The State Is A Bully

Once a statement of charges is issued a respondent will more likely than not be able to escape without paying a hefty price.  Regulatory agencies do not care if you… Read more »

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Gifts in bankruptcy

There is a general rule that gifts to family in excess of $200 do not need to be reported in bankruptcy if they were made a year and a day… Read more »

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Greedy Interim Trustees

Interim trustees are meant to oversee the orderly liquidation of assets in an estate, balancing the rights of the creditors with that of the debtor. However, as they receive a… Read more »

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Abusive filings

Recently the U.S. Attorney contacted me to ask why we had filed a chapter 7 bankruptcy for a client when the client might have funded a chapter 13 bankruptcy. My… Read more »

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Ipso facto clauses

Ipso facto clauses are unenforceable. Those clauses hold that the filing of bankruptcy automatically constitutes a default of a contract or loan irrespective of whether the debtor is otherwise in… Read more »

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