Bankruptcy News Briefs- 4/18

Read today’s consumer and bankruptcy news briefs…

Argument preview: Justices to consider sanctions for violating bankruptcy discharge

Could debt collectors send you texts, emails? Consumer groups fear CFPB may allow it.

Millennials still lean on parents for money, but want financial independence, survey says

Can You Pay Student Loans With 529 Plan Funds?

This new policy could save military members tens of millions of dollars on their student loans

The Student-Debt Crisis Hits Hardest at Historically Black Colleges

CFPB Chief Kraninger: I’m Focusing The Agency On Preventing Consumer Harm

CFPB Issues 2018 Consumer Response Annual Report

Kraninger Outlines Approach to CFPB Authority in Bipartisan Policy Center Remarks

Judges Approve Settlement Between McKinsey and Justice Department


Emerging Bankruptcy Technologies to Assist your Bankruptcy Practice
Date: June 6, 2019
Time: 4:00 PM EST – 5:00 PM EST
Cost: $25 Member / $75 Non Member
Presenters: Rachel Foley Esq., Reed Almand, Esq. & James Haller Esq.
Register HERE

Busy bankruptcy attorneys are bombarded with technology choices – all promising great rewards but many coming at great expense. Learn about different technologies that can make your practice more efficient in time and cost.

Why You Should Attend: What faster way is there to improve your bottom line than being more efficient while increasing accuracy!

Chapter 13 Plan Provisions: What Are They Good For?
Date: July 11, 2019
Time: 4:00 PM EST – 5:00 PM EST
Cost: $25 Member / $75 Non Member
Presenters: Henry Sommer, Esq., O. Max Gardner III, Esq. & James Haller, Esq.
Register HERE

Avoid having unwanted provisions forced upon you and getting non-standard provisions that you want.

Why You Should Attend: Stuck with a plan provision unfavorable to your client? Learn how to contest those provisions and get more favorable language added to the plan.



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