Last Sunday, July 20, 2014, Liz Weston of the L.A. Times gave an interesting answer to a question posed by a reader of the newspaper’s Money Talk feature. Today’s post adds to Liz’s advice.
I recently had an email exchange regarding statute of limitations tolling in bankruptcy, with a friend who is a fellow bankruptcy attorney. My friend posed a couple of questions based on an interesting fact pattern. Herewith I offer a slightly edited version of the exchange.
Unfinished business cases have been hot this summer. For those that have not had the opportunity to follow every twist and turn (or just need a refresher), summarized here are the four developments you need to know to be “in the know” on law firm bankruptcy unfinished business cases.
Judge Jed S. Rakoff of the Southern District of New York last week ruled that the U.S. Bankruptcy Code does not permit a bankruptcy trustee to recover foreign transfers.
Bankruptcy law is complex and confusing to bankruptcy outsiders (and often to bankruptcy in-siders).
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has filed a lawsuit against the debt collection firm of Fredericak J. Hanna & Associates and its three principal owners “for operating a debt collection lawsuit mill that uses illegal tactics to intimidate consumers into paying debts they may not owe.”
If you become entitled to receive an inheritance during the pendency of your Chapter 13 bankruptcy, can you disclaim all or part of it?
Sophisticated women hate minivans, but it’s a car, not a lifestyle statement. A minivan is transportation; a vehicle just like an SUV, but maybe with better gas mileage.
It’s hard to think of a worse time to pop the bubble of U.S. global bankruptcy dominance than the 4th of July holiday weekend – our annual celebration of American exceptionalism.