March 18, 2020
Dissenter in the Ninth Circuit says that utilizing provisions in the Bankruptcy Code is not bad faith barring confirmation.
March 17, 2020
Judge Grossman finds a way to grant allowances of compensation for services performed before the entry of a retention order.
March 16, 2020
A judicial lien may be avoided under Section 522(f) only if the lien attached after the debtor acquired the property.
March 13, 2020
The Ninth Circuit may be backing off from Ybarra, a case that waives discharge for attorneys’ fees if the debtor ‘returns to the fray.’
March 12, 2020
Judge Shefferly writes a complicated opinion on the retroactivity of the HAVEN Act to cases filed prior to enactment.
March 10, 2020
The exaction for failure to purchase health insurance isn’t an excise tax ‘on a transaction’ under Section 507(a)(8)(E)(i).
March 6, 2020
Unemployed for 16 months, surviving on food stamps, and living rent-free enabled a debtor to discharge student loans.
March 3, 2020
Courts are split on whether a personal guaranty survives bankruptcy.
March 2, 2020
The Ninth Circuit BAP closed a loophole that would have allowed a recipient of public assistance benefits to discharge a debt for overpayment.
February 28, 2020
Trustees in chapter 12 fare better than chapter 13 trustees if a case is dismissed before confirmation.