(714) 731-7595 info@spauldinglawgroup.com

Same Sex Couples and Bankruptcy: Where Do California Courts Stand?

After the Supreme Court’s decisions in Hollingsworth v. Perry (addressing a challenge to California’s Proposition 8) and United States v. Windsor (holding that the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional), many people have wondered how courts will treat...

Can Bankruptcy Stop Wage Garnishment?

If your wages are being garnished, you may be considering bankruptcy. This post will discuss how filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy can put a stop to wage garnishment. What is Wage Garnishment? Wage garnishment is a method by which creditors can collect on debts owed to them. In order...

Top 10 Celebrity Bankruptcies

Many people believe that celebrities are immune from the financial pitfalls ordinary Americans face. But this is not true – many celebrities have filed for bankruptcy protection. Here is a list of some of the most famous celebrity bankruptcies of all time… Anna Nicole Smith: In...

When Cities Go Broke: Local Government Bankruptcies

The sharp economic downturn of recent years has impacted not only families and businesses, but municipalities too. When local governments can no longer afford to meet their obligations to lenders and creditors, they may be forced to file for bankruptcy protection. Since 2010,...