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May 16, 2019
BAP joins the majority of courts by saying that defaulting on direct mortgage payments precludes a chapter 13 debtor from receiving a discharge.
May 14, 2019
Fifth Circuit rejects the ‘recodification canon’ to divest bankruptcy courts of jurisdiction over Social Security suits.
April 22, 2019
Prior service as a future claimants’ representative was reason for a new appointment, not a disqualification, Judge Bonapfel says.
April 17, 2019
Judge Hunt in Chicago tells debtors’ counsel to oppose inclusion of unjustifiable provisions in chapter 13 plans, even if it means contested confirmation hearings.
April 12, 2019
Bankruptcy Judge Wiles explains the jurisdictional, statutory and constitutional reasons why nonconsensual releases are improper in the Second Circuit except in exceptional circumstances.
April 10, 2019
The logic of Harris v. Viegelahn doesn’t mean that chapter 13 debtors receive distributions refunded by creditors.
March 20, 2019
Judge Bernstein distinguishes a Second Circuit opinion to rule that a makewhole premium is allowable in bankruptcy.
March 5, 2019
Sewer customers challenged the dismissal of their appeal from confirmation of the Jefferson County chapter 9 municipal debt restructuring.
February 14, 2019
Per curiam opinion shows that chapter 13 plans aren’t required to be punitive.
February 13, 2019
A non-objecting creditor is bound by a third-party release even if the release may have been improper.