Submitted by Barry Borowitz on Wed, 09/11/2013 - 11:57am
Income Guidelines for Bankruptcy in California
Submitted by Barry Borowitz on Thu, 08/15/2013 - 12:09pm
In re Manalad, 360 B.R. 288 (Bankr. C.D. Cal. 2007)
Failure to obtain credit counseling prior to filing for bankruptcy is grounds for dismissal
Submitted by Erik Clark on Wed, 08/07/2013 - 8:55am
In re Suttice, 487 B.R. 245 (Bankr. C.D. Cal. 2013)
Securing Social Security
You may stop working, but the bills won’t stop coming. In retirement, some people live off of pensions and other kinds of retirement income. If nothing else, almost everyone receives Social Security benefits. Unfortunately, that may be too little.
Submitted by Erik Clark on Tue, 07/30/2013 - 12:53pm
In re Dorsey, 476 B.R. 261 (C.D. Cal. 2012).
Catch Her If You Can
Submitted by Barry Borowitz on Mon, 07/15/2013 - 7:57am
Milosevic Next Door – In re Cass, 476 B.R. 602 (C.D. Cal 2012)
When bankruptcy and civil lawsuits mix, the results can be ugly. Catherine, a California resident, had two lawsuits and two bankruptcies on the table. When creditors came after her house, she decided to go down swinging.
It All Begins With a Disagreement Among Neighbors
Submitted by Barry Borowitz on Fri, 07/12/2013 - 6:17am
In re Hileman, 451 B.R. 522 (C.D. Cal., 2011).
The Story of Caridad
Caridad Hileman, a resident of California, filed for Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Unfortunately, her case was dismissed. Determined to avoid foreclosure, Caridad filed again a few months later.
The Automatic Stay
Submitted by Barry Borowitz on Wed, 07/10/2013 - 6:25am
Why Can a Bankruptcy Discharge be Denied?
Submitted by Barry Borowitz on Mon, 07/01/2013 - 9:01am
Will you be in credit card debt forever?
Submitted by Erik Clark on Fri, 06/28/2013 - 6:45am
Pro or Pro Se? The Shocking Truth About Pro Se Bankruptcy in California's Central District
Submitted by Barry Borowitz on Thu, 05/30/2013 - 10:03am
California Wage Garnishments
If you have defaulted on debt, then your creditors may sue you to obtain a “wage garnishment.” A wage garnishment is where your employer deducts money from your pay, and then delivers that money to your creditors. The amount that your wages can be garnished depends on the type of debt that you have. Additionally, who can have your wages garnished also depends on the type of debt that you owe.