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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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Options for Struggling Businesses

Exploring Options Other than Bankruptcy When your business is struggling, you may want to speak with an attorney to discuss options such as financial workouts. In this short video, Dean A. Langdon discusses why it’s important to explore your options with an attorney if you own a business that is

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Recovering Property in a Bankruptcy

New Supreme Court Ruling on Debtor’s Property and Automatic Stays in Chapter 13 By: Dean A. Langdon Having a vehicle repossessed is sure to disrupt your life. One way to recover a repossessed vehicle has been to file a Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Once filed you can demand return of the

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Financial Distress: Further Reflections

By: Laura Day DelCotto In my final blog of 2020, I mused on take-aways about “dumb things” management does when succumbing to financial distress fears. And I will say, the so-called “dumb” things are really about emotional intelligence and how stress affects each of us. Financial stress is proven to

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COVID-19 Economic Relief Bill

Last Minute Passage of Essential Economic Aid By: Jamie L. Harris Congress passed the $900 billion COVID-relief bill which was signed by President Trump on December 27, 2020. The relief package includes direct payments to Americans, extended unemployment benefits, and aid to small businesses among other forms of pandemic relief.

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Learn from Others: Lessons for Distressed Companies

By: Laura Day DelCotto As the year winds down, I attended a panel discussion entitled “Dumbest Things Companies Do in Distress.” The panelists were long-time experienced attorneys, bankers, and turn-around consultants. It’s going to be interesting (and maybe scary) to watch a newer generation of professionals who have never been through

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Restaurant Grants Available for Limited Time in Kentucky

KY Assistance During the Pandemic By: Jamie L. Harris With the Covid-19 pandemic, restaurant owners have faced serious challenges in trying to keep their establishments open and pay employees.  Governor Andy Beshear recently required closure of indoor dining facilities for bars and restaurants until mid-December. While this restriction is for

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The Student Loan Crunch

Options when Lawsuits and Collections hit for Student Loans By: Heather M. Thacker Everyone knows the general rule ― student loans do not go away, even in bankruptcy.  But, there are some exceptions that you should consider.  1. Chain of Title Student loans are continuously being sold in bulk to

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Appealing from Bankruptcy: Sixth Circuit Says Follow the Rules

By: Laura Day DelCotto The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals recently issued a decision discussing deadlines for appeals from Bankruptcy Court. The case helps create a growing split among the circuits. This could take us all back to the (newly changed) Supreme Court, and is a change from prior Sixth

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