November 15, 2019
The case in the appeals court apparently did not involve a student account structured to prevent the college from being the initial recipient of a fraudulent transfer.
November 14, 2019
Appeals courts won’t allow bankruptcy to shield debtors from paying parking tickets and fines incurred in the course of a chapter 13 case.
November 13, 2019
Ninth Circuit BAP balances the need for quickly dealing with an involuntary petition against the petitioners’ right to discovery and a list of creditors.
November 12, 2019
Rulings by the First and Second Circuits ensure that recoveries by a Ponzi scheme trustee will be distributed to all victims, not just those who sue on their own.
November 8, 2019
Individuals in chapter 11 who convert to chapter 7 come out worse that those who convert from chapter 13.
November 7, 2019
Courts disagree on lien stripping by one owner of entireties property and jointly owned property.
November 6, 2019
In matrimonial cases, courts find creative reasons for not avoiding a lien that impairs an exemption.
November 5, 2019
An ambiguous demand letter violated the discharge injunction, but the lender was not held in contempt in light of Taggart.
November 4, 2019
A debt that’s been paid in full under state law is discharged even if the debtor never receives a discharge, Judge Klein says.
November 1, 2019
Ninth Circuit BAP says that payment of a secured claim in full automatically terminates the underlying lien, even if the plan doesn’t say so explicitly.