September 8, 2021
The ‘conduct’ test in the Seventh Circuit, not the ‘accrual test,’ determines when a claim arose and whether it was discharged.
August 30, 2021
The opinion tells plaintiffs what actions to take before filing suit to ensure constitutional standing to pursue a claim under the FDCPA.
August 3, 2021
The Seventh Circuit provided a useful guide for how much supervision a lawyer must provide when a nonlawyer is doing most of the work.
July 30, 2021
The $13,650 cap on priority claims for each employee under an ‘employee benefit plan’ applies to each benefit plan, not to all of an employer’s benefit plans added together, the Seventh Circuit says.
April 15, 2021
Seventh Circuit says that Fulton left open the question of whether holding an impounded car violates Sections 362(a)(4) or (a)(6).
April 1, 2021
Another court strains to explain why costs incurred by disciplinary authorities were not in compensation for “actual pecuniary loss.”
March 31, 2021
The statutory basis for permanent relief under today’s chapter 15 was found in former Section 304, which chapter 15 superseded.
March 26, 2021
District judge in Indiana holds that the automatic stay only ends as to the debtor’s property after a repeat filing, not also as to estate property.
March 10, 2021
Bankruptcy judge had tricks up his sleeve to help a debtor who couldn’t afford a lawyer to defend a dischargeability suit.
March 4, 2021
Deferred payments to unsecured creditors in a chapter 13 plan must equal the present value of the distributions required by the best interests test, Judge Halfenger says.