Lawyers as "Debt Relief Agencies" under the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act: A Review of Milavetz, Gallop & Milavetz v. U.S.

Professor Eli Wald examines the Supreme Court's decision on whether attorneys are "debt relief agencies" pursuant to the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 (BAPCPA), and if so, whether BAPCPA's provisions regarding advice to clients and requiring certain...