Bankruptcy News Briefs 9/11

News Kicking Off Monday…

Debtor Failed Means Test Where he Could Not Justify Excess Rent Payment and Overstated his Truck Payment

Debt Owed to State Bar by Former Lawyer, which was a Penalty and Not Compensation for Pecuniary Loss, was Non-Dischargeable under § 532(a)(7)

Wells Fargo’s fraudulent accounts under investigation by Iowa attorney general

65-plus crowd facing growing burden from student loan debt

Rauner yanked the plug on student loan bill of rights. Lawmakers need to bring it back.

No Surrender: Massachusetts Appeals Court Preserves Foreclosure Challenges for Bankruptcy Petitioner

This Week In Credit Card News: The Average Consumer’s Credit Card Debt;

Equifax hack: What’s the worst that can happen?

Richard Cordray Says CFPB and DOE Can Work Together on Student Loans

The Gathering Avalanche: “Robocall” Blocking, and What Can be Done

2017 Hill Day Registration is Open!

Don’t miss NACBA’s 2017 Hill Day at Home October 16- October 20, 2017. Hill Day at Home allows NACBA members to meet with federal lawmakers, grow and maintain working relationships with Congressional offices, and have a lasting impact on bankruptcy policymaking, all without leaving the comfort of your state. Meetings will be arranged for you, some taking place in local House and Senate district offices and some being held over the phone with bankruptcy staffers in D.C.

Please sign into your NACBA Member Account to Register now for Hill Day at Home!


Upcoming Webinar!

DATE: Thursday, September 21, 2017 @ 3:00 PM Eastern to 4:15 PM Eastern
PRESENTED BYEdward C. Boltz, Law Offices of John T. Orcutt, PC; Durham, N.C. and Jody Bledsoe, Chapter 13 Trustee; New Bern, NC
COST: $25 Member / $75 Non Member
DATE: Thursday, September 14, 2017 @ 4:00 PM Eastern to 4:45 PM Eastern
PRESENTED BYJames Haller, Esq., Sulaiman Law Group Ltd. Chicago, IL
COST: $25 Member / $75 Non Member

NACBA 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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