In a 28 page opinion released October 20, 2014 in the Trump Entertainment Resorts case (Bank. D. Del. 14-12103), Judge Kevin Gross of the Delaware Bankruptcy Court provided a thorough analysis of the ability of a debtor to reject a collective bargaining agreement pursuant to 11 U.S.C § 1113.
Whether you call it a collection attempt or harassment, the fact is that creditors call. They call at home and at work; they call home and cell phones; and they call bosses and family members.
A recent decision by the Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York in the In re Frontier Insurance Group cases examines the limitations on the deference bankruptcy courts are required to afford to state insurance laws and proceedings.
Paying for bankruptcy can leave you broke. The typical bankruptcy case involves credit counseling and financial management class fees; court filing fees; and attorney fees. In many cases, paying for bankruptcy is beyond the means for many struggling individuals.
In July, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) filed a federal lawsuit against Frederick J. Hanna & Associates, alleging the Georgia law firm filed tens of thousands of debt collection lawsuits against individuals without attorney review or investigation.
This post stems from an article in the Wall Street Journal entitled, “5 Things Student Loan Lawyers Ask Borrowers Who File For Bankruptcy.”
Consumer bankruptcy attorneys have long known that filing bankruptcy can relieve personal stress.
Under the Home Affordable Modification Program (“HAMP”), an underwater homeowner may request that a lender modify his or her home mortgage.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced that it has reached a consent agreement with Flagstar Bank to settle accusations that the bank delayed or prevented thousands of homeowners from obtaining mortgage relief and avoid foreclosure.