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Bankruptcy Law Network

Bankruptcy Law Network

Covers bankruptcy and consumer credit.

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

    Why Nothing Good Comes from Pro Se Bankruptcy Filing

    Why Nothing Good Comes from Pro Se Bankruptcy Filing
    I have been a personal bankruptcy lawyer in Atlanta for more than 30 years and one of the trends that I have seen over all these years has been that personal bankruptcy is more complicated and confusing now than it is ever been in the...
  • Apr 9

    How Cognitive Biases Can Drive You Into Bankruptcy

    How Cognitive Biases Can Drive You Into Bankruptcy
    Are you familiar with the term cognitive bias? A cognitive bias represents an error in reasoning or decision making when you disregard accurate information in favor of your subjective preferences and beliefs. In other words, you exhibit a…
  • Mar 7

    When Consumers Get Notices About A Business’s Bankruptcy — When You Are Suddenly A Creditor.

    When Consumers Get Notices About A Business’s Bankruptcy — When You Are Suddenly A Creditor.
    Consumers who suddenly find themselves listed as a creditor should carefully prepare and file a claim with the bankruptcy court in order to recover lost money.
Rank this Week: 2834

Milavetzlaw Blog

Milavetzlaw Blog

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

http://www.milavetzlaw.com/blog
  • Jun 6

    Bankruptcy and medical debt

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

    Hands-free phone bill will have to wait another year

    Hands-free phone bill will have to wait another year
    Talking on a cellphone while driving is dangerous – and potentially deadly. In recent years, the number of drivers who use smartphones behind the wheel has steadily risen, with 1 out of every 4 crashes attributable to distracted driving.…
  • May 7

    Report sheds light on why so many workers are killed on the job

    Report sheds light on why so many workers are killed on the job
    The statistics are staggering. On average, 150 people across the country die every day from work-related accidents, injuries and illnesses. In 2016 alone, more than 5,000 people were killed on the job – and another 50,000 died from…
Rank this Week: 2122

MN Bankruptcy Blog

MN Bankruptcy Blog

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

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

    Bankruptcy & Social Security Overpayment

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

    Minnesota State Exemptions Still Leaking Assets Like a Sieve

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

    Hard to Pay Those Troubling Holiday Shopping Bills?

    Hard to Pay Those Troubling Holiday Shopping Bills?
    Around this past Thanksgiving CNBC published a report about how an alarming number of shoppers are still paying off debt from Christmas of 2016.  A lot of the data in the report came from a source called NerdWallet. It seems that…
Rank this Week: 3269

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
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Richard Hackerman Blog

Richard Hackerman Blog

Covers the legalities and processes involved in bankruptcy.

http://richardhackerman.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1545

Matt Berkus Blog

Matt Berkus Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt relief.

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

    Can Bankruptcy Take My Student Loan Money?

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

    Can You Buy a Car During Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

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

    What Is Bankruptcy? Really, What Is It?

    What Is Bankruptcy? Really, What Is It?
    As bankruptcy attorneys, we live bankruptcy day in and day out. We sometimes forget to address the basic questions. Aside from a vague understanding of the definition of the word ‘bankruptcy,’ most people don’t know what it…
Rank this Week: 3314

Seattle Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Seattle Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Discusses issues that affect consumer debtors considering filing for chapter 7 or chapter 13 bankruptcy. By Symmes Law Group, PLLC.

http://www.bankruptcy-law-seattle.com/symmes-legal-blog/
  • May 26

    How Can You Sell Your House Before it is Foreclosed On?

    How Can You Sell Your House Before it is Foreclosed On?
    If you are suffering from financial hardship and facing home foreclosure, you may be able to sell your house before it is foreclosed on in order to avoid having a foreclosure sale report on your credit report and walk away… Read more…
  • May 26

    How Can You Sell Your House Before it is Foreclosed On?

    How Can You Sell Your House Before it is Foreclosed On?
    If you are suffering from financial hardship and facing home foreclosure, you may be able to sell your house before it is foreclosed on in order to avoid having a foreclosure sale report on your credit report and walk away… Read more…
  • Apr 30

    10 Things You Need To Know About Probate in Washington State

    10 Things You Need To Know About Probate in Washington State
    Probate in Washington State is a court supervised procedure by which the ownership of property of a deceased person (the decedent) is determined.  Probate takes place in in Superior Courts of each county across Washington State. …
Rank this Week: 3107

Law Office of Seth L. Hanson Blog

Law Office of Seth L. Hanson Blog

Covers California Bankruptcy.

https://hansonattorney.com/blog
  • May 23

    Car Insurance

    Car Insurance
    California drivers are required to have at least $15K/$30K/$5K in liability coverage. In English, this means your policy must cover at least $30k in bodily injury expenses, with a max per injured person of $15k, and $5k in property damage.…
  • May 16

    Whole Life vs. Term Life Insurance

    Whole Life vs. Term Life Insurance
    Life insurance is very important for any adult. If you’re a breadwinner, you’ll want to ensure that your family will be ok if anything happens to you. A stay at home spouse should also have life insurance. Childcare and homecare…
  • May 10

    Your Home and Bankruptcy

    Your Home and Bankruptcy
    Our homes are deeply important to us. Not only can homes be huge financial assets, we also place a lot of emotional capital into the place we lay our head at night. Some people are so scared about losing their home in bankruptcy that they…
Rank this Week: 1768

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Covers Florida bankruptcy and foreclosure defense.

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

    What to Expect in the Closing Proce

    What to Expect in the Closing Proce
    Real estate transactions are among the most complicated that most people will ever go through. Handling the real estate closing process is something that needs to be done with great care in order to avoid potential problems. The first step is…
  • May 10

    How to Co-Parent More Effectively

    How to Co-Parent More Effectively
    For most parents, after the divorce is over, the most challenging aspect of their post-divorce relationship is going to be co-parenting. While the marriage may have ended, there are many new challenges that are introduced to the relationship…
  • Apr 20

    5 Red Flags Your Child is Not Handling Your Divorce Well

    5 Red Flags Your Child is Not Handling Your Divorce Well
    One of the biggest concerns for divorcing parents is that their child or children will not handle the divorce well. Every child is different, and each family unique, and it can be difficult to predict how a child will react to this…
Rank this Week: 3221

Legal Tips & Commentary

Legal Tips & Commentary

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

http://chs-law.com/blog/
  • May 19

    REAL ID and Bankruptcy

    REAL ID and Bankruptcy
    The REAL ID Act is a federal law passed in 2005 that was designed to “improve the reliability and accuracy of state-issued identification documents” and theoretically increase national security. The REAL ID Act sets security…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4116

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/
  • May 10

    Can Filing for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Help with Income Tax Debt?

    Can Filing for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Help with Income Tax Debt?
    Discharge Your Other Debts So You Can Pay Your Taxes Ask yourself this one crucial question: if you filed a Chapter 7 case and discharged all or most of your non-tax debts, would that leave you with enough monthly cash flow to enable you to…
  • May 9

    What is an Automatic Stay and How It Can Benefit You

    What is an Automatic Stay and How It Can Benefit You
    An Automatic Stay is when you file a bankruptcy case creating one of the most powerful tools in bankruptcy—the “automatic stay.” This protective order automatically goes into effect the instant Northwest Debt Relief Law Firm…
  • May 8

    Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Tools for Your Home Mortgage

    Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Tools for Your Home Mortgage
    Chapter 13 Bankruptcy tools gives you options to help you manage your home mortgage. Chapter 13 involves a flexible payment plan that’s especially helpful with debts you can’t write off, or “discharge.” It can be much…
Rank this Week: 4367

Past Due

Past Due

Covers nationwide developments in consumer finance litigation and timely updates regarding the consumer credit industry. By Balch & Bingham LLP.

https://www.pastdueblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1890

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 8

    Tax Debt and Having Your Passport Taken Away

    Tax Debt and Having Your Passport Taken Away
    Congress granted the IRS the power to revoke passports in December 2015.  The process is cumbersome and bureaucratic because it involves both the IRS and the State Department.  Since the State Department is responsible for…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2327

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law. By Arnold & Smith, PLLC.

http://www.charlottebankruptcylawyer-blog.com/
  • May 7

    Student Loans Almost Never Dischargeable in Bankruptcy

    Student Loans Almost Never Dischargeable in Bankruptcy
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “Can I get rid of student loans by declaring bankruptcy?” In the United States, the cost of higher education is ever increasing. If you combine that with the difficulty of…
  • Mar 7

    U.S. Supreme Court Issues Unanimous Decision Helping Creditors Claw Back Money

    U.S. Supreme Court Issues Unanimous Decision Helping Creditors Claw Back Money
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “Do I need an attorney to file bankruptcy?” The U.S. Supreme Court issued an important decision late last month regarding the ability of some creditors to try and claw back…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2121

San Diego Bankruptcy Blog

San Diego Bankruptcy Blog

Bankruptcy information for debtors and consumers. By the Law Office of Asaph Abrams.

http://sandiegobankruptcy.blogspot.com/
  • May 4

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  • Apr 28

    Canus Lupus in Bankruptcy

    Canus Lupus in Bankruptcy
    The domestic dog, member of the Canus Lupus Species, Canidae Family, Carnivora Order, and Cute-and-Furry Genus represents a matter of interest in bankruptcy.  The Price is Right
Rank this Week: 3082

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/
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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: 4568

The Page Law Firm Blog

The Page Law Firm Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt relief help. Free consultations.

https://www.pagelawfirm.com/denton-county-lawyer
  • Apr 20

    Choosing Whether to File for Bankruptcy Before or After Divorce

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

    Discharging Student Debt Through Bankruptcy Is Difficult, But Not Impossible

    Discharging Student Debt Through Bankruptcy Is Difficult, But Not Impossible
    There is a common misconception that filing for bankruptcy will not allow you to discharge your student loan debts. Discharge is not impossible, but it is very difficult. You must file a separate action, called an adversary proceeding, in…
  • Feb 23

    Important Differences Between Secured, Unsecured Creditors during Bankruptcy

    Important Differences Between Secured, Unsecured Creditors during Bankruptcy
    One way to categorize creditors when filing for bankruptcy is as secured or unsecured. The distinction between them can be important for both your creditors and yourself: Secured creditors have a lien on your property that they can use as…
Rank this Week: 2072

Ajamie LLP Blog

Ajamie LLP Blog

Covers topics related to Complex Commercial Litigation (including but not limited to: Bankruptcy Reorganization, Corporate Compliance, Financial Fraud, Insurance Litigation, Real Estate, White Collar Litigation), Cross-Border Disputes, Employment Litigation, and Estate Litigation. Blog topics are primarily related to New York and Texas law.

https://ajamie.com/blog/
  • Apr 18

    Congratulations to The New York Times and New Yorker Magazine

    Congratulations to The New York Times and New Yorker Magazine
    Congratulations to The New York Times and the New Yorker for winning the Pulitzer Prize for public service with their […] The post Congratulations to The New York Times and New Yorker Magazine appeared first on Ajamie LLP.
  • Mar 25

    An Overview of Non-Competition Agreements in Texa

    An Overview of Non-Competition Agreements in Texa
    Non-competition agreements are typically included in business sale and employment contracts. Although a number of restraints on competition are unlawful […] The post An Overview of Non-Competition Agreements in Texas appeared first on…
  • Mar 20

    Remedies for Breach of Contract

    Remedies for Breach of Contract
    Breach of contract is a legal cause of action for failing to honor the terms of an agreement. When this […] The post Remedies for Breach of Contract appeared first on Ajamie LLP.
Rank this Week: 1906

Bankruptcy Law Blog

Bankruptcy Law Blog

By the Bankruptcy Group.

http://thebklawoffice.com/blog/
  • Apr 11

    Can You File Bankruptcy if You Are Unemployed in California?

    Can You File Bankruptcy if You Are Unemployed in California?
    If you are a California resident who is struggling financially due to unemployment, it may be time to consider filing for bankruptcy, which can help you get a fresh start by reducing or eliminating many of the debts that you owe. However,…
  • Mar 26

    The Pros and Cons of Debt Consolidation in California

    The Pros and Cons of Debt Consolidation in California
    Debt consolidation is a finance strategy which entails taking all a debtor’s debts, especially high-interest debts, and melding them together into a single monthly payment with preferably a lower interest rate. This may seem like a…
  • Mar 23

    Can Bankruptcy Stop Child Support in California?

    Can Bankruptcy Stop Child Support in California?
    Filing for bankruptcy can discharge (wipe out) various forms of debt, or reorganize the debt into a more manageable payment plan. However, some types of debt cannot be discharged in bankruptcy. For example, in California, filing for…
Rank this Week: 1806

BankruptcyHQ.com Blog

BankruptcyHQ.com Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt collection.

http://www.bankruptcyhq.com/blog
  • Apr 6

    Unsecured Personal Loans – Find The Best Loan Online

    Unsecured Personal Loans – Find The Best Loan Online
    An unsecured personal loan is a loan with a fixed rate without any collateral, and it can be credited to your checking account once your lender approved the loan request. You are not required to provide any form of security as a guarantee.…
  • Jul 4

    What is Chapter 7

    What is Chapter 7
    Bankruptcy Definition Bankruptcy refers to a legal procedure established under the federal law and enshrined in the United States constitution. It allows people who cannot pay their debts to ignore their legal obligations to repay their…
  • Jul 1

    Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Rule

    Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Rule
    Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Definition Chapter 13 bankruptcy is a type of bankruptcy that allows individuals to draft a repayment plan to pay off all or part of their debts to their creditors. It gives individuals a chance to reorganize their…
Rank this Week: 1132

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 2

    Payday Lenders Cut Slack While Charging More Interest Than the Mob

    Payday Lenders Cut Slack While Charging More Interest Than the Mob
    Recently, the New York Attorney General’s Office announced indictments of nearly a dozen individuals tied to an alleged organized crime family for engaging in broad scale illegal loansharking. The long-term investigation reportedly…
  • Mar 10

    Report: Wells Fargo Tipped Off to Federal OCC Investigation

    Report: Wells Fargo Tipped Off to Federal OCC Investigation
    A high-level federal examiner at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency reportedly leaked information to Wells Fargo about the existence of an investigation – something that is strictly forbidden.  Debt defense attorneys in…
  • Feb 28

    ACLU: Courts are Arresting, Jailing Consumers at Behest of Private Debt Collector

    ACLU: Courts are Arresting, Jailing Consumers at Behest of Private Debt Collector
    America’s criminal justice system is being used to enforce private debts. That’s according to a new in-depth investigation by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) into the extent and impact of courts cooperating with the…
Rank this Week: 4574

South Florida Attorney Blog

South Florida Attorney Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt. By Van Horn Law Group.

http://blog.vanhornlawgroup.com
  • Mar 28

    How Long Does an American Express Settlement Take?

    How Long Does an American Express Settlement Take?
    If you’ve stopped paying on your account because you got laid off or were in an accident, it may be difficult to catch up on all of your bills. When you’re trying to eliminate your debt or experiencing financial hardship, an…
  • Mar 14

    How to Cope with Depression and Money Worrie

    How to Cope with Depression and Money Worrie
    Being in money troubles can cause or exacerbate existing mental health issues, including anxiety, PTSD, and depression. Finding yourself constantly under stress, worrying about keeping a roof overhead, food on the table, paying off student…
  • Mar 7

    How to Stop a Foreclosure in Florida

    How to Stop a Foreclosure in Florida
    The idea of losing your home is a stressful one. When you’ve poured hopes and dreams into your property and made it a home for your family, the thought of losing it to foreclosure can be unbearable. Unfortunately, there are a number of…
Rank this Week: 2499

Scott Law Group

Scott Law Group

Covers bankruptcy, probate estates, and general litigation.

http://scottlawgroup.com/
  • Mar 28

    5 Tips to Make Your 341 Creditors Meeting go Smoothly

    5 Tips to Make Your 341 Creditors Meeting go Smoothly
    The 341 Creditors Meeting will go smoothly if you follow these tips. For most of our clients the 341 Meeting of Creditors is the only time they go to court.  Whether you file a Chapter 7 bankruptcy or Chapter 13 Plan, you will have a…
  • 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.
Rank this Week: 3049

Atlanta Bankruptcy Blog

Atlanta Bankruptcy Blog

Covers Georgia bankruptcy. By Jonathan Ginsberg.

http://www.thebklawyer.com/thebkblog
  • Mar 27

    Do You Want to Give Money You Don’t Owe to a Credit Card Company?

    Do You Want to Give Money You Don’t Owe to a Credit Card Company?
    This is not a trick question. I received this letter today from American Express regarding the balance owed by one of my Chapter 13 bankruptcy clients whose case was dismissed.  The letter acknowledges that because of the age of the…
  • Mar 15

    Can You File Bankruptcy if You Have Been the Victim of Identity Theft?

    Can You File Bankruptcy if You Have Been the Victim of Identity Theft?
    If you have been a victim of identity theft, you can file bankruptcy but you need to be prepared for potential complications. Identity theft is a big problem in 2018 and a number of large retailers and even credit bureaus have been hacked.…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1503

The Startup Stream

The Startup Stream

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

https://thestartupstream.wordpress.com/
  • Mar 22

    Brendan McAvoy has started a donation page for the Alzheimer’s Association “Longest Day” drive.

    Brendan McAvoy has started a donation page for the Alzheimer’s Association “Longest Day” drive.
    Dear Friends and Family, and Blog Readers, I, Brendan McAvoy, am participating in a fundraising event for the Alzheimer’s Association® called The Longest Day®. To show my love for all those affected by Alzheimer’s…
  • Mar 6

    McAvoy & Murphy, Waukesha area attorneys, receive Top 40 under 40 award

    McAvoy & Murphy, Waukesha area attorneys, receive Top 40 under 40 award
    On behalf of the Startup Stream, we wish a congratulations to both Attorney Brendan McAvoy and Attorney Thomas Murphy for being awarded the prestigious Top 40 under 40 recognition by the National Advocates.  Both attorneys received their…
  • 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…
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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/
  • Mar 22

    What Is Front Pay Damages?

    What Is Front Pay Damages?
    When a person is wrongfully terminated they often fear for the lack of their income and out of that fear accept a new job paying much less then they previously made. When that happens, the employee has suffered damages in the form of not only…
  • Jan 23

    Top 5 signs you are being sexually harassed at work

    Top 5 signs you are being sexually harassed at work
    You may not even know your the victim of sexual harassment at work, check out the top 5 sign
  • Sep 26

    Does an employer have to provide an alternative position or reassignment as a reasonable accommodation?

    Does an employer have to provide an alternative position or reassignment as a reasonable accommodation?
    When an employee cannot physically perform the essential function of their position, but can perform light sedentary work, an employer needs to consider providing an alternative position to the employee or at least consider placement in a…
Rank this Week: 3930

California Litigation Attorney…

California Litigation Attorney Blog

Covers legal news. By Reid & Hellyer.

http://www.rhlaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 21

    Employers: When the government comes knocking, will you be prepared?

    Employers: When the government comes knocking, will you be prepared?
    Under Section 274A of the Immigration and Nationality Act (“INA”) (8 U.S.C. §1324a), an employer must complete a Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to document each employee’s (citizen or non citizen)…
  • Mar 21

    Empleadores: Cuando el gobierno llegue a su puerta, ¿estarán preparados?

    Empleadores: Cuando el gobierno llegue a su puerta, ¿estarán preparados?
    Bajo la Sección 274A de la Ley de Inmigración y Nacionalidad (“INA” por sus siglas en ingles) (8 USC §1324a), un empleador debe completar un Formulario I-9, Verificación de Elegibilidad de Empleo, para…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3025

Law Offices of David M. Offen Blog

Law Offices of David M. Offen Blog

Covers bankruptcy.

http://www.getfreeofbills.com/blog/
  • Mar 15

    How Long Must You Wait to Purchase a Home after Filing Bankruptcy

    How Long Must You Wait to Purchase a Home after Filing Bankruptcy
    Philadelphia Bankruptcy Attorney Answers the Question of How Long Must You Wait to Purchase a Home after Filing Bankruptcy Filing for bankruptcy is no easy decision to make. For many, there is a sense of failure or loss. For others, it can be…
  • Feb 19

    Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Exemptions from a Philadelphia Bankruptcy Lawyer

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

    How To File For Bankruptcy Without A Lawyer In Pennsylvania

    How To File For Bankruptcy Without A Lawyer In Pennsylvania
    Filing For Bankruptcy In Pennsylvania Without An Attorney. How to file for Bankruptcy without a Lawyer in Pennsylvania is a question we are often asked. The better answer to that question is you are usually much better off being represented…
Rank this Week: 2526

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

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

    New App Aims to Help Parents Post-Divorce

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

    Evaluating the Different Options to Get Divorced

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

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

    Is Posting Information about Your Divorce on Social Media a Good Idea?
    Many people view their online social media accounts as an extension of themselves, and sometimes without thinking, post information about personal matters that is best left private. Posting about major life events online, and providing all…
Rank this Week: 3327

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 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…
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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…
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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/
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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…
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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…
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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/
  • 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…
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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/
  • 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: 3437

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: 3552

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Bankruptcy Lawyers, Integrity, and Jail?

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

    Bankruptcy and Attorney Integrity

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

    Bankruptcy and Attorney Integrity

    Bankruptcy and Attorney Integrity
    How far can an attorney go in seeking relief for his or her client?  Can he draft and file misleading pleadings and argue the wrong law before the Bankruptcy (or any) Court?  Twice? The Bankruptcy Court Rules Against A Deceptive…
Rank this Week: 4581

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: 3502

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: 2816

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: 1797

Michigan Bankruptcy Lawyer Mike…

Michigan Bankruptcy Lawyer Mike Shovan

Covers filing bankruptcy in Michigan.

http://bankruptcy-in-michigan.com/
Rank this Week: 4644

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: 2434

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: 3888