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Student loans: colleges producing highest amounts of debt

While students carry the burden of student loans from an assortment of learning institutions around the US, recent news highlighted the top ten colleges with students carrying the highest balances owed to student loan servicers.

4 things you should know on business bankruptcy

Thinking about bankruptcy? This short guide will provide you with crucial information that will help you determine when is the right time for bankruptcy, what are the different options, what it is like to go through the process and what is the result of bankruptcy.

Court judgments: are they really final?

As the bills pile up and debt collections activities escalate, consumers may find themselves searching for options in the face of collections lawsuits or judgments. With the help of a good debt protection attorney, you may be able to cut these actions off.

Student loan debt topics: numbers show decline in college enrollments

Typical life milestones are now being delayed for many student loan borrowers as they struggle to get their money issues under control.

Bankruptcy case dismissals negating bankruptcy stipulations

Over one month ago, we had a big hearing in a big fight over the following facts:

Debt cancellation - from the frying pan to the fire?

When you're floundering in debt, having some of it cancelled or forgiven sounds great. Be careful. You may be trading a junk-yard dog for Godzilla.

An unappealable contempt decision providing rachmones

To some bankruptcy practitioners, the second holding may not be obvious. Yet, it applies an established rule to seemingly new facts. The first holding restated what we already know.

Social research for legal research examining a judicial assumption

Bankruptcy courts frame this issue in statute of limitations and issue/claim preclusion theories.

Considering bankruptcy? here's free advice from a bankruptcy judge

I stumbled on retired Bankruptcy Judge Charles Case's video for folks considering bankruptcy relief. It's the first time I said "amen" after a video.