Bankruptcy News Briefs 8/23

Midweek Headlines…

Older Americans Have More Student Debt Than Ever, Face ‘Overly Complex’ Loan Servicing System

Anticipated Discretionary Bonus Not Property of Estate

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren Seeks Financial CEOs’ Stance on CFPB Mandatory Arbitration Rule

Operation Choke Point Is Over – Perhaps

CFPB and AGs Settle Claims Against Loan Purchaser

Unlisted Creditor Could File Complaint under §523(a)(3)(B) at Any Time, but Not a Complaint Under §727

Where prospects carry the most student loan debt

Why 4 in 10 Americans Could Soon Get a Credit Boost

ACA Financial Hardship Exemption Requirements

Ferguson VS Navient

Read the Transcript for Ferguson vs Navient. This is a new area of law dealing with those types of student loans that are not automatically excepted from discharge. It shows that debtors who went through bankruptcy years ago with dischargeable student loans and have been hounded into repaying these discharged loans have a remedy for relief and punitive sanctions.  Submitted by Austin Smith.

Register for This Month’s NACBA Webinar!

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!

Take a moment to read an article that any Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney would be interested in, “The United States Consumer Law, Attorney Fee Survey Report,” in today’s Consumer Bankruptcy Journal highlight.

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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