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Renew Your NACBA Dues For A Chance to Win the NCLC Consumer Bankruptcy Law and Practice Volume I & II!

Renew Your NACBA Membership and Be Entered To Win!

We are so excited about our new membership promotion! When you renew your NACBA Membership from January 2017-July 2017  you will be entered to win a copy of NCLC Consumer Bankruptcy Law and Practice Volume I & II, Eleventh Edition (Value $130). This is the definitive consumer bankruptcy treatise, updated with the latest case law and changes to the Bankruptcy Code, Forms, Fee Schedules, Rules, and case law written by Henry Sommer, the nation’s leading consumer bankruptcy author, and edited by John Rao, a former member of the federal Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Bankruptcy Rules. This 11th edition of the NCLC Consumer Bankruptcy Law and Practice Volume I & II is a must have resource for any Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney.

Two winners, will be selected at random, each month including last month, so make sure you update your dues to be entered to win!

 Read what people are saying about this invaluable resource:

-“No bankruptcy practitioner, no matter how experienced, should be without this volume.” —  Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Former Professor of Law, Harvard Law School

-“Consumer Bankruptcy Law and Practice is a must for every counselor and practicing bankruptcy lawyer in the consumer field. I hope practitioners in my court acquaint themselves with this valuable work. —  Judge Marilyn Morgan, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of California

Bankruptcy News Briefs 2/6

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Supreme Court Nominee Could Impact CFPB Case Decisions

President Donald Trump Unveils Extensive Review of Dodd-Frank Act

Former Counsel Offers Opinion on CFPB Structure, While D.C. Court Denies AG Group’s Bid to Intervene

Colorado Holds Hearing on Whether to Sunset Its Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

FCC Must Resist Industry Pressure to Unleash Incessant Robocalls to Student Loan Borrowers and Their Relatives and Neighbors

Cross-Collateralized Loans May Be Crammed Down

Fewer Americans Now Expect to Die in Debt

Student debt now affects a staggering number of elderly Americans

Letter Asking Consumer to Consider Payment Arrangements and Requiring Signed Consent Judgment Deemed FDCPA Violation

FCC Should Suspend Online Privacy Rules

Trump’s F.C.C. Pick Quickly Targets Net Neutrality Rules

ABI: January Total Bankruptcy Filings Up 5% from 2016

The rising cost of college loans for retirees

Upcoming NACBA Events

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Join us in celebrating 25 years of NACBA on May 4th-7th in Orlando, Florida at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort. Visit NACBA25 for all the details on speakers, sessions, hotel reservations, registration and more!

Register today for the Early Bird Rate that ends March 3rd, 2017 for savings!

Save the Date! New NACBA Webinar in  March

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What to do: Post HAMP for Mortgage Borrower Clients
Date: Thursday, March 16, 2017, 3:00 PM Eastern to 4:00 PM Eastern.
Presented by: Marc Dann Esq., and Bobby Rivera Esq.
Registration opens soon

 

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 NACBA Membership

We want you to have access and the member rate to all of NACBA’s exciting upcoming events in 2017, especially our 25 year celebration at the Annual Convention. Take a moment today to Renew your membership or if your not a member of NACBA there is no better time to Join!

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!

Be One of The First 100 People to Register for the 2016 Virtual Bankruptcy Workshop for an Awesome Bonus !

Need Another Reason to Register for the 2016 Virtual Bankruptcy Workshop?

The first 100 people to register will receive, at no additional cost, a copy of NCLC’s  Quick Guide to Federal Evidence and Objections (value $35). An essential practice tool for federal (and even state) court litigation, facilitating objection by rule number, and including common objections and motions at every stage of a case — all in only 21 pages.

Learn More About the Sessions and Speakers!

Be one of the 1st 100 to receive this awesome BONUS!

Register Today!

10 Reasons Why You Should Attend NACBA’s Fall Workshop

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#NACBASEA is only 10 days away! Just think in 10 days you could be on the Enchantment of the Seas with your peers getting ready for an unforgettable educational voyage, but you have to register!

So today, we’re giving you 10 Reasons Why You Should Attend #NACBASEA, October 6th-9th ! Are you ready matey?

  1. You Get to Learn on a Cruise Ship! Fully renovated with exciting new features, Enchantment of the Seas® has it all!  You will enjoy state-of-the-art conference facilities with an array of complimentary amenities found exclusively on-board Royal Caribbean International®.  Enchantment of the Seas®
  2. You Can Still Receive the Early Bird Rate! The Early Bird rate has been extended! So registration is an affordable, $395.00!
  3. Who Doesn’t Love a Launch Party? Before setting sale attend our Pre-Cruise Session from 1-5 than wind down with a Launch Party in Miami at the Shelborne Wyndham Grand Hotel.
  4. Earn CLE: What better way to earn CLE than on a cruise ship?
  5. Networking with Your Peers and Colleagues: Kick back, relax and catch up with your peers after a long day of sessions while the sun sets on the horizon.
  6. Exhibitors: On Friday, visit our exhibitors while you enjoy a kickoff reception!
  7. Stellar Sessions and Speakers: We have a lineup that you won’t want to miss. It’s isn’t all fun, it’s about learning too! Our sessions are relevant and timely to your firm!
  8.  The Resources! All Fall Workshop Registrants will receive, at no additional cost, a copy of NCLC’s Quick Guide to Federal Evidence and Objections(value $35).  Wait there’s more, you’ll receive seven days (7) of complete access to the NCLC Digital Library
  9.  You’re Entered Into a Fabulous Contest! All attendees will be registered for a chance at winning 1 of 10 NCLC Consumer Bankruptcy Law & Practice 2016 Eleventh Edition (value $140).
  10. You Can Make it a Family Affair: Last, but certainly not least you can bring the family! After all you shouldn’t be the only one having a good time right? Check out the many activities your family can enjoy while aboard!

So, can we expect you to attend our first ever NACBA Fall Workshop Cruise? We just gave you 10 good reasons so Register today and let’s get ready to set sail!

Bankruptcy News Briefs 9/13

Check Out Today’s Headlines…

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FTC Announces Latest Operation Collection Protection Actions

Keeping up with State Licensing and Enforcement Activity is Becoming a Full-Time Job For Collection Agencies

Advocates Applaud CFPB Action Against Bridgepoint Education for Predatory Student Lending Practices

CFPB Makes Bridgepoint Education Refund All Private Student Loans

Senate to hold hearing on Wells Fargo’s aggressive sales tactics

What You Don’t Say Can Hurt You: Fair Debt Collections Act

Credit card debt in second quarter sets record

Consumers’ Spending Expectations Fall, Income Expectations Continue to Rise

REGISTER FOR UPCOMING WEBINARS

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Join Stephen Fairley Tomorrow!

7 Keys to Building a Referral-based Law Firm

DATE: Wednesday, September 14, 2016, 3:00 PM EST / 12:00 PM PST
COST: FREE for NACBA Members
PRESENTER: Stephen Fairley, CEO, The Rainmaker Institute

Every attorney wants a referral-based practice, but most attorneys struggle to consistently get enough referrals. We have uncovered the secrets of referrals and will teach you:

  • The 3 biggest reasons why you’re not getting more referrals…and what to do about it
  • Creating a plan to double your referrals in the next 6 months
  • The 4 most commonly overlooked places to increase your referrals

REGISTER: HERE

Avoiding Judicial Estoppel, Standing and Claim Preclusion Problems
with Non-Bankruptcy Causes of Action
DATE: Thursday, September 22, 2016 – 3:00 PM EST / 12:00 PM PST
COST: $25 NACBA Member, $75 Non-Member
PRESENTERS:
Judge Paul W. Bonapfel, Northern District of Georgia
J. Erik Heath, Esq., Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney, San Francisco, CA
John Rao, Esq., National Consumer Law Center, Inc.
REGISTER: HERE

Events

NACBA’s  Fall Workshop

EARLY BIRD RATE IS EXTENDED! REGISTER TODAY FOR SAVINGS!

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Pack your bags and set sail for the 2016 NACBA Fall Workshop on October 6th-9th for stellar sessions, excellent presenters, CLE, networking and a little relaxation!  Get all the details and register today!

SAVE THE DATE FOR THE NEXT ANNUAL CONVENTION

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

JOIN NACBA TODAY

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

3 Reasons to Register for #NACBASEA Fall Workshop Today!

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Beside the obvious reason to register for the #NACBASEA Fall Workshop on October 6th-9th such as the great sessions, dynamic speakers CLE, the opportunity to network and a fabulous cruise ship here are three other reasons to register today and receive the Early Bird Rate:

  1. All Fall Workshop Registrants will receive, at no additional cost, a copy of NCLC’s Quick Guide to Federal Evidence and Objections (value $35). An essential practice tool for federal (and even state) court litigation, facilitating objection by rule number, and including common objections and motions at every stage of a case — all in only 21 pages.
  2. All Fall Workshop Attendees will receive, at no additional cost, seven days (7) of complete access to the NCLC Digital Library (October 7 – October 14, 2016).
  3. Throughout the Fall Workshop, 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 up to 10 copies of the NCLC Consumer Bankruptcy Law & Practice 2016 Eleventh Edition.

Don’t miss the boat!

Register Today for the Early Bird Rate and Set Sail with NACBA for an Unforgettable Voyage!

Early Bird Rate Ends Today!