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April 8, 2019
Arizona Judge Grants Discharge Despite Default on Direct-Pay Mortgage
Courts are split on denying a chapter 13 discharge for missing payments made directly to the mortgagee.
April 5, 2019
Final Orders Allowed in Preference Suits Against Defendants Who Didn’t File Claims
Following dicta in Bellingham, Judge Collins finds no power to enter a final order in a fraudulent transfer suit against a defendant who did not consent.
December 6, 2018
As an Exempt Asset, a Dog’s Value Is Priceless, Judge Collins Says
Pet insurance and proceeds are exempt, even above the value of the pet.
June 26, 2018
Courts Split on Paying Chapter 13 Debtor’s Counsel if Conversion Precedes Confirmation
Arizona judge declines to expand Harris v. Viegelahn to cases when conversion precedes confirmation.
June 13, 2017
Debtor Must Turn Over a Portion of Accrued Vacation Pay to the Trustee, District Judge Holds
The value of prepaid family expenses belongs to the trustee, even without being a fraudulent transfer.
August 11, 2016
Debtor Left Homeless by Inability to Alter Her Homestead Exemption Claim
Arizona debtors are stuck with the homestead claimed on the filing date.
August 10, 2016
Courts Split on Per-Plan or Per-Debtor Acceptance for Cramdown Confirmation
Section 1111(b) election does not require a due-on-sale clause in a restructured mortgage.
April 20, 2016
Supreme Court Inadvertently Makes Life Difficult for Secured Creditors
Bullard gives bankruptcy judge more ammunition to stymie secured creditors.