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November 22, 2021

Deciding to transfer venue, a North Carolina bankruptcy judge said that the debtor underwent a corporate restructuring ‘purely for the purpose of filing bankruptcy.’

November 2, 2021

If a loan benefits both a debtor and someone else, the loan still may be included in counting whether the debt “arose from the commercial or business activities of the debtor.”

October 22, 2021

Maryland district judge predicts that the Fourth Circuit would adopt a debtor-friendly rule more broadly discharging environmental claims when the acts occurred before chapter 11.

October 19, 2021

Debtor accepted a bar to refiling to avoid dismissal with prejudice of her chapter 13 case.

October 6, 2021

Counsel sanctioned $10,000 for making allegations about an intentional or malicious stay violation without having performed an investigation to justify the claims.

August 11, 2021

After Taggart v. Lorenzen, plans, orders and injunctions must be highly specific to hold an offending creditor in contempt.

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.

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