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ABI Exclusive

July 1, 2019

The BAP avoided making a rule that would have allowed convicted felons to discharge student loans more easily than debtors with clean records.

May 29, 2019

Joining two other circuits, the Fourth Circuit now permits a chapter 13 debtor to strip down a short term home mortgage to the value of the property.
Joining two other circuits, the Fourth Circuit now permits a chapter 13 debtor to strip down a short term home mortgage to the value of the property.

May 16, 2019

BAP joins the majority of courts by saying that defaulting on direct mortgage payments precludes a chapter 13 debtor from receiving a discharge.
BAP joins the majority of courts by saying that defaulting on direct mortgage payments precludes a chapter 13 debtor from receiving a discharge.

May 10, 2019

Appeals court lauds Bankruptcy Judge Jeffrey Norman’s ‘well-reasoned’ opinion.
Appeals court lauds Bankruptcy Judge Jeffrey Norman’s ‘well-reasoned’ opinion.

April 26, 2019

Fifth Circuit in substance says that state law overcomes the Bankruptcy Code’s broad definition of who’s a creditor entitled to notice.
Fifth Circuit in substance says that state law overcomes the Bankruptcy Code’s broad definition of who’s a creditor entitled to notice.

April 9, 2019

Circuits are split on whether a collection letter only violates the FDCPA if it contains an explicit threat to sue.