Bankruptcy News Briefs- 9/11

NACBA honors and remembers those brave men and women who took the call to serve & protect 18 years ago. We thank you.

Emerge Energy to Redo Bankruptcy Disclosures After Objections

Ohio couple admits to filing inaccurate bankruptcy claim

The CFPB’s Proposed Debt Collection Rules—What They Mean for Financial Institutions That Outsource to Collection Vendors

Student Loans: ‘This Is A $1.6 Trillion Consumer Protection Crisis’

AOC makes student loan payment during congressional hearing on student loans

Hasan Minhaj calls student debt ‘paywall to the middle class’ during congressional testimony

Sen. Rick Scott Outlines Ways to Make Colleges More Accountable, Affordable

New Research: Juggling Student Loans, Saving for Retirement and Other Priorities

Waters Opening Statement at Hearing on Student Loan Debt Crisis

Consumers in Their Mid-30s Have the Highest Average Student Loan Debt

Americans are piling on credit card debt, despite recession warnings

Even 40-something Americans who know they should be saving more for retirement are too mired in debt to do it

What Americans Get Wrong About Student Debt

CFPB Launches Innovation Network with State AGs; Issues Three New Policies

En banc Fifth Circuit decision holding FHFA structure unconstitutional could presage similar fate for CFPB and circuit split

Ditech Deal With Homeowners Paves Way for $1.8 Billion Sale

REGISTER FOR NACBA’S LIVE WEBINARS!

Criminal Justice Debts and Civil Fines in Bankruptcy
Date: September 19, 2019
Time: 4:00 PM EST – 5:00 PM EST
Cost: $25 Member / $75 Non Member
Presenters: Tara Twomey, Esq. & James Haller, Esq.
Register HERE

For criminal justice debtors and those with civil fines, bankruptcy can be a powerful tool. It may eliminate the obligation to repay these debts or provide an orderly mechanism for repaying certain debts that cannot be discharged. Bankruptcy can also open the door to relief, such as expungement, record sealing, or restoration of a driver’s license, that may otherwise be unavailable due to outstanding debt. This webinar will provide an overview of the application of bankruptcy law to criminal justice debt and civil fines.

Why You Should Attend: Not all criminal justice debt and civil fines are created equally. Learn about the different kinds of criminal justice debt and civil fines, including which are dischargeable in bankruptcy and which are not.

Home Owner’s Association Fees and Bankruptcy
Date: October 10, 2019
Time: 4:00 PM EST – 5:00 PM EST
Cost: $25 Member / $75 Non Member
Presenters: Lee Rowland, Esq., Christina Henry Esq. & James Haller, Esq.
Register HERE

The treatment of Homeowner’s Association Fees in bankruptcy is a complex question. Are they dischargeable in chapter 7 and chapter 13? Does Rule 3002.1 apply? Can underwater HOA liens be avoided? This webinar will answer these questions and more as we explore the treatment of HOA fees in bankruptcy.

Why You Should Attend: HOAs can be aggressive in attempting to collect their debt. You won’t want to miss this program which will discuss ways to reduce or eliminate HOA fees and liens through bankruptcy.

Top 20 Cases You Must Know for Your Bankruptcy Practice.
Date: October 17, 2019
Time: 4:00 PM EST – 5:00 PM EST
Cost: $25 Member / $75 Non Member
Presenters: Henry Sommer, Esq., Nathan Juster, Esq. & James Haller, Esq.
Register HERE

From projected disposable income and attorneys’ fees to bankruptcy court jurisdiction, this session will cover fundamental cases that you need to know.

Why You Should Attend: You must know the major guideposts to give your clients accurate advice. Make sure you are following these important cases and using them to your client’s benefit.

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