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Bankruptcy Law Network - Real…

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real Lawyers, Real Solutions

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

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

    How Bankruptcy Exemptions Work

    How Bankruptcy Exemptions Work
    Did you ever wonder if you will lose your property if you file bankruptcy?  Can you keep your home, your car, your household goods?  What about your clothes and jewelry? The part of bankruptcy law that tells us what you can keep…
  • Oct 15

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

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

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

    Yes You Can Refile Your Chapter 13 Case, But Should You?
    If you are facing a foreclosure, vehicle repossession, wage garnishment or other financial crisis, Chapter 13 bankruptcy can be a great tool to stop the chaos.  As the type of bankruptcy that includes a repayment plan, Chapter 13 can…
Rank this Week: 71

Nebraska Debt & Bankrtupcy Blog

Nebraska Debt & Bankrtupcy Blog

By Samuel J. Turco Jr.

http://www.nebraskadebtbankruptcyblog.com/
  • Oct 17

    Prosecutors Fear Use of Digital Signatures in Bankruptcy Case

    Prosecutors Fear Use of Digital Signatures in Bankruptcy Case
    Bankruptcy courts across the country have embraced the electronic filing of court pleadings since 2001. This system, known as Electronic Case Files or “ECF”, allows attorneys to sign and file documents with an electronic signature…
  • Oct 17

    Prosecutors Fear Use of Digital Signatures in Bankruptcy Case

    Prosecutors Fear Use of Digital Signatures in Bankruptcy Case
    Bankruptcy courts across the country have embraced the electronic filing of court pleadings since 2001. This system, known as Electronic Case Files or “ECF”, allows attorneys to sign and file documents with an electronic signature…
  • Oct 8

    Nebraska Appeals Court Issues Major Opinion on Vacating Default Judgment

    Nebraska Appeals Court Issues Major Opinion on Vacating Default Judgment
    Most collection lawsuits result in judgments obtained by default. A Default Judgment is awarded when the defendant fails to file a written response to the lawsuit within the required time period, typically 30 days.  Over 90% of…
Rank this Week: 54

Atlanta Bankruptcy Blog

Atlanta Bankruptcy Blog

Covers Georgia bankruptcy. By Jonathan Ginsberg.

http://www.thebklawyer.com/thebkblog
  • Oct 9

    Why You Must Pay Your Mortgage Directly After Filing Chapter 13

    Why You Must Pay Your Mortgage Directly After Filing Chapter 13
    If you are behind on your mortgage, you can use Chapter 13 to stop a pending foreclosure and repay missed payments over the 5 year term of your Chapter 13 plan. However, filing your Chapter 13 case is only the first step in saving your home.…
  • Aug 3

    Georgia Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Mortgage Lenders Over Homeowners in Important Decision

    Georgia Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Mortgage Lenders Over Homeowners in Important Decision
    A 2017 ruling by the Georgia Supreme Court most likely represents a significant weakening to a consumer protection provision contained in Georgia’s home foreclosure law. Georgia law allows what is known as a non-judicial foreclosure.…
  • Jul 24

    What Happens After Your Chapter 13 Plan is Confirmed?

    What Happens After Your Chapter 13 Plan is Confirmed?
    When your Chapter 13 plan is confirmed, it means that the bankruptcy judge assigned to your case has formally approved your plan of reorganization and all creditors are bound to the terms of your plan. In the Northern District of Georgia, a…
Rank this Week: 89

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Dec 13

    News Headlines for Dec 13, 2017

    News Headlines for Dec 13, 2017
    What a Sears lawsuit against a supplier means for retailers | Retail Dive ,Guitar Center downgraded | Retail Dive ,Inside Faraday Future’s financial house of cards – The Verge ,Teva’s Working With Evercore to Review Debt…
  • Dec 13

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Dec 13, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Dec 13, 2017
    The following list is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed over the past twenty-four hours in selected bankruptcy courts nationwide: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama U.S.…
  • Dec 12

    News Headlines for Dec 12, 2017

    News Headlines for Dec 12, 2017
    Steinhoff Hires Advisers as Investec Cites Credit Exposure – Bloomberg ,Ex-Gawker Employees Launch Crowdfunding Drive to Buy Website ,Charming Charlie Reaches Agreement with Majority of Term Loan Lenders On Terms of Comprehensive…
Rank this Week: 196

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/
  • Dec 8

    Aurelius v. The Control Board: What is Going On? (Part II)

    Aurelius v. The Control Board: What is Going On? (Part II)
    First, thanks to all of you who emailed and commented with possible answers as to what the Aurelius strategy in challenging the constitutionality of the Puerto Rican Control Board might be (the subject of Part I). My favorite answer was...
  • Dec 4

    Odious Debts: A New Book

    Odious Debts: A New Book
    Classes are over, which means that I get to finally open some of the fun books that I've been meaning to read. Most of what I read is too low brow for me to have the courage to mention here....
  • Dec 2

    Aurelius v. Puerto Rico's Control Board: What's the Game?

    Aurelius v. Puerto Rico's Control Board: What's the Game?
    While most of the sovereign debt world is focused on Mr. Maduro’s shenanigans in Venezuela, a fascinating litigation is playing out in federal district court in Puerto Rico. Aurelius, a hedge fund known to many of us because of the...
Rank this Week: 101

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://www.georgiabankruptcyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 151

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
  • Dec 13

    Tackling Your Debt During the Holiday Season

    Tackling Your Debt During the Holiday Season
    Has your debt landed you on the naughty list this year? It’s that time of year when Santa is making his annual inventory of all the good and bad Minnesotans. But Santa isn’t alone: many Minnesota families are also taking a good…
  • Dec 12

    Mobile Home Repossession Laws in Minnesota

    Mobile Home Repossession Laws in Minnesota
    Most of us been in a position where we have been living paycheck to paycheck and have to pick and choose whether to pay certain bills or put food on the table for our families.  Families should not have to go through this, but up until…
  • Dec 11

    Should I be Considering Bankruptcy if I’m Current on all my Payments?

    Should I be Considering Bankruptcy if I’m Current on all my Payments?
    I get this question a lot. When is the right time to think about bankruptcy? Should I even be considering it if I’m current with everything? I think it really depends on circumstances and if you can project what the next couple of…
Rank this Week: 1510

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
  • Dec 13

    Tackling Your Debt During the Holiday Season

    Tackling Your Debt During the Holiday Season
    Has your debt landed you on the naughty list this year? It’s that time of year when Santa is making his annual inventory of all the good and bad Minnesotans. But Santa isn’t alone: many Minnesota families are also taking a good…
  • Dec 12

    Mobile Home Repossession Laws in Minnesota

    Mobile Home Repossession Laws in Minnesota
    Most of us been in a position where we have been living paycheck to paycheck and have to pick and choose whether to pay certain bills or put food on the table for our families.  Families should not have to go through this, but up until…
  • Dec 11

    Should I be Considering Bankruptcy if I’m Current on all my Payments?

    Should I be Considering Bankruptcy if I’m Current on all my Payments?
    I get this question a lot. When is the right time to think about bankruptcy? Should I even be considering it if I’m current with everything? I think it really depends on circumstances and if you can project what the next couple of…
Rank this Week: 1364

Fears Nachwati Law Blog

Fears Nachwati Law Blog

Covers personal injury and bankruptcy.

http://fnlawfirm.com/blogs/
  • Dec 13

    What are the Consequences for Drunk Driving

    What are the Consequences for Drunk Driving
    Driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while intoxicated (DWI) is one of the most common criminal offenses in the United States, and many otherwise law-abiding citizens have found their lives unraveled by the consequences of drunk…
  • Dec 8

    How Do I File for Bankruptcy in Texas?

    How Do I File for Bankruptcy in Texas?
    If you’ve been struggling to make ends meet with credit card payments, car payments, your mortgage, and other living expenses, it can be extremely challenging to try and find a way out of that stressful situation. If you fail to pay…
  • Dec 8

    Can an Attorney Remove my Criminal Record?

    Can an Attorney Remove my Criminal Record?
    A criminal record can negatively impact your life long after your sentence has been completed. In today’s computerized age, background checks have become commonplace and they can hurt your chances of getting a job, being approved for…
Rank this Week: 3483

Sader Law Firm Blog

Sader Law Firm Blog

Covers bankruptcy, collections and student loans.

http://www.saderlawfirm.com/blog
  • Dec 13

    Are There Other Credit Scores than FICO Scores?

    Are There Other Credit Scores than FICO Scores?
    Several weeks ago, we published a blog on tips for improving your FICO scores. Many people may not realize that there is a competing credit scoring system. There are also other credit scoring models that are currently used and becoming more…
  • Dec 11

    Will Congress Eliminate Student Loan Forgiveness?

    Will Congress Eliminate Student Loan Forgiveness?
    Republicans in the House of Representatives have released the Promoting Real Opportunity, Success and Prosperity Through Education Reform (PROSPER) Act. The bill seeks to make major changes to higher education. For purposes of simplicity,…
  • Dec 6

    How Can I Avoid Identity Theft During the Holidays and Tax Season?

    How Can I Avoid Identity Theft During the Holidays and Tax Season?
    Identity thieves are very active during the holidays and tax season. There are more opportunities to steal information from consumers. If you fall victim to identity theft, cybercriminals could cause significant damage to your finances. It is…
Rank this Week: 1520

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Dec 13

    Property Distribution by Courts Must Be Equitable

    Property Distribution by Courts Must Be Equitable
    Finances are frequently a major concern for someone going through divorce, either as a worry about walking away with enough to cover the costs of daily living, or as anxiety related to the possibility of being required to relinquish a…
  • Dec 8

    What Happens to Health Insurance When Couples Divorce?

    What Happens to Health Insurance When Couples Divorce?
    Medical care is known to be one of the more expensive, but necessary, items to hit a person’s budget. Most people seek medical insurance through an employer, if available, to defray the costs of obtaining coverage, and most families are…
  • Dec 3

    When Will Courts Hear Child Testimony in Family Law Cases?

    When Will Courts Hear Child Testimony in Family Law Cases?
    Numerous studies have supported the finding that divorcenegatively affects many children. Certainly, the degree of the impact is likely related to the age of the child when the divorce occurs and the child’s ability to understand the…
Rank this Week: 3190

New Jersey Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy, Chapter 7, Chapter 13 and foreclosures. By the Law Offices of Robert Manchel.

http://www.bankruptcylawyer-nj.com/blog/
  • Dec 13

    Information About The NJ. Bankruptcy Court

    Information About The NJ. Bankruptcy Court
    <h2>New Jersey Bankruptcy Lawyer Explains About the NJ. bankruptcy courts. <h2> Bankruptcy courts are located in the federal courthouses, as bankruptcy laws are federal. The federal courthouses are also considered united states…
  • Nov 30

    Can I Force A college To Release Transcripts To Another College In New Jersey?

    Can I Force A college To Release Transcripts To Another College In New Jersey?
    <h2>New Jersey Attorney Explains How Bankruptcy Can Force A College To Forward Transcripts to Another University. </h2> Immediately upon the filing of any bankruptcy case, in New Jersey, the Automatic Stay Provision of the…
  • May 5

    New Jersey EZ Pass Violations, Registration Suspension, Auto Impoundment and Bankruptcy

    New Jersey EZ Pass Violations, Registration Suspension, Auto Impoundment and Bankruptcy
    <h2>Bankruptcy Lawyer Explains How New Jersey EZ Pass Violations And The Threat Of Registration Suspension and Auto Impoundment is Handled in Bankruptcy.</h2> New Jersey residents may not realize that relatively minor EZ Pass…
Rank this Week: 3160

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Dec 13

    Sleep Apnea is a Major Issue in the Trucking Industry

    Sleep Apnea is a Major Issue in the Trucking Industry
    Sleep apnea is a major issue in the trucking industry. In Georgia, in recent years numerous fatal accidents have been caused by drowsy truckers. In past years, little was known about sleep apnea and it was often undiagnosed. However,…
  • Dec 11

    Three Are Killed in Separate Motorcycle Crashes in Georgia

    Three Are Killed in Separate Motorcycle Crashes in Georgia
    Motorcycle crashes in Georgia occur with an alarming regularity. Even by the standards of I-75, the first week of September was tragic for riders. Three motorcyclists lost their lives in separate crashes on I-75 in the first week of…
  • Dec 8

    Conference Hears About the Four Es of Highway Safety

    Conference Hears About the Four Es of Highway Safety
    Vision Zero is an initiative intended to make the roads and the cities of the United States safer. It emphasizes the four Es of highway safety. Recently, a three-day statewide gathering on transportation was held in Columbia in mid-Missouri.…
Rank this Week: 2305

Chris Wesner Law Office Blog

Chris Wesner Law Office Blog

Discusses bankruptcy and criminal law.

http://www.chriswesnerlaw.com/blog/
  • Dec 13

    The Primary Reasons to Hire a Foreclosure Attorney in Ohio

    The Primary Reasons to Hire a Foreclosure Attorney in Ohio
    Finding out that your home is going into foreclosure can be a stressful, overwhelming, and emotional time. The threat of losing your home, and you and your family being displaced, can make it difficult to know what to do or where to turn.…
  • Dec 8

    Tips to Help You Deal With Foreclosure in Ohio

    Tips to Help You Deal With Foreclosure in Ohio
    Being confronted with a foreclosure notice can be extremely stressful and upsetting. It is likely that you have never gone through a lawsuits before and that you do not know what will happen next, or where you can turn. Here are some tips on…
  • Dec 7

    Can you Stop Your Foreclosure?

    Can you Stop Your Foreclosure?
    Can You Stop Your Foreclosure?   If you have received a letter, you may feel overwhelmed, thinking that your life will never be the same. However, just because you got the letter doesn’t mean that you will have to leave your home.…
Rank this Week: 1316

South Florida Attorney Blog

South Florida Attorney Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt. By Van Horn Law Group.

http://blog.vanhornlawgroup.com
  • Dec 13

    Can I Keep My Tax Refund in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

    Can I Keep My Tax Refund in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?
    The money received in a tax refund is something many Americans look forward to. After all, it isn’t often that your government mails you a check just for doing what you’re supposed to do. For those facing chapter 7 bankruptcy,…
  • Dec 5

    Business Bankruptcy Options That Are Common For Small Businesse

    Business Bankruptcy Options That Are Common For Small Businesse
    Filing for business bankruptcy is never in a small business owner’s plans. Open starting a business, most have high hopes and grand plans that they will be successful, both financially and regarding their public image. Even if the…
  • Nov 30

    How to Manage a Shopping Addiction this Holiday Season

    How to Manage a Shopping Addiction this Holiday Season
    With the holidays coming up, it’s normal to feel a lot of pressure to be happy and jolly, and to spend like there is no tomorrow in order to give your family, friends, and guests the best Christmas or Hanukkah ever. It’s also the…
Rank this Week: 1435

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation

Covers corporate bankruptcy proceedings. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://delawarebankruptcy.foxrothschild.com/
  • Dec 12

    Mette Kurth: 2nd Circuit Reverses Course on Cramdown Interest Rate

    Mette Kurth: 2nd Circuit Reverses Course on Cramdown Interest Rate
    On her The Bottom Line 11 blog, Fox partner Mette Kurth examined a recent U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit decision in In re MPM Silicones (the Momentive case). The court followed the lead of the Sixth Circuit in…
  • Nov 19

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

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

    No 2004 Discovery Allowed When There is a Pending Proceeding

    No 2004 Discovery Allowed When There is a Pending Proceeding
    In a short opinion entered November 14, 2017 Judge Gross of the Delaware Bankruptcy Court denied a motion of an interested party to “Attend and Participate in the Rule 2004 Examinations to be Conducted by the…
Rank this Week: 2401

Walden & Pfannenstiel Blog

Walden & Pfannenstiel Blog

Covers bankruptcy and estate planning.

http://wplawpractice.com/blog/
  • Dec 12

    Bankruptcy knowledge also means: Knowing What Not to Do

    Bankruptcy knowledge also means: Knowing What Not to Do
    Bankruptcy can offer debtors a fresh start.  It can allow budgets to work again and for debtors to regain a sense of calm in their lives.  We want our clients’ cases and experience with the bankruptcy court to go as smoothly…
  • Nov 29

    Bankruptcy Knowledge also means: Being able to DO

    Bankruptcy Knowledge also means: Being able to DO
    What you should know, so that you can...   DO know Bankruptcy is a COMPLICATED area of law. Ask questions and make sure you feel comfortable – this is your case. DO know that you are NOT alone. You may have heard…
  • Nov 2

    November 1, 2017: New Median Income Figures Released for Kansas and Missouri Bankruptcy Filer

    November 1, 2017: New Median Income Figures Released for Kansas and Missouri Bankruptcy Filer
    In Bankruptcy, the Means Test looks at your Median Income and Family Size to determine which Chapter you may file: Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 As of November 1, 2017, the Median Income Levels have been updated. Median income levels in Kansas and…
Rank this Week: 3372

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 2084

The Startup Stream

The Startup Stream

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

https://thestartupstream.wordpress.com/
  • Dec 11

    Answering Common Questions Regarding Estate Planning

    Answering Common Questions Regarding Estate Planning
    Q: I am interested in hearing more about estate planning services. What documents are part of an estate plan? At McAvoy & Murphy, one of the first things we bring up at our free initial consults is that there is no “one size fits…
  • Nov 17

    Health Care Power of Attorney in Waukesha, WI

    Health Care Power of Attorney in Waukesha, WI
    In order to help our client’s gain valuable insight into the conversations one must have with their health care agent, we routinely offer the following publication as a handout. The handout we use is from The Center for Public…
  • Jun 12

    Can I lose my interest in my property? Do I have a future interest in any real estate? (Part 2 in a series on real estate ownership and transfer)

    Can I lose my interest in my property? Do I have a future interest in any real estate? (Part 2 in a series on real estate ownership and transfer)
    In part 1 of this series on real estate ownership and transfer, we had left off with a discussion of the types of freehold interests one has with regards to his or her ownership interest in property. The last type of fee simple we had…
Rank this Week: 1472

Milavetzlaw Blog

Milavetzlaw Blog

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

http://www.milavetzlaw.com/blog
  • Dec 11

    New drug makes patients a danger to nurse

    New drug makes patients a danger to nurse
    Nurses have tough jobs. It’s strenuous work. It’s physically (and often emotionally) exhausting. They’re often stretched far too thin due to limited resources and understaffing. Not surprisingly, injury rates among nurses are high.…
  • Nov 9

    4 common misconceptions about adoption

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

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

    GRANDPARENT RIGHTS, A NEW CONCERN FOR BABY BOOMERS AND THEIR GRANDCHILDREN
    As my generation, "the baby boomers" ages, we are proud to see our children marry, and we relish the prospect of having grandchildren. We have eaten sensibly, exercised, and remain active. We have contributed to 401 K funds in…
Rank this Week: 1828

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: 4487

Simon Resnik Hayes Bankruptcy Blog

Simon Resnik Hayes Bankruptcy Blog

Features bankruptcy updates & news in Los Angeles.

http://www.simonresnik.com/blog/
  • Dec 11

    Rebuilding Credit After Bankruptcy

    Rebuilding Credit After Bankruptcy
    We talk a lot about the process of filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, but after you’ve gone through the process how do you rebuild? A Quick Review of Bankruptcy Before we talk about what happens when you file for bankruptcy,…
  • Dec 4

    What to Ask Your Bankruptcy Attorney

    What to Ask Your Bankruptcy Attorney
    Deciding on a bankruptcy attorney can be just as tough as deciding on bankruptcy itself. How do you know how to choose the right attorney for your case? Below we outline some questions you’ll want to ask any potential bankruptcy…
  • Nov 27

    Loan Modifcations to Keep You in Your Home

    Loan Modifcations to Keep You in Your Home
    Are you struggling to make your monthly mortgage payment? Are you facing foreclosure or a short sale? If any of these apply, then you might want to pursue a loan modification. Loan modifcations are in place to help keep families in their…
Rank this Week: 1492

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 9

    OCC: Wells Fargo a “Repeat Offender” Against Consumer Right

    OCC: Wells Fargo a “Repeat Offender” Against Consumer Right
    A recent letter from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency slams Wells Fargo & Co., and warns it may be taking federal enforcement action against the financial institution for a host of wrongs in its mortgage and auto insurance…
  • Dec 7

    Equifax Breach Effects Being Felt By Consumer

    Equifax Breach Effects Being Felt By Consumer
    Stolen consumer data from Equifax is reportedly being used by criminals, who heisted the information to apply for student loans, credit cards and even mortgages. The Chicago Tribune reports a class action lawsuit alleges this, as well as…
  • Dec 5

    Student Loan Debt Leaves Workers Unable to Make a Living

    Student Loan Debt Leaves Workers Unable to Make a Living
    Student loan debt has reached astronomical highs in recent years, and now, The New York Times is reporting on a phenomenon that’s making it even harder for borrowers to keep up. In 19 states, when you fail to keep up with your student…
Rank this Week: 4441

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/
  • Dec 9

    Have you received a postcard notice in the Navient case pending in the Southern District of Texas?

    Have you received a postcard notice in the Navient case pending in the Southern District of Texas?
    One of our student loan attorney colleagues, Austin Smith, is the guiding force behind a class action filed in Texas that is pending:  In re: Evan Brian Haas and Michael Shahbazi v. Navient Solutions, LLC and Navient Credit Finance…
  • Nov 8

    How Can I Keep My Home In a Second or Even Third Bankruptcy Filing?

    How Can I Keep My Home In a Second or Even Third Bankruptcy Filing?
    The automatic stay that normally applies when a debtor files bankruptcy, does not work the same in a second or even third bankruptcy case.  This has caught many debtors unaware and may cause the loss of a home. In a 2nd bankruptcy…
  • Nov 3

    Rolling Stone Brings to Light The Great College Loan Swindle

    Rolling Stone Brings to Light The Great College Loan Swindle
    Matt Taibbi of the Rolling Stones just published a very enlightening piece “The Great College Loan Swindle” today.  He explains just how universities, banks, and the government turned student loan debt into…
Rank this Week: 2843

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • Dec 9

    DUI Arrests Spike During the Holiday Season

    DUI Arrests Spike During the Holiday Season
    It is definitely that time of year again; there is a chill in the air in many areas, and the time for eggnog, pumpkin pie, holiday feasts and visits with family and friends is just around the corner. Most of us are in a flurry of buying gifts…
  • Dec 9

    Guide to Navigating the Holidays for the Newly Divorced

    Guide to Navigating the Holidays for the Newly Divorced
    Since the beginning of the 20th century, divorce rates have steadily risen, making an even greater leap in the 1970’s when no-fault divorce was implemented. Some believe that making divorce an easier process actually strengthens…
  • Nov 29

    Just How Racist Is Our Criminal Justice System?

    Just How Racist Is Our Criminal Justice System?
    Years ago, during a debate, then-Senator Barack Obama claimed that blacks and whites are arrested and convicted at very different rates, and even receive very different sentences for the same crimes. Senator Hillary Clinton then discussed the…
Rank this Week: 2287

Walinski & Associates, P.C. Blog

Walinski & Associates, P.C. Blog

Covers debt collection.

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

    The Risks in Working with Debt Settlement Companie

    The Risks in Working with Debt Settlement Companie
    When debtors are worried about their ability to repay their creditors, they become susceptible to people who offer quick fixes. Some debt settlement companies are taking advantage of this by advertising misleading debt relief claims to…
  • Nov 23

    Fast-Tracking Foreclosure on Abandoned Propertie

    Fast-Tracking Foreclosure on Abandoned Propertie
    When a lender concludes that it must foreclose on a mortgage, it likely wants to get through the process as quickly and smoothly as possible. The sooner the lender can reclaim the property, the sooner it can try to find a new buyer and…
  • Nov 8

    Bankruptcy Law Allows Debtors to Continue Retirement Contribution

    Bankruptcy Law Allows Debtors to Continue Retirement Contribution
    A Chapter 13 bankruptcy trustee in Illinois recently objected to a debtor’s request to exclude $200 per month from his disposable income in order to contribute to his 401K retirement plan. The trustee questioned the motivation of the…
Rank this Week: 1706

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

By the Moran Law Group.

http://www.bankruptcysoapbox.com/
  • Dec 8

    Bankruptcy Alphabet: J For Justify

    Bankruptcy Alphabet: J For Justify
      J stands for Justify in my Bankruptcy Alphabet.  Or rather, it stands for “no need to Justify” your decision to file bankruptcy. Those considering bankruptcy imagine the first meeting of creditors as an inquisition by…
  • Dec 5

    Protect Yourself From The Equifax Breach In 4 Step

    Protect Yourself From The Equifax Breach In 4 Step
    I started picking the brain of my friend attorney Mike Cardoza about all of the personal credit information stolen from Equifax when we met last month at the NCLC Consumer Rights Litigation Conference.  Mike’s the guy to ask since…
  • Nov 29

    Means Test Means Little In Bay Area With New Census Number

    Means Test Means Little In Bay Area With New Census Number
    The latest numbers used in means test for the San Francisco Bay Area after November 1, 2017 are out.  They reinforce my contention that the means test is meaningless for most in Northern California. Bankruptcy’s means…
Rank this Week: 1892

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
  • Dec 7

    Family Attorneys of Northern Kentucky

    Family Attorneys of Northern Kentucky
      Fessler, Schneider, & Grimme LLP 14 N. Grand Ave Ft. Thomas, KY 41075 859-291-9075 The neighbor’s dog howled all night, the kids waiting for the school bus were noisy and throwing pebbles at each other, the school bus itself…
  • Nov 29

    Personal Injury Attorneys Ft. Thomas, KY

    Personal Injury Attorneys Ft. Thomas, KY
      Fessler, Schneider & Grimme 14 N. Grand Ave Ft. Thomas, KY 41075 859-291-9075   You are the victim of a personal injury, and you want a settlement to pay your bills, to be able to restart living with all of the problems under…
  • Nov 18

    Northern Kentucky Family Attorney

    Northern Kentucky Family Attorney
    Every now and then someone does something for you that is totally unexpected.  Often that “thing” is small or at least seemingly small.   When the car in front of me paid for my drink at the drive-thru, I was…
Rank this Week: 2407

Law Office of Seth L. Hanson Blog

Law Office of Seth L. Hanson Blog

Covers California Bankruptcy.

https://hansonattorney.com/blog
  • Dec 6

    Christmas Shoppers Still Paying Back Last Year’s Debt

    Christmas Shoppers Still Paying Back Last Year’s Debt
    The Christmas holidays are a magical time of the year. There’s decorations to put up, holiday parties and gatherings to attend, plenty of good food and drinks to consume, and of course, the Christmas gifts to buy. Spending money on…
  • Nov 28

    Michael Vick to Exit Bankruptcy

    Michael Vick to Exit Bankruptcy
    Michael Vick was back in the news this week as he is set to make his final bankruptcy payment. Michael Vick filed for bankruptcy shortly after being sent to prison for his part in an illegal dog fighting ring in an effort to pay back the…
  • Nov 22

    How to Get Out of Payday Loan Debt

    How to Get Out of Payday Loan Debt
    The internet is littered with stories of payday loan nightmares. Most stories have the same common thread: an individual gets into a financial bind or suffers an incident that requires fast cash they don’t have, goes to a payday loan…
Rank this Week: 1259

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: 2090

Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

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

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

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

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

    A Brief Introduction to Utah Deficiency Action

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

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

    What You Need to Know About the Utah Driver’s License Appeal Process Following a DUI Arrest
    Millions of Americans rely on their driver’s license to legally drive to and from work, school, the grocery store, and other destinations. Losing it after a DUI arrest can be inconvenient at best, and life-changing at the worst. The DUI…
Rank this Week: 3328

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Dec 6

    Texas Clean Energy Company files for Bankruptcy

    Texas Clean Energy Company files for Bankruptcy
    The 600 acres near Odessa, Texas that was reserved for the Texas Clean Energy Project will hopefully be available for new projects soon, as the previous plans to develop a new coal plant there has been scrapped. Last month, the company…
  • Nov 29

    Why Rent-To-Own is a Bad Idea

    Why Rent-To-Own is a Bad Idea
    Rent-to-Own businesses have been around for some time and we are often consulted on if these types of installment plan purchases of household appliances and furnishings is a good idea. The answer is most often: rent-to-own is a very expensive…
  • Nov 22

    Tough Real Estate Market for First Time Home Buyer

    Tough Real Estate Market for First Time Home Buyer
    First time home buyers are a vital part of the housing market in the United States, and according to recent reports, people buying their very first home is at a historic low point. The National Association of Realtor’s 2017 Home Buyers…
Rank this Week: 3239

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Dec 6

    Texas Clean Energy Company files for Bankruptcy

    Texas Clean Energy Company files for Bankruptcy
    The 600 acres near Odessa, Texas that was reserved for the Texas Clean Energy Project will hopefully be available for new projects soon, as the previous plans to develop a new coal plant there has been scrapped. Last month, the company…
  • Nov 29

    Why Rent-To-Own is a Bad Idea

    Why Rent-To-Own is a Bad Idea
    Rent-to-Own businesses have been around for some time and we are often consulted on if these types of installment plan purchases of household appliances and furnishings is a good idea. The answer is most often: rent-to-own is a very expensive…
  • Nov 22

    Tough Real Estate Market for First Time Home Buyer

    Tough Real Estate Market for First Time Home Buyer
    First time home buyers are a vital part of the housing market in the United States, and according to recent reports, people buying their very first home is at a historic low point. The National Association of Realtor’s 2017 Home Buyers…
Rank this Week: 2615

Bankruptcy Truth Blog

Bankruptcy Truth Blog

By Walker & Walker Law Offices PLLC.

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

    Car Money Saving Tip

    Car Money Saving Tip
    Here’s our car money saving tips on how you can save money and still get where you need to go. Your car might be the second biggest monthly expense after your rent / mortgage. Is it really worth it? Here’s what we think you should…
  • Nov 9

    A warning to people thinking about debt settlement companie

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

    Going To Work Money Saving Tip

    Going To Work Money Saving Tip
    Could you really save money going to work, as well as when you’re there? Here’s what we think. 1. Could you commute with a colleague, friend or neighbour? Commuting with a colleague, friend or neighbour can brighten up your…
Rank this Week: 1707

Southern California Bankruptcy Law…

Southern California Bankruptcy Law Blog

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

http://www.southerncaliforniabankruptcylawblog.com
  • Dec 5

    Bankruptcy vs Debt Settlement

    Bankruptcy vs Debt Settlement
    In a recent issue of the L.A. Times, Liz Weston compared bankruptcy and debt settlement as ways to deal with overwhelming debt.  Her column was good, but given the limited space she had, it was a bit brief.  In this post I will…
  • Nov 25

    Drunk Driving Debt: Dischargeable If Debtor Was The Injured Person?

    Drunk Driving Debt: Dischargeable If Debtor Was The Injured Person?
    Suppose you’re driving home from a New Year’s Eve celebration.  At the party you had one too many glasses of Krug Champagne.  Suddenly a light pole leaps in front of you and you hit it.  You’re badly…
  • Nov 13

    Harvey Weinstein, et al., and Bankruptcy

    Harvey Weinstein, et al., and Bankruptcy
    For those of you who have been living in a cave without access to any news of the day, I would bring you up to speed on the ever expanding sex abuse/sexual harassment scandal that implicates many famous Hollywood types, politicians, religious…
Rank this Week: 3477

Richard West Law Office Blog

Richard West Law Office Blog

Covers bankruptcy and the debt relief process.

https://www.debtfreeohio.com/bankruptcy-information/
  • Dec 5

    Ohio Bankruptcy Exemption

    Ohio Bankruptcy Exemption
    For those filing Ohio bankruptcy, you must use Ohio’s state bankruptcy exemptions; you cannot use the exemptions established by federal law. The good news is that Ohio offers a much more generous homestead exemption, an exemption you…
  • Nov 29

    What is Credit Card Debt Consolidation?

    What is Credit Card Debt Consolidation?
    If you find yourself with multiple credit card balances, making individual payments on several bills every month, each with their own high interest rates, you may have considered a credit card consolidation. It’s important to remember…
  • Nov 27

    Cumulus Media Inc. Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

    Cumulus Media Inc. Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
    Media pundits and financial experts have been keeping a close eye on Cumulus Media Inc. over the last 18 to 24 months, with many of them predicting the ultimate bankruptcy of the media behemoth. This week, the Atlanta, GA based radio and…
Rank this Week: 1266

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Texas bankruptcy news and information.

http://www.bakerassociates.net/bankruptcy-blog/
  • Dec 4

    Texas Fuel Cell Company Amfuel Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

    Texas Fuel Cell Company Amfuel Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
    On November 26th, 2017, a manufacturer and fabricator of self-sealing and crash resistant aviation fuel cells based in Wichita Falls, Texas, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy with the U.S. bankruptcy Court in  the Northern District of…
  • Nov 29

    How to Keep Your Car in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

    How to Keep Your Car in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
    How to keep your car in Chapter 7 bankruptcy is an extremely common question. Many times, individuals rely on their automobile to get them to work and take care of basic necessities such as grocery shopping and doctor visits. Massive debt and…
  • Nov 27

    Houston, Texas Best Place to Pay Off Debt

    Houston, Texas Best Place to Pay Off Debt
    Paying off debt doesn’t necessarily mean you have to earn more, in fact, a more effective strategy is to save more. Part of paying off debt is about being financially responsible, however, it never hurts if you live in a city or state…
Rank this Week: 2333

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
  • Dec 1

    Case Update: CFPB v. Weltman, Weinberg and Reis Co. LLP

    Case Update: CFPB v. Weltman, Weinberg and Reis Co. LLP
    In April 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) filed a lawsuit against Weltman, Weinberg and Reis regarding their pre-litigation debt collection practices. The suit alleges that Weltman, Weinberg and Reis Co. misled some…
  • Nov 20

    Beware of Debt Consolidation Companie

    Beware of Debt Consolidation Companie
    You’ve probably heard or seen advertisements featuring buzzword phrases such as “Don’t let credit card companies trick you into thinking you have to pay all your debt back!” and “Consolidate your debts into…
  • Nov 10

    Can I Declare Bankruptcy if I Don't Own Any Assets?

    Can I Declare Bankruptcy if I Don't Own Any Assets?
    We are occasionally approached by clients who aren’t sure of what they can do when they need to declare bankruptcy, but don’t own much in the way of property and assets. For starters, they have a high amount of debt, but to…
Rank this Week: 1365

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
  • Dec 1

    Case Update: CFPB v. Weltman, Weinberg and Reis Co. LLP

    Case Update: CFPB v. Weltman, Weinberg and Reis Co. LLP
    In April 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) filed a lawsuit against Weltman, Weinberg and Reis regarding their pre-litigation debt collection practices. The suit alleges that Weltman, Weinberg and Reis Co. misled some…
  • Nov 20

    Beware of Debt Consolidation Companie

    Beware of Debt Consolidation Companie
    You’ve probably heard or seen advertisements featuring buzzword phrases such as “Don’t let credit card companies trick you into thinking you have to pay all your debt back!” and “Consolidate your debts into…
  • Nov 10

    Can I Declare Bankruptcy if I Don't Own Any Assets?

    Can I Declare Bankruptcy if I Don't Own Any Assets?
    We are occasionally approached by clients who aren’t sure of what they can do when they need to declare bankruptcy, but don’t own much in the way of property and assets. For starters, they have a high amount of debt, but to…
Rank this Week: 2192

Avoidance Action Update Blog

Avoidance Action Update Blog

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

http://avoidanceactionupdate.bayardlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 1456

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: 2610

Bankruptcy Law Blog

Bankruptcy Law Blog

By the Bankruptcy Group.

http://thebklawoffice.com/blog/
  • 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: 1290

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Bankruptcy Lawyers, Integrity, and Jail?

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

    Bankruptcy and Attorney Integrity

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

    Bankruptcy and Attorney Integrity

    Bankruptcy and Attorney Integrity
    How far can an attorney go in seeking relief for his or her client?  Can he draft and file misleading pleadings and argue the wrong law before the Bankruptcy (or any) Court?  Twice? The Bankruptcy Court Rules Against A Deceptive…
Rank this Week: 4436

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
  • Nov 27

    Roadblocks to Discharging Debt After Bankruptcy

    Roadblocks to Discharging Debt After Bankruptcy
    One of the most powerful tools in filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy is the ability to discharge your debt. After you have completed the conditions of your bankruptcy, the court may clear you of your remaining debt obligations and…
  • Nov 3

    Using Exemptions to Protect Your Assets During Bankruptcy

    Using Exemptions to Protect Your Assets During Bankruptcy
    People who file for bankruptcy have several exemptions at their disposal to protect their properties from seizure by creditors. Texas residents can use either the federal property exemptions or the Texas property exemptions, but not both.…
  • Oct 30

    Why You Should Talk to a Bankruptcy Lawyer

    Why You Should Talk to a Bankruptcy Lawyer
    I recently read an article on forbes.com about bankruptcy, and it has been niggling in the back of my mind ever since. The author is not a bankruptcy lawyer, but there he is on the Internet pontificating about the three most important things…
Rank this Week: 1544

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: 2240