Bankruptcy News Briefs 8/15

In Tuesday’s Headlines…

Suit against federal student loan servicer can proceed

Chapter 13 Debtor, Who Could Not Get Automatic Stay, Had Standing to Enforce Co-Debtor Stay, and the Post-petition Sale of Her Home was Void

Amazon Prime, eBay Passwords Sought from Bankruptcy Debtors

Sen. Warren questions bank CEOs on CFPB’s plan to eliminate arbitration clause

No interest? No Disclosure? No Problem!

Debt Collector Prevails by Using Safe Harbor Language on Letters in Current Balance Case

Court Rules That Purchaser of Defaulted Debt Is Not “Debt Collector” Under FDCPA

NACBA Webinars!

 

 

LinkedIn for Lawyers: 10 Steps to Unlock the Power of Social Media
Date: Thursday, August 24th, 3:00 PM Eastern to 4:00 PM Eastern
Presented by: Stephen Fairley, Founder and CEO of The Rainmaker Institute
Cost: NACBA Member Benefit, No Cost
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.

Hot Off the Press! Read the Summer Edition of the Consumer Bankruptcy Journal!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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!

Exciting Upcoming Events!

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

NACBA 2018 Cruise! Get ready to set sail on the Empress of the Sea on November 29th-December 3rd 2018! Visit Havana, Cuba and Nassau, Bahamas while learning with NACBA! Registration is open!

 

Bankruptcy News Briefs 8/14

Kicking Off the Week With New Headlines…

Lawmakers Demand Plan for Action to End Operation Choke Point

Number of workers raiding retirement funds rises

Appeals Court Creates TCPA Compliance Rule: Honor the “Call Me Sometimes” Request

Wells Fargo Scandal Helps Consumer Advocates in CFPB Rule Fight

City Could Not Avoid Liability for Stay Violation by Invoking Sovereign Immunity Defense Based on State Law

Minnesota, Other States Reach Settlement Over Improper Debt Collection Practices

Debtor Stated Plausible Claims for Stay and Discharge Violations, Beating Servicers’ Motion to Dismiss, Where Servicers’ Notices Claimed “Action Required” and that “Delinquency” Existed

Court Awarded No Damages to Debtor for Willful Stay Violation Since Debtor Failed to Mitigate Damages

How More Americans Are Getting a Perfect Credit Score

You Owe IRS Taxes: What Do You Do? (Part 1)

Unfiled Tax Returns: What Do You Do? (Part 2)

Consumer debt is at a record high. Haven’t we learned?

NACBA Webinars!

 

 

LinkedIn for Lawyers: 10 Steps to Unlock the Power of Social Media
Date: Thursday, August 24th, 3:00 PM Eastern to 4:00 PM Eastern
Presented by: Stephen Fairley, Founder and CEO of The Rainmaker Institute
Cost: NACBA Member Benefit, No Cost
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.

Hot Off the Press! Read the Summer Edition of the Consumer Bankruptcy Journal!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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!

Exciting Upcoming Events!

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

NACBA 2018 Cruise! Get ready to set sail on the Empress of the Sea on November 29th-December 3rd 2018! Visit Havana, Cuba and Nassau, Bahamas while learning with NACBA! Registration is open!

 

Bankruptcy News Briefs 8/11

Friday’s Headlines…

US Sen. Elizabeth Warren asks CEOs to weigh in on CFPB’s forced arbitration rule

Debt collection giant reaches settlement with Idaho and other states over its practices

Debtor Who Acquired Ownership Interest in Home within 1,215 Days of Petition Date is Subject to Homestead Exemption Cap under §522(p)

Growing student debt a danger to Georgia economy

In Debt, We Trust for U.S. Consumers With $12.7 Trillion Burden

Upcoming Amendments to Bankruptcy Rule 3002 to Impact Bankruptcy Filing Practices for Mortgagees

Don’t Pick Up the Phone: Third Circuit Allows TCPA Standing from One Call

Costs trigger 8% drop in July bankruptcy filings

Consumer May Have Partially Revoked Consent to Receive Robocalls

Section 553 Of The Bankruptcy Code Preserves Rather Than Creates Setoff Rights

NACBA Webinars!

 

 

LinkedIn for Lawyers: 10 Steps to Unlock the Power of Social Media
Date: Thursday, August 24th, 3:00 PM Eastern to 4:00 PM Eastern
Presented by: Stephen Fairley, Founder and CEO of The Rainmaker Institute
Cost: NACBA Member Benefit, No Cost
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.

Hot Off the Press! Read the Summer Edition of the Consumer Bankruptcy Journal!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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!

Exciting Upcoming Events!

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

NACBA 2018 Cruise! Get ready to set sail on the Empress of the Sea on November 29th-December 3rd 2018! Visit Havana, Cuba and Nassau, Bahamas while learning with NACBA! Registration is open!

Bankruptcy News Briefs 8/10

Check out Today’s Headlines in the Briefs…

Texas Tax Purchaser’s Rights Cannot Be Modified

Bankruptcy Court Reopens 1995 Case in order to Decide Pre-1998 Student Loan Discharge Case Under 7-Year Repayment Rule

Rejecting the “Everyone Does It” Defense, U.S. Circuit Court Affirms Disbarrment of Bankruptcy Attorney who Submitted False Debtor Signatures and Omitted Assets from Schedules

Fresno consumer alleges debt collector violated FDCPA

Debt collector accuses of violation phone privacy statute

U.S. to Help Remove Debt Burden for Students Defrauded by For-Profit Chain

Real Property & Title Insurance Update: Week Ending July 28 & August 4, 2017

America’s credit card holders are $1 trillion in debt

NACBA Webinar Lineup!

 

 

Check out these upcoming webinars for August and Register Today!

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

LinkedIn for Lawyers: 10 Steps to Unlock the Power of Social Media
Date: Thursday, August 24th, 3:00 PM Eastern to 4:00 PM Eastern
Presented by: Stephen Fairley, Founder and CEO of The Rainmaker Institute
Cost: NACBA Member Benefit, No Cost
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.

Hot Off the Press! Read the Summer Edition of the Consumer Bankruptcy Journal!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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!

Exciting Upcoming Events!

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

NACBA 2018 Cruise! Get ready to set sail on the Empress of the Sea on November 29th-December 3rd 2018! Visit Havana, Cuba and Nassau, Bahamas while learning with NACBA! Registration is open!

Bankruptcy News Briefs 8/9

Midweek Headlines…

Credit Card Debt Reaches Record While Consumer Borrowing Pace Slows

Trump’s Plan to Implode ObamaCare Will Leave (Even More) Unpaid Medical Bills

Since Bank Canceled Debt by Issuing a 1099-C, it No Longer Had Mortgage on Debtors’ Home Under State Law

FDCPA Bona Fide Error Defense Did Not Protect Debt Collector Despite Following Controlling Precedent, En Banc Seventh Circuit Rules

Sixth Circuit: Firm’s Post-Foreclosure Conduct Does Not Violate FDCPA

Amazon Prime, eBay Passwords Sought from Bankruptcy Debtors

Chris Christie Signs Law Limiting How Much New Jersey Students Can Borrow

CFPB pushes Zillow to settle on RESPA violations

Siding with CFPB

NACBA Webinar Lineup!

 

 

Check out these upcoming webinars for August and Register Today!

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

LinkedIn for Lawyers: 10 Steps to Unlock the Power of Social Media
Date: Thursday, August 24th, 3:00 PM Eastern to 4:00 PM Eastern
Presented by: Stephen Fairley, Founder and CEO of The Rainmaker Institute
Cost: NACBA Member Benefit, No Cost
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.

Hot Off the Press! Read the Summer Edition of the Consumer Bankruptcy Journal!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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!

Exciting Upcoming Events!

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

NACBA 2018 Cruise! Get ready to set sail on the Empress of the Sea on November 29th-December 3rd 2018! Visit Havana, Cuba and Nassau, Bahamas while learning with NACBA! Registration is open!

Bankruptcy News Briefs 8/8

Check out Tuesday’s Headlines…

Navient Can’t Escape CFPB’s Student Loan Servicing Enforcement Action

Filing Costs Contribute to Decline in July Bankruptcies

Consumers’ total debt climbs to a fresh record

Student Loan Forgiveness For Public Servants Up In The Air

Consumer claims Credit Management attempts to collect debt discharged in bankruptcy

Funds Held by Chapter 13 Trustee in Dismissed Case Belong to Debtor, Not Creditors

Consumer borrowing slows in June from prior month’s torrid pace

How Wells Fargo’s Troubles Went From Bad to Worse

New NACBA Webinars

 

 

Check out these upcoming webinars for August and Register Today!

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

LinkedIn for Lawyers: 10 Steps to Unlock the Power of Social Media
Date: Thursday, August 24th, 3:00 PM Eastern to 4:00 PM Eastern
Presented by: Stephen Fairley, Founder and CEO of The Rainmaker Institute
Cost: NACBA Member Benefit, No Cost
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.

Hot Off the Press! Read the Summer Edition of the Consumer Bankruptcy Journal!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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!

Exciting Upcoming Events!

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

NACBA 2018 Cruise! Get ready to set sail on the Empress of the Sea on November 29th-December 3rd 2018! Visit Havana, Cuba and Nassau, Bahamas while learning with NACBA! Registration is open!

 

Bankruptcy News Briefs 8/7

Let’s Kick Off A  New Week…

Fed Consumer Financial Expectations Surveys Show Outlook on Credit Access

What Makes a Lien “Judicial”?

Latest CFPB Consumer Survey Proposal Receives Mixed Review; One Industry Separates Itself from Another

Overdraft Fees Cost US Consumers $15B In 2016

Government Should Not Deprive Seniors in Nursing Homes of Their Day in Court

CFPB Orders Bank to Pay $4.6 Million Penalty for Violating FCRA Requirements for Checking Account Screening Reports

Buffalo becomes ‘ground zero’ for abusive debt collectors

Huge Collection Fees Making It More Difficult For Cash-Strapped Students To Afford College

Debtor’s Furniture Rental Agreement Is Lease to Assume or Reject

Betsy DeVos Announces Plan To Revamp Student Loans By 2019

Student Loan Debt Is Not Hurting The Economy

Ex-Wife who Pursued Modification of Divorce Judgment Without First Getting Stay Relief Had to Pay Damages to Debtor

FDCPA Bona Fide Error Defense Did Not Protect Debt Collector Despite Following Controlling Precedent, En Banc Seventh Circuit Rules

New NACBA Webinars

 

 

Check out these upcoming webinars for August and Register Today!

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

LinkedIn for Lawyers: 10 Steps to Unlock the Power of Social Media
Date: Thursday, August 24th, 3:00 PM Eastern to 4:00 PM Eastern
Presented by: Stephen Fairley, Founder and CEO of The Rainmaker Institute
Cost: NACBA Member Benefit, No Cost
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.

Hot Off the Press! Read the Summer Edition of the Consumer Bankruptcy Journal!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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!

Exciting Upcoming Events!

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

NACBA 2018 Cruise! Get ready to set sail on the Empress of the Sea on November 29th-December 3rd 2018! Visit Havana, Cuba and Nassau, Bahamas while learning with NACBA! Registration is open!