May lovely, happy times decorate your Holiday Season. May Warm Special Memories Brighten Your New Year, -Ralph A. Ferro, Jr., Esq
Beware of Phone scammers. Yes, believe it or not, they are targeting bankruptcy filers in several states. Since Bankruptcy Filings are accessible on the web, scammers are accessing personal information from filings. These scammers pose as attorneys to get debtors to immediately wire money to satisfy a debt.
There is no definite position by the Bankruptcy Courts that damages awarded in sexual harassment discrimination lawsuits are always nondischargeable. Each case is reviewed on its own merits.
Question: In 2005, total bankruptcy filings exceed the number of birth in which 6 states? Question: What state had the highest number of bankruptcy case filings 24 of the last 25 years? Question: Which state had the highest bankruptcy filing rate relative to population 21 of the last 25 years? Question: Which state had the […]
December 3, 2015 The FTC alleged that Sprint placed consumers with lower credit scores in an Account Spending Limit program. This program required consumers to pay a monthly fee of $7.99 in addition to the regular charges for cell phone and data services. Sprint failed to give many consumers required notification about why they were […]
A neighbor got into a fight with his neighbor in the hallway of their apartment building. The man pinned the neighbor against the wall and bit into his nose. In a Court proceeding, the man who was bitten won a $110,695 default judgment. Shortly thereafter, the “nose biter” filed a Chapter 7 bankruptcy and wanted […]
A Debtor was sentenced to 120 days of home confinement for the crime of making a false declaration. In addition, the Debtor must also service a 1-year term of court supervision. The ex-wife (Debtor) filed a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Petition seeking to discharge $22,782 in Debt. Two months later, the Debtor received $108,400 in income […]