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The Rise in Elderly Bankruptcy

When you’ve gotten buried under piles of unpayable debt, one legal remedy is to file for bankruptcy status. Put plainly, bankruptcy means that you have been deemed legally unable to pay certain debts to creditors. This solution is often seen as a last resort for debtors, but in many cases, it is an effective solution……
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Bankruptcy Court and Challenging the Expert Witness

Expert witness testimony is often used during court proceedings, but witnesses who testify during bankruptcy court follow different rules than those who are testifying in criminal or district court. The opposing legal team will often attempt to challenge the testimony of an expert witness during bankruptcy cases, and the expert is required to make a……
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Real Estate Fraud

House sales are considered a giant expenditure for most Americans. Sadly, fraudulent activity still occurs in this industry, and it’s important for homeowners and home buyers to be aware of the latest types of fraud and schemes occurring in the real estate industry. Fraudulent home sales are defined as a criminal behavior, but the victim……
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Recovering After Bankruptcy

Everyone who files for bankruptcy does so as a last resort. It’s never an ideal situation but filing for bankruptcy can help individuals with overwhelming debt make a new start. Following the 2008 recession, over 1.1 million Americans made the decision to file for bankruptcy. Thankfully, there is life after bankruptcy. Bouncing back from your……
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The Fair Credit Reporting Act: Your Rights and Common Violations

Credit reporting agencies, creditors and other users of such information are subject to the Fair Credit Reporting Act. If any of these types of entities are found violating this act, then it may be possible to seek damages from the offender in civil court. Your Rights Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act The Fair Credit……
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