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Can I Get Rid Of A Judgment In A Bankruptcy?

Can I get rid of a judgment in a bankruptcy?  The answer is that it depends. A judgment is an decision by a court.  This occurs after a lawsuit has been filed, you have been served with the suit, and … Continue reading

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Elizabeth W. Magner Appointed Chief Judge of New Orleans Bankruptcy Court

On August 23, 2011 the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana announced that Judge Elizabeth W. Magner has been appointed as Chief Judge of the Court. Judge Magner’s appointment is effective September 1, 2011. Judge Magner … Continue reading

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Senators Landrieu And Vitter Vote To Reject Mortgage Cram Down Bill!

Louisiana Senator Mary Landrieu and Senator David Vitter both voted today to reject the Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009. This bill would have permitted bankruptcy judges to modify home mortgages to allow families to keep their homes. … Continue reading

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Can I Keep My Car If I File For Bankruptcy?

Will you be able to keep your car if you file for bankruptcy in Louisiana?  In most cases, the answer is yes! First, in any bankruptcy proceeding, the debtor can keep the items of property that he owns that are … Continue reading

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