HOT HOT HOT! Read the AZ Bankruptcy Newsletter, August 2012

Our blazing issue of the Arizona Bankruptcy Newsletter, August 2012 has arrived – está muy caliente!

When Creditors Attack After Bankruptcy

This month’s lead article talks about the unthinkable. What happens when creditors violate the law and keep harassing debtors even after a bankruptcy is filed? Learn how to deal with those creditors and bill collectors who willfully violate the automatic stay.

Celebrity Osbournes Owe $1.4 Million in Taxes

This famously colorful couple, Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne, have been so busy jet-setting and making lots of money, they just didn’t get around to discussing (and paying) their U.S. tax obligations.

Arizona Politician Gets Prison on Tax Charge

In this high-profile criminal case, read about former Representative Richard D. Miranda’s fall from grace after 13 years of public service in the Arizona legislature. He pleaded guilty to tax evasion and defrauding a Phoenix-area nonprofit organization.

Tax Evasion in Alabama Nonprofit

In another tax evasion case, a physician was sentenced to probation for having filed a false tax return. Her husband, a self-described bishop, was imprisoned for concealing income and failing to file any tax returns since, amazingly, the 1980s.

Medical Malpractice Cases… Common Causes

As dedicated and proficient as most medical professionals are, mistakes and errors in judgment do occur. Sometimes, there is gross negligence. Read this article to learn about the most common calamities behind personal injury claims of medical malpractice.

Did You Know? The World’s Largest Optical Telescope

While still in the detailed design phase, the $1.35 billion European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT) will be the most sensitive telescope in the world. The scope will be placed on Cerro Armazones mountain in northern Chile. (See the artist’s rendering of the E-ELT.)

To Be or Not to Be… A Financial Pack Rat

When it comes to financial records, what exactly should you keep and for how long? This article covers tax returns, bank statements, home records, bill summaries, credit card receipts, brokerage accounts, and more. Learn when to hold ‘em and when to shred ‘em.

If you’re considering debt relief through bankruptcy or need help dealing with the IRS over back taxes, look to the Pew Law Center for legal representation and outstanding client service. Call us today at (480) 745-1770 or send us an email. You can even chat online with a member of the PLC team by visiting www.pewlaw.com.