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The Simple Bare “Necessaries”

“Look for the bare necessities The simple bare necessities Forget about your worries and your strife I mean the bare necessities That’s why a bear can rest at ease With just the bare necessities of life”        –   “The Bare Necessities” from Disney’s The Jungle Book On August 30, 2017, the published portion of the decision by the … Continued


Bankruptcy and divorce are very common yet unfortunate events especially during this recession. Although common, very specific and important implications occur when bankruptcy and divorce occur at the same time.  The law states that a bankrupt either the bankruptcy proceeding is resolved, an exception to the stay applies, or the bankruptcy court authorizes the divorce proceeding to continue while the … Continued

Debt Relief for Families

With the current economic crisis, foreclosures have become commonplace.  That is why, in 2007, the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act was enacted.  This Act generally allows homeowners who have up to $2M of debt on their principal residence ($1M if filing taxes as “married filing separately”) to avoid having to pay taxes on debt that is forgiven or cancelled by … Continued