Posts Tagged ‘required briefing sessions’

Case Analysis: Bankruptcy Dismissed for Failure to File Credit Counseling Certificate

Both before and after filing their bankruptcy petitions, consumers are required to participate in counseling sessions, with very, very limited exceptions. This recent case from the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeal shows two important concepts :1) how a consumer trying to file their own “simple” Chapter 7 Bankruptcy winds up […]

Mandatory Busywork – Required Courses to File Bankruptcy and to Get Your Discharge

Almost exactly ten (10) years ago, the 109th Congress enacted and then-President George W. Bush signed the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act (BAPCPA).