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Federal Bankruptcy Courts To Stay Open For A Few More Days

The Government Shutdown is now 10 days old. In a recent article that I wrote for the Bankruptcy Law Network¬†I discussed how the bankruptcy courts will be impacted by the government shutdown. In its initial statement regarding the possible shutdown … Continue reading

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Terms You Hear At A Bankruptcy Creditor’s Meeting And What They Mean?

There are several steps in the process of filing for bankruptcy. One of the first steps after the filing is the “Meeting of Creditors”. The meeting, also called a Section 341(a) meeting is held by the “Trustee“. The meeting is … Continue reading

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They Went Broke Too! William Jefferson

Recently convicted U.S. Representative William “Bill” Jefferson, has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection along with his wife.¬† The bankruptcy was filed on August 27, 2009 in the Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, which is the bankruptcy … Continue reading

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