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Boyce brings strong civil bankruptcy background to Sader Law Firm

The Sader Law Firm is pleased to announce James N. Boyce has joined the firm as an associate attorney. He focuses his practice in the area of consumer bankruptcies and represents individuals in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 cases when they are faced with overwhelming debt, foreclosure proceedings, collections and repossessions of property. Boyce most recently worked for Legal Aid of Western Missouri, initially in the St. Joseph office, covering 18 counties in the northwestern part of the state. He later transferred to the Kansas City office to work in the Consumer Protection Unit, helping Missourians protect their incomes and assets through bankruptcy. In more than two years on the job, Boyce helped to update the software for the bankruptcy attorneys at Legal Aid and earned the opportunity to serve as supervising attorney and lead the unit’s effort during the COVID-19 pandemic. “James is an excellent bankruptcy attorney and a wonderful…
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Kansas City Lawyers and Serbian Federal Government Officials Connect Over Bankruptcy

Kansas City lawyers at The Sader Law Firm and the Serbian Ministry of the Economy met last month to discuss a common interest. Both parties have a stake in the same wager: personal bankruptcy can incite economic progress while also contributing significantly to the financial success of individual citizens and businesses. The Serbian federal government sent a delegation to the United States this past September through the hospitality of the International Visitor’s Leadership Program, the educational arm of the Department of State. Locally, they were hosted by the non-profit Global Ties KC, which brings over 300 delegates to the Kansas City area annually on behalf of the Department of State. The delegates visited New York, Washington D.C., Reno, Nevada, and Kansas City to meet with local legal experts as well as government officials in each city. The aim of these visits included an overview of United States federal bankruptcy policy,…
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Bradley D. McCormack Helps Client Discharge $19,000 in Debt by Winning Adversary Proceeding

One of our attorneys, Bradley D. McCormack, recently helped a client discharge thousands of dollars in debt during a complicated Chapter 7 bankruptcy case. After our client had filed his bankruptcy paperwork, his ex-girlfriend alleged that he owed her $19,000 in personal loans. She had objected to the discharge of this debt, claiming our client had made omissions and misrepresentations on his bankruptcy disclosure forms. After a multi-day trial in bankruptcy court, attorney Bradley D. McCormack was able to show that the alleged omission or misrepresentation was immaterial and without fraudulent intent. For example, during the trial, it was admitted our client mistakenly failed to include two contractor licenses. However, the court noted that these licenses had no value and their failure to be listed on the disclosure forms was a simple inaccuracy. As a result of Bradley D. McCormack’s skill, the Court denied the Objecting Creditor’s arguments and allowed…
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