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Lessons Losing A Supreme Court Case: Retaining a Lawyer is More Critical Than Ever

Its never fun to lose a case. And it is especially not fun to lose a case in the Ohio Supreme Court. That is why it has taken me a couple of weeks to write about the Court’s decision in

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Pro Publica Reports: Wage Garnishments Becoming All Too Common

Over the weekend Pro Publica published, “Unseen Toll, Wages of Millions Seized to Pay Past Debts” reporting on an analysis of data from payroll service ADP showing one out of 10 american workers between the ages of 35 and 44 had their wages

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Allowing The Rationalization of Home Mortgages in Bankruptcy Court: An Idea who’s time should have come in 2009 Deserves A Serious Look by Members of Congress

            As many of you know, I’ve spent the last 6 years of my life representing homeowners in state court as they defended foreclosure actions against their homes.  While we have been successful in many

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Bankruptcy Isn’t Always The Best Option for Those Facing Foreclosure

A recent law review article Saving Homes? Bankruptcies and Loan Modifications in the Foreclosure Crisis provides evidence that Bankruptcy may not be the best route for homeowners facing imminent foreclosure, especially in Judicial Foreclosure states like Oregon. Raising defenses in

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