Bankruptcy and consumer attorney groups have chimed in on a 4th Circuit case in an effort to get clarity on what standards the bankruptcy court should apply in determining whether to certify a class.Read More »
Justice Elena Kagan’s first opinion as a member of the U.S. Supreme Court limited the ability of debtors to take a key deduction and will require strategic planning by bankruptcy practitioners to limit its impact.Read More »
It started out as a busy year for bankruptcy attorneys – and it just became busier as filings continued to rise. From the start of 2009, experts warned novice bankruptcy attorneys to do their homework before jumping into the specialized ...
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The National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys filed an amicus brief this week in a U.S. Supreme Court case considering how a debtor’s exempt property should be valued.Read More »
A House Judiciary subcommittee held a hearing Wednesday to examine the issue of whether private student loan debt should be dischargeable in bankruptcy.Read More »
The American Bar Association has filed an amicus brief before the U.S. Supreme Court, arguing that the bankruptcy reform law that restricts advice given to debtors by “debt relief agencies” should not apply to attorneys.Read More »
The National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA) has set up a toll-free number to call a congressional representative to voice support of the pending bill that would allow the terms of mortgage loans to be rewritten by bankruptcy judges ...Read More »