June 15, 2021
Law v. Siegel didn’t bar bankruptcy courts from invoking doctrines of claim and issue preclusion, the Ninth Circuit says.
June 2, 2021
Having a family member in the home who made a formal request for legal residence will suffice to permit a Florida homestead exemption, Judge Jennemann said.
May 17, 2021
Courts are split on whether having nondischargeable debts gives an individual chapter 7 debtor standing to object to claims.
May 10, 2021
Judge Colton decided that class claims aren’t prohibited in Subchapter V cases but didn’t allow a class claim in the case before her.
April 30, 2021
A jury should decide whether a credit-reporting agency was negligent by not examining court records to determine whether a debt had been discharged.
April 22, 2021
Manhattan’s Bankruptcy Judge Sean Lane requires a record in the foreign proceeding showing that third-party releases are in accord with foreign law.
April 15, 2021
Seventh Circuit says that Fulton left open the question of whether holding an impounded car violates Sections 362(a)(4) or (a)(6).
March 16, 2021
Despite several errors about the safe harbor, the government recommends that the Supreme Court deny certiorari in Tribune.
March 12, 2021
Fee allowances aren’t made with the benefit of hindsight, the Fifth Circuit says.
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.