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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: 18

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://www.georgiabankruptcyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 61

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Covers corporate bankruptcy proceedings. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

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

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

    Fox To Merge with Shaw Fishman, Adding to Presence in Wilmington
    Fox Rothschild is pleased to announce that, effective June 11, it will merge with Shaw Fishman Glantz & Towbin LLC, a 23-attorney firm with robust practices in bankruptcy, commercial litigation and real estate. The merger with the…
  • Apr 19

    Bertucci’s: Filing Alert & Committee Formation Meeting Notice

    Bertucci’s: Filing Alert & Committee Formation Meeting Notice
    On her The Bottom Line 11 blog, Fox partner Mette Kurth discussed the recent bankruptcy filing of Italian restaurant chain owner and operator Bertucci’s Corporation: Company Overview Bertucci’s  was formerly known…
  • Apr 10

    VER Technologies Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

    VER Technologies Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection
    On April 5, 2018, VER Technologies Holdco LLC, along with eight subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively, “VER”), filed a voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for…
Rank this Week: 211

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: 3424

Sader Law Firm Blog

Sader Law Firm Blog

Covers bankruptcy, collections and student loans.

http://www.saderlawfirm.com/blog
  • Jun 22

    If You Have Student Loans, You Could be Eligible for Income-Based Repayment Option

    If You Have Student Loans, You Could be Eligible for Income-Based Repayment Option
    Americans owe more than $1.4 trillion in student loans. Federal loans account for a majority of the student loan debt in the US. However, there are multiple types of federal student loans that are or were available to borrowers. Many people…
  • Jun 21

    Why Gibson’s Bankruptcy Will Save the Gibson Brand

    Why Gibson’s Bankruptcy Will Save the Gibson Brand
    Gibson guitars are associated with some of the most famous musicians in history. Eric Clapton, Elvis Presley, David Bowie, Slash, Pete Townshend, Jimmy Page and Bob Marley all used Gibson guitars at some point during their careers. The famous…
  • Jun 15

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

    3 Things That Happen to Your Tax Returns During a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
    This is syndicated content that was originally published on AVVO.com by Attorney Christopher J. Cusack of Sader Law Firm. A common question people have when filing for Chapter 13 bankruptcy is: “What’s going to happen to my…
Rank this Week: 2187

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
  • Jun 22

    Making Sure to Include All Creditors in a Bankruptcy Filing

    Making Sure to Include All Creditors in a Bankruptcy Filing
    Failing to list all of your creditors during your bankruptcy case might mean that you cannot discharge the debt, especially if you intentionally omit a creditor. If the case is ongoing, you can amend your bankruptcy Schedules to include…
  • Apr 20

    Choosing Whether to File for Bankruptcy Before or After Divorce

    Choosing Whether to File for Bankruptcy Before or After Divorce
    Divorce and bankruptcy are both legal processes that can help you reconstruct your life. In some cases, people need both divorce and bankruptcy at the same time. In fact, either one can lead to the other: Financial stress can cause conflict…
  • Apr 13

    Discharging Student Debt Through Bankruptcy Is Difficult, But Not Impossible

    Discharging Student Debt Through Bankruptcy Is Difficult, But Not Impossible
    There is a common misconception that filing for bankruptcy will not allow you to discharge your student loan debts. Discharge is not impossible, but it is very difficult. You must file a separate action, called an adversary proceeding, in…
Rank this Week: 1795

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

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

    How to Cope With Holidays After a Divorce

    How to Cope With Holidays After a Divorce
    Parents who are divorcing seldom think about the fine details of their parenting plan until they have to sit down and draw it up. The holidays after a divorce can be a particularly difficult period for newly separated families. Tensions often…
  • Jun 20

    How Car Accidents May Trigger Heart Attack

    How Car Accidents May Trigger Heart Attack
    When motorists are involved in wrecks in Georgia they often suffer injuries like whiplash and sometimes more serious consequences such as broken bones and brain injuries. However, heart attacks resulting from car accidents are often…
  • Jun 18

    How an Allegation of Violence Impacts a Child Custody Case

    How an Allegation of Violence Impacts a Child Custody Case
    An allegation of violence against a child or the other spouse can have a fundamental impact on a child custody case in Georgia. Divorce is difficult enough at the best of times. If you are trying to escape from an abusive spouse, the problems…
Rank this Week: 1923

Milavetzlaw Blog

Milavetzlaw Blog

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

http://www.milavetzlaw.com/blog
  • Jun 21

    Beware this rare yet deadly danger lurking in freshwater lake

    Beware this rare yet deadly danger lurking in freshwater lake
    It sounds like something out of a horror movie: A young child goes swimming in a Minnesota lake. The water is warm and inviting; it’s the height of summer. At some point, perhaps while splashing around or doing cannonballs off...
  • Jun 6

    Bankruptcy and medical debt

    Bankruptcy and medical debt
    With the passing of the Affordable Care Act, many people who had previously been unable to obtain insurance now enjoy the benefits of medical coverage. Unfortunately, the new act did little to eliminate a growing problem in the country…
  • May 22

    Hands-free phone bill will have to wait another year

    Hands-free phone bill will have to wait another year
    Talking on a cellphone while driving is dangerous – and potentially deadly. In recent years, the number of drivers who use smartphones behind the wheel has steadily risen, with 1 out of every 4 crashes attributable to distracted driving.…
Rank this Week: 2027

Law Office of Seth L. Hanson Blog

Law Office of Seth L. Hanson Blog

Covers California Bankruptcy.

https://hansonattorney.com/blog
  • Jun 21

    Filing Bankruptcy When Living Outside the US

    Filing Bankruptcy When Living Outside the US
    The United States Constitution gives the federal government power over bankruptcy law. But what happens if you incur debt in the US and then move outside the country? Generally, judgments levied against you by federal or state courts only…
  • Jun 19

    Do I Have Too Much Debt for Bankruptcy?

    Do I Have Too Much Debt for Bankruptcy?
    Sometimes my clients wonder if there are any limits to the amount of debt they can have if they want to file bankruptcy. There is no limit to the amount of debt you can discharge through a Chapter 7. Chapter 13’s, however, are a…
  • Jun 14

    Coming into Money and Bankruptcy

    Coming into Money and Bankruptcy
    It can be pretty nice to suddenly come into some money through something like an inheritance or settlement. Though if your looking into bankruptcy, there are some things you should take into consideration before spending, saving, or investing…
Rank this Week: 1450

Richard West Law Office Blog

Richard West Law Office Blog

Covers bankruptcy and the debt relief process.

https://www.debtfreeohio.com/bankruptcy-information/
  • Jun 21

    Can States Declare Bankruptcy?

    Can States Declare Bankruptcy?
    In the last 20 years, there have been a total of 36 cities, towns, and other municipalities that have filed for bankruptcy. You probably remember hearing or reading about them in the news: Detroit, MI filed bankruptcy as a city in 2013 with…
  • Jun 19

    Getting an FHA Loan After Bankruptc

    Getting an FHA Loan After Bankruptc
    FHA loans are government-backed mortgages, insured by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA). Millions of Americans are attracted to these form of financing due to the less stringent qualifications than some mortgages, in addition to the…
  • Jun 11

    Ohio Debt Settlement Guideline

    Ohio Debt Settlement Guideline
    There may come a time when you find yourself in a debt situation that leads to considering an Ohio debt settlement. Unfortunately, some consumers find themselves being sued for debt even after participating in the debt settlement program for…
Rank this Week: 1474

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Texas bankruptcy news and information.

http://www.bakerassociates.net/bankruptcy-blog/
  • Jun 21

    What is Debtor-in-Possession Financing?

    What is Debtor-in-Possession Financing?
    Businesses that wish to continue operations while also struggling with company debt have the option of filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in Texas and every other state in the Union. A Chapter 11 business bankruptcy works quite different from a…
  • Jun 19

    Bankruptcy for Veteran

    Bankruptcy for Veteran
    Veterans in our country can’t be appreciated enough. There are numerous, special rules that help veterans obtain housing and student loans, and the US Bankruptcy code is no different. As a disabled veteran or active duty service member,…
  • Jun 13

    Reasons Not to Fear Bankruptcy

    Reasons Not to Fear Bankruptcy
    Debt problems can cause many a sleepless night. So why then is there so much fear surrounding bankruptcy? Unwarranted fear of bankruptcy causing worse problems is, in many situations, misplaced and unhelpful. At worst, the fear of bankruptcy…
Rank this Week: 1911

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: 983

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: 3115

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy, debt and foreclosures. 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: 2575

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: 2804

Intellectual Property, Business,…

Intellectual Property, Business, and Bankruptcy Blog

By Assouline & Berlowe.

http://assoulineberlowe.wordpress.com/
  • Jun 19

    15 Years Later – the Hard Work Starts to Pay Off – Litigation Department of the Year

    15 Years Later – the Hard Work Starts to Pay Off – Litigation Department of the Year
    Before starting the firm in 2003, both Peter Berlowe and Eric Assouline worked as associate attorneys at the Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP law firm.  Hanging in the office of the Head of the Litigation Department was a framed plaque…
  • May 29

    Is Your Estate Planned?

    Is Your Estate Planned?
    Jason Steinman, the newest Partner at Assouline & Berlowe, is happy. Do you know why? Because he just planned out a client’s estate. Business clients at the firm often ask “is it really necessary to have an estate plan?”…
  • May 25

    New Employment Law Development

    New Employment Law Development
    Photo by rawpixel.com on Pexels.com   For all the media time devoted to President Trump, many of you may have missed some actual law-making going on behind the scenes.  Let me take a moment to update you as to three ……
Rank this Week: 3252

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: 2493

The Insolvency Blog

The Insolvency Blog

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

http://theinsolvencyblog.typepad.com/
  • Jun 18

    8th Circuit Prohibits Substantive Consolidation of Archdiocese with Non-Profit Non-Debtor

    8th Circuit Prohibits Substantive Consolidation of Archdiocese with Non-Profit Non-Debtor
    Bankruptcy courts rely on Bankruptcy Code section 105(a) to grant the relief of substantive consolidation, which expands a debtor’s bankruptcy estate to include additional entities or assets under appropriate circumstances. The boundaries…
  • Jan 16

    EXCO Resources, Inc. Files Ch. 11 Bankruptcy

    EXCO Resources, Inc. Files Ch. 11 Bankruptcy
    On January 15, 2018, EXCO Resources, Inc. (the “Debtor”) and certain of its affiliated entities[1] (collectively, the “Debtors”) filed chapter 11 bankruptcy in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.…
  • Dec 19

    Expro Holdings Files Ch. 11 Bankruptcy in Texa

    Expro Holdings Files Ch. 11 Bankruptcy in Texa
    On December 18, 2017, Expro Holdings US Inc. (d/b/a Umbrellastream US Inc.) (the “Debtor”) and certain of its affiliated entities[1] (collectively, the “Debtors”) filed chapter 11 bankruptcy in the United States Bankruptcy Court for…
Rank this Week: 3063

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: 1997

Simon Resnik Hayes Bankruptcy Blog

Simon Resnik Hayes Bankruptcy Blog

Features bankruptcy updates & news in Los Angeles.

http://www.simonresnik.com/blog/
  • Jun 18

    Widowers Are Protected from Foreclosure

    Widowers Are Protected from Foreclosure
    If you are recently widowed and concerned about losing your home, know that there are laws in place to protect you. As always, if you are facing foreclosure, we always advise to reach out to an attorney that can help you find a way to stay in…
  • Jun 13

    Can You Get a Personal Loan After Bankrutpcy?

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

    Filing an Emergency Bankruptcy Petition

    Filing an Emergency Bankruptcy Petition
    Being in debt can be an overwhelming experience that can feel insurmountable and impossible. But those debt situations can become dire when you are faced with foreclosure, repossession, wage garnishment, eviction or other creditor…
Rank this Week: 2197

Kain and Scott Bankruptcy Blog

Kain and Scott Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://blog.kainscott.com/blog
  • Jun 17

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

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

    The Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Process in Minnesota

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

    The Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Proce

    The Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Proce
    Since the early 1800s, the Supreme Court has consistently held that bankruptcy is designed to give honest but unfortunate debtors a fresh start. Many notable individuals and businesses, from Henry Ford in the early 1900s to General Motors in…
Rank this Week: 1416

The MN Bankruptcy Blog

The MN Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://blog.kainscott.com/blog
  • Jun 17

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

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

    The Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Process in Minnesota

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

    The Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Proce

    The Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Proce
    Since the early 1800s, the Supreme Court has consistently held that bankruptcy is designed to give honest but unfortunate debtors a fresh start. Many notable individuals and businesses, from Henry Ford in the early 1900s to General Motors in…
Rank this Week: 1365

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: 4117

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

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

    Claudia Blackwell for Judge

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

    Protected: Claudia Blackwell for Judge

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

    How to Catch a Sex Predator—Sex Sting Operations Uncovered

    How to Catch a Sex Predator—Sex Sting Operations Uncovered
    In 2017, Florida police arrested 277 people in a sex sting operation. Those arrested included pharmacists, police officers and doctors. The sex sting operation, known as “Operation No Tricks, No Treats,” ran from October 10th to…
Rank this Week: 1906

Northern Kentucky Lawyer Blog

Northern Kentucky Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury and accidents, DUI, criminal defense, bank side bankruptcy cases, creditors' rights, divorce and family custody, and estate planning. By Fessler Schneider & Grimme.

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

    Personal Injury and Criminal Defense Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

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

    Family Law Child Custody Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

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

    Family Attorneys of Northern Kentucky

    Family Attorneys of Northern Kentucky
    Over the past couple of decades, we have been very pleased to see people become far more aware of the importance of having a will, a power of attorney, and a living will.  People used to act as if nothing was going to happen to them and…
Rank this Week: 428

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: 2876

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: 4208

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

By the Moran Law Group.

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

    Life And Death of Debt In California

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

    Life After Bankruptcy: What’s It Really Like?

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

    5 Things To Do When You Have Been Sued

    5 Things To Do When You Have Been Sued
    The ring on the doorbell was a process server. Bingo!  You’ve been sued. Now what? Breathe deeply and work your way through this five step check list.  Then I’ll suggest some options. Scout the territory 1. Look at the…
Rank this Week: 2073

New York Debt Relief Blog

New York Debt Relief Blog

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

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

    How Can I Get Help with Student Loan Debt?

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

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

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

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

    How Do I Know if I Need to File for Bankruptcy?
    If you are struggling to pay off your debts and can never seem to make a dent in them, you might be wondering if you need to file for bankruptcy. For many, the word itself inspires some fear and uncertainty, but the fact is that…
Rank this Week: 2151

Debt Relief Blog

Debt Relief Blog

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

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

    How Can I Get Help with Student Loan Debt?

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

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

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

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

    How Do I Know if I Need to File for Bankruptcy?
    If you are struggling to pay off your debts and can never seem to make a dent in them, you might be wondering if you need to file for bankruptcy. For many, the word itself inspires some fear and uncertainty, but the fact is that…
Rank this Week: 1267

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: 2561

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: 2969

Nebraska Debt & Bankrtupcy Blog

Nebraska Debt & Bankrtupcy Blog

By Samuel J. Turco Jr.

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

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

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

    Do you need financial therapy?

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

    Digital Signatures Allowed in Nebraska Bankruptcy Court

    Digital Signatures Allowed in Nebraska Bankruptcy Court
    Nebraska becomes the first bankruptcy court in the nation to allow debtors to sign bankruptcy petitions digitally. An amendment to Nebraska Rule of Bankruptcy Procedulre 9011-1 became effective February 5 allowing attorney to use services…
Rank this Week: 1839

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: 2329

Bankruptcy Truth Blog

Bankruptcy Truth Blog

By Walker & Walker Law Offices PLLC.

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

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

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

    New Year, New You?

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

    New Year, New You?

    New Year, New You?
    Now you’ve recovered form the festive period, then perhaps you’ve already decided what you’re going to focus on this year, and have decided what New Year, New You means for you this year. What are your goals? Maybe New Year,…
Rank this Week: 1349

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: 2844

Walinski & Associates, P.C. Blog

Walinski & Associates, P.C. Blog

Covers debt collection.

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

    Key Differences Between Forbearance and Loan Modification

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

    Illinois Considering Five Changes to Debt Collection Law

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

    Congress Proposes Law to Exempt Creditor Lawyers from Debt Collection Regulation

    Congress Proposes Law to Exempt Creditor Lawyers from Debt Collection Regulation
    The U.S. House of Representatives is considering legislation that would exempt creditors’ rights lawyers from the federal regulations meant for debt collectors. The Practice of Law Technical Clarification Act would amend both the Fair…
Rank this Week: 1356

Chris Wesner Law Office Blog

Chris Wesner Law Office Blog

Discusses bankruptcy and criminal law.

http://www.chriswesnerlaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1262

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure law. By Parker DuFresne.

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

    What Happens to Joint Debts After Divorce in Florida?

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

    Does Bankruptcy Eliminate Medical Debt

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

    How Does Divorce Impact my Insurance Policies?

    How Does Divorce Impact my Insurance Policies?
    Going through a major life change like divorce can leave you with questions about the many details that must be addressed. For example, how do you deal with your insurance policies when you get a divorce in Florida? With insurance plans…
Rank this Week: 3144

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: 748

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: 2625

MN Bankruptcy Blog

MN Bankruptcy Blog

Covers Minnesota bankruptcy topics, including Chapter 7, Chapter 13, assets, and the filing process. By David J. Kelly.

http://mn-bankruptcy.com/blog/
  • Jun 2

    Bankruptcy & Social Security Overpayment

    Bankruptcy & Social Security Overpayment
    I want to say a few words about whether a debt owing to the Social Security Administration for overpayment of benefits can be discharged in a bankruptcy.  Often it can be. If you have received Social Security you know that several…
  • May 3

    Minnesota State Exemptions Still Leaking Assets Like a Sieve

    Minnesota State Exemptions Still Leaking Assets Like a Sieve
    When you file a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, ownership of all your assets all the way down to your socks passes to a trustee appointed by the court.  The only way to avoid losing your shirt and most everything else you own is to claim the…
  • Jan 8

    Hard to Pay Those Troubling Holiday Shopping Bills?

    Hard to Pay Those Troubling Holiday Shopping Bills?
    Around this past Thanksgiving CNBC published a report about how an alarming number of shoppers are still paying off debt from Christmas of 2016.  A lot of the data in the report came from a source called NerdWallet. It seems that…
Rank this Week: 3091

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 2001

Richard Hackerman Blog

Richard Hackerman Blog

Covers the legalities and processes involved in bankruptcy.

http://richardhackerman.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1277

Matt Berkus Blog

Matt Berkus Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt relief.

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

    Can Bankruptcy Take My Student Loan Money?

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

    Can You Buy a Car During Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

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

    What Is Bankruptcy? Really, What Is It?

    What Is Bankruptcy? Really, What Is It?
    As bankruptcy attorneys, we live bankruptcy day in and day out. We sometimes forget to address the basic questions. Aside from a vague understanding of the definition of the word ‘bankruptcy,’ most people don’t know what it…
Rank this Week: 3140