• 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 [...]

  • 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: 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 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  [...]

  • 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: July 21, 2017

    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 [...]

  • 5 / 5

    Finding the right lawyer to help with a financial reboot.

    “Finding the right lawyer to help with a financial reboot” T & G.W. We found ourselves in a financial tsunami 2 yrs ago. No matter how we did things the financial outlook was getting worse and worse. We finally decided we needed to investigate options. Once we [...]

  • 5 / 5

    This has made a huge difference in my life

    “This has made a huge difference in my life” D.S. I approached Diane with a large debt problem. Although I was working with a company to pay down the debt, one of the credit card companies decided to sue me. This would have destroyed all my pay-back [...]

  • 5 / 5

    very compassionate and explains everything

    "very compassionate and explains everything" J & B.S. It was such a pleasure working with Diane through this difficult process. Diane is a wonderful attorney who not only knows the bankruptcy law inside and out, but is very compassionate and explains everything in detail through each step [...]