January 12, 2023
Adroitly drafting a chapter 11 plan may avoid having a liquidating trust pay quarterly fees to the U.S. Trustee.
January 10, 2023
Applying ordinary contract law, New York judge rules that customers are bound by contracts they haven’t read.
January 3, 2023
A court filing by a claims trader was stricken from the docket because it contained judges’ direct email addresses.
August 23, 2022
Bankruptcy Judge Sean Lane in New York barred a chapter 11 claims agent from selling the claims docket to a claims trader in return for a share of the fees earned by the trader.
October 25, 2021
The debtor’s bad faith chapter 13 filings convinced Judge Hall to allow garnishment of funds held by the trustee after dismissal.
May 6, 2021
Section 1326(a)(2) by itself does not bar garnishment of funds held by a trustee on dismissal before confirmation.
October 28, 2020
The equitable power under Section 105(a) permits extending the discharge objection deadline when the court makes a mistake.
September 28, 2020
Compassion and intellect mark the bankruptcy opinions and dissents by the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
September 3, 2020
Language in the documents prevented trusts from dissolving automatically when the trustee missed a deadline for extending the duration of the trusts, Judge Isgur said.
May 21, 2020
If a chapter 13 plan isn’t confirmed, the debtor’s counsel is paid.