Rochelle's Daily Wire

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February 6, 2024

A debtor has one bite at the apple to enforce discharge. Take your pick: state or federal court, but not both.

January 26, 2024

Fourth Circuit holds that attorneys’ fees and interest in pursuit of nondischargeable debts are themselves nondischargeable.

January 24, 2024

Although examiners must be appointed on motion, the Third Circuit says that the bankruptcy court retains ‘broad discretion’ to fix the scope and cost of the investigation.

November 30, 2023

Without allegations of an intentional tort, a willful breach of contract can’t be nondischargeable as a ‘willful and malicious’ injury.

November 3, 2023

Congress decided to deviate from standard priorities by providing in Section 724 that unsecured domestic support obligations come ahead of tax liens.

October 26, 2023

Bankruptcy Judge Christopher Lopez of Houston will hold trials that could result in more nondischargeable debt for Alex Jones.

October 20, 2023

An alter ego may be of the same ilk as a partnership or agency, so there may be no inconsistency between the Fifth Circuit opinion and the Bartenwerfer concurrence.

October 6, 2023

Bankruptcy Judge Alan Koschik declined to follow cases decided before Congress amended Section 522(f) to preclude avoiding judicial liens securing domestic support obligations.

October 4, 2023

Consolidating student loans after filing creates a post-petition debt that can’t be discharged without filing bankruptcy again.

August 23, 2023

The Fourth Circuit declined to follow the First and Sixth Circuits on preemption of automatic stay violations by expanding the ban to redress for discharge violations.