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Credit for Caring Act of 2016

By |2016-03-14T12:26:45+00:00March 14th, 2016|Special Education, Special Needs Law|

A New Bill has been proposed which would provide some tax credits for Parents and others who provide care for people with disabilities. Under H.R.4708, Parents and others who provide care for people with disabilities could be eligible for a tax credit under a new proposal. A bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives [...]

Child Support Terminates at Age 19 in New Jersey

By |2017-08-31T20:42:40+00:00February 17th, 2016|Special Needs Law, Uncategorized|

Governor signs New Law to Terminate Child Support at Age 19 In New Jersey child support did not automatically terminate, per statutory authority, once a child reaches a certain age. This has now changed.  On January 19, 2016, Governor Christie signed a new law (S-1046/A2721 sponsored by State Senators Shirley Turner, Nicholas Scutari and Assemblyman [...]

Will Student Loan Debt be an Issue in the next election?

By |2015-09-28T10:59:35+00:00September 28th, 2015|Bankruptcy, Collections, Debtor-Creditor Litigation|

Student Loan Financing in the news U.S. Congressmen Daniel Kildee, Representative for Michigan's 5th Congressional district has introduced legislation that would allow Student Loans to become Dischargeable under the Bakruptcy Code.  The Bill, H.R. 3451: Student Loan Bankruptcy Parity Act of 2015, would remove Student Loans from the list of debts that are non-dichargeable.  This [...]

Banks Rejoice as Court gives Bad news to the “underwater” homeowners

By |2017-08-31T20:42:40+00:00June 2nd, 2015|Bankruptcy, Debtor-Creditor Litigation|

While we are not talking about Jacques Cousteau, nor the flooding in Texas and Louisiana, it is something that effects many many homeowners across the country.   Several months ago, the US Supreme Court heard oral argument in Bank of America v. Caulkett. The issue is whether in a bankruptcy liquidation (a Chapter 7), the debtor [...]

Could Student Loans Become Dischargeable?

By |2015-01-31T11:12:37+00:00January 31st, 2015|Bankruptcy, Collections, Debtor-Creditor Litigation|

A Bill currently in Committee to make Student Loans Dischargeable.  House of Representatives Member John Delaney, Representative for Maryland's 6th congressional district, Democrat, has authored a bill to allow Student Loans to be Dischargeable.  It is co-sponsored by John Larson from Connecticut.  At this time the Bill has been assigned to the Committee, and the [...]

Is the Means Test in Bankruptcy always applicable to Student Loans

By |2015-01-31T10:54:54+00:00January 31st, 2015|Bankruptcy|

The 2005 Bankruptcy Reform Act’s “means test” for chapter 7 bankruptcy filers was weakened by a recent ruling from a Texas bankruptcy court.  Under this ruling, student loans incurred for the purpose of obtaining a professional degree to be used in business are not “consumer debts” under section 707(b) of the bankruptcy code.  This new [...]

The Able Act Passes – Part Two – Drawbacks

By |2017-08-31T20:42:40+00:00January 30th, 2015|Uncategorized|

As presented and reposted with permission of Yale Hauptman, Esq.    Last week I told you about the ABLE Act that was passed by Congress and signed by President Obama just before the Christmas holiday.  It sounds great, allowing disabled individuals to set up savings accounts, similar to a 529 plan, without losing government benefits.  [...]

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