August 26, 2019
BAP holds that an individual in chapter 11 isn’t required to contribute new value to retain exempt property.
August 23, 2019
In calculating eligibility for chapter 13, Judge Nevins in Connecticut differs from some other bankruptcy judges in the Second Circuit.
August 22, 2019
Occupancy and intent to be a permanent residence are all that’s needed for a homestead exemption, even if the house violates local ordinances.
August 16, 2019
On an appeal involving contempt of the discharge injunction, would the circuit court have reached a different conclusion by employing the standard under Taggart?
August 8, 2019
BAP reversed the bankruptcy court’s ruling that personal liability on a discharged debt was resurrected in ‘chapter 20.’
August 8, 2019
BAP reversed the bankruptcy court’s ruling that personal liability on a discharged debt was resurrected in ‘chapter 20.
August 7, 2019
A judicial lien impairing a homestead exemption is avoidable in some states under Section 522(f), but not in others.
August 2, 2019
Fifth Circuit now says that student loans must ‘impose intolerable difficulties’ to be dischargeable.
July 30, 2019
There is no prohibited double recovery from multiple defendants, the appeals courts says, until the trustee has recovered cash equaling the value of the fraudulently transferred property.
July 22, 2019
Judge Collins discharges all but $23,900 among nine student loans totaling $154,000.