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Mansions of Misery

Mansions of Misery, A Biography of the Marshalsea Debtors’ Prison by Jerry White.

Book review and guest post by LH Member Jane Young

My introduction to the work of Jerry White was some time ago as a history student. 354 more words

Social History

Can I File for Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 at the Same Time?

“Sometimes one bankruptcy isn’t enough.” – George Veitengruber, Esq.

As we’ve discussed before on our blog, there are time limitations put into place that prevent a debtor from receiving a second chapter 7 discharge unless at least eight years have passed since their first chapter 7 discharge. 581 more words


Corporate services committee meeting (24 March)

The corporate services committee meeting was held on 24 March 2016. Apologies were received from Crs Mirfin, Bouillir, Sangster and Ensor for absence, and Cr Dowler and the Mayor for lateness. 852 more words


Kent Hovind A Bruised Reed Will He Not break, Nor Quench a Smoking Flax. Very Touching!

Beautiful touching video of Kent Hovind touched by the everlasting love of Jesus who was prophesied as, “A bruised reed will he not break, and a smoking flax will he not quench.” He is being relentless attacked by who? 907 more words


Feds go after America's debtors prisons

Finally, someone is doing something about this absurd Orwellian situation.

President Obama’s civil rights lawyers are seeking a potentially far-reaching ruling to hold that the Constitution forbids the common practice of keeping people in jail prior to a trial, even for minor offenses, just because they are too poor to pay for bail. 238 more words

Sacramento Update

Do My Brother's Creditors Have a Claim to My Inheritance?

If you have recently learned that you are to be the recipient of an inheritance, you may very well have a number of questions. After all, it’s not every day that one must make sense of the confusing rules and laws regarding… 474 more words


How to Convert a Bankruptcy from Chapter 13 to Chapter 7

In a chapter 13 bankruptcy, debtors are able to reorganize their current debt load in order to make their monthly payments feasible. You should consider filing for chapter 13 if you have a steady  income but your debts are too much for you to handle. 613 more words