Congratulations to Matthew Boyd!

The Taunt Law Firm is proud to announce Matt Boyd’s recent publication in The Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Handling Consumer and Small Business Bankruptcies in Michigan for his contribution, “Chapter 7: Representing Creditors in Chapter 11 Business Cases.”

Congrats Super Lawyers!

Three of our incredible lawyers – Matthew P. Taunt, Erika D. Hart and Dean R. Nelson, Jr. – were named as Super Lawyers in 2020 in the areas of bankruptcy and commercial law.  Nominated by their peers, the Super Lawyers designation recognizes their hard work and dedication to their areas of practice. 

American Bankruptcy Institute Steven W. Rhodes Consumer Bankruptcy Conference

Erika D. Hart spoke at the annual American Bankruptcy Institute Steven W. Rhodes Consumer Bankruptcy Conference attended by hundreds of bankruptcy and insolvency lawyers and other professionals every year.  Erika spoke on a panel that included Bankruptcy Judge Scott W. Dales and Judge Terrence A. Keith about mental health issues and bankruptcy.  Erika is also a member […]

The Firm Welcomes Matthew Boyd

The Taunt Law Firm would like to announce that attorney Matthew L. Boyd has joined the Firm.  Matt comes to us from Kuhn Rogers PLC in Traverse City, Michigan where he practiced for six years focusing on bankruptcy and insolvency matters, civil litigation (both State and Federal courts), business transactions, asset protection, and contested probate […]

Four New Bankruptcy Bills Passed by Trump on August 23, 2019

Family Farmer Relief Act:  This Act increases the debt cap for a Family Farmer from $4,411,400 to $10,000,000 under Chapter 12 of the Bankruptcy Code.  This is an important change because farm size and debt load has dramatically increased since 1986 when Chapter 12 was created and the prior debt cap made the specific restructuring […]

2019 Michigan Probate & Estate Planning Institute

In June 2019, for the 6th year, Erika D. Hart attended Michigan ICLE’s Probate & Estate Planning Institute in order to keep current on trends in the probate and estate planning field.  This year, the program took a deep dive into how to address real property held in trust or through the probate system.  In […]

Collision Course: Protecting Against Bankruptcy’s Impact in Other Practice Areas

On May 9, 2019, attorney Dean Nelson was a member of a panel discussion hosted by the Oakland County Bar Association and Consumer Bankruptcy Association titled Collision Course:  Protecting Against Bankruptcy’s Impact in Other Practice Areas.  Moderated by Chief Bankruptcy Judge Phil Shefferly, Dean and three other panelists discussed various related topics in an event […]

Evidentiary Issues in Bankruptcy – Consumer Bankruptcy Association Event

Erika D. Hart was a featured panel speaker October 25, 2018 at the Consumer Bankruptcy Association dinner seminar regarding Evidentiary Issues in  Bankruptcy.  The panel spoke to other attorneys in the bankruptcy field about unique evidentiary issues that arise in bankruptcy, including admission of appraisal evidence, deposition transcripts, bank records and preparation for evidentiary hearings […]

SBA Loan Workouts

On May 9, 2018 Erika Hart was a panelist for the Turnaround Management Association on the topic of SBA loan workouts, specifically speaking as to the options available for guarantors of SBA loans in an insolvency or workout situation.  Erika has worked with individual guarantors to address their SBA guaranties – navigating the impact on […]