• Published On: October 22, 2020

    FDIC Consumer News: Beware, It’s a Scam! Avoid phishing, smishing, vishing, and other scams FDIC Consumer News - October 2020 Criminals are constantly trying to steal consumers’ personal data using fake emails, websites, phone [...]

  • Published On: September 9, 2020

    Are you financially stressed right now? What to know about options, from debt negotiation to bankruptcy Russ Wiles, Arizona Republic, Arizona Republic Interviews Diane L. Drain about debt relief, including [...]

  • Published On: June 13, 2020

    SBA issues rules and guidance regarding the amended Paycheck Protection Program. The Flexibility Act: legislation signed June 5 lowered to 60% from 75% the minimum percentage of PPP funds borrowers have to spend on payroll [...]

  • Published On: March 1, 2020

    LAWS THAT PROTECT THE BORROWER – UNTIL THEY DON’T. DEBT COLLECTORS TRICK CONSUMERS INTO BRINGING DEAD DEBTS BACK TO LIFE. There are legal protections for the consumer if a creditor does not take steps to [...]

  • Published On: April 28, 2019

    There are Rules Governing Debt Collectors Debtor collectors are not allowed to call you before 8 am or after 9 pm (your time zone, not the caller’s).  They cannot yell, swear, use crude language or [...]

  • Published On: September 2, 2017

      WHEN WILL ALL WELLS FARGO’S FRAUD BE UNCOVERED? Once again the New York Times reports on Wells Fargo’s fraudulent account scandal.  No, this is not the same one from 2016, this is [...]

  • Published On: August 14, 2017

    When Mortgage Lenders Monkey With Your Loan By Bill Purdy The following are some excerpts from a very informative blog on a well-known consumer bankruptcy advocate’s web site: www.BankruptcySoapBox.com. Spoiler Alert:  As a borrower, you [...]

  • Published On: February 5, 2017

    The information in this web site is not intended to constitute legal advice or to create an attorney-client relationship. This firm does not practice business bankruptcy so is happy to refer you to some other [...]

  • Published On: May 13, 2015

    Bank of America and JP Morgan Chase finally agree to properly identify debts discharged in bankruptcy. According to an article in the New York Times, Bank of America and JP Morgan Chase are finally agreeing [...]

  • Published On: March 8, 2015

    I lost my business when I filed bankruptcy – why? There are very strict rules dictating how the process of bankruptcy works. The bankruptcy trustee must take specific actions in order to protect the bankruptcy [...]

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    her greatest goal is her clients best interests

    “her greatest goal is her clients best interests” R.M. Diane called me today and kindly took 45 minutes of here very valuable time to determine the best course of action for my financial problems. Turns out bankruptcy and her chance for a legal fee were ruled out [...]

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    Efficient and Effective

    "efficient and effective" Anonymous Diane was efficient and effective in handling my case. She has made herself available whenever a question arose. Her interface with the trustee allowed me sufficient time to allow an expedited discharge. Her office has provided an open door for any future issues [...]

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    You helped me in many ways and I am very grateful

    " You helped me in many ways and I am very grateful!" D. I can’t tell you how glad I am that you were our bankruptcy attorney. You helped me in many ways and I am very grateful. Most of all, I appreciate your frankness and honesty. You always [...]