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“Bar Study” Loan Determined to be Dischargeable

Not to sing my own praises, but I’m quite proud of this one: On October 3, 2012, Judge Carlson in San Francisco issued an order in the adversary proceeding, McGinnis v. Citibank (Bankr. N.D. Cal, Case No. 12-03111), where I represented the Debtor/Plaintiff. The Debtor is a relatively newly admitted attorney who filed a Chapter […]

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Fighting Fraud In Bankruptcy Act Introduced

On May 24, 2011, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Pat Leahy (D-Vermont) introduced the Fighting Fraud in Bankruptcy Act (S. 1054). Among other things, the Act is intended to bolster the ability of the Executive Office of the U. S. Trustee (EOUST) to fight creditor fraud and protect homeowners. When you file a Chapter 13 bankruptcy […]

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