May 7, 2021
Harassing a former lover isn’t an automatic stay violation.
May 6, 2021
Section 1326(a)(2) by itself does not bar garnishment of funds held by a trustee on dismissal before confirmation.
May 5, 2021
First Circuit won’t allow a debtor to dismiss and avoid the consequences of abusive conduct.
April 30, 2021
A jury should decide whether a credit-reporting agency was negligent by not examining court records to determine whether a debt had been discharged.
April 20, 2021
Bankruptcy court has power to entertain a nationwide class action asserting a discharge violation.
April 15, 2021
Seventh Circuit says that Fulton left open the question of whether holding an impounded car violates Sections 362(a)(4) or (a)(6).
April 14, 2021
Fourth Circuit expands federal government’s setoff rights under the Treasury Offset Program.
April 9, 2021
Incivility may be acceptable in matrimonial matters, but not when the lawyer represents a debtor.
April 5, 2021
Creditors’ lawyers shot themselves in the foot by having the bankruptcy judge moot a motion for an extension of the dischargeability deadline.
April 2, 2021
Judge McNamara of Denver allowed chapter 13 debtors to keep all of a $46,500 personal injury settlement received before filing.