Day: December 30, 2020

Is there systemic racism and gender bias in the Bankruptcy system?

Recently, Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass) and Representative Jerry Nadler (D-NY) proposed a major overhaul to the Bankruptcy system that they called the Consumer Bankruptcy Reform Act of 2020. While it does not have much chance of passing this year, it is quite possible that it would pass next year, and it proposes (among other things) …

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Changes in Bankruptcy Filings during Pandemic – Part 2

Hi Folks, In my last post I talked about the changes that we have seen to the Bankruptcy process because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Clerk’s offices and Judge’s Chambers are harder to get information from, and trying to navigate complex court processes just over the phone can be challenging. In this unprecedented time of low …

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Bankruptcy Filings are Down – Why does that matter to you? Part 1

i Hi Folks,Brian here. So, as of the time of this writing, we are in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic. As an odd by-product of these intense circumstances, Bankruptcy filings nationwide are way down. That might seem counter-intuitive, but keep in mind that even though ordinary people are unemployed, so are debt collectors, repo-drivers, …

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