Monthly Archives: March 2010

A Little Comic Relief

Sometimes, with its focus on bankruptcy and the current housing crisis, this blog can be quite serious – and even a little depressing. This clip from The Office always makes me laugh. Although when you find yourself in a situation … Continue reading

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Dakota County Foreclosure Prevention Program

The Dakota County Community Development Agency runs the Mortgage Foreclosure Prevention Program for Dakota County residents. If you are a homeowner in Dakota County who may be facing foreclosure, or if you are already in foreclosure, click here for more … Continue reading

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How Does Bankruptcy Affect Divorce-Related Debts?

If you or your spouse may file bankruptcy after you divorce, it is important to know how bankruptcy affects some common issues in divorces. Prior to 2005, a debtor who was able to show an inability to pay for property … Continue reading

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Minnesota Bankruptcy and Divorce: When to File Bankruptcy

If a divorcing couple decides that they need to file for bankruptcy, they have two more decisions to make: (1) Should they file before or after they divorce? (2) Should they file jointly? If the couple is filing for Chapter … Continue reading

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Minnesota Divorce and Bankruptcy: An Introduction

This week I will feature a series on Bankruptcy and Divorce.  The first post in the series, an introduction to the financial issues a divorcing couple may encounter, is featured as a guest post on Your Minnesota Family Lawyer Blog. … Continue reading

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CitiMortgage’s Deed in Lieu of Foreclosure Program

The New York Times recently posted this article about CitiMortgage testing out a deed in lieu of foreclosure program in New Jersey, Texas, Florida, Illinois, Michigan, and Ohio. According to the article, this new program “is similar to one announced … Continue reading

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Produce the Note

On the Credit Slips blog, Katie Porter recently posted a follow-up blog entry to an article that she wrote in 2007 about the failure of lenders to produce proper paperwork in bankruptcy mortgage claims.  The blog entry and the cases that … Continue reading

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