Rebuilding Your Credit Score

Rebuilding Your Credit Score

After filing for bankruptcy some people swear off credit in its entirety and assume that the reason they have a low credit score several years after their bankruptcy is because of the bankruptcy filing itself. That simply is not true. You don’t improve your credit score by avoid credit altogether, but only by using credit

Total Bankruptcy Filings Decline in Calendar Year 2017

Commercial bankruptcy filings in 2017 increased, while total filings from businesses and consumers declined overall last year, according to a news release from the American Bankruptcy Institute and data provided by Epiq Systems Inc. “Total commercial chapter 11 filings during calendar year 2017 (Jan. 1-Dec. 31) were 5,744, a 6 percent increase from the 5,447 filings in

Mediation: Negotiating a More Satisfactory Divorce

Mediation: Negotiating a More Satisfactory Divorce

We’ve all heard nightmarish stories of divorce battles that take years—and cost a small fortune—to resolve. The task of negotiating child and spousal support, dividing property and other possessions, and establishing child-custody arrangements can be daunting, especially when the principals are barely speaking to each other. In the worst-case scenario, bitter spouses hire cutthroat lawyers

Tarverdyan Bankruptcy Case Shows ‘materially false’ Testimony

Tarverdyan Bankruptcy Case Shows ‘materially false’ Testimony

“[Edmond Tarverdyan’s] testimony at the initial Meeting of Creditors was materially false,” bankruptcy trustee Jason Rund wrote in his June 2017 final report, recently obtained by Bloody Elbow. The public bankruptcy saga of Ronda Rousey’s oft-maligned trainer began with the surprise fall 2015 discovery of the case by Bloody Elbow’s John Nash.   See rest of

Injuries Have Been Reported Following 2017 Solar Eclipse

Injuries Have Been Reported Following 2017 Solar Eclipse

Doctors reported that they were expecting an influx of patients after today’s solar eclipse, due to everything from failing to use protective eyewear to car accidents. The celestial event of the century has come to an end. And while it was amazing to witness, was anyone injured during the 2017 solar eclipse? Unfortunately, reports have already