A primer on how the utility’s bankruptcy filing might affect its millions of customers.
Why Some Retired People Might Consider Filing for Bankruptcy
Chapter 13 bankruptcy can be beneficial if you have a second mortgage, as the lien can be stripped and the debt erased if you meet certain criteria.
How the Bankruptcy System Is Failing Black Americans
Black people struggling with debts are far less likely than their white peers to gain lasting relief from bankruptcy, according to a ProPublica analysis. Primarily to blame is a style of bankruptcy practiced by lawyers in the South.
How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay
The author of 'Confessions of a Scholarship Winner' shares her secrets.
‘Most Organized Woman on Earth’ Offers 3 Timeless Tips
Often called “the most organized woman on Earth,” Deniece Schofield has penned five books on time and home organization, and has traveled across the country holding seminars on organizing. Her first book, “Confessions of an... Continue reading
Reported confession of JonBenet Ramsey killing going viral is not what it seems, police say
Despite a reported confession in the killing of JonBenet Ramsey that is gathering online attention, authorities said there are no new updates in the investigation of the child pageant star's
True confessions: What it’s like to be a debt collector
A little insight from these insiders can help you understand your rights and how to handle collection attempts.
Judge to decide if confession in Cpl.Cole killing was 'beaten and pummeled' out of suspect
PORTLAND (BDN) -- A Superior Court judge will decide if the alleged confession of the man accused of killing a Somerset County Sheriff’s corporal April 25, 2018, should be thrown out because police “beat and pummeled” it out of him. Attorneys for John D. Williams, 30, of Madison last year filed a motion to suppress his confession to shooting Cpl. Eugene Cole. They claimed that Williams confessed to killing the officer for fear of future “beatings” and due to the effects of opioid…
How Avoiding Bankruptcy Can Backfire
Bankruptcy definitely carries a stigma, but a new report by the Federal Reserve Bank shows that maybe bankruptcy isn't the end of the world for a consumer.
Coerced confessions and jailhouse snitches: why the death penalty is so flawed
The US Supreme Court is bitterly divided over the death penalty. One reason for that is all the convictions based on coerced confessions
What Is Power of Attorney, Living Will, Beneficiaries
When it comes to estate planning, you might think creating a will is enough. But it isn’t. Here are six other crucial things you need to do.
Judge rules whether confession of Cpl. Eugene Cole’s accused killer can be used in trial
A judge issued a ruling Friday on whether the confession of the man charged with killing Cpl. Eugene Cole will be used at trial.
How to Get a Car Loan After Bankruptcy
Buying a car can feel stressful enough, but after a bankruptcy it may feel terrifying. Here’s how to get a car loan after bankruptcy.
5 Things to Avoid Before You File Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy is trying enough already. Don't make it worse by making one of these mistakes.
What I learned about justice from Dorothy Day
First of all, Dorothy Day taught me that justice begins on our knees. I have never known anyone, not even in monasteries, who was more of a praying person than Dorothy Day. When I think of her, I think of her first of all on her knees praying before the Blessed Sacrament. I think of those long lists of names she kept of people, living and dead, to pray for. I think of her at Mass, I think of her praying the rosary…
Charlotte Russe files for bankruptcy, closing nearly 100 stores
Charlotte Russe is next among the list of companies recently filing for bankruptcy.
Charlotte Russe in bankruptcy, will close nearly 100 stores
The company said it will use the bankruptcy proceedings to sell its certain assets and that it's received a commitment of $50 million in financing.
The Bankruptcy Means Test: What It Is, Why It Matters
The bankruptcy means test determines who can file for debt forgiveness through Chapter 7 bankruptcy. It takes into account your income, expenses and family size to determine whether you have…
Top U.S. coal company Peabody Energy files for bankruptcy
Peabody Energy, the world's largest private-sector coal producer, filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday in U.S. court,
The 10 Best BigLaw Firms For Female Attorneys
BigLaw continues to struggle with gender equality, but 10 powerhouse firms outpaced their peers, with women comprising nearly 40 percent of their ranks, according to Law360's Glass Ceiling report.