Bankruptcy News Briefs 9/22


Making Headlines Today…

FTC Returns $1.5M in Bank Account Debit Scam

New York County Forgives Public Health Debt

FTC Ruling Addresses Compliance with Fair Credit Reporting Act Furnisher Rule

Monthly Debt Collection Complaints Decline

CFPB Penalizes Two Largest Debt Buyers

A Debtor May Forfeit Right to a Chapter 7 Discharge By Refusing to Lower Standard Of Living

Federal Student Loan Debt Exceeds $1T; $103 Billion in Default

Collecting $200 Million from the Debt Collectors

BBB Warns About Debt Relief Company

Hillary Clinton’s Explanation for Controversial Bankruptcy Vote? Joe Biden

NACBA Events  Educate!

Mark Your Calendar for the 24th NACBA Annual Convention 

Building off of the success of #NACBACHI NACBA is hosting the 24th Annual Convention in San Francisco on May 19-22, 2016 at the Downtown Marriott Marquis! The 2016 Annual Convention is an experience you won’t want to miss!

Upcoming Webinar

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(LIVE) Wednesday, October 7, 2015 – 3:00pm EST, 12:00pm PST
$25 NACBA Members
$75 Non-Members

More and more often, bankruptcy cases seem to involve issues of family law.  Join Ian M. Falcone a Senior Attorney with more than 20 years of legal experience with The Falcone Law Firm, P.C. as he addresses:

  • The forms typically used in a divorce case.
  • Basic topics addressed in a divorce case and the impact on a bankruptcy filing.
  • The automatic stay and its exceptions as they apply to family law matters.
  • Dischargeability of common debts in a family law case.
  • The importance of choosing the right bankruptcy chapter.
  • How to determine whether a debt is for support or property division, and preference concerns after a divorce.

Read Ian’s blog at

Register Today!

Member Perks


  • Want a recap of the 23rd  Annual Convention? Sign up for one of the Playback NACBA packages from the 2015 NACBA Convention in Chicago for access to session recordings.
  • Each NACBA member receives FREE, as part of his/her membership, access to Fastcase’sbankruptcy database. In addition, NACBA members are eligible to purchase Fastcase’s“Premium Plan,” which includes access to a database of opinions of the supreme courts and courts of appeal of all 50 states, at an annual rate of just $195. This is a significant discount from the non-member annual price of $995.
  • In the market for new opportunities? Visit the Career Center  today.

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