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Creditor Protection of Retirement Plan Assets

Assets in qualified retirement plans and individual accounts (IRAs) total more than $20 trillion and represent 34% of U.S. household assets.1 Clients and their advisers are rightfully concerned about insulating those assets...more

InterConnect - Winter 2015/2016

by Benesch on

Out Like A Lion? The waning weeks of calendar year 2015 witnessed a remarkable convergence of regulatory and legislative activity affecting the transportation industry. For instance, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety...more

Will Filing Bankruptcy get me Fired From my Job?

by Frank Pipitone on

As we stay entangled in this recession, employment is a commodity. Many people worry that filing bankruptcy could cause termination of employment....more

Can you be fired for having bad credit or filing bankruptcy?

by Michael Goldstein on

there is a specific Federal law (11 U.S.C. § 525(b)) that prohibits an employer from discriminating against an employee including firing that employee for filing bankruptcy. The fresh start that comes with protections under...more

Advantages of Bankruptcy When Closing a Business

by Christine Kingston on

When closing a small business, there are advantages to using Bankruptcy as a means to winding up your small business. ...more

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