It is always troublesome when an individual bankruptcy petition is filed by power of attorney. It may be less of a concern in a chapter 7 case when the debtor is in the military, incarcerated, or temporarily disabled. More worrisome is the incompetent or advanced aged debtor who has been placed in a chapter 13 by someone holding a power of attorney (POA). What sort of inquiry is necessary and […]
Congratulations to Brian J. Ferry, Esq. for being named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers Magazine 2022.
Faced with abusive and serial bankruptcy cases, courts have fashioned various sanctions to put a stop to gaming the system. The favored sanction of the majority of courts is to enter an order of dismissal with prejudice under Section 349(a) of the Bankruptcy Code that adds a condition prohibiting refiling another bankruptcy case for a set period of time. See Lundin on Chapter 13 Sec. 153.3 “Court-Imposed Conditions and Restrictions […]
We are pleased to announce that Ferry Joseph, P.A. Managing Director, David J. Ferry, Jr., was named a Top Lawyer for 2021 by Delaware Today magazine. Mr. Ferry has been named a Top Lawyer every year since 1999. Congratulations to all who were named!
Ferry Joseph, P.A. was pleased to accept the Christopher W. White Distinguished Access to Justice Award for Leadership and Pro Bono Work. The award honors firms who serve the indigent and whose attorneys do pro bono work for Delawareans in need. For over 30 years, Ferry Joseph has been committed to serving our area in estate, trust, and guardianship matters.