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I co-signed student loans for my daughter, but I’m now disabled. What can I do?

How to get out of student loan debt Getty Images/iStockphoto Question: I co-signed a private student loan for my daughter in 2006. Shortly thereafter my health deteriorated and I was granted disability benefits retroactive to June 2006. I have not worked since June 2006 and my only income is from my social security disability benefits. […]

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Viewers want answers for unfinished pool projects – NBC 6 South Florida

What Victor Contreras sees in his garden is not what he had in mind when he decided to build a swimming pool. “I’m very disappointed,” he told NBC 6 Responds. “It’s the worst nightmare I’ve ever had.” He said seeing the unfinished pool, with dirty water, is difficult. “It gave me a lot of anger, […]

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3 ways debt can lead to surprises this tax season

Americans struggling with debt could have other nasty tax surprises this year: from having to pay taxes on canceled debt to seeing reduced deductions due to loans that are subject to forbearance, some taxpayers are about to owe more than they realize, adding to an already confusing tax year. Some taxpayers also risk losing their […]

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Congress plans to expand small business bankruptcy rules

Congress is considering expanding Chapter 11 subchapter 5 bankruptcy to help small businesses. Given the ongoing effects of the pandemic on small businesses, this extension is critical. Extension of sub-chapter 5 to support small businesses In 2019 Subchapter 5 was added to Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in an effort to make reorganization […]

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Report: AG investigating Coleman for possible fraud

The Mississippi Attorney General’s Office is investigating whether John Coleman, the president of Express Grain Terminals LLC, committed fraud by allegedly submitting falsified financial records to state regulators, a Jackson newspaper reports. The Clarion Ledger said in its Saturday print edition that Attorney General Lynn Fitch’s office confirmed the investigation but did not comment further. […]

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[COLUMN] Can bankruptcy change your life for the better? —

AS A bankruptcy attorney, I’m often asked, “How will filing for bankruptcy change my life?” I think people ask this question because of the negative things they may have heard about bankruptcy from friends, family, coworkers, and neighbors. They think bankruptcy means they will forever be considered pariahs in our economy. So instead of focusing […]

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The Day – Diocese of Norwich expects to have proposed bankruptcy plan by April 1

[ad_1] A lawyer for the Diocese of Norwich told a federal bankruptcy court judge on Wednesday that he plans to file a draft bankruptcy plan by April 1 to resolve the claims of at least 70 people who say they have been assaulted sexually by priests and employees affiliated with the diocese. During the remote […]

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Complex legal battle over OC oil spill begins to take shape in federal court – Orange County Register

[ad_1] Lawyers from well-connected local and high-power law firms showed up at a Santa Ana courthouse on Wednesday as a federal judge began to set the stage for a complex legal battle over the recent pipeline breach that leaked 25,000 gallons of oil into the sea. Orange County. With 14 civil lawsuits involving at least […]

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New Haven developers top bidders at Meriden buildings auction

[ad_1] MERIDEN – A New Haven-based partnership was the top bidder at $ 250,000 in a bankruptcy auction for two buildings, 9-11 and 13-17 Colony St. on Wednesday. Mendel Paris, founder of Havn Ventures, and Johnny Grunblatt of Malbec Enterprises LLC were among four bidders who attended the bankruptcy auction behind the properties on Railroad […]

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Bankruptcy Matters: The New Pandemic Wave Is Coming | JAMS

[ad_1] Three JAMS neutrals share their views on business disruptions and the impact of COVID-19 on bankruptcy courts You can reasonably assume, given the ongoing economic upheavals due to the COVID-19 pandemic, that the number of personal and business bankruptcies would have exploded. But this has not been the experience of three JAMS neutrals who […]

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Health organizations and bankruptcy: is telemedicine the savior? | Epiq

[ad_1] The healthcare sector has been under financial stress for years, with a record number of bankruptcy filings in 2018. The high number of filings continued into 2019 and 2020, with the effects of the pandemic exacerbating the situation. According to Epiq AACER reports, in 2021 there was a 48.7% decrease in Chapter 11 filings […]

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The judge who oversaw Lehman’s bankruptcy resignation

[ad_1] By Anna Sanders (December 15, 2021, 1:08 p.m. EST) – New York judge Shelley C. Chapman, who oversaw the Lehman Brothers Holdings bankruptcy case and hundreds of other Chapter 11 cases, has announced plans to step down next year after more than a decade with the Southern District. “I’m not retiring – I’m just […]

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Bradley’s Bankruptcy Basics: The Automatic Suspension and the “Why” Behind the Warnings: What Happens After a Debtor Files For Bankruptcy? | Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

[ad_1] Many creditors have been warned of the need to stop collection efforts once they are notified that a debtor has filed for choosing the right bankruptcy attorney. However, the “why” behind this warning, primarily the automatic suspension, is often misunderstood or ignored. Since automatic stay violations can have serious ramifications, it is essential that […]

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Augusta man convicted of multi-million dollar scheme to defraud mortgage lender

[ad_1] AUGUSTA (WJBF) – A man from Augusta was convicted of fraud by a federal jury which found he committed fraud when he borrowed nearly $ 3 million to refinance an apartment complex in Augusta, then filed for choosing the right bankruptcy attorney facing foreclosure. Jerome Walter Kiggundu, 37, Managing Member of Nakaddu LLC, AKA […]

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Augusta man convicted of multi-million dollar scheme to defraud mortgage lender | USAO-SDGA

[ad_1] AUGUSTA, Georgia: An Augusta man was convicted of fraud by a federal jury that found he had committed fraud by borrowing nearly $ 3 million to refinance an apartment complex in Augusta, then filed for a down payment. bankrupt in the face of foreclosure. Jérôme Walter Kiggundu, 37, the registered agent and managing member […]

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Chapter 13 – Analysis of the debt limit under Article 109 (e) of the Bankruptcy Code – Insolvency / Bankruptcy / Restructuring

[ad_1] United States: Chapter 13 – Analysis of the debt limit under Article 109 (e) of the Bankruptcy Code December 15, 2021 Fisherman Broyles To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. In a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, also known as an employee plan, individual debtors may be allowed to keep their assets and […]

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Attorney General James Concludes New York Opioid Trial

[ad_1] Teva Pharmaceuticals USA is the last remaining NYS defendant in the lawsuit AG James has already negotiated up to $ 1.7 billion for New York From different manufacturers and distributors of opioids NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James today released the following statement after New York State concluded its opioid trial […]

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Lawyers Jeff Heller and Kameron Keene take top legal elite honors

[ad_1] Lawyers Jeff Heller and Kameron Keene We have an exceptional team of lawyers and staff who understand exactly how important our clients’ cases are to them and the long term implications of a successful outcome. CANTON, Georgia (PRWEB) December 14, 2021 Litigators Jeff heller and Kameron Keene were recognized for their work on behalf […]

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Eleventh Circuit Bankruptcy Decision Has Important Implications For Insurance Companies And Their Lawyers – Insolvency / Bankruptcy / Restructuring

[ad_1] To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. The Eleventh Circuit recently ruled that an insurer’s effort to intervene in an underlying wrongful death action was subject to automatic stay and that the insurer was not deprived of due process as a result. The part of the opinion devoted to the due […]

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Monday’s filing deadline strengthens Waco’s political season | Local news

[ad_1] Primary voters line up in front of the Church of the First Assembly of God on Boulevard Bosque in this photo from March 2020. Jerry Larson, Tribune-Herald, file   As the deadline for nominees to apply neared Monday, several local races, including one for a newly established Central Texas House district, are shaping up […]

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Insurer accepts $ 800 million settlement in Boy Scouts bankruptcy

[ad_1] DOVER, Delaware (AP) – Lawyers in the Boy Scouts of America bankruptcy case have reached a tentative settlement whereby one of the organization’s largest insurers would contribute $ 800 million to a fund for victims of child sexual abuse. The deal announced Monday that Century Indemnity Co. and affiliates are expected to contribute $ […]