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Bankruptcy News Briefs 7/21

Headlines Wrapping Up the Week…

Congress Moves to Take Away Consumers’ Right to Day in Court

Breaking News: CFPB Publishes Update to Debt Collection Rulemaking Timeline

DOR May Not Collect Child Support Arrearage Outside Plan

These are the worst states for student debt

Debtor who Filed Chapter 13 Soon After his Ex-Wife Sued him in State Court to Enforce Equitable Distribution Award Did Not File Case in Bad Faith

Controversial CFPB Rule Exposes Financial Services Companies To Greater Class Action Risk

FTC Announces Charges Against Debt Collection Operation for FDCPA and FTC Act Violations

Medical debt relief is coming

Measure calling for Maine to pay down student debt stalls in Legislature

Renew Your Membership  For a Chance to Win This Great Resource!

It’s a new month and that means when you renew your membership in July you are automatically 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.

Introduce a New Member to NACBA & 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!

Register for NACBA’s August Webinar

Did you enjoy yesterday’s webinar? Well, get ready for another stellar webinar in August! Register Today!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Save the Date for the 2018 NACBA Annual Convention on April 19-22 at the Sheraton in Downtown Denver!

Bankruptcy News Briefs 7/19

What’s Happening in Midweek News?

Big Changes to West Virginia Debt Collection Laws Now in Effect

How New Credit Reporting Guidelines May Impact Consumers…and Lenders

Automatic Stay Does Not Preclude Criminal Restitution Collection

CFPB ignores request from OCC to postpone arbitration rule

Poll: Voters Support CFPB, Strict Financial Regulation

The economy has improved but money worries persist

Debt collector must face suit for accessing credit report

Second Circuit Holds that Contractually-Given Consent Cannot be Revoked Under TCPA

Consumers Making Less Than $40K Per Year Worried About Paying Off Debt

What kind of financial shape is your state in?

Annual bankruptcy filing total could approach 800K

Free of debt — with regrets

1,600 lawsuits filed in Colorado courts against students delinquent on school loans

Third Circuit Confirms That One Call Is All for TCPA Violation

District Court Confirms That Text Messages Completing Consumer-Initiated Transaction Are Not Telemarketing

Register for Tomorrow’s Webinar!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Don’t  miss tomorrow’s informative Webinar with O. Max Gardner III and Bobby Rivera as they discuss the following topics:

  • Finding the Investor or Guarantor of the Loan
  • Pooling & Servicing Agreements
  • GSE Published Guidelines
  • “Standard Modifications” and basic terms of some Proprietary Mod Programs
  • Common Terms & Formulas used in all Loan Modifications
  • Streamlined Mods and Not So Streamlined Mods
  • How Servicers Pick Loans for Alternative Mod Products
  • How to Determine Which Mods Your Client Can really Qualify for and How to Get them
  • How to Select the Right Client

Register Today!

Washington Update

Krista DAmelio gives you the latest update from Washington! Stay informed about significant and relevant activity on the part of Congress, regulatory agencies and interest groups/think tanks with NACBA. Read it today!

Introduce a New Member to NACBA & 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!

Save the Date for the 2018 NACBA Annual Convention on April 19-22 at the Sheraton in Downtown Denver!

 

Bankruptcy News Briefs 7/18

In Today’s News…

Debtors Have Standing to Seek Abandonment

The Comptroller Has Asked The CFPB To Delay The New Arbitration Rule

FCC Attempts to Address Thorny Debt Collection Issue

FTC Shuts Down Another Fake Debt Collector

As Paperwork Goes Missing, Private Student Loan Debts May Be Wiped Away

FTC: Fraudsters Posed As Attorneys In Debt Collection Scheme

Florida man files claim against Bank of America, credit-reporting agencies over bankruptcy

Homeowners seek to halt Wells Fargo loan changes in high-profile bankruptcy case

How Unintended Consequences of a Federal Law Can Put Attorneys at Risk

Washington Update

Krista DAmelio gives you the latest update from Washington! Stay informed about significant and relevant activity on the part of Congress, regulatory agencies and interest groups/think tanks with NACBA. Read it today!

NACBA’s Webinar Summer Lineup

Learn more about these timely and informative webinars and register today!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Renew Your Membership  For a Chance to Win This Great Resource!

It’s a new month and that means when you renew your membership in July you are automatically 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.

Introduce a New Member to NACBA & 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!

Save the Date for the 2018 NACBA Annual Convention on April 19-22 at the Sheraton in Downtown Denver!

Bankruptcy News Briefs 7/12

What’s Happening in Midweek News? Take a Look…

Dept. of Defense Did Not Violate the Automatic Stay When it Offset Debtor’s Tax Refunds to Pay Non-Dischargeable Pre-Petition Debt

Consumers’ and Businesses’ Bankruptcy Filings Increase in June

Legislation to End Operation Choke Point Expected for Markup After August Recess

Third Circuit Rules Single Phone Call Sufficient to Create Standing in TCPA Claim

Deadline for Revocation of Discharge Not Jurisdictional

Democrats Ask FTC to Review IRS Private Debt Collection Scripts

Betsy DeVos Sued Again for ‘Devastating’ Suspension of Student Loan Protections

Things That Go Down, Must Go Up?

U.S. Consumer Borrowing Posts Biggest Increase In Six Months

Don’t Miss These Informative Webinars This Summer!

July’s Webinar

Is there Life After HAMP? Now what?
The End of HAMP: Understanding Proprietary Modifications
Date: Thursday, July 20, 2017, 3:00 PM Eastern to 4:00 PM Eastern
Presented by: O. Max Gardner III, Roberto (Bobby) Rivera
Cost: $25 NACBA Member / $75 Non-Member
Register HERE

August’s Webinar

Reverse Mortgages & Bankruptcy
Date: Thursday, August 10, 2017, 12:00 PM Eastern to 1:00 PM Eastern
Presented by: Tara Twomey, Esq.
Cost: $25 NACBA Member / $75 Non-Member
Register HERE

Renew Your Membership  For a Chance to Win This Great Resource!

It’s a new month and that means when you renew your membership in July you are automatically 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.

Introduce a New Member to NACBA & 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 theRequirements and start referring today!

PlayBack NACBA

Can you believe it’s been a month since the 2017 Convention? Was there a session you wanted to attend, but couldn’t? We understand! There were so many incredible sessions available and you can only be in one place at one time, but don’t fret! There is a way that you can relieve NACBA25 visit Playback NACBA and access your  3 Month Pass if you were an attendee!

Save the Date for the 2018 NACBA Annual Convention on April 19-22 at the Sheraton in Downtown Denver!

Bankruptcy News Briefs 7/11

CFPB Rule Restores Consumers’ Day in Court Over Financial Misconduct

Calls to Consumer Prior to Processing Cease & Desist Letter Do Not Violate FDCPA

U.S. Banking Group Anticipates Modest Growth in Economy in 2018

Appellate Court Reignites Single-Call TCPA Case

Equity Does Not Permit Court to Fix Congress’ Mistake Nearly 40 Years Ago Regarding Exemptability of Personal Injury Awards

Debtors Entitled to Attorneys Fees for Defending Adversary Proceeding Brought by Creditor That Failed to Properly Investigate the Facts and was Not Substantially Justified in Bringing Action

CFPB issues executive summary of TRID Rule amendments

CFPB’s long-awaited arbitration rule may be a short-lived victory for consumers

Credit Agencies To Ease Up On Medical Debt Reporting

Consumer Credit Rose $18.4 Billion in May, Most in 6 Months

Richmond widow fights to get around advisor’s bankruptcy

Don’t Miss These Informative Webinars This Summer!

July’s Webinar

Is there Life After HAMP? Now what?
The End of HAMP: Understanding Proprietary Modifications
Date: Thursday, July 20, 2017, 3:00 PM Eastern to 4:00 PM Eastern
Presented by: O. Max Gardner III, Roberto (Bobby) Rivera
Cost: $25 NACBA Member / $75 Non-Member
Register HERE

August’s Webinar

Reverse Mortgages & Bankruptcy
Date: Thursday, August 10, 2017, 12:00 PM Eastern to 1:00 PM Eastern
Presented by: Tara Twomey, Esq.
Cost: $25 NACBA Member / $75 Non-Member
Register HERE

Renew Your Membership  For a Chance to Win This Great Resource!

It’s a new month and that means when you renew your membership in July you are automatically 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.

Introduce a New Member to NACBA & 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 theRequirements and start referring today!

PlayBack NACBA

Can you believe it’s been a month since the 2017 Convention? Was there a session you wanted to attend, but couldn’t? We understand! There were so many incredible sessions available and you can only be in one place at one time, but don’t fret! There is a way that you can relieve NACBA25 visit Playback NACBA and access your  3 Month Pass if you were an attendee!

Save the Date for the 2018 NACBA Annual Convention on April 19-22 at the Sheraton in Downtown Denver!

Bankruptcy News Briefs 7/10

News Kicking Off  Your Week…

Fifth Circuit Rules Consumer’s § 1692e(8) FDCPA Claim Not Foreclosed by Consumer’s Failure to Timely Dispute Debt

Section 707(b) Applies to Converted Cases

National Consumer Law Center Advocates Condemn U.S. Department of Education Blocking Important Protections against For-Profit School Fraud

NCLC Attorney to Testify at U.S. Department of Education In Support of Important Protections against For-Profit School Fraud

Court Found Cause to Grant Ex-Wife Relief from the Stay in Order to Have a State Court Issue a QDRO

Creditor’s Subrogation Lien that Arose by Operation of State Law Post-petition was Not a Violation of the Automatic Stay since the Creditor had not Taken “Any Act” to Create the Lien

Court Finds Condo Association Attorneys’ Fees to be Unreasonable Where COA Referred Debtor to its Attorneys Instead of Dealing with the Debtor’s Concerns Directly

Court Sanctions Debtor’s Counsel under Rule 9011 for Filing Stale, Incomplete Petition for an Improper Purpose

Cold Case: Bankruptcy Reopened More Than 80 Years Later

Don’t Miss These Informative Webinars This Summer!

July’s Webinar

Is there Life After HAMP? Now what?
The End of HAMP: Understanding Proprietary Modifications
Date: Thursday, July 20, 2017, 3:00 PM Eastern to 4:00 PM Eastern
Presented by: O. Max Gardner III, Roberto (Bobby) Rivera
Cost: $25 NACBA Member / $75 Non-Member
Register HERE

August’s Webinar

Reverse Mortgages & Bankruptcy
Date: Thursday, August 10, 2017, 12:00 PM Eastern to 1:00 PM Eastern
Presented by: Tara Twomey, Esq.
Cost: $25 NACBA Member / $75 Non-Member
Register HERE

Renew Your Membership  For a Chance to Win This Great Resource!

It’s a new month and that means when you renew your membership in July you are automatically 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.

Introduce a New Member to NACBA & 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 theRequirements and start referring today!

PlayBack NACBA

Can you believe it’s been a month since the 2017 Convention? Was there a session you wanted to attend, but couldn’t? We understand! There were so many incredible sessions available and you can only be in one place at one time, but don’t fret! There is a way that you can relieve NACBA25 visit Playback NACBA and access your  3 Month Pass if you were an attendee!

Not A Member of  NACBA? Join today and receive membership benefits that will enhance your professional endeavors!

Bankruptcy News Briefs 7/7

Headlines Leading Into the Weekend…

Oregon Passes New Debt Buyer Legislation

What Happens to Faxed Revocation of Consent?

Direct Payments to Mortgagee are “Payments under the Plan”

Court Sanctions Debtor’s Counsel under Rule 9011 for Filing Stale, Incomplete Petition for an Improper Purpose

Trustee Could Not Reopen Chapter 7 Case to Administer Assets Which he Abandoned Over a Year Ago After He Was Unable to Sell Tem

NJ borrowers can sue lawyer over debt collection letter-ruling

Jefferson County couple claims HSBC violated debt collection, credit reporting laws

Lawsuits accuse feds of illegally delaying Obama-era student loan rules

McWatters to CFPB: Give Us Consumer Protection Authority Over Big CUs

Debtor Maintaining Expenses for Two Houses Not Abuse of Ch. 7

Don’t Miss These Informative Webinars This Summer!

July’s Webinar

Is there Life After HAMP? Now what?
The End of HAMP: Understanding Proprietary Modifications
Date: Thursday, July 20, 2017, 3:00 PM Eastern to 4:00 PM Eastern
Presented by: O. Max Gardner III, Roberto (Bobby) Rivera
Cost: $25 NACBA Member / $75 Non Member
Register HERE

August’s Webinar

Reverse Mortgages & Bankruptcy
Date: Thursday, August 10, 2017, 12:00 PM Eastern to 1:00 PM Eastern
Presented by: Tara Twomey, Esq.
Cost: $25 NACBA Member / $75 Non Member
Register HERE

Renew Your Membership  For a Chance to Win This Great Resource!

It’s a new month and that means when you renew your membership in July you are automatically 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.

Introduce a New Member to NACBA & 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 theRequirements and start referring today!

PlayBack NACBA

Can you believe it’s been a month since the 2017 Convention? Was there a session you wanted to attend, but couldn’t? We understand! There were so many incredible sessions available and you can only be in one place at one time, but don’t fret! There is a way that you can relieve NACBA25 visit Playback NACBA and access your  3 Month Pass if you were an attendee!

Not A Member of  NACBA? Join today and receive membership benefits that will enhance your professional endeavors!