4th Mar 2018

Division of Retirement Benefits in Divorce Cases – Act 2017-162 (HB208, Rep. Coleman) (Effective Date: 1/1/18). This Act amends § 30-2-51, Ala. Code 1975, relating to allowance upon divorce of certain retirement benefits to allowance upon divorce of certain retirement … more

28th Sep 2014

This is a complicated question, and each person’s circumstances are different. We HIGHLY recommend consulting with an attorney in order to properly determine which chapter of bankruptcy would best help you. There are four main types of consumer (or personal) … more

Government plans to wind down Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

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8th Aug 2013

On Tuesday, President Obama indicated that he will support a congressional plan to wind down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, but conditioned his support on a guarantee of continued access to 30-year mortgages for borrowers. Obama wants private capital to … more

Dept. of Justice and SEC accuse Bank of America of Investor Fraud

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The U.S. Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission filed parallel civil suits against Bank of America that accuse the bank of investor fraud in its sale of $850 million of residential mortgage-backed securities. The suits accuse Bank … more

J.P. Morgan Chase Facing Probe Over Mortgage-Backed Securities

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J.P. Morgan Chase revealed in a regulatory filing Wednesday that it is the subject of a investigation by the U.S. Attorney’s office related to mortgage-backed securities issued by the firm and its subsidiaries. J.P. Morgan has received and responded to … more