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.
September 2, 2020
The power to order disgorgement of fees arose under Section 105(a), not from Sections 330 or 331.
July 21, 2020
New York district judge agrees with the ABI Journal: Congress did not succeed in requiring trustees to file small-dollar avoidance actions in the defendant’s district.
June 30, 2020
A properly drafted union contract still failed to leave a company officer with a nondischargeable debt for failing to make employer contributions to a union welfare fund.
May 6, 2020
Bankruptcy Judge Grossman explores the extent to which the Supreme Court’s Acevedo decision bars courts from granting relief retroactively.
April 14, 2020
A New York court allows a chapter 11 case pending for 15 months to redesignate for treatment under the Small Business Reorganization Act.
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.
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.