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May 29, 2018

Fourth Circuit again shows itself to be a debtor-friendly venue.

May 23, 2018

May 22, 2018

District and bankruptcy courts reach diametrically different results on identical facts regarding the same defective medical device.

May 18, 2018

Income is included in calculating CMI, even if it’s not ‘stable and regular.’

May 16, 2018

‘Exhaustion’ is not required before compelling the IRS to return funds taken in violation of discharge.

May 14, 2018

Testimony that’s not credible can be a ‘false oath’ leading to a denial of discharge.

May 11, 2018

Ninth Circuit opinion is prime for Supreme Court review regarding the extent of a bankruptcy court’s contempt powers.

May 10, 2018

Practice point: Be sure that a chapter 13 discharge excepts debtor’s unpaid counsel fees.

May 9, 2018

To suffice as an objection to exemption, a complaint must be filed within 30 days of the creditors’ meeting.

May 8, 2018

Fourth Circuit avoids a result that would have left some debtors ineligible for any exemptions.