Bankruptcy Law News. Crime Stories, Law on News and Legal Publications in April, 2017

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Kuwait's new DNA collection law is scarier than we ever imagined
FusionApril 1, 2017

Horrible laws often follow major terrorist attacks. After 9/11, the U.S. Congress passed the Patriot Act. After the Charlie Hebdo shooting in Paris last year, European powers contemplated sweeping, strikingly bold internet surveillance laws. Following ...more »

Death, David James Swartz, Henderson resident, 55
York News-TimesApril 1, 2017

He is also survived by his mother-in-law, Janet Bright of Fairmont; brother-in-law, Steven (Debbie) Bright and niece, Destiny Bright all of La Crescenta, Calif.; sister-in-law, Sandra Bright and significant other, Jerry Bello of Stamford, Conn.; father ...more »

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Bad Credit History
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Common misconceptions about bankruptcy
Asianjournal.comApril 1, 2017

Suffice it to say that most debtors are honest in bankruptcy so most debtors do not have to worry about going to jail. Sometimes debtors go to jail because they committed a bankruptcy crime. For example, debtor declared in his bankruptcy petition that ...more »

Collections
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The Producer Pays
Knowledge@WhartonApril 4, 2017

There are also no state EPR laws yet on packaging (despite the prominence of those mandates in Europe and Asia), although Jamie Rhodes, Upstream's program director, said he would be “surprised” if a state did not pass a packaging law within the next ...more »

Bankruptcy Law
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When a tax refund means bankruptcy
Paducah SunApril 9, 2017

An online tax form is displayed on a computer at the offices of tax preparation firm Infinite Tax Solutions, in Boulder, Colo. March and April are the peak months for Chapter 7 bankruptcy filings. Attorneys say the reason is clear: More consumers need ...more »

Disputes With Irs
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IRS: Sioux Falls tax fraud case a warning as deadline nears
Sioux Falls Argus LeaderApril 3, 2017

The case of a Sioux Falls man accused of filing false tax returns with $94,304 in fraudulent refunds is proof that citizens need to be aware of tax preparer fraud as April 18 nears, according to the Internal Revenue Service. Jacques Eviglo is facing ...more »

Garnishment
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Debt problems: What to do when you don't know what to do
Asianjournal.comApril 8, 2017

If you've ignored your debt problems for a while and you are now at a point where creditors have taken legal action to collect what you owe, self-help debt reduction may be out of the question and you may need to immediately take the legal steps ...more »

Chapter 11, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
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Coal miner Peabody emerging from bankruptcy
Austin American-StatesmanApril 3, 2017

On Monday, Trump's Interior Department said it will scrap a regulation designed to ensure that coal companies don't shortchange the government on royalties for coal extracted from public land, mostly in the West. Mining companies had sued to block the ...more »

Personal Bankruptcy
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Finance and secured lending in Switzerland : Lexology Navigator Q&A
Lexology (registration)April 13, 2017

Large secured lending transactions with a volume in excess of Sfr50 million are typically documented using facility agreements following the recommended forms prepared by the Loan Market Association. Such documentation is widely used and accepted in ...more »

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
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Families face new challenge in adoption center bankruptcy | WSB-TV
WSB AtlantaApril 4, 2017

Channel 2 first reported on the Independent Adoption Center's sudden closure in January.more »

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