Commercial Litigation in Boise, ID

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Why I Provide Free Consultations

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I provide free consultations and I schedule 90 minutes for each.  Some go longer, others shorter.  My philosophy of the free consultation is that calling the bankruptcy attorney is one of the most difficult phone ...

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The debtor.

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In most cases, the debtor is the one who files the bankruptcy petition.  Yet that definition does not apply to involuntary bankruptcy cases.  Therefore Congress defined the term “debtor” to mean the ...

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The Two Roads of Bankruptcy

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A Chapter 7 Bankruptcy is kind of like a road trip. It’s a trip on which all the players (the debtor, the debtor’s creditors, the case trustee, and the United States Trustee) get to embark. There are two roads to ...

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The Discharge

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WHAT IT IS: It’s the reason one files for bankruptcy relief….to obtain a discharge.  A discharge is a Federal injunction prohibiting the debtor’s creditors from ever attempting to collect from the ...

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National Data Center (Chapter 13 Case Information)

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The National Data Center is a non-profit outfit that assists  Debtors, Debtors attorneys, Creditors and Creditors attorneys by providing up to date information regarding the particular chapter 13 case in which the ...

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The 341 Meeting of Creditors

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It happens in EVERY case.  11 USC 341(a) provides that the US Trustee shall convene and preside at a meeting of creditors.  Typically in chapters 7 and 13, in Idaho at least, the US Trustee schedules the meeting of ...

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Property of the Bankruptcy Estate | Bank accounts

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Client: Are the funds in my bank account property of the estate? Attorney: Well….that depends. It depends on whether the funds are the clients.  It depends on whether the client’s children’s funds are ...

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Property of the Bankruptcy Estate

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**This article should be considered an incomplete article until further notice. The intent with this article is to establish a general article about property of the bankruptcy to which subsequent articles discussing the ...

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Is that an Heirloom in My Room?

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What is an heirloom?  Is a gift from Mom an heirloom?  What about a gift from Grandma?  What if the gift was simply an ordinary aluminum boat you could pickup at Cabela’s? Well, there are two criteria ...

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Income Tax Turnover Order

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The Income Tax Turnover Order is an automatic order issued by the court when every Bankruptcy Petition is filed and remains in effect for the entire period during which a case is open. It requires that a debtor do 3 things: ...

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