Loading...

(Filtering posts by tag: bankruptcy) - Remove filter

Supreme Court Broadens What is Considered as Bankruptcy Fraud

Supreme Court Broadens What is Considered as Bankruptcy Fraud

On Monday, May 16th, 2016, I had the honor of being present in the United States Supreme Court to be sworn in as a member of the U.S. Supreme Court Bar. While I was there, I had the unique opportunity of observing the courts deliver its decisions, including that of the case Husky International...

Update: Bankruptcy in NY with Rent-Control and Rent-Stabilized Apartments

Update: Bankruptcy in NY with Rent-Control and Rent-Stabilized Apartments

As discussed in previous blogs, due to a loophole in the law, those who file bankruptcy in New York and who live in rent-controlled or rent-stabilized apartments risk losing their homes. Although there has been no resolution of this unfortunate situation, there have been some developments in two...

Rent Controlled and Rent Stablized Tenants Filing Bankruptcy Still at Risk to Lose Homes

When then Governor David Patterson signed into law a bill in 2011 increasing the amount of assets that a person is allowed to keep when filing bankruptcy in New York, I expressed concern that individuals living in rent-stabilized and rent-controlled apartments were in danger of having their leases...

Pending Legislation to Make Private Student Loans Dischargeable in Bankruptcy

Pending Legislation to Make Private Student Loans Dischargeable in Bankruptcy

Currently, Americans owe more than 1.2 trillion dollars in student loans. This exceeds all other categories of consumer debt, including credit cards and auto loans. Some predict that this massive amount of student loan debt will be the next big crisis for our economy.