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December 28, 2018

Ninth Circuit is the first court of appeals to expand a debtor’s appellate counsel fees beyond successfully defending an award for a willful stay violation.

December 12, 2018

‘Adamant’ dissenter argues that condemnation claims arising from eminent domain are excepted from discharge under the Takings Clause.

December 6, 2018

Pet insurance and proceeds are exempt, even above the value of the pet.

November 29, 2018

Vigorous dissent argues that the majority misread Ninth Circuit precedent in barring a debtor from exempting post-petition appreciation in a homestead.

October 16, 2018

Second, Fifth, Ninth and Eleventh Circuits agree that supplying “necessaries” by itself won’t justify a maritime lien.

October 3, 2018

A claim must be disallowed on the validity of the debt before the associated lien can be voided under Section 506(d), the Ninth Circuit BAP holds.

September 19, 2018

Appeals court talks about discharging a debt when the issue is denial of discharge.

September 11, 2018

BAP opinion shows that contempt is virtually impossible to prove in the Ninth Circuit following Taggart.

September 4, 2018

Ninth Circuit splits with the First on the interpretation of Section 106(a).

August 29, 2018

By removing the incumbent board, a receiver can bar the old board from filing a bankruptcy petition, the Ninth Circuit holds.