July 10, 2020
In the Bankruptcy Rules, a claim objection isn’t treated like a motion for all purposes, the Eighth Circuit says.
July 9, 2020
The Seventh Circuit opinion raises the question of whether (or when) a court may restrict the use of a provision in a chapter 13 plan that Section 1322(b) permits.
July 8, 2020
Disclosing a lawsuit in the SOFA and discussing the suit with the trustee is no substitute for listing the suit among a debtor’s assets, the Ninth Circuit BAP says.
July 2, 2020
The Supreme Court declined to decide whether the automatic stay terminates automatically after a repeat filing as to all property or only property of the debtor.
June 30, 2020
A properly drafted union contract still failed to leave a company officer with a nondischargeable debt for failing to make employer contributions to a union welfare fund.
June 26, 2020
Is Taggart just a defense that can be waived, or must a debtor plead and prove ‘no objectively reasonable basis’ in a motion for contempt of discharge?
June 25, 2020
The Ninth Circuit allows chapter 13 debtors on their own to accelerate payments to creditors and secure their discharges more quickly without modifying their plans.
June 24, 2020
Eventually, the Supreme Court will decide whether bankruptcy is a unique exception to the general rule that arbitration agreements are rigorously enforced.
June 19, 2020
Second Circuit says that later Supreme Court authority did not undermine the appeals court’s prior decision that creditors cannot compel arbitration of discharge violations.
June 16, 2020
Discovery sanctions are dischargeable under Section 523(a)(7), even when incorporated into a bar disciplinary suspension.