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Debtors Win Against Creditor Harassment

Though bankruptcy is often thought of as a negative, it is better thought of as an opportunity to stop creditor harassment.  An opportunity provided by the law because of a belief that sometimes debt can reach a point where it is nearly debilitating and that individuals and businesses can benefit from a fresh start. Perhaps the most stress relieving privilege that bankruptcy grants is the automatic stay.  As discussed in earlier blogs, the automatic stay is an automatic court order preventi[...]

Blake Trueblood Interviewed on Marijuana Legality in Indian Country

Blake Trueblood, was interviewed by KFI Radio on the topic of marijuana legality and economic development in Indian Country. The conversation centered around a recent Department of Justice memo stating that the Department would not stand in the way if Native American sovereign nations decided to grow marijuana on Tribal lands. In the interview, Mr. Trueblood stated that Tribes need to evaluate for themselves whether growing marijuana on their land is in their best economic and social interest. [...]