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Bill on Bankruptcy: Delaware Garners Almost All Big Chapter 11s
Bill on Bankruptcy: Listening in the Dark at the NCBJ
Dean: Law Schools Use Merit Scholarships To Boost Rankings
Dean: Law Firms 'Support' NYLS's 2 Year Degree Program
Bill on Bankruptcy: LightSquared, the Battle among Hedge Funds
Bill on Bankruptcy: Appeals Court Changes the Law on Fraud
Bill on Bankruptcy: Make-Whole Premiums, Lehman, ResCap
Rice: Banking Lobby Won't Let New Glass-Steagall Bill Pass
Bar President: 3Ls Should Get Paid for Internships
Bill on Bankruptcy: Lawyers Must Disclose What Clients Pay
NALP: 18-Year Low for Law Grad Employment
Is Edward Snowden a Whistleblower?
Unique Privacy Concerns for Mobile Apps
Instapundit: America's IP Laws Need to be "Pruned Back"
Bill on Bankruptcy: Trustees Sleep Easy after High Court Ruling
Could This Law School Ranking Unseat US News?
Bill on Bankruptcy: Kodak Plan Bumps the Debt, Craters Stock
Tips for Mobile App Privacy Compliance
Bill on Bankruptcy: Easterbrook Turns the Tide on Student Loans
Bill on Bankruptcy: Stockton May Win the Battle, Lose the War
Welcome to our Winter Newsletter.
In this edition, we report on why people are starting to record their internet and computer passwords in their wills.
A woman injured while having her hair coloured in a salon is...more
People needing to file bankruptcy after retirement happens more often than one might think. Often one of the causes leading to the bankruptcy is not only the retired person’s financial situation but the financial...more
Too often people come to me to file their bankruptcy after they have liquidated their retirement accounts to try and get on top of credit card debt. The end result is a bankruptcy and nothing to fall back on during...more
On February 22, 2011, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued an advisory to assist the financial industry in reporting instances of financial exploitation of the elderly, a form of elder abuse.
I meet with a significant number of retired people who are trying to deal with huge amounts of credit card debt with little more than their Social Security income. Trying to make minimum payments of $200-$600 per month when...more
With the down turn in the economy I am seeing more and more people needing bankruptcy help in the retirement years. This article discusses some of the benefits and protections for those needed bankruptcy relief in their...more
Review this article before you hire an attorney!!!...more
Now is the time to assess your financial and family fitness for 2011. Plan to make forward progress in all areas by conducting a fitness checkup in five key areas. Take the time to review your credit report, set a budget,...more
To anyone on Twitter, raise your hand if you don’t pay attention to your number of followers. No matter how not vain you claim to be, your follower number is something that tugs oh-so-gently at your consciousness.
This article addresses the 9 key steps to take before hiring a lawyer....more