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Presentation This Thursday, May 30, 2019: “Debt Distress, Consumer Law, & You” at the San Lorenzo Public Library

For anyone suffering from debt distress, I’ll be giving a presentation on your legal options this Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 2:00 PM. Entitled “Debt Distress, Consumer Law, & You,” the presentation will cover options both before and after a creditor sues you, such as cease & desist letters, FDCPA countersuits, defending the lawsuit, and […]

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Decent Income, but Drowning in Credit Card Debt

Are you drowning in credit card debt, even though you have decent income coming in? These days, it’s getting harder and harder to avoid this situation.  After taxes get taken out, and after you’re nickel and dimed from all the various companies competing to take your money, your paycheck just doesn’t go that far.  And […]

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Bankruptcy News

Bankruptcy News January 11, 2018

Here are your links to consumer bankruptcy news and information from around the internet this past week: We posted a list of 10 things you should do before filing a bankruptcy case: https://buff.ly/2CJUD00 The Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois decided that student loans exceeding the §109(e) limit isn’t grounds for dismissing or converting […]

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Bankruptcy basics

10 Steps to Filing a Bankruptcy Case

Filing a case with the Bankruptcy Court can seem complicated and daunting, but it doesn’t need to be that way.   Here are 10 steps to filing a bankruptcy case to help you know what to expect.  I’m providing this list in the hope that if you know what’s in store for you, it’ll be less […]

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Bankruptcy News

Bankruptcy News: Nov. 23, 2016

Here are your links to consumer bankruptcy news and information from around the internet this past week: New Case Comment: Lua v. Miller, No. 15-56814 (9th Cir.) – Does equitable estoppel under state law prevent a debtor’s amendment of claimed exemptions? (National Consumer Bankruptcy Rights Center) New Case Comment: Max v. Northington, No. 16-172 (M.D. […]

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