Business Bankruptcies in New York

Westlaw News & Insights reported on February 17, 2011, that Starr & Company LLC and Starr Investment Advisors LLC filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in the cases Re Starr Investment Advisors, LLC, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, No. 11-10639 and Re: Starr & Company, LLC, in the same court, No. […]

Bankruptcy: Why and When to File

The prospect of declaring bankruptcy can be a promising one, chock full of the possibility of erasing certain financial obligations, finally having peace at home without the incessant ringing of the phone and ominous creditors demanding payment and moving forward without devastating debt. At the same time, the process can be daunting, leaving extensive imprints […]

Bankruptcy Trustee in New York

In New York, when a person files Chapter 7 or Chapter 13, the court appoints a bankruptcy trustee who administers the debtor’s bankruptcy estate. The trustee may be a government employee, part of the US Department of Justice, or a private self-employed individual. To become a trustee, qualified applicants normally have a college degree and […]