Bankruptcy Chapter 7

Each year thousands of Americans will decide to file for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy. In 2017, it is estimated that over 500,000 people in the United States filed for a bankruptcy. Filing for bankruptcy is nothing to be ashamed about and can even be a great start to a fresh new beginning. Throughout this article, we at The Weller Legal Group are going to provide you with valuable information in regards to the Chapter 7 Bankruptcy topic. What is Chapter 7 Bankruptcy? Chapter 7 Bankruptcy is Read More +

Tampa Bankruptcy Court

Going through a bankruptcy can be a stressful and time-consuming situation. We at The Weller Legal Group are here to help make the bankruptcy process easier and more efficient for you and your family. In this article we are going to talk about some facts about the Tampa Bankruptcy Court that will hopefully answer some of the most common questions in regards to the Tampa Bankruptcy Court that you may have. Location The Tampa Bankruptcy Court is currently located at 801 N Florida Ave, Suite Read More +

Gibson Brands, Inc. Dba Gibson Guitars Secured Bondholder Recovery In Bankruptcy Court

*** SECOND UPDATE *** According to a filing in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, the secured bondholders of Gibson Brands, Inc. bonds are set to receive 56 cents on the dollar for the $383 million in debt that they hold in the iconic guitar maker’s business. Senior secured bondholders, led by KKR & Company, were informed in a court filing yesterday (July 12, 2018) that such recoveries will come from Gibson under its Chapter 11 reorganization plan. The same bondholders are currently providing financing to Gibson during Read More +

Weinstein Company Bankruptcy – Harvey Weinstein Pleads “not Guilty”

*** FURTHER UPDATE *** In a further development related to the Weinstein Company’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy case, disgraced former CEO Harvey Weinstein today entered “not guilty” pleas to several charges in the State of New York Supreme Court in Manhattan. The pleas apply to one count of first-degree criminal sexual conduct and one count each of first-degree and third-degree rape. Weinstein’s attorney, Benjamin Brafman told reporters that the two sexual encounters alleged in the case were “consensual acts that do not amount to sexual criminal Read More +

Puerto Rico & Bankruptcy

The island of Puerto Rico is officially a Commonwealth of the United States. Puerto Ricans are citizens of the United States who share many of the same rights and benefits of their fellow citizens living on the mainland. Until February, 1898, Puerto Rico had been under the colonial rule of Spain for centuries. In that year and month, Spain granted them a quasi-independent status. The welcome status under the rule of the Spanish Kingdom came with a constitution, voting rights, and a theretofore unknown sense Read More +

Hcr Manorcare, Inc. – $7 Billion In Debt – Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

HCR Manorcare, Inc., the second largest nursing home operator in the United States, has filed a voluntary petition for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy. The Toledo, Ohio-based company has $7 billion in debt.. Informed sources say the Chapter 11 petition is part of a pre-arranged debt-for-equity swap deal whereby ownership of the HCR will be transferred to its landlord, Quality Care Properties, Inc. (“QCP”). According to the QCP website, the company is “…a self-managed and self-administered real estate investment trust (REIT)… focused on post-acute/skilled nursing and memory Read More +

Firearms, Guns, The Second Amendment And Bankruptcy – Part 3

The issue of the relation of Firearms and Bankruptcy is prominent when the Debtor in Bankruptcy has a Lien placed upon his or her Household Goods, pursuant to a Security Interest which constitutes a Non-possessory, Nonpurchase Money Security Interest.  If the property in question can be categorized as Household Goods, Tools Of The Trade, or a Professionally Prescribed Health Aid, under either the applicable Federal or State Exemption Statutes, the Section 522(f) of the Bankruptcy Code permits the Debtor to avoid such Interest. Bankruptcy Code Read More +