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Free-falling in Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Valuations in Distress By: Laura Day DelCotto I wish a “freefall” chapter 11 bankruptcy was as awesome as when Jerry Maguire is driving through the Texas countryside after his handshake deal landing Cush. (Handshake deals are a whole ‘nother issue entirely!)   Unfortunately, not so much. How is Freefall Chapter 11

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Barriers to Starting Over in Business

By: Dean A. Langdon When a small business falls on hard times, the owners often look for ways to start over. While no one can take away the entrepreneur’s business acumen, when creditors take back equipment, machinery, facilities or receivables, keeping a business going is tough. There are ways to

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Congress Passes Legislation Extending Bankruptcy Relief

CARES ACT Critical Deadline for Small Business Extended By: Jamie L. Harris On March 26, 2020, Congress passed bipartisan legislation to extend various Covid-19 bankruptcy relief provisions included in the March 2020 CARES Act. The legislation was designed to extend bankruptcy relief to individuals, families, and small businesses impacted by

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COVID-19 Safeguards Still in Place for Bankruptcy Filers

By: Jamie L. Harris Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, some people have erroneously believed that the court systems are completely closed and that you cannot currently file for bankruptcy. Contrary to this misconception, bankruptcy courts are open in Kentucky but court hearings are being held mostly telephonically. In the Eastern

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Should I Make Partial Payment on My Debt?

At Least One Reason to Say No/Pay With Reservation By: Laura Day DelCotto We deal every day with borrowers who are behind in their monthly payments. Most often, we work with borrowers to attempt to restructure their payments. This would be done outside of any court process like state court

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Upcoming Extension of Subchapter V from CARES Act

Small Businesses will Benefit from the Chapter 11 Provisions Update 3/29/2021: This provision has been extended to June 2022. New legislation to extend an important provision to the CARES Act was just introduced. Should it be passed, the Subchapter V bankruptcy provision will be extended to March 27, 2022. This

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March Community Events

DLG attorneys and paraprofessionals are actively involved in the central Kentucky community.  We strive to make central Kentucky a better place to live, work and relax for everyone. On March 1st to March 15th , DelCotto Law Group will be participating in the Legal Food Frenzy presented by the Office

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DelCotto Law Group Leads in 2020 Chapter 11 Bankruptcies:

DLG: Most Eastern District Kentucky Filings of Chapter 11 By: Jamie L. Harris In 2020, DelCotto Law Group PLLC filed more chapter 11 bankruptcy cases in the Eastern District of Kentucky than any other firm. [1] Additionally, the firm filed 45% of small business cases in 2020 in the Eastern

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Recent Sixth Circuit Ruling:

No Standing to Appeal in Coal Act Case By: Laura Day DelCotto Chief Bankruptcy Appellate Panel (“BAP”) Judge Tracey N. Wise recently authored an opinion reviewing some of the issues involved in appeals from bankruptcy court rulings. While not really new law, it is a good primer on at least

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