Bankruptcy News Briefs 7/28

Headlines Leading Into the Weekend…

Debt Collection Complaints Decline; Consumer Litigation Filings Slow Compared to May

Credit Card Market Continues Growth in First Quarter; Including Record Number of New Accounts

Court Granted Chapter 13 Trustee Motion to Modify Plan to Include Non-Exempt Portion of Personal Injury Settlement Received Post-Petition

Chapter 7 Debtors with $400/month Disposable Income Failed the Totality of the Circumstances Test for Abuse

Creditor Did Not Violate the Automatic Stay Where it Released its Pre-Petition Garnishment and Did Not Garnish any Wages Post-Petition

Discovery Rule Applies to Accrual of Cause of Action

Massachusetts Attorney General Announces Consent Agreement with Debt Collection Law Firm

Who is killing the CFPB’s arbitration rule?

SCOTUS Limits Reach of Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

Here’s the No. 1 consumer complaint in America

New NACBA Webinars



Check out these upcoming webinars for August and Register Today!

Reverse Mortgages & Bankruptcy
Date: Thursday, August 10, 2017, 12:00 PM Eastern to 1:00 PM Eastern
Presented by: Tara Twomey, Esq.
Cost: $25 NACBA Member / $75 Non Member
Register HERE

LinkedIn for Lawyers: 10 Steps to Unlock the Power of Social Media
Date: Thursday, August 24th, 3:00 PM Eastern to 4:00 PM Eastern
Presented by: Stephen Fairley, Founder and CEO of The Rainmaker Institute
Cost: NACBA Member Benefit, No Cost
Register: HERE

Renew Your Membership  For a Chance to Win This Great Resource!

It’s a new month and that means when you renew your membership in July you are automatically entered to win a copy of NCLC Consumer Bankruptcy Law and Practice Volume I & II, Eleventh Edition (Value $130). Two winners will be selected at random each month.

Introduce a New Member to NACBA & Receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card! 

In honor of NACBA’s 25th Anniversary, we want to reward you with a $25 Amazon Gift Card! Introduce a new member to NACBA and we will send you $25 Amazon Gift Card. Not only will YOU receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card but the NEW MEMBER will also receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card! Check out the requirements and start referring today!

Exciting Upcoming Events!

Save the Date for the 2018 NACBA Annual Convention on April 19-22 at the Sheraton in Downtown Denver!

NACBA 2018 Cruise! Get ready to set sail on the Empress of the Sea on November 29th-December 3rd 2018! Visit Havan, Cuba and Nassau, Bahamas while learning with NACBA! Registration is open!

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