Bankruptcy News Briefs 8/7

Let’s Kick Off A  New Week…

Fed Consumer Financial Expectations Surveys Show Outlook on Credit Access

What Makes a Lien “Judicial”?

Latest CFPB Consumer Survey Proposal Receives Mixed Review; One Industry Separates Itself from Another

Overdraft Fees Cost US Consumers $15B In 2016

Government Should Not Deprive Seniors in Nursing Homes of Their Day in Court

CFPB Orders Bank to Pay $4.6 Million Penalty for Violating FCRA Requirements for Checking Account Screening Reports

Buffalo becomes ‘ground zero’ for abusive debt collectors

Huge Collection Fees Making It More Difficult For Cash-Strapped Students To Afford College

Debtor’s Furniture Rental Agreement Is Lease to Assume or Reject

Betsy DeVos Announces Plan To Revamp Student Loans By 2019

Student Loan Debt Is Not Hurting The Economy

Ex-Wife who Pursued Modification of Divorce Judgment Without First Getting Stay Relief Had to Pay Damages to Debtor

FDCPA Bona Fide Error Defense Did Not Protect Debt Collector Despite Following Controlling Precedent, En Banc Seventh Circuit Rules

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.

Hot Off the Press! Read the Summer Edition of the Consumer Bankruptcy Journal!







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 Havana, Cuba and Nassau, Bahamas while learning with NACBA! Registration is open!


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