March 4, 2021
Deferred payments to unsecured creditors in a chapter 13 plan must equal the present value of the distributions required by the best interests test, Judge Halfenger says.
March 3, 2021
An appeal from a critical vendor order was dismissed as equitably moot.
February 24, 2021
Due process considerations persuaded District Judge Oetken to conclude that a creditor’s claims, unknown at the time, were not barred by a settlement.
February 18, 2021
Even though the debtor was no longer in business, a Medicaid fraud suit was not subject to the automatic stay and thus served as a deterrent to others.
February 10, 2021
The finding of proper notice in a confirmation order satisfies the debtor’s burden of proving notice by publication to creditors with future claims, even in the absence of a trust for future creditors, Houston judge says.
February 8, 2021
Fifth Circuit says that Oklahoma protected that state’s oil and gas producers while Texas didn’t.
February 3, 2021
Car owners lost in Fulton but won when a Chicago district judge affirmed and ruled that debtors may avoid judicial liens on impounded cars.
February 2, 2021
Are there two tests for the existence of a claim, one test for claims against the debtor and another for claims by the debtor?
January 26, 2021
A voluntary chapter 11 case is neither a ‘suit’ nor a ‘claim’ against a debtor giving rise to an insurer’s duty to defend.
January 19, 2021
When personal property loans are cross-collateralized, a chapter 13 plan must use the same option for cramming down both loans, the Fifth Circuit says.