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September 19, 2018

Appeals court talks about discharging a debt when the issue is denial of discharge.

September 11, 2018

BAP opinion shows that contempt is virtually impossible to prove in the Ninth Circuit following Taggart.

August 31, 2018

Illinois judges disagree on whether direct payments to a mortgagee are “under the plan” and must be made in full to obtain a chapter 13 discharge.

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 8, 2018

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

July 17, 2018

Merely pleading a false statement under oath won’t beat a motion to dismiss for failure to state a claim, Fifth Circuit says.

July 13, 2018

A nondischargeability judgment under Section 523 doesn’t require prejudgment interest at the lower federal rate.

June 28, 2018

Holding two advanced degrees didn’t bar the discharge of student loans.

June 15, 2018

Fraudulent intent can’t be inferred from failure to disclose assets that became worthless before bankruptcy, Tenth Circuit says.

June 12, 2018

Seven weeks apart, two circuits reach diametrically different conclusions about good faith as a defense to an intentional act that violates the discharge injunction.

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