July 13, 2021
Madoff defendant socked with $280,000 in prejudgment interest for relitigating issues decided long ago.
June 30, 2021
Two judges appointed to the Ninth Circuit by President Trump disagree about the ability of a creditor to enforce the automatic stay for its benefit or to protect the estate.
June 28, 2021
Although the arbitrator didn’t explicitly find willful and malicious injury, the nature of a successful claim for sexual discrimination supplied the required findings for nondischargeability.
June 24, 2021
Read Judge Grossman’s opinion as though it were a final exam question to see how many issues you spot and whether you come up with the correct answers.
June 3, 2021
First Circuit BAP explains what lien avoidance does and doesn’t do.
April 13, 2021
Whether there had been a default before the chapter 13 filing was pivotal to the debtor’s right to retain a pawned car.
April 7, 2021
The Supreme Court’s Midland Funding opinion was no defense to invocation of a Nevada statute shifting fees and compelling the creditor to pay the debtor’s costs in expunging stale claims.
March 25, 2021
Serving a summons and complaint by certified mail is ineffective without a return receipt.
March 9, 2021
Constitutional arguments don’t entitle the creditor to stay relief.
March 1, 2021
In a removed action, nationwide service under Bankruptcy Rule 7004 can give a district court personal jurisdiction, even though the state court would lack personal jurisdiction.