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February 12, 2024

A fully secured lender’s lawyer doesn’t have a ‘blank check’ to overwork a case, Bankruptcy Judge Kimberley Tyson says.

February 7, 2024

An opinion by Denver’s Judge McNamara describes the four interpretations of Section 1189(b) and follows the meaning given to Section 1221.

December 19, 2023

Official Form 122C-2 could be read to deprive a chapter 13 debtor of the IRS standard housing deduction when the statute permits the deduction.

December 15, 2023

Invoking Supreme Court authority, the Tenth Circuit says that inferences from the evidence are reviewed for clear error just like findings of fact themselves.

December 12, 2023

An inchoate interest in property created by filing a divorce action doesn’t survive dismissal of the divorce action, the Tenth Circuit BAP says.

November 30, 2023

Without allegations of an intentional tort, a willful breach of contract can’t be nondischargeable as a ‘willful and malicious’ injury.

November 27, 2023

The split deepens on whether the jurisdiction of bankruptcy courts is limited by Article ‘case or controversy’ requirements.

November 6, 2023

A properly written divorce decree can create a separate property interest that won’t be part of the bankruptcy estate of a bankrupt spouse.

October 23, 2023

A district judge, who had been a bankruptcy and BAP judge, narrowly interpreted 28 U.S.C. § 1412 as being inapplicable to pending suits only “related to” the bankruptcy.

October 5, 2023

Judge Jacobvitz of New Mexico follows Judge Harner of Maryland in developing a standard for deciding whether a Subchapter V debtor may extend the time for filing a plan.

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