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Author Archives: Kevin Gipson, Attorney at Law
November 1, 2020 Census Bureau Median Family Income Released
The United States Census Bureau has released the Median Family Income amounts effective on November 1, 2020. The income amount is used as the starting point to determine whether a Debtor’s income is high enough to require them to file … Continue reading
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Eastern District of Louisiana Bankruptcy Judge, Jerry A. Brown Announces His Retirement.
In a letter to the Bankruptcy Bar, Judge Jerry A. Brown announced his retirement from the bench effective August 31, 2020. Judge Brown initially retired from the court on September 1, 2001, and was recalled the next day. Judge Brown, … Continue reading
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Jefferson Parish Courts Suspend Court Proceedings.
The Chief Judge of the 24th Judicial District Court for Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, Judge Ellen S. Kovach, issued an order suspending all scheduled matters in the 24th Judicial District Court for the Parish of Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. First Parish Court, … Continue reading
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Rapper 50 Cent Bankruptcy Update!
I previously posted about the Chapter 11 Bankruptcy filing of Rapper 50 Cent. Since the filing, 50 Cent has posted three photographs of himself with large sums of money. In one photo, 50 Cent is seen sitting on the floor … Continue reading
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Rapper 50 Cent Files For Bankruptcy!
The Rapper, Curtis “50 Cent” James Jackson III, filed for bankruptcy in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Connecticut. 50 Cent filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy following a New York jury award in an Invasion of Privacy lawsuit. … Continue reading
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Bankruptcy Filing Fees Increase
The cost of getting out of debt is going up. The Judicial Conference of the United States has approved a$29.00 increase in the administrative fee charged to an individual when they file for bankruptcy. The fee, which is currently $46.00, … Continue reading
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Can A Debt Collector Have Me Put In Jail?
The headline reads: “Court Halts Debt Collector’s Allegedly Deceptive and Abusive Practices“. The Debt Collectors in question portrayed themselves as representatives of the government by using company names that suggested a government affiliation or national presence, such as Federal Recoveries, … Continue reading
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Jacoby & Meyers Bankruptcy, LLC: They Went Broke Too!
The law firm of Jacoby & Meyers which calls itself “America’s Largest Full Service Law Firm” no longer offers bankruptcy services with the filing of an involuntary bankruptcy by its’ creditors. The Involuntary Petition for Chapter 7 bankruptcy was filed on March … Continue reading
Vince Young Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
Former NFL Quarterback Vince Young has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas. The bankruptcy case was filed on January 14, 2014 in the Houston based bankruptcy court and bears … Continue reading
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Federal Bankruptcy Courts To Stay Open For A Few More Days
The Government Shutdown is now 10 days old. In a recent article that I wrote for the Bankruptcy Law Network I discussed how the bankruptcy courts will be impacted by the government shutdown. In its initial statement regarding the possible shutdown … Continue reading
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