NACBA (National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys) responded this weekend to the government’s latest approach to the foreclosure crisis with what many people are calling the Principal Paydown Plan.
As part of the ever growing blawgosphere, we here at National Bankruptcy Forum come in contact with marketing savvy bankruptcy attorneys everyday. Many of our tech savvy members actively advertise their law firms on television and Youtube, so we thought we’d have a little fun and highlight some of the best performances by bankruptcy attorneys [...]
Federal Position Shifts on Same-Sex Joint Bankruptcy Filings The Associated Press published an article July 8, 2011 stating “Federal officials no longer plan to contest joint bankruptcy pleadings brought by legally married same-sex couples…” the article then goes on to explain the position shift and the story of the married men in California that were [...]
Stern vs. Marshall Shakes the Bankruptcy World The Supreme Court issued a second opinion arising from the seemingly endless litigation over claims against the estate of the late Pierce Marshall (Anna Nicole’s elderly husband of one year before his death). In this 5-4 split opinion released yesterday (June 23, 2011), the Supreme Court significantly limited [...]
Stressed out about debt? You have options. Here in San Diego, there have been two upsetting stories recently involving the toll that debt can take on one’s life. Without rehashing the sad details, both cases involved people who were so stressed out about debt that they didn’t see a way out and took unnecessary, drastic [...]
Is Consumer Bankruptcy Pointless? A recent Forbes article by attorney, Stephen J. Dunn, titled “Consumer Bankruptcies Do More Harm Than Good” has caused quite a stir in the bankruptcy world. Mr. Dunn makes, what he believes to be, a compelling case against consumer bankruptcy and unapologetically calls most filings entirely pointless. Since the article appeared [...]