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Bankruptcy News Briefs 6/26

Let’s Kick the Week off With Some New Headlines…

Survey: Consumers’ Savings Levels Improve

IRS Private Tax Collectors Are Accused Of Illegal Tactics

Debt Collector Accused Of Taking Money From People Who Didn’t Owe Anything

CHOICE Act dilutes safeguards

HOUSING GROUPS WANT CHANGE TO CFPB STRUCTURE

Illinois debt is about to be rated ‘junk.’ What that means

Jim Flynn: As student debt rises, fake relief firms prey

CHOICE Act: Reform or Recalibration?

Relatively Young, Healthy Recently-separated Single Parent with Part-Time Job Passed Brunner Test to Discharge Student Loans

Debtor’s Taking of a Car from Employer Without Permission and then Crashing it was Not a Willful and Malicious Injury under §523(a)(6)

Debt for Helicopter Medical Transport was Dischargeable Even Though Debtor Spent Insurance Benefits on Himself

Debtor’s Anticipated Bonus from Employer that had Discretion on Whether to Award it was Not Property of the Bankruptcy Estate

Redgister for 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

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

Renew your membership in June to 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.

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!

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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!

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Bankruptcy News Briefs 6/23

So Many Headlines Leading Into the Weekend…

CFPB Announces Updated Manual for Student Loan Supervision and Releases Report on Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Complaints

FCC Chairman Announces Candidate for Enforcement Bureau

Nevada Consumers Mislabeled as Terrorists Join in $60 Million Class Action Verdict Against TransUnion

Breaking: 2nd Circuit Says TCPA Consent Not Revocable if Part of Contract

Team Studies Impact of Medical Debt Forgiveness

Minnesota Court Rules Attorney Serving Notice of Lien Not Immune from FDCPA Requirements

Why we can’t lose the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: Mike Feuer

South Carolina Consumers Mislabeled as Terrorists Join in $60 Million Class Action Verdict Against TransUnion

Problems plague student loan forgiveness program

Norfolk debt-collection firm settles with IRS

Debt collection suit decision reversed by state Supreme Court

Student Loan Complaints Skyrocket 325%

Debt Owed Pursuant to Divorce Settlement Agreement was Dischargeable in Chapter 13 since it was Not “In the Nature of Support”

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

Renew your membership in June to 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.

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!

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!

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Bankruptcy News Briefs 6/22

News in the Headlines…

Fed Reports Delinquency Transition Rates are Low—Except for Student Loans

Class Actions Matter: Consumers Mislabeled as Terrorists Win Record $60 Million against TransUnion for Violating Key Consumer Protection Law

Congress Must Defend Service Members from Predatory Financial Scams

CFPB Highlights Complaints About The Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

STATEMENT COMMENDING NEW MILITARY CONSUMER ENFORCEMENT ACT

Court Denies Creditor’s Motion to Dismiss Chapter 11 Case Despite Multiple Factors in Favor of Dismissal

Abolishing Medical Bills Attracts BIG Activists – Nurses, Academics and…Bill Collectors?

What Deleveraging?

Debt Collection Complaints Continue Monthly Decline; Consumer Litigation Filings Bounce Back

Conversion from Chapter 13 to 7 Occurs Automatically Upon Filing a Notice or Motion, by Operation of Law

Don’t Miss Today’s Webinar!

Don’t miss NACBA’s comprehensive webinar, “2017 Case Law Updates & Impact on Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys,Thursday, June 22nd from 3pm-4pm ET with Henry Sommer and Angela Littiwn. This webinar will discuss recent trends in bankruptcy case law, with analysis of cases decided by the Courts of Appeals and other appellate courts. Take a look at the cases they will be discussing and make sure you Register Today!

Cost is $25 for NACBA Members/$75 For NonMembers

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

Renew your membership in June to 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.

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!

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!

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Bankruptcy News Briefs 6/21

Midweek Headlines…

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Announces Intent to Appoint Dr. A. Wayne Johnson as Chief Operating Officer of Federal Student Aid

Maine Adopts New Law for Debt Buyers

Judge raps Consumer Financial Protection Bureau over $15M tug-of war

Subprime lender Provident Financial hit by shortage of debt collectors

Debt Collector Defined: Supreme Court Exempts Debt Purchasers

Obamacare credited with reducing bankruptcy rates

Subject Matter Jurisdiction and Abstention in Legal Malpractice actions brought by a Bankruptcy Debtor – Part 2

Refinancing Isn’t The Solution To Student Loan Woes

District Court Upholds Bankruptcy Court Determination that Lien Based on Unemployment Over-payment is a Judicial Lien, which Can be Avoided under § 522(f)

Student loan servicing giant takes on state regulatory moves

Register for Tomorrow’s Webinar!

Don’t miss NACBA’s comprehensive webinar, “2017 Case Law Updates & Impact on Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys,Thursday, June 22nd from 3pm-4pm ET with Henry Sommer and Angela Littiwn. This webinar will discuss recent trends in bankruptcy case law, with analysis of cases decided by the Courts of Appeals and other appellate courts. Take a look at the cases they will be discussing and make sure you Register Today!

Cost is $25 for NACBA Members/$75 For NonMembers

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

Renew your membership in June to 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.

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!

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 6/20

Take A Moment to Read Today’s Headlines…

$200 Debt Turns into $500 Jury Verdict …and $36,000 in Attorney Fees

Second Thoughts: CFPB And Prepaid Card Rules

US TREASURY REPORT A GIFT TO WALL STREET, A THREAT TO CFPB AND EVERYONE ELSE

Harris & Harris, associated debt collection firm allegedly used autodialer to seek debt

Diagnosing the Health of the U.S. Consumer

Starting July 1, some black marks will vanish from credit reports

Consumer Groups Take Aim at Navient for Phone Harassment

Robocalls Hijacking Your Voicemail Is ‘Invasive and Abusive,’ Say Lawmakers

Could Illinois be the first state to file for bankruptcy?

 

Phoney Lawsuits: House Subcommittee Hears Testimony On TCPA ‘Lawsuit Abuse’

Upcoming NACBA Webinar!

Don’t miss NACBA’s comprehensive webinar, “2017 Case Law Updates & Impact on Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys,Thursday, June 22nd from 3pm-4pm ET with Henry Sommer and Angela Littiwn. This webinar will discuss recent trends in bankruptcy case law, with analysis of cases decided by the Courts of Appeals and other appellate courts. Take a look at the cases they will be discussing and make sure you Register Today!

Cost is $25 for NACBA Members/$75 For NonMembers

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

Renew your membership in June to 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.

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!

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 6/19

New Week…New Headlines

U.S. House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice Holds Hearing to Examine Abusive TCPA Lawsuits

U.S. Department of Education Announces Plan to Improve Student Loan Regulations

Consumers’ Financial Expectations Worsen Somewhat in May

What You Should Know About “Standing” Since Spokeo

First Circuit Rules that Bankruptcy Court “Retention of Jurisdiction” Provisions Not Enough to Establish Jurisdiction

Subject Matter Jurisdiction and Abstention in Legal Malpractice actions brought by a Bankruptcy Debtor – Part 1

THE U.S. ECONOMY IN A (POST?) DODD-FRANK NATION

Dodd-Frank under fire

Where Creditor Released Garnishment within One Week of Learning of Bankruptcy, Debtor Did Not Have a Case Under §362(k) for Stay Violation

Debtor who Failed to Disclose Material Information in his Schedules and Statements Did Not Meet Marrama’s “Lack of Bad Faith” Requirement to Convert to Chapter 13

Debtor who Fails to Make Direct Payments to Secured Creditor under “Cure and Maintain” Plan is Not Entitled to a Discharge since they are “Payments Under the Plan”

Upcoming NACBA Webinar!

Don’t miss NACBA’s comprehensive webinar, “2017 Case Law Updates & Impact on Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys,Thursday, June 22nd from 3pm-4pm ET with Henry Sommer and Angela Littiwn. This webinar will discuss recent trends in bankruptcy case law, with analysis of cases decided by the Courts of Appeals and other appellate courts. Take a look at the cases they will be discussing and make sure you Register Today!

Cost is $25 for NACBA Members/$75 For NonMembers

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

Renew your membership in June to 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.

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!

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!

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Bankruptcy News Briefs 6 /16

Headlines Leading Into the Weekend…

U.S. financial bureau weighs further changes to prepaid card rule

CFPB Director Informs Consumer Advisory Board That Bureau Will Not Shy Away from Issuing Debt Collection Proposed Rule

Bankr WD Mo. Rejects 11th Circuit’s Meaning of “Surrender” in §521(a)(2) in Denying Wells Fargo’s Motion to Compel Debtor to Surrender Home

Feds Point Fingers as ‘Debt Relief’ Companies Prey on Student Loan Borrowers

Defaulted Debt Buyer Does Not Collect Debts “Due Another” Under FDCPA, SCOTUS Rules

Why Betsy DeVos Will Rewrite These Student Loan Forgiveness Rules

Reforms Ignore Need To Overhaul VA Debt Collection

U.S. Halts New Rules Aimed at Abuses by For-Profit Colleges

CFPB Director Cordray responds to claims he slowed Wells Fargo investigation

Upcoming NACBA Webinar!

Don’t miss NACBA’s comprehensive webinar, “2017 Case Law Updates & Impact on Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys,Thursday, June 22nd from 3pm-4pm ET with Henry Sommer and Angela Littiwn. This webinar will discuss recent trends in bankruptcy case law, with analysis of cases decided by the Courts of Appeals and other appellate courts. Take a look at the cases they will be discussing and make sure you Register Today!

Cost is $25 for NACBA Members/$75 For NonMembers

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

Renew your membership in June to 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.

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!

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!