Business & Commercial Bankruptcy

California solar manufacturer files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

A Silicon Valley-based solar manufacturer recently filed for Chapter 11 business bankruptcy protection with hope of reorganizing its business and beginning anew. NovaSolar was created just three years ago when a large thin-film solar manufacturer was broken into two parts. The portion that has now filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection had taken over the […]

Chapter 11

Sacramento-area businesses still seeking bankruptcy protection

The Sacramento, California, area saw a decline in small business bankruptcy filings for the first quarter of 2012. Compared to the first quarter of 2011, small business filings are down 27.4 percent. Equifax, one of the nation’s top three credit reporting agencies, says that 323 small Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville regional firms filed for bankruptcy protection in the […]

Chapter 7

'Real Housewife' finds herself in a real financial bind

Fans of “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” no doubt remember Danielle Staub, who was one of the women viewers loved to hate in the early seasons of the show. Staub has had a hard time keeping up the extravagant lifestyle shown on the show since her departure, which led her to file for Chapter […]