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Stephen Sather
Bankruptcy Map Gives New Meaning to "Red" States

A map showing Bankruptcy Filings Per Capita gives new meaning to the term "Red State." The map prepared by the Administrative Office of the United States Courts analyzes bankruptcy filings per capita for each of the nation's counties...

LexisNexis Bankruptcy Law Community Staff
Irwin Kishner and Paul Rubin of Herrick, Feinstein LLP Discuss the Texas Rangers Bankruptcy Case and Sports Franchise Bankruptcy Issues

On this edition, Irwin A. Kishner and Paul A. Rubin of Herrick, Feinstein LLP discuss recent chapter 11 bankruptcy cases involving professional sports franchises and the unique issues that arise in such filings. They talk about the recent Texas Rangers...

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J. Michael McBride
MGM Files Pre-Packaged Bankruptcy

Major movie company MGM has filed a pre-packaged bankruptcy in New York. MGM has said that it will only be in bankruptcy a short while, 30 days or so. "Under the terms of the deal, major lenders Credit Suisse and JPMorgan ( JPM , Fortune 500 ...

Ted Connolly
Heidi and Spencer’s Debt and Bankruptcy Problems Not Uncommon

The news that reality television stars, Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt, are broke and contemplating filing for bankruptcy should not be too surprising. As with many people who encounter rapid wealth at a young age, Heidi and Spencer have fallen into...

Stephen Sather
Celebrating 200 Bankruptcy Law Posts

A Texas Bankruptcy Lawyer's Blog began on June 2, 2006 with a post entitled Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Federal Jurisdiction in Anna Nicole Smith Case; Few Prurient Details in Opinion. Now, 1,613 days later (a number which does not appear in...

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Stephen Sather
Unhappily Ever After: Family Law Issues in Bankruptcy

This paper was originally presented to the West Texas Bankruptcy Institute on October 29, 2010. Love and marriage, Love and marriage Go together Like a horse and carriage This I tell you brother You can't have one without the other ...