Garnishment. Legal news and articles for April 26 - 30, 2017

A disbarred former judge and a few felons on list of punished lawyersCosigning your kids' or grandkids' student loans? Think twiceCo-signing your kids' or grandkids' student loans? Think twiceLobbying, abortion, genital mutilation and frogs among new billsState Violated Bankruptcy Discharge by Garnishing WagesTrying Times for Secondary Market for Consumer DebtsMaxton to step up its tax collections, property cleanupRobesonian | Maxton steps up tax collectionsThere is a simple solution to health careStop Saying That!Co-signing your kids' or grandkids' student loans? Think twiceONLY ON ABC-7: Public corruption, private punishmentAn error prone Education Department comes down hard on so ...Attorney seeks interpleader in wage garnishment matterLongtime war tax resisters find renewed purpose after Trump's Election

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What to do about heavy credit card debt
Los Angeles TimesApril 9, 2017

A Chapter 7 bankruptcy, by contrast, would take a few months and legally erase your credit card debt to give you a fresh start. Bankruptcy is often ... Consider meeting with both a credit counselor and a bankruptcy attorney so you understand all your ...more »

Man says he didn't pay taxes for 20 years but didn't mean to cheat
OregonLive.comApril 21, 2017

Jurors may find Shrout "a little crazy," but he didn't act willfully, even if his understanding of the law was unreasonable or wrong, Iniguez said. "Ignorance of the law – misunderstanding of the law is a defense because the tax law is so damn ...more »

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A disbarred former judge and a few felons on list of punished lawyers
Miami HeraldApril 30, 2017

Another matter alleges Podvin tried to skirt his law firm around paying a debt to another lawyer by agreeing to a consent judgment knowing his law firm had dissolved. Then, he opened another law firm and resumed doing business. The last matter stems ...more »

Cosigning your kids' or grandkids' student loans? Think twice
The Keene SentinelApril 30, 2017

But if a borrower who has defaulted can't make payment arrangements with the collector, he or she may become subject to wage garnishment or federal benefit offsets. “When student-loan borrowers make a mistake, ... But too often, it seems that those ...more »

Co-signing your kids' or grandkids' student loans? Think twice
WatertownDailyTimes.comApril 30, 2017

But if a borrower who has defaulted can't make payment arrangements with the collector, he or she may become subject to wage garnishment or federal benefit offsets. “When student-loan borrowers make a mistake, ... But too often, it seems that those ...more »

Lobbying, abortion, genital mutilation and frogs among new bills
Detroit Free PressApril 30, 2017

Darwin Booher, R-Evart, that would repeal the state law that bans the practice of hunting frogs with a spear and an artificial light. Here's a look at the bills: HB 4502: Exempt self-insurer groups from taxation. Sponsor: Rep. James Lower ... HB 4520 ...more »

State Violated Bankruptcy Discharge by Garnishing Wages
Bloomberg BNAApril 28, 2017

The Indiana Department of Workforce Development violated a debtor's bankruptcy discharge when it attempted to garnish wages for unemployment over payments, an Indiana bankruptcy court ruled April 24 ( In re Todd , 2017 BL 134158, Bankr. S.D. Ind., No.more »

Trying Times for Secondary Market for Consumer Debts
Lexology (registration)April 28, 2017

At the same time, Justice Kagan noted that, under Respondent's reading of the statute, an entity that serviced a loan (as Santander had done with respect to Petitioners' loans) and was a “debt collector” subject to the FDCPA would no longer be subject ...more »

Maxton to step up its tax collections, property cleanup
Laurinburg ExchangeApril 28, 2017

“Our tax collection rate is higher at this time of the year than it has been in years,” Bordeaux said. “Angela has used wage garnishments, different agreements with people, and some debt-offset plans. We are moving ahead.” Pitchford said after the ...more »

Robesonian | Maxton steps up tax collections
The RobesonianApril 27, 2017

MAXTON — The town manager told Maxton commissioners Wednesday that an emphasis is being placed on increasing the town's tax collection rate and ...more »

There is a simple solution to health care
Belgrade NewsApril 27, 2017

The Affordable Care Act is currently the law of the land, but according to many experts, it has serious problems. I think there is a simple solution. Every family that falls under the poverty threshold in ... If they fail to do so, the health care ...more »

Stop Saying That!
Memphis FlyerApril 27, 2017

Since spring is the time for renewal and new beginnings, the occasion is ripe for the annual list of words and phrases that I just can't stand hearing anymore. And I stand behind that statement 110 percent. Any such list would be derelict without ...more »

Co-signing your kids' or grandkids' student loans? Think twice
News ChiefApril 26, 2017

With federal loans, the government can garnish your Social Security benefits. You can try to ask for a ... But if a borrower who has defaulted can't make payment arrangements with the collector, he or she may become subject to wage garnishment or ...more »

ONLY ON ABC-7: Public corruption, private punishment
KVIA El PasoApril 26, 2017

Shortly after resubmitting the request, the E.O.U.S.A. replied in April of 2014, ultimately telling me that while it will be processed in the order in which it was received, but that it could take about nine months to process. ... Included in the ...more »

An error prone Education Department comes down hard on so ...
NOLA.comApril 26, 2017

In this file photo from July 2002, Microsoft Chairman and Chief Software Architect Bill Gates talks with Upward Bound student and Xavier freshman Gary Larks, ...more »

Attorney seeks interpleader in wage garnishment matter
Northern California RecordApril 26, 2017

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that he provided legal representation to Praetor and Chen in a legal matter in 2014 that involved a wage garnishment. In 2015, the suit states that all of the defendants authorized payment by the ...more »

Longtime war tax resisters find renewed purpose after Trump's Election
NUVO NewsweeklyApril 26, 2017

Rod Nippert grew up on a farm with 40,000 turkeys in the Appalachian Mountains in Southeastern Ohio. He wanted to escape the life of a farm boy as quickly as he could. Nippert had big plans – become an engineer, move to the city, and buy a red Corvette.more »

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