Emergency Filings in the AZ Bankruptcy Newsletter, July 2012

We have some timely and interesting articles for you in this month’s Arizona Bankruptcy Newsletter, July 2012. Here is a sampling of what is inside the July issue:

Emergency Bankruptcy Filings Have Their Place

Filing an emergency bankruptcy can shield the debtor from hounding creditors. By initiating this “skeletal” bankruptcy, the debtor gets immediate relief under the automatic stay. Read how an emergency filing could help you put a stop to foreclosure, garnishment, repossession, and creditor lawsuits.

Arizona Man Pleads Guilty in Fraudulent Tax Refund Scheme

You won’t believe the story of an Arizona man who filed a false tax refund claim with the IRS, but it is absolutely true. On his 2008 federal income tax return, he claimed that the government owed him $239,274.

When Bicyclists and Motorists Intersect

Did you know that, while only 11% of bicycle accidents involve a car collision, approximately 45% of those accidents take place at intersections? Learn Arizona’s rules of the road for bicyclists and motorists, and be proactive in applying our checklist of important safety measures.

Former NFL Player Owes IRS $1 Million

Although the story among high-earning professional ball players is often to make the big money and seemingly lose it all, this former NFL player owes back taxes for his earnings long after his retirement from football.

Tug of War on Sunscreen Ingredients

Most sunscreens contain oxybenzone or retinyl palmitate, two ingredients that are harmful to humans and can even increase the risk of skin cancer. Do you know what’s in your sunscreen? Make sure the sunscreen products that you buy are safe, especially when used on children.

Erb’s Palsy – A Serious Birth Injury

Neurapraxia, rupture, avulsion, and neuroma are four types of Erb’s palsy, a serious injury that occurs all too often during childbirth. Understand the risks to your baby and recognize the symptoms of Erb’s palsy.

Pastor in Arkansas Guilty of Tax Charge

The pastor of First Pentecostal Church of Jonesboro, Arkansas, was sentenced to prison for bank fraud and the failure to pay taxes, and he used his church to perpetrate the fraud.

When you need debt relief representation for bankruptcy or when you have back tax problems with the IRS, you can get help right here at the Pew Law Center. To learn how we can assist you with debt relief today, give us a call at (480) 745-1770 or send us an email. You can even chat with us live at www.pewlaw.com.