August 11, 2021
NC Appellate Court Rules Plans Must Be Unambiguous to Hold a Creditor in Civil Contempt, Citing Taggart
After Taggart v. Lorenzen, plans, orders and injunctions must be highly specific to hold an offending creditor in contempt.
August 9, 2021
‘Cert’ petitions presenting two bankruptcy issues worthy of review by the Supreme Court will be considered by the justices at the ‘long conference’ on September 27.
August 5, 2021
Even for egregious, repeated violations of Bankruptcy Rule 3002.1, the bankruptcy court may only award recovery of economic losses, never punitive damages.
July 13, 2021
Madoff defendant socked with $280,000 in prejudgment interest for relitigating issues decided long ago.
July 2, 2021
In Pennsylvania, a gaming license isn’t ‘property.’ It’s a revocable license that can’t be owned.
June 29, 2021
Supreme Court narrows Spokeo by holding that violation of a statute won’t always give rise to standing and the right to sue for damages.
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.