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September 14, 2021

On a question where the courts are split, a New Jersey bankruptcy judge allowed the chapter 13 debtor to retain a $100,000 increase in value when he sold his home.

September 7, 2021

Although Section 1141(d)(1) sets a default rule only discharging claims that arose before confirmation, Circuit Judge Ambro says that a plan may alter the default rule and allow discharge of administrative claims arising after confirmation.

August 31, 2021

Paying more to the sole creditor in the only accepting class unfairly discriminated against other unsecured creditors, Judge Jennemann said.

August 24, 2021

Judge Callaway explains when a debtor keeps insurance proceeds and when it goes to creditors under a chapter 13 plan.

August 17, 2021

Courts are split on whether chapter 13 effectively prohibits debtors from making voluntary contributions to 401(k) plans.

August 13, 2021

Judge Grossman didn’t abolish ‘chapter 20’ entirely. He required the debtor to treat the subordinate mortgage lender like all other unsecured creditors, even though the debtor’s personal liability to the lender had been discharged in the prior chapter 7 case.

August 10, 2021

Circuit Judge Loken predicts the Supreme Court will abolish equitable mootness if the lower courts don’t cut back and start reviewing the merits of confirmed chapter 11 plans.

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.

July 29, 2021

Tenth Circuit splits with the Third and Seventh Circuits on allowing a debtor to cure defaults after a five-year plan has ended.

July 28, 2021

Taking sides with the minority on a split, bankruptcy judges in Kansas allow chapter 13 debtors to retain windfalls acquired after filing.