Bankruptcy Law Blog
Future Employment Effects Of Bankruptcy Important To Consider
When a person is looking for how to get out of a difficult debt situation, they are often very focused on the here and now. However, when looking at debt relief options, like bankruptcy, it is important to not only [...]
CFPB To Debt Collectors: Pay Up For Deceptive Practices
What’s the connection between debt collection companies and bankruptcy? Actually, the nexus is about as tight and interconnected as it can possibly be for many cash-strapped and beleaguered consumers. For high numbers of individuals and families in California and across [...]
Many Americans Inaccurately Report Debt: Why?
Financial-related data periodically compiled and reported via a national survey contain a wealth of interesting — and, some might say, baffling — information, especially as relates to consumer-reported debt that is accumulated by individuals and families. The Federal Reserve’s Survey [...]
A Look At The Debt Collection Industry, Along With A Notable Tale
Well, here’s a tale that many of our readers in Orange County and elsewhere might have a bit of trouble believing initially. Here’s why: It’s about a couple of former debt collectors who came to the realization one day that [...]
Predatory Lending Practices An Outsized Problem In The Military
Just how big of a problem is predatory lending that specifically targets American military members and their families? Frankly, the scourge wrought by payday loans and other egregiously lender-friendly loan instruments is huge. President Obama put a spotlight on select [...]
Does An “Automatic Stay” Provide Complete Protection For A Debtor?
Like other debtors across the country, hard-challenged individuals and families residing in Orange County and elsewhere in Southern California who seek the lawful protections afforded by bankruptcy often invoke those safeguards because they are besieged by multiple creditors. It is [...]