Game Stop: Dismissals with Prejudice

Game Stop: Dismissals with Prejudice

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 […]

Managing Director David J. Ferry, Jr. Named “Top Lawyer”

Managing Director David J. Ferry, Jr. Named “Top Lawyer”

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. Accepts Leadership Award for Pro Bono Work

Ferry Joseph, P.A. Accepts Leadership Award for Pro Bono Work

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.

David J. Ferry, III and Timothy R. Akers, Jr. Pass DE Bar Exam

David J. Ferry, III and Timothy R. Akers, Jr. Pass DE Bar Exam

Ferry Joseph, P.A. is pleased to announce that David J. Ferry, III and Timothy R. Akers, Jr. have passed the Delaware Bar Examination and will become members of the Delaware Bar in the swearing-in ceremony in the coming months. Mr. Ferry and Mr. Akers began their career at Ferry Joseph as Law Clerks and will remain at the firm as Associate Attorneys.

Estate Planning During a Pandemic

Estate Planning During a Pandemic

A recent study has shown that the number of Americans who have actively engaged in estate planning over the last three years has decreased by almost twenty-five percent. Intriguingly, the same study shows that while sixty percent of the people polled consider estate planning valuable, fewer than one-third of the same respondents indicated that they actually had a will or other vital estate planning documents established. While it has been […]