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May 8, 2019

New Orleans district judge finds discretion in Fifth and Ninth Circuit authority for jurisdiction over an appeal after dismissal of the underlying bankruptcy case.

October 2, 2018

Law firm suspended 90 days for multiple violations of rules of professional conduct.

July 26, 2018

A creditor’s expenses in removing its equipment after contract rejection is not entitled to administrative status.

June 1, 2018

Lower courts split three ways on 401(k) contributions and the calculation of disposable income in chapter 13.

April 20, 2018

Debtor’s counsel can’t recover prefiling expenses in a ‘no money down’ bankruptcy in the W.D. La.

April 16, 2018

Circuits are split on requiring use of leased equipment before allowing an administrative claim.

March 2, 2018

District judge changes local practice in the bankruptcy court on interim awards in chapter 13.

February 15, 2018

The exaction for failure to purchase health insurance under the ACA is a tax for constitutional purposes but not a tax under the Bankruptcy Code, New Orleans judge rules.

October 4, 2017

Lawyers can’t be reimbursed for advancing filing fees through fee applications or ‘no-look’ fees.

May 16, 2017

Harris v. Viegelahn extended from chapter 13 conversions to dismissals.