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October 22, 2018

Judge Buchanan collects authorities on all sides of two questions befuddling courts everywhere.

October 19, 2018

With partial success, trustee sues the casino where a fraudster gambled away stolen money.
BAP expands Clark v. Rameker to cover IRAs transferred in a divorce proceeding.

October 18, 2018

Appeals court insinuates that denial of a lift-stay motion without prejudice is not appealable.
Circuit split is widening on whether inaction can be a violation of the automatic stay.

October 17, 2018

Chief District Judge in New York rules that ‘core’ jurisdiction includes non-consensual, third-party releases in confirmation orders.

October 16, 2018

Second, Fifth, Ninth and Eleventh Circuits agree that supplying “necessaries” by itself won’t justify a maritime lien.
Where the courts are split for lack of specific statutory authority, Judge Robert Jones finds discretion to allow conversion from chapter 12 to chapter 11.

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.

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