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Bankruptcy News Briefs 5/25

FCC’s Consumer Advisory Committee Adopts “Unwanted Robocalls” Recommendation

FTC and State of Florida Put Kibosh on Huge Debt Relief Scam

Court order shuts down 11 debt settlement companies

Trump Proposes to Eliminate CFPB Budget, Give Congress Choice to Fund

Court to Consider Constitutionality of CFPB in PHH v CFPB

TIGTA keeping an eye on IRS private debt collectors

Getting Rid Of Stale Debt

Suit alleges Georgia-based debt collector attempted to collect payment fees

Customer accuses debt collector of state violations

Another court case puts the CFPB in danger

Judges Mull Future of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

7 Things To Know About Old Debt After Recent Supreme Court Ruling

PUERTO RICO IS BANKRUPT: IS THE WORST YET TO COME?

Banks Aren’t Worried That More Credit-Card Loans Are Souring

Nonprofit Guidewell Financial Solutions says, “Two major credit scoring changes may affect consumers in 2017”

Trump’s budget seeks to eliminate one major benefit of federal student loans that costs billions

Learn How Your Firm Can Break The 7 Figure Barrier in June’s Upcoming Webinar!

Building a 7-Figure Lifestyle Law Firm: Moving from a Busiess Operator to a Business Owner
Date: Thursday, June 1, 2017, 3:00 PM Eastern to 4:00 PM Eastern
Presented by: Stephen Fairley, The Rainmaker Institute
Cost: No Fee – NACBA Member Benefit

There are 3 stages every law firm goes through to break the 7-figure barrier. At each stage there are different challenges that must be faced and overcome to grow to the next level. Since 1999, The Rainmaker Institute has trained over 18,000 attorneys and helped hundreds of their clients break 7-figures. If you’ve struggled to scale to a million dollars or more in your law firm you need to attend and discover:

  • What are the 5 key challenges you must face to grow to the next level
  • How to go from being an business operator to a business owner
  • The 10 major parts of every successful law firm
  • Specific steps you must take to build a lifestyle law firm that provides the income you want to enjoy the life you want

Don’t miss this informative webinar! Register HERE

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!

Renew Your Membership in May to Enter This Awesome Giveaway!

Renew your membership in May and 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.

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Bankruptcy News Briefs 5/24

Midweek News…

U.S. Department of Education Unveils Streamlined Student Loan Servicing Plan

Marrama Does Not Prevent Court from Converting Case to Chapter 13 Before Considering Merits of Bank’s Allegations of Bad Faith

Debtor/Plaintiffs Overcome Hurdle to Class Certification

A New Debt Milestone in Q1 2017 (But Not Really)

‘Gordon v. CFPB’ Provides The Supreme Court A Good Vehicle To Rein In Executive Branch Authority

Trump Reverse Robin Hood Budget Would Kill Bipartisan Programs that Protect Vulnerable Seniors, Veterans, Working Families

This court case could have a huge impact on the future of a key consumer watchdog

CFPB Budget Targeted in Trump Budget Proposal

Betsy DeVos announces huge overhaul of federal student loan system

Third Circuit Widens the Circuit Split on Late-Filed Tax Returns

Learn How Your Firm Can Break The 7 Figure Barrier in June’s Upcoming Webinar!

Building a 7-Figure Lifestyle Law Firm: Moving from a Busiess Operator to a Business Owner
Date: Thursday, June 1, 2017, 3:00 PM Eastern to 4:00 PM Eastern
Presented by: Stephen Fairley, The Rainmaker Institute
Cost: No Fee – NACBA Member Benefit

There are 3 stages every law firm goes through to break the 7-figure barrier. At each stage there are different challenges that must be faced and overcome to grow to the next level. Since 1999, The Rainmaker Institute has trained over 18,000 attorneys and helped hundreds of their clients break 7-figures. If you’ve struggled to scale to a million dollars or more in your law firm you need to attend and discover:

  • What are the 5 key challenges you must face to grow to the next level
  • How to go from being an business operator to a business owner
  • The 10 major parts of every successful law firm
  • Specific steps you must take to build a lifestyle law firm that provides the income you want to enjoy the life you want

Don’t miss this informative webinar! Register HERE

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!

Renew Your Membership in May to Enter This Awesome Giveaway!

Renew your membership in May and 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.

PlayBack NACBA

Do you wish you could experience the 2017 Convention all over again, is 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 5/23

Tuesday’s Headlines…

Consumer survey: Voters say CFPB should be run by a bipartisan commission

Trump to grant student loan servicing work to just one company

CFPB Faces Increasing Challenges to Its Authority to Investigate Violations of Consumer Financial Laws

Household Debt Is Enslaving Americans

CFPB Court Hearing: What To Expect

Cash-strapped consumers will pay off unsecured personal loans before mortgage – report

Trump Wants to End Subsidized Student Loans

Prudential: Student loan debt postpones dreams, threatens financial security, say young adults

The surprising debts that are holding many Americans back

Liability Coverage Policies: Property of the Estate to Which the Automatic Stay Applies

Learn How Your Firm Can Break The 7 Figure Barrier in June’s Upcoming Webinar!

Building a 7-Figure Lifestyle Law Firm: Moving from a Busiess Operator to a Business Owner
Date: Thursday, June 1, 2017, 3:00 PM Eastern to 4:00 PM Eastern
Presented by: Stephen Fairley, The Rainmaker Institute
Cost: No Fee – NACBA Member Benefit

There are 3 stages every law firm goes through to break the 7-figure barrier. At each stage there are different challenges that must be faced and overcome to grow to the next level. Since 1999, The Rainmaker Institute has trained over 18,000 attorneys and helped hundreds of their clients break 7-figures. If you’ve struggled to scale to a million dollars or more in your law firm you need to attend and discover:

  • What are the 5 key challenges you must face to grow to the next level
  • How to go from being an business operator to a business owner
  • The 10 major parts of every successful law firm
  • Specific steps you must take to build a lifestyle law firm that provides the income you want to enjoy the life you want

Register HERE

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!

Renew Your Membership in May to Enter This Awesome Giveaway!

Renew your membership in May and 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.

PlayBack NACBA

Do you wish you could experience the 2017 Convention all over again, is 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 5/22

New Week… New Headlines

Ocwen and Bank of New York Mellon Sanctioned $44,000 for Violating Discharge Injunction by Sending Statements Demanding Post-Discharge Payments

Mounting Consumer Debt Means that Bankruptcy is More Important Than Ever Before

ED Proposes Single Source Model for Massive Student Loan Servicing Contract

Rep. Barr reintroduces act to make CFPB spending accountable to Congress

Consumers Lose With A Weak Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

AG alleges lawyer used deceptive practices in debt collection

Can Student Loans Be Discharged In Bankruptcy?

Easing debt crisis for older Americans

More Baby Boomers Are Drowning In Student Loan Debt–And No One Knows How Bad It Will Get

Divorce Court Can’t Decide What Obligations Survive Bankruptcy

New Webinar!

Building a 7-Figure Lifestyle Law Firm: Moving from a Busiess Operator to a Business Owner
Date: Thursday, June 1, 2017, 3:00 PM Eastern to 4:00 PM Eastern
Presented by: Stephen Fairley, The Rainmaker Institute
Cost: No Fee – NACBA Member Benefit
Register HERE

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!

Renew Your Membership in May to Enter This Awesome Giveaway!

Renew your membership in May and 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.

PlayBack NACBA

Do you wish you could experience the 2017 Convention all over again, is 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!

Bankruptcy News Briefs 5/19

 

Headlines Leading Into the Weekend

Sens. Tom Udall and Cory BoRecord Consumer Debt Provokes Sleepless Nights, Recession Nightmaresoker Introduce Legislation to Repeal Congressional Review Act

Why Student Loans And Bankruptcy Don’t Always Mix

No False Representation in Loan Acquisition

Rising student debt ‘crippling’ recent graduates, the economy

Americans Are Paying $38 to Collect $1 of Student Debt

Household Debt And Credit Report: Q1 2017 Update

Record Consumer Debt Provokes Sleepless Nights, Recession Nightmares

Consumer claims collection agency attempted to collect despite bankruptcy

Student Debt Is Eating Your Household Budget

Examining Credit State By State

Building a 7-Figure Lifestyle Law Firm: Moving from a Busiess Operator to a Business Owner
Date: Thursday, June 1, 2017, 3:00 PM Eastern to 4:00 PM Eastern
Presented by: Stephen Fairley, The Rainmaker Institute
Cost: No Fee – NACBA Member Benefit
Register HERE

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!

Renew Your Membership in May to Enter This Awesome Giveaway!

Renew your membership in May and 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.

PlayBack NACBA

Do you wish you could experience the 2017 Convention all over again, is 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!

Bankruptcy News Briefs 5/18

CFPB Director Richard Cordray Meets with House Democrats at Caucus Meeting

No Documented Procedures, No Bona Fide Error Defense

CFPB Issues 5th Annual Servicemember Report: Charting Our Course Through the Military Lifecycle

Man says Progressive Financial misrepresented creditor during debt collection

U.S. Supreme Court: National Collections Agency Not Wrong for Pursuing an Expired Debt

The Consumer Debt Blind Spot

400,000 were promised student loan forgiveness. Now they are panicking

Out of Time, Not Out of Luck: Supreme Court holds POCs for Time-Barred Debt are OK under FDCPA

Opinion analysis: Justices approve filing stale claims in consumer bankruptcies

Building a 7-Figure Lifestyle Law Firm: Moving from a Busiess Operator to a Business Owner
Date: Thursday, June 1, 2017, 3:00 PM Eastern to 4:00 PM Eastern
Presented by: Stephen Fairley, The Rainmaker Institute
Cost: No Fee – NACBA Member Benefit
Register HERE

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!

Renew Your Membership in May to Enter This Awesome Giveaway!

Renew your membership in May and 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.

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Do you wish you could experience the 2017 Convention all over again, is 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!

Bankruptcy News Briefs 5/9

Treasury Awards Contracts for Collection of Non-Tax Debt; Could Student Loans Be Next?

Government’s “Police Power” Exception to Automatic Stay Does Not Apply to Government’s Enforcement of a Money Judgment Against Debtor

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects “Meaningful Attorney Involvement” Case

How the Affordable Care Act Drove Down Personal Bankruptcy

Nobody Answering the Phone; Student Loan Borrowers (and Taxpayers) Impacted Bigtime

What’s Inside the CFPB Enforcement Policies and Procedures Manual 2.0

Puerto Rico’s Fate Will Come Down to Decisions of a Single Judge

Debt Collection, Made Easier And … Gentler?

WHAT DID THE CFPB DO ABOUT WELLS FARGO OPENING UNAUTHORIZED ACCOUNTS?

This is the No. 1 reason Americans file for bankruptcy

Changes In Attitude, Changes In FinServ Regulatory Latitude

Stop Medical Bills from Driving You into Bankruptcy

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!

 It’s a New Month! Renew Your Membership to Enter This Awesome Giveaway!

Renew your membership in May and 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.

A Glimpse Into the Consumer Bankruptcy Journal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Christine Kieta, gives us the basics in her article“Basics for Non-Bankruptcy Litigation Lawyers,” in NACBA’s Consumer Bankruptcy Journal where she discusses; getting into bankruptcy court,  insulating your claim from a potential bankruptcy discharge and envisioning the battle lines for success.