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Southern California Attorneys Call For More Police Training On How to Handle ...
DigitalJournal.com (press release)September 1, 2011

... firearm possession, white collar crimes, sex offenses, probation violations, expungement, elder abuse and mental health law. The firm also handles business, personal injury, civil rights, police brutality and products liability cases. ...more »

Harrisburg City Council Rejects Fiscal Plan to Rescue Pennsylvania Capital
BloombergSeptember 1, 2011

The capital is barred from declaring bankruptcy before July, according to a Pennsylvania law that also calls for the city to lose state funds if it does. Councilman Kelvin Summerford, who supported the mayor's plan, said its defeat further clouds the ...more »

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Bad Credit History
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Secured Credit Cards Offer A Line Of Credit For Bad Credit Borrowers But What ...
Red, White, and Blue PressSeptember 7, 2011

However, what this means for some cardholders is that unsecured lines of credit may not be an option at the present time, so many often seek out these bad credit secured credit cards as a way to begin the process of repairing one's credit history. ...more »

Collections
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Anglo tries to stop former chief from declaring bankruptcy in the US
thejournal.ieSeptember 1, 2011

Drumm's hearing is ongoing in the Us Bankruptcy Court in Boston. Reuters reports that Anglo claims Drumm altered the terms of loans taken out by he and other directors of the bank to avoid any risk of personal liability. Anglo's complaints to the court ...more »

Chapter 11, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
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Oregon's Jeld-Wen faces potential bankruptcy after plan to sell bonds fails
OregonLive.comSeptember 3, 2011

Jeld-Wen Inc., Oregon's largest privately held company, faces potential bankruptcy after failing to sell junk bonds needed for a rescue deal. The Klamath Falls-based window-and-door maker, which employs 2500 in Oregon, has closed plants, sold assets, ...more »

Disputes With Irs
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IRS Increases Collection Efforts
Accounting TodaySeptember 1, 2011

The Internal Revenue Service ramped up its use of liens, levies and seizures last year in an effort to close the tax gap, pressuring taxpayers trying to cope with the economic downturn. ...more »

Garnishment
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IN RE NEW RIVER DRY DOCK, INC.
Leagle.comSeptember 21, 2011

Mr. Gleason filed a Claim of Exemption on behalf of his client ("Claim") asserting that a commission received from a real estate sale was exempt from attachment or garnishment under Florida law, and thus not subject to disgorgement under an order...more »

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
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Defense of Marriage Act spotlighted in California bankruptcy case
Out In JerseySeptember 7, 2011

This is not only important in bankruptcy law, but could apply to veterans' benefits and Social Security entitlements. Interestingly, 20 of the 24 bankruptcy judges in the district signed the memorandum of dismissal. Normally, when a case is filed, ...more »

Personal Bankruptcy
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Learning From Solyndra
Huffington Post (blog)September 2, 2011

A rough period for supporters of US "cleantech" industries and policy supports just got rougher with the announced impending bankruptcy of Solyndra Inc., a California maker of solar modules that received a $535 million loan guarantee from the US ...more »

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