April 24, 2014

Criminal Bankruptcy Fraud

Bankruptcy fraud is a federal crime punishable by a fine, or by up to five years in prison, or both. The federal law defines actions constituting... Read More

April 18, 2014

Risperdal Overprescribed to Children is Linked to Socio-economic Status

 Children diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and other disruptive behavior disorders, who are publicly insured by... Read More

April 16, 2014

Tax Refund Anticipation Loan During Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

A Chapter 13 bankruptcy is a three to five year commitment between the debtor, his attorney, the trustee, and the bankruptcy court. This relationship... Read More

April 14, 2014

Bankruptcy Filing Fees Increase June 1, 2014

The cost of going broke is going up. The Judicial Conference of the United States has approved several bankruptcy related fee increases at its March... Read More

April 11, 2014

Injured by a Recalled Product?

You may have heard about the recent ignition switch recall by General Motors. http://www.gm.com/ignition-switch-recall.html. Such product recalls are... Read More

What if I left something out of my bankruptcy case?

When you file for bankruptcy you are required to list all of your assets, your debts, and your income. All the statements and schedules filed in your... Read More

April 10, 2014

The international aspect of personal injury law

Were you injured abroad by an American product? Or, were you in the United States when you were personally injured and now reside abroad? If either... Read More

CFPB Hunting Zombie Foreclosures

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has turned its attention to “zombie” foreclosures, as reported by Reuters. A zombie foreclosure occurs... Read More

April 9, 2014

Non-priority, non-dischargeable tax debt

For most bankruptcy debtors, dealing with an income tax debt in Chapter 13 comes down to whether the debt will be paid ahead of other creditors (and... Read More