Foreclosure Protection for Servicemembers Extended by Congress

In 2008, Congress passed legislation which extended the protection from foreclosure actions for active duty servicemembers up to 9 months after the end of the period of military service.  In 2012, Congress extended that time to 12 months after the e ...[Read more]

Published: 4/27/2016 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

Deductions Defined for Above-Median Income Debtors in the Eastern District of North Carolina

​In a recent decision in In re Harris, EDNC 14-04458, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina clarified what deductions debtors may take when calculating their Disposable Monthly Income on form B22C.  In a depar ...[Read more]

Published: 2/5/2015 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

Keep Calm and Don't Carry On - Proven Tactics to Defeat and Settle Claims Asserted by Bankruptcy Trustees and Debtors

​​Reprinted from the Fall/Winter 2013 Issue of USLAW Magazine. When a bankruptcy petition is filed, all of the debtor’s legal and equitable interests become part of the bankruptcy estate. The statutory definition of “property of the estate” is broad ...[Read more]

Published: 8/12/2014 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post