May 2009

Ground Zero Nowhere To Go But Up: Means Testing, Bankruptcy Definitions – Debtor & Fresh Start, Reorganization Plan and Debt Relief Agency

First, we will start at the legal beginning, the United States Constitution. Article I, Section 8, of the United States Constitution authorizes Congress to enact “uniform Laws on the subject of Bankruptcies.” Next, we had different bankruptcy acts, until 1978 when Congress enacted the uniform Bankruptcy Code in 1978. The Bankruptcy Code is called Title …

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Bankruptcy Basics – Part 1: Introduction

This is a series of videos from http://www.USCourts.gov website featuring Bankruptcy Basics Videos that were uploaded to YouTube. Part 1 Introduction Bankruptcy is a legal process that provides relief to many individuals who can no longer pay all of their debts. Running Time: (2:38) This video gives basic information about Bankruptcy, the relief available, and …

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