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July 15, 2024

Ohio’s Bankruptcy Judge Nami Khorrami sides with the minority on a circuit split that the Supreme Court ducked in 2009.

April 17, 2024

Judge Mary Ann Whipple declined to engraft a ‘use’ restriction onto the broad meaning of ‘motor vehicle’ in Ohio.

April 11, 2024

Following the 2005 amendments, satisfying either the subject test or the objective test will prove the ‘ordinary course’ defense to a preference, Judge Hoffman says.

January 23, 2024

Judge Beth Buchanan decided that the ‘totality of the circumstances’ test for ‘abuse’ doesn’t permit disregarding the exemption for Social Security benefits.

October 25, 2023

An exculpation clause in a chapter 11 plan protected the owner’s counsel from a malpractice suit.

October 6, 2023

Bankruptcy Judge Alan Koschik declined to follow cases decided before Congress amended Section 522(f) to preclude avoiding judicial liens securing domestic support obligations.

March 7, 2022

In Ohio, the debtor won’t lose the homestead exemption by transferring a home to a revocable trust.

December 6, 2021

Persuasive authority is required before a creditor can be held in contempt for violating the automatic stay protecting a corporate debtor.

July 21, 2021

Judge Hoffman sets up Sixth Circuit to opine on the circuit split regarding the constitutionality of the 2018 increase in fees for the U.S. Trustee system.

February 5, 2021

The debtors’ lawyer’s lack of diligence allowed the creditor to invoke laches and beat a belated motion to avoid a lien that impaired a homestead exemption.

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