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2014-01-23 12:32:30

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts recently released its bankruptcy statistics for the 2013 fiscal year that included 1,071,399 Chapter 7 and 13 cases filed nationwide. Amidst all of these filings, 2013 was also a year of change as large credit counseling agencies suffered their own financial losses and the Final Rule was adopted by the Executive Office for United States Trustees to regulate these agencies. Many of the...

2012-08-08 02:21:50

BAKERSFIELD, Calif., Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tri-Valley Corporation (OTCQB: TVLY) (the "Company") today announced the Company, its wholly owned subsidiaries, Tri-Valley Oil & Gas Co. ("TVOG") and Select Resources Corporation, Inc., and TVC Opus I Drilling Program, L.P. ("Opus"), of which the Company is the managing partner (collectively, the "Debtors"), filed voluntary petitions in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware (the "Bankruptcy Court") seeking relief...

2012-08-01 10:28:21

PLANTATION, Fla., Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Affordable Bankruptcy Courses has recently emerged as a low price leader of Credit Counseling and Debtor Education Courses. The Affordable Bankruptcy Courses platform enables consumers to take the required bankruptcy courses online, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in English or Spanish, and no phone call is required for certification. The Credit Counseling Course is currently being offered at $15 per household and the Debtor Education Course is...

2012-07-10 02:23:31

PARAMUS, N.J., July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Chapter 11 Bankruptcy was introduced in the Bankruptcy Reforms Act of 1978, which became effective on October 1, 1979. The idea behind Chapter 11 was to make it possible for debt-ridden businesses to reorganize affairs, pay up debts and return to their profitable ways. In June 2012, some prominent lawmakers determined that since Chapter 11 is generally more effective for larger companies, it can sometimes present challenges for small...

2012-06-08 23:00:16

Bankruptcy Can Save Your Home and Other Assets Long Beach, California (PRWEB) June 08, 2012 Attorney Jeffrey B. Smith, is a bankruptcy specialist and partner with Curd, Galindo & Smith, LLP, he can help those who are facing foreclosure or subject to judgment and or tax liens. What is a Bankruptcy Petition for Relief? A Petition for Relief with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court: þ Results in an automatic “stay.” This means no one can attempt to collect a debt from you....

2012-05-22 10:23:18

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Start Fresh Today, LLC one of the nation's largest providers of federally-required consumer bankruptcy courses today announced that they have acquired A1 Debtor Education, LLC, an EOUST-approved Debtor Education Course provider founded for the sole purpose of providing consumers a safe, convenient, and affordable way to complete the educational requirements associated with the 2005 Bankruptcy Act. The purchase of A1 Debtor Education, LLC,...

2012-02-20 13:00:00

Personal Bankruptcy Canada recognizes a continued decrease in personal bankruptcy in third quarter data released by the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy. Calgary, Alberta (PRWEB) February 20, 2012 According to quarterly data reported by the Canadian Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy, total overall bankruptcies were down 10.1 percent in the third quarter of 2011 compared to the second quarter of that same year. For the year ending September 2011, bankruptcy filings...

2012-01-30 15:02:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Start Fresh Today, one of the nation's largest providers of federally-required consumer bankruptcy courses today announced the integration of its pre-filing credit counseling and post-filing debtor education courses with LegalPRO Systems, Inc., a leading developer and supplier of bankruptcy software solutions for attorneys. The new partnership means that participating bankruptcy attorneys and their consumer clients can now...

2012-01-04 15:00:00

Personal Bankruptcy Canada Highlights Reduction in Bankruptcies Filed and Rise in Consumer Proposals Across Canadian Provinces Compared to 2010 Calgary, Alberta (PRWEB) January 04, 2012 Despite an uncertain global economy, levels of bankruptcy have actually decreased by 19.1 percent across Canada, according to the Canadian Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy. Personal Bankruptcy Canada, a national network for debt and bankruptcy information, demonstrates from June of 2010 through...

2011-11-10 08:00:00

The San Diego bankruptcy lawyers at the law firm of the Golden State Law Group hereby announce that the firm is offering initial consultations for the growing number of consumers who are unable to meet their monthly financial obligations in terms of basic bills based on the statistics recently released by a survey. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) November 10, 2011 The San Diego bankruptcy attorneys at the law firm known as the Golden State Law Group hereby announce that the firm is providing free...