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Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Feb 22

    News Headlines for Feb 22, 2018

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

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Feb 22, 2018

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Feb 22, 2018
    The following list is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed over the past twenty-four hours in selected bankruptcy courts nationwide: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama U.S.…
  • Feb 21

    News Headlines for Feb 21, 2018

    News Headlines for Feb 21, 2018
    E-Commerce Retail Sales as a Percent of Total Sales | FRED | St. Louis Fed ,Advance Real Retail and Food Services Sales | FRED | St. Louis Fed ,Eleventh Circuit Follows Ninth Circuit in Awarding Appellate Fees for Automatic Stay Violation |…
Rank this Week: 73

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: 66

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 284

Fears Nachwati Law Blog

Fears Nachwati Law Blog

Covers personal injury and bankruptcy.

http://fnlawfirm.com/blogs/
  • Feb 9

    How Hazmat Spills from Trucks Cause Numerous Accidents in Houston

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

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

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

    Public Schools Seeking Compensation for Defective Artificial Turf Fields by FieldTurf

    Public Schools Seeking Compensation for Defective Artificial Turf Fields by FieldTurf
    All across the country, sporting organizations and schools have watched as their pricey artificial turf fields deteriorate at a remarkably fast rate. FieldTurf is the leading manufacturer of artificial turf fields and has sold hundreds of…
Rank this Week: 126

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

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

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Feb 22

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

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

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

    Bankruptcy Venue Reform -- Yes, Again, But Maybe This Is the Time?
    As many Credit Slips readers will know, chapter 11 venue reform has been an issue for decades. As corporate filers have flocked to the Southern District of New York and the District of Delaware, the real reason some observers say...
  • Feb 20

    People’s Pre-Bankruptcy Struggles -- New Paper from the Consumer Bankruptcy Project

    People’s Pre-Bankruptcy Struggles -- New Paper from the Consumer Bankruptcy Project
    The current Consumer Bankruptcy Project (CBP)’s co-investigators (myself, Slipster Bob Lawless, and past Slipsters Katie Porter & Debb Thorne) just posted to SSRN our new article (forthcoming in Notre Dame Law Review), Life in the…
Rank this Week: 1056

The MN Bankruptcy Blog

The MN Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://blog.kainscott.com/blog
  • Feb 22

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

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

    HOW BANKRUPTCY WORKS - PART 6

    HOW BANKRUPTCY WORKS - PART 6
    For the past six weeks we’ve taken a pretty “deep dive” into the nuts and bolts of bankruptcy. This week, I’ll try to wrap this up with a look at the function of the bankruptcy discharge - the “finish line”…
  • Feb 20

    How to Find a Winning Minnesota Bankruptcy Law Firm

    How to Find a Winning Minnesota Bankruptcy Law Firm
    Sports fans have been anxiously waiting and the time is almost here: March Madness. As you gear up for a series of exciting games and limitless chicken wings, there’s one preparation that any dedicated basketball fan takes very…
Rank this Week: 1388

Kain and Scott Bankruptcy Blog

Kain and Scott Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://blog.kainscott.com/blog
  • Feb 22

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

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

    HOW BANKRUPTCY WORKS - PART 6

    HOW BANKRUPTCY WORKS - PART 6
    For the past six weeks we’ve taken a pretty “deep dive” into the nuts and bolts of bankruptcy. This week, I’ll try to wrap this up with a look at the function of the bankruptcy discharge - the “finish line”…
  • Feb 20

    How to Find a Winning Minnesota Bankruptcy Law Firm

    How to Find a Winning Minnesota Bankruptcy Law Firm
    Sports fans have been anxiously waiting and the time is almost here: March Madness. As you gear up for a series of exciting games and limitless chicken wings, there’s one preparation that any dedicated basketball fan takes very…
Rank this Week: 1545

Reboot Your Life: Tampa Student…

Reboot Your Life: Tampa Student Loan and Bankruptcy Attorney Blog

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    What to Do When You Believe(d) Your Student Loans Were Discharged in a Prior Bankruptcy
    There are a ton of people who believed their student loans were discharged when they loans were simply listed in their bankruptcy.  It may have been years before the private student loan companies started to communicate with the…
Rank this Week: 2927

Richard West Law Office Blog

Richard West Law Office Blog

Covers bankruptcy and the debt relief process.

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

    Can I cram down a primary residence in Ohio Bankruptcy?

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

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

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

    Owner Financing To Someone Filing Bankruptcy

    Owner Financing To Someone Filing Bankruptcy
    Owner financing a home to another individual can be a great move for a property owner. You get a monthly payment each month similar to renting, but also retain ownership of the property, including the tax benefits until the home is paid in…
Rank this Week: 1280

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Texas bankruptcy news and information.

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

    Debt Collection Call After Bankruptcy

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

    My Bankruptcy Petition was Rejected

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

    Americans Optimistic About Personal Finances in 2018

    Americans Optimistic About Personal Finances in 2018
    In a recent survey, 67% of Americans are hopeful about their personal finances and expect them to improve in the New Year. Only about 10% of the respondents felt that their finances will get worse. A third of respondents claimed that paying…
Rank this Week: 2333

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Feb 22

    Five Leading Causes of Motorcycle Accident

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

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

    Georgia Official Faces Moonshine DUI Charge After Alcohol is Found in His Car
    Drunk drivers are a serious issue on the highways of Georgia, particularly around the holidays. In November, a state official was charged with a moonshine DUI charge. A report on WSB-TV stated Department of Natural Resources Deputy…
  • Feb 19

    Georgia Police Officers Face Dangers on the State’s Highway

    Georgia Police Officers Face Dangers on the State’s Highway
    Georgia police officers face daily danger when they are on highway patrol duties. Often they are victims of the accidents they police. Recently in Georgia’s Forsyth County, a deputy was transported to a local hospital after another car…
Rank this Week: 2342

Walinski & Associates, P.C. Blog

Walinski & Associates, P.C. Blog

Covers debt collection.

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

    Four Ways to Present Reaffirmation Agreements During Bankruptcy

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

    Convenience Fees Not Allowed Without Consent in Debt Agreement

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

    Six Reasons to Object to a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Plan

    Six Reasons to Object to a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Plan
    When facing bankruptcy, some debtors prefer filing for Chapter 13 bankruptcy instead of Chapter 7 bankruptcy. A well-constructed Chapter 13 repayment plan can prevent property foreclosure and repossession while clearing the filer of debt…
Rank this Week: 1711

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: 2170

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

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

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

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Success Storie

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

    What is Pro Se Bankruptcy?

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

    How Soon Can I Refile For Chapter 7 after Dismissal?

    How Soon Can I Refile For Chapter 7 after Dismissal?
    When filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy relief, the court assigns a bankruptcy trustee who gives the debtor a number of instructions that they must follow in order to obtain the ultimate goal of a Chapter 7 bankruptcy: discharge of unsecured,…
Rank this Week: 3260

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

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

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

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Success Storie

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

    What is Pro Se Bankruptcy?

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

    How Soon Can I Refile For Chapter 7 after Dismissal?

    How Soon Can I Refile For Chapter 7 after Dismissal?
    When filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy relief, the court assigns a bankruptcy trustee who gives the debtor a number of instructions that they must follow in order to obtain the ultimate goal of a Chapter 7 bankruptcy: discharge of unsecured,…
Rank this Week: 2614

Simon Resnik Hayes Bankruptcy Blog

Simon Resnik Hayes Bankruptcy Blog

Features bankruptcy updates & news in Los Angeles.

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

    New Changes for Student Loan Debt and Bankruptcy?

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

    Options for Debt Relief

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

    Holding on to Property During Bankruptcy

    Holding on to Property During Bankruptcy
    Facing bankruptcy can make you unsure of a lot of things. Namely, what will happen to your personal property? Because bankruptcy means you are seeking help to get back on strong financial footing, chances are you will need to forfeit some of…
Rank this Week: 1539

Milavetzlaw Blog

Milavetzlaw Blog

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

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

    Where do most pedestrian accidents occur in Minneapolis?

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

    Injured in a car accident while visiting Minnesota?

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

    3 tips for safely navigating Minneapolis on Super Bowl Weekend

    3 tips for safely navigating Minneapolis on Super Bowl Weekend
    The big weekend is finally here. It's been nearly four years in the making. And although Vikings fans may still be reeling from the heartbreaking end to such a hopeful season, there are plenty of reasons to celebrate this groundbreaking...
Rank this Week: 1863

Michigan Bankruptcy Blog

Michigan Bankruptcy Blog

Provides case law updates from the Bankruptcy Courts for the Western and Eastern Districts of Michigan. By Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC.

http://www.michbankruptcyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2630

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

By the Moran Law Group.

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

    Which Debt Collector Threats Should You Be Afraid Of?

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

    SuperLawyer

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

    The Real Causes of Bankruptcy

    The Real Causes of Bankruptcy
    The commentator who equated debt problems with irresponsibility nearly caused me to melt down, right in my office. Irresponsibility, he said! The idea that people who find themselves with bills they can’t pay got in that mess through…
Rank this Week: 1909

Law Offices of David M. Offen Blog

Law Offices of David M. Offen Blog

Covers bankruptcy.

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

    Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Exemptions from a Philadelphia Bankruptcy Lawyer

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

    How to file for Bankruptcy Without a Lawyer in Pennsylvania

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

    How to Choose the Right Bankruptcy Lawyer for your Case

    How to Choose the Right Bankruptcy Lawyer for your Case
    Filing for bankruptcy is a big decision and it is important that you know how to choose the right Bankruptcy Lawyer for your case. Although it is an excellent way for honest people to get a financial fresh start, it is still a trying time for…
Rank this Week: 2375

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real…

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real Lawyers, Real Solutions

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

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

    What is the Automatic Stay and Who Does it Protect?

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

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

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

    How Bankruptcy Exemptions Work

    How Bankruptcy Exemptions Work
    Did you ever wonder if you will lose your property if you file bankruptcy?  Can you keep your home, your car, your household goods?  What about your clothes and jewelry? The part of bankruptcy law that tells us what you can keep…
Rank this Week: 997

Bankruptcy Law Network

Bankruptcy Law Network

Covers bankruptcy and consumer credit.

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

    What is the Automatic Stay and Who Does it Protect?

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

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

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

    How Bankruptcy Exemptions Work

    How Bankruptcy Exemptions Work
    Did you ever wonder if you will lose your property if you file bankruptcy?  Can you keep your home, your car, your household goods?  What about your clothes and jewelry? The part of bankruptcy law that tells us what you can keep…
Rank this Week: 2670

Jacksonville Bankruptcy Lawyer…

Jacksonville Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Can I keep my investment property if I file bankruptcy?

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

    Forbearance Programs after Hurricane Damage and Bankruptcy

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

    How will Bankruptcy affect my ESOP?

    How will Bankruptcy affect my ESOP?
    What is an ESOP? Employee Stock Ownership Plan, better known as an “ESOP,” is a way for employees to have ownership in the company they work for. They are used by several large successful companies because of the various tax…
Rank this Week: 2574

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Covers corporate bankruptcy proceedings. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

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

    Only the Financially Distressed May File for Bankruptcy

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

    Preference Actions filed in Hancock Fabric

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

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

    Haggen’s Order Holds: Fiduciaries who enter into “foolish” transactions but who are acting in good faith are protected
    On January 22, 2018, in an adversary proceeding arising within the Haggen bankruptcy (Adv. No. 16-51204), Judge Gross of the Delaware Bankruptcy Court issued a ruling against the Plaintiff, denying the relief requested in the complaint…
Rank this Week: 2402

Chris Wesner Law Office Blog

Chris Wesner Law Office Blog

Discusses bankruptcy and criminal law.

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

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

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

    Consult a Troy, Ohio Bankruptcy Attorney for Chapter 13 Need

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

    Why You Need a Lawyer For a OVI in Ohio

    Why You Need a Lawyer For a OVI in Ohio
    Getting pulled over in Ohio and getting arrested for an OVI (operating a vehicle while intoxicated) is a serious offense. Even if it is the first time that you have ever been pulled over, you should consult a lawyer for your case. Here are…
Rank this Week: 1405

Money Law Blog

Money Law Blog

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

http://www.money-lawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2782

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Consumer Protection Agency Needs New Leader, Not New Mission

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

    Miami Debt Defense Attorneys: War on Regulation Only Hurts Consumer

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

    Judge: Will Not Vacate Foreclosure Ruling Against Bank of America

    Judge: Will Not Vacate Foreclosure Ruling Against Bank of America
    A federal bankruptcy judge who took Bank of America to task for its treatment of homeowners in a foreclosure case refused to rescind his scathing opinion in which he called the bank “heartless” for its conduct, despite the…
Rank this Week: 4459

Bankruptcy Law Blog

Bankruptcy Law Blog

By the Bankruptcy Group.

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

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

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

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

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

    Can Unmarried Couples File Joint Bankruptcy in California?

    Can Unmarried Couples File Joint Bankruptcy in California?
    According to court records, in 2016 more than 6,300 Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases were filed in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of California, Sacramento Division. The same year, just under 2,150 Chapter 13 cases were filed,…
Rank this Week: 1338

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

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

    New App Aims to Help Parents Post-Divorce

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

    Evaluating the Different Options to Get Divorced

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

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

    Is Posting Information about Your Divorce on Social Media a Good Idea?
    Many people view their online social media accounts as an extension of themselves, and sometimes without thinking, post information about personal matters that is best left private. Posting about major life events online, and providing all…
Rank this Week: 3212

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: 2021

Sader Law Firm Blog

Sader Law Firm Blog

Covers bankruptcy, collections and student loans.

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

    Tax Filing Mistakes That Could Delay Your Refund

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

    What Other Student Loan Repayment or Forgiveness Options Are Available?

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

    What are Smart Ways to Spend a Tax Refund?

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

Friedman Iverson Consumer Law Blog

Deals with consumer issues, such as bankruptcy, debt harassment, and “dirty car dealer tricks.”

http://www.friedmaniverson.com/consumer/blog/
  • Feb 14

    How taxes can be wiped out in Chapter 13

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

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

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

    How car dealers fraudulently manipulate the interest rate of a loan

    How car dealers fraudulently manipulate the interest rate of a loan
    Another type of auto fraud related to the vehicle’s financing is when the dealer incorrectly discloses the financial terms of the loan. This dishonest practice is designed to dupe the buyer into thinking that the loan is more favorable…
Rank this Week: 3344

South Florida Attorney Blog

South Florida Attorney Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt. By Van Horn Law Group.

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

    Business Bankruptcy Filings Increased in Finance, Insurance & Real Estate Sector

    Business Bankruptcy Filings Increased in Finance, Insurance & Real Estate Sector
    Business bankruptcy happens to businesses for a variety of reasons. Since 2014, business bankruptcy filings have steadily increased until they peaked in 2016, with businesses only seeing a reduction in 2017. Even though 2017 saw a decrease in…
  • Feb 7

    Florida in Top 10 States for Business Bankruptcy Filings in 2017

    Florida in Top 10 States for Business Bankruptcy Filings in 2017
    Filing for bankruptcy can be a good solution for some people, but it all depends on your circumstances. That’s why talking to a lawyer before taking any action is essential. Making informed, wise decisions is how to get yourself back on…
  • Jan 31

    We Can Help With Your New Year’s Resolution of Becoming Debt Free

    We Can Help With Your New Year’s Resolution of Becoming Debt Free
    If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to becoming debt free, but you’re not sure where to start—well you’re in luck because we’ve put together some ideas on how to become debt free before you know it. Use…
Rank this Week: 1463

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/
  • Feb 13

    The Truth About Trump Bankruptcy

    The Truth About Trump Bankruptcy
    There are many misconceptions about President Trump, bankruptcy, and his history in the business world. Some claim that Trump has been a successful businessman for much of his life. Others point out that bankruptcy has been common among his…
  • Jan 29

    Retailer Bankruptcy: Why Retailers File for It When They’re Not Even Broke

    Retailer Bankruptcy: Why Retailers File for It When They’re Not Even Broke
    Rue21, a well-known retailer, filed for retailer bankruptcy in May of 2017. If you ever happened to have checked out Rue21's profit statement, you may have believed the teen-fashion retailer was a big success. In 2016, it received $54…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4198

Debt Relief Blog

Debt Relief Blog

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

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

    Resolving Federal Student Loans - CLE

    Resolving Federal Student Loans - CLE
    Student loan borrowers are defaulting at staggering rates. Borrowers are inundated with tv, radio, and internet ads promising debt forgiveness and payment reductions. It can be hard to know where to turn for reliable advice. On February…
  • Feb 2

    We Fight Lawsuits From Mullooly, Jeffrey, Rooney & Flynn, LLP

    We Fight Lawsuits From Mullooly, Jeffrey, Rooney & Flynn, LLP
    The law firm of Mullooly, Jeffrey, Rooney & Flynn, LLP collects debts on behalf of banks, hospitals, and debt buyers. If they're contacting you, they are likely trying to collect on an outstanding debt. Be aware that there is a…
  • Feb 1

    We Fight Selip & Stylianou Lawsuits in NY & NJ

    We Fight Selip & Stylianou Lawsuits in NY & NJ
    Selip & Stylianou LLP is one of the largest consumer collection law firms in New York. If they've called you, sent a collection letter, or served you with a lawsuit, they are likely attempting to recover a debt owed on a defaulted…
Rank this Week: 1412

New York Debt Relief Blog

New York Debt Relief Blog

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

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

    Resolving Federal Student Loans - CLE

    Resolving Federal Student Loans - CLE
    Student loan borrowers are defaulting at staggering rates. Borrowers are inundated with tv, radio, and internet ads promising debt forgiveness and payment reductions. It can be hard to know where to turn for reliable advice. On February…
  • Feb 2

    We Fight Lawsuits From Mullooly, Jeffrey, Rooney & Flynn, LLP

    We Fight Lawsuits From Mullooly, Jeffrey, Rooney & Flynn, LLP
    The law firm of Mullooly, Jeffrey, Rooney & Flynn, LLP collects debts on behalf of banks, hospitals, and debt buyers. If they're contacting you, they are likely trying to collect on an outstanding debt. Be aware that there is a…
  • Feb 1

    We Fight Selip & Stylianou Lawsuits in NY & NJ

    We Fight Selip & Stylianou Lawsuits in NY & NJ
    Selip & Stylianou LLP is one of the largest consumer collection law firms in New York. If they've called you, sent a collection letter, or served you with a lawsuit, they are likely attempting to recover a debt owed on a defaulted…
Rank this Week: 2231

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: 4630

Nebraska Debt & Bankrtupcy Blog

Nebraska Debt & Bankrtupcy Blog

By Samuel J. Turco Jr.

http://www.nebraskadebtbankruptcyblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Digital Signatures Allowed in Nebraska Bankruptcy Court

    Digital Signatures Allowed in Nebraska Bankruptcy Court
    Nebraska becomes the first bankruptcy court in the nation to allow debtors to sign bankruptcy petitions digitally. An amendment to Nebraska Rule of Bankruptcy Procedulre 9011-1 became effective February 5 allowing attorney to use services…
  • Jan 31

    The Lack of Counseling in Credit Counseling

    The Lack of Counseling in Credit Counseling
    Before a person can file bankruptcy they must take an approved credit counseling class and their attorney must file a Certificate proving the class was taken with the court.  The idea is to make sure that consumers are being educated…
  • Dec 17

    Borrowing Money to File Bankruptcy

    Borrowing Money to File Bankruptcy
    I meet lots of people who desperately need to file bankruptcy, but they lack the money to file. A typical Chapter 7 case costs $1,300, and paying the fee is probably the biggest stumbling block to filing a case. A company called BK Billing…
Rank this Week: 1966

Matt Berkus Blog

Matt Berkus Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt relief.

http://www.mattberkus.com/blog/
  • Feb 9

    Can You File Bankruptcy on Private Student Loans?

    Can You File Bankruptcy on Private Student Loans?
    A common question of student loan borrowers is can you file bankruptcy on private student loans. It seems most people intuitively grasp that you cannot discharge federally guaranteed student loans (or federal student loans) in bankruptcy.…
  • May 19

    3 Things Not To Do With Your Tax Refund Prior to Bankruptcy

    3 Things Not To Do With Your Tax Refund Prior to Bankruptcy
    Don’t Waste Your Tax Refund Prior To Bankruptcy. The post 3 Things Not To Do With Your Tax Refund Prior to Bankruptcy appeared first on Matt Berkus.
  • Apr 18

    Good and Bad Uses of Chapter 7 Bankruptcy.

    Good and Bad Uses of Chapter 7 Bankruptcy.
    This post is more for the do it yourself bankruptcy (pro se bankruptcy) crowd. Too many times I receive calls from people who file chapter 7 bankruptcy without an attorney to find out that they really messed up because they didn’t…
Rank this Week: 3193

Scott Law Group

Scott Law Group

Covers bankruptcy, probate estates, and general litigation.

http://scottlawgroup.com/
  • Feb 8

    WHAT YOU SHOULD NOT DO BEFORE FILING FOR BANKRUPTCY

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

    How Will Filing Bankruptcy Help Me?

    How Will Filing Bankruptcy Help Me?
    I’m often asked, “How will filing bankruptcy help me?” Can you make creditors quit calling? Can you stop foreclosure of my home?I can do both by filing a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 case for you.
  • Sep 11

    Featured Image Blog Post Example

    Featured Image Blog Post Example
    Not only home variations or demos but fully created sites for you ready to publish on the net. More than 20+ ready to use sites created with research and dedication. Choose the right one and go online in 5 minutes. Specular is the last theme…
Rank this Week: 2864

The Page Law Firm Blog

The Page Law Firm Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt relief help. Free consultations.

https://www.pagelawfirm.com/denton-county-lawyer
  • Feb 8

    Passing the Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Means Test

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

    Second Bankruptcy and Five Steps to Prevent the Need for It

    Second Bankruptcy and Five Steps to Prevent the Need for It
    Federal bankruptcy law includes waiting periods that determine how soon a person can file for bankruptcy again after the initial filing. The length of the waiting period depends on the type of bankruptcy that was previously filed and what…
  • Jan 10

    Your Rights Against Creditor Harassment

    Your Rights Against Creditor Harassment
    Facing overdue debts is stressful enough without harassing behavior by creditors and the debt collection agencies they employ. Both Texas and federal law protect consumers from debt collection harassment. Unfortunately, debt collectors still…
Rank this Week: 1580

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 4

    Valentines Day and the Rise in Divorce Case

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

    Ayo and Iken – Florida Family Law Legislative Roundup

    Ayo and Iken – Florida Family Law Legislative Roundup
    A family law bill banning child marriage that seemed to be on its way to an easy ride through the legislature after a unanimous passing in the Florida Senate became a lightning rod for controversy in the House as members took up its sister…
  • Jan 20

    Ayo and Iken Recap

    Ayo and Iken Recap
    The post Ayo and Iken Recap appeared first on Ayo and Iken.
Rank this Week: 2324

New York Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

New York Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and bankruptcy alternatives for individuals and businesses. By Starr & Starr, PLLC.

http://www.newyorkbankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 2

    New Chapter 13 Trustee Krista M. Preuss, Esq. Appointed for the Southern District of New York

    New Chapter 13 Trustee Krista M. Preuss, Esq. Appointed for the Southern District of New York
    For the information of our clients with pending chapter 13 cases in the Southern District of New York and the bankruptcy community at large we are sharing the following information:  effective February 1, 2018, Jeffrey L. Sapir has…
  • Sep 13

    Explanation of Amended Discharge Orders Being Entered by US Bankruptcy Court SDNY

    Explanation of Amended Discharge Orders Being Entered by US Bankruptcy Court SDNY
    Since the end of August 2017 through today we have been receiving electronic notice from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York (SDNY Bankruptcy Court) of the filing of Amended Discharge of Debtor Order of Final…
  • Jun 4

    Supreme Court Rules Against Junior Lien Strip Off in Chapter 7

    Supreme Court Rules Against Junior Lien Strip Off in Chapter 7
    Many people in New York and New Jersey have houses that are “underwater” -- meaning the current value of the house is less than the value of the mortgage. In the Supreme Court case of Bank of America, N.A. v. Caulkett, - U.S. - ,…
Rank this Week: 4072

Bankruptcy Truth Blog

Bankruptcy Truth Blog

By Walker & Walker Law Offices PLLC.

http://bankruptcytruth.com/blog
  • Feb 1

    New Year, New You?

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

    New Year, New You?

    New Year, New You?
    Now you’ve recovered form the festive period, then perhaps you’ve already decided what you’re going to focus on this year, and have decided what New Year, New You means for you this year. What are your goals? Maybe New Year,…
  • Jan 19

    New Items Money Saving Tip

    New Items Money Saving Tip
      141. Check energy ratings Depending on what new items you’re buying you might need to consider energy ratings. Domestic appliances like washing machines, refrigerators and dishwashers may look similar and cost around the same…
Rank this Week: 1713

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: 3370