December 19, 2019
Virginia case highlights the damage that will be done to debtor protections if affirmative action is required for a stay violation.
December 18, 2019
Pleas to injustice and unfairness failed to persuade the Seventh Circuit to depart from a state law exemption for wages.
December 17, 2019
A divided Rhode Island Supreme Court ruled that an inherited IRA, not exempt under federal law, is exempt under state law.
December 12, 2019
Disagreeing with a decision by the First Circuit last December, the Fifth Circuit rules that the ‘plain language’ in Section 362(c)(3)(A) does not terminate the automatic stay as to estate property 30 days after the second filing within one year.
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.