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February 20, 2019

Arguably ignoring Sections 506(a) and 506(d), Dewsnup barred chapter 7 debtors from stripping down undersecured mortgages.

February 11, 2019

A ‘cert’ petition asks the high court to overrule Dewsnup and allow chapter 7 debtors to strip down or strip off undersecured mortgages.
A ‘cert’ petition asks the high court to overrule Dewsnup and allow chapter 7 debtors to strip down or strip off undersecured mortgages.

February 8, 2019

The Seventh Circuit’s opinion interpreting the amendment to Rule 62 is nonprecedential and prompted a dissent, and it may apply only in some states.
The Seventh Circuit’s opinion interpreting the amendment to Rule 62 is nonprecedential and prompted a dissent, and it may apply only in some states.

February 5, 2019

A judicial lien impairing an exemption is avoidable in some states under Section 522(f), but not in others.
A judicial lien impairing an exemption is avoidable in some states under Section 522(f), but not in others.

January 18, 2019

If the Supreme Court decides that the FDCPA applies to nonjudicial foreclosure, a letter from a homeowner disputing the debt will automatically halt foreclosure activities.
If the Supreme Court decides that the FDCPA applies to nonjudicial foreclosure, a letter from a homeowner disputing the debt will automatically halt foreclosure activities.

January 15, 2019

If the FDCPA applies to judicial foreclosure, should it also apply to nonjudicial foreclosure? The Supreme Court will decide.