• 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: April 22, 2020

    The following is a guest post – by Gary R. Stickell, a great Arizona bankruptcy attorney and my friend and mentor for more than 20 years. COVID-19 and CHAPTER 13 BANKRUPTCIES Most, if not all, [...]

  • Published On: December 29, 2019

    Download the audio LAWGITIMATE Attorney Diane Drain and Bobby Zavala with University of Dubuque Diane Drain established her law firm in 1991 in order to provide education for those facing financial troubles. She [...]

  • Published On: February 24, 2019

    In re Hindra v. Dockery, US Trustee & Deutsche Bank, BAP No. CC-18-1132-KuTaF (9th Circuit, Jan 29, 2019) In 2016  the debtor, using an attorney, filed a chapter 13 bankruptcy and everything went downhill from [...]

  • Published On: July 4, 2018

    THE PERILS OF BANKRUPTCY FILINGS BY UNDOCUMENTED PERSONS By Richard J. Parker: Shareholder in Parker, Butte, & Lane, P.C. (reprinted with permission of the author, December, 2017) Immigration status is a complex legal issue for [...]

  • Published On: May 23, 2018

      Your home is your most valuable asset. Over the last 30+ years of helping people file for bankruptcy protection the most concern by homeowners is if they will lose their home.  My [...]

  • 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: 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  [...]

  • Published On: January 17, 2018

    Bankruptcy is a tool.  Any tool can be misused which can cause serious damage.  Just ask the idiot who sticks a fork in a live electrical socket. […]

  • Published On: August 30, 2017

    The American Bankruptcy Institute ‘ABI’ released a report addressing the astronomically high failure rate of chapter 13 bankruptcy.  The findings are not surprising for those of us who work in this world, but are shocking [...]

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    We can’t say enough good things about Diane Drain

    "Great Team - Diane & Jay. If ever there is a question she is there to answer it." K & C GREAT TEAM – DIANE AND JAY.  We can’t say enough good things about Diane Drain. My wife and I were at a point that we were devastated [...]

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    To file bk was a very hard decision to have to make

    "To file bk was a very hard decision to have to make" A.C. To file bk was a very hard decision to have to make. I felt like a failure. In my early 20’s my husband and I bought a home and financed it using an arm [...]

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    Diane and Jay were wonderful to work with.

    “Diane and Jay were wonderful to work with.” P. Diane and Jay were wonderful to work with. They helped us navigate the bankruptcy process. They were informative and answered all our questions. We highly recommend them! P.