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Understanding Bankruptcy 12/17/2021

Question: Should I file a bankruptcy to delay my foreclosure? If you fall behind on your mortgage payments, you may be at risk for foreclosure. If you are facing foreclosure, bankruptcy may help. Once you file either a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, the court will issue an automatic stay. This causes creditors to […]

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LGBTQ Judges Celebrate Their Role

THE ANNUAL DINNER MEETING of Philly LGBTQ judges was again a success. Supreme Court Justice Kevin Dougherty stopped in to say hello to the group. Photo courtesy of Dan Anders’ Facebook page    Send article as PDF   

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Young Erdos Wins for Suicide Prevention

JACKSON ERDOS won it for Philly – and for health! The son of Judge Mike Erdos, a freshman at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, bested a host of contenders to become American Ninja Warrior Junior Champion. His proud father took pride in Jackson’s “thriving under pressure . . . dedication, passion and leadership he has given […]

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2 Election Wins Bring Special Sweetness

BY TYSHIAN ALLISON Two Philadelphia Common Pleas Court judges had an especially exciting race in the general election this month, for different reasons. After polls closed on Nov. 2, it appeared Judge Lori Dumas had lost her campaign for a seat on the statewide Commonwealth Court. But mail ballots only started to be counted after […]

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Philly Dems Rally Party for Pizza

A new political tradition has formed among Philadelphia’s Democratic leaders and supporters: Wednesday afternoon pizza lunch at party headquarters on Spring Garden Street. Candidates and other hopefuls there join Democratic City Committee members shoulder to shoulder for a midweek break. Photos by Joe Stivala    Send article as PDF   

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Understanding Bankruptcy, Nov. 12, 2021

Question: Can I give a creditor preference in a bankruptcy? In bankruptcy, the priority that creditors receive is determined by the type of debt. The first party to be paid is the United States Bankruptcy court who charges fees for filing. Next to be paid is secured creditors, or creditors who hold a lien on […]

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A Street Named Mondesire

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Parker’s Fest Brings out Fall Colors

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Italians Hail Their Heroes in Columbus Day Parade

The Philadelphia 2021 Columbus Day Parade got underway from Snyder Avenue and marched on Broad Street to the Oregon Avenue Italian Festival in Marconi Park. The Columbus Statue was still boxed as Commonwealth Court ruled that it could not be unboxed until after the parade. Photos by Joe Shay Stivala    Send article as PDF […]

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Maddow Taps Williams on Election Probe

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