Bankruptcy News

FINAL Bankruptcy News Briefs- 3/02

Thank you to our loyal readers! Please find the final #Bankruptcy News Briefs below…

How ordinary citizens are wiping out millions of dollars in medical debt for others — and how you can, too

Japan cruise operator files for bankruptcy as coronavirus hits demand

$240 million pension payment threatens Detroit’s future

An economic slowdown could spell trouble for the rising number of people behind on car payments

Trump’s anti-regulatory push faces major Supreme Court test

Lawsuit challenges Trump administration toughening of student loan cancellation rules

Why Are Private Loans Such a Bad Choice for College Students?

UPCOMING LIVE WEBINARS

Circuit Case Law Update
Thursday, March 5, 2020, 4:00 PM EASTERN to 5:00 PM EASTERN
Cost: FREE for NACBA Members / $50 Non Member
Presenters: NACBA Circuit Leaders & James Haller, Esq.
Register HERE

NACBA’s Circuit Leaders will outline the most important cases in your circuits.

Why You Should Attend: Don’t be the last to know what issues are coming next to a court near you. Find out what to expect by learning about the trends and case law are working their through the courts.

How to Train Your Staff & Paralegals to SAVE Time & Money
Thursday, March 19, 2020, 4:00 PM EASTERN to 5:00 PM EASTERN
Cost: $25 Member / $75 Non Member
Presenters: Jenny Doling & James Haller, Esq.
Register HERE

The Panel will discuss how to train your staff and paralegals, and keep them alert to changes, in the most efficient manner.

Why You Should Attend: Your office needs to run as efficiently as possible to best represent your clients and maintain profitability. Learn from our panelists what works, doesn’t work, and how to plan ahead.

SAVE THE DATES NACBA WORKSHOP HAWAII 2020

Bankruptcy News Briefs- 2/18

Today’s briefs read…

The CFPB’s economic army to promote consumer welfare

4 Real Alternatives To Student Loan Forgiveness

The Student Loan Appeal Process the Government Doesn’t Tell You About

The Future Of Lending: Five Trends To Watch

Seventh Circuit affirms judgment on the pleadings that a debt collector’s notice clearly identified the current creditor and did not violate the FDCPA.

UPCOMING LIVE WEBINARS

Circuit Case Law Update
Thursday, March 5, 2020, 4:00 PM EASTERN to 5:00 PM EASTERN
Cost: FREE for NACBA Members / $50 Non Member
Presenters: NACBA Circuit Leaders & James Haller, Esq.
Register HERE

NACBA’s Circuit Leaders will outline the most important cases in your circuits.

Why You Should Attend: Don’t be the last to know what issues are coming next to a court near you. Find out what to expect by learning about the trends and case law are working their through the courts.

How to Train Your Staff & Paralegals to SAVE Time & Money
Thursday, March 19, 2020, 4:00 PM EASTERN to 5:00 PM EASTERN
Cost: $25 Member / $75 Non Member
Presenters: Jenny Doling & James Haller, Esq.
Register HERE

The Panel will discuss how to train your staff and paralegals, and keep them alert to changes, in the most efficient manner.

Why You Should Attend: Your office needs to run as efficiently as possible to best represent your clients and maintain profitability. Learn from our panelists what works, doesn’t work, and how to plan ahead.

JOIN THE NEW GROUP “Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Case Law, Practice Management & CLE”

This is a private group for consumer bankruptcy attorneys to exchange ideas, discuss bankruptcy law, brainstorm practice management and promote CLE opportunities. Join today!

*NACBA Now Announcement*

NEW FACEBOOK GROUP FOR CONSUMER BANKRUPTCY ATTORNEYS!

To our dedicated NACBA members & NACBA Now followers, starting March 1, 2020 Bankruptcy News Briefs and NACBA Now content will be posted in a NEW Facebook group “Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Case Law, Practice Management & CLE. This will create a wider platform for consumer bankruptcy attorneys to exchange ideas, discuss bankruptcy law, brainstorm practice management and promote CLE opportunities.

We encourage you to join the private group, share content and start discussions.

JOIN TODAY!

 

 

Bankruptcy News Briefs- 2/13

Thursday’s headlines are…

Appeal Filed From Bankruptcy Court’s Decision Granting Discharge of Student Loan Debt

What A Bernie Sanders Presidency Could Mean For Student Loan Borrowers

Reaction to potential cuts to Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Growing Federal Subsidies for Graduate Loan Debt

Even high-income consumers are feeling squeezed by credit card debt

Why it matters when you’re 90 days late on a payment

Vehicle debt is piling up, driven by demand for SUVs, trucks

A Small Step Toward Clarity? The CFPB Issues Policy Statement on “Abusiveness” Standard

Sixth Circ.: Attorneys Not Liable Under FDCPA for Reasonable Mistakes of State Law

UPCOMING LIVE WEBINARS

Circuit Case Law Update
Thursday, March 5, 2020, 4:00 PM EASTERN to 5:00 PM EASTERN
Cost: FREE for NACBA Members / $50 Non Member
Presenters: NACBA Circuit Leaders & James Haller, Esq.
Register HERE

NACBA’s Circuit Leaders will outline the most important cases in your circuits.

Why You Should Attend: Don’t be the last to know what issues are coming next to a court near you. Find out what to expect by learning about the trends and case law are working their through the courts.

How to Train Your Staff & Paralegals to SAVE Time & Money
Thursday, March 19, 2020, 4:00 PM EASTERN to 5:00 PM EASTERN
Cost: $25 Member / $75 Non Member
Presenters: Jenny Doling & James Haller, Esq.
Register HERE

The Panel will discuss how to train your staff and paralegals, and keep them alert to changes, in the most efficient manner.

Why You Should Attend: Your office needs to run as efficiently as possible to best represent your clients and maintain profitability. Learn from our panelists what works, doesn’t work, and how to plan ahead.

Learn more about what the student debt bomb is

Bankruptcy News Briefs- 2/11

All new Bankruptcy News Briefs read…

CFPB and Dept. of Education enter into new MOU on handling complaints; Director Kraninger tells lawmakers negotiations are underway for second MOU on supervision

CFPB Issues Semi-Annual Report to Congress

Trump: Here’s My New Plan For Your Student Loans

Wait, My Student Loan Balance Went Up After 5 Years?

What Happens to Student Loans in Divorce?

Trump’s $4.8 Trillion Budget Would Cut Safety Net Programs and Boost Defense

Trump Budget Proposes Cuts To Education

New York Proposes Licensing Consumer Debt Collectors

Be Careful What You Ask For, As Banks Increase Credit Lines

‘A major, major initiative’: California wants to create its own Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Puerto Rico oversight board eyes bankruptcy exit by year-end

Bankruptcy judge disallows $2.3M in bank claims

UPCOMING LIVE WEBINARS

Circuit Case Law Update
Thursday, March 5, 2020, 4:00 PM EASTERN to 5:00 PM EASTERN
Cost: FREE for NACBA Members / $50 Non Member
Presenters: NACBA Circuit Leaders & James Haller, Esq.
Register HERE

NACBA’s Circuit Leaders will outline the most important cases in your circuits.

Why You Should Attend: Don’t be the last to know what issues are coming next to a court near you. Find out what to expect by learning about the trends and case law are working their through the courts.

How to Train Your Staff & Paralegals to SAVE Time & Money
Thursday, March 19, 2020, 4:00 PM EASTERN to 5:00 PM EASTERN
Cost: $25 Member / $75 Non Member
Presenters: Jenny Doling & James Haller, Esq.
Register HERE

The Panel will discuss how to train your staff and paralegals, and keep them alert to changes, in the most efficient manner.

Why You Should Attend: Your office needs to run as efficiently as possible to best represent your clients and maintain profitability. Learn from our panelists what works, doesn’t work, and how to plan ahead.

Join NACBA in Hollywood!

Bankruptcy News Briefs- 2/10

Take some time to check out the following…

More states require students to learn about money matters

Brides-to-be left devastated after Noah’s Event Venue goes bankrupt, suddenly closes

U.S. Farm Bankruptcies Reach Eight-Year High [Infographic]

Pa. Higher Ed Assistance Agency Not a “Debt Collector” Under Law, Court Rules

“You wouldn’t think you’d go to jail over medical bills”: County in rural Kansas is jailing people over unpaid medical debt

Puerto Rico Strikes Debt Deal With Aurelius and Autonomy

UPCOMING LIVE WEBINARS

Circuit Case Law Update
Thursday, March 5, 2020, 4:00 PM EASTERN to 5:00 PM EASTERN
Cost: FREE for NACBA Members / $50 Non Member
Presenters: NACBA Circuit Leaders & James Haller, Esq.
Register HERE

NACBA’s Circuit Leaders will outline the most important cases in your circuits.

Why You Should Attend: Don’t be the last to know what issues are coming next to a court near you. Find out what to expect by learning about the trends and case law are working their through the courts.

How to Train Your Staff & Paralegals to SAVE Time & Money
Thursday, March 19, 2020, 4:00 PM EASTERN to 5:00 PM EASTERN
Cost: $25 Member / $75 Non Member
Presenters: Jenny Doling & James Haller, Esq.
Register HERE

The Panel will discuss how to train your staff and paralegals, and keep them alert to changes, in the most efficient manner.

Why You Should Attend: Your office needs to run as efficiently as possible to best represent your clients and maintain profitability. Learn from our panelists what works, doesn’t work, and how to plan ahead.

Bankruptcy News Briefs- 2/06

Today’s headlines read…

More And More D.C. Residents Are Being Sued Over Debt

Former tenants sue Fresno eviction lawyers over debt collection practices

Student Loan Refinancing Just Got Incredibly Cheap

Student loan debt driving students to drop out; one New Hampshire man is trying to stop it

Bankruptcy Court Grants Relief from Stay When Debtors Fail to Redeem Pledged Collateral in Title Pawn Transactions

PG&E Clears Another Bankruptcy Hurdle With Debt Refinancing

Family forced into bankruptcy twice over medical debt

CFPB Files Suit Against National Bank for Alleged TILA Violations

CFPB, Banking Regulators, and Others Adjust Civil Monetary Penalties for Inflation

Must Repossessed Vehicle Be Returned Immediately Upon Debtor’s Filing for Bankruptcy?

UPCOMING LIVE NACBA WEBINARS

Introduction to the Small Business Section of Chapter 11
Thursday, February 6, 2020, 4:00 PM EASTERN to 5:00 PM EASTERN
Cost: $25 Member / $75 Non Member
Presenters: Dan Press, Esq., Brett Weiss, Esq., (Authors of
Chapter 11 for Individual Debtors: A Collier Monograph) & James Haller, Esq.
Register HERE

The panel will outline the amendments adding this important subchapter to chapter 11, anticipated issues, and advantages of using this for your small business clients.

Why You Should Attend: You need to stay informed and current on all options for your business clients who aren’t eligible for a chapter 13 or a regular chapter 11 bankruptcy. Join our panel to learn how to help these clients.

Circuit Case Law Update
Thursday, March 5, 2020, 4:00 PM EASTERN to 5:00 PM EASTERN
Cost: FREE for NACBA Members / $50 Non Member
Presenters: NACBA Circuit Leaders & James Haller, Esq.
Register HERE

NACBA’s Circuit Leaders will outline the most important cases in your circuits.

Why You Should Attend: Don’t be the last to know what issues are coming next to a court near you. Find out what to expect by learning about the trends and case law are working their through the courts.

How to Train Your Staff & Paralegals to SAVE Time & Money
Thursday, March 19, 2020, 4:00 PM EASTERN to 5:00 PM EASTERN
Cost: $25 Member / $75 Non Member
Presenters: Jenny Doling & James Haller, Esq.
Register HERE

The Panel will discuss how to train your staff and paralegals, and keep them alert to changes, in the most efficient manner.

Why You Should Attend: Your office needs to run as efficiently as possible to best represent your clients and maintain profitability. Learn from our panelists what works, doesn’t work, and how to plan ahead.

Register for #NACBALA! See you there!