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Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Nov 20

    News Headlines for Nov 20, 2017

    News Headlines for Nov 20, 2017
    Payless Announces Strategic Initiatives to Further Transformation
  • Nov 20

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Nov 20, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Nov 20, 2017
    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.…
  • Nov 19

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Nov 19, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Nov 19, 2017
    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: 13

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
  • 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…
  • Oct 15

    Student Loans and the Elderly: How to Stop Student Loan Collectors and Social Security Garnishment

    Student Loans and the Elderly: How to Stop Student Loan Collectors and Social Security Garnishment
    An increasing number of our senior citizens are faced with the same problems faced by many of our young adults: student loans. A recent PBS story, “More older Americans than ever are struggling with student debt,” highlights…
  • Sep 6

    Yes You Can Refile Your Chapter 13 Case, But Should You?

    Yes You Can Refile Your Chapter 13 Case, But Should You?
    If you are facing a foreclosure, vehicle repossession, wage garnishment or other financial crisis, Chapter 13 bankruptcy can be a great tool to stop the chaos.  As the type of bankruptcy that includes a repayment plan, Chapter 13 can…
Rank this Week: 76

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Nov 15

    Dozens of Dairy Queens Close amid Texas Bankruptcy

    Dozens of Dairy Queens Close amid Texas Bankruptcy
    Dairy Queen Franchise owner Vasari LLC, based in Irving, Texas, announced this week that it would be filling for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and closing nearly 30 stores as a result of the bankruptcy restructuring. The affected Ice Cream…
  • Nov 12

    Bureau of Consumer Protection issues new rules on Payday Loan

    Bureau of Consumer Protection issues new rules on Payday Loan
    On October 5th, 2017, The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection issued new rules to help further protect consumers from payday loans, title loans, and other similar types of high-cost installment loans. These measures are aimed at…
  • Nov 8

    Will I Lose My Home in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

    Will I Lose My Home in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?
    While Chapter 7 bankruptcy is a highly sought after form of debt relief, many clients worry about losing their home as a result of filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Therefore, it’s important to know what happens to a home you own when you…
Rank this Week: 234

The Law firm of Vaughn & Weber,…

The Law firm of Vaughn & Weber, PLLC

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

http://vaughnweberlaw.com
  • Apr 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…
  • Apr 13

    Punitive Damages for DWI that causes Injury

    Punitive Damages for DWI that causes Injury
    Personal Injury Actions Involving DWI’s May Lead to Punitive Damages Individuals who are injured by a person driving while intoxicated may be entitled to punitive damages in addition to the compensatory damages that awarded.  The…
  • Apr 10

    Industrial Code Violation

    Industrial Code Violation
    INDUSTRIAL CODE VIOLATIONS New York Courts are littered with Labor Law 241(6) claims that hinge on whether the correct industrial codes have been plead and supported with admissible evidence.  For a person injured in a construction…
Rank this Week: 292

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: 263

Denver Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Denver Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy, foreclosure and debt collection. By the Law Office of Clark Daniel Dray.

http://www.debtfreecolorado.com/denver-bankruptcy-lawyer-blog/
  • Nov 13

    Freedom Debt Relief Sued for Misleading Consumer

    Freedom Debt Relief Sued for Misleading Consumer
    Offers for debt settlement and debt repayment plans often sound too-good-to-be-true. According to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau "a U.S. government agency that makes sure banks, lenders, and other financial companies treat you…
  • Dec 7

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Timeline

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Timeline
    Chapter 7 bankruptcy may seem intimidating, but as you can tell from the following infographic, the steps that go into successfully completing your case are pretty straightforward. The post Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Timeline appeared first on…
  • Nov 2

    Bankruptcy and Your Credit Report – Frequently Asked Question

    Bankruptcy and Your Credit Report – Frequently Asked Question
    How Does a Bankruptcy Affect my Credit Score? If you’ve been doing a great job making payments on your debts, bankruptcy will have a significant impact on your credit score in the short term. However, by the time you start…
Rank this Week: 381

Oregon and Washington Bankruptcy…

Oregon and Washington Bankruptcy Blog

Provides bankruptcy information for people living in Oregon and Washington. By the Northwest Debt Relief Law Firm.

http://nwdrlf.com/blog/
  • Oct 27

    Overview of Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in Oregon and Washington

    Overview of Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in Oregon and Washington
    Sometimes it's helpful to have kind of a global or overhead view of a process before drilling down in into the particulars. What follows is a view of Chapter 7 bankruptcy in Oregon and Washington from 30,000 feet up. I mean that both…
  • Oct 25

    Oregon, Bankruptcy and Marijuana

    Oregon, Bankruptcy and Marijuana
    So you were in the marijuana business or worked in it and things didn’t work out. Now you are thinking about filing bankruptcy and wonder what effect, if any, your former business or employer is going to have on you.  As…
  • Oct 23

    The Phantom Bankruptcy Discharge for the Washington Non-filing Spouse

    The Phantom Bankruptcy Discharge for the Washington Non-filing Spouse
    A little known secret about bankruptcy in Washington is that you can get most of the benefits of a bankruptcy discharge even if your spouse filed and you don’t. This is so because of Section 523(a)(5) of the bankruptcy code, a little…
Rank this Week: 431

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Provides bankruptcy information for Northern Virginia.

http://robertweed.com/category/blog/
  • Oct 26

    U S Senate Ignores The Seventh Amendment

    U S Senate Ignores The Seventh Amendment
    U S Senate Votes to Override Bill of Rights Last night, the United States Senate blocked an effort to restore a neglected part of America’s Bill of Rights: The Seventh Amendment to the Constitution. The Seventh Amendment grantees a jury…
  • Oct 5

    Two years after bankruptcy, Jim gets 3.25% car loan

    Two years after bankruptcy, Jim gets 3.25% car loan
    Two years after bankruptcy, Jim gets 3.25% car loan Just got an email from Jim, who filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy with me in 2015.  His case was approved and discharged in May 2017.  In August 2017, he got a car loan at 3.25%. I…
  • Sep 1

    Consumer Finance Protection Bureau Knocks Out A Scam

    Consumer Finance Protection Bureau Knocks Out A Scam
    CFPB Knocks Out Another Scam Yesterday, the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau put another credit repair outfit out of business. This was National Credit Advisors.  These folks claimed that you can use them to “free yourself from…
Rank this Week: 409

Bankruptcy Blog

Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt management. By Allmand Law.

https://www.allmandlaw.com/Blog.aspx
  • Oct 25

    How to File for Bankruptcy with Student Loan

    How to File for Bankruptcy with Student Loan
    Higher education is a critical investment for the future, and it has become a commodity younger generations, as well as older generations looking to start new careers, are required to have by more and more companies when beginning their…
  • Oct 6

    What is the Bankruptcy Means Test?

    What is the Bankruptcy Means Test?
    In 2005, lawmakers passed the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention & Consumer Protection Act (BAPCPA) and made several significant changes to U.S. bankruptcy laws. BAPCPA affected both consumer and business bankruptcies by creating a new…
  • Sep 21

    Where Does Bankruptcy Money Come From?

    Where Does Bankruptcy Money Come From?
    Bankruptcy is a debt relief process that enables consumers with insurmountable debt loads and financial struggles to gain control of their economic health. Achieving this goal and obtaining a brighter financial future will depend on the…
Rank this Week: 442

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure in Florida.

http://laniganpl.com/
  • Jan 31

    Only the Lanigans Handle Your Case

    Only the Lanigans Handle Your Case
    When you hire Winter Park Florida attorney Eric Lanigan or attorney Roddy Lanigan of Lanigan and Lanigan, only the Lanigans handle your case. Eric and Roddy work on cases together and they’re the people in charge of the case.…
  • Jan 30

    Florida Law the Lanigans Practice

    Florida Law the Lanigans Practice
    Eric Lanigan's practice areas are predominantly what I would classify as general civil litigation primarily dealing with business issues like: Breach of contract Fraud Embezzlement Real estate Anything business law related We handle just…
  • Jan 27

    Does Your Attorney Have the Experience to Win a Case?

    Does Your Attorney Have the Experience to Win a Case?
    Winter Park Florida attorney Eric Lanigan says that more important that experience is: perseverance. Is your attorney prepared to relentlessly pursue your case? That means never letting go of trying to reach a successful conclusion.
Rank this Week: 337

Sader Law Firm Blog

Sader Law Firm Blog

Covers bankruptcy, collections and student loans.

http://www.saderlawfirm.com/blog
  • Nov 20

    What Steps Can I Take to Improve My Credit Scores?

    What Steps Can I Take to Improve My Credit Scores?
    Your credit scores are used by lenders to determine whether you are a credit risk. Many lenders use FICO credit scores, which were developed by the Fair Isaac Corporation. Lenders also use different versions of FICO scores. There is more than…
  • Nov 15

    What Are Common Errors on Credit Reports?

    What Are Common Errors on Credit Reports?
    Errors on your three credit reports could reduce your access to credit and certain types of employment. Unfortunately, credit reporting errors are quite common. According to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), it received 43,000…
  • Nov 13

    How Can I Spot Student Loan Scams?

    How Can I Spot Student Loan Scams?
    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), 11 state Attorneys General (AGs) and the District of Columbia recently launched Operation “Game of Loans” to shut down scammers who were ripping off struggling student loan borrowers. As a…
Rank this Week: 744

Southern California Bankruptcy Law…

Southern California Bankruptcy Law Blog

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

http://www.southerncaliforniabankruptcylawblog.com
  • Nov 13

    Harvey Weinstein, et al., and Bankruptcy

    Harvey Weinstein, et al., and Bankruptcy
    For those of you who have been living in a cave without access to any news of the day, I would bring you up to speed on the ever expanding sex abuse/sexual harassment scandal that implicates many famous Hollywood types, politicians, religious…
  • Oct 4

    The Ninth Circuit’s Martin Decision

    The Ninth Circuit’s Martin Decision
    I have written several times about discharging income tax debt in bankruptcy.  Some time ago I wrote a post that dealt with the question of whether a return filed after a substitute for return is a return for bankruptcy discharge…
  • Oct 4

    The Ninth Circuit’s Martin Decision

    The Ninth Circuit’s Martin Decision
    I have written several times about discharging income tax debt in bankruptcy.  Some time ago I wrote a post that dealt with the question of whether a return filed after a substitute for return is a return for bankruptcy discharge…
Rank this Week: 970

The Insolvency Blog

The Insolvency Blog

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

http://theinsolvencyblog.typepad.com/
  • Nov 13

    Pacific Drilling Files Ch. 11 Bankruptcy in New York

    Pacific Drilling Files Ch. 11 Bankruptcy in New York
    On November 12, 2017, Pacific Drilling S.A. (the “Debtor”), a Luxembourg public limited liability company, and certain of its affiliates[1] (collectively, the “Debtors”) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States…
  • Nov 8

    ExGen Texas Power, LLC Files Ch. 11 Bankruptcy in Delaware

    ExGen Texas Power, LLC Files Ch. 11 Bankruptcy in Delaware
    On November 7, 2017, ExGen Texas Power, LLC (the “Debtor”), a Delaware corporation, and certain of its affiliates[1] (collectively, the “Debtors”) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States Bankruptcy Court for…
  • Jun 20

    Lower Courts Interpret U.S. Supreme Court's Jevic Decision

    Lower Courts Interpret U.S. Supreme Court's Jevic Decision
    In Czyzewski v. Jevic Holding Corp., the United States Supreme Court made clear that bankruptcy courts cannot approve structured dismissals that provide for distributions in violation of the Bankruptcy Code’s priority scheme without the…
Rank this Week: 1003

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

By the Moran Law Group.

http://www.bankruptcysoapbox.com/
  • Nov 6

    The Only 3 Times Filing Bankruptcy Is Worth It

    The Only 3 Times Filing Bankruptcy Is Worth It
      Facing financial trouble, there are only three times when it makes sense to file bankruptcy.  None of them is labeled “last resort”. Yet financial-advice gurus keep saying, bankruptcy should be your last resort. That…
  • Oct 23

    Locked Out Of Court: The Not-So-Fine-Print Arbitration Clause

    Locked Out Of Court: The Not-So-Fine-Print Arbitration Clause
    Equifax and the CFPB have teamed up, sort of, to focus attention on consumer rights when dealing with huge consumer businesses.  Equifax, alongside Wells Fargo of the millions of unauthorized bank accounts, want to limit their…
  • Oct 20

    The Perils Of Car Shopping Add Up

    The Perils Of Car Shopping Add Up
    Getting fleeced at the car dealership is all too common. The ways to get taken, bamboozled, oversold, and generally ripped off are too numerous to count. But the good folks at NCLC have studied the car-buying extras and add-ons that pad the…
Rank this Week: 786

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 620

Bankruptcy Topics

Bankruptcy Topics

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

http://www.douglasbeaton.com
  • Oct 20

    Median income levels for the bankruptcy means test

    Median income levels for the bankruptcy means test
    Median income levels are used by the bankruptcy court to determine whether a debtor qualifies for a Chapter 7 case, and also to determine if a Chapter 13 debtor must file a three year plan or a five year plan. As of 2017, the median income…
  • Jul 6

    New rules on credit reports may leave them looking skimpier — and less accurate

    New rules on credit reports may leave them looking skimpier — and less accurate
    Starting July 1, 2017, important rules for credit reporting agencies have changed, and the changes may have a big impact on both the curious consumer who just wants to check his score, and the debtor seriously thinking about filing for…
  • May 24

    Midland Funding survives bankruptcy scare in Supreme Court

    Midland Funding survives bankruptcy scare in Supreme Court
    Midland Funding, the giant California-based debt buyer, narrowly escaped judgment in the United States Supreme Court in May 2017, when the nation’s highest justices ruled 5-3 that they couldn’t be sued by a bankrupt debtor for…
Rank this Week: 606

Bankruptcy Advice Blog

Bankruptcy Advice Blog

Covers bankruptcy in Ontario, Canada. By Bankruptcy Ontario.

http://bankruptcy-ontario.org/bankruptcy-advice/
  • Oct 13

    Can I Travel Or Move If I Filed Bankruptcy In Ontario?

    Can I Travel Or Move If I Filed Bankruptcy In Ontario?
    Bankruptcy. It’s a scary word. I don’t think I have ever met anyone who likes the word ‘bankruptcy’. A lot of that fear and dislike comes from a lack of understanding of what bankruptcy is and how it works. My offices…
  • Sep 8

    What’s Included in My Bankruptcy Record & Who Can See It?

    What’s Included in My Bankruptcy Record & Who Can See It?
    While personal bankruptcy information is publicly recorded, it’s not broadcasted like corporate bankruptcies.  There are several places where bankruptcy information can be found. 1. In your Licensed Insolvency Trustee’s…
  • Aug 11

    I Want to Declare Bankruptcy But…

    I Want to Declare Bankruptcy But…
    I have been meeting with people for many years – reviewing their situation, discussing the issues that have caused them to fall into a debt crisis, and looking at the options that will best suit their situation. Sometimes people come in…
Rank this Week: 774

Bankruptcy Law Blog

Bankruptcy Law Blog

Covers bankruptcy law, debt counseling, tax resolution, and IRS audit help. By John D. Faucher.

http://johndfaucher.com/blog/
  • May 26

    Could I go to Jail?

    Could I go to Jail?
    My client’s shaking, horrified. She lied on her tax return and worries the IRS will find out when they open the audit.  She thinks she’ll end up in handcuffs if she even talks to the IRS.  She won’t.  …
  • May 17

    IRS Delays Benefit my Client

    IRS Delays Benefit my Client
    The IRS is woefully understaffed: in IRS offices across the country staffing is down 7 to 41% and not one office has seen an increase. Complicated correspondence is not answered timely, or sometimes at all. I have a large collection of…
  • May 14

    IRS Tax Debt Ten-Year Clock

    IRS Tax Debt Ten-Year Clock
    Most people don’t know that the IRS stops trying to collect on tax debt after 10 years. This 10-year clock can be valuable to people who owe back taxes from several years ago. The statute of limitation on collecting tax owed is at 26…
Rank this Week: 780

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://www.georgiabankruptcyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 661

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
  • Nov 20

    The Role of a Trustee in a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

    The Role of a Trustee in a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
    If you’re considering filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in Minnesota, you probably already know how important an experienced Minnesota bankruptcy attorney is to your case (and for reasons why Kain & Scott are the best bankruptcy law…
  • Nov 18

    Be Aware of the Benefits and Dangers of Debt Consolidation Loan

    Be Aware of the Benefits and Dangers of Debt Consolidation Loan
    The economy is tough, and many people are looking for ways to help them manage and eliminate debt. With the rising cost of living, it can be tough for many consumers to even make the minimum payments each month on credit cards, charge cards…
  • Nov 17

    5 Mistakes to Avoid When Filing for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in Minnesota

    5 Mistakes to Avoid When Filing for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in Minnesota
    There are 5 mistakes that may cause your bankruptcy petition to be denied and prevent you from erasing your debt. The 5 mistakes to avoid when filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in Minnesota are: Filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy too soon after…
Rank this Week: 2102

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
  • Nov 20

    The Role of a Trustee in a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

    The Role of a Trustee in a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
    If you’re considering filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in Minnesota, you probably already know how important an experienced Minnesota bankruptcy attorney is to your case (and for reasons why Kain & Scott are the best bankruptcy law…
  • Nov 18

    Be Aware of the Benefits and Dangers of Debt Consolidation Loan

    Be Aware of the Benefits and Dangers of Debt Consolidation Loan
    The economy is tough, and many people are looking for ways to help them manage and eliminate debt. With the rising cost of living, it can be tough for many consumers to even make the minimum payments each month on credit cards, charge cards…
  • Nov 17

    5 Mistakes to Avoid When Filing for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in Minnesota

    5 Mistakes to Avoid When Filing for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in Minnesota
    There are 5 mistakes that may cause your bankruptcy petition to be denied and prevent you from erasing your debt. The 5 mistakes to avoid when filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in Minnesota are: Filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy too soon after…
Rank this Week: 1949

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 20

    Consumers Fight Back Against Robocaller

    Consumers Fight Back Against Robocaller
    Phone scams are on the rise, with the U.S. Department of Justice reporting new investigations almost weekly. Some call and pose as debt collections agencies, seeking repayment of non-existent deaths. Others pose as charity workers. These…
  • Nov 16

    Student Loan Lawsuits Can Fail on Several Ground

    Student Loan Lawsuits Can Fail on Several Ground
    Tens of thousands of student loan lawsuits are filed every year by creditors who allege default on collectively billions of dollars in private student loan debt.  Although we are teetering on the edge of a student loan debt crisis, the…
  • Oct 27

    Banks May Soon Be Able to Block Consumer Protection Lawsuit

    Banks May Soon Be Able to Block Consumer Protection Lawsuit
    A rule created by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to shield consumer rights in the form of class action lawsuits against financial institutions has been voted against by the U.S. Senate – with Vice President Mike Pence casting…
Rank this Week: 3257

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: 2861

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Nov 20

    Four Semis Are Involved in Fiery I-75 Truck Wreck

    Four Semis Are Involved in Fiery I-75 Truck Wreck
    When big rigs collide, the result can often be a fiery crash that leaves drivers dead and seriously injured. Tragically, this was the case in an I-75 truck wreck in Lowndes County in Georgia over the summer. A tractor-trailer driver who was…
  • Nov 16

    New Research Highlights Physical Characteristics of Distracted Driver

    New Research Highlights Physical Characteristics of Distracted Driver
    We all know distracted driving claims lives and leaves people injured. It has not stopped distracted drivers continuing to check their phones at the wheel, endangering others. Now new research from the University of Houston and the Texas…
  • Nov 14

    16 Atlanta Postal Workers Are Arrested for Alleged Drug Trafficking

    16 Atlanta Postal Workers Are Arrested for Alleged Drug Trafficking
    Drug trafficking is taken very seriously by the federal authorities. However, in a recent case in Georgia, it’s federal workers who are facing charges of accepting bribes to deliver packages of cocaine. In August, the U.S. Department of…
Rank this Week: 2640

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/
  • Nov 19

    What Happens After Filing For Bankruptcy?

    What Happens After Filing For Bankruptcy?
    If you are considering filing for bankruptcy, you likely want to know what exactly happens once you do so. However if you want to know if filing for bankruptcy is a good idea and whether chapter 7 or chapter 13… Read more › The…
  • Oct 18

    How Do Mortgage Payments Work?

    How Do Mortgage Payments Work?
    Figuring out what you owe on your mortgage can be very difficult, especially when you likely have to go in circles with your loan servicer to get a competent person to answer the phone with regard to how your mortgage… Read more…
  • Jul 30

    Can a Business File Bankruptcy?

    Can a Business File Bankruptcy?
    Can a Business File for Bankruptcy?  Yes a business can file for bankruptcy, but a business owner will need to determine whether it will make sense to file a business bankruptcy, or deal with the debts on a personal level… Read…
Rank this Week: 3374

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Covers corporate bankruptcy proceedings. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

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

    Real Industry Inc. Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Relief in Delaware

    Real Industry Inc. Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Relief in Delaware
    On November 17, 2017, Real Industry, Inc., along with its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively the “Debtors” or “Real Industry”), filed a petition for relief under Chapter 11 in the Bankruptcy Court for the…
  • Nov 18

    No 2004 Discovery Allowed When There is a Pending Proceeding

    No 2004 Discovery Allowed When There is a Pending Proceeding
    In a short opinion entered November 14, 2017 Judge Gross of the Delaware Bankruptcy Court denied a motion of an interested party to “Attend and Participate in the Rule 2004 Examinations to be Conducted by the…
  • Nov 14

    Amending Complaints 101 by Judge Gross – Physiotherapy Holding

    Amending Complaints 101 by Judge Gross – Physiotherapy Holding
    In a 10-page decision signed November 6, 2017 in an adversary proceeding arising within the Physiotherapy Holdings bankruptcy (PAH Litigation Trust, case 15-51238), Judge Gross of the Delaware Bankruptcy Court denied a motion…
Rank this Week: 2426

Intellectual Property, Business,…

Intellectual Property, Business, and Bankruptcy Blog

By Assouline & Berlowe.

http://assoulineberlowe.wordpress.com/
  • Nov 18

    University of Miami Law Alumni – 1997 Class 20th Anniversary Reunion

    University of Miami Law Alumni – 1997 Class 20th Anniversary Reunion
    UM Law Alumni 1997 20th Anniversary Continue reading →
  • Nov 14

    Protecting Employers from Sexual Harassment Claim

    Protecting Employers from Sexual Harassment Claim
      As all of you know, today’s headlines have been dominated by stories of sexual harassment.  Last year, Bill Cosby and Donald Trump got most of the press, as did the decades-old charges against Bill Clinton.  This year,…
  • Oct 6

    Expand Your Brand

    Expand Your Brand
       So you want to apply for a federal trademark to protect your brand. How does it work?  Does it cover all use of the brand?  These are a sampling of the questions I receive from entrepreneur’s and business owners…
Rank this Week: 3916

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/
  • Nov 18

    Why Didn't Puerto Rico Use its "Local Law" Advantage to Reduce its Debt?

    Why Didn't Puerto Rico Use its "Local Law" Advantage to Reduce its Debt?
    Good academic workshops are hard to run. I know, because this is a task that I have failed at, and continue to fail at, repeatedly. For that reason though, it is a treat to see someone else run their workshop...
  • Nov 17

    Venezuela's Debt: Is the Game Afoot?

    Venezuela's Debt: Is the Game Afoot?
    Mitu Gulati & Mark Weidemaier The confusion over the status of Venezuelan debt over the past week has been remarkable. The government and its oil company, PDVSA, have, variously, defaulted, promised to pay, paid, claimed the money got…
  • Nov 17

    Whitford on Law School Financial Aid

    Whitford on Law School Financial Aid
    Although technically emeritus and making history as a named plaintiff in a gerrymandering case before the U.S. Supreme Court, our commercial law colleague Professor Bill Whitford remains worried about law schools in a way in a way that…
Rank this Week: 1669

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 1438

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
  • Nov 18

    Northern Kentucky Family Attorney

    Northern Kentucky Family Attorney
    Every now and then someone does something for you that is totally unexpected.  Often that “thing” is small or at least seemingly small.   When the car in front of me paid for my drink at the drive-thru, I was…
  • Nov 6

    Personal Injury Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, KY

    Personal Injury Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, KY
    A child born with Down Syndrome, a wheel chair bound person, a mentally challenged person, a deaf adult….which of these people is entitled to compensation in a personal injury case? As a reasonable person,  you would say if the…
  • Oct 18

    Family Attorneys in Ft. Thomas KY

    Family Attorneys in Ft. Thomas KY
    As the holidays approach, uncomfortable discussions about where and with whom the children will spend the time arise. When you are facing serious illness, you have questions about who will handle your personal and business affairs.  As…
Rank this Week: 1125

The Startup Stream

The Startup Stream

By McAvoy & Murphy Law Firm. Covers estate planning, real estate, immigration, bankruptcy, and business.

https://thestartupstream.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 2070

Richard West Law Office Blog

Richard West Law Office Blog

Covers bankruptcy and the debt relief process.

https://www.debtfreeohio.com/bankruptcy-information/
  • Nov 16

    Will Winn-Dixie be Forced to File Bankruptcy?

    Will Winn-Dixie be Forced to File Bankruptcy?
    The Winn-Dixie’s parent company, could be headed for bankruptcy according to new reports from Bloomberg and Grocery Headquarters. The company owns Winn-Dixie, as well as Harveys, Fresco y Mas, and the recently acquired Bi-Lo, which…
  • Nov 14

    Tennis Champion Boris Becker Declares Bankruptcy

    Tennis Champion Boris Becker Declares Bankruptcy
    49 year old Boris Becker has experienced the height of achievements that any sports professional could ever desire to obtain: six grand-slam tennis titles, five year-end championships, 13 Master Series titles, and even an Olympic gold medal…
  • Nov 10

    Omaha Base Retailer Gordmans Exits Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

    Omaha Base Retailer Gordmans Exits Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
    If you have done any shopping in the Midwest over the last decade, you most likely have come across a Gordmans. The once 100 store strong, retail chain filed for bankruptcy almost 12 months ago, as the bear market for brick and mortar…
Rank this Week: 2136

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Texas bankruptcy news and information.

http://www.bakerassociates.net/bankruptcy-blog/
  • Nov 16

    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau sues Freedom Debt Relief

    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau sues Freedom Debt Relief
    The U.S. Consumer Financial Project Bureau (CFPB) announced in early November, 2017 that it has filed a lawsuit against Freedom Debt Relief, which is the largest debt settlement services provider in America. In the lawsuit, the CFPB alleges…
  • Nov 14

    Household Debt in US hits $13 Trillion

    Household Debt in US hits $13 Trillion
    Household Debt in the United States is on an upward trend for the 13th consecutive quarter according to the Federal Reserve. This is a new milestone in household debt, as it has exceeded its peak in the third quarter of 2008. As a result,…
  • Nov 8

    How Seniors Can Avoid Medical Debt

    How Seniors Can Avoid Medical Debt
    The opening of health plan enrollment plan under the Affordable Care Act has many Americans over the age of 65 thinking of and planning for their medical expenses and procedures for 2018. For many seniors, the process of picking medical…
Rank this Week: 2598

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Nov 16

    Regrouping if Divorce Mediation Fail

    Regrouping if Divorce Mediation Fail
    Divorce often leaves both parties with a lot of anger and other negative emotions that can be difficult to overcome during the dissolution process. In order to reduce the amount of conflict, which is important to many spouses with children,…
  • Nov 15

    Weighing Annulment vs. Divorce

    Weighing Annulment vs. Divorce
    When couples contemplate ending a marriage, rarely does the thought of asking for annulment, instead of divorce, occur to them. While most people have some vague idea of what annulment means, many associate it with a religious procedure…
  • Nov 11

    Navigating Summer Vacations and Shared Custody of Your Child

    Navigating Summer Vacations and Shared Custody of Your Child
    Children impatiently wait for summer vacation most the year, as they dream about being free from the strictures of school and schedules. For parents, however, this time of year can bring a lot of stress, especially if they share custody of a…
Rank this Week: 2018

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure law. By Parker DuFresne.

http://www.florida-bankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 16

    What’s Included in My Bankruptcy Record and Who Can See It?

    What’s Included in My Bankruptcy Record and Who Can See It?
    Many people are concerned with the negative stigma that surrounds bankruptcy. They want to know who will find out if they decide to file. While a bankruptcy is publicly recorded, typically only creditors or bankruptcy attorneys will actually…
  • Nov 10

    Will a Trust Protect My Assets in Bankruptcy?

    Will a Trust Protect My Assets in Bankruptcy?
    When filing bankruptcy, you’re probably concerned with safeguarding certain important assets. Will establishing a trust protect your assets from creditors? The answer will depend on several factors, including the type of trust you have.…
  • Nov 6

    Gay Adoption in Florida

    Gay Adoption in Florida
    It’s hard to believe that gay adoption was completely illegal for over 30 years in the state of Florida. But in 2010, the Florida Court of Appeals ruled that the law prohibiting LGBT adoption was unconstitutional. Still, the adoption…
Rank this Week: 2332

California Litigation Attorney…

California Litigation Attorney Blog

Covers legal news. By Reid & Hellyer.

http://www.rhlaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 15

    AN IMMIGRATION ODDITY: THE 21-YEAR-OLD “CHILD”.

    AN IMMIGRATION ODDITY: THE 21-YEAR-OLD “CHILD”.
    Under the Immigration and Nationality Act (“INA”), an unmarried individual under 21 years of age is considered a “child” for immigration purposes. (INA §101(b)). Before 2002, once an individual turned 21 years of…
  • Nov 15

    UNA RAREZA DE INMIGRACIÓN: EL “NIÑO” DE 21 AÑOS.

    UNA RAREZA DE INMIGRACIÓN: EL “NIÑO” DE 21 AÑOS.
    Bajo la Ley de Inmigración y Nacionalidad (“INA” por sus siglas en Inglés), una persona soltera menor de 21 años se considera un “niño” para fines de inmigración. (INA §101 (b)).…
  • Aug 11

    BECOMING A U.S. CITIZEN: THE PATH FROM LEGAL PERMANENT RESIDENT TO UNITED STATES CITIZEN IS NOT AS DIFFICULT AS YOU MAY THINK

    BECOMING A U.S. CITIZEN: THE PATH FROM LEGAL PERMANENT RESIDENT TO UNITED STATES CITIZEN IS NOT AS DIFFICULT AS YOU MAY THINK
    Have you been a legal permanent resident for at least five years? If so, why not take the next step and become a naturalized U.S. citizen? An applicant who wants to become an American citizen must, generally, meet the following requirements:…
Rank this Week: 3511

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Nov 15

    Dozens of Dairy Queens Close amid Texas Bankruptcy

    Dozens of Dairy Queens Close amid Texas Bankruptcy
    Dairy Queen Franchise owner Vasari LLC, based in Irving, Texas, announced this week that it would be filling for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and closing nearly 30 stores as a result of the bankruptcy restructuring. The affected Ice Cream…
  • Nov 12

    Bureau of Consumer Protection issues new rules on Payday Loan

    Bureau of Consumer Protection issues new rules on Payday Loan
    On October 5th, 2017, The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection issued new rules to help further protect consumers from payday loans, title loans, and other similar types of high-cost installment loans. These measures are aimed at…
  • Nov 8

    Will I Lose My Home in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

    Will I Lose My Home in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?
    While Chapter 7 bankruptcy is a highly sought after form of debt relief, many clients worry about losing their home as a result of filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Therefore, it’s important to know what happens to a home you own when you…
Rank this Week: 2444

South Florida Attorney Blog

South Florida Attorney Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt. By Van Horn Law Group.

http://blog.vanhornlawgroup.com
  • Nov 15

    How to File Bankruptcy While Living Oversea

    How to File Bankruptcy While Living Oversea
    There are many reasons you might file bankruptcy, whether you’re living in the United States or abroad, but the process becomes more complicated internationally. There are different rules in place to qualify for Chapter 7 or 13 if…
  • Nov 9

    Retail Bankruptcies and Industry Killers Post-Mortem

    Retail Bankruptcies and Industry Killers Post-Mortem
    Retail Bankruptcies On The Rise By now, I think everyone has had enough of blaming Millennials and Gen Z for killing this or that type of industry. You could argue that a very big comet killed the Tyrannosaurus rex, yet their descendants are…
  • Nov 7

    How to Stop a Citibank Judgment and Wage Garnishment

    How to Stop a Citibank Judgment and Wage Garnishment
    Your employer may call you into the office with some awkward news. Your wages are being garnished due to a Citibank judgment awarded against you for past credit card debt. You may have known about the debt or not, you may have been served or…
Rank this Week: 2656

Simon Resnik Hayes Bankruptcy Blog

Simon Resnik Hayes Bankruptcy Blog

Features bankruptcy updates & news in Los Angeles.

http://www.simonresnik.com/blog/
  • Nov 15

    Paying Debt for Deceased Spouse

    Paying Debt for Deceased Spouse
    Dealing with the loss of a deceased spouse is heartbreaking. The situation can, unfortunately, be made even harder if there is a lot of debt that needs to be resolved. Deceased Spouse and Debt Repayment Dealing with debt after the loss of…
  • Oct 30

    Entering the Season of Debt

    Entering the Season of Debt
    The holiday season is fast approaching. The end of the year is filled with celebrations, gift giving, overspending, and debt. You’ll want to be prepared as we move into the season of debt! Here are some tips to avoid getting a hulking…
  • Oct 23

    Hasbro Anticipates Toys R Us Bankruptcy to Impact Holiday Sale

    Hasbro Anticipates Toys R Us Bankruptcy to Impact Holiday Sale
    Hasbro Inc is forecasting that Toys’R’Us’ bankruptcy will weaken holiday sales.  Toys’R’Us’ is the most recent brick and mortar retailer to fall victim to an increasing rate of online shopping. Hasbro…
Rank this Week: 2732

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/
  • Nov 14

    Todd Murray featured in Kare 11 story about fraudulent sale of damaged car

    Todd Murray featured in Kare 11 story about fraudulent sale of damaged car
    Kare 11 recently ran an investigative report about how Minnesota’s lax vehicle title laws could lead to a surge in flood cars and other damaged vehicles being sold in Minnesota. Our own Todd Murray was featured in the story and shared…
  • Nov 14

    How to avoid buying a flood car

    How to avoid buying a flood car
    It’s expected that thousands of cars damaged in Hurricanes Harvey and Irma will be put on the used car market in the coming months. These flood cars will be cleaned up, repaired, and shipped across the country. Because of our…
  • Sep 25

    NCSLT to pay over $15 million for illegal collection practice

    NCSLT to pay over $15 million for illegal collection practice
    Last week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau sued the infamous entity known as National Collegiate Student Loan Trust. The lawsuit points to three main allegations against NCSLT: (1) it sued people for debts that…
Rank this Week: 3906

IN THE (RED) - The Business…

IN THE (RED) - The Business Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://bankruptcy.cooley.com/
Rank this Week: 1540

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: 1473

Milavetzlaw Blog

Milavetzlaw Blog

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

http://www.milavetzlaw.com/blog
  • Nov 9

    4 common misconceptions about adoption

    4 common misconceptions about adoption
    November is national adoption awareness month. Across America, more than 100 million people have been personally involved in adoption or know someone who has, according to the National Council for Adoption. Whether you’ve adopted a child,…
  • Nov 8

    GRANDPARENT RIGHTS, A NEW CONCERN FOR BABY BOOMERS AND THEIR GRANDCHILDREN

    GRANDPARENT RIGHTS, A NEW CONCERN FOR BABY BOOMERS AND THEIR GRANDCHILDREN
    As my generation, "the baby boomers" ages, we are proud to see our children marry, and we relish the prospect of having grandchildren. We have eaten sensibly, exercised, and remain active. We have contributed to 401 K funds in…
  • Nov 2

    Are There Unnecessary Safety Requirements For Self-Driving Cars?

    Are There Unnecessary Safety Requirements For Self-Driving Cars?
    Have we become too reliant on technology? Do we trust the next big thing too quickly? Maybe, says the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. But maybe not. In a recent report, the NHTSA commented that they are making the effort...
Rank this Week: 1362

Bankruptcy Truth Blog

Bankruptcy Truth Blog

By Walker & Walker Law Offices PLLC.

http://bankruptcytruth.com/blog
  • Nov 9

    A warning to people thinking about debt settlement companie

    A warning to people thinking about debt settlement companie
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau recently brought a case against Freedom Debt Relief alleging that Freedom Debt Relief wasn’t telling its customers everything about how settlement works and that it wasn’t handling…
  • Oct 24

    Going To Work Money Saving Tip

    Going To Work Money Saving Tip
    Could you really save money going to work, as well as when you’re there? Here’s what we think. 1. Could you commute with a colleague, friend or neighbour? Commuting with a colleague, friend or neighbour can brighten up your…
  • Oct 19

    Toys R Us Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

    Toys R Us Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
    Following on from the news that Toys R Us filed Chapter 11 Bankruptcy  in September, we thought we’d explain more about why a company would file for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, and how it compares a person filing for Chapter 7…
Rank this Week: 2345

Law Office of Seth L. Hanson Blog

Law Office of Seth L. Hanson Blog

Covers California Bankruptcy.

https://hansonattorney.com/blog
  • Nov 8

    Bankruptcy and Credit Report

    Bankruptcy and Credit Report
    Credit reports could in some way be considered your financial “report card”. It seems there are countless products, websites, services, and blogs dedicated to your credit report. Because your credit report is so very important to…
  • Nov 1

    Chapter 13 Bankruptcy versus Debt Counseling

    Chapter 13 Bankruptcy versus Debt Counseling
    If you’re saddled with enormous amounts of debt and looking for a debt relief solution, it’s possible you are weighing the pros and cons of Chapter 13 Bankruptcy versus debt counseling. While the two share many similarities, there…
  • Oct 25

    How to Get Rid of Credit Card Debt

    How to Get Rid of Credit Card Debt
    With the total Credit card debt in America reaching $1.021 trillion dollars over the summer of 2017, the odds are that you have some credit card debt. In fact, at that number the average individual American household owes somewhere in the…
Rank this Week: 2139