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Home Loan Modification Help FAQs from the State Bar of California

Senate Bill 94 does not prevent an attorney from earning fees for helping consumers with home loan modifications. However, no one can accept fees up front for the work, nor can they place fees in their trust...more

Want to hire a cheap lawyer, watch out! (Part 2)

If you are in decision making process of which attorney or law firm to hire, this post informs you of an important point that will help you make that decision. So before you engage that all important counsel, you should read...more

What does it cost to file bankruptcy in Massachusetts (in attorney’s fees)?

If you are considering filing for bankruptcy and are curious what it costs or have received some quotes from bankruptcy attorneys and are making a decision on who to hire, this post is for you! Contact: George E....more

Can I keep an inherited IRA when I file for bankruptcy?

An inherited IRA has been treated differently by bankruptcy courts than IRA's held by the original owner. If you have inherited an IRA and wonder if you can keep it if you file for bankruptcy, or if you have any retirement...more

American Bar Association - Resolution by House of Delegates

Opposition to the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act, P .L. 109-8 ("BAPCPA")

This is the Resolution that the American Bar Association House of Delegates unanimously passed on August 4, 2009. RESOLVED, that the American Bar Association opposes the provisions in the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and...more

Bankruptcy and Professional Licenses

California bankruptcy attorney Carl H. Starrett II discusses the impact that bankruptcy can have on a debtor's professional license....more

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