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Bankruptcy News Briefs 8/23

Midweek Headlines…

Older Americans Have More Student Debt Than Ever, Face ‘Overly Complex’ Loan Servicing System

Anticipated Discretionary Bonus Not Property of Estate

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren Seeks Financial CEOs’ Stance on CFPB Mandatory Arbitration Rule

Operation Choke Point Is Over – Perhaps

CFPB and AGs Settle Claims Against Loan Purchaser

Unlisted Creditor Could File Complaint under §523(a)(3)(B) at Any Time, but Not a Complaint Under §727

Where prospects carry the most student loan debt

Why 4 in 10 Americans Could Soon Get a Credit Boost

ACA Financial Hardship Exemption Requirements

Ferguson VS Navient

Read the Transcript for Ferguson vs Navient. This is a new area of law dealing with those types of student loans that are not automatically excepted from discharge. It shows that debtors who went through bankruptcy years ago with dischargeable student loans and have been hounded into repaying these discharged loans have a remedy for relief and punitive sanctions.  Submitted by Austin Smith.

Register for This Month’s NACBA Webinar!

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!

Take a moment to read an article that any Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney would be interested in, “The United States Consumer Law, Attorney Fee Survey Report,” in today’s Consumer Bankruptcy Journal highlight.

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 8/22

We Find Headlines for You…

Fed Reports Record High for Consumers’ Household Income Growth Expectations

District Court Holds 1099-C Language Not in Violation of FDCPA or ICAA

When the Stay Terminates, it Ceases to Protect the Repeat-filing Debtor and all of that Debtor’s Property, including Property of the Estate

Spokeo Update: Ninth Circuit Holds that Plaintiff Adequately Alleged Article III Standing

CFPB Unveils New Form For Requesting Guidance

Feds Investigating Wells Fargo Sudden Account Closures

Lawyers Must Face Debt Collection Lawsuit, Appeals Court Says

What Prepaid Card Rules Did On Their Summer Vacation

ED NY Holds ‘Door Knocker’ Notice Did Not Violate FDCPA, But ‘Hello Letter’ May Have

Settlement wipes away student loan debt for 41,000

Bank of America to Pay $6 Million to Bankrupt Couple Evicted From Home

Ferguson VS Navient

Read the Transcript for Ferguson vs Navient. This is a new area of law dealing with those types of student loans that are not automatically excepted from discharge. It shows that debtors who went through bankruptcy years ago with dischargeable student loans and have been hounded into repaying these discharged loans have a remedy for relief and punitive sanctions.  Submitted by Austin Smith.

Register for This Month’s NACBA Webinar!

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!

The weekend is a perfect time to read the comprehensive compilation of, “Cases in Review,” brought to you by the National Consumer Bankruptcy Rights Center and Consumer Bankruptcy Abstract and Research in today’s Consumer Bankruptcy Journal highlight.

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 8/21

Headlines Kicking Off a New Week…

Court Rejects “Certainty of Hopelessness” and Limits Repayment Period

U.S. Department of Justice Responds to Lawmakers’ Call to End Operation Choke Point

CFPB report details who gets hit by overdraft fees

Forecast: Abundance of Potential New Rulemaking From the CFPB

Consumer Debt Reaches New Peak: Will Losses Follow?

Proposed Bankruptcy Rule Changes Ready for Public Comment

US DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION STRIPS PROTECTION FOR STUDENTS AT FOR-PROFIT COLLEGES

This Week In Credit Card News: Card Debt Is Rising; Buffet Investing More In Credit Card Industry

How the CFPB’s arbitration rule hurts consumers and helps lawyers

Student Debt Up, Homeownership Down

Ferguson VS Navient

Read the Transcript for Ferguson vs Navient. This is a new area of law dealing with those types of student loans that are not automatically excepted from discharge. It shows that debtors who went through bankruptcy years ago with dischargeable student loans and have been hounded into repaying these discharged loans have a remedy for relief and punitive sanctions.  Submitted by Austin Smith.

Register for This Month’s NACBA Webinar!

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!

The weekend is a perfect time to read the comprehensive compilation of, “Cases in Review,” brought to you by the National Consumer Bankruptcy Rights Center and Consumer Bankruptcy Abstract and Research in today’s Consumer Bankruptcy Journal highlight.

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 8/18

Headlines Leading Into the Weekend…

Report: Loan Originations Decline Across Credit Products

Corinthian Colleges Students Set to Get $183 Million Break on Bad Loans

Court Must Consider Totality of the Circumstances when Determining if Debtor Intended to Evade or Defeat Taxes

U.S. Supreme Court Dismisses Writ in Recharacterization of Debt Proceeding

What to Expect If the GOP Takes Control of the CFPB

The Imaginary Debt Crisis Is Here to Stay

Five state regulators enter into settlement agreement with debt collectors for alleged federal and state law violations

Democratic Staff From The House Financial Services Committee Defend The CFPB

From the Top In Brief – July/August 2017

BAR ASSOCIATION TASK FORCE TO RETHINK LEGAL EDUCATION

The Latest Predatory Banking Practice You Haven’t Heard About: Auto Loans

Student loan debt crushing older Americans too

Register for This Month’s NACBA Webinar!

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!

The weekend is a perfect time to read the comprehensive compilation of, “Cases in Review,” brought to you by the National Consumer Bankruptcy Rights Center and Consumer Bankruptcy Abstract and Research in today’s Consumer Bankruptcy Journal highlight.

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 8/17

Headlines Making News…

Consumer Spending Levels Out in June

Section 553 of the Bankruptcy Code Preserves Rather Than Creates Setoff Rights

Total Household Debt Reaches a Record High

Senator Calls on Bank CEOs to Go on Record

Scam Claiming that Consumers Can Access Unpaid Social Security to Pay Debts Could Prove Costly

Abandonment of Acceleration

Bank’s Claim Allowed to Extent of State Court Foreclosure Judgment as Well as Post-Judgment Charges Reassessable Under State Law

Average student debt doubles in a decade

NAFCU asks Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to rescind prepaid account rule

Couple alleges debt collector violated phone privacy laws

Register for This Month’s NACBA Webinar!

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!

If you are interested in digital advertising for your firm, you’ll want to read Robert Hoglund’s article, “Digital Advertising Part II, Nine Things Your Salesperson May Not Want You To Know,” in today’s Consumer Bankruptcy Journal Highlight to avoid the common pitfalls so that you can take advantage of the benefits of digital advertising.

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 8/16

Midweek News…

Oregon’s District Court: Collection Agencies’ Omissions Don’t Automatically Equal Malevolence

Student Debt Collector Was ‘Abusive’: MN Commerce Dept.

BANKING Bucking The Recent Trend, Discover’s Charge-Offs Fell Last Month

Federal Judge Rules Bankrupt Woman Will Not Have Student Loans Discharged

One major way U.S. credit card debt is getting worse

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!

Not only does NACBA have an empowering webinar that will help you to unlock the power of social media, but Stephen Fairley from the Rainmaker Institute has also dropped more knowledge in his article, “What’s Your Excuse For Not Having a Law Firm Marketing Plan,” in the Consumer Bankruptcy Journal. Read why a marketing plan is essential to the growth of your firm and not just a side note.

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 8/15

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!