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WE HAVE THE BEST CLIENTS EVER
September 13, 2015
by Diane Drain
I highly recommend this great article in the New York Times about bankruptcy and the elderly. Everyone should understand the issues related to protecting your own or your parents’ hard earned retirement funds when faced with a financial crisis. Related Post Reverse Mortgages & Their Pitfalls
Ten years after the passage of the “new” bankruptcy law we find a new class of Americans “the permanently insolvent”. You won’t find reference to this group in any financial magazine. But, hundreds of thousands of Americans are in a position of being hounded mercilessly by debt collectors, but unable to afford to file for […]
Yet another loan workout or modification scam. I am disgusted by the number of calls we receive every week detailing a company or lawyer who takes someone’s hard earned money and fails to deliver on their promise to modify the home mortgage.
I just received an e-mail from a gentleman who filed a chapter 13 bankruptcy, but later decided to dismiss his bankruptcy. He was wondering if the Bankruptcy Court could instruct the credit reporting agency to remove the bankruptcy from his credit report. Unfortunately, the answer is an absolute and resounding “NO”. A bankruptcy will stay […]
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This Motion is filed on an Ex Parte basis in that JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. (the “Defendant”) never filed a response to the Summons and Complaint or an appearance in the adversary matter. The request for relief herein is ministerial in nature Cusano v. Klein, 264 F.3d 936, 948 (9th Cir.2001) (“The mere reopening of a bankruptcy case is a ministerial act that ‘lacks independent legal significance and determines nothing with respect to the merits of the case.”) (citation omitted). Cause exists to file this motion on an ex parte basis and to grant the relief requested by the Plaintiffs herein. The Debtors’ motion is as follows:
Also, check out section 350 of the Code.