Just the Facts, Ma’am - Consolidated Appropriations Act, December 27, 2020

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Never Let a Good Crisis Go to Waste: The Bankruptcy Amendments in the Consolidated Appropriations Acts of 2021

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Legal Aid and Who Are Our Chapter 13 “Customers”

By Rachel Jones, Staff Attorney to Chapter 13 Standing Trustee Chris Micale, Western District of Virginia (Roanoke)

The events of 2020 have had a devastating impact on the very low-income population. The working poor are struggling, particularly those working in sectors such as hospitality and tourism. State and Federal funding and local programs . . . → Read More: Legal Aid and Who Are Our Chapter 13 “Customers”

Recent Trends in the Interpretation of Midland v. Johnson and the Applicability of the FDCPA to Bankruptcy Cases

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Chapter 13 Discharge Expanded by COVID Relief Legislation

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Critical Case Comment

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Why Junk the Whole System When Minor Remedies Would Suffice?

By Shannon Garrett, Esq. (Topeka, KS)

As a Debtor’s bankruptcy practitioner, I was encouraged to see Senator Warren’s proposed reform plan. Bankruptcy is one of the few areas where bipartisan support and action are possible, and being a fan of the current structure, I welcome the reform as a chance to make a good . . . → Read More: Why Junk the Whole System When Minor Remedies Would Suffice?

Is Nunc Pro Tunc Really Sunk?

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Diaz: Is it Really a Tax Refund?

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Chapter 13 –Success/Benefits & Everything in between

By Robert S. Thomas, II,1 Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for the District of Maryland (Baltimore)

All stakeholders strive to make the Chapter 13 program efficient and beneficial to all parties. The Chapter 13 program has evolved over the years to better serve debtors and creditors. This is due in part because of the remarkable . . . → Read More: Chapter 13 –Success/Benefits & Everything in between