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August 17, 2018

Judge Thorne rules that exceptions to the automatic stay do not allow the City of Chicago to retain possession of impounded cars.

August 16, 2018

Eleventh Circuit abandons the notion that new value must remain unpaid to offset a preference.

August 14, 2018

Judge Lynch of Tacoma follows Idaho’s Judge Pappas in determining the size of a ‘household’ when someone is a part-time resident.

August 13, 2018

Ninth Circuit BAP explains when the holder of a nondischargeable claim can be enjoined from collecting during the life of an individual’s chapter 11 plan.

August 9, 2018

Thomas Ambro on the Third Circuit answers a question the Supreme Court left open in <em>Henson v. Santander</em>.

August 8, 2018

Courts are split on whether personal liability to produce suppliers results in a nondischargeable debt under Section 523(a)(4).

August 7, 2018

Multiple ethical violations may occur with the use of so-called appearance counsel in consumer bankruptcies.

August 6, 2018

Fifth Circuit Draws on Harris v. Viegelahn to revest all property in the chapter 13 debtor on dismissal.
Two Boston judges agree: The 10% penalty for early withdrawals from a retirement account doesn’t have priority under Section 508(a)(8).

August 3, 2018

One involuntary petition dismissed in bankruptcy court has now spawned three important opinions at the circuit level.