https://www.debtfreeohio.com/bankruptcy-information/
  • Jun 11

    Ohio Debt Settlement Guideline

    Ohio Debt Settlement Guideline
    There may come a time when you find yourself in a debt situation that leads to considering an Ohio debt settlement. Unfortunately, some consumers find themselves being sued for debt even after participating in the debt settlement program for…
  • Jun 6

    Can I keep my Tools in Bankruptcy?

    Can I keep my Tools in Bankruptcy?
    Can I keep my tools in bankruptcy is a fairly common question when conducting a credit counseling or Ohio bankruptcy consultation. If you are employed in an occupation that requires tools you’ll be glad to know that the US Bankruptcy…
  • May 23

    Popular and Current Bankruptcy Book

    Popular and Current Bankruptcy Book
    Bankruptcy is one of the lesser written about areas of the United States Legal system. Next to tax law, bankruptcy law is the utmost complicated forms of law and so seeking out an expert in the form of a bankruptcy attorney will ensure you…
Rank this Week: 1780

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/
  • Jun 11

    Credit Counseling v. Bankruptcy in Jacksonville, Florida

    Credit Counseling v. Bankruptcy in Jacksonville, Florida
    Many times, I meet with potential clients who are in the process of weighing credit counseling v. bankruptcy in Jacksonville, Florida in hopes of achieving debt relief. These potential clients, who largely become clients, want to know what…
  • May 29

    How to rebuild your Credit Score after Bankruptcy?

    How to rebuild your Credit Score after Bankruptcy?
    How to rebuild your credit score after bankruptcy is a question I get asked from just about all of my clients. It is one of the most important unanimous concerns clients seem to have going into bankruptcy and it should be. In fact, the toll…
  • May 21

    The MEANS Test and Allowable Deductions in Jacksonville, Florida

    The MEANS Test and Allowable Deductions in Jacksonville, Florida
    I have written many blog posts over the years concerning the MEANS test in Jacksonville, Florida and the deductions that can be used. To jog your memory, the MEANS test is required when your income is above the median income in your state for…
Rank this Week: 2676

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/
  • Jun 10

    Florida’s Hardest Hit Program for Mortgage Relief has Closed for New Application

    Florida’s Hardest Hit Program for Mortgage Relief has Closed for New Application
    During the mortgage meltdown, many homeowners received financial assistance from a fund set up by Florida called Florida’s Hardest Hit Program.  This was primarily for folks whose income dropped during the recession.  Due to…
  • Jun 9

    When is a debt considered “consumer” debt for debt collection protections to kick in?

    When is a debt considered “consumer” debt for debt collection protections to kick in?
    Most of our debt collection laws in Florida apply only for consumer debt, not business debt.  Sometimes the answer is not quite clear as to what type of debt is involved.  What if for instance you operate a business and took out a…
  • Jun 7

    Tenants Protected in Foreclosure Against Landlord

    Tenants Protected in Foreclosure Against Landlord
    Both tenants and third party investors should be very happy that a new federal law goes into effect on June 23, 2018, that protects tenants in foreclosure.  Basically additional notice is required and the tenants even have the right to…
Rank this Week: 2735

Walinski & Associates, P.C. Blog

Walinski & Associates, P.C. Blog

Covers debt collection.

http://www.walinskilaw.com/chicago-collections-lawyer
  • Jun 8

    Key Differences Between Forbearance and Loan Modification

    Key Differences Between Forbearance and Loan Modification
    When a borrower is defaulting or about to default on a loan, the lender can offer to modify the loan agreement to allow the borrower to repay the debt and avoid the consequences of violating the agreement. Loan forbearance is a tool that…
  • May 24

    Illinois Considering Five Changes to Debt Collection Law

    Illinois Considering Five Changes to Debt Collection Law
    A group of Illinois State Representatives has introduced a package of bills that are meant to increase debtor protection against creditors. The bills are all stalled at the committee level, putting their future in doubt. However, that is…
  • May 8

    Congress Proposes Law to Exempt Creditor Lawyers from Debt Collection Regulation

    Congress Proposes Law to Exempt Creditor Lawyers from Debt Collection Regulation
    The U.S. House of Representatives is considering legislation that would exempt creditors’ rights lawyers from the federal regulations meant for debt collectors. The Practice of Law Technical Clarification Act would amend both the Fair…
Rank this Week: 2155

Chris Wesner Law Office Blog

Chris Wesner Law Office Blog

Discusses bankruptcy and criminal law.

http://www.chriswesnerlaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1540

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure law. By Parker DuFresne.

http://www.florida-bankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 6

    What Happens to Joint Debts After Divorce in Florida?

    What Happens to Joint Debts After Divorce in Florida?
    Joint debt is considered to be any debt created by one or both spouses during the marriage. Upon divorce in Florida, the court decides which spouse is responsible for which joint debt. However, divorce court orders do not affect creditors,…
  • May 23

    Does Bankruptcy Eliminate Medical Debt

    Does Bankruptcy Eliminate Medical Debt
    Far too many Americans find themselves in a financial crisis because of soaring medical costs. All it takes is one trip to the emergency room or a bad diagnosis for things to spiral out of control. But there are options. Will your medical…
  • May 10

    How Does Divorce Impact my Insurance Policies?

    How Does Divorce Impact my Insurance Policies?
    Going through a major life change like divorce can leave you with questions about the many details that must be addressed. For example, how do you deal with your insurance policies when you get a divorce in Florida? With insurance plans…
Rank this Week: 3322