March 24, 2020
Calling the Madoff trustee a liar and basing a discovery motion on facts known to be false resulted in sanctions under Rule 37(a)(5)(B).
March 17, 2020
Judge Grossman finds a way to grant allowances of compensation for services performed before the entry of a retention order.
March 3, 2020
District court reverses and bars Sears from assigning Mall of America lease.
February 18, 2020
Failure to respond to a well-pleaded complaint implies consent for the bankruptcy court to enter final judgment in an avoidance action, Judge Glenn rules.
February 12, 2020
Since Congress has made student loans virtually nondischargeable, why can’t a chapter 13 plan discriminate in favor of paying more toward student loans?
January 17, 2020
A creditor lost a dischargeability suit by failing to call the right witnesses to prove that a lawyer’s trust account was used to hide assets.
January 16, 2020
Filing a chapter 11 petition to obtain an automatic 60-day extension of a closing date is not a bad faith filing, Judge Bernstein says.
January 9, 2020
A debtor with a law degree but only $37,500 in gross annual income was permitted to discharge more than $220,000 in student loans.
January 3, 2020
A contempt hearing fell under the ‘criminal’ exception to the automatic stay, but jailing a debtor to coerce payment of a prepetition debt violated the stay, Judge Grossman ruled.
December 9, 2019
New York intermediate appellate courts are split on critical questions about the ‘start date’ for the statute of limitations on mortgage foreclosure.