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US commercial Chapter 11 bankruptcies fall 36 pct in JanuaryIn re Hostess Brands, Inc.: Southern District of New York Bankruptcy Court...Free Bankruptcy Advice from Credit-Yogi to Help when Filling for BankruptcyCasey Anthony remerges, declaring bankruptcyDay 67: Jurors sent home early amid witness issuesViewer Questions - Divorce, Getting Out of Debt, Restoring CreditOnondaga County bankruptcies January 30Tribe decides against buying bankrupt casinosSouth Carolina Bankruptcy Lawyer Matthews amp; Megna Comment On ...Corzine's Crime of the CenturyBankruptcy Attorneys in Los Angeles Zhou & Chini Plan New YouTube Channel ...Trial in bankruptcy court could be costlyJudge puts Martinovich's post-arrest spending habits on trialJack's Carpet files for bankruptcyLocal attorney receives Lifetime Achievement Award

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What Koch himself thought he did best
New York Daily NewsFebruary 3, 2013

Koch went on to explain that no one thought that he had a chance to be successful in taking over a nearly bankrupt city devastated by crime, labor problems and a general malaise. As he recalled: “Everyone I knew said it's hopeless and you are going to ...more »

US commercial Chapter 11 bankruptcies fall 36 pct in January
Thomson Reuters News & InsightFebruary 5, 2013

5 (Reuters) - The number of U.S. companies seeking Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection fell 36 percent in January from a year ago, as interest rates remained low. Commercial Chapter 11 filings fell to 479 from 749 in January of 2012, Epiq Systems Inc and ...more »

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US commercial Chapter 11 bankruptcies fall 36 pct in January
Thomson Reuters News & InsightFebruary 5, 2013

5 (Reuters) - The number of U.S. companies seeking Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection fell 36 percent in January from a year ago, as interest rates remained low. Commercial Chapter 11 filings fell to 479 from 749 in January of 2012, Epiq Systems Inc and ...more »

In re Hostess Brands, Inc.: Southern District of New York Bankruptcy Court...
Lexology (registration)February 5, 2013

On January 7, 2013, the Judge Robert D. Drain of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York held that a dispute concerning the debtors' use of cash collateral was not subject to arbitration, notwithstanding a broad ...more »

Free Bankruptcy Advice from Credit-Yogi to Help when Filling for Bankruptcy
SBWire (press release)February 5, 2013

If someone wishes to save the expense of an attorney but needs to file for personal bankruptcy, where can he get some sound, free bankruptcy advice? He can get it right here. It is possible for an individual to file for bankruptcy without an attorney...more »

Casey Anthony remerges, declaring bankruptcy
The StylusFebruary 5, 2013

Casey Anthony, who was acquitted for the murder of her 2-year-old daughter in 2011, has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection, which would erase all of her existing debt. According to ABC Action News Casey Anthony, who many consider the most hated ...more »

Day 67: Jurors sent home early amid witness issues
The Detroit News (blog)February 5, 2013

The defense team's tax expert Gary Leeman was expected to return to face questions about the Kilpatrick Civic Fund. Last week, Leeman was asked if private yoga lessons for the former Detroit mayor were an appropriate expense for Kilpatrick's nonprofit ...more »

Viewer Questions - Divorce, Getting Out of Debt, Restoring Credit
WRAL.comFebruary 5, 2013

They decide to file bankruptcy. When they do, all the old joint debts fall to the responsibility of the joint account holder who did not file bankruptcy regardless of what the divorce agreement says. Many times it makes logical sense to follow up a ...more »

Onondaga County bankruptcies January 30
Syracuse.comFebruary 5, 2013

These are commercial and personal bankruptcies filed recently in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York, in Utica. The list includes major unsecured creditors of $5,000 or more. Bankruptcy definitions: Chapter 7, debtor sells ...more »

Tribe decides against buying bankrupt casinos
Mississippi Business Journal (blog)February 5, 2013

VICKSBURG — An Oklahoma Indian tribe is no longer planning to spend $125 million to buy the bankrupt DiamondJacks casinos in Bossier City, La., and Vicksburg from Legends Gaming. ... a few short months ago, is not the business that Global Gaming ...more »

South Carolina Bankruptcy Lawyer Matthews amp; Megna Comment On ...
Daily Markets (press release)February 5, 2013

The Lehman Brothers bankruptcy case offers some valuable lessons for people struggling to pay their own bills, according to South Carolina bankruptcy lawyers Matthews & Megna. “We know how hard it is for so many to pay their bills,” South Carolina ...more »

Corzine's Crime of the Century
National Review OnlineFebruary 5, 2013

Last week, a court approved a settlement deal among commodities firm MF Global's bankruptcy trustees that will reimburse its customers for 93 percent of the value of their accounts, from which about $1.6 billion had disappeared during the firm's ...more »

Bankruptcy Attorneys in Los Angeles Zhou & Chini Plan New YouTube Channel ...
PR Web (press release)February 5, 2013

Bankruptcy attorneys in Los Angeles have recently announced that they have decided to have a new YouTube channel for the city. Zhou and Chini have well thought about this plan, and are extremely optimistic that having the channel would help in growing ...more »

Trial in bankruptcy court could be costly
Great Falls TribuneFebruary 5, 2013

If no settlement is reached, the city and the trustee could go through with a trial proceeding in federal bankruptcy court in Missoula roughly a year from now, according to court documents. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Ralph B. Kirscher on Jan. 10 signed an ...more »

Judge puts Martinovich's post-arrest spending habits on trial
Daily PressFebruary 5, 2013

Martinovich, who faces 26 charges of mail fraud, wire fraud, bankruptcy fraud and unlawful monetary transactions, had asked for a continuance in the case so he could care for his terminally ill father. At the pretrial hearing on Nov. 28, Martinovich ...more »

Jack's Carpet files for bankruptcy
abc13.comFebruary 5, 2013

... Email · Print · Report a typo. ShareThis via email, AIM, social bookmarking and networking sites, etc. HOUSTON (KTRK) -- We have an update to a consumer investigation from last month: Jack's Carpet has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection.more »

Local attorney receives Lifetime Achievement Award
New Bern Sun JournalFebruary 5, 2013

His peers recently awarded him a Lifetime Achievement Award, and he was the top vote-getter as bankruptcy lawyer in the state. Members of the N.C. State Bar ... He handles personal injury, criminal defense and general practice. Bankruptcy is his ...more »

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