Identifying Defenses Arising From A Plaintiff's Bankruptcy

Law360, New York (August 2, 2012, 1:43 PM EDT) -- High levels of unemployment and a slow economic recovery have led to a steady increase in nonbusiness bankruptcy filings over the past several years. In fact, over 1.43 million nonbusiness bankruptcies were commenced in 2011.[1]

With such high levels of bankruptcy filings, the chances are good that you are, or will be, defending against a nonbankruptcy action initiated by a person who is in bankruptcy or has recently emerged from bankruptcy. With a little research, an attorney defending against such an action may be able to...
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