Goodman Law Firm, P.A.

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Bankruptcy Case History

Grocers of Maine’s Bankruptcy Case Dismissed

James Ebbert, the Court-Appointed Receiver for Associated Grocers of Maine, filed a voluntary petition under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code on August 26, 2011. Goodman Law Firm, who represents 53 independent grocers in their dispute with the now-defunct Associated Grocers of Maine, objected to the filing and, at a hearing held on September 12, […]

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Employer’s Appeal of Award of Unemployment Benefits

Successful in defending an employer’s appeal of a Maine Department of Labor’s award of unemployment benefits to my client.

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Bankruptcy Adversary Proceeding

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maine issued a judgment in favor of our client for a creditor’s violation of the discharge injunction the client received in his bankruptcy case and awarded the client his attorney fees, actual and punitive damages.

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Chapter 13 to return repo’d vehicle

Successfully facilitated the return of a repossessed vehicle to clients by filing a voluntary petition under Chapter 13.

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Maine’s Foreclosure Mediation Law

Leigh M. Bertrand, Esq. 6/30/2010 I recently had a chance to attend a seminar on Maine’s new mediation requirement in foreclosure proceedings.  Here’s what I learned: On January 1, 2010, the new law (which can be found at 14 M.R.S. §6321-A and Civil Rule 93 of the Maine Rules of Civil Procedure) went into effect.  […]

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