March 31, 2014

Avoiding Statutory Liens in Bankruptcy

The Bankruptcy Code separates judicial liens (liens often created by a judgment) from statutory liens (liens often created by a statute). Judicial... Read More

March 28, 2014

Medical Malpractice in Texas

Roughly ten years ago, a series of specific laws were passed in Texas which drastically changed medical malpractice litigation. While the affects of... Read More

March 24, 2014

Removal of Transvaginal Mesh Is Like a Chisel to Cement

Transvaginal mesh, a sling device used to support sagging organs, has caused suffering to thousands of women. Not only does this device cause pain... Read More

Using Student Loans to Qualify for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

In 2005, Congress changed the bankruptcy laws to include a new “means test” for consumer debtors. The purpose of the means test is to... Read More

March 21, 2014

What is a Regular Income in Chapter 13?

Section 109(e) of the Bankruptcy Code sets three basic eligibility requirements for a Chapter 13 debtor: The debtor must be an... Read More

March 20, 2014

Proof of claim

When a Debtor files for chapter 13 bankruptcy, notice is sent to every creditor listed on the bankruptcy petition. In order to be paid in a chapter... Read More

March 19, 2014

Bankruptcy Audits Return

The United States Trustee Program (USTP), an arm of the Justice Department, has announced on its website that effective March 10, 2014, bankruptcy... Read More

March 18, 2014

How to Choose a Credit Card After Bankruptcy

Some individuals refuse to have credit after bankruptcy. Believe it or not, paying your monthly bills, using cash, saving money, and acting in a... Read More

March 17, 2014

Mortgage Giant Ocwen Agrees to Settlement

Mortgage servicer Ocwen has joined the list of major lenders and servicers who have agreed to slash mortgages for struggling homeowners. Ocwen agreed... Read More