July 6, 2021
Judge Harner does the best she can to ease the burden imposed on a debtor by student loans.
June 10, 2021
Exemptions never come into play with inherited 401(k)s because they aren’t estate property in the first place, Judge Hodges explains.
June 4, 2021
Decision by Bankruptcy Judge Michelle Harner demonstrates the flaw in the Fourth Circuit’s rule requiring parallel proceedings in bankruptcy court and in arbitration when disputes are both core and non-core.
June 1, 2021
Part-time self-employment, coupled with debt from a defunct business, qualified the debtor for reorganization under Subchapter V of chapter 11.
May 25, 2021
A chapter 13 debtor was permitted to make a fraction of the pension contributions permitted by the IRS Code.
May 19, 2021
When drafting a statute, Congress cannot ‘think of every single esoteric possibility,’ Judge Mignault says.
May 3, 2021
Dissenters in the Fourth and Fifth Circuits evidently believe that the dual U.S. Trustee/Bankruptcy Administrator system is unconstitutional.
April 14, 2021
Fourth Circuit expands federal government’s setoff rights under the Treasury Offset Program.
March 25, 2021
Serving a summons and complaint by certified mail is ineffective without a return receipt.
March 24, 2021
Only individuals in subchapter V of chapter 11 are barred from discharging debts found to be nondischargeable under Section 523(a).