Questions about the fairness of the current credit reporting system have recently started to take new prominence with the National Consumer Law Center releasing a report The Credit Score Pandemic Paradox and Credit Invisibility and blog posts on Creditslips.org offering policy solutions in Addressing Credit Invisibility Through Federal Contracting Power.
After several years in development by the North Carolina Bar Association Bankruptcy Sect
The Virginia Department of Social Services, Division of Child Support Enforcement, sought to obtain post-petition funds held by the Trustee following the dismissal of Mr. Webb’s unconfirmed Chapter 13 case to apply against his delinquent child support.
Over the past several years, chapter 13 debtors have used the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) as a tool to challenge debt buyers who file massive numbers of proofs of claim for debt for which the statute of limitations has run. In Midland Funding v. Johnson, the Supreme Court held that filing a proof of claim for time-barred debt does not violate the FDCPA.