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Recent Posts in Bankruptcy Dismissal

  • 4-Jun-2010

    Attorney Error Causes Bankruptcy Dismissal

    In the bankruptcy case of Crawford, Tanner S. and Tillie M.; In re, 20, debtors suffered a dismissal of their bankruptcy case because their attorney miscalculated when they needed to obtain credit counseling. The details of the bankruptcy case: The ...
  • 18-May-2010

    Using Bankruptcy To Avoid Child Support Prohibited

    In the bankruptcy case of Larsen, David M.; In re, the bankruptcy court refused to redirect the debtor's funds held by a state court for the support of the debtor's minor children to other creditors. The details of the bankruptcy case: The debtor's ...
  • 14-May-2010

    Former Auto Tycoon Is Denied Bankruptcy Discharge

    It only happens in one out of every 10,000 bankruptcy cases nationwide; but Denny Hecker, the former auto mogul has been denied a bankruptcy discharge and has agreed to repay his remaining $400 million debt. Hecker and his remaining bankruptcy ...
  • 6-May-2010

    Oops! I Made A Mistake In My Chapter 13 Bankruptcy...Now What?

    There are several rules that a debtor must abide by when filing Chapter 13 bankruptcy. For example, a Chapter 13 bankruptcy debtor is prohibited from transferring property without the consent of the bankruptcy court or borrowing money without first ...
  • 25-Oct-2009

    Yellow Pages Publisher Faces Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Battle

    According to an article in the Dallas Morning News, Idearc, Inc. bondholder (MatlinPatterson Global Opportunity Partners) is challenging the viability of the company's bankruptcy exit plan and is asking the bankruptcy court to strip control of the ...
  • 25-Aug-2009

    Which Type of Business Should File for Bankruptcy?

    Chapter 11 bankruptcy is in all of the headlines today, as companies such as GM, Chrysler and even Reader's Digest file for what is commonly know as business bankruptcy. But Chapter 11 bankruptcy isn't just for the "big boys" it can also help small ...
  • 14-Aug-2009

    Debtor Forced to Pay for Pirated TV

    In the bankruptcy case of Figler, Bruce S.; In re (DirecTV Inc. v. Figler), the bankruptcy court ruled that the debtor could not discharge a judgment resulting from pirated cable TV. The details of the bankruptcy case: In May 2004 DirecTV won a ...
  • 12-Aug-2009

    Bankruptcy Court Conceals Debtor's Identity Due to Medical Disclosures

    In the bankruptcy case of L.K.; In re, (Bankr. E.D.N.Y. 2009), a debtor's request to seal her records due to sensitive medical information revealed during the proceedings was denied; but the bankruptcy court agreed to conceal her identity in court ...
  • 24-Jul-2009

    Friends, Family, and Bankruptcy

    Many debtors considering bankruptcy hesitate because they have taken out loans from friends and family and don't want to "wrong" them by filing bankruptcy. Many debtors even make the mistake of hiding or secretly repaying friends and family loans ...
  • 13-Mar-2009

    Bankruptcy Debtor Squanders Lottery Winnings & Receives Discharge

    There was an interesting bankruptcy case in Connecticut involving a debtor who was allowed a bankruptcy discharge despite the fact that she squandered money she won in the lottery after filing for bankruptcy. Here are some details of the case: Four ...