Lawyer can't avoid $364K contempt sanction by filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy … – ABA Journal

Lawyer can't avoid $364K contempt sanction by filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy …ABA JournalA Michigan lawyer who was held in civil contempt and ordered to pay nearly $364,000 in sanctions for violating a court order and helping a client sell an insurance firm can't discharge the debt by filing a Chapter 7 bankruptcy case, a bankruptcy court …and more »

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In re Schwartz-TallardThe RecorderAfter filing a Chapter 13 bankruptcy petition, she continued to make her monthly mortgage payments to America's Servicing Company (ASC), the company servicing her loan. Due to a mistake on its part, ASC wrongfully foreclosed on Schwartz-Tallard's home …

Opinion: Donald Trump is what's wrong with American bankruptcy laws – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorOpinion: Donald Trump is what's wrong with American bankruptcy lawsChristian Science MonitorYet chapter 13 of the bankruptcy code (whose drafting was largely the work of the financial industry) prevents homeowners from declaring bankruptcy on mortgage loans for their primary residence. When the financial crisis hit, some members of Congress …and more »

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