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Displaying Journal Articles with Topic 6th Circuit
November 30, 2018
Circuit Upholds $257,000 in Sanctions for Failure to Disclose a Claim Assignment
A lawyer was personally assessed $257,000 in sanctions for failure to disclose that his client had sold its $14 million claim.
November 1, 2018
Denial of Motion to Dismiss Chapter 13 Is Not Appealable, BAP Says
Bullard and Ritzen combine to constrict the right of appeal in the Sixth Circuit.
October 22, 2018
Courts Hopelessly Split on Modifying Mortgages on Mixed-Use Residential Properties
Judge Buchanan collects authorities on all sides of two questions befuddling courts everywhere.
Ohio Southern District
October 18, 2018
Sixth Circuit Pronounces a Two-Prong Test to Determine ‘Finality’
Appeals court insinuates that denial of a lift-stay motion without prejudice is not appealable.
October 11, 2018
Functionally Illiterate, Disabled Debtor Succeeds in Discharging Student Loans
Why must the system require a trial to discharge student loans by a debtor in hopeless circumstances?
Ohio Northern District
September 5, 2018
Sixth Circuit Panel Splits on the Attributes of a ‘Governmental Unit’
Sixth Circuit narrowly rules that a community health service is not a governmental unit and is thus eligible for chapter 11.
July 24, 2018
Sixth Circuit Expounds on a Loophole in the Rooker-Feldman Doctrine
Bankruptcy court may overrule a state court that rules incorrectly on the discharge of a debt.
June 22, 2018
Terminating a Lease for Default Doesn’t Invoke the § 362(b)(10) Stay Exception
Lower courts are split on whether terminating a nonresidential lease for default means there is no automatic stay.
Michigan Eastern District
June 8, 2018
Appeal from Interpretation of a Prior Sale Order Is Reviewed for Abuse of Discretion
A creditor can’t have derivative standing if the trustee already sold the claim, BAP says.
June 5, 2018
Mandatory Abstention Applies to an Entire Adversary Proceeding, Not Individual Claims
Abstention can’t be used to peel off some claims from an adversary proceeding, the BAP says.