According to the American Bankruptcy Institute, there were 4363 bankruptcy cases filed in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Wisconsin. In December 2016, there were 346 cases filed. Attorney Steven Zaleski is proud to say that he filed a number of those cases in 2016 on behalf of his own clients. [...]
On November 9, 2016, Attorney Steven Zaleski of Madison, Wisconsin, appeared as lead counsel in his fifth case before the Wisconsin Supreme Court. The oral argument was recorded by Wisconsin Eye and can be viewed online through the Wisconsin Eye website. A decision is pending.
The September 2016 statistics show that 982 new bankruptcy cases were filed in the Eastern District of Wisconsin and 352 new cases were filed in the Western District of Wisconsin. Attorney Steven Zaleski
Bankruptcy filing statistics are in for May. It appears that there were 422 new cases filed in the Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Wisconsin and 1241 new cases filed in the Eastern District of Wisconsin. The Zaleski Law firm files cases both in the Western District which is based in Madison and the [...]
Every month or so, the Wisconsin Supreme Court reviews petitions filed by attorneys who seek to have their clients cases heard by the Supreme Court. In May 2016, the Supreme Court reviewed 60 different petitions. Out of those 60 cases, the Supreme Court voted to accept just 1 case, a case handled and presented by [...]
According to statistics from the American Bankruptcy Institute, in 2015 there were 18,455 chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcy filings in Wisconsin. This was down 10% from 2014.
The New York Times just noted a study finding that in 2015 a record 149 people in the United States were found to have been falsely convicted of a crime. Official misconduct played a role in 65 exonerations and false confessions were seen in 27. The National Registry of Exonerations, based at the University of [...]
In a previous post, we talked about various cities, towns and municipalities that have utilized the bankruptcy code to get out of debt. Now Puerto Rico is apparently looking to do the same thing. According to the Wall Street Journal, Puerto Rico spends close to 38% of its general fund budget on debt service with [...]
The Wall Street Journal reports today that rapper 50 Cent has filed for bankruptcy protection. Apparently, the rapper has sought the protection afforded by the bankruptcy code due to a legal judgment won by a woman who accused him of invasion of privacy for posting a sexually explicit video online. Attorney Zaleski has not filed [...]
Attorney Steven Zaleski has been the lead attorney on four cases before the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Today, the Wisconsin Supreme Court entered a decision which gave Attorney Zaleski his third Wisconsin Supreme Court win.