Student Loan Debt and Bankruptcy

In an opinion by the Chief United States Bankruptcy Judge Carla E. Craig, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York ruled that a loan taken… Read more >

FDCPA actions after bankruptcy

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (the Circuit in which New York resides) ruled recently that a claim for wrongful debt collection practices may be maintained in… Read more >

Should you fear bankruptcy?

Lawyers are trained to argue two sides of any position.  So the answer is “yes, bankruptcy should be feared,” and “no bankruptcy should not be feared.”   Clients come to… Read more >

Notable Bankruptcy Decisions

Lamar, Archer & Cofrin, LLP v. Appling, No.  16-1215 The Supreme Court issued a ruling today regarding the non-dischargeability of certain statements.  The Court performed a close reason of Bankruptcy… Read more >

Bankruptcy Primer

Bankruptcy has a long and history in the United States.  The evolved bankruptcy system begins with a set of mostly federal statutes (laws passed by Congress); rules of bankruptcy procedure;… Read more >