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Discharging Duties: Public Policy Perils of a Trustee Leveraging a § 727 Claim for Financial Gain

In this ABI Journal article, Michael J. Connolly explores the obligations of a chapter 7 trustee which, at times, may seem to clash in the handling of discharging duties.

Charles M. Forman Speaking at AIRA Conference

Mr. Forman will moderate the “Anything But Bankruptcy! Trends and Issues Involving Non-Bankruptcy Alternatives” panel.

Wall Street Journal: Using Bankruptcy To “Rebirth” Companies

“Master of Disaster” Charles M. Forman uses a bankruptcy filing unconventionally, bringing businesses back to life while awaiting a sale.

Charles M. Forman Appointed To Register Of Mediators

“This honor is an opportunity for me to help litigants to resolve their sometimes complicated bankruptcy issues” says Charles Forman of his Mediation Program appointment.

NJ Affordable Homes Corp. Ponzi Scheme: Trustee Recovery Efforts Continue

Bankruptcy Judge Donald H. Steckroth has issued a 108-page decision upholding substantially all claims asserted in almost 600 proceedings commenced by Charles M. Forman, trustee in the case of NJ Affordable Homes Corp., a massive real estate Ponzi scheme perpetrated by Wayne Puff and others. “U.S. Attorney Ralph J. Marra, Jr. thanked Charles Forman, trustee… for […]

Founders’ Son Buys Entertainment Publications Out Of Bankruptcy

Entertainment Publications, the 50-year-old company that publishes a ubiquitous coupon book sold mostly through fundraisers in more than 150 cities, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy liquidation March 12, 2013. Charles Forman was appointed as bankruptcy trustee, authorized by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware on March 25 to operate the company until a sale is […]

Charles M. Forman: The Master Of Disaster

This profile piece from The Bergen Record delves into the role Charles M. Forman plays as a bankruptcy trustee: Part SWAT Team Chief, Part CEO.

Bankrupt. Who Pays?

It was the final days of business for Workbench, an upscale furniture store with headquarters in Bayonne, NJ and franchise locations nationally when the New York Times profiled its demise.