Bankruptcy News Briefs- 8/29

Beating the heat midweek? Take some time to read these news briefs …

Resignation signals Trump administration slow gutting of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Why Your Student Loan Watchdog Abruptly Resigned

American consumers losing their federal safety net

If you care about your wallet, you should fear Judge Kavanaugh

7th Circuit: Service on Consumer not FDCPA Violation if No Entry of Appearance by Consumer’s Attorney

Bankruptcies Dropping Among Young, But Growing For Seniors

Senior Citizens Going Bankrupt at Twice the Rate They Used to

Here’s what happens when you miss your credit card payments

10-year, 30-year U.S. government debt yields hit 2-week high

Military Lending Protections Must Be Maintained, Groups Say

Trump Announces Six More Judicial Nominees

Is Your Business a Debt Collector?—If So, Watch Out.

Here’s how much to borrow in student loans

Defaulting on a student loan could cost you your job in these professions

REGISTER FOR NACBA’S LIVE WEBINARS!

How to Value Assets in Bankruptcy
Date: September 27, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM Eastern / 1:00 PM Pacific (60 Minutes)
Cost: $25 Members / $75 Non-NACBA
Presenters: Gene Melchionne, Esq. & Jim Haller, Esq.

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What are the fastest least expensive methods to get accurate values for your client’s assets? Gene and Jim will discuss time tested methods to determine values on real estate, vehicles, and other property. Join us to learn how to save time and money while increasing the accuracy of your information.

Review of Ethical issues when Using, or Acting as, Coverage Counsel
in Bankruptcy Court and 341 Meetings.
Available On Demand
Cost: $25 Members / $75 Non-NACBA
Presenters: Derek Lofland, Esq.

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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.

Improve Your Bottom Line with Fillable PDFs
Tips, Tricks & Little Known Tools in Using Acrobat Efficiently
Date: ON DEMAND
Time: ON DEMAND
Cost: No Cost – Member Benefit Webinar
Presenters: Rachel Foley, Esq. & John Colwell, Esq.

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Fillable PDFs can dramatically improve your bottom line by decreasing the turnaround time to receive information from your client while improving the accuracy of that information. Fillable PDFs are fast and easy to use, reduce/eliminate costly errors, provide 100% legible text, increase workflow and productivity, and are easy to update and archive. Learn from our experts how to create fillable PDFs to improve your bankruptcy practice!

Circuit Case Law Update
Date: ON DEMAND
Time: ON DEMAND
Cost: Free for NACBA Members
Presenters: Jim Molleur, David Shaev, Trish Meyer, Koury Hicks, Behrooz Vida, Brian Flick, David Yen, Wendell Sherk, Stanley Zlotoff, Jill Michaux and Nathan Juster.

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Join us for a discussion of the most interesting recent cases from each federal circuit led by the NACBA Circuit Leader for each circuit. Stay on top of the most interesting cases from across the country.

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