Jeffrey M. Rosenblum, P.C.
A Fresh Start

November 2015 Archives

"Real Housewives of Potomac" star filed for bankruptcy

New York residents who are fans of the Real Housewives series on Bravo may be interested to learn that a new cast member from the upcoming 'Real Housewives of Potomac" filed for bankruptcy before appearing on the show. Robyn Dixon, who was married to former NBA player Juan Dixon, filed for chapter 7 bankruptcy on Sept. 26, 2013.

Bankruptcy may be a wise choice for some New Yorkers

Many people in New York and elsewhere have struggled to keep up with payments on credit cards or medical bills. Often they will refuse to consider Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy because of the perceived stigma attached to these types of debt relief. While their concerns are not wholly unjustified, there are actually times when bankruptcy and the consequent hit on one's credit rating is a valid method of debt relief.

DOJ: Wells Fargo ordered to pay huge settlement to homeowners

Some New Yorkers may want to know about a recent settlement in which Wells Fargo agreed to pay certain homeowners $81.6 million. The settlement comes because the banking giant violated some provisions and deadlines involving bankruptcy cases that the homeowners had filed.

Ronda Rousey's coach files for Chapter 7 bankruptcy

New York UFC fans may find it interesting that Edmond Taverdyan, the coach of superstar UFC fighter Ronda Rousey, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy on July 29. What makes this unusual is that, despite coaching one of the world's most dominant and celebrated fighters, Taverdyan lists his occupation as "Not Employed" and claims his income is "$0.00" in court filings.