Dela Rosa cries while assuring senator there’s no state policy on killings

Dela Rosa cries while assuring senator there’s no state policy on killings

MANILA, Sept 5 (Mabuhay) — Philippine National Police chief Ronald dela Rosa on Tuesday cried, seemingly out of frustration, during the Senate hearing after a senator alleged that there was a government policy to kill drug suspects. “I am grieving for the majority of my men na nakataya ang buhay nila tapos i-accuse n’yo kami […]

15.09.2017 · Filled under: Asian News, Hometown, Legal Matters, Local News, News ·
Credit after bankruptcy – Yes you can!

Credit after bankruptcy – Yes you can!

The fact of the filing itself can remain on the credit report for 10 years from the date it was filed. A debtor interested in re-establishing credit after bankruptcy should obtain credit reports from the 3 largest credit reporting agencies, (Experian, Equifax, and Trans Union) and ensure that the account balances have all been zeroed […]

30.09.2016 · Filled under: Atty. Paul M. Allen, Columnists, Legal Matters, Services ·
When you can’t pay your business debts!

When you can’t pay your business debts!

(Personal Liability and Bankruptcy Options) If your business is in distress – you owe a lot of money but you can’t pay, your creditors will probably threaten legal action against you personally. How much they can collect, and how they can go about collecting it, will depend on how your business is organized, whether you […]

08.08.2016 · Filled under: Atty. Paul M. Allen, Columnists, Legal Matters, Services ·
Many Eligible For Prop. 47 Relief Still Need to Apply

Many Eligible For Prop. 47 Relief Still Need to Apply

Viji Sundaram OAKLAND, Calif. – California’s Prop. 47 allows many individuals to change certain felonies into misdemeanors on their criminal records – but less than a quarter of those eligible have submitted their requests, and the window of opportunity could expire next year. Eighteen months into Prop. 47’s enactment, the state has received some 211,000 […]

22.06.2016 · Filled under: Environment, Legal Matters, Services ·
PHL’s ‘The Dreamweaver’ wows audience at the 2016 Euro Asia Shorts closing night

PHL’s ‘The Dreamweaver’ wows audience at the 2016 Euro Asia Shorts closing night

WASHINGTON, D.C. – “The Dreamweaver,” the Philippines’ entry to the closing night of the 2016 Euro Asia Short Film Festival, garnered admiration and generated discussion from the panelists and audience on 10 June 2016. Film and movie enthusiasts gathered at the Embassy of Italy for the 5th and closing night of the film festival which featured nine short […]

21.06.2016 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, Film, Happenings, Legal Matters, Local News ·
Can bankruptcy stop a foreclosure?

Can bankruptcy stop a foreclosure?

Recent press reports now indicate that banks are ready to begin a new push on delinquent mortgages through foreclosures and trust deed sales. Although the recession seems to have bottomed out, and house prices are no longer falling, many home owners are still behind on their payments, or sitting in homes that remain upside down […]

26.05.2016 · Filled under: Columnists, Legal Matters, Services ·
Life after bankruptcy

Life after bankruptcy

According to government statistics, 1.664,000 Americans filed for bankruptcy between September 2010 and September 2011. What does this mean? It means you are not alone! For many, bankruptcy provides a second financial chance. Although a bankruptcy filing will stay on your credit record for up to 10 years, it need not be the dire problem […]

13.05.2016 · Filled under: Atty. Paul M. Allen, Legal Matters ·
In debt?

In debt?

If you’re in over your head and are struggling to keep up to date on your credit cards, store cards, car payments and or mortgage, don’t lose hope. There are several strategies you can use, to make things more manageable, while still protecting your credit score. However, ignoring the situation will certainly make it worse. […]

27.04.2016 · Filled under: Atty. Paul M. Allen, Legal Matters ·
The Real Estate Market is Looking Good! But You Have Credit Card Obligations…

The Real Estate Market is Looking Good! But You Have Credit Card Obligations…

So you decided to buy a house a few years ago and the market turned. Now, your house is worth less than you owe to the bank, and you are one month behind! Worse still, you have a large amount of credit card debt, that is growing larger by the month on minimum payments and […]

01.03.2016 · Filled under: Atty. Paul M. Allen, Columnists, Legal Matters, Services ·
Avoid foreclosure with a loan mod or short sale

Avoid foreclosure with a loan mod or short sale

There are many solutions available to homeowners falling behind on their payments. Most people think Bankruptcy is the only option, short of just letting the Bank take their home. Bankruptcy is a good option, and while it can strip off the second trust deed if the home is upside down in current value, bankruptcy cannot […]

22.11.2015 · Filled under: Atty. Paul M. Allen, Columnists, Legal Matters, Services ·
California’s new paid sick leave law

California’s new paid sick leave law

Recently, the California State Legislature passed the Healthy Workplace, Healthy Family’s Act of 2014 (HWHFA) requiring employers to provide paid sick leave to their employees.  An employee who on or after July 1, 2015 works in California for 30 or more days within a year, and satisfies a 90-day employment period before taking any sick […]

11.11.2015 · Filled under: Jacob M. Krall, Legal Matters, Services ·
Are you in Chapter 13 repayment plan?

Are you in Chapter 13 repayment plan?

Our office get many questions on the consequences of being in a Chapter 13 repayment plan. Here are a few more: Q: Can I sell a car which secures a debt being paid by my Chapter 13 plan? A: The short answer is “yes”, but it may not be practical. If you do sell a […]

02.10.2015 · Filled under: Atty. Paul M. Allen, Legal Matters, Services ·
Back wages: They belong to you

Back wages: They belong to you

Filed in Wage Enforcement, Workplace Rights by Michael Eastwood on August 22, 2015 In the Wage and Hour Division, we feel a particular pride and satisfaction knowing that workers who have suffered labor violations end up receiving their entitled back wages. During our investigations we meet workers and ask them questions about their work, their hours and their pay […]

31.08.2015 · Filled under: Legal Matters ·
Will I lose my home if I file for bankruptcy?

Will I lose my home if I file for bankruptcy?

Americans are still filing bankruptcy in record numbers, and with good reason. The economic downturn, including the fall of housing prices and the increase in unemployment has wrecked havoc on our finances. The truth is, that in many cases, bankruptcy is a wise decision for many, since it wipes away debt and interest payments that […]

30.07.2015 · Filled under: Atty. Paul M. Allen, Columnists, Legal Matters, Services ·
Life after bankruptcy

Life after bankruptcy

According to government statistics, 1.664,000 Americans filed for bankruptcy between September 2010 and September 2011. What does this mean? It means you are not alone! For many, bankruptcy provides a second financial chance. Although a bankruptcy filing will stay on your credit record for up to 10 years, it need not be the dire problem […]

25.06.2015 · Filled under: Atty. Paul M. Allen, Columnists, Legal Matters, Services ·
New Canadian citizenship rules now in effect

New Canadian citizenship rules now in effect

By the time subscribers read this article the laws pertaining to Canadian Citizenship will have changed. While the Canadian government has hinted long ago of changes to key components of Canadian Citizenship eligibility, the exact time of implementation was unknown. The timing of the changes was crucial for many as new rules will no doubt […]

23.06.2015 · Filled under: Legal Matters, Services ·
Is bankruptcy the right thing to do?

Is bankruptcy the right thing to do?

Ask yourself the following: Are you heavily in debt, with little prospect of relief in the near future? Have you had, or are your creditors threatening, a foreclosure on your home, a repossession of your car or other legal action to take your property? Have you experienced a dramatic drop in income? Are you frequently […]

05.06.2015 · Filled under: Atty. Paul M. Allen, Legal Matters, Services ·
Manny Pacquiao vs. Mel Saluma

Manny Pacquiao vs. Mel Saluma

This is not a story about boxing. This is not a sports article nor an analysis of who should have won the “fight of the century”. It is however, a story about good vs. evil – and I don’t mean Floyd Mayweather. While most of humanity (at least in North America and the Philippines) were glued to […]

26.05.2015 · Filled under: Legal Matters, Services ·
Discharge  the second mortgage and keep the house!

Discharge the second mortgage and keep the house!

Discharging a Deed of Trust in bankruptcy! A second or third mortgage can be stripped off the title of your home, and discharged as unsecured debt in a chapter 13 bankruptcy. Imagine, your house is worth less than you owe, and now you can strip part of what you owe and still keep the property. […]

19.05.2015 · Filled under: Atty. Paul M. Allen, Columnists, Legal Matters, Services ·
Credit after bankruptcy – Yes you can!

Credit after bankruptcy – Yes you can!

After a debtor receives a discharge in bankruptcy, creditors whose debts are discharged are required to report that the account has a zero balance. The fact of the filing itself can remain on the credit report for 10 years from the date it was filed. A debtor interested in re-establishing credit after bankruptcy should obtain […]

07.05.2015 · Filled under: Atty. Paul M. Allen, Columnists, Legal Matters, Services ·
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