July 10, 2020
In the Bankruptcy Rules, a claim objection isn’t treated like a motion for all purposes, the Eighth Circuit says.
July 8, 2020
Disclosing a lawsuit in the SOFA and discussing the suit with the trustee is no substitute for listing the suit among a debtor’s assets, the Ninth Circuit BAP says.
June 16, 2020
Discovery sanctions are dischargeable under Section 523(a)(7), even when incorporated into a bar disciplinary suspension.
June 8, 2020
In the first court of appeals decision on the topic, the Eleventh Circuit holds that the chapter 13 trustee alone has power to assume a lease or contract.
June 4, 2020
A claim must be disallowed based on the invalidity of the debt before the associated lien can be voided under Section 506(d), the Ninth Circuit ruled in upholding the BAP.
May 29, 2020
The obligation on a mortgage is incurred when the mortgage is granted, even though the payment default may occur after filing, Judge Thuma says.
May 21, 2020
If a chapter 13 plan isn’t confirmed, the debtor’s counsel is paid.
May 18, 2020
Fourth Circuit answered a question of first impression where the lower courts disagreed.
May 12, 2020
Global warming claims were discharged even though the chapter 11 plan did not discharge claims under environmental laws.
April 27, 2020
Claims traders are put on notice: Purchasing a claim doesn’t insulate the buyer from disallowance under Section 502(d).