Did The Business Press Fail You In Regard To The Credit Card Industry?

The Columbia Journalism Review, a respected publication, certainly thinks the press failed you. It reports that the business press missed a body of work, compiled by nonprofit groups, academics, documentarians, and others, that marshaled data to make visible a dramatic qualitative and quantitative shift in the relationship between the credit-card industry and its customers that …

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Elizabeth Warren Discusses The Pressures Confronting The Two Income Family

Elizabeth Warren is a professor at Harvard University School of Law that is well known for her research on economic issues and bankruptcy. She has written books on th subject, appeared before Congress on the subject, and teaches law on the subject. Here she discusses the economic pressures confronting the two income family as the …

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What Does Limiting Your Practice To Bankruptcy Mean?

J. Brian Allen limits his practice in the State of Texas to representing people and companies in bankruptcy. What does that mean, exactly? In Texas you cannot use terms like you “specialize” in bankruptcy because those terms have a very specific legal meaning, which the State Bar of Texas believes represents qualities or qualifications that …

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What Amount Of Equity Is Protected In A Debtor’s Recently Purchased Homestead?

This question was recently answered by the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Texas in a decision by Judge Frank Monroe entitled In re Fehmel , Case No. 07-60831 (Bankr. W.D. Tex 5/22/08). Texas is a state that tries to protect all of the equity of a home of a person or …

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