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June 15, 2018

BAP agrees with Title Max that pawned property drops out of an estate automatically when state law does not require notice.

June 13, 2018

BAP equates discovery powers of bankruptcy courts with district courts and federal agencies.

June 6, 2018

To warrant ‘designation,’ a claim purchaser must have an ‘ulterior motive’ beyond self-interest.

May 31, 2018

Although there may be standing to appeal, failure to object can bar an appeal under doctrines of waiver or forfeiture.

May 15, 2018

Judge Lafferty lays out the standards for specific personal jurisdiction over a foreign defendant who received stolen property.

May 10, 2018

Practice point: Be sure that a chapter 13 discharge excepts debtor’s unpaid counsel fees.

May 9, 2018

To suffice as an objection to exemption, a complaint must be filed within 30 days of the creditors’ meeting.
Bankruptcy Judge Barash construes local rules to avoid invalidating a right to a jury trial.

May 3, 2018

To avoid having a discharge revoked, a debtor must either comply with the order or obtain a stay pending appeal.

May 2, 2018

A chapter 7 debtor’s postpetition legal malpractice claims are not estate property, BAP says.