March 4, 2020
Because the SBRA’s foundation is chapter 11, the new statute may be applied constitutionally to rights or property interests arising before enactment.
January 24, 2020
Courts are split on the question of whether the incorporation of AAA rules by reference allows arbitrators to decide threshold questions of arbitrability and validity of an agreement to arbitrate.
December 20, 2019
Now on the district court bench, then-Bankruptcy Judge Frank Volk was upheld in a tricky case involving the government’s right of setoff.
December 19, 2019
Virginia case highlights the damage that will be done to debtor protections if affirmative action is required for a stay violation.
November 27, 2019
Chapter 13 forces judges to micromanage the lives of debtors.
November 7, 2019
Courts disagree on lien stripping by one owner of entireties property and jointly owned property.
October 30, 2019
State attorney general was allowed to intervene in a class suit alleging that a lender violated usury laws.
October 17, 2019
A creditor without knowledge of bankruptcy isn’t always entitled to file a late claim in chapters 7, 12, and 13, Judge Harner says.
October 4, 2019
Factors in permitting separate classification of debts include moral obligation and tangible benefit.
May 31, 2019
A joint check agreement signed in the preference window is a preference, two Virginia judges say.