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Questions of Fact and Faith: Tithing, Undue Hardship, and Student Loan Discharge

01/07/13

By: Jessica Wright

St. John’s Law Student

American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review Staff

 

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Need To Provide Accurate Creditor Addresses in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

01/02/13

Almost every day I receive a communication from the bankruptcy court that a Notice of Commencement form in one of my clients’ bankruptcy cases was returned for an incorrect address. That creditor has not received notice of my client’s Chapter 7 bankruptcy filing. Does it really matter if a debtor does not provide his attorney an accurate creditor address?

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Have You Already Gone Over the Fiscal Cliff?

12/30/12

The United States will go over the fiscal cliff tomorrow if Congress cannot come up with at least a short term solution. But what about us? Many of us have already gone over our fiscal cliff.  Even if Congress finds a way to avoid the country going over the cliff, it is unlikely they will help the rest of us solve our financial distress.

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Chapter 7 Trustee Cannot Force Liquidation of Valuable Debtor’s LLC Interest

12/10/12

Most http://www.alperlaw.com/bankruptcy/chapter-7-bankruptcy/ ">Chapter 7 bankruptcy debtors do not own investment interests in limited liability companies. People who file bankruptcy have either liquidated all investments or do not have money to invest in business.

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Can I File A Chapter 7 Bankruptcy For My Small Business Only?

12/01/12

The Small Business Entrepreneur:  He employes half of all private sector employees, pays 44 percent of total U.S. private payroll, and has generated 65 percent of net new jobs over the past 17 years.

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Immigration Support Affidavit Not Dischargeable in Bankruptcy

11/12/12

Chapter 7 bankruptcy debtors may not discharge certain debts including debts related to alimony, child support, and other domestic support obligations. In almost all instances domestic support obligations arise out of a civil divorce proceeding. A recent Orlando bankruptcy case considered domestic support obligations based upon an immigration matter which was litigated in federal district court.

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Orlando Bankruptcy Attorney Files Personal Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: Why?

11/06/12

The Orlando Sentinel reported that a founding partner of one of Orlando’s most prolific bankruptcy law firms himself filed personal Chapter 7 bankruptcy on September 7, 2012. The bankruptcy debtor, Carig R. Lynd, was a found of Kaufman, Englett & Lynd (KEL).

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