Monthly Archives: November 2010

BANKRUPTCY FILINGS INCREASING

According to records maintained by the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maine, the number of new bankruptcy cases filed through the end of October, 2010, is almost 8% higher than the total number of new bankruptcy cases … Continue reading

MAINECARE ESTATE RECOVERY ON THE RISE BUT EXEMPTIONS DO EXIST

MaineCare estate recovery is a program by which the State seeks reimbursement for the value of MaineCare benefits bestowed upon a now deceased individual. The MaineCare estate recovery program is mandated under federal law in order for the State to … Continue reading

DEBT BUYERS BEWARE – PROPER DOCUMENTATION NEEDED TO PROVE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND OWNERSHIP OF A CLAIM

Debt buyers must be able to provide documentation which proves the terms and conditions of the underlying debt and the proper assignment of the debt to the debt buyer in order to prevail in a contested debt collection case. In … Continue reading