Trumbull Bankruptcy Lawyer, Nebraska


Includes: Bankruptcy Litigation, Commercial Bankruptcy, Consumer Bankruptcy, Dissolution

Douglas G. Pauley

Social Security, Workers' Compensation, Credit & Debt, Products Liability
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David H. Fisher

Natural Resources, Elder Law, Corporate, Credit & Debt, Car Accident
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Cambell Leigh Moyer

Banking & Finance, Credit & Debt, Estate Planning, Business & Trade
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Susan K. Alexander

Adoption, Bankruptcy, Corporate, Child Support
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Douglas G. Pauley

Social Security, Workers' Compensation, Credit & Debt, Products Liability
Status:  In Good Standing           

Gregory M Neuhaus

Employment, Bankruptcy, Workers' Compensation, Health Care
Status:  In Good Standing           

Lori L. Wilson

Social Security -- Disability, Juvenile Law, Administrative Law, Credit & Debt
Status:  In Good Standing           

John R. Higgins

Credit & Debt, Civil Rights, Family Law, Estate Planning
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Pamela Davis Andersen

Corporate, Credit & Debt, Business & Trade
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Ross A. Luzum

Litigation, Family Law, Banking & Finance, Credit & Debt, Car Accident
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LEGAL TERMS

DEBIT CARD

A card issued by a bank that combines the functions of an ATM card and checks. A debit card can be used to withdraw cash at a bank like an ATM card, and it can ... (more...)
A card issued by a bank that combines the functions of an ATM card and checks. A debit card can be used to withdraw cash at a bank like an ATM card, and it can also be used at stores to pay for goods and services in place of a check. Unlike a credit card, a debit card automatically withdraws money from your checking account at the time of the transaction. Debit cards are regulated by the Electronic Funds Transfer Act.

COLLECTION AGENCY

A company hired by a creditor to collect a debt that it is owed. Creditors typically hire a collection agency only after they have made efforts to collect the d... (more...)
A company hired by a creditor to collect a debt that it is owed. Creditors typically hire a collection agency only after they have made efforts to collect the debt themselves, typically through letters (called 'dunning' letters) and telephone calls. Collection agencies are regulated by the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. Unfortunately, too many collectors ignore this law.

MEANS TEST

A formula that uses predefined income and expense categories to determine whether a debtor whose current monthly income is higher than the median family income ... (more...)
A formula that uses predefined income and expense categories to determine whether a debtor whose current monthly income is higher than the median family income for his or her state should be allowed to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy.

CONSUMER CREDIT COUNSELING SERVICE (CCCS)

A national non-profit agency that, at no cost, helps debtors plan budgets and repay their debts. One major criticism of CCCS is that each office is primarily fu... (more...)
A national non-profit agency that, at no cost, helps debtors plan budgets and repay their debts. One major criticism of CCCS is that each office is primarily funded by voluntary donations from the creditors that receive payments from debtors repaying their debts through that office. Despite this criticism, most CCCS counselors provide clients with thorough and neutral advice.

LIQUIDATING PARTNER

The member of an insolvent or dissolving partnership responsible for paying the debts and settling the accounts of the partnership.

DISCHARGEABLE DEBTS

Debts that can be erased by going through bankruptcy. Most debts incurred prior to declaring bankruptcy are dischargeable, including back rent, credit card bill... (more...)
Debts that can be erased by going through bankruptcy. Most debts incurred prior to declaring bankruptcy are dischargeable, including back rent, credit card bills and medical bills. Compare nondischargeable debts.

BANKRUPTCY TRUSTEE

A person appointed by the court to oversee the case of a person or business that has filed for bankruptcy. In a consumer Chapter 7 case, the trustee's role is t... (more...)
A person appointed by the court to oversee the case of a person or business that has filed for bankruptcy. In a consumer Chapter 7 case, the trustee's role is to gather the debtor's nonexempt property, liquidate it and distribute it proportionally to her creditors. In a Chapter 13 case, the trustee's role is to receive the debtor's monthly payments and distribute them proportionally to her creditors.

NO-FAULT INSURANCE

Car insurance laws that require the insurance companies of each person in an accident to pay for medical bills and lost wages of their insured, up to a certain ... (more...)
Car insurance laws that require the insurance companies of each person in an accident to pay for medical bills and lost wages of their insured, up to a certain amount, regardless of who was at fault. The effect of no-fault insurance laws is to eliminate lawsuits in small accidents. The advantage is the prompt payment of medical bills and expenses. The downsides are that the amounts paid by no-fault policies are often not enough to fully cover a person's losses and that no-fault does not compensate for pain and suffering.

COSIGNER

A person who signs his or her name to a loan agreement, lease or credit application. If the primary debtor does not pay, the cosigner is fully responsible for t... (more...)
A person who signs his or her name to a loan agreement, lease or credit application. If the primary debtor does not pay, the cosigner is fully responsible for the loan or debt. Many people use cosigners to qualify for a loan or credit card. Landlords may require a cosigner when renting to a student or someone with a poor credit history.

SAMPLE LEGAL CASES

County of Hitchcock v. Barger

... 2. THE BARGERS' FILING FOR BANKRUPTCY EXTENDED THE TIME IN WHICH THE COUNTY HAD TO FILE THE FORECLOSURE PETITIONS. ... 3. THE COUNTY RECEIVED NOTICE OF THE BANKRUPTCY DISMISSAL IN MARCH 2002. ...

Metcalf v. Metcalf

... The debts were ultimately discharged in bankruptcy. Kenneth also discovered that an employee made billing errors in both 2004 and 2005. ... Kenneth has filed a chapter 7 bankruptcy petition and received a discharge in bankruptcy. ...

State ex rel. Wagner v. Gilbane Bldg. Co.

... obligation. Amwest and Gilbane were the only parties to the agreement to release of the performance bond. These facts are clearly distinguishable from In re FSC Corp., [18] the bankruptcy case upon which Gilbane relies. In ...