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July 19, 2023

A trustee’s commissions can’t be based on a percentage of disbursements to the trustee’s own counsel, so says a New Jersey district judge.

July 18, 2023

Even under an unfavorable choice of law, a debtor in Connecticut was allowed to enjoy the state’s new $250,000 homestead exemption, even though her debts had accrued before the increase went into effect.

July 17, 2023

A repeat filer in chapter 13 must show ‘clear and convincing evidence’ of improved financial condition to warrant an extension of the automatic stay under Section 362(c)(3)(B), Chief Judge Taddonio says.

July 14, 2023

A bankruptcy judge in Oregon was unable to follow renowned Bankruptcy Judges ‘Burt’ Lifland and ‘Mike’ Lynn, who granted critical vendor motions.

July 13, 2023

The Third Circuit lauded Bankruptcy Judge Craig Goldblatt for a ‘well-reasoned’ opinion correctly interpreting Supreme Court authority.

July 12, 2023

Bankruptcy Judge Klinette H. Kindred declined to expand Bartenwerfer by imputing fraud or larceny when the debtor wasn’t a partner or agent.

July 11, 2023

Disputing the Fourth Circuit line by line and raising the possibility of a circuit split, the BAP and six bankruptcy courts have held that there’s no such thing as nondischargeability for corporate Sub V debtors.

July 10, 2023

Times are a-changin’ when it comes to setoff against exempt assets.
In a motion to stay the issuance of the mandate, the government has announced that it will be filing a petition for certiorari asking the Supreme Court to review the Second Circuit’s Purdue decision allowing bankruptcy courts to issue releases to nondebtors.

July 7, 2023

Although a court may sell a nondebtor’s interest in jointly owned property, the Ninth Circuit BAP won’t permit selling free and clear of lien on the nondebtor’s interest in the property being sold.