December 2, 2022
Bankruptcy Judge Robert Mark used common sense and logic to answer a question where the statute has no ready answer.
May 26, 2022
The circuits are split on whether a creditors’ committee may intervene as of right in adversary proceedings under Section 1109(b).
May 17, 2022
The decision by the Supreme Court next term in Bartenwerfer will tell us whether debts can be automatically nondischargeable, even when the debtor is without fault.
February 24, 2022
Sometimes, demanding a jury trial in answering a complaint comes too late to withdraw the reference.
February 4, 2022
The Eleventh Circuit has subjected its trustees to the risk of expensive litigation in a faraway court unfamiliar with what happened in the bankruptcy case.
November 24, 2021
The transfer of title in a real estate foreclosure is not a transfer on account of an antecedent debt and therefore can’t be a preference, at least in Florida.
June 21, 2021
Local or state bar groups should work up standard-form retainer agreements and disclosures to facilitate bifurcated fee arrangements.
December 30, 2020
Chapter 13 debtors lost an exemption in a new home after converting to chapter 7 because they didn’t follow the rules.
August 13, 2020
With deadlines already elapsed, Judge Grossman disagrees with three judges who allowed redesignation under subchapter V of chapter 11.
April 16, 2020
Florida judge largely agrees with a Delaware judge by holding that the increase in fees for the U.S. Trustee program is neither impermissibly retroactive nor unconstitutional, mostly speaking.