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October 15, 2018

Section 1322(c) allows a debtor to cure a mortgage default so long as the foreclosure deed was not recorded before bankruptcy.

October 12, 2018

Courts are split on whether all educational loans are nondischargeable as an educational benefit.

October 11, 2018

Why must the system require a trial to discharge student loans by a debtor in hopeless circumstances?

October 4, 2018

Remedies available to a bankruptcy judge are limited when granting a partial discharge of student loans.

October 3, 2018

A claim must be disallowed on the validity of the debt before the associated lien can be voided under Section 506(d), the Ninth Circuit BAP holds.

October 2, 2018

Law firm suspended 90 days for multiple violations of rules of professional conduct.
Already primed to rule on nonjudicial foreclosure, the Supreme Court might take cases involving contempt, the automatic stay and trademarks.

September 28, 2018

The addition of Section 362(b)(3) is held not to affect the ‘freeze rule’ with regard to lapsing security interests.

September 24, 2018

Courts split on allowing compensation to a chapter 7 trustee when the case is converted to chapter 13 before distributions were made.

September 21, 2018

Judge Barnes won’t allow a chapter 13 debtor’s counsel to be paid at the expense of secured creditors.

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