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October 24, 2023

Former Bankruptcy Judge David R. Jones disagreed with a colleague, who had held that a non-voting class is considered as having voted against a plan.

October 4, 2023

Consolidating student loans after filing creates a post-petition debt that can’t be discharged without filing bankruptcy again.

September 5, 2023

A preference opinion from Houston counsels creditors to be cautious when they are expecting payment from insurance.

July 20, 2023

Congress might want to consider closing a dischargeability loophole when it comes to injuries indirectly resulting from commission of a felony.

June 9, 2023

Defeated three times, a chapter 7 trustee is appealing to the Fifth Circuit to end the exemption for whole-life policies in Texas.

April 13, 2023

Contributions to 401(k) plans are deducted from ‘projected disposable income,’ even though the debtor was not making contributions before filing

April 7, 2023

In the Alex Jones corporate Subchapter V case, Bankruptcy Judge Christopher Lopez said that the later chapter 11 filing by Jones himself, with about $1.5 billion in debt, didn’t kick the corporate debtor out of Subchapter V and into ‘ordinary’ chapter 11.

March 29, 2023

The district court characterized the agreement not as creating a trust but as a device designed to win priority over a prior, perfected security interest.

March 15, 2023

Bankruptcy Judges Gargotta and Davis both held that the amended Texas exemption statute exempts life insurance policies and their cash surrender values.

March 13, 2023

A small business debtor must consent for a case to be converted to Subchapter V, Judge Robert Jones says.