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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: 74

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 21

    File This Under Calling BS on Bankruptcy Fearmongering

    File This Under Calling BS on Bankruptcy Fearmongering
    As anyone familiar with bankruptcy would have predicted, the dire predictions of disaster for municipalities seeking bankruptcy protection have proven to be ... let's just say exaggerated. Bloomberg is out with a notable story this morning on…
  • Jun 18

    Combatting Fear of Abuse--A Sisyphean Task?

    Combatting Fear of Abuse--A Sisyphean Task?
    Over the past few weeks, at conferences with judges and policymakers in Varna (Bulgaria), Seoul, and Beijing, I've been confronted with a surprising degree of skepticism about personal insolvency systems and fear of opportunistic individuals…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 75

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: 91

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://www.georgiabankruptcyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 183

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

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

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

    OK, Blogger. I give up.

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

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

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

    Predicted this in 2012.

    Predicted this in 2012.
    The story on Whittier in the NYT is here.As I said in 2012, "[t]he world doesn’t need as many ABA-accredited law schools as it has already, just as the world has figured out that it doesn’t need as many U.S.-based BigLaw firms as…
Rank this Week: 292

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: 331

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: 542

Miami Florida Bankruptcy Law

Miami Florida Bankruptcy Law

By Jordan E. Bublick.

http://jbublick.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 15

    Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

    Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
    Bankruptcy Attorney Jordan E. Bublick is a Miami, Florida  has over 25 years of experience in filing Chapter 13 bankruptcy (reorganization of mortgages and other debt) and Chapter 7 Bankruptcy cases (discharge of debt). He has filed over…
  • Nov 2

    Never Pay MSRP . Clearance on Cars and Truck

    Never Pay MSRP . Clearance on Cars and Truck
    Get the Best Deal on a New Car Search Local Clearance Car Prices . No ObligationClick Here to Search Now! Stop receiving emails from us 12667 Alcosta Blvd., Ste. 200 | San Ramon, CA 94583 f1c682f8b542ed68fd8e6d2a81821b92 state…
  • Nov 1

    Target is Hiring - Positions Up to 18/Hour

    Target is Hiring - Positions Up to 18/Hour
    f1c682f8b542ed68fd8e6d2a81821b92 AP/CHINATOPIXJuly 24, 2011: A wrecked passenger carriage is lifted off the bridge in Wenzhou in east China's Zhejiang province, after a train crash.BEIJING A long-awaited government report said design…
Rank this Week: 644

Florida Bankruptcy News and…

Florida Bankruptcy News and Current Events

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure defense news. Debt Relief Group LLC.

http://www.1800debtrelief.com/bankruptcy-news/
  • Aug 7

    Chapter 7, Chapter 13, and Credit Repair

    Chapter 7, Chapter 13, and Credit Repair
    Severe financial strain can feel like a sickness, waking you up in the middle of the night and hampering your every move. Credit card companies slap double-digit compound interest onto the immense bills you already can’t pay—never…
  • Aug 6

    Things You Didn’t Know You Could Include in Bankruptcy

    Things You Didn’t Know You Could Include in Bankruptcy
    Making the decision to file bankruptcy can be a complicated and difficult process. You have to weigh all of the pros and cons and determine if it’s the best decision for your situation. You also need to come up with a plan for your…
  • Aug 5

    How Credit Affects Your Entire Life

    How Credit Affects Your Entire Life
    Most people worry about their credit history because they want to be sure they are eligible to receive loan offers and other lines of credit when they need it. This is certainly a good enough reason to want to keep your credit report in good…
Rank this Week: 696

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Bankruptcy Lawyers, Integrity, and Jail?

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

    Bankruptcy and Attorney Integrity

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

    Bankruptcy and Attorney Integrity

    Bankruptcy and Attorney Integrity
    How far can an attorney go in seeking relief for his or her client?  Can he draft and file misleading pleadings and argue the wrong law before the Bankruptcy (or any) Court?  Twice? The Bankruptcy Court Rules Against A Deceptive…
Rank this Week: 735

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 2

    Payday Lenders Cut Slack While Charging More Interest Than the Mob

    Payday Lenders Cut Slack While Charging More Interest Than the Mob
    Recently, the New York Attorney General’s Office announced indictments of nearly a dozen individuals tied to an alleged organized crime family for engaging in broad scale illegal loansharking. The long-term investigation reportedly…
  • Mar 10

    Report: Wells Fargo Tipped Off to Federal OCC Investigation

    Report: Wells Fargo Tipped Off to Federal OCC Investigation
    A high-level federal examiner at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency reportedly leaked information to Wells Fargo about the existence of an investigation – something that is strictly forbidden.  Debt defense attorneys in…
  • Feb 28

    ACLU: Courts are Arresting, Jailing Consumers at Behest of Private Debt Collector

    ACLU: Courts are Arresting, Jailing Consumers at Behest of Private Debt Collector
    America’s criminal justice system is being used to enforce private debts. That’s according to a new in-depth investigation by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) into the extent and impact of courts cooperating with the…
Rank this Week: 745

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: 791

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: 889

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: 906

Bankruptcy Fraud Resource Center

Bankruptcy Fraud Resource Center

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

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

    Illinois farmer's wife sentenced to probation following guilty plea

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

    IRS bankruptcy fraud investigation leads to structuring charge

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

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

    Judicial Conference certifies to House bankruptcy fraud basis for judge's impeachment
    In a previous post (here) we commented that the Judicial Conference of the United States had certified to the House of Representatives that impeachment proceedings may be warranted against U.S. District Judge G. Thomas Porteus (E.D.
Rank this Week: 930

Long Island Bankruptcy Blog

Long Island Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy law, practice and procedure. By Craig Robins.

http://longislandbankruptcyblog.com
  • Mar 3

    Judge Joel Asarch Passes Away. Funeral to be Monday March 4, 2013

    Judge Joel Asarch Passes Away. Funeral to be Monday March 4, 2013
    Written by Craig D. Robins, Esq. The Honorable Joel Asarch, a very personable Nassau County attorney who had been serving as a Nassau County Supreme Court justice, died of a heart attack this morning at South Nassau Communities Hospital in…
  • Mar 3

    Judge Joel Asarch Passes Away. Funeral to be Monday March 4, 2013

    Judge Joel Asarch Passes Away. Funeral to be Monday March 4, 2013
    Written by Craig D. Robins, Esq. The Honorable Joel Asarch, a very personable Nassau County attorney who had been serving as a Nassau County Supreme Court justice, died of a heart attack this morning at South Nassau Communities Hospital in…
  • Feb 17

    Mortgage Lenders Resorting to Creativity to Avoid Foreclosure on Long Island

    Mortgage Lenders Resorting to Creativity to Avoid Foreclosure on Long Island
    Written by Craig D. Robins, Esq. Faced with a wave of judicial sentiment against them, banks have begun seeking more creative ways to resolve delinquent mortgages than rushing to foreclose against the homeowner, which for quite some…
Rank this Week: 943

Ogden Bankruptcy Blog

Ogden Bankruptcy Blog

By Jason Richards.

http://ogdenbankruptcyblog.com/
  • Sep 18

    Asset Protection

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

    Is Cheaper Better?

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

    Bankruptcy Trustee vs. College Kid

    Bankruptcy Trustee vs. College Kid
    There is an ever-increasing trend in bankruptcy practice for court-appointed bankruptcy trustees suing college kids and their parents to recover money paid toward tuition. Under 11 U.S.C. § 548, the trustee may reverse a fraudulent…
Rank this Week: 966

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: 1004

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: 1152

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
  • Jun 19

    Police Initiate Investigation After an MTA Bus Fatally Struck 7-Year old Shevon Bethea

    Police Initiate Investigation After an MTA Bus Fatally Struck 7-Year old Shevon Bethea
    Motor vehicle accidents can be brutal and claim lives. One such horrific tragedy happened in the Bronx when a 7-year old child lost his life after being fatally struck by an MTA bus. The Details of the Accident:   The deceased hails from…
  • Jun 11

    A Car Accident at Brooklyn Crash Wash Kills 85-year-old Wife and Injures Husband Severely

    A Car Accident at Brooklyn Crash Wash Kills 85-year-old Wife and Injures Husband Severely
    New York City is one of the most congested cities in the world and it records many deaths from motor vehicle accidents every day/year. Another tragedy has once again come to light in metropolitan New York. An 85- year-old woman died in a…
  • Jun 6

    One Dead and Five Severely Injured in Vehicular Mayhem

    One Dead and Five Severely Injured in Vehicular Mayhem
    The atrocity of motor vehicle accidents came to light in three different boroughs in New York. One man lost his life and at least five people were injured because of separate car crashes in Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx this past Monday. The…
Rank this Week: 1166

The Interplay Between Bankruptcy…

The Interplay Between Bankruptcy and Divorce Law in Virginia

Explores the effect of a bankruptcy on divorce and other family law matters in Virginia, as well as the effect of a divorce or other family law matter on a bankruptcy. By James H. Wilson, Jr.

http://bankruptcydivorceblawg.com
Rank this Week: 1167

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/
  • May 10

    Can Filing for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Help with Income Tax Debt?

    Can Filing for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Help with Income Tax Debt?
    Discharge Your Other Debts So You Can Pay Your Taxes Ask yourself this one crucial question: if you filed a Chapter 7 case and discharged all or most of your non-tax debts, would that leave you with enough monthly cash flow to enable you to…
  • May 9

    What is an Automatic Stay and How It Can Benefit You

    What is an Automatic Stay and How It Can Benefit You
    An Automatic Stay is when you file a bankruptcy case creating one of the most powerful tools in bankruptcy—the “automatic stay.” This protective order automatically goes into effect the instant Northwest Debt Relief Law Firm…
  • May 8

    Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Tools for Your Home Mortgage

    Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Tools for Your Home Mortgage
    Chapter 13 Bankruptcy tools gives you options to help you manage your home mortgage. Chapter 13 involves a flexible payment plan that’s especially helpful with debts you can’t write off, or “discharge.” It can be much…
Rank this Week: 1201

Bankruptcy Law Network

Bankruptcy Law Network

Covers bankruptcy and consumer credit.

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: 1212

The Truth About Loan Modification,…

The Truth About Loan Modification, Foreclosure & Bankruptcy

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

http://letbksaveyou.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1224

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1299

Fears Nachwati Law Blog

Fears Nachwati Law Blog

Covers personal injury and bankruptcy.

http://fnlawfirm.com/blogs/
  • Jun 22

    What Happens if I Violate My Probation?

    What Happens if I Violate My Probation?
    The consequences associated with a probation violation are dependent upon a number of factors, including the gravity of the violation, whether you have had previous violations, and whether there may be outstanding circumstances that either…
  • Jun 21

    Who is at Fault in a Dallas Truck Accident?

    Who is at Fault in a Dallas Truck Accident?
    Getting involved in a car wreck or accident is never a situation that one wants to find themselves in but getting involved in an accident with a commercial truck is one of those worst-case scenarios that you never hope to see on the highway.…
  • Jun 19

    4 Things to Consider When Hiring a Dallas Criminal Defense Attorney

    4 Things to Consider When Hiring a Dallas Criminal Defense Attorney
    Under the U.S. Constitution, anyone who has been accused of a crime has the right to the defense of a lawyer, and it is the criminal defense attorney who represents a defendant both in and out of court. It’s important that you realize…
Rank this Week: 1317

California Foreclosure Blog

California Foreclosure Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure. By Jason S. Buckingham.

http://jasonbuckingham.activerain.com/
  • Jan 6

    New year, new focus: it's job stability, stupid

    New year, new focus: it's job stability, stupid
    Happy (?) New Year everybody. First off, a toast: here's to getting out of the last decade. We had multiple bubble market bursts (lest we forget the dot-com burst of 2000-2001), and the US entered the world of post-terrorism (in)security. I…
  • Jan 6

    New year, new focus: it's job stability, stupid

    New year, new focus: it's job stability, stupid
    Happy (?) New Year everybody. First off, a toast: here's to getting out of the last decade. We had multiple bubble market bursts (lest we forget the dot-com burst of 2000-2001), and the US entered the world of post-terrorism (in)security. I…
  • Jul 21

    Phoenix mini-bubble: (more) market manipulation

    Phoenix mini-bubble: (more) market manipulation
    AP put out a story yesterday about "bidding wars" that are affecting home values in the greater Phoenix area. The article states that in several markets throughout the country, prices on bank-owned homes are being inflated by a combination of…
Rank this Week: 1325

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: 1366

Nevada Loan Modification Attorney…

Nevada Loan Modification Attorney Malik Ahmad

Covers foreclosures and loan modifications. By Malik Ahmad.

http://lvattorneyma.wordpress.com
  • Sep 24

    Are there limitations on what can be garnished?

    Are there limitations on what can be garnished?
    Are there limitations on what can be garnished? Wage garnishments Exempt earnings are not subject to garnishment. Exempt earnings are those which are not subject to judicial process (including garnishment) according to federal and state law.…
  • Sep 24

    Are there limitations on what can be garnished?

    Are there limitations on what can be garnished?
    Are there limitations on what can be garnished? Wage garnishments Exempt earnings are not subject to garnishment. Exempt earnings are those which are not subject to judicial process (including garnishment) according to federal and state law.…
  • May 3

    How to handle lawsuits filed by lenders for second trust deed in Nevada?

    How to handle lawsuits filed by lenders for second trust deed in Nevada?
    This is a complex topic and should only be left to seasoned attorneys. Our law office, Law Office of Malik W. Ahmad is well situated to handle these kinds of lawsuits and we have successfully settled, or litigated to an acceptable levels all…
Rank this Week: 1370

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Law Monitor

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Law Monitor

Covers bankruptcy, debt collection, and foreclosures. By Christine Wilton.

http://www.losangelesbankruptcylawmonitor.com
  • Aug 21

    Getting From Point A to Point B With Money

    Getting From Point A to Point B With Money
    Taking a trip is exciting. You have a staring place [“Point A”] and a destination [“Point B”]. Along the way, is the “journey.” Getting from Point A to Point B is simple when it’s a road trip because…
  • Aug 21

    Getting From Point A to Point B With Money

    Getting From Point A to Point B With Money
    Taking a trip is exciting. You have a staring place [“Point A”] and a destination [“Point B”]. Along the way, is the “journey.” Getting from Point A to Point B is simple when it’s a road trip because…
  • Jul 10

    Debt Jubilee Brings End To Debt Threat

    Debt Jubilee Brings End To Debt Threat
    In today’s Los Angeles Times, Tom Petruno’s (@tpetruno) article entitled, Debt Threat Looms, again, he warns us of inevitable business cycles and where the economy is headed.  You see, in order for the economy to move full…
Rank this Week: 1374

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: 1468

Kansas Bankruptcy Information

Kansas Bankruptcy Information

Covers Chapter 7 and 13 bankrupcies, foreclosures, and bankruptcy trustees. By Mark Neis and Jill Michaux.

http://bankruptcykansas.info/
  • Sep 21

    What do I do when my credit is hacked?

    What do I do when my credit is hacked?
    Here is information from some trusted sources about what to do when your credit has been hacked. Key Steps to Minimize Risk After Equifax Data Breach Nearly every adult with a credit history is at risk of identity theft…
  • Mar 16

    Bankruptcy Means Test Gets Easier

    Bankruptcy Means Test Gets Easier
    More Kansans will pass the bankruptcy means test starting April 1, 2017. The income figures used in the bankruptcy formula are rising. The means test formula uses median income data from U.S. census for Kansas. Telling us who can afford to…
  • Mar 23

    Means Test Eases April 1, 2016

    Means Test Eases April 1, 2016
        On April 1, 2016, the income numbers used to calculate the bankruptcy means test will increase modestly in Kansas. Filing bankruptcy will be a little easier for debtors in all Kansas household sizes. Here are the new numbers:…
Rank this Week: 1490

Legal Tips & Commentary

Legal Tips & Commentary

Provides legal tips for businesses and consumers in California. By Carl H. Starrett.

http://chs-law.com/blog/
  • May 19

    REAL ID and Bankruptcy

    REAL ID and Bankruptcy
    The REAL ID Act is a federal law passed in 2005 that was designed to “improve the reliability and accuracy of state-issued identification documents” and theoretically increase national security. The REAL ID Act sets security…
  • Jan 18

    Getting Rid of Traffic Tickets in Bankruptcy

    Getting Rid of Traffic Tickets in Bankruptcy
    Fines for parking  and traffic tickets are a big concern for our clients, especially for those who drive professionally for a living. While these fines are rarely a factor in the decision to file for bankruptcy, they can influence which…
  • Jul 27

    Car Loan Modifications in Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

    Car Loan Modifications in Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
    Do you have a bad car loan? If your car is worth less than what you owe, it might be possible to use Chapter 13 bankruptcy to lower your balance or interest rate. If other words, you can sometimes “cram down” the principle balance…
Rank this Week: 1520

Lakeblawg

Lakeblawg

Covers consumer and business bankruptcy, and mortgage foreclosure defense. By Lake Law.

http://www.lakelaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1572

Less than the Least

Less than the Least

Covers crime and criminal justice (Stuntz), corporate governance, credit, and bankruptcy (Skeel), the culture wars, politics, literature and the arts, and other topics. By Professors David Skeel and William Stuntz.

https://www.law.upenn.edu/blogs/dskeel/
  • Feb 26

    The Latest on Bill and his Work

    The Latest on Bill and his Work
    Here is a lovely article in the Boston Globe about Bill's rush to finish The Collapse of American Criminal Justice in the final months of his life.Adam Gopnik discusses Bill's book in some detail in the a New Yorker piece...
  • Feb 26

    Odds and Ends--2012

    Odds and Ends--2012
    In case anyone might be interested, here are a few recent op-eds and articles:Op-Eds:A recent op-ed on the mortgage settlements is here.An op-ed from the beginning of the contraception crisis (before the more recent…
  • Jan 13

    New Book of Essays on Bill's Work

    New Book of Essays on Bill's Work
    "The Political Heart of Criminal Procedure: Essays on Themes of William J. Stuntz" has just been published by Cambridge University Press: here.  The book is based on the papers written by a number of the…
Rank this Week: 1615

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Jun 20

    How are Emergency Bankruptcy Petition Different?

    How are Emergency Bankruptcy Petition Different?
    Serious debt can come on at a moment’s notice or you may have waited too long to files until your debt situation was more serious. On either occasion, it may become necessary to streamline a bankruptcy and file as an emergency. File a…
  • 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),…
Rank this Week: 1621

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: 1690

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 18

    Bankruptcy after Identity Theft in Jacksonville, Florida

    Bankruptcy after Identity Theft in Jacksonville, Florida
    As a very last resort for debt relief, many people look to bankruptcy after identity theft in Jacksonville, Florida. Identity theft is a major issue throughout the United States and can leave the victim with a mess to clean up. One of the…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1725

Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

Covers bankruptcy, family law, divorce, DUI, criminal defense and general litigation.

http://arnoldwadsworth.com/blog/
  • Dec 6

    When Can the Office of Recovery Services (“ORS”) Collect Alimony?

    When Can the Office of Recovery Services (“ORS”) Collect Alimony?
    This issue causes a lot of heartache because ORS does not uniformly implement its regulations.  Implementation often depends on the caseworker, which is very frustrating. Here is the regulatory rule governing the issue. (R527-34-2):…
  • Jun 20

    A Brief Introduction to Utah Deficiency Action

    A Brief Introduction to Utah Deficiency Action
    When a lender forecloses on a mortgage and sells the property, it sometimes happens that the sale price does not cover the entire mortgaged amount. For example, you owe the bank $250,000 but the home only sells for $200,000 at auction. The…
  • Jun 15

    What You Need to Know About the Utah Driver’s License Appeal Process Following a DUI Arrest

    What You Need to Know About the Utah Driver’s License Appeal Process Following a DUI Arrest
    Millions of Americans rely on their driver’s license to legally drive to and from work, school, the grocery store, and other destinations. Losing it after a DUI arrest can be inconvenient at best, and life-changing at the worst. The DUI…
Rank this Week: 1747

San Diego Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

San Diego Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers Chapter 7, Chapter 11 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy relief. By the Law Office of Harold D. Thompson.

http://www.sandiegobankruptcylawyerblog.com
  • Oct 5

    Download Our Free Book: The California Guide to Bankruptcy

    Download Our Free Book: The California Guide to Bankruptcy
    As a San Diego Chapter 13 attorney, we know you have questions.  Not sure if bankruptcy is right for you?  Have questions about bankruptcy in California but you don’t know where to find the answers?  If you have ANY…
  • Oct 3

    Don’t Be Fooled By The Loan Modification Process – A San Diego Chapter 13 WILL Help

    Don’t Be Fooled By The Loan Modification Process – A San Diego Chapter 13 WILL Help
    As a San Diego foreclosure lawyer one of the most common mistakes I see homeowners make is trying to do a loan modification BEFORE filing a Chapter 13. This is a mistake.  First, let’s talk a little bit about your particular…
  • Oct 1

    A San Diego Chapter 13 Can Save Your Home

    A San Diego Chapter 13 Can Save Your Home
    As a San Diego Chapter 13 lawyer, I want to explain to you a little bit about the process of saving your home.  But first, let’s talk basics.  Under a San Diego chapter 13 bankruptcy, the debtor sets a repayment plan the the…
Rank this Week: 1784

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: 1802

Michigan Bankruptcy Lawyer Mike…

Michigan Bankruptcy Lawyer Mike Shovan

Covers filing bankruptcy in Michigan.

http://bankruptcy-in-michigan.com/
Rank this Week: 1848

California Litigation Attorney…

California Litigation Attorney Blog

Covers legal news. By Reid & Hellyer.

http://www.rhlaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 21

    Employers: When the government comes knocking, will you be prepared?

    Employers: When the government comes knocking, will you be prepared?
    Under Section 274A of the Immigration and Nationality Act (“INA”) (8 U.S.C. §1324a), an employer must complete a Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to document each employee’s (citizen or non citizen)…
  • Mar 21

    Empleadores: Cuando el gobierno llegue a su puerta, ¿estarán preparados?

    Empleadores: Cuando el gobierno llegue a su puerta, ¿estarán preparados?
    Bajo la Sección 274A de la Ley de Inmigración y Nacionalidad (“INA” por sus siglas en ingles) (8 USC §1324a), un empleador debe completar un Formulario I-9, Verificación de Elegibilidad de Empleo, para…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1912

Walden & Pfannenstiel Blog

Walden & Pfannenstiel Blog

Covers bankruptcy and estate planning.

http://wplawpractice.com/blog/
  • Jan 31

    Can I get fired from my job for filing Bankruptcy?

    Can I get fired from my job for filing Bankruptcy?
    I'm what? For filing Bankruptcy?? Technically, no. It is not legal for any employer to fire you because you filed for bankruptcy. Doing so would be discrimination. As a matter of fact, depending on which Chapter of Bankruptcy you file -- your…
  • Jan 16

    Tax Preparation Assistance for 2017 Return

    Tax Preparation Assistance for 2017 Return
    Better or worse, it is that time of year again – tax season!  The tax preparation process can seem daunting to many so there are resources available.  It is imperative to file your tax returns. We have countless people who…
  • Dec 27

    How Can I Get My Suspended License Back Through Bankruptcy?

    How Can I Get My Suspended License Back Through Bankruptcy?
    The Law: In 1971 the U. S. Supreme Court in the case of Perez v. Campbell stated under 11 U.S.C. 525(a) of the Bankruptcy Code: "if the debt that caused the suspension of the license was discharged in a bankruptcy, then…
Rank this Week: 1948

ABI's BAPCPA Blog

ABI's BAPCPA Blog

Covers the implementation of the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 (BAPCPA) as its provisions are interpreted and applied by the courts. By Kyzyak Tropin & Throckmorton.

http://bapcpa.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 23

    Appeal of "Debt Relief Agency" Decision Dismissed for Lack of Standing

    Appeal of "Debt Relief Agency" Decision Dismissed for Lack of Standing
    Within hours after the main provisions of BAPCPA became effective on October 17, 2005, a Bankruptcy Court in Georgia issued a sua sponte order entitled "In re Attorneys at Law and Debt Relief Agencies" which determined that attorneys are not…
  • Oct 12

    Catching Up on BAPCPA Decision

    Catching Up on BAPCPA Decision
    A slow recovery from summer vacation has caused BAPCPA Blog to fall behind on our mission in keeping track of decisions interpreting the BAPCPA amendments. In the interest of getting current, we will be starting a new program: on a weekly…
  • Aug 18

    Another Partial Blow to Constitutionality of BAPCPA "Debt Relief Agency" Rule

    Another Partial Blow to Constitutionality of BAPCPA "Debt Relief Agency" Rule
    Another court has joined the fray in addressing the constitutionality of the BAPCPA provisions regulating "debt relief agencies." In Olsen v. Gonzales, Case No. 05-6365-HO (D. Or. 8/11/06), an Oregon District Court has held unconstitutional…
Rank this Week: 1982