April 23, 2021
Apartment buildings are single asset real estate, but hotels aren’t, says Orlando’s Bankruptcy Judge Karen Jennemann.
March 19, 2021
Intending to reside permanently in the U.S. won’t qualify someone for a Florida homestead exemption unless the debtor is entitled to permanent residency.
February 5, 2021
The debtors’ lawyer’s lack of diligence allowed the creditor to invoke laches and beat a belated motion to avoid a lien that impaired a homestead exemption.
November 11, 2020
The Ninth Circuit BAP explained that debtors may claim exemptions under the law of the state where they are domiciled, which may not be where they filed or reside.
September 30, 2020
A homestead exemption does not bar selling a home when the chapter 7 debtor has no equity in the property, Judge Robert Grossman says.
June 11, 2020
Chicago judge cut rent by 75% after governor prohibited on-premises dining in the debtor’s restaurant.
April 28, 2020
Even if the two-year statute of limitations for avoidance actions has run, the trustee can still strip away the lender’s secured status in a claim objection.
March 11, 2020
Appeals court had sympathy for the debtor by disallowing part but not all of a judgment for receipt of a fraudulent transfer with ‘actual intent.’
February 6, 2020
Judge Rodriguez holds servicer and lender liable under Rule 3002.1 and the FDCPA for making a claim for unpaid real estate taxes that had been paid.
December 6, 2019
Despite atrocious mortgage servicing, the circuit court cut a jury’s $3 million award of punitive damages to $582,000.