05 Sep Federal Appeals Court Upholds “Debt Relief Agency” Rules, But Strikes Down Rule Against Advising Clients To Incur More Debt

On September 4, 2008, the U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, issued its ruling in the Milavetz v. United States case, No. 07-2405. The appeals court upheld the 2005 Bankruptcy Reform Act’s requirement that attorneys identify themselves as “debt relief agencies,” but struck down the...
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