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Bankruptcy Fraud: How to Avoid Abby Lee Miller’s Fate

Bankruptcy Fraud: How to Avoid Abby Lee Miller’s Fate

Bankruptcy Fraud: People Really Do Go to Jail! What Is Bankruptcy Fraud? Bankruptcy Fraud is a charge that can be leveled at someone who has filed Chapter 7, Chapter 13, or, like Abby Lee Miller of Dance Moms fame, Chapter 11. It is the allegation that a person has engaged in some lack of disclosure or misbehavior prior to or in the process of filing a bankruptcy case. Specifically, however, the filing of a petition for bankruptcy with the ...

Posted on May 10th, 2017 by John Hilla - Michigan Bankruptcy Attorney in Michigan Bankruptcy

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The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act: To Whom Does It Apply?

Fair Debt Collections Practices Act: US Supreme Court Poised to Leave Consumers Vulnerable—Yet Again Supreme Court Likely To Find Debt Buyers Not Covered by Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Reuters reports that, last month, during oral arguments in a class action suit filed by consumers against "debt buyers" (companies that buy debt from the original lenders and then attempt to collect on it from the borrower), both Conservative and (allegedly) Liberal Justices of the Court appeared dubious ...

Posted on May 2nd, 2017 by John Hilla - Michigan Bankruptcy Attorney in Michigan Bankruptcy

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