• Published On: April 25, 2021

    There is so much mis-information about bankruptcy and how it works, or does not work.  Know your options before making any decision to file or not to file bankruptcy or participate in a "debt [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  •   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 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: 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  [...]

  • 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. […]

  • A typical story of a homeowner and the con artist scum who prey on desperate homeowners:   Innocent homeowner caught in bankruptcy scam “I tried to keep my home despite the fact they started foreclosure [...]

  • You have help me once again attain the American dream

    "You have help me once again attain the American dream…" J.R. I first met Diane Drain in September 2008 when she agreed to represent me in my Bankruptcy filing. It was a difficult decision for me as I had always had outstanding credit and prided myself on being [...]

  • Diane and Jay were always very positive and consistently receptive in answering and returning phone calls and emails in a timely manner

    Diane and Jay were always very positive and consistently receptive in answering and returning phone calls and emails in a timely manner. In summary, they are a class act and able to take a very challenging and difficult process and make it as humane and positive as anyone could. I [...]

  • You made sure we could afford your fees

    "You made sure we could afford your fees." J & P I thought lawyers were all greedy. You made sure we could afford your fees which allowed us to keep our car. There will never be a way to repay all you did for us. [...]