December 10, 2019
The ‘fraud-specific discovery rule’ might permit FDCPA suits filed more than one year after the occurrence that gives rise to the claim.
December 9, 2019
New York intermediate appellate courts are split on critical questions about the ‘start date’ for the statute of limitations on mortgage foreclosure.
December 6, 2019
Despite atrocious mortgage servicing, the circuit court cut a jury’s $3 million award of punitive damages to $582,000.
December 4, 2019
Eighth Circuit was compelled to overrule its own precedent that permitted the bankruptcy court to bar a debtor from amending schedules based on bad faith.
November 27, 2019
Chapter 13 forces judges to micromanage the lives of debtors.
November 26, 2019
Claiming a firearm is owned for defense of the household raises the odds that the gun will be exempt as household goods.
November 25, 2019
Someone forced into bankruptcy on account of medical bills will also be forced into chapter 13.
November 19, 2019
A bankruptcy judge can afford little relief from student loans, even for sympathetic debtors who try hard to repay their debts.
November 18, 2019
Justices may narrow Bullard by drawing back from the requirement that finality requires a change in the status quo.
November 15, 2019
The case in the appeals court apparently did not involve a student account structured to prevent the college from being the initial recipient of a fraudulent transfer.