Mohammad Ahmed Faruqui’s Guides

Mohammad Ahmed Faruqui

Fort Lauderdale Aviation Lawyer.

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  1. Discharge In Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Cases

    Written by attorney Mohammad Faruqui, almost 2 years ago.

    A discharge releases individual debtors from personal liability for most debts and prevents the creditors owed those debts from taking any collection actions against the debtor. Because a chapter 7 discharge is subject to many exceptions, though, debtors should consult competent ...

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  2. Role of the Trustee in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Cases

    Written by attorney Mohammad Faruqui, almost 2 years ago.

    When a chapter 7 petition is filed, the U.S. trustee (or the bankruptcy court in Alabama and North Carolina) appoints an impartial case trustee to administer the case and liquidate the debtor's nonexempt assets. 11 U.S.C. 701, 704. If all the debtor's assets are exempt or subjec...

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  3. How Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Works

    Written by attorney Mohammad Faruqui, almost 2 years ago.

    A chapter 7 case begins with the debtor filing a petition with the bankruptcy court serving the area where the individual lives or where the business debtor is organized or has its principal place of business or principal assets. In addition to the petition, the debtor must also ...

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  4. Eligibility for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

    Written by attorney Mohammad Faruqui, almost 2 years ago.

    To qualify for relief under chapter 7 of the Bankruptcy Code, the debtor may be an individual, a partnership, or a corporation or other business entity. 11 U.S.C. 101(41), 109(b). Subject to the means test described above for individual debtors, relief is available under chapter...

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  5. Alternatives to Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

    Written by attorney Mohammad Faruqui, almost 2 years ago.

    Debtors should be aware that there are several alternatives to chapter 7 relief. For example, debtors who are engaged in business, including corporations, partnerships, and sole proprietorships, may prefer to remain in business and avoid liquidation. Such debtors should consider ...

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  6. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

    Written by attorney Mohammad Faruqui, almost 2 years ago.

    A chapter 7 bankruptcy case does not involve the filing of a plan of repayment as in chapter 13. Instead, the bankruptcy trustee gathers and sells the debtor's nonexempt assets and uses the proceeds of such assets to pay holders of claims (creditors) in accordance with the provis...

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  7. PILOTS BILL OF RIGHTS - OUR COMMENT TO THE RULE MAKING

    Written by attorney Mohammad Faruqui, almost 2 years ago.

    We submitted our comment just in time and have posted a copy of our submission. See attachment. We hope that you have also posted comments about the language of the new rules of NTSB appeals procedure that were published in response to the Pilots Bill of Rights. Mohammad Faruqui...

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  8. PILOTS BILL OF RIGHTS - DEADLINE FOR COMMENT ON RULEMAKING

    Written by attorney Mohammad Faruqui, almost 2 years ago.

    Attached you will find a copy from the Federal Register - 77 FR 63242 - Rules of Practice in Air Safety Proceedings In response to requirements in the Pilots Bill of Rights that 1) the Federal Rules of Evidence and Civil Procedure will apply to the extent practicable, 2) the FAA ...

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  9. WHAT THE IRS WANTS FROM AIRCRAFT MANAGEMENT AGREEMENTS (PART 1)

    Written by attorney Mohammad Faruqui, almost 2 years ago.

    The Office of Chief Counsel for the IRS released Memorandum #201210026 on March 9, 2012, stating that when an owner hires an aircraft management company, the owner is seeking taxable transportation services as defined in 4262(a)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code. The transportation...

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  10. Pilot's Duty to Seek Clarification of ATC Instructions

    Written by attorney Mohammad Faruqui, almost 2 years ago.

    An airliner cruising at 24,000 feet was cleared to descend to 21,000 feet. The pilots acknowledged the clearance but penetrated the cleared altitude and descended almost to 20,000 feet. The Air Traffic Controller was forced to ask another aircraft to expedite its descent to 19,00...

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