I practice in the Washington, DC area. Lots of my clients work for federal agencies and contractors who require security clearances as a condition of their employment. The first question they ask when them come to see me is whether a bankruptcy filing will cause them problems with their security clearance. The short answer I […] […]
The U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, ruled that in a chapter 13 case filed within four years of a previous chapter 7 case (a so-called “chapter 20″), the chapter 13 plan could strip a completely unsecured junior mortgage. Wells Fargo Bank v. Scantling, No. 13-10558 (11th Cir. June 18, 2014). In such chapter 13 […] […]
Debt Relief Agent
Pursuant to the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, this office is a debt relief agency which provides debt relief services, sometimes using the U.S. Bankruptcy Code to file bankruptcy for debtors. Karen M. Oakes is a debt relief agent and assists consumers to find relief and has been proudly doing so for the last 11 years.