Bankruptcy Forms

Bankruptcy News Briefs 12/1

It’s A New Month With New Headlines…

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Statement Regarding Nomination Of Mnuchin As U.S. Treasury Secretary

Three-Month Average in Debt Collection Complaints Continues to Increase

CFPB Issues Compliance Bulletin on Production Incentives

CFPB Asks For Input Regarding New Consumer Complaint Feedback Process

21 Lawmakers Come Out To Defend The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

$11 Million Judgment Entered Against Debt Collectors In FTC Action

Pending Rules and Forms Amendments

Upcoming NACBA Events

2016 VIRTUAL BANKRUPTCY WORKSHOP

A two (2) day overview of cutting edge consumer bankruptcy education in a virtual format presented by some of the top bankruptcy experts in the United States.

DATES: Friday, December 9, 2016 & Friday, December 16, 2016

TIMES:
Friday, December 9: 12:00 PM – 3:30 PM EASTERN and
Friday, December 16: 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM EASTERN

Schedule conflict? No worries at all.
Register by 12/8/16 and the recordings will be emailed to you upon request.


COST:
$99 NACBA Members, $199 Non Members

INCLUDES:
All Materials, Certificate of Attendance, Seminar Recordings, Live Q&A

REGISTER HERE

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Give yourself a gift and register for December’s Webinar!

Growing Your Bankruptcy Practice in 2017 and Beyond

Date: Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Time: 3:00 PM Eastern / 12:00 PM Pacific (60 minutes)
Presenter: Richard James, CEO, Office of Richard James
Cost: No Cost to NACBA Members – Member Benefit

Register HERE

If you want to build a law firm that supports your lifestyle, instead of undermining it, then join Richard James on Wednesday, December 14th at 3 PM ET. If you want 2017 to be the year that you finally build the law firm of your dreams, then you have to be on this webinar training. Learn the key strategies that hundreds of Richard James’ clients are using to grow like never before. This is real world, in the trenches advice you can put to practice right away.

Celebrate 25 Years of NACBA!

Save the Date for NACBA’s Silver Anniversary Annual Convention

2017 NACBA’s 25th Annual Convention
Thursday, May 4’th – Sunday, May 7’th, 2017
Orlando, Florida

Interested in Sponsorship Opportunities at #NACBA25? Check out the Prospectus and join us in 2017!

JOIN NACBA TODAY

Become a member of NACBA! Join today and take advantage of the benefits, networking opportunities and resources NACBA has to offer!

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Bankruptcy News Briefs 11/30

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What Might a Trump Administration Mean for Bankruptcy Lawyers?

Eleventh Circuit Decides Surrender Means Just That

Consumers Complaining About Debt Settlement, Check Cashing, Says CFPB

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in jeopardy under Donald Trump

U.S. to Forgive at Least $108 Billion in Student Debt in Coming Years

Under Trump, proposed rules on consumer debt collection are uncertain

Pending Changes in the Bankruptcy Forms

Trump Treasury Choice Steven Mnuchin Vows to ‘Strip Back’ Dodd-Frank

Upcoming NACBA Events

2016 VIRTUAL BANKRUPTCY WORKSHOP

A two (2) day overview of cutting edge consumer bankruptcy education in a virtual format presented by some of the top bankruptcy experts in the United States.

DATES: Friday, December 9, 2016 & Friday, December 16, 2016

TIMES:
Friday, December 9: 12:00 PM – 3:30 PM EASTERN and
Friday, December 16: 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM EASTERN

Schedule conflict? No worries at all.
Register by 12/8/16 and the recordings will be emailed to you upon request.


COST:
$99 NACBA Members, $199 Non Members

INCLUDES:
All Materials, Certificate of Attendance, Seminar Recordings, Live Q&A

REGISTER HERE

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Give yourself a gift and register for December’s Webinar!

Growing Your Bankruptcy Practice in 2017 and Beyond

Date: Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Time: 3:00 PM Eastern / 12:00 PM Pacific (60 minutes)
Presenter: Richard James, CEO, Office of Richard James
Cost: No Cost to NACBA Members – Member Benefit

Register HERE

If you want to build a law firm that supports your lifestyle, instead of undermining it, then join Richard James on Wednesday, December 14th at 3 PM ET. If you want 2017 to be the year that you finally build the law firm of your dreams, then you have to be on this webinar training. Learn the key strategies that hundreds of Richard James’ clients are using to grow like never before. This is real world, in the trenches advice you can put to practice right away.

Celebrate 25 Years of NACBA!

Save the Date for NACBA’s Silver Anniversary Annual Convention

2017 NACBA’s 25th Annual Convention
Thursday, May 4’th – Sunday, May 7’th, 2017
Orlando, Florida

Interested in Sponsorship Opportunities at #NACBA25? Check out the Prospectus and join us in 2017!

JOIN NACBA TODAY

Become a member of NACBA! Join today and take advantage of the benefits, networking opportunities and resources NACBA has to offer!

Did You Know There is a 2nd Bonus When You Register for NACBA’s 2016 Virtual Workshop?

There’s not just one but two bonuses when you register for the 2016 Virtual Bankruptcy Workshop on December 9th and 16th!  All attendees will be registered for a chance at winning 1 of 10 NCLC Consumer Bankruptcy Law & Practice 2016 Eleventh Edition (value $140). NACBA will be giving away ten (10) copies, at random, of the NCLC Consumer Bankruptcy Law & Practice 2016 Eleventh Edition.

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Inside of the Consumer Bankruptcy Law & Practice 2016 11th Edition you’ll have access to:

  • Everything you need to know about the all-new official forms effective December 2015—the forms filled in for sample chapter 7 and 13 cases, with extensive annotations and instructions.
  • The new April 1, 2016 dollar amounts updated in the chapters and the Code.
  • Analysis and pleadings concerning the new requirements for mortgage servicers submitting proof of claims.
  • Reprints of the Bankruptcy Code, additional bankruptcy statutes, the bankruptcy rules, fee schedules, bankruptcy regulations, director’s forms, and more.
  • Automatic stay, the bankruptcy discharge, and remedies for stay and discharge violations
  • Using bankruptcy to deal with a foreclosure
  • Exemptions, lien avoidance, and secured claims
  • Hidden fees and overcharges in creditor claims
  • Attorney fees
  • Litigating consumer cases in bankruptcy
  • Non-dischargeability actions
  • Creditor reaffirmation abuses
  • Consumers as creditors of bankrupt merchants, landlords, or lenders.

Register Today for Your Chance to Receive This Invaluable Resource!

Bankruptcy News Briefs 3/1

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Tuesday’s Headlines…

Prosecutor’s Office Collects Jail Debts

Delinquency Rates Point to Housing Revival

Citigroup to Buy Amex’s Costco Loans

Improvement in Healthcare Affordability, Access Continues

Wisconsin Governor Signs Debt Collection-Friendly Bill

CFPB Sets Standards for the Debt Collection Industry Through Enforcement: A Look at Hanna

Burr Alert: Official Bankruptcy Forms Get Extensive Facelift, But Is It Purely Cosmetic?

 Register for Tomorrow’s  Webinar!

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Regulation of X & Z Enforcement Powerful New Tools for Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys

  • Wednesday, March 2, 2016, 60 minutes
  • 3 PM Eastern / 2PM Central / 1PM Mountain / 12 PM Pacific
  • Presented by: Marc Dann, Former Ohio Attorney General
  • Registration deadline: 3/2/16 at 2PM Eastern.
  • $25 Member / $75 Non Member
  • Register HERE

“Regulation X & Z Enforcement,” provides an overview of federal Regulation X and Regulation Z and demonstrates how these laws can empower consumers and their counsel. The presentation outlines specific errors prohibited by these regulations.During this webinar, Marc will walk participants through examples of actual Requests for Information and Notices of Error used daily by The Dann Law Firm. Marc will explore these regulations with case studies highlighting real-life scenarios faced by clients. Attendees can expect to gain a solid understanding of Regulation X and Z and how these statutes could benefit their clients.

If you are unable to participate in webinar at scheduled time, register by 3/2/16 at 2 PM Eastern and you will receive recording, materials and discounted pricing. After 3/2/16, the webinar will be available in the NACBA Store.

5 REASONS TO REGISTER FOR THE  2016 #NACBASF CONVENTION

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San Francisco is a breathtaking city and the perfect backdrop to #NACBASF, but that’s not the only reason to attend this year’s convention! Here are 5 Reasons you should register for NACBASF today!

  1. Dynamic Keynote Speakers: You won’t want to miss famed political consultant, Bob Shrum, Nomi PrinsRenowned Author & Commentator from Wall Street to Washingtonand Adam Carroll, 2x Tedx Speaker, author, and Founder of National Financial Educators.
  2. Not one but TWO pre-convention sessions: On Thursday, May 19th from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM you have the option to attend either the Evidence & Procedure for the Bankruptcy Litigator or Bankruptcy 101.
  3. Earn CLE: NACBA has created the perfect opportunity to learn, experience San Francisco & network with colleagues while earning CLE Credits. (Depending on state, you may earn up to 15 credits or more including an Ethics credit in most states).
  4. Relevant and Timely Sessions: NACBA’s sessions are timely, relevant and presented by a distinguished panel of expert speakers. #NACBASF delivers professional development designed to educate, advocate and litigate!
  5. Free Access to Video Stream Convention Presentations. Convention registration will once again include three months access to replay many presentations in the comfort of your own home or office.
Sounds great right?  Register today and receive the Early Bird Rate for savings and for a convention you won’t want to miss.

*Early Bird Rate Ends Friday, March 25th

EXHIBITOR AND SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

NACBASF and NACBA’s Fall Workshop Summit is the perfect opportunity to be an exhibitor or sponsor to showcase your product. Learn more about how you can participate in the 2016 Prospectus.

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS THAT BENEFIT YOUR FIRM

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Each NACBA member receives FREE, as part of his/her membership, access to Fastcase’s bankruptcy database, including opinions of: (i) the U.S. Supreme Court from 1 U.S. 1 to the present; (ii) the Federal Courts of Appeal from 1 F.2d 1 to the present; (iii) the Federal District Courts from 1 F.Supp. 1 to the present; and (iv) the Bankruptcy Courts from 1 B.R. 1 to the present. In addition, NACBA members are eligible to purchase Fastcase’s “Premium Plan,” which includes access to a database of opinions of the supreme courts and courts of appeal of all 50 states, at an annual rate of just $195. This is a significant discount from the non-member annual price of $995. See how to access Fastcase HERE.

KEEP YOUR NACBA MEMBERSHIP CURRENT

With so many exciting educational events and networking opportunities on the horizon in 2016 don’t forget to renew your NACBA Membership! Renew Today! 

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Register Today for NACBA’s Webinar, “Modernized Bankruptcy Forms” …A Must Attend Event!

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A WEBINAR FOR CONSUMER BANKRUPTCY ATTORNEYS PRESENTED BY CONSUMER BANKRUPTCY ATTORNEYS

Most Official Bankruptcy Forms will be replaced with substantially revised, reformatted and renumbered versions effective December 1, 2015. The revised forms were approved by the Judicial Conference on September 17, 2015. The National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA) is presenting the webinar “Modernized Bankruptcy Forms,on November 19, 2015 ( 3 PM Eastern / 2PM Central / 1PM Mountain / 12 PM Pacific) that will provide a complete and comprehensive overview of how these forms will impact your practice.

These new forms are part of a forms modernization project that was begun by the Advisory Committee on Bankruptcy Rules in 2008. Among other things, the new forms introduce different versions of case opening forms for individual debtors and non-individual debtors. The new forms are easier for debtors to understand and complete and are designed to work with scheduled enhancements to the federal courts’ case opening and electronic case management system.

You won’t want to miss this must attend event, presented by Norma Hammes, Esq., Carey Ebert, Esq., (United States Chapter 7 & 13 Trustee) & Walter Oney, Esq.

REGISTER TODAY!