May 26, 2020
Bankruptcy Judge David Jones finds the Jay Alix Protocol to be ‘completely unnecessary.’
May 21, 2020
If a chapter 13 plan isn’t confirmed, the debtor’s counsel is paid.
March 24, 2020
Calling the Madoff trustee a liar and basing a discovery motion on facts known to be false resulted in sanctions under Rule 37(a)(5)(B).
February 24, 2020
Bankruptcy judge finds no statutory power for a chapter 13 trustee to prosecute a lawsuit that the debtor was judicially estopped for pursuing.
February 19, 2020
Lawyers leaving a bankrupt firm are not required to pay over profits on hourly matters they take to their new firms.
February 11, 2020
Almost $35,000 in actual and punitive damages was imposed on a judgment creditor and its collection law firm for failing to vacate a garnishment following notice of bankruptcy and discharge.
January 30, 2020
Careful drafting and copious documentation are required for a bifurcated fee arrangement to pass muster in chapter 7.
January 27, 2020
Sixth Circuit upholds dismissal of claims for reverse veil piercing and reverse alter ego.
January 17, 2020
A creditor lost a dischargeability suit by failing to call the right witnesses to prove that a lawyer’s trust account was used to hide assets.
January 10, 2020
A nonprecedential opinion applies Fifth Circuit authority to achieve a result that’s equitable for the debtor and creditors, and maybe also for a personal injury defendant.