August 13, 2021
Judge Grossman didn’t abolish ‘chapter 20’ entirely. He required the debtor to treat the subordinate mortgage lender like all other unsecured creditors, even though the debtor’s personal liability to the lender had been discharged in the prior chapter 7 case.
June 24, 2021
Read Judge Grossman’s opinion as though it were a final exam question to see how many issues you spot and whether you come up with the correct answers.
June 17, 2021
The lack of specific findings of fact by the arbitrator meant that a treble damage award for willful breach of contract was dischargeable.
April 29, 2021
Long Island’s Judge Grossman explores the intricacies of selling property free and clear for less than the amount of liens.
February 4, 2021
Congress may have made a mistake in drafting, but the plain language of 28 U.S.C. § 1409(b) must control, Judge Grossman says.
November 17, 2020
Long Island judge finds no ambiguity in two statutes that other courts have found ambiguous when read together.
September 30, 2020
A homestead exemption does not bar selling a home when the chapter 7 debtor has no equity in the property, Judge Robert Grossman says.
August 13, 2020
With deadlines already elapsed, Judge Grossman disagrees with three judges who allowed redesignation under subchapter V of chapter 11.
June 23, 2020
The expansive definition of a ‘financial institution’ allows fraudulent transfers to be structured so that no one will ever be held liable.
May 6, 2020
Bankruptcy Judge Grossman explores the extent to which the Supreme Court’s Acevedo decision bars courts from granting relief retroactively.