Bankruptcy News Briefs 10/30

Monday’s Headlines Kicking Off a New Week…

Chapter 7 Debtor Who Failed to Disclose Employment Discrimination Claim Could Not Convert to Chapter 13

Bankruptcy Court Abstains from Deciding Whether Debtor’s Obligations to Ex-wife Were Domestic Support Obligations

Court Would Not Use Its “Power to Prevent Injustice” to Force Nationstar to Honor Modification Letter that Chapter 13 Debtors Never Received

CFPB Payday Loan Limits Drawing Quieter Response Compared to Its Arbitration Rule

Eleventh Circuit Holds Voice Mail Message is a Communication

AP Sources: DeVos May Only Partly Forgive Some Student Loans

High home prices hit first-time buyers harder than ever, and student loans may be part of the reason

Medical debt is crushing many Americans. States can help fix that

Judge resists erasing foreclosure ruling

Register for November’s Webinar!

How to Introduce an Appraiser’s Testimony and Appraisal as Evidence in Bankruptcy Court

Date: Thursday, November 9, 2017, 3:00 PM – 4:15 PM Eastern
Presented By: James J. Haller, Esq.
Cost:  $25 Member / $75 Non Member
Register: HERE

What’s New at NACBA?

 It’s The End of the Month Renew Your Membership for a Chance to Win 2 Great Resources!

Renew your NACBA membership this month for a chance to be entered to win not one but 2 amazing resources! Here’s what you can win!

  • NCLC’s Quick Guide to Federal Evidence and Objections(value $35). An essential practice tool for federal (and even state) court litigation, facilitating objection by rule number, and including common objections and motions at every stage of a case.
  • In addition to the Quick Guide to Evidence, winners will also receive the guide inside a NACBA logo portfolio (value $50). This portfolio even includes a protective space for your tablet!

Just renew your membership for a chance at winning!  Two (2) winners will be chosen at random each month.

Save The Date!


  • Save the Date for the 2018 NACBA Annual Convention on April 19-22 at the Sheraton in Downtown Denver! Registration opens November 13,2017!
  • NACBA 2018 Cruise! Get ready to set sail on the Empress of the Sea on November 29th-December 3rd 2018! 

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