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(Video) HOW DOES A CHAPTER 7 BANKRUPTCY START? WHAT IS A PETITION FOR RELIEF?

Section 301(a) of the Bankruptcy Codes states that a voluntary Chapter 7 Bankruptcy is commenced with the filing of a petition with the bankruptcy court. A petition, simply put, is a formal written request, signed by you, appealing to the … Continue reading

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Public Masturbation Used as Natural Relief of Anxiety

A man who was reportedly trying to manage his anxiety through public masturbation was taken into custody after he was allegedly caught in the act inside a coin-op laundry business. Around 2:30 am on September 11, 911 received a call … Continue reading

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Relief for Securitization Vehicles: Mortgage Modification under Foreclosure Prevention Program

In a recently-issued Revenue Procedure (Rev. Proc. 2008-28), the IRS states that the modification of certain mortgage loans under foreclosure prevention programs involving, for example, interest rate reductions, principal forgiveness, extensions of maturity and alterations in the timing of changes … Continue reading

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DSIO Issues Time-Limited, Conditional No-Action Relief for Excluding Certain Loan-Related Swaps from Counting toward the Swap Dealer Registration De Minimis Threshold

  On August 28, 2018, the Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“DSIO“) announced “conditional, time-limited no-action relief to a banking entity for not counting certain loan-related swaps towards its swap dealer de … Continue reading

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Court Rejects 2013 Precedent Granting Habeas Relief, Holds Confrontation Clause Not Violated

In Mitchell v. Superintendent Dallas SCI, No. 17-3118 (Aug. 23, 2018), the Court upholds the denial of relief to a habeas petitioner whose codefendant had prevailed on the very same claim in 2013. At issue was the admission of a … Continue reading

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