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Major Banks to Start Correcting Credit Reports After Bankruptcy

Reported by: Robert DeMarco Bank of America Corp. and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (the “Banks”) announced they are preparing to delete negative credit reporting records for some borrowers who filed for bankruptcy.  The Banks, along with Credit One Bank N.A.,...
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Bankruptcy and Protecting the Assets of Seniors

Reported by: Robert DeMarco This May 13, 2015, New York Times article regarding bankruptcy and retirement accounts supports what I have been preaching to clients for years.  Time will always work against you. More often than not, people will deplete...
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  • Denial of Confirmation

‘Cause Baby It Ain’t Over ‘Til It’s Over — Lenny Kravitz

Written by: Robert DeMarco Earlier this month, the United States Supreme Court ruled that an order denying confirmation of a chapter 13 plan of reorganization was not immediately appealable. Bullard v. Blue Hills Bank, No. 14-116, 2015 WL 1959040 (U.S....
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Community Property | Bankruptcy | Non-filing Spouse

Written by: Robert DeMarco A recent Fifth Circuit opinion recently made it clear how important it is to understand the role community property plays in a bankruptcy setting. In Buescher v. First United Bank and Trust (In re Buescher) the...
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