Credit Matters After Bankruptcy

The Fair Credit Reporting Act: Damages for Inaccurate Reporting After Bankruptcy By: Michael J. Gartland Every person who has ever been extended credit should obtain a free, annual credit report. These could be obtained from the three consumer reporting agencies (TransUnion, Equifax and Experian). They should check to see if

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October Community Events

DLG attorneys and paraprofessionals are actively involved in the central Kentucky community.  We strive to make central Kentucky a better place to live, work and relax for everyone.  From Wednesday, October 23rd to Friday October 25th, DLG will be a sponsor and attend the KACo Conference in Jefferson County, KY

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Forcing Someone into Bankruptcy: Who Wants to Go First?

By: Laura Day DelCotto The Bankruptcy Code clearly permits creditors to initiate an involuntary bankruptcy filing, and the Official Forms contain the simple paperwork to start the process.  11 U.S.C. §303.  However, the risks of being accused by the putative debtor of a “bad faith” filing are probably better than

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How to Get an Admin Claim

The Gold Standard for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy By: Laura Day DelCotto The Fifth Circuit recently issued an opinion that provides some guidance for seeking an allowed administrative claim (commonly called an “Admin Claim”) during a chapter 11 case.   It should be required reading:  while the facts arise from an oil

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Fred’s Closing its Stores in Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

By: Jamie L. Harris Being from a small town in Western Kentucky, Fred’s retail discount stores have been a staple in small town consumerism.  Fred’s was one of my parents’ favorite bargain shopping stores. I was really disheartened to hear that the company would be liquidating its remaining 300 stores

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September Community Events Spotlight

DLG attorneys and paraprofessionals are actively involved in the central Kentucky community.  We strive to make central Kentucky a better place to live, work and relax for everyone.  On Thursday, September 19th, Laura Day DelCotto will attend the sneak peek of the artists’ models for the Breaking the Bronze Ceiling

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Chapter 12: Now Open for Real Agricultural Business

Farmers Have More Freedom to File Bankruptcy Under New Chapter 12 Law By: Laura Day DelCotto Everyone is on the edge of their seats, waiting for President Trump to sign several pending bills impacting bankruptcies in the United States. One of them is the Family Farmer Relief Act of 2019,

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Dean A. Langdon Named to 2020 Best Lawyers in America© List

Attorney Dean Langdon was once again selected by his peers for inclusion the 26th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© in the practice areas of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, and Litigation – Bankruptcy, for Lexington, Kentucky. Lawyers named to The Best Lawyers in

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Laura Day DelCotto Named to 2020 Best Lawyers in America© List

Laura Day DelCotto, founding member, of DelCotto Law Group PLLC, with offices in Lexington, Danville, and Louisville, Kentucky, was selected by her peers for inclusion in the 2020, 26th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America © in the areas of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization

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