discharge

Florida Case Provides Textbook Example of How to Handle a Discharge Violation

04/02/12
A case involving an elderly woman and egregious violations of the discharge has generated a bit of buzz in the blogosphere. I first noticed it here on the Huffington Post. I decided to write about this case because I was frustrated with trying to verify the posts and because I think ithe case offers a good example of how to efficiently deal with a discharge violation.
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Discharge of Debt

01/18/12

A debtor can obtain a discharge of debt by filing for bankruptcy.  A discharge of debt releases the individual’s personal liability for many types of debts.  A discharge prevents creditors from making any collections efforts upon the debtor including phone calls, letters, and threats.    Many types of unsecured debt can be discharged, including credit [...]

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How to Screw Up Your Bankruptcy Discharge

12/26/11

Grounds For Objecting to the Bankruptcy Discharge In the vast majority of cases, the bankruptcy discharge is the primary reason debtors enter the Bankruptcy Court. After all people file bankruptcy to get rid of debt and a court order is certainly an effective way of making this happen. However, receiving a discharge is not guaranteed, [...]

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How to Screw Up Your Bankruptcy Discharge

12/26/11

Grounds For Objecting to the Bankruptcy Discharge In the vast majority of cases, the bankruptcy discharge is the primary reason debtors enter the Bankruptcy Court. After all people file bankruptcy to get rid of debt and a court order is certainly an effective way of making this happen. However, receiving a discharge is not guaranteed, [...]

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Bankruptcy Doesn’t Give You a Free Christmas!

12/25/11

Don’t Use Credit Cards on the Eve of Bankruptcy Perhaps you bought your Christmas gifts on plastic and had a brief daydream about a free holiday thanks to the Bankruptcy Court. Maybe you were planning to file already and figured getting rid of holiday bills would be an extra advantage. Think again. Even before we [...]

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Bankruptcy Doesn’t Give You a Free Christmas!

12/25/11

Don’t Use Credit Cards on the Eve of Bankruptcy Perhaps you bought your Christmas gifts on plastic and had a brief daydream about a free holiday thanks to the Bankruptcy Court. Maybe you were planning to file already and figured getting rid of holiday bills would be an extra advantage. Think again. Even before we [...]

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Amendments To Federal Bankruptcy Rules, Official Forms, And Federal Rules Of Evidence Are Now In Effect

12/01/11

Bankruptcy Rule Amendments. As reported in a post last month, this year's amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure have now taken effect today, December 1, 2011.

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Amendments To Federal Bankruptcy Rules, Official Forms, And Federal Rules Of Evidence Are Now In Effect

12/01/11

Bankruptcy Rule Amendments. As reported in a post last month, this year's amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure have now taken effect today, December 1, 2011.

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