September 29, 2022
Judge Rosania answered a question left open by the Tenth Circuit in Barrera.
May 16, 2022
Special counsel unfamiliar with bankruptcy procedures weren’t excused from the requirement to file a final fee application by the deadline.
April 19, 2022
Had Congress considered the facts that were before Bankruptcy Judge Elizabeth Brown, it surely would have written the statute differently, this writer believes.
March 25, 2022
A hybrid contract covering both goods and services is accorded priority status under Section 503(b)(9) only for the value of the goods, even if the contract primarily involved the sale of goods.
December 13, 2021
District judge in Colorado sides with the majority and doesn’t allow a chapter 13 trustee to be paid if dismissal occurs before plan confirmation.
April 21, 2021
A fast-food worker can (conceivably) qualify as a small business debtor under Subchapter V, according to Bankruptcy Judge Thomas B. McNamara.
April 2, 2021
Judge McNamara of Denver allowed chapter 13 debtors to keep all of a $46,500 personal injury settlement received before filing.
October 7, 2020
The contemnor shoulders the burden of showing ‘uncertainty’ under the Taggart standard for contempt, Judge Barnes says.
October 5, 2020
Another judge follows statutory language that didn’t achieve the result Congress probably intended.
August 3, 2020
The UCC protects retainers in the hands of lawyers from secured lenders bent on glomming their collateral.