Bankruptcy, or the threat of bankruptcy, is often invoked in an attempt to shift the balance of power in a dispute. When done in service of a bona fide bankruptcy goal, use of bankruptcy in this mann
Section 524(g) of the Bankruptcy Code is a unique and powerful tool that provides the means for a debtor plagued with massive asbestos liabilities to reorganize by channeling such claims into a trust
...in attempting to ensure their debt to him would survive the "fresh start" that is the underlying purpose of bankruptcy where debtors paid Ettinger...
• On Thursday, the Nationalities Service Center is set to present Global Tastes, a celebration of Philadelphia's diverse communities through food, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Horticultural Center, F
The $20,000 in sanctions leveled by the bankruptcy court against a lawyer has to be vacated on procedural grounds, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has held in a split opinion, but the
...had extended family in Colorado and wanted to offer children a fresh start. Father planned to live with his uncle in his home until...
...new law firm can be daunting. Whether you are a young lawyer fresh out of law school, a former clerk of the court or a...
...the same challenge and opportunity when beginning a career. None of us start out with a reputation but all of us have one long before...
Originally Published: The Recorder
Marking a major civil rights turning point, the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act and paved the way for equal treatment under federal law of legally
Originally Published: National Law Journal
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