Bankruptcy News

Bankruptcy News Briefs 3/13

CFPB, Justice Department Poised to Square Off in Court

Breaking News: ACA International Files Legal Brief in Pivotal D.C. Circuit Case Challenging CFPB’s Structure and Power Under Dodd-Frank

Consumer Debt Nears Pre-crash Levels

Consumer debt not on trend with economic growth

Granite City man sues debt collector for violation of FDCPA

Nationstar Drags its Feet to the Tune of $49,000

Interactive Tool Examines Lawmaker Student Debt Stance

There’s a huge catch if the federal government forgives your student debt

U.S. Bankruptcy Court Reminds Us to “Get the Note” or File a Financing Statement

Upcoming NACBA Events

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Join us in celebrating 25 years of NACBA on May 4th-7th in Orlando, Florida at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort. Visit NACBA25 for all the details on speakers, sessions, hotel reservations, registration and more! Register today for the Early Bird Rate that ends March 17th, 2017 for savings!

Register Today for Two New NACBA Webinars in  March!

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10 Critical Numbers That Will Determine the Success or Failure of Your Law Firm
Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2017, 2:00 PM-3:00 PM ET
Presented by: Stephen Fairley, The Rainmaker Institute
Cost: No Fee – NACBA Member Benefit
Register HERE

What to do: Post HAMP for Mortgage Borrower Clients
Date: Thursday, March 16, 2017, 3:00 PM Eastern to 4:00 PM Eastern.
Presented by: Marc Dann Esq., and Bobby Rivera Esq.
Register HERE

Receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card!

In honor of NACBA’s 25th Anniversary, we want to reward you with a $25 Amazon Gift Card! Introduce a new member to NACBA and we will send you $25 Amazon Gift Card. Not only will YOU receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card but the NEW MEMBER will also receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card! Check out the Requirements and start referring today!

 NACBA Membership Promotion!

Renew your membership this month and be entered to win a copy of NCLC Consumer Bankruptcy Law and Practice Volume I & II, Eleventh Edition (Value $130). Two winners, will be selected at random each month

Bankruptcy News Briefs 3/10

Legislation to Repeal Collection Calls for Government Debt Introduced in 115th Congress

Bankruptcy Filings Drop in February

Nationstafacingr  CFPB fine over HMDA violations

D.C. Circuit Rejects Intervention in CFPB Case

District Court Opinion Highlights Effect of Spokeo on FDCPA Claims

Chapter 13 Debtor Loses Challenge to 22.5% Collection Costs for Student Loans as Court gives Deference to USDOE Regulations

Student Loan Creditor Off the Hook for Third Party Collects’ orTCPA Violations, But is Not Exempt for Collecting Government Backed Debts

Upcoming NACBA Events

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Join us in celebrating 25 years of NACBA on May 4th-7th in Orlando, Florida at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort. Visit NACBA25 for all the details on speakers, sessions, hotel reservations, registration and more! Register today for the Early Bird Rate that ends March 17th, 2017 for savings!

Register Today for Two New NACBA Webinars in  March!

NACBA Webinars Web Banner (1)

10 Critical Numbers That Will Determine the Success or Failure of Your Law Firm
Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2017, 2:00 PM-3:00 PM ET
Presented by: Stephen Fairley, The Rainmaker Institute
Cost: No Fee – NACBA Member Benefit
Register HERE

What to do: Post HAMP for Mortgage Borrower Clients
Date: Thursday, March 16, 2017, 3:00 PM Eastern to 4:00 PM Eastern.
Presented by: Marc Dann Esq., and Bobby Rivera Esq.
Register HERE

Receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card!

In honor of NACBA’s 25th Anniversary, we want to reward you with a $25 Amazon Gift Card! Introduce a new member to NACBA and we will send you $25 Amazon Gift Card. Not only will YOU receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card but the NEW MEMBER will also receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card! Check out the Requirements and start referring today!

 NACBA Membership Promotion!

Renew your membership this month and be entered to win a copy of NCLC Consumer Bankruptcy Law and Practice Volume I & II, Eleventh Edition (Value $130). Two winners, will be selected at random each month

Bankruptcy News Briefs 3/9

FDCPA Case law Review for February 2017

ACA International to File Brief in PHH Case

Court Dismissed Student Loan Debtors’ Class Action since Notes Contained Arbitration Clause and Class Action Waiver

CFPB Office of Consumer Response Reviews Changes to Complaint Database During Recent CAB Meeting

Consumers’ Credit Card Balances Contribute to Overall Decline in Borrowing

49 Call Attempts in 18 Days with No Evidence of Intent to Harass = No FDCPA Violation

Online Lender Wins Motion to Compel Arbitration and Avoids Nationwide Consumer Class Action

Doubling Down on Criticism of CFPB

Economists: Hawaii has the second-highest consumer debt in the nation

Debt, ID theft still consumer hot-buttons

Lawmakers Try Again To Close Loophole Allowing Government To Make Debt-Collection Robocalls

Fourth Circuit Hands Victory to Lenders in Chapter 13 Mortgage Case

Upcoming NACBA Events

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Join us in celebrating 25 years of NACBA on May 4th-7th in Orlando, Florida at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort. Visit NACBA25 for all the details on speakers, sessions, hotel reservations, registration and more! Register today for the Early Bird Rate that ends March 17th, 2017 for savings!

Register Today for Two New NACBA Webinars in  March!

NACBA Webinars Web Banner (1)

10 Critical Numbers That Will Determine the Success or Failure of Your Law Firm
Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2017, 2:00 PM-3:00 PM ET
Presented by: Stephen Fairley, The Rainmaker Institute
Cost: No Fee – NACBA Member Benefit
Register HERE

What to do: Post HAMP for Mortgage Borrower Clients
Date: Thursday, March 16, 2017, 3:00 PM Eastern to 4:00 PM Eastern.
Presented by: Marc Dann Esq., and Bobby Rivera Esq.
Register HERE

Receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card!

In honor of NACBA’s 25th Anniversary, we want to reward you with a $25 Amazon Gift Card! Introduce a new member to NACBA and we will send you $25 Amazon Gift Card. Not only will YOU receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card but the NEW MEMBER will also receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card! Check out the Requirements and start referring today!

 NACBA Membership Promotion!

Renew your membership this month and be entered to win a copy of NCLC Consumer Bankruptcy Law and Practice Volume I & II, Eleventh Edition (Value $130). Two winners, will be selected at random each month

Bankruptcy News Briefs 3/8

Breaking News: Trump Administration Signals Opposition to CFPB in D.C. Circuit

State Law Applicable Solely to Bankruptcy Is Not Non-Bankruptcy Law

Sterling Jewelers, Wells Fargo Scandals Show Why Forced Arbitration Must End

Debt collectors lead Colorado attorney general’s 2016 list of top consumer complaints

U.S. credit card debt shrinks in January

Consumer Borrowing Growth Drops to 5 Year Low

CFPB Monthly Report Returns its Focus to Credit Reporting and Mortgage Complaints Fall Out of the Top Three

Negative Equity Decreasing, Many Homeowners Still Underwater

Bankruptcy Court’s Mortgage Mediation Program a Success

U.S. credit card debt shrinks in January

Upcoming NACBA Events

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Join us in celebrating 25 years of NACBA on May 4th-7th in Orlando, Florida at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort. Visit NACBA25 for all the details on speakers, sessions, hotel reservations, registration and more! Register today for the Early Bird Rate that ends March 17th, 2017 for savings!

Register Today for Two New NACBA Webinars in  March!

NACBA Webinars Web Banner (1)

10 Critical Numbers That Will Determine the Success or Failure of Your Law Firm
Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2017, 2:00 PM-3:00 PM ET
Presented by: Stephen Fairley, The Rainmaker Institute
Cost: No Fee – NACBA Member Benefit
Register HERE

What to do: Post HAMP for Mortgage Borrower Clients
Date: Thursday, March 16, 2017, 3:00 PM Eastern to 4:00 PM Eastern.
Presented by: Marc Dann Esq., and Bobby Rivera Esq.
Register HERE

Receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card!

In honor of NACBA’s 25th Anniversary, we want to reward you with a $25 Amazon Gift Card! Introduce a new member to NACBA and we will send you $25 Amazon Gift Card. Not only will YOU receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card but the NEW MEMBER will also receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card! Check out the Requirements and start referring today!

 NACBA Membership Promotion!

Renew your membership this month and be entered to win a copy of NCLC Consumer Bankruptcy Law and Practice Volume I & II, Eleventh Edition (Value $130). Two winners, will be selected at random each month

Bankruptcy News Briefs 3/7

SCOTUS Poised to Decide Whether Debt Buyers Are Subject to the FDCPA

Attorneys need to understand the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act

Massachusetts joins amicus brief in Supreme Court case related to debt buyers

Motion Filed by U.S. Seeking Leave to File Amicus Brief by March 17 Signals Support for PHH

House Passes Rule That Would Require OMB Review of New CFPB Rules

Consumer debt and identity theft back on annual complaints list

Mortgage Servicer Defeats Class Certification Over Collection Practices Allegedly Targeting Discharged Mortgage Debts

Student Loan Troubles Growing Among Illinois Consumer Woes

Americans increasingly accumulate the wrong kinds of debt

Consumer alleges AFNI repeatedly called to collect discharged debt

Student loan debt bubble expands

CFPB, Dodd-Frank reforms won’t happen soon, CFPB expert says

Upcoming NACBA Events

nacba25

Join us in celebrating 25 years of NACBA on May 4th-7th in Orlando, Florida at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort. Visit NACBA25 for all the details on speakers, sessions, hotel reservations, registration and more! Register today for the Early Bird Rate that ends March 17th, 2017 for savings!

Register Today for Two New NACBA Webinars in  March!

NACBA Webinars Web Banner (1)

10 Critical Numbers That Will Determine the Success or Failure of Your Law Firm
Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2017, 2:00 PM-3:00 PM ET
Presented by: Stephen Fairley, The Rainmaker Institute
Cost: No Fee – NACBA Member Benefit
Register HERE

What to do: Post HAMP for Mortgage Borrower Clients
Date: Thursday, March 16, 2017, 3:00 PM Eastern to 4:00 PM Eastern.
Presented by: Marc Dann Esq., and Bobby Rivera Esq.
Register HERE

Receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card!

In honor of NACBA’s 25th Anniversary, we want to reward you with a $25 Amazon Gift Card! Introduce a new member to NACBA and we will send you $25 Amazon Gift Card. Not only will YOU receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card but the NEW MEMBER will also receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card! Check out the Requirements and start referring today!

 NACBA Membership Promotion!

Renew your membership this month and be entered to win a copy of NCLC Consumer Bankruptcy Law and Practice Volume I & II, Eleventh Edition (Value $130). Two winners, will be selected at random each month

Bankruptcy News Briefs 3/6

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Debt collection, impostor scams top consumer complaints

Transunion’s Failure to Mention that “Charged off” Debt was subject to Bankruptcy proceedings could make Credit Report Misleading or Inaccurate

How changes to bankruptcy code could affect your student loans

1 in 4 Americans struggle with unpaid medical bills

Chapter 13 Debtor Beats Trustee’s Demand for her Earned Income and Child Tax Credits

Debt Collector Granted Summary Judgment In FDCPA Case

Does “Act” Mean Also a Failure to Act?

The Geography of Medical Debt

States With the Most Past-Due Medical Debt

What Do You Mean My Claim Is Capped? Ninth Circuit Ruling Further Clarifies Types Of Damages Excluded From A Landlord’s Claim In Bankruptcy

More of this year’s tax refund will pay down debt

How To Demolish Your Student Loans With Student Loan Forgiveness

Upcoming NACBA Events

nacba25

Join us in celebrating 25 years of NACBA on May 4th-7th in Orlando, Florida at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort. Visit NACBA25 for all the details on speakers, sessions, hotel reservations, registration and more! Register today for the Early Bird Rate that ends March 17th, 2017 for savings!

Register Today for Two New NACBA Webinars in  March!

NACBA Webinars Web Banner (1)

10 Critical Numbers That Will Determine the Success or Failure of Your Law Firm
Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2017, 2:00 PM-3:00 PM ET
Presented by: Stephen Fairley, The Rainmaker Institute
Cost: No Fee – NACBA Member Benefit
Register HERE

What to do: Post HAMP for Mortgage Borrower Clients
Date: Thursday, March 16, 2017, 3:00 PM Eastern to 4:00 PM Eastern.
Presented by: Marc Dann Esq., and Bobby Rivera Esq.
Register HERE

Receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card!

In honor of NACBA’s 25th Anniversary, we want to reward you with a $25 Amazon Gift Card! Introduce a new member to NACBA and we will send you $25 Amazon Gift Card. Not only will YOU receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card but the NEW MEMBER will also receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card! Check out the Requirements and start referring today!

 NACBA Membership Promotion!

Renew your membership this month and be entered to win a copy of NCLC Consumer Bankruptcy Law and Practice Volume I & II, Eleventh Edition (Value $130). Two winners, will be selected at random each month January 2017 through July 2017. Renew Today!

Bankruptcy News Briefs 3/2

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DC Court Rules CFPB Structure Unconstitutional

Complaints against Wells Fargo, other banks rise on CFPB log targeted by Congress

ACA Releases New White Paper Disputing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Survey Report on Consumer Experiences with Debt Collection

Debt Collectors Sued for Not Assessing Interest . . . Seriously?!?

Freddie Mac Hits 10-year Low Delinquency Rate

Vote on GOP Dodd-Frank reform bill likely delayed until summer

Student loan provider Navient intends to defend against suits brought by US, Illinois, Washington

Upcoming NACBA Events

nacba25

Join us in celebrating 25 years of NACBA on May 4th-7th in Orlando, Florida at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort. Visit NACBA25 for all the details on speakers, sessions, hotel reservations, registration and more! Register today for the Early Bird Rate that ends March 17th, 2017 for savings!

Register Today for Two New NACBA Webinars in  March!

NACBA Webinars Web Banner (1)

10 Critical Numbers That Will Determine the Success or Failure of Your Law Firm
Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2017, 2:00 PM-3:00 PM ET
Presented by: Stephen Fairley, The Rainmaker Institute
Cost: No Fee – NACBA Member Benefit
Register HERE

What to do: Post HAMP for Mortgage Borrower Clients
Date: Thursday, March 16, 2017, 3:00 PM Eastern to 4:00 PM Eastern.
Presented by: Marc Dann Esq., and Bobby Rivera Esq.
Register HERE

Receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card!

In honor of NACBA’s 25th Anniversary, we want to reward you with a $25 Amazon Gift Card! Introduce a new member to NACBA and we will send you $25 Amazon Gift Card. Not only will YOU receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card but the NEW MEMBER will also receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card! Check out the Requirements and start referring today!

 NACBA Membership Promotion!

Renew your membership this month and be entered to win a copy of NCLC Consumer Bankruptcy Law and Practice Volume I & II, Eleventh Edition (Value $130). Two winners, will be selected at random each month January 2017 through July 2017. Renew Today!