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Neil Sader recognized in Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyers for 16th consecutive year

Posted on November 19, 2021 by Sader Law Firm

The Sader Law Firm would like to congratulate Managing Member Neil Sader on earning in Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyers for a 16th consecutive year. He is recognized for his work in (1) Bankruptcy: Business; (2) Real Estate: Business; (3) Business Litigation; and, (4) Creditor Debtor Rights: Business. Each year, no more than 5% of the lawyers in the state are selected by the Super Lawyers research team for inclusion on the Super Lawyers list. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive, and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys. The Super Lawyers lists are…
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Dealing with student loan debt: OEA — Organize, Evaluate, Appear

Posted on October 25, 2021 by Sader Law Firm

Lawsuits are scary, especially when you are being sued by a company you are unfamiliar with that alleges you have defaulted on a student loan and owe thousands of dollars in principal, interest, penalties, attorney’s fees and costs. Many times, the amount claimed is much higher than your original student loan balance. To make things worse, the company suing you has an attorney which puts you at a distinct disadvantage. To avoid entry of a default judgment against you, the key in such a situation is to have a plan of action that calls for you to organize, evaluate, and appear. Organize – Pull copies of your loan documents, including your original promissory note, your payment records, and all correspondence between you and the lender or its servicer, including any notice you may have received regarding the transfer or sale of your promissory note from one lender or entity to…
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Emergency Rental Assistance program available to distressed renters

Posted on October 13, 2021 by Sader Law Firm

The widespread economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has affected both individuals and families who have fallen behind on rent, as well as landlords who rely on rental income to meet their own expenses. As federal and state eviction moratoria expire, millions of American households could face displacement from their homes in the coming months. This could potentially spur an increase in bankruptcy filings. Through funding from the Department of the Treasury’s Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) program, there are a wide variety of state, territorial, tribal, and local government programs that have been tailored to address the special needs of communities during these difficult times. The U.S. Trustee Program (USTP) has partnered with the Treasury Department to help raise awareness about ERA in the hopes of helping individuals to avoid bankruptcy altogether or, at a minimum, better position debtors to exit bankruptcy successfully. To assist in this effort and ensure…
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