January 25, 2016
9th Circuit BAP opinion broadly puts welfare payments beyond reach of chapter 13 creditors.
Debtors once again stuck paying post-filing condo charges on abandoned home.
January 22, 2016
Seventh Circuit upsets Illinois system for collecting delinquent real estate taxes
Third Circuit decision written by no Third Circuit judges
January 21, 2016
Judge Edith Jones elevates ‘chutzpah’ to a legal concept in the Fifth Circuit.
Automatic stay bars collecting a debt by offsetting a tax refund.
Foreign sellers take note: State law may confer more benefit than international law.
January 20, 2016
Massachusetts judges disagree on ‘forced vesting’ in chapter 13 plan.
Manhattan judge won’t allow using the court like a collection agency in two-party dispute.
January 19, 2016
Bankrupt employers get a boost from the Third Circuit for negotiations with labor unions.