Bankruptcy News Briefs- 6/04

We start this week with the following news briefs…

Huge student debts are unfair. Let’s move towards a graduate contribution

Court Considers Questions on Loan Forgiveness for Defrauded Students

The Best 3 Strategies for Millennials to Pay Off Outrageous Student Loans

GOP senators need an agenda — so they’re doing a poll

Federally Backed Mortgages Are Vital To Minority Homeownership, Says Government Report

Remember the recession and retain consumer protections

Be Sure to Check out the Spring 2018 Consumer Bankruptcy Journal!

Don’t miss this issue which includes:

-“IRS Shake Up Happening in Bankruptcy Court”

-“Be Wary of Private Debt Collectors”

-“Brunner Test Does Not Require that Debtor Take Advantage of IBR”

-“NACBA Board of Directors 2018 Election Results”

REGISTER FOR NACBA’s LIVE WEBINAR!

Review of Ethical issues when Using, or Acting as, Coverage Counsel
in Bankruptcy Court and 341 Meetings.
Date: July 26, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM Eastern / 1:00 PM Pacific (60 Minutes)
Cost: $25 Members / $75 Non-NACBA
Presenters: Derek Lofland, Esq.

Register HERE

Have you ever used coverage (or appearance) counsel to represent your clients? Have you ever stepped in to help a colleague who can’t attend Court? Mr. Lofland routinely appears as coverage counsel in hundreds of cases and has spoken about this issue in April 2017 for the Chicago Bar Association. He will outline and discuss the legal and ethical requirements for appearance counsel.

 

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