Congratulations to our own Michele L. Muldoon, Esq. for being appointed to the Board of Directors for Delaware CarePlan! Delaware CarePlan’s mission is to enhance the quality of life for individuals with disabilities and their families by providing lifelong planning services, financial security, and support services to the individuals with disabilities beyond their basic care. The organization was created as the result of Delaware legislation enacted to allow a person with […]
Is it a death knell for cases beyond 60 months? Under the CARES Act 11 USC Sec. 1329 was amended to include a temporary provision that permitted confirmed chapter 13 plans to extend the plan term to up to 84 months. To do so, debtors were required to show they were affected by COVID, Sec. 1329(d). [i] The maximum term under 11 USC Sec. 1329(c ) has always been 60 […]
We are pleased to announce that our Managing Director, David J. Ferry, Jr., Esq., has been named one of the Top Lawyers for 2022 by Delaware Today.
Congratulations to Brian J. Ferry, Esq. for being named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers Magazine 2022.
The Duty of Non-Bankruptcy Attorneys to Make Reasonable Inquiry of a Client’s Bankruptcy
What duty does a non-bankruptcy attorney have to determine whether a client or a potential client is or has been a debtor in a bankruptcy case? The wrong answer to that question may prove disastrous to successful pursuit of claims on behalf of the client and threatens counsel with professional and financial exposure. A debtor’s failure to disclose causes of action in a bankruptcy case has ramifications for the debtor, […]