21, 04 07 08:50 Filed in: What's New
At the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA) in Philadelphia, Attorney Melchionne joined Professor Peter Rubin and NACBA President Henry Sommer in a talk covering the Constituional challenge to portions of the Bankruptcy law changes enacted in 2005. Professor Rubin is a Consitutional law expert and teacher at Georgetwon Law School in Washington, D.C. Henery Sommer is not only the president of NACBA, but also Editor in Chief of Collier on Bankruptcy and the entire Collier line of bankruptcy publications. Attorney Melchionne told the 2,000 attendees his experiences with the new law and how it has affected his practice. Those problems included advertising requirements, required disclosures, prohibited discussions and the requirement to have clients execute a retainer agreement for bankruptcy within 5 days of the initial consultation.
08, 04 07 14:10 Filed in: What's New
The Sunday Republican for April 9, 2007 published an article about the large increase in foreclosures in New Haven and Litchfield counties. In the last quarter, foreclosure cases filed in these two counties have increased 60 percent. Writer Steven Gambini called on Attorney Melchionne to comment on the casues. You can read the article on line here. Or you can download a PDF of the article here.