§ 1329(a) and Modifying to Surrender

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In Your Cites - A Quick Refresher Of Common Legal Citations For Your Bankruptcy Practice

By Megan E. Craig, Bayer, Wishman & Leotta (Los Angeles, CA)

New law school graduates and thirty-year veteran practitioners alike can benefit from a quick refresher on proper Bluebooki citation. This article reviews proper use of basic case, statute, internet and book citations, including use of short form and signals. It is intended for . . . → Read More: In Your Cites – A Quick Refresher Of Common Legal Citations For Your Bankruptcy Practice

From the Editor - Claims and Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

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Meet The New Trustee

As of January 1st, Carey Dalton Ebert was appointed Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for the Eastern District of Texas. Her office is in Plano. She inherited an exceptional staff from Chapter 13 Standing Trustee Janna Countryman, who passed away suddenly last year.

Prior to appointment as Standing Trustee, Ms. Ebert practiced law for over . . . → Read More: Meet The New Trustee

Averaging Full-time and Full-time Equivalent Employees and Why it Matters

For purposes of the Affordable Care Act, employers average their number of employees across the months in the year to see whether they will be an applicable large employer. This is important to do because two provisions of the health care law apply only to ALEs and are now in effect. These are the . . . → Read More: Averaging Full-time and Full-time Equivalent Employees and Why it Matters

CFPB Takes Steps To Improve Checking Account Access

CFPB Takes Steps To Improve Checking Account Access CFPB Concerned that Screening Inaccuracies and Lack of Account Options are Keeping Consumers Out of the Banking System

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 3, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is taking steps to improve checking account access amidst Bureau concerns that . . . → Read More: CFPB Takes Steps To Improve Checking Account Access