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Bankruptcy News Briefs 6/14

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Tuesday’s Headlines…

Lawsuit Filed in Alleged $15M Mortgage Scam

Medicaid Growth Reduces Debt Sent to Collections: Research

State’s Payday Loan Rollover Ban Safe from CFPB Rules: Officials

TransUnion Ranks Among Tops in Identity Protection

FCC Consumer Advisory Committee Reviews TCPA Proposed Rule

ACA Submits Comments on CFPB’s Student Loan Borrower Communications RFI

House Committee Approves Bill to Restructure CFPB

Federal Judge Rules in Favor of Debt Buyer in FDCPA Entrapment Case

New Credit Bureau Reporting Requirements for Debt Collection Agencies and Debt Buyers Become Effective This Week

Will Inherited IRAs Be Used As A Tool for Protecting An Inheritance from Creditors?

Congress to consider changes to controversial CFPB complaint database

How the war on debt collectors has begun to mirror the war on drugs

Student loan debt is hurting the housing market, survey finds

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Did You Know You Can Attend a Pre-Cruise Session?

In addition to the Summit at Sea, NACBA will be offering a pre-cruise session at the Shelborne Wyndham Grand Hotel, in South Beach Miami. on Thursday, October 6th, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Kent Anderson and Larry Heinkel will talk Taxes for Non Bankruptcy & Bankruptcy Attorneys 101:What You Need to Know. Plan to join us for this special session and earn some extra CLE before the cruise departs. Afterward, relax while you attend our Launch Party!  To register for the sessions on land and sea, CLICK HERE!

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Bankruptcy News Briefs 9/18

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What’s Happening in the World of Bankruptcy News?

 Low-Income Students at Wealthiest Schools Have High Debt Burden

What Was Missing From The GOP Debate? Student Loan Debt

Student Loans Don’t Restrain Young Home Buyers

Debt-relief scheme lands World Law Group in federal hot water

CFPB Overestimates Potential Discrimination, Documents Show

Wis. Rep to Financial Services: Tell Me about CFPB Overreach

New Federal Mortgage Lending Policy Includes Changes for Student Loan Borrowers

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We’re Counting Down the Days Until the  24th Annual NACBA Convention!

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NACBA is gearing up for the 24th Annual Convention being held in the beautiful city of San Francisco on May 19-22nd in 2016! Mark your calendar and save the date you won’t want to miss this awesome event!

The Perks of Being a NACBA Member

  • Summer is over, but you can still catch up on the Summer Edition of the National Consumer Bankruptcy Journal
  • Want a recap of the 23rd  Annual Convention? Sign up for one of the Playback NACBA packages from the 2015 NACBA Convention in Chicago for access to session recordings.
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  •  Through National Purchasing Partners (NPP)  NACBA Members receive discounted rates on essential products and services from prominent industry companies, including Verizon, Staples, Fastenal, John Deere, Sprint, Wesco and Expedia.

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Bankruptcy News Briefs 7/14


New York Fed Releases Overview of U.S. Economy

DOJ Responds to Professional Misconduct Concerns Regarding Operation Choke Point

ACA Files Amicus Brief on Merits in U.S. Supreme Court Case that Could Substantially Reduce Frivolous Litigation Against Members

Payday Lending Expansion Vetoed in Wisconsin

Auto Loan Relief Firm Banned

Debt Collectors Must Prove Intent for Third-Party Calls

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New NACBA State Chair Announced For Central California

Los Angeles Attorney Jenny Doling Tackles New Role Leading Education Program for National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys

The National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA) announced that California attorney Jenny L. Doling of the Law Offices of Jenny L. Doling, A.P.L.C. in Palm Desert, California will serve as its new state chair representing the entire Central District of California, the largest district in the Country.

dolingAs NACBA’s state chair for the Central District of California, Doling will serve as the official liaison between the group’s leadership in Washington, D.C. and its member attorneys, bankruptcy judges, and other court officials in the state, as well as serving as a primary contact for local media regarding consumer bankruptcy issues.

Serving approximately 3,500 members in all 50 states and Puerto Rico, NACBA is the only national organization dedicated to serving the needs of consumer bankruptcy attorneys and protecting the rights of consumer debtors in bankruptcy.

Jenny L. Doling said: “I am honored to represent NACBA as the new State Chair for the Central District of California.  NACBA’s unparalleled efforts to advocate for consumer bankruptcy debtors nationwide has brought about clear and necessary changes in an unbalanced financial industry. I look forward to working with NACBA in its efforts to protect the rights of struggling families, to advocate for better laws, and to bring members together for a stronger debtors’ bar.”

NACBA Executive Director Dan LaBert said: “Our leadership team is dedicated to continuing our mission in California to help to protect the rights of families in financial distress at a grassroots level. Our national membership is supported by a strong network of state chairs appointees.  Jenny is a longstanding NACBA member and will make an excellent state chair in the Central District of California.  We look forward to working closely with her to represent bankruptcy attorneys and their important policy objectives across a wide range of issues.”

Jenny Doling has been working with consumer debtors for nearly 20 years, and is licensed to practice law in California and Nevada.  She has several reported cases in the Central District of California and the 9th Circuit BAP.  Doling is a Professor of Bankruptcy Law for the California Desert Trial Academy. In addition, she is an active member of NACBA, and the California Bar Association.  She also serves on the Board of the Inland Empire Bankruptcy Forum (IEBF).  Doling is a frequent panel speaker at continuing education conferences for IEBF, NACBA, NACTT, and NCBJ.

New NACBA State Chair Announced For Georgia

Atlanta Attorney Alex Dolhancyk Tackles New Role Leading Education Program for National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys

The National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA) announced that Atlanta bankruptcy attorney Alex Dolhancyk of The Dolhancyk Law Firm in Jonesboro, GA will serve as its new state chair representing Georgia.

As NACBA’s state chair in Georgia, Dolhancyk will serve as the official liaison between the group’s leadership in Washington, D.C. and its member attorneys, bankruptcy judges and other court officials in the state, as well as serving as a primary contact for local media regarding consumer bankruptcy issues.

Serving approximately 3,500 members in all 50 states and Puerto Rico, NACBA is the only national organization dedicated to serving the needs of consumer bankruptcy attorneys and protecting the rights of consumer debtors in bankruptcy.

Alex Dolhancyk said: “NACBA’s efforts in advocating debtor’s rights at the national level is unequaled.  I am honored to work with NACBA’s leadership and Georgia attorneys in continuing that effort.”

NACBA Executive Director Dan LaBert said: “Our leadership team is dedicated to continuing our mission in Georgia to help to protect the rights of families in financial distress at a grassroots level. Our national membership is supported by a strong network of state chairs appointees.  Alex is a longstanding NACBA member and will make an excellent state chair in Georgia.  We look forward to working closely with him to represent bankruptcy attorneys and their important policy objectives across a wide range of issues.”

Dolhancyk has represented consumer debtors in bankruptcy cases for over 27 years. He is licensed to practice in Georgia, Tennessee and New York, and has numerous reported cases in the Northern District of Georgia bankruptcy.  Dolhancyk is board certified in consumer bankruptcy law, and is an active member of the Bankruptcy Law section of the Georgia Bar Association and in the Metro Atlanta Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney Group. He holds an LLM in Business Law from Emory University.

Bankruptcy New Briefs 5/26

The Middle Class Debt Problem Continues

Proposed Legislation in Numerous States Would Negatively Impact the Collection Industry

Credit Reporting Agencies Agree to Pay $6M to Resolve Complaints

Court Allows for Class Action Against Collection Giant

Card Issuers Get Combative as Target Breach Settlement Unravels

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Bankruptcy News Briefs for 5/7

Class Status Sought for Lawsuit Against Collection Firm

CFPB Uncovers Problems in Credit Reporting, Next Steps Unclear

Easier Credit Score Access Leads to Better Monitoring

ACA International Urges the U.S. Senate to Consider Legislation that Aims to Reform the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

FCC Announces Leadership Changes in Bureau Overseeing the TCPA

Senators Call For Attorney General Investigation Into Executives Of Corinthian Colleges

NCLC Survey Reveals Ongoing Problems with Mortgage Servicing May 2015

NY AG Pushes Legislation to Fight Zombie Foreclosures

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