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August 13, 2019

Appeals court laudably provides guidance for lower courts by ruling on the merits of a chapter 11 plan and not dismissing an appeal for being equitably moot.

August 8, 2019

BAP reversed the bankruptcy court’s ruling that personal liability on a discharged debt was resurrected in ‘chapter 20.’

August 5, 2019

Reasonableness of breakup fee is measured by the total contract price, not the amount retained by the debtor.

July 16, 2019

Idaho judge seems to disagree with the Second Circuit’s ruling that a chapter 12 debtor can surrender less than all of the collateral to confirm a plan.

July 15, 2019

The Ninth Circuit BAP follows a Pennsylvania bankruptcy court decision with facts more similar than those in Ninth Circuit precedent.

July 11, 2019

Some lower courts don’t allow chapter 13 plan payments after five years, but two circuits do.

June 25, 2019

The Third Circuit wrote an important decision on distributing collateral under an intercreditor agreement, but it wasn’t precedential.

June 24, 2019

A plan’s declaration that disputed property belongs to the debtor’s estate must be challenged before confirmation becomes final.

June 10, 2019

A chapter 13 plan that improperly modifies a home mortgage remains binding unless the lender has objected to confirmation.

May 29, 2019

Joining two other circuits, the Fourth Circuit now permits a chapter 13 debtor to strip down a short term home mortgage to the value of the property.

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