August 7, 2016

US operations of noted game maker Atari has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection so that it may separate itself from its parent company. The History Behind Atari Founded in 1972, Atari helped launch the modern videogame industry with iconic games such as missile command Paul and space invaders. It began the home video game […]

Recent events in and around Ohio, including Dayton and Springfield, have cast doubt on the reliability of the machine used by law enforcement to determine if someone’s blood alcohol level is above the legal limit. The machine is called the “Intoxilyzer 8000” and it is manufactured by CMI Inc., an Owensboro, Kentucky company. Several Ohio […]

Amid talks of Mexico’s Grupo Bimbo purchasing Hostess Brands, Inc. the Bakery and Confectionery Union and Industry International Pension Fund have hired Gordian Group. Gordian Group is an investment bank that specializes in cases similar to the Hostess situation. You will recall that Hostess Brands, Inc., filed for a liquidation bankruptcy after the Baker’s Union […]

Get the Home you want by rebuilding your credit Overwhelming debt is frightening. Talking to an experienced, empathetic, and knowledgeable bankruptcy attorney should NOT be. One question I am frequently asked is how does one build credit after bankruptcy. In most cases, the people who come into my office have already had their credit scores […]

Simply by filing a bankruptcy petition, a debtor brings to his or her aid an instrument of awesome breadth and power – the bankruptcy code’s automatic stay. Few other legal steps that may be taken on behalf of a consumer can bring about relief so simply, so effectively, and so dramatically. The stay provisions of […]

The main purpose of the automatic stays to protect the debtor and to give them a little breathing room. As stated in a report from the House of Representatives on the bankruptcy code the automatic stay is intended as follows: The automatic stay is one of the fundamental debtor protections provided by the bankruptcy laws. […]

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy When people think of bankruptcy, they think of the type of bankruptcy provided for in chapter 7 of the code, a liquidation proceeding sometimes called straight bankruptcy. This type of bankruptcy has by far been the most popular type of proceeding for individuals. Although the percentage of debtor’s choosing chapter 7 has […]