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Robert Weed Blog

Robert Weed Blog

News and tips for people in Northern Virginia considering personal bankruptcy.

http://robertweed.com/category/blog/
  • Oct 5

    Two years after bankruptcy, Jim gets 3.25% car loan

    Two years after bankruptcy, Jim gets 3.25% car loan
    Two years after bankruptcy, Jim gets 3.25% car loan Just got an email from Jim, who filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy with me in 2015.  His case was approved and discharged in May 2017.  In August 2017, he got a car loan at 3.25%. I…
  • Sep 1

    Consumer Finance Protection Bureau Knocks Out A Scam

    Consumer Finance Protection Bureau Knocks Out A Scam
    CFPB Knocks Out Another Scam Yesterday, the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau put another credit repair outfit out of business. This was National Credit Advisors.  These folks claimed that you can use them to “free yourself from…
  • Aug 31

    Upright Law on trial in Roanoke Bankruptcy court

    Upright Law on trial in Roanoke Bankruptcy court
    Upright Law on trial in Roanoke Bankruptcy court Trial is set on September 25, 2017, for Upright Law, at the bankruptcy courthouse in Roanoke VA. The US Justice Department, through the Office of the United States Trustee, is asking that…
Rank this Week: 2125

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Provides bankruptcy information for Northern Virginia.

http://robertweed.com/category/blog/
  • Oct 5

    Two years after bankruptcy, Jim gets 3.25% car loan

    Two years after bankruptcy, Jim gets 3.25% car loan
    Two years after bankruptcy, Jim gets 3.25% car loan Just got an email from Jim, who filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy with me in 2015.  His case was approved and discharged in May 2017.  In August 2017, he got a car loan at 3.25%. I…
  • Sep 1

    Consumer Finance Protection Bureau Knocks Out A Scam

    Consumer Finance Protection Bureau Knocks Out A Scam
    CFPB Knocks Out Another Scam Yesterday, the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau put another credit repair outfit out of business. This was National Credit Advisors.  These folks claimed that you can use them to “free yourself from…
  • Aug 31

    Upright Law on trial in Roanoke Bankruptcy court

    Upright Law on trial in Roanoke Bankruptcy court
    Upright Law on trial in Roanoke Bankruptcy court Trial is set on September 25, 2017, for Upright Law, at the bankruptcy courthouse in Roanoke VA. The US Justice Department, through the Office of the United States Trustee, is asking that…
Rank this Week: 4327

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: 1103

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Oct 3

    Bankruptcy Dismissed with Prejudice

    Bankruptcy Dismissed with Prejudice
    When you file bankruptcy, the court issues specific rules, and if you don’t follow those guidelines, or abuse the bankruptcy process in generally, the bankruptcy court may dismiss your case with prejudice. Taking a step back, when your…
  • Sep 26

    New Jersey Signs Law Limiting Student Loan

    New Jersey Signs Law Limiting Student Loan
    Last month, the Governor of New Jersey signed a law that will limit the amount of money that a college student can borrow from the state’s student loan program. The law comes after allegations that the state was utilizing predatory…
  • Sep 20

    iHeartMedia May be Forced to Declare Bankruptcy

    iHeartMedia May be Forced to Declare Bankruptcy
    iHeartMedia Inc. is a mass media company headquartered in San Antonio, Texas and was founded in 2008. The company’s main offering includes radio broadcasting services and owns more than 850 full power radio stations throughout the US,…
Rank this Week: 3376

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Oct 3

    Bankruptcy Dismissed with Prejudice

    Bankruptcy Dismissed with Prejudice
    When you file bankruptcy, the court issues specific rules, and if you don’t follow those guidelines, or abuse the bankruptcy process in generally, the bankruptcy court may dismiss your case with prejudice. Taking a step back, when your…
  • Sep 26

    New Jersey Signs Law Limiting Student Loan

    New Jersey Signs Law Limiting Student Loan
    Last month, the Governor of New Jersey signed a law that will limit the amount of money that a college student can borrow from the state’s student loan program. The law comes after allegations that the state was utilizing predatory…
  • Sep 20

    iHeartMedia May be Forced to Declare Bankruptcy

    iHeartMedia May be Forced to Declare Bankruptcy
    iHeartMedia Inc. is a mass media company headquartered in San Antonio, Texas and was founded in 2008. The company’s main offering includes radio broadcasting services and owns more than 850 full power radio stations throughout the US,…
Rank this Week: 2816

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Baker & Associates Bankruptcy Blog

Texas bankruptcy news and information.

http://www.bakerassociates.net/bankruptcy-blog/
  • Oct 3

    Payless Shoesource Emerges from Bankruptcy

    Payless Shoesource Emerges from Bankruptcy
    Payless Shoesource, the American discount footwear retailer headquartered in Topeka, Kansas, will emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection next week, offering the company a new lease on business. Payless was able to use Chapter 11…
  • Sep 27

    Pass the Chapter 7 Means Test

    Pass the Chapter 7 Means Test
    In order to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you need to be able to pass the bankruptcy “means test” which takes into account your expenses and income. If your income is too high according to state and/or federal bankruptcy code,…
  • Sep 25

    Government Fines in Bankruptcy

    Government Fines in Bankruptcy
    Many people ask if they can discharge government fines in bankruptcy. Things like federal, state, and municipal fines can be eliminated in some instances. In nearly every case that a government entity imposes a fine as a punishment for thing…
Rank this Week: 2596

Richard West Law Office Blog

Richard West Law Office Blog

Covers bankruptcy and the debt relief process.

https://www.debtfreeohio.com/bankruptcy-information/
  • Oct 2

    JCPenney on the verge of Bankruptcy

    JCPenney on the verge of Bankruptcy
      JCPenney’s stock is now officially a penny stock trading below $4 per share for the first time in the company’s history. JCPenney is a Department store that most Americans are familiar with. The company operates 876…
  • Sep 25

    Ohio Telemarketing Company Declares Bankruptcy

    Ohio Telemarketing Company Declares Bankruptcy
    Suarez Corporation Industries, an Ohio based Telemarketing Company filed for federal bankruptcy protection this week claiming to owe $10 to $50 million in debt, and owning $500,000 to $1 million in assets. SCI was started in 1970 by Ben…
  • Sep 20

    Bankruptcy Cases in Northwest Ohio Continue to Rise

    Bankruptcy Cases in Northwest Ohio Continue to Rise
    Bankruptcy filing have been on the decline for the past several years, with the decline being attributed to less medical debt thanks to the Affordable Health Care Act and an increase in the difficulty of getting a Chapter 7 bankruptcy case…
Rank this Week: 1985

Law Office of Seth L. Hanson Blog

Law Office of Seth L. Hanson Blog

Covers California Bankruptcy.

https://hansonattorney.com/blog
  • Oct 2

    Law Office of Seth L. Hanson Wins Elite Service Award

    Law Office of Seth L. Hanson Wins Elite Service Award
    The Law Office of Seth L. Hanson is both thankful and delighted to have the opportunity to join an exclusive network of bankruptcy lawyers by accepting the prestigious Elite Service Award from ARAG Network Attorneys! ARAG has helped…
  • Sep 21

    Chapter 13 Bankruptcy for Small Business Owner

    Chapter 13 Bankruptcy for Small Business Owner
    Operating a small business is not for the faint of heart. As many small business owners know, there are dozens of unforeseen issues that usually arise that can cause crisis for any business. Among the most common issues for a small business…
  • Sep 18

    Paying Creditors In Bankruptcy

    Paying Creditors In Bankruptcy
    When you file for bankruptcy protection, a legal entity called the bankruptcy estate is created. Your bankruptcy estate consists of all the property you own. If there are any non-exempt assets in your bankruptcy estate the bankruptcy trustee…
Rank this Week: 1996

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: 2095

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/
  • Sep 25

    NCSLT to pay over $15 million for illegal collection practice

    NCSLT to pay over $15 million for illegal collection practice
    Last week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau sued the infamous entity known as National Collegiate Student Loan Trust. The lawsuit points to three main allegations against NCSLT: (1) it sued people for debts that…
  • May 9

    Who is National Collegiate Student Loan Trust?

    Who is National Collegiate Student Loan Trust?
    Over the last few years, National Collegiate Student Loan Trust has been brought hundreds of debt collection lawsuits against Minnesota citizens. If you’ve been sued by National Collegiate Student Loan Trust, here’s what you…
  • Mar 22

    Can I remove negative, but accurate, info from my credit report?

    Can I remove negative, but accurate, info from my credit report?
    Generally, you don’t have the right to remove negative accurate information from your credit report. Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, creditors and credit reporting agencies are free to report negative information…
Rank this Week: 3416

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 22

    Equifax Hack Doesn’t Dampen GOP Zeal to Deregulate Credit Agencie

    Equifax Hack Doesn’t Dampen GOP Zeal to Deregulate Credit Agencie
    Equifax, one of the three major credit reporting agencies, is responsible to collect detailed data from American consumers, including driver’s license numbers, Social Security numbers and more. Earlier this month, a massive data breach…
  • Sep 15

    U.S. Sues Deutsche Bank for Subprime Trading

    U.S. Sues Deutsche Bank for Subprime Trading
    Ten years after the financial crisis that leveled the U.S. housing market, the federal government is taking civil action against the previous head of subprime trading at Deutsche Bank. The complaint accuses the former bank executive Paul…
  • Sep 12

    Student Loan Debts May Be Wiped Clean, Part 2

    Student Loan Debts May Be Wiped Clean, Part 2
    A recent report by The New York Times details how billions of dollars in student loan debts have the potential to be wiped clean because of lapses in paperwork tracking – mirroring what happened during the 2008 housing crisis.  At…
Rank this Week: 4617

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
  • Sep 21

    Avoid Having to Sell Home to Prevent Foreclosure

    Avoid Having to Sell Home to Prevent Foreclosure
    Your home is likely your biggest asset, and your mortgage your biggest debt. Whatever you do with that asset and that debt has a big effect on your present and future financial life. If you are having financial trouble paying the mortgage it…
  • Aug 29

    Filing Bankruptcy and My Security Clearance

    Filing Bankruptcy and My Security Clearance
    WILL FILING BANKRUPTCY CAUSE PROBLEMS WITH MY SECURITY CLEARANCE? The short answer is that the filing of a bankruptcy caseitself will not affect your security clearance. However, the reasons that a person might file a bankruptcy case could…
  • Jul 6

    Why You Should Not Delay Filing for Bankruptcy

    Why You Should Not Delay Filing for Bankruptcy
    As a bankruptcy lawyer I want to help my clients resolve their financial situation and eliminate their debts. One of the largest frustrations I encounter is when a client can't use the bankruptcy laws nearly as well because of actions he or…
Rank this Week: 3034

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: 3669

Milavetzlaw Blog

Milavetzlaw Blog

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

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

    How Can A Traumatic Brain Injury Be Mild?

    How Can A Traumatic Brain Injury Be Mild?
    Many medical diagnoses and serious injuries can have complex names or counter-intuitive descriptions. People often get confused or misinterpret what their actual injury means. A common source of confusion is when a concussion or traumatic…
  • Sep 20

    Pedestrians Face Danger On Minnesota Road

    Pedestrians Face Danger On Minnesota Road
    Pedestrian accidents most often lead to catastrophic injuries due to both the violent impact itself and the fact that pedestrians are typically wearing no protection against the collision. Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for these injuries…
  • Aug 22

    How Deadly Are Trench Collapses?

    How Deadly Are Trench Collapses?
    While most people understand that construction sites are among the most dangerous work environments, they might not realize where the hazards actually come from. A significant portion of work accidents and construction fatalities are the…
Rank this Week: 2548

Fears Nachwati Law Blog

Fears Nachwati Law Blog

Covers personal injury and bankruptcy.

http://fnlawfirm.com/blogs/
  • Sep 21

    How is Pain and Suffering Calculated in a Settlement?

    How is Pain and Suffering Calculated in a Settlement?
    If you were injured due to the negligence of someone else, whether it was a business or an individual, and you’re considering a lawsuit, you’re likely wondering how pain and suffering is calculated in a settlement. This could even…
  • Sep 21

    How Do Insurance Companies Decide On Motorcycle Accident Compensation?

    How Do Insurance Companies Decide On Motorcycle Accident Compensation?
    If you’ve been involved in a motorcycle accident, and you’re waiting to find out how much you’ll be compensated for your injuries and the damages your bike received, then you’re likely wondering how an insurance…
  • Sep 20

    Who is at Fault In a Cargo-Related Accident?

    Who is at Fault In a Cargo-Related Accident?
    The statistics involving cargo-related accidents in the United States are staggering each year, with close to 100,000 vehicle accidents involving large trucks and busses, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).…
Rank this Week: 3580

Money Law Blog

Money Law Blog

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

http://www.money-lawblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    Beware of scammers: “Fix your tax debts for pennies on the dollar” IS too good to be true.

    Beware of scammers: “Fix your tax debts for pennies on the dollar” IS too good to be true.
    BEWARE HIGH-VOLUME TAX HELP ADVERTISERS Evening TV commercials offering to help taxpayers with tax debts.They promise to help you solve your delinquent tax problems. But are they legit? High volume advertisers typically collect hefty retainer…
  • Nov 22

    Cars — the worst purchase you’ll ever make. Here’s why.

    Cars — the worst purchase you’ll ever make. Here’s why.
    © Daniel Steger for openphoto.net The biggest money pit I see when I interview prospects with financial problems is the car — always.  I have even seen people paying half of their disposable income in car payments (plus…
  • Nov 22

    Cars — the worst purchase you’ll ever make. Here’s why.

    Cars — the worst purchase you’ll ever make. Here’s why.
    The biggest money pit I see when I interview prospects with financial problems is the car — always.  I have even seen people paying half of their disposable income in car payments (plus insurance, tolls, repairs, maintenance,…
Rank this Week: 2922

Ogden Bankruptcy Blog

Ogden Bankruptcy Blog

By Jason Richards.

http://ogdenbankruptcyblog.com/
  • Sep 18

    Asset Protection

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

    Is Cheaper Better?

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

    Bankruptcy Trustee vs. College Kid

    Bankruptcy Trustee vs. College Kid
    There is an ever-increasing trend in bankruptcy practice for court-appointed bankruptcy trustees suing college kids and their parents to recover money paid toward tuition. Under 11 U.S.C. § 548, the trustee may reverse a fraudulent…
Rank this Week: 3145

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/
  • 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. - ,…
  • 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: 4096

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 12

    New Child Time-Sharing Legislation

    New Child Time-Sharing Legislation
    Child time-sharing in Florida could be a hot topic for attorneys and their clients in the coming months as one new law concerning the issue has already taken effect and another kicks off Jan. 1. Florida House Bill 329 became law in July and…
  • Aug 4

    14 Mistakes Men Make in Divorce

    14 Mistakes Men Make in Divorce
    When a person is in the middle of an emotional time, it can be difficult to make good, long-term decisions. A divorce is the very definition of an emotional time, and plenty of divorced people have lived to regret decisions made in the heat…
  • Aug 2

    Ayo and Iken Recap

    Ayo and Iken Recap
    It has been another impactful first half of the year for the Ayo & Iken law firm as our attorneys continue to fight for their clients facing difficult times, dealing with everything from freeing a client unfairly jailed to keeping a…
Rank this Week: 2411

Law Offices of David M. Offen Blog

Law Offices of David M. Offen Blog

Covers bankruptcy.

http://www.getfreeofbills.com/blog/
  • Sep 5

    How to Choose the Right Bankruptcy Lawyer for your Case

    How to Choose the Right Bankruptcy Lawyer for your Case
    Filing for bankruptcy is a big decision and it is important that you know how to choose the right Bankruptcy Lawyer for your case. Although it is an excellent way for honest people to get a financial fresh start, it is still a trying time for…
  • Mar 10

    6 Tips for Managing the Emotional Stress of Bankruptcy

    6 Tips for Managing the Emotional Stress of Bankruptcy
    Bankruptcy is an excellent solution for honest people who are in tough financial situations. It provides a fresh start, allowing you to move forward with a clean slate. For many people, the actual process of filing for bankruptcy, with its…
  • Mar 10

    6 Tips for Managing the Emotional Stress of Bankruptcy

    6 Tips for Managing the Emotional Stress of Bankruptcy
    Bankruptcy is an excellent solution for honest people who are in tough financial situations. It provides a fresh start, allowing you to move forward with a clean slate. For many people, the actual process of filing for bankruptcy, with its…
Rank this Week: 2472

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: 2772

Mississippi Consumer Help Blog

Mississippi Consumer Help Blog

Covers bankruptcy. By Coxwell & Associates, PLLC.

http://www.mississippiconsumerhelp.com/
  • Sep 5

    Avoid having too much or too little income tax withheld.

    Avoid having too much or too little income tax withheld.
    If you get an income tax refund, money is being taken from your paycheck that you could use right now.  If you get an income tax refund, you are letting the government hold and use your money for a year without paying you interest. If…
  • Aug 31

    Are you getting your Tax Credit for Mortgage Interest paid in your Chapter 13?

    Are you getting your Tax Credit for Mortgage Interest paid in your Chapter 13?
    Is your Chapter 13 plan paying mortgage payments that were delinquent when you filed bankruptcy?  Is your Chapter 13 plan paying the current mortgage payments through the bankruptcy?  If so, you are missing out on your mortgage…
  • Jun 19

    3 Reasons To Move Your Checking Account Before Filing Bankruptcy

    3 Reasons To Move Your Checking Account Before Filing Bankruptcy
    Banks do unexpected things when one of their customers files bankruptcy. Nothing they do is to help you. Even if you think your bank is the greatest, there may be reasons to change banks before you file your bankruptcy case. They May Take the…
Rank this Week: 2459

Kentucky Bankruptcy Lawyers Blog

Kentucky Bankruptcy Lawyers Blog

Covers Chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcy. By Richard A. Schwartz.

http://www.kentuckybankruptcylawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 30

    Court Finds $133,000 Withdrawn from IRA after Bankruptcy Filed Must Be Reimbursed

    Court Finds $133,000 Withdrawn from IRA after Bankruptcy Filed Must Be Reimbursed
    In a recent case of interest to Indiana bankruptcy petitioners, a federal court of appeals considered whether debtors had to return money withdrawn from an individual retirement account (IRA) after the bankruptcy case was filed. The…
  • Aug 10

    Court Holds Debtor Can Claim Exemption for over $14,000 in Health Savings Account

    Court Holds Debtor Can Claim Exemption for over $14,000 in Health Savings Account
    One of the most common issues that comes up in Kentucky bankruptcy cases is what constitutes an exemption under the bankruptcy code. A recent opinion from one state’s supreme court considered whether a debtor could claim an exemption…
  • Jul 14

    Failure to List Home Results in Revocation of Discharge 15 Months Later

    Failure to List Home Results in Revocation of Discharge 15 Months Later
    In a recent case, a federal appellate court considered whether a trustee could revoke a debtor’s discharge 15 months after the discharge was granted. When the debtor filed a Chapter 7 bankruptcy claim, he did not list his own home as an…
Rank this Week: 3025

Chicago Bankruptcy Blog

Chicago Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://chicago-bankruptcy.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3871

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law. By Arnold & Smith, PLLC.

http://www.charlottebankruptcylawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 23

    Arbitration and Bankruptcy

    Arbitration and Bankruptcy
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “Are my 401k and IRA protected in bankruptcy?” Normally, arbitration comes up in the context of personal injury cases. A good example is one of the most common instances of…
  • Jul 10

    Court Case Demonstrates How Bankruptcy Can Be Used To Evade Creditor

    Court Case Demonstrates How Bankruptcy Can Be Used To Evade Creditor
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What are my alternatives to bankruptcy?” We like to think that when someone takes the big step of filing for bankruptcy, they do so only when it’s absolutely necessary.…
  • Jun 10

    Can a state file for bankruptcy?

    Can a state file for bankruptcy?
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “Will I lose my property if I file for bankruptcy?” We all know what bankruptcy is intended for, to help people or companies get back on their feet financially by eliminating…
Rank this Week: 2559

Bankruptcy Law Blog

Bankruptcy Law Blog

By the Bankruptcy Group.

http://thebklawoffice.com/blog/
  • Aug 21

    How Does Chapter 11 Affect Shareholders in California?

    How Does Chapter 11 Affect Shareholders in California?
    Chapter 11 is a form of bankruptcy that, though occasionally used by individuals, is more commonly filed by corporations, partnerships, or limited liability companies (LLCs) in California. The major benefit of Chapter 11 over Chapter 7, which…
  • Aug 15

    The 5 Most Common Reasons People File Bankruptcy in Sacramento, CA

    The 5 Most Common Reasons People File Bankruptcy in Sacramento, CA
    Millions of people file for bankruptcy each year in the United States. California is no exception, with nearly 72,000 cases filed statewide in 2016 alone. Over 14,000 of those cases were filed in Sacramento, peaking during March when more…
  • Aug 11

    3 of the Most Common Reasons Companies File Chapter 11 in California

    3 of the Most Common Reasons Companies File Chapter 11 in California
    There are several types of bankruptcy in California, including Chapter 7 bankruptcy, Chapter 13 bankruptcy, and, as this article will focus on, Chapter 11 bankruptcy. While individuals can file Chapter 11 bankruptcy in rare circumstances,…
Rank this Week: 1606

California Litigation Attorney…

California Litigation Attorney Blog

Covers legal news. By Reid & Hellyer.

http://www.rhlaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 3116

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Aug 4

    How to Petition for a Stepparent Adoption in Florida

    How to Petition for a Stepparent Adoption in Florida
    Most depictions of stepparents in the media present callous individuals who detest any children from the first marriage. This image of the cruel stepparent diminishes the many caring and healthy relationships shared between stepchildren and…
  • Aug 1

    Child Custody Concerns for Military Personnel Post-Divorce

    Child Custody Concerns for Military Personnel Post-Divorce
    Having and raising a family while being an active member of the military is no easy task. Being away from one’s children and spouse during the long periods of deployment is hard because this parent misses out on a lot of childhood…
  • Jul 27

    Filing for Divorce as a Stay-at-Home Spouse

    Filing for Divorce as a Stay-at-Home Spouse
    When someone starts contemplating divorce, a number of considerations must be factored into the final decision. For spouses who chose to pause their career in favor of raising children, the financial implications of divorce cannot be…
Rank this Week: 3322

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/
  • 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…
  • May 20

    US Households Owe Record Amount – More Than During Recession

    US Households Owe Record Amount – More Than During Recession
    The New York Times and the Associated Press have been reporting new statistics just released by the “New York Fed.” I’m sorry, but I talk Minnesotan and “New York Fed” is not something in my vocabulary.  So…
  • Mar 18

    Nothing is More Expensive Than A Cheap Bankruptcy Lawyer

    Nothing is More Expensive Than A Cheap Bankruptcy Lawyer
    Recently I had a bankruptcy case where a seemingly small and innocent circumstance turned up after the case was filed. It seemed normal to my client at the time and certainly not dishonest in any way.  It wasn’t illegal, immoral or…
Rank this Week: 3299

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonbankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • 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…
  • Jan 17

    Are Insurance Companies Looking Out for Consumers?

    Are Insurance Companies Looking Out for Consumers?
    Many consumers who have settled insurance claims are perplexed when they hear of other claimants receiving more in settlements for property damage or pain and suffering for their injuries that they did for very similar claims. While not every…
Rank this Week: 4621

The Insolvency Blog

The Insolvency Blog

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

http://theinsolvencyblog.typepad.com/
  • Jun 20

    Lower Courts Interpret U.S. Supreme Court's Jevic Decision

    Lower Courts Interpret U.S. Supreme Court's Jevic Decision
    In Czyzewski v. Jevic Holding Corp., the United States Supreme Court made clear that bankruptcy courts cannot approve structured dismissals that provide for distributions in violation of the Bankruptcy Code’s priority scheme without the…
  • May 4

    U.S. Supreme Court Approves Structured Dismissals in Certain Circumstance

    U.S. Supreme Court Approves Structured Dismissals in Certain Circumstance
    On March 22, 2017, the United States Supreme Court issued its ruling in Czyzewski v. Jevic Holding Corp.,[1] holding 6-2 that bankruptcy courts cannot approve structured dismissals that provide for distributions in violation of the Bankruptcy…
  • Feb 16

    U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Fate of Structured Dismissal

    U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Fate of Structured Dismissal
    Structured dismissals have become an attractive option for debtors in recent years. The outcome of a case pending before the Supreme Court, however, may halt that trend. On December 7, 2016, the United States Supreme Court heard oral…
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Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

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

http://arnoldwadsworth.com/blog/
  • 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…
  • Jun 10

    6 Illegal Bill Collection Tactics to Watch For

    6 Illegal Bill Collection Tactics to Watch For
    The phone is ringing again, but you don’t pick up because you’re pretty sure who it is: that collection agency that’s been chasing you for overdue credit card or loan payments. You offered to do a payment arrangement, but…
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The Startup Stream

The Startup Stream

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

https://thestartupstream.wordpress.com/
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TeachLegal

TeachLegal

Covers consumer bankruptcy and credit scores.

http://teachlegal.com
  • May 27

    How to Dispute Inaccurate Credit Information

    How to Dispute Inaccurate Credit Information
    Human beings have legal rights that protect our safety, identity, and property. More specifically, per the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), we also have the right to an accurate credit report. More specifically, per the Fair Credit Reporting…
  • May 24

    How Long Will Negative Information Stay on My Credit Report?

    How Long Will Negative Information Stay on My Credit Report?
    Consumers make financial mistakes from time to time, some of which spill over onto their credit reports. Negative information on your credit report is not a life sentence, however. In fact, per the Fair Credit Reporting Act, all negative…
  • May 24

    Do Credit Scores Really Matter?

    Do Credit Scores Really Matter?
    High-achieving kids work hard to do well in school. Perfectionists, on the other hand, go above and beyond to outperform their peers. They may cry over an A- grade, and guzzle coffee to pull an all-nighter before a big exam. Meanwhile, some…
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Bankruptcy Law Blog

Bankruptcy Law Blog

Covers bankruptcy law, debt counseling, tax resolution, and IRS audit help. By John D. Faucher.

http://johndfaucher.com/blog/
  • May 26

    Could I go to Jail?

    Could I go to Jail?
    My client’s shaking, horrified. She lied on her tax return and worries the IRS will find out when they open the audit.  She thinks she’ll end up in handcuffs if she even talks to the IRS.  She won’t.  …
  • May 17

    IRS Delays Benefit my Client

    IRS Delays Benefit my Client
    The IRS is woefully understaffed: in IRS offices across the country staffing is down 7 to 41% and not one office has seen an increase. Complicated correspondence is not answered timely, or sometimes at all. I have a large collection of…
  • May 14

    IRS Tax Debt Ten-Year Clock

    IRS Tax Debt Ten-Year Clock
    Most people don’t know that the IRS stops trying to collect on tax debt after 10 years. This 10-year clock can be valuable to people who owe back taxes from several years ago. The statute of limitation on collecting tax owed is at 26…
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Jacksonville Bankruptcy Lawyer…

Jacksonville Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillebankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • May 24

    Student Loans Might be Dischargeable in 2017

    Student Loans Might be Dischargeable in 2017
    The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention Act of 2005 made student loan debts non-dischargeable through bankruptcy. Why do you ask? The federal student loan program was initially created with the goal of making a college education affordable for all…
  • May 17

    Abby Lee Miller Guilty of Bankruptcy Fraud

    Abby Lee Miller Guilty of Bankruptcy Fraud
    Abby Lee Miller of the famous reality television show “Dance Moms” recently plead guilty to bankruptcy fraud and was sentenced to 1 year and 1 month in a federal prison to be followed by supervised release for another 2 years.…
  • Apr 18

    Homestead Protection for Non-Debtor

    Homestead Protection for Non-Debtor
    Florida’s Bankruptcy Laws offer a very generous Homestead Exemption for those filing bankruptcy here in the Sunshine State. As long as you have owned your homestead property for 1,215 days or more prior to filing bankruptcy, the Florida…
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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/
  • 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…
  • Apr 28

    Common Reasons Why A New Jersey Chapter 7 Case Could Be Denied

    Common Reasons Why A New Jersey Chapter 7 Case Could Be Denied
    <h2>NJ Bankruptcy Lawyer Provides The Most Common Reasons Why A Chapter 7 Case May Be Denied.</h2> The denial or rejection of a NJ. chapter 7 bankruptcy case and/or the trustee unexpectedly selling a debtor’s property is…
  • Apr 24

    Would an NJ.Chapter 13 Trustee Sell My Property?

    Would an NJ.Chapter 13 Trustee Sell My Property?
    <h2>Attorney, Robert Manchel, explains the consequences of owning valuable property and the whether a chapter 13 trustee would sell property. </h2> A chapter 13 case is different than a chapter 7, in that a New Jersey chapter 7…
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Bankruptcy Blawg of Ilyse Klavir

Bankruptcy Blawg of Ilyse Klavir

Shares insights about bankruptcy law and practice.

http://www.klavirlaw.com/blog/
  • May 3

    Sample Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Petition 2017

    Sample Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Petition 2017
    The Sample Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Petition has been revised, improved and updated for 2017. Filing for bankruptcy can be stressful and completing your own bankruptcy petition can seem challenging at first, but with the help of this sample…
  • Dec 8

    2016 Sample Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Petition Form

    2016 Sample Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Petition Form
    How to file a chapter 7 bankruptcy starts with your bankruptcy petition. This Sample Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Petition has been revised, improved and updated for 2016. It will help you Please see it below for your view and use: Please do not copy…
  • May 24

    2015 Sample Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Petition Form

    2015 Sample Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Petition Form
    This Sample Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Petition has been revised, improved and updated for 2015. Please see it below for your view and use: Please do not copy the contents of the above Sample Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Petition verbatim. It should be…
Rank this Week: 4356

Trust Matters Most

Trust Matters Most

Covers family law, divorce, bankruptcy, and specific Pennsylvania law changes. By Reese, Samley, Wagenseller, Mecum & Longer, P.C.

http://www.trustmattersmost.com/blog
  • Apr 20

    Real Estate Assessment

    Real Estate Assessment
    What does Reassessment Mean? All property parcels in Lancaster County will receive an updated assessment. This new assessment represents an estimate of your property’s fair market value. The new assessment will be effective as of 1/1/18…
  • Sep 15

    Articles on the Supreme Court case of Watts vs. Manheim Township School District

    Articles on the Supreme Court case of Watts vs. Manheim Township School District
    We wish to acknowledge School Transportation News for an article written on Mr. Reese’s recent Supreme Court win! School Transportation News article As well as, American Bus Sales in Oklahoma for bringing our win to the eyes of those in…
  • Sep 15

    Articles on the Supreme Court case of Watts vs. Manheim Township School District

    Articles on the Supreme Court case of Watts vs. Manheim Township School District
    We wish to acknowledge School Transportation News for an article written on Mr. Reese’s recent Supreme Court win! School Transportation News article As well as, American Bus Sales in Oklahoma for bringing our win to the eyes of those in…
Rank this Week: 2620

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: 1552

Sacramento Bankruptcy and Divorce…

Sacramento Bankruptcy and Divorce Attorneys Blog

By the Law Offices of Matthew D. Roy.

http://www.sacramento-bankruptcy-attorneys-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 4412

Blog About Arizona Bankruptcy Law

Blog About Arizona Bankruptcy Law

Focuses on bankruptcy planning, Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 filing options, advice on wage garnishments and repossessions, bankruptcy law and advice for those that are experiencing extreme financial difficulty. By the Bornmann Law Group.

http://bankruptcy-az.com/blog/
  • Mar 27

    Financial Resolutions for 2017

    Financial Resolutions for 2017
    Financial Resolutions for 2017 We are well into 2017, over halfway through the first quarter. How are you doing on those resolutions, Arizona? Many of us are forced to admit that we aren’t doing so well, but it isn’t too late.…
  • Mar 27

    Financial Resolutions for 2017

    Financial Resolutions for 2017
    Financial Resolutions for 2017 We are well into 2017, over halfway through the first quarter. How are you doing on those resolutions, Arizona? Many of us are forced to admit that we aren’t doing so well, but it isn’t too…
  • Sep 27

    Can Filing my Tax Returns Late Affect My Bankruptcy?

    Can Filing my Tax Returns Late Affect My Bankruptcy?
    Can Filing my Tax Returns Late Affect My Bankruptcy? Filing for bankruptcy in Glendale is not an easy thing to decide. But getting your finances back in order is the best way to getting your life back on track. There are many factors that…
Rank this Week: 2986

Illinois Business Litigator Blog

Illinois Business Litigator Blog

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

http://www.illinoisbusinesslitigationlawyer.com/
  • 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…
  • 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: 2790

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://www.georgiabankruptcyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1142

Start Fresh Today Bankruptcy Blog

Start Fresh Today Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy fiilng, bankruptcy means test, student loans, credit counseling, and debtor education.

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

    6 Quick and Clever Ways to Save on Grocerie

    6 Quick and Clever Ways to Save on Grocerie
    If you are currently going through a financial crisis, saving money is probably at the forefront of your mind. After all, we all know that every little bit helps, especially when you are attempting to work your way out of a tough financial…
  • Jan 24

    6 Things You Should NOT Do If You're Considering Bankruptcy

    6 Things You Should NOT Do If You're Considering Bankruptcy
    Perhaps you've found yourself in a difficult financial situation caused by high medical bills and loss of income, or a recent divorce. Your debts are piling up, and there's simply not enough money to pay your creditors what you owe them. If…
  • Jan 17

    Filing for Bankruptcy Without an Attorney: What You Need to Know

    Filing for Bankruptcy Without an Attorney: What You Need to Know
    Once you've made a decision to file bankruptcy the next thing you'll need to do is find a bankruptcy attorney. Chances are, like most people, you've decided to file bankruptcy because you cannot meet your debts. You may think one smart way…
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