October 23, 2019
The debtors didn’t have a great case for a stay violation after filing six chapter 13 petitions and living rent-free for five years.
October 22, 2019
Fifth Circuit panel does not interpret recent Supreme Court authority as overruling circuit opinions allowing bankruptcy courts to disregard arbitration agreements.
October 18, 2019
Bankruptcy Judge Elizabeth Brown of Denver differs with Bankruptcy Judge Michelle Harner of Baltimore on the interpretation of Bankruptcy Rule 3002(c)(6).
October 17, 2019
A creditor without knowledge of bankruptcy isn’t always entitled to file a late claim in chapters 7, 12, and 13, Judge Harner says.
October 9, 2019
Eleventh Circuit refuses to read words into Section 727(d)(2) that aren’t there.
October 7, 2019
Indiana bankruptcy and district judges rule that secured lenders are only entitled to ‘adequate protection’ until the debtor’s counsel’s allowed fees have been paid in full.
October 4, 2019
Factors in permitting separate classification of debts include moral obligation and tangible benefit.
October 3, 2019
Georgia judge focuses on ‘good faith’ to decide whether a chapter 13 debtor should lose a discharge after missing direct mortgage payments.
October 2, 2019
Florida case raises the question of whether the Supreme Court will eventually give bankruptcy a general exemption from arbitration, or an exemption only for core proceedings.
September 27, 2019
District judge in Maine follows the Fifth Circuit by ruling that the post-petition sale of exempt property does not destroy the exempt status of the proceeds.