News for June 2018

Have Commercial Lenders Been Misusing The US Bankruptcy Code To Defraud Student Borrowers? Photo

Have Commercial Lenders Been Misusing The US Bankruptcy Code To Defraud Student Borrowers?

June 15, 2018 Committees

Written by: Lynn E. Swanson, Jones, Swanson, Huddell & Garrison LLC   In a case that could provide the basis for a new understanding of the US Bankruptcy Code as it applies to student loans, a Texas judge has ruled not only that so… Read More »

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Need a Lawyer?

June 13, 2018 Committees

Do you need to find a qualified lawyer with experience you can trust? If you need an unbiased referral based on a lawyer's qualifications, email the Lawyer Referral Service. For over 40 years, the New Orleans Bar Association has provided… Read More »

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Divorces Will Be Affected By New Tax Laws In Six Months

June 13, 2018 Committees

 Written by: Steven Lane, Family Law Committee Chair             The new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (P.L. 115-97) (“TCJA”)will begin to take effect as regards certain divorce-related issues come Janua… Read More »

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New Method of Measuring Miles in Custody Relocation Cases

June 6, 2018 Committees

Written by: Steven Lane, Family Law Commitee Chair               Within the last several months, the Louisiana Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal reviewed a custody relocation case from… Read More »

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