TV Star Teresa Giudice Sues Bankruptcy Lawyer

By | Texas Bankruptcy Blog | December 12, 2014
TV Star Teresa Giudice Sues Bankruptcy Lawyer

“Real Housewives of New Jersey” star Teresa Giudice has sued her former bankruptcy attorney, claiming he botched her family’s bankruptcy filing in 2010. Her high–profile bankruptcy resulted in a 15 month prison sentence for Giudice and a 41 month sentence for her husband, Joe, after the couple was convicted of hiding assets during their bankruptcy proceeding.

ABI Chapter 11 Reform Report Part I: Ten Early-Case Changes

By | Creditors' Sidebar | December 11, 2014
ABI Chapter 11 Reform Report Part I:  Ten Early-Case Changes

On December 8, the American Bankruptcy Institute’s Chapter 11 Reform Commission released its report, which was the product of a three-year comprehensive study of issues and trends in Chapter 11 as well as recommendations on how to best modernize the statute.  The extensive 400-page report can be located on the Commission’s website here, and you can follow the Commission on Twitter here.