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Court Denied Debtor’s Motion to Reopen Case to Add Omitted Creditors since it would be Futile and a Waste of Judicial Resources

Debtor’s Product Liability Claim Arising out of Pre-petition Hip Replacement was Not Property of the Estate

U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Hear Case Challenging the Seventh Circuit’s Treatment of Letters Seeking Collection of Out-of-Statute Debt

FTC Acting Chairman Reports on Small Business Guidance, Regulatory Reform Efforts

Three key changes for bankruptcy procedures in 2018

U.S. Department of Justice Responds to CFPB Deputy Director’s Motion

The IRS’s ability to deny or revoke the Passports of Taxpayers with significant tax debts is one of the Most Serious Problems Encountered by Taxpayers

CFPB Appeal To Unseat Mulvaney Gets Expedited

7th Circuit says debt collectors cannot simply copy and paste safe harbor language

Bankruptcy Court Holds Credit Union Policy Does Not Violate Discharge Injunction

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida Narrows the Definition of Borrower Under RESPA

Mulvaney Suggests Debt Collection Rules May Be Coming

Under Trump Appointee, Consumer Protection Agency Seen Helping Payday Lenders

Harris, Democratic Colleagues Raise Concerns Over Private Debt Collectors in Higher Education

Getting Private Collection Agencies Out of Federal Student Loans

Is the US consumer in big trouble?

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