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  • To protect their property and families, thousands of people file bankruptcy in Minnesota every year. Moneylenders want people to feel ashamed when they file bankruptcy, to discourage such actions. But most people file bankruptcy because of medical…
  • Difficulties Divorcing a Narcissist As American writer Jonathan Franzen wrote, "nice people don't necessarily fall in love with nice people." If you have been married to a narcissist for any length of time, you are probably painfully aware of this…
  • Tax time has come again and many Seattle and Tacoma area bankruptcy filers are wondering whether they are going to be able to eliminate their debt and still keep their tax refund. Thankfully, the answer is generally yes and here is Keeping Your…
  • Sears CEO Offers to Buy Kenmore, Other Units – WSJ ,Opinion: Sears CEO Eddie Lampert Looks Like He Is Sucking Company Dry – TheStreet ,Toys 'R' Us and Bankruptcy: Death by Disruption, Not Debt | CLS Blue Sky Blog ,Technically Bankrupt by…
  • The interstates and other highways in Georgia are dangerous places. People who break down or are changing a tire can put themselves in grave danger. An article in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution alluded to the serious risks people who change a tire…
  • The following list is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed over the past twenty-four hours in selected bankruptcy courts nationwide: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama U.S. Bankruptcy…
  • Technically, the answer to this question is "yes." However, there may be some debt that you do not want bankruptcy to clear. There's a significant difference between secured and unsecured debt. Secured debt includes things like home mortgages and…
  • Two of the most devastating and overwhelming situations in life are bankruptcy and divorce. Unfortunately, many people who endure the one are also faced with the other. Filing bankruptcy can indicate financial difficulty, which is a leading cause of…
  • As a small business owner, you likely do not think of yourself as a creditor. However, that is the role you have taken when you allow customers to repay you over time for products or services provided. Collecting debt sometimes requires being more…
  • Upright Law Sanctioned, a national bankruptcy firm, operating in both Oregon and Washington, was recently sanctioned and enjoined by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for for causing "unconscionable" harm to its clients. The court found that the law firm and…
  • Leiden University in the Netherlands has established an impressive strength in insolvency law studies. For example, following his retirement, the eminent Bob Wessels left his massive collection of literature on the subject to a foundation, which…
  • Why is there such a gap between consumer attorneys and bankruptcy judges over attorneys fees? It sometimes feels like the bench believes that every dollar a debtor's lawyer gets is of questionable legitimacy. Yet the same judges roll their eyes, at…
  • Whether you want monetary compensation or a solid defense, it's worth the time and effort to be very selective in whom you choose to represent you. Advertisements can tell you a lawyer exists, but they cannot tell you the skill of the lawyer. So how,…
  • Sears is closing 24 stores in 17 states — here's the list ,North Carolina sweet potato grower-shipper files Chapter 11 ,UW System and UW-Oshkosh Foundation case will move to trial | The Daily Cardinal
  • DUI is a serious offense in Georgia. Even first-time offenders can receive stiff penalties and consequences that can impact their futures. The penalties for a first time DUI offense in Georgia depend on a range of factors. You can face jail time…
  • The following list is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed over the past twenty-four hours in selected bankruptcy courts nationwide: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama U.S. Bankruptcy…
  • Gemäss Medienmitteilung hat der Bundesrat beschlossen, dass das am 16. Dezember 2016 verabschiedete Bundesgesetz über die Revision der Quellenbesteuerung des Erwerbseinkommens zusammen mit mehreren darauf basierenden…
  • The following list is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed over the past twenty-four hours in selected bankruptcy courts nationwide: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama U.S. Bankruptcy…
  • Former and present members of the military are highly regarded by lawmakers and the American public. Federal lawmakers have created multiple programs that can help active duty personnel and veterans pursue a higher education. Perhaps most famously is…
  • The following list is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed over the past twenty-four hours in selected bankruptcy courts nationwide: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama U.S. Bankruptcy…