• Published On: February 2, 2021

    Every client deserves competent advice in order to plan their life, but they also need to be able to avoid unforeseen results.  They also deserve to be treated with respect and compassion by everyone involved [...]

  • Published On: April 30, 2020

    lawyer, retired law professor, educator, wife, mother I could tell you how bankruptcy may change your life, but why would you listen to me? After all, I am the attorney who charges money [...]

  • Published On: April 18, 2019

    Ever wonder why you make really stupid decisions, especially when you are overwhelmed, worried or distracted? Perhaps you are focused on one task, like dealing with a difficult child or employer, and you completely miss [...]

  • Published On: June 11, 2018

    Many people do not understand the consequences of filing multiple bankruptcies.  It is very important to know that every bankruptcy filed (even if the process is not completed) will stay on the credit for ten years. [...]

  • Published On: April 7, 2018

    Arizona adopted a chapter 13 model plan – effective for all cases filed or converted after December 1, 2017 Local Rules 2084 Chapter 13 Model Plan According to the Arizona Bankruptcy Court the failure rate [...]

  • Published On: April 4, 2018

    How long after bankruptcy do I have to wait before buying a home? So many questions about bankruptcy. Anyone who either filed for bankruptcy or is considering it has asked “how long before [...]

  • Published On: March 7, 2018

      Fairy tales are not the way to make adult decisions. We know that most fairy tales are fables designed to teach children a healthy respect for rules and society’s expectation.  Some fairy [...]

  • Published On: March 3, 2018

    In re Sundquist v. Bank of America, Case No. 10-35624 (Bankruptcy court, E.D. CA. 1/18/18) Bank of America, with a gun to the Sundquists’ heads… This motion to dismiss began as a hostage standoff. Bank [...]

  • Published On: February 23, 2018

    By Cathy Moran  (Summary from Ms. Moran’s blog, link below to full blog post)  Ms. Moran is a tireless champion for the education and protection of the consumer. “Facing financial trouble, there are only three [...]

  • Published On: February 21, 2018

    Pamela Foohey, Indiana University Maurer School of Law Robert M. Lawless, University of Illinois College of Law Katherine M. Porter,  University of California – Irvine School of Law Deborah Thorne,  University of Idaho Date Written: February 20, 2018  [...]

  • 5 / 5

    Top Notch Representation, Personalized Service

    “Top Notch Representation, Personalized Service! ” T.M. Diane Drain personally answers her incoming calls! Every individual has their own specific reasons for seeking bankruptcy protection. I enlisted Ms. Drain's assistance and from that first consult I realized that this was not your typical "legal factory" churning out [...]

  • 5 / 5

    Diane was very concerned and compassionate

    "Diane was very concerned and compassionate." Anonymous Filing bankruptcy was not an easy decision but Diane made the whole process very easy and understandable. As a client you have a lot of control as to your personal outcome. Be diligent, do the homework, and complete all the information [...]

  • 5 / 5

    Diane and Jay were excellent

    “Diane and Jay were excellent” R.B. Diane and Jay were excellent. They were very patient with all the questions we had during the process. I would recommend them for anyone who needs help.