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Sader Law Firm Blog

Sader Law Firm Blog

Covers bankruptcy, collections and student loans.

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

    Tax Filing Mistakes That Could Delay Your Refund

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

    What Other Student Loan Repayment or Forgiveness Options Are Available?

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

    What are Smart Ways to Spend a Tax Refund?

    What are Smart Ways to Spend a Tax Refund?
    The IRS officially launched tax season on January 29. You can file your tax return and possibly receive a refund. According to IRS statistics, the average tax refund was $2,782 in 2017. For many of us who receive refunds, it can be tempting…
Rank this Week: 2722

Friedman Iverson Consumer Law Blog

Friedman Iverson Consumer Law Blog

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

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

    How taxes can be wiped out in Chapter 13

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

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

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

    How car dealers fraudulently manipulate the interest rate of a loan

    How car dealers fraudulently manipulate the interest rate of a loan
    Another type of auto fraud related to the vehicle’s financing is when the dealer incorrectly discloses the financial terms of the loan. This dishonest practice is designed to dupe the buyer into thinking that the loan is more favorable…
Rank this Week: 3770

South Florida Attorney Blog

South Florida Attorney Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt. By Van Horn Law Group.

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

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

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

    Florida in Top 10 States for Business Bankruptcy Filings in 2017

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

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

    We Can Help With Your New Year’s Resolution of Becoming Debt Free
    If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to becoming debt free, but you’re not sure where to start—well you’re in luck because we’ve put together some ideas on how to become debt free before you know it. Use…
Rank this Week: 2648

Oregon and Washington Bankruptcy…

Oregon and Washington Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://nwdrlf.com/blog/
  • Feb 13

    The Truth About Trump Bankruptcy

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

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

    Retailer Bankruptcy: Why Retailers File for It When They’re Not Even Broke
    Rue21, a well-known retailer, filed for retailer bankruptcy in May of 2017. If you ever happened to have checked out Rue21's profit statement, you may have believed the teen-fashion retailer was a big success. In 2016, it received $54…
  • Oct 27

    Overview of Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in Oregon and Washington

    Overview of Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in Oregon and Washington
    Sometimes it's helpful to have kind of a global or overhead view of a process before drilling down in into the particulars. What follows is a view of Chapter 7 bankruptcy in Oregon and Washington from 30,000 feet up. I mean that both…
Rank this Week: 3650

New York Debt Relief Blog

New York Debt Relief Blog

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

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

    Resolving Federal Student Loans - CLE

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

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

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

    We Fight Selip & Stylianou Lawsuits in NY & NJ

    We Fight Selip & Stylianou Lawsuits in NY & NJ
    Selip & Stylianou LLP is one of the largest consumer collection law firms in New York. If they've called you, sent a collection letter, or served you with a lawsuit, they are likely attempting to recover a debt owed on a defaulted…
Rank this Week: 2838

Debt Relief Blog

Debt Relief Blog

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

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

    Resolving Federal Student Loans - CLE

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

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

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

    We Fight Selip & Stylianou Lawsuits in NY & NJ

    We Fight Selip & Stylianou Lawsuits in NY & NJ
    Selip & Stylianou LLP is one of the largest consumer collection law firms in New York. If they've called you, sent a collection letter, or served you with a lawsuit, they are likely attempting to recover a debt owed on a defaulted…
Rank this Week: 1949

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: 2922

Nebraska Debt & Bankrtupcy Blog

Nebraska Debt & Bankrtupcy Blog

By Samuel J. Turco Jr.

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

    Digital Signatures Allowed in Nebraska Bankruptcy Court

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

    The Lack of Counseling in Credit Counseling

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

    Borrowing Money to File Bankruptcy

    Borrowing Money to File Bankruptcy
    I meet lots of people who desperately need to file bankruptcy, but they lack the money to file. A typical Chapter 7 case costs $1,300, and paying the fee is probably the biggest stumbling block to filing a case. A company called BK Billing…
Rank this Week: 1047

Matt Berkus Blog

Matt Berkus Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt relief.

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

    Can You File Bankruptcy on Private Student Loans?

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

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

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

    Good and Bad Uses of Chapter 7 Bankruptcy.

    Good and Bad Uses of Chapter 7 Bankruptcy.
    This post is more for the do it yourself bankruptcy (pro se bankruptcy) crowd. Too many times I receive calls from people who file chapter 7 bankruptcy without an attorney to find out that they really messed up because they didn’t…
Rank this Week: 2243

Scott Law Group

Scott Law Group

Covers bankruptcy, probate estates, and general litigation.

http://scottlawgroup.com/
  • Feb 8

    WHAT YOU SHOULD NOT DO BEFORE FILING FOR BANKRUPTCY

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

    How Will Filing Bankruptcy Help Me?

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

    Featured Image Blog Post Example

    Featured Image Blog Post Example
    Not only home variations or demos but fully created sites for you ready to publish on the net. More than 20+ ready to use sites created with research and dedication. Choose the right one and go online in 5 minutes. Specular is the last theme…
Rank this Week: 3463

New York Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

New York Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Supreme Court Rules Against Junior Lien Strip Off in Chapter 7

    Supreme Court Rules Against Junior Lien Strip Off in Chapter 7
    Many people in New York and New Jersey have houses that are “underwater” -- meaning the current value of the house is less than the value of the mortgage. In the Supreme Court case of Bank of America, N.A. v. Caulkett, - U.S. - ,…
Rank this Week: 4503

Bankruptcy Truth Blog

Bankruptcy Truth Blog

By Walker & Walker Law Offices PLLC.

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

    New Year, New You?

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

    New Year, New You?

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

    New Items Money Saving Tip

    New Items Money Saving Tip
      141. Check energy ratings Depending on what new items you’re buying you might need to consider energy ratings. Domestic appliances like washing machines, refrigerators and dishwashers may look similar and cost around the same…
Rank this Week: 1993

Walden & Pfannenstiel Blog

Walden & Pfannenstiel Blog

Covers bankruptcy and estate planning.

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

    Can I get fired from my job for filing Bankruptcy?

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

    Tax Preparation Assistance for 2017 Return

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

    How Can I Get My Suspended License Back Through Bankruptcy?

    How Can I Get My Suspended License Back Through Bankruptcy?
    The Law: In 1971 the U. S. Supreme Court in the case of Perez v. Campbell stated under 11 U.S.C. 525(a) of the Bankruptcy Code: "if the debt that caused the suspension of the license was discharged in a bankruptcy, then…
Rank this Week: 4502

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
  • 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…
  • Dec 21

    SBA Loans and the Statute of Limitation

    SBA Loans and the Statute of Limitation
    IS THERE A STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS ON THE COLLECTION OF SBA LOANS? Yes, there is. The U.S. Government has 6 years to sue you under a contract, such as an SBA loan contract. Under a federal statute more than 50 years old the Government can…
  • Nov 6

    Educational Debts that Can Be Discharged in Bankruptcy

    Educational Debts that Can Be Discharged in Bankruptcy
    AREN'T STUDENT LOANS NOT ABLE TO BE DISCHARGED IN BANKRUPTCY? Student loans are generally difficult to discharge—legally write off—in bankruptcy. Most of the time you have to prove "undue hardship," a tough standard to meet.…
Rank this Week: 3510

Intellectual Property, Business,…

Intellectual Property, Business, and Bankruptcy Blog

By Assouline & Berlowe.

http://assoulineberlowe.wordpress.com/
  • Jan 26

    EMPLOYERS: New Tax Law Makes CONFIDENTIAL Sexual Harassment Settlements NOT DEDUCTIBLE

    EMPLOYERS: New Tax Law Makes CONFIDENTIAL Sexual Harassment Settlements NOT DEDUCTIBLE
    The new tax law disallows tax-paying entities from taking a deduction for sexual harassment settlements that are subject to non-disclosure or confidentiality agreements.  In other words, if a company wants a confidential settlement, the…
  • Jan 22

    CFTC Brings Bitcoin Related Action

    CFTC Brings Bitcoin Related Action
    Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Files Bitcoin Enforcement Action On January 18, 2018, the CFTC, with assistance from the CFTC’s Division of Enforcement Virtual Currency Task Force, filed a federal civil enforcement action in…
  • Jan 11

    GREG POPOWITZ – A New Law Partner, Engineering the Firm’s Succe

    GREG POPOWITZ – A New Law Partner, Engineering the Firm’s Succe
    Patent Attorney Greg Popowitz, of Assouline & Berlowe, P.A., Promoted to Partner Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 3895

Bankruptcy Blog

Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt management. By Allmand Law.

https://www.allmandlaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 24

    How Trump Leveraged Other People’s Money to Make Bankruptcy Work for Him: A Timeline

    How Trump Leveraged Other People’s Money to Make Bankruptcy Work for Him: A Timeline
    Donald Trump is the self-proclaimed “king of debt.” Before becoming president, he built his brand and companies with massive amounts of borrowed money. Allmand Law teamed up with James Publishing to illustrate this timeline by…
  • Oct 25

    How to File for Bankruptcy with Student Loan

    How to File for Bankruptcy with Student Loan
    Higher education is a critical investment for the future, and it has become a commodity younger generations, as well as older generations looking to start new careers, are required to have by more and more companies when beginning their…
  • Oct 24

    How to File for Bankruptcy with Student Loan

    How to File for Bankruptcy with Student Loan
    Higher education is a critical investment for the future, and it has become a commodity younger generations, as well as older generations looking to start new careers, are required to have by more and more companies when beginning their…
Rank this Week: 1695

Law Office of Goldstein and Clegg,…

Law Office of Goldstein and Clegg, LLC Blog

Covers employment law and bankruptcy.

http://www.goldsteinandclegglaw.com/index.php/blog/
Rank this Week: 3787

IN THE (RED) - The Business…

IN THE (RED) - The Business Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://bankruptcy.cooley.com/
Rank this Week: 1503

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Covers Florida bankruptcy and foreclosure defense.

http://raygarcialaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 20

    Contested vs. Uncontested Divorce in Florida

    Contested vs. Uncontested Divorce in Florida
    When getting a divorce in Florida, there are many things that need to be worked out. One of the first decisions that needs to be made is whether your case will be considered contested, or uncontested. Understanding what each of these are, and…
  • Jan 10

    The 5 Possible Alternatives to Foreclosure

    The 5 Possible Alternatives to Foreclosure
    Falling behind on your mortgage payments is something that happens to millions of people each year. If you receive a foreclosure notice, or you fear you might get one soon, it can be quite a scary experience. Just because you’re facing…
  • Dec 20

    An Overview of Mechanic’s Lien

    An Overview of Mechanic’s Lien
    Anyone working as a contractor needs to understand what a mechanic’s lien is and how they can effectively help protect your business. A simple definition is that a mechanic’s lien is a security interest to a piece of property…
Rank this Week: 1677

Small Enough To Fail

Small Enough To Fail

Covers bankruptcy law. By Greenberg Glusker.

http://www.southerncaliforniabankruptcylawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 18

    Thoughts From the BAP on How to (re)Define an “Executory Contract”

    Thoughts From the BAP on How to (re)Define an “Executory Contract”
    Making a quiet entrance into the public realm during the final week of last year, a new opinion from the United States Bankruptcy Appellate Panel of the Ninth Circuit (the “BAP”) suggests that it is time to revisit the definition…
  • Oct 11

    WHEN CONTRACTS AND BANKRUPTCY COLLIDE, A SHORT TERM MAY BE BETTER IN THE LONG TERM

    WHEN CONTRACTS AND BANKRUPTCY COLLIDE, A SHORT TERM MAY BE BETTER IN THE LONG TERM
    As we learned during the downturn in 2008, the economic climate can change rapidly. When things are going well, many businesses forget the lessons of the past. No matter what industry your business is in, there may be occasions when you are…
  • Aug 29

    Beware of the ABL Trap: The Challenges of Retail Chapter 11 Debtors and Asset Based Lending

    Beware of the ABL Trap: The Challenges of Retail Chapter 11 Debtors and Asset Based Lending
    An asset based loan (“ABL”) is often the financing of choice for retail borrowers – and for good reason. In its simplest form, an ABL is a credit facility, usually in the form of a revolving line of credit, the availability…
Rank this Week: 1135

Legal Tips & Commentary

Legal Tips & Commentary

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

http://chs-law.com/blog/
  • Jan 18

    Getting Rid of Traffic Tickets in Bankruptcy

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

    Car Loan Modifications in Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

    Car Loan Modifications in Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
    Do you have a bad car loan? If your car is worth less than what you owe, it might be possible to use Chapter 13 bankruptcy to lower your balance or interest rate. If other words, you can sometimes “cram down” the principle balance…
  • Jan 30

    The Hazards of Debt Consolidation With LoanMe

    The Hazards of Debt Consolidation With LoanMe
    In recent weeks, a lender based in California called LoanMe started flooding local radio stations with advertisements for debt consolidation loans. LoanMe offers unsecured personal loans up to $100,000 and unsecured business loan up to…
Rank this Week: 3991

The Insolvency Blog

The Insolvency Blog

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

http://theinsolvencyblog.typepad.com/
  • 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…
  • Dec 14

    Cobalt International Energy Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy in Texa

    Cobalt International Energy Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy in Texa
    On December 14, 2017, Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (the “Debtor”) and certain of its affiliates[1] (collectively, the “Debtors”) filed chapter 11 bankruptcy in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of…
Rank this Week: 1723

Law Office of Seth L. Hanson Blog

Law Office of Seth L. Hanson Blog

Covers California Bankruptcy.

https://hansonattorney.com/blog
  • Jan 11

    California Real Estate Company Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

    California Real Estate Company Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
    A real estate finance and development company in Sherman Oaks, California filed a voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in the Court of the District of Delaware. The cases of Woodbridge Group of Companies,…
  • Jan 9

    California Sues United States Department of Education

    California Sues United States Department of Education
    A complaint for declaratory and injunctive relief was filed by the People of the State of California today in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on December 14th that accuses the Department of Education of…
  • Jan 4

    Will the Auto Loan Financing Bubble Burst?

    Will the Auto Loan Financing Bubble Burst?
    In 2007, a housing crash caused by subprime mortgage lending. Now, ten years later, another financial crash is looming, and when it occurs it will have been caused by subprime lending…again. This time the culprit comes from the auto…
Rank this Week: 2134

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/
  • 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…
  • Nov 24

    Minneapolis Minnesota Bankruptcy Filings are Up 2.65%

    Minneapolis Minnesota Bankruptcy Filings are Up 2.65%
    Minneapolis Minnesota bankruptcy filings are on the increase, both for Chapter 7 bankruptcies and Chapter 13 bankruptcies. The monthly filing statistics from the Minnesota bankruptcy court show a year over year increase.  As of the…
  • Jul 10

    Named in Top 25 Minneapolis Bankruptcy Lawyers Second Year in a Row

    Named in Top 25 Minneapolis Bankruptcy Lawyers Second Year in a Row
    In 2016 when I was first contacted by Expertise.com I was very skeptical, as evidenced by what I posted here at that time.  I have received all sorts of scam emails from one outfit or another which try to get attention by announcing that…
Rank this Week: 2674

Atlanta Bankruptcy Blog

Atlanta Bankruptcy Blog

Covers Georgia bankruptcy. By Jonathan Ginsberg.

http://www.thebklawyer.com/thebkblog
  • Jan 8

    How the Georgia “Wildcard” Exemption Can Save You Thousands When You File Bankruptcy

    How the Georgia “Wildcard” Exemption Can Save You Thousands When You File Bankruptcy
    When you file either a Chapter 7 or a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you are allowed to declare certain property as “exempt.” Exempt property does not count as an asset for bankruptcy calculations. This is why you will not have to give up…
  • Jan 8

    How the Georgia “Wildcard” Exemption Can Save You Thousands When You File Bankruptcy

    How the Georgia “Wildcard” Exemption Can Save You Thousands When You File Bankruptcy
    When you file either a Chapter 7 or a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you are allowed to declare certain property as “exempt.” Exempt property does not count as an asset for bankruptcy calculations. This is why you will not have to give up…
  • 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.…
Rank this Week: 1752

Bankruptcy Advice Blog

Bankruptcy Advice Blog

Covers bankruptcy in Ontario, Canada. By Bankruptcy Ontario.

http://bankruptcy-ontario.org/bankruptcy-advice/
  • Jan 4

    Do I Qualify for Personal Bankruptcy?

    Do I Qualify for Personal Bankruptcy?
    You are broke. No money. Way too much debt. You don’t feel you have any way out of your current situation. A friend suggests you file for bankruptcy, but you don’t know. Bankruptcy sounds so bad, besides, do you even qualify to…
  • Oct 13

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

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

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

    What’s Included in My Bankruptcy Record & Who Can See It?
    While personal bankruptcy information is publicly recorded, it’s not broadcasted like corporate bankruptcies.  There are several places where bankruptcy information can be found. 1. In your Licensed Insolvency Trustee’s…
Rank this Week: 1357

Richard Hackerman Blog

Richard Hackerman Blog

Covers the legalities and processes involved in bankruptcy.

http://richardhackerman.com/blog/
  • Dec 27

    ‘Bankruptcy’ Is Not a Bad Word!

    ‘Bankruptcy’ Is Not a Bad Word!
    Being in debt doesn’t bring up the best of feelings! You get paranoid every time you see those dreaded names popping up on your phone whenever you get a phone call. Even something as simple as checking the mail becomes a test of…
  • Oct 26

    Benefits of Filing for Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

    Benefits of Filing for Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
    Many people do not want to file for bankruptcy, but if it is absolutely necessary, they will have to choose between Chapter 7 or Chapter 13. To further understand which your best option is, it is necessary to consult with a Baltimore…
  • Oct 16

    Causes of Bankruptcy in America

    Causes of Bankruptcy in America
    Here are the most common causes of bankruptcy. If you think you are bankrupt and would want to declare your situation, call Richard Hackerman at 410-243-8800! Continue Reading »
Rank this Week: 1918

Mississippi Consumer Help Blog

Mississippi Consumer Help Blog

Covers bankruptcy. By Coxwell & Associates, PLLC.

http://www.mississippiconsumerhelp.com/
  • Dec 16

    Can you buy a new or used vehicle while you are in a chapter 13 bankruptcy?

    Can you buy a new or used vehicle while you are in a chapter 13 bankruptcy?
    Yes! First of all, you can buy anything for cash, no permission is needed – but – you need written permission from the court to get a new loan or new credit while you are in a chapter 13 bankruptcy. The court wants to make sure…
  • Dec 15

    What do you do if you are in a chapter 13 bankruptcy and your vehicle is not worth keeping?

    What do you do if you are in a chapter 13 bankruptcy and your vehicle is not worth keeping?
    If you are in a chapter 13 bankruptcy and are paying for an older vehicle, sometimes the vehicle (or one of them) that you are paying for just isn’t worth keeping anymore. It may have completely stopped running or require repairs to…
  • Dec 14

    What do you do if you are in a Ch13 and involved in a car accident?

    What do you do if you are in a Ch13 and involved in a car accident?
    If you are in a bankruptcy chapter 13 case and are involved in a car accident, it is so important for you to follow the proper steps required by the Bankruptcy Court. It doesn’t matter if your vehicle was totaled or not, there are steps…
Rank this Week: 2457

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: 2696

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: 2687

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: 3841

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: 1482

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: 2692

California Litigation Attorney…

California Litigation Attorney Blog

Covers legal news. By Reid & Hellyer.

http://www.rhlaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 15

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

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

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

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

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

    BECOMING A U.S. CITIZEN: THE PATH FROM LEGAL PERMANENT RESIDENT TO UNITED STATES CITIZEN IS NOT AS DIFFICULT AS YOU MAY THINK
    Have you been a legal permanent resident for at least five years? If so, why not take the next step and become a naturalized U.S. citizen? An applicant who wants to become an American citizen must, generally, meet the following requirements:…
Rank this Week: 3466

Denver Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Denver Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Freedom Debt Relief Sued for Misleading Consumer

    Freedom Debt Relief Sued for Misleading Consumer
    Offers for debt settlement and debt repayment plans often sound too-good-to-be-true. According to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau "a U.S. government agency that makes sure banks, lenders, and other financial companies treat you…
  • Nov 13

    Freedom Debt Relief Sued for Misleading Consumer

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

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Timeline

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Timeline
    Chapter 7 bankruptcy may seem intimidating, but as you can tell from the following infographic, the steps that go into successfully completing your case are pretty straightforward. The post Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Timeline appeared first on…
Rank this Week: 4571

Illinois Business Litigator Blog

Illinois Business Litigator Blog

Covers mortgages, consumer debt, and bankruptcy. By M. Hedayat + Associates, P.C.

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

    Business Bankruptcy

    Business Bankruptcy
    When a business becomes unable to meet obligations such as employee salaries, day to day invoices, and bank debt, management may turn to Bankruptcy law to liquidate or reorganize. As a rule, Courts prefer reorganization over liquidation,…
  • Mar 27

    Bankruptcy: The Big Picture (Part I)

    Bankruptcy: The Big Picture (Part I)
    This post was prepared by yours truly, with contributions from Phil Bradford, a financial web content writer. Phil graduated from New York University School of Law and recently joined Herald University as a reporter. He has also written…
  • Sep 16

    Divorce Attorney Fees Nondischargable

    Divorce Attorney Fees Nondischargable
    In May 2013 a Wisconsin Court determined that Trentadue committed “significant over‐trial” and ordered that he contribute $25,000 toward his ex‐wife’s Attorneys' fees. Trentadue filed Bankruptcy. The…
Rank this Week: 4417

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 3417

Olivero Law Blog

Olivero Law Blog

Covers Florida bankruptcy, family law, estate planning and real estate law.

https://www.oliverolaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 2

    Is Your Ex Going To File For Sole Custody?

    Is Your Ex Going To File For Sole Custody?
    Divorce can be an agreeable affair where both parents agree on what is best for their children, and both get through the proceedings without harming the parent-child relationship.  Let’s be serious; most divorces are not agreeable…
  • Oct 27

    Paternity Issues in Florida: How to Establish – or Disestablish – Paternity

    Paternity Issues in Florida: How to Establish – or Disestablish – Paternity
    In Florida, when a mother is married and gives birth, the law assumes the child’s father is the mother’s husband. But when the mother is unmarried at the time of the child’s birth, paternity must be established, either…
  • Jun 20

    But I wasn’t driving – how can I get a DUI?

    But I wasn’t driving – how can I get a DUI?
    But I wasn’t driving – how can I get a DUI? As a DUI defense attorney, I often hear from client’s facing a DUI charge say: “But, I wasn’t driving, how can I get a DUI?”   In Florida, you can be…
Rank this Week: 2045

Michigan Bankruptcy Lawyer Mike…

Michigan Bankruptcy Lawyer Mike Shovan

Covers filing bankruptcy in Michigan.

http://bankruptcy-in-michigan.com/
Rank this Week: 3249

Goldbach Law Group Blog

Goldbach Law Group Blog

Covers bankruptcy and employment law.

http://www.goldbachlaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 27

    Debt Collection Lawsuit

    Debt Collection Lawsuit
    Debt Collection Lawsuit? Here’s What You Should Know… Have you been served with a summons from a debt collection agency or a credit card company? Chances are, if you have received a summons and complaint from a debt collection…
  • Oct 21

    Chapter 13 Debt Payment Issues?

    Chapter 13 Debt Payment Issues?
    Can’t Make Your Chapter 13 Debt Payment? Now What? When your Chapter 13 bankruptcy case is confirmed by the Court, you enter into a debt repayment plan. The payment plan is carefully created considering your specific financial…
  • Oct 17

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy – Debt Discharge

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy – Debt Discharge
    Discharge Debt In Chapter 7 Bankruptcy If you have already filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you are probably looking forward to the Chapter 7 debt discharge. To discharge debt in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, 60 – 90 days will need to pass ……
Rank this Week: 2619

Bankruptcy Topics

Bankruptcy Topics

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

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

    Median income levels for the bankruptcy means test

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

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

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

    Midland Funding survives bankruptcy scare in Supreme Court

    Midland Funding survives bankruptcy scare in Supreme Court
    Midland Funding, the giant California-based debt buyer, narrowly escaped judgment in the United States Supreme Court in May 2017, when the nation’s highest justices ruled 5-3 that they couldn’t be sued by a bankrupt debtor for…
Rank this Week: 2974

Bankruptcy and Restructuring Blog

Bankruptcy and Restructuring Blog

Offers up-to-date information on bankruptcy, reorganization and creditors' rights. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.bankruptcylawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1215

Kansas Bankruptcy Information

Kansas Bankruptcy Information

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

http://bankruptcykansas.info/
  • Sep 21

    What do I do when my credit is hacked?

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

    Bankruptcy Means Test Gets Easier

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

    Means Test Eases April 1, 2016

    Means Test Eases April 1, 2016
        On April 1, 2016, the income numbers used to calculate the bankruptcy means test will increase modestly in Kansas. Filing bankruptcy will be a little easier for debtors in all Kansas household sizes. Here are the new numbers:…
Rank this Week: 4297

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

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

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

    OK, Blogger. I give up.

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

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

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

    Predicted this in 2012.

    Predicted this in 2012.
    The story on Whittier in the NYT is here.As I said in 2012, "[t]he world doesn’t need as many ABA-accredited law schools as it has already, just as the world has figured out that it doesn’t need as many U.S.-based BigLaw firms as…
Rank this Week: 3935

Chicago Bankruptcy Blog

Chicago Bankruptcy Blog

Covers chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcy. By Leeders & Associates.

http://chicago-bankruptcy.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4244